THE WEEK AHEAD
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
High schools in Horry and Georgetown counties are having commencement ceremonies this week. Congratulations to the new graduates.
Graduations will be held from Tuesday through Friday this week for 14 area schools.
Legislative session ending
The S.C. legislature ends its current legislative session on Thursday. Still to be addressed are laws concerning elections, ethics and cyber security, as well as passing a state budget.
Hank Haney, who has instructed 200 touring professionals around the world including Tiger Woods, will be in Myrtle Beach on Saturday signing autographs and mingling with golf enthusiasts.
Haney will appear at the new Golfsmith Xtreme store, which opened recently near the interchange of U.S. 17 Bypass and U.S. 501 near Costco.
Haney will conduct free clinics at 9:05 a.m. and 10:05 a.m. and sign autographs from 11 a.m. to noon. Doors open at 8 a.m. Clinic attendees can register to win a free 20-minute lesson with Haney at the end of the day.
Adopt a pet and raise funds for WARM
The Waccamaw Animal Rescue Mission will have its annual adoption day/yard sale/barbecue fundraiser, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the former Waccamaw Pottery outlets center, Mall 1, off U.S. 501, just west of Myrtle Beach and the Intracoastal Waterway.
The yard and bake sales open at 8 a.m. and Smokin’ Pitt Bar-B-Q will serve lunches starting at 11 a.m. for $8, from which raffle entries will be made.
Prizes will include a one-night stay at a hotel in Charleston’s historic district with a $200 gift card, an Amazon Kindle Fire Tablet, a round of golf for four with cart at Diamond Back Golf Club, four Myrtle Beach Pelicans game tickets with two baseball caps, a $50 Wal-Mart gift card and two Brookgreen Garden admission tickets.
Also, everyone is asked to bring pet food donations to be relayed to other local rescues and shelters. Details on WARM, an all-volunteer, nonprofit, no-kill shelter at 902-2456, www.warmfarms.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Movies out this week
Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson have teamed up again for the big screen in a summer comedy “The Internship.” The movie has the two older guys laid off from their jobs and scrambling to adapt to the digital age, which leads them to try their hands at a Google internship. It’s rated PG-13 and runs about two hours.
Another movie that releases this week is “The Purge,” starring Ethan Hawke and Lena Headey (rated R, 85 minutes). To watch movie trailers and read reviews of recently released movies, visit MyrtleBeachOnline.com/movie-news-reviews.