JUST FOR FUN
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. Guest speaker is Diane DeVaughn Stokes (Floating On Air: A Broadcasting Love Affair). Free event.
GIANT INDOOR TAG AND BAKE SALE, 843-650-3373. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. April 15,16, Socastee United Methodist, 5575 Dick Pond Road, Myrtle Beach. Sponsored by United Methodist Women.
LECTURE BY FESSA JOHN HOOK, speaking on the South Carolina State Dance, the Shag, 843-915-5320 or www.horrycountymuseum.org. 1 p.m. April 16, McCown Auditorium,805 Main St., Conway. Free and open to the public.
“HELLO SPRING“ dance with music by Sandy and Joe, 843-903-3765. 7-10 p.m. April 16, Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. Tickets are $7 each; available at the center.
WACCAMAW ARTS AND CRAFTS GUILD, 843 446-3830 or www.artsyparksy.com. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 16, 17, Nov. 12, 13, Valor Park, 1120 Farrow Parkway, Market Common, Myrtle Beach. Typical art will include paintings, woodworking, photography, jewelry, fabric, glass, metal, pottery and stone. No admission charge.
EGG CARTON GARDENING, 910-579-1016 or www.MuseumPlanetarium.org. 11 a.m. April 16, The Museum of Coastal Carolina, 21 E. Second St., Ocean Isle Beach, N.C. Admission to the museum is free for museum and dual museum/planetarium members. Non-member all-day admission is $9 adults, $8 seniors, $7 children (3-12), and free for age 2 and under.
FINANCIAL LITERACY - Making a Budget, 843-918-1295 or email@example.com. 5:30-7:30 p.m. April 18, Chapin Library, 400 14th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. Reserve your place at least one week in advance by email.
BASKETS OF BLESSINGS, 843-385-0556. Through May 1. Leyci is collecting personal care items for under served women in the community. Items needed are basic toiletries, oral hygiene products, feminine care items, beauty and hair care, and personal hygiene articles.
AUTISM AWARENESS DAY BASEBALL GAME, 843-449-0554. 2 p.m. April 16, Coastal Carolina University, Springs Brooks Stadium, Conway. Families are invited to experience a sensory friendly baseball game and can arrive a 1 p.m. to meet the players and play catch.
PIG PICKING FUNDRAISER. Noon April 16, VFW POST 10420, 4359 U.S. 17, Murrells Inlet. $7 per person; includes pulled pork, baked beans, coleslaw, corn-on-the-cob, and dessert. Music by The Coastal Boys. Open to the public.
WOOFSTOCK, 843-839-2837 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Music starts at 1 p.m., April 16, Sticky Fingers. Event includes art, food and dog friendly. Free admission. Proceeds benefit Grand Strand Humane Society.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR HELP4KIDS FOOD DRIVE, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. April 16, Wal-Mart, Surfside Beach, Neighborhood Market at Ocean Lakes and North Myrtle Beach (Gator Hole). Two hour shifts available. Volunteers are needed to load the vans,1 p.m. April 15 and unload the vans 1 p.m. on April 17.
“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.
BEETHOVEN, BLUE JEANS AND BBQ, 843-448-8379; 843-503-2794 or www.LongBaySymphony.com. 5-9 p.m. April 17, Inlet Affairs, U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet. $50 per person. The menu includes pulled pork barbecue with rolls, chicken bog, macaroni and cheese, coleslaw, baked beans, banana pudding and sweet tea. Music, raffle for gift baskets and cash bar. Call or go online to purchase tickets. Proceeds benefit the Long Bay Symphony and the Long Bay Symphony Youth Orchestra.
QUILTS OF VALOR FUNDRAISER, 843-232-8387. Noon April 17, The Veterans Cafe & Grille, 3544 Northgate Drive, Myrtle Beach. All you can eat burgers, hot dogs, potato salad, cole slaw, baked beans, chips, soft drinks and water. Door prizes, silent auction, music and more. $10, adult; $5, 5-12 years old and free under 4.
HGTC ENGINEERING DAY, 843-349-7109 or email@example.com. 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. April 20, HGTC Conway campus, building 300. Event includes AutoCad, bridge, concrete Frisbee competitions for HGTC engineering and construction technology students, robotics exhibition, electrical lineman rodeo show, relay games for high school students.
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.
CRIBBAGE TOURNAMENT, 843-756-1795. 12:30 p.m. every Thursday, Little River area. Call for information.
DISABLED VETERANS CONWAY CHAPTER 57, 843-234-0807. 6:30 p.m. second Thursday, Conway Senior Center, 1519 Mill Pond Road, Conway.
THE SOUTHWEST BRUNSWICK NEWCOMERS CLUB, 910-575-1109 or www.swbnc.org. 10 a.m.-noon second Thursday of each month Sept.-May, fellowship hall, the Shallotte Presbyterian Church, 5070 Rourk Drive, Shallotte, N.C. $10 per person to join.
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 Fridays of each month. Call for location.
THE MYRTLE BEACH ORCHID SOCIETY. 2:30 p.m. April 17, the Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. All are welcome. Bring your plants for display. There will be a DVD on orchid culture and plants will be available for a raffle.
LUNCH CLUB, 843-651-9505 or firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 of every month, 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 of every month, 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.
MAHJONG CLUB, 843-915-5280 or 843-205-5280. 10 a.m. Tuesdays, Surfside Beach Library, 410 Surfside Drive.
ZONTA CLUB OF MYRTLE BEACH, email@example.com. 6:15 p.m. third Tuesday, Rossi's, 9636 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach. Dinner meeting with a speaker. Reservations are required.
ORDER OF THE EASTERN STAR, 843-449-0659. 7:30 p.m. third Tuesday, Myrtle Beach Masonic Lodge, U.S. 501, Myrtle Beach.
MYRTLE BEACH/CONWAY AARP LOCAL CHAPTER #5434, 843-215-4756. 10 a.m., third Tuesday, Sandy Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 1008 Carvers St., Myrtle Beach. New members welcome.
AMERICAN LEGION POST # 40, 843-293-6311 or 843-333-6358 or email Shoeclown@aol.com. 7 p.m. third Tuesday, 5811 Creekside Drive, Myrtle Beach.
THE MYRTLE BEACH CAMERA CLUB, firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
PAWLEYS ISLAND LIONS CLUB, 843-237-8316. 6:30 p.m. first and third Tuesdays, Hanser House Restaurant, 14360 Ocean Highway, Pawleys Island.
BRUNSWICK COUNTY TOASTMASTERS CLUB, 910 233-7030, email@example.com or 910-880-0192. 6:30 p.m. first and third Tuesday, First Bank in Shallotte, N.C.
LITTLE RIVER LIONS, 843-798-2397. 6 p.m. first and third Tuesdays, Mulligans, 1389 U.S. 17 N., Little River.
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.
THE LADIES OF FAITH IS INTERDENOMINATIONAL GROUP, 843-251-1886. 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.
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 or 843-915-5280. 1 p.m. Mondays, Surfside Beach Library, 410 Surfside Drive, Surfside Beach.
KNITTING CLUB. 1-3 p.m. Mondays, 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. Fridays, Little River Library, 4316 Main St., Loris.
STRANDED SMOCKERS AND STITCHERS, 843-333-8889. 9 a.m. April 16, Surfside Civic Center, 499 Spanish Oak Drive, Surfside Beach. Guests 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
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.
WEDDING DANCE CLASSES, 843-798-2639. 7 p.m. Mondays and Fridays, First Presbyterian Church, 3810 Grissom Parkway, Myrtle Beach. $5; no partner or experience needed
CRUISE DANCE CLASSES, 843-798-2639. 7 p.m. Mondays and Fridays, First Presbyterian Church, 3810 Grissom Parkway, Myrtle Beach. $5; no partner or experience needed.
BUCKSPORT LIBRARY, 843-397-1950. 7656 U.S. 701, Conway.
▪ Preschool children’s story hour, 10:30 a.m. every Thursday.
▪ 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.
▪ Classic movies: Romances, 11 a.m. Fridays
▪ Tail Waggin’ Tutors session, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. third Saturday, for school aged children
▪ Coloring for adults, 5:30-7 p.m. Mondays and 10 a.m.-noon Thursdays
▪ Bingo, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays
CHAPIN MEMORIAL LIBRARY, 843-918-1293. 400 14th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach.
▪ Preschool storytime, 11 a.m. Thursdays through May 19, for ages 3 to 5 years old.
▪ Genealogy 101, 5 p.m. April 14
▪ Friday films, 1:30 p.m. through April 29, popcorn supplied
▪ Baby storytime, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays through May 17, for ages 4 to 18 months. Pre-registration required.
▪ 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.
▪ Bouncing babies, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays
▪ 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 and 9:30 a.m. every Thursday
▪ 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.
▪ Crafters group, 1 p.m. Thursdays
▪ Saturday family movie, 11 a.m., free for all ages
▪ SC Bar Legal Clinic: Wills and Advance Directives, 4:30 p.m. April 19
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH LIBRARY, 843-915-7453. 910 First Ave. S., North Myrtle Beach.
▪ Preschoolers story time summer reading series, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays, for ages 3 to 5.
▪ 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.
▪ Peanut butter and jelly day, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. April 14
▪ Book-A-Librarian, 2-5 p.m. April 14, 21, 28 and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 19, 26
SOCASTEE LIBRARY, 843-215-4700 or socastee email@example.com. 141 S.C. 707-Connector Road, Myrtle Beach.
▪ “Forever Young” young adult book club, 5 p.m. first Monday of every month, for ages 15 to 20 years.
▪ 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.
▪ Preschool story time, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays through April 28, for ages 3-5
▪ iPad basics, 1 p.m. April 14
▪ Meet the Author: T.E. Grainger, 10 a.m. April 16
▪ Tail Waggin’ tutors, 11 a.m. April 16
▪ Children’s movie, 10:30 a.m. April 18
▪ Classic movie, 2 p.m. April 19
▪ Friends of the Surfside Library meeting, 1 p.m. April 20
▪ Books to Box Office: Brooklyn, 1 p.m. April 20
▪ Baby and toddler story time, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays through April 27, for ages birth to 2
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.
BRAIN AND STROKE INJURY SUPPORT GROUP, 260-438-7400 or 843-918-2380. 6:30-8 p.m. second Thursday through May, room A, Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane, Myrtle Beach.
GRIEF SUPPORT MEETINGS, 843-839-9933. 1:30-2:30 p.m. third Tuesday, HealthFinders, Coastal Grand mall, Myrtle Beach.
CONWAY AL-ANON, 843-465-7416 or firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
FAMILY LAW ISSUES, including divorce, custody, visitation and support, presented by Maria L. Elias-Williams, 803-799-6653, ext. 158 or www.scbar.org/clinics. 5:30-7 p.m. April 18, the Carolina Forest Branch Library, 2250 Carolina Forest Blvd., Myrtle Beach. Free seminar.
HORRY COUNTY LAW ENFORCEMENT TORCH RUN for Special Olympics, 843-685-4874 or email@example.com. Torch Run will begin at 8 a.m. at Socastee High School and should reach the Myrtle Beach Pelicans Field by 10 a.m. April 19. In need of sponsors for the event.
RABIES VACCINATION CLINICS, sponsored by DHEC and local veterinarians, www.scdhec.gov/rabies. Won’t exceed $10 per pet, dogs must be on a leash, cats must be in a box or carrier.
▪ 8 a.m-2 p.m. April 16, Grand Strand Humane Society, 3241 Mr. Joe White Ave., Myrtle Beach
▪ 9 a.m.-noon April 16, Bark Park, Pine Drive Surfside Beach (dogs only)
▪ 9 a.m.-noon April 16, Blue Ribbon Equine Services, 5582 S.C. 9, Green Sea
▪ 9 a.m.-1 p.m. April 16, Tamroc Kennels, 201 Bush Drive, Myrtle Beach
▪ Noon-1 p.m. April 16, Animal Hospital, 2501 U.S. 17 S., North Myrtle Beach
▪ Noon-2 p.m. April 16, Veterinary Clinic of Myrtle Beach, 708 21st Ave. N.
▪ 2-4 p.m. April 16, Murrells Inlet Veterinary Hospital, 3928 U.S. 17 Bypass
▪ 9 a.m.-3 p.m. April 20, Waccamaw Regional Veterinary Center, 1214 Pine St., Conway
▪ 10 a.m.-noon April 20, Meadowlawn Animal Services #1, 715 U.S. 701 S., Loris
▪ 10 a.m.-noon April 20, Meadowlawn Animal Services #2, 2350 U.S. 501 E., Conway
▪ 2-4 p.m. every Monday through Thursday in April, Cat’s Meow Veterinary Hospital, 4720 U.S. 17 Bypass S., Myrtle Beach (dogs welcome)
▪ 9 a.m.-5 p.m. every Monday through Friday in April, Coastal Animal Rescue, 1288 Limestone St., Murrells Inlet
▪ 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. every Saturday in April, Coastal Animal Rescue, 1288 Limestone St., Murrells Inlet
▪ 8 a.m.-2 p.m. every Tuesday and Wednesday in April, Grand Strand Humane Society, 3241 Mr. Joe White Ave., Myrtle Beach
▪ 8 a.m.-3 p.m. every Friday in April, Grand Strand Humane Society, 3241 Mr. Joe White Ave., Myrtle Beach
CONWAY COMMUNITY CLEAN-UP DATES, 843-488-1950 or www.ConwayParksandRecreation.com. 4-5:30 p.m. 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.
MCLEOD LORIS FITNESS CHALLENGE, 843-390-8325 or www.itsyourrace.com. 8 a.m. 5K run/walk begins; 8:10 a.m. 1-mile fun run begins, April 23, Center for Health and Fitness, 3207 Casey St., Loris. $20 register by April 16, $17 for McLeod employees and military personnel, $25 day of the event. The fun run is $5 individual and $10 family. Race day registration will be 7-7:45 a.m.
SHOOTING HOOPS, 1-800-790-6822. April 22 through April 24, Myrtle Beach Sports Center, 2115 Farlow Street, behind the Convention Center. Come see dozens of teams of ninth through 12th grade boys from across the nation play on the hardwood. Deadline to register is April 17.
THE FAST AND THE FURRIEST 5K RUN/WALK, 843-458-6487. 7:30-8:45 a.m. packet pickup; 9 a.m. 5K begins, April 23, at East Bay Park in Georgetown. $30 individual, teams $25 per person, $20 12 and under, $45 race day registration. Proceeds benefit Saint Frances Animal Center.
MCLEOD LORIS FITNESS CHALLENGE, 843-390-8325 or www.itsyourrace.com. 8 a.m. race day begins; 8:10 a.m. 5K run/walk and the 1-mile fun run begins, April 23, Center for Health & Fitness, 3207 Casey St., Loris. $20 register before April 16, $17 for McLeod employees and military personnel, $25 day of race. Fun run race is $5 for individual or $10 for family.
EARTH DAY MUSIC FEST AND 5K, firstname.lastname@example.org or scwellnesscouncil.org. 8 a.m. April 23, Barefoot Resort and Marina. Registration is $25 and closes at 11:59 a.m. April 21. To register to race visit https://runsignup.com/Race/SC/NorthMyrtleBeach/TheWellnessCouncilforSCEarthDay5K. All proceeds benefit The Wellness Council for S.C.
THE WACCAMAW ARTS & CRAFTS GUILD MEETING. 1:30 p.m. April 24, the Art Museum of Myrtle Beach, 3100 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach. The program will be presented by three very Coastal Carolina University visual arts students. Open to the public.
FALL PREVENTION AND HOME SAFETY, 843-915-7453. 4-5:30 p.m. April 27, North Myrtle Beach Library, 910 First Ave. S. The seminar will focus on home safety and lifestyle tips that will help reduce falls for older adults.
AWARENESS WALK ON BOARDWALK, benefiting Rape Crisis Center of Horry and Georgetown counties, 843-626-4411. 9-11:30 a.m. April 30, Sharkey’s, 600 N. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach. Games and activities afterward. Registration requested at 843-448-3180.
WORLD TAI CHI & QIGONG DAY | 9 a.m.-noon April 30, Chapin Park, 16th Avenue North and King’s Highway, Myrtle Beach. 10 a.m. Official Tai Chi worldwide event. Free.
VENDORS AND SPONSORS NEEDED FOR SPRINGFEST, 843-349-4400 or email@example.com. 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. April 30, on the grounds of HGTC in Conway. $50 vendor fees. No admission charge to the event. We are looking for a variety of arts and crafts, as well as businesses that would like to promote/advertise their products and services.
THE STARFISH GALA FUNDRAISER, 843-369-0200 or firstname.lastname@example.org. 6-10 p.m. May 6, Pine Lakes Country Club. $75 per person or $125 per couple. Proceeds benefit Waccamaw Youth Center in Conway; a home for boys ages 10-21 that have been abused and abandoned.