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- Freedom Readers. GET INVOLVED ~ One-on-one after school tutoring throughout
Horry/Georgetown Counties. Freedom Readers mission is to improve reading skills
in low-income communities by providing one-to-one literacy tutoring, free books for
home libraries, and an inspiring, high-energy learning environment. We still need a
few strong tutors to get involved at one of our 18 locations in Horry and
Georgetown Counties. We are also accepting application for our Summer 2018
session. For more information please visit firstname.lastname@example.org or call
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our 18 sites a special gift to treasure. Donate 360 of one of these books and you’ll
have the satisfaction of knowing that you gave a book to every scholar enrolled in
our Spring 2018 session. Let us take the guess work out of book donations. Simply
type Amazon Smile into your web browser and have the books shipped to our office
at 1012 16th Ave. NW Surfside Beach, SC 29575. Not only will you bring smiles to
the faces of deserving children, but Amazon will make a donation to Freedom
Readers for every purchase if you order through Amazon Smile. Thanks in advance
for your support. Thanks for showing us your love in the month of Valentines!
- SEA HAVEN SHELTER HOME EMERGENCY CRISIS SERVICES. For those 13-21
years of age and feel unsafe, abused or need help.... CALL 832-331-3025 Hotline
7 days week · Business 843-331-3025. Somewhere to Go. Someone to Help.
- BUSY AND PROFITABLE THRIFT STORE FOR SALE - Prime Location, Owner
retiring, long established business. Loyal Customer Base, Shoppers Paradise!
10,000 + items of inventory. 843-283-1720 financing available.
- WILLS PREPARED by law firm for husband and wife, or significant other PLUS
ROUND THE CLOCK LEGAL PROTECTION AND ADVICE - $29.95. Call Bill for
details and web site 843-446-9782.
- CERTIFIED NURSES AID to take care of your loved one. Compassionate, very
loyal, dependable with own transportation, and excellent references. 843-222-
- GEORGETOWN COUNTY FIRST STEPS are now accepting bids to assist and
facilitate our new 3k program. Our new program will implement and assist to train,
hire, and supervise staff to support services to children to be successful in the
coming years of their education. Please send bids to 2018 Church St. Georgetown,
SC. Or call 843-520-1830 for more information.
- SOVEREIGN GRACE REFORMED BAPTIST CHURCH invites you to join us every
Lord’s Day for 10 am Prayer Meeting and 11AM Worship Service held in upper
room of Lighthouse Book Store at 2104 Main Street, Conway SC. For more
information call Pastor Brian Pendleton at 843-241-5587 or email at
- DO YOU HAVE FAMILY OR FRIEND(S) STRUGGLING WITH DRUG ADDICTION?
Nar-anon is an anonymous support group for you. Sundays, 7PM, 1147 Robert
Grissom Pkwy., first floor of CORE Fitness; Thursdays, 7PM, 506 9th Ave N.,
behind church in Music Center.
FEBRUARY LOCAL EVENTS:
- Dinosaurs! Through April 29. Brookgreen Gardens Lowcountry Zoo, 1931
Brookgreen Drive Murrells Inlet, 9:30-5:00 PM. Call 843-235-6000 for more info
and Admission prices. Animatronic Dinosaurs—The exhibit features 17 lifelike
- MOMMY & ME / HEARTFILLED CREATIONS - February 1 and every first Thursday
through April, Franklin G Burroughs, Simeon B, Chapin Art Museum, 3100 S,
Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach. 1-2PM. $5 (free with a museum family membership).
Mommy & Me classes are a great way for parents and children to explore art and
expand literacy skills. Children ages 3-4 and their parent or guardian will learn
about the basic elements of art together. In partnership with the Chapin Memorial
Library, each program begins with reading a story that leads us to an exciting art
adventure. Classes are limited to 10 students and fill up quickly. Pre-registration is
required 843-238-2510 or email Education Coordinator, Arielle Fatuova, for all
- Conway Chocolate Walk - Saturday, February 3, 11:00-3:00 PM. Spend a
Saturday afternoon exploring the shops and restaurants of Downtown Conway while
enjoying chocolate treats prepared by the businesses. With so many businesses
participating there will be more chocolate than even the biggest chocolate-lover
could enjoy in one afternoon! Tickets are limited, so reserve your spot today.
