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Upcoming city-related activities and programs


   
 

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

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Blessing of the Bikes Ceremony

12:00 p.m., Friday, May 27

Plaza, Myrtle Beach Convention Center

 

Myrtle Beach community and faith leaders will hold the Blessing of the Bikes Ceremony at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, May 27, at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center Plaza, 2101 North Oak Street.  The event features prayers and scripture reading.  It serves as a positive kick-off to the Atlantic Beach Memorial Day Bikefest throughout the Grand Strand.

 

Memorial Day Schedule

Solid Waste Service Unchanged

City Offices and Facilities Open as Usual

 

Memorial Day is not a city holiday.  All offices and facilities will be open on Monday, May 30.  Solid waste and recycling will be collected on the regular Monday-through-Thursday schedule.   Crabtree Memorial Gymnasium, Mary C. Canty Recreation Center and Pepper Geddings Recreation Center will be open on Monday, but fitness classes are canceled. 

 

Military Appreciation Days 2016

Various Dates and Times in May

www.militaryappreciationdays.com

 

Myrtle Beach’s Military Appreciation Days is a month-long celebration of our military men and women, with a full schedule of events.  The celebration includes the Military Appreciation Days parade, Saturday, May 28, on Farrow Parkway.  Come meet Grand Marshal Noah Galloway and enjoy the Big Family Picnic, various exhibits and a live performance by the Andrew Thielen Big Band. 

 

Military Appreciation Days Parade, 10:30 a.m., Saturday, May 28 – Howard Avenue and Farrow Parkway, featuring Grand Marshal Noah Galloway.  Free.

 

Big Family Picnic after the parade, 12:00 p.m., Saturday, May 28 – Immediately after the parade, in Valor Memorial Garden, featuring exhibits, live music from the Andrew Thielen Big Band and a chance to meet Noah Galloway.  The Omar Chef Shriners are providing the picnic fare, free to military veterans and families. 

 

Memorial Day Veterans’ March, 9:00 a.m., Monday, May 30 – Veterans march side by side along Ocean Boulevard to memorialize those soldiers who paid the ultimate price for freedom.

 

Memorial Day Ceremony, 11:00 a.m., Monday, May 30 – Convention Center Plaza, sponsored by the Grand Strand Patriotic Alliance and the City of Myrtle Beach.  Music begins at 10:30 a.m. 

 

Free Military Tribute Film, 2:00 p.m., Monday, May 30 – Veterans of the Armed Forces, active-duty military and the public are invited to attend the sixth annual Myrtle Beach Memorial Day Tribute at Grand 14 Cinemas at The Market Common.  The free event includes public recognition of veterans and active duty military, a performance of patriotic music, a color guard presentation and screening of the documentary film Patriot Dream:  The Story of the Pilgrims.

 

Summer Reading Programs for Children and Teens

Registration begins Monday, May 30

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

Get your child’s mind fit this summer with books, art, exercise and more, thanks to Chapin Memorial Library’s Summer Reading Programs!  Registration begins Monday, May 30.  A sign-up packet includes a reading log and a summer event schedule.  Participants simply read, log minutes and submit logs to receive prizes.  The program concludes Wednesday, July 27.  The prize package includes Chick-fil-A food, a tee shirt, a South Carolina Reading medal, a Myrtle Waves Water Park ticket and more!  For information, call 843-918-1275 or visit www.chapinlibrary.org.

 

Children, pre-kindergarten through rising fifth graders – “On your mark, get set…  Read!”

 

Kids and teens, rising sixth graders and up – “Get in the game…  Read!” (Pre-register in the Young Adult area)

 

F.G. Burroughs-S.B. Chapin Art Museum Closure

May 27 through June 10

Call 843-238-2510 for information

 

The F.G. Burroughs-S.B. Chapin Art Museum’s galleries and shop will be closed to the public from Friday, May 27, through Friday June 10, as the museum completes the major installation of The Art of the Brick®, a LEGO® exhibition.  The art museum is located at 3100 South Ocean Boulevard.  For more information, call 843-238-2510.

