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MUSIC ON MAIN CONCERT SERIES, 7-9 p.m. every Thursday through Oct. 1, the Horseshoe on Main Street at the Harold Bessent Band Stand, North Myrtle Beach. Performing this week will be South Express and Legacy. Bring a beach chair.

PAWTY, 843-249-4948 or 11 a.m.-6 p.m. July 1, The Humane Society of North Myrtle Beach, 409 Bay St. Refreshments and adoptable pets for only $15 during pawty. adoptions include the full adoption care package of spay/neuter, vaccinations, de-worming, and more.

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

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

LEARN ABOUT MYSTERIES OF THE SEA, 910-579-1016 or 6 p.m. Mondays during summer. The Museum of Coastal Carolina, 21 E. Second St., Ocean Isle Beach, N.C. Admission is free for members; non-member all-day admission $9.50 for adults, $8.50 for seniors, $7.50 for children (3-12), and free for age 2 and under.

MURDER MYSTERY DINNER THEATER, 843-272-3000. 7 p.m. every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, Interactive Dinner Theater at House of Blues, 4640 U.S. 17 S., North Myrtle Beach. On Tuesday and Thursday, “Wedding Bells for a Southern Belle”.


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.

GRAND STRAND TOASTMASTERS, 843-450-5973 or 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.

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.

DELTA ALPHA CHAPTER OF BETA SIGMA PHI, 843-650-0571 or 843-450-5550. Meets the first Monday of each month in Surfside Beach. Call for more information.

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.

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.

MYRTLE BEACH STAMP CLUB, 843-347-0087 or 7 p.m. first Tuesday, Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach.

PERCEPTOR PI CHAPTER OF BETA SIGMA PHI meets the first Tuesday of the month. Call 843-215-4894 for time and location.

MILITARY OFFICERS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA GRAND STRAND CHAPTER. or 6 p.m. meetings first Tuesday of every month.

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.

GRAND STRAND WOMEN VETERANS, all branches, 843-249-0903. Noon, meet for lunch first Wednesday of every month, Veteran's Cafe, U.S. 17 Bypass S., 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.


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. 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.

CHICORA STITCHERS, 843-222-7393 or 843-503-3585. 2 p.m. first Sunday, Trinity Episcopal Church, 31st Avenue North and Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach. All types of hand-stitching and embroidery. New members welcome.

STITCHIN’ TIME NEEDLEWORK CLUB, 910-575-0173. 9 a.m. Mondays, Hickmans Crossroads Library, 1040 Calabash Road, Calabash, N.C., free, open to public.

QUILT CLUB, 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.

ALEX POWERSNEW ART CLASS, 843-742-4061 or 1:30-4:30 p.m. July 5, 714 Main St., Myrtle Beach. $30 per student for 3 hours; for advanced beginners, intermediate and advanced.

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.

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 2:30 p.m. for beginners and 3:30 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.

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.

LINE DANCE CLASSES, 843-651-4603. 1 p.m. new beginners, 2-3:30 p.m. beginners, Tuesdays and 10:30 a.m.-noon Thursdays for high beginner, Civic Center, Surfside Beach.

ROCK"N"ETTES ORIENTATION/TRY-OUTS, ladies (50+) dance group, 843-497-4094. 11:30 a.m. Mondays, the Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach.


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

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

▪ Adult programs, 11 a.m. Wednesdays

CAROLINA FOREST LIBRARY, 843-915-5282. 2250 Carolina Forest Blvd., Myrtle Beach. Free and open to the public.

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

▪ Story times for preschoolers 10:30 a.m. Thursdays

▪ Children’s book and cook club, 4:30 p.m. June 30, must register

▪ Simply Tai Chi: DVD presentation, 11 a.m. June 30

▪ Classic movies, 11 a.m. Fridays

▪ Family movie matinees, 11 a.m. first Saturday

▪ Story time for babies and toddlers 10:30 a.m. Mondays

▪ Teen nights, 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays

▪ Crosswords and coffee club, 11 a.m. July 5

▪ Bingo, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays

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

▪ Preschool storytime, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays through July 14, for ages 3-5

▪ School age storytime, 2 p.m. Thursdays through July 14, for kindergarteners and older children

▪ Baby storytime, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays through July 19, for ages 4-18

▪ Toddler storytime, 10;30 a.m. Wednesdays through July 13

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

▪ Baby story time, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays, for children 18 months and younger

▪ DIY Duct Tape workshop, 2 p.m. Thursdays, call to register

▪ Fun, Fit Fridays, 10:30 a.m. through July 29

▪ Friday films, 1:30 p.m. July 1, 8, popcorn served

▪ Library club for kids, 10:30 a.m. Mondays

▪ Adult coloring, 10:30 a.m. Mondays

▪ Summer reading program, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays through July 26, open to children of all ages

▪ Summer story time, 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

▪ Kid’s craft time, 3 p.m. Tuesdays through July 19

▪ Teen summer reading programs, 2 p.m. Wednesdays through July 20

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.

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.

SURFSIDE BEACH LIBRARY, 410 Surfside Drive, 843-205-5280.

▪ Sporty story time, 10:30 a.m. Mondays

▪ Mahjong club, 10 a.m. every Tuesday

▪ Wiggly Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. through July 27, free lunch for kids

▪ Movie matinees, 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. July 6



▪ 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 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.


NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND Myrtle Beach Chapter, 843-399-2986. 1 p.m. July 9, Glenns Bay Baptist Church, 1835 Glenns Bay Road, Surfside Beach.

PARTNER IN COMMAND SEMINAR, 434-944-2009 or 12:30 - 2:30 p.m., July 9, Osprey Marina. Seminar is free. Geared to the spouse of the primary boat operator but all are welcome. Will provide the basic knowledge to help deal in emergency situations.

BEAT THE HEAT WALKING TOUR, 843-248-6260. 8 a.m. July 9, downtown Conway. $5 per person; free for Conway Alive members.

SOUNDS OF SUMMER, 7-9 p.m. July 15, the North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex Sandhills Bank Amphitheater, 150 Citizens Circle, Little River. Free to the public.

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

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

AMERICAS BOATING COURSE, 434-944-2009 or 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. July 23, 30, Fire Station #6, 970 38th Ave. N. This Introductory/refresher course is free or get course material $40.

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 July 25 and Aug. 15

VETERANS AWARENESS SERIES, 843-918-1295 or 1-3 p.m. 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.