Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on June 14

2 Flag Day ceremonies

Two area groups welcome the public to their annual Flag Day ceremonies:

‘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.

Nature programs

“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:

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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