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.
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.
‘Armida’ on screen
See “Armida” in a summer encore opera series on the silver screen. Details at 839-3225.
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.
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