Activities for Pawleys Island, Litchfield and Murrells Inlet
MeetingsPawleys Island Planning Commission: March 7, 4 p.m., Pawleys Island Realty
Pawleys Island Town Council: March 10, 5 p.m., Waccamaw Library
Georgetown County Council: March 11, 5:30 p.m., council chambers
ChurchesDads and daughters dance: Benefit for international missions also open to grandfathers and father figures. March 7, 7-10 p.m., Belin Memorial United Methodist Church. $25/couple ($30 for two or more daughters) at the church office or Lee’s Inlet Apothecary
Food and fellowship: Bread of Life soup kitchen. Mondays and Tuesdays, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Pawleys Island Presbyterian Church, Highway 17
• Father Pat’s Lunch Kitchen. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; Saturdays, 9-11 a.m., Precious Blood of Christ Catholic Church, Waverly Road
• Island Grace Café. Fridays, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., All Saints Church, Kings River Road
• Harvest of Grace Café. Last Sunday of the month, 4:30-6 p.m., St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Highway 17
EducationFirst Thursday: Community theater members discuss their performance schedules for 2014 and provide a look behind the scenes. March 6, 7 p.m., Waccamaw Library. Free, refreshments follow
Grand Strand Genealogy Club: Adam Emrick talks about historic preservation projects. March 8, 10:15 a.m., Chapin Library, Myrtle Beach. Visitors welcome
Georgetown Area Daylily Club: William Marchant of Druid City Daylilies presents a program on hybrids. March 9, 2:30 p.m., Browns Ferry Gardens. New members welcome, call 546-3559
Quit smoking: Series based on successful American Cancer Society program. March 10, 12, 17, 19, 24 and 26, 6 p.m., Wachesaw Conference Center. Free, but call 520-8490 to register
Restaurant development conference: Expert advice on starting and running a restaurant. March 12, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Coastal Carolina University. $99 for up to three people in same group. Call 349-4010 by March 9 to register.
Wildlife and history day: Learn about the natural and human history of the coast from a variety of exhibitors. March 15, noon-5 p.m., Huntington Beach State Park. Free with regular admission
Nature photo workshops: Donald Withers conducts private five-hour sessions for up to two people on Hobcaw Barony. $100/person. Call 546-4623 to schedule. Call 410-703-0332 to discuss topics
Party for the Planet: Spring-break camps for kids draw on Earth Day themes. April 21-22 for grades K-one, April 23-24 for grades two-three, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Brookgreen Gardens. $80 ($65 for members) at brookgreen.org or 235-6000
Coastal Ecology Camps: Registration open for six summer sessions for rising second- through fifth-graders. Starting June 3, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Hobcaw Barony. $90. Call 546-4623 to register
Arts & Entertainment“Shrek the Musical”: Student production based on the Oscar-winning film is directed by Farrah Beaudry and Matt Hayward. March 6-9, 7 p.m., March 8-9, 3 p.m., Socastee High School. $17 and $12 at socasteeperformingarts.com
“Fame –The Musical”: Production by school drama department. March 6-8 and 11 at 7 p.m., March 8 at 2 p.m., St. James High School. Call 650-5600
Moveable Feast: Wiley Cash (“This Dark Road to Mercy”), March 7, 11 a.m., Litchfield Beach and Golf Resort. Signing 2 p.m. at Litchfield Books. Next: Terry Kay (“Seventh Mirror”), March 14, Ocean One. $25. For more information, call 235-9600
Friday Night at the Movies: “Annie Hall,” Woody Allen’s Oscar winner from 1977, screened with an introduction by author David Zinman. March 7, 7 p.m., Waccamaw Library. Free
“The Constant Wife”: Mark Brown directs Somerset Maugham’s comedy about a British woman who maintains a stiff upper lip after learning her husband and best friend are having an affair. March 7-8, March 13-15 at 8 p.m., March 9 and 16 at 2:30 p.m., Strand Theater. $15. Call 527-2924 for tickets
Evening at the opera: Litchfield Dance Arts Academy and Carolina Master Chorale join Long Bay Symphony and mezzo-soprano Kirstin Chavez for works by Verdi, Saint-Saëns, Bizet and Mozart. March 9, 4 p.m., Myrtle Beach High School Music and Arts Center. $35/$50 at 448-8379 or longbaysymphony.com
Choir concert: North Greenville University Concert Choir performs as part of its spring tour. March 11, 7 p.m., First Baptist Church, Georgetown. Free
ExhibitsI, the Writer: The life and work of crime writer Mickey Spillane, who lived in Murrells Inlet until his death in 2006. March 12 with lecture and book signing by Jane Spillane (“My Life with Mickey”), 2 p.m. Burroughs-Chapin Art Museum, Myrtle Beach. Free
Bruce Chandler: New works by the local artist and teacher now living in Charlotte go on display with a reception. Through March 16, Rice Museum, Georgetown. Free
Equine Spirit: The horse in American art is explored in sculpture, painting and drawing. Through April 27, Rainey Sculpture Pavilion, Brookgreen Gardens. Free with regular admission
Sojourn to Gullah Geechee: Traveling exhibit on Gullah rice culture highlights links with Africa. Through March 16, noon-4:30 p.m., Lowcountry Center, Brookgreen Gardens. Free with regular admission
“The Henrietta”: The story of the largest wooden sailing ship built in South Carolina. S.C. Maritime Museum, Front Street. Mon.-Sat. 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
SportsWHS baseball hosts Coastal Invitational, March 6-8; varsity at Andrews, March 13, 6:30 p.m.
