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Upcoming city-related activities and programs


   
 

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

A printable .pdf of the Events listing also is available.

New and updated items in blue!   

 

January Jazz Days:  Music and Lecture Mini Series

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

Call 843-918-1275 for information

 

Chapin Library hosts January Jazz Days in 2018, and the events are free to the public!  The Live Music sessions are 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the pop-up jazz cafe and light refreshments will be provided.  The series also features lectures by Lloyd Kaplan, jazz teacher and musician.


10:30 a.m., Thursday, January 11…  "First Lady of Jazz: Lil Armstrong" Lecture

5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Thursday, January 11  Live Performance by Ocean Drive Party Band
5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Thursday, January 18  Live Performance by Oracle Blue
5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Thursday, January 25  Live Performance by Lloyd Kaplan & Aristocats
5:30 p.m., Tuesday, January 30  "First Lady of Jazz: Lil Armstrong" Lecture

 

Christmas Tree Recycling

Curbside or Drop-Off

January and February

 

Beginning in January, the City of Myrtle Beach will pick up Christmas trees at curbside and take them to be recycled.  Please place trees at the curb, but not in the travel lane, and don’t cover any utility meters or boxes.  Also, please remove all decorations and tree stands!  If you don’t want to wait for curbside pickup, you may take your tree to the drop-off point on Mr. Joe White Avenue at 21st Avenue North Extension (behind Myrtle Waves Water Park).  In late February, the trees will be ground, and the resulting mulch will be available to the public for free!

 

How to do Business with Local Governments

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Saturday, January 13

Myrtle Beach Convention Center, 2101 North Oak Street

 

Small business owners, operators and entrepreneurs are invited to attend and learn how to do business with the city and other local governments during a free seminar from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Saturday, January 13, at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center.  Admission is free!  The educational workshop is designed to connect local entrepreneurs and business owners with municipal and county procurement officials.  Each procurement official will share useful tools, opportunities and resources to help local businesses compete for and win a local government contract award.  Questions?  Call 843-918-2172 for more information.

 

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration and Parade

Friday through Monday, January 12-15

Various activities and locations

 

Myrtle Beach will commemorate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., with a weekend full of activities, January 12-15.  The Carolina African American Heritage Foundation, the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce and the City of Myrtle Beach present the 12th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Friday through Monday, January 12-15, 2018.  Everyone’s invited to participate in a job fair, musical talent show, the King Day Parade and more.  Here’s the full celebration schedule.

 

·    5:30 to 7:00 p.m., Friday, January 12 – Welcome Reception and Mixer (with community leaders and city, county and state officials), Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, 1200 North Oak Street

·    7:00 to 9:00 p.m., Friday, January 12 – MLK Film Festival (showcases local films, videos, documentaries, etc.), Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center Hotel, 2101 North Oak Street

·    8:00 to 9:00 a.m., Saturday, January 13 – Regional Economic Development Summit Breakfast, Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center Hotel, 2101 North Oak Street

·    9:00 to 11:00 a.m., Saturday, January 13 – Job Fair and Small Business and Economic Development Workshops, Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center Hotel, 2101 North Oak Street

·    11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Saturday, January 13 – Seventh District Congressman Tom Rice Presentation (along with other guest presenters), Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center Hotel, 2101 North Oak Street

·    5:00 to 9:00 p.m., Saturday, January 13 – MLK Film Festival, Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center Hotel, 2101 North Oak Street

·    4:00 to 5:30 p.m., Sunday, January 14 – Ecumenical Worship Service, Sandy Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 1008 Carver Street

·    8:00 to 11:00 a.m., Monday, January 15 – “Drum Major” Awards Breakfast (Keynote Speaker John King, with presentations by Jennifer Wilson and Bob Juback), Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center Hotel, 2101 North Oak Street

·    12:00 to 2:00 p.m., Monday, January 15 – Annual MLK Day Parade

·    2:00 to 5:00 p.m., Monday, January 15 – MLK Musical Tribute and Concert, Mt. Olive African Methodist, Episcopal Church, 1108 Carver Street

 

Winter Book B-I-N-G-O

4:00 to 6:00 p.m., Monday, January 22

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

Chapin Library serves up Winter BINGO with a fun, literary twist from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Monday, January 22.  The theme for this Book Bingo event is winter, and prizes will be awarded to winners!  For more information, call 843-918-1275.

 

January 2018 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 10:30  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 9:30 and 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 11:00 a.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.

 

New!  Bilingual Storytime (Spanish/English):  Thursday, January 25, at 4:30 p.m.  Fun stories, songs and rhymes in Spanish and English with Ms. Margaret.  Speakers of all languages welcome!

