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Myrtle Beach Events

   
 

Upcoming city-related activities and programs


   
 

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

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Christmas tree mulch is ready!

Behind Myrtle Waves Water Park

Mr. Joe White Avenue

 

Free mulch is available – while it lasts – on Mr. Joe White Avenue, behind Myrtle Waves Water Park.  Discarded Christmas trees have been ground into mulch during the Grinding of the Greens. The mulch is free to the public on a first-come, first-served basis. Come and get it!

 

Memorial Day Business Outreach Sessions

8:30 a.m., Friday, February 12 and 19

Room 202, Myrtle Beach Convention Center

 

Attention, area businesses.  It’s time to plan for the Memorial Day weekend.  The Myrtle Beach Police Department will conduct Business Outreach Session at 8:30 a.m., Friday, February 12 and 19.   The meetings will be held in Room 202 at the Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center Hotel.  Business managers and owners are invited to attend.  Topics include businesses’ responsibilities and the Grand Strand’s plans for the Memorial Day weekend.  The goal is to get information out to visitors so that they will know what to expect before they arrive.  Additional meetings will be scheduled.

 

Free Concert!  United States Air Force Heritage Brass

4:00 p.m., Saturday, February 13

Free tickets are almost gone!

Beach Church, 557 George Bishop Parkway

 

Hear the United States Air Force Heritage Brass Band in a free concert at 4:00 p.m., Saturday, February 13, at Beach Church, 557 George Bishop Parkway.  Tickets are free and available at the Myrtle Beach City Hall, 937 Broadway Street, while they last!  Tickets are almost gone!  This outstanding group features 10 brass players and a percussionist.  The ensemble maintains a rigorous performance schedule presenting a diverse repertoire featuring orchestral transcriptions, patriotic favorites, jazz standards, new compositions and distinctive arrangements.  The world-class musicians are stationed at Joint Base Langley-Eustis in Hampton, Virginia.  The concert is sponsored by the City of Myrtle Beach and the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce.

 

Craft Fair Benefitting Food Drive

10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Sunday, February 14

Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane

 

Attend and shop the second annual craft show featuring more than 75 crafters, both locals and snowbirds, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Sunday, February 14, at Base Recreation Center.  Some vendor space is still available!  Vendor space costs interested crafters only donations of nonperishable food to the Low Country Food Bank.  Shoppers gain entry to the event with nonperishable food donations, too.  For more information, contact Mickey Davis at 843-286-2580 or mzdavis@gmavt.net.

 

Caregiving Forum

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 16

Train Depot, 851 Broadway Street        

 

Are you providing care for an elderly relative or friend?  Want to learn more about senior caregiving issues?  The Seniors Advisory Committee and AARP are co-sponsoring this free Caregiving Forum from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 16, at the Train Depot, 851 Broadway Street.  Attend and learn indispensable caregiving information from speakers and professionals.  Representatives from Regency Hospice, Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments and the Alzheimer’s Association, among others, will be on-hand to discuss your caregiving concerns.  The program includes a question-and-answer session. 

 

·   Cargiving in South Carolina…  Doris J. Gleason, Director, Community Outreach, AARP

·   Waccamaw Area Family Caregiver Support Program…  Valerie Gonzalez, Waccamaw Region Family Caregiver Advocate

·   Effective Communication Strategies…  Natalie Bankowski, Grand Strand Area Program Director, Alzheimer’s Association

·   End of Life Caregiving…  Joyce Calabrese, RN MS, Director, Regency Hospice

 

Chapin’s Chapters Book Club

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 16

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

Chapin’s Chapters Book Club meets regularly to discuss books at Chapin Memorial Library.  Pick up The Space Between U, by Thrity Umrigar, and read it before the club meets. The next club meeting is 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 16.  Questions?  For more information, call 843-918-1275.

 

Youth Meet-and-Greet with Wilson “Willie” James

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Saturday, February 20

Mary C. Canty Recreation Center, 971 Canal Street

 

Mary C. Canty Recreation Center hosts Willie James, a former professional baseball player, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Saturday, February 20.  James will speak about the importance of making good decisions for youth, ages 10 to 16.  The event includes free games and pizza, too!  Wilson "Willie" James played professional baseball for the Atlanta Braves and Myrtle Beach Pelicans.  Call 843-918-1465 for more information.

