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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

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New and updated items in blue!  

Myrtle Beach Police Community and Business Community Outreach Meetings

Various Dates and Locations

Call 843-918-1302 for information

 

The Myrtle Beach Police Department hosts several upcoming outreach meetings to discuss residential and business owner needs on various dates in September.  Questions?  Call Jodi Williams at 843-918-1302 for information.

 

Central Community Outreach Meeting…

(Residents who live between 21st Avenue North to Sixth Avenue South)

6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 20

Mary C. Canty Recreation Center, 971 Canal Street

 

South Community Outreach Meeting…

(Residents who live south of Sixth Avenue South)

6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Thursday, September 28

Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane

 

Food for Thought Wednesday Lecture Series

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

Call 843-238-2510 for information

 

The F.B. Burroughs-S.B. Chapin Art Museum offers Food for Thought, a series of nine afternoon lectures to accompany Feast Your Eyes:  Celebrating the Food of the South exhibition.  The exhibition and lecture series explores the South’s culinary heritage.  Reservations are required for all lectures.  To reserve a seat, call 843-238-2510.  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. 

 

2:00 to 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, September 13…

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

To Cook a Mockingbird:  Symbolic Foodways in Harper Lee’s Classic Southern Novel

Dr. Daniel Turner ($10 per person)

 

September 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.

  • Booker T. Washington Neighborhood Watch – 6:00 p.m., Monday, September 18, Mary C. Canty Recreation Center, 971 Canal Street

  • Palmetto Greens Neighborhood Watch – 6:00 p.m., Monday, September 18, 2900 Mashie Drive

  • Emmens Preserve Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 20, Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane

  • The Highlands Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 20, Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane

  • The Market Common Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 20, Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane

  • The Reserve Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 20, Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane

  • Seagate Village Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 20, Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane

  • Withers Preserve Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 20, Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane

  • Pine Lakes Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Thursday, September 21, Fire Station No. 6, 38th Avenue North

  • Ramsey Acres Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 26, 1110 Highway 15

  • Cresswind Neighborhood Watch – 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 27, Clubhouse, 1947 Cresswind Boulevard

  • Pine Lakes Estates Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Thursday, September 28, Fire Station No. 6, 38th Avenue North

  • Old Pine Lakes Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Thursday, September 28, Fire Station No. 6, 38th Avenue North

  

“Child Passenger Car Safety Seat Week” Checkpoint Event

2:00 to 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 20    NOTE NEW DATE!

Target, Seaboard Commons, 1150 Seaboard Street

 

Are you a parent, grandparent or guardian wondering about car seat installation?  The public is invited to attend the Car Seat Checkpoint Safety Event, hosted by the Myrtle Beach Fire Department, from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., Friday, Tuesday, September 19, at the Seaboard Commons’ Target in Myrtle Beach.  Educational materials also will be provided courtesy of the Myrtle Beach Fire Department Public Education Unit.  Contact Lieutenant Jonathan Evans at 843-918-1221.

 

5th Annual Seaside Classic Pickleball Tournament

Friday through Sunday, September 22-24

Myrtle Beach Sports Center, 2115 Farlow Street

 

The Seaside Classic Pickleball Tournament returns for a fifth year on Friday through Sunday, September 22-24, at the Myrtle Beach Sports Center.  The tournament starts with the Women’s Doubles and Men’s Doubles on Friday, September 22.  Mixed doubles are set to compete on Saturday, September 23, with singles facing off on Sunday, September 24.  Please call 843-918-2282 for more information.  Pickleball is a sport for all ages.  It’s played with hard graphite paddles and a whiffle ball.  Think of it as a cross between regular tennis and life-sized table tennis!

