Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on April 24

Programs at libraries

Two Horry County Memorial Library ( www.hcml.org) branches have special programs, both for free:

• Diane DeVaughn Stokes, local TV and radio personality, will speak on “TV Bloopers, Celebrity Interviews, and Local Heroes: 42 Years of Local Television Revealed!” at 10 a.m. at 910 First Ave. S., North Myrtle Beach. Call 915-5281.

• “ ‘Tween Recycled Art Club,” for ages 9-12, using creative recycled materials to decorate seedling pots, 4:30 p.m. 2250 Carolina Forest Blvd., Carolina Forest, east of U.S. 501. 915-5282.

Barony all about nature

Choose a special nature program at Hobcaw Barony (www.hobcawbarony.org), on U.S. 17, just north of Georgetown, and call in reservations to 546-4623:

• “Cane Pole Fishing,” 10 a.m.-1 p.m. for $15 per pole to take home

• “The Sting on Pollinators,” for ages 5-10, 2-4 p.m., for $10.

Film festival rolls on

The ninth annual Myrtle Beach International Film Festival continues daily 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:

3:30-5:30 p.m. – “Naa Bangaaxu Talli”

• 6-8 p.m. – “Little Pen Lost” (five minutes), “Angel” (13), “The Breakup Message” (18), and “Medora” (82)

• 8:30-10:30 p.m. – “Hollywood Nights” beachside party at Hotel Blue Oceanfront Resort, 705 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach.

Stages salute music

• “Singing in the Sun” continuing through Saturday with, on this evening: The Isaacs, Gold City, the Pfeifers, Talleys, Tribute Quartet, and Herb Reavis, speaker, at 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 a multi-night ticket discount of $5 for a three-night package. Free for ages 12 and younger. 888-238-6858 or



• Long Bay Symphony Youth Orchestra’s spring concert, 7:30 p.m. at Myrtle Beach High School, on Grissom Parkway, between 29th and 38th avenues North, for $5 donation requested. 448-8379 or



• “Love on Broadway” premiere, 8 p.m. at Stage Left Theatre, DeVille St., Myrtle Beach, in The Market Common, Myrtle Beach,s. $10. 232-0339 or



Coolidge, Shatner in shows

Two stars who first made their mark in the 1960s and ‘70s have special evenings lined up, both at 7:30:

• Rita Coolidge, in Brunswick Community College Odell Williamson Auditorium, off U.S. 17 in Supply, N.C., for $30 for ages 18-64, $28 ages 65 and older, and $11 ages 12 and younger. 910-755-7416, ext. 7416, or



• William Shatner in “Shatner’s World,” on the silver screen, at Cinemark at Coastal Grand mall in Myrtle Beach, for $15 adults, $14 seniors/students and $13 children. 839-3225.

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