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Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on May 8

Myrtle Waves Water Park, which premiered “The Rockin’ Ray” last summer, has opened for the season, starting with 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, and May 30, for this month. Find the park at U.S. 17 Bypass and Mr. Joe White Avenue (formerly 10th Avenue North) Extension in Myrtle Beach.
Myrtle Waves Water Park, which premiered “The Rockin’ Ray” last summer, has opened for the season, starting with 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, and May 30, for this month. Find the park at U.S. 17 Bypass and Mr. Joe White Avenue (formerly 10th Avenue North) Extension in Myrtle Beach. The Sun News file photo

Join Mother’s Day breakfast, aquarium freebie

▪ Mother’s Day Breakfast, 8 a.m.-noon, benefiting and at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10420, 3459 U.S. 17 Bypass, Murrells Inlet. $10. 843-651-6900.

▪ Free Mother’s Day admission for all moms, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher, on U.S. 421, just south of Kure Beach. Regular rates: $10.95 ages 13-61, $9.95 seniors and military, $8.95 ages 3-12, and free ages 2 and younger. 910-772-0500 or www.ncaquariums.com/fort-fisher.

▪ Opening weekend for Myrtle Waves Water Park, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. at U.S. 17 Bypass and Mr. Joe White Avenue Extension in Myrtle Beach. Advance daily at www.myrtlewaves.com, plus tax: $26.99 individuals 4 feet or taller and $20.99 juniors under 4 feet, also with the next day free, and free ages 2 and younger. 843-913-9250.

▪ “Bob Hope: An American Treasure” exhibit, through August, at North Myrtle Beach Area Historical Museum, 799 Second Ave. N., North Myrtle Beach – open noon-4 p.m. Sundays; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays; and 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays. $10 ages 18-59; $8 ages 60 and older and military/student with ID; $5 ages 5-12; and free ages 4 and younger. 843-427-7668 or www.nmbmuseum.com, and www.bobhope.com.

▪ Cultural Council of Georgetown County’s “Georgetown Art Walk,” 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on Front Street in Georgetown. 843-359-1078 or www.culturalcouncilofgeorgetown.com.

▪ Sundays in May at Myrtle Beach State Park, on U.S. 17 Business, south of city limits: “Urban Sea Turtle” 2-3 p.m., and “Destination Turtle DNA,” for ages 8 and older, 3:30-4:15 p.m. – Free with admission: $5 ages 16 and older, $3.25 S.C. seniors, $3 ages 6-15. 843-238-0874 or www.myrtlebeachsp.com.

▪ Saving Abel concert, 5 p.m. at The Boathouse Waterway Bar & Grill, 201 Fantasy Harbor Blvd., along Intracoastal Waterway, just west of Myrtle Beach, off U.S. 501, next to Clarion Hotel. Free. 843-903-2628 or www.boathousemb.com.

▪ Jamie Morgan, 8 p.m. Sundays and Tuesdays this month (but not May 22 and 24), at Carolina Comedy Club, at Broadway at the Beach’s Celebrity Square, off 29th Avenue North in Myrtle Beach. $15. 843-839-2565 or www.carolinacomedyclub.com.

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