Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on May 28

Ride Trippo slide on beach

The Trippo inflatable beachfront water slide is open daily for the summer, with three chutes – two curving on the side and one straightaway. Details 280-5674 or 280-5620.

Details | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at First Avenue South and Ocean Boulevard in North Myrtle Beach; single ride $3, four single rides $10, daily pass $20, weeklong pass $60, individual season pass $65, family-of-four season pass $185, and group rates available.

Learn to ID plants

In “Plethora of Plants,” for ages 10 and older, explore maritime forest and grassland flora facts for variety of textures, colors, and smells of coastal plants, with leaves, flowers, and seed pods available for identification. Details at 238-0874 or www.myrtlebeachsp.com.

Details | 2-2:30 p.m. (park open 6 a.m.-10 p.m.) Myrtle Beach State Park Nature Center, 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.

Film series kicks off

A “Classic Film Series,” has begun with screenings on Sundays and Wednesdays, with “Back to the Future” on this evening, “Raiders of the Lost Ark” June 1 and 4, “Saturday Night Fever” June 8 and 11, “Dirty Dancing” June 15 and 18, and “The Godfather Parts 1 and 2” back to back (one price to see both) at 2 and 7 p.m. June 22 and 25. Details at 839-3225 or www.cinemark.com.

Details | 2 and 7 p.m. Wednesdays (and 2 p.m. Sundays), at Cinemark at Coastal Grand mall, off Seaboard Street in Myrtle Beach, for regular movie prices or $30 for a pass to see all five movies.

Bring dogs to game

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Advanced-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers, continue a homestand against the Salem Red Sox, a Boston farm club from Virginia, through Thursday. It’s “Bark at the Park” night, with free admission for dogs with an adult’s paid left-field bleacher seat. Details at 918-6000, 877-918-8499 or www.myrtlebeachpelicans.com.

Details | 7:05 p.m. at TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark, 1251 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach, at Grissom Parkway, for $8-$11 advance, and $1 more on game day.

Dine with pirates

Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show includes two pirates camps doing battle among acrobats, trained animals such as dogs, exotic birds and sea lions, and mermaids. Details at 497-9700, 800-433-4401 or www.piratesvoyage.com.

Details | 6 p.m. at Pirates Voyage, on U.S. 17 Bypass, near northern junction of U.S. 17 Business in Myrtle Beach, for $49.04 or $54.49 ages 12 and older, $23.97 or $29.42 ages 4-11.

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