 

International Student Outreach Program (ISOP) Business Meeting

9:00 a.m., Wednesday, February 24

Room 101, Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center Hotel

 

The International Student Outreach Program kicks off with a Business Meeting at 9:00 a.m., Wednesday, February 24, at the Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center Hotel.  All Grand Strand employers, business owners and operators are invited, along with student sponsors and volunteers.  The goal is to help international students live and work successfully in the Myrtle Beach area this spring and summer.  The first of the weekly “Welcome to America” socials for visiting students will be held in early Spring.

 

Myrtle Beach City Council Town Hall Meeting

6:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 24

Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane

 

The Myrtle Beach City Council will hold a Town Hall Meeting at 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 24, at the Base Recreation Center.  Everyone is invited to attend!  The meeting is a new initiative that allows residents to bring community concerns in person to Council members.  Look for future Town Hall meetings at additional locations. 

 

FIRST Robotics Palmetto Regional Competition – Volunteers welcome!

Thursday through Saturday, February 25 through 27

Myrtle Beach Convention Center

 

We still need a few volunteers for the Palmetto Regional FIRST Robotics Competition, Thursday through Saturday, February 25 through 27.  Sixty-six teams of high school students from South Carolina and the East Coast will build their own robots to compete in this fast-paced event.  “Stronghold” is the name of the game.  The robots will have to scale and breach towers, navigate secret passages and boulders and deal with spies and “moats.”  Teams warm up Thursday, February 25, with robot inspections and practice rounds, followed by the high-energy tournament on Friday and Saturday.  The public is invited to watch talented students put their math, science and engineering skills to work.  Admission is free!   Local high school teams welcome sponsors, mentors and tools.  Volunteer opportunities for this event include field reset, safety advisor, judge, referee and other positions.  You’ll have a blast!  Past and prospective volunteers need to register at https://my.usfirst.org/FIRSTPortal/Login/vims_login.aspx.   

 

My Myrtle Beach Black History Program

6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Friday, February 26

Historic Myrtle Beach Colored School Museum and Education Center

 

In celebration of February as Black History Month, the Historic Myrtle Beach Colored School Museum and Education Center presents a two part program recognizing local heroes of the city.  The first segment of the program will award recipients of the 2016 Mary C. Canty Community Service Award. This year’s honorees include Councilman Mike Chestnut and Mrs. Donnis Kinder.  The second part of the program is an educational look at the inventions and contributions of African Americans throughout history and a tour of the colored school museum.  For more information, call Sorah at 843-918-1066.

 

19th Annual Myrtle Beach Marathon

Thursday through Saturday, March 3 through 5

Registration is underway…

http://www.mbmarathon.com

 

Registration is underway for the 19th annual Myrtle Beach Marathon and accompanying events, to be held March 3 through 5!  The marathon itself is Saturday, March 5.  For more information about this popular race weekend, which includes a full marathon, a half marathon, a marathon team relay, a 5K and a one-mile fun run, visit http://www.mbmarathon.com.

 

Chapin’s “Craft of the Month” Club

2:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 15

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

Join Chapin Memorial Library’s “Craft of the Month” Club at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 15 to learn and participate in various craft activities.  Planning to start your own vegetable and flower garden from seeds?  Attend and learn on March 15 how to make toilet paper seed tape and biodegradable mini planters from toilet paper rolls.  For more information, contact Kerri at 843-918-1275 or dunnington@chapinlibrary.org.

 

28th Anniversary Pee Dee Street Rodders’ “Run to the Sun” Car Show

Thursday through Saturday, March 17 and 19

The former Myrtle Square Mall Site, Kings Highway

www.peedeestreetrodders.com

 

The Pee Dee Street Rodders and the City of Myrtle Beach present the annual “Run to the Sun” Car and Truck Show, Thursday through Saturday, March 17 through 19, at the former Myrtle Square Mall site.  The annual “Run to the Sun” has been described as the “largest independent car and truck show on the East Coast,” with 3,000-plus cars and trucks from all over the United States.  For more information, visit http://www.peedeestreetrodders.com

 

