2 Flag Day ceremonies
Two area groups welcome the public to their annual Flag Day ceremonies:
• Daughters of the American Revolution Winyah Chapter of Georgetown, 10 a.m. at Morgan Park in Georgetown, on the south end of East Bay Street, just past East Bay Park. Details at 546-5972.
• Grand Strand Patriotic Alliance, 11 a.m. at Disabled American Veterans site, 2987 Church St., Myrtle Beach, behind Martin’s golf store. Call 995-3741.
‘Chicken Run’ playing
The “Summer Kids Series” includes a different movie every Thursday through Aug. 9, next with “Chicken Run.” Details at 445-1616.
Details | 10 a.m. at Carmike Cinemas Broadway 16, at Broadway at the Beach, on Grissom Parkway in Myrtle Beach, for $2, covering the movie. a beverage and serving of popcorn.
“Cool Summer Evenings,” Wednesdays-Fridays through Aug. 10, include two nature programs on Thursdays, with Jerry Walls, a naturalist from Hemingway, starting with “Snakes Alive – The Real Truth!” 5-6 p.m., and “Family Fun with Science – Oh, My!” interactive learning sessions for families 7-8 p.m. Also, a two-part “Frogwatch USA” volunteer training session begins 3-4:30 p.m., concluding 10:30-noon June 30; reservations at 235-6016. Gardens details at 235-6000, 800-849-1931 or www.brookgreen.org.
Details | 5-9 p.m. (open at 9:30 a.m. daily) at Brookgreen Gardens, on U.S. 17, between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach; free with admission, which lasts seven days: $14 ages 13-64, $12 ages 65 and older, and $7 ages 4-12.
2 concerts to choose from
Area concerts include:
• Vince Gill, with special guest Sarah Jarosz, at 7 p.m. at Alabama Theatre, in Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach, for $49.95, $57.95 or $65.95. Details at 272-1111, 800-342-2262, www.alabama-theatre.com and www.vincegill.com.
• Bullfrog, playing rock music as part of the Oceanfront Merchant’s Association “Hot Summer Nights,” 8-11 p.m. in Myrtle Beach’s Plyler Park, at Mr. Joe White Avenue and North Ocean Boulevard, for free. Details at 421-9848, 997-6695 or myrtlebeachdowntown.com.
Pelicans take the field
The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, the Advanced-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers, open a four-game series against the Potomac Nationals, a Washington Nationals farm club from Virginia. It’s “Thirsty Thursday,” with $1 beers 6-8 p.m. 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.
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