Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on May 16

Two programs at park

Choose from two special programs on Fridays in May. Details at 238-0874 or www.myrtlebeachsp.com:

• “Hermie the Hermit Crab,” an interactive story for ages 4-7, 10-10:45 a.m., through May 23

• “Who’s Home?” checking birdhouses and observing various stages of nesting, 2-3 p.m. Wear close-toed shoes. Also, children younger than 12 need an adult with them.

Details | at nature center at Myrtle Beach State Park, on U.S. 17 Business, one mile south of Ocean Boulevard/Farrow Parkway; free with admission: $5 ages 16 and older, $3.25 S.C. seniors, and $3 ages 6-15.

Lunch at benefits

Choose a benefit, both with meals for $7, for dine or takeout:

• Murrells Inlet Masonic Lodge 368, serving chicken bog, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Inlet Affairs, 4024 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet. Details at 215-8352.

• Omar Beachcombers Shriners’ barbecue, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and 4-6 p.m. at Myrtle Beach Train Depot, 851 Broadway St., Myrtle Beach, and free delivery for orders of 10 or more – call 222-2265.

‘Blue Jasmine’ plays

Adults and seniors are invited to catch a movie every Friday, next with “Blue Jasmine,” starring Alec Baldwin and Cate Blanchett and rated PG-13. Details at 918-2380.

Details | 3 p.m. at Myrtle Beach Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane, near Farrow Parkway and The Market Common, for free.

‘Oz’ play at high school

See a student production of “The Wizard of Oz” the next two weekends through May 25. Details at www.mbhsperformingarts.com.

Details | 7:30 p.m. Fridays-Sundays and 3 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays at Myrtle Beach High School, on Grissom Parkway, between 29th and 38th avenues North, for $12.

‘Whose Night’ by Improv

Catch the Carolina Improv Company’s “Whose Night Is It Anyway?” adult show on most Fridays in May (but not May 23 – and “Whose Beach Is It Anyway?” family show is on Saturdays, but not May 24). Details at 272-4242 or www.carolinaimprov.com.

Details | 7:30 p.m. in Uptown Theater, at Myrtle Beach mall, at U.S. 17 and S.C. 22, for $12.75 advance online, or $14 at door.

Jackyl in concert

See Jackyl in a “Throttle Fest” concert, with D.B. Bryant, opening. Details at 272-3000 or www.hob.com/myrtlebeach.

Details | 8:30 p.m. at House of Blues, in Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach, for $25 advance or $29 day of show.

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