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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

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Fire Department’s Santa Detail (Ride Along)

1:00 to 5:00 p.m., Sunday, December 17

Neighborhoods throughout the City of Myrtle Beach

 

Santa Claus will visit neighborhoods throughout the city from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m., Sunday, December 17!  The Myrtle Beach Fire Department will provide a big red sleigh (better known as a fire truck) for Santa’s rounds.  Children are welcome to meet Santa and the firefighters as they make stops throughout the city.  For more information, contact Lt. Jonathan Evans at 843-918-1221.

 

Beach Ball Classic Carolinas Challenge

Sunday and Tuesday, December 17 and December 19

Myrtle Beach Convention Center, 2101 North Oak Street

 

The Beach Ball Classic hosts the Carolinas Challenge on Sunday, December 17, and Tuesday, December 19, at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center, 2101 North Oak Street.  A few of the nation’s best collegiate women’s basketball teams square off in this unique tournament in Myrtle Beach.  For more information, visit www.beachballclassic.com.

 

Sunday, December 17…

 

1:30 p.m.          University of Texas at El Paso vs. East Carolina University

4:00 p.m.          University of Washington vs. University of North Carolina

6:30 p.m.          Syracuse University vs. Coastal Carolina University

 

Tuesday, December 19…

 

2:00 p.m.          Grambling State University vs. University of North Carolina

 

2017 CresCom Bank Holiday Invitational Girls’ Basketball Tournament

Tuesday, December 19, through Saturday, December 23

Myrtle Beach Convention Center, 2101 North Oak Street

 

The annual CresCom Bank Holiday Invitational Girls’ Basketball tournament is Tuesday through Saturday, December 19-23, at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center, 2101 North Oak Street.  This is a 16-team, national invitation tournament with top high school talent from around the country!  The event is co-sponsored by the City of Myrtle Beach.  For more information, visit www.beachballclassic.com.

 

Tuesday, December 19

 

Game 1 at 4:15 p.m. – Brentwood (TN) vs. Swansea (SC)

Game 2 at 6:00 p.m. – Harris County (GA) vs. Fayette County (GA)

Game 3 at 7:45 p.m. – St. Francis (GA) vs. Miami, Sr. (FL)

Game 4 at 9:30 p.m. – Northwest Guilford (NC) vs. Socastee (SC)

 

Wednesday, December 20

 

Game 5 at 12:00 p.m. – Loser Game 1 vs. Loser Game 2

Game 6 at 1:45 p.m. – Loser Game 3 vs. Loser Game 4

Game 7 at 3:30 p.m. – Franklin County (KY) vs. Ferguson (FL)

Game 8 at 5:15 p.m. – Wesleyan Christian (NC) vs. Norcross (GA)

Game 9 at 7:00 p.m. – Winder Barrow (GA) vs. Neumann-Goretti (PA)

Game 10 at 8:45 p.m. – Christ the King (NY) vs. Myrtle Beach (SC)

 

Thursday, December 21

 

Game 11 at 12:00 p.m. – Loser Game 7 vs. Loser Game 8

Game 12 at 1:45 p.m. – Loser Game 9 vs. Loser Game 10

Game 13 at 3:30 p.m. – Winner Game 1 vs. Winner Game 2

Game 14 at 5:15 p.m. – Winner Game 3 vs. Winner Game 4

Game 15 at 7:00 p.m. – Winner Game 7 vs. Winner Game 8

Game 16 at 8:45 p.m. – Winner Game 9 vs. Winner Game 10

 

Friday, December 22

 

Game 17 at 8:15 a.m. – Loser Game 5 vs. Loser Game 6

Game 18 at 10:00 a.m. – Loser Game 11 vs. Loser Game 12

Game 19 at 11:45 a.m. – Winner Game 5 vs. Winner Game 6

Game 20 at 1:30 p.m. – Winner Game 11 vs. Winner Game 12

Game 21 at 3:15 p.m. – Loser Game 13 vs. Loser Game 14

Game 22 at 5:00 p.m. – Loser Game 15 vs. Loser Game 16

Game 23 at 6:45 p.m. – Winner Game 13 vs. Winner Game 14

Game 24 at 8:30 p.m. – Winner Game 15 vs. Winner Game 16

 

Saturday, December 23

 

Game 25 at 9:00 a.m. – Winner Game 19 vs. Winner Game 20

Game 26 at 10:45 a.m. – Winner Game 21 vs. Winner Game 22

Game 27 at 12:30 p.m. – Loser Game 23 vs. Loser Game 24

Game 28 at 2:15 p.m. – Winner Game 23 vs. Winner Game 24

 

City of Myrtle Beach Holiday Schedules

City Offices and Solid Waste Services

Christmas and New Year’s Weeks

 

City offices will be closed Monday and Tuesday, December 25 and 26, for Christmas.  However, solid waste and recycling services will shift as follows during the week….  Customers in Zone 1 (Monday) will be serviced on Tuesday, December 26.  Customers in Zone 2 (Tuesday) will be serviced on Wednesday, December 27.  Customers in Zones 3 and 4 (Wednesday and Thursday) will be serviced on Thursday, December 28.

