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Natural Awakenings National Calendar

The Natural Awakenings National Calendar is free for events of interest to our readers that have regional or national interest.  For small, local events, classes, etc.  please go to your Local Natural Awakenings publication, many of which offer local calendar listings.

Please note that it may take up to 2-3 business days for events to be approved and appear on the National Calendar.

Litter Critters

Myrtle Beach State Park

Jun 20, 2018 - Aug 8, 2018

This event occurs weekly, on Wednesday.

Learn what happens to Myrtle the fish as her pond is discovered by humans in this fun, hands on demonstration about water pollution. We will head outside for a very short pollution walk after the indoor portion. Wear shoes. Ages 5 to 105.   

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Destination Turtle DNA

Myrtle Beach State Park

Jun 20, 2018 - Aug 15, 2018

This event occurs weekly, on Wednesday.

Do sea turtles always lay their eggs on the same beach? How often do they nest? How many eggs do they lay at one time? Learn how researchers are tracking turtles through DNA to discover their fascinating nesting secrets. Ages 9 to 109.  

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Crazy over Crabs

Myrtle Beach State Park

Jun 20, 2018 - Aug 29, 2018

This event occurs weekly, on Wednesday.

Blue, speckled, spider, ghost and mole! Believe it or not, all these crazy names are types of crabs! Learn about these crabs through some live animals and a silly crab costume. Ages 5 to 105.                                                          

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GARDENING COOPERATIVE

Eco-Institute Learning Garden

Jun 21, 2018 - Aug 11, 2018

This event occurs weekly, on Thursday and Saturday.

GARDEN COOPERATIVE GROW GREAT FOOD AND FRIENDSHIP Do you wish you had a fall garden? Do you love to be outdoors with friends getting your hands dirty? Want to learn more about growing your own fresh vegetables? Sign up for a membership to Farmer Dave's Spring Gardening Cooperative!   DETAILS Step #1: Purchase your membership  Step #2: Join Farmer Dave in the Eco-Institute gardens...

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Pier Fishing

Myrtle Beach State Park

Jun 21, 2018 - Aug 17, 2018

This event occurs weekly, on Thursday and Friday.

Never fished from the pier? Now is your chance to learn some basics! Fishing poles will be supplied, but you must replace any equipment you lose or damage. Bring your own bait shrimp or buy some from the fishing pier. This is a catch and release  program. Due to limited space (6 people), this program requires pre-registration and costs $10 per person. Register the week of the...

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Seine-sational Fun!

Myrtle Beach State Park

Jun 21, 2018 - Aug 30, 2018

This event occurs weekly, on Thursday.

Discover all sorts of fish and crabs, as we pull a seine net through the surf zone. Wear clothes that can get wet. Kids under 12 must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Ages 5 to 105.  

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Sizing up turtles

Myrtle Beach State Park

Jun 21, 2018 - Aug 30, 2018

This event occurs weekly, on Thursday.

Discover the difference among the sea turtles that you can spot from the fishing pier. Using skulls, life-size posters, and a silly turtle costume, we will discuss the  differences in how these turtles live and what you can do to help sea turtles every time you visit the beach.                     Ages 5 to 105.  

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Creature Feature

Myrtle Beach State Park

Jun 21, 2018 - Aug 16, 2018

This event occurs weekly, on Thursday.

Meet and greet some neat animals. You'll never know what they will be! Some may swim in the sea or hide in a tree, but they'll all be park animals, that's the key!  Ages 5 to 105.  

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Sea Turtle Patrol

Myrtle Beach State Park

Jun 22, 2018 - Aug 10, 2018

This event occurs weekly, on Friday.

Patrol the beach with a ranger in search of sea turtle activity. We will be looking for sea turtle crawls to see if we have any new nests on our beach. Sea turtle activity is not guaranteed; however, you will  enjoy a nice stroll on the beach, observe the sunrise, pick up litter and fill in holes to help sea turtles! No pets. We will walk at least 1/4 mile– mileage may vary depending on...

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Catch of the Day

Myrtle Beach State Park

Jun 22, 2018 - Aug 31, 2018

This event occurs weekly, on Friday.

Come anytime between 9:30am and 10:30am to find out what lurks around the pier. See and touch a variety of creatures, as they are caught by local fishermen, and watch their behavior in a kiddy pool. The creatures in the pool will change as new animals are caught and released.   

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