Myrtle Beach Highland Games and Heritage Festival

Friday and Saturday, March 18 and 19

Grand Park Athletic Complex

 

Let the games begin!  The Myrtle Beach Highland Games & Heritage Festival is Friday and Saturday, March 18 and 19, at Grand Park Athletic Complex.  From kilts to contests and clans to cabers, you’ll find it at the Myrtle Beach Highland games.  This new event for the Grand Strand begins with the Céilídh Welcome Party from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m., Friday, March 18.  Activities on Saturday, March 19, include traditional Highland contests, border collies at work, the Clan Village, performances and more.  Highland Games are popular throughout the Carolinas and are renowned for their outstanding entertainment, top Scottish musicians, professional athletes, and champion bagpipe and drum bands from all over the Southeast.  A variety of authentic food, merchandise, souvenirs and beverages from Scotland and Great Britain will be available for purchase.  Opening ceremonies will feature a Mass Pipe Band Performance, a Parade of Tartans, the March of the Clans and Societies, as well as the national anthems of Scotland, Ireland, Canada and the United States.  Tickets are on sale now at www.myrtlebeachhighlandgames.com.  For more information, contact Todd Cartner at 843-492-0515 or todd@myrtlebeachhighlandgames.com. 

 

6:00 to 10:00 p.m., Friday, March 18 – Friday Night Céilídh Live Music Festival – Senior pre-sale tickets for ages 65 and older cost $5.  Senior tickets at the event gate cost $6.  Adult pre-sale tickets for ages 18 and older cost $5.  Adult tickets at the event gate cost $7.  All children, ages 17 and under, get in free!

 

Saturday, March 19 – Highland Games and Heritage Festival – Adult pre-sale tickets for ages 13 and older cost $10.  Adult tickets at the event gate cost $12.  Pre-sale tickets for children, ages six to 12, cost $5.  Children’s tickets are $6 at the event gate.  Children, ages five and under, get in free!

 

Camp Friendship Summer 2016

Registration is underway…

Call 843-918-2280 for information

 

Stop by the front desk at Pepper Geddings Recreation Center to register your child for “Camp Friendship.”  Registration is underway!  The camp begins the first Monday after the regular school year ends.  The nine-week summer camp program is 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, at Pepper Geddings Recreation Center, 3205 North Oak Street.  For more information, call 843-918-2280 or visit http://www.cityofmyrtlebeach.com/youthprograms.html.

 

Easter Egg Plunge 2016

1:00 p.m., Friday, March 25

Registration is underway…

Call 843-918-1476 for information

 

Registration is underway for the popular Easter Egg Plunge event set for Friday, March 25, at the Mary C. Canty Recreation Center.  Admission is free, and the family event is for children, ages five to 12.  Activities begin at 1:00 p.m. and includes a meet-and-greet with the Easter Bunny, diving for eggs in the pool and playing games, along with candy and prizes.  Pre-registration is required by Thursday, March 24.  To register, contact Ryan Caputo at Mary C. Canty Recreation Center, 971 Canal Street, or call 843-918-1476.

 

Heyward Family Park Dedication and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

3:00 p.m., Friday, March 25

Garden of Hope, Dunbar Street

 

Save the date and join the City of Myrtle Beach for the Heyward Family Park Dedication event at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, March 25, at the Garden of Hope located on Dunbar Street.  The Heyward Family will be presented with a plaque and monument.  Also, the event features a ribbon cutting ceremony with Mayor John Rhodes, Councilman Michael Chestnut and City Manager John Pedersen.  For more information, contact Sorah at 843-918-1066.

 

Upcoming Neighborhood Watch Meetings

Various Times, Dates and Locations

 

The following Neighborhood Watch meetings are scheduled for the next few weeks.  Call Crime Prevention Officer Henry Bresadola at 843-918-1806 for more information.

