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 orwww.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.
• “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.
‘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.
‘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:
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