Florence Alcoholics Anonymous: For more information, visit Area62.org or call 843-445-7119. Shady Group: Noon, 5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. each Monday to Saturday, 10 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m., 1 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Sunday at 413 S. Church St., Florence. Tranquility Group: 12:30 p.m. Monday, 7 p.m. Tuesday and 8 p.m. Saturday at Parkwood Presbyterian Church, 2307 S. Cascade Ave., Florence. Rule 62 Group: 6 p.m. Monday at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 1629 W. Palmetto St., Florence. Primary Purpose Group: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday at Cross & Crown Lutheran Church, 3123 W. Palmetto St., Florence.

McLeod Farmers Roadside Market: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily at McLeod Farm, 29247 S.C. 151 South, McBee. The market has fresh fruits and vegetables, bakery treats, old-fashioned slow-churned ice cream and gift items. For more information, call 843-335-8611.

Pee Dee State Farmers Market: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily through Saturday at 2513 W. Lucas St., Florence. The market features fresh local produce and products. This week’s farmer’s market will include a “Melons at the Market” event, featuring free samples of SC watermelon, drawings, the chance to take a photo with Courtney Kubu, SC Watermelon Queen, and the chance to learn more about the fruit from marketing specialist Kyle Tisdale. For more information, call 843-665-5154.

Basketball Free Play: 4 to 7 p.m. daily at the A.W. “Man” Stanley Gym, 100 Magnolia St., Darlington. This free play is for children ages 14 and up. For more information, email ParksandRecreation@darcosc.net or call 843-398-4030.

OWLS Early Bird Water Aerobics: 8:15 a.m. today and Friday at Fitness Forum, 120 E. Elm St., Florence. This program is open for active adults over 50 and lasts 60 minutes. Registration is $39 a month to be paid to Fitness Forum. For more information or to register, email SWebb@CityofFlorence.com or call 843-665-3253.

OWLS Beatz Class: 9:15 a.m. today in the multipurpose room at 513 Barnes St., Florence. Beatz is a percussion fitness class set to music. This program is open for active adults over 50. Registration is $12 a year. For more information or to register, email SWebb@CityofFlorence.com.

OWLS Fit & Strong: 10 a.m. today and Friday in the multipurpose room at 513 Barnes St., Florence. This program is open for active adults over 50. Registration is $12 a year. For more information or to register, email SWebb@CityofFlorence.com.

Summer Activities: 10 to 11:30 a.m. today and Monday at the A.W. “Man” Stanley Gym, 100 Magnolia St., Darlington. These activities will include math, reading, and writing. For more information, email ParksandRecreation@darcosc.net or call 843-398-4030.

TOPS SC 101 – Take Off Pounds Sensibly: 10 a.m. today at College Park Baptist Church, 1501 Third Loop Road, Florence. Weigh-in at 9:30 a.m. and meeting at 10 a.m. Lots of incentive. Call Linda at 843-662-0210 for more information.

Gandy Pool: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. today to Saturday at the Gandy Pool, 115 Gary St., Darlington. The pool will be open weather permitting. All children 13 and under must be accompanied by an adult over 18; no adult may sign in more than two swimmers. Admission is $1 for the day.

Cookbook Book Club: 11 a.m. today at the Lake City Public Library, 221 E. Main St., Lake City. The club will discuss favorite cookbooks and delicious recipes. This program is free and open to adults. For more information or to register, call 843-394-8071.

Summer Reading Program: 11:30 a.m. today in the community room at Lake City Public Library, 221 E. Main St., Lake City. This will be an ice cream social with community readers. This year’s summer reading theme is “Universe of Stories,” which encourages children and teens to discover the world and other cultures through reading. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 843-394-8071.

Organized Free Play: 1 to 4:30 p.m. today and Monday at the Harmon Baldwin Recreation Center, 300 Sanders St., Darlington. The free play will include dodgeball, volleyball, arts & crafts, and board games. For more information, email ParksandRecreation@darcosc.net or call 843-398-4030.

Summer Reading Program: 3 p.m. today at the Drs. Bruce & Lee Foundation Library, 509 S. Dargan St., Florence. Gravity Check will be performing a juggling act. This year’s summer reading theme is “Universe of Stories,” which encourages children and teens to discover the world and other cultures through reading. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 843-292-7382 or email kids@florencelibrary.org.

