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UPCOMING

GREATER BURGESS COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION, 843-915-5333 quarterly meeting. 7 p.m. June 15, South Strand Recreation Center, 9650 Scipio Lane, Burgess community.

MERCHANT MARINES LUNCH, 843-685-1964 or www.usmmsc.com, for veterans from all services, June 16, Veterans Cafe & Grille (also home of Mini Military Museum), 3544 Northgate Blvd., Myrtle Beach, in Northgate Plaza, off S.C. 707 at southwest corner at U.S. 17, near Dollar General. Buy lunch at noon, meet at 1 p.m.

PENNSYLVANIA ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL RETIREES, CAROLINAS CHAPTER, 910-287-5618. Picnic, 11 a.m. June 17, Brunswick Plantation Homeowners’ Clubhouse, Calabash, N.C., off U.S. 17. $5 meal.

ST. JAMES/KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS GOLF OUTING, 843-365-8617, or email abadie007@yahoo.com. 9 a.m. June 17, Burning Ridge Golf Course. $75 individual/$300 foursome.

TOURNAMENT TO HELP FUND GEORGETOWN COUNTY VETERANS MEMORIAL, 843-237-5668 or kofc3272.org/golf/. 2:30 p.m. June 22, after lunch at 1 p.m., Heritage Golf Club, 478 Heritage Drive, Pawleys Island.

GRAND STRAND SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives), grandstrand.score.org. Free workshop with tips on starting a business, including sales and growth strategies, and business marketing, 5-6:30 p.m. June 22, Surfside Beach Library, 410 Surfside Drive – register at 843-205-5280. Also, “Employee Life Cycle: Interviewing, Hiring & What Comes Next” workshop, noon-1 p.m. June 27 at Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, 1200 N. Oak St., Myrtle Beach – register at www.chamberacademy.com.

JUST FOR FUN

SOCIAL DANCE, 570-881-0244, or email rosaliejack1566@gmail.com, with music from disc jockeys Rosalie and Jack Drust. 7-10 p.m. June 16 (and June 24, July 14 and 22, and Aug. 5, 18 and 26), Myrtle Beach Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane, near Pampas Drive and Horry-Georgetown Technical College Grand Strand Campus. $7.

GRAND STRAND KEEPSAKE COLLECTORS CLUB, 843-655-9125 or email ebartholomy@netzero.com. 1 p.m. June 17, in food court at Myrtle Beach Mall, at U.S. 17 and S.C. 22, near Briarcliffe Acres.

USA DANCE GRAND STRAND CHAPTER 6024 SOCIAL DANCE, 570-881-0244 or www.usadancegrandstrand.org. 7-10 p.m. July 8 (also Aug. 12 and Sept. 23), Myrtle Beach Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane. $7 members, otherwise $9.

CRIBBAGE PLAYERS WELCOME, 843-215-9579. Noon Thursdays, Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach.

RUMMIKUB/BOARD GAMES, 843-280-5584 or 843-249-6778. 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 email lindabianca1948@yahoo.com. Noon-3:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach.

ACBL DUPLICATE BRIDGE, 843-497-4094. 10:15 a.m. Tuesdays, and noon Thursdays and Saturdays, in Myrtle Beach (call for location); and 10 a.m. Fridays with Calabash Elks Club.

SURFSIDE BRIDGE CLUB, 843-915-5280. 1 p.m. Tuesdays, Surfside Beach Library, 410 Surfside Drive.

PAWLEYS ISLAND BRIDGE CLUB, 843-318-6391 or bridgewebs.com/pawleysisland. Duplicate bridge games: 12:30 p.m. Mondays, 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Wednesdays, 10 a.m. Thursdays, 12:30 p.m. Fridays, and 10 a.m. Saturdays, 13088 Ocean Highway, Litchfield Beach.

CHESS GROUP, 910-575-0173. 1 p.m. Tuesdays, Hickmans Crossroads Library, 1040 Calabash Road N.W., Calabash, N.C. All ages and skill levels welcome.

MAHJONG CLUB, 843-215-4700. 10 a.m.-noon Tuesdays, Socastee Library, 141 S.C. 707-Connector Road.

GET TOGETHER

GRAND STRAND OPTIMIST CLUB, 843-448-4156. 12:30-1:30 p.m. Thursdays, with lunch and guest speakers, Pine Lakes Country Club, 5603 Granddaddy Drive, Myrtle Beach.