 

Let’s Talk About It… Book Series

“And Still I Rise:  The Triumph of the African American Spirit”

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

Chapin Library’s Let’s Talk About It series begins in February 2018, with book distribution beginning in January.  This year’s theme of the book discussion series is, “And Still I Rise:  The Triumph of the African American Spirit.”  Book distribution for current library cardholders is underway, and open registration begins Tuesday, January 16, on a first come, first served basis.  Please bring a picture ID if you do not have a current CML library card.  “And Still I Rise…” includes book discussions, lectures, storytelling, a musical performance and sweetgrass basket workshop.  Questions about LTAI dates?  Call 843-918-1275 or visit www.chapinlibrary.org.

 

Chapin’s Craft Corner:  Magazine Picture Frame

2:00 to 4:00 p.m., Thursday, January 18

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

Join Chapin Library for another fun-filled craft session and learn how to make a picture frame out of magazines from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., Thursday, January 18, in the library’s first floor meeting room.  The craft supplies will be provided, and participants are responsible for bringing their creativity!  Space is limited and registration is required by Tuesday, January 16.  For more information or to register, call 843-918-1275 or email forte@chapinlibrary.org.

 

 “Civilian Response to Active Shooter” Workshops

January 16-19, Various Locations

Call 843-918-1806 for information

 

The Myrtle Beach Police Department will present four “Civilian Response to Active Shooter Event” workshops in mid-January, and the public is invited to attend.  The class is designed to prepare civilians with strategies, guidance and survival plans should an “active shooter” event unfold.  Topics include the history and prevalence of active shooter events, the role of law enforcement and civilian response options in such situations.  Contact Crime Prevention Officer Stephani James at 843-918-1806 with questions.  Here at the dates and locations.

 

6:00 to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 16...  Conference Center, Ocean Dunes Resort, 201 75th Avenue North

 

6:00 to 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 17…  Ballroom, Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane

 

6:00 to 7:00 p.m., Thursday, January 18…  Banquet Hall, Mary C. Canty Recreation Center, 971 Canal Street

 

12:00 to 1:00 p.m., Friday, January 19…  Meeting Room 106 and 107, Myrtle Beach Convention Center, 2101 North Oak Street

 

MyBeach 101 Citizens Academy, Session Three

Application deadline is Thursday, January 18

www.cityofmyrtlebeach.com/mybeach101.pdf

 

The third session of MyBeach 101, an eight-week citizens’ academy offered by the Neighborhood Services Department, begins February 1.  MyBeach 101 participants will learn about city services, organization and governmental process.  Elected officials, department heads and other city staff host unique and informative sessions designed to give citizens hands-on experience in city operations.  The eight-session curriculum begins with the first class at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, February 1.  Remaining classes meet from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursdays, through March 22, at various locations within the city.  Class size is limited to 25, and participants must be city residents.  Applications are available at www.cityofmyrtlebeach.com/mybeach101.pdf.  The application deadline is 5:00 p.m., Thursday, January 18.  For information, call 843-918-1062.

 

City of Myrtle Beach Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon (Invitation Only)

12:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 24

Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center Hotel, 2101 North Oak Street

 

The City of Myrtle Beach will thank its 500-plus volunteers during the annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon at 12:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 24, at the Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center.  Many volunteers donate their time to the public by serving on one of the city’s boards, commissions and committees.  Others volunteer at Chapin Memorial Library, in recreation programs and in public safety or fire prevention.  One person will be recognized as the “volunteer of the year.”

 

Teen Event:  #Adulting (Loving Laundry)

5:00 p.m., Thursday, January 25

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

Chapin Memorial Library hosts “#Adulting:  Loving Laundry,” an educational seminar for teens at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 25, in the First Floor Meeting Room.  Sixth through 12th graders are invited to attend to learn simple life #Adulting skills to better prepare for a successful future.  For more information, contact Grace at 843-918-1275 or matthews@chapinlibrary.org.

 

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 Stephani James at 843-918-1806 for more information. 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Ramsey Acres Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 23, 1110 Highway 15 Cresswind Neighborhood Watch – 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 24, Clubhouse, 1947 Cresswind Boulevard

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

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

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

  • South Beach Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Monday, January 29, Second Floor Meeting Room, Compass Cove, 2311 South Ocean Boulevard

 

Coastal Business Disaster Recovery Workshop

9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Friday, January 26

Myrtle Beach Train Depot, 851 Broadway Street

                   

Save the date and register today!  Prepare for the unexpected at the 2018 Coastal Business Disaster Recovery Workshop, 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Friday, January 26, 2018, at the Myrtle Beach Train Depot, 851 Broadway Street.  The workshop is presented by various parties, including the South Carolina Emergency Management Division and the City of Myrtle Beach.  Register to attend at www.scemd.org.  The educational event focuses on how businesses can prepare and recover from disasters, including fires, ice storms, tornadoes, power outages, hurricanes and flooding.  Questions?  Contact Diane Moskow-McKenzie at dmckenzie@cityofmyrtlebeach.com or 843-918-1069 for additional information.