- South Strand Daddy Daughter Dance at South Strand Recreation Center -
February 5 & 6, 6:30-9PM. Ladies ages 4-14 and their Dads, Granddads or other
adult can enjoy a night with a catered dinner, giveaways, and dancing to your
favorite hit music. Every couple will take home a gift and a 5×7 photo. Please
register online at http://parksandrec.horrycounty.org or at one of our centers. For
additional information, please call (843) 915-5333. South Strand Recreation
Center, 9650 Scipio Lane, Myrtle Beach, 843-915-5333.
- Eighth Annual Women’s Leadership Conference and Celebration of Inspiring
Women - Monday & Tuesday, February 5-6. Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention
Center. The Women’s Leadership Conference and Celebration of Inspiring Women
brings together women from all walks of life for two days of education, professional
and personal development, and networking. Entrepreneurs, professionals,
community volunteers and activists, students, moms, and women in transition all
enjoy this dynamic program with incredible opportunities to learn and grow. Visit
www.coastal.edu for more information.
- 22nd Father Daughter Valentine Ball - February 10. Doors open at 5:30PM, begins
at 6-9PM. This event is for girls age 5 - 12 and their escort. Ticket Admission
includes a wrist corsage for the girls, 5 x 7 photo, dinner, and a special gift for her,
and dance competition. Other prizes will be awarded throughout the evening. Cost
$25 per couple city resident / $35 non resident. $15 additional child. Conway Parks,
Recreation, and Tourism, 1515 Mill Pond Rd. Tickets avialable online
conwayparksandrecration.com or call 843-248-1740.
- 26th Annual Myrtle Beach Stamp & Postcard Show - Saturday, February 10, 10-
5PM; Sunday, February 11, 10-4PM. Clarion Hotel & Conference Center, 101
Fantasy Harbour Blvd,, Myrtle Beach. Visit StampShow.com for more information or
- Saturday Art Adventures - February 10, February 24 & every second / fourth
Saturday of the month through April, Franklin G Burroughs, Simeon B, Chapin Art
Museum, 3100 S, Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach. 10-11:30AM, The KidsArt Program’s
for ages 5-7 are designed to provide young artists with the opportunity to explore
the art in our galleries and create inspired art projects in the Studio. Classes limited
to 15 students, pre-registration is required and classes fill up quickly. Call the Art
Museum at 843-238-2510 or email Education Coordinator, Arielle Fatuova, for all
- 4th Annual Craft Fair to Benefit The Low Country Food Bank - Sunday, February
11, 10-4PM. Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane, Myrtle Beach. 802-578-
1486; 843-286-2580. This event brings over 90 craft vendors and the community
to raise food for needy people in the local Myrtle Beach area.
- 10th Annual Chocolate & Champagne for the Creatures - Tuesday, February 13, 5:
00 to 9PM. Designed for lovers of animals, chocolate, and champagne just in time
for Valentine’s Day. If you have a Sweetie, plan a very special Valentines Date
Night. Bring your Sweetie or bring a friend and enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvres,
chocolate candies, chocolate fountain and champagne fountain, desserts, plus
plenty of delicious food with vegan options, music, raffles, and a cash bar. Always a
fun night out with friends for a great cause!
- 7TH Annual MarshiGras at the Marshwalk, Murrells Inlet - Tuesday, February 13th.
Louisiana to South Carolina! The MarshWalk will hold a costume parade led by
Marshi Gras’ very own King and Queen. Giveaways of over $1,000 in cash and
prizes will be awarded to the top four costumes.Parade and costume registration
begins at 5 p.m. to 6:35 p.m. Anyone can join the parade along the way, but only
the participants who registered will be considered for prizes. If spectators do not
have an awesome costume to wear, no fear! Each of the eight restaurants and bars
at the MarshWalk will be giving away accessories and party favors including masks,
beads, and much more.Don’t forget to stop in to each restaurant and try some
authentic cuisine. Parading can make you thirsty, so take advantage of the nightly
drink specials. Come join the FUN during this great MarshiGras event!
