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Activities for Pawleys Island, Litchfield and Murrells Inlet

Meetings

Pawleys Island Town Council: Feb. 8, 5 p.m., Pawleys Island Chapel

Georgetown County Council: Feb. 9, 5:30 p.m., council chambers

GOP primary: Ohio Gov. John Kasich campaigns for the presidential nomination. Feb. 11, 10 a.m., Applewood House of Pancakes

Churches

Shrove Tuesday: Pancake dinner. Feb. 9, 5-6:30 p.m., Belin Memorial United Methodist Church. $6/adults, $2/children 3-11, free/3 and under

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

Education

Health talk: Dr. Victor Diaz-Gonzalez, a cardiologist, talks about heart disease and strokes in women at a luncheon. Feb. 5, noon, Tidelands Health Conference Center, Riverwood Drive. Free, but call 843-527-7405 to register

Technology Club: George Leyendecker leads a program on networks. Feb. 8, 9:30 a.m., Waccamaw Library. Free. New members and visitors welcome

Grand Strand Camellia Society: Demonstrations on grafting technique. Feb. 8, 4:30 p.m., Waccamaw Library. New members and visitors welcome

Lowcountry Herb Society: Pat Harpell, founder of the S.C. Herbal Society, explores the “love language of herbs.” Feb. 9, 9:30 a.m., Waccamaw Library. New members welcome, $20 a year via lcherbsociety.info

The Baruchs – A Love Story: Learn about the romance and marriage of Bernard and Anne Baruch in a tour of their winter home. Feb. 12, 2 p.m., Hobcaw Barony. $25 include coffee and chocolates. Call 843-546-4623 or go to gcsheriff.org by Feb. 16 or call 843-436-6032 for more information

Arts & Entertainment

Tea and Poetry: Poets Jason Mott and Michael White read from their work, discuss their craft and offer advice for other poets. Feb. 4, 3 p.m., Waccamaw Library. Free, including tea and treats

Moveable Feast: Karen Stokes (“The Immortals: A Story of Love and War”), Feb. 5, 11 a.m., Carefree Catering. Signing at Litchfield Books, 2 p.m. Next: Melanie Benjamin (“The Swans of Fifth Avenue”), Feb. 12, Pawleys Plantation. $25. For more information, call 843-235-9600

French film festival: Series of contemporary films with English subtitles returns for a 12th season. “Elle L’Adore,” Feb. 5, 7 p.m.; “Loin des Hommes,” Feb. 6, 7 p.m.; “Berthe Morisot,” Feb. 7, 2:30 p.m; “La Famille Bélier,” Feb. 13, 2:30 p.m.; “Les Souvenirs,” Feb. 13, 7 p.m.; “Belle et Sébastien,” Feb. 14, 2:30 p.m., Waccamaw Library. $3 each or $5 for a series pass available at the library

“Henry V”: American Shakespeare Company performs the historical drama about the English king and his “band of brothers” in the victory at Agincourt. Feb. 6, 7 p.m., Winyah Auditorium. $35. Call 843-520-4359 or go to thegeorgetownschool.org for tickets

Classic movies: “Woman of the Year” with Spencer Tracy and Katherine Hepburn continues the series. Feb. 12, 6:30 p.m., Waccamaw Library. Free

“The Fatal 50s”: A mystery dinner theater by the Swamp Fox Players benefit Dragon Boat at the Beach. Feb. 13, 6 p.m., $45 includes dinner. Feb. 14, noon, $30 includes light lunch. Pawleys Plantation. Call 843-979-0964 for tickets

Exhibits

Art for snowbirds: Works by area artists and authors, demonstrations, refreshments and music by the AristoCats at a reception for winter visitors. Feb. 6, 2-5 p.m., Art Works, Litchfield Exchange

From the director’s collection: Works by Bruce Chandler, Bill McCullough, Lee Minton, Darden Camlin and others from Rice Museum director Jim Fitch’s collection. Through March 5, Rice Museum

Sandy Scott, A Retrospective: Sculpture and etchings by an award-winning artist and member of the National Sculpture Society. Through April 24, Brookgreen Gardens. Free with regular admission

Gullah Culture … Remembering While Evolving: Paintings by Patricia Sabree, who grew up on a farm in Lake City with 15 siblings and now lives in Bluffton. Through March 12, Lowcountry Center, Brookgreen Gardens. Free with regular admission

Squeaky Swenson: Coastal scenes from the Carolinas rendered in acrylic. Through Feb. 28, Waccamaw Library

Wildlife photography: Works by David Fattaleh and Janine Briggs. Through Feb. 28, Waccamaw Library

Browns Ferry Vessel: A new model of the colonial cargo boat highlights an exhibit on its place in history. S.C. Maritime Museum, Front Street

Sports

Lowcountry Prep basketball: JV and varsity at Crown Academy, Feb. 5, 5:30 p.m.; varsity at Conway Christian, Feb. 8, 5 p.m. girls, boys follow; JV and varsity boys host Palmetto Christian, Feb. 10, 6 p.m.

WHS basketball: JV at Aynor, Feb. 4. 6 p.m. girls, boys follow; varsity hosts Marion in makeup game, Feb. 4, 6 p.m.; varsity hosts Aynor, Feb. 5, 6 p.m.; varsity at Marion, Feb. 8, 6 p.m.; JV hosts Marion, Feb. 9, 6 p.m.; varsity hosts Dillon, Feb. 10, 6 p.m.

WHS wrestling at Lower State qualifying tournament, Feb. 19-20, Marion High School

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

Et cetera

Blood drive: Donate a pint to the Red Cross. Feb. 5, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Georgetown Memorial Hospital

Marshi Gras: Local take on the New Orleans tradition includes parade, costume contest and Land of Dixie Jazz Band. Feb. 9, 5 p.m. registration, 7 p.m. parade, 8:30 p.m. contest, Murrells Inlet Marsh Walk. Free to enter, but registration required for contest

Mardi Gras: Parade and party in Downtown Georgetown. Feb, 9, 5:30-10:30 p.m., Front Street (parade) and Winyah Indigo Society (party). $25. Tickets limited. Call 843-520-0744

Kids play: Benefit for Service Over Self youth group has members assisting adult volunteers in program of games and other activities for children 3-11. Feb. 13, 1-3 p.m., The Hammock Shops. Free, but donations welcome

Chocolate and champagne: Benefit for S.C. Cares animal sanctuary includes live music and silent auction. Feb. 13, Cooper House, Socastee. $30 ($50 for couples) at sc-cares.org

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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