Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on June 18

Catch the Carolina Soul Band in the “Music on Main” series, 7-9 p.m. in North Myrtle Beach’s Horseshoe, at Main Street and South Ocean Boulevard, for free.
Catch the Carolina Soul Band in the “Music on Main” series, 7-9 p.m. in North Myrtle Beach’s Horseshoe, at Main Street and South Ocean Boulevard, for free. Courtesy photo

Movie series at mall

The weekly “Summer Kids Series” opens with “Rise of the Guardians,” then: “How to Train Your Dragon 2” June 25, “Monsters vs. Aliens” July 2, “The Croods” July 9, “Megamind” July 16, “Shrek Forever After” July 23, “Marmaduke” July 30, “Tooth Fairy” Aug. 6, “The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water” Aug. 13, and “Paddington,” Aug. 20. Details at 272-6598 or www.carmike.com/Events/Category/8.

Details | 10 a.m. Thursdays at Carmike Cinemas 12 at Myrtle Beach Mall, at U.S.17 and S.C. 22, near Briarcliffe Acres. $4 per person, including a small popcorn and small Coca-Cola product.

‘Game Time’ at library

Join “Family Game Time,” with various board games such as Scrabble, Pay Day, Risk, Sorry and Twister. Reservations appreciated at 918-1295, or e-mail harrell@chapinlibrary.org.

Details | 4-6 p.m. on third Thursdays through December at Myrtle Beach’s Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Ave. N., at Kings Highway. Free.

Free outings outside

▪ Island Fest, a family event benefiting Alzheimer’s research and other local charities, 6-10 p.m. at Hammock Shops Village, on U.S. 17 in Pawleys Island, including trop-rock music by Latitude, and a children’s hula contest. 457-3325, 655-4589 or www.pawleysislandfest.com.

▪ “Music on Main,” with Carolina Soul Band, 7-9 p.m. in North Myrtle Beach’s Horseshoe, at Main Street and South Ocean Boulevard. 280-5594, ext. 3, or parks.nmb.us/Page.aspx?id=11.

▪ “Concert on the Green, 7-10 p.m., including On the Border in an Eagles tribute at 8 p.m., in Myrtle Beach’s Valor Memorial Garden, on Farrow Parkway, at The Market Common. 839-3500 or www.marketcommonmb.com.

▪ “Hot Summer Nights,” with Chocolate Chip Band, 8-11 p.m. in Myrtle Beach’s Plyler Park, at Mr. Joe White Avenue and North Ocean Boulevard. 779-2662 or www.myrtlebeachdowntown.com.

▪ Movie “Annie,” at dusk in Rourk Gardens, on Main Street in Shallotte, N.C., across from Jerome’s Steak & Seafood. 910-253-2031 or www.brunswickcountync.gov.

▪ Movie “Frozen,” 9 p.m. in Surfside Beach’s Martin Field, at Dogwood Drive and Sixth Avenue South. 650-9548 or www.surfsidebeach.org.

‘High Steppin’ Country’ opens

The “High Steppin’ Country” musical revue opens for its 39th summer, with shows at 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays through Aug. 15, then Saturdays only through Sept. 5. More details at 447-7359.

Details | At Lakewood Camping Resort’s Theater by the Sea, 5901 S. Kings Highway, between Myrtle Beach and Surfside Beach, about a mile north of S.C. 544, for $10 ages 12 and older, $5 ages 3-11. Guests from outside Lakewood are asked to park by the conference center, just north of the campground entrance, and catch a shuttle to the venue.

‘Family Night’ in gardens

Brookgreen Gardens, open 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, continues “Cool Summer Evenings,” staying open till 9 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays through Aug. 7. Catch “Family Night” on Thursdays, with “Evening Bed Check With the Animals,” 5 p.m. across Lowcountry Zoo; storytelling with Donna Catton-Johnson, 6 p.m. in Enchanted Storybook Forest; and “A Pirate Adventure at Brookgreen” creek excursions for families, at 5, 6 and 7 p.m., for an extra fee besides garden admission: $8 ages 13 and older, and $4 ages 4-12. Details at 235-6000 or www.brookgreen.org.

Details | At gardens, on U.S. 17, between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach, across from Huntington Beach State Park. Admission lasts seven days: $15 ages 13-64, $13 ages 65 and older, and $7 ages 4-12, and free ages 3 and younger.

For a complete list of upcoming events, festivals and shows, visit MyrtleBeachOnline.com/kicks.