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July 11, 2013 

SATURDAY | 07.13

‘Strike Out Homelessness’

A bowling benefit will roll July 13 at Waccamaw Bowling Center.

Project Lighthouse of Sea Haven Inc., which helps homeless and at-risk youth, will have a “Strike Out Homelessness” fundraiser 6-8 p.m. with an all-you-can-bowl rate of $10, including shoe rental.

Sea Haven, based at Third Avenue South and Highway 15 in Myrtle Beach, assists individuals ages 13-21, and its Project Lighthouse walk-in center provides such services as emergency food, shower and laundry facilities, and counseling. Details at 626-1446 or www.seahaveninc.com.

The bowling alley’s at 101 Gray Drive, west of Myrtle Beach, off U.S. 501, just west of River Oaks Drive and the Intracoastal Waterway. Details at 236-1020 or www.waccamawbowling.com.

SUNDAY | 07.14

‘Lovin’ the Light’ for museum

CrazyLove Productions will coordinate a “Lovin’ the Light” concert at 2 p.m. July 14 to benefit the newly opened North Myrtle Beach Area Historical Museum.

The concert, at the Alabama Theatre at Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach, will blend patriotic, jazz, rock, contemporary and gospel music with singers, dancers and acrobats.

The musicians and performers will include Garrett Brittain, Jeff Potter, Bill Hein, Beth Holt, Claire Williams, and students from the Academy of Dance and Fine Arts, with Ed Piotrowski, WPDE-TV 15’s chief meteorologist as master of ceremonies.

Tickets are $20 for ages 13 and older, $15 seniors, and $5 ages 12 and younger. Buy them at www.nmbmuseum.com or at the museum, 799 Second Ave. N., North Myrtle Beach. The North Myrtle Beach and Little River chambers of commerce – 281-2662 and 249-6604, respectively – also have tickets.

Visit the museum 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays. Admission is for $5 adults; $4 seniors, military and students; $3 ages 5-17; and free ages 4 and younger. Call 427-7668 or email history@nmbmuseum.com.

SATURDAY | 07.13

Brookgreen’s 82nd birthday

Brookgreen Gardens will marks its 82nd anniversary July 13 by touting its link to New York City.

At 3 p.m., Robin Salmon, Brookgreen’s vice president of art and historical collections and curator of sculpture, will give a lecture on “Brookgreen and New York City: Connected by Sculpture,” in the Wall Lowcountry Center Auditorium.

Salmon will discuss how hundreds of individual sculptors having artworks common to both locations, along with the legacy from Brookgreen founders Archer and Anna Hyatt Huntington, and about notable sculptors who lived and worked in New York City, and about their works that have become Big Apple landmarks.

The presentation is free with admission to the gardens, on U.S. 17, between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach, and open 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, and until 9 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays through Aug. 9. Tickets last seven days: $14 ages 13-64, $12 ages 65 and older, and $7 ages 4-12. Details at 235-6000, 800-849-1931 or www.brookgreen.org.

FRIDAY | 07.12

Start weekend with outdoor movie

Two cities will light up the night July 12 with free movies after dark, weather permitting:

• “Escape From Planet Earth,” with a cast including Jessica Alba, Brendan Fraser, Sarah Jessica Parker and William Shatner, part of “Movies at McLean,” at North Myrtle Beach’s McLean Park, 93 Oak Drive, south of Main Street, between First and Second avenues South. For weather updates, call 280-5570, ext. 1. More details at http://parks.nmb.us/Page.aspx?id=128.

• “Skyfall,” Daniel Craig’s third installment as James Bond, at 9:15 p.m., in “Movies in the Park,” by Conway Parks, Recreation & Tourism, 9:15 p.m. in the county seat’s Riverfront Park, on Elm Street: “Skyfall” July 12, “The Sandlot” July 26, “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” Aug. 9. Free. 248-1740 or www.conwayparksandrecreation.com/moviesinthepark.html.

DAILY | 07.11-07.28

Antiques, collectibles fill mall

An Antiques, Collectibles, Arts & Crafts show will fill the corridors of the Myrtle Beach Mall July 11-28. Items will include estate jewelry, comics, coins, posters, NASCAR wares, and autographed memorabilia. The mall, at U.S. 17 and S.C. 22, near Briarcliffe Acres, is open 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and noon-6 p.m. Sundays. Details at 272-4040 or www.shopmyrtlebeachmall.com.

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