See mermaids dance
Catch mermaid shows at 10 a.m., noon, and 2, 4, 6 and 8 p.m. daily this summer, free with admission to Ripley’s Aquarium. Details at 916-0888, 800-734-8888 or www.ripleysaquarium.com.
Details | Open 9 a.m. at Broadway at the Beach, off 29th Avenue North in Myrtle Beach; free with admission: $22.99 ages 12 and older, $14.99 ages 3-11, and free ages 2 and younger.
Book sale in SB
The Friends of the Surfside Beach Library has a book sale on the second Wednesday monthly, including CDs, DVDs, audiobooks and puzzles, with most items costing 25 cents-$2. Details at 238-5969 for the Friends group, or from the library at 205-5280 or www.hcml.org.
Details | 4:30-6:15 p.m. (open at 3:30 for Friends members) at Horry County Memorial Library Surfside Beach branch, 410 Surfside Drive.
‘Armida’ on screen
See “Armida” in a summer encore opera series on the silver screen. Details at 839-3225.
Details | 7 p.m. at Cinemark at Coastal Grand mall, off Seaboard Street in Myrtle Beach, for $12.50 adults, $11.50 seniors/students and $10.50 children.
Parade, fireworks on tap
Two free family events continue Wednesdays, weather permitting, through August:
• A strolling boardwalk parade, as part of “SummerFest,” 7 p.m. at Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach, for free. Details at 272-8349 orwww.bflanding.com
• Fireworks over the ocean, as part of “Hot Summer Nights” by the Oceanfront Merchants Association, 10 p.m. from Second Avenue (North) Pier in Myrtle Beach.www.myrtlebeachdowntown.com
‘Despicable Me’ after dark
Catch “Movies Under the Stars” on Wednesdays through August, next with “Despicable Me.” Details at 839-3500 or www.marketcommonmb.com.
Details | 9 p.m. in Myrtle Beach’s Valor Memorial Garden, on Farrow Parkway, at The Market Common, for free.
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