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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

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MyBeach 101 Citizens Academy, Session Two

Applications accepted now!

Deadline is 5:00 p.m., Friday, September 16

 

Applications are being accepted for the second session of MyBeach 101, an eight-week citizens’ academy offered by the city’s Neighborhood Services Department!  MyBeach 101 participants will learn about the city’s services, organization’s structure and governmental process.  Elected officials, department directors and other city staff will host unique and informative sessions designed to give citizens hands-on experience in city government operations.  For more details, call the Neighborhood Services Department at 843-918-1062.  The eight-session curriculum begins with the first class at 6:00 p.m., Thursday, October 6, at the Historic Myrtle Beach Colored School Museum and Education Center, 900 Dunbar Street.  All eight classes will be on Thursday evenings, at various locations in the city.  Class size is limited to 25, and participants must be city residents.  Applications are available at www.cityofmyrtlebeach.com/mybeach101.pdf.  The deadline to apply is 5:00 p.m., Friday, September 16.  Applications can be submitted via email to neighborhoodservices@cityofmyrtlebeach.com and in-person to City Hall, located at 937 Broadway Street.  Or, mail applications to:

 

City of Myrtle Beach

Attn:  Neighborhood Services

P.O. Box 2468

Myrtle Beach, SC  29578

 

Savannah’s Playground Grand Opening Ceremonies

Grand Park, near Crabtree Memorial Gymnasium

10:00 a.m., Saturday, September 3

 

Grand opening ceremonies will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, September 3, for Savannah’s Playground.  This $1.5 million facility is designed for children of all abilities.  It features ADA approved play structures and activities.  The playground already is in use, but everyone’s invited to attend the grand opening ceremonies. 

 

11th Annual Beach, Boogie & BBQ Festival

Friday and Saturday, September 2-3 (Labor Day weekend)

Horry Georgetown Technical College Conference Center and The Market Common

 

The 11th Annual Beach, Boogie & BBQ Festival is set for Horry-Georgetown Technical College’s Grand Strand campus on Friday and Saturday, September 2-3.  Festivities at the family-friendly event begin at 6:00 p.m. on Friday and 12:00 p.m. on Saturday.  It’s free to attend, and attracts 7,500 to 10,000 participants!  Barbecue teams from around the state sign up to compete, so prepare to eat at the event.  Parking is free and available throughout The Market Common area.  Horry-Georgetown Technical College is located at 950 Crabtree Lane, near Grand Park.  For more festival information and schedules, visit www.myrtlebeacheventinfo.com or call 843-855-0527. 

 

Labor Day Holiday

City Offices Closed (Solid Waste Schedule Normal)

Monday, September 5

 

City offices will be closed Monday, September 5, for Labor Day.  However, solid waste and recycling will be collected on their regular schedule on Monday and throughout the week.  For more information, call the Solid Waste Division at 843-918-2160.

 

September is Library Card Sign-up Month

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

www.chapinlibrary.org

 

Chapin Memorial Library joins the American Library Association and public libraries nationwide to celebrate “Library Card Sign-up Month” during the month of September.  Today’s modern libraries are engaging community centers where guests are able to collaborate using new technologies or relax to enjoy a good book.  Chapin Memorial Library uniquely provides access to a variety of print and digital resources that can be accessed in-person and online.  Also, the library offers various educational materials, academic programs and knowledgeable library staff to support customers’ needs.  Resources at Chapin Memorial Library are available to library cardholders.  Throughout September, the library hosts special events, including a “Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do with a Library Card” seminar.  For further event details, dates and times, please visit www.chapinlibrary.org.  Or, contact Debra Warrington at 843-918-1281 or warrington@chapinlibrary.org.

 

Docent Tours of Nathan Sawaya’s The Art of the Brick® LEGO® Exhibit

2:00 p.m., every Wednesday, through September 7

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

 

Experience the magic of The Art of the Brick on a docent-led tour on Wednesdays at 2:00 p.m. at the F.G. Burroughs-S.B. Chapin Art Museum, 3100 South Ocean Boulevard.  The globally-touring exhibition of sculptures created entirely of LEGO® bricks fills the museum’s two floors of gallery space!  A tour with one of the art museum’s knowledgeable docents will help point out the intricate, and often hidden, details in these incredible works of art.  The Art of the Brick exhibition is open through Saturday, September 10.  Museum hours are 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, and 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday.  For more details, call 843-238-2510.