 

Adult Summer Library Program

Registration begins Monday, May 30

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

“Exercise Your Mind – Read” is the theme of this year’s Adult Summer Reading program at Chapin Memorial Library.  Registration begins Monday, May 30, and the program begins Thursday, June 2.  The library invites patrons to explore a variety of ways to improve their health and well-being.  The popular program also covers fitness and stress relief.  Participate in craft workshops, join a book club, take on fitness challenges, try Tai Chi or join the Coloring Club this summer.  Lots of fun prizes will be given away, and all programs are free!  For information, call 843-918-1275 or visit www.chapinlibrary.org.

 

Sun Fun Festival 2016

Friday through Sunday, June 3 through 5

Plyler Park, Downtown Myrtle Beach and Old Pavilion Site

 

Sun Fun is back!  The popular Sun Fun Festival returns to Myrtle Beach, Friday through Sunday, June 3 through 5, in the entertainment district.  The 2016 festival coincides with the Native Sons Salt Games, set for Saturday and Sunday, June 4 and 5.  This historically “fun” festival includes a parade, various events and exciting concerts, with performances in Plyler Park by The Entertainers, The Legacy Motown Revue, The SwashTones, The Castaways and more!  Also, the United States Army Golden Knights Parachute Team will attend and perform daily.  For more information, visit http://www.sunfunmb.com/.  The Sun Fun Festival welcomes parade entries at http://www.sunfunmb.com/.  Schools and non-profit organizations receive a waived participation fee.

 

Friday, June 3

6:45 p.m.                            Kick-Off Event with Sun Fun King and Queen Coronation  

7:00 to 9:00 p.m.                 The Legacy Motown Revue Concert

 

Saturday, June 4

10:00 a.m.                           Sun Fun Festival Parade

12:00 to 2:00 p.m.               The SwashTones Concert

11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.        Various activities, including the Sandcastle Building Contest, Beach Bingo and more!

2:30 p.m.                            Free Shag Lessons

3:30 to 5:30 p.m.                 The Entertainers Concert

5:45 p.m.                            Shag Contest

7:45 to 10:00 p.m.               The Swingin’ Medallions Concert

10:00 p.m.                          Fireworks Show, Second Avenue Pier

 

Sunday, June 5

11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.        Various activities, including Sandcastle Building Contest, Beach Bingo and more!

1:00 p.m.                            Free Shag Lessons

2:00 p.m.                            The Castaways Concert

4:30 p.m.                            Too Much Sylvia Concert

 

The Native Sons Salt Games 2016

Saturday and Sunday, June 4-5

Former Pavilion Site

 

The Native Sons Salt Games, Myrtle Beach’s only competitive beach festival, is back and free to attend on Saturday and Sunday, June 4-5, along Ocean Boulevard, between Eighth and Ninth Avenues North.  The games coincide this year with the Sun Fun Festival, June 3-5.  Make plans now to attend the Native Sons event and help kick off the summer season.  Fun activities include a lifeguard competition, paddleboard race, beach yoga, Crossfit activities, volleyball games on the beach, surfing, a hula hoop competition, a kids’ run, a bikini contest and more!  The event also features live entertainment and great food, with proceeds benefiting the Surf Dreams Foundation.  For more information, visit www.thesaltgames.com.

 

8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Saturday, June 4

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Sunday, June 5

 

Hot Summer Nights 2016

Chapin Park, Plyler Park and the Boardwalk District

June 4 through August 19

 

The Boardwalk’s celebration of Hot Summer Nights begins in June!  Look for the following free events at Plyler Park, on the Boardwalk, in Chapin Park, Ground Zero, the old Pavilion site and along Ocean Boulevard.  All Hot Summer Nights 2015 events are sponsored by the Downtown Redevelopment Corporation (DRC), the City of Myrtle Beach and the Oceanfront Merchants Association (OMA).

 

Kidz Carnival on Mondays…  The Kidz Carnival, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., is the perfect time to enjoy live family performances, games, inflatables, face painters, stilt walkers, characters in costume, balloon artists and caricature artists in Plyler Park, 1000 North Ocean Boulevard.  Trust us, the kids will love it! 