OWLS Tai Chi Yang 24: 6 p.m. and 6:45 p.m. today at the Maple Park Community Center, 915 Gregg Ave., Florence. This Tai Chi style features more movement and is easier to learn than other styles. Beginners are welcome. Please wear loose/comfortable clothing and soft soled shoes. Class minimum is 5, and maximum is 14. An annual fee of $12 is due at registration. To register, visit the Barnes Street Activity Center. For information, email Sharon Webb at SWebb@CityofFlorence.com or call 843-665-3253.

Al-Anon Meeting: 6 p.m. today and Monday at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 1629 W. Palmetto St., Florence, and noon Thursday and Tuesday at 413 S. Church St., Florence. These meetings are for friends and relatives of alcoholics. Call 843-662-4938 for more information.

Back to Basics Narcotics Anonymous Support Group Meeting: 7 to 8:30 p.m. today at 406 S. Kemp St., Florence. There is a closed group meeting on the first, second and third Wednesday of each month and an open group meeting on the fourth Wednesday.

OWLS Corn Hole: 9 a.m. and noon Thursday and Tuesday in the gym at 513 Barnes St., Florence. This program is open play for active adults over 50 and lasts 90 minutes. Registration is $12 a year. For more information or to register, email SWebb@CityofFlorence.com or call 843-665-3253.

Summer Activities: 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the A.W. “Man” Stanley Gym, 100 Magnolia St., Darlington. Educational and inspirational speakers will give talks. For more information, email ParksandRecreation@darcosc.net or call 843-398-4030.

Raising Readers Family Storytime: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Johnsonville Public Library, 242 S. Georgetown Highway, Johnsonville. This story time is for children 5 and under. It is free and open to the public. For more information, call 843-386-2052.

OWLS Yoga: 10:45 a.m. Thursday and Tuesday in the multipurpose room at 513 Barnes St., Florence. This program is open for active adults over 50. Registration is $12 a year. For more information or to register, email SWebb@CityofFlorence.com.

Lake City Farmers Market: Noon to 6 p.m. Thursday at the Bean Market, 111 Henry St., Lake City. Local vegetables, crafts, and more are available to purchase. For more information, call 843-374- 1500.

Basketball Free Play: 1 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday and Tuesday at the Harmon Baldwin Recreation Center, 300 Sanders St., Darlington. This free play is open to children ages 13 and younger. For more information, email ParksandRecreation@darcosc.net or call 843-398-4030.

Tours at the Florence County Museum : 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday at the Florence County Museum, 111 W Cheves St., Florence. Exhibit themed public tours take place every Thursday. No registration is required, and they are led by museum docents. Tours are free and open to all.

Thursday Special Programs: 3 p.m. Thursday at the Baker Memorial Public Library, 298 W. Smith St., Timmonsville. This program will be for children ages 6 to 12. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, 843-346-2941.

Ovis Hill Farmers Market: 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Naturally Outdoors, 2519 W. Palmetto St., Florence. For more information, visit www.ovishillfarm.com.

Teen Summer Reading Program: 3:30 p.m. Thursday at the Drs. Bruce & Lee Foundation Library, 509 S. Dargan St., Florence. Teens will create art using their zodiac sign constellation. This year’s summer reading theme is “Universe of Stories,” which encourages children and teens to discover the world and other cultures through reading. This event is free and open to all rising 6th through 12th graders. For more information, visit florencelibrary.org or call 843-292-7382.

Story Time: 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday at the Williamsburg County Library, 306 N. Main St., Hemingway. This story time is for children age 5 and under. It is free and open to the public. For more information, call 843-558-7679.

Lung Cancer Support Group: 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the Educational Classroom in Medical Hall B at Carolinas Hospital System, 805 Pamplico Highway, Florence. This group is a place for people to come together, exchange ideas, gather information, and discuss concerns with others who are living with cancer. This group is opened to people diagnosed with lung cancer, their loved ones, and caregivers. For information, call 843-674-6464.

Night OWLS Pilates Mat & Chair Exercise: 6 p.m. Thursday at the Maple Park Community Center, 915 Gregg Ave., Florence. This class will encourage the development of strong and flexible muscles without adding mass, with a focus on core stabilization and strengthening. No experience required. Exercise equipment will be required, but participants are welcome to bring their own. Please wear comfortable workout clothing (sweat pants or yoga pants are fine). An annual fee of $12 is due at registration. To register, visit the Barnes Street Activity Center. For information, email Sharon Webb at SWebb@CityofFlorence.com or call 843-665-3253.