 

4th Annual Seaside Classic Pickleball Tournament and Dinner Dance

Thursday through Sunday, September 8-11

Myrtle Beach Sports Center, 2115 Farlow Street

 

The Seaside Classic Pickleball Tournament returns for a fourth year on Friday through Sunday, September 9-11, at the Myrtle Beach Sports Center.  This year’s event also includes a dinner-and-dance on Thursday, September 8.  The tournament starts with the Women’s Doubles and Men’s Doubles on Friday, September 9.  Mixed doubles are set to compete on Saturday, September 10, with singles facing off on Sunday, September 11.  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!

 

“Shaggin’ in September” and Fall Entertainment

September 1-October 31

Myrtle Beach Boardwalk Entertainment District

http://www.myrtlebeachboardwalk.com/

 

The inaugural “Shaggin’ in September” celebration begins September 1 and continues through October 31 in the Boardwalk Entertainment District.  Look for the following free events at Plyler Park, on the Boardwalk, at the former Pavilion site, along Ocean Boulevard and at the Ninth Avenue Stage.  All “Shaggin’ in September” and Fall Entertainment events are sponsored by the Oceanfront Merchants Association (OMA), the Myrtle Beach Downtown Redevelopment Corporation (DRC) and the City of Myrtle Beach.

 

Plyler Park’s “I Love Sugar” Stage Concert Series…  From 7:00 to 10:00 p.m., bands entertain and perform a variety of Beach Music classics in Plyler Park.  Attendees are welcome to put their shaggin’ shoes on and dance the night away!

 

Saturday, September 3 – Carolina Soul Band (Beach, Motown and Soul Music)

Sunday, September 4 – Lakeside Drive Band (Beach, Classic, Country, Jazz and Rock Music)

Saturday, September 10 – The Swashtones (Beach, Country, Rock and Roll, Motown and Oldies Music)

Saturday, September 17 – Stella Rising (Variety of Southern Rock Music)

Saturday, September 24 – Sea Cruz (1960s, 1970s, Classic Rock and Carolina Beach Music)

 

“Fitness Fridays” at Plyler Park…  From 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. on Fridays, the City of Myrtle Beach’s Recreation Department invites recreation members, locals and visitors alike to participate in Friday Fitness in the Park.  All events are free.

 

Friday, September 9 – Zumba Party

Friday, September 16 – Yoga in the Park

Friday, September 23 – QiGong

Friday, September 30 – Body Bootcamp

Friday, October 7 – Zumba Party

Friday, October 14 – Yoga in the Park

Friday, October 21 – QiGong

Friday, October 28 – Body Bootcamp

 

“Pink in the Park” Zumba Event in Plyler Park…  On Saturday, October 1, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., the City of Myrtle Beach’s Recreation Department presents “Pink in the Park,” a Zumba event that helps support the fight against breast cancer.  All ages are invited to attend this fun, free event that supports a great cause.

 

Volleyball Play at Ninth Avenue Stage…  If you love to play volleyball at the beach, join in on the fun from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. on various Saturday afternoons in September and October.  Come to play on the sand courts and listen to some great music by local DJs.

 

September 3, 10, 17, 24; October 1, 8

 

The Miracle League 2016 Fall Schedule

James C. Benton Miracle League Field

Miracle League Field, 33rd Avenue North

 

The Grand Strand Miracle League gives children with mental and physical disabilities the opportunity to play baseball 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 2016 season, call 843-448-7712 or visit http://www.gsmiracleleagues.com.

 

Baseball:

·    6:00 p.m., Thursday, September 8 – Baseball and BBQ Opening Night

·    10:00 and 11:00 a.m., Saturday, September 17, Miracle League Field D

·    6:00 p.m., Friday, September 23, Miracle League Field

·    10:00 and 11:00 a.m., Saturday, October 1, Miracle League Field D

·    10:00 and 11:00 a.m., Saturday, October 8, Miracle League Field D

·    6:00 p.m., Friday, October 14, Miracle League Field

·    10:00 and 11:00 a.m., Saturday, October 22, Miracle League Field D

·    6:00 p.m., Friday, October 28 – Halloween Night Party and Game

 

Golf:

·    6:00 to 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 5, Miracle League Field

·    6:00 to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 11, PGA Tour Superstore in Myrtle Beach

·    6:00 to 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 26, Miracle League Field

·    6:00 to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 1, PGA Tour Superstore in Myrtle Beach

·    6:00 to 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 9, Cane Patch Driving Range

·    6:00 to 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 16, Cane Patch Driving Range Par 3 – Season Finale

 

Tai Chi:  Mind and Body Exercise Classes

Registration underway!