 

Myrtle Beach Police Business Outreach Meetings

10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., Thursday, February 1

Myrtle Beach Train Depot, 851 Broadway Street

 

The Myrtle Beach Police Department hosts two upcoming business outreach meetings to discuss business owner needs and concerns at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 1, at the Train Depot.  The historic Myrtle Beach Train Depot is located at 851 Broadway Street.  Questions?  Call 843-918-1382 for information.

 

Myrtle Beach City Day

10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Saturday, February 3

Myrtle Beach Convention Center, 2101 North Oak Street

 

In 2018, Myrtle Beach’s City Day returns from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 3, at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center.  The free event offers a chance for city staff to connect to city residents and locals.  The fun event includes interactive displays, exclusive tours, kids’ activities, “behind the scenes” look at all city departments, contests, giveaways and more!  Free parking is available at the Convention Center.  More details to follow…

 

Neighborhood Stormwater System Workshop

8:30 to 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, February 27

Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane

 

The public is invited to attend an educational workshop about neighborhood stormwater systems from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, February 27, at Base Recreation Center.  The workshop specifically targets possible attendees who are HOA board members, property managers, drainage committee members and interested residents.  The workshop is presented by the Coastal Waccamaw Stormwater Education Consortium, Horry County Stormwater Management and the City of Myrtle Beach.  Topics include characteristics of neighborhood stormwater systems, a self-inspection checklist, problem prevention, how to find and fix problems, mosquito control and more.  All participants receive course materials to assist their HOA.  Space is limited and attendees must register by February 13.  Contact Lisa Swanger at lswanger@coastal.edu or 843-349-2839 for information.

 

Volunteers welcome! – FIRST Robotics Regional Competition

Thursday through Saturday, March 1-3, 2018

Myrtle Beach Convention Center, 2101 North Oak Street

 

Sign up now if you want to volunteer for a fast-paced, fun event involving students and robots!  The Myrtle Beach Convention Center again will be the site of the Palmetto Regional FIRST Robotics Competition, Thursday through Saturday, March 1-3, 2018 More than 60 teams of high school students from around the state and country will build their own robots to compete in this fast-paced event.  Teams warm up Thursday, March 1, with robot inspections and practice rounds, followed by the high-energy tournament on Friday and Saturday.  Admission is free!  The public is invited to watch talented students put their math, science and engineering skills to work.  Past and prospective volunteers need to register at https://my.usfirst.org/FIRSTPortal/Login/vims_login.aspx.

 

21st Annual Myrtle Beach Marathon

Saturday, March 3, 2018

www.mbmarathon.com

 

Registration is underway for the 21st annual Myrtle Beach Marathon and accompanying events.  The marathon itself is Saturday, March 3, 2018.  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 www.mbmarathon.com.

 

Crabtree Gym Third Annual Open House

10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Saturday, March 10

Crabtree Memorial Gymnasium, 1004 Crabtree Lane

 

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

 

30th Anniversary Pee Dee Street Rodders’ “Run to the Sun” Car and Truck Show

Thursday through Saturday, March 15-17

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 15-17, 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 www.peedeestreetrodders.com

 

Fourth Annual “Blue Lights and Red Stripes” Flag Football Game 2018

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

10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Saturday, April 14

Doug Shaw Stadium, 705 33rd Avenue North

 

The Myrtle Beach and Horry County Police and Fire Departments are teaming up with the Boys and Girls Club of the Grand Strand for exhibition-style flag football games at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, April 14, at Doug Shaw Stadium.  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.  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.

 

MBFD’s Car Seat Education Series

5:00 p.m., First Tuesday of the Month

Fire Station No. 6, 38th Avenue North

 

Are you a new parent, wondering about car seat installation for the first time?  Register and attend the next Free Car Seat Education Class at 5:00 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month at Fire Station No. 6, 970 38th Avenue North.  The Myrtle Beach Fire Department and Pee Dee Safe Kids co-host the series.  Safe Kids certified child passenger safety technicians and Myrtle Beach Firefighters educate attendees about the proper way to install child safety seats.  A car seat inspection immediately follows the class.  Space is limited and pre-registration is required.  For details, contact Lieutenant Jonathan Evans at 843-918-1221.  To pre-register, call 843-777-5021.