Mental Illness Family Support Group: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Central United Methodist Church, 225 W. Cheves St., Florence. This will be an informal hour of sharing for family members and friends of those living with mental illness. This meeting is sponsored by NAMI of the Pee Dee. For more information, call 843-413-1500.

Garden Open: July in Bloom: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday to Saturday at Moore Farms Botanical Garden, 100 New Zion Road, Lake City. Crepe myrtles, sunflowers, and other flowers will be on display in the garden. This viewing is by self-guided walking tour, so dress accordingly. Admission is free and open to the public; registration is not required, but is encouraged. For more information or to register, visit moorefarmsbg.org.

OWLS Weight(Wise) Training: 9 a.m. Friday and Tuesday in the Weight Room at 513 Barnes St., Florence. This program is open for active adults over 50 and lasts 50 minutes. Registration is $12 a year. For more information or to register, email SWebb@CityofFlorence.com or call 843-665-3253.

Adult Movie Matinee: 10 a.m. Friday at the Drs. Bruce & Lee Foundation Library, 509 S. Dargan St., Florence. This movie is rated PG-13, runs 112 minutes, and is open to adults ages 18 and up. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, visit florencelibrary.org.

Pee Dee Growers Market: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 3215 Bluff Road, Marion. Fresh and local vegetables, fruits, and specialty goods will be available to purchase.

Summer Activities: 1 to 3 p.m. Friday leaving at the Harmon Baldwin Recreation Center, 300 Sanders St., Darlington. Children will need to turn in a signed permission slip two days prior, and can take a bus from the A.W. “Man” Stanley Gym, 100 Magnolia St., Darlington. Snacks will be available for purchase. For more information, email ParksandRecreation@darcosc.net or call 843-398-4030.

Downtown Country Jam: 6 to 9 p.m. Friday on the 100 block of N. Dargan St., Florence. There will be live music, food vendors, kids zone with inflatables, and a cornhole tournament. Admission is free and open to the public.

Fiesta Friday: 6 p.m. Friday on Sauls Street, Lake City. This event includes food, dancing, vendors, and a kids zone. For more information, visit visitlakecitysc.com.

Hartsville Teens: Star Party: 7 p.m. Friday at the Hartsville Memorial Library, 147 W. College Ave., Hartsville. Teens ages 12 to 18 will have the chance to view the stars after dark. For more information, visit darlington-lib.org.

Little Pee Dee Night Life: 7 to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Little Pee Dee Night Life, 8505 E. Highway 76 North, Mullins. Live bands and dancing every weekend. No alcoholic beverages will be served. For more information, visit facebook.com/littlepeedeenightlife.

Kris Atom Live: 8 to 10 p.m. Friday at Retrofit Sip-N-Seat, 152 E. Mantissa Row, Hartsville. Kris Atom of North Carolina will be performing. This show is free and open to the public.

Little Miss & Teen Miss SC Pageant: Saturday to July 20 at the Center Theater, 212 N. 5th St., Hartsville. This event will feature the Tot & Wee Miss Competition on Saturday, the Little Miss through Teen Miss preliminaries Monday to July 18, the talent show on July 19, and the finals on July 20. For more information, email lmscpageant@aol.com.

City Center Farmers Market: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the back parking lot of the City Center, 369 W. Cheves St., Florence. The market features local farmers and artisans from the surrounding cities and counties. Ovis Hill Farmers Market is an anchor tenant at the market. The market will also host live mini concerts featuring local musicians. For more information or to become a vendor at the market, email jpeze@cityofflorence.com.

Hartsville Farmers Market: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday on the 100 block of E. Carolina Avenue, Hartsville. There will be an assortment of vendors selling creative and original goods. For more information, call 843-383-3015 or email info@mainstreethartsville.org.

Food Donation Event: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 1490 Harry Byrd Highway, Darlington. Nu Ryderz MC of Darlington will be hosting this event.  Care South will be on site for free health screenings, in addition to free food giveaways and other vendors. The public is invited to attend; no paperwork required.

New Farmers Market Walking Tour: 10 a.m. Saturday and Aug. 10 at the City Center, 369 W. Cheves St., Florence. Clint Moore, director of development in Florence, will be leading walking tours of the new farmer’s market site. Tours will last about 45 minutes.

Sauces, Gravy, and Pesto: 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Moore Farms Botanical Garden, 100 New Zion Road, Lake City. The instructor will teach the class how to create tasty recipes for sauces, gravy, and pesto. Registration is $30 per person. For more information or to register, visit moorefarmsbg.org.

