Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on Aug. 16

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Youth program at bridge

The Old Bridge Preservation Society, in Brunswick County, presents a Young Explorers Program on Wednesdays through Aug. 13, for children of all ages, with adult accompaniment, and different topics weekly and making of crafts to take home. Details at 910-363-6586 or

Details | 10-11:30 a.m. at Old Sunset Beach Swing Bridge, 109 Shoreline Drive W., Sunset Beach, N.C., for free.

Classic film series

A “Classic Film Series” continues, with screenings on 2 p.m. Sundays and 2 and 7 p.m. Wednesdays, with one more day of “Pretty Woman,” at regular movie prices. Also, see the opera “The Enchanted Island” at 2 or 7 p.m. for $12.50. Details at 839-3225 or

Details | at Cinemark at Coastal Grand mall, off Seaboard Street in Myrtle Beach, for regular movie prices.

Play at Brookgreen Gardens

“Cool Summer Evenings” continue, with extended hours Wednesdays-Fridays through Aug. 8, including “Aaron & Theodosia” on Wednesdays, a play based on letters between Aaron Burr, the nation’s third vice president, and daughter Theodosia Burr Alston. Details at 235-6000, 800-849-1931 or

Details | 5-9 p.m. at Brookgreen Gardens (open 9:30 a.m. daily), on U.S. 17, between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach; free with admission, which lasts seven days: $14 ages 13-64, $12 ages 65 and older, and $7 ages 4-12.

‘Aloha Y’all’ at resort

The “Aloha Y’all” dinner show, which premiered locally in 2012 in Surfside Beach, is back for weekly shows through Aug. 13, with each evening culminating with a Polynesian fire dance. Details at 866-890-5632 or

Details | 7-9 p.m. at Springmaid Beach Resort, 3200 S. Ocean Blvd. Myrtle Beach, for $39.95 ages 11 and older, otherwise $19.95.

Cop-turned-comic opens

Mike Armstrong, a former police officer, opens for four nights through Saturday. Details at 839-2565 or

Details | 8 p.m. (and 10 p.m. Friday-Saturrday) at Carolina Comedy Club, at Broadway at the Beach’s Celebrity Square, off 29th Avenue North in Myrtle Beach, for $15.

Movie at Myrtle Waves

“Dive-In Movie Nights” roll on Wednesdays through Aug. 13 with movies at dusk, weather permitting, on this evening with “The Lego Movie.” Park opens 10 a.m. daily. Details at 913-9260 or

Details | at Myrtle Waves Water Park, at Mr. Joe White Avenue North Extension and at U.S. 17 Bypass in Myrtle Beach. Special general admission after 4 p.m. for $11.99 plus tax, and all-day rates also available.

For a complete list of upcoming events, festivals and shows, visit MyrtleBeach

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