Monday, March 3, 2014
Plans are being finalized for Seaside Elementary School’s fourth annual Health, Safety and Outdoor Fair. The free event runs from 5 to 7 p.m. March 13 at the school, 1605 Woodland Drive in Garden City Beach.
More than 75 exhibitors are scheduled to attend, allowing people to learn outdoor activities, such as casting a fishing line, balancing on a surfboard or handle a bow; see some of the safety equipment on the beach, including the personal watercraft operated by the Beach Patrol and fire and emergency vehicles.
Vision, vitals and health screenings are on tap for the entire evening, and demos of Zumba and CrossFit Vengeance are planned.
Among the special guests are Splash from the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Sharkee from Ripley’s Aquarium; media personalities, area athletes and members of the Palmetto Havoc, the minor league football club.
Kids and willing adults can pet a snake, make CD spinners and marvel at the tornado created by the National Weather Service, learn karate moves and check out the latest in trail bikes.
Food will be available for a fee, and people can help smash a vehicle for a $1 donation. All proceeds benefit the school.
Entry to the event the other activities are free.
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