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On guard!<BR> The Augusta Fencers Club meets 6-7 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays at 134 Ninth Street. Membership costs $50 a month. For information, call (706) 722-8878.  Annette M. Drowlette/Staff
Annette M. Drowlette/Staff
On guard!
The Augusta Fencers Club meets 6-7 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays at 134 Ninth Street. Membership costs $50 a month. For information, call (706) 722-8878.

MONDAY NIGHT FILM SERIES: 7 p.m., Gabrielle; 170 University Hall, Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way; free; (706) 729-2416.

FREE TAX FILING: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday-Thursday through April 12, Aiken County Public Library, 314 Chesterfield St. S.W.; for low- and middle-income Aiken County residents, especially those 60 or older; available by appointment; (803) 642-2023; also available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays, Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road, North Augusta; call (803) 279-5767 for appointments; bring copies of 2006 federal and state tax returns and current W-2s, 1099s and any other relevant information needed to file a return; anyone wishing to file an electronic return also must bring a Social Security card and a photo ID. Social Security cards are required for all dependents.

TRANSPORTATION MEETING: 7 p.m.; Aiken County Transportation Committee public meeting at Aiken County Council building, 736 Richland Ave.; attendees can ask to address committee about road and transportation issues; (803) 642-1694.

TUESDAY

EDUCATIONAL SYMPOSIUM, ALZHEIMER'S AND DEMENTIAS: A WAKE-UP CALL: 8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Saturday; The Gordon Club, 19th Street, Building 18402, Fort Gordon; featured speaker will be Meryl Comer, an Emmy-winning broadcast journalist; $40, professionals who need continuing education units; $20 for others; includes a continental breakfast, lunch and materials; register by Tuesday. (706) 731-9060.

AUGUSTA SKI AND OUTING CLUB: 7 p.m.; Mellow Mushroom, 1167 Broad St.; (706) 560-5632.

AUDITIONS, SOUTH PACIFIC: 7 p.m.; Augusta Players production; First Baptist Church of North Augusta, 625 Georgia Ave., North Augusta; prepare a solo from the show or one comparable in style; (706) 826-4707, www.augustaplayers.com.

EQUINE ART EXHIBITION: Through March 14, Aiken County Historical Museum, 433 Newberry St. open 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 2-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; work of Willis Irvin, an influential architect whose designs in Aiken include Banksia, Whitehall II, the McCormick House, current county offices, the Henderson Hotel, the Salley House, the Zeigler House, Idylwood and the Willcox Inn; (803) 642-2015.

THE BIG SCREEN: Community education event by John D. Cheape, M.D.; who will discuss colon cancer prevention and screenings; 5:30 p.m. at University Hospital Cafeteria Dining Rooms 1-3; www.universityhealth.org/publications.

SIGN, SAY & PLAY: 10:15-11 a.m. Tuesdays through May 1 (no class April 3); Wesley United Methodist Church, 825 N. Belair Road, Evans; eight-week class for children ages 6 months to 3 years that teaches simple gestures for communicating with parents and