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Myrtle Beach Events

   
 

Upcoming city-related activities and programs


   
 

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

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New and updated items in blue!  

New Library Hours

Effective October 1

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

Chapin Memorial Library offers new facility hours, effective Saturday, October 1.  Mondays through Thursdays, the library will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.  On Fridays, the library will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  On Saturdays, the library will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Chapin Memorial Library is closed on Sundays.  Questions?  Call 843-918-1275.

 

Inaugural Myrtle Beach Jazz Festival

1:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m., Saturday, October 1

Along Carver Street

 

Myrtle Beach’s Carver Street once was a major performance destination for Jazz legends like Billie Holliday and Duke Ellington.  Come celebrate Myrtle Beach’s jazz history at the inaugural Myrtle Beach Jazz Festival, set for Saturday, October 1, on Carver Street.  The fun lasts from 1:00 p.m. to midnight!  Admission is free, with parking at the former Myrtle Square Mall site and a shuttle to the event location.  Bring your family, friends and lawn chairs to celebrate the city’s jazz history, good food, wine and live jazz music from our community’s own local legends.  Special guests include South Carolina’s Ambassador of Jazz Music, Mr. Skipp Pearson.  The outstanding list of performing artists and bands includes James “Bull” Canty, Jazz Etc., Chocolate Chip Band, Tru Sol and Jessie Wilson, Jr. and Friends.  More details to follow.  For more information, call the Neighborhood Services Department at 843-918-1062.

 

4th Annual BRITFEST

9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Saturday, October 1

Vacant lot corner of Johnson Avenue and Hackler Street

 

The Grand Strand British Car Club hosts the 4th Annual BRITFEST, a British antique and classic car show, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 1, at The Market Common.  The event takes place at the vacant lot on the corner of Johnson Avenue and Hackler Street and benefits the Canine Angels Service Dogs.  Vendors will be on-hand selling club tee shirts and used auto parts.  Music entertainment will be provided by a DJ.  For more information about the Grand Strand British Car Club or BRITFEST, visit http://grandstrandbritishcarclub.com/.

 

Teens Capture the Flag in Chapin Park

2:00 to 4:00 p.m., Saturday, October 1

Chapin Memorial Library and Chapin Park

 

Attention, Myrtle Beach teens!  Chapin Memorial Library invites you to come out and play “capture the flag” from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 1, at Chapin Park, located at 400 14th Avenue North.  Participate and compete to see which team has the fastest speed at conquering the team flag first!  For more details, call 843-918-1293 or email mcdowell@chapinlibrary.org.

 

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 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.

 

  • Sandygate Village Neighborhood – 3:00 to 4:00 p.m., 1011 Osceola Street (behind main office)

  • Emmens Preserve Neighborhood 5:00 to 6:30 p.m., Emmens Park

  • Target – 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Target on Seaboard Street (parking lot)

  • Booker T. Washington Neighborhood – 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Historic Myrtle Beach Colored School, 900 Dunbar Street

  • Monticello Neighborhood 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., 1300 Oceola Street

  • Seagate Village Neighborhood 5:30 to 7:00 p.m., corner of Spruce Drive and Swallow Avenue

  • Pine Lakes Neighborhood 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Longoria residence, 5627 Woodside Avenue

  • South Beach Neighborhood 5:00 to 6:30 p.m., entrance to Virginia Marshall Park

  • Palmetto Greens Neighborhood – 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Palmetto Greens pool house

  • The Dunes Neighborhood – 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., intersection of Club Drive and Wildwood Dunes Trail

  • Forest Dunes Neighborhood – 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., intersection of Club Drive and Wildwood Dunes Trail

 

Connecting Cops, Kids and Community

12:00 to 4:00 p.m., Saturday, October 8

Grand Park, 1060 Forbus Court

 

The community is invited to bring kids, family, neighbors and friends to a casual picnic at Grand Park, shelters A and C, from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m., Saturday, October 8, at Grand Park.  The purpose of the free community event is to foster a growing relationship among police officers and local kids.  The picnic features free food and various activities, including a dunking booth, sports, games, face painting and music.  Questions?  For more event details, contact Cpl. Nicole Shelton at 843-918-1956.

