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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.

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.

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.

THE 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.

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.

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.

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.

BEACH AUTHOR NETWORK, 446-7745, www.BeachAuthorNetwork.com. 5:15 p.m. June 30, Surfside Beach Library. Book for sale to public at 6 p.m.

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.

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.

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, and Zumba Gold, 5-6 p.m. Wednesdays, 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.

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.

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.

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, YOGA AND PILATES CLASSES, 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.

LEARN BALLROOM DANCE, 798-2639. 7 p.m. Mondays Beginners; 8 p.m. Mondays Intermediate, First Presbyterian Church, 3810 Robert M. Grissom Parkway, Myrtle Beach. $5 per student.

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. 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.

▪ “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 through 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. 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.

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 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. Mondays, all ages welcome.

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

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. Wednesdays, for ages birth to 2.

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

FREE PRESSURE CANNER GAUGE TESTING, 2:30-3 p.m. June 25, Brunswick Center, Southport, 1513 N. Howe St., the Smithville Commons, Southport, N.C.

CAN IT!, 910-754-2300. 12:45 - 2:15 p.m. June 25, Shallotte Senior Center, 5040 Main St, South Brunswick, N.C. $5 per person. Call to register.

FREE MOVIE FOR ADULTS AND SENIORS, 3 p.m. June 26, July 10-31, Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane. Soft drinks and popcorn are available for $1 each.

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 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.

CRAFT FAIR, 910-755-7419 or fulfordg@brunswickcc.edu. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. June 30, South Brunswick Islands. 65 vendor tables, funnel cakes and ice cream. Open to the public; free admission.

SUNDAY SERENADES. 2 p.m. every Sunday, the Passive Park on Surfside Drive. Bring your chairs, blankets, and picnic for a nice afternoon of free music and visiting with friends.

UPCOMING

VETERAN RECOGNITION CEREMONY, http://www.southport-oakisland.com or www.nc4thofjuly.com. 6 p.m. July 2, the Southport Community Building. The public is invited. We encourage all Veterans in the area to attend. Dinner will be provided.

CUPCAKE EATING CONTEST, www.croissants.net/cupcake-eating-contestants. 2 p.m. July 4, Croissants Bistro and Bakery, 3751 Robert Grissom Parkway, Myrtle Beach. Must be 18 years of age and older. Entertainment, pony rides, face painting and more.

FREE LEGAL CLINIC, Criminal Records: Overcoming Barriers and Achieving Employment, 918-1295 or reference@chapinlibrary.org. 6-7:30 p.m. July 7. RSVP appreciated, not required.

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.

USA DANCES, 570-881-0244. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., music until 10 p.m. 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.

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