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Posted: February 11, 2014 - 5:15pm

FREE INCOME TAX PREPARATION: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday-Thursday through April 15, Aiken County Library, 314 Chesterfield St. NW, Aiken; available to Aiken County residents; appointments required; (803) 642-2020

SMITH-WATSON FAMILY: Reunion July 3-6 Aiken and Edgefield counties; (706) 399-0143, (803) 507-7461, smithwatsonfamilyreunion@gmail.com

CANHOPE EMOTIONAL SUPPORT GROUP: 3-4 p.m. third Wednesdays, Aiken’s First Baptist Church, 120 Chester­field St.; Cancer Survivors Helping Others through Positive Encouragement; Jamie Turner, executive director, (803) 649-5433, srcfdirector@yahoo.com; Cathy Cole, group facilitator, (803) 641-5389, cathy.cole@uhsinc.com; free; bit.ly/1cbQBg8

AIKEN AREA MYELINATORS MS SELF HELP GROUP MEETING: 10 a.m. third Saturdays, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 961 Trail Ridge Road, Aiken; for those with multiple sclerosis and caregivers

NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUP MEETING: 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, St. John’s United Methodist Church Room 119, 104 Newberry St. NW, Aiken; for relatives and friends of addicts; free; nar-anon.org

PRO WRESTLING: Doors open 7:30 p.m., bell time 8 p.m. first Saturdays, Patriots Park Gymnasium,5445 Columbia Road, Grovetown; $10 and $7; 5 and younger free; flatlineprowrestling.com

VALENTINE’S DAY CRAFT: 3:30 p.m. today, Jeff Maxwell Branch Library, 1927 Lumpkin Road; make Valentine’s Day craft, play games and have snacks; for ages 4-8; free; (706) 793-2020

THE CAMELLIA TEA: 3-5:30 p.m. Thursday, Magnolia Dale, intersection of Norris and Bacon streets, Edgefield; camellias in bloom; sandwiches, sweets, punch and tea, music; camellia experts on hand to discuss cultivation; free; sponsored by Edgefield Camellia Club; (803) 637-2370

CHOCAROUND: 4-8 p.m. Thursday, Edgefield; shop while enjoying wine and chocolate confections; get a shopping passport at any downtown shop or restaurant and have it punched by each location visited for a chance to win a gift basket; sponsored by Edgefield Community Development Association

WINTER JAM 2014 TOUR SPECTACULAR: 7 p.m. Thursday, James Brown Arena; Newsboys and Lecrae with Tenth Avenue North, Thousand Foot Krutch, Plumb, NewSong and Colton Dixon; Nick Hall, evangelist with message; iDisciple App Pre-Jam Party featuring Love & The Outcome, Everfound, Derek Minor; $10; bit.ly/1c5UuQp

SOA: UNIVERSITY HEALTH CARE SYSTEM POPS! AT THE BELL: MELISSA MANCHESTER: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Bell Auditorium; classic hits and diva tributes; soaugusta.org

ART AT LUNCH: THE WANDERER PROJECT: Noon Friday, Morris Museum of Art, 1 10th St.; writer and archaeologist Dr. Mark Newell discussing the project, which explores the connection between Congolese Africans smuggled into South Carolina on the slave ship the Wanderer in 1858 and the tradition of Southern face jug pottery; lunch provided by New Moon Cafe; $10 members, $14 others; registration required by today; (706) 828-3867, themorris.org

TYLER PERRY’S HELL HATH NO FURY LIKE A WOMAN SCORNED: 3 p.m. Sunday, Bell Auditorium, $47.50; 7:30 p.m. Sunday, $49.50; doors open one hour prior to show; tickets at Champion’s box office at James Brown Arena, online at www.georgialinatix.com and by phone at (877) 4AUGTIX; group sales (706) 262-4573 or vjohnson@arccc.com; bit.ly/1fyPHKk

AIKEN MASTER GARDENERS LUNCHBOX LECTURE: 12:30 p.m. Monday, Trinity United Methodist Church, 2724 Whiskey Road, Aiken; Roses to Love, presented by master gardener Jane Burckhalter who has been growing roses for years; tips for success with roses; free; aikenmastergardeners.org/gardentalk

COFFEE CORNER: AIKEN COUNTY’S SMART911: 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aiken County Recreation Center, 917 Jefferson Davis Highway, Graniteville; for senior citizens; learn how to prepare house for an emergency; free; (803) 663-6142

BEECH ISLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY MEETING: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Beech Island Historical Society History & Visitors Center, 144 Old Jackson Highway; Adam King, archaeologist for Savannah River Archaeological Research Program at SRP, speaker; The Hollywood Site: Ritual Paraphernalia, External Connections and the Birth of CSRA Mississippian Culture, topic; open to the public; (803) 827-0184, beechislandhistory.org

SOA: BANK OF AMERICA COLUMBIA COUNTY MUSIC SERIES: ESCHER STRING QUARTET: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jabez Sanford Hardin Performing Arts Center, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd., Evans; refined string quartet acclaimed for its individual sound, inspired artistic decisions and symbiotic blend; soaugusta.org

