Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on March 21

March 20, 2014 

Join Strand Cinema

The Strand Cinema group begins a new weekend of movies: “Inside Llewyn Davis” at 2:30 p.m. and “All is Lost,” 7 p.m., and on Saturday: “The Book Thief” 2:30 p.m. and “Departures,” 7 p.m. Details at 527-2924 or www.strandcinema.org.

Details | at Strand Theater, 710 Front St., Georgetown; each $5 for members, otherwise $7.

Special events for vets

Pick two veterans-related events to enjoy:

• Merchant Marines’ monthly lunch meeting, this time with Rick Kaplan, president of Canine Angels (917-575-6235 or www.canine-angels.net) as guest speaker – buy lunch at noon, meet at 1 p.m., at Veterans Cafe & Grille (also home of Mini Military Museum), 3544 Northgate Blvd., Myrtle Beach, in Northgate Plaza, off S.C. 707 at southwest corner at U.S. Bypass, near Dollar General. Details at 651-8046 or www.usmmsc.com.

• Zumba benefit, for Veterans Welcome Home and Resource Center; 4254 Stella Court; Little River (427-4568 or www.veteranswelcomehomeandresourcecenter.org), 1-3 p.m., with silent auction and raffles 3-4 p.m., at Little River United Methodist Church, 1629 U.S. 17. $10 advance or $15 at door. 446-4169 or email smcgrail@sccoast.net.

Two movies for free

Adults are invited to catch a movie for free in two Myrtle Beach cit y sites:

• “Chariots of Fire,” from 1981 and rated PG, at 1:30 p.m. in Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Ave. N., at Kings Highway. Obtain admission ticket from front desk. Details at 918-1275 or www.chapinlibrary.org.

• “Monsters University,” including the voices of Billy Crystal and John Goodman, and rated G, 3 p.m. in Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane, near Farrow Parkway and The Market Common. 918-2380.

Conservation banquet

The Coastal Conservation Association Waccamaw Chapter will have its annual “Celebrating Conservation” Banquet with local saltwater angling enthusiasts. Details from Chris Hawley at 455-0371 or chawley24@gmail.com or Andy Ricks at 250-0841 or aricks75@gmail.com.

Details | 6-10 p.m. at Sunnyside Plantation in Murrells Inlet, for $60 individual and $85 couple, including a CCA membership.

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

Online.com/kicks.

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