Items run on a space-available basis. Submit events at least one week prior to publication date. By mail: Community Calendar, The Sun News, P.O. Box 406, Myrtle Beach, SC 29578. By email: firstname.lastname@example.org. For information, call Lisa Urban, 626-0300.
BINGO, 704-577-3830. Doors open around 6 p.m. with the first session beginning about 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, Myrtle Beach Shrine Club, 9589 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach.
RICK MOMMSEN JR. MEMORIAL GOLF TOURNAMENT, 650-5555. 1 p.m. shotgun start, July 27, Blackmoor Golf Club, 6100 Longwood Drive, Murrells Inlet. $70 per player. Proceeds will be donated to Hospice & Palliative Care Foundation’s bereavement camp for children ages 5-18 and their families who have recently lost a loved one.
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KNITTING CLUB, 756-8101. 1 p.m. every Thursday, Loris Library, 4316 Main St., Loris.
KNITTING CLUB, 215-4700. 9:30 a.m.-noon Wednesdays, Socastee Library, 141 S.C. 707-Connector Road, Myrtle Beach.
STITCHIN SISTERS, 347-4972. 10 a.m. third Thursday, Christ the Servant Lutheran Church, Fellowship Hall, 2105 U.S. 501 E., Conway.
GRAND STRAND QUILTERS, 918-2380. 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Thursdays, Base Recreation Center, Myrtle Beach. Bring lunch.
MASTER GARDENERS ON THE MOVE, 910-253-2610 or email@example.com. 9 a.m.-noon every Friday through the summer, Hickmans Crossroads Library, 1040 Calabash Road, Calabash, N.C. Master Gardeners are on hand to answer questions about gardening in Brunswick County, plant diseases and insect problems. They have soil test kits available. Free.
CROCHET AND KNITTING CLASSES, 918-1275. 2-4 p.m. Fridays, Shirley Walker Boone S.C. Collection Room, Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. Bring your own supplies.
STRANDED SMOCKERS AND STITCHERS, 238-5146. 9-11 a.m. third Saturday, Dick M. Johnson Civic Center, 829 Pine Drive, Surfside Beach. Smocking, heirloom sewing and all types of machine and hand embroidery. New members welcome.
STITCHIN’ TIME NEEDLEWORK CLUB, 910-575-0173. 9 a.m. every Monday, Hickmans Crossroads Library , 1040 Calabash Road, Calabash, N.C. Free and open to the public.
RUMMIKUB/BOARD GAMES, 280-5584 or 249-6778. 1-4 p.m. Tuesdays, J. Bryan Floyd Community Center, 1030 Possum Trot Road, North Myrtle Beach. No partner necessary. Supplies provided.
MAH JONGG CLUB, 215-4700. 1:30-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Socastee Library, 141 S.C. 707-Connector Road, Myrtle Beach.
SCRABBLE CLUB, 446-4665 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Noon-3:30 p.m. Tuesdays, the Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach.
ACBL DUPLICATE BRIDGE, 497-4094. Myrtle Beach: Tuesday 10:15 a.m., Thursday 1 p.m., Saturday noon. Sunset Beach: Friday 10:15 a.m. Welcoming and friendly atmosphere. Call for location.
“ GROUNDBREAKING READS,” 915-5281 or email@example.com. North Myrtle Beach Library, 910 First Ave. S., North Myrtle Beach, will have an adult summer reading program. All library books read until the end of August will be counted for the contest, with a grand prize drawing on Sept. 4. Audio and e-books also count toward the contest.
GUITAR LESSONS WITH STEVE MARINO, 918-2380. 40-minute time slots every Thursday by appointment. Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane, Myrtle Beach. $5 per class for city residents; $8 per class for nonresidents.
ART CLASSES, 213-2070. paint or pastel and charcoal taught by Stuart Fleishman. Various classes, times, locations and rates.
FUNTASTICART, 997-4729 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Classes for children, 3-5 p.m. Mondays in Myrtle Beach Family Learning Center, 3101 Oak St., with pre-registration required at least 24 hours ahead; 3:30-5:30 p.m. Tuesdays in North Myrtle Beach’s J. Bryan Floyd Community Center, 1030 Possum Trot Road.
WATERCOLOR CLASSES, 251-3877. 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum, 3100 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach; six classes for $84 or $16 for drop-in.
HARRY THE POTTER – PAINT YOUR OWN POTTERY STUDIO, 903-0773 or www.harry-the-potter.com. 4007-B Belle Terre Blvd., Myrtle Beach.
