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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

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Walk with the Mayor and City Council

9:00 a.m., Wednesday, April 19

Second Avenue Pier, Myrtle Beach Boardwalk

 

In celebration of National Walking Month, Mayor John Rhodes and members of the Myrtle Beach City Council will host a walk along the Boardwalk at 9:00 a.m., Wednesday, April 19.  The public is invited to participate!  Everyone will meet at 9:00 a.m. at Second Avenue Pier, walk to the SkyWheel and then back to Second Avenue Pier.  The walk is about two miles.  Light, healthy refreshments will be available at the end.  Questions?  Contact Kelly Mezzapelle at 843-918-1073 or kmezzapelle@cityofmyrtlebeach.com.

 

Myrtle’s Market Re-Opens – Wednesday, April 19

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

Mr. Joe White Avenue at Oak Street

 

Myrtle’s Market re-opens for the season on Wednesday, April 19, with a full complement of vendors offering homegrown produce, fresh fruits and unique food items.  The farmers market will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, at the intersection of Mr. Joe White Avenue and Oak Street.  For more information, call Troy Marron at 843-918-4906.

 

12th Annual Myrtle Beach International Film Festival

Wednesday through Saturday, April 19-22

Grand 14 Movie Theater, The Market Common

www.myrtlebeachfilmfestival.com 

 

The 12th Annual Myrtle Beach International Film Festival is set for Wednesday through Saturday, April 19-22, at Grand 14 Movie Theater at The Market Common.  The exciting event features films and filmmakers from around the world, many presenting their film as world premieres.  For tickets, visit www.myrtlebeachfilmfestival.com or call 843-497-0220.  All ticket sales occur by MBIFF staff in the lobby, online or by-phone.  All-access passes (include all films and events) are $50 per person.  Individual tickets are $10 per person for each two-hour block of time.  Visit http://myrtlebeachfilmfestival.com/assets/mbiff12.bookletpamphlet.pdf to see a full list of movies titles, times and descriptions.

 

Memorial Day Business Outreach Session

8:30 a.m., Friday, April 21

Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center Hotel

 

Attention, area businesses…  The Myrtle Beach Police Department presents a second Memorial Day Weekend Business Outreach Session at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, April 21, 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.  Contact Lt. Joey Crosby at 843-918-1366.

 

Second Annual Neighbor to Neighbor Open House

10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Saturday, April 22

Crabtree Memorial Gymnasium, 1004 Crabtree Lane

 

The City of Myrtle Beach and Crabtree Memorial Gymnasium host the second annual Neighbors Open House event from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 22.  Come out and get to know your neighbors and community members!  The event features good music, vendors, food, competition, fellowship, community appreciation, workshops and more.  Questions?  For vending, entertainment, general information or to sign up for a workshop, contact Crabtree Memorial Gymnasium at 843-918-2355.

 

Workshop #1 – First-Time Homebuyers Workshop with Ann Ingelson, Seashore Properties

Workshop #2 – Weight Loss Seminar with Dr. Scott Dwyer

Workshop #3 – Decorating Demo with Annette

Workshop #4 – CPR Training with Instructor Ed Kochan

 

Art in the Park – Waccamaw Arts and Crafts Guild

Valor Memorial Garden

http://wacg.org/art-in-the-park/

 

The Waccamaw Arts and Crafts Guild’s popular Art in the Park event is back at Valor Memorial Garden on April 22-23.  For 45 years, Art in the Park has featured both local and traveling artists.  Artwork for sale includes paintings, woodworking, photography, jewelry, fabric, glass, metal, pottery, stone and more.  The event is free to attend.  Valor Memorial Garden is located at 1120 Farrow Parkway.  Questions?  Call 843-446-3830 or visit http://wacg.org/art-in-the-park/.

 

Car Seat Checkpoint Safety Event

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Friday, April 28

Target, Seaboard Commons, 1150 Seaboard Street

 

Are you a new parent, wondering about car seat installation for the first time? Then come to the Car Seat Checkpoint Safety Event, hosted by the Myrtle Beach Fire Department from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Friday, April 28, at the Seaboard Commons’ Target in Myrtle Beach. Educational materials also will be provided courtesy of the Myrtle Beach Fire Department Public Education Unit. Target will offer 20% off on car seats in the store, too.  For details, contact Lieutenant Jonathan Evans at 843-918-1221.

