Community theater presentation March 6

  • Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Murrells Inlet Community Theatre presents “Theatre Southern Style” on Thursday, March 6, at 7 p.m.

Representatives from area community theaters will discuss:

2014 performance plans

Behind the scenes look at theater

Answer questions

Admission is free and refreshments will be served. This program is sponsored by Friends of the Waccamaw Library.

The Waccamaw Library is located at 24 Commerce Lane in Pawleys Island.

For more information, call 843-545-3623 or

Brookgreen Gardens offers spring and summer activities

Camp Brookgreen 2014 will host a new Spring Break Camp in April and adventurous weekly sessions and creative Arts Camps in June and July.

Registration is now open for Spring Break Camp by calling 843-235-6049.

Registrations for weekly and two-day Arts Camps begin on March 17 for members and March 24 for non-members.

“Party for the Planet” is the two-day Spring Break Camp theme for kindergarteners through third graders.

“Campers will celebrate Earth Day at Brookgreen with crafts, games, projects, and live animal encounters,” said Mary McClellan, education specialist and camp director.

Georgetown County dates are April 21-22 for K-1st graders and April 23-24 for 2nd and 3rd graders.

Horry County dates are April 14-15 for K-1st graders and April 16-17 for 2nd and 3rd graders.

Sessions are from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Registration is $65 for members and $80 for non-members.

Summer Camp K-5th graders will participate in hands-on activities, zoo and garden exploration, animal encounters and observations, crafts, games, stories, and more.

“Storybook Extravaganza” is the theme for the new K-1st grader half-day camp from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on June 16-20 and 23-27.

Registration is $85 for members and $100 for non-members.

“Second and third graders this year will have the opportunity to sign up for two weeks of camp,” said Ronald Daise, vice president for creative education.

“The new programs and themes offer adventurous ways for youths to learn about nature.”

The theme for July 7-11 is “Ahoy Matey” and the theme for July 14-18 is “Mad Scientist.”

Trips to the Huntington Beach State Park and along Brookgreen’s waterways are only included in the pirate-themed session.

The theme for 4th and 5th graders is “GROSSOLOGY!” on July 21-24 and July 28-August 1.

Registration for 2nd – 5th grade weekly sessions is $160 for members and $185 for non-members. Sessions are from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Two two-day Arts Camps will be offered for up-and-coming artists to use nature and sculpture as their inspiration.

June 16-17 is for 6th and 7th graders. June 23-24 is for 8th – 12th graders.

Sessions meet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and registration is $95 for members and $115 for non-members.

Brookgreen Gardens, a National Historic Landmark and non-profit organization, is located on U.S. 17 between Myrtle Beach and Pawleys Island, South Carolina, and is open to the public daily. For more information, consult our web site at or call 843-235-6000.

The Moveable Feast

The Moveable Feast offers literary luncheons with exciting authors at area restaurants.

Since 1998, this popular series of literary luncheons, each featuring an established or debuting author, is held on Fridays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at a variety of Waccamaw Neck restaurants.

Founded and managed by CLASS, The Moveable Feast showcases authors selected by Litchfield Books.

Books may be purchased from them in advance or at the Feast with a 10-percent discount. After each Moveable Feast, the author adjourns to the bookstore at 2 p.m. to sign for those unable to attend the luncheon. ?Paid reservations for the Moveable Feast are requested by the Wednesday prior to the event.

Most Feasts are $25.

Reservations may be made onsite at Art Works inside the Chocolate and Coffee House at the Litchfield Exchange, online at, or by phone, 843-235-9600.

March 7 — Wiley Cash

(This Dark Road to Mercy) at Tara Ballroom, Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort

When their mother dies unexpectedly, 12-year-old Easter and her 6-year-old sister Ruby are shuffled into the foster care system in Gastonia, N.C., a town not far from the Appalachian mountains.

But just as they settle into their new life, their errant father, Wade, an ex-minor league baseball player whom they haven’t seen in years, suddenly appears and wants to spend more time with them. Unfortunately, Wade has signed away legal rights to his daughters, and the only way he can get Easter and Ruby back is to steal them away in the middle of the night.

March 14 — Terry Kay

(Seventh Mirror) at Ocean One

Like his father and grandfather before him, Fergus Greybar the Fourth travels the countryside in a wagon of carnival mirrors, pulled by two magnificent white horses named Look and See. As the Mirror Man, he is welcomed everywhere by children who find delight in seeing themselves take on strange and funny shapes when looking into the six mirrors that line the inside of his wagon. But there is another mirror, one of great magic – the Seventh Mirror. In it, children see themselves not as they are, but as they wish to be.


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