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“RUN FOR THE SHELTER” 5k and 1 mile Dog Walk, 843-249-4948. 9 a.m. 5k Run; 10:30 a.m. 1-mile dog walk; 11 a.m. doggie bone hunt, April 2, the North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex. Proceeds help fund critical programs and services for homeless and abused animals in the community.
BOATING SAFELY CLASS, 843-248-2143, 843-283-1677 or jeanettebrown firstname.lastname@example.org. 8:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. April 2, 9, North Myrtle Beach Community Center, 1030 Possum Trot Raod. $20 per person; $30 for two family members sharing the same boating manual.
FINANCIAL LITERACY 4-session series, 843-918-1295 or email@example.com. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Chapin Library, 400 14th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. Reserve your place at least one week in advance by email. April 4, Using Credit and April 18, Making a Budget.
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VETERANS AWARENESS SERIES, 843-918-1295 or firstname.lastname@example.org. 1-3 p.m. April 4, June 6, Aug. 1, Oct. 3, Nov. 7, and Dec. 5, second-floor, large conference room, Chapin Library. Topics include counseling, re-entry housing, mental health, education, and employment. Call to reserve your space.
BOATING SKILLS AND SEAMANSHIP CLASS, 843-248-2143 or email@example.com. 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, April 5-May 19. $30 per student. Pre-registration requested, via http://www.register-ed.com/events/view/55190
WACCAMAW ARTS AND CRAFTS GUILD, 843 446-3830 or www.artsyparksy.com. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 9,10, June 11, 12, Oct. 8,9, and Nov. 5,6, Chapin Park, 1400 N. Kings Highway and April 16, 17, Nov. 12,13, Valor Park, 1120 Farrow Parkway, Market Common, Myrtle Beach. Typical art will include paintings, woodworking, photography, jewelry, fabric, glass, metal, pottery and stone. No admission charge.
▪ 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.
▪ 843-443-3204. Noon-8 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 819 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach.
▪ 843-249-6643 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Doors open 10 a.m., games start at noon every Monday and Wednesday; American Legion Post 186, 4285 Pine Drive, Little River. All proceeds are donated to various charities.
BASKETS OF BLESSINGS, 843-385-0556. Through May 1. Leyci is collecting personal care items for under served women in the community. Items needed are basic toiletries, oral hygiene products, feminine care items, beauty and hair care, and personal hygiene articles.
ANNUAL SPAGHETTI LUNCH FUNDRAISER, 843- 222-0571. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. April 1, Villa Romana, 707 S. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach. $9 per plate. Dine in, carry out, delivery of ten or more. Proceeds benefit Socastee Masonic Lodge 421.
HTC EMPLOYEES HOST YARD AND CRAFT SALE, 843-369-8614 7-11:30 a.m. April 2, HTC Main Office, U.S. 701 N., Conway. Booths will be available and HTC employees will have a variety of new and gently used items for sale. Proceeds benefit American Heart Association. Rain date April 9.
BEACHCOMBER SHRINERS GOLF TOURNAMENT, 843-446-5811, 843-685-5540 or 843-465-1130. 7 a.m. registration, 9 a.m. shotgun start, April 2, River Oaks Golf Plantation. $50 per player or $200 per team.
NEED VOLUNTEERS FOR HELP4KIDS FOOD DRIVE, 843-651-4310 or email@example.com or www.help4kidssc.org. 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. April 2, the new Murrells Inlet Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market. 2-hour shifts available.
GRAND STRAND OPTIMIST CLUB, 843-448-4156. 12:30-1:30 p.m. Thursdays, Pine Lakes Country Club, 5603 Granddaddy Drive, Myrtle Beach. Lunch and guest speakers.
GRAND STRAND TOASTMASTERS, 843-450-5973 or GrandStrandToastmasters.com.. 7 p.m. meets the first, third and fifth Thursday of every month, First Presbyterian Church, 3801 Robert Grissom Parkway, Myrtle Beach.
THE CONWAY LIONS CLUB, 843-455-4467 or 843-347-4914. 1 p.m. meets on the first and third Fridays of each month. Call for location.