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Monday, October 3-January 9

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, October 3 through January 9.  No classes will occur on December 26 or January 2, 2017.  Registration is underway!  For more information or to register, contact warrington@chapinlibrary.org or 843-918-1281.

 

Tai Chi:  Mind and Body “The Next Step” Exercise Classes

Registration underway!

Begins 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Monday, September 12

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

Chapin Memorial Library presents Tai Chi:  Mind and Body “The Next Step” Exercise Classes, a program for individuals who have completed the introductory 13-week program.  Registration is underway!  For more information and to register, contact 843-918-1281 or warrington@chapinlibrary.org.

 

11th Annual Mayor’s Cup Men’s and Women’s Golf Championships

Friday, Saturday and Sunday, November 18-20

Whispering Pines, Pine Lakes and Grande Dunes Golf Courses

 

Registration is underway for the 2016 Mayor’s Cup Men’s and Women’s Golf Championships, to be held Friday through Sunday, November 18 through 20.  The best score wins this 54-hole tournament.  Hosts include Whispering Pines Golf Course, Pine Lakes Country Club and Grande Dunes Golf Course.  The 11th Annual Mayor’s Cup Golf Championship is open to men and women, ages 18 and older.  City residency is not required.  The entry fee is $249 and includes course fees, lunch, range balls and a tee gift.  The 2016 Mayor’s Cup offers new divisions.  The Open Division is for participants, ages 49 and younger.  Golfers who are between the ages of 54 and 64 will compete in the Senior Division.  Ages 65 and older will participate in the Super Senior Division.  Entry applications are available at Whispering Pines Golf Course, Pine Lakes Golf Course and Grande Dunes Pro Shops, or on-line at www.cityofmyrtlebeach.com/mayorscup.pdf.  Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m., Friday, November 4.  For more information, call 843-918-2305.

 

Myrtle Beach’s National Night Out

Tuesday, October 4

Various Neighborhood Watch locations

 

Many of Myrtle Beach’s Neighborhood Watch groups will take part in the 33rd Annual National Night Out on Tuesday, October 4.  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.

 

Inaugural Seafood Festival

11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Saturday, October 15

http://www.myrtlebeachboardwalk.com/

 

The Myrtle Beach Downtown Redevelopment Corporation and the City of Myrtle Beach cohost the inaugural Myrtle Beach Seafood Festival from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 15.  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 a corn hole tournament!  Jim Quick & Coastline band provides entertainment from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  The Tams will headline the event and perform from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.  Questions?  Call 843-918-1055 or visit http://www.myrtlebeachboardwalk.com/.

 

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, September 9 – Hail, Caesar!

1:30 p.m., Friday, September 23 – A Hologram for the King

1:30 p.m., Friday, October 7 – Money Monster

1:30 p.m., Friday, October 14 – The Jungle Book (2016)

 

August 2016 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.

 

·    Cresswind Neighborhood Watch – 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 24, Cresswind Clubhouse, 1947 Cresswind Boulevard

·    Bay Pointe Neighborhood Watch – 4:00 p.m., Thursday, August 25, 1401 Fisher Place

·    Monticello Neighborhood Watch – 5:00 p.m., Thursday, August 25, 1300 Osceola Street

 

Adult Financial Literacy Series

5:30 to 7:30 p.m., various Mondays, October 3-November 21

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

Wondering about your finances?  Looking to save, retire debt or just retire?  Randall Davis, Grand Strand Prosperity Center’s Financial Literacy Counselor, will be on hand at Chapin Memorial Library to present these free and informative classes.  The library hosts the series on select Mondays from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., beginning in October.  Seating is limited, so please reserve your spot a week ahead.  Classes will be held contingent upon participation.  For the consideration of others, no children are allowed, so please make arrangements in advance.  For more information or to RSVP, please contact reference@chapinlibrary.org or call Laura at 843-918-1295.

 

·    5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Monday, October 3…  “Introduction to Financial Terms”

·    5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Monday, October 17…  “Managing Debt”

·    5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Monday, November 7…  “Using Credit”

·    5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Monday, November 21…  Making a Budget”

 

Family Dance Party

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Friday, September 9 and 23

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, September 9 and 23.  The party consists of a story, fingerplays, movement and music.  This event is geared towards toddlers and pre-schoolers, but all families are welcome.

