Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on Oct. 1

Photo display open

Winners in the fifth annual Winyah Rivers Foundation Photo Contest is on display Mondays-Fridays through October, all in the spirit of preserving fishable, swimmable and drinkable water for the community. Details at 349-4007 or www.winyahrivers.org.

Details | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. in Horry County Government & Justice Center, 1301 Second Ave., Conway, for free.

Book sales aid cause

At the L'il Book Nook, many new and used books, CDs and DVDs are available for purchase Mondays-Thursdays, most for $1 or less, to benefit adult literacy programs. Details at 839-1695 or www.literacyhc.org.

Details | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Horry County Literacy Council, in the Myrtle Beach Family Learning Center, 3101 Oak St.

WonderWorks discount

WonderWorks interactive science museum begins “Local Appreciation Days,” through Dec. 15, excluding Nov. 22-25, for residents of Horry, Georgetown and Brunswick counties with ID. Details at 626-9962 or www.wonderworksonline.com/myrtle-beach/.

Details | Open 10 a.m. at Broadway at the Beach, at U.S. 17 Bypass, off 21st Avenue North in Myrtle Beach, for $14.99 ages 13-54 and $9.99 ages 4-12 and 55 and older (regular rates, $22.99 and $14.99, respectively).

Butterflies galore

The “Whispering Wings” butterfly house remains open for half-hour visits daily through October. Details at 235-6000, 800-849-1931 or www.brookgreen.org.

Details | 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Brookgreen Gardens (open 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.), on U.S. 17, between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach, for $3 ages 13 and older, $2 ages 4-12, in addition to garden admission, which lasts seven days: $14 ages 13-64, $12 ages 65 and older, and $7 ages 4-12.

Learn to dance

USA Dance Grand Strand Chapter 6024 has moved its weekly lessons that cover a variety of American and Latin dances every Monday. Pre-registration is not required, and walk-ins and singles are welcome. Details at 283-0007, 602-7197 or www.USADanceGrandStrand.org.

Details | Beginners 6-7 p.m., intermediate 7-8 p.m. at Anaerobic Studio, in Myrtle Beach mall, at U.S. 17 and S.C. 22, near Briarcliffe Acres; enter in rear of mall, by Bass Pro Shops; $7 club members, otherwise $9.

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