LOW COUNTRY ASTD, 843-414-4815. 11:30-1:30 p.m. first Friday, HTC Town Centre, 3990 River Oaks Drive, Myrtle Beach.
GE RETIREES, 843-280-6353 or 910-579-5838. Meet the first Friday of the month.
THE SONS OF CONFEDERATE VETERANS. 6 p.m. April 1, True BBQ, 364 Robert Grissom Parkway, Myrtle Beach. Guest speaker will be Susan Frise Hathaway, who is the founder of the Virginia Flaggers.
ROTARY CLUB OF SOUTH BRUNSWICK, 910-489-2273 or www.sbirotary.org. 7:30 a.m. Fridays, Tamers Restaurant, Ocean Ridge Plantation, 351 Ocean Ridge Parkway, Ocean Isle Beach, N.C.
THE UK CONNECTION SOCIAL CLUB, 843-293-4403. Noon. first Monday of each month for meeting and third Friday for a dinner. Sept. through April, with a picnic in May, if you are from any of the British Isles or a descendant , please call for more information.
LUNCH CLUB, 843-651-9505 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Noon Mondays, Soho 544 Restaurant, 1300 S.C. 544, Conway. Guest speakers.
THE DELTA ALPHA CHAPTER OF BETA SIGMA PHI, 843-650-0571 or 843-450-5550. Meets the first Monday of each month in Surfside Beach. Call for information.
MYRTLE BEACH STAMP CLUB, 843-347-0087 or email@example.com. 7 p.m. first Tuesday, Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach.
PERCEPTOR PI CHAPTER OF BETA SIGMA PHI meets the first Tuesday of the month. Call 843-215-4894 for time and location.
MILITARY OFFICERS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA GRAND STRAND CHAPTER. www.grandstrandmoaa.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. 6 p.m. meetings first Tuesday of every month.
PAWLEYS ISLAND LIONS CLUB, 843-237-8316. 6:30 p.m. first and third Tuesdays, Hanser House Restaurant, 14360 Ocean Highway, Pawleys Island.
BRUNSWICK COUNTY TOASTMASTERS CLUB, 910 233-7030, email@example.com or 910-880-0192. 6:30 p.m. first and third Tuesday, First Bank in Shallotte, N.C.
LITTLE RIVER LIONS, 843-798-2397. 6 p.m. first and third Tuesdays, Mulligans, 1389 U.S. 17 N., Little River.
BUSINESS NETWORKS INTERNATIONAL/BNI COASTLINE CHAPTER, 843-839-0588 or 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, 843-545-3388. 10 a.m. Tuesdays, Georgetown Library, 405 Cleland St., Georgetown.
MAHJONG CLUB, 843-215-4700. 10 a.m.-noon Tuesdays, Socastee Library, 141 S.C. 707-Connector Road, Myrtle Beach.
MYRTLE BEACH BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL, 843-238-1893. 7:30-9 a.m. Wednesdays, Brother Shucker’s Fish House, 4999 Carolina Forest Blvd., Myrtle Beach.
NORTH STRAND OPTIMIST CLUB, 843-273-3109. Noon Wednesdays, Grill House, 228 Second Ave. N., North Myrtle Beach. Lunch and guest speakers.
THE NEWCOMERS CLUB welcomes women to its coffee meeting, 843-651-5390 or www.newcomersgs.org. 9:30 a.m. April 6, the Carolina Forest Recreation Center, 2254 Carolina Forest Blvd., Myrtle Beach.
KNITTING CLUB, 843-756-8101. 1 p.m. Thursdays, Loris Library, 4316 Main St., Loris. New members welcome.
KNITTING GROUP, 843-915-5284. 1 p.m. Thursdays, Little River Library, 107 Highway 57 N., Little River.
KNITTING CLUB, 843-215-4700. 10 a.m. Wednesdays, Socastee Library, 141 S.C. 707-Connector Road, Myrtle Beach.
KNITTING CLUB, 843-205-5280. 1 p.m. Mondays, Surfside Beach Library, 410 Surfside Drive, Surfside Beach.