- Grand Strand Senior Center 2nd Dance of 2018 - Saturday, February 17, 7-10PM.
Music by Karen and Carl. Fun evening with good music, decorations, setups and
beverages. Everyone welcome. Tickets $7 and available at the Senior Center,
1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. Call Gayle 843-492-4992 for more information.
- Macaroni Mania - Saturday, February 17, 11-4PM for the Humane Society of North
Myrtle Beach Building Fund event, NMB Park and Sports Complex Food Cook off,
entertainment, children's activities, petting zoo, auction and rafles
- 2018 Home Show - Saturday and Sunday, February 17-18, 10AM. Myrtle Beach
Convention Center, 2100 Oak Street, Myrtle Beach, 843-438-4124. Over 200
exhibitors showcasing their products and services for home buying and home
improvements/remodeling. Enjoy impressive product displays by specialists in the
fields of new home construction, remodeling, outdoor living, swimming pools, home
security, hurricane protection, interior design, energy efficiency and much more.
You will also find exhibits by some of our local, non-profit neighbors. Coastal Animal
Rescue, is hosting a Silent Auction including pet and home products with all
proceeds from the auction going to the care of homeless animals. They will also
have some cute, furry friends at the show that are looking for a forever home. The
Waccamaw Arts and Crafts Guild, will have an exhibit with paintings and crafts by
talented members of our community.
- SC Children’s Museum Candyland - Sunday, February 25, 9AM-5PM, 843-946-
9469. The magical board game Candy Land will come to life at the Children’s
Museum, 2204 N. Oak St., Myrtle Beach. The delicious adventure begins traveling
through the enchanting gummy hills and peppermint forest to King Candy’s Castle.
Along the way, meet Princess Frostine at Snowflake Lake and Gramma Gooey (and
her sister Grandma Nut) from Chocolate Mountain, and watch out for the grumpy
Lord Licorice as he sneaks through the Licorice Forest! Collect scrumptious treats
and take part in confectionery activities sure to satisfy your sweet tooth! General
admission $5; Members free. Visit cmsckids.org for more information . 843-946-
- Feeding Frenzy - February 19-April 2, 1-2PM. Hobcaw Barony Discovery
Center/North Inlet-Winyah Bay, 22 Habcaw Rd., Georgetown. Help the staff feed
hungry exhibit critters, including local species of fish, crabs, turtles, snakes, and
even an alligator! During the feeding, learn about the animals’ biology and their
natural habitats. Free event. Call 843-904-9017 to register. hobcawbarony.org
- Theatre Republic Hunchback Notre Dame - February 21 through March 11. 337
Main St., Conway, Tickets $23. 843-488-0821.
- 24th Annual Quilt Gala - Friday and Saturday, February 23-24. Oceanlakes
Campground. See page 7 for more details.
- 17th Annual KidzTime Festival - Saturday, February 24,11-4PM, Broadway at the
Beach. Held under the big tent in parking lot 15 located directly behind Pavilion
Park Centra. Fun-filled day with face painting, balloon artists, character
appearances, live entertainment and a variety of vendors offering kids activities,
giveaways and more!
- Bravo Broadway - 10th Annual Broadway Spectacular / Long Bay Symphony -
Saturday, February 24, 7-9PM. Myrtle Beach High School Music and Arts Center,
3302 Robert M Grissom Pkwy., Myrtle Beach, 843-448-8379. Classics! New
Broadway! Hosted by Broadway Star Doug LaBrecque and other stars from
Broadway. For ticket information call 843-448-8379.
