Today

St. Simons African American Heritage Coalition hold a docent and volunteer meeting at 6 p.m. at Historic Harrington School Cultural Center, 291 South Harrington Road, St. Simons Island. Anyone interested in volunteer opportunities and joining the coalition should attend.

Radiant Counseling LLC, 502 Gloucester St., suite 206, Brunswick, will be hosting a five week book club program, “Using Literature to Discuss Tough Topics.” The program meets from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursdays through Aug. 29. Each session is $10. For more information, call 912-289-2497 or visit www.radiantcounseling.net.

An English as a Second Language class will be held at 5 p.m. at the Brunswick-Glynn County Library, 208 Gloucester St., Brunswick. Foreign language speakers are welcome.

Friday, Aug. 2

A closing reception for the Coastal Photographer’s Guild’s Big Photo Show Too will be held at 5 p.m. at Creative Frameworks, 1302 Gloucester St., Brunswick. It will take place during the month’s First Friday celebration. A People’s Choice winner will be selected.

The Casual Scrabbler’s Club will meet at 10:30 a.m. at the Brunswick-Glynn County Library, 208 Gloucester St., Brunswick. Adults who enjoy Scrabble are welcome.

Saturday, Aug. 3

Hofwyl-Broadfield, 5556 U.S. Hwy. 17, Brunswick, will hold its Junior Ranger program from 9 a.m. to noon at the historic site. It is for ages 6 to 12 and will include a number of activities to teach students about the plantation and heritage. The cost is $8 for adults, $7 for seniors and $5 for children 6 to 17. For more information, call Bill Giles at 912-264-7333.

The American Legion in Brunswick, 4470 U.S. Hwy 17 , Brunswick, holds weekly bingo games with doors opening at 5:30 p.m. every Saturday at the post. The first game begins at 6:35 p.m. and all games cost $11. The jackpot is $800. Snacks are available. For more information, call 912-437-6415.

The Cassina Garden Club will open the tabby slave cabins in Gascoigne Bluff on St. Simons Island for tours. They will be open from 10 a.m. to noon through August. Docents will be on hand to offer information about the location. There is a $3 suggested donation for visits.

The St. Simons Island Literary Guild’s bookstore will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Casino on St. Simons Island.

Howfyl-Broadfield Plantation, 5556 US-17, Brunswick, will host a Junior Ranger Trail Walk from 9 a.m. to noon at the historic site. The cost ranges from $5 to $8. For more information, call 912-262-7333.

Sunday, Aug. 4

Rhythm on the River, sponsored by the Downtown Development Authority, will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at Mary Ross Waterfront Park. The Vibe will perform. The concert series is free and will continue through the fall. Attendees are encouraged to bring chairs, blankets and a picnic to enjoy.

The Jekyll Island Arts Association will hold an opening and free reception for Joy Hughes and Lydia Thompson from 1 to 3 p.m. at Goodyear Cottage on Jekyll Island. Hughes will display sculptures and Thompson will share prints she made. The exhibit will be on display through Aug. 31. It is open to the public.

Wednesday, Aug. 7

The Cassina Garden Club will open the tabby slave cabins in Gascoigne Bluff on St. Simons Island for tours. They will be open from 10 a.m. to noon each Wednesday through August. Docents will be on hand to offer information about the location. There is a $3 suggested donation for visits.

The St. Simons Island Literary Guild’s bookstore will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Casino on St. Simons Island.

The Literary Guild of St. Simons Island will host its Meet the Author series at 10:30 a.m. in room 108 at the Casino Building on St. Simons Island. Lyle Roebuck who will speak on “Flannery O’Connor and the Southern Gothic Tradition.” It is free to guild members and $10 for nonmembers. To register, go to litguildssi.org/events.

The Literary Guild of St. Simons Island will host its film series “Five Flights Up” at 7 p.m. at the St. Simons Island Casino theater. It is rated PG-13. A $3 donation is requested.

Thursday, Aug. 8

The Glynn Academy Class of 1954 will hold its monthly meeting at 11:30 a.m. at Old Times Country Buffet, 665 Scranton Road, Brunswick. All members of the class are encouraged to come and socialize.

The Coastal Georgia Historical Society will host its Chautauga Lecture Series titled “Georgia Roots, National Influence: Four Noted Americans who have called Georgia Home.” It will begin with a lecture by Andrew Phillips, curator of the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library in Staunton, Va. who will speak about Ellen Axon Wilson, who was born in Savannah and grew up in Rome. All lectures are held at 6 p.m. and will continue on Aug. 15, 22 and 29. The series is $50 for members and $95 for nonmembers. For more information and future lecture titles, visit www.coastalgeorgiahistory.org or call 912-634-7090.

Saturday, Aug. 10

The St. Simons Island Literary Guild’s bookstore will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Casino on St. Simons Island.

The American Legion in Brunswick, 4470 U.S. Hwy 17, Brunswick, holds weekly bingo games with doors opening at 5:30 p.m. every Saturday at the post. The first game begins at 6:35 p.m. and all games cost $11. The jackpot is $800. Snacks are available. For more information, call 912-437-6415.