KNITTING CLUB. 1-3 p.m. Mondays, the Waccamaw Neck Branch Library, 41 St. Paul Place, Pawleys Island. All knitters and crocheters are welcome.
SEWING BASKET, 843-915-7323. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursdays, Conway Library, 801 Main St., Conway.
GRAND STRAND QUILTERS, 843-918-2380. 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Thursdays, Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane, Myrtle Beach. Bring lunch.
WOODCARVERS WELCOME, 843-427-4218. 9 a.m.-noon Thursdays, Hobby Lobby, U.S. 17 N., North Myrtle Beach. No experience necessary. No charge.
CROCHET AND KNITTING CLASSES, 843-918-1275. 2-4 p.m. Fridays, first-floor meeting room, Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. Bring your own supplies.
CROCHET CLASS, 843-756-8101. 2-4 p.m. Fridays, Little River Library, 4316 Main St., Loris.
CHICORA STITCHERS, 843-222-7393 or 843-503-3585. 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.
QUILT CLUB, 843-215-4700. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Mondays, Socastee Library, 141 S.C. 707-Connector Road, Myrtle Beach.
RUMMIKUB/BOARD GAMES, 843-280-5584 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, 843-446-4665 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Noon-3:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach.
ACBL DUPLICATE BRIDGE, 843-497-4094. Myrtle Beach: 10:15 a.m. Tuesday; 1 p.m. Thursday; noon Saturday. Sunset Beach, N.C.: 10:15 a.m. Friday. Call for location.
MYRTLE BEACH AREA WOODCARVERS, 843-903-3238. 9 a.m.-noon Tuesdays, A.C. Moore, 1120 Seaboard St., Myrtle Beach.
NEEDLEWORKERS, 860-690-4868. 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays, fellowship hall, New Life Lutheran Church, 7322 S.C. 544, Myrtle Beach. Bring your own needles, yarn provided.
PAWLEYS ISLAND BRIDGE CLUB, 843-318-6391 or bridgewebs.com/pawleysisland. Duplicate bridge games: 1:30 p.m. Monday, 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, 10 a.m. Thursday, 10:15 a.m. Friday and 1:30 p.m. some Sundays, 13088 Ocean Highway, Pawleys Island.
YOGA, 843-485-3632 or www.yogabytricia.com. 8:15-9:15 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, J. Bryan Floyd Community Center, 1030 Possum Trot Road, North Myrtle Beach; $6 per class.
LINE DANCING WITH ABBY, 843-450-4299. Intermediate 9-10:30 a.m. High beginners 10:30 a.m.-noon, beginners 12:30-2 p.m. All classes Mondays and Wednesdays, South Strand Recreation Center, 9650 Scipio Lane, Myrtle Beach; $20 per month or $5 per class.
LINE DANCING, with Jackie Hoagland, 843-421-5770 or email@example.com. Mondays, 10:30 a.m.-noon High Beginner/Improver/Easy Intermediate and 6-8 p.m. Low Intermediate/Intermediate. $3. Surfside Civic Center, 829 N. Pine Drive, Surfside Beach.
KUNG FU, TAI CHI AND QIGONG, 843-294-5486. Kung Fu, Monday, Wednesday 7-10 p.m.; Tuesday, Thursday 8:30-10 p.m.; children’s ages 6-13, Saturday 1-3 p.m.; Tai Chi/Qigong, Tuesday, Thursday 10:30-11:30 a.m. and 7:30-8:30 p.m. Shaolin Kung Fu Studios, 196 Stonebridge Drive, Myrtle Beach.
LINE DANCE CLASS, 843-651-4603. Easy inter mediate on Mondays, beginners on Thursdays, and Zumba Gold, 5-6 p.m. Wednesdays, Surfside Beach Civic Center. Call Judy for details.
SAND DOLLAR SQUARE DANCE CLUB, 843-333-8878. 6:30-8:30 p.m. every Monday, the Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. Mainstream and Plus Tips, some rounds and lines. $5 per person.
JUJITSU, SELF DEFENSE AND QIGONG. Children and adult programs being offered in the North, South and Grand Strand Recreation Centers. Call for details or to register: North Strand, 843-915-7884; South Strand, 843-915-7882; Grand Strand, 843-915-5332.
