Save the Date | Health, helping others and more events in the Myrtle Beach area


MOVIES AFTER DARK, 9 p.m. July 30, Aug. 6, Martin Field, corner of Sixth Avenue South and Dogwood Drive South, just off Ocean Boulevard, Surfside Beach. Bring your beach chair or blanket. Concessions available.

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

CALABASH TOWN HALL DAY, celebrating local artists, 910-579-6747. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. July 31, the Calabash Community Park, 868 Persimmon Road, Calabash, N.C. There will be vendors, speakers, free food, door prizes and games.

HALF MARATHON TRAINING PROGRAM, 7 a.m. every Saturday beginning Aug. 1, race is Oct. 18. Sponsored by Grand Strand Running Club.

MCLEOD HEALTH FOUNDATION BALL, 390-8338 or Aug. 1, the Carolina Ballroom, the Sea Trail Convention Center, Sunset Beach, N.C. There will be a cocktail reception and silent auction, dinner and dancing. Please call or email if you would like to purchase tickets, become a sponsor or contribute silent auction items. Proceeds benefit the emergency department expansion project at McLeod Seacoast.

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT. 6-8:30 p.m. Aug. 4, Conway Senior Center, 1519 Millpond Road. Conway Police Department invites everyone to join them and partner together to take a stand against crime in our community. There will be refreshments and activities.

HORRY COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES SECOND NATIONAL NIGHT OUT, 6-8:30 p.m. Aug. 4, the M.L. Brown Public Safety Building, 2560 N. Main St., Conway. There will be free food, games, prizes, music and fun.



▪ 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.

▪ 249-6643. Doors open 10 a.m. games start noon every Wednesday and doors open at noon; games start 1:30 p.m. every Sunday, American Legion Post 186, 285 Pine Drive, Little River.

RHONDA BROWN MEMORIAL CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT, 918-1221. 7 a.m. registration; 8:30 a.m. shotgun start, Aug. 1, River Oaks Golf Course. $60 for singles; $240 team of four. The charity golf tournament is held in memory of Rhonda Brown, a long-time administrative staff member of the Myrtle Beach Fire Department, who lost her battle with cancer.

GUY DANIELS MEMORIAL SURF OFF CONTEST,, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 1 and 2, 13th Avenue South, Surfside Beach. Entry fee is $25 and includes one surfing event; $5 for each additional event; deadline is July 28. Entry forms can be found at website and local surf shops. Everyone is invited. Proceeds benefit local students and area beaches.

SAVE THE COCONUTS-breast cancer benefit, 631-918-2641. 4 p.m. Aug. 2, Rockin Hard Saloon, 3140 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet. Event features live entertainment, raffles, games, prizes and silent auction. $5 donation at the door. Call to be a sponsor or to donate. Proceeds benefit Caring In Our Lifetime.

FOURTH ANNUAL KRISPY KREME COPS ON DOUGHNUTS SHOP EVENT, 6 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 5-7, the Krispy Kreme store in Garden City Beach. A doughnut eating contest for the media, police and general public that will kick off at 2 p.m. Aug. 5. This event is to help raise money for the Special Olympics of S.C.


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.

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 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.


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.

GRAND STRAND TOASTMASTERS, 450-5973. 7 p.m. meets the first, third and fifth Thursday of every month, First Presbyterian Church: 3801 Robert M. Grissom Parkway, Myrtle Beach. Visit website:

ROTARY CLUB OF SOUTH BRUNSWICK, 910-489-2273 or 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 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.

DELTA ALPHA CHAPTER OF BETA SIGMA PHI SORORITY, 582-3532 or 650-0571. 7 p.m. the first Monday of each month. Call for location.

BUSINESS NETWORKS INTERNATIONAL/BNI COASTLINE CHAPTER, 839-0588 or 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.

MYRTLE BEACH STAMP CLUB, 347-0087 or 7 p.m. first Tuesday, Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. Memberships $10 a year.

DELTA DELTA CHAPTER OF BETA SIGMA PHI meets the first 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, Hanser House Restaurant, 14360 Ocean Highway, Pawleys Island.

BRUNSWICK COUNTY TOASTMASTERS CLUB, 910 233-7030, or 910-880-0192. 6:30 p.m. first and third Tuesday, First Bank in Shallotte, N.C. All are welcome.

LITTLE RIVER LIONS, 798-2397. 6 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.

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.


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.

YOGA, 485-3632 or 8:15-9:15 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, J. Bryan Floyd Community Center, 1030 Possum 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 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 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.


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 29.

▪ 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.