NORTH STRAND OPTIMIST CLUB, 843-273-3109. Noon Wednesdays, Grill House, 228 Second Ave. N., North Myrtle Beach. Lunch and guest speakers.

LA LECHE LEAGUE OF THE GRAND STRAND, 843-465-5847 or 843-455-7599. 4 p.m. first Thursdays, Socastee Library, 707 141-Connector Road.

PAWLEYS ISLAND MASONIC LODGE 409, www.pi409.com. On first Thursdays, dine 7:15 p.m., meet 8 p.m., 75 Haunted Trail, just behind Village Shops, on U.S. 17 North.

MYRTLE BEACH KIWANIS, 843-450-8393. Noon first and third Thursdays, Uncle John’s Restaurant, 402 24th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. $10 lunch; tip included.

SOCASTEE/ST. JAMES KIWANIS CLUB, 843-650-1030. Noon Mondays, Socastee Station restaurant, 4504 Socastee Blvd.

MYRTLE BEACH LIONS CLUB, 843-444-4081, 6:30 p.m. first and third Thursdays, Golden Corral, 868 Oak Forest Lane, Myrtle Beach, at Seaboard Street.

CONWAY LIONS CLUB, 843-455-4467 or 843-347-4914. 1 p.m. first and third Fridays. Call for location.

LITTLE RIVER LIONS, 843-798-2397. 6 p.m. first and third Tuesdays, Mulligans, 1389 U.S. 17 N., Little River.

PAWLEYS ISLAND LIONS CLUB, 843-237-8316. 6:30 p.m. first and third Tuesdays, Hanser House Restaurant, 14360 Ocean Highway, Litchfield Beach.

GRAND STRAND TOASTMASTERS, 843-450-5973 or grandstrandtoastmasters.com. 7 p.m. first, third and fifth Thursdays, First Presbyterian Church, 3801 Robert Grissom Parkway, Myrtle Beach.

BRUNSWICK COUNTY TOASTMASTERS, 910 233-7030, 910-880-0192, or email franceswarner@atmc.net. 6:30 p.m. first and third Tuesdays, First Bank, 347 Whiteville Road N.W., Shallotte, N.C.

LOW COUNTRY ASTD, 843-414-4815. 11:30-1:30 p.m. first Fridays, HTC Town Centre, 3990 River Oaks Drive, Carolina Forest.

GE RETIREES, 843-280-6353 or 910-579-5838. First Fridays.

GARDEN CITY BEACH COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION, 843-652-4276. 5:30 p.m. first Mondays (but not September), Dunes Realty, 128 Atlantic Ave., Garden City Beach.

DELTA ALPHA CHAPTER OF BETA SIGMA PHI, 843-450-5550. First Mondays in Surfside Beach.

PERCEPTOR PI CHAPTER OF BETA SIGMA PHI, 843-215-4894. First Tuesdays – call for time, location.

MYRTLE BEACH KENNEL CLUB, 843-902-6338. 7 p.m. first Tuesdays, Friendly’s Restaurant, 4705 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach. Anyone intending to eat dinner, arrive 6:30 p.m.

MYRTLE BEACH COIN CLUB, 843-742-5280. 6:30 p.m. first and third Tuesdays, Moose Lodge 1959, 479 Burcale Road, near Forestbrook community.

MYRTLE BEACH STAMP CLUB, 843-347-0087 or lilfort@sccoast.net. 7 p.m. first Tuesdays (resuming in August), Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., 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., Carolina Forest.

BUSINESS NETWORKS INTERNATIONAL/BNI BRIDGEBUILDERS CHAPTER, 843-450-6287 or www.bni-scga.com/coastline. 7:30-9 a.m. Tuesdays, Cooper House, 6011 Dick Pond Road, Socastee, north of swing bridge.

VETERANS AWARENESS SERIES, 843-918-1295, or email felton@chapinlibrary.org. 1-3 p.m. Aug. 7, Oct. 2, Nov. 6, and Dec. 4, Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. RSVPs appreciated.

GIVE SUPPORT

BLOOD DRIVE, for anyone 17 or older, and at least 110 pounts, (appointments at) 843-237-2205 or www.redcross.org, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. June 26, Tidelands HealthPoint Center for Health and Fitness, 12965 Ocean Highway, Litchfield Beach.

NEED VOLUNTEERS, 843-427-4388 or kindkeeper.org. Kind Keeper Animal Rescue seeks volunteers for events and help at shelter.

