Tuesday, Oct. 10
The Golden Isles Penguin Project, a musical theatre production that casts children and young adults with disabilities in all roles, will hold an informational meeting at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 10 the Historic Ritz Theatre in downtown Brunswick. Golden Isles Arts & Humanities, the sponsoring organization, is encouraging all potential artists (young people ages 10 to 22 with a disability), mentors (young people ages 12 to 22) and their parents and anyone interested in volunteering to attend to learn how they can be a part of “Disney’s Peter Pan Jr.”
Wednesday, Oct. 11
The Brunswick Woman’s Club will meet at 12:30 p.m. at Golden Corral restaurant in Brunswick. The topic this month will be education and the guest speaker will be Dr. Anne B. Jones, a noted author and specialist in youth violence prevention.
Thursday, Oct. 12
The Coastal Georgia Historical Society will host a show and tell event titled, “Brunswick’s Home Front Stories: A Show-and-Tell Event,” from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Old City Hall, 1229 Newcastle Street, Brunswick. For more information, visit www.coastalgeorgiahistory.org.
The Coastal Georgia Historical Society will host the first of two workshops focusing on the new master plan for Coast Guard Beach on St. Simons Island. The first will be at 6:30 p.m. at the main sanctuary of St. Simons Community Church, 2700 Frederica Road, St. Simons Island. The second will be at 6 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Southeast Georgia Conference Center at the College of Coastal Georgia.
Care Net Pregnancy Center of Coastal Georgia will host a 25 year Celebration Banquet and Fundraiser at 6:45 p.m. at Jekyll Island Convention Center, 75 N. Beachview Dr., Jekyll Island. To reserve a seat, call 264-0231.
The St. Simons Island Art Gallery Crawl will be held from 4-7 p.m. at five galleries along the Frederica Road, all within walking distance of each other allowing guests to “crawl” from gallery to gallery. The Portman Gallery located at Glynn Visual Arts is just a short drive away. For more information, call 912-268-4761
Cinema Gourmet will be a 2001: A Space Odyssey will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Ritz Theatre in downtown Brunswick. There will be food and a discussion about the film. The cost is $18 per person. Reservation must be made by Oct. 9, those can be made by calling 262-6934.
Friday, Oct. 13
The Food Truck Oktoberfest will be held from 3:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Mary Ross Waterfront Park in downtown Brunswick. Several food trucks and vendors will be on hand, following the event an after party with live music will be held in Jekyll Sqaure on Newcastle Street in Brunswick.
Saturday, Oct. 14
Coastal Georgia Audubon Society will lead a field trip from 8 a.m. to noon at the Altamaha Wildlife Management Area. Participants should meet at the old dairy barn parking area across from the main WMA headquarters on US 17 just south of Darien. Bird watchers should wear appropriate clothing, bring bug spray and water. The trip is free and anyone who is interested is welcome to take part. Contact Bob Sattelmeyer for any additional information needed at (404) 217-7802 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday, Oct. 15
Sounds by the Sea, presented by the Golden Isles Arts and Humanities Association, will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at Neptune Park on St. Simons Island. Michael Hulett will perform. The event is a performance rescheduled due to Hurricane Irma. Attendees should bring a picnic dinner, lawn chair or blanket.
Tuesday, Oct. 17
The Coastal Georgia Genealogical Society and the St. Simons Public Library will host “Finding the Females in Your Family Tree,” a video presentation, at 11 a.m. at the St. Simons Island Casino, Room 108, 550 Beachview Drive, St. Simons Island. It is free and open to the public.
Saturday, Oct. 21
Glynn Environmental Coalition will hold its Commotion by the Ocean from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Morningstar Marina, St. Simons Island. There will be an open period for members to speak on issues. An election of officers will also take place. Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be provided. A donation of $10 is suggested. For more information, call 912-466-0934.
Kickball for a Cause will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 601 Mallery Street, St. Simons Island. The event is a fundraiser for the United Way of Coastal Georgia. There is a $25 cost per player with 100 percent of registration fees going directly to this charity. Each player will receive a performance tee, drawstring bag, free Farm Rich and SeaPak Products. Visit www.uwcga.org for more information.
October Paint N’ Sip Class with Kimberly Purcell will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Old Jail Art Center, 404 North Way, Darien. The cost is $35 per person. For more information, call 912-437-7711.
The St. Marys Express will hold haunted train rides from Oct. 21 and Oct. 28. The Halloween Express departs from Theatre by the Trax, 1000 Osborne Street in St. Marys, at 10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m., and 4 p.m. on Oct 21 and 28. Tickets are $20 for adults and $14 for children 3 to 12. Children 2 and under ride free. Tickets should be purchased in advance at www.stmarysrailroad.com, or by calling 912-200-5235. Groups of 10 or more should call 912-729-1103 for a discount code.
Tuesday, Oct. 24
The Brunswick High School Theatre Company will present “Lily Plants a Garden” by Jose Cruz Gonzales beginning at 7 p.m. Oct. 24 and running nightly through Oct. 26. The cost is $5 for both students and adults. For more information, contact Lucy Lynn Bryson at email@example.com.
Friday, Oct. 27
The St. Marys Downtown Merchants Association (DMA) and St. Marys Little Theatre will host its 9th Annual Haunted History Tour. This year’s line-up of haunting storytellers are stationed in period costume around eight venues in downtown St. Marys. Storytellers will begin at 6 p.m. at various locations outlined on a map. Participants receive their maps with purchase of tickets. Golf carts will be utilized for those who can’t walk the tour. Tickets for the tour can be purchased in advance at Once Upon a Bookseller, 207 Osborne Street, St. Marys, and at the St. Marys Welcome Center. Advance tickets are $8 and $10 on the day of the event. Groups of 20 or more can purchase tickets for just $5 each. For more information, call 912-882-7350.
Saturday, Oct. 28
“Hocus Pocus,” will be shown at 7 p.m. on the Village Green on Jekyll Island as part of the “Movies on the Green” series. Free.
Fright at the Fort will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. at Fort King George, 302 McIntosh Road, Darien. Children ages 3-10 can trick-or-treat at numerous spots within the fort. From 8 to 10 p.m., the trail turns into a haunted trail. The cost is $5 to $10 per person. For more information, call 912-437-4770 or visit www.gastateparks.org/fortkinggeorge.
Wednesday, Nov. 1
A game day, benefiting the Philanthropic Educational Organization’s International projects, will be held from 1:30-4 p.m. at Marsh’s Edge. Participants may choose their game and are asked to bring the materials for the game. The cost is $80 for a table of four. Refreshments will be provided. Raffle tickets for prizes will be sold at the door. The deadline to register is Oct. 18. Contact Ginnie Schroder at 912-634-0235 for reservations.