• The Carolina Patriots, a nonprofit, nonpartisan group, is holding its next meeting 6 p.m. Thursday at Myrtle Beach Fire House No. 6. There is no charge and it’s open to the public.
The fire house is located at 970 38th Ave. N. in Myrtle Beach.
For more information, call Diane Aversano at 385-1204 or visit www.carolinapatriots.org
• Democratic Women’s Council of Horry County will meet 5:30 p.m. Thursday for a holiday gathering at Luigi’s Trattoria, 503 61st Ave. N. in Myrtle Beach. There will be complimentary appetizers and a cash bar. For information contact Pam Heller 497-5020 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.