Beautiful Yirrell Beach on Point Shirley will be the place to be for fun in the sun this Saturday, July 13, for the 16th annual â€œOld Fashioned Family Day at the Beach.â€Â In the event of rain, the event will be held Sunday, July 14.
There will be lots to do for both kids and adults, with activities running from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.Â Kids will enjoy taking a dip in the wave-runner and a slip on the water-slide. Spinning the tunes throughout the day will be DJ Jeff Lyons with some awesome beach music.Â There will also be giveaways, games, raffles, a barbecue and much more.
Contests will take place all day.Â They are free to enter and always entertaining.Â The schedule for the day is as follows: 11:00 a.m. – Scavenger Hunt; 11:30 a.m. – Simon Says; 12:00 p.m. – Water Balloon Toss; 12:30 p.m. – Look-Alike Contest; 12:45 p.m. – Animal Imitation Contest; 1:00 p.m. – Adult Spelling Bee; 1:30 p.m. – Winthropâ€™s Got Talent; 2:00 p.m. – Hat Contest; 2:30 p.m. – Dance Contest; 3:00 p.m. – Hula Hoop Contest.
This event is put on by the Winthrop Chamber of Commerce and Winthrop MarketPlace.Â There will be lots to do and enjoy, so be sure to bring a camera.Â Special thanks to For Kids Only Afterschool, Kathyâ€™s Place Youth Center, Woodside Ace Hardware, and the Winthrop Fire and Public Works departments for their assistance.Â For more information go to www.winthropchamber.com.