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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

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“Make your own Emergency Binder”

Horry County Emergency Management Preparedness Workshop

9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Thursday, October 19

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

Hurricane season runs through November!  Do you have one place where you keep all your important records and documents handy?  Join the Horry County Emergency Management Department for a “Make your own Emergency Binder” Workshop from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Thursday, October 19, at Chapin Memorial Library.  If you had to make a run for it, would you have all the important documents you needed to rebuild your life?  Hopefully, those documents are in a fireproof location, and assembled inside a great, organized binder where you can find everything quickly.  No?  Then, attend and get started creating your own Family Emergency Binder!  The event is free and open to the public.  For more information, contact Brooke Holden at 843-915-6922.

 

American Red Cross Blood Drive

10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Thursday, October 19

Myrtle Beach Sports Center, 2115 Farlow Street

 

We still have spaces left!  Give the gift of life and show support for the American Red Cross at the City of Myrtle Beach Blood Drive on October 19.  The event is from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Thursday, October 19, at the Myrtle Beach Sports Center, 2115 Farlow Street (behind the Convention Center).  The event is open to city employees and the public!  Call 843-918-1114 for information.

 

Chapin’s Craft Corner:  Paper Page Pumpkin

2:00 to 4:00 p.m., Thursday, October 19

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

Join in on the craft fun and learn how to make paper page pumpkins from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 19, at Chapin Library.  These festive decorations are fun to make and perfect for fall.  Registration is required by Monday, October 16.  Questions?  For information or to register, contact Wanda Forte at wforte@chapinlibrary.org or 843-918-1275.

 

Domestic Violence Awareness:  Love Shouldn’t Hurt

4:30 to 6:00 p.m., Thursday, October 19

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

Chapin Library recognizes October as Domestic Abuse Awareness Month, and sixth through 12th graders are invited to attend this event to raise awareness from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 19, in the First Floor Meeting Room.  The event includes a wearable craft and a booklist to explore this topic in Young Adult Fiction.  Snacks will also be served.  Questions?  Call 843-918-1275.

 

Let’s Stop the Violence! Community Event

10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Saturday, October 21

Ground Zero, 904 Chester Street

 

Join with community organizations, law enforcement agencies and others for interactive event from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Saturday, October 21, at Ground Zero on Chester Street.  “Let’s Stop the Violence” features guest speakers, entertainment for children and adults, fellowship and free food.  Participants include the Family Justice Center of Horry and Georgetown County, the Myrtle Beach Police Department, Mothers Against Violence and the 15th Circuit Solicitor’s Office.  For more information, call 843-294-0208 or e-mail fnesta761@gmail.com. 

 

Eighth Annual Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon

October 21-22, 2017

www.runmyrtlebeach.com

 

The Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon Weekend returns to the Grand Strand with events to be held October 21-22.  Here’s an online map showing the course route and intersection closure times:  http://www.cityofmyrtlebeach.com/MBMiniCourseMap2017.jpg.  The Mini Marathon itself is 13.1 miles and begins at 7:00 a.m., 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 to run, visit www.runmyrtlebeach.com.

 

“Walk for the Animals”

12:00 to 4:00 p.m., Sunday, October 22

Valor Memorial Garden, 1120 Farrow Parkway

 

Join the Grand Strand Humane Society for the annual “Walk for the Animals” from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m., Sunday, October 22, at Valor Memorial Garden in The Market Common.  Enjoy pet-related contests, games and a costume parade!  Some of the Grand Strand Humane Society’s dogs will be available for adoption.  For more information, please call 843-918-4911.

 

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.

 

Myrtle Beach Air Force Base Reunion

Friday through Sunday, October 27-29

Landmark Resort, 1501 South Ocean Boulevard

 

The Myrtle Beach Air Force Base Reunion is set for Friday through Sunday, October 27-29, at the Landmark Resort, located at 1501 South Ocean Boulevard.  Anyone who was affiliated with the Myrtle Beach Air Force Base is encouraged to attend!  Activities include a meet and greet, banquet with catering and a DJ, a photo shoot at Warbird Park and golf trip to Whispering Pines Golf Course.  The cost for the banquet is $50 per person.  Attendees must RSVP by Wednesday, October 18.  Call 910-599-2775 for more information.  For information regarding golf packages, call 843-918-2305.

 

AARP Smart Driver Course

9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Saturday, October 28

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 1:30 p.m., Saturday, October 28, 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, call Judy Chamberlain at 843-945-4455.

