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  • Community briefs

    Oil painting demo set for Jan. 23
    Artist Joan Hoyle will present an oil painting demonstration at Sunset River Marketplace art gallery in Calabash from 1-3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, according to gallery owner Ginny Lassiter. The event is free to the public and reservations are not required.

  • Calendar

    Thursday, Jan. 17
    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.

  • Hospice plans fashion show, festival and more Feb. 19-23

    Lower Cape Fear Hospice Foundation and Fiore Fine Flowers will present Celebration of Flowers, a four-day fashion show, brunch, festival and oyster roast featuring celebrity event designer Matthew Robbins on Feb. 19-23.
    A “garden party ready” fashion show featuring torri/bell, Gentlemen’s Corner, Reeds Jewelers, Bangz Hair Salon and Spa, Robbins and Fiore Fine Flowers will take place beginning at 7 p.m. Feb. 19 at The Terraces at Sir Tyler.
    Guests will be greeted with champagne and valet parking. Reservations are $75 per person.

  • Paintings on display at Sunset River

    Sunset River Marketplace, an art gallery in Calabash, will present “Ruth Cox: Works in Oil” through Feb. 16.
    The exhibition will feature more than 30 paintings by the Myrtle Beach, S.C., artist. There will be a reception to meet the artist from 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12. The public is invited.
    According to gallery owner Ginny Lassiter, paintings will include landscapes, coastal scenes, florals and other still lives.

  • Community briefs

    Coastal Shag Club to shag into New Year
    Coastal Shag Club is hosting a Cheers to a New Year dance from 7-10:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at the Moose Lodge, 253 Holden Beach Road in Shallotte. Jim Bruno will be the deejay.
    Cost is $5 for any Shag Club member, $8 for non-members/guests. The Moose Lodge will sell soda and adult beverages. Everyone is welcome. Bring an appetizer or dessert to share.

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    Thursday, Jan. 10
    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.

  • Ruth Cox art on display

    Sunset River Marketplace, an art gallery in Calabash, will present “Ruth Cox: Works in Oil” from
    Jan. 7-Feb. 16.
    The exhibition will feature more than 30 paintings by the Myrtle Beach, S.C., artist. There will be a reception to meet the artist from
    2-5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12. The public is invited.
    According to gallery owner Ginny Lassiter, paintings will include landscapes, coastal scenes, florals and other still lives.

  • Community briefs

    Art opening at Silver Coast Winery
    The Coastal Carolina Camera Club will exhibit its members’ photographs in the art gallery of Silver Coast Winery beginning Saturday, Jan. 5, through the end of the month.
    An opening reception is planned from 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5.

  • Calendar

    Thursday, Jan. 3
    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.

  • Camera Club names holiday photo winners

    The Coastal Carolina Camera Club hosted its annual awards presentation and Christmas social on Dec. 11 at Shallotte Presbyterian Church.
    Jody Hazzard, publisher and editor-in-chief of Grand Strand Magazine, judged the print of the year competition, which included all winning competition prints during the year.
    Jerry Koons image, “I Have Lunch,” was selected as the winner. The photographer of the year award was also presented to Koons for accumulating the most points in bi-monthly competition.