SILVER SNEAKERS CLASSES, 843-663-3900. Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, Cardio Fit, 9:30 a.m. (low impact) classic stretch and tone, and 10:30 a.m. (seated class) wheelchair accessible, Fitness Zone, 304 S.C. 90 E., Unit C2, Little River.
EASY FITNESS, 843-915 5331. 11 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, North Strand Park, 120 Highway 57 S., Little River. $20 per month or $45 for three months.
ZUMBA, YOGA AND PILATES CLASSES, 843-273-0021 or www.EdisonsSmartFitness.com. Times and days vary, Edison’s Smart Fitness, Coastal North Town Center, 1424 U.S. 17 N., North Myrtle Beach. Call for details.
LINE DANCE CLASS, 570-655-1558 or firstname.lastname@example.org. 4:30 p.m. for beginners and 5:30 p.m. intermediate, every Wednesday, Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane, Myrtle Beach. $3 per class or $5 for both.
GRAND STRAND STRUTTERS, 843-497-0470. 6-7 p.m. class, 7-9 p.m. dancing Thursdays, Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. $5 per person.
SILVER SNEAKER CLASSES, 843-995-3348. Class times and types vary. The Academy of Dance and Fine Arts, 304 S.C. 90 E., Unit D-1, Little River.
BALLROOM DANCE LESSONS, 843-488-1950 or www.conwayparksandrecreation.com. 7-8 p.m. March 31, Conway Recreation Center, 1515 Mill Pond Road. $40 per person or $75 per couple. Register online or stop by the center.
BUCKSPORT LIBRARY, 843-397-1950. 7656 U.S. 701, Conway.
▪ Preschool children’s story hour, 10:30 a.m. every Thursday.
▪ Adult book club, 10:30 a.m. one Saturday per month, call for date.
CAROLINA FOREST LIBRARY, 843-915-5282. 2250 Carolina Forest Blvd., Myrtle Beach. Free and open to the public.
▪ Tax preparation assistance with AARP, 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Thursdays through April 7
▪ Family movie matinees, 11 a.m. March 31
▪ Coloring for adults, 5:30-7 p.m. Mondays and 10 a.m.-noon Thursdays
▪ Bingo, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays
CHAPIN MEMORIAL LIBRARY, 843-918-1293. 400 14th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach.
▪ Preschool storytime, 11 a.m. Thursdays through May 19, for ages 3 to 5 years old.
▪ Friday films, 1:30 p.m. through April 29, popcorn supplied
▪ Veterans awareness series, 1-3 p.m. April 4, June 6, Aug. 1, call to reserve your seat, 843-918-1295
▪ Financial Literacy: Using Credit, 5:30-7:30 p.m. April 4
▪ Baby storytime, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays through May 17, for ages 4 to 18 months. Pre-registration required.
▪ Toddler storytime, 11 a.m. Wednesdays through May 18
▪ School age storytime, 2:45 p.m. Wednesdays through May 18, for kindergarteners and older children.
CONWAY LIBRARY, 843-915-7323. 801 Main St.
▪ Bouncing babies, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays
▪ 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 story time, 10 a.m. Tuesdays, for children through age 5.
LITTLE RIVER LIBRARY, 843-399-5541. 107 Highway 57 N., Little River.
▪ Preschoolers story time, 9:45 a.m. every Wednesday and 9:30 a.m. every Thursday
▪ Zen Creations adult coloring, noon-2 p.m. Saturdays
▪ Baby and tots story time, 10 a.m. every Tuesday
▪ Family reading program, 4 p.m. every Tuesday
LORIS LIBRARY, 843-756-8101. 4316 Main St., Loris.
▪ Story time, 10 a.m. Wednesdays, all ages welcome.
▪ Crafters group, 1 p.m. Thursdays
▪ Saturday family movie, 11 a.m.
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH LIBRARY, 843-915-7451. 910 First Ave. S., North Myrtle Beach.
▪ Preschoolers story time summer reading series, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays, for ages 3 to 5.
