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 Island Players will stage their production “Smoky Joe’s Cafe,” a musical revue showcasing 39 pop songs by various cast members. The play is directed and choreographed by Gail Butler. It will be staged at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12, 13, 14, 19, 20 and 21. It will be staged at 3 p.m. Oct. 15 and 22. All shows will be held at the St. Simons Island Casino.
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.
Coast Guard Beach Park Master Plan Committee will host the first of two workshops focusing on the new master plan for Coast Guard Beach Park 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, 1 Mariner’s Way, Brunswick. For more information, call 912-634-7080 or visit www.coastguardbeachpark.com.
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 912-264-0231.
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 912-262-6934.
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 email@example.com.
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.
Thursday, Oct. 19
The Friends of Historic Jekyll Island will sponsor a presentation entitled “Revitalization of the Jekyll Island Museum — Update,” by Bruce Piatek, director of historic resources for the Jekyll Island Authority at 6:30 p.m. in the Mission Parlor of the Jekyll Presbyterian Community Church, 475 N. Riverview Dr., Jekyll Island. The presentation is free and open to the public. Refreshments will follow.
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.
Trot the Block in Her Shoes, an event supporting Glynn Community Crisis Center, will be held at 10 a.m. Oct. 21 at Belk in Glynn Place Mall in Brunswick. The walk costs $10 per entry but the fee is waived if a participant generates at least $25 in pledges. Forms including a waiver must be completed prior to the walk. Those may be dropped off at 1316 Newcastle Street, Brunswick.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Neighborhood Planning Assembly will hold its first meeting at 6 p.m. Oct. 26 in Old City Hall in Brunswick. A number of issues concerning the organization’s founding. A subsequent meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Nov. 16. The group will appear before the city officials at the Brunswick City Commission meeting to be recognized Dec. 6.
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. 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.