Here is what is coming up:
Business after Hours hosted by Robin Lance Realty — Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce members and their guests are invited to enjoy an evening of networking, food — compliments of Notch 8 BBQ — and drinks. There will be door prizes from Flowers by Rose, Milan Salon, Optimum Water Solutions, Robin Lance Realty, Safetouch Security and Village Dental. Thursday, Aug. 20, from 5:30-7 p.m., at Robin Lance Realty, Village on the Hill Shopping Center, 3766 Coastal Highway 17 in Richmond Hill. For more information, go to www.rhbcchamber.org.
Life Moves Dance Studio hosts middle school dance supporting Family Promise of Bryan County — Life Moves Dance Studio is helping Family Promise of Bryan County reach its goal of officially opening its doors by January. Life Moves will host a “Back to School Bash Dance Party” for middle school-aged teens at 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21, at its newly opened dance studio at 11260 Ford Ave. in Richmond Hill. There is a $10 cover charge, photo booth (for a small fee), and concessions sold at $1 per item, and DJ Deal will be on the turntables. Staff members, volunteers and local Rotarians also will attend. Go to www.lifemovesdance.com or www.familypromisebryancounty.org for more information.
Paddle Butterbean Beach with Ogeechee Riverkeeper — Take a paddle trip at Butterbean Beach near Skidaway Island on Saturday, Aug. 22. This is suitable for both beginner and experienced paddlers. Participants should arrive at 9 a.m. to enjoy a leisurely day on the coast exploring the Skidaway Narrows, the Branches, Pigeon Island and more while following the movement of the tide. The fee for nonmembers is $35, and it’s free for members. Go to ogeecheeriverkeeper.org for more information.
National Dog Day Yappy Hour hosted by Bark Park Association — National Dog Day’s Yappy Hour will take place from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26, at Fish Tales, 3203 Fort McAllister Road in Richmond Hill. Bring your dog and join on one of many fundraisers for the Bryan County Bark Park to come in the next few weeks. All donations contribute to keeping the Bark Park clean and free to the public. Guests will have the chance to make donations, purchase merchandise or have an opportunity to buy a personalized brick at $75 to $100 for the new “Bryan’s Memorial Path” to be placed at the park. For more information on the Bark Park, go to www.bryanbarkpark.com.