• Horry County Democratic Party will hold its first Thursday happy hour 5:15 p.m. Thursday at Bonefish Grill at 7401 North Kings Highway in Myrtle Beach. For information contact Subhash Saxena via email@example.com.
• The Myrtle Beach Republican Women will host the Horry County Biennial Elephant Stampede Saturday at the old Horry County Courthouse, 1001 Third Ave. in Conway.
The event will feature stump speeches from Republican candidates participating in the June 10 primary races. There also will be a blue grass band, silent auction and bake sale, face painting, gift bags and a candidate chicken bog contest.
Dinner is provided by Fuddruckers for $10 per person.