Burry Bookworms: 11 a.m. Saturday at Burry Bookstore, 130 W. Carolina Ave., Hartsville. There will be story time and a craft. All ages are welcome to this free event.

Saturday Morning Cinema: 11 a.m. Saturday at Johnsonville Public Library, 242 S. Georgetown Highway, Johnsonville. The movie E.T.: The Extraterrestrial will be shown. The showing is free and open to the public. For more information, visit florencelibrary.org.

Wild Weekends: 11:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in the Environmental Discovery Center at Lynches River County Park, 5094 County Park Road, Coward. See live animals and have the opportunity to meet the animal up close.

Family Day: 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Florence County Museum, 111 W. Cheves St., Florence. This event will include small loom weaving, indigo dyeing, and simple screen printing. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit flocomuseum.org.

Beer Cocktails: 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Moore Farms Botanical Garden, 100 New Zion Road, Lake City. Sallie Dent Porth will be teaching participants how to use beers in various cocktails. Registration is $25; must be 21 or older to attend. For more information or to register, visit moorefarmsbg.org.

Southern Soul Music Fest: 7 p.m. (doors open) and 8 p.m. (show starts) Saturday at the Florence Center, 3300 W. Radio Drive, Florence. This festival will be a tribute to the Legendary Roy “C”, and will feature Lebrado, Sir Charles Jones, Pokey Bear, and Tucka. Tickets are $55 for reserved seat or $65 for Gold Circle seating. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit florencecenter.com.

Planetarium Public Show: Doors open 2 p.m., show starts 3 p.m. Sunday in the CEMC Planetarium at Francis Marion University, 4822 E. Palmetto St., Florence. “Exploring the Moon” will be shown. This event is free and open to the public.

Pims Corn Maze: Fairy Tale: 2 to 6 p.m. (Sundays) Sunday to Nov. 10 at Pim Farms, 464 Dovesville Highway, Darlington. This maze for young children (3 to 7 years old) includes gem mining buckets with shells, rocks, and gems. Adult and teen gem mining includes soccer gold and human fuse balls. Admission to the fairy tale maze is $5; adult and teen gem mining is $7. Groups of ten or more must make an appointment. For more information, visit pimfarms.com.

Sunday Family Movies: 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Drs. Bruce & Lee Foundation Library, 509 S. Dargan St., Florence. The movies, rated either G or PG, are sponsored by the Friends of the Florence County Library. For more information or to register, call 843-292-7382.

New Ebenezer Baptist Church Summer Camps: 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday to July 19 at New Ebenezer Baptist Church, 307 S. Ravenel St., Florence. This camp is meant to enhance the educational and spiritual growth of the campers in a safe environment. It is for children ages 5 to 16. Registration includes a $25 registration fee (non-refundable), $25 activity fee, $65 weekly tuition per child, with $60 per additional siblings. For more information, visit nebchurch14.org.

Girls University Summer Adventure Camps: 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to July 19 at Girls University, 1249 Celebration Boulevard, Florence. Camp themes will focus on science, technology, engineering, creative arts, and academics. This camp is open for girls in rising 5K through 6th grade. Registration is $105 per week; parents are responsible for lunch and snacks. For more information, visit girls-university.com.

WinShape Day Camp: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to July 19 at First Presbyterian Church of Florence, 700 S. Park Ave., Florence. This camp includes sports, recreation, arts, Bible study, and worship. This camp is for children ages K to 8. For more information, visit camps.winshape.org.

OWLS Gentle Stretch: 9 a.m. Monday in the multipurpose room at 513 Barnes St., Florence. This program is open for active adults over 50 and lasts 45 minutes. Registration is $12 a year. For more information or to register, email SWebb@CityofFlorence.com or call 843-665-3253.

OWLS Tai Chi: 9 a.m. (open practice) and 10 a.m. (continuing class) Monday in the multipurpose room at 513 Barnes St., Florence. This program is open for active adults over 50. Registration is $12 a year. For more information or to register, email SWebb@CityofFlorence.com.

Mixed Media Mash-Up: 9 a.m. to noon Monday to July 19 at the Florence County Museum, 111 W. Cheves St., Florence. Campers will have the chance to combine media and create contemporary art inspired by pieces found in the museum’s gallery. The week will conclude with an exhibit of student works and a reception for families and friends. This camp is open to children ages 5 to 10. Registration is $150 and limited to 15 students. For more information, visit flocomuseum.org.