 

Free Family Day Celebration of Dia de los Muertos

11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Saturday, October 28

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

 

The Myrtle Beach Art Museum hosts a Free Family Day from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Saturday, October 28, to celebrate Dia de los Muertos (the Day of the Dead), Mexico’s most popular holiday.  The annual festival offers fun-filled crafts and activities for all ages.  Visitors can sample traditional breads and Mexican hot chocolate, learn about Mexican culture, listen to Mariachi Nuevo Guadalajara, hear folk tales, make traditional crafts, taste authentic Mexican food and more!  Activities and family workshops include face painting, translation games, piñatas, painted pumpkin skulls, sugar skulls, bingo games, calavera masks and paper banners.  All events and activities are free.  For more information, call 843-238-2510 or visit http://www.myrtlebeachartmuseum.org.

 

2017 “Halloween Spooktacular”

5:00 to 8:30 p.m., Saturday, October 28

Mary C. Canty Recreation Center, 971 Canal Street

 

Hey, kids…  The Mary C. Canty Recreation Center’s “Halloween Spooktacular” is back on Saturday, October 28!  Come to the Halloween open house event and enjoy activities, “Halls of Terror,” “Ghoulish Games,” a treat bag and more.  Attendees receive admission with donation of a non-perishable item to support hurricane relief efforts (canned goods, fruit cups, crackers or monetary donation).  Questions?  Call 843-918-1465 for information.

 

Kids, ages 12 and under…  5:00 to 6:30 p.m.

Kids, ages 13 and older…  7:00 to 8:30 p.m.

 

Happy Halloween!

Tuesday, October 31

 

Halloween is Tuesday, October 31.  The City of Myrtle Beach does not move the date on which Halloween is celebrated.  Please remember these safety tips when trick-or-treating….

 

-  Have a responsible adult accompany children.

-  Only visit homes with porch lights on.

-  Always cross streets at intersections and crosswalks.

-  Wear reflective material on costumes.

-  Use makeup instead of masks to improve vision.

-  Make costumes short enough to avoid trip hazards.

-  Use a flashlight to see and be seen.

-  Inspect children’s candy before they eat it.

-  Always be aware of your surroundings.

 

Daylight Saving Time Ends

2:00 a.m., Sunday, November 5

 

Daylight Saving Time ends at 2:00 a.m. Sunday, November 5.  Set your clocks back one hour (“fall back”) when you go to bed Saturday night, November 4.  It’s also a good time to check and change the batteries in your smoke detectors!  Smoke detectors save lives – if they are working.

 

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

  • Pine Lakes Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Thursday, October 19, Fire Station No. 6, 38th Avenue North

  • Ramsey Acres Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 24, 1110 Highway 15

  • Cresswind Neighborhood Watch – 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 25, Clubhouse, 1947 Cresswind Bouleveard

  • Pine Lakes Estates Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Thursday, October 26, Fire Station No. 6, 38th Avenue North

 

Community Tree Planting Event

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Saturday, November 4

Thunderbolt Park, 2290 Farrow Parkway

 

The City of Myrtle Beach invites the public to help with a tree planting event at Thunderbolt Park, 2290 Farrow Parkway, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Saturday, November 4.  Help plant 75 trees around the lakes to beautify the park, located off of Airpark Drive.  The Parks Division staff and SC Forestry Commission will be on hand to demonstrate proper tree planting methods and maintenance techniques.  All necessary equipment is provided.  The event is sponsored by CSX’s #TreesforTracks campaign, the Alliance for Community Trees, the Arbor Day Foundation and the City of Myrtle Beach.  Once completed, Thunderbolt Park will feature three miles of multi-use paths for bicyclists and pedestrians, an outdoor classroom, restrooms, a great lawn, an outdoor reading room, picnic tables, bike racks, bike repair stands and water bottle filling stations.  For more information, contact Diane Moskow-McKenzie at 843-918-1069 or dmckenzie@cityofmyrtlebeach.com.

 

Waccamaw Arts and Crafts Guild’s Art in the Park

10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, November 4-5

http://wacg.org/art-in-the-park/

 

“Art in the Park” is back at Chapin Park, 1400 North Kings Highway, on Saturday and Sunday, November 4-5...  For 45 years, the Waccamaw Arts and Crafts Guild has hosted local and traveling artists during “Art in the Park.”  Artwork for sale includes paintings, woodworking, photography, jewelry, fabric, glass, metal, pottery, stone and more.  Admission is free.  Questions?  Call 843-446-3830 or visit http://wacg.org/art-in-the-park/.

