Myrtle Beach Friday Fax Memo

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1.  Next week’s meeting schedule and agendas are attached.  

2.  At Tuesday’s meeting, City Council granted more free access to Chapin Memorial Library...  Free library cards are available for veterans, and non-city residents now can receive free library cards if they live in one of the following counties:  Horry, Darlington, Georgetown, Marion, Dillon, Williamsburg and Sumter Counties.  Snowbirds and others are still able to get a 90-day Chapin Memorial Library card for $8 or an annual card for $20.

3.  Horry County Schools’ academic year begins Wednesday, August 22.  Please allow extra time for travel around local schools, watch for children and obey all school speed zones.

4.  Myrtle Beach’s next Full Moon Party will be held in a new location…  The City of Myrtle Beach, Oceanfront Merchants Association and the local arts community team up to present the August Full Moon Party from 5:00 to 11:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 26, in Plyler Park, 1000 North Ocean Boulevard.  The free event features family fun for all ages and includes acrobatic performances, a live DJ, local musical talent acts and more!  For more information, contact Chris Wiggins at

5.  Want to know what’s going on in Myrtle Beach?  See the updated Events list at  It’s a comprehensive list of city-related activities, festivals, concerts, programs and more, updated each week with new information.

6.  Camp Friendship and Camp Cool Out children recently performed skits and songs in their summer-ending talent shows, and that’s the subject of our Photos of the Week As you can see from the pictures, the youngsters had a great time at the recreation camps, while parents and grandparents enjoyed the shows.  Pepper Geddings Recreation Center hosts Camp Friendship, while Camp Cool Out is held at Mary C. Canty Recreation Center.

7.  Did you know…  That the City of Myrtle Beach provides 87 outdoor shower towers for beachgoers at the public access points within the city limits?  These free showers and foot washes are available for folks to rinse off sand when they are leaving the beach.

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