 

Myrtle Beach Jazz Festival –Volunteers Needed

Friday through Sunday, September 29-October 1

Along Carver Street, 18th to 21st Avenues North

 

Save the date!  The Carver Street Economic Renaissance Corporation presents the Second Annual Myrtle Beach Jazz Festival, Friday through Sunday, September 29-October 1.  The celebration takes place along Carver Street, between 18th Avenue North and 21st Avenue North.  The event features some of the area’s finest musical artists, including Marcus Anderson, Charlie Snuggs, Horry County School Jazz, James “Bull” Canty, West African Drummers, Painted Man, Gino Castillo, Ashley Aluv, Chocolate Chip and Company, Don Colton, Mike Frost Band, Special Blend, Shableek and T-Ray the Violinist.  For more information about the Second Annual Jazz Festival, call 843-340-2018 or 301-537-4362.  Or, visit http://myrtlebeachjazzfest.com/.  The Myrtle Beach Jazz Festival Committee is seeking volunteers!  Volunteer positions include vendor assistance, set-up/clean-up, merchandise, ground control, recycling, transportation, traffic, hospitality, security and more.  For information, call 843-457-1695, 843-276-6390 and 910-545-2776.

 

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 5:15 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 5:15 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.

 

Teen Event:  Yoga Basics

5:00 to 6:00 p.m., Thursday, September 14

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

Chapin Library invites teens in sixth through 12th grade to learn the yoga basics from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 14, in the First Floor Meeting Room.  The seminar is taught by Crabtree Memorial Gymnasium’s Mary Heyd, a professional yoga instructor.  Questions?  Call 843-918-1275.

 

Myrtle Beach’s National Night Out

Tuesday, October 3

Various Neighborhood Watch locations

 

Many of Myrtle Beach’s Neighborhood Watch groups will take part in the 34th Annual National Night Out on Tuesday, October 3.  This celebration is a great get-together for residents and often features a neighborhood picnic or party.  For more information, call Crime Prevention Officer Henry Bresadola at 843-918-1806.

 

Myrtle Beach Seafood Festival

October 6-7, 2017

Burroughs & Chapin Pavilion Place

http://www.myrtlebeachboardwalk.com/

 

The Myrtle Beach Downtown Redevelopment Corporation and the City of Myrtle Beach cohost the Second Annual Myrtle Beach Seafood Festival on Friday and Saturday, October 6-7.  The festival is free to attend, and various seafood vendors will be on hand to help celebrate the event.  Look for kid-friendly activities, a beer and wine garden, live entertainment and more!  Questions?  Call 843-918-1055 or visit http://www.myrtlebeachboardwalk.com/.

 

South Carolina’s Largest Garage Sale

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

Myrtle Beach Convention Center Exhibit Hall

 

Calling all bargain-hunters…  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.  Admission to the big sale is free; parking at the Convention Center is $5 per car, per day.  All vendor spaces are filled.  For information, contact Rita Harrell at 843-918-1240 or rharrell@cityofmyrtlebeach.com.

 

Jack O. Walker East Coast Greenway Trailhead Ceremony

5:30 p.m., Monday, October 9

Jack O. Walker ECG Trailhead, 4670 South Kings Highway

 

Myrtle Beach celebrates the opening of the Jack O. Walker East Coast Greenway Trailhead with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 5:30 p.m., Monday, October 9.  The trailhead is located at 4670 South Kings Highway.  The City of Myrtle Beach became the first city in the United States to complete its portion of the East Coast Greenway in October of 2016.  For more details, contact Kelly Mezzapelle at 843-918-1073 or kmezzapelle@cityofmyrtlebeach.com.

 

Fire Prevention Expo and Open House

10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Saturday, October 14

Fire Training Academy/Station No. 3, 2108 South Kings Highway

 

Bring the kids to Myrtle Beach's Fire Prevention Expo and Open House at the Fire Training Academy, Station No. 3, 2108 South Kings Highway, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Saturday, October 14.  Everyone’s invited!  This free event includes firefighter demonstrations, games, food, safety presentations, fire engine rides, equipment displays, mascots and fire house tours.  Activities include a Kids’ Combat Challenge and fingerprinting.  Meet and greet the firefighters!  For more information, contact Lieutenant Jonathan Evans at 843-918-1221.