 

First-Time Homebuyers’ Workshop

9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Saturday, October 8

Mary C. Canty Recreation Center, 971 Canal Street

 

The City of Myrtle Beach’s Neighborhood Services Department invites the public to a free educational seminar on the process of purchasing a house from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 8, at Mary C. Canty Recreation Center.  A South State Bank representative will be on hand at the event, and attendees will learn what steps to take to make homeownership a reality!  Pre-registration is required, and the pre-registration deadline is Monday, October 3.  For more information or to pre-register, contact Neighborhood Services at 843-918-1062.

 

Myrtle Beach Celebrates the East Coast Greenway

12:00 to 3:00 p.m., Saturday, October 8

Warbird Park, 150 Farrow Parkway

 

Join us from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m., Saturday, October 8, at Warbird Park as Myrtle Beach becomes the first city in the United States to complete its portion of the East Coast Greenway. The celebratory event at Warbird Park, 150 Farrow Parkway, includes three parts.  First, the East Coast Greenway Alliance WAY Tour will be riding to Myrtle Beach from Raleigh, North Carolina.  Local bikers will greet the visitors during their last few miles.  Want to participate?  Local bicyclists will meet at 12:00 p.m. at Warbird Park to join the slow-paced, casual WAY Tour riders as they come into the city.  Second, a ribbon cutting ceremony will take place as the bike riders approach the newest section of the greenway around 1:30 p.m.  Local dignitaries and East Coast Greenway Alliance board members will cut the ribbon in front of Ocean Woods Cemetery, 2408 South Kings Highway.  Lastly, the party at Warbird Park will meet and greet the WAY Tour riders as they roll in.  Attend and enjoy light refreshments, music and lots of fall shade under the trees.  Questions?  For more details, contact 843-918-1073 or kmezzapelle@cityofmyrtlebeach.com.

 

CCU’s Lacrosse Fall Ball Weekend

Saturday and Sunday, October 15 and 16

Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium and Ashley Booth Field

 

Get ready for the fastest game on two feet... Coastal Carolina University's Women’s Lacrosse Fall Ball Weekend and Youth Clinic is set for 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Saturday, October 15, and 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Sunday, October 16.  All events are free and open to the public!  The events are held at Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium and Ashley Booth Field.  The Lady Coastal Carolina Chanticleers welcome teams from Rollins College, Winthrop University, Kennesaw State University, University of Mount Olive, Campbell University, Queens College, Mercer University, The University of Tampa and Liberty University for a weekend of lacrosse action!  Between games, the lacrosse players lead a skills clinic for local youth, including high school players. The clinic is set for 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Saturday, October 15.  Youth Clinic registration begins at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday.  Other activities include vendor booths, inflatables, concession specials and more.  Also, fastest shot and accuracy lacrosse contests for both male and female participants determine who gets bragging rights.  For more information, contact Blake Barbee at bbarbee@cityofmyrtlebeach.com or 843-918-2370.

 

2016 “Fright Nights”

October 7 through 31

Boardwalk Entertainment District and Ocean Boo-levard

 

The Halloween season is in full swing with “Fright Nights” on various evenings, October 7 through 31, in the Boardwalk Entertainment District and on Ocean Boo-levard!  See live zombies, great off-season discounts at area shops and restaurants, haunted attractions and more!  The events are sponsored by the Oceanfront Merchants Association (OMA), Myrtle Beach Downtown Redevelopment Corporation (DRC) and the City of Myrtle Beach.  For more information, visit www.myrtlebeachdowntown.com.

 

“Fright Night” event dates – October 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29, 30 and 31

 

Human Trafficking Community Forum

9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 12

Conference Center, Barefoot Resort, North Myrtle Beach

www.humantraffickingcommunityforum.eventbrite.com

 

The North Myrtle Beach Woman’s Club hosts the Human Trafficking Community Forum from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 12, at Barefoot Resort’s Conference Center in North Myrtle Beach.  The event’s keynote Speaker is Alan Wilson, South Carolina Attorney General.  Forum sponsors include the City of Myrtle Beach and the City of North Myrtle Beach.  The forum also includes field experts, frontline workers and a discussion panel.  Registration is $15 fee and includes a boxed lunch.  For information, call 843-222-2105 or email vpmbrnmbwc@gmail.com. Register online at www.humantraffickingcommunityforum.eventbrite.com

 

Fire Prevention Expo and Open House

10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Saturday, October 15

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

 

New location!  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 15.  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 843-450-1699.