H2O Camp Session 1: 9 a.m. to noon Monday to July 19 at the Florence Family YMCA, 1700 Rutherford Drive, Florence. Participants will learn a new water sport each day, such as scuba, water polo, Jr. lifeguarding, kayaking, safe boating, and springboard diving. This camp is for good swimmers ages 8 to 14. Registration is $100 for members and $120 for non-members, with a $60 deposit. For more information, visit florenceymca.org.

Acting Up! Summer Camp: 9 a.m. to noon Monday to July 19 at the Florence Little Theatre, 417 S. Dargan St., Florence. The children with learn through age-appropriate lessons in music, movement, arts, crafts, and stage games. This camp is open to children ages 5 to 10. Registration is $100 per week. For more information, call 843-662-3731.

Lynches River Summer Camps: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to July 19 at Lynches River County Park, 5094 County Park Road, Coward. Campers will experience new adventures while learning about the outdoors and making new friends. The theme of this camp is “Science Is…” It is open to children grades third through fifth. Registration for one week is $100, with a $25 discount for each additional camp. For more information, visit lynchesriverpark.com.

Pickleball Club: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday to Thursday at the Pearl Moore Basketball Center, 500 Barnes St., Florence. Beginners are always welcome. For more information, go to FlorencePickleball.com.

Monday Fundays: 1 p.m. Monday at the Johnsonville Public Library, 242 S. Georgetown Highway, Johnsonville. This program is for children ages 6 and up. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 843-386-2052.

Creative Space: 3:30 to 4:50 p.m. Monday at the Williamsburg County Library, 306 N. Main St., Hemingway. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 843-558-7679.

OWLS Tai Chi Beginners: 9 a.m. and 9:45 a.m. (continuation class) Tuesday in the multipurpose room at 513 Barnes St., Florence. This program is open for active adults over 50 and lasts 30 minutes. Registration is $12 a year. For more information or to register, email SWebb@CityofFlorence.com or call 843-665-3253.

Summer Activities: 10 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the A.W. “Man” Stanley Gym, 100 Magnolia St., Darlington. These activities will include kickball, soccer, and arts & crafts. For more information, email ParksandRecreation@darcosc.net or call 843-398-4030.

Diabetes and Nutrition Classes:  2 p.m. Tuesday at the Floyd Conference Center, 1592 Freedom Boulevard, Florence. These free classes will provide self-management tools needed to help avoid serious but preventable complications with diabetes. These classes are taught by a certified diabetes instructor and registered dietician. For more information or to register, call 843-674-4525.

MS Support Group Meeting: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the cafeteria at Carolinas Rehabilitation Hospital, 121 Cedar St., Florence. This group is for people living with MS and their cargegivers. For more information, call Michael Holmes at 843-615-1940.

TOPS SC 101 – Take Off Pounds Sensibly: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Dawsey United Methodist Church, 2711 Dawsey St., Florence. For more information, visit tops.org or call 1-800-932-8677.

Night OWLS Dance/Stretch: 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Maple Park Community Center, 915 Gregg Ave., Florence. This series will feature cardio movements in a choreographic format, using traditional dance techniques and emphasizing dance fundamentals and core strengthening. No dance experience required. Please wear comfortable workout clothing (sweat pants or yoga pants and street shoes are fine). An annual fee of $12 is due at registration. To register, visit the Barnes Street Activity Center. For information, email Sharon Webb at SWebb@CityofFlorence.com or call 843-665-3253.

Line Dance Class: 6 to 8:15 p.m. Tuesday at Poynor Adult Education, 301 S. Dargan St., Florence. Beginner and advanced beginner dancers are invited to learn new dances every week. Beginner-level class is from 6 p.m. to 6:50 p.m., and advance-beginner-level class is from 7 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. The fee is $5 per class. For more information visit Heart & Sole Line Dance, Florence SC on Facebook or call Cindy Dowdy at 843-506-2998.

Bingo for All: 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Williamsburg County Library, 306 N. Main St., Hemingway. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 843-558-7679.

Book Swap Bingo: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Drs. Bruce & Lee Foundation Library, 509 S. Dargan St., Florence. Each participant is asked to bring two new or gently used books that will be used for prizes. Admission is free for adults ages 18 and up, but space is limited and registration is required. For more information or to register, call 843-413-7074.

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