Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on Jan. 21

January 20, 2013 

Celebrate King legacy

Choose a Martin Luther King Jr. celebration:

• 8 a.m., annual Roundtable Breakfast by Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Committee of Southport, N.C., at Trinity United Methodist Church, at Atlantic Avenue and Nash Street, with keynote speech by Judge Wanda Bryant, a native of the Cedar Grove community near Supply, for $12. 910-457-5144 or 910-617-6225.

• 10 a.m. with the Rev. Jonathan Green, pastor of St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church of Little River as guest speaker, at Chesterfield Missionary Baptist Church, 8591 S.C. 90, Longs. Details at 399-6421.

• 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., fifth annual “Freedom Rally” parade, from Pelicans Ballpark stadium parking lot, off 21st Avenue North, left on Grissom Parkway, then right on 21st Avenue, right on Carver Street to Mount Olive African Methodist Episcopal Church. 903-4939 or www.carolinaafricanheritagefoundation.org.

‘Snow Day’ at museum

The third annual “Snow Day at the Beach” includes various indoor, snow-related activities such as snowball fights and making instant snow. Details at 946-9469 or www.cmsckids.org.

Details | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Children’s Museum of South Carolina, 2501 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, also accessible from Oak Street, for $6.

Free day at aquarium

The N.C. at Fort Fisher celebrates the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday with free admission. Daily programs are: “Dialog with a Diver” 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., “Creature Feature” 11:30 a.m., “Ocean Odyssey” 1:30 p.m., and Animal Feedings 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Details at 910-458-7468 or www.ncaquariums.com/fort-fisher.

Details | 9 a.m.-5 p.m., on U.S. 421, just south of Kure Beach.

Anglers group convenes

The Seacoast Anglers Association meets the third Monday monthly at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10804, at S.C. 57 and S.C. 9 in Little River, this time with guest speaker Richard Neal, owner of Frying Pan Tower. Details at 703-303-5632.

Details | Social hour 5:30 p.m., meeting 6

Learn variety of dances

USA Dance Grand Strand Chapter 6024 has weekly lessons that cover a variety of American and Latin dances every Monday. Pre-registration is not required, and walk-ins and singles are welcome. Details at 283-0007, 602-7197 or www.usadancegrandstrand.org.

Details | Beginners 6-7 p.m., intermediate 7-8 p.m. at Anaerobic Studio, in Myrtle Beach mall, at U.S. 17 and S.C. 22, near Briarcliffe Acres; enter in rear of mall, by Bass Pro Shops; $7 club members, otherwise $9.

For a complete list of upcoming events, festivals and shows visit MyrtleBeach

Online.com/kicks-online.

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