 

Inaugural Seafood Festival

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

Old Pavilion site, between Eighth and Ninth Avenues North

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/.

 

“Love Shouldn’t Hurt” Teen Event

5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, October 18

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

Teens, grades 6th through 12th, are invited to attend “Love Shouldn’t Hurt,” an educational domestic abuse seminar from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 18, at Chapin Memorial Library.  The event offers snacks, a small craft and information on how to help stop or prevent abuse.  Pre-register for the event at 843-918-1293 or shanks@chapinlibrary.org.

 

Family Pumpkin Decorating Activity

3:30 to 6:30 p.m., Thursday, October 27

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

Attention families and friends, join us at Chapin Memorial Library for a fun, pumpkin decorating session from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 27.  Attend and let your pumpkin creativity shine bright.  A storytime will follow the activity.  For more information and to pre-register, contact Catherine at 843-918-1293 or mcdowell@chapinlibrary.org. 

 

October 2016 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:  Mondays at 5:30 p.m., and Tuesdays at 9:30 and 11:00 a.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 1:00 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., and Saturday, October 15, 1:00 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.

 

39th Annual South Carolina Watermedia Society Juried Exhibition

October 8 through November 27

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

 

The South Carolina Watermedia Society, established in 1977, presents the 39th Annual Juried exhibition at F.G. Burroughs-S.B. Chapin Art Museum, beginning on Saturday, October 8.  The winning pieces of this exhibition will travel around the state after leaving the art museum.  The society is the only statewide visual arts organization in the state of South Carolina.  The organization nurtures and promotes artists who work in watermedia, which includes watercolor, acrylic, gouache, casein and mixed media in conjunction with the watermedia on any surface.  The society also provides the public with many quality art experiences, including exhibitions and art education through lectures and demonstrations.  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/.

 

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:

·    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

 

Art Classes at the Library

3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Second Thursday of the Month

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

For kids, ages 10 to 13, Chapin Memorial Library now offers art classes from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month, taught by F.G. Burroughs-S.B. Chapin Art Museum’s Arielle Fatuova.  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 more information.

 

3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, October 13Exploring Warm and Cool Colors

3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, November 10Dreamcatchers

3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, December 8Handprint Clay Bowls

 

Chapin’s Craft Corner:  Mason Jar Lid Pumpkins

2:00 to 4:00 p.m., Thursday, October 20

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

Join Chapin Library for another fun-filled craft session and learn how to make a Mason jar lid pumpkin from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., Thursday, October 20, 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, October 17.  For more information, call 843-918-1275 or email forte@chapinlibrary.org.

 

Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do with a Library Card

Various Dates and Times

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

Do you have questions and want to learn how to utilize Chapin Library’s website or zinio application?  Join us in the first floor meeting room at Chapin Memorial Library!  The zinio app offers full color, interactive digital magazines for your enjoyment.  Learn to browse the library's collection of popular titles with no holds, no checkout periods and no limit to the number of magazines you can download.  The website navigation class teaches participants how to browse the catalog of items available, renew or reserve a book and more!  Space is limited and registration is required.  Contact 843-918-1275 or cazzola@chapinlibrary.org.

 

·    2:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 4…  Zinio app seminar

·    3:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 4…  Website navigation seminar

·    5:00 p.m., Thursday, October 13…  Zinio app seminar

·    6:00 p.m., Thursday, October 13…  Website navigation seminar

·    10:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 18…  Zinio app seminar

·    11:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 18…  Website navigation seminar

 

October 2016 Upcoming Neighborhood Watch Meetings

Various Times, Dates and Locations

Call 843-918-1806 for information

 

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, September 28, Clubhouse, 1947 Cresswind Boulevard

  • The Golden Mile Neighborhood Watch 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 12, Fire Station No. 6, 38th Avenue North

  • The Avenues Neighborhood Watch – 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 12, Fire Station No. 6, 38th Avenue North

  • Pine Lakes Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Thursday, October 20, Fire Station No. 6, 38th Avenue North

  • Ramsey Acres Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 25, 1115 Highway 15

  • Cresswind Neighborhood Watch – 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 26, Clubhouse, 1947 Cresswind Boulevard

  • Bay Pointe Neighborhood Watch – 4:00 p.m., Thursday, October 27, 1401 Fisher Place

