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Activities for Pawleys Island, Litchfield and Murrells Inlet


Georgetown County Recreation Commission: Oct. 5, 5 p.m., Beck Recreation Center

Georgetown County Board of Education: Oct. 6, 5:30 p.m., Beck Education Center


Blessing of the Animals: Outdoor service includes music from the Choir for Young Voices. Oct. 4, 5 p.m., Holy Cross-Faith Memorial Episcopal Church

Pioneer Clubs: Programs for children age 4 through sixth grade. Wednesdays, 5-7 p.m., St. Peter’s Lutheran Church. Call 237-2795 to register or learn more

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


Hobcaw behind the scenes: Bellefield, Hobcaw House and Friendfield Village are among the stops on this expanded tour. Thursdays, 1:30-4:30 p.m., Hobcaw Barony, $30. Call 843-546-4623 to register

Medicare 101: An introduction to coverage and enrollment in the federal health insurance program. Oct. 5, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Bunnelle Foundation, Highway 17. Free, but call 843-436-6252 to register

Friendfield Village: A guided tour through a former slave village that was occupied until the 1950s. Oct. 13, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Hobcaw Barony. $20. Call 843-546-4623 to register

Arts & Entertainment

Moveable Feast: Eric Morris (“Jacob Jump”), Oct. 2, 11 a.m., Sea View Inn. Signing at 2 p.m., Litchfield Books. Next: Josephine Humphreys, Susan Millar Williams and Aïda Rogers (“State of the Heart: S.C. Writers on the Places They Love”), Oct. 9, Great Pee Dee Q. $25. For more information, call 843-235-9600

“Forever Plaid”: Four-part harmony group from the 1950s returns from the dead for one last show. Oct. 2, 3, 8-10, 15 and 16 at 8 p.m., Oct. 11 and 18 at 2:30 p.m., Strand Theater. $18. Call 527 2924 for tickets

Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art

A.J. Croce: American music with soul by a pop iconoclast. Oct. 2, 7 p.m., Reserve Club. $45, $35, $25

Aaron Neville: Grammy-winning R&B singer. Oct. 3, 7 p.m., Reserve Club. $45, $30

Mike Farris: Grammy winner for new Best Roots Gospel category. Oct. 8, 7 p.m., Reserve Club. $45, $35, $25

Natalie Douglas: Jazz and more from the Margaret Whiting Award winner. Oct. 9, 7 p.m., Reserve Club. $45, $25

Steve Tyrell: Third festival appearance for the singer who replaced the late Bobby Short at the Café Carlyle. Oct. 10, 7 p.m., Reserve Club. $45, $30

Ken Levigne: A modern classicist. Oct. 15, 7 p.m., Reserve Club. $45, $25

Jeremy Davis and Clay Johnson: Big Band tunes with the duo and their Fabulous Equinox Orchestra. Oct. 16, 7 p.m., Reserve Club. $75, $35, $25

So Good for the Soul: A tribute to Motown. Oct. 17, 7 p.m., Reserve Club. $25

Tickets: Call 843-626-8911 or go to pawleysmusic.com


National Sculpture Society: Annual juried exhibit of 57 works by top figurative sculptors. Through Nov. 1, Brookgreen Gardens. Free with regular admission

Browns Ferry Vessel: A new model of the colonial cargo boat highlights an exhibit on its place in history. S.C. Maritime Museum, Front Street


WHS cross country hosts Socastee and Carolina Forest, Oct. 6, 5 p.m., Stables Park

WHS football: Varsity hosts Mullins (rescheduled) , Oct. 5, 6:30 p.m.; JV at at Mullins, Oct. 1, 6 p.m.; B-team at Hemingway, Oct. 7, 5:30 p.m.

WHS girls golf vs. Socastee, Oct. 1, 4:30 p.m., The Reserve; at Blue Jacket Invitational, Oct. 3-4, 8 a.m., Black Bear Golf Club; vs. Myrtle Beach, Oct. 6, 4:25 p.m., Myrtle Beach National; vs. Aynor, Oct. 7, 4:30 p.m., Black Bear

WHS swimming at Class AAA regional meet, Oct. 3, Florence YMCA

WHS girls tennis hosts Loris, Oct. 1, 4:30 p.m. (to be rescheduled) ; hosts Aynor, Oct. 5, 4:30 p.m. (to be rescheduled) ; hosts Georgetown, Oct. 7, 4:30 p.m.; hosts Marion, Oct. 8, 4:30 p.m. Home matches at Stables Park Tennis Complex

WHS volleyball at Loris with JV and B-team, Oct. 1, 5 p.m.; JV and B-team host Carolina Forest, Oct. 3, 9 a.m.; varsity and JV at Aynor, Oct. 7 , 5:30 p.m.; varsity hosts Marion, Oct. 8, 6 p.m.

