Set a swimming record
Participants are being sought to participate in the World’s Largest Swimming Lesson – with hopes to set a new Guinness World Record.
The lesson will take place at 11 a.m. Tuesday at both the Pepper Geddings and Canal Street recreation centers. Children and adults are invited to join the lesson.
Pepper Geddings Recreation Center is located at 3205 Oak St. and Canal Street Recreation Center is located at 901 Canal St. Both are in Myrtle Beach
For more information or to volunteer, visit www.WLSL.org or call the aquatics division at 918-2280. Pre-registration is recommended for the event.
Summer is here
Friday is the first day of summer, also known as the summer solstice.
According to the National Weather Service forecast, summer will begin with a high temperature in the low 80s and a chance of showers and thunderstorms, and low the temperature on Friday in the low 70s.
Art in Chapin Park
Art in the Park returns Saturday and Sunday when local artist will exhibit their work throughout Chapin Park, 1400 N. Kings Highway, in Myrtle Beach.
Exhibitors will be set up from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Typical exhibitors include photographers, jewelry makers and painters.
Art in the Park, sponsored by Waccamaw Arts & Crafts Guild, is in its 41st year.
For more information, call JoAnne Utterback at 446-3830 or visit www.artsyparksy.com.
Pelicans off, then on road
The Myrtle Beach Pelicans begin the All-Star Break on Monday and won’t play at home again until June 28.
The Pelicans, who have five players in the All-Star Game to be played Tuesday in San Jose, Calif. – pitchers Nick Martinez, Luke Jackson and Alec Asher and infielders Edwin Garcia and Rougned Odor – hit the road when they return to action Friday and are on the road until they host the Lynchburg Hillcats for three games starting June 28.
The series is the beginning of a six-day homestand.