  • The Avenues Neighborhood Watch – 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 10, Fire Station No. 6, 38th Avenue North

  • Pine Lakes Estates Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Thursday, February 11, La Quinta, 4709 North Kings Highway

  • Booker T. Washington Neighborhood Watch – 6:00 p.m., Monday, February 15, Mary C. Canty Recreation Center

  • Palmetto Greens Neighborhood Watch – 6:00 p.m., Monday, February 15, 2900 Mashie Drive

  • Piper’s Pointe Neighborhood Watch – 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 16, 1310 Piper’s Pointe Lane

  • Carolina Breeze Neighborhood Watch – 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 17, Main Office, 100 Cedar Street

  • Emmens Preserve Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 17, Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane

  • The Highlands Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 17, Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane

  • The Market Common Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 17, Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane

  • The Reserve Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 17, Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane

  • Seagate Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 17, Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane

  • Withers Preserve Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 17, Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane

  • Bay Pointe Neighborhood Watch – 4:00 p.m., Thursday, February 25, 1401 Fisher Place

  • Monticello Neighborhood Watch – 5:00 p.m., Thursday, February 25, 1300 Osceola Street

  • Old Pine Lakes Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Thursday, February 25, Fire Station No. 6, 38th Avenue North

Free Legal Clinics

Chapin Memorial Library

www.scbar.org/clinics

 

Chapin Memorial Library hosts free legal clinics with South Carolina Legal Services on various topics.  Topics include fraud, family law, criminal records, divorce, custody, aging and more.  The clinics consist of a 30 to 45 minute presentation by an attorney, with a question-and-answer session following.  RSVPs are appreciated, but not required.  For more information, contact the library at 843-918-1295 or reference@chapinlibrary.org.

 

·   2:00 p.m., Thursday, March 4…  Domestic Violence

·   6:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 8…  Wills, Estates and Probate

·   6:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 12…  Landlord and Tenant Issues

·   6:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 10…  Elder Law

 

Friday Films at the Library

1:30 to 3:30 p.m., every Friday

First Floor Meeting Room, Chapin Memorial Library

 

Chapin Memorial Library invites you to join the cinematic fun from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. every Friday in the first floor meeting room.  Participants must be 18 years of age, or older.  Popcorn will be served, and you may bring your own non-alcoholic beverage.  Call 843-918-1275 for details.

 

·   1:30 p.m., Friday, February 12 – Self/Less

·   1:30 p.m., Friday, February 19 – Man from U.N.C.L.E.

·   1:30 p.m., Friday, February 26 Ant Man

 

AARP Smart Driver Course

9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Saturday, February 27

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

Take the AARP Smart Driver Course and become a better driver!  The four-hour class will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Saturday, February 27, at Chapin Memorial Library.  Refresh your driving skills while learning new rules of the road and strategies to help you become a smarter, safer driver.  Fees are $15 for AARP members or $20 for non-members. To reserve a seat today, call Judy Chamberlain at 843-945-4455.

 

Financial Literacy Four Session Series

5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Monday, March 7 and 21, April 4 and 18

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

Wondering about your finances?  Looking to save, retire debt or just retire?  Randall Davis, a Grand Strand Prosperity Center financial literacy counselor, will be on hand at Chapin Memorial Library to present these free and informative classes.  The library hosts the series from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Mondays.  Class dates are March 7 and 21, and April 4 and 18.  Seating is limited, so please reserve your spot at least a week in advance.  Classes will be held contingent upon participation.  In consideration of others, no children are allowed, so please make arrangements in advance.  For more information or to RSVP, please contact reference@chapinlibrary.org or call Laura at 843-918-1295.

 

·   5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Monday, March 7 – Intro to Financial Terms

·   5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Monday, March 21 – Managing Debt

·   5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Monday, April 4 – Using Credit

·   5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Monday, April 18 – Making a Budget

 

Veterans Awareness Series (VAS) 2016

1:00 to 3:00 p.m., First Monday of the Month

Second Floor Meeting Room, Chapin Memorial Library

 

Attention, veterans, family members and friends of veterans!  Chapin Memorial Library and Peer Support Specialist Mr. Bernard McLeroy from the Myrtle Beach Veterans Affairs Medical Clinic will host the free Veterans Awareness Series (VAS) on the first Monday of each month.  Topics include counseling, re-entry, housing, mental health, education, compensation and employment.  Veterans can also sign-up for a library card and receive a free one-year Friends of Chapin Memorial Library Membership.  RSVPs are appreciated.  For more information, call Kim at 843-918-1295 or e-mail at felton@chapinlibrary.org.   