Golf benefit: Tournament raises money for Miss Ruby’s Kids early-childhood education program. Oct. 12, 1 p.m., Wachesaw Plantation. $150/player includes lunch and dinner from Kimbel’s ($30 for dinner only). Call 843-436-7199 to register

Sports injury clinics: Screening for children 8-18 by staff from Tidelands Health. Saturdays through November 1, 8-10 a.m., Waccamaw Orthopaedics in Murrells Inlet and NextStep Rehabilitation in Georgetown

Pawleys Island Bridge Club: Play for all levels of experience. Pawleys Island Senior Center. Schedule at pawleysislandbridgeclub.com

Et cetera

Blood drive: A Clemson-Carolina competition lets donors at three Tidelands Health drives declare their allegiance and become eligible for a tailgating basket. Oct. 2, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Georgetown Memorial Hospital

WHS homecoming parade: “Warriors Around the World” is the theme. Oct. 2, 4:30 p.m., Kings River Road from All Saints Church to Waccamaw High

Cancelled In the Pink: Two-mile breast cancer awareness walk raises funds for screenings for patients with little or no insurance. Oct. 3, 8:30 a.m, Waccamaw Medical Park. $30 at tidelandshealth.org

Rescheduled Harvest Home Festival: Family activities, entertainment, craft demonstrations and more. Oct. 10-11, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Brookgreen Gardens. Free with regular admission, some additional fees for tours and crafts

Gullah celebration: Music, lectures, art, entertainment and food in the Gullah tradition. Oct. 3, noon-4 p.m., Gullah Museum, 123-6 King St., Georgetown The Wild Side: Artist Jonathan Green is the speaker at the annual benefit for the S.C. Environmental Law Project, which includes food by Bistro 217 and a silent auction. Oct. 3, 5-9 p.m., Hobcaw Barony. $75 person or $125/couple at scelp.org or 843-527-0078

Eating with Love: Ten percent of lunch and dinner sales benefit Skip Yeager, co-owner of S.C. CARES sanctuary who is facing a stem cell transplant. Oct. 7, Massey’s Pizza, Litchfield Market Village

The Village Group: State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman is the speaker at a benefit celebrating 10 years of the nonprofit’s work with Georgetown County children. Oct. 10, 6:30-11 p.m., Pawleys Plantation. $100/person includes dinner, entertainment and silent auction. Tickets at thevillagegroup.org or 843-240-0534

Business networking: Weekly sessions build business relationships following Business Networking International program. Tuesdays, 7:30-9 a.m., Tradition Golf Club. Call 843-833-1937 for more information

Support groups

Autism Support Group: Second Mondays, 6 p.m. Call 843-436-5900 for location

Maternal loss bereavement: Fourth Monday, 6:30 p.m., Waccamaw Community Hospital. 843-652-1806

Bereavement ministry: First and third Tuesdays, 9:15 a.m. at Precious Blood of Christ Catholic Church, 11 a.m. at Belin Memorial United Methodist Church. 843-385-2074

Mended Hearts: For heart patients and their families. Fourth Tuesday, noon, HealthPoint. 843-685-3378

Al-Anon Family Group: Thursdays, 7 p.m., Georgetown Presbyterian Church. 843-957-4028

Alzheimer’s Caregivers: Second Thursday, 2 p.m., Lakes at Litchfield. 843-651-2335

Parkinson’s Disease Support Group: Second Thursday, 7 p.m., National Healthcare Center, Garden City. 843-357-2306

Overeaters Anonymous: Fridays, 9 a.m., Litchfield Exchange. 843-237-8617

Better Breathers: American Lung Association group for patients and families. Third Friday, 1 p.m., Waccamaw Community Hospital. 843-652-1624

Alcoholics Anonymous: Saturdays, 10 a.m., St. Peter’s Lutheran Church

Aphasia Support Group: Fourth Saturday, 10 a.m., Waccamaw Library. 843-325-3930

Nar-Anon: Support for friends and families of addicts. Sundays, 7 p.m. nar-anon.com

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