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Thursday, Aug. 9
Weight Watchers, weigh-in at 9:30 a.m., meeting at 10 a.m., Southport Presbyterian Church, 1025 E. Moore St., Southport. For details, call (800) 651-6000.
Rotary Club of Shallotte, meets 12:30 p.m. at Starz Grill at Planet Fun, Whiteville Road, Shallotte. Visiting Rotarians welcome.
VFW Post 7288 bingo, 5:30 doors open, early birds start at 6:30 p.m. Carter Drive, Calabash. Call 579-3577 for information.
‘Why Knot Stitch?’ American Needlepoint Guild Chapter, 1-5 p.m., The Brunswick Center, 1513 N. Howe St., Southport. All needlepoint stitchers from beginners to experienced are welcome. For details, contact Jane Evans at 755-7102.
Brunswick County Republican Party, 7 p.m., party headquarters, 971 Old Ocean Highway, Supply. All registered Republicans are invited to attend.
Brunswick County Democratic Men, 6:30 p.m., party headquarters, U.S. 17 north of Supply.
Brunswick County Republican Party, 7 p.m., party headquarters, U.S. 17 Business, Supply.
Our Lady Of The Rosary Columbiettes Auxiliary, 7 p.m., St. Brendan Catholic Church, U.S. 17, Shallotte. For details, contact Anne Sullivan at 575-3069.
Marine Corps League Detachment No. 1005, 7 p.m., Shallotte Town Hall, 110 Cheers Street. Veterans of all armed services are welcome. For details, call 209-3604.
U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 10-08, membership meeting, 7 p.m., Brunswick County EMS Training Center behind Naber Dodge. For details, call 755-3464.

Friday, Aug. 10
Rotary Club of the South Brunswick Islands, 7:30 a.m., Tamers Restaurant, Lions Paw. Visiting Rotarians welcome.
Duplicate bridge, 10 a.m., Sunset Beach. Call 754-9169 for details.
Contract bridge, 11:30 a.m., Sea Man’s Restaurant in Calabash. Call Brenda Day at 575-1209 for details.
Bingo, 7 p.m., Shallotte Moose Lodge, 253 Holden Beach Road (half-mile east of Walmart.) Doors open at 5:30 p.m. For details, call 754-4921.
Shallotte Wheel and Dealers, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Western square dance club, Shallotte Middle School cafeteria, September-May. For more information, call Dee Garner at 262-5504 or Ilene Simmons at 754-4764.
Bluegrass music, 7-9:30 p.m., Shallotte Senior Center, Main Street.
Weekly Shallotte art classes, drawing, painting, oil and acrylic, taught by Lola Jackson, MA certified. Day and evening classes offered in Calabash and Shallotte. For more information, call 612-4453.
Fish fry, 5-7 p.m., Calabash VFW Post 7288, 900 Carter Road, Calabash. Cost is $8, and the public is invited. For details, call 579-3577.
Holden Beach VFW 8866 will serve a grilled chicken dinner on the Holden Beach Causeway across from Beach Mart from 11 a.m.-7 p.m., including green beans and potatoes. Beverages will be available for purchase. $7 per person.

Saturday, |Aug. 11
The Brunswick County Fishing Club, in Sunset Harbor has Beach Bingo at 7:30 p.m. every Saturday night between the middle of May until the middle of October. Visitors are welcome.
Holden Beach VFW Post 8866, serving breakfast including eggs, biscuits and sausage gravy, other sides including coffee and juice from 8-10 a.m. Go 1.5 miles past the Holden Beach stoplight on Sabbath Home Road. Cost is $5.

Monday, Aug. 13
Stitchin’ Time Needlework Club, 9 a.m., Hickmans Crossroads Library, Calabash.
Weekly Shallotte art classes, drawing, painting, oil and acrylic, taught by Lola Jackson, MA certified. For more information, call 612-4453.
Weight Watchers, St. James the Fisherman Episcopal Church, 4941 Main St., Shallotte; 9:30 a.m. weigh-in, 10 a.m. meeting. Parking on Powell Street.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS), 10 a.m., Sharon United Methodist Church, Holden Beach Road.
Gentle yoga class, 10-11 a.m., Seaside United Methodist Church, Sunset Beach. $5 per class. Taught by a certified yoga instructor. No pre-registration required. For more information, call 575-9642.
Carolina Coastal Carvers Wood Carving Club, 2-5 p.m., Bonaparte Baptist Church, Shady Forest Drive. All skill levels welcome. For details, call 579-4461.
Shallotte Point Volunteer Fire Department, 6:30 p.m. New volunteers welcome.
Bridge, Mahjong, Scrabble, 6:30 p.m., Shallotte Senior Center, Main Street. For details, call 842-5297.
Southporters Square Dance Club, 7-9 p.m., Virginia Williamson Elementary School. For details, call 383-0721 or visit www.southporters.org.
Brierwood Ladies Club, 7 p.m., Brierwood Clubhouse. For members and residents.,
Fraternal Order Of Police, Brunswick County Lodge No. 53, monthly meeting. For details, call 278-1251.
Shallotte Elks Lodge No. 2854, 7 p.m., Woodmen of the World building, Commerce Street, Shallotte. Meal precedes meeting. For more information, call Exalted Ruler Walt Wilson at 754-7630.
Republican Party, Waccamaw precinct meeting, 7 p.m., in the assembly hall at 6098 Ludlum Road in Ash, off N.C. 130. Call 287-3520 for more information.

