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Wednesday, July 1, 2015

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Citizens Police Academy, Session 30

Applications accepted until 5:00 p.m., Friday, July 24

Session begins Monday, September 8

 

Apply now for the 30th Citizens Police Academy, which begins Monday, September 14.  The class meets every Monday from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. for 10 weeks at the Law Enforcement Center Annex on Mustang Street, with graduation on November 10.  Topics include crime scene investigation, K-9 units, emergency vehicle operations and simulated firearms training.  Class members also ride and work with Myrtle Beach police officers and staff for a behind-the-scenes look at law enforcement.  Applicants must be residents of Horry County and at least 21 years old.  A valid driver’s license, a criminal history check and a driver’s license background check are required.  Once accepted, applicants must attend at least eight of the 10 classes and complete at least 15 hours of ride-along and work-along experience to graduate.  Applications are available at the Ted C. Collins Law Enforcement Center, the Law Enforcement Center Annex on Mustang Street, or at http://www.cityofmyrtlebeach.com/cpa.html and must be received by 5:00 p.m., Friday, July 24.  For more information, call Sgt. Mike Guthinger at 918-1803. 

 

“Art and Books Collide” Youth Workshops

Various dates, through July 24

F.G. Burroughs-S. B. Chapin Art Museum and Chapin Memorial Library

 

Join the art museum and the library this summer for free “Art and Books Collide” workshops!  A series of three Friday workshops for first through eighth graders begins at the F. G. Burroughs-S. B. Chapin Art Museum.  After a guided tour of the exhibits, the workshop continues at Chapin Memorial Library.  Photorealist Painter John Baeder and Illustrator Norman Rockwell are the featured exhibit artists.  Registration is required, and participants must commit to all three sessions.

 

First Through Third Grade Workshops (10:00 to 11:30 a.m.)

 

July 10 – Our exhibit exploration class will be held at the Art Museum.

July 17 – After learning about the exhibit, the children will create maps illustrating their own adventures.

July 24 – We will use our exhibit exploration of John Baeder’s photorealism to improve our knowledge of watercolor painting techniques.

 

Fourth Through Eighth Grade Workshops (1:00 to 2:30 p.m.)

 

July 10 – Our exhibit exploration class will be held at the Art Museum.

July 17 – Our older participants will learn about the advertising side of Rockwell’s artwork and design their own brand of cereal as well as its packaging.

July 24 – Inspired by John Baeder’s ability to capture the American culture in his art, we will create a watercolor painting that illustrates modern-day culture.

 

Summer Reading for Children and Teens

Registration is underway…

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

Foster your child’s creative self and sharpen his or her reading skills with our summer reading programs for children and teens!  Join the fun at Chapin Memorial Library and make new friends while doing fun activities.  Programs are free, but pre-registration is required.

 

Children’s Summer Reading Program

 

2:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 7 – Cartoonist Dave McDonald, author of Hamster S.A.M., will lead us in an interactive drawing demonstration.

2:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 14 – Our “Molly and the Giant” Puppet Show will feature a brave and resourceful Molly as she outwits a giant.

5:00 p.m., Thursday, July 30 – Enjoy the Children’s Summer Reading Party at the Base Recreation Center.

 

Teen Summer Reading Program

 

2:30 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday, July 1 and 2 Explore Clay Animation Basics with group creation of mini-skits.  Learn about plot creation, stop animation and editing skills.

2:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 8 –Let your creative side loose and Design Your Own “Identity Mask,” reflecting your interests and personality!

2:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 15 – Join in on a Murder Mystery!  What is your alibi?  Use your detective skills to figure out who committed the crime.

5:00 p.m., Friday, July 31 – Enjoy the Teen Summer Reading Lock-In Party!

 

Free Legal Clinic on Expunging Criminal Record

6:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 7

Chapin Memorial Library

 

Has your criminal record affected your ability to obtain a job, professional license, public benefits or housing?  Join us on July 7 for the “Criminal Records:  Overcoming Barriers and Achieving Employment” free legal clinic.  Talk to an attorney and learn about expunging your criminal record, pardons and other options.  RSVPs are appreciated, but not required.  Please contact Laura at 918-1295 or email reference@chapinlibrary.org with any questions you may have.

 

International Student Outreach Program (ISOP)

Various dates, through July 7

Room 101, Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center Hotel

 

The International Student Outreach Program hosts the following “Welcome to America” meetings for visiting students.  The goal is to help international students live and work successfully in the Myrtle Beach area this spring and summer.  If you plan to bring 10 or more students to one of these meetings, please notify us in advance at j1studentoutreach@cityofmyrtlebeach.com.  You can also use that address for questions, or call PFC Henry Bresadola at 843-918-1806.  