BRUSH & PALETTE KNIFE PAINTING CLASSES OFFERED, 213-1039 or 280-5584. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on Fridays, the J. Bryan Floyd Community Center, 1030 Possum Trot Road, North Myrtle Beach. Classes are $25 per day or $85 per month.
GRAND STRAND OPTIMIST CLUB, 448-4156. 12:30-1:30 p.m. Thursdays, Pine Lakes Country Club, 5603 Granddaddy Drive, Myrtle Beach. Lunch and guest speakers.
ROTARY CLUB OF SOUTH BRUNSWICK, 910-489-2273 or www.sbirotary.org. 7:30 am. Fridays, Tamers Restaurant, Ocean Ridge Plantation, 351 Ocean Ridge Parkway, Ocean Isle Beach, N.C.
SOCASTEE-ST. JAMES KIWANIS, 650-1030. Noon Mondays, Ryan’s in Surfside Beach. $8 lunch and guest speakers.
BUSINESS NETWORKS INTERNATIONAL/BNI COASTLINE CHAPTER, 839-0588 or http://www.bni-scga.com/sc-charleston-bni---coastline-chapter/. 7:30-9 a.m. Tuesdays, Holiday Inn, 1601 N. Ocean Highway, Surfside Beach. Visitors welcome.
SCHOLARS FORUM, 545-3388. 10 a.m. Tuesdays, Georgetown Library, 405 Cleland St., Georgetown.
AARP, 215-4700. 1 p.m. Wednesdays, Socastee Library, 141 S.C. 707-Connector Road, Myrtle Beach.
THE MYRTLE BEACH BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL, 457-3547. 7:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Friendly’s, 4705 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach. Accepting new members.
CLASSES AND ACTIVITIES FOR ALL AGES, 918-2440 or www.cityofmyrtlebeach.com/tennis.html. Classes and times vary, Myrtle Beach Tennis Center, 3302 Grissom Parkway. Open March-November: Monday through Friday 8 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2:30-9 p.m. Saturday; year-round: 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
CRABTREE MEMORIAL GYMNASIUM CLASSES AND ACTIVITIES, 918-2355 or 918-2358. Open 6 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 6 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Friday; and 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at 1004 Crabtree Lane, Myrtle Beach.
PEPPER GEDDINGS RECREATION CENTER, 918-2280. Variety of classes and activities. Open 6 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 6 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday; and 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at 3205 Oak St., Myrtle Beach.
TWO FREE TAI CHI CLASSES, 294-5486. 10:30-11: 30 a.m. and 7:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday and Street Self Defense class from 7-8 p.m. Wednesdays, first class is free. Shaolin Kung Fu Studios, 196 Stonebridge Drive, Myrtle Beach.
ZUMBA AND CONDITIONING CLASSES PLUS TURBO KICK, 915-5333 or www.ideafit.com/profile/teresa-lively. 6-7:15 p.m. Monday and Wednesday and 9-10:15 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday Zumba and Conditioning. 6-6:45 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday Turbo Kick. South Strand Recreation Center, 9650 Scipio Lane, Myrtle Beach, $20 per month or $5 per class.
LATIN STYLE DANCE CLASS, 918-2380. 6-7 p.m. Thursdays, Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane, Myrtle Beach. $4 per person for city residents, or $6 for nonresidents.
ZUMBA, 397-1018. 7-8 p.m. every Tuesday and Friday, James R. Frazier Community Center, 1370 Bucksport Road, Bucksport.
BOKWA FREE DEMO CLASSES, 446-4169. Bokwa is a new group exercise. Participants draw letters and numbers with their feet while performing an energizing and addictive cardio workout routine. Appropriate for all ages and fitness levels.
LINE DANCE LESSONS WITH SANDRA MORRIS, 918-2380. 10 a.m.-noon Thursdays, Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane, Myrtle Beach. $4 per person for city residents; $7 for nonresidents.
FITNESS N’ FRIENDZ, 796-0336 or www.fitnessnfriendz.com. 353-B U.S. 17 Business N., Surfside Beach, across from post office Various dance and fitness classes, times and rates.
IDENTITY FITNESS, 236-3300 or www.identity-fitness.com. 215 Ronnie Court, Unit B, Carolina Forest, behind post office. Various dance and fitness classes, times and rates.
TEAZERS POLE FITNESS & DANCE STUDIO, 251-1277 or www.teazerspolefitness.com. in X Gym Sports Mall, 568 George Bishop Parkway, west of Myrtle Beach, between U.S. 501 and U.S. 17 Bypass. Various classes, times and rate.