 

Class dates...  February 6, March 6 and April 3

 

Harry Potter Book Club

4:30 to 5:30 p.m., Last Tuesday of the Month

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

Chapin Library invites fourth through ninth graders to embark on a magical year-long journey as the club reads and discusses all eight Harry Potter books!  The group meets on the last Tuesday of each month, beginning Tuesday, January 30.  Each discussion will include an accompanying craft, activity or game.  During the January meeting, the group discusses the first book, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.  The group will also sort into Hogwarts Houses and decorate discussion notebooks!  For more information or to register, call 843-918-1275 or email dorish@chapinlibrary.org.

 

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 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, January 12 – Glass Castle (PG-13)

1:30 p.m., Friday, January 19 – Home Again (PG-13)

1:30 p.m., Friday, January 26 – All Saints (PG-13)

 

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.  

 

2018 VAS Dates…  February 5, March 5, April 2, June 4, August 6, October 1, November 5 and December 3 (Note:  Meetings will not be held in January, May, July and September due to holidays.)

 

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., with D.J. Ed Brown.  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.

 

·    Friday, January 12, 2018

·    Friday, January 19, 2018 (DJ Jack and Rosalie)

·    Friday, January 26, 2018

·    Saturday, January 27, 2018 (DJ Jack and Rosalie)

·    Saturday, February 3, 2018 (DJ Jack and Rosalie)

·    Friday, February 9, 2018

·    Friday, February 23, 2018

·    Saturday, February 24, 2018 (DJ Jack and Rosalie)

·    Saturday, March 3, 2018 (DJ Jack and Rosalie)

·    Friday, March 9, 2018

·    Friday, March 16, 2018 (DJ Jack and Rosalie)

·    Friday, March 23, 2018

·    Saturday, March 24, 2018 (DJ Jack and Rosalie)

 

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, January 12, 2018 – Megan Leavey (PG-13), Kate Mara, Tom Felton

3:00 p.m., Friday, January 19, 2018 – I’m Not Ashamed (PG-13), Masey McLain, Ben Davies

3:00 p.m., Friday, January 26, 2018 – Me Before You (PG-13), Emilia Clarke, Sam Claflin

 

Senior Bingo at Base Recreation

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., every Monday and Wednesday

Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane

 

Seniors!  If you are looking to fellowship with people and have some fun, don’t miss Senior Bingo at the Base Recreation Center.  Come play every Monday and Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  Players are asked to bring a prize valued at $1 to play.  Call 843-918-2380 for information.

 

Teen Event:  Homework Hangout

3:45 to 4:45 p.m., every Friday

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

Chapin Library hosts “Homework Hangout…” this fall for sixth through 12th graders.  On Fridays, from 3:45 to 4:45 p.m., teens are invited to bring their homework to the library.  Staff and volunteer tutors will be on hand to help the young people finish their homework assignments.  Snacks and water will be provided!  Questions?  Call 843-918-1275 for more information.

 

Chapin Chapters Book Club

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Various Tuesdays

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

You’re invited to read and attend the Chapin Chapters Book Club discussion from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on various dates 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, January 16, 2018Necessary Lies by Diane Chamberlain

 

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 First 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 shartford@gmail.com for more information.

 

Art Classes at the Library

3:45 to 5:00 p.m., Second Thursday of the Month

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

Chapin Memorial Library offers art classes from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month, taught by F.G. Burroughs-S.B. Chapin Art Museum’s Arielle Fatuova.  Arielle leads, inspires and guides the group along to create their own works of art!  The art programs are open to students, ages 10 to 14.  Pre-registration is required.  Contact 843-918-1293 or nassar@chapinlibrary.org for information.

 

Grand Strand Genealogy Club

10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Second Saturday of the Month

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

The Grand Strand Genealogy Club invites library patrons to attend their monthly meeting from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the second Saturday of each month at Chapin Library, 400 14th Avenue North.  For more information regarding the Grand Strand Genealogy Club, please visit www.scgsgc.org.

 

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 second 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.  Call 843-918-1275 for more information.

 

Family Dance Party

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., First and Third Friday of the Month

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 the first and third Friday of each month.  The party consists of a story, fingerplays, movement and music.  This event is geared towards toddlers and pre-schoolers, but all families are welcome.

 

Topics Trivia 2018

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 2018.  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. 

 

2018 Dates…  January 23, February 27, March 27, April 24, May 22, June 26, July 24, August 28, September 25, October 23, November 27 and December 18

 

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.

 

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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