 

City offices will be closed Monday, January 1, 2018, for New Year’s Day.  However, solid waste and recycling will be collected on the normal schedule that week.

 

MyBeach 101 Citizens Academy, Session Three

Application deadline is Thursday, January 18, 2018

www.cityofmyrtlebeach.com/mybeach101.pdf

 

The third session of MyBeach 101, an eight-week citizens’ academy offered by the Neighborhood Services Department, begins February 1, 2018.  MyBeach 101 participants will learn about city services, organization and governmental process.  Elected officials, department heads and other city staff host unique and informative sessions designed to give citizens hands-on experience in city operations.  The eight-session curriculum begins with the first class at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, February 1.  Remaining classes meet from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursdays, through March 22, at various locations within the city.  Class size is limited to 25, and participants must be city residents.  Applications are available at www.cityofmyrtlebeach.com/mybeach101.pdf.  The application deadline is 5:00 p.m., Thursday, January 18, 2018.  For information, call 843-918-1062.

 

2017 Beach Ball Classic Boys’ Basketball Tournament

Tuesday through Saturday, December 26-30

Myrtle Beach Convention Center, 2101 North Oak Street

 

The 37th annual Beach Ball Classic Boys’ Basketball tournament is Tuesday through Saturday, December 26-30, at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center.  The nation’s premier high school holiday basketball tournament is co-sponsored by the City of Myrtle Beach.  For more information, visit www.beachballclassic.com.

 

Tuesday, December 26

 

Game 1 at 3:30 p.m. – Cox Mill (NC) vs. Fairland (OH)

Game 2 at 5:15 p.m. – Clark (NV) vs. Lanett (AL)

Game 3 at 7:00 p.m. – Scott County (KY) vs. Moeller (OH)

Game 4 at 8:45 p.m. – Long Island Lutheran (NY) vs. Myrtle Beach (SC)

 

Wednesday, December 27

 

Game 5 at 12:00 p.m. – Loser Game 1 vs. Loser Game 2

Game 6 at 1:45 p.m. – Loser Game 3 vs. Loser Game 4

Game 7 at 3:30 p.m. – Imhotep (PA) vs. Bishop Gorman (NV)

Game 8 at 5:15 p.m. – Lone Peak (UT) vs. Demantha (MD)

Game 9 at 7:00 p.m. – Spartanburg Day (SC) vs. Socastee (SC)

Game 10 at 8:45 p.m. – Albany (NY) vs. Montverde (FL)

 

Thursday, December 28

 

Game 11 at 12:00 p.m. – Loser Game 7 vs. Loser Game 8

Game 12 at 1:45 p.m. – Loser Game 9 vs. Loser Game 10

Game 13 at 3:30 p.m. – Winner Game 1 vs. Winner Game 2

Game 14 at 5:15 p.m. – Winner Game 3 vs. Winner Game 4

Game 15 at 7:00 p.m. – Winner Game 7 vs. Winner Game 8

Game 16 at 8:45 p.m. – Winner Game 9 vs. Winner Game 10

 

Friday, December 29

 

Game 17 at 10:15 a.m. – Loser Game 5 vs. Loser Game 6

Game 18 at 12:00 p.m. – Loser Game 13 vs. Loser Game 15

Game 19 at 1:45 p.m. – Loser Game 15 vs. Loser Game 16

Game 20 at 3:30 p.m. – Winner Game 5 vs. Winner Game 6

Game 21 at 5:15 p.m. – Winner Game 11 vs. Winner Game 12

Game 22 at 7:00 p.m. – Winner Game 13 vs. Winner Game 14

Game 23 at 8:45 p.m. – Winner Game 15 vs. Winner Game 16

 

Saturday, December 30

 

Game 24 at 12:00 p.m. – Loser Game 11 vs. Loser Game 12

Game 25 at 1:45 p.m. – Winner Game 20 vs. Winner Game 21

Game 26 at 3:30 p.m. – Winner Game 18 vs. Winner Game 19

Game 27 at 5:30 p.m. – Loser Game 22 vs. Loser Game 23

Game 28 at 7:15 p.m. – Winner Game 22 vs. Winner Game 23

 