 

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...  October 3, November 7 and December 5

 

Eighth Annual Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon

October 21-22, 2017

Registration is underway…

www.runmyrtlebeach.com

 

The Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon Weekend returns to the Grand Strand with events to be held October 21-22.  The Mini Marathon itself is 13.1 miles and is being held on Sunday, October 22.  The weekend includes a two-day Health and Fitness Expo, a Coastal 5K, a one-mile Doggie Dash and Sunday’s Mini Marathon.  For more information and to register, visit www.runmyrtlebeach.com.

 

Annual Guns ’n Hoses Softball Game

Myrtle Beach Police and Fire vs. Horry County Police and Fire

4:00 p.m., Sunday, October 22

Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ Stadium, 1251 21st Avenue North

 

The Myrtle Beach Police and Fire Departments and Horry County Police and Fire Departments square off in this annual softball series on Sunday, October 22.  The Guns ’n Hoses game is a fun competition among city and county staff that’s open to the public.  Tickets are a $5.00 donation to Project Lifesaver, a search and rescue tracking program for “at risk” individuals (persons with Alzheimer’s, autism, Down syndrome, dementia, and other cognitive conditions) who are prone to wandering.  Game One starts at 4:00 p.m. with the Myrtle Beach Fire Department and the Horry County Fire Department squaring off.  Game Two, between the police departments, starts at 5:00 p.m.  Then the winners of the two games play at 6:00 p.m. for this year’s title.  It’s fun for the entire family, with entertainment for kids, snacks and drinks.  For tickets, contact Tommy Chestnut at 843-918-1330 or 843-450-3241.  Tickets also are available at the Myrtle Beach Fire Department administrative offices and at the gate on Sunday.

 

City of Myrtle Beach presents GIS Day

10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 15

Myrtle Beach Train Depot, 851 Broadway Street

 

Join the City of Myrtle Beach’s GIS Division, area businesses and local schools to celebrate GIS Day from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 15, at the Myrtle Beach Train Depot.  Interested in GIS, or Geographic Information Systems?  Want to learn more about geo mapping?  These questions and many more will be answered at the free educational event.  GIS Day provides an international forum for users of geographic information systems (GIS) technology to demonstrate real-world applications that are making a difference in our society.  For more information about GIS Day, visit www.gisday.com/.  Or, contact Lisa Holzberger at 843-918-1201 or lholzberger@cityofmyrtlebeach.com.

 

Grand Strand Miracle Leagues 2017 Fall Schedule

James C. Benton Miracle League Field

Miracle League Field, 33rd Avenue North

 

Grand Strand Miracle Leagues give children with mental and physical disabilities the opportunity to play baseball and golf.  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 fall 2017 season, call 843-448-7712 or visit http://www.gsmiracleleagues.com.

 

Baseball:

·   10:00 and 11:00 a.m., Saturday, September 16, Miracle League Field D

·   10:00 and 11:00 a.m., Saturday, September 23, Miracle League Field D

·   6:00 p.m., Friday, September 29, Miracle League Field D

·   10:00 and 11:00 a.m., Saturday, October 7, Miracle League Field D

·   10:00 and 11:00 a.m., Saturday, October 14, Miracle League Field D

·   6:00 p.m., Friday, October 20, Miracle League Field D

·   6:00 p.m., Friday, October 27 – Halloween Night Party and Game

 

Golf:

·   6:00 to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 3, Miracle League Field

·   6:00 to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 10, PGA Tour Superstore in Myrtle Beach

·   6:00 to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 17, Miracle League Field

·   6:00 to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 24, PGA Tour Superstore in Myrtle Beach

·   6:00 to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 7, Cane Patch Driving Range

·   6:00 to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 14, Cane Patch Driving Range – Season Finale

 

September 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 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., and Saturday, September 9, at 11:00 a.m.  For children of all ages.  Kids enjoy longer stories, songs, fingerplays, flannelboards and a craft.  Literacy toys are available for use after storytime.

