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PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENTS:

  • 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 getinvolved@freedomreaders.org or call
    843-331-8526.
    JUST IN TIME FOR VALENTINE’S: BOOKS WE LOVE, LOVE LOVE
    Want to get involved with Freedom Readers but can’t fit tutoring into your busy
    schedule right now? We have the perfect solution. Check out the list of books our
    scholars love and donate a set. Send us 20 books and give every child at one of
    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-
    8954.  
  • 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
    pastorbrian119@gmail.com  
  • 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
    dinosaur animatronics
  • 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
    registrations.
  • 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.
    hillaryhoward@conwayalive.com  843-248-6260.
  • 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
    call 843-236-1000.
  • 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
    registrations. $10.
  • 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-
    9469.
  • 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! aubinhooker@yahoo.com  828-
    964-5777.
  • 9th Annual HCS Technology Fair - Tuesday, February 27th, Myrtle Beach
    Convention Center, 2101 N. Oak St., Myrtle Beach.  

MARCH
  • 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 mbeachnature@scprt.com 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
    prizes.
  • Socastee Preforming Arts High School  presents "Beauty and the Beast", March 8.  
    For more information and to purchase tickets go to www.socasteeperformingarts.
    com   
  • 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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