A Southern Times Square

7:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m., New Year’s Eve, December 31

The Market Common (Howard Avenue and Reed Street)

 

Enjoy fireworks, a ball drop, live music and more as The Market Common welcomes in the New Year from 7:00 p.m. until 1:00 a.m., Sunday, December 31, at A Southern Times Square.  The Market Common is the place to be New Year’s Eve for this free, family-friendly event.  Enjoy games, inflatables, human statues, mimes, face painters, a glass blower and a psychic.  Watch as HTC streams television coverage of Times Square in New York City on a jumbo screen, and the midnight hour features our own mirror ball drop and a professional fireworks show!  Two stages will feature live music from bands.  For attendees 21 and older, vendors offer food and alcoholic beverages for sale in the beer gardenPlease note:  As a safety precaution, large bags, purses and backpacks are prohibited.  Strollers are permitted, and please put necessity items in clear plastic storage bags.

 

Fireworks! Throughout the Year

Various Locations in Myrtle Beach (weather permitting)

 

Sunday, December 31, 8:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach

 

How to do Business with Local Governments

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Saturday, January 13, 2018

Myrtle Beach Convention Center, 2101 North Oak Street

 

Small business owners, operators and entrepreneurs are invited to attend and learn how to do business with the city and other local governments during a free seminar from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Saturday, January 13, 2018, at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center.  Admission is free!  The educational workshop is designed to connect local entrepreneurs and business owners with municipal and county procurement officials.  Each procurement official will share useful tools, opportunities and resources to help local businesses compete for and win a local government contract award.  Questions?  Call 843-918-2172 for more information.

 

“Civilian Response to Active Shooter” Workshops

January 16-19, Various Locations

Call 843-918-1806 for information

 

The Myrtle Beach Police Department will present four “Civilian Response to Active Shooter Event” workshops in mid-January, and the public is invited to attend.  The class is designed to prepare civilians with strategies, guidance and survival plans should an “active shooter” event unfold.  Topics include the history and prevalence of active shooter events, the role of law enforcement and civilian response options in such situations.  Contact Crime Prevention Officer Stephani James at 843-918-1806 with questions.  Here at the dates and locations.

 

6:00 to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 16, 2018...  Conference Center, Ocean Dunes Resort, 201 75th Avenue North

 

6:00 to 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 17, 2018…  Ballroom, Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane

 

6:00 to 7:00 p.m., Thursday, January 18, 2018…  Banquet Hall, Mary C. Canty Recreation Center, 971 Canal Street

 

12:00 to 1:00 p.m., Friday, January 19, 2018…  Meeting Room 106 and 107, Myrtle Beach Convention Center, 2101 North Oak Street

 

December 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 more information.

  • The Golden Mile Neighborhood Watch – 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 13, Fire Station No. 6, 38th Avenue North

  • The Avenues Neighborhood Watch – 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 13, Fire Station No. 6, 38th Avenue North

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

F.G. Burroughs-S.B. Chapin Art Museum Closed

December 15 through January 1, 2018

Call 843-238-2510 for information

 

The Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum will close Friday, December 15, and remain closed through Monday, January 1, 2018, for scheduled maintenance and exhibition installations.  The Museum will re-open on Tuesday, January 2, 2018.  For more information, call 843-238-2510 or visit www.MyrtleBeachArtMuseum.org.

 

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...  January 2, February 6 and March 6, 2018

 

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., with D.J. Ed Brown.  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.

 

·    Friday, December 15, 2017

·    Saturday, January 6, 2018 (DJ Jack and Rosalie)

·    Friday, January 12, 2018

·    Friday, January 19, 2018 (DJ Jack and Rosalie)

·    Friday, January 26, 2018

·    Saturday, January 27, 2018 (DJ Jack and Rosalie)

·    Saturday, February 3, 2018 (DJ Jack and Rosalie)

·    Friday, February 9, 2018

·    Friday, February 23, 2018

·    Saturday, February 24, 2018 (DJ Jack and Rosalie)

·    Saturday, March 3, 2018 (DJ Jack and Rosalie)

·    Friday, March 9, 2018

·    Friday, March 16, 2018 (DJ Jack and Rosalie)

·    Friday, March 23, 2018

·    Saturday, March 24, 2018 (DJ Jack and Rosalie)

 

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, December 15 – How to be a Latin Lover (PG-13), Salma Hayek, Rob Lowe

3:00 p.m., Friday, December 22 – A Dog’s Purpose (PG), Dennis Quaid, Josh Gad

3:00 p.m., Friday, December 29 – Collateral Beauty (PG-13), Will Smith, Kate Winslet