 

June 6, 13, 20, 27; July 4, 11, 18, 25; August 1, 8, 15

 

Fireworks from the Second Avenue Pier on Wednesdays…  Please join us for the big fireworks show on Wednesday nights at 10:00 p.m. (excludes Wednesday, July 6).  The display occurs on the Second Avenue Pier, but professional fireworks shows are visible from the beach and Boardwalk District.  We’ll have special fireworks shows on Saturday, June 4, and Monday, July 4.

 

June 8 (Plyler Park), 15, 22, 29; July 6, 13, 20, 27; August 3, 10, 17

 

LIVE “Rock and Rumble” Music on Wednesdays…  Every Wednesday, the Ninth Avenue North Stage hosts free, live music from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.  The evenings feature a vast range of music genres, including local rock, country, jazz, pop, reggae, R&B and funk.

 

June 4, 8, 15, 22, 29; July 4, 13, 20, 27; August 3, 10, 17

 

Celebrate Friday Nights…  Every Friday from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. in Plyler Park, 1000 Ocean Boulevard North, join the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk District and listen to a variety of upbeat concerts throughout the summer season.

 

June 17, 24; July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; August 5, 12, 19

 

Saturday Night Movies in Chapin Park…  New this year, families are invited to enjoy movies from 8:00 to 10:00 p.m. on a big screen in Chapin Park at 16th Avenue North and Kings Highway.  Popcorn and snacks will be available to enhance the outdoor movie celebration in this newly renovated park. 

 

July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; August 6, 13

 

Sunday Celebration Concerts…  Ground Zero presents Sunday Celebration Concerts from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. in Plyler Park, 1000 North Ocean Boulevard.  Each concert is anticipated to draw 1,000 attendees!  Ground Zero also entertains invited attendees prior to the concerts at the old Pavilion site.

 

June 26, July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

 

Daily Strolling Entertainment in Boardwalk District…  A variety of strolling entertainment from music, artists and various performers will delight on various evenings on Sundays through Saturdays, throughout the summer season, from 16th Avenue North to Seventh Avenue North.

 

Co-Ed Volleyball Leagues and Junior Club Volleyball…  In June, July and August, participate in fun volleyball games oceanfront at the former Pavilion site at the volleyball courts.  Questions?  Call Joe at 843-283-4225 or e-mail coachgoody@gmail.com.

 

Junior Club Volleyball – 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.

June 28, 30; July 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28

Rain Dates – June 29; July 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29

 

Volleyball Adult Co-Ed Leagues – 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

June 27, 29; July 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27; August 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24

Rain Dates – June 28, 30; July 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28; August 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25

 

Waccamaw Arts and Crafts Guild 19th Annual Juried Exhibition

Exhibition continues through May 26

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

 

Popular with residents and visitors alike, the 19th annual Waccamaw Arts and Crafts Guild Juried Exhibition combines the works of both professional and amateur artists.  The springtime favorite exhibition also 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 located at 3100 South Ocean Boulevard.  For more information, call 843-238-2510.

 

Eastern Carolina Homelessness Organization (ECHO)

2:00 to 4:00 p.m., Thursday, May 26

First Floor Meeting Room, Chapin Memorial Library

 

Chapin Memorial Library hosts an Eastern Carolina Homelessness Organization informational seminar featuring ECHO Veterans Outreach and Benefits Coordinator Stephen Stevens from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 26.  Various seminar topics include:  options after the military; veterans’ healthcare benefits; educational benefits for veterans and dependents; National Guard and reserve military options; and federal benefits for veterans, dependents and survivors.  The seminar takes place in the meeting room on the first floor of Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North.  Registration is appreciated, but not required.  For more information, please contact Laura at 843-918-1295 or reference@chapinlibrary.org.

 

Summer Storytime Schedule

June 7 through July 19

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

Chapin Memorial Library offers free storytimes that provide age-appropriate activities, such as songs, fingerplays, flannelboards, crafts, stories and more.  Summer Storytimes continue through July 19.  For more information, call 843-918-1275.  No registration is required for Summer Storytime.

 

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.

 

10:30 a.m., every Tuesday, June 7 through July 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.

 

10:30 a.m., every Wednesday, June 8 through July 13

 

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.