 

March 7

April 4

June 6

August 1

October 3

November 7

December 5

 

Exploring Senior Living Options (free seminar)

2:00 to 3:00 p.m., Thursday, March 24

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

Join Chapin Memorial Library and Coastal Carolinas Senior Living Advisor Tracy Covone for a free seminar for active adults, seniors and family from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m., Thursday, March 24.  Attend and learn the difference between various living arrangements, including 55+ Active Adult Communities, Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care.  Please RSVP to Tracy at 843-340-9820 prior to Friday, March 18.

 

Coloring Club

11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Third Thursday of the Month

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

Do you miss coloring? If so, then come and join the Chapin Memorial Library Coloring Club!  Participants must be 18 years of age or older, and the club will meet from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month at Chapin Memorial Library.  We will supply a few sample pages, coloring pencils, relaxing music and coffee. Or, you can bring your own coloring book, pencils and a bag lunch.  Call 843-918-1275 or send an email to dunnington@chapinlibrary.org for more information.

 

“Book to Movie” Club

1:00 p.m., Monday, Fourth Monday of the Month

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

Do you enjoy reading books that later become movies?  If so, join Chapin Memorial Library's new "Book to Movie" Club!  Participants must be 18 years of age or older.  The group will meet on the fourth Monday of each month.  Members read the selected book in advance, then join others in viewing a screening of the film based on the book!  Discussion will follow.  For more information, call 843-918-1275 or email cazzola@chapinlibrary.org.

 

Topics Trivia

4:00 to 6:00 p.m., Fourth Tuesday of the Month

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

Chapin Memorial Library hosts Topics Trivia every fourth Tuesday from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., through December.  Players “show what they know” in this fun and fast-paced competition.  A team consists of one to six players, who answer questions from different topics, such as literature, geography, sports, television, history and movies.  The team with the most points is the winner and prizes are awarded!  Enter your name once each month for the grand prize drawing in December.  Contact Laura at reference@chapinlibrary.org or call 843-918-1295 for more information.  Dates are:

 

February 23

March 22

April 26

May 24

June 28

July 26

August 23

September 27

October 25

November 22

December 20

 

Family Dance Party

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Second Friday of the Month

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

For the little ones, Chapin Memorial Library hosts Family Dance Party from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Friday, February 12, March 11 and April 8.  The party consists of a story, fingerplays, movement and music.  This event is geared towards toddlers and pre-schoolers, but all families are welcome.

 

Knitting and Crochet Group

2:00 to 4:00 p.m., Fridays

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

Chapin Memorial Library offers knitting and crochet classes in the first floor meeting room every Friday afternoon.  Learn basic knitting and crochet skills or get help with an existing project.  Please bring your own supplies.  Volunteers are needed to teach and assist with programs, creating displays, and other library activities.  Please call Briget at 843-918-1275 for more information.

 

Military Appreciation Days Parade

10:30 a.m., Saturday, May 28

Farrow Parkway, The Market Common

www.militaryappreciationdays.com

 

The Military Appreciation Days parade will be held Saturday, May 28, on Farrow Parkway at Grand Park!  The Military Appreciation Committee is retuning the parade to the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend, at The Market Common.  Come meet Grand Marshal Noah Galloway that Saturday and enjoy the Big Family Picnic, various exhibits and a live performance by the Andrew Thielen Big Band.  Military Appreciation Days is a month-long celebration of our military men and women.  Stay tuned for the announcement of other events.  Parade entries are being accepted now!  For details and parade registration, visit www.militaryappreciationdays.com. 

 

Senior Friday Movie Schedule

Call 843-918-2380 for information

Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane

 

Enjoy a free movie for adults and seniors every Friday at 3:00 p.m. at the Base Recreation Center.  Soft drinks and popcorn are available for $1 each.

