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Events Elsewhere

Posted: March 19, 2014 - 11:46am

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 Thursday-Sunday, 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 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

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

RECEPTION AND BOOK SIGNING: 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Thomson McDuffie Museum, 121 Main St., Thomson; hosting North Augusta friends and thanking them for the loan of their North Augusta Entertainment History exhibit; book signings by Jason B. Smith and Don “Ramblin” Rhodes; entertainment, refreshments; family friendly; free; (706) 595-9923, mcduffiemuseum.com

CULTURAL SERIES: SOUTHERN FRIED JAZZ: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, The Etherredge Center, 471 University Parkway, Aiken; a taste of New Orleans; seven member band takes audienc eon journey blending soulful sounds of New Orleans with narratives from trumpeter and leader Don Edwards; tickets online or at box office; $40, USC Aiken students $15; (803) 641-3305, web.usca.edu/etherredge-center

OYSTER ROAST/CHILI COOK-OFF: 6-9 p.m. Friday, NWTF Pavilion, Edgefield; oysters, chili barbecue, hot dogs; limited alcohol and soft drinks provided; tickets at Edgefield Chamber office, 416 Calhoun St., by phone or email and at Turkey Shoppe On Main in Edgefield, Edgefield Town Hall, First Citizens Bank – Johnston, Edgefield and Ridge Spring branches, SRP Federal Credit Union in Edgefield and Regions Bank in Johnston; benefits Fill-A-Bus school supply campaign and Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce; deadline to enter competition March 10; $30, ages 12 and younger $10; $10 hot dog, chili and barbecue only; (803) 275-0010, info@edgefieldcountychamber.org

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

HAIR AND FASHION SHOW: 6 p.m. Saturday, Strom Thurmond High School cafeteria, 1131 Columbia Road, Johnston; presented by Strom Thurmond Career & Technology Center’s Cosmetology Department; refreshments, vendors, more; $6 advance, $7 at door; (803) 275-1767

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. Friday, 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. Tuesday, April 29, Bell Auditorium; explosive, provocative, sophisticated, sexy, unique; BroadwayInAugustaGA.com

NATIONAL DISASTER MEDICAL SYSTEMS DRILL 2014: 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 30, Augusta Fire Department Administration Building, 3117 Deans Bridge Road; volunteers needed to simulate overwhelming the area hospital system; bused to local hospitals for processing, return 1-2 p.m.; includes make up and simulated injuries; wear clothes you don’t mind getting messy; do not bring valuables; deadline for entry April 11; (706) 821-1155, e-mail pdugar@augustaga.gov

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

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