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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 U.S. Hwy. 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 will speak on “Flannery O’Connor and the Southern Gothic Tradition.” It is free for 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 Brunswick Actors’ Theatre, 1413 Newcastle St., Brunswick, will present “Sordid Lives” by Del Shores at at 8 p.m. Aug. 10, 17 and 24. There will be a matinee show at 3 p.m. Aug. 11, 18 and 25. The cost is $25 per person. For reservations, call 912-280-0023 or visit www.soglogallery.com.

The American Legion in Brunswick, 4470 US HW 17 N, 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.

Sunday, Aug. 11

Golden Isles Arts & Humanities and the St. Simons African-American Heritage Coalition will present a program titled “Traditional Folks(s): The Ballad of Shirley Collins and Traditional Music of the Georgia Sea Islands” at 3 p.m. at the Ritz Theater in downtown Brunswick. Tickets are $20 per person in advance; $25 per person at the door. Tickets can be purchased at the Ritz box office, 1530 Newcastle St., from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Friday or over the phone at 912-262-6934. For more information on Golden Isles Arts and Humanities, visit goldenislesarts.org.

Wednesday, Aug. 14

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.

Saturday, Aug. 17

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. Docents will be on hand to offer information about the location. There is a $3 suggested donation for visits.

The Brunswick Actors’ Theatre, 1413 Newcastle St., Brunswick, will present “Sordid Lives” by Del Shores at at 8 p.m. Aug. 17 and 24. There will be a matinee show at 3 p.m. Aug. 18 and 25. The cost is $25 per person. For reservations, call 912-280-0023 or visit www.soglogallery.com.

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.

Pulling for a Kid, a fundraiser for Foster Love Ministries, will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the American Patriot Range, 2526 Boots Harrison Road, Hortense. For more information, email info@fosterloveministries.com.

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.

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