 

            Seacoast Vineyard Church, 504 27th Avenue North

      Tuesday, July 7

 

Adult and Juvenile Expungement/Pardon Workshop

10:00 a.m., Friday, July 10

Sandy Grove Missionary Baptist Church

 

This Expungement and Pardon Workshop is for anyone having difficulty obtaining or maintaining employment or unable to join the military due to a conviction.  Both adults and juveniles are invited to attend and learn how to clean up one’s criminal history.  Attendees must arrive no later than 10:00 a.m. at Sandy Grove Missionary Baptist Church,1008 Carver Street.  The workshop is sponsored by Myrtle Beach’s Neighborhood Services Division.  For more information, call 918-1062.  Here are the eligibility requirements:

 

Conviction/Sentence must be five years old

Arrest/Conviction within Horry/Georgetown Counties

Successful Pre-Trial Intervention

First Offense Misdemeanor Fraudulent Check

First Offense Simple Marijuana Possession

First Offense Conviction in Magistrate or Municipal Court

Youthful Offender (First Offense)

Failure to Stop (First Offense)

Juvenile Offenses

 

19th Annual Myrtle Beach Marathon

March 3 through 5, 2016

Registration begins July 1, 2015

http://www.mbmarathon.com

 

Registration begins Wednesday, July 1. for the 19th annual Myrtle Beach Marathon and accompanying events, to be held March 3-5, 2016!  The marathon itself is Saturday, March 5, 2016.  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.

 

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 918-1806 for more information.

 

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

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

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

Pine Lakes Estates Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Thursday, July 9, La Quinta, 4709 North Kings Highway

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

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

Carolina Breeze Neighborhood Watch – 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 15, 100 Cedar Street

Emmens Preserve Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 15, 800 Gabreski Lane

The Highlands Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 15, 800 Gabreski Lane

The Market Common Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 15, 800 Gabreski Lane

The Reserve Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 15, 800 Gabreski Lane

Seagate Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 15, 800 Gabreski Lane

Withers Preserve Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 15, 800 Gabreski Lane

Booker T. Washington Neighborhood Watch – 6:00 p.m., Monday, July 20, Canal Street Recreation Center

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

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

Patrick’s Mobile Home Park Neighborhood Watch – 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 21, 2000 Highway 15

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

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

Old Pine Lakes Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 23, Fire Station No. 6, 38th Avenue North

Ramsey Acres Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 28, 1115 Highway 15

 

The Mayor’s Cup Men’s Amateur Golf Championship

Friday, Saturday and Sunday, July 24-26

Whispering Pines Golf Course

 

Registration is underway for this year’s Mayor’s Cup Men’s Amateur Golf Championship!  We’ll find out who’s the best male golfer on the Grand Strand when the gentlemen compete, July 24 through 26, at Whispering Pines Golf Course.  The tournament is open to all male golfers, 18 and up, with several age divisions.  City residency is not required.  Visit Whispering Pines Golf Course on Harrelson Boulevard or call 843-918-2305 for more information.  The participation fee is $175 per player.  The best individual score will determine the winner!

 

The Mayor’s Cup Women’s Amateur Golf Championship

Friday, Saturday and Sunday, July 31- August 2

Whispering Pines Golf Course

 

Registration is underway for this year’s Mayor’s Cup Women’s Amateur Golf Championship!  We’ll find out who’s the best female golfer on the Grand Strand when the ladies compete, July 31 through August 2, at Whispering Pines Golf Course.  The tournament is open to all female golfers, 18 and up, with several age divisions.  City residency is not required.  Visit Whispering Pines Golf Course on Harrelson Boulevard or call 843-918-2305 for more information.  The participation fee is $175 per player.  The best individual score will determine the winner!

 

Hot Summer Nights

Plyler Park and the Boardwalk District

Through September 1

 

The Boardwalk’s celebration of Hot Summer Nights begins in June!  Look for the following free events at Plyler Park, on the Boardwalk and along Ocean Boulevard.  All Hot Summer Nights 2015 events are sponsored by:  the Oceanfront Merchants Association, the Downtown Redevelopment Corporation and the City of Myrtle Beach.

 

Kidz Carnival…  The Kidz Carnival, from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. each Monday, is the perfect time to enjoy live performances, inflatables, face painters, stilt walkers, balloon artists and caricature artists in Plyler Park.  The kids will love it!