Music

Today

Lee O’Neal, 5:30 p.m., Tortuga Jack’s, Jekyll Island

Chris and Jaime, 6 p.m., Echo, St. Simons Island

The Red Shed Band, 6 p.m., The Jerk Shak, Brunswick

Tim Akins, 6 p.m., Jekyll Island Club Hotel, Jekyll Island

Donna Frost and Kellie Parr, 6:30 p.m., Captain Stan’s, Woodbine

Chris Robinson, 7 p.m., NANCY, St. Simons Island

Jerry Gowen, 7 p.m., Georgia Sea Grill, St. Simons Island

Karaoke, 7 p.m., Toucan’s, Brunswick

Darren Ronan, 7 p.m., The Wharf, Jekyll Island

Crawford Perkins, 7 p.m., Tipsy McSways, Brunswick

WharfRatz, 7 p.m., Wee Pub BeachJekyll Island

Monique Cothern, 7:30 p.m., Mullet Bay, St. Simons Island

Josh Kirkland and Sam Johnson, 8 p.m, Brogen’s South, St. Simons Island

Baby Backbeat, 8 p.m., Village Inn and Pub, St. Simons Island

Friday

Tanner Strickland and Jaime Rowell, noon, Tortuga Jack’s, Jekyll Island

Custard Pie, 5 p.m., Tipsy McSways, Brunswick

Annie Akins, 6 p.m., the Boom Boom Room, Brunswick

Tony Adams, 6 p.m., Sea Palms, St. Simons Island

Uncle Dave Griffin, 6 p.m., Fish Dock Bar and Grill, Darien

Buff 5 Band, 6:30 p.m., Captain Stan’s, Woodbine

Backbeat Boulevard, 7 p.m., Tortuga Jack’s, Jekyll Island

Midlife Chryslers, 7 p.m., The Wharf, Jekyll Island

Idle Hands, 7 p.m., Moondoggy’s, Brunswick

Tanner Strickland, 7 p.m., Gnat’s Landing, St. Simons Island

Roy Gentry and the Hired Guns, 7 p.m., Zachry’s, Brunswick

Robby and Felix, 7:30 p.m., Echo, St. Simons Island

Traveling Riverside Band, 8 p.m., Mullet Bay, St. Simons Island

Mike Pearson, 8 p.m., Ember, St. Simons Island

Monique Cothern, 8 p.m, Brogen’s South, St. Simons Island

Island Kings, 8:30 p.m., Village Inn and Pub, St. Simons Island

Adam and Elsewhere, 8:30 p.m., Palm Coast Coffee, St. Simons Island

Tony Adams, 8 p.m., Bennie’s Red Barn, St. Simons Island

CP and the Shockers, 9 p.m., Tipsy McSways, Brunswick

Saturday

Owen Plant, 11:30 a.m., Salty’s at the Westin, Jekyll Island

Tanner Strickland and Jaime Rowell, noon, Zachry’s Riverhouse, Jekyll Island

Pier Pressure, 1 p.m., Tortuga Jack’s, Jekyll Island

Tim Akins, 1 p.m., Jekyll Island Seafood Co., Jekyll Island

Uncle Dave Griffin, 2 p.m., Sea Palms, St. Simons Island

Brent Browning, 3 p.m., Sunrise Grille, Jekyll Island

Chris Rider, 3 p.m., Salty’s at the Westin, Jekyll Island

Second Chance Band, 5:30 p.m., Village Green, Jekyll Island

Colby Word, 6:30 p.m., Hop Soul, Brunswick

Backbeat Boulevard, 7 p.m., The Wharf, Jekyll Island

Rebecca Day, 7 p.m., Echo, St. Simons Island

Suzy and the Birddogs, 7 p.m., Gnat’s Landing, St. Simons Island

Touch of Grey, 7 p.m., Tortuga Jack’s, Jekyll Island

Tie Dyed Sunset, 7 p.m., Moondoggys, Brunswick

Cops and Robbers, 8 p.m., Mullet Bay, St. Simons Island

Rider Duo, 8 p.m., Mellow Mushroom, St. Simons Island

Owen Plant, 8 p.m., Ember, St. Simons Island

Defunk, 8 p.m., Brogen’s South, St. Simons Island

Tanner Strickland and Jaime Rowell, 8:30 p.m., Village Inn and Pub, St. Simons Island

Bob Margolin, 8:45 p.m., The Blue Door, Brunswick

Electric Owl, 9 p.m., Tipsy McSways, Brunswick

Squirt Gun, 9 p.m., Bennie’s Red Barn, St. Simons Island

Sunday

Aaron Lane, 1 p.m., Golden Isles Olive Oil, St. Simons Island

Tony Adams, 1 p.m., Emerald Princess II, Brunswick

Owen Plant, 1 p.m., Salty’s, Jekyll Island

Pier Pressure, 1 p.m., Tortuga Jack’s, Jekyll Island

Jaime Renee Walker, 6 p.m., Tortuga Jack’s, Jekyll Island

Tanner Strickland and Jaime Rowell, 6 p.m., The Wharf, Jekyll Island

Backbeat Boulevard, 7 p.m., Gnat’s Landing, St. Simons Island

Don Drury, 4 p.m., Skipper’s Fish Camp, Darien

Josh Alves, 6 p.m., Blackwater Grill, St. Simons Island

Karaoke, 6 p.m., Toucan’s Ale House, Brunswick

The Vibe, 6 p.m., Rhythm on the River, Brunswick

Monday

Chris Robinson, 7 p.m., Georgia Sea Grill, St. Simons Island

Karaoke, 7 p.m., Mulligans, Brunswick

Open Mic Night, 8 p.m., Palm Coast Coffee, St. Simons Island

Tuesday

Joey Thigpen, 6 p.m., Tortuga Jack’s, Jekyll Island

Eddie Pickett, 7 p.m., Wee Pub, Jekyll Island

Karaoke, 7 p.m., Tipsy McSway, Brunswick

Michaele Hannemann, 7 p.m., Georgia Sea Grill, St. Simons Island

Wednesday

Island Gumbo, 6 p.m., The Wharf, Jekyll Island

Joey Thigpen, 7 p.m., Demere Grill, St. Simons Island

Open Mic Night, 8 p.m., Blue Door, Brunswick

Karaoke, 8 p.m., Bennie’s Red Barn, St. Simons Island

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