Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on April 23

Engineering Day at HGTC

Horry-Georgetown Technical College’s Annual Engineering Day is an outdoor design event for high school students interested in math and science careers, and members of the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Grand Strand branch will judge the competition. Details at 349-5332, and from group at 448-0910 or www.asce.org.

Details | 8 a.m.-noon at HGTC Conway campus, Building 300, off U.S. 501, for free.

Film festival opens

The ninth annual Myrtle Beach International Film Festival opens, continuing through Saturday, at Carmike Cinemas’ Broadway 17, at Broadway at the Beach, off Grissom Parkway, between 21st and 29th avenues North in Myrtle Beach, priced per time block the same as regular movies, or all-access pass $50. Details at www.myrtlebeachfilmfestival.com, or theater at 445-1616:

• 5:30-7:30 p.m. – “Computer Potato” (12 minutes), “Franky and the Ant” (10), and “Wild Blue” (100)

• 8-10 p.m. – “Notes” (11), “Posey” (22), and “Sand Castles” (93)

• 10:30 p.m. – Opening night party in Captain’s Quarters Resort Level 6 Entertainment Center, with 20 bowling lanes, 901 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach.

‘Singing in the Sun’

The 16th annual “Singing in the Sun” continues through Saturday with, on this evening: Greater Vision, the Whisnants, Jason Crabb, the Primitive and Harvesters quartets, and Dennis Swanberg, speaker. Details at 888-238-6858 or www.abrahamproductions.net.

Details | 6:30 p.m. at Myrtle Beach Convention Center, at Oak Street and 21st Avenue North. Tickets for ages 13 and older $20.50 and $26.50-$28.50 nightly; also multi-night ticket discounts of $5 and $7 for three and four-night packages, respectively. Free for ages 12 and younger.

Peter Gabriel on screen

See “Peter Gabriel: Back to Front “ on the silver screen. Details at 839-3225.

Details | 7:30 p.m. at Cinemark at Coastal Grand mall, off Seaboard Street in Myrtle Beach, for $15 adults, $14 seniors/students and $13 children.

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