Earth Day outings• “Into the Wild” lecture about butterfly conservation, noon-1 p.m. (Also, “Mother Nature’s Cafe, ” 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., and “Meet the Animals.” 2:30 p.m. – both daily through June 6) at Brookgreen Gardens, on U.S. 17 between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach (open 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m.). Free with admission, which lasts seven days: $14 ages 13-64, $12 ages 65 and older, and $7 ages 4-12. 235-6000, 800-849-1931 or www.brookgreen.org.
• “Earth Day: Build a Bluebird’s Home Sweet Home,” 1-4 p.m. at North Inlet-Winyah Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, at Hobcaw Barony, on U.S. 17, just north of Georgetown, including the building of a wooden nesting box to bring home, and walk on a bluebird trail of boxes posted on site. $10 per bluebird house. Register at 904-9017 or 904-9016. www.hobcawbarony.org or www.northinlet.sc.edu.
• “Earth Day Mini-Film Festival,” showing “Plastic Paradise” and “Trashed,” 3 p.m. at Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort’s Tara Theater, 14276 Ocean Highway (U.S. 17). Free, with ticket. 235-1236.
• “Teen Earth Day Re-Stylins’ Program,” for grades 6-12, making art out of recycled materials, 4 p.m. at Horry County Memorial Library’s Carolina Forest branch 2250 Carolina Forest Blvd. Free; register at 915-5282.
Photo group opens show
The Carolinas’ Nature Photographers Association, Myrtle Beach Region, opens its Spring Art Show & Sale, with a wine-and-cheese open house, and an exhibit through Sunday. See 119 images by a collective 42 photographers. Details at 232-7009 or www.seacoastartistsguild.com.
Details | 6-8 p.m. at Seacoast Artists Gallery, 3032 Nevers St., Myrtle Beach, in The Market Common, which is open noon-8 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and noon-6 p.m. Sundays.
‘Singing in the Sun’
The 16th annual “Singing in the Sun” continues through Saturday with, on this evening: The Hoppers, Jeff and Sheri Easter, the Erwins, the Triumphant and Old Paths quartets, and David Jeremiah, speaker. Details at 888-238-6858 or www.abrahamproductions.net.
Details | 6:30 p.m. at Myrtle Beach Convention Center, at Oak Street and 21st Avenue North, for $20 on this night. Tickets for ages 13 and older $20.50 and $26.50-$28.50 nightly; also multi-night ticket discounts of $5, $7 and $10 for three, four and five-night packages, respectively. Free for ages 12 and younger.
‘Isn’t It Romantic?’ concert
The Coastal Carolina University Choirs and Jazz Band will provide the music for the seventh annual “Isn’t It Romantic?” concert. Details at 349-2787 or www.coastal.edu/culturalarts:
Details | 7:30 p.m. in CCU’s Wheelwright Auditorium, off U.S. 501 in Conway. $5 general admission; $3 CCU/Horry-Georgetown Technical College students, faculty and staff; and free for children.
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