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GIVE SUPPORT

CHARITY BINGO

▪ 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. 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.

JOHN HEIERT/JEAN WHEELER MEMORIAL GOLF TOURNAMENT, 848-6497 or caltman@mercyhospice.org. June 13, World Tour Golf Links, 2000 World Tour Blvd., Myrtle Beach. $400 for a team or $100 for individual. Proceeds benefit Lower Cape Fear Hospice Mercy Care programs and services.

GET CREATIVE

KNITTING CLUB, 756-8101. 1 p.m. Thursdays, Loris Library, 4316 Main St., Loris. New members welcome.

KNITTING GROUP, 915-5284. 1 p.m. Thursdays, Little River Library, 107 Highway 57 N., Little River.

KNITTING CLUB, 215-4700. 10 a.m. Wednesdays, Socastee Library, 141 S.C. 707-Connector Road, Myrtle Beach.

KNITTING CLUB, 205-5280. 10 a.m.-noon Mondays, Surfside Beach Library, 410 Surfside Drive, Surfside Beach.

STITCHIN’ SISTERS, 347-4972. 10 a.m. third Thursdays, fellowship hall, Christ the Servant Lutheran Church, 2105 U.S. 501 E., Conway.

SEWING BASKET, 915-7323. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursdays, Conway Library, 801 Main St., Conway.

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

WOODCARVERS WELCOME, 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, 918-1275. 2-4 p.m. Fridays, first-floor meeting room, Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. Bring your own supplies.

STRANDED SMOCKERS AND STITCHERS, 333-8889. 9 a.m. third Saturdays, Dick M. Johnson Civic Center, 829 Pine Drive, Surfside Beach. Smocking, heirloom sewing and all types of machine and hand embroidery. New members welcome.

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.

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

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 lindabianca1948@yahoo.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, N.C.: 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.

WACCAMAW WOOLIES RUG-HOOKING GROUP, 215-6634. 1-3 p.m. Wednesdays, Moss Creek clubhouse in Murrells Inlet.

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.

BRUNSWICK QUILTERS, come and share your creativity, www.brunswickquilters.com. 10 a.m. second and fourth Tuesdays of every month, Shallotte Presbyterian Church, 5070 M.H. Rourk Drive, Shallotte, N.C.

GET TOGETHER

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 TOURNAMENT, 756-1795. Every Thursday, Little River area. Call for information.

DISABLED VETERANS CONWAY CHAPTER 57, 234-0807. 6:30 p.m. second Thursday, Conway Senior Center, 1519 Mill Pond Road, Conway.

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH LIONS CLUB, 399-6880. 7 p.m. second and fourth Thursday of each month, Ryan’s Family Restaurant, 3607 U.S. 17 S., North Myrtle Beach. Visiting Lions and guests welcome.

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.

GRAND STRAND GENEALOGY CLUB, 267-8157 or genieclub2002@yahoo.com. 10:30 a.m. second Saturday, Chapin Library, 400 14th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. The meeting is free to all members and visitors.

PALMETTO AFRICAN VIOLET SOCIETY, 877-2709 or myrtlebeachafricanviolets@embarqmial.com. Noon-2 p.m. second Saturday, Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach.

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 stanbar3@sccoast.net. Noon Mondays, Soho 544 restaurant, 1300 S.C. 544, Conway. Guest speakers.

NONSANCTIONED DUPLICATE BRIDGE GAMES, 421-9977. 1-4:30 p.m. every Monday, Wilkes Hall, Grissom Campus, 3810 Robert M. Grissom Parkway, Myrtle Beach. There is no charge for playing. Please bring a partner if you are able; if you do not have a partner, please call.

WOODMEN OF THE WORLD LODGE 1111, 448-9925. 6:30 p.m. third Monday, 915 Eighth Ave. N., Myrtle Beach.

SEACOAST ANGLERS ASSOCIATION, 281-6464. 6:30 p.m. third Monday, VFW Post 10804, Highway 57 and S.C. 9, Little River. Social hour 5:30-6:30 p.m. Guest speakers monthly.

GRAND STRAND DETACHMENT OF THE MARINE CORPS LEAGUE, 235-1328 or 655-5654. 6 p.m. third Monday of every month, American Legion Post 178, U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet.

AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY OF LITTLE RIVER, UNIT 186, 283-8825 7 p.m. third Monday of every month, 4285 Pine Drive, Little River. We are open to and welcome all eligible members.

