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WHAT’S ON

Activities for Pawleys Island, Litchfield and Murrells Inlet

Meetings

Georgetown County Tourism Management Commission: May 25, noon, Inlet Affairs.

Litchfield Beaches Property Owners Association: Annual meeting. May 27, 10 a.m., Precious Blood of Christ Catholic Church

Georgetown County Council: Workshop on the capital improvement plan. June 1, 4 p.m., council chambers.

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

Churches

Friends and Family Day: Community invited to worship and share a meal with the Rev. Aundry Evans providing the spiritual course. May 28, 10:15 a.m. worship, Greater Gordon Chapel AME Church.

Vacation Bible school: Registration open for “Maker Fun Factory,” a program for ages 4 through rising third-graders. June 19-23, 9 a.m.-noon, St. Peter’s Lutheran Church. Free, but space is limited. Register at the church office or call 843-446-7704.

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. Third Sunday of the month, 5-6:30 p.m., St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Highway 17

Mothers Morning Out: First and third Thursdays, 9 a.m.-noon, St. Paul’s Waccamaw United Methodist Church. $15 for one child, $22 for two or more. Call 843-237-2294 for more information

Education

Baruch Roundtable: Wink Prince, a professor at Coastal Carolina University, talks about the Marquis de Lafayette and his arrival at North Island in 1777. May 25, 6 p.m., Hobcaw Barony. $75 (includes dinner). Space limited. Register at hobcawbarony.org.

Election of 1800: A summer supper and lecture by Steve Griffith, a lawyer and historian, focuses on Aaron Burr and South Carolina’s role in the contested election. June 7, 6 p.m., Hobcaw Barony. $30 includes meal. Space limited. Register at hobcawbarony.org.

Exploring religions: An introduction to Nichiren Buddhism from 13th century Japan by three practitioners. June 8, 10 a.m., Waccamaw Library. Free.

Arts & Entertainment

Moveable Feast: Michelle Gable (“The Book of Summer”), May 26, 11 a.m., Inlet Affairs. Signing at 2 p.m., Litchfield Books. Next: Walt Gragg (“Red Line”), June 2, Hot Fish Club. $30. For more information, call 843-235-9600.

“AniMagic:” A family-friendly musical based on songs from animated films and shows. May 26-27 at 8 p.m., May 28 at 2:30 p.m., Strand Theater. $20. Call 843-527-2924 for tickets.

Strand Cinema: “Paterson,” the triumphs, defeats and poetry of daily life, June 2, 2:30 p.m.; “Fences,” working class African-American raises his children in the 1950s, June 2, 7 p.m.; “The Founder,” the story of Ray Kroc and McDonald’s, June 3, 2:30 p.m.; “All Together,” five aging friends move in together, June 3, 7 p.m., Strand Theater. $7 ($5 for members).

Friday Night Movie: Viggo Mortensen as a father raising his children to leave the Pacific Northwest and face the world in “Captain Fantastic.” June 2, 6:30 p.m., Waccamaw Library. Free.

Art festival: Over 60 artists on hand to discuss and demonstrate their work in a variety of media. June 3-4, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Brookgreen Gardens. Free with regular admission.

Exhibits

Shining Stars: Exhibit by students of Bruce Chandler opens with reception. Through May 31, Rice Museum.

Painting: Works by Johnnie Cowan, an award-winning artist, teacher and founder of the Georgetown Watercolor Society. Through June, Waccamaw Library.

Photography: June Jordan, a graphic artist best known for her posters for community groups, displays her award-winning nature photography. Through June, Waccamaw Library.

Ribbit the Exhibit: Whimsical copper frog sculpture by J.A. Cobb of Wilmington, N.C., in outdoor display. Through July 9, Brookgreen Gardens.

Sports

Harbor City Golf Classic: Benefit for Alpha Phi Alpha scholarship programs. May 27, 8:30 a.m., Founders Club. $75. Call 843-527-2448 to register.

Charity tournament: The Reserve Women’s Golf League raises money for the breast care fund at the Tidelands Health Foundation. May 31, The Reserve. $95 ($75 members). Register at 843-235-0755.

Golf benefit: Don Graham Memorial Tournament raises funds for Pawleys Island Lions Club projects. June 5, 9 a.m., Wachesaw Plantation. $90/player. Call 843-655-8172 to register.

Warrior basketball camp: Waccamaw High coach Michael Quinn leads a program for rising fourth- through ninth-graders. June 12-15, 9 a.m.-noon, Waccamaw Elementary School. $75. Register at your school or call 843-240-8195.

Nine-hole tourneys: Benefit for Georgetown County Veterans Memorial organized by the Knights of Columbus features two nine-hole captain’s choice events. June 22, 2:30 p.m. shotgun start, Heritage Plantation. $50/player. Register at kof3272.org by June 15.

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

Et cetera

Memorial Day ceremony: Remembrance of those who gave their lives in the service of their country. May 29, 10 a.m., Memorial Wall, 711 Church St., Georgetown.

Blood drive: Donate a pint to the Red Cross. June 2, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Georgetown Memorial Hospital.

Volunteers needed: Medical and other positions available at Smith Clinic’s offices in Pawleys Island and Georgetown. Contact Dina Wells at 843-237-2672 (extension 114) or dwells@smithfreeclinic.org.

Support groups

Autism Support Group: Second Mondays, 6 p.m., Georgetown Library

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

MOPS: Support group for Mothers of Preschoolers. Second and fourth Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-noon, St. Paul’s Waccamaw United Methodist Church. 843-237-2294

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

Celebrate Recovery: Christ-centered 12-step program for hurts, hang-ups and habits. Thursdays, 5:30 p.m. dinner, 6:30 p.m. meeting, All Saints Church. Childcare provided. 843-237-4223

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.org

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