Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on Jan. 17

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01/14/2014 3:04 PM

Amateur radio class

The Grand Strand Amateur Radio Club will conduct a training class that can lead to a license as a Technician Class Amateur Radio Operator. A Federal Communications Commission-approved test will be administered at the end of the class. Details at or email

Details | 9 a.m. (and on Saturday) at Surfside Beach fire station classroom, 115 U.S. 17 N., for free, but $15 cash fee for test.

‘Bike with a Ranger’

Bring your own bicycle for a guided tour in the “Bike with a Ranger” program, Fridays through Jan. 24, and Feb. 7, 14 and 21. Details at 235-8755 or

Details | 10 a.m. at Huntington Beach State Park, on U.S. 17, between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach, across from Brookgreen Gardens; free with park admission – no registration necessary – $5 ages 16 and older, $3.25 S.C. seniors, $3 ages 6-15.

See ‘Standing Up’

Adults and seniors are invited to catch a movie every Friday, next with “Standing Up,” starring Val Kilmer and rated PG. Details at 918-2380.

Details | 3 p.m. at Myrtle Beach Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane, near Farrow Parkway and The Market Common, for free.

Weekly senior dance

The city of Myrtle Beach continues a season of weekly senior dances through April 11 (but not Feb. 14). DJs Jack and Rosalie Drust will coordinate the tunes for this evening, and on Jan. 31, Feb. 28, March 14 and 28, and April 4 and 11. Details at 918-2381 or, and at 570-881-0244 or by emailing

Details | 7-10 p.m. at Myrtle Beach’s Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Drive, near The Market Common, for $7.

For a complete list of upcoming events, festivals and shows, visit MyrtleBeach

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