BUSINESS NETWORKS INTERNATIONAL/BNI COASTLINE CHAPTER, 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, 545-3388. 10 a.m. Tuesdays, Georgetown Library, 405 Cleland St., Georgetown.

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

ZONTA CLUB OF MYRTLE BEACH, 446-1175 or zontamb@earthlink.net. 5:45 p.m. social, 6:30 p.m. dinner, third Tuesday of the month, SeaWatch Resort, 161 Seawatch Drive, Myrtle Beach. $25 for dinner, Reservations required Friday before the meeting; email: little02d@juno.com.

ORDER OF THE EASTERN STAR, 449-0659. 7:30 p.m. third Tuesday, Myrtle Beach Masonic Lodge, U.S. 501, Myrtle Beach.

MYRTLE BEACH CAMERA CLUB, dagato@sccoast.net. 7 p.m. third Tuesday, the HTC Building in Carolina Forest, 3990 River Oaks Drive, Myrtle Beach. Persons interested in photography are always welcomed. Visit our website at www.mbcameraclub.org.

REEL LADIES DINNER AND MOVIE GROUP, kltreiber316@gmail.com. meets on the third Tuesday of the month for dinner and a movie. 100 ladies from all over Horry and Georgetown counties come together for an afternoon of fun and sharing. Email for more information.

AARP, 215-4700. 1 p.m. Wednesdays, Socastee Library, 141 S.C. 707-Connector Road, Myrtle Beach.

MYRTLE BEACH BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL, 457-3547. 7:30-9 a.m. Wednesdays, Damon’s on the Beach, Myrtle Beach. Accepting new members.

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.

THE LADIES OF FAITH IS INTERDENOMINATIONAL GROUP, 251-1886. 10 a.m.-noon third Wednesday, at the home of a member. Call for location and details. Join us for a morning of devotions, Christian camaraderie and friendship. Brunch is available. No fee or membership. Formerly, the North Myrtle Beach Christian Women’s Club.

GET ACTIVE

GRAND STRAND STRUTTERS-SQUARE DANCE CLUB, 497-0470. 6-7:30 p.m. lessons and 7:30-9 p.m. square dancing, every Thursday, Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. $5 per person.

LINE DANCING, 399-8118 or www.CountryLineDancing.com. 7-10 p.m. every Thursday, Anaerobic Studio, Myrtle Beach Mall near Bass Pro Shops, 10177 N. Kings Highway. $6 for three hours.

LEARN TO DANCE LIKE CINDERELLA by Carolina Dance Partners, 798-2636. 7 p.m. every Friday, First Presbyterian Church, 3810 Robert M. Grissom Parkway, Myrtle Beach. Open to all ages. Admission is $5.

YOGA, 485-3632 or www.yogabytricia.com. 8:15-9:15 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, J. Bryan Floyd Community Center, 1030 Possom Trot Road, North Myrtle Beach; $5 per class.

LINE DANCING WITH ABBY, 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 at the South Strand Recreation Center, 9650 Scipio Lane, Myrtle Beach; $20 per month or $5 per class.

LINE DANCING with Jackie Hoagland, 421-5770 or jackieandwalt@hotmail.com. 6-8 p.m. Mondays. High beginner/improver/low intermediate/intermediate. $3. Surfside Civic Center, 829 N. Pine Drive, Surfside Beach.

KUNG FU, TAI CHI AND QIGONG, 294-5486. Kung Fu, Monday, Wednesday 7-10 p.m.; Tuesday, Thursday 8:30-10 p.m.; children’s age 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, 651-4603. Easy intermediate on Mondays, beginners on Thursdays, Surfside Beach Civic Center. Call Judy for details.

BALLROOM/LATIN DANCE CLASSES, 800-299-9050. 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Salsa Reueda, 8 p.m. West Coast Swing, 6 p.m. Latin/Tango, 7 p.m. Ballroom, Thursdays, By the Sea, 1145 Robert M. Grissom Parkway, Myrtle Beach. $10 per class.

WEST COAST SWING, learn with Davis Canady, 703-795-0650. 8 p.m. Tuesdays, By the Sea Dance Studio, 1145 Robert M. Grissom Parkway, Myrtle Beach. $10 per class.

ZUMBA GOLD, 651-4603. 5-6 p.m. Wednesdays, Surfside Beach Civic Center. Call Judy for details.