 

Third Annual “Blue Lights and Red Stripes” Flag Football Game 2017

Myrtle Beach Police and Fire Departments, plus the Boys and Girls Club

10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Saturday, April 29

Ashley Booth Field, 704 33rd Avenue North

 

The Myrtle Beach Police and Fire Departments are teaming up with the Boys and Girls Club of the Grand Strand for an exhibition-style flag football game at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, April 29, at Ashley Booth Field.  Admission is free, and donations to the Boys and Girls Club of the Grand Strand are welcome.  Each team will be represented by several members from their respective department, along with several Boys and Girls Club members.  Enjoy four eight-minute quarters of regular style flag football and cheer on the teams!  The goal is to build a greater friendship among our public servants and our youth.  For more information, contact Dione Buonto at 843-712-1977.

 

First-Time Homebuyers’ Workshop

Saturday, May 6

Mary C. Canty Recreation Center, 971 Canal Street

 

The Neighborhood Services Department invites the public to a free educational seminar on the process of purchasing a house from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 6, at Mary C. Canty Recreation Center.  Dorothea Bernique, the executive director of the Increasing Hope Financial Training Center, will be on hand.  Attendees will learn the steps to making homeownership a reality!  Registration is required by 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 3.  To register, call Neighborhood Services at 843-918-1062.

 

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. – Homeownership, Part II

1:00 to 4:00 p.m. – Budgeting and Beyond

 

5K Scholarship Fundraiser

8:00 a.m., Saturday, May 20

Grand Park, The Market Common

 

The second annual 5K Scholarship Fundraiser cross country event kicks off at Grand Park at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 20.  This cross country style course event winds through the fields and around the lake at Grand Park in The Market Common.  Proceeds go to the Myrtle Beach Recreation Youth Scholarship fund to allow children in the community the opportunity to participate in recreational activities.  The 5K costs only $20, and day-of registration is 7:00 to 8:00 a.m. at Crabtree Memorial Gymnasium, 1004 Crabtree Lane.  City residents may pre-register at any city recreation center to receive city rates.  The pre-registration deadline is Friday, May 19.  To pre-register online, visit https://runsignup.com/Race/SC/MyrtleBeach/GrandPark5k.  Questions?  Contact Ryan Caputo at 843-918-1476 or rcaputo@cityofmyrtlebeach.com for more information.

 

April 2017 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.

 

·    Carolina Breeze Neighborhood Watch – 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 19, 100 Cedar Street

·    Emmens Preserve Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 19, Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane

·    The Highlands Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 19, Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane

·    The Market Common Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 19, Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane

·    The Reserve Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 19, Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane

·    Seagate Village Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 19, Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane

·    Withers Preserve Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 19, Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane

·    Pine Lakes Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Thursday, April 20, Fire Station No. 6, 38th Avenue North

·    Ramsey Acres Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 25, 1115 Highway 15

·    Cresswind Neighborhood Watch – 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 26, Clubhouse, 1947 Cresswind Boulevard

·    Bay Pointe Neighborhood Watch – 4:00 p.m., Thursday, April 27, 1401 Fisher Place

·    Monticello Neighborhood Watch – 5:00 p.m., Thursday, April 27, 1300 Osceola Street

·    Pine Lakes Estates Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Thursday, April 27, Fire Station No. 6, 38th Avenue North

·    Old Pine Lakes Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Thursday, April 27, Fire Station No. 6, 38th Avenue North

 

Earth Day 2017

1:00 to 3:00 p.m., Saturday, April 22

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

Celebrate Earth Day, April 22, with Chapin Memorial Library!  Everyone is invited to drop in from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., Saturday, April 22, at Chapin Library, 400 14th Avenue North, to create a fun craft to celebrate our amazing planet. For more information and to RSVP, contact 843-918-1293 or youthservices@chapinlibrary.org.

 

Lip Sync Battle

5:00 p.m., Thursday, April 27

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

Chapin Library hosts a lip sync battle, and sixth through 12th graders are invited to participate in the fun at 5:00 p.m., Thursday, April 27.  Participants pick a song, deliver a stellar performance, and the best wins the prize!  Attendees can team up with a friend or perform as a solo act.  The library is located at 400 14th Avenue North.  Registration is required.  For more details and to RSVP, contact 843-918-1293 or youthservices@chapinlibrary.org.

