Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on April 9

04/08/2014 5:00 PM

04/02/2014 3:20 PM

Brookgreen open later

Brookgreen Gardens, which opens at 9:30 a.m. daily, is open later every day in April, until 8 p.m. Details at 235-6000, 800-849-1931 or

Details | At gardens, on U.S. 17 between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach, across from Huntington Beach State Park, with admission that lasts seven days: $14 ages 13-64, $12 ages 65 and older, and $7 ages 4-12.

Students at tech expo

The Grand Strand Technology Expo will include the fifth annual Horry County Schools Technology Fair, noon-5 p.m., with 365 entries, and 32 teams competing in the Lego Robotics Challenge. Details at

Details | noon-6 p.m. at Myrtle Beach Convention Center, at Oak Street and 21st Avenue North, for free.

Birdhouse headcount

In “Who’s Home?” – Wednesdays in April – walk a half-mile in across the park with a volunteer to check birdhouses and observe various stages of nesting – nests, eggs, and chicks. Wear close-toed shoes. Also, children younger than 12 need an adult with them. Details at 238-0874 or

Details | 2-3 p.m. (park open 6 a.m.-10 p.m.) from nature center at Myrtle Beach State Park, on U.S. 17 Business, one mile south of Ocean Boulevard/Farrow Parkway; free with admission: $5 ages 16 and older, $3.25 S.C. seniors, and $3 ages 6-15.

Sale booked at library

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 238-5869 for the Friends group, or from the library at 205-5280 or

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.

See ‘La Boheme’ encore

See an encore of the Metropolitan Opera’s “La Boheme” on the silver screen. Details at 839-3225.

Details | 6:30 p.m. at Cinemark at Coastal Grand mall, off Seaboard Street in Myrtle Beach, for $22 adults, $20 seniors/students and $15 children.

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