SILVER AND GOLD BALLROOM DANCING, 798-2639. 7 p.m. every Wednesday, Carolina Dance Partners, Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave N., Myrtle Beach. $10 per student.

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, 915-7884; South Strand, 915-7882; Grand Strand, 915-5332.

SILVER SNEAKERS CLASSES, 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.

SAND DOLLARS DANCE CLUB, 333-8878. Class 6:30-7 p.m., dance 7-8:30 p.m., Mondays, Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. $5. No dances in July and first two weeks in August.

ZUMBA, 222-0062 or www.EdisonsSmartFitness.com. 9-10 a.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Edison’s Smart Fitness, Coastal North Town Center, 1424 U.S. 17 N., North Myrtle Beach. Call for details.

PATRIOTIC

American Legion Post 186 | 4285 Pine Drive, Little River, 249-6643 or www.alp186.org.

Disabled American Veterans | 2987 Church St., Myrtle Beach, 448-6483 or www.dav.org.

American Legion Post 178 | 3950 U.S. 17, Murrells Inlet, 651-8784 or www.sclegionpost178.com.

VFW Post 7288 | 900 Carter Drive, Calabash, N.C. 910-579-3577.

VFW Post 10420 | 4359 U.S. 17 Bypass, Murrells Inlet, 651-6900. Lunch served 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday. Public invited.

LIBRARY HAPPENINGS

BUCKSPORT LIBRARY, 397-1950. 7656 U.S. 701, Conway.

▪ Preschool children’s story hour, 10:30 a.m. every Thursday.

▪ Every Hero Has a Story reading program, 10:30 a.m. June 17, 24, July 8, 13, 22, 29.

▪ Boys reading club, 4-5 p.m. second Thursday, for ages 7-12.

▪ After-school movie, 4-5 p.m. third Thursday, for all ages.

▪ Board games, 4-5 p.m. fourth Thursday, for all ages.

▪ Adult book club, 10:30 a.m. one Saturday per month, call for date.

CAROLINA FOREST LIBRARY, 915-5282. 2250 Carolina Forest Blvd., Myrtle Beach. Free and open to the public.

▪ Hero story time, 10:30 a.m. June 18.

▪ Every Hero Has a Story children’s programs, 10:30 a.m. Mondays through July 27, for any child who reads.

▪ Family movies, 11 a.m. first and second Saturday of each month. Free popcorn and drinks.

▪ Unmask for Teens: Unmask programs, 4 p.m. Tuesdays through July 28.

CHAPIN MEMORIAL LIBRARY, 918-1293. 400 14th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach.

▪ Preschool storytime, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays through July 23, for ages 3 to 5 years old.

▪ School age storytime, 2 p.m. Thursdays, June 18-July 23, for kindergarteners and older.

▪ Baby story time, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays through July 21, Tuesday, for ages 4 to 18 months.

▪ Summer reading program, runs through July 25, all ages, even parents.

▪ Toddler story time, 10 a.m. Wednesdays through July 22, for toddlers and young listeners.

▪ Home-school story time, 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, for kindergarteners and older.

CONWAY LIBRARY, 915-7323. 801 Main St.

▪ Bouncing babies, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays.

▪ Other book club, 6 p.m. every third Thursday.

▪ Tumbling toddlers, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays.

▪ Playful preschoolers, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays.

▪ Toddler story time, 11 a.m. Wednesday, for toddlers and young listeners.

▪ Home-school story time, 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, for kindergarteners and older.

▪ Teens of Conway, 4-5:30 p.m. every school day.

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, 399-5541. 107 Highway 57 N., Little River.

▪ Story time, 9:45 a.m. every Wednesday and 10:30 a.m. every Thursday.

▪ Book sale, 9 a.m.-noon every second and fourth Friday.

▪ Summer Reading program, through July 28.

▪ Book sale, 9 a.m.-noon, every second and fourth Friday.

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.

▪ Preschoolers story time summer reading series, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays, for children 3 to 5.

▪ Magnificent movie Monday, 4 p.m. every Monday, all ages welcome.

▪ Tiny tots story time summer reading series, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, for children ages 3 months to 3 years.

▪ Story Ship reading program, 10:30 a.m. June 16, for ages 5-10.

▪ “Around the World at the Library: Greece!” 3 p.m. June 18.

SOCASTEE LIBRARY, 215-4700 or socasteelibrary@horrycounty.org. 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. every Wednesday, for ages birth to 2.

