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.
• 357-6116. 6:30 p.m. Mondays, Murrells Inlet Elks Lodge 2797, 3816 U.S. 17 Business S.
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• 910-579-4600. First game 6:30 p.m.; doors open 5 p.m. Tuesdays, Calabash Elks Lodge 2679, 937 Carter Drive SW, Calabash, N.C.
• 443-3204 or
. Noon-8 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 819 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach.
• 448-3216. 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Myrtle Beach Elks Lodge, 606 27th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach.
A MIDSUMMER FAIR, 444-0731. 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. Aug. 2, Sun Coast Christian Church, 44th Avenue North between U.S. 17 Business and Robert Grissom Parkway, Myrtle Beach. Craft fair, bake sale, silent auctions and barbecue dinner includes pulled pork sandwich, baked beans, cole slaw, brownie and a drink for $8. Fundraiser to support the ministries of the church, including support of Backpack Buddies and other local charities.
GRAND STRAND LODGE 392 AFM PRO-AM GOLF TOURNAMENT, 390-2444 or 910-443-1531. 8:30 a.m. registration, 9:30 a.m. shotgun start, Aug. 2, Barefoot Resort and Golf Fazio Course, 4980 Barefoot Resort Bridge Road, North Myrtle Beach. One professional will play with four amateurs as a team. $125 donation per amateur or $500 per team. All proceeds to benefit local homeless shelters, orphanages and other local charities.
MYRTLE BEACH PELICANS KISS CANCER GOODBYE WITH PINK IN THE PARK, 918-6000 or www.pinkpelicans.net. 5 p.m. Aug. 3, TicketReturn.com Field, 1251 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. Pre-game entertainment includes photo booth, hair stations, 50/50 tickets, silent auction and more. Game begins 6:05 p.m. Tickets $11, can be purchased online. Proceeds benefit the Mary Kay Foundation for cancer research aimed at cancers affecting women.
FOURTH ANNUAL INDOOR YARD SALE, 357-9544. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 3, the Rosen Center, Temple Emanu-El, 406 65 Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. Brand new and gently used items, children’s toys, coffeemakers, crock pots, small carpets, bathroom accessories, blankets, comforters, men’s and women’s shoes, purses, clothes, costume jewelry, sports equipment and more.
KNITTING CLUB, 756-8101. 1 p.m. Thursdays, Loris Library, 4316 Main St., Loris. New members welcome.
KNITTING CLUB, 215-4700. 10 a.m. Wednesdays, Socastee Library, 141 S.C. 707-Connector Road, Myrtle Beach.
KNITTING CIRCLE, 915-5280. 2-4 p.m. Tuesdays, Surfside Beach Library, 410 Surfside Drive. 915-5280.
SEWING BASKET, 915-7323. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursdays, Conway Library, 801 Main St.
GRAND STRAND QUILTERS, 918-2380. 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Thursdays, Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane, Myrtle Beach. Bring lunch.
CROCHET AND KNITTING CLASSES, 918-1275. 2-4 p.m. Fridays, first-floor meeting room, Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. Bring your own supplies.
CHICORA STITCHERS, 222-7393 or 503-3585. 2 p.m. first Sunday, Trinity Episcopal Church, 31st Avenue North and Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach. Celebrating 20th anniversary of receiving charter. All types of hand stitching and embroidery. New members welcome.
STITCHIN’ TIME NEEDLEWORK CLUB, 910-575-0173. 9 a.m. Mondays, Hickmans Crossroads Library, 1040 Calabash Road, Calabash, N.C., free, open to 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.
SCRABBLE CLUB, 446-4665 or email@example.com. Noon-3:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach.
ACBL DUPLICATE BRIDGE, 497-4094. Myrtle Beach: 10:15 a.m. Tuesday; 1 p.m. Thursday; noon Saturday. Sunset Beach: 10:15 a.m. Friday. Call for location.