3:00 p.m., Friday, January 5, 2018 – Going in Style (PG-13), Michael Chaine, Morgan Freeman

3:00 p.m., Friday, January 12, 2018 – Megan Leavey (PG-13), Kate Mara, Tom Felton

3:00 p.m., Friday, January 19, 2018 – I’m Not Ashamed (PG-13), Masey McLain, Ben Davies

3:00 p.m., Friday, January 26, 2018 – Me Before You (PG-13), Emilia Clarke, Sam Claflin

 

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 Events in December

Various Dates and Times

Call 843-918-1275 for information

 

Chapin Memorial Library hosts a variety of events for teens, grades sixth through 12th, in December 2017.  For more information, call the Youth Services Department desk at 843-918-1275 or email youthservices@chapinlibrary.org.

 

Teen Holiday Party…  The library invites teens to attend a holiday party from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 28, in the First Floor Meeting Room.  Come out and celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with games, snacks and crafts.

 

Teen Movie…  Teens are welcome to attend the showing of Everything, Everything (PG-13) from 1:30 to 3:15 p.m. on Friday, December 29, in the First Floor Meeting Room.  This showing is also open to adults.  Bring a non-alcoholic beverage; the library provides free popcorn!

 

Art and Pottery at the Library

3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, December 14

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

The Franklin G. Burroughs-S.B. Chapin Art Museum and Mud Bucket Pottery brings pottery to Chapin Memorial Library from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 14.  Join John Johnson as he explains various pottery methods and possibilities while talking about the Art Museum’s new pottery studio, opening soon!  Questions?  Call 843-918-1275 for information.

 

LEGO Building Session

1:00 to 2:00 p.m., Saturday, December 16

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., Saturday, December 16.  An inspiration topic will be selected for participants, and a countdown clock measuring LEGO build time begins!  Youth, ages four to 14, are invited to attend.  Young children, ages eight and under, must be accompanied by an adult.  For more information or to register, call 843-918-1275.

 

Chapin’s Craft Corner:  Beaded Snowman Necklace

2:00 to 4:00 p.m., Thursday, December 21

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

Join Chapin Library staff for Chapin’s Craft Corner and create your own beaded snowman necklace from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 21, at Chapin Library, 400 14th Avenue North.  Pre-registration is required.  Please RSVP by Monday, December 18.  Questions?  For more information or to RSVP, call 843-918-1275 or email forte@cityofmyrtlebeach.com.

 

Family Movies in December

Various Dates and Times

Call 843-918-1275 for information

 

Chapin Library invites the whole family to join in on the movie fun on Wednesday, December 20, and Thursday, December 28.  Call the library at 843-918-1275 for more information.

 

5:00 to 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, December 20…  Sanda Buddies (G)

11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Thursday, December 28…  Captain Underpants (PG)

 

Winter Book B-I-N-G-O

4:00 to 6:00 p.m., Thursday, January 4, 2018

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

Chapin Library serves up Winter BINGO with a fun, literary twist from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 4, 2018.  The theme for this Book Bingo event is winter, and prizes will be awarded to winners!  For more information, call 843-918-1275.

 

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.

 

December 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.  Note:  No Preschool Storytime or Family Storytime on Thursday, December 14.  No storytimes will be offered December 18-29, excluding Bilingual Storytime on December 28.)

 

Baby Storytime:  Tuesday, December 12, 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, December 6 and 13, at 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.  For toddlers, 20 to 35 months old, who enjoy listening to stories.  Activities include stories, flannelboards, fingerplays, songs, an age appropriate craft and more.  Early learning toys are available for parent/child use after storytime.

 

Preschool Storytime:  Thursday, December 7, 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:  Thursday, December 7, 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.

 

NEW!  Bilingual Storytime (Spanish English):  Thursday, December 28, at 4:30 p.m.  Fun stories, songs and rhymes in Spanish and English with Ms. Margaret.  Speakers of all languages welcome!

 

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 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, December 19The Fifth Heart by Dan Simmons

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 16, 2018Necessary 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.

 

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 2018

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 2018.  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. 

 

2017 Dates…  December 19

2018 Dates…  January 23, February 27, March 27, April 24, May 22, June 26, July 24, August 28, September 25, October 23, November 27 and December 18

 

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, December 15 – Pirates of the Caribbean:  Dead Men Tell No Tales (PG-13)

1:30 p.m., Friday, December 22 – Paris Can Wait (PG)

1:30 p.m., Friday, December 29 – Everything Everything* (PG-13)(*Teens welcome to attend.)

 

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

 

The 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.

 

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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