 

·    3:00 p.m., Friday, February 12 – Paper Towns (PG-13), Nat Wolff, Cara Delevingne

·    3:00 p.m., Friday, February 19 – Max (PG), Thomas Haden Church, Josh Wiggins

·    3:00 p.m., Friday, February 26 – Jurassic World (PG-13), Chris Pratt

·    3:00 p.m., Friday, March 4 – Selfless (PG-13), Ryan Reynolds, Ben Kingsley

·    3:00 p.m., Friday, March 11 – War Room (PG), Priscilla Shirer, T.C. Stallings

·    3:00 p.m., Friday, March 18 – Captive (PG-13), David Oyelowo, Kate Mara

·    3:00 p.m., Friday, March 25 – Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation (PG-13), Tom Cruise

·    3:00 p.m., Friday, April 1 – 90 Minutes In Heaven (PG-13), Hayden Christensen, Kate Bosworth

·    3:00 p.m., Friday, April 8 – Pan (PG), Hugh Jackman, Rooney Mara

·    3:00 p.m., Friday, April 15 – Pawn Sacrifice (PG-13), Tobey Maguire, Peter Sarsgaard

·    3:00 p.m., Friday, April 22 – A Brilliant Young Mind (PG-13), Asa Butterfield, Rafe Spall

·    3:00 p.m., Friday, April 29 – Woodlawn (PG), Sean Astin, Jon Voight

 

Senior Bingo at Canty Recreation Center

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., every Tuesday through April 26

Mary C. Canty Recreation Center

 

Come have fun and win a prize during Senior Bingo at Mary C. Canty Recreation Center from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., every Tuesday.  Participants are asked to bring a $1 gift for the prize table.  The Mary C. Canty Recreation Center, formerly Canal Street Recreation Center, is located at 971 Canal Street.  Call 843-918-1465 for more information.

 

Senior Dances at Base Recreation Center

Various Dates and Times

Call 843-918-2380 for information

 

The Base Recreation Center offers numerous dance opportunities throughout the year for the “over 50” crowd to meet new people, socialize with old friends and dance the night away.  The popular senior dance events feature both couple dancing and line dancing.  Base Recreation Center welcomes and encourages senior single dancers to attend.  Call 843-918-2380 for more information.

 

Senior Dances with Rosalie…  This popular dance series at the Base Recreation Center Ballroom has become a year-round event.  Doors open at 6:30 p.m.  Tickets are just $7 per person and may be purchased at the door.  All dances are from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m.  Please contact Rosalie at 570-881-0244 or rosalie182@att.net for information or to reserve a table.

 

Friday, February 12 (D. J. Rosalie)

Saturday, February 13 (USA Dance)

Friday, February 19 (City Sponsored, D.J. Ed Brown)

Friday, February 26 (D. J. Rosalie)

Friday, March 4 (City Sponsored, D.J. Ed Brown)

Saturday, March 5 (USA Dance)

Friday, March 11 (D. J. Rosalie)

Friday, March 18 (City Sponsored, D.J. Ed Brown)

Saturday, April 2 (D. J. Rosalie)

Saturday, April 9 (USA Dance)

Saturday, April 23 (D. J. Rosalie)

Saturday, May 7 (D. J. Rosalie)

Saturday, May 14 (USA Dance)

Friday, May 20 (D. J. Rosalie)

Saturday, June 4 (D. J. Rosalie)

Saturday, June 11 (USA Dance)

Friday, June 17 (D. J. Rosalie)

Friday, June 25 (D. J. Rosalie)

Saturday, July 2 (D. J. Rosalie)

Friday, July 8 (D. J. Rosalie)

Saturday, July 16 (USA Dance)

Saturday, July 23 (D. J. Rosalie)

Saturday, August 6 (D. J. Rosalie)

Saturday, August 13 (USA Dance)

Friday, August 19 (D. J. Rosalie)

Saturday, August 27 (D. J. Rosalie)

Saturday, September 10 (USA Dance)

Saturday, October 8 (USA Dance)

Saturday, October 22 (D. J. Rosalie)

Saturday, November 5 (D. J. Rosalie)

Saturday, November 12 (USA Dance)

Saturday, December 3 (D. J. Rosalie)

Saturday, December 10 (USA Dance)

 

Charles Clary’s Infect[ious] Installations exhibit

Continues through April 21

Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum

 

Charles Clary’s Infect[ious] Installations exhibit opens Thursday, January 21, and continues through Thursday, April 21, at the F.G. Burroughs – S.B. Chapin Art Museum.  Clary, originally from Morristown, TN, currently teaches studio art at Coastal Carolina University.  The artist hand-cuts paper, layers it to build interesting land formations and mimics viral colonies and concentric sound waves.  In 2013, Clary lost his parents two weeks apart to smoking-related cancers, later channeling his grief into creating conceptual ideas for artwork.  His colorful, hand-constructed paper landscapes prove order from chaos (or beauty from destruction) is an artistic sight to be seen.  Art museum gallery hours are 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, and 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday.  Admission is free, but donations are welcomed.  The art museum is located at 3100 South Ocean Boulevard.  For more information, call 843-238-2510.