MYRTLE BEACH AREA WOODCARVERS, 903-3238. 9 a.m.-noon Tuesdays, A.C. Moore, 1120 Seaboard St., Myrtle Beach.
CANASTA, 712-2809. Noon Wednesdays, Floral Club House, 617 Lakeside Drive, Surfside Beach.
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.
CRIBBAGE CLUB, 756-1795. 12:30 p.m. Thursdays. Little River area. Call for information.
GRAND STRAND TOASTMASTERS, 450-5973. 7 p.m. meets the first, third and fifth Thursday of every month. First Presbyterian Church, 3801 Robert Grissom Parkway, Myrtle Beach. Visit website, GrandStrandToastmasters.com.
LOW COUNTRY ASTD, 414-4815. 11:30-1:30 p.m. first Friday, HTC Town Centre, 3990 River Oaks Drive, Myrtle Beach.
CONWAY LIONS CLUB, 455-4467 or 347-4914. 1 p.m. meets the first and third Fridays of each month at Ryan’s Restaurant, 2904 Church St., Conway.
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.
THE GOLDWING ROAD RIDERS ASSOCIATION CHAPTER J, 357-2270. Eat at 6 p.m. and meet at 7 p.m., Aug. 2, Denny’s, 124 Loyola Ave., Surfside Beach.
THE SOCASTEE-ST. JAMES KIWANIS CLUB, 650-1030. Noon-1 p.m. Mondays, Ryan’s Steakhouse, Surfside Beach. Lunch and guest speakers.
LUNCH CLUB, 651-9505 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Noon Mondays, Soho 544 restaurant, 1300 S.C. 544, Conway. Guest speakers.
DELTA ALPHA CHAPTER OF BETA SIGMA PHI , 582-3539 or 903-2787. meets the first Monday of the month. Call for information.
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.
CHESS GROUP, 910-575-0173. 1 p.m. Tuesdays, Hickmans Crossroads, 1040 Calabash Road NW, Calabash, N.C. All ages and skill levels welcome.
SCHOLARS FORUM, 545-3388. 10 a.m. Tuesdays, Georgetown Library, 405 Cleland St., Georgetown.
MYRTLE BEACH STAMP CLUB, 347-0087 or email@example.com. 7 p.m. first Tuesday monthly, Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. Memberships $10 a year.
DELTA DELTA CHAPTER OF BETA SIGMA PHI meets the first and third Tuesday of the month. Call 215-4894 for time and location.
PAWLEYS ISLAND LIONS CLUB, 237-8316. 6:30 p.m. first and third Tuesdays of each month at Hanser House Restaurant, 14360 Ocean Highway, Pawleys Island.
BRUNSWICK COUNTY TOASTMASTERS CLUB, 910 233-7030, firstname.lastname@example.org or 910-880-0192. 6:30 p.m. first and third Tuesday of every month at First Bank in Shallotte, N.C. All are welcome.
LITTLE RIVER LIONS, 798-2397. 7 p.m. first and third Tuesdays, Mulligans, 1389 U.S. 17 N., Little River. Guests and vacationing Lions welcome.
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. 7:30-9 a.m. Wednesdays, Damon’s on the Beach, Myrtle Beach. Accepting new members.
THE NORTH STRAND OPTIMIST CLUB, 273-3109. Noon Wednesdays, Grill House, 228 Second Ave. N., North Myrtle Beach. Lunch and guest speakers.
SURFSIDE AREA ROTARY, 293-4100. Noon-1 p.m. Wednesdays, Prestwick Country Club, 1001 Links Road, just off S.C. 544. Myrtle Beach. Visitors welcome.
BALLROOM DANCE CLASSES, by Carolina Dance Partners, 448-4496 or www.myrtlebeachpresbyterianchurch.org. 7-9 p.m. Fridays, First Presbyterian Church’s Wilkes Hall, 3810 Grissom Parkway, Myrtle Beach. $5 per class; no partner necessary.