 

10:30 a.m., every Thursday, June 9 through July 14

 

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

 

2:00 p.m., every Thursday, June 9 through July 14

 

Friday 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 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. 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, June 3 – The Big Short

·    1:30 p.m., Friday, June 24 – Point Break

·    1:30 p.m., Friday, July 1 – London Has Fallen

·    1:30 p.m., Friday, July 8 – Race

 

Family Dance Party

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Friday, June 10

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, June 10.  The party consists of a story, fingerplays, movement and music.  This event is geared towards toddlers and pre-schoolers, but all families are welcome.

 

Reading Buddies at Chapin Memorial Library

12:00 to 1:00 p.m., Thursday, June 9, 16, 23 and 30

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

For beginner readers or those who are having trouble, a dog makes the perfect reading buddy!  Improve reading confidence in a relaxed atmosphere and practice reading aloud at Chapin Memorial Library.  Join us from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 9, 16, 23 and 30.  Dogs are certified through Therapy Dogs International and sessions last for 15 minutes.  Pre-registration is required.  Contact Catherine or Jen at 843-918-1293.

 

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, May 27 – No Movie (Facility Closed)

3:00 p.m., Friday, June 3 – In the Heart of the Sea (PG-13), Chris Hemsworth

3:00 p.m., Friday, June 10 – Creed (PG-13), Sylvester Stallone, Michael B. Jordan

3:00 p.m., Friday, June 17 – Concussion (PG-13), Will Smith, Alec Baldwin

3:00 p.m., Friday, June 24 – The Intern (PG-13), Robert De Niro, Anne Hathaway

3:00 p.m., Friday, July 1 – The Hunger Games:  Mockingjay Part 2 (PG-13), Jennifer Lawrence

3:00 p.m., Friday, July 8 – Miss You Already (PG-13), Drew Barrymore, Toni Collette

3:00 p.m., Friday, July 15 – All Roads Lead to Rome (PG-13), Sarah Jessica Parker

3:00 p.m., Friday, July 22 – Spectre (PG-13), Daniel Craig

 

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.

 

·    Sandygate Neighborhood Watch – 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 1, 1011 Osceola Street

·    The Park Neighborhood Watch – 6:00 p.m., Thursday, June 2, Fire Station No. 6, 38th Avenue North

·    The Golden Mile Neighborhood Watch – 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 7, La Quinta, 4709 North Kings Highway

·    Withers Swash Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 7, Train Depot, 851 Broadway Street

·    The Avenues Neighborhood Watch – 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 8, Fire Station No. 6, 38th Avenue North

·    Pine Lakes Estates Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Thursday, June 9, Fire Station No. 6, 38th Avenue North

·    Old Pine Lakes Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Thursday, June 9, Fire Station No. 6, 38th Avenue North

·    The Dunes Neighborhood Watch – 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 14, 9000 North Ocean Boulevard

·    Forest Dunes Neighborhood Watch – 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 14, 9000 North Ocean Boulevard

·    Carolina Breeze Neighborhood Watch – 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 15, Club House, 100 Cedar Street

·    Emmens Preserve Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 15, Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane

·    The Highlands Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 15, Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane

·    The Market Common Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 15, Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane

·    The Reserve Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 15, Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane

·    Seagate Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 15, Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane

·    Withers Preserve Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 15, Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane

·    Pine Lakes Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Thursday, June 16, Fire Station No. 6, 38th Avenue North

·    Booker T. Washington Neighborhood Watch – 6:00 p.m., Monday, June 20, Mary C. Canty Recreation Center, 971 Canal Street

·    Palmetto Greens Neighborhood Watch – 6:00 p.m., Monday, June 20, 2900 Mashie Drive

·    Piper’s Pointe Neighborhood Watch – 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 21, 1310 Piper’s Pointe Lane

·    South Myrtle Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 21, Compass Cove, 2311 South Ocean Boulevard

·    Cresswind Neighborhood Watch – 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 22, Cresswind Clubhouse, 1947 Cresswind Boulevard

·    Bay Pointe Neighborhood Watch – 4:00 p.m., Thursday, June 23, 1401 Fisher Place