 

LIVE Music in Plyler Park… Join us in Plyler Park for the “Board Rocking Concert Series,” every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, from 8:00 until 11:00 p.m.!  The free, live music will feature a vast range of genres that include local, rock, country, jazz, pop, reggae, R&B, funk and more.

 

Fireworks from the Second Avenue Pier…  Please join us for the big fireworks show every Wednesday night at 10:00 p.m.  The display occurs on the Second Avenue Pier and is visible from the beach and boardwalk throughout the downtown area.  We’ll have a special fireworks show for Independence Day on Friday, July 4, too!  

 

Local Talent Showcase…  Local and regional entertainers will showcase their talents each Wednesday from 7:00 until 10:00 p.m. in Plyler Park.  Entertainers will include high school marching bands, dance companies, local singers and more.  Come enjoy the show!

 

LIVE Music at 9th Avenue Stage…  Every Wednesday, the Ninth Avenue North Stage will host free, live music from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.  The evening will feature a vast range of music genres, including local rock, country, jazz, pop, reggae, R&B and funk bands.

 

Battle of the Bands…  Local, regional and national bands will battle it out on the Pavilion stage for cash prizes and so much more, from 5:00 to 11:00 p.m. on select Fridays throughout the summer!  The competition will host four bands each night, with a total of 24 high quality touring bands.  Here are the Battle dates:  Fridays, July 24 and 31, and August 7.  The final showdown will be held during Oktoberfest. 

 

Boardwalk’s Got Talent in Plyler Park…  Local and regional performers of all ages will compete for a $1,000 prize package from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. on select Fridays in June and August.  This will offer a variety show for all ages to enjoy, with the big finale on Friday, September 4.  Here are the “Boardwalk’s Got Talent” show dates…  June 26, and August 14, 21 and 28.

 

Sunday Celebrations in Plyler Park…  Local and regional artists will perform a variety of music genres for everyone to enjoy on select Sundays in August.  Come enjoy the music from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. on August 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30.

 

Senior Movie Schedule

Call 918-2380 for information

Base Recreation Center

 

Come 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 for $1 each.

 

July 10 – The Imitation Game (PG-13), Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley

July 17 – Interstellar (3 hour movie) (PG-13), Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway

July 24 – Accidental Love (PG-13), Jessica Biel, Jake Gyllenhaal

·         July 31 – Unbroken (PG-13), Jack O’Connell

 

Senior Dances with Rosalie

Base Recreation Center

Call 918-2381 for information

 

Senior Dances with Rosalie, throughout the year…  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 – 10:00 p.m.  Please contact Rosalie at 570-881-0244 or rosalie182@att.net for information or to reserve a table.

 

Saturday, July 25

Saturday, August 22

Saturday, September 26

Saturday, October 31 (Halloween Party)

Saturday, November 7

Saturday, December 5 (Christmas Party)

 

Summer Senior Dance Schedule

7:00 p.m., July 10 and August 14

Base Recreation Center Ballroom

 

Summer Senior Dances are back by popular demand at the Base Recreation Center.  Dances will be held from 7:00 until 10:00 p.m. at the Base Recreation Center in the ballroom.  Jack and Rosalie will serve as the DJs.  Tickets are $7 per person and go on sale the week prior to the dance date.  Call the Base Recreation Center at 918-2380 for more information. 

 

Friday, July 10 (note date change)

Friday, August 14 (note date change)

 

Norman Rockwell’s Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn Exhibit

Through September 20

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

 

On loan from the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, MA, this exhibit features 16 signed, limited-edition prints gifted by the artist himself.  The F.G. Burroughs-S.B. Chapin Art Museum continues the tradition of family-friendly exhibits with Norman Rockwell's Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn, on display through September 20.  The prints are from this quintessentially American artist's own collection of illustrations he created to accompany Mark Twain's famous works for publisher Heritage Press in 1935.  Visitors will enjoy kid-friendly, interactive exhibit stations designed and constructed by Coastal Carolina University’s Theatre Department representing key themes from Rockwell and Twain’s work.  Wander past the famous fence that Tom Sawyer was instructed to whitewash as punishment for his wrongdoings.  Sit at a vintage school desk and create your own portrait using Rockwell’s style.  For the perfect family photo, put on a costume and hop on Huck and Jim’s wooden raft!  Museum hours are 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, and 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., Sunday.  For more information, call 843-238-2510. 

 

South Carolina’s Largest Garage Sale

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Myrtle Beach Convention Center

 

This year’s sale is 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Saturday, August 22, at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center.  Vendor spaces sold out in just two days!  See more details about the 27th annual sale at www.cityofmyrtlebeach.com/garagesale.html. Admission is free, and parking is just $5 per car.

