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

JUST FOR FUN

THIRD ANNUAL ST. PATRICK’S DAY DINNER VETERANS BENEFIT, 843-651-6900. Noon-4 p.m. March 17, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10420, 4359 U.S.17 Bypass S., Murrells Inlet. Meals $11 for corned beef, $10 shepherd’s pie, with takeout available.

ADULT ULTIMATE FRISBEE LEAGUE MEETING, 843-488-1950. 6 p.m. March 17, the Conway Senior Center. To register, visit www.conwayparksandrecreation.com or stop by the Conway Recreation Center, 1515 Mill Pond Road, Conway.

CONWAY COMMUNITY CLEAN-UP DATES, 843-488-1950 or www.ConwayParksandRecreation.com. 4-5:30 p.m. March 17, 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.

WATER’S EDGE SNOWBIRD CRAFTERS will host a craft and bake sale. 9 a.m. March 18, Rising Tide Lounge on the lower level, the Water’s Edge Resort, 1012 N. Waccamaw Drive, Garden City Beach. Items are handmade by the snowbird crafters with a wide variety of merchandise, all reasonably priced. All proceeds will benefit the Veterans Welcome Home Center.

ACT TWO PRODUCTIONS HOLDS OPEN AUDITIONS, for “An Evening with Mark Twain,” 843-995-2756. 2-5 p.m. March 19, Fresh Brewed Coffee House, 933 Broadway St., Myrtle Beach.

A ROCKING GOOD TIME DANCE PARTY” hosted by Brunswick County Literacy Council, 910-754-7323 or www.bcliteracy.org. 6 p.m. March 19, the Brunswick Community College, south campus, on U.S. 17, near mile marker 3. Featuring Mike Monetti and The Band of Gold. Tickets can be purchased on website or at the BCLC, 282 Ocean Highway E., Supply, NC

CELEBRATING THE ROARING ’20S“ North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Chamber annual gala, www.northmyrtlebeach chamber.com, 6-11 p.m. March 19, North Myrtle Beach Plantation, 718 North Beach Blvd. $75 ticket; cash bar. RSVP to website.

MYRTLE BEACH HIGHLAND GAMES, 843-492-0515. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. March 19, Grand Park, Market Common. Heavy athletics, kids games, whiskey tastings, live music, food vendors, and more. $12 adults 13 and over; $6 children 6 to12.

CREATIVITY UNLEASHED, 910-575-5999. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 19, Sunset River Marketplace art gallery, 10283 Beach Drive SW (Highway 179), Calabash, N.C. Live art demonstrations (pottery; oil, pastel, acrylic and watercolor painting; fabric art; wood carving) and live music.

EASTER FEST & EGG HUNT, free family event for all ages. 2-4 p.m. March 19, Trinity Church, 3000 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach. Games, inflatable’s, crafts, and egg Hunts for toddlers through age 12. Bring your own basket or bag. Collecting food for MBHS Food Bank, so please bring non-perishable food items. This is not a ‘drop off’ event; parents/guardians must remain with their children.

SOME ENCHANTED EVENING” presented by The Long Bay Symphony Orchestra, 843-448-8379 or www.LongBaySymphony.com. 7 p.m. March 19, Myrtle Beach High School Music and Arts Center. Tickets $25 to $50; student tickets $10 (21 and under with student ID). For tickets call the box office, purchase online or at 1107 48th Avenue N., Suite 310-E, Myrtle Beach.

THE CHOIR OF THE COLLEGE OF WILLIAM AND MARY, perform free concert, 843-264-5388. 8 p.m. March 21, Winyah Auditorium, 1200 Highmarket Street, Georgetown.

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.

▪ 843-443-3204. Noon-8 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 819 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach.

▪ 843-249-6643 or blaney3160@gmail.com. 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.

BENEFIT FOR KIND KEEPER ANIMAL RESCUE, 843-855-1398 or kindkeeper.org. 1-4 p.m. March 19, Harley Roadhouse, 3180 S.C. 9 E., Little River.

