Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on March 19

March 18, 2014 

JANET BLACKMON MORGAN — jblackmon@TheSunNews.com

Splash at library

Myrtle Beach Pelicans mascot Splash, whose season on the diamond starts April 3, will be the special guest for a baseball-themed story time. Details at 915-5281 or www.hcml.org.

Details | 10:30 a.m. at Horry County Memorial Library North Myrtle Beach branch, 910 First Ave. S., for free.

Spillane exhibit lectures

“I, the Writer: A Collection of Mickey Spillane Memorabilia,” an exhibit through April 20, includes weekly lectures through April 2, next with “Kiss Me, Deadly” (book), presentation and discussion with Daniel Turner from Coastal Carolina University. More details at www.myrtlebeachartmuseum.org.

Details | 2 p.m. at Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum (open 10 a.m.-4 p.m.), 3100 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, for free, but reservations required at 238-2510.

‘Werther’ on screen

See an encore of the Metropolitan Opera’s “Werther” on the silver screen. Details at 839-3225.

Details | 6:30 p.m. at Cinemark at Coastal Grand mall, off Seaboard Street in Myrtle Beach, for $22 adults, $20 seniors/students and $15 children.

Two special concerts

• Anderson University Chorale, on tour from Indiana, 7 p.m. at First United Methodist Church of Myrtle Beach, 901 N. Kings Highway, for free. 448-7164

• Coastal Carolina University Student Jazz Combo, 7:30 p.m. in CCU’s Edwards Recital Hall, on main campus in Conway, for $5 general admission; $3 CCU/Horry-Georgetown Technical College students, faculty and staff; and free for children. 349-2787 or www.coastal.edu/culturalarts.

‘Ragtime’ at school

The Carolina Forest High School Drama Department opens “Ragtime, the Musical,” with shows at 7:30 p.m. daily through Saturday and 3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. This is part of a “March Musical Marathon,” benefiting a student trip to perform in August at Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Scotland, and the other show is “Always ... Patsy Cline,” 7:30 p.m. March 26-29 and 3 p.m. March 29-30, also for $20. Details at 236-7997 or www.cfhsshows.com.

Details | at the school, 700 Gardner Lacy Road, east of U.S. 501, for $20.

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

Online.com/kicks.

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