 

World Tai Chi and QiGong Day

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Saturday, April 29

Chapin Park, 16th Avenue North at Kings Highway

 

Chapin Memorial Library invites all to participate in World Tai Chi Day at Chapin Park from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 29.  The official Tai Chi event occurs at 10:00 a.m. worldwide!  The event is free and open to anyone who wishes to participate, learn or experience the event as an observer.  Tai Chi beginners and pros alike are encouraged to attend and take part in this unique event.  For more details, contact Deb at 843-918-1281.

 

Family Movie at the Library

2:00 p.m., Saturday, April 29

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

Chapin Memorial Library invites the entire family to join the cinematic fun at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 29, at Chapin Library.  Popcorn will be served.  Questions?  Call 843-918-1275 for details.  Here are the movie titles and times…

 

2:00 p.m., Saturday, April 29 – Moana (PG)

 

Military Appreciation Days Schedule

May 1-31, 2017

www.militaryappreciationdays.com

 

Myrtle Beach’s Military Appreciation Days is a month-long celebration of our military men and women, and the city celebrates with a jam-packed schedule of events.  The celebration includes the Military Appreciation Days parade, to be held on Saturday, May 27, on Farrow Parkway at Grand Park.  The Military Appreciation Committee is retuning the parade and picnic to the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend at The Market Common.  Come meet Grand Marshal Alek Skarlatos that Saturday and enjoy the Big Family Picnic, various exhibits and a live performance by the Andrew Thielen Big Band.  Parade entries are being accepted now!  For details and parade registration, visit www.militaryappreciationdays.com. 

 

Second annual Horry County JR ROTC Drill Meet, 9:00 a.m., Saturday, May 6 – A competition among local high school ROTC drill teams, at the Pelicans’ stadium.  Free.

 

Military Family Members Event (Blue Star Mothers), 12:00 p.m., Saturday, May 6 – Event follows the JR ROTC Drill Meet in the Picnic Area at the Pelicans’ stadium.  New and prospective military families are encouraged to attend to learn from current and former military members and their families.  Free.

 

Military Appreciation Days Dinner Dance, 6:00 p.m., Thursday, May 25 – The event features delicious food and a live band in the Ballroom at the Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center Hotel.  Tickets are $30 per person and are available at City Hall or from one of Horry County’s veterans groups, especially Vietnam Veterans of America.  (You do not have to be a veteran to attend.)  Come dine and dance with us!

 

Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ Military Appreciation baseball game, 7:05 p.m., Saturday, May 13 The game honors military veterans (gates open at 5:00 p.m.), at TicketReturn.Com Field.

 

Vocal Edition Patriotic Performance, 6:00 p.m., Saturday, May 20, Valor Memorial Garden Come hear Vocal Edition, a talented local group, sing patriotic songs in this free concert at 6:00 p.m., Saturday, May 20, at Valor Memorial Garden. 

 

M.O.A.A. Grand Strand Golf Tournament, Thursday, May 25 – Registration and lunch begin at 12:00 p.m.  The tournament kicks off with a shotgun start at 2:00 p.m. at Heritage Golf Course.

 

Military Appreciation Days Parade, 10:30 a.m., Saturday, May 27 – Parade takes place along Farrow Parkway at The Market Common and features Alek Skarlatos as Grand Marshal.  Free.

 

Big Family Picnic, Alek Skarlatos, Music, Exhibits and more, 12:00 p.m., Saturday, 27 – Immediately after the parade, the picnic event begins in Valor Memorial Garden and features exhibits, live music from the Andrew Thielen Big Band.  The Omar Chef Shriners provide the picnic fare.  Free.

 

Memorial Day Veterans’ March, 9:00 a.m., Monday, May 29 – Veterans come together to march side by side along Ocean Boulevard, from 16th Avenue North to Ninth Avenue North.

 

Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony, 11:00 a.m., Monday, May 29 – The ceremony is sponsored by the City of Myrtle Beach’s Military Appreciation Days Committee and takes place at the Convention Center Plaza.  Music begins at 10:30.  Free and open to the public.

 

Memorial Day Tribute Film, 2:00 p.m., Monday, May 29 – The annual film is shown at Grand 14 Cinemas, located at The Market Common.