 

“Escape the Ordinary” Adult Reading Program

Through July 28

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

“Escape the Ordinary” is the theme of this year’s adult reading program at Chapin Memorial Library.  The program is moving to the fall, but we have several summer activities planned for June and July.  Come enjoy these programs and look for more “escapes” beginning in October! 

 

“Escape Your Life” Book Club…  Remember to pick up the book in advance at the customer service desk so that you can be prepared for the discussion.

 

11:00 a.m., Tuesday, July 21 – The 100 Year Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared

 

“Escape to Fun” Topics Trivia…  Players get to “show what they know” in fast-paced competition the fourth Tuesday of each month at Chapin Memorial Library.  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 will be awarded!  Contact Laura at reference@chapinlibrary.org or call 843-918-1295 if you have questions or want to RSVP.

 

July 28

August 25

September 29

October 27

November 24

December 22

 

“Escape to the Spa” craft project…  Join us as we make homemade body scrubs at Chapin Memorial Library.  Choose from a variety of scents.  Participants must be 18 or older for this program, and pre-registration is required.  Please call Wanda at 843-918-1275 to sign up.

 

2:00 p.m., Thursday, July 9

 

“Escape Reality” Family Films…  Bring the kids and enjoy one of these family movies this summer.  Note:  this event is limited to families only.  Children must be accompanied by an adult. 

 

Friday, July 10, 1:30 p.m. – Annie

 

“Escape the Ordinary” Super Awesome Family Game Time…  We’re breaking out the games at the library the third Thursday of every month.  Bring family and friends or meet new friends from the community and start playing.  Games include Scrabble, Rummikub, Life, Pay Day, Risk, Sorry, Twister, Trouble, Jenga, Telestrations, Apples to Apples, Parcheesi and more!  RSVPs are appreciated.  Questions?  E-mail harrell@chapinlibrary.org or call Adrienne at 843-918-1275.

                       

4:00 – 6:00 p.m., Thursday, July 16

4:00 – 6:00 p.m., Thursday, August 20

4:00 – 6:00 p.m., Thursday, September 17

 

Myrtle’s Market

9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays

Mr. Joe White Avenue at Oak Street 

 

Myrtle’s Market offers homegrown produce, fresh fruits and unique food items every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.  Get fresh strawberries, local honey, baked goods and more.  The farmers’ market is open from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the intersection of Mr. Joe White Avenue and Oak Street.  For more, call Troy Marron at 843-918-4906.

 

AARP Smart Driver Course

9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Saturday, August 29

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

Take the AARP Smart Driver Course and become a better driver!  The four-hour class will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Saturday, August 29, at Chapin Memorial Library.  Refresh your driving skills while learning new rules of the road and strategies to help you become a smarter, safer driver.  Fees are $15 for AARP members or $20 for non-members. To reserve a seat today, call Judy Chamberlain at 843-945-4455.

 

“Before I Die” Interactive Art Project

Through September 29

Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum, 3100 South Ocean Boulevard

 

Leave your mark on the “Before I Die” Interactive Art Project mural, on the grounds of the S.B. Chapin-F.B. Burroughs Art Museum.  Visitors can ponder the meaning of life and fill in the statement, “Before I die, I want to _____.”  Guests are encouraged to share their own personal aspirations as well as reflect on the writings of others.  New Orleans artist Candy Chang conceived a project in which individuals reflect on the meaning and purpose of life.  With permission from an abandoned house’s owner, Chang painted the side of a neighborhood house with chalkboard paint and stenciled in a grid with the phrase, “Before I die, I want to _____.”  Leaving chalk for passers-by, the house became an interactive art project.  Since then, more than 550 “Before I Die” walls have been created in more than 35 languages and 70 countries.  Museum hours are 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, and 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., Sunday.  Admission is free, but donations are welcomed.  For more information, call 843-238-2510. 

 

Steve Jameson:  Ode to the Grand Strand

Through September 13

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

 

Celebrate the Grand Strand through this charming exhibition of more than 40 paintings that will put a nostalgic smile on your face!  A long-time Myrtle Beach resident and member of the National Watercolor Society, artist Steve Jameson makes his debut solo exhibition at his hometown art museum.  Jameson paints under the pseudonym “Cedar” and finds a special charm in older, abandoned buildings.  Check out his lively paintings of Grand Strand locations.  Museum hours are 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, and 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., Sunday.  Admission is free, but donations are welcomed.  For more information, call 843-238-2510. 

