6 things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on July 12

The setting summer sun turns the water around this lily into a firey backdrop as Brookgreen Gardens celebrates their Cool Summer Evenings by staying open late._06/20/12_Photo by Charles Slate

‘Carolina Stories’ roll among weekly screenings

See a documentary at 1 p.m. Wednesdays, with more “Carolina Stories,” with “The Last Auction” July 12 and “Finding Clovis” July 19, and ETV’s “South Carolinians in World War II: A Time to Fight” July 26. Details at 843-915-5320 or www.horrycountymuseum.org.

Details: At Horry County Museum, 805 Main St., Conway, open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. Free.

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Art museum stirs up ‘Food for Thought’ in lectures

A “Food for Thought” lecture series, on various Wednesdays this summer, continues with “Native Roots, Native Healing” with Dr. Will Goins, for free, coinciding with the “Feast Your Eyes: Celebrating the Food of the South” and “Feast Local: Brant Barrett Photography” exhibits through Sept. 17. Details at 843-238-2510 or myrtlebeachartmuseum.org.

Details: 2-3:30 p.m. at Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon P. Chapin Art Museum, 3100 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach. Museum open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and 1-4 p.m. Sundays, with free admission for exhibits.

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Shop monthly book sale at Surfside Library

The Friends of the Surfside Beach Library has a book sale on the second Wednesday monthly, including CDs, DVDs, audiobooks and puzzles, with most items costing 25 cents-$2. Details at 843-238-5869 for Friends group, or from library at 843-205-5280 or www.hcml.org.

Details: 4-6 p.m. (open at 3:30 for Friends members) at Horry County Memorial Library Surfside Beach branch, 410 Surfside Drive.

Waccamaw Library begins weekly ‘POV’ series

The Friends of the Waccamaw Library will show three documentaries from the acclaimed PBS series “POV” – a cinema term for “point of view” – all at 4:30 p.m. on the next three Wednesdays, starting July 12, with “4.1 Miles,” covering a Greek Coast Guard captain whose crew attempt to save thousands of migrants from drowning in the Aegean Sea. Also: “Last Men in Aleppo” on July 19, and “Joe’s Violin” July 26. Details at 843-545-3623 or georgetowncountylibrary.sc.gov.

Details: At Georgetown County Library’s Waccamaw Neck branch, 41 St. Paul Place, Litchfield Beach, off Willbrook Boulevard. Free.

Find ‘Dory’ in wave-pool movie at Myrtle Waves

Family “Dive-In Movie Nights” roll every Wednesday, weather permitting, on this evening with “Finding Dory.” Also: “The Jungle Book” on July 19, “The Lego Batman Movie” July 26, “Kung Fu Panda 3” Aug. 2, and “Dolphin Tale 2” Aug. 9. Park opens 10 a.m. daily. Details at 843-913-9250 or www.myrtlewaves.com.

Details: 6:30 p.m. at Myrtle Waves Water Park, at 3000 Mr. Joe White Avenue North Extension, Myrtle Beach, at U.S. 17. Special general admission after 4 p.m. Wednesdays for $13.99 plus tax – no next day free with this rate.

Brookgreen open late for ‘Cool Summer Evenings’

During “Cool Summer Evenings,” Brookgreen Gardens stays open until 9 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays, through Aug. 11, with concerts at 7 p.m. every Wednesday and Friday, this week with Lakewood Camping Resort’s “High Steppin’ Country” revue and the Shem Creek Boogie Band, respectively. Also, on Thursdays: Butterfly Field activities at 5 p.m., Ron Daise orating stories at 6 p.m., and for extra $8 for adults, $4 children, “A Pirate Adventure” boat rides at 5, 6 and 7 p.m. Details at 843-235-6000, 800-849-1931 or www.brookgreen.org/CoolSummerEvenings.html.

Details: At Brookgreen, on U.S. 17, between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach (open 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily). Free with admission, which lasts seven days: $16 ages 13-64, $14 ages 65 and older, $8 ages 4-12, and free ages 3 and younger.



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