ZUMBA, 545-3275. 4-5 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, classes by Georgetown County Parks and Recreation, for ages 13 and older, at Beck Recreation Center, 2030 Church St., Georgetown, for $7 each.
FREE TENNIS CAMP, 254-5905. 9-11 a.m. Monday-Thursday through Aug. 8, the James R. Frazier Community Center on Bucksport Road. Sponsored by The Bethel SDA Church. Instructor is Elder James Fulton.
BRICKHOUSE CARDIO CLUB, 655-0839 or www.FitnessPartieZ.com. 510-C U.S. 17 N., Surfside Beach. Featuring many dance-inspired fitness classes such as Zumba, Zumba Sentao, Bokwa and Bender Barre along with yoga and various other group fitness and strength conditioning classes. $5 drop in.
FOR THE KIDS
CAROLINA FOREST LIBRARY, 915-5282. 2250 Carolina Forest Blvd., Myrtle Beach. Free and open to the public.
• Little Listeners Preschool Story Time, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays.
• Movie Matinee for Kids, 10:30 a.m. July 25 and July 29.
• Meet the Author, 2 p.m. July 25.
• Playhooray! Babies and toddler story time, 10:30 a.m. Mondays. Birth to 3 years old.
• Adult Summer Reading Program, 5:30 p.m. July 29.
• Read to Reel Silver Screenings, 3 p.m. July 30.
• Teen Game Night, 4 p.m. July 30.
• Family and Friends Game Night, 5:30 p.m. July 31.
• Groundbreaking Technology Adult Summer Reading Program: Bring Your Own eReader Clinic, 11 a.m. Wednesdays through July 31.
• Book-a-Librarian, 4-5 p.m. Wednesdays through July 31.
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH LIBRARY, 915-7451. 910 First Ave. S., North Myrtle Beach.
• Preschool Storytime, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays, for ages 3 to kindergarten age.
• Toddler Express Storytime, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays.
SOCASTEE LIBRARY, 215-4700 or email@example.com. 141 S.C. 707-Connector Road, Myrtle Beach.
• Teens ages 12 to 17, 4:30 p.m. July 25.
• Word Games, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 25.
• Poetry Cafe, 3-6 p.m. July 25.
• Greatest Groundbreaking Films of All Time, 1 p.m. Fridays through July 26.
• Long-Ago Reads Book Club, 10 a.m. (historical fiction), second Saturday.
• Family Movie, 11 a.m. third Saturday each month.
• Pre-schoolers, 11 a.m. Tuesdays through July 30 for ages 3-5 years olds.
• Mother Goose Storytime, 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays through July 31, for children under the age of 3.
• Computer Class: Things You Can Do on the Internet, 10:15-11:30 a.m. July 29.
HICKMANS CROSSROADS LIBRARY, 910-575-0173. 1040 Calabash Road, Calabash, N.C. Free and open to the public.
• Captain Bert Felton, 2 p.m. July 25, to discuss the lighthouses of North Carolina: Cape Hatteras, Cape Lookout, and Cape Fear.
• Children’s Storytime, 10 a.m. July 30, Aug. 6, for children through age 5.
CHILDREN’S SUMMER FUN, 910-575-5999 or www.sunsetrivermarketplace.com. 10 a.m.-noon through Aug. 7, Sunset River Marketplace, 10283 Beach Drive, Calabash, N.C. Art teacher Teresa Reiter features a different activity each week. Ages 6-12. $15 per child per class. Enroll in any number of classes.
YOUNG EXPLORERS PROGRAM, firstname.lastname@example.org, 910-579-9021, 910-575-6012 or 910-575-0860. 10:45 a.m.-noon, Wednesdays through Aug. 14 weather permitting, at the Old Bridge, 109 Shoreline Drive, Sunset Beach, N.C. Activities include beachy bingo, bridge artifacts, safety at the beach, pirate tales and more. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Free.
COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY CHEERLEADING CLINIC,. 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 12 in Conway, for girls and boys ages in kindergarten through eighth grade, for $30; registration due Oct. 8, and fee includes T-shirt and ticket to football game against Gardner-Webb University at 6 p.m.
COASTAL FUSION ALLSTAR COMPETITIVE CHEERLEADING, 602-3456. For ages 3-18, with recreation cheerleading – also for special needs – and traveling team, at The X Gym, 569 George Bishop Parkway, Myrtle Beach.
TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY, 347-0043. 6 p.m. Thursdays, Holy Lamb Lutheran Church, 2541 Forestbrook Road, Myrtle Beach.
TAKING POUNDS OFF SENSIBLY, 215-1875. 7 a.m. Fridays, 810 Pine Drive, Surfside Beach.
TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY, 997-9641. 10 a.m. Fridays, Low Country Community Church, 4430 Murrells Inlet Road, Murrells Inlet.
TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY, 957-0429. 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Windjammer Village Clubhouse, U.S. 17 Business, Garden City.
CELEBRATE RECOVERY, 235-6400 or email@example.com. 7 p.m. Mondays, Grace Church Waccamaw in Litchfield Beach. Worldwide 12-step program and support group for those suffering from any hurt, hang-up or habit.
GRAND STRAND NAMI SUPPORT GROUP FOR FAMILY AND INDIVIDUALS LIVING WITH MENTAL ILLNESS, 650-2044. 6:45 p.m. fourth Tuesday of each month, Surfside Methodist Church, 800 13th Ave. and Kings Highway, Surfside Beach.
GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS AND GAM-ANON, 888-846-4427. 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach.
CO-DEPENDENTS ANONYMOUS, 907-2217 or 833-9588. 7 p.m. Tuesdays, 3116 Shetland Lane, Unit 34, Myrtle Beach.
PREVENTATIVE HEALTH CARE SERVICES, 918-4910 or www.grandstrandhumanesociety.com. Walk-in clinic hours are 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, and 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, Grand Strand Humane Society, 3241 Mr. Joe White Ave., Myrtle Beach.
OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS, 222-3416. Meetings throughout the Grand Strand. Call for information.
BRUNSWICK COMMUNITY COLLEGE, 910-755-7378. The Economic and Workforce Development Department offers short-term programs and classes for self-improvement, cultural enrichment and academic achievement geared toward adults seeking skills for employment, intellectual stimulation, community involvement and social interaction.
FALL CLASSES, 497-3677. Webster University in Myrtle Beach has started enrollment for Fall I term. Classes begin 8 a.m. Aug. 3.
BIKINI BEACH CAT RESCUE SPONSORS SPAY DAY CLINICS FOR CATS, 655-7881. At The Cat’s Meow for the entire month of July; $45 for a spay or neuter includes basic exam, a 1-year rabies vaccination and a shot of pain medication. We also sponsor Spay & Neuter Clinics in Pawleys Island for feral cats at The Animal Hospital & Laser Center on Thursdays. The cats get a laser spay or neuter along with a 1-year rabies vaccination, a basic examination and a shot for $40. Call for appointments.
JUST FOR FUN
MEOW LUAU, 546-0780. 6-8 p.m. July 25, The Island Bar & Grill, 10744-F Ocean Highway, Pawleys Island. Sponsored by Saint Frances Animal Center.
FOOD PRESERVATION CLASS, 910-253-2610. 1-3:30 p.m. July 26, Cooperative Extension Center, 25 Referendum Drive, Building N, Government Complex, Bolivia, N.C. Cost for the class including materials is $5.
“ ARE YOU READY TO START YOUR OWN BUSINESS?” workshop, 915-5281. 3:30-5:30 p.m. July 26, North Myrtle Beach Library, 910 First Ave. S. Attendees are requested to sign up ahead of time at the library’s circulation desk, or phone the library.
SENIOR DANCE, 918-2381. 7-10 p.m. July 26, Aug. 16, Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane, Myrtle Beach. $7 per person. Snacks available.
“MOVIES IN THE PARK”, 248-1740. July 26 and Aug. 9, show starts at dusk. Riverfront Park, 4 Elm St., Conway. All movies are rated PG or PG-13. Free.
LEGO ARCHITECTURE LAUNCH EVENT, 238-2917. 6 p.m. July 26, Barnes & Noble Booksellers, The Market Common, 3346 Reed Street, Bldg. A-2, Myrtle Beach. Teen and adult architecture enthusiasts, join the launch of Lego Architecture Studio. Space is limited, call to reserve a spot.
BURGESS FAMILY BOG OFF, 798-9705 or 957-5104. 8 a.m. July 27, the Burgess Community Center. $25 per family. We are looking for families to compete in the fun and friendly event, “Best Chicken Bog in Burgess.”
RECREATIONAL BOATING CLASS, 248-2143 or 283-8151 or firstname.lastname@example.org. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. July 27, J. Bryan Floyd Community Center, 1030 Possum Trot Road, North Myrtle Beach. $30 a person/$40 for 2 sharing a book. Snacks and lunch provided. Offered by U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Grand Strand Flotilla 12-2.
ANTIQUES, COLLECTIBLES, ARTS & CRAFTS SHOW, 272-4040 or www.shopmyrtlebeachmall.com. through July 28, at Myrtle Beach mall, 10177 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach. There will be estate jewelry, comics, coins, baseball cards, NASCAR, autographed memorabilia and more.