▪ Movie Monday, 4 p.m. Mondays, all ages welcome. Snacks will be provided.
▪ Wiggle Worms Baby and Toddler story time, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, for ages 3 months to 3 years.
SOCASTEE LIBRARY, 843-215-4700 or socastee email@example.com. 141 S.C. 707-Connector Road, Myrtle Beach.
▪ Preschool story time, 11 a.m. Tuesdays, for ages 3 to 5.
▪ Bright beginners, 11 a.m. Wednesdays, for ages birth to 2.
SURFSIDE BEACH LIBRARY, 410 Surfside Drive, 843-205-5280.
▪ Tax preparation - AARP: 1-5 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays
▪ Preschool story time, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays through April 28, for ages 3-5
▪ First Friday mysteries: Kathy Reichs, 10 a.m. April 1
▪ Baby and toddler story time, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays through April 27, for ages birth to 2
▪ Movie matinee, 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. April 6
TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY
▪ 843-424-9573. 7 a.m. Fridays, disciple house, Church of the Resurrection, 8901 U.S. 17 Bypass, Surfside Beach.
▪ 843-997-9641. 6 p.m. Mondays, Low Country Community Church, 4430 Murrells Inlet Road, Murrells Inlet.
WACCAMAW REGIONAL FAMILY CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP, 843-436-6144. 1-2 p.m. first Friday, Grand Strand Senior Center 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. Third Tuesday, North Strand Senior Center 2309 Watertower Road, Longs and last Wednesday, Belin United Methodist Church Family Life Center, 4183 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet.
CONWAY AL-ANON, 843-465-7416 or firstname.lastname@example.org. 6 p.m. Wednesdays, 6 p.m. Thursdays and 10 a.m. Saturdays, Serenity Hall, 2112 Oak St., Conway.
AL-ANON, 843-450-5620. 8 p.m. every Tuesday, 508 Beaty St., Conway.
OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS, 843-222-3416. Meetings throughout the Grand Strand. Call for information.
RABIES VACCINATION CLINICS, sponsored by DHEC and local veterinarians, www.scdhec.gov/rabies. Won’t exceed $10 per pet, dogs must be on a leash, cats must be in a box or carrier.
▪ Noon-1 p.m. April 2, Animal Hospital, 2501 U.S. 17 S., North Myrtle Beach
▪ 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. April 2, Ark Animal Hospital, 1011 Sixth Ave. N. ext., Surfside Beach
▪ 10 a.m.-1 p.m. April 2, On Point Animal Hospital, 4050-A Socastee Plaza, Myrtle Beach
▪ 8 a.m.-2 p.m. April 2, Grand Strand Humane Society, 3241 Mr. Joe White Ave., Myrtle Beach
▪ 10 a.m.-noon April 6, Meadowlawn Animal Services #1, 715 U.S. 701 S., Loris
▪ 10 a.m.-noon April 6, Meadowlawn Animal Services #2, 2350 U.S. 501 E., Conway
“PURSES WITH PURPOSE” Charity Event, Hosted by the North Myrtle Beach Woman’s. 843-249-9236 or www.northmyrtlebeachwomansclub.com. 6 p.m. April 7, Marina Inn Grande Dunes, 8121 Amalfi Place, Myrtle Beach. $60, including dinner buffet.
THE SWAMP FOX QUILTERS GUILD, 9:30 a.m. April 7, John Calvin Presbyterian Church, 2000 Marsh Ave., (corner of Third Loop Road and Marsh Avenue) Florence. The program will be a presentation of threads and their proper uses, by Jane Garrison.
CLEMSON GARDEN CLASS 101, 484-269-3003 or email@example.com. 1 p.m. April 7, Dick M. Johnson Civic Center, 829 N. Pine Drive, Surfside Beach. The instructor for the class will be Gary Forestor. All town residents, local area residents and senior citizens are invited to attend this free class.
COFFEE WITH FRIENDS, 843-915-7451. 10 a.m. April 7, meeting room, North Myrtle Beach Library, 910 First Ave. S. Guest speaker will be author, Jim R. Rogers.
