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Posted: February 19, 2014 - 12:26pm
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Senior Jordan Hysell laughs as the crown slides off her head after she was crowned Miss Fox Creek at the annual pageant for Fox Creek High School held Jan. 26 at the Imperial Theatre in Augusta.   JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF
Senior Jordan Hysell laughs as the crown slides off her head after she was crowned Miss Fox Creek at the annual pageant for Fox Creek High School held Jan. 26 at the Imperial Theatre in Augusta.

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

LIGHT UP THE SKY MISS FOX CREEK HIGH SCHOOL PAGEANT: 6-10 p.m. Saturday, Kroc Center, 1833 Broad St.; $10-$12; (706) 364-4491

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

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

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

AIKEN COMMUNITY PLAYHOUSE: SHERLOCK HOLMES: 8 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Feb. 28, March 1; 3 p.m. Sunday and 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 adults, $17 seniors, $12 students, $7 children; (803) 648-1438, aikencommunityplayhouse.com

COLUMBIA COUNTY CHARITY GALA, A VEGAS STYLE EVENT: 7 p.m. Saturday, 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, 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 through 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; singing favorite ’60s hits; BroadwayInAugustaGA.com

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