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FRIDAY, MONDAY | 07.07, 07.10
‘Art Walk,’ youth video classes take foot
▪ “First Friday Art Walk,” 4-8 p.m. Friday in Five Points district in downtown Myrtle Beach, on and near Broadway and Main streets, this month featuring Kim Clayton, painter. 843-333-1212, www.facebook.com/MBArtWalks/, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
▪ Georgetown County Library has four days video production classes for free, for youth ages 11-18, letting them shoot video on state-of-the-art, high definition cameras, and use lights, microphones, green screens, and other pieces of equipment. Meet 10:30 a.m.-noon Monday-Thursday at the Georgetown County Library Small Business Center, 405 Cleland St., Georgetown. Register with Heather Pelham at 843-545-3327.
SATURDAY-SUNDAY | 07.08-07.09
Walk downtown Conway, roll with model train show
▪ “Beat the Heat Tour,” a guided, 1-mile walk, 8-9 a.m. Saturday from Conway Visitor Center, 428 Main St. $5. 843-248-6260 or conwayalive.com.
▪ Intracoastal Model Railroad Club Model Train Show, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday at Carolina Shores property owners’ clubhouse, 17 Lakeview Court, off U.S. 17, near Calabash, N.C. – Turn right on Country Club Road., and right at entrance to golf club on Carolina Shores Drive, then bear left and follow signage to clubhouse. Free. 910-287-6866, or email email@example.com.
▪ Rivertown Bluegrass Society concert, Saturday, with with McRoy Gardner and Friends at 5 and 7:15 p.m., and Hubert Lawson and the Country Bluegrass Boys at 6 and 8 p.m., at Horry-Georgetown Technical College Burroughs & Chapin Auditorium, off U.S. 501 in Conway. $12 ages 12 and older, otherwise free. 843-457-2854 or www.rivertownbluegrasssociety.com.
SATURDAY, SUNDAY | 07.09, 07.09
Vaquitas, Canine Angels take turns in awareness events
▪ “Save the Vaquita Day” – highlighting a tiny, endangered porpoise for which an estimated 30 survive worldwide – 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher, on U.S. 421, just south of Kure Beach – also with “Souls of the Vermillion Sea: Searching for Vaquita” movie at 2 and 4 p.m., and question-and-answer session with marine mammal professor, 11:30 a.m. All free with admission: $10.95 ages 13-61, $9.95 seniors and military, $8.95 ages 3-12, and free ages 2 and younger. 910-772-0500 or www.ncaquariums.com/fort-fisher, and www.nmmf.org/vaquitacpr.html.
▪ Second annual “Christmas in July” benefit for Canine Angels – which rescues, trains and places dogs as service companions with veterans who have disabilities – 2-6 p.m. Sunday at Drifters Saloon, 2905 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach (843-626-4464), with 50/50 raffle at 5 p.m. ($5 per ticket, or three for $10, or 10 for $20. 917-575-6235 or canineangelsusa.org.
WEDNESDAYS | 07.12-07.26
Waccamaw Library to show three PBS’ ‘POV’ productions
The Friends of the Waccamaw Library will show three documentaries from the acclaimed PBS series “POV” – a cinema term for “point of view” – all at 4:30 p.m. on the next three Wednesdays at Georgetown County Library’s Waccamaw Neck branch, 41 St. Paul Place, Litchfield Beach, off Willbrook Boulevard:
▪ July 12 – “4.1 Miles,” covering a Greek Coast Guard captain whose crew attempt to save thousands of migrants from drowning in the Aegean Sea.
▪ July 19 – “Last Men in Aleppo,” about volunteer rescue workers known as the White Helmets, coping after five years of war in their Syrian homeland.
▪ July 26 – “Joe’s Violin,” spotlighting the role a donated musical instrument plays in creating a friendship between a 91-year-old Holocaust survivor and 12-year-old Bronx schoolgirl.
Details at 843-545-3623 or georgetowncountylibrary.sc.gov.