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

▪ Family game nights, 4-6:30 p.m. Thursdays in July.

▪ Super hero movie for children, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays through July.

▪ Free classic movies, 11 a.m. July 31. Enjoy popcorn and drinks.

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

CONWAY LIBRARY, 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.

▪ 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.

▪ Teen-only summer reading program, 4 p.m. every Wednesday.

LORIS LIBRARY, 756-8101. 4316 Main St., Loris.

▪ Story time, 9:45 a.m. Wednesdays, all ages welcome.

▪ Summer reading program, 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays.

▪ Teens-only reading program, 4 p.m. every Wednesday.

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.

▪ Computer Basics class, noon - 1 p.m. July 30. 915-5281 to register.

SOCASTEE LIBRARY, 215-4700 or 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.



▪ 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.

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 6 p.m. Wednesdays, 6 p.m. Thursdays and 10 a.m. Saturdays, Serenity Hall, 2112 Oak St., Conway.

FREE LEGAL CLINIC Landlord/Tenant Issues - Who is responsible for what? 918-1295 or 6-7:30 p.m. Aug. 4, Chapin Library, 400 14th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. Bring your questions and ask an attorney from the South Carolina Legal Services office.


American Legion Post 186 | 4285 Pine Drive, Little River, 249-6643 or

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

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

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.


TALKING BOOK SERVICES”, 800-922-7818 or 803-734-4611. 1:30- 5 p.m. Aug. 6, North Myrtle Beach Library, 910 First Ave. S. The program serves South Carolinians unable to use conventional print materials because of physical disabilities; visual impairment or blindness; temporary disabilities due to injury, illness, or surgery and; those who have physically based learning disabilities.

MOVIES IN THE PARK, 488-1950 or All shows start at dusk (8:30ish) 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. 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.

JACK & ROSALIE DANCES, 570-881-0244 or Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with music for dancing until 10 p.m. 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.

GOLF TOURNAMENT FUNDRAISER, 855-1398 or 8 a.m. check-in; Aug. 15, The Valley Golf Club, U.S. 17, Little River. $100 donation per golfer. Deadline is Aug. 1. All proceeds benefit Kind Keeper Animal Rescue.

SEVENTH ANNUAL KIDS TRIATHLON, 918-2280 or 8 a.m. Aug. 15, Pepper Geddings Recreation Center. $23 city resident / $40 non-city resident. A Triathlon Camp also available at Pepper Geddings Recreation Center, Aug. 10-14, for grades two through nine. Saturday’s race fees are included. Camp is limited to the first 130 registered.

BLACK TIE NON-EVENT GALA, 945-4902 or Aug. 15. This fundraiser will benefit Street Reach, Center for Women and Children and Life Line. Send donations to New Directions of Horry County, 732 Eighth Ave. N., Myrtle Beach, SC 29577.

UPSCALE YARD SALE, BARBECUE AND BAKE SALE, sponsored by First United Methodist Church. 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 15, the Thomas Brittain Center, 904 Sixth Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. Furniture, pictures, jewelry, collectibles and more.

MEMORIAL GOLF TOURNAMENT, 449-0554 or 8:30 a.m. Aug. 22, Possum Trot Golf Course in North Myrtle Beach. Proceeds benefit SOS Health Care’s 16 programs for individuals with autism.

BRUNSWICK FAMILY ASSISTANCE ROAD RACES, 910-363-7776 or 8 a.m. Aug. 22. A 1-mile fun run, 5K and 15K event will take place through the Sea Trail Community in Sunset Beach, NC. Proceeds benefit Brunswick Family Assistance to raise awareness and funds for their organization.

SEVENTH ANNUAL CAMERON AHALT MEMORIAL GOLF TOURNAMENT, 237-1829 or 7:30 a.m. check-in; 8:30 a.m. shotgun start, Sept. 12, Wachesaw Plantation East, Murrells Inlet. $75 per player/$300 per foursome. Registration deadline is Aug. 15. All proceeds go to the Cameron Ahalt Celebration of Life Fund and are then distributed to various organizations/activities within the community.

FREE OPEN HOUSE, Introduction to Western Style Square Dancing, 235-2041 or 497-0470. 6-7:30 p.m. Sept. 17, Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. Light refreshments.

AN EVENING WITH AARON CARUSO, 655-1636. 6-11 p.m. Sept. 19, Grand Ballroom, Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, 101 Fantasy Harbour Blvd., Myrtle Beach. $45 per person. Reception, dinner, dancing and socializing with Aaron. Proceeds benefit the Special Olympics.