COMMUNITY EVENTS

  • Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Wednesday, January 8

ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP- MURRELLS INLET: 10 a.m. Belin Memorial United Methodist Church in Murrells Inlet. Information at 651-9711.

STROKE SUPPORT GROUP: Waccamaw Community Hospital 4th floor dining room 3 p.m. Call 652-1415 for information.

I CAN COPE EDUCATION SERIES Waccamaw Community Hospital: 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Program for people facing cancer. Class is free; pre-registration is required. To register call 652-1640.

Knitting 101: Learning the Basics, with Ellen McClinton from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Classes for kid’s knitting also. Call or come by to register. JOYfilled Gifts, 800 Front St., Georgetown 545-5344.

BIBLE STUDY: Living Word Christian Center will host a Bible study at 7 p.m. at 66 Plover Dr. in Georgetown.

GEORGETOWN AA: The Georgetown Group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at the CB Hut, 605 1/2 Church St. Call 843-445-7119. 12 noon O/SS. 8 p.m. C/SS.

BETHESDA SERVICE: Bethesda Missionary Baptist Church will have prayer meeting and Bible study at 6 p.m.

CHILDREN’S PIONEER CLUB: Children’s Pioneer Club will meet from 7 to 8 p.m. at Graves Southern Baptist Church, 44 Vine Ct., Hwy. 521 in Georgetown.

GRAVES BAPTIST PRAYER MEETING: Graves Southern Baptist Church, 44 Vine Ct., Hwy. 521 in Georgetown, will have a prayer meeting from 7 to 8 p.m.

PRAYER AND BIBLE STUDY: First Church of God will have prayer and scripture readings at 6 p.m.

Upper Room Ministry: The Upper Room Ministry will meet at the Carolinian Inn, 706 Church St., Georgetown, every Wednesday at 7 p.m. If you need a ride please call 843-546-4898.

single moms: The Georgetown Outreach Ministries, Inc. offers weekly empowering sessions helping young single moms prepare for the workforce, develop positive attitudes, enhance decision making skills, become economically viable and develop stable, healthy families. Sessions are held on Wednesdays from 6 to 7 p.m. at The Meeting Place, 2921 Highmarket St. Call 520-0875 for further details.

CHIEFS: The Georgetown County Chiefs will meet from 3 to 4 p.m. at the Hardee’s in Georgetown. New and old veterans are welcome.

PAWLEYS ISLAND AA: The Pawleys Island Group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. at All Saints Church in the Children’s Church building.

STORY HOUR: The Waccamaw Library offers story time at 10:30 a.m. For information call 545-3623.

Pawleys Island bridge club: The Pawleys Island Bridge Club meets weekly at J.D.’s Steakhouse, 13089 Ocean Hwy., Pawleys Island, on Monday afternoons at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday mornings at 10 a.m., Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m., Thursday morning at 10 a.m. and Friday morning at 10:15 a.m. For more information email PIBC@sc.rr.com or visit the Club’s Web site at pawleysislandbridgeclub.com.

ISLAND SERENITY AFG: The Island Serenity Al-Anon Family Group meets at 10 a.m. in the Parish House at Holy Cross Faith Memorial Episcopal Church, 1113 Baskervill Dr. and Highway 17 Bypass in Pawleys Island.

MIDWAY AFG: The Midway Al-Anon Family Group meets at 8 p.m. in the Sandtrap Room at Tupelo Bay Golf Clubhouse, 1800 Business 17 South in Garden City.

ELECTION BOARD: The Elections & Registrations Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. at the Voter Registration Office, 303 Hazard St. in Georgetown. Call 545-3339

PI MOOSE SERVICE: The Pawleys Island Moose Service Center group will meet at 6 p.m. at the VFW in Georgetown. Call Ed Grace at 357-0823 for membership information.

Thursday, January 9

BREASTFEEDING CLASS - MURRELLS INLET: Taught by a Certified Lactation Consultant, will be held at Wachesaw Conference Center from 6 to 8 p.m. Class is free; pre-registration required, call 520-8490 or self register via the hospital’s website.

S.O.U.L: S.O.U.L. – Skills of Understanding Life is a social and life skill building program for autism spectrum disorders of difficulties in relating. Meeting will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at North Hampton Baptist Church, 7458 Highmarket St., Georgetown.

PARKINSON’S SUPPORT GROUP: 7 p.m. Timber Lake Baptist Church on Rt.707. Information at 650-8756.

Computer Classes: Adult Computer Classes at LOG ON! Computer Lab Tuesday and Thursdays at Howard School (Gym Side), 5:30 to 7 p.m. Instructors: Ann Keith and Lea Moore. For more information call 546-7900 or visit themitneyproject.org.

Overeaters Anonymous: 9 to 10 a.m. at St Peters Lutheran Church, 65 Crooked Oak Dr. (at the intersection with Highway 17) For information call 222-3416.

ANDREWS AA: Sobering Hope Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. at Universal Hagar’s Church in Andrews, 313 N. Beech Ave. Call 543-4248 or 646-241-0866.

AA PURPOSE GROUP: The AA Singleness of Purpose Group, a non-smoking, closed-discussion group, meets at noon at Prince George Parish House, 301 Screven St. in Georgetown. Have a drinking problem? Perhaps AA can help. Call 843-445-7119.

