Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on Feb. 26

February 25, 2014 

Library series wraps up

A “Let’s Talk About It” series concludes with Timothy Carmichael speaking about the book “House of Stone” by Anthony Shadid, in a lecture postponed from Feb. 12 because of an ice storm. Details at 918-1275 or www.chapinlibrary.org.

Details | 10:30 a.m.-noon in Myrtle Beach’s Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Ave. N., for free.

Women’s forum opens

The fourth annual Women’s Leadership Conference & Celebration of Inspiring Women,” by Women in Philanthropy and Leadership for CCU, in “Lead the Change” theme opens for two days through Thursday: Pre-Conference Workshops and Networking Reception, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, for $75; Networking Reception only, 5-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, for $25; conference 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Thursday, for $125; and Celebration of Inspiring Women, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, for $125. Also, register for all preconference and conference workshops for $175. Details at 349-5033 or www.wiplconference.com.

Details | at Myrtle Beach Convention Center, at Oak Street and 21st Avenue North.

Play’s final weekend

The play “Crimes of the Heart: continues for one more weekend: 7:30 p.m. daily through Saturday, with a 3 p.m. on the final day. Details at 349-2787 or www.coastal.edu/culturalarts.

Details | in Coastal Carolina University’s 79th Avenue Theatre, in Myrtle Beach Education Center, at U.S. 17 Bypass, for $15 general; $10 CCU/Horry-Georgetown Technical College faculty, staff, alumni, OLLI members, seniors and teens; and $5 CCU/HGTC students and children.

Laugh with comedians

Choose from two comedic slates, both at 8 p.m. through Saturday, and $15 each:

• J.R. Brow (also 10 p.m. Friday-Saturday) at Carolina Comedy Club, at Broadway at the Beach’s Celebrity Square, off 29th Avenue North in Myrtle Beach, Details at 839-2565 or www.carolinacomedyclub.com.

• Daryl Wright (also 10:15 p.m. Friday-Saturday) at Comedy Cabana, 9588 N. Kings Highway, just north of Myrtle Beach, for $15. 449-4242 or comedycabana.com.

‘Hard Rock Rising’ opens

The first of three nights in a row through Saturday with three bands each in a global “Hard Rock Rising” competition opens, with one band per night winning a berth to finals on March 7, part of a road to win a chance to perform this summer in Rome. Details at 946-0007 or www.hardrock.com/cafes/myrtle-beach.

Details | 8 p.m. at Hard Rock Cafe, at Broadway at the Beach, at 29th Avenue North and U.S. 17 Bypass in Myrtle Beach; no cover charge.

For a complete list of upcoming events, festivals and shows, visit MyrtleBeach

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