MERCHANT MARINE MEMORIAL UNVEILING. 10:30 a.m. April 8, War Bird Park, 564 Farrow Parkway, Myrtle Beach.
THE WACCAMAW SPORTS CLASSIC, 843-436-6123 or firstname.lastname@example.org. April 8, Coastal Carolina University. Event for active seniors ages 50-100+; includes softball throw, horseshoes, corn hole, shuffle board, bocce ball, pickleball, track and field events, and a golf tournament. $6 includes lunch.
SPRING GARDEN FESTIVAL, lcherbsociety.info. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. April 8, 9, Inlet Culinary Garden. 5071 U.S. 17 Bypass S., Murrells Inlet. A portion of the proceeds benefits the Low Country Herb Society’s Scholarship/Grant fund.
RUN INTO THE FUTURE WITH A TASTY FINISH, hgtc.edu. Race starts at 9 a.m. Sat., April 9, 950 Crabtree Lane, HGTC Grand Strand Campus near The Market Common. A 5k wellness run, with blood-pressure checks and freshly made smoothies, is the inaugural event celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Horry Georgetown Technical College. $20, includes T-shirt, participation items and refreshments. Children may run for free.
THE KAYAK CLASS, 843-281-3743 or email@example.com. 5:30-8:30 p.m. April 11, the North Myrtle Beach Aquatic & Fitness Center. $35 for AFC members and $45 for nonmembers. The class will cover boat orientation, selecting the right boat, boater safety, paddling techniques, choosing the right accessories, and more. The class includes classroom and pool work.
THE CHANTICLEER ATHLETIC FOUNDATION ANNUAL MEETING, 4 p.m. April 12, the Adkins Fieldhouse Hall of Fame.
COFFEE WITH THE AUTHORS, 910-575-5999. 10 - 11 a.m. April 14, Sunset River Marketplace art gallery, 10283 Beach Drive SW, (Highway 179), Calabash, N.C. Guest speaker is Diane DeVaughn Stokes (Floating On Air: A Broadcasting Love Affair). Free event.
“SOUTHERN CHARM” annual garden party fundraiser, www.missrubyskids.net. 2-5:30 p.m. April 17, lawn of the historic Kaminski House Museum, 1003 Front St., Georgetown. Proceeds benefit Miss Ruby’s Kids.
QUILTS OF VALOR FUNDRAISER, 843-232-8387. Noon April 17, The Veterans Cafe & Grille, 3544 Northgate Drive, Myrtle Beach. All you can eat burgers, hot dogs, potato salad, cole slaw, baked beans, chips, soft drinks and water. Door prizes, silent auction, music and more. $10, adult; $5, 5-12 years old and free under 4.
CONWAY COMMUNITY CLEAN-UP DATES, 843-488-1950 or www.ConwayParksandRecreation.com. 4-5:30 p.m. April 21, May 19, June 16, July 21, Aug. 18, Sept. 15, and Oct. 20. The event is presented by Conway Parks, Recreation and Tourism.
THE FAST AND THE FURRIEST 5K RUN/WALK, 843-458-6487. 7:30-8:45 a.m. packet pickup; 9 a.m. 5K begins, April 23, at East Bay Park in Georgetown. $30 individual, teams $25 per person, $20 12 and under, $45 race day registration. Proceeds benefit Saint Frances Animal Center.
MCLEOD LORIS FITNESS CHALLENGE, 843-390-8325 or www.itsyourrace.com. 8 a.m. race day begins; 8:10 a.m. 5K run/walk and the 1-mile fun run begins, Center for Health & Fitness, 3207 Casey St., Loris. $20 register before April 16, $17 for McLeod employees and military personnel, $25 day of race. Fun run race is $5 for individual or $10 for family.
THE TOWN OF SURFSIDE BEACH SEEKS ORIGINAL ARTWORKS WITH A BEACH THEME for “Surf(side)’s Up! A Beach Art and Music Event,” on June 26. Open to all artists age 18 and older. Entry fee $10 for up to 3 works. Maximum size 36” X 36”. Download entry form at www.surfsidebeach.org/calendar.