LITERACY TUTORS, freedomreaders.org, seeks volunteers to work with young scholars in Freedom Readers’ after school and summer literacy program, 843-331-8526.

MARTHA’S HOUSE, 843-359-7154. Women’s ministry that cares for women who have been incarcerated after they have served their sentence, seeks volunteers to sort and arrange goods in Martha’s House Thrift Store, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays.

GET SUPPORT

NEW BEGINNINGS MONTHLY FOOD DISTRIBUTION, 843-215-4500 or www.resurrectionsurfside.org. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. June 17, July 15, Aug. 19, Church Of The Resurrection, 8901 U.S. 17, west of Surfside Beach. Free grocery distribution, social services assistance, play area for children, and free lunch served.

SURVIVORS OF SUICIDE LOSS-MYRTLE BEACH, 336-707-0022. 6 p.m. June 19 at Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach.

WIDOWS & WIDOWERS GRIEF COUNSELING AND SUPPORT GROUP, 843-293-0015, 3 p.m. Sundays with the Rev. Dr. Tom Sees.

“LIVING WITH GRIEF: GROWTH AND EDUCATION FOR ADULTS COPING WITH GRIEF” PROGRAM, 843-234-6271 or www.lcfh.org. 2:30-4 p.m. Wednesdays, July 12-Aug. 16 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice Mercy Care, 8216 Devon Court, Myrtle Beach. Preregistration required.

MYASTHENIA GRAVIS FOUNDATION OF AMERICA MYRTLE BEACH SUPPORT GROUP, 843-504-8063, or email Beverly-w@live.com. 1-3 p.m. second Saturdays.

GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP, 843-692-4444. 1:30 p.m. June 27, HealthFinders, in Coastal Grand Mall, in Myrtle Beach, near Dillard’s.

INFERTILITY SUPPORT GROUP, 908-979-9114. 7-8:30 p.m. fourth Wednesday at Shepherd of the Sea Lutheran Church fellowship hall, 2637 U.S. 17 Business, Garden City Beach.

GET CREATIVE

CREATIVITY ROCKS! CRAFTER’S CLUB, 843-902-9403, or email email jeanbgodbold@yahoo.com. Meet for 90 minutes on second Mondays and fourth Sundays in Socastee-Myrtle Beach area. $5 session, including supplies.

SOCASTEE CAMERA CLUB, 843-601-0450. 10 a.m. first Saturdays, Socastee Library, 141 S.C. 707-Connector Road, Myrtle Beach.

PALMETTO PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 843-331-3115, or email cheriereidusa@yahoo.com. 7 p.m. July 24 (also Aug. 28, Sept. 25, Oct. 30, Nov. 27, and Dec. 18), HTC, 3990 River Oaks Drive, Carolina Forest.

SEWING BASKET, 843-915-7323. 10 a.m. Thursdays, Conway Library, 801 Main St.

KNITTING CLUBS, at four Horry County Memorial Library branches –1 p.m. Mondays, 410 Surfside Drive, Surfside Beach (843-205-5280 or 843-915-5280); 10 a.m. Tuesdays, 500 Ninth Ave., Aynor (843-358-3324); 10 a.m. Wednesdays, 141 S.C. 707-Connector Road, Socastee (843-215-4700); and 4316 Main St., Loris (843-756-8101). Also, 1-3 p.m. Mondays, Georgetown County Library Waccamaw Neck branch, 41 St. Paul Place, Litchfield Beach, off Willbrook Boulevard (843-545-3623).

CROCHET AND KNITTING CLASSES, 843-918-1275. 2-4 p.m. Fridays, Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. Bring your own supplies.

CROCHET CLASS, 843-399-5541. 2-4 p.m. Fridays, Little River Library, 107 S.C. 57, Little River.

STITCHIN’ TIME NEEDLEWORK CLUB, 910-575-0173. 9 a.m. Mondays, Hickmans Crossroads Library, 1040 Calabash Road, Calabash, N.C.

GRAND STRAND QUILTERS, 843-918-2380. 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Thursdays, Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane, Myrtle Beach. Bring lunch.

QUILT CLUB, 843-215-4700. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Mondays, Socastee Library, 141 S.C. 707-Connector Road.

NEEDLEWORKERS, 860-690-4868. 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays, New Life Lutheran Church fellowship hall, 7322 S.C. 544, Socastee. Bring your own needles; yarn provided.

MYRTLE BEACH AREA WOODCARVERS, 843-903-3238. 9 a.m.-noon Tuesdays, A.C. Moore, 1120 Seaboard St., Myrtle Beach.