 

The Miracle League Spring 2017 Schedule

James C. Benton Miracle League Field

Miracle League Field, 33rd Avenue North

 

The Grand Strand Miracle League gives children with mental and physical disabilities the opportunity to play baseball, golf and soccer.  They use a specialized field that’s ideal for wheelchairs and walkers, and volunteers serve as “buddies” to help the players with each game.  Everyone plays, everyone hits, everyone crosses home plate, and everyone wins!  For more information on the Spring 2017 season, call 843-448-7712 or visit www.gsmiracleleagues.com.

 

Baseball League

·         6:00 p.m., Friday, April 21, Miracle League Field

·         10:00 a.m., Saturday, April 29, Miracle League Field D

·         10:00 a.m., Saturday, May 6, Miracle League Field

·         10:00 a.m., Saturday, May 13, Miracle League Field

·         1:30 p.m., Friday, June 2, Miracle League Field

 

Soccer League

·         6:00 to 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 19, Miracle League Field

 

Quilts of Gee’s Bend:  From Quilts to Prints Exhibition

Through April 23

F.G. Burroughs-S.B. Chapin Art Museum, 3100 South Ocean Boulevard

 

The F.G. Burroughs-S.B. Chapin Art Museum presents Quilts of Gee’s Bend:  From Quilts to Prints Exhibition through April 23 at the Burroughs-Chapin Art Museum, 3100 South Ocean Boulevard.  Made by generations of African-American women from isolated, rural Gee’s Bend (now Boykin), Alabama, these quilts have been compared to modernist paintings and improvisational jazz.  The quilts first appeared at the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston in 2002 and appeared on the U.S. postage stamp in 2006.  Museum hours are 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, and 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday.  For more details, call 843-238-2510 or visit http://myrtlebeachartmuseum.org/.

 

18th Annual Juried Art Exhibition

Presented by Horry-Georgetown County High Schools

April 23 through May 21

F.G. Burroughs-S.B. Chapin Art Museum, 3100 South Ocean Boulevard

 

The F.G. Burroughs-S.B. Chapin Art Museum’s next exhibit opens April 23 and features the 18th anniversary of the annual two-county juried high school art exhibition.  The opening reception and awards ceremony is from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 23.  The event provides area students an opportunity to submit their works to professional jurors for possible exhibition.  The art museum’s efforts to promote self-esteem, professionalism and a better understanding of how artists earn money through art greatly benefit high school students and the community.  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.

 

20th Annual Juried Exhibition

Presented by Waccamaw Arts and Crafts Guild

May 2 through June 1

F.G. Burroughs-S.B. Chapin Art Museum, 3100 South Ocean Boulevard

 

Popular with residents and visitors alike, the 20th annual Waccamaw Arts and Crafts Guild Juried Exhibition combines the works of both professional and amateur artists.  The springtime favorite exhibition opens Tuesday, May 2, and offers a diverse display of oils, watercolors, mixed media, ceramics, sculpture and more.  More than $2,500 in prize money is awarded!  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.  The art museum is at 3100 South Ocean Boulevard.  For information, call 843-238-2510.

 

Free Legal Clinics

Chapin Memorial Library

Call 843-918-1295 for information

 

Chapin Memorial Library hosts free legal clinics on various topics, including fraud, family law, criminal records, divorce, custody, aging and more.  The clinics consist of a 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.

 

6:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 26…  Predatory Lending (South Carolina Legal Services)

6:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 9…  Elder Law Issues:  Housing, Abuse, Neglect (South Carolina Bar)

 

Youth Chess Club

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., First Saturday of the Month

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

Youth of all ages with any chess skill level are invited to join Chapin Library’s new Youth Chess Club that meets from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., on the first Saturday of each month, in the Second Floor Conference Room.  Learn how to play chess, master strategies and learn new tactics that will help improve your game.  This program is organized and run by volunteers, but promoted by the library.  Contact kshartford@gmail.com for more information.

 

Casual Play Game Time (Chess and Checkers)

6:00 to 8:00 p.m., every Monday

Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane

 

Do you like to play strategic games?  Join us for a casual game of chess or checkers at Base Recreation Center from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. every Monday.  It’s free and fun!  Bring a partner and play with deluxe Staunton-style chess pieces.  Free coffee is available.  For details, call 843-918-2380.

 

Adult Coloring Club

11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., First and 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 first and third Thursday of each month in the large conference room on the second floor at Chapin Memorial Library.  We will supply a few sample pages, coloring pencils and relaxing music. Or, bring your own coloring book and pencils.  Questions?  Contact 843-918-1275 or reference@chapinlibrary.org.

