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The Coastal Symphony of Georgia will perform at 8 p.m. at the Brunswick High School auditorium. The concert’s theme is “Elegance and Emotion.” For a listing of selections and to purchase tickets, visit www.coastalsymphonyofgeorgia.org.

The Golden Isles Republican Women will meet at 11:30 a.m. at Bonefish Grill on St. Simons Island. The speaker will be Jason Thompson, Georgia’s National Committee chairman. The cost is $20 and includes lunch and the program. Reservations are requested by Feb. 9. Those may be made by calling Ruby Robinson at 912-261-8807 or 912-266-0466 or by emailing Gloria Burns at gloriaburns@comcast.net.

A book discussion will be held at 10 a.m. at the Camden County Library in Kingsland for The Big Read. The book is Celeste Ng’s, “Everything I Never Told You.”

“A Year in the Life of a Tree,” will be presented at 5 p.m. at the St. Simons Island Library, 530A Beachview Drive, St. Simons Island. It is a Big Read program.

The Great Backyard Bird Count Preview will be held for those interested in participating in the later count at 7 p.m. in the Susan Shipman Building at the DNR, under the Sidney Lanier Bridge, Brunswick. A slideshow of typical songbirds will be shared. The count will take place at 8:30 a.m. Feb. 17 at the Morgan Center on Jekyll Island. For more information, call Bob Sattelmeyer at 404-217-7082.

The Experienced Scrabbler’s Club will meet at 1 p.m. at the St. Simons Island Public Library, 530A Beachview Drive, St. Simons Island.

A pop-up library will be held from 2:30 to 5 p.m. at HomeLife on Glynco, 1550 Glynco Parkway, Brunswick. variety of books will be available. It is sponsored by the Brunswick-Glynn County Library, which is closed for renovations. No library card is needed.

Tuesday, Feb. 12

The Glynn County Republican Party will host Sheriff Neal Jump as its speaker from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Zachry’s Seafood Restaurant, 415 Palisade Drive, Brunswick.

The Island Concert Association will present Davin-Levin Duo at 7:30 p.m. at St. Simons Presbyterian Church, 205 Kings Way, St. Simons Island.

A Big Read book discussion will be held during the Belladonna Book Club meeting at 6 p.m. at the St. Simons Island Library, 530A Beachview Drive, St. Simons Island. This year’s book is “Everything I Never Told You” by Celeste Ng.

A Little Read, children’s story time, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 12 at the St. Simons Island Library. The children’s book for The Big Read is “Zen Shorts,” by John J. Muth.

“Loving” will be screened at 2 p.m. at the Ritz Theatre in downtown Brunswick. It is a Big Read event.

Wednesday, Feb. 13

A children’s story time will be held at 10:30 a.m. at the St. Simons Island Library, 530A Beachview Drive, St. Simons Island.

Lunchtime yoga will be held at 12:30 p.m. at Howard Coffin Park, 1402 Sonny Miller Way, Brunswick. No sweating is required. Participants should bring a mat and water. It is sponsored by the Brunswick-Glynn County Library. It is free.

A pop-up library will be held from 2:30 to 5 p.m. at Brunswick YMCA, 144 Scranton Connector, Brunswick. The variety of books will be available. It is sponsored by the Brunswick-Glynn County Library, which is closed for renovations. No library card is needed.

The GFWC Brunswick Woman’s Club will meet at 12:30 pm at Golden Corral in Brunswick. The speaker will be Jimmy Franklin, dean of students and boarding director of Tallulah Falls School, a private school founded by Georgia Women’s clubs. It is still supported by the clubs today. For more information about joining the club or attending a meeting, email brunswickwc@gmail.com.

The St. Simons Literary Guild’s book store will be open from 9:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the casino atrium on St. Simons Island.

The Brunswick Chapter of the Links Incorporated, in conjunction with Southeast Georgia Health System, is sponsoring “Medical Links to Haiti,” a seminar on medical and cultural issues affecting Haitians from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at the Health System’s Linda S. Pinson Conference Center, 2415 Parkwood Drive, Brunswick. Event registration and continuing education credit information is available at sghs.org/haiti-seminar, or email marketing@sghs.org for more information.

Thursday, Feb. 14

A baby story time will be held at 10:30 a.m. at Howard Coffin Park, 1402 Sonny Miller Way, Brunswick. The group meets every Thursday.

A pop-up library will be held from 2:30 to 5 p.m. at the Jekyll Island Beach Village on Jekyll Island. Books for all ages and interests will be available. No library card is necessary.

English as a Second Language Class will meet at 5 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalists of Coastal Georgia1710 Gloucester St., Brunswick. It is an informal class is intended to help those wanting to learn basic conversational English. It is sponsored by the Brunswick-Glynn County Library.

Glynn Academy Class of 1954 will meet at 11:30 a.m. at Old Time Country Buffet, 665 Scranton Road, Brunswick. The meeting will celebrate the life of member Margaret Ann Young who recently passed away. All class members who are able are asked to attend.

Friday, Feb. 15

The Sons of the American Revolution, Marshes of Glynn Chapter, will host a presentation at 7 p.m. at the Glynn County Fire Station No. 2, 1929 Demere Road, St. Simons Island. Donald Gehring’s “Dr. Joseph Warren, Founding Grandfather and Forgotten Hero” will be featured. It is free and open to the public.