WOODCARVERS WELCOME, 843-427-4218. 9 a.m.-noon Thursdays, Hobby Lobby, 1430 U.S. 17 N., North Myrtle Beach. No experience necessary.

BLACK SMITHING CLASS, 843-333-9964. Budden Forge, in Conway, for beginners to intermediates; leave every class with a piece of art. $50/lesson.

WATERCOLOR PAINTING CLASSES, 843-251-3877, by Susan Duke, in Myrtle Beach – Tuesdays at 637 Robert Grissom Parkway, and 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum.

ART CLASS FOR BEGINNER AND INTERMEDIATE ADULTS, 843-997-4729, 843-280–5584 or parks.nmb.us. 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesdays, J. Bryan Floyd Community Center, 1030 Possum Trot Road, North Myrtle Beach. $25 per class or $85 month.

LEARN TO WEAVE LONG LEAF PINE NEEDLE BASKETS. 843-360-4551, or email emeraldbay54@yahoo.com. Call or email for times and locations. Classes available in Myrtle Beach, Little River and Brunswick County.

CLASSES AND ACTIVITIES, 843-918-2380. Classes and times vary. Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane, Myrtle Beach.

GET ACTIVE

DANCE CLASSES, 843-918-2380 or 843-945-1061. Thursdays –10 a.m.-noon, light intermediate dancing; and noon-2 p.m., basic beginner dance class, Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane, Myrtle Beach. First class free. Ten visits $23.

HOLLYWOOD FOXTROT SESSIONS, 843-798-2639. 7 p.m. Mondays and Fridays at First Presbyterian Church, 3801 Robert Grissom Parkway, Myrtle Beach; and 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. No partner or experience necessary. $5 per person.

SINGLES – LEARN HOW TO SWING DANCE, 843-798-2639. 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. $10.

BRIDES LEARN HOW TO DANCE FOR YOUR WEDDING, 843-798-2639. 8 p.m. Fridays, First Presbyterian Church, 3810 Robert Grissom Parkway, Myrtle Beach. $5 per person.

LINE DANCE CLASS, 570-881-0244, or email rosaliejack1566@gmail.com. At Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane, Myrtle Beach, on Mondays: 5:30 p.m. new beginners, 6:30 p.m. beginners with some experience; Wednesdays: 2:30 p.m.improved beginners, 3:30 p.m. intermediate. $3 per class or $5 for both.

LINE DANCING WITH ABBY, 843-450-4299. Intermediate 8:45-10:30 a.m. Improver 10:30 a.m.-noon. High Beginner 12:30-2 p.m. Beginner class with Linda 2-3:30 p.m. All classes Mondays and Wednesdays, South Strand Recreation Center, 9650 Scipio Lane, Burgess community. $20 per month or $5 class.

LINE DANCING, with Jackie Hoagland, 843-421-5770, or email jackieandwalt@hotmail.com. Mondays, 10:30 a.m.-noon for HighBeginner/Improver/Easy Intermediate, and 6-8 p.m. Low Intermediate/Intermediate. $3. Dick Johnson Civic Center, 829 N. Pine Drive, Surfside Beach.

LINE DANCE CLASSES, 843-651-4603. Tuesdays – 1 p.m. new beginners, 2-3:30 p.m. beginners; and 10:30 a.m.-noon Thursdays high beginners, Dick Johnson Civic Center, 829 N. Pine Drive, Surfside Beach.

FREESTYLE DANCE LESSONS, 843-798-2639. 5 p.m. Sundays, Whiskey Beach Bar & Grill, 9668 N. Kings Highway, in Galleria Shopping Center, north of Myrtle Beach.

DANCELIFE USA CLASSES, 843-602-7197. Wednesdays –5-6 p.m. ballroom dance; 6-7 p.m. Carolina shag and 7-8 p.m. private lessons by request, Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane, Myrtle Beach. $10 per person.

SAND DOLLAR SQUARE DANCE CLUB, 801-680-4958. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays through June, Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. $5 per person.

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.

ROCK ’N’ ETTES ORIENTATION/TRY-OUTS, women’s dance group for ages 50 and older, 843-497-4094. 11:30 a.m. Mondays, Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach.

KUNG FU, TAI CHI AND QIGONG, 843-294-5486. Kung fu, 7-10 p.m.; Mondays, Wednesdays and 8:30-10 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays; ages 6-13, 1-3 p.m. Saturdays; tai chi/qigong, 10:30-11:30 a.m. and 7:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays, Shaolin Kung Fu Studios, 196 Stonebridge Drive, off Palmetto Pointe Boulevard, just south of Myrtle Beach.