 

11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Thursday, April 20, May 4 and 18

 

Senior Dances at Base Recreation Center

Various Dates and Times

Call 843-918-2380 for information

 

This popular dance series at the Base Recreation Center Ballroom has become a year-round event for the “over 50” crowd to meet new people, socialize with friends and dance the night away.  All dances are from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m.  Doors open at 6:30 p.m.  Tickets are just $7 per person and may be purchased at the door.  The Base Recreation Center welcomes and encourages senior single dancers to attend.  Call the center at 843-918-2380 or contact Rosalie at 570-881-0244 or rosaliejack1566@gmail.com for more information or to reserve a table.

 

·    Saturday, May 20, 2017

·    Saturday, June 3, 2017

·    Friday, June 16, 2017 (City-Sponsored)

·    Saturday, June 24, 2017

·    Friday, July 14, 2017 (City-Sponsored)

·    Saturday, July 22, 2017

·    Saturday, August 5, 2017

·    Friday, August 18, 2017 (City-Sponsored)

·    Saturday, August 26, 2017

·    Friday, September 8, 2017 (City-Sponsored)

·    Saturday, September 30, 2017

·    Saturday, October 28, 2017

·    Saturday, November 4, 2017

·    Friday, November 17, 2017

·    Saturday, December 2, 2017

 

Veterans Awareness Series (VAS)

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 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.  Contact Kim at 843-918-1295 or felton@chapinlibrary.org.   

 

June 5, August 7, October 2, November 6 and December 4

 

Express Yourself Teen Program

6:00 to 7:30 p.m., Every Other Wednesday

Mary C. Canty Recreation Center, 971 Canal Street

 

Myrtle Beach teens are invited to attend and participate in open mic nights in 2017!  “Express yourself” in a judgment-free environment on various Wednesdays at Mary C. Canty Recreation Center, 971 Canal Street.  Open Mic Night will occur every other Wednesday night, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m., in the recreation center's banquet hall.  If you’d like to participate in this activity and need disability-related accommodations, contact Docshee Moore at docmoore@cityofmyrtlebeach.com or 843-918-1475.  Questions about the program?  Contact Jonah Lanham at jlanham@cityofmyrtlebeach.com or 843-918-1469.

 

April 19 and May 3

 

Spring Storytime Schedule

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

Call 843-918-1275 for information

 

Chapin Memorial Library offers free storytimes that provide age-appropriate activities, such as songs, fingerplays, flannelboards, crafts, stories and more!  Storytimes are designed to develop early literacy skills for school readiness.  Every Child Ready to Read® is a project of the Association for Library Services to Children and the Public Library Association, divisions of the American Library Association.  For more information, please call 843-918-1275 or visit www.chapinlibrary.org.

 

Baby Storytime:  Tuesdays at 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.  For ages four months to 20 months old.  Children enjoy rhymes, fingerplays, music, bubbles and age appropriate toys with your child.  Limited to 12 babies and their caregivers per session.  Pre-registration is required.

 

Toddler Storytime:  Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m.  For toddlers, 20 to 35 months old, 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.

 

Preschool Storytime:  Thursdays at 1:00 p.m.  For ages 3 through 5 years old.  Children enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, flannelboards and a craft.  Literacy toys are available after storytime.

 

Family Storytime:  Thursdays at 5:30 p.m.  For children of all ages.  Kids enjoy longer stories, songs, fingerplays, flannelboards and a craft.  Literacy toys are available for use after storytime.

 

Family Dance Party

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on various Fridays

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

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

 

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Friday, April 22

 

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. 

 

4:00 to 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 25 and May 23

 

Chapin Chapters Book Club

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Last Tuesday of the Month

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

You’re invited to read The Cellist of Sarajevo by Steven Galloway and attend the Chapin Chapters Book Club discussion from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 25, at Chapin Memorial Library.  Discussions will be held in the first floor meeting room.  Questions?  Call 843-918-1275 for more information.

 

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 25The Cellist of Sarajevo by Steven Galloway

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 23A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 20The Paris Architect by Charles Belfoure

                                                                                                                                 

Films at the Library

1:30 to 3:30 p.m., various Fridays

First Floor Meeting Room, Chapin Memorial Library

 

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

 

1:30 p.m., Friday, April 21 – Collateral Beauty (2016)

1:30 p.m., Friday, April 28 – Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk (2016)

1:30 p.m., Friday, May 5 – Solace (2015)

1:30 p.m., Friday, May 12 – Doctor Strange (2016)

1:30 p.m., Friday, May 19 – Nocturnal Animals (2016)

 

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 to movie attendees for $1 each.

