Free family movies
“Poppy’s Summer Movie Magic” presents family movies Tuesdays-Thursdays through Aug. 12-14 and changing weekly, starting with “The Lego Movie.” Details at 282-0550 or www.stonetheatres.com.
Lunch with S.C. author
At a “Let’s Have Lunch” benefit, meet S.C. author Dorothea Benton Frank, who will discuss her new novel, “The Hurricane Sisters,” of which each attendee will receive an autographed copy, and a meal catered by Buttercream Cakes and Catering. Reservations required at 427-7668. More detailsa at www.nmbmuseum.com.
Triple dose of laughs
Choose from three comedic slates:
• Carolina Improv Company’s “Whose Beach Is It Anyway?” 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays in June (and June 18 and 25) in Uptown Theater, at Myrtle Beach mall, at U.S. 17 and S.C. 22, for $12.75 advance online, or $14 at door. Details at 272-4242 orwww.carolinaimprov.com
• Herb McCandles’ comedy hypnosis, 8 p.m. at Carolina Comedy Club, at Broadway at the Beach’s Celebrity Square, off 29th Avenue North in Myrtle Beach. $15. Details at 839-2565 or
• Tommy Blaze, 8 p.m. daily through Saturday (also 10:15 p.m. Friday-Saturday), with Hank Denson and Cooter Douglas opening, at Comedy Cabana, 9588 N. Kings Highway, just north of Myrtle Beach. $15. 449-4242 orcomedycabana.com
Brannon Band along ocean
The Oceanfront Merchants Association presents concerts on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays during “Hot Summer Nights,” on this evening with the Josh Brannon Band. Details at www.myrtlebeachdowntown.com.
Ride Trippo on beach
The Trippo inflatable beachfront water slide is open daily for the summer, with three chutes: two curving on the side and one straightaway. Details 280-5674 or 280-5620.
For a complete list of upcoming events, festivals and shows, visit MyrtleBeach