Visit Alligator Adventure
See more than 800 alligators, and other animals, in one place. Special shows daily on reptiles at 11 a.m. and 2 and 5 p.m.; tigers noon and 3 p.m.; lemurs at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.; and alligator feedings at 1 and 4 p.m. Details at 361-0789 or www.alligatoradventure.com.
Details | Open 9 a.m.-7 p.m. at Alligator Adventure, in Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach; $18.99 ages 13 and older, $16.99 seniors, $12.99 ages 4-12, free ages 3 and younger, and second-day-free pass available for return within seven days.
Travel like a turtle
In “Turtle Travels,” through Jan. 5, take an interactive look at the reptiles through games, images, participatory text, artifacts and video of what it’s like to be a turtle moving through local habitats. Details at 946-9469 or www.cmsckids.org.
Details | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Children’s Museum of South Carolina, 2501 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, also accessible from Oak Street; free with admission: $8 ages 2 and older.
Memorial Day service
American Legion Post 178 will have its annual Memorial Day service – always on the original Memorial Day. Details at 365-4513.
Details | 11 a.m. the Legion, 3950 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet, south of Wilcox Avenue.
Slide in North Myrtle Beach
The city of North Myrtle Beach has inflated its giant Hippo water slide for a fourth straight summer. Details at 280-5674 or 798-1071.
Details | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. daily through Labor Day on the beach between First and Second avenues South; buy tickets at Ocean Park concession stand, at the First Avenue South street end: single ride $3, four single rides $10, daily pass $20, weeklong pass $60, individual season pass $65, and family-of-four season pass $185.
Horry County Memorial Library presents a World War II-era exhibit for two more days, through Thursday, from the collection of Greg Lawson of Socastee, including letters, photos, movie items, soldier’s uniforms, as well as materials from Honor Flight Myrtle Beach. Details from Lawson at 574-596-6393, or 205-5280 or 215-4700.
Details | At two library branches: Surfside Beach, 410 Surfside Drive, and Socastee, 141-707 Connector, near S.C. 544 and S.C. 707, for free.
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