WHS golf at Bishop England, March 10; in county Claude Kirkland Tournament, March 11-13
WHS lacrosse at Wando, March 12, 7 p.m.
WHS soccer: Boys varsity hosts Georgetown, March 7, 7 p.m.; host Airport, March 8, 11:30 a.m.; at North Myrtle Beach, March 8, 5 p.m.; at Mullins, March 11, 6 p.m. Girls varsity hosts T.L. Hanna, March 7, 6 p.m.; hosts Wando, March 11, 7 p.m.; host Loris with boys, March 13, 6 p.m.
WHS softball at Georgetown, March 10; home to St. James, March 12. Games at 6 p.m.
WHS tennis at Porter Gaud, March 10, 4:30 p.m.
WHS track at Coca Cola Invitational, March 8, Woodland High; at Battle of the Border, March 11, South Brunswick, N.C.; at St. James, March 13, 5 p.m.
Fit for kids: Classes for children include yoga (Mon.), pool games (Tues.), jazz/hip hop dance (Weds.) and gym games (Tues. and Thurs.) Through March 31, Health Point. $45 ($35 for members). Call 237-2205 or go to georgetownhospitalsystem.org for more information
Race for the Inlet: Registration open for 5K and 8K run/walks along the marshfront. March 29, 8 a.m., Morse Park Landing. $15 ($20 with chip) until March 12, $25/$30 on race day. Call 357-2007
Youth sailing camp: Registration open for camps in June and July for ages 8 to 14. $200/session ($180 for museum members). More information at scmaritimemuseum.org
Pawleys Island Bridge Club: Play for all levels of experience. Pawleys Island Senior Center. Schedule at pawleysislandbridgeclub.com
Et ceteraHealth insurance: Counselors help people sign up for coverage under the Affordable Care Act before the March 31 deadline. Feb. 28 at Waccamaw Community Hospital, Feb. 29 at Georgetown Memorial Hospital, 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Phone help available at 520-8202
Basket and Bags Bingo: Benefit for Pawleys Island Rotary Club offers 21 chances to win Longaberger baskets or Vera Bradley bags. March 7, doors open at 5:30 p.m., games start at 7 p.m., Lowcountry Prep. $20 at 314-9056 or Postal Annex at Pawleys Island
Health, safety and outdoors fair: Programs for the whole family sponsored by school PTO. March 15, 5-7 p.m., Seaside Elementary School, Garden City
Plantation tours: Tickets on sale for 67th annual tour of historic homes and buildings around Georgetown County organized by Women of Prince George Winyah Episcopal Church. March 28-29. $40 one day, $70 both days at pgwinyah.org or 545-8291
Tax aide: AARP and IRS program helps low- and moderate-income individuals with their tax returns. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 1-5 p.m., Waccamaw Library; Tuesdays, 1-5 p.m., Thursdays, 2-6 p.m., Georgetown Library
Sports medicine clinics: Student athletes 12 and older get free injury screenings from Dr. William Greer. Saturdays, 9-11 a.m., Waccamaw Orthopedics, Bypass 17. Call 652-8168 for more information
Support groupsCelebrate Recovery: A Biblically based 12-step program for those suffering from any hurt, hangup or habit. Mondays, 7 p.m. at Grace Church Waccamaw. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 235-6400
Alzheimer’s and dementia support: Caregivers support group. First Mondays, noon, Holy Cross-Faith Memorial Episcopal Church. 237-3459
Autism Support Group: Second Tuesdays, 6 p.m., call 436-5900 for location
Bereavement ministry: First and third Tuesdays, 9:15 a.m., Precious Blood of Christ Catholic Church. 385-2074
Mended Hearts: For heart patients and their families. Final Tuesdays, 6 p.m., HealthPoint. 685-3378
Young stroke survivors: For ages 20 to 65, their caregivers and advocates. Third Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m. at Waccamaw Community Hospital, 5:30 p.m. at Georgetown Memorial Hospital. 655-2835
Al-Anon Family Group: Thursdays, 7 p.m., Georgetown Presbyterian Church. 957-4028
Alzheimer’s Caregivers: Second Thursdays, 2 p.m., Lakes at Litchfield. 651-2335
Overeaters Anonymous: Fridays, 9 a.m. Litchfield Exchange. 237-8617
Alcoholics Anonymous: Saturdays, 10 a.m., St. Peter’s Lutheran Church
Nar-Anon: Support for friends and families of addicts. Sundays, 7 p.m. 237-3591 or nar-anon.com
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