GEORGETOWN AA: The Georgetown Group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at the CB Hut, 605 1/2 Church St. Call 843-445-7119. 12 noon CD. 8 p.m. OD.

CLOTHES CLOSET: Bethesda Missionary Baptist Church’s Clothes Closet is open from 10 a.m. to noon and 4 to 6 p.m. The church is located at 225 Wood St.

GEORGETOWN AFG: The Georgetown Al-Anon Family Group meets at 7 p.m. at Georgetown Presbyterian Church (enter front portico, turn right), 558 Black River Road in Georgetown.

DISASTER NIGHTS: The Georgetown County Hurricane Project hosts “Disaster Nights” at the Georgetown County Library at 5:30 p.m. Participants play Stop Disaster, a game in which you build the safest city possible and then hit it with a natural disaster. The player whose city survives most intact wins the game – and a survivor prize like astronaut ice cream or a battery powered radio.

Game Night: Andrews Library and The Georgetown Library hosts a weekly board and card game night Thursday evenings where a wide variety of games are played. This BYTES Project event is open to anyone, with many of the games being suitable for ages 8+. Andrews Library 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Georgetown Library: 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Call 545-3300 to find out more about the program.

exercise program: Arnett AME Church, 900 N. Merriman Rd. has an exercise program that meets every Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 8 a.m. Church School is Sundays at 9 a.m. and Worship 10 a.m., Bible Study is Tuesdays 6 p.m. and Mid-week worship is Wednesdays 7 p.m.

Gateway to Recovery: Gateway to Recovery is held at Soul Saving Station Church, 1919 Hawkins St., Georgetown at 6 p.m. For information call 527-1785.

LIFE PRESERVER GROUP AA: The Life Preserver Group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. at Belin Methodist Church in Murrells Inlet.

PAWLEYS ROTARY: The Rotary Club of Pawleys Island meets every Thursday at Litchfield Country Club from 1 to 2 p.m. for lunch and a program. Visiting Rotarians welcome. Call Jane Sentivan at 843-655-4589.

KIWANIS CLUB: The Kiwanis Club of Pawleys Island meets at 7:45 a.m. at Eggs Up Grill.

NEW HOPE AFG: The New Hope Al-Anon Family Group meets at 7 p.m. at Timberlake Baptist Church (enter right rear), 9950 Highway 707 south of Holmestown Road in Burgess Community.

Meeting space: St. Peter’s Lutheran Church at Pawleys Island, Highway 12 and Crooked Oak Dr. has a great new meeting space for many types of gatherings - ideal for civic meetings, board meetings, family reunions, etc. For more information contact Tami in the church office at 237-2795.

STRAND SHELL CLUB: The Grand Strand Shell Club meets at 7 p.m. at The Meeting Place in Inlet Square Mall. Call Joe at 232-1722. Except Jul, Aug. and Dec. 

Friday, January 10

Ribbon cutting: Please join the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce as they welcome The Georgetown County Museum at The History Center located at 120 Broad St. in Georgetown. At 4 p.m. the Museum will hold the official ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremony. Come see the new location, enjoy refreshments, and view two new exhibits.

Keep our pets food bank: Keep Our Pets Food Bank, located in Murrells Inlet, is having a community fundraiser, dine to make a difference at Joey Doggs, 1818 Highway 17 Business, Surfside Beach on Jan. 10 and March 7 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. For more information call Tabitha 843-651-0778.

Saturday, January 11

Oyster Roast: Bethel AME Church of Georgetown will be having an oyster roast noon to 5 p.m. at the Glisson Center, 401 Broad St. $15. For information call 546-4898.

Sunday, January 12

Glitz and Glamour Hollywood Tea: An Old Hollywood Glitz and Glamour Tea remembering the glamour days of Hollywood presented by The Long Bay Symphony Guild from 1:30 to 4 p.m. at Pawleys Plantation Golf & Country Club, 70 Tanglewood Dr., Pawleys Island. $35 per person. Glamour make over by Clinique of Belks, surprise fashion show, fabulous gift baskets of the stars For reservations call 843-448-8379.

Daylily club: The Georgetown Area Daylily Club will meet at 2:30 p.m. at the Dick N. Johnson Civic Center at 829 N. Pine Dr in Surfside Beach. The Georgetown Area Daylily Club will be learning more about what daylily garden judges look for, maybe even spark your own interest in becoming a daylily garden judge? At this meeting, they will review the many awards presented by AHS for daylilies, review garden judging and how judges learn to look at the “whole plant” in evaluating what makes a great garden plant. This overview will enable you to recognize outstanding plant performance. For more information contact Heidi Douglas at 843-240-2532.

Monday, January 13

Breakfast briefings: The Georgetown Chamber of Commerce will sponsor breakfast briefings from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at the Quality Inn, 120 Church St., Georgetown. Bill Crowther (Alliance for Economic Development for Georgetown County) will cover the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) and its potential impact on the Georgetown Port and seismic testing off coast of S.C. to test feasibility of energy exploration.

CANCER SUPPORT GROUP:Education Center at the Georgetown Memorial Hospital from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Call 520-8062.

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