PANCAKE BREAKFAST FOR BABIES, 843-650-6100 ext. 18134. 8-10 a.m. March 19, FATZ cafe’, U.S. 501, Conway. Tickets are $7 each. Proceeds benefit March of Dimes.

WACCAMAW ANIMAL RESCUE MISSION BENEFIT, 843-369-5555. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. March 19, Harley-Davidson, 4710 S. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach. Free event, free food, bake sale, silent auction, live music, cloggers, pet and family friendly event, WARM adoptable dogs. Proceeds benefit the care of rescued animals.

ST. PITTY’S DAY, www.humanesocietynmb.org. Through March 26, adopt a pit bull or pitty mix at reduced adoption fees of $35. The Humane Society of North Myrtle Beach, 409 Bay St.

LOW-COST SPAY/NEUTER CLINICS, sponsored by Bikini Beach Cat Rescue, 843-655-7881. Cats and kittens for $45, includes 1-year rabies vaccination. Cats must be cat carriers and feral cats must be in humane traps. The Cat’s Meow clinic, Myrtle Beach and The Animal Hospital clinic, Pawleys Island. Call for an appointment.

GET TOGETHER

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.

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.

THE MYRTLE BEACH LIONS CLUB, 843-444-4081, 6:30pm, first and third Thursday, Golden Corral, 868 Oak Forest Lane, Myrtle Beach.

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

CHAPTER 1 OF THE CHRISTIAN VETERANS, 843-450-7506, 7 p.m. third Thursday, Pleasant Plain Baptist Church, 1260 Highway 57, Little River.

GRAND STRAND BLUE STAR MOTHERS MEETING, 843-390-5639. 7 p.m. third Thursday, American Legion Post 186, Little River.

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF ACTIVE AND RETIRED FEDERAL EMPLOYEES, 843-369-1250. 11 a.m. third Thursday, Damon's on the Ocean, Myrtle Beach.

SOUTH STRAND OPTIMIST CLUB, 843-235-0671, 12:30-1:30 p.m., third Thursday, Applewood House of Pancakes, 14361 Ocean Highway, Litchfield. Lunch and youth recognition programs.

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

THE GRAND STRAND CAMELLIA SOCIETY. 10 a.m. March 19, in conjunction with Diggin” It at Brookgreen Gardens. Activities include demonstrations on rooting, grafting and air layering camellias as well as information on caring for your camellias during the year.

THE MYRTLE BEACH ORCHID SOCIETY. 2:30 p.m. March 20, the Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. All are welcome. Bring plants for display. There will be a DVD on orchid culture and a raffle of plants.

LUNCH CLUB, 843-651-9505 or stanbar3@sccoast.net. Noon Mondays, Soho 544 restaurant, 1300 S.C. 544, Conway. Guest speakers.

WOODMEN OF THE WORLD LODGE 1111, 843-448-9925. 6:30 p.m. third Monday, 915 Eighth Ave. N., Myrtle Beach.

SEACOAST ANGLERS ASSOCIATION, 843-281-6464. 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.

WNCC GENEALOGY SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP, 843-235-3756. 9:30 a.m. third Monday, Waccamaw Neck Branch Library, 24 Commerce Drive, Pawleys Island. Open to the public. .

THE GRAND STRAND DETACHMENT OF THE MARINE CORPS LEAGUE, 843-235-1328 or 843-655-5654. 6 p.m. third Monday, American Legion Post 178, U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet.

THE AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY OF LITTLE RIVER, UNIT 186, 843-283-8825 7 p.m. third Monday, 4285 Pine Drive, 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.

GRAND STRAND MASTER GARDENERS ASSOCIATION, 843-237-7153. 6 p.m. fourth Tuesday, Grand Strand Church of Christ, 2212 Glenns Bay Road, Surfside Beach.

VFW POST AND AUXILIARY #7735-Myrtle Beach, 4 p.m. fourth Tuesday, 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., Myrtle Beach.

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

LAUREATE TAU CHAPTER OF BETA SIGMA PHI, 843-651-2258 or 843-997-3134. Meets second and fourth Wednesdays. Snowbirds and transferees welcome. Call for time and location.

GET CREATIVE

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. every Monday, the Waccamaw Neck Branch Library, 41 St. Paul Place, Pawleys Island. All knitters and crocheters are welcome.