 

3:00 p.m., Friday, April 21 – Mr. Church (PG-13), Eddie Murphy

3:00 p.m., Friday, April 28 – The Legend of Tarzan (PG-13), Alexander Skarsgård, Margot Robbie, Samuel L. Jackson

 

Senior Bingo at Mary C. Canty Recreation Center

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., every Tuesday, through April 25

Mary C. Canty Recreation Center, 971 Canal Street

 

Have fun and win a prize playing 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, located at 971 Canal Street.  Call 843-918-1465 for information.

 

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.

 

South Carolina’s Largest Garage Sale

7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Saturday, October 7

Vendor Registration Begins at 9:00 a.m., Monday, August 7 (note the later date)

Myrtle Beach Convention Center Exhibit Hall

 

Calling all bargain-hunters…  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. on Saturday, October 7, in the Exhibit Hall.  Online registration for vendor spaces begins at 9:00 a.m., Monday, August 7.  For more information, contact Rita Harrell at 843-918-1240 or rharrell@cityofmyrtlebeach.com.

 

Fireworks! Throughout the Year (scheduled so far)

Various Locations in Myrtle Beach

 

Thursday, April 13, after the game Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ TicketReturn.com Field

Saturday, April 15, 8:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Saturday, April 15, after the game Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ TicketReturn.com Field

Monday, May 1, after the game Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ TicketReturn.com Field

Saturday, May 6, after the game Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ TicketReturn.com Field

Saturday, May 13, after the game Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ TicketReturn.com Field

Saturday, June 3, after the game Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ TicketReturn.com Field

Tuesday, June 6, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Saturday, June 10, after the game Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ TicketReturn.com Field

Tuesday, June 13, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Wednesday, June 14, 10:00 p.m. – Second Avenue Pier

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

Wednesday, June 21, 10:00 p.m. – Second Avenue Pier

Thursday, June 22, after the game Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ TicketReturn.com Field

Friday, June 23, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Saturday, June 24, after the game Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ TicketReturn.com Field

Sunday, June 25, after the game – Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ TicketReturn.com Field

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

Wednesday, June 28, 10:00 p.m. – Second Avenue Pier

Friday, June 30, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

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

Tuesday, July 4, after the game Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ TicketReturn.com Field

Tuesday, July 4, 10:00 p.m. – Second Avenue Pier

Thursday, July 6, after the game Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ TicketReturn.com Field

Friday, July 7, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

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

Wednesday, July 12, 10:00 p.m. – Second Avenue Pier

Thursday, July 13, after the game – Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ TicketReturn.com Field

Friday, July 14, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Saturday, July 15, after the game – Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ TicketReturn.com Field

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

Wednesday, July 19, 10:00 p.m. – Second Avenue Pier

Thursday, July 20, after the game – Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ TicketReturn.com Field

Friday, July 21, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Saturday, July 22, after the game – Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ TicketReturn.com Field

Sunday, July 23, after the game – Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ TicketReturn.com Field

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

Wednesday, July 26, 10:00 p.m. – Second Avenue Pier

Friday, July 28, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

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

Wednesday, August 2, 10:00 p.m. – Second Avenue Pier

Thursday, August 3, after the game – Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ TicketReturn.com Field

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

Saturday, August 5, after the game – Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ TicketReturn.com Field

Sunday, August 6, after the game – Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ TicketReturn.com Field

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

Wednesday, August 9, 10:00 p.m. – Second Avenue Pier

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

Saturday, August 12, after the game – Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ TicketReturn.com Field

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

Wednesday, August 16, 10:00 p.m. – Second Avenue Pier

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

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

Wednesday, August 23, 10:00 p.m. – Second Avenue Pier

Saturday, August 26, after the game – Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ TicketReturn.com Field

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

Saturday, September 2, 10:00 p.m. – Second Avenue Pier

Sunday, September 3, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Tuesday, October 31, 8:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Saturday, November 25, 8:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Saturday, December 2, 8:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Sunday, December 31, 8:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

 

For more events in the Myrtle Beach area, visit

http://www.visitmyrtlebeach.com/things-to-do/events/

or http://theartsmyrtlebeach.com.

 

   
         
             
 

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