JUJITSU, SELF DEFENSE AND QIGONG. Children and adult programs in North, South and Grand Strand recreation centers. North Strand, 843-915-7884; South Strand, 843-915-7882; Grand Strand, 843-915-5332.

FITNESS CLASSES, 843-663-3900. 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Silver Sneakers classic, 11 a.m. Silver Sneakers yoga; 6:30 p.m. Mondays and 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Cardio Circuit, and Boom on 12:30-2 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays at Fitness Zone, 304 S.C. 90 E., Unit C2, Little River.

EASY FITNESS, 843-915 5331. 11 a.m. Monday and Wednesdays, North Strand Park, 120 S.C. 57 S., Little River. $20 per month or $45 three months.

ZUMBA, YOGA AND PILATES CLASSES, 843-273-0021 or Fitness.com" name="spellmarker8165" style="border-bottom-width:2px; border-bottom-style:dotted; border-bottom-color:red">Fitness.com" name="spellmarker16005" style="border-bottom-width:2px; border-bottom-style:dotted; border-bottom-color:red">Fitness.com" name="spellmarker19104" style="border-bottom-width:2px; border-bottom-style:dotted; border-bottom-color:red">www.EdisonsSmart<code_dp>Fitness.com. Times and days vary, Edison’s Smart Fitness, Coastal North Town Center, 1424 U.S. 17 N., North Myrtle Beach..

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.

BLACK DOG RUNNING COMPANY, 843-839-1174 or www.blackdogrunning.com. Thursdays –6 p.m. walkers and 6:30 p.m. runners, 1600 Farrow Parkway, Myrtle Beach. 1- to 5-mile route in The Market Common area for runners and walkers to meet new friends and get active.

YOGA, 843-485-3632 or www.yogabytricia.com. 8:15-9:15 a.m. Wednesdays, J. Bryan Floyd Community Center, 1030 Possom Trot Road, North Myrtle Beach. $8 per class.

WATER CLASSES FOR PEOPLE COPING WITH ARTHRITIS, 843-399-2582. 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, LifeQuest, 4390 Spa Drive, Little River.

LIBRARY HAPPENINGS

Check each site for programs:

CHAPIN MEMORIAL LIBRARY, 400 14th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach, at Kings Highway. 843-918-1275 or www.chapinlibrary.org.

HORRY COUNTY MEMORIAL LIBRARY (www.hcml.org), with branches:

▪ Aynor – 500 Ninth Ave. 843-358-3324.

▪ Bucksport – 7657 U.S. 701 S., south of Conway. 843-397-1950.

▪ Carolina Forest – 2250 Carolina Forest Blvd., east of U.S. 501. 843-915-5282.

▪ Conway – 801 Main St. 843-915-7323.

▪ Green Sea Floyds – 5331 S.C. 9. 843-392-0994.

▪ Little River – Ralph H. Ellis County Complex Building, 107 S.C. 57 N. 843-399-5541.

▪ Loris – 4316 Main St. 843-756-8101.

▪ North Myrtle Beach – 910 First Ave. S. 843-915-5281.

▪ Socastee – 141 707-Connector Road, between S.C. 707 and S.C. 544. 843-215-4700.

▪ Surfside Beach – 410 Surfside Drive. 843-205-5280 or 843-915-5280.

GEORGETOWN COUNTY LIBRARY (georgetowncountylibrary.sc.gov)

▪ Georgetown (main branch) – 405 Cleland St. 843-545-3300.

▪ Waccamaw Neck – 41 St. Paul Place, Litchfield Beach, off Willbrook Boulevard. 843-545-3623.

▪ Andrews – 105 N. Morgan St. 843-545-3621.

▪ Carvers Bay –13048 Choppee Road, Hemingway. 843-545-3515.

BRUNSWICK COUNTY LIBRARY (www.brunswickcountync.gov/library/)

▪ Hickmans Crossroads – 1040 Calabash Road, Calabash, N.C. 910-575-0173.

▪ Rourk – 5068 Main St., Shallotte, N.C. 910-754-6578.

▪ G.V. Barbee Sr. – 8200 E. Oak Island Drive, Oak Island, N.C. 910-278-4283.

▪ Margaret & James Harper Jr. – 109 W. Moore St., Southport, N.C. 910-457-6237.

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