RJR BALLROOM CO., 808-1634, www.dancemyrtlebeach.com or email@example.com. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Sundays at Senor Frog’s at Broadway at the Beach, Myrtle Beach. $10.
LATIN DANCE CLASSES, 236-0009. 7-8 p.m. Mondays, X Gym Sports mall, 568 George Bishop Parkway, Myrtle Beach. Free to members, $10 nonmembers. Private lessons available.
SAND DOLLARS SQUARE DANCE CLUB, 333-8878. Class 6-9 p.m. Mondays, Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach.
LINE DANCING WITH ABBY, 450-4299. 2-4 p.m. Mondays, The Marlin, 614 Atlantic Ave., Murrells Inlet, $3. Beginners 10:30 a.m.-noon Monday and Wednesday, South Strand Recreation Center, 9650 Scipio Lane, Myrtle Beach. High Beginners, 9-10:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesday. $20 per month or $5 per class.
LINE DANCING IN SURFSIDE, with Jackie Hoagland, 421-5770 or firstname.lastname@example.org. 6-8 p.m. Mondays. High beginner/improver/low intermediate/intermediate. $3. Surfside Civic Center, 829 N. Pine Drive, Surfside Beach.
BEGINNER LINE DANCE CLASS, 651-4603.10:30 a.m.-noon Wednesdays, Waccamaw Regional Recreation Center at Parkersville, 83 Duncan Road, Pawleys Island.
FIRST RESPONDER YOGA, 997-2082. 7-8 p.m. Wednesdays, Yoga in Common, 3062 Deville St., Myrtle Beach. Yoga instruction dedicated to police, fire, EMS, ER staff and military.
ZUMBA, 397-1018. 7-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays, James R. Frazier Community Center, 1370 Bucksport Road, Bucksport.
ZUMBA, 545-3275. 4-5 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, for ages 13 and older, Beck Recreation Center, 2030 Church St., Georgetown. $7 each.
EASY FITNESS, 915-5331. 11 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, North Strand Park, 120 Highway 57 S., Little River. For active seniors and adults with little or no experience in exercise. $20 per month.
ZUMBA AND CONDITIONING CLASSES PLUS TURBO KICK, 915-5333 or www.ideafit.com/profile/teresa-lively. 6-7:15 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays; 9-10:15 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays Zumba and Conditioning. 6-6:45 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays Turbo Kick. South Strand Recreation Center, 9650 Scipio Lane, Myrtle Beach, $20 per month or $5 per class.
SENIOR SINGLES BALLROOM DANCE CLASSES, 798-2639. 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. $5 admission.
SUMMER SENIOR SOCIAL DANCES, 918-2380. 6:30-10 p.m. Aug. 8, ballroom, Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane, Myrtle Beach. $7 per person.
ROCK ’N’ ETTES, 497-4094. Appointments accepted for tryouts for a group of women 50 and older who dance more than 50 shows annually, Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach.
KUNG FU, TAI CHI AND YOGA CLASSES, 294-5486. Tai Chi Tuesday and Thursday 10:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.; Kung Fu Monday, Wednesday 7-8 p.m., 8-9 p.m. and Tuesday, Thursday 8:30-9:30 p.m. Shaolin Kung Fu Studios, 196 Stonebridge Drive, Myrtle Beach.
LINE DANCE CLASS, 651-4603. Easy intermediate on Mondays and beginners on Thursdays, Surfside Beach Civic Center. Call Judy for details.
WAKEBOARDING/WAKESURFING COMPETITION, 397-5566. Aug. 2-3, Bucksport Plantation Marina and RV Resort, 135 Bucksport Road, Conway. $5 per person per day.
FOR THE KIDS
CAROLINA FOREST LIBRARY, 915-5282. 2250 Carolina Forest Blvd., Myrtle Beach. Free and open to the public.
• Spark a Reaction for Teens, 4 p.m. Tuesday.
CHAPIN MEMORIAL LIBRARY, 918-1293. 400 14th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach.