 

Fall Storytime Schedule

September 2016

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!  For more information, please call 843-918-1275.

 

Baby Storytime:  Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.  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.  Pre-registration is required.

 

Toddler Storytime:  Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m.  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.

 

Preschool Storytime:  Thursdays at 1:30 p.m.  For ages 3 through 5 years old.  Children enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, flannelboards and a craft.  Literacy toys are available for 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 parent/child use after storytime.

 

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.

 

6:30 p.m., Tuesday, September 13…  Consumer Law Issues (South Carolina Bar)

6:30 p.m., Tuesday, October 11…  Family Law Issues (South Carolina Bar)

6:30 p.m., Tuesday, November 11…  Criminal Law Issues (South Carolina Bar)

 

Nathan Sawaya’s The Art of the Brick® LEGO® Exhibition

Dean West’s In Pieces LEGO® Photography Collection

Continues through September 10

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

 

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 feature the exhibition.  The Carolyn Burroughs Tea Porch is transformed into Brick Boulevard, an interactive play area for kids, complete with brick-building stations!  Museum hours are 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, and 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday.  The museum is at 3100 South Ocean Boulevard.  For more, call 843-238-2510.

 

Celia Pearson’s Layerings:  A Glimpse of Southeast Asia Exhibition

September 27 through December 30

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

 

Photographer Celia Pearson captures and shares the Vietnamese, Thai and Cambodian cultures in the F.G. Burroughs-S.B. Chapin Art Museum’s upcoming exhibit Celia Pearson’s Layerings:  A Glimpse of Southeast Asia.  The visual collection opens Tuesday, September 27.  Layerings depicts the intensity and vitality of these complex cultures with traditional prints and photomontages, with prints featured on rice paper and silks.  Museum hours are 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, and 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday.  The museum is at 3100 South Ocean Boulevard.  For more details, call 843-238-2510 or visit http://myrtlebeachartmuseum.org/.

 

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, August 26 – Dear Eleanor (PG-13), Isabelle Fuhrman, Luke Wilson

3:00 p.m., Friday, September 1 – Point Break (PG-13), Edgar Ramirez, Luke Wilson

3:00 p.m., Friday, September 8 – Ride Along 2 (PG-13), Ice Cube, Kevin Hart

3:00 p.m., Friday, September 15 – Race (PG-13), Stephan James

3:00 p.m., Friday, September 22 – Mothers and Daughters (PG-13), Susan Sarandon, Sharon Stone

3:00 p.m., Friday, September 29 – The Young Messiah (PG-13), Adam Greaves-Neal

3:00 p.m., Friday, October 6 – Eddie the Eagle (PG-13), Hugh Jackman

3:00 p.m., Friday, October 13 – Joy (PG-13), Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro

3:00 p.m., Friday, October 20 – The Choice (PG-13), Benjamin Walker, Teresa Palmer

3:00 p.m., Friday, October 27 – The Confirmation (PG-13), Clive Owen

 

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.   

 

1:00 to 3:00 p.m., Monday, October 3, November 7 and December 5.

 

Adult Coloring Club

11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., First and Third Thursday of the Month

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

Do you miss coloring? If so, then come and join the Chapin Memorial Library Coloring Club!  Participants must be 18 years of age or older, and the club will meet from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on the first and third Thursday of each month in the large conference room on the second floor at Chapin Memorial Library.  We will supply a few sample pages, coloring pencils and relaxing music. Or, you can bring your own coloring book and pencils.  For more information, contact 843-918-1275 or reference@chapinlibrary.org.

 

11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Thursday, September 1, 15; October 6, 20; November 3, 17; December 1 and 15.

  

Myrtle’s Market 

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

Season ends October 30, 2016

Mr. Joe White Avenue at Oak Street 

 

Myrtle’s Market is open 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.  The 2016 season concludes October 30.  For more information, call Troy Marron at 843-918-4906.

 

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:

 

4:00 to 6:00 p.m., Tuesday – August 23, September 27, October 25, November 22 and 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…  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, August 27 (D. J. Rosalie)

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

Saturday, October 1 (D.J. Rosalie) - social dance

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

 

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

 

20th Annual Myrtle Beach Marathon

March 2-4, 2017

Registration is underway…

http://www.mbmarathon.com

 

Registration is underway for the 20th annual Myrtle Beach Marathon and accompanying events, to be held March 2-4, 2017!  The marathon itself is Saturday, March 4, 2017.  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 http://www.mbmarathon.com.

 

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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