Tuesday, Aug. 14
Holden Beach Seniors mature movement classes, 9-10 a.m., Lockwood Folly Community Building.
Gentle yoga class, 10-11 a.m., St. Luke Lutheran Church, U.S. 17. $5 per class. Taught by a certified yoga instructor. No pre-registration required. For more information, call 575-9642.
Healing From Trauma Support Group, 1-2:30 p.m. Coastal Horizons Center, Shallotte. For those 18 and older who have experienced trauma and are having difficulty healing. For more information, call 754-4515 or email cnelson@coastalhorizons.org.
Weight Watchers, weigh-in at 5:30 p.m., meeting at 6 p.m., Southport Presbyterian Church, 1025 E. Moore St., Southport. For details, call (800) 651-6000.
Tri-Beach Volunteer Fire Department training sessions, 7 p.m.
Elks charity bingo, Calabash Elks Lodge, 937 Carter Drive, Calabash. Doors and kitchen open at 5:15 p.m. Smoke-free facility. For more information, call 579-4600.
Seniors’ bridge game, 6:45 p.m., Shallotte Senior Center, Main Street. Members and new arrivals welcome. Reservations: Ruth Shupe, 575-4962 or Melba Williams, 754-4681.
Boiling Spring Lakes Knitting and Crochet Club, 10 a.m., Boiling Spring Lakes Community Center. Basic instruction available. For details, call 845-3693.
Brunswick Quilters, 10 a.m., Shallotte Presbyterian Church, 5709 M.H. Rourk Drive, Shallotte. For details, visit brunswickquilters.com.
Brunswick County NARFE Chapter, noon, The Boat House in Southport. All members are encouraged to attend. NARFE meetings are open to the public and membership in NARFE is available to all federal retirees and federal employees with at least five years service.
Calabash VFW Post 7288 Ladies Auxiliary, 1 p.m., Calabash VFW, Carter Drive.
Marine Corps League, Carolina Border Detachment 1036, 7 p.m., Calabash Fire Hall, 892 Persimmon Road. All Marines, active, retired and reserves, are invited to attend. For details, call Robert Kidwell at 579-4251, Jim Harrington at 575-2534 or Ralph Lilley at 287-3519.
Brunswick County Toastmasters, 6:30 p.m., First Bank, 347 Whiteville Road, Shallotte. For more information, call 540-1363 or visit www.toastmaster.org.
Grand Strand NAMI, 7 p.m., Lakeside Baptist Church, 615 11th Ave. N., North Myrtle Beach, S.C. Open to people on the Grand Strand from Calabash to Myrtle Beach, S.C. Its mission is to improve mental illness for people and families through education, support and advocacy. For more information, call (843) 734-0369 or (843) 234-1216.
Coastal Carolina Camera Club, 7 p.m., Shallotte Presbyterian Church, 5070 Main Street in Shallotte. Guests are welcome. For details, visit www.coastalcarolinacameraclub.org. or call 287-6311 for more information.

Wednesday, Aug. 15
Weight Watchers, open hours from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., 8:30 a.m. weigh-in, 9 a.m. meeting, 10 a.m. weigh-in, 10: 30 a.m. meeting, Sea Trail POA Building, Station Road, Sunset Beach; For details, call (800) 651-6000.
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group, 9 a.m., Seaside United Methodist Church, Sunset Beach. For details, call 579-5753.
Weight Watchers, Sea Trail POA Building, Station Trail, Sunset Beach; 10:30 a.m. weigh-in, 11 a.m. meeting. For details, call (800) 651-6000.
Senior Contract Bridge, 2 p.m., Shallotte Senior Center. Members and newcomers welcome. Call Ruth Hood at 575-7194 for details.
Bingo, 6 p.m., Little River Elks Lodge, Highway 57, S.C. Members and guests welcome. For more information, call (843) 390-2840.
Brunswick County Newcomers Club, 9:30 a.m., Progress Energy Visitors’ Center, Southport. Refreshments, followed by a guest speaker, a business meeting and an activity sign-up period.
North Myrtle Beach Christian Women‘S Club, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., The Surf Club, 1701 Springland Lane, North Myrtle Beach, S.C. No dues. Open to women in Brunswick County and Horry County. A luncheon buffet is served at 11:30 a.m. and the cost is $15 inclusive. Each meeting includes speaker from the local area, a musician and an inspirational Christian speaker. For details, call (843) 251-1886.
Caregivers Support Group, 3 p.m., First Baptist Church, 517 Village Road, Leland. Facilitated by retired psychiatric nurse Gail Gibson and featuring a different guest speaker every month.
Calabash Elks Lodge No. 2679 Ladies Auxiliary, 7 p.m., Traders Village, Calabash.
Nocha White American Legion Post 503, 7 p.m., 12077 Beach Road, Calabash, N.C. For details, call 575-5037.