Events lined up in Myrtle Beach today to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.

spalisin@thesunnews.comJanuary 20, 2014 

Various special events are set for commemorating Martin Luther King Jr. on the national holiday.

Sixth Annual ‘Freedom Rally’

By | Carolina African American Heritage Foundation, based in Myrtle Beach

What and when | Monday, mostly in Myrtle Beach:

• Dr. Martin Luther King Grand Parade, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Monday to downtown Myrtle Beach from Pelicans Ballpark, at 21st Avenue North and Grissom Parkway

Information |

• Bennie Swans – 903-4939 or email swansbennie1@aol.com

• Doris J. Gleason – 803-873-2266 or email DGleason@aarp.org

•  www.caahf.org or carolinaafricanheritagefoundation.org

‘Snow Day’

Where | Children’s Museum of South Carolina, 2501 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, also accessible from Oak Street

When | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday

How much | $5 admission

Also | Regular hours 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and noon-5 p.m. Sundays, with admission of $8 ages 2 and older, otherwise free

Information | 946-9469 or www.cmsckids.org

Free day at aquarium

Where | N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher, on U.S. 421, just south of Kure Beach

When | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (daily business hours) Monday

Also | Other free annual holiday is Veterans Day, in November; regular admission: $8 ages 13-61, $7 seniors and $6 ages 3-12

Information | 910-458-7468 or www.ncaquariums.com/fort-fisher

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