• Speakers: local authors, 11 a.m. first and third Saturdays
CONWAY LIBRARY, 915-7323. 801 Main St.
• Bouncing babies, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays.
• Kids summer reading: fizz fun time, 2-2:30 p.m. Thursdays through July 31, for all ages.
• Teen summer reading: master the table, 4 p.m. Thursdays through July 31.
• Tumbling toddlers, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays.
• Playful preschoolers, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays.
HICKMANS CROSSROADS LIBRARY, 910-575-0173. 1040 Calabash Road, Calabash, N.C. Free and open to the public.
• Children’s storytime, 10 a.m. Tuesdays, for children through age 5.
LORIS LIBRARY, 756-8101. 4316 Main St., Loris.
• Story time, 10 a.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, all ages welcome.
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH LIBRARY, 915-7451. 910 First Ave. S., North Myrtle Beach.
• Playful Preschoolers story time, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays, for children 3 to 5.
• It’s Toddler Time story time, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, for children ages 18 months to 3 years.
• Born-to-Read baby story time, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, for children birth through 18 months.
• Free legal seminar, 4:30 p.m. Aug. 7, Dan V. Butler will speak on “Estate Planning and Managing Probate: What You Need to Know.” 915-5281.
SOCASTEE LIBRARY, 215-4700 or email@example.com. 141 S.C. 707-Connector Road, Myrtle Beach.
• Wee Walkers story time, 11 a.m. Thursdays, ages 18 months to 3 years old.
• Masterpiece theater, 3 p.m. every other Friday.
• Preschool story time, 11 a.m. Tuesdays, for ages 3 to 5.
• Mother Goose story time, 11 a.m. Wednesdays, ages birth to 18 months.
SURFSIDE BEACH LIBRARY, 410 Surfside Drive, 205-5280.
• Other Book Club, 6 p.m. third Thursdays. Call 915-7323.
• Book-a-Librarian, Tuesdays and Thursdays. Call to schedule an appointment.
YOUTH BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL, 918-2355. Registration 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Aug. 2, Crabtree Memorial Gymnasium, 1004 Crabtree Lane, Myrtle Beach. The youth sports fees are: $15 city resident/$75 non-city resident.
TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY
• 347-0043. 6 p.m. Thursdays, Holy Lamb Lutheran Church, 2541 Forestbrook Road, Myrtle Beach.
• 215-1875. 7 a.m. Fridays, 810 Pine Drive, Surfside Beach.
• 997-9641. 10 a.m. Fridays, Low Country Community Church, 4430 Murrells Inlet Road, Murrells Inlet.
• 957-0429. 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Windjammer Village Clubhouse, U.S. 17 Business, Garden City Beach.
CELEBRATE RECOVERY, 235-6400 or firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
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.
OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS, 222-3416. Meetings throughout the Grand Strand. Call for information.
CONWAY AL-ANON, 465-7416 or email@example.com. 6 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, Shoreline Behavior, 2404 Wise Road and 6 p.m. Thursdays and 10 a.m. Saturdays, Serenity Hall, 2118 Oak St., Myrtle Beach.
ENGLISH CONVERSATION CLUB, 915-5281. 2-3 p.m. Tuesdays, North Myrtle Beach Library, 910 First Ave. S. Led by volunteers; not a class.
JUST FOR FUN
MOVIES AFTER DARK, 913-6333. July 31. Movie is “Kung Fu Panda.” Admission is free; concessions for sale. Bring your beach chairs and enjoy the movie under the stars at Martin Field, one block west of Ocean Boulevard at Seventh Avenue South and Dogwood Drive. Surfside Beach.
CONCERT IN THE PARK, 910-253-2670 or www.brunswickcountync.gov. 6:30 p.m. July 31, Calabash Park, 868 Persimmon Road, Calabash, N.C. Band will be Homemade Jam Band.