 

10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, November 4-5 

Chapin Park, 1400 North Kings Highway

 

10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, November 11-12

Valor Memorial Garden, 1120 Farrow Parkway

 

Homebuyers’ Workshop

9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Saturday, November 4

Mary C. Canty Recreation Center, 971 Canal Street

 

The Neighborhood Services Department invites the public to a free educational seminar on the process of purchasing a house from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 4, at Mary C. Canty Recreation Center, 971 Canal Street.  Professionals from Increasing Hope Financial Training Center and South State Bank will be on hand to discuss the home-buying process.  Attendees will learn the steps to making home-ownership a reality!  Breakfast snacks and lunch is provided.  For more information or to register, call 843-918-1051.

 

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...  November 7 and December 5

 

Senior Bingo at Base Recreation

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

Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane

 

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

 

Teen Event:  Homework Hangout

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

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

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

 

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:

·   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 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

 

October 2017 Storytime Schedule

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

Call 843-918-1275 for information

 

Chapin Memorial Library offers free storytimes that provide age-appropriate activities, such as songs, fingerplays, flannelboards, crafts, stories and more!  Storytimes are designed to develop early literacy skills for school readiness.  Every Child Ready to Read® is a project of the Association for Library Services to Children and the Public Library Association, divisions of the American Library Association.  For more information, please call 843-918-1275 or visit www.chapinlibrary.org.

 

Baby Storytime:  Tuesdays at 10:30  a.m.  For ages four months to 20 months old.  Children enjoy rhymes, fingerplays, music, bubbles and age appropriate toys with your child.  Limited to 12 babies and their caregivers per session.  Pre-registration is required.

 

Toddler Storytime:  Wednesdays at 9:00 and 11:00 a.m.  For toddlers, 20 to 35 months old, who enjoy listening to stories.  Activities include stories, flannelboards, fingerplays, songs, an age appropriate craft and more.  Early learning toys are available for parent/child use after storytime.

 

Preschool Storytime:  Thursdays at 11:00 a.m.  For ages 3 through 5 years old.  Children enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, flannelboards and a craft.  Literacy toys are available after storytime.

 

Family Storytime:  Thursdays, at 5:30 p.m.  For children of all ages.  Kids enjoy longer stories, songs, fingerplays, flannelboards and a craft.  Literacy toys are available for use after storytime.

 

LEGO Building Session

1:00 to 2:00 p.m., Saturday, October 28

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 2:00 p.m., October 28.  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.

 

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, November 21 Dreamers of the Day by Mary Doria Russell

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 19The Fifth Heart by Dan Simmons

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 16Necessary Lies by Diane Chamberlain

 

Youth Chess Club

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

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

Youth of all ages with any chess skill level are invited to join Chapin Library’s new Youth Chess Club that meets from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., on the first Saturday of each month, in the First Floor Conference Room.  Learn how to play chess, master strategies and learn new tactics that will help improve your game.  This program is organized and run by volunteers, but promoted by the library.  Contact shartford@gmail.com for more information.

 

Art Classes at the Library

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

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

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

 

Teen Event:  #Adulting (Manage Your Money)

5:00 p.m., Thursday, October 26

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

Chapin Memorial Library hosts “#Adulting:  Manage Your Money,” an educational seminar for teens at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 26, 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.

 

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, 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, October 13 – Zookeeper’s Wife (PG-13)

1:30 p.m., Friday, October 20 – King Arthur:  Legend of the Sword (PG-13)

1:30 p.m., Friday, October 27 – My Cousin Rachel (PG-13)

 

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, 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.   

 

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, 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.-3:00 p.m., Wednesday, Friday & Saturday, through October 28

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.

 

“Grand Strand Collects” Exhibit

Continues through December 14

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

 

The F.G. Burroughs-S.B. Chapin Art Museum presents “Grand Strand Collects,” an exhibition of art borrowed from private collections along the Grand Strand, from both Horry and Georgetown Counties.  Many of the collectors are patrons of the Art Museum and the works of art are displayed with accompanying labels that tell the story of how the art was acquired by the private collector and its personal significance.  The exhibition features both two and three dimensional art and various types of media.  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.  For more information, call 843-238-2510.

 

Jocelyn Châteauvert:  “It Bloomed at Night” Exhibit

Continues through December 14

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

 

In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the South Carolina Arts Commission (SCAC), F.G. Burroughs-S.B. Chapin Art Museum hosts Jocelyn Châteauvert’s It Bloomed at Night, an exhibit of installations, through December 14.  Châteauvert is a SCAC’s artist and transforms one of the galleries from its original state into a wonderland exhibit filled with beauty, light and fantasy.  The exhibit’s purpose is to inspire hope, creativity and abstract thinking.  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.  For more information, call 843-238-2510.

 

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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