- Gun Show - Saturday and Sunday, February 24 & 25. Myrtle Beach Convention
Center, 2101 N. Oak St., Myrtle Beach. Myrtle Beach Gun Shows provides firearms
owners and enthusiasts with venues to purchase, trade, sell firearms, ammo and
related merchandise. 500 tables of guns, knives, ammo and accessories. Tickets
$8 adults, children 12 and under are free. www.MyrtleBeachConventionCenter.com
- Music at the Farm - Tuesday, February 27, 1-3:30PM. L.W. Paul Living History
Farm, 2279 Harris Short Cut Road, Conway, 843-365-3596. Features various
instruments found around the farm like washboards, spoons and gourds that could
be used to help keep rhythm.
- 5th Annual Surfrider Oyster and Bloody Mary Contest - February 25th, 11-6PM.
Murrells Inlet MarshWalk. Live local music all day, all-u-can-eat oysters $25 from
11-5PM steamed hot and fresh bring your own oyster knives of gloves, new South
brews, local vendors, food truck... and some of the BEST Bloody Mary recipes on
the beach sponsored by Tito’s Handmade Vodka. All proceeds fund ocean friendly
projects along the Grand Strand. Visit www.grandstrandsurfrider.org for more
information, to become a member, or volunteer! email@example.com 828-
- 9th Annual HCS Technology Fair - Tuesday, February 27th, Myrtle Beach
Convention Center, 2101 N. Oak St., Myrtle Beach.
- The Myrtle Beach State Park Amazing Race - Saturday, March 3, 9-2PM. 4401 S.
Kings Hwy., Myrtle Beach, 843-238-0874. This “Amazing Race” contest covers 4.5
miles. Enjoy a day of friendly competition using your wits, athleticism, and problem-
solving skills to answer questions about nature, complete challenges, and solve
puzzles. This year is all about sea turtles! Cleverness and teamwork will be your
only tools; no technology allowed! For a leg up in the race, make sure you are
familiar with the park. Teams of two must include at least one adult (18 or over),
and no one under 12. Registration $75 per team (no checks). T-shirt, bag,
participant medal, and snacks are included. All teams will receive a State Park
prize! Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Nature Center at 843-238-0874
before February 10. Race is limited to 30 teams, register early!
- Myrtle Beach Marathon - March 3. Corner of Grissom Parkway and 21st Ave. N.,
Myrtle Beach. Location and Time Start time: 6:30 AM (6:25 AM for Wheelchair and
Crankchair. The Finish Line will be in the parking lot of Pelicans Ballpark. For
more information visit TicketReturn.com
- Terrain Racing - Saturday, March 3. Myrtle Beach Speedway, 455 Hospitality Ln.,
Myrtle Beach, 8-3:00 PM. Register now at terrainracing.com/contactus. Crawl over
obstacles and through mud pits, conquer over 20 obstacles with friends for the race
of your life! Early waves fill up fast, register now before the spots are gone! Cash
- Socastee Preforming Arts High School presents "Beauty and the Beast", March 8.
For more information and to purchase tickets go to www.socasteeperformingarts.
- Bike to the Boardwalk - March 9-April 27. Bike 5 miles round trip through pristine
property of Hobcaw Barony to the Reserve’s beautiful salt marsh boardwalk on
North Inlet estuary. Wildlife, research and coastal ecology will be highlighted during
the trip. Bring your own bike (all terrain tires recommended), helmet, water, snack,
camera/binoculars (if desired). Cost: FREE; weather permitting: limited to 15
participants. Call 843-904-9017 to register
- VFW / 5TH Annual ST. PATRICK'S FUND-RAISING DINNER - Saturday, March 17,
serving from 11AM-4PM. Corned Beef and Cabbage, $13.00; Shepherd's Pie
$10.00. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC at VFW Post 10420, 4359 Hwy 17 Bypass, Murrells
Inlet. Questions, call 843-651-6900.
- WATER'S EDGE SNOWBIRD CRAFTERS will host a craft and bake sale on Friday,
March 23rd from 9:00 a.m. until sold out at Water's Edge Resort, 1012 N.
Waccamaw Drive, Garden City Beach, SC in the Community Room on the lower
level. All items are handmade with a wide variety of merchandise and everything is
reasonably priced! This event is open to the public and all proceeds will benefit the
Veteran's Welcome Home and Resource Center in Little River.
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