Ice rink in final week
An indoor ice rink is open through Sunday: 3-9 p.m. Monday and Wednesday-Friday; noon-6 p.m. Tuesday and Sunday; and 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday. Also, $2 discounts are available Monday for wearing a college T-shirt, sweatshirt or hat; Tuesday with a Carmike movie stub from that day; Wednesday for wearing NHL team apparel; Thursday for showing an out-of-state ID or driver’s license; and daily through Friday with a local ID or driver’s license. Details at 315-8323, 272-4040, ext. 102, or www.shopmyrtlebeachmall.com.
Groups book benefits
Two special events for literacy groups are booked:
• Second annual “Books & Boogie” evening at Dead Dog Saloon, 4079 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet, and benefiting Freedom Readers, promoting literacy in lower income communities across Horry and Georgetown counties, starting at 4 p.m. with book signings by local authors Issac Bailey, Becky Billingsley, Marsha Tennant, Sabrina Sims McAfee, Steve McMillan and Fern Boldt, with jazz music by the Aristocats, then dinner buffet 6-8 p.m, with entertainment by Da Voicez, and Michael Sokolik and the Lucky Strike Band. $40. Details at 404-455-1864 or
• Wine Dinner and Benefit, in “A Taste of Italy with Tryon” theme in four courses, for the Literacy Council of Brunswick County, 6:30-9:30 p.m. at Angelo’s Pizzeria & Bistro, 110 Shallotte Crossing, Suite D-3, Shallotte, N.C., for $50 plus tip. Reservations required at 910-754-2334. More details from the literacy council, based at 282 U.S. 17, Supply, N.C., at 910-754-7323 orwww.bcliteracy.org
Piano series at CCU
A monthly Piano Concert Series opens with Daria Rabotkina. Other performers are Stephen Beus at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 2, Angela Cheng at 4 p.m. March 15 and Caroline Hong at 4 p.m. April 19. Details at 349-2787 or www.coastal.edu/culturalarts.
‘Citizenfour’ in series
Fans of independent, classic, foreign and notable films might like an easy escape for Cinematique of Wilmington, next with “Citizenfour,” from 2013, rated R, and about two hours long. Details at 910-632-2285 or thalianhall.org.
For a complete list of upcoming events, festivals and shows, visit MyrtleBeachOnline.com/kicks.