DJs speak at library
“Remembering Myrtle Beach: A Local History Series” on the first and third Saturdays monthly, continues with “Music and Radio,” with speakers “The Freakin’ Deacon” Dawson and Bill Hennessy, both longtime local disc jockeys. Details at 918-1282 or email firstname.lastname@example.org, and www.chapinlibrary.org.
More Fourth parties
The celebration of the nation’s 237th birthday continues in various places:
• “Independence Music Blast,” noon-5 p.m. at La Belle Amie Vineyard, 1120 St. Joseph Road, Little River, just west of North Myrtle Beach Middle School, with music noon-5 p.m. by Latitude, and The Stardusters, and a vineyard tour at 2:30 p.m. Admission is $8 for ages 18-79, otherwise free – bring two canned/dry good items for area food banks and receive $3 off admission. Details at 399-9463 or
• A cruise-in, in a patriotic theme, by Hot Rod Promotions, for free, 6-9 p.m. at Joey Doggs, 1818 U.S. 17 Business N., Surfside Beach. Call 503-8245.
• A social dance in a patriotic theme, by USA Dance Grand Strand Chapter 6024, 7-10 p.m. in the Myrtle Beach Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane, near The Market Common. Admission is $7 for members, otherwise $10. 808-3397 orwww.usadancegrandstrand.org
Global artists at galleries
Two art galleries will put the spotlight on globetrotting artists for July, with artist receptions today.
• Nick Mariano, 1-8 p.m., signing prints of photos taken in Kenya, to benefit the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (www.thedswt.org), at Seacoast Artists Gallery, 3032 Nevers St., Myrtle Beach, in The Market Common. Details at 232-7009 orwww.seacoastartistguild.com
• Reid Stowe, a N.C.-based artist/mariner, 2-5 p.m., with an exhibit, “Flight Into Abstraction,” at Sunset River Marketplace, 10283 Beach Drive S.W. (N.C. 179), Calabash, N.C. 910-575-5999 orwww.sunsetrivermarketplace.com
Rollergirls in derby
The Palmetto State Rollergirls will have their “Cruel Summer IV” summer roller derby invitational benefit for the Surfrider Foundation’s Grand Strand Chapter (details at 333-2034, 602-9923 or http://surfridergrandstrand.org). For roller derby league details, email email@example.com. Reach the rink at 369-2055 or www.dreamlandskatingarena.com.
Black Cadillacs play
The Oceanfront Merchants Association presents concerts on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, next with the Black Cadillacs, playing rock and roll. Details at www.myrtlebeachdowntown.com.
Corey Smith at HOB
See Corey Smith, a native Georgian who has given several New Year’s Eves Grand Strand concerts, with Gabriel Kelley, promoting his debut CD, “It Don’t Come Easy,” opening. Details at 272-3000 or www.hob.com/myrtlebeach.
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