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Thursday, Aug. 16
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.
Caregiver Support Group, 10 a.m., Ocean View Baptist Church, 7300 N. Kings Hwy., Myrtle Beach, S.C. Open to anyone caring for a loved one, the elderly or disabled. Featuring educational programs, speakers and discussion groups. Help with sitter services available. For details, contact Barbara Williams, RN, BSN, at (843) 283-2727 or (843) 650-4006.
AARP Little River/North Myrtle Beach, S.C., chapter, 1 p.m., Little River United Methodist Church, 1629 U.S. 17, Little River, S.C.
Alzheimer’s Support Group, 1:30 p.m., Seaside United Methodist Church, Sunset Beach. Information and support for those caring for someone with Alzheimer’s. For more information, call Sheila King, director of Health and Welfare Ministries, at 579-5733.
Food distribution, Loaves and Fishes Ministry, afternoon, Brunswick Islands Baptist Church, 1672 Mount Pisgah Road at Holden Beach Road; 842-8969.
Golden Girls meeting, for women age 50 and older, 6:30 p.m. Shallotte Senior Center. Visitors welcome.
Calabash Community Service Committee, 6:30 p.m., Sanborn Hall, Calabash Town Hall, 882 Persimmon Road, Calabash. For details, call town hall at 579-6747.
Sudan Hillbillies Shrine Unit, 6:30 p.m., South Brunswick Shrine Club, Old Shallotte Road. For details, call 579-7410.
Shallotte Lions Club, 7 p.m., Mama Brava’s, N.C. 130, in Shallotte. Call 579-3575 for details.

Friday, Aug. 17
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.

Saturday, Aug. 18
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.
Coastal Shag Club dance, 7-11 p.m., Moose Lodge, 253 Holden Beach Road SW, Shallotte. $5 for members; $8 for non-members. Free Shag dance lessons begin at 6:30 p.m. Non-smoking room with wood dance floor available. For more information, visit www.coastalshagclub.org.
American Legion Bellamy-Joyner Post 213 of Southport is actively seeking members. Regular meetings are at 4 p.m. on the third Saturday of each month. Any interested eligible veterans should contact Commander Leonard H. Moore at 512-7173.

Sunday, Aug. 19
Rolling Thunder Grand Strand Chapter, 2 p.m. The group’s primary function is to educate the public about the POW/MIA issues. For location, call Bill DeVaughn at (843) 685-1793.  For details, visit www.rollingthundergrandstrand.com.

Monday, Aug. 20
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.
Woodmen Of The World, Shallotte Lodge 160, 7 p.m. at the lodge, 136 Commerce Street, Shallotte. For details, call Larry Heustess at 754-8400.
Look Good, Feel Better, 3 p.m., South Atlantic Radiation Oncology, 545 Ocean Highway West, Supply. Free program for women currently undergoing cancer treatment. Helps build self-esteem with beauty techniques. Free make-up kit. Call Jennifer Eller at 262-9000 for more information.

Tuesday, Aug. 21
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.
South Brunswick Kiwanis Club, breakfast, 7:30 a.m., meeting at 8 a.m., Sunny Side Up Diner, 10068 Beach Drive (N.C. 179) in Calabash. Visiting Kiwanians and those interested in joining are welcome. Meetings are first and third Tuesdays of each month. For details, call Tom Gardner at 575-7895.
Calabash Lions Club, 8 a.m., Sunrise Pancake House, 10008 Beach Drive, Calabash. For details, call president Joseph Kustron at 575-4169.
Brunswick County Habitat for Humanity monthly meeting, 5:30 p.m., Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation building, 795 Ocean Highway West. Public invited. For details, call 454-0007.
Little River Lions Club, 7 p.m., Best Pancake House, Little River, S.C.

Wednesday, Aug. 22
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.
Chronic Pain Support Group, 1:30 p.m., St. Brendan Catholic Church, U.S. 17, Shallotte. The purpose is to provide a venue for people with chronic pain to share their experiences and exchange information on such things as medical services and other health issues and to provide assistance to those who may not have access to relatives living nearby. For details, call Kathryn Gemmell at 755-6670.
Calabash Elks Lodge No. 2679, 8 p.m., Traders Village, Calabash.