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Activities for Pawleys Island, Litchfield and Murrells Inlet


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


Service of remembrance: Celebration of the lives of patients by Tidelands Community Hospice staff, family and friends. Oct. 23, 5:30 p.m., St. John’s Outdoor Chapel, Belin Memorial United Methodist Church. Also, Oct. 30, St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Georgetown

Arts and crafts: Over 50 exhibitors are registered for the 26th annual show to benefit the Catholic Women’s Club. Oct. 24, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Oct. 25, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Precious Blood of Christ Catholic Church

Barbecue and bazaar: The 48th annual benefit for church outreach program also includes pies from the chancel choir – while they last. Nov. 1, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Belin Memorial United Methodist Church

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. Last Sunday of the month, 4:30-6 p.m., St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Highway 17


CPR class: Learn a lifesaving skill. Oct. 23, 6 p.m., Wachesaw Conference Center. $10. Call 520-8490 to register

Hike to Fraser’s Point: A 2.5 mile walk through the former Calais Plantation to the site of a former Confederate battery on Winyah Bay. Oct. 24, 12:30-4:30 p.m., Hobcaw Barony. $25. Call 546-4623 to register

Better siblings: Children learn to be big brothers or sisters to a newborn. Oct. 27, 6 p.m., Waccamaw Community Hospital. Free, but call 520-8490 to register

Senior Scholars: Mason Daley will discuss 18th century furniture. Oct. 28, 10 a.m., Georgetown Library. Free

Arts & Entertainment

Moveable Feast: Mark Sibley-Jones (“By the Red Glare”), Oct. 24, 11 a.m., Kimbel’s. Signing at 2 p.m. at Litchfield Books. Next: Diane Chamberlain (“Silent Sisters”), Oct. 31, Ocean One. $25. For more information, call 235-9600

“Little Shop of Horrors”: Flower shop worker seeks fame with help of hungry plant in musical comedy inspired by classic horror film. Oct. 24-25, 30-31 and Nov. 1 at 8 p.m., Oct. 26 and Nov. 2 at 2:30 p.m., Strand Theater. $18. Call 527-2924 for tickets

Fiscal fitness festival: Games and crafts for kids, expert financial advice for adults. Oct. 25, noon-2 p.m., Beck Recreation Center, Georgetown

Book signing: Duane Lewis signs his novel “A Shot in the Dark.” Oct. 25, 1-3 p.m., Clock Tower Books, Georgetown

Arthritis expo: Information about health services and physicians panel discussion of osteoarthritis. Oct. 28, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. expo, 12:15 p.m. panel, Georgetown Memorial Hospital. Free

Healthy shopping: Tour the supermarket aisles with a Georgetown Hospital Dietician and learn about food labels, budgets and healthy choices. Oct. 28, 4 p.m., Lowes Foods, Pawleys Market. Free, but call 520-8288 to register


Past Presidents’ Palettes: Works by former Georgetown County Watercolor Society presidents Susan Goodman, Janice Coward and Gail Joley. Through Nov. 1, Rice Museum

National Sculpture Society: Works by 48 contemporary figurative sculptors. Through Nov. 2, Brookgreen Gardens. Free with regular admission

“The Henrietta”: The story of the largest wooden sailing ship built in South Carolina. S.C. Maritime Museum, Front Street. Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.


WHS competitive cheer at Conway Cheer Classic. Oct. 25

WHS cross country at Lower State. Nov. 1, Sandhills Research Center, Columbia

WHS football at Marion, Oct. 24, 7:30 p.m. JV at Dillon, Oct. 30, 6 p.m.

WHS girls tennis starts playoffs. Oct. 27, Stables Park Tennis Complex. Continue Oct. 29 and Nov. 3

WHS volleyball in playoffs. Oct. 27 and 29

Golf benefit: Tournament for Coastal Animal Rescue includes breakfast and awards ceremony with hors d’oeuvres. Oct. 27, 9 a.m., Wachesaw Plantation. $124. Register online at coastalanimalrescue.org

Injury clinics: Free evaluations for student athletes. Saturdays through Nov. 1, 8-10 a.m., Waccamaw Orthopaedics and NextStep Georgetown. Call 652-8160

Pawleys Island Bridge Club: Play for all levels of experience. Pawleys Island Senior Center. Schedule at pawleysislandbridgeclub.com

Et cetera

The Zombie Zone: Performing arts students present choirs, a haunted trail and family games. Oct. 25 and Nov. 1, 6-10 p.m., Oct. 31, 9-11:30 p.m., Socastee High. $7

Haunted Huntington: Two haunted houses, arts and crafts for kids, games and an outdoor screening of “Hocus Pocus” capture the Halloween spirit. Oct 24-25, 6-9 p.m., Huntington Beach State Park. $10 for adults, $7 children 6-15 and free for 5 and under

Classic car show: The Fall Rollout benefits the charitable work of the Pawleys Island Masonic Lodge and includes music, prizes and a parade along Front Street. Oct. 25, 8 a.m-4 p.m. with parade at 3 p.m., Campbell Boat Landing, Georgetown. $25 early registration ($30 on the day) at fallrollout.com or 457-9621

Dining for a cause: A share of dinner proceeds benefit Miss Ruby’s Kids early-childhood literacy program. Oct. 30, from 4:30 p.m., Lee’s Inlet Kitchen. Call 651-2881

Taste of Georgetown: Benefit for Family Justice Center includes samples from local restaurants and live music from local bands. Nov. 1, 12:30-3:30 p.m., Front Street. Call 546-3926 for tickets

Kitchen tour: Tickets on sale for a benefit for Miss Ruby’s Kids early-childhood literacy program that opens the doors to kitchens in Georgetown’s Historic District. Nov. 8, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $30. Call 436-7199 for tickets

Marine Corps anniversary: Local chapter of the Marine Corps League celebrates with a dinner-dance. Nov. 8, 5-10 p.m., Surfside Beach Moose Lodge. Call 235-1328 for tickets

Farmers markets: Sponsored by Georgetown County Parks and Recreation. Wednesdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Waccamaw Regional Recreation Center, Parkersville; Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., East Bay Park, Georgetown

Support groups

Alzheimer’s and dementia support: Caregivers support group. First Mondays, noon, Holy Cross-Faith Memorial Episcopal Church. 237-3459

Narcotics Anonymous: Tuesdays, 8 p.m., Barefoot Barista

Autism Support Group: Second Tuesdays, 6 p.m., call 436-5900 for location

Bereavement ministry: First and third Tuesdays, 9:15 a.m., Precious Blood of Christ Catholic Church. 385-2074

Mended Hearts: For heart patients and their families. Final Tuesday, 6 p.m., HealthPoint. 685-3378

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

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

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

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

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

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

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