Visual arts

Community calendar 16.05.22 | Communication schedule

Monday

Friends of Brunswick Library second-hand bookstore open from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday. It is open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays at the Library, 208 Gloucester Street, Brunswick. Paperbacks are $1 and hardbacks are $2. DVDs and audio books are also available.

Wednesday

The Literary Guild of St. Simons Island Bookstore will be open 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday and Saturday at the Casino, 550 Beachview Drive, St. Simons Island. Hardbacks are $3 and paperbacks $2. All proceeds will go to the St. Simons Island Library.

The Glynn Middle School Orchestra will perform at 7 p.m. at Wesley United Methodist Church, 6520 Frederica Road, St. Simons Island.

Golden Isles Retired Educators Association will meet at 4 p.m. at the Marshside Grill in Brunswick. There will be a low country meeting and boiling. All new retirees from McIntosh and Glynn counties are welcome to attend. For details, email Love Merryman at [email protected]

Thusday

The STAR Foundation will host a low country boil from 6-9 p.m. at Village Creek Landing on St. Simons Island. Entertainment will be provided by Squirt Gun. For more details, visit starofcoastalga.org/special-events.

The Coastal Photographers Guild will meet at 7 p.m. at Glynn Visual Arts, 106 Island Drive, St. Simons Island. The keynote presentation will be given by Lucy Brous, owner of Creative Frameworks Gallery, Brunswick. She will discuss framing and mating options. For more details, visit coastphotographersguild.com.

Historical Jekyll’s Friends Isle will host Ame Willis Ivanov, an award-winning photographer, at 6:30 p.m. at Mosaic, Jekyll Island Museum. Ivanov will present “Heavy Metal: Golden Ray, Work boats and Shipping 2019-2021”. Admission is free but registration is required. To reserve a spot, visit eventbrite.com.

The Lower Altamaha Historical Society (LAHS) will meet at 7 p.m. at Fort King George, 302 McIntosh Road, Darien. Captain Joan Scarborough, Senior Squadron Civil Air Patrol (CAP), will give a presentation titled “Civil Air Patrol Then and Now”. For more information, email Dee Bigham at [email protected]

Glynn Visual Arts, 106 Island Drive, St. Simons Island, will present the exhibition “Cumberland Island: Land, Water, Wind and Light”, in collaboration with One Hundred Miles. The opening is May 19 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the art center. Stephanie Chewning, One Hundred Miles Coastal Education Coordinator, will host a discussion on the Cumberland Island National Coastline at 10 a.m. June 15 at the Art Center.

Friday

The Brunswick Elks Lodge will be holding its monthly Fish Fry from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1509 Union Street in downtown Brunswick. A $10 donation gets you two fried fish, coleslaw, cheese grits, hushpuppies (regular and jalapeno), iced tea, and dessert. Takeout is available by calling the lodge at 912-264-1389 no earlier than 10:45 a.m. and delivery is free when ordering six or more.

Communities in Glynn Schools The county will host the school of rock Music Festival from 4-10 p.m. at Mary Ross Waterfront Park in downtown Brunswick. Let’s Ride Brass Band and Folk is People will perform. Coolers, chairs and tents are welcome. There will be food trucks, children’s activities and more. Tickets are $35 for adults and $10 for children 12 and under. For more details or to purchase tickets, visit CISofGlynn.org or email [email protected]

May 21

Georgia Swim School LLC will be hosting two free lessons in May. The first will be a Baby Safety Swim at 9 a.m. on May 21. The second will be for adults or teens at 7 p.m. on May 26. Classes will be held at Epworth By the Sea on St. Simons Island. Places are limited and pre-registration is required. To register, email [email protected]

The Golden Isles Maritime Community will host the Maritime Day Celebration beginning at noon at the St. Simons Island Pier.

A free art walk will take place from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. in downtown Brunswick. There will be wine and food tastings for $10 per person and can be purchased at multiple locations. To learn more, visit discoverbrunswick.com.

May 24

Golden Isles Arts and Humanities will host its PlayReaders program beginning with “Death of a Salesman” by Arthur Miller at 6:30 p.m. via Zoom. Digital copies of the plays may be made available or they may be borrowed from the local library or purchased online. For general inquiries, to request a copy of the script or for the Zoom meeting link, email [email protected]

May 27

The Literary Guild of St. Simons Island will host his PG-13-rated film series featuring “The Truffle Hunters” at 7 p.m. at the Casino Theater, 550 Beachview Drive, St. Simons Island. A $3 donation is requested. For more details, visit LitGuildSSI.org.

May 29

Golden Isles Arts and Humanities will host a concert featuring Michael Hulett at 7 p.m. at Neptune Park on St. Simons Island. Participants must bring a chair and/or a blanket. Picnic dinners are also welcome. Tickets are $15 per person. For more information, visit goldenislesarts.org.

May 30

The Rotary Club of St. Simons will present Taps at Twilight at 6:45 p.m. at Neptune Park on St. Simons Island. The speaker will be Lt. Col. Steve Bolton, Airfield Commander of the Fighter Army and Special Forces Officer. The Golden Isles Community Band from 5:45 p.m. with the following program. Leslie Mattingly will sing the national anthem. Tap trumpet will be played by Ann Marie Stirewait of the Golden Isles Brass Choir. Participants are encouraged to bring chairs or blankets as seats are not provided. The event is free and open to the public.

May 31st

Golden Isles Non-Fiction Book Club will hold its first meeting at 6 p.m. at 208 Gloucester St., Brunswick. Participants are encouraged to bring two or three suggested titles to the meeting. For more information, visit moglibraries.org.