TAYLOR BMW BROADWAY IN AUGUSTA: ROCK OF AGES: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 20, Bell Auditorium; smash hit musical featuring ‘80s tunes; BroadwayInAugustaGA.com

NINTH ANNUAL AUGUSTA HOME & GARDEN SHOW: 2-7 p.m. Feb. 21, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Feb. 22, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 23, James Brown Arena; turn home and garden dreams into reality; augustahomeandgardenshow.com

AIKEN COMMUNITY PLAYHOUSE: SHERLOCK HOLMES: 8 p.m. Feb. 21, 22, 28, March 1, 3 p.m. Feb. 23, March 2, Aiken Community Playhouse, 126 Newberry St. SW, Aiken; incriminating letters written by a young European prince to the English girl he betrayed are in the hands of the dead girl’s sister; Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are on the case with Moriarty lurking in the shadows; $20 adult, $17 senior, $12 student, $7 child; (803) 648-1438, aikencommunityplayhouse.com

COLUMBIA COUNTY CHARITY GALA, A VEGAS STYLE EVENT: 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, Savannah Rapids Park, 3300 Evans to Locks Road, Martinez; Vegas style games, music, dinner, dancing, complimentary drinks, cash bar, raffle prizes, Texas Hold ‘em tournament; $80, $150 couple; (706) 312-7192, etix.com

LIFE AS A WRITER: 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, Jeff Maxwell Branch Library, 1927 Lumpkin Road; with Allison Silver; free; (706) 793-2020

GUY DAVIS: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28, Jabez Sanford Hardin Performing Arts Center, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd., Evans; rural blues; guests encouraged to wear styles of the blues era and walk red carpet to entrance; $20, $25; (706) 726-0366, augustaamusements.com

STORY TIME IN THE GARDENS: 4 p.m. Tuesdays, March 4-May 27, Hopelands Gardens, 135 Dupree Place, 29803 Aiken; senior adults read aloud stories from children’s books; each family in attendance receives a free book to take home; bring a blanket or chair to sit on; drinks and snacks welcome; for ages 8 and younger accompanied by an adult; free; to become a volunteer reader call (803) 642-7650

SOA: UNIVERSITY HEALTH CARE SYSTEM POPS! AT THE BELL: Cirque de la Symphonie: 7:30 p.m. March 6, Bell Auditorium; magic and acrobatics of Cirque paired with orchestral classics; soaugusta.org

TYE-DYE 5K FAMILY FUN RUN: 9 a.m. March 8, Evans Middle School, 4785 Hereford Farm Road, Evans; wear white, return covered in many colors; evansmiddle.net/Tye-DyeRun.html

TAYLOR BMW BROADWAY IN AUGUSTA: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: 7:30 p.m. March 11, Bell Auditorium; musical based on animated feature film; BroadwayInAugustaGA.com

FOREIGNER: 8 p.m. March 13, Bell Auditorium; one of the most popular rock bands in the world; $37-$87; bit.ly/1aoFnnm

HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS 2014 FANS RULE WORLD TOUR: 7 p.m. March 14, James Brown Arena; fans choose rules for games; visit www.harlemglobetrotters.com/rule to vote on favorite, craziest rule; $25-$81; bit.ly/16N4RZB

SOA: BANK OF AMERICA COLUMBIA COUNTY MUSIC SERIES: TRIO VIRADO: 7:30 p.m. March 15, Jabez Sanford Hardin Performing Arts Center; collaboration of the most distinguished Latin artists on flute, viola and guitar; soaugusta.org

SHEN YUN 2014: 7:30 p.m. March 18 and 19, Bell Auditorium; classical China brought to life through dance and orchestral compositions; $52-$102; bit.ly/GB4urC

EDGEFIELD COUNTY THEATRE COMPANY: SYLVIA: 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, March 21, 22, 28 and 29, 3 p.m. Sundays, March 23 and 30, William Miller Bouknight Theatre, 405 Main St., Edgefield; (803) 637-3833, edgefieldtheatre.wordpress.com

GREATER AUGUSTA YOUTH THEATRE: GUYS AND DOLLS JR.: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 29, Evans High School, 4550 Cox Road, Evans; all performers between sixth and 12th grade; $10 adults, $6 students; gayt.org

DIANE SCHUUR: 7:30 p.m. April 4, Jabez Sanford Hardin Performing Arts Center; contemporary jazz vocalist; guests encouraged to dress in jazz, elegant attire and walk red carpet to entrance; $47.50, $54.50; (706) 726-0366, augustaamusements.com

TAYLOR BMW BROADWAY IN AUGUSTA: STOMP: 7:30 p.m. April 29, Bell Auditorium; explosive, provocative, sophisticated, sexy, unique; BroadwayInAugustaGA.com

TAYLOR BMW BROADWAY IN AUGUSTA: THE MIDTOWN MEN: 7:30 p.m. May 13, Bell Auditorium; signing favorite ‘60s hits; BroadwayInAugustaGA.com

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