  • Pine Lakes Estates Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Thursday, October 27, Fire Station No. 6, 38th Avenue North

  • Old Pine Lakes Neighborhood Watch – 7:00 p.m., Thursday, October 27, Fire Station No. 6, 38th Avenue North

 

Logan Woodle’s Blessed Burdens

October 13 through December 30

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

 

Logan Woodle’s Blessed Burdens exhibition opens on October 13 at F.G. Burroughs-S.B. Chapin Art Museum.  The collection celebrates Woodle’s craftsmanship of functional tools associated with his family farm.  For example, his copper gravy boat is shaped like a pig and his biscuit cutter features the imprint of an image of his father’s nanny’s fingers. As a silversmith and edcucator, Logan Woodle lives in Conway, South Carolina, and serves as the Assistant Professor of 3D Art at Coastal Carolina University.  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/.

 

AARP Smart Driver Course

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

 

Chapin Chapters Book Club

11:00 to 12:00 p.m., Last Tuesday of the Month

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

You’re invited to read A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman and attend the Chapin Chapters Book Club discussion from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 27, at Chapin Memorial Library.  Discussions will be held in the first floor meeting room at Chapin Memorial Library.  Questions?  Call 843-918-1275 for more information.

 

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 25 – The Astronaut Wives Club by Lily Koppel

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 22 A Replacement Life by Boris Fishman

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 24, 2017The Mountain Story by Lori Lanses

 

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, October 7 – Money Monster

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

1:30 p.m., Friday, October 21 – Captain America:  Civil War

1:30 p.m., Friday, October 28 – The Conjuring 2

1:30 p.m., Friday, November 4 – The Shallows

1:30 p.m., Friday, November 18 – Central Intelligence

 

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 30 – The Young Messiah (PG-13), Adam Greaves-Neal

3:00 p.m., Friday, October 7 – Eddie the Eagle (PG-13), Hugh Jackman

3:00 p.m., Friday, October 14 – Joy (PG-13), Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro

3:00 p.m., Friday, October 21 – The Choice (PG-13), Benjamin Walker, Teresa Palmer

3:00 p.m., Friday, October 28 – The Confirmation (PG-13), Clive Owen

 

Standing Yoga

11:30 a.m., Thursday, September 29

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

Attend a Standing Yoga class at 11:30 a.m., Thursday, September 29, to learn about Standing Yoga, a low impact form of exercise that everyone can do!  A Pepper Geddings Recreation Center employee will be on-hand to demonstrate the correct way of practicing Standing Yoga.  Mats will be provided.  Registration is required, and space is limited.  Call 843-918-1275 or email forte@chapinlibrary.org for more information.

 

Fall Events

Continues through October 31

Myrtle Beach Boardwalk Entertainment District

http://www.myrtlebeachboardwalk.com/

 

The Fall Events continue 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 Fall Entertainment events are sponsored by the Oceanfront Merchants Association (OMA), the Myrtle Beach Downtown Redevelopment Corporation (DRC) and the City of Myrtle Beach.

 

“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 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.

 

October 1, 8

 

Seventh Annual Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon

October 22-23, 2016

Registration is underway…

http://www.runmyrtlebeach.com

 

The Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon Weekend returns to the Grand Strand with events to be held October 22-23.  The Mini Marathon itself is 13.1 miles and is being held on Sunday, October 23.  The weekend includes a two-day Health and Fitness Expo, a Coastal 5K, a one-mile Doggie Dash and Sunday’s Mini Marathon.  For registration, visit http://www.runmyrtlebeach.com.

 

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.

 

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. on various Fridays

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 various Fridays.  The next party is Friday, October 14.  The party consists of a story, fingerplays, movement and music.  This event is geared towards toddlers and pre-schoolers, but all families are welcome.

 

October 14, 28; November 18; December 2, 16

 

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.

 

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.

 

10:30 a.m., Tuesday, October 4…  Domestic Violence Clinic (SC Legal Services)

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

6:30 p.m., Tuesday, November 1…  Criminal Law Issues (South Carolina Bar)

 

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

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.  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/.

 

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 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 – 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, 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)

Friday, December 2 (D. J. Rosalie)

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

 

Fireworks! Throughout the Year

Various Locations in Myrtle 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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