 

Kirkland Smith:  Assemblages exhibit

Continues through April 21

Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum

 

The Kirkland Smith:  Assemblages exhibit opens Thursday, January 21, and continues through April 21 at the F.G. Burroughs – S.B. Chapin Art Museum.  Kirkland Smith was born in Charleston and now lives in Columbia.  She earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of South Carolina in Studio Arts, concentrating on ceramics and sculpture.  Her art pieces are constructed from post-consumer materials.  Using discarded objects, Smith found an evocative new way to reduce, reuse and recycle.  Art museum gallery hours are 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, and 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday.  Admission is free, but donations are welcomed.  The art museum is located at 3100 South Ocean Boulevard.  For more information, call 843-238-2510.

 

Joe Quinn:  Underwater exhibit

Continues through April 21

Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum

 

The Joe Quinn:  Underwater exhibit continues through Thursday, April 21, at the F.G. Burroughs – S.B. Chapin Art Museum.  Quinn, originally from New York City, calls Myrtle Beach home and is a professional photographer.  He specializes in underwater, nature, documentary and fine art imagery and has been published in magazines, books and on the web.  Most notably, Quinn was published in Asian Geographic, National Geographic, Smithsonian and Dive News.  Art museum gallery hours are 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, and 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday.  Admission is free, but donations are welcomed.  The art museum is located at 3100 South Ocean Boulevard.  For more information, call 843-238-2510.

 

Frank Lloyd Wright:  Architecture of the Interior exhibition

Continues through April 7

Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum

 

The Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum will be the Grand Strand host of Frank Lloyd Wright: Architecture of the Interior, an exhibition exploring the design of the iconic architect's houses.  Organized by International Arts & Artists and in cooperation with the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, the exhibition continues through April 7.  Wright was recognized in 1991 by the American Institute of Architects as "the greatest American architect of all time."  The exhibition illustrates the many ways Wright created the visual character of interior space and objects within it.  During his seven-decade-long career, Wright designed more than 1,000 structures, 532 of which were constructed, including offices, churches, schools, skyscrapers, hotels and museums.  Wright also designed many of the interior elements of his buildings, such as the furniture and stained glass.  Gallery hours are 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, and 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday.  Admission is free, but donations are welcomed.  The art museum is located at 3100 South Ocean Boulevard.  For more information, call 843-238-2510.

 

Winter/Spring Storytimes

Continues through May 19

Chapin Memorial Library

 

Chapin Memorial Library offers free storytimes that provide age-appropriate activities, such as songs, fingerplays, flannelboards, crafts, stories and more.  Winter/Spring Storytimes continue through May 19.  For more information, please call 843-918-1275.

 

Baby Storytime:  For ages four months to 18 months old.  Children enjoy rhymes, fingerplays, music, bubbles and age appropriate toys with your child.  Limited to 12 babies and their caregivers.  Pre-registration is required.

 

10:30 a.m., every Tuesday, through May 19

 

Toddler Storytime:  For toddlers who enjoy listening to stories.  Activities include stories, flannelboards, fingerplays, songs, an age appropriate craft and more.  Early learning toys are available for parent/child use after storytime.

 

11:00 a.m., every Wednesday, through May 18

 

Preschool Storytime:  For ages 3 through 5 years old.  Children enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, flannelboards and a craft.  Literacy toys are available for after storytime.

 

11:00 a.m., every Thursday, through May 19

 

School Age Storytime:  For kindergarteners and older children.  Children enjoy longer stories, songs, fingerplays, flannelboards and a craft.  Literacy toys are available for after storytime.

 

2:45 p.m., every Wednesday, through May 18

   
         
             
 

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