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The GFWC Brunswick Woman’s Club will hold its regular monthly luncheon meeting at 12:30 p.m. at Golden Corral, 14 Golden Isles Plaza, Brunswick. The host for this month is the arts committee chairperson, who has planned a creative session. For more information, visit www.bwcga.net or email brunswickwc@gmail.com or call 678-778-5810.

Thursday, Feb. 15

The Jekyll Island Lion’s Club will sponsor a Diabetes Awareness Program from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Jekyll Island Presbyterian Church, 475 Riverview Dr., North, Jekyll Island. For more information, email lions31527@gmail.com.

The Literary Guild of St. Simons Island will show “Rosenwald,” a documentary film about Julius Rosenwald and Booker T. Washington, as a salute to Black History Month. It will begin at 7 p.m. in the conference center of the College of Coastal Georgia in Brunswick. Go to www.EventBrite.com to reserve a space.

Coastal Photographers Guild will holds its regular meeting at 7 p.m. at Glynn Visual Arts Center, 106 Island Drive, St. Simons Island. Professional photographer Mike Force will speak. Visit www.coastalphotographersguild.com for details.

Friday, Feb. 16

The Literary Guild of St. Simons Island will host Coffee with the Author presenting Sonny Seals and the Historical Rural Churches of Georgia at 10:30 a.m. in room 108 of the Casino building on St. Simons Island. It is free to literary guild members and $10 for nonmembers. Reservations are recommended, which may be made by visiting www.litguildssi.org.

The Elks Lodge, 1509 Union St., Brunswick, will host a fish fry from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the lodge. The cost is $8 per meal. Desserts are $1.

Golden Isles Arts and Humanities’ Shakespeare on Film series will conclude with “Henry V” at 7:30 p.m. at the Ritz Theatre in Brunswick. It is free and open to the public. For more information, call 912-262-6934.

Castaway Pet Rescue will hold a weekend pet adoption event from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 16 to 18 in the parking lot of PetSmart in Brunswick. For more information, call Jayne Huvar at 912-270-0119.

Saturday, Feb. 17

The Southeast Georgia Health System Foundation will host its annual Bridge Run on Feb. 17 at the Sidney Lanier Bridge in Brunswick. Several races will take place. For more information, call 912-466-3360.

The Golden Isles Arts and Humanities will host the Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged at 7:30 p.m. at the Ritz Theatre in downtown Brunswick. Advance member tickets are $10 and nonmember tickets are $15. Tickets the day of the show increase by $5. For more information, call 912-262-6934.

Fort King George, 302 McIntosh Road, SE, Darien, will host the South Althing, an event featuring Viking enthusiasts from several states, who will display a number of elements of the lifestyle. Admission for adults is $7.50, $7 for seniors, $4.50 for youth and free for children.

Monday, Feb. 19

The Sapelo Island Visitor’s Center will host a discussion on the North Atlantic right whale at 1 p.m. at the center. For more information, contact the center at 912-437-3224.

The Coastal Symphony of Georgia will perform at 8 p.m. in the auditorium of Brunswick High School. It will showcase the individual talents of seven members of the orchestra. For ticket information, visit the symphony’s website at www.coastalsymphonyofgeorgia.org or contact the box office at 912-634-2006.

Tuesday, Feb. 20

The Island Concert Association will feature the Seraph Brass Quintet at 7:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 205 Kings Way, St. Simons Island. For more information, call 912-638-2220.

Wednesday, Feb. 21

The Literary Guild of St. Simons Island will host Coffee with the Author featuring “Station Eleven” as part of the Big Read. Jon Hershey of the Georgia Highlands College will discuss “Art and the Apocalypse: Station Eleven and the Tradition of Art as Salvation.” The meeting will be held at 10:30 a.m. in room 108 on St. Simons Island. It is free for guild members and $10 for guests. To make a reservation visit www.litguildssi.org/events.

The Literary Guild of St. Simons Island will show “Rosenwald,” a documentary film about Julius Rosenwald and Booker T. Washington, as a salute to Black History Month. The film was directed by Aviva Kempner. It will begin at 7 p.m. in the conference center of the Coastal Georgia Historical Society, 610 Beachview Drive St. Simons Island.

The Brunswick Glynn County Mayor’s Committee on Services for the Disabled will hold its monthly meeting at 10 a.m. on the second floor of Old City Hall, 1229 Newcastle St., Brunswick. Meetings are open to the public and address issues of interest to persons with disabilities, their families and disability related service and support providers.

Thursday, Feb. 22

Local author Cal Duke will be speaking and signing books during the Brunswick-Golden Isles Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours event from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Ember on St. Simons Island. Attendees will have access to the bar and restaurant.

The Friends of Historic Jekyll Island will host Lance Toland at 6:30 p.m. at the Jekyll Presbyterian Community Church, 475 Riverview Drive, Jekyll Island. He will discuss his documentary, “The Golden Isles at War.” The public is invited to the free program. Refreshments will be served.

Friday, Feb. 23

The Golden Isles Arts and Humanities will present the “Shakespeare Variety Show,” a performance of scenes and music and dance featuring local actors and musicians. The show will be staged at 8 p.m. Feb. 23 and Feb. 24. The show will also be staged at 3 p.m. Feb. 25. For more information, call 912-262-6934 or visit www.goldenislesarts.org.

The St. Marys Little Theatre will be presenting the original musical drama “The Chimney,” as a celebration of Black History Month. It will be staged at 7 p.m. Feb. 23 and 24 at 7 pm and at 2 p.m. Feb. 25. Tickets are $10 for children 12 and under and $15 for adults. Groups of 10 or more should inquire about discounts. For more information, contact Barbara Ryan at 912-729-1103 or email Barbara@stmarysmagazine.com.

The Golden Isles Chapter 887 of the AARP will meet at noon at the Golden Corral Restaurant, 114 Golden Isle Plaza, Brunswick,Georgia. The speaker will be Edith Hunter, sharing of Civil Rights experiences.

The Jekyll Island Pottery Guild will sponsor a pottery demonstration workshop from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 23 and 24 at the Jekyll Island Methodist Church, 503 Riverview Drive, Jekyll Island. There are 60 seats available and the cost is $100 to non guild members. There is no fee for students. To register, call Carol Fritz at 207-767-3737.

An opening reception for Great Blacks in Wax, a traveling exhibit based in Maryland, will be held from 5-7 p.m. Feb. 23 at the the Old Jail Art Center in Darien. Griffin Lotson will also introduce a kiosk with the oldest known recording of “Kumbaya,” a song that originated with the Gullah people of Coastal Georgia. The event is free.

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