 

John Baeder’s Views of the American Road Star Exhibit

Through September 20

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

 

Artist John Baeder offers a nostalgic road trip to some of these nearly forgotten totems of American life.  The exhibit, John Baeder's Road Well Taken, includes 36 paintings based on three decades' worth of photographs collected while traveling around the country.  Come see his paintings at the Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum.  Museum hours are 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, and 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., Sunday.  Admission is free, but donations are welcomed.  For more information, call 843-238-2510. 

 

Sandy Logan’s Abstract Photography Exhibit

Through September 20

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

 

When is a photograph not a photograph? When it's a work by Charleston artist and architect Sandy Logan, whose photographs focus in on such detail that their subject becomes something of a mystery.  Logan's works are featured in an exhibit titled Sandy Logan: Ironic Abstraction, now open at the Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum.   The exhibit runs through September 20.  Museum hours are 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, and 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., Sunday.  Admission is free, but donations are welcomed.  Call 843-238-2510.   

 

Veterans Awareness Series (VAS) 2015

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 Veterans Awareness Series (VAS) 2015.  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.   

 

August 3

October 5

November 2

December 7

 

Summer Storytimes

June and July

Chapin Memorial Library         

 

Bring your children to Chapin Memorial Library for the Summer Reading Program this June and July!  We offer free reading programs and Storytimes available for all ages.  Each age group has a reading goal to work toward, and every child will receive prizes.  We also offer special events, movies, family game times, storytimes and more.  Pick up an event schedule when you sign your child up for summer reading!  These storytimes provide age-appropriate activities, such as songs, fingerplays, flannelboards, crafts and stories.  For information, contact 918-1275 or visit www.chapinlibrary.org. 

 

Baby Storytime:  Join us at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays, now through July 21, for ages 4-18 months.  Take advantage of the opportunity to introduce your baby to the library, books and other babies.  Enjoy rhymes, fingerplays, music, bubbles and age appropriate toys with your child. 


Toddler Storytime:  Join us at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesdays, now through July 2
2, for ages 4-18 monthStorytime especially for toddlers and young listeners, encouraging language skills and social development.  Join us for stories, flannelboards, fingerplays, songs, and an age appropriate craft.  Early learning toys are available for parent/child use after storytime. 


Preschool Storytime: 
Join us at 10:30 a.m. on Thursdays, now through July 23, for ages 3 through 5 years old.  Storytime reinforces pre-literacy skills; the basis for future readers and school readiness.  Children enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, flannelboards and a craft.  Literacy toys are available for parent/child use after storytime. 

School Age Storytime: 
Join us at 2:00 p.m. on Thursdays, June 18 through July 23, for Kindergarteners and older.  This storytime enhances existing pre-literacy skills and encourages language play and vocabulary development.  Children enjoy longer stories, songs, fingerplays, flannelboards and a craft.  Literacy toys are available for parent/child use after storytime. 

 

Knitting and Crochet

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.

 

Fireworks!  Throughout the Year (scheduled so far)

Various Locations in Myrtle Beach

  • Wednesday, June 24, 10:00 p.m. – Second Avenue Pier

  • Friday, June 26, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

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

  • Wednesday, July 1, 10:00 p.m. – Second Avenue Pier

  • Thursday, July 2, Following the Pelicans Game – TicketReturn.com Field

  • Friday, July 3, Following the Pelicans Game – TicketReturn.com Field

  • Friday, July 3, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

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

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

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

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

  • Thursday, July 9, Following the Pelicans Game – TicketReturn.com Field

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

  • Sunday, July 12, Following the Pelicans Game – TicketReturn.com Field

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

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

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

  • Sunday, July 19, Following the Pelicans Game – TicketReturn.com Field

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

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

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

  • Sunday, July 26, Following the Pelicans Game – TicketReturn.com Field

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

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

  • Thursday, July 30, Following the Pelicans Game – TicketReturn.com Field

  • Friday, July 31, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

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

  • Wednesday, August 5, 10:00 p.m. – Second Avenue Pier

  • Thursday, August 6, Following the Pelicans Game – TicketReturn.com Field

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

  • Sunday, August 9, Following the Pelicans Game – TicketReturn.com Field

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

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

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

  • Sunday, August 16, Following the Pelicans Game – TicketReturn.com Field

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

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

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

  • Sunday, August 30, Following the Pelicans Game – TicketReturn.com Field

  • Saturday, September 5, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

  • Saturday, September 5, 10:00 p.m. – Second Avenue Pier

  • Saturday, October 31, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

  • Saturday, November 14, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

  • Thursday, December 31, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

   
         
             
 

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