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Military Appreciation Days

May 1-31, 2014

http://www.militaryappreciationdays.com

 

Join us for Military Appreciation Days in Myrtle Beach during the month of May!  We’re celebrating military men and women – active duty, reserves and National Guard – and veterans from every service branch.  The Vietnam Memorial Wall returns, along with concerts, special events and family activities, plus the big parade on Saturday, May 24.

 

Vietnam Memorial Wall (The Wall that Heals) A traveling version of the Vietnam Memorial Wall returns to Myrtle Beach, May 14-18, and will be on display near Crabtree Memorial Gymnasium at Grand Park. 

 

Memorial Day Parade – This big Ocean Boulevard Memorial Day Parade steps off at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, May 24, with Grand Marshal Montel Williams.  This well-known talk show host spent 15 years in the military, where he discovered his public speaking talents, then went on to a national television career.  Want to be in the parade?  Sign up now at www.militaryappreciationdays.com.   

 

Family picnic, military exhibits and more After the parade May 24, join us for a Family Picnic on the Pavilion Site, complete with activities for the kids, military exhibits, music and more.  Headlining the afternoon is a performance by the Andrew Thielen Big Band. You’ll have a chance to meet Grand Marshal Montel Williams, too! 

 

Myrtle’s Market Re-Opens Wednesday, April 16

9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, Friday and Saturday

Mr. Joe White Avenue at Oak Street

www.cityofmyrtlebeach.com/market.html

 

Myrtle’s Market is ready for the season beginning on Wednesday, April 16.  Fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables will be available at Myrtle’s Market beginning from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.  Stop by the market at the intersection of Mr. Joe White Avenue and Oak Street when it re-opens April 16.  Contact Bryan Lowry at 843-918-4906 for more information or to become a vendor.

 

Friday Films at Chapin Memorial Library

1:30 – 3:30 p.m., Fridays

First Floor Meeting Room, Chapin Memorial Library

 

Chapin Memorial Library invites you to join Friday Films starting Friday, April 4 at 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., in the first floor meeting room.  You must be 18 or older and have a ticket (free) to enter. Popcorn will be served, and you may bring a beverage (non-alcoholic). Call 918-1281 for more info.

 

April 25, People Like Us

 

Horry-Georgetown County High Schools 13th Annual Juried Art Exhibition

Through Sunday, April 20

Franklin G. Burroughs – Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum

3100 South Ocean Boulevard

 

Local high school artists are the stars when the Franklin B. Burroughs – Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum hosts the Horry-Georgetown County High Schools 13th Annual Juried Art Exhibition, sponsored by Carolina Radiology Associates, Inc.  More than 350 pieces were submitted, with 77 artworks chosen for display. Regular gallery hours are 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, and 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., Sunday.  Call 238-2510 or visit http://www.myrtlebeachartmuseum.org.

 

Senior Dance Schedule

Base Recreation Center

Call 918-2381 for information

 

Senior Dances with Rosalie… This popular dance series returns for the winter season at the Base Recreation Center Ballroom.  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 – 10:00 p.m. Please contact Rosalie at 570-881-0244 or rosalie182@att.net for more information or to reserve a table.  See the dates below….

 

Saturday, April 26, 2014 (Oldies Sock Hop)

 

Senior Movie Schedule

Call 918-2380 for information

 

Come enjoy a free movie for adults and seniors every Friday at 3:00 p.m.  Soft drinks and popcorn are available for $1 each.

 

April 25 – Paranoia (PG-13), Liam Hemsworth, Harrison Ford

 

Horry County Housing Fair

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Saturday, April 26

Horry County Government and Justice Center

Second Floor, 1301 2nd Avenue, Conway

 

      Looking to own, rent or buy a new home? The Affordable & Workforce Housing Commission’s 2014 Housing Fair will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Saturday, April 26. The Housing Fair offers information about state and local programs that serve all income levels. Visit exhibitors’ booths or attend one of the informative workshops listed below. Admission is free!  For more information, contact John P. Danford, Horry County Planning Department, at 843-915-7909 or Diana Seydlorsky, Horry County Community Development, at 843-915-7033.

 

Workshop Topics and Times

10:30 a.m. Personal Finance

11:00 a.m. Heirs Property

11:30 a.m. Fair Housing Law

12:00 p.m. First Homebuyers

12:30 p.m. HOA ABC’s

1:00 p.m. Supported Living

 

Winter/Spring Storytimes

Through May 20

Chapin Memorial Library

 

Chapin Memorial Library offers free Storytimes for ages six months and up.  These storytimes provide age-appropriate activities, such as songs, fingerplays, flannelboards, crafts and stories.  For more information, contact 918-1275 or visit www.chapinlibrary.org. 

 

Baby Storytime

Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m., January 7 – May 20, for ages six to 18 months.  Your baby will enjoy stories, fingerplays and music especially for babies and their caregivers.  Pre-registration is required, please call 918-1293.

 

Toddler Storytime

Wednesdays, 11:00 a.m., January 8 – May 21, for toddlers and young listeners.  Your toddlers will be introduced to stories, flannelboards, fingerplays, songs and crafts that are age appropriate. No registration needed.

 

Preschool Storytime

Thursdays and Fridays, 11:00 a.m., January 9 – May 23, for three to five year olds.  Your child will enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, flannelboards, and crafts. No registration needed.

 

Homeschool Storytime

Wednesdays, 2:30 p.m., January 8 – May 21, for kindergarten-and-up students.  Children will have the opportunity to listen to longer stories, songs, fingerplays, flannelboards and crafts. No registration needed.

 

South Carolina’s Largest Garage Sale

7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Saturday, September 6, 2014

Myrtle Beach Convention Center Exhibit Hall

 

We have a date!  South Carolina’s Largest Garage Sale returns to the Myrtle Beach Convention Center from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Saturday, September 6, in the exhibit hall.  On-line registration for vendor spaces begins later this year, with spaces $50.00 each.  For more information, visit http://www.cityofmyrtlebeach.com/garagesale.html.

 

Knitting and Crochet

2:00 p.m. 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. 

 

Fireworks!  Throughout the Year (scheduled so far)

Various Locations in Myrtle Beach

 

Saturday, April 19, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Tuesday, May 27, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Tuesday, June 3, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Tuesday, June 10, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Tuesday, June 17, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Friday, June 20, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Tuesday, June 24, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Friday, June 27, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Tuesday, July 1, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Friday, July 4, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Tuesday, July 8, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Friday, July 11, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Tuesday, July 15, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Friday, July 18, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Tuesday, July 22, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Friday, July 25, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Tuesday, July 29, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Friday, August 1, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Tuesday, August 5, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Friday, August 8, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Tuesday, August 12, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Friday, August 15, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Tuesday, August 19, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Tuesday, August 26, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Saturday, August 30, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Saturday, October 25, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Friday, October 31, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Saturday, November 22, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Wednesday, December 31, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

   
         
             
 

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