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Activities for Pawleys Island, Litchfield and Murrells Inlet


Georgetown County Republican Women’s Club: June 27, noon, Applewood House of Pancakes

Georgetown County Democratic Women’s Council: June 27, 5:30 p.m., Bethel AME Church, Georgetown

Georgetown County Council: June 28, 5:30 p.m., council chambers


Vacation Bible School: Places filling up for “Cave Quest: Following Jesus, the light of the world.” June 26-30, 5:30-8 p.m., Belin Memorial United Methodist Church. Register at the Family Life Center

• Registration open for “Pets Unleashed: Where Jesus cares fur you,” a program for children age 4 through fifth-grade. June 27-29, 9 a.m.-noon, St. Peter’s Lutheran Church. Free. Call 843-237-2795 to register

Nick at Night: Registration open for free program of praise, worship and sticky stuff for rising first- through fifth-graders. June 28-30, 6- 8 p.m., Pawleys Island Community Church. Sign up at picc.ws

Food and fellowship: Bread of Life soup kitchen. Mondays and Tuesdays, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Pawleys Island Presbyterian Church, Highway 17

• Father Pat’s Lunch Kitchen. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; Saturdays, 9-11 a.m., Precious Blood of Christ Catholic Church, Waverly Road

• Island Grace Café. Fridays, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., All Saints Church, Kings River Road

• Harvest of Grace Café. Third Sunday of the month, 5-6:30 p.m., St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Highway 17


Native-American heritage: Learn about the Waccamaw and other tribes that made their home in the Lowcountry in a program for families. June 24, 2:30-4 p.m., Hobcaw Barony. $5/person. Register at hobcawbarony.org

Coastal ecology: Camps for rising second- through fifth-graders run by Hobcaw staff. Four-day sessions start June 28, July 5 and 12, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $125. Space limited. Register at hobcawbarony.org

Summer camps: Creative arts and science programs for children 6-10 sponsored by Coastal Carolina University. June 27-July 1, 8:30 a.m.12:30 p.m. and 1-5 p.m., Litchfield Education Center. $75/half-day camps, $150/full-day camps. Details and registration at coastal.edu/outreach

Arts & Entertainment

Cool Summer Evenings: Entertainment series continues Wednesdays through Fridays until Aug. 5, with family programs on Thursday. Celtic rock from Stirling Bridge, June 24; Rock from The Stilettos, June 29, 7 p.m., Brookgreen Gardens. Free with regular admission

Moveable Feast: Wendy Wax (“Sunshine Beach”), June 24, 11 a.m., Inlet Affairs. Signing at Litchfield Books, 2 p.m. Next: Bronwen Dickey (“Pit Bull: The Battle Over an American Icon”), July 1, Carefree Catering. $25. For more information, call 843-235-9600

Strand Cinema: “Brooklyn,” Irish emigre finds romance in 1950s Brooklyn, June 24, 2:30 p.m.; “Grandma,” pregnant teen seeks help from acerbic grandmother, June 24, 7 p.m.; “45 Years,” husband’s past haunts couple on eve of their anniversary, June 25, 2:30 p.m.; “About Elly,” Iranian teacher disappears during picnic, June 25, 7 p.m. Strand Theater. $7 afterward ($5 for members)

“The Geriatric Monologues”: An adaptation by Jim Rogers of his book of poetry “Starts and Stops Along the Way” debuts as the final show of the Murrells Inlet Community Theater. June 24-25 at 7:30 p.m., June 26 at 2 p.m., Murrells Inlet Community Center. $15. Call 843-651-4152 for tickets

The Rectory Lawn: Series of free outdoor concerts resumes with John Lammonds and the Blue Dogs. June 26, 6-9 p.m., All Saints Church. Food and drinks available for purchase


Inspired by Nature: Paintings by Daniel Ambrose, who works in egg tempera, and ceramics by Glenda Taylor, Floridians whose work draws on life along the Atlantic coast. Through July 2, Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Cheryl Newby Gallery, Oak Lea

Equestrian prints: Works from the 19th and 20th century collection of Philip Mulholland. Through June 25, Rice Museum

Jane Woodward: Vibrant coastal scenes in oil and acrylic by a Murrells Inlet artist. Through June, Waccamaw Library

Rainey Master Sculptors: Works by current and former sculptors-in-residence. Through July 24, Brookgreen Gardens. Free with regular admission


Sailing camps: Week-long sessions for children 8 to 14 continue through Aug. 5. 9 a.m. to noon or 2-5 p.m., S.C. Maritime Museum, Front Street. $200 includes course and log books (10 percent of for children and grandchildren of museum members). Register at scmaritimemuseum.org

Golf benefit: A nine-hole tournament by the Knights of Columbus raises funds for the Georgetown County Veterans Memorial Wall. July 7, 2:30 p.m., Heritage Plantation. $50. Register at kofc3272.org

• Cameron Ahalt Memorial: Eighth year for benefit event for college scholarships and community projects. Sept. 10, 8:30 a.m., Wachesaw East. $75/player. Register by Aug. 20 at pawleysislandbridgeclub.com

Et cetera

Paddle Fest: Paddle Black Mingo Creek or spend a day at waterfront activities in a benefit for Tara Hall Home for Boys. June 25, launch at 9 a.m. $40 for ages 17 and up, $25 for ages 8-16, free for 7 and under. Boat rentals available for $10. Register at tarahall.org

GOP primary runoff: Reese Boyd and Stephen Goldfinch are on the ballot for the state Senate District 34 nomination. June 28, 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Find polling places and check your voter registration at scvotes.com

Good Mourning Camp: Tidelands Community Hospice program for children 6-14 who a grieving from the death of a family member or friend combines expressive arts and crafts projects with games and music. July 9, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Precious Blood of Christ Catholic Church. Free, but call 843-520-7714 by June 27 to register

Farmers Market: Wednesdays, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Waverly Place, Highway 17

Medicine disposal: Pills and patches, including narcotics, accepted for disposal by the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office. Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Litchfield Exchange

Business networking: Weekly sessions build business relationships following Business Networking International program. Tuesdays, 7:30-9 a.m., Tradition Golf Club. Call 843-833-1937 for more information

Support groups

Autism Support Group: Second Mondays, 6 p.m., Georgetown Library

Maternal loss bereavement: Fourth Monday, 6:30 p.m., Waccamaw Community Hospital. 843-652-1806

Bereavement ministry: First and third Tuesdays, 9:15 a.m. at Precious Blood of Christ Catholic Church, 11 a.m. at Belin Memorial United Methodist Church. 843-385-2074

Mended Hearts: For heart patients and their families. Fourth Tuesday, noon, HealthPoint. 843-685-3378

Al-Anon Family Group: Thursdays, 7 p.m., Georgetown Presbyterian Church. 843-957-4028

Alzheimer’s Caregivers: Second Thursday, 2 p.m., Lakes at Litchfield. 843-651-2335

Parkinson’s Disease Support Group: Second Thursday, 7 p.m., National Healthcare Center, Garden City. 843-357-2306

Overeaters Anonymous: Fridays, 9 a.m., Litchfield Exchange. 843-237-8617

Better Breathers: American Lung Association group for patients and families. Third Friday, 1 p.m., Waccamaw Community Hospital. 843-652-1624

Alcoholics Anonymous: Saturdays, 10 a.m., St. Peter’s Lutheran Church

Aphasia Support Group: Fourth Saturday, 10 a.m., Waccamaw Library. 843-325-3930

Nar-Anon: Support for friends and families of addicts. Sundays, 7 p.m. nar-anon.com

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