·    Monticello Neighborhood Watch – 5:00 p.m., Thursday, June 23, 1300 Osceola Street

·    Ramsey Acres Neighborhood Watch – 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 28, 1115 Highway 15

 

Tai Chi:  Mind and Body Exercise Classes

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Monday, June 6-September 12

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

Back by popular demand, Chapin Memorial Library presents Tai Chi:  Mind and Body Exercise, a 13-week introductory program.  Designed for Tai Chi beginners, ages 18 and older, the classes take place from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., every Monday, June 6 through September 12.  No classes will occur on July 4 or September 5.  For more information or to register, contact warrington@chapinlibrary.org or 843-918-1281.

 

Standing Yoga

10:00 a.m., Thursday, June 23

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

Come to Chapin Memorial Library and learn about “standing yoga,” a low impact form of exercise that anyone can do!  Kevin Morris from Pepper Geddings Recreation Center comes to show participants how to join in on the “standing yoga” fun at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, June 23.  Call 843-918-1295 for more information.

 

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., Tuesday, June 7…  Heirs’ Property (SC Legal Services)

6:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 14…  Child Support and Custody Issues (SC Legal Services)

 

Financial Literacy for Teens

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

Call 843-918-1295 for information

 

Chapin Memorial Library invites teens, ages 13 to 17, to attend free educational seminars from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. on Monday, June 13, 27, July 18 and August 1.  The series is presented by Randall Davis, Financial Literacy Counselor from the Grand Strand Prosperity Center.  Seating is limited, so reserve your seat at least one week in advance.  For consideration, no children allowed.  Please make arrangements in advance.  For more information and to register, contact Larua at 843-918-1295 or reference@chapinlibrary.org.

 

2:00 to 3:30 p.m., Monday, June 13…  Bank on It”

2:00 to 3:30 p.m., Monday, June 27…  Check It Out”

2:00 to 3:30 p.m., Monday, July 18…  Setting Financial Goals”

2:00 to 3:30 p.m., Monday, August 1…  Pay Yourself First”

 

Myrtle Beach “Teen Takeover” Events

Various Dates and Times

Call 843-918-2355 for information

 

Myrtle Beach teens, ages 13 to 17, are invited to “Teen Takeover” events on various dates at recreation centers and Chapin Memorial Library.  “Teen Takeover” programs include guest speakers, a meal, music, recreation activities, games and more!  The programs are free, and transportation will be provided to Chapin Memorial Library, Crabtree Memorial Gymnasium and Base Recreation Center.  Attendees must preregister.  For information and to sign up, call 843-918-2355.

 

6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Saturday, June 4…  Teens Takeover Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

6:00 to 9:00 p.m., Saturday, July 23…  Teens Takeover Crabtree Memorial Gymnasium, 1004 Crabtree Lane

6:00 to 9:00 p.m., Saturday, August 13…  Teens Takeover Mary C. Canty Recreation Center, 971 Canal Street

 

South Carolina’s Largest Garage Sale

7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Saturday, August 20

Vendor Registration Begins Monday, June 13

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, August 20, in the exhibit hall.  On-line registration for vendor spaces begins at 8:00 a.m., Monday, June 13, with spaces $50.00 each.  For more information, visit http://www.cityofmyrtlebeach.com/garagesale.html.

 

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.   

 

June 6, August 1, October 3, November 7 and December 5

 

“Dear Myrtle” Genealogy Workshop

10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Saturday, June 11

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~scgsgc

 

Join the Grand Strand Genealogy Club as they present this interactive virtual presentation and workshop from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 11, in the first floor meeting room at Chapin Memorial Library.  The workshop is limited to the first 70 registered participants.  Registration is required.  For more information and to register, visit the Grand Strand Genealogy Club website at www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~scgsgc.

 

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 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.  For more information, contact 843-918-1275 or dunnington@chapinlibrary.org.

 

11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Thursday, June 2, 16, July 7 and 21

 

Myrtle’s Market is Open! 

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

Mr. Joe White Avenue at Oak Street 

 

Myrtle’s Market is re-opened for the season 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.