SURFSIDE BEACH LIBRARY, 410 Surfside Drive, 205-5280.

▪ Preschool story time, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays.

▪ Super Kid story time, 10:30 a.m. June 15.

▪ Baby story time, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays.

▪ Friends meeting, 1 p.m. June 17.

▪ Mag-NEAT-o movie, 10:30 a.m. June 17.

GET SUPPORT

TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY

▪ 347-0043. 6 p.m. Thursdays, Holy Lamb Lutheran Church, 2541 Forestbrook Road, Myrtle Beach.

▪ 424-9573. 7 a.m. Fridays, disciple house, Church of the Resurrection, 8901 U.S. 17 Bypass, Surfside Beach.

▪ 997-9641. 6 p.m. Mondays, 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.

MYRTLE BEACH MYASTHENIA GRAVIS SUPPORT GROUP, 504-8063 or 997-9119. 1-3 p.m. second Saturday, AA Health, 4620 Dick Pond Road, Myrtle Beach.

CELEBRATE RECOVERY, 235-6400. 7 p.m. Mondays, Grace Church Waccamaw in Litchfield Beach. Worldwide, 12-step program and support group for those suffering from any hurt, hangup or habit.

GRIEF SUPPORT MEETINGS, 839-9933. 1:30-2:30 p.m. third Tuesdays, HealthFinders at Coastal Grand mall, Myrtle 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.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS, 222-3416. Meetings throughout the Grand Strand. Call for information.

CONWAY AL-ANON, 465-7416 or db0385@sccoast.net. 6 p.m. Wednesdays, 6 p.m. Thursdays and 10 a.m. Saturdays, Serenity Hall, 2112 Oak St., Conway.

BIKINI BEACH CAT RESCUE SPONSORS LOW-COST SPAY AND NEUTERS FOR CATS AND KITTENS, 655-7881. $45, includes a basic examination and a one-year rabies vaccination for kittens 3 months and older. The Animal Hospital and Laser Center in Pawleys Island and The Cat’s Meow in Myrtle Beach. Call for appointment.

FREE VACCINE CLINIC, 546-0780. 2-5 p.m. June 12, Saint Frances Animal Center, 125 N. Ridge St., Georgetown. Distemper, Parvo and rabies for dogs only. Micro-chipping available for $15 each.

JUST FOR FUN

S.C. MARITIME MUSEUM’S EXHIBIT on the construction of the Henrietta, the Buck Family and the lumber boom of Coastal South Carolina. 915-5320 or www.mbcameraclub.org. Museum is open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; exhibit is on loan through November. Admission is free.

USA DANCES, 570-881-0244. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., music until 10 p.m. June 13, July 11, Aug. 8, Sept. 12, Oct. 10, Nov. 14 and Dec. 12, Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane, Myrtle Beach. Bring a dish to share for the community table; beverages provided. Members $7, nonmembers $9.

PRESENTATION BY DR. HAL HOLMES, the art of Emily Esdaile Weston: Hagley Plantation, Snow Hill and the Waccamaw Region in the time of the American Civil War, 915-5320. 1 p.m. June 13, McCown Auditorium, the Horry County Museum, 805 Main St., Conway.

UPCOMING

JACK & ROSALIE DANCES, 570-881-0244 or rosalie182@att.net. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with music for dancing until 10 p.m. June 19, 26; July 10, 25; Aug. 14, 22; Sept. 26; Oct. 31; Nov. 7; and Dec. 5. Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane, Myrtle Beach. $7 admission includes food items, desserts and beverages.

ANCIENT ORDER OF HIBERNIANS CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT, 903-1777 or jmmcguire9@hotmail.com. 9 a.m. shotgun start, June 20, Crow Creek Golf Course, Calabash, N.C. $75 donation per golfer.

FOURTH ANNUAL PADDLE FEST, 546-3000, 546-3666 or tarahall07@yahoo.com. 7 a.m. to register, 7:30 a.m. launch on the river, Tara Hall campus. $30 for adults and $15 children ages 8-16. Proceeds to benefit Tara Hall Home for Boys.

MOVIES IN THE PARK, 488-1950 or www.ConwayParksandRecreation.com. All shows start at dusk (8:30ish) July 10, Aug. 7 and Sept. 12, Riverfront Park, on Elm Street in downtown Conway. Free. Concessions available for a nominal fee.

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