2-Month Event Calendar

September – October 2021

Events sometimes change. Call or email ahead to be sure.

Sep 2 – End of 2-week Candidate Filing Period for City/Town Council seats in Atlantic Beach, Briarcliff Acres, Conway, Loris, Myrtle Beach, North Myrtle Beach, Surfside Beach.

 

Sep 2 (1st Thursday)– First Thursday Happy Hour. Meets Thursday at 5:15 pm at the Liberty Tap Room, 7651 N Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach. For more information, contact Dr Saxena at scsaxen@gmail.com.

 

Sep 6 – National Holiday– LABOR DAY

 

Sep 6 (1st Monday)– HCDP Faith Caucus, 7:00 pm virtually. For info, contact Cedric Blain-Spain at Cblainspain.stateec@gmail.com.

 

Sep 7 (1st Tuesday)– South Side Democrats Network Club. Meets virtually at 7:00 pm. For info, contact Cedric Blain-Spain at Cblainspain.stateec@gmail.com.

 

Sep 8 (2nd Wednesday) – Gun Sense Committee, 10:00 am via Zoom. For more info, contact Henry Garbelman at hengar45@gmail.com.

 

Sep 8 (Wednesday) – SC House Ad Hoc Committee’s Public Hearing on Redistricting. Citizen comments on redrawing SC House district & US Congressional district lines are invited. HGTC Conference Center in Myrtle Beach at 6:00 pm.

 

Sep 9 (2nd Thursday) – South Enders Democratic Club. Second Thursday of the month. 6:00 pm. Location zoom, Speaker: Cheryl Scott, MD, MPH, Community Health Services Medical Consultant, Vaccine Advisory Committee, SC Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCDHEC), Topic: Update on Covid-19 and Vaccines. Regular attendees will receive the Zoom link by email. Others who wish to attend, contact Rick at info@southenders.org.

 

Sep 10 (2nd Friday) – Beach Dems Breakfast [No meeting in September due to COVID precautions] Normally meets 8:30 am at Friendly’s Restaurant, 4705 N Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach. For information, contact Sally at sallyphoward@aol.com.

 

Sep 10 (Friday) – Northwest Action Dems. Normally meets 1st Friday, 3:00 pm at the Loris Library. For information, contact wendy.baruch@gmail.com.

 

Sep 12 – National Grandparents Day

 

Sep 14 (2nd Tuesday)– Carolina Forest Democratic Club. Second Tuesday of the month, 5:30 pm. Guest speaker is Barbara Hake. Meeting will be conducted via Zoom. Regular attendees will receive the Zoom link by email. Others who wish to attend, may contact Cathy at cath26@gmail.com.

 

Sep 16 (3rd Thursday) – DWCHC (Democratic Womens Council of Horry County). Normally meets 3rd Thursdays at 5:30 pm. No regular meeting this month, see the Sep 18 GS Community Expo event instead.

 

Sep 17 – Constitution Day and Citizenship Day

 

Sep 17 – National POW/MIA Recognition Day

 

Sep 18 (Saturday) – Aynor Hoe Down, 10:00am – 5:30pm.

 

Sep 18 (Saturday) – Grand Strand Community Expo, 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Freewoods Farm, 9515 Freewoods Road, Myrtle Beach (Burgess Community) 29588. Family fun with activities, music and food! This community event will promote voter education, health care (including COVID-19 vaccines), social and environmental issues and community services. Hosted by Democratic Women of South Carolina and Horry County in collaboration with HCDP. Community organizations interested in a booth please register online at  https://tinyurl.com/GSCXvendor-form by Aug 31. Contact DWChorrycounty@gmail.com with questions.  Help spread the word! Share this flyer on your social media and among others in your network: https://tinyurl.com/GSCXflyer

 

Sep 25 (Saturday) – Irish/Italian International Festival in North Myrtle Beach.

 

Sep 27 (4th Monday)– Westside Democrats meets 4th Monday at 5:30 pm.  Location via Zoom or at the HCDP Office TBD closer to date. Contact Scott Pleasant at scottplez@yahoo.com.

 

Sep 22 – September Equinox

 

Sep 28 (Tuesday) – National Voter Registration Day

 

Sep 30 (Last Thursday) – North Strand Democrats, 5:00 pm. Last Thursday each month. Location: North Myrtle Beach Library. Guest Speakers, Marcelle Ross and Leslie Yarborough, will present the BE SMART program… promoting responsible gun ownership in the home. For info, contact Verlene DeWitt at bigvbd@gmail.com.

 

Oct 1 (Friday)– Last Day for eligible voters to be registered to vote in time for Nov 2nd Municipal Election Day.

 

Oct 1 (Friday) – Northwest Action Dems.No meeting scheduled for October. For information, contact wendy.baruch@gmail.com.

 

Oct 7 (1st Thursday) – First Thursday Happy Hour. Meets Thursday at 5:15 pm at the Liberty Tap Room, 7651 N Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach. For more information, contact Dr Saxena at scsaxen@gmail.com.

 

Oct 4 (1st Monday)– HCDP Faith Caucus, 7:00 pm virtually. For info, contact Cedric Blain-Spain at Cblainspain.stateec@gmail.com.

 

Oct 5 (1st Tuesday)– South Side Democrats Network Club. Meets virtually at 7:00 pm. For info, contact Cedric Blain-Spain at Cblainspain.stateec@gmail.com.

 

Oct 8 (2nd Friday) –Beach Dems Breakfast, 8:30 am at Friendly’s Restaurant, 4705 N Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach. Guest speaker: TBA. For information, contact Sally at sallyphoward@aol.com.

 

Oct 11 – National Holiday– Columbus Day – Indigenous People’s Day

 

Oct 12 (2nd Tuesday)– Carolina Forest Democratic Club. Second Tuesday of the month, 5:30 pm. Meeting will be in-person or via Zoom – TBD.

 

Oct 13 (2nd Wednesday)Gun Sense Committee, 10:00 am via Zoom. For more info, contact Henry Garbelman at hengar45@gmail.com.

 

Oct 14 (2nd Thursday) – South Enders Democratic Club. Second Thursday of the month. 6:00 pm. Location TBD. For information, please contact Rick at info@southenders.org.

 

Oct 15 (Friday) – Boss’s Day

 

Oct 16 (Saturday) – Loris Bog Off, 3:00 – 5:00 pm.

 

Oct 21 (3rd Thursday) – DWCHC (Democratic Womens Council of Horry County). Third Thursdays at 5:30 pm. Location and program to be announced.

 

Oct 22 (Friday) – SHORE Dinner in the Ballroom at the Dunes & Golf Club, 6:00 pm. Tickets: $85 each.

 

Oct 25 (4th Monday)– Westside Democrats meets 4th Monday at 5:30 pm. Location via Zoom or at the HCDP Office TBD closer to date. Contact Scott Pleasant at scottplez@yahoo.com.

 

Oct 28 (Last Thursday) – North Strand Democrats, 5:00 pm. Last Thursday each month. Location: North Myrtle Beach Library. Guest Speaker TBD. For info, contact Verlene DeWitt at bigvbd@gmail.com.

 

LOOKING AHEAD…

Nov 2 (Tuesday) – (Municipal) Election Day. Polls open 7:00 am to 7:00 pm. On the ballot are City/Town Council seats in Atlantic Beach, Briarcliff Acres, Conway, Loris, Myrtle Beach, North Myrtle Beach, Surfside Beach.