 

Nathan Sawaya’s The Art of the Brick® Exhibition

Dean West’s In Pieces Photography Collection

Opens Saturday, June 11

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

 

Opening Saturday, June 11, the F.G. Burroughs-S.B. Chapin Art Museum presents The Art of the Brick®, an exhibition touring the globe with one-of-a-kind LEGO® art!  The exhibition features large-scale sculptures by award-winning artist Nathan Sawaya, who transforms the iconic LEGO® brick toy into awe-inspiring and thought-provoking contemporary art.  The Art museum is the first to host The Art of the Brick in South Carolina, and all 11 galleries will feature the exhibition.  The Art Museum will host the exhibition alongside In Pieces, LEGO® artist Sawaya’s unique multimedia collaboration with award-winning Australian photographer Dean West.  In Pieces features a collection of visually stunning, hyper-realistic images on display next to the corresponding three-dimensional LEGO® sculptures.  Also during the summer exhibition, the Art Museum transforms the Carolyn Burroughs Tea Porch into Brick Boulevard, an interactive play area for families, complete with brick-building stations!  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 located at 3100 South Ocean Boulevard.  For more information, call 843-238-2510.

 

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:

 

June 28

July 26

August 23

September 27

October 25

November 22

December 20

 

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.

 

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.

 

Saturday, June 4 (D. J. Rosalie)

Saturday, June 11 (USA Dance – ballroom music only)

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 – ballroom music only)

Saturday, July 23 (D. J. Rosalie)

Saturday, August 6 (D. J. Rosalie)

Saturday, August 13 (USA Dance – ballroom music only)

Friday, August 19 (D. J. Rosalie)

Saturday, August 27 (D. J. Rosalie)

Saturday, September 10 (USA Dance – ballroom music only)

Saturday, October 8 (USA Dance – ballroom music only)

Saturday, October 22 (D. J. Rosalie)

Saturday, November 5 (D. J. Rosalie)

Saturday, November 12 (USA Dance – ballroom music only)

Saturday, December 3 (D. J. Rosalie)

Saturday, December 10 (USA Dance – ballroom music only)

 

Fireworks! Throughout the Year

Various Locations in Myrtle Beach

 

Tuesday, May 31, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Saturday, June 4, 10:00 p.m. – Second Avenue Pier

Saturday, June 4, after the game Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ TicketReturn.com Field

Tuesday, June 7, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Wednesday, June 8, 10:00 p.m. – Second Avenue Pier

Tuesday, June 14, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Wednesday, June 15, 10:00 p.m. – Second Avenue Pier

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

Tuesday, June 21, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Wednesday, June 22, 10:00 p.m. – Second Avenue Pier

Thursday, June 23, after the game Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ TicketReturn.com Field

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

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

Sunday, June 26, after the game Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ TicketReturn.com Field

Tuesday, June 28, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Wednesday, June 29, 10:00 p.m. – Second Avenue Pier

Wednesday, June 30, after the game Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ TicketReturn.com Field

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

Saturday, July 2, after the game Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ TicketReturn.com Field

Sunday, July 3, after the game Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ TicketReturn.com Field

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

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

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

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

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

Wednesday, July 13, 10:00 p.m. – Second Avenue Pier

Thursday, July 14, after the game Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ TicketReturn.com Field

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

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

Wednesday, July 20, 10:00 p.m. – Second Avenue Pier

Thursday, July 21, after the game Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ TicketReturn.com Field

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

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

Sunday, July 24, after the game Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ TicketReturn.com Field

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

Wednesday, July 27, 10:00 p.m. – Second Avenue Pier

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

Tuesday, August 2, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Wednesday, August 3, 10:00 p.m. – Second Avenue Pier

Thursday, August 4, after the game Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ TicketReturn.com Field

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

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

Sunday, August 7, after the game Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ TicketReturn.com Field

Tuesday, August 9, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

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

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

Tuesday, August 16, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Wednesday, August 17, 10:00 p.m. – Second Avenue Pier

Saturday, August 20, after the game Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ TicketReturn.com Field

Tuesday, August 23, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

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

Sunday, September 4, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

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

Saturday, November 26, 8:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Saturday, December 3, 8:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

Saturday, 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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