TOBACCO HERITAGE DAY, 365-3596. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 2, the L.W. Paul Living History Farm, 2279 Harris Short-cut Road, Conway. Demonstrations include soap making, gathering and stringing tobacco by hand, grinding grits and more.
BUDDY HOLLY “THAT’LL BE THE DAY” TRIBUTE SHOW, 798-2639. 6 p.m. Saturdays, Spanish Galleon, Main Street, North Myrtle Beach. Free. All ages welcome.
SURFSIDE BEACH SUNDAY SERENADES, 450-7281. 2-5 p.m. Sundays through Aug. 31, Veteran’s Memorial, Fuller Park, Surfside Drive, Surfside Beach. Each concert features four performers. Free admission. Bring a beach chair.
SUMMER SENIOR DANCE, 918-2380. 7-10 p.m. Aug. 8, Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane, Myrtle Beach. $7 per person.
THE FRIENDS OF LORIS LIBRARY SPONSORS A BOOK AND YARD SALE, 756-8101. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 8, 4316 Main St. Yard sale items and paperback and hardcover books will be available for purchase. All proceeds benefit the Loris Library.
LUAU-THEMED SOCIAL DANCE, 808-3397. 7-10 p.m. Aug. 9, Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane, Myrtle Beach. $7 members, otherwise $9, singles welcomed. Music by Rosalie and Jack Drust. Beverages supplied. A snack to share is suggested.
“BEACHCOMBER SHOOTOUT” GOLF TOURNAMENT, 685-5540 or 465-1130. 7 a.m. registration, 9 a.m. shotgun start, Aug. 9, River Oaks Golf Plantation, 831 River Oaks Drive, Myrtle Beach. $50 per player, $200 per team.
“FIND YOUR VOICE” CREATIVITY WORKSHOP FOR WRITERS, 703-475-1049, firstname.lastname@example.org or www.carolebellacera.com. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 9, one-day workshop at author’s home, includes lunch, $60.
THE GRAND STRAND GENEALOGY CLUB, 267-8157. 10:15 a.m. Aug. 9, Chapin Library, 14th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach. The program will be a case study of researching and dealing with one’s family tree, presented by Rorey Cathart. Free to all members; visitors are welcome.
TENNIS TOURNAMENT, 545-3450. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 9, Waccamaw Regional Tennis Center, Stables Park, 302 Gilman Road, Pawleys Island. Open to players 18 and up, $50 per team or $25 per player. Funds raised will go for construction of shade shelters at center.
MEGA MISSION YARD SALE, 546-4898. 7 a.m. Aug. 9, Thomas Supply parking lot, 4750 U.S. 17, Murrells Inlet. There will be furniture, clothing, household items and more. $25 per table.
CHRISTIAN MEN’S FREE BOWLING NIGHT, 236-1020, 301-440-0286 or email@example.com. 6:15 p.m. Aug. 11, Waccamaw Bowling Center, 101 Philip Gray Drive, Myrtle Beach.
SIXTH ANNUAL KIDS’ TRIATHLON, 918-2280 or www.cityofmyrtlebeach.com/peppergeddings.html. 8 a.m., Aug. 16, Pepper Geddings Recreation Center, 3205 Oak St., Myrtle Beach. Pre-registration is required. Spots are limited. Fees for the race alone are $23 city resident/$40 non-city resident.
“ADOPT A TREE HIGHWAY” GOLF TOURNAMENT, 215-3753 or LouK1065@gmail.com. 6:30 a.m. registration, 8 a.m. tee off, Aug. 16, Wachesaw Plantation East, 911 Riverwood Drive, Myrtle Beach. $60 per person. Proceeds to benefit the continued beautification of the U.S. 17 Bypass.
GEORGETOWN COUNTY OLYMPICS, 283-3033 or firstname.lastname@example.org. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 16, The Cooper Center, Georgetown County Disabilities and Special Needs, 95 Academy Ave., Georgetown. Ages 6-20 welcome. Be prepared for a day filled with games, prizes, arts and crafts, and lots of fun. Lunch will be provided.