Recreation Committee


Donna Hand, Secretary


Spring is just around the corner so check the events closelySpring is just around the corner so check the events closelyas the Recreation Committee gets into high gear with warmweatheractivities. The Recreation Committee bids a warmwelcome to our newest members, Cynthia Witte and RobertJacoby! We also would like to thank Connie Muirhead forher years of service and hard work, as she now leaves thecommittee.

Upcoming Events:

Friday, March 6 – Happy Hour at the Amenity Center onFriday, March 6 from 6–8 PM. Duster will be the featuredentertainment. Please bring an appetizer or dessert for 8to share as well as your favorite beverage. The RecreationCommittee will provide ice, plates, cups, napkins andsilverware. There is no cost for this event, but you mustsign up so the appropriate number of tables can be set up.The maximum for this indoor activity is 120 people. Pleaseregister your attendance by placing an envelope with namesof attendees in the metal mailbox on the left side wall at theFitness Center entryway.


Tuesday, March 10 – The Man Of A Thousand Voices. Doyou like to have fun? Do you want to be entertained? Join usfor an evening with master impressionist James Stephens IIIat the Asher Theatre on Rt. 501 in Myrtle Beach on Tuesday,March 10 at 4 PM. James Stephens known as The Man Of AThousand Voices seamlessly transitions from one performanceto another to keep the show fresh. His wide range of comedicperformance abilities appeals to all audiences. He hasappeared on numerous television shows. His performance is backed up by a live house band throughout the show.The Asher is a small intimate theatre and this show is just forus here at Tidewater.After the show there are many fine dining options in the area for happy hour or dinner.Tickets for this event are $28 which reflects the 30% discountthe theatre has given us. Please follow the reservationprocedure below to sign up. For any questions contact EileenShuman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Rosemary Gallo This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., March 15 – Tidewater’s annual St. Patrick’s Dinnerand Dance Party will be held at the Amenity Center starting at6 PM. We are pleased to announce that Joe Durivage, ownerof Myrtle Beach DJs, will provide entertainment. Joe will serve as emcee and begin the evening playing many of your favoriteIrish songs – segueing into playing contemporary dance music. Boulineau’s will cater a traditional Irish meal consisting of corned beef, cabbage, carrots, roasted potatoes, as well as soda bread and rye bread. Desserts are included on the menu, too. Beverages provided will be several beer selections and bottled water. You are welcome to bring your beverage of choice as well. If you want to dance a jig, eat some cornedbeef and cabbage, and have a wee bit of fun – then join us forTidewater’s Annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration! The cost for the evening is $15 per person/$30 per couple. To be included, payment should be received no later than Sunday,March 8. This has been a popular and well-attended party, so it is recommended that you sign up early. Please contact Donna Hand at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have any questions. Group seating can be reserved for up to 10 people per table.We will do our best to accommodate your needs. If you haveno seating requests, it will be a great opportunity to meet newneighbors. Please follow the Reservation Procedure below to sign up.


Friday, April 3 – Happy Hour/Trivia Night – Happy Hour willbe a Trivia Night. Venue is in-doors at the Amenity Center from 5-8 PM. Doors open at 5 PM for dinner and Trivia begins at 6PM. Please get a team captain for tables of 8-10. Only the teamcaptain should email Rosemary Gallo at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.,with the trivia team member names. If you don’t have a teamsend an individual email & we will seat you with a team. Pleasebring an appetizer or dessert for 8-10 to share with your table,as well as your favorite beverage. The Recreation Committee willprovide ice, plates, cups, napkins and silverware.


Wednesday, April 15 – Tidewater’s popular spring boat tripreturns for a cruise up the inland waterway to Ocean Isle onWednesday, April 15, with our own Captain Harold. (Rain dateThursday, April 16). We will leave Harborgate Marina (2131Little River Neck Road) at 4 PM with boarding beginning at3:30 PM. The boat will return at 6:30 PM. Be sure to bring a sweater or jacket, as it may be cool on our way home. The cost is just $6 per person for the round-trip boat ride. Reservations can be made by following the instructions at the end of theRecreation Committee column. Feel free to bring drinks and/or snacks on the boat. Dinner will be served at either Sharkey’s or Ocean Isle Fish Co. Please include which restaurant is your first choice for dinner on your reservation envelope – and thefirst 50 responses are guaranteed seating at that restaurant.  All restaurant choices will be accommodated as space warrants.