 

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 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. 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, September 26Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 24 Dreamers of the Day by Mary Doria Russell

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 28 The Fifth Heart by Dan Simmons

 

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

3:30 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.  The next class is Thursday, September 14.  Ms. 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, and pre-registration is required.  Contact 843-918-1293 or nassar@chapinlibrary.org for information.

 

LEGO Building Session

1:00 to 2:30 p.m., Saturday, September 23

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

Chapin Memorial Library offers a LEGO building session to keep kids’ engineering and problem-solving skills sharp, strengthen STEM muscles and spark imagination with LEGO bricks, from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m., Saturday, September 23.  An inspiration topic will be selected for participants, and a countdown clock measuring LEGO build time begins!  Youth of all ages and skill levels are invited to attend.  Young children must be accompanied by an adult.  For more information or to register, call 843-918-1293 or email youthservices@chapinlibrary.org.

 

Teen Event:  #Adulting (Scheduling Basics)

5:00 p.m., Thursday, September 28

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

Chapin Memorial Library hosts “Book It:  Scheduling Basics with Grace,” an educational seminar for teens at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 28, 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.

 

Teen Event:  Banned Books Character Contest & Party

4:30 to 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 27

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

Chapin Memorial Library wants teens to think for themselves and let others do the same!  Sixth through 12th graders are invited to celebrate the freedom to read at a Banned Books Party from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 27, in the First Floor Meeting Room at Chapin Library.  Attendees are invited to dress up as a favorite “banned book” character and participants will have a “Caught Reading Banned Books” mugshot photo taken at the party.  Questions?  Call Stacey for more information or for a banned book list at 843-918-1275.

 

Chapin’s Craft Corner:  Bookmarks

2:00 to 4:00 p.m., Thursday, September 14

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

Join Chapin Library for another fun-filled craft session and learn how to make bookmarks from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., Thursday, September 14, 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 Monday, September 11.  For more information, call 843-918-1275 or email forte@chapinlibrary.org.

 

Book B-I-N-G-O

4:00 to 6:00 p.m., Thursday, September 21

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

Chapin Library serves up BINGO with a fun, literary twist from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 21.  The theme for this Book Bingo event is “Books to Movies” and prizes will be awarded to winners!  For more information, contact Lisa at 843-918-1275 or weaver@cityofmyrtlebeach.com.

 

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

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, September 26, October 24 and November 28

 

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 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, September 15 – The Promise (PG-13)

1:30 p.m., Friday, September 22 – Ghost in the Shell (PG-13)

1:30 p.m., Friday, September 29 – Norman (Rated R)

 

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, 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.   

 

October 2, November 6 and December 4

 

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, September 15 – The Space Between Us (PG-13), Gary Oldman, Asa Butterfield

3:00 p.m., Friday, September 22 – Hidden Figures (PG), Octavia Spencer, Kevin Costner

3:00 p.m., Friday, September 29 – Three Generations (PG-13), Naomi Watts, Elle Fanning, Susan Sarandon

3:00 p.m., Friday, October 6 – The Sense of An Ending (PG-13), Jim Broadbent, Charlotte Rampling

3:00 p.m., Friday, October 13 – The Great Wall (PG-13), Matt Damon, William Dafoe

3:00 p.m., Friday, October 20 – Collide (PG-13), Nicholas Hoult, Felicity Jones

3:00 p.m., Friday, October 27 – The Lost City of Z (PG-13), Charlie Hunnam, Sienna Miller

 

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 offers homegrown produce, fresh fruits and unique food items.  The farmers market is 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.

 

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.

 

Fireworks! Throughout the Year

Various Locations in Myrtle Beach (weather permitting)

 

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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