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THE SOUTHWEST BRUNSWICK NEWCOMERS CLUB, 910-575-1109 or 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.

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.

THE LATTA COMMUNITY SINGERS SPRING CONCERT. 7 p.m. May 13 and 3 p.m. May 15, the Ellis Performing Arts Center, Latta High School Campus, 618 N. Richardson St. All events are free.

USA DANCE, ballroom music, 570-881-0244 or 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.

ACT TWO PRODUCTIONS HOLDS AUDITIONS, for Paul Allen’s musical comedy Romeo and Juliet…Almost, 843-995-2756. 2-6 p.m. May 14, 15. Call to set up an audition.

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.

NMB FARMERS MARKET OPENS. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Fridays through Oct.28, North Myrtle Beach Farmers Market, 925 First Ave. S., between the Library and City Hall.



▪ 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 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.

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.

20th ANNUAL FORE! KIDZ GOLF TOURNAMENT, or 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.


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 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 7:30 a.m. Fridays, Tamers Restaurant, Ocean Ridge Plantation, 351 Ocean Ridge Parkway, Ocean Isle Beach, N.C.

GRAND STRAND GENEALOGY CLUB, 843-267-8157 or 10:30 a.m. second Saturday, Chapin Library, 400 14th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach.

PALMETTO AFRICAN VIOLET SOCIETY, 843-877-2709 or Noon-2 p.m. second Saturday, Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach.

THE NORTH STRAND SAIL AND POWER SQUADRON, 843-399-1342 or Second Saturday. Call for details or go online.

THE MYRTLE BEACH ORCHID SOCIETY. 2:30 p.m. May15, the Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N. Everyone is welcome. Bring your plants in flower for display. There will be a DVD shown on orchid culture and a raffle for plants.

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 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 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, 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.

AMERICAN LEGION POST # 40, 843-293-6311 or 843-333-6358 or email 7 p.m. third Tuesday, 5811 Creekside Drive, Myrtle Beach.

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, 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.

THE MYRTLE BEACH CAMERA CLUB, 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

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.


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. 10:30 a.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 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 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 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 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 intermediate 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 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 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.SCWellnessAnd 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 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.


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

▪ Preschool children’s story hour, 10:30 a.m. every Thursday.

▪ 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.

▪ 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

▪ 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

▪ Sensory Friendly Saturdays, 11 a.m. second Saturday

▪ Teen nights, 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays

▪ 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.

▪ Sensory friendly Saturdays, 11 a.m. second Saturday

▪ Family Dance Party, 11 a.m.-noon May 13,

▪ Craft of the Month: Wine Bottle Tiki Torch, 2-4 p.m. May 17,

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

▪ Toddler storytime, 11 a.m. May 18

▪ School age storytime, 2:45 p.m. May 18, for kindergarteners and older children.

CONWAY LIBRARY, 843-915-7323. 801 Main St.

▪ Bouncing babies, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays

▪ Other book club, 6 p.m. third Thursday

▪ Book sale, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. May 14

▪ Adult coloring, 10:30 a.m. May 16

▪ DIY duct tape workshop, 10 a.m. May 18

▪ Friends of the Library, 5:30 p.m. May 24

▪ 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

▪ Book sale, 9 a.m.-noon second and fourth Friday

▪  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

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.

▪ Wacky Wednesday trivia night, 5-6:30 p.m. May 25

SOCASTEE LIBRARY, 843-215-4700 or socastee 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.



▪ 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.

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.

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 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 SIMPLE WILL & ADVANCE DIRECTIVES LEGAL CLINIC, 843-918-1295 or email 1-4 p.m. May 12, Chapin Memorial Library. Must be at least 60 years of age or older and certain income and asset restrictions apply. Call to register.


CONWAY COMMUNITY CLEAN-UP DATES, 843-488-1950 or 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.

AMERICAN LEGION RIDERS BIKE WEEK PIG ROAST, 401-692-1905. 1-4 p.m. May 19, American Legion Post 178, 3950 U.S. 17, Murrells Inlet. $10 each.

MUSIC ON MAIN CONCERT SERIES, 7-9 p.m. begins May 19 and every Thursday through Oct. 1, on Main Street alternating between two locations: 202 Main Street and the Horseshoe at 11 S. Ocean Blvd, North Myrtle Beach. Bring a beach chair.

SOUNDS OF SUMMER, 7-9 p.m. begins May 20 and every third Friday through Sept. 16, the North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex Sandhills Bank Amphitheater, 150 Citizens Circle, Little River. Free to the public, and features a different band.

5K SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISER, to 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.

SENIOR DANCES, 570-881-0244 or 7-10 p.m. May 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.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR HELP4KIDS FOOD DRIVE, 843-651-4310 or 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. May 21, Wal-Mart at Surfside Beach, Neighborhood Market at Ocean Lakes and North Myrtle Beach (Gator Hole). Also in need of volunteers to load the vans, 1 p.m. May 20.

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

ATTENTION VETERANS - Eastern Carolina Homelessness Organization, 843-918-1295 or 2-4 p.m. May 26, first floor meeting room, Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. Seminar about the ECHO program and a brief overview of life after the military. Registration is appreciated, not required.

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

BLESSING OF THE BEACH, 843-650-9548 or 7 a.m., May 29, Surfside Beach Pier

GOLF CART PARADE, 843-650-9548 or 1 p.m. May 29, meet at Holiday Inn, 16th Avenue North, Surfside Beach

MEMORIAL DAY COOKOUT, 843-650-9548 or 4- 8 p.m. May 29, Surfside Drive, Surfside Beach

SUNDAY SERENADES, 843-650-9548 or 2-5 p.m. every Sunday, May 29 through Sept. 25, the Veterans Park, Surfside Drive. Bring your beach chairs, and picnic lunch to enjoy the music.

MEMORIAL DAY SERVICE, 910-579-3577. 10 a.m. May 30, VFW Calabash Post 7288 , 900 Carter Drive, Calabash, N.C. Featured speaker will be Vietnam Veteran Bob Racine, founder of the Warrior Ride.

ROCK "N'" ETTES orientation and tryouts for group of women 50 and older, starting June 6 at Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. 843-497-4094, or email