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January 20, 2014

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

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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