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ANNUAL NORTH STRAND COMMUNITY PRAYER AND PRAISE EVENT. 6-8 p.m. May 5, horseshoe on Main Street, North Myrtle Beach. The free ecumenical event offers leaders from area places of worship who will pray for different aspects of our local, regional and national communities. Several praise bands, singers and others perform in between the prayers.

TEEN TAKEOVER” events for ages 13 to 17, 843-918-2355. Teen dance party, 6-10 p.m. May 6, Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane, Myrtle Beach. Guest speakers, a meal, music, recreation activities, games and more. Attendees must preregister.

THE MOVEABLE FEAST FOR SPRING/SUMMER 2016, 843-235-9600 or www.classatpawleys.com. 11 a.m.-1 p.m., May 6, Pawleys Plantation. Literary luncheon with author Mary Alice Monroe (A Lowcountry Wedding). $25 each; the presentation precedes the meal.

ROLLING THUNDER SOUTH CAROLINA CHAPTER 3, dedicates a “Missing Man Chair of Honor” 843-0685-1793. 11 a.m. May 7, Veterans Park, the North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex. This Chair of Honor will be a permanent reminder of those who fought for our daily freedom and have never returned home.

D-DAY REMEMBERED, 843-915-5320 or www.horrycountymuseum.org. 1 p.m. May 7, McCown Auditorium, Horry County Museum, 805 Main St., Conway. The film profiles the events of "Operation Overlord," the Allied invasion of German-occupied France, which began on "D-Day" June 6, 1944.

MAYFEST ON MAIN® FESTIVAL, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. May 7, Main Street, North Myrtle Beach. Admission is free. Participants can enjoy live entertainment; food, arts and crafts, and other vendors; and kids can enjoy rides and games in the children’s area.

READ TO RUN, family summer reading kickoff. Noon-2 p.m. May 7, Georgetown County Parks and Recreation, 2030 Church St., Georgetown. Games, learning booths, face painting and more.

ANNUAL ART SHOW, 843-236-7997 or jseay@horrycountyschools.net. 5-6:30 p.m. May 11, Carolina Forest High School, 700 Gardner Lacy Road, Myrtle Beach. Refreshments will be provided.

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.

THE STARFISH GALA FUNDRAISER, 843-369-0200 or waccamawyouthcenter14@gamil.com. 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.

HELP 4 KIDS /BACKPACK BUDDIES ANNUAL SPAGHETTI LUNCHEON, 843-651-4310 or 843-650-8531. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. May 6, Villa Romana Italian Restaurant, 707 S. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach. 50/50 raffle and silent auction. $10; includes spaghetti with meat sauce or tomato sauce, salad and tea. Call for tickets or take out orders.

ST. CHRISTOPHERS CHILDREN ‘DERBY ON THE CREEK. 4:30-9:30 p.m., May 7, 165 Prospect Point Loop, DeBordieu, Georgetown. $50 per person with checks to be made payable to St. Christopher’s Children, P. O. Box 749, Pawleys Island, SC 29585

CHILI COOK OFF FUNDRAISER, 844-244-7297 ext. 701 or www.BigPawsCanine.com. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 7, Aynor town park. Vendors, raffle prizes, and chili tasting; $5 donation, the public can taste 8 or more chili’s. Proceeds benefit Big Paws Canine foundation, 1379 Horry Road, Suite 215, Aynor.

ALL DOGS GO TO HAPPY HOUR, 843-249-4948. 3 p.m. May 7, the deck, House of Blues, 4640 U.S. 17 S., North Myrtle Beach. Raffle prizes, live music, dogs available for adoption and more. Proceeds benefit the Humane Society of North Myrtle Beach.

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.

LA LECHE LEAGUE OF THE GRAND STRAND, 465-5847 or 455-7599. 4 p.m. first Thursday, Socastee Library Meeting Room, 707 141-Connector Road, Myrtle Beach.

SONS of CONFEDERATE VETERANS, Camp 1026, Rough and Readys of Myrtle Beach,www.horrryroughandreadyscamp1026.com. 6 p.m. May 5, special annual soldier's supper, the Waccatee Zoo, 8500 Enterprise Road, Myrtle Beach, Socastee area. (use Bay Road off S.C. 707 S.)

PAWLEYS ISLAND MASONS LODGE 409, 7:15 p.m. dinner and 8 p.m. meeting first Thursday each month. 75 Haunted Trail, just behind the Village Shops, U.S. 17 N.

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 each month, 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 of every month, First Presbyterian Church, 3801 Robert Grissom Parkway, Myrtle Beach.

