COMMUNITY EVENTS

  • Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Wednesday, April 16

AMPUTEE SUPPORT GROUP: Waccamaw Community Hospital 4th floor dining room 3:45 p.m. Information at 652-1415.

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

my brother’s keeper: The My Brother’s Keeper Program and the SC Legal Services will present a program on expunging criminal records barriers and achieving employment at The Meeting Place, 2921 Highmarket St., Georgetown at 6 p.m. For information call 843-520-0875.

farmers Market: The Georgetown farmers market at East Bay Park is every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Pawleys Island farmers market at the Waccamaw Regional Recreation Center is every Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 1 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.

MOTHERS OF PRESCHOOLERS: Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) International will meet from 9 a.m. to noon at First Baptist Church, 106 E. Oakland St., Andrews. Call 264-5746.

HUNTINGTON FRIENDS: Friends of Huntington Beach State Park will meet at 9 a.m. at the Education Center. Call 650-7107.

VFW 6444: VFW Post 6444 in Georgetown will have a general membership meeting at 7 p.m.

Thursday, April 17

Duncan memorial United Methodist Church: Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church, 901 Highmarket St., Georgetown, will be celebrating Easter with the following special services and events. Tonight at 6 p.m.: Maundy Thursday Communion in the Sanctuary. Friday, April 18: Good Friday Service at noon in the sanctuary. Easter Sunday, April 20: 7 a.m. Sunrise Service, 9:45 a.m. Sunday School, 10 a.m. Easter Egg Hunt, 11 a.m. Easter Worship, noon: butterfly release.

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.

CITY COUNCIL: Georgetown City Council meets at 5:30 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall. The public is invited to attend.

Andrews Town Council Meeting: 6 p.m., Sheriff’s Department Sub-Station Court Room, 110 North Morgan Ave.

PLANNING COMMISSION: The Georgetown County Planning Commission will meet at 5:30 p.m. in Council Chambers in the County Courthouse. Call 545-3158.

CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP: The Caregiver Support Group will meet at 10 a.m. at Ocean View Baptist Church, 7300 N. Kings Hwy. The group will be led by Barbara Williams, R.N., BSN, a local geriatric care manager and S.C. state representative to the National Family Caregivers Association. Call Barbara at 283-2727 or 650-4006.

LIBRARY BOARD: The Georgetown County Library Board meets at 5:30 p.m. at the library on Cleland St. in Georgetown.

vfw post 6444: The VFW Post 6444 Men’s Auxiliary will meet at 6:30 p.m.

NAACP meeting: The Georgetown Branch of the NAACP will hold its regular meeting at Bethel AME Church, 417 Broad St. at 7 p.m. All members and potential members are encouraged to attend.

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