Free family movies
“Poppy’s Summer Movie Magic” presents family movies Tuesdays-Thursdays through Aug. 12-14 and changing weekly, starting with “The Lego Movie.” Details at 282-0550 or www.stonetheatres.com.
Details | 10 a.m. at Grand 14 Cinema, at The Market Common in Myrtle Beach for free.
Lunch with S.C. author
At a “Let’s Have Lunch” benefit, meet S.C. author Dorothea Benton Frank, who will discuss her new novel, “The Hurricane Sisters,” of which each attendee will receive an autographed copy, and a meal catered by Buttercream Cakes and Catering. Reservations required at 427-7668. More detailsa at www.nmbmuseum.com.
Details | 11 a.m. at North Myrtle Beach Area Historical Museum, 799 Second Ave. N., North Myrtle Beach (open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays for $5 ages 18-59, $4 ages 60 and older, $3 ages 5-17, and free ages 4 and younger). Benefit ticket is $60.
Triple dose of laughs
Choose from three comedic slates:
• Carolina Improv Company’s “Whose Beach Is It Anyway?” 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays in June (and June 18 and 25) in Uptown Theater, at Myrtle Beach mall, at U.S. 17 and S.C. 22, for $12.75 advance online, or $14 at door. Details at 272-4242 or www.carolinaimprov.com.
• Herb McCandles’ comedy hypnosis, 8 p.m. at Carolina Comedy Club, at Broadway at the Beach’s Celebrity Square, off 29th Avenue North in Myrtle Beach. $15. Details at 839-2565 or www.carolinacomedyclub.com.
• Tommy Blaze, 8 p.m. daily through Saturday (also 10:15 p.m. Friday-Saturday), with Hank Denson and Cooter Douglas opening, at Comedy Cabana, 9588 N. Kings Highway, just north of Myrtle Beach. $15. 449-4242 or comedycabana.com.
Brannon Band along ocean
The Oceanfront Merchants Association presents concerts on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays during “Hot Summer Nights,” on this evening with the Josh Brannon Band. Details at www.myrtlebeachdowntown.com.
Details | 8-11 p.m. in Myrtle Beach’s Plyler Park, at Mr. Joe White Avenue and North Ocean Boulevard, for free.
Ride Trippo on beach
The Trippo inflatable beachfront water slide is open daily for the summer, with three chutes: two curving on the side and one straightaway. Details 280-5674 or 280-5620.
Details | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at First Avenue South and Ocean Boulevard in North Myrtle Beach; single ride $3, four single rides $10, daily pass $20, weeklong pass $60, individual season pass $65, family-of-four season pass $185, and group rates available.
For a complete list of upcoming events, festivals and shows, visit MyrtleBeach