TUESDAYS, THURSDAYS AND FRIDAYS | Through 03.31
Amft art exhibit at HGTC
See an exhibit of art by the late Robert Amft at Horry-Georgetown Technical College’s Richardson Gallery, off U.S. 501 in Conway, through March. Gallery hours are noon-5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, and 8 a.m.-noon Fridays, and admission is free.
Amft was a painter, sculptor, photographer, book designer and editor. He died in 2012, spending his final two years in Myrtle Beach. Also, the Robert Amft Trust has donated one of his paintings to the HGTC Foundation for auction to benefit the college’s culinary arts program. Details at 349-5269 or www.hgtc.edu.
FRIDAY-SUNDAY | 02.21-02.23
Home Show at convention center
The Horry Georgetown Home Builders Association’s 34th annual Home Show might help defrost any doldrums from two ice storms this past month.
It’s at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center, at Oak Street and 21st Avenue North, and open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Feb. 21-22 and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 23.
Tickets are $5 daily for ages 16 and older – or $10 for a three-day pass – and free for ages 15 and younger.
Special activities, all free with admission, include:
1 p.m. – “Framing Your View,” by Lucy Emory Hendricks of Legacy Interiors
Noon – “Spring Tune-Up for Your Lawn,” by Rick Guignon of Blue Moon Nursery & Garden Center
Details at or www.mbhomeshow.com, and from the association, based in Conway, at 438-4124 or myrtlebeachhomebuilders.com.
SATURDAY | 02.22
Courses cover safety for boating
Anyone whose mind is sailing away with thoughts of summer and sunsets might want to check out the number of boating safety courses available, for the latest updates in laws and for anyone who wants a refresher on the multitude of elements to remember on the water.
Local U.S. Coast Guard auxiliary flotillas have “About Boating Safely” courses, both on Feb. 22:
Each site is the same price: $30 per person, $40 per couple sharing a book.
Looking ahead: The North Strand Sail and Power Squadron will present “America’s Boating Course” 8 a.m.-5 p.m. March 1 at the North Myrtle Beach Community Center. A $40 fee covers the book, which two family members can share. Also, a free optional “Chart Smart” class and On-the-Water” hands-on instruction going out on instructors’ boats to the Intracoastal Waterway are available. Sign up at www.northstrandsquadron.com.
Squadron meetings are on the second Saturday monthly in Little River. More details at 399-1342 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
FRIDAY-SUNDAY, TUESDAY, NEXT THURSDAY | 02.21-02.23, 02.25, 02.27
Bevy of special events, benefits
Various special events are planned in the next week:www.culturalcouncil.info www.labelleamie.com www.nmbmuseum.com www.friendsofhcacc.org www.cmsckids.org www.myrtlebeachartmuseum.org www.bflanding.com www.redcross.org/sc/myrtle-beach www.theacademyofhope.org www.firstroboticsmyrtlebeach.com
OPENING FRIDAY | 02.21
‘The Cemetery Club’ in Garden City Beach
Oceanside Village Community Center will present a comedy play this weekend and again closer to mid-March.
Performances of “The Cemetery Club,” written by Ivan Menchell, are 8 p.m. Feb. 21-22 and March 7-8, and 3 p.m. Feb. 22 and March 8, at Oceanside Village, 1711 U.S. 17 Business S., Garden City Beach. The complex is across the road from Bi-Lo at the Beach; turn east onto Melody Lane at the traffic light from U.S. Business, and make a right into the development. Tickets are $12, and available at the door. Call 602-0251.