Save the Date!

Friday, May 1 – Save the Day for the first Cabana Happy Hourfor the summer. The theme will be Margaritaville Night. Detailsto follow in the April newsletter.


Sunday, May 31 – Tidewater’s first Summer Concert will beon Sunday, May 31. Gary Lowder and Smokin’ Hot will be theentertainers. This will be a BYOB and snacks event. Details in April NL. 




Reservation Procedure:


Please read below to sign up for an event!


YOUR CHECK IS YOUR REGISTRATION: To register for an event, place your check made out to ROTSC in an envelope. On the


outside of the envelope include the following: names of all people attending, your phone number and email address. Place the envelope


in the gold mail box at the Fitness Center by the advertised cutoff date. There will be a notice on the box if the event is full and a waiting


list will be established if necessary.


For events where reserved tables are available, payments for a full table of 10 must be included in one envelope. If you are not part of a


reserved table, you will be assigned to a table with others. If you are out of town, you may mail your check and information to the


Tidewater Recreation Committee. 2000 Spinnaker Drive, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582.




Artisans of Tidewater


Marilyn Drange

Watercolor Workshop - Nothing looks more beautifuland enjoyable than a sunset! Join Marylou Convery and paint a weton-wet wash and lifting technique that mimics the vibrant colorsof a sunset. The workshop is on Monday, March 16 at the Amenity Center starting at 12:30 PM, and the class fee is $10. Please RSVP to Marylou by Saturday, March 7 at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to receive the supply list. This simplepainting is completed with a reverse painting on a glass frame. Enjoy an afternoon of letting your imagination explore a newtechnique that creates a stunning sunset. 

Craft Chat

By Denise Altman

A new tradition begins at Tidewater! On the FIRST MONDAY of each month, you’re invited to

come over to the Amenity Center from 1- 3PM and bring whatever craft you’re working on.

We’ll enjoy each other’s company while we work on our projects. It will be fun to see what

others are doing while we visit. No sign-up is required, but email daltman@altmaninitiative.

com if you want to be on the list to receive a reminder each month.


Batik Workshop - Audrey Poole is presenting another colorful rice paper rooster batik. Batik is an art form made byplacing wax on rice paper or fabricand then applying different colorsof paint or dye to make a design. No previous experience is needed. The class will be held on Monday, March 9 and Monday, March 23 (same class offered 2 times). Join her at the Amenity Center from 10 AM to 2 PM and bring your lunch. Contact Audrey by Tuesday, March 3 to sign up and receive the supply list. Cost is $15 plus supplies. She can be reached at 843-249-4687 or e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for questions. You will be surprised by the picture you will have by the end of the day. Each class is limited to 12 people, so signup early.



Cupcake Workshop - Join Pam Rudge and learn how to professionally decorate cupcakes using a piping bag and piping tips. You’ll leave the class knowing how to make simple swirls and other easy techniques you see on fancy cupcakes. The workshop is on Monday, March 30 at the Amenity Center starting at 10 AM, and the class fee is $20. Please email Pam, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., because class size is limited to 10. Everything necessary to participate will be provided including useful handouts and helpful instructor hints. You do not need to bring any tools to the class, but you may want to bring an apron!



Tastebuds for Spring!

Do you like to eat great food, laugh and tell true or fake stories
while getting to know your Tidewater community members?
Then join Tastebuds!
Tastebuds is an enjoyable informal grouping of 6-9 Tidewater
neighbors who do all of the above. Many new and lasting
friendships have commenced via Tastebuds. If I can answer
any concerns you may have about Tastebuds, please email
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 843-602-3800. Groups will be
formed by Tuesday, March 10.
Hope you will join us.


TW Quilters- Susan Vanchina

The TW Quilters group is actively seeking new members to join us on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month. We are a mix of experienced to beginning quilters who share know-how and friendship as we work on individual and group projects. Whether you have quilted before, or want to try something new, check us out. Contact: Susan Vanchina @ This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.