Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on Feb. 22

02/21/2013 5:00 PM

02/13/2013 2:41 PM

Gators galore in NMB

See more than 800 alligators and other animals in one place. Special shows daily on tigers 10:30 a.m.; alligators at 11 a.m. and 1 and 3 p.m.; reptiles at noon and 2 p.m.; and lemurs at 3:30 p.m. Details at 361-0789 or

Details | Open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Alligator Adventure, in Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach; $18.99 ages 13 and older, $16.99 seniors, $12.99 ages 4-12, free ages 3 and younger, and active military free with ID, with half-price rate for three of their guests. Also, second-day-free pass available for return within seven days.

Take ‘Cultural Safari’

Take a “Cultural Safari” in a video program covering England. Details at 215-4700, or email

Details | 1-2 p.m. at Horry County Memorial Library Socastee branch, 141 707-Connector Road, off S.C. 707 west of S.C. 544, for free.

Catch free movies

Catch a free movie in two places:

• “The Words,” starring Bradley Cooper, at 3 p.m. at Myrtle Beach Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane. Details at 918-2380.
• “Friday Night at the Movies,” with host David Zinman, “Sunset Boulevard,” starring Gloria Swanson and William Holden, at 7 p.m. at Georgetown County Library’s Waccamaw Neck branch, 24 Commerce Lane, Pawleys Island. Call 545-3623.

Senior dance in MB

The city of Myrtle Beach continues a season of senior dances. Other dates are March 8 and 22, and ticket sales start a week before each dance. Details at 918-2381 or

Details | 7-10 p.m. at Myrtle Beach’s Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Drive, near The Market Common, for $7.

Improv in twin bill

The Carolina Improv Company winds up the month’s final weekend with two adult shows: “Whose Night Out Is It Anyway?” at 7:30 p.m. and “Chick-****-tionary” at 9 p.m. (and for all ages, “Whose Beach Is It Anyway?” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, for $14 ages 12 and older, $12 ages 4-11.) Details at 272-4242 or

Details | at Uptown, by Bass Pro Shops in Myrtle Beach mall, at U.S. 17 and S.C. 22, near Briarcliffe Acres, each $14, and second show on Friday free with purchase to first one.

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

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