CRIBBAGE TOURNAMENT, 843-756-1795. 12:30 p.m. every Thursday, Little River area. Call for information.

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.

LOW COUNTRY ASTD, 843-414-4815. 11:30-1:30 p.m. first Friday, HTC Town Centre, 3990 River Oaks Drive, Myrtle Beach.

GE RETIREES, 843-280-6353 or 910-579-5838. Meet the first Friday of the month.

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.

SOCASTEE-ST. JAMES KIWANIS CLUB, 843-650-1030. Noon-1 p.m. Mondays, Socastee Station, 4504 Socastee Blvd., Unit A, Myrtle Beach. Lunch and guest speakers

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

ORDER OF THE AMARANTH, 843-361-9619. 7:30 p.m. second Monday, Socastee Masonic Lodge, Butler Road, Myrtle Beach

LE LECHE LEAGUE OF THE PEE DEE, 843-360-0101. second Monday monthly, in the Sunday School House of the Church of the Advent, 103 E. Mullins St., Marion. Mothers-to-be and new moms encouraged to attend and learn more.

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.

MYRTLE BEACH CIVITAN CLUB, 843-448-2019. 1 p.m. second and fourth Tuesday, the Dunes Club, Myrtle Beach

BRUNSWICK COUNTY TOASTMASTERS, 910-540-1363 or www.toastmaster.org. 6:30 p.m., second and fourth Tuesdays of each month, BEMC meeting room, U.S. 17, Supply, N.C.

BRUNSWICK QUILT GUILD, www.brunswickquilters.com or brunswickquilters@gmail.com. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays of each month, Shallotte Presbyterian Church, 5070 MH Rourk Drive, Shallotte, N.C.

COASTAL SKI AND OUTING CLUB, 843-446-2209. second Tuesday. Call for time and location.

MILITARY OFFICERS ASSOCIATION, 843-449-6807, 6:30 p.m. second Tuesday, Pine Lakes Country Club, Myrtle Beach.

COASTAL CAROLINA CAMERA CLUB, 910-287-6311. 7 p.m. second Tuesday, Shallotte Presbyterian Church, 5070 Main Street, Shallotte, N.C. Guests are always welcome. Visit website www.coastalcarolinacameraclub.org.

The $URFSIDE $EANOTES INVESTMENT CLUB, 843-650-8662. 6:30 p.m. second Tuesday, Surfside Beach area.

PINK WARRIOR SISTERS, 910-575-2703. 2 p.m. second Tuesday, St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Ocean Isle Beach, N.C.

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.

WEST VIRGINIA LUNCHEON, 843-497-2238. 12:30 p.m. May 11, Jimmy's Hibachi, 1780 Pine Island Road, Myrtle Beach.

EASTERN CAROLINA’S UAW RETIREE’S, 843-467-3231 or kensenter1714 @aol.com. 10 a.m. second Wednesday, VFW Post 10804, 111 Highway 57 North, Little River.

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.

THE XI ALPHA CHI CHAPTER OF BETA SIGMA PHI, 843-458-2233. 6:30 p.m. May 11. Call for 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 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.

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.

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.

BRUNSWICK QUILTERS, www.brunswickquilters.com. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. second and fourth Tuesday, Shallotte Presbyterian Church, 5070 MH Rourk Drive, Shallotte, N.C. The guild works to educate, promote, and nurture those persons interested in learning, preserving, and advancing the art of quilting, while providing service to the community. Visitors are welcome.

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. Also have other classes for circuit training machines, accept silver sneakers for 65 and older; prime for 18-64 years old.

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.

BLACK DOG RUNNING COMPANY, 843-839-1174 or www.blackdogrunning.com. 6 p.m. walkers and 6:30 p.m. runners every Thursday, 1600 Farrow Parkway, Myrtle Beach. 1 to 5 mile route in Market Common for runners and walkers to meet new friends and get active.

SWING DANCING FOR SINGLES, 843-798-2639. 8 p.m. every Wednesday, the Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. Learn how to dance the swing with other singles - shag, jitterbug, disco and more. $30 per month, includes dance instruction, parties and events.

TAE KWON DO, 843-449-9622 or www.coastalcarolinaymca.org. 6:15-7 p.m. for ages 3-6, 7:15-8 p.m. for ages 7-15, Wednesday, Claire Chapin Epps Family YMCA, 5000 Claire Chapin Epps Drive, Myrtle Beach. Session begins May 4.

SENIOR DANCES, 570-881-0244 or rosalie182@att.net. 7-10 p.m. May 7, 20, June 4, 17, 25, July 2, 8, 23, Aug. 6, 19, 27, Oct. 22, Nov. 5, Dec. 3, Base Recreation Center Ballroom. $7 per person. Call or email to reserve a table.

