COMMUNITY EVENTS

  • Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Wednesday, April 2

Autism Awareness day: Wear blue to support Autism Awareness. Meet at the Georgetown Fire Station at 4:30 to take a picture with the firefighters.

financial fitness day: Georgetown Kraft Credit Union will be having a financial fitness day. The day will include: funfoodraiser, GKCU employee walk-a-lot, YMCA membership drive and talk with financial fitness trainers.

fundraiser dinner: St. Francis Animal Center is hosting a Dinner by the River event to be held at greenfield Plantation on the banks of the Black River. To reserve seats please call 843-546-0780.

Greater bible Way Church: The Greater Bible Way Church of Georgetown, 1518 Hawkins St., will have a family Bible class at 7 p.m.

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, 422 King St., Georgetown, will have a prayer, praise and worship service from noon to 1 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.

KGB: Keep Georgetown Beautiful will meet at noon at City Hall. The public is invited to attend. Call 545-4100.

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary: Flotilla 12-10 of Georgetown meets the first Wednesday of every month. Are you looking for a volunteer position that puts you in touch with the boating community? Members participate in safety patrols, vessel examinations and safe boating courses. They also attend community events such as the Wooden Boat Show to keep people aware of safe boating practice. Boat ownership is not a requirement. For information, please contact Ed Wozniak, Human Resources Officer, at tel. (843) 545-9750 or email ednatwoz@sc.rr.com.

WAVE WEDNESDAY: Support Waccamaw High School by dining at the Murrells Inlet area Chick-fil-A from 5 to 8 p.m. Ten percent of all sales made during these hours will be donated to WHS.

Thursday, April 3

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

First thursday info-tainment: The Waccamaw Library will be having their first Thursday info-tainment at 7 p.m. Guests will be Tropical Jammers Myrtle Beach Steel Drum Band.

Junior golf tournament: Register now for the Dunes Waccamaw Cardiology Junior Tournament to be held April 26-27. For information call 843-449-0185.

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.

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.

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.

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.

ZONING BOARD: The Zoning Board of Appeals will meet at 5:30 p.m. at County Council Chambers in the Courthouse. Call 545-3158.

WACCAMAW AREA COUNCIL: Waccamaw Neck Area Council will meet at 8:30 a.m. at the Litchfield Exchange Community Room. The public is invited to attend this informational meeting about upcoming Georgetown County Chamber of Commerce events and member benefits.

Masonic Lodge: Pawleys Island Masonic Lodge #409. 75 Haunted Trail, Pawleys Island. Regular Communication meets monthly on the first Thursday. Dinner at 7:15 p.m. and meeting at 8 p.m.

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