An English as a Second Language Class will be held at 5 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalists of Coastal Georgia, 1710 Gloucester St., Brunswick. It is sponsored by the Brunswick-Glynn County Library.

A Big Read book discussion will be held at 5 p.m.at the Ida Hilton Library in Darien. This year’s book is “Everything I Never Told You,” by Celeste Ng.

A pop-up library will be held from 2:30 to 5 p.m. at the Jekyll Island Beach Village on Jekyll Island. A variety of books will be available. It is sponsored by the Brunswick-Glynn County Library, which is closed for renovations. No library card is needed.

A baby story time will be held at 10:30 a.m. at Howard Coffin Park, 1402 Sonny Miller Way. Brunswick. Children up to two years old are welcome.

Cinema Gourmet, sponsored by Golden Isles Arts & Humanities, will feature “Tokyo Story,” as part of the Dysfunctional Families film series, will be screened at 6:30 p.m. at the Ritz Theatre in downtown Brunswick. Food will be prepared by Indigo Coastal Shanty and Heather Heath will give a talk about the film. Tickets are $18 for the meal, film and talk. They are $7 for the film and talk only.

“Everything They Should Have Known: Interracial Marriage in Literature,” a lecture by John Hersey will be held at 1 p.m. at the College of Coastal Georgia’s Camden campus. He will present at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 15 at the St. Simons Island Casino.

Saturday, Feb. 16

Author Rebecca Parmelee will be sharing her children’s book, “The Thankful Fairy,” during a book launch party from 3 to 5 p.m. at The Greenhouse on St. Simons Island. There will be activities for children and a book signing.

St. Marys Little Theatre will present “Midnight Train to Georgia” at 7 p.m. Feb. 15 and 16 and at 2 p.m. Feb. 17 at the Theatre by the Trax, 1000 Osborne Street, St. Marys. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children 12 and under. To get tickets, visit www.stmaryslittletheatre.com or Once Upon a Bookstore in downtown St. Marys.

The South Althing, a gathering of Viking age re-enactors, will hold its event from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Fort King George in Darien. There will be demonstrations of cooking, storytelling and fiber arts. Adult tickets are $7.50, senior tickets are $7, youth is $4.50 and children under 6 will be admitted for free.

The Elks Lodge will host a fish fry from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the lodge, 1509 Union St., Brunswick. The meal is $8 with dessert $1 extra.

Friends of Harrington School will host an Art and Jazz event at 2 p.m. at the Harrington School, 291 S. Harrington Dr., St. Simons Island. The artist of the month will be Month Vivian “La ViVi” Mitchell

The Literary Guild of St. Simons Island will host Meet the Author series featuring Jonathan Hershey and a presentation titled, “Everything They Should Have Known: Interracial Marriages in Literature. It will coincide with this year’s Big Read event. The program will be held at 10:30 a.m. in room 108 of the Casino on St. Simons Island. It is free to guild members and $10 for guests. To register, visit litguildssi.org/events.

The Casual Scrabblers’ Club will meet at 10:30 a.m. at the Altama Presbyterian Church, 4621 Altama Ave., Brunswick. It is open to all.

A baby story time will be held at 10:30 a.m. at the St. Simons Island Public Library, 530A Beachview Drive, St. Simons Island. Children up to two years old are welcome.

The St. Simons Literary Guild’s book store will be open from 9:30 to 12:30 p.m. at the casino atrium on St. Simons Island.

The Zen Art of Paper Folding with Cleilia Hart will be held from 10 a.m. to noon at Glynn Visual Arts, 106 Island Drive, St. Simons Island. Children in the third grade and up are welcome. For more information, call 912-638-8770 or visit http://www.glynnvisualarts.org.

Get in the Game, a fundraiser for the Zion Baptist Church Scholarship Fund, will be held from 10 a.m. to noon at the Strike Zone, 280 Millennium Blvd., Brunswick. The cost is $20 per bowler. For more information, call 912-264-3105.

A pop-up library will be held from 8 a.m. to noon in the park in front of the Sidney Lanier Bridge in Brunswick. It will be held in coordination with the annual bridge run. A variety of books will be available. It is sponsored by the Brunswick-Glynn County Library, which is closed for renovations. No library card is needed.

The McIntosh Art Association will host a Black History Month program from 1 to 3 p.m. at McIntosh County Academy, Hwy. 17., Darien. The program will feature aerial artists from Caroline Calouhce & Co., singers, the McIntosh County Shouters and praise dancers. Susan Murphy of the Marsh Studio will speak. Admission is $15. For additional information, call 912-437-7711.

The Brunswick Actors Theatre, 1413 Newcastle St., Brunswick, will stage “Showstoppers,” a songs and performances by local talent, at 8 p.m. Feb. 16 and 23. A matinee will be held at 3 p.m. Feb. 17 and 24. Tickets are $25 and include beverages and dessert. Doors open 45 minutes prior to curtain call. The director is Gail Butler with musical direction by Christopher Smith. For tickets, or more information visit www.soglogallery.com.

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