SUMMER CONCERT SERIES, 457-0039. 8-11 p.m. every Friday night through Labor Day, Apache Pier, 9700 Kings Road, Myrtle Beach.
ADULT AND SENIOR MOVIE, 918-2380. 3 p.m. every Friday through July 26, Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane, Myrtle Beach. Soft drinks and popcorn are available for $1 each.
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH FARMERS MARKET, www.waccamawmarkets.org. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays, First Avenue South, between the new North Myrtle Beach Library and City Hall.
SAND DOLLAR SQUARES AND ROUND DANCE CLUB, 236-9909 or 374-4740. 268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach; $5. Western-style square dances 6:30-8:30 p.m. for summer, then back to this in fall: 7-9 p.m. Mondays at Grand Strand Senior Center, 1
MYRTLE BEACH/GRAND STRAND INVESTMENT EDUCATION GROUP, 997-7078. 5-6:30 p.m. July 30, Socastee Library, large conference room. Free. Long time investors willing to share their experience.
SUNSET AT SUNSET PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST, www.sunsetatsunset.com. Submissions accepted 12:30-4 p.m. Aug. 1-31, Ingram Planetarium, 7625 High Market St., Sunset Beach, N.C. Theme: objects native to the Carolinas on Carolina beaches. No people in photos. 8-by-10 photos, must be matted, no frames.
THE SWAMP FOX QUILTERS GUILD MONTHLY MEETING, 9:30 a.m. Aug. 1, John Calvin Presbyterian Church, 2000 Marsh Ave., in Florence. New members and visitors are welcome. Members are reminded UFO Challenge Quilts are due, and brunch will be served.
THE GOLDWING ROAD RIDERS ASSOCIATION CHAPTER J, 357-2270. eat at 6 p.m. and meet at 7 p.m. Aug. 3, Denny’s, 124 Loyola Ave., U.S. 17 Bypass, just south of S.C. 544, Surfside Beach.
GUNS & HOSES CHARITY SOFTBALL GAME, 918-1330, 918-1102, 449-0554, 798-1730 and 997-3153. 4 p.m. Aug. 4., Grand Park, City of Myrtle Beach Baseball Complex. Tickets are $5, available at 921-B Oak St., or 2560 N. Main St., Suite 1, Conway.
SAV-R-CATS FUNDRAISER EVENT, 381-9280 or 236-4777. 12:30-3:30 p.m. Aug. 5, join the members, friends and others at Boston Pizza Plus for lunch, 2005 Oak Heart Road and Carolina Forest Blvd., Myrtle Beach.
MYRTLE BEACH STAMP CLUB, 347-0087 or email@example.com. 7 p.m. Aug. 6, Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach.
BLUE STAR FAMILY NIGHT, 236-4028 or firstname.lastname@example.org. 4-8 p.m. Aug. 8, Bob Evans will donate 15 percent of the bill that night to Blue Star Mothers of Coastal Carolina for their fall hero box mailing.
RUSTY MASONS NIGHT, 457-9621, 224-1029 or 340-9051. 6-6:45 p.m. Non-alcoholic refreshments will be served, 7-8 p.m. spaghetti dinner, Aug. 8, at the Lodge Building. For all Masonic brethren located in Georgetown, the Waccamaw Neck communities and Pawleys Island.
FREE MOVIES, 280-5570, ext. 1. 8:45 p.m. second Friday of each month, Aug. 9, Sept. 13, Oct. 11, McLean Park, North Myrtle Beach. Movie-goers should bring beach chairs or blankets. The North Strand Lions Club will offer popcorn and drinks.
FIRST PEACH FESTIVAL, 249-2356. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Aug. 14-16, Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 1100 Eighth Ave. N., North Myrtle Beach. Camel and pony rides, petting zoo, entertainment, original peach recipe contest, peach queen contest and more.
MCLEOD LORIS SEACOAST FOUNDATION BALL, 390-8215. Aug. 17, the Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort. The grand ballroom will be magically transformed into scenes from the children’s story. Call for information on how you can purchase tickets, become a sponsor or contribute silent auction items for this year’s event.
MOVIE NIGHT, 237-4440 or email@example.com. 8-10 p.m. Aug. 17, Huntington Beach State Park. Bring your chairs, blankets, and bug spray to the beach access by Shelters 1 and 2. Refreshments will be available for sale at our gift shop. The movie is free with park admission ($5 for adults, $3.25 for S.C. seniors, and $3 for children age 6-15; free for children 5 and younger).