STITCHIN’ SISTERS, 843-347-4972. 10 a.m. third Thursday, fellowship hall, Christ the Servant Lutheran Church, 2105 U.S. 501 E., Conway.

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. every Friday, Little River Library, 4316 Main St., Loris.

STRANDED SMOCKERS AND STITCHERS, 843-333-8889 or gharper@sccoast.net. 9 a.m. March 19, Surfside Civic Center, 829 Pine Drive, Surfside Beach. Guests are 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 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. 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.

LOW COUNTRY BARBERSHOP CHORUS, seeking men’s voices for chorus, all ages are invited to weekly rehearsals, 843-605-7700. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Trinity Presbyterian Church, 2061 Glenns Bay Road, west of Surfside Beach.

GET ACTIVE

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 jackieandwalt@hotmail.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 rosaliejack1566@gmail.com. 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.

FREE SELF DEFENSE CLASS, 843-668-4225 or www.SCWellnessAndFitness Center.com. First Wednesday of each month, SC Wellness & Fitness Center, 3260 Holmestown Road, 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.

SHAG DANCE LESSONS, 843-488-1950 or www.conwayparksandrecreation.com. 7-8 p.m. Tuesdays through March 29, Conway Recreation Center, 1515 Mill Pond Road. $40 per person or $75 per couple. Register online or stop by the center.

BALLROOM DANCE LESSONS, 843-488-1950 or www.conwayparksandrecreation.com. 7-8 p.m. Thursdays through March 31, Conway Recreation Center, 1515 Mill Pond Road. $40 per person or $75 per couple. Register online or stop by the center.

LIBRARY HAPPENINGS

BUCKSPORT LIBRARY, 843-397-1950. 7656 U.S. 701, Conway.

▪ 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; no session March 17

▪ Classic movies: Romances, 11 a.m. Fridays

▪ Tail Waggin’ Tutors session, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. third Saturday, for school aged children

▪ Easter Story time, 10:30 a.m. Monday, for babies and toddlers

▪ Travelogues, 11 a.m. March 21

▪ Legal clinic: Wills, Estates and Probate issues, 5:30-6:30 p.m. March 21

▪ Book Sale, 10 a.m. March 21

▪ Spring-Fling Eggs-travaganza, 4:30 p.m. March 22, for children 5-10 years; sign up required

▪ Bingo, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays

▪ Shady Litwits book club, 1 p.m. March 23

▪ SCORE Small Business workshop, 4-6 p.m. March 23

▪ Easter story time, 10:30 a.m. March 24, for preschoolers

CHAPIN MEMORIAL LIBRARY, 843-918-1293. 400 14th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach.

▪ Friday films, 1:30 p.m., popcorn supplied March 18, 25

▪ Topics Trivia, 4-6 p.m. March 22

▪ Baby storytime, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays through May 17, for ages 4 to 18 months.

▪ 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.

▪ 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

▪  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.

▪ Saturday family movie, 11 a.m.

▪ Egg-stravaganza, 11 a.m. March 19, stories, games, crafts and more

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH LIBRARY, 843-915-7451. 910 First Ave. S., North Myrtle Beach.

▪ 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.

▪ Easter bunny, 10:30 a.m. March 23, for children ages 1-5

SOCASTEE LIBRARY, 843-215-4700 or socastee library@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, 843-205-5280.

▪ Tax preparation - AARP: 1-5 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays and VITA: 1-6 p.m. Tuesdays; closed March 17

▪ Opera, 2 p.m. March 18

▪ Tail Waggin’ Tutors, 11 a.m. March 19

▪ Crafty Kids, 4 p.m. March 22, for ages 5 an up

▪ Mahjong club, 10 a.m. March 22

▪ Easter party, 5 p.m. March 23

GET SUPPORT

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.

MYRTLE BEACH MYASTHENIA GRAVIS SUPPORT GROUP, 843-504-8063 or 843-997-9119. 1-3 p.m. second Saturday, AA Health, 4620 Dick Pond Road, Myrtle Beach.

CONWAY AL-ANON, 843-465-7416 or db0385@sccoast.net. 6 p.m. Wednesdays, 6 p.m. Thursdays and 10 a.m. Saturdays, Serenity Hall, 2112 Oak St., Conway.

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.

FREE TAX PREPARATION, volunteers will do your basic income tax return for free if your make less than $53,000. Volunteers will be at the following sites through April 13.

▪ 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturdays, Conway Library, 801 Main St., Conway

▪ By appointment only, Surfside Beach Library, 410 Surfside Drive,

▪ 3-6 p.m. Wednesdays, Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach

▪ 4:30 – 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Little River Goodwill, 2321 S.C. 9 E., Longs,

▪ 4:30-7 p.m. Tuesdays and 2-7 p.m. Thursdays, Coastal Carolina University, Wall Building Room 204

FINANCIAL LITERACY 4-session series, 843-918-1295 or reference@chapinlibrary.org. 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. March 21, Managing Debt; April 4, Using Credit; and April 18, Making a Budget.

UPCOMING

ADULT CHURCH SOFTBALL LEAGUE MEETING, 843-488-1950. 6 p.m. March 24, the Conway Senior Center. To register, visit www.conwayparksandrecreation.com or stop by the Conway Recreation Center, 1515 Mill Pond Road, Conway.

EASTER EGG PLUNGE for ages 5 to 12, 843-918-1476. 1 p.m. March 25, Mary C. Canty Recreation Center. Advance registration by 1 p.m. March 24. Free admission. Activities include meeting the Easter bunny, diving for eggs in the pool and playing games, along with candy and prizes.

EASTER EGG HUNT & KID’S FAIR. 1 p.m. March 26, Fuller Park Complex, Surfside Drive, Surfside Beach.

EASTER EGG HUNT. 10 a.m.-noon, March 26, McLean Park, 93 Oak Drive, North Myrtle Beach.

EASTER EGG HUNT, 843- 280-567 or dgbarnhill@nmb.us, 10 a.m.-noon, March 26, McLean Park, 93 Oak Drive, North Myrtle Beach. Volunteers are always welcome to help with the Easter egg hunt from 8 a.m.–1 p.m. For more information call or email.

PUTTIN’ FOR BABIES” annual putt putt tournament, 843-650-6100 ext. 18134. 10 a.m.-noon March 26, Shipwreck Island Adventure Golf, 3301 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach. Tickets are $10 each. Proceeds benefit March of Dimes.

PENNSYLVANIA ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL RETIREES, Carolinas Chapter spring luncheon meeting, 910-287-5618. 10:30 a.m. March 26, the Brunswick Plantation Homeowners’ House, off U.S. 17, Calabash, N.C. $8 for lunch. Call for reservation.

DONNA’S CAT SANCTUARY/COASTAL ANIMAL RESCUE FUNDRAISER, 843-685-1023, 843- 294-2139 or 843-997-8701. 2-5 p.m. March 27, the Cooper House, 6011 Dick Pond Road, Myrtle Beach, near the Socastee swing bridge. Tickets are $35, includes a meal of corned beef and cabbage, boiled potatoes, salad and other food. Entertainment will include Jake and Elwood Blues and a guest appearance by a “smooth crooner.”

EAT, LAUGH, PAINT, 843-915-5281. 5-6:30 p.m. March 29, The North Myrtle Beach library, 910 First Ave. S., North Myrtle Beach. Event is free to the public. Light refreshments. Deadline is March 22.

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.

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.

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.

VETERANS AWARENESS SERIES, 843-918-1295 or felton@chapinlibrary.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.

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.

PURSES WITH PURPOSE” Charity Event, Hosted by the North Myrtle Beach Woman’s. 843-249-9236 or northmyrtlebeachwomansclub.com. 6 p.m. April 7, Marina Inn Grande Dunes. : $60 per person; purchase at NMB Chamber. Proceeds benefit charities.

THE WACCAMAW SPORTS CLASSIC, 843-436-6123 or kives@wrcog.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.

THE KAYAK CLASS, 843-281-3743 or jachilders@nmb.us. 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.

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. 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.

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.

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