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LACE UP FOR A GOOD CAUSE AND GREAT FUN AT RELAY FOR LIFE

Attention, walkers! Lace up your shoes and join the effort to raise funds for the American Cancer Society. The Relay For Life is the world's largest and most significant fundraising event contributing to efforts to end cancer, and the Myrtle Beach event is one of many held around the world.

This year's Relay includes an action-packed day of activities, offering a little something for everyone.

Walkers raising money sign up in teams, then take turns walking around a track throughout the time of the event. They set up camp at the track and use their camp as command central. But, since individuals don't have to stay with their team the entire time of the event, there's plenty of opportunity to check out everything it has to offer including the food, games, entertainment and other activities that are part of the Relay day.

The festivities begin at Broadway at the Beach at 12 p.m. on Saturday, April 18. Located on the corner of Grissom Parkway and 21st Avenue North, the event will feature a variety of activities for kids of all ages. There will be a dunking booth, trackless train, and arcade games. Entertainment will include performances by Coastal Youth Ballet, Socastee High School, Silver Line Dancing, Shelley Sasser from Dino Capone's School of Rock and more.

The fun goes on until midnight that night with more than 30 teams and more than 330 participants!

If you want to join a team as a walker, there's still time to sign up and/or donate.

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Take Them Out To The Ball Game: Pelicans Stadium Is Next To Broadway

When was the last time you took the whole family to a professional baseball game? An evening of minor league baseball delivers great family fun, and it just happens to be one of the best entertainment bargains in Myrtle Beach. Tickets start as low as $9.

TicketReturn.com Stadium, home of the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, is right across 21st Avenue from Broadway at the Beach. The Pelicans are the Class A-Advanced affiliate of the much-beloved Chicago Cubs, and they're looking to defend their Southern Division Championship Title.

The first batter up will approach home plate at 7:05 p.m. on April 9 when the Pelicans face the Wilmington Blue Rocks in the Pelicans' home opener. You're likely to see some great play by future major league players — nine Pelicans players this year are among the Cubs top 30 prospects, according to Baseball America. As the Pelicans enter their 17th season in Myrtle Beach, they have already sent 127 players up to the major leagues.

Grab some dinner at Broadway at the Beach, then take the family out to the ball game. You'll never strike out with a game plan like that!

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Celebrate Easter at Broadway at the Beach

Here comes Peter Cottontail, hopping down the bunny trail to Myrtle Beach.

Like many visitors and locals, our favorite floppy-eared rabbit is heading to Broadway at the Beach to celebrate Easter.

While in town, the big bunny's itinerary calls for him to chomp down on some delicious food and visit with boys and girls at two outstanding locations on Saturday, April 4.

Ripley's Aquarium will welcome kids of all ages to a morning of fun with the Easter Rabbit and Ripley's own mascot, Sharkee, on April 4. For $19.95, there's a scrumptious breakfast buffet (with your choice of two seatings at 8 a.m. or 9:30 a.m.). There will be giveaways during the event and an opportunity to have your picture taken with Mr. Bunny! Reservations are required, so call 843-916-0888 ext. 3272.

If your family just loves to be edu-tained, head over to the upside down house known as WonderWorks on Saturday. Beginning at 8 a.m., Professor Wonder is hosting an egg hunt for kids ages 1 to 12. Will you be lucky enough to find the Wonder Egg or win a prize? Don't miss the opportunity to get a discount on admission to this amusement park for the mind. The activities are free, but you're asked to register online.

Mr. Bunny's arrival is a sure sign of Spring, and we're celebrating all weekend with extended shopping hours from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on April 3, 4 and 5.

And, no celebration would be complete without a Fireworks Extravaganza. So join us at 9 p.m. on Saturday night and watch the sky light up!

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Get In On The Oscar Excitement

It's almost red carpet time — that special time of year when movies dominate the news, and excitement is in the air!

For true movie buffs, February means scrutinizing performances, analyzing story lines and debating which actor or director did the best job. For many, the impulse to see all of the movies nominated for "Best Film" approaches a fever pitch.

After all, how can you watch the 87th Academy Awards and judge the best of the best if you haven't seen the nominees for yourself?

Luckily, half of the 8 nominees for best picture are currently playing at the Carmike Cinema—Broadway 17. American Sniper, Birdman, Selma and The Theory of Everything are all still available for viewing.

Catch a film that may be this year's winner, and get in on the Oscar excitement!

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How To Make This Valentine’s Day Memorable

February 14 is Valentine's Day, and this year it falls on a Saturday. Why not celebrate the entire day with a little star-gazing, followed by a romantic dinner and a show?

An intriguing first stop on any memory-making tour is the Hollywood Wax Museum. Where else can you gaze at an extraordinary galaxy of stars indoors?

Be sure to get lots of snapshots of you and your sweetheart with other famous Tinsel-town lovebirds. It's the best opportunity in Myrtle Beach to snuggle up close to your favorite romantic A-lister!

As you walk among the famous figures, recall some of the sentimental films that starred your favorite actors. You're sure to be in a romantic mood after recounting amorous story lines as you walk hand in hand.

When it's time for dinner, head right across the street to Broadway at the Beach where you'll find more than 20 different restaurants. Check out Landry's for a quiet seafood dinner or Amici's for some saucy Italian fare. From Angus sirloin and ribs at Liberty Brewery & Grill to a Japanese steakhouse, to a free glass of champagne with dinner at Good Time Charley's or Rooster's Restaurant & Bar, to the special "Splash of Love" evening at Ripley's Aquarium, there's lots to choose from. No matter what kind of food or atmosphere your sweetheart likes, you'll find it at Broadway.

Follow up dinner for two with a live show at Legends In Concert or The Palace. Or take in the latest flick at the Carmike 17.

And that's how you make a Valentine's Day memorable.

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