LIBRARY HAPPENINGS

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, 11 a.m. Fridays

▪ Coloring for adults, 5:30-7 p.m. Mondays and 10 a.m.-noon Thursdays

▪ Teen nights, 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays

▪ Fiction Writers’ club meeting, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. second Tuesday

▪ Bingo, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays

▪ LegoNeers club, 4:30 p.m. second Wednesday, for children 5-12 years

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

▪ Adult coloring club, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. May 5, 19

▪ Preschool storytime, 11 a.m. Thursdays through May 19, for ages 3 to 5 years old.

▪ Friday Films, 1:30 p.m. May 6, 20, June 3, 24, popcorn served. Must be older than 18.

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

▪ Legal clinic: Elder law issues, 6:30-7:30 p.m. May 10

▪ 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

▪ Book/yard sale, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. May 6

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., all ages welcome. Snacks provided.

▪ Wiggle Worms Baby and Toddler story time, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, for ages 3 months to 3 years.

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.

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.

WACCAMAW REGIONAL FAMILY CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP, 843-436-6144. 1-2 p.m. first Friday, Grand Strand Senior Center 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. Third Tuesday, North Strand Senior Center 2309 Watertower Road, Longs and last Wednesday, Belin United Methodist Church Family Life Center, 4183 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet.

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.

UPCOMING

THE SOUTHWEST BRUNSWICK NEWCOMERS CLUB, 910-575-1109 or www.swbnc.org. 10 a.m.-noon May 12, the fellowship hall, Shallotte Presbyterian Church, 5070 Rourk Drive, Shallotte, N.C. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. for new members to join.

DINING FOR A CAUSE”, 843-651-2881. Restaurant opens at 4:30 p.m., May 12, Lee’s Inlet Kitchen, 4460 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet. A portion of their day’s proceeds to support the work of Miss Ruby’s Kids. Call for reservation.

GARDEN CITY BEACH COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION, general membership meeting and spring social, 843-215-0651. 6 p.m. May 12, Garden City pier. Bring a covered dish to share; drinks and meat furnished.

20th ANNUAL FORE! KIDZ GOLF TOURNAMENT, currie.batchelor@bmc.org or lin@linkelly.com. May 14, Tiger’s Eye Golf Links, Ocean Ridge Plantation, 360 Ocean Ridge Parkway SW, Ocean Isle Beach, N.C. $500 for a foursome. Proceeds benefit programs for area children.

USA DANCE, ballroom music, 570-881-0244 or rosalie182@att.net. 7-10 p.m. May 14, June 11, July 16, Aug. 13, Sept. 10, Oct. 8, Nov. 12, Dec. 10. $7 per person. Call or email to reserve a table.

BLUE CRAB FESTIVAL. 9 a.m.- 6 p.m. May 14, 15, the historic Little River waterfront. Enjoy fresh, local seafood from waterfront restaurants, dance or relax to live beach music, take in the scenic views, and pick up a unique gift or souvenir.

MILITARY FAMILY MEMBERS EVENT, presented by Blue Star Mothers of Coastal Carolina and Grand Strand Blue Star Mothers. 2 p.m. May 15, Myrtle Beach Moose Lodge, 479 Burcale Road. Exhibits, information from area recruiters, the Red Cross, Veterans organizations and groups. Refreshments served. Guest speaker is Mark Kruea.

CONWAY COMMUNITY CLEAN-UP DATES, 843-488-1950 or www.ConwayParksandRecreation.com. 4-5:30 p.m. May 19, June 16, July 21, Aug. 18, Sept. 15, and Oct. 20. The event is presented by Conway Parks, Recreation and Tourism.

5K SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISER, to https://runsignup.com/Race/SC/MyrtleBeach/GrandPark5k. 8 a.m. May 21, Grand Park, Market Common. $20; registration deadline is May 19. Proceeds go to the Myrtle Beach Recreation Youth Scholarship fund, to allow children in the community the opportunity to learn how to swim and participate in other recreational activities.

MYRTLE BEACH PELICANS SUPPORT HELP4KIDS! It’s Baseball Time! Join the Myrtle Beach Pelicans on Monday night home games for Backpack Buddies’ Night. Bring a non-perishable food item and receive half-off your price of admission. Dates for home games are May 23, May 30, June 6, June 13, July 25 and August 15

STAND UP, STEP OUT, Against Domestic Violence 5K, https://runsignup.com/ Race?raceID=31679. 8 a.m. May 28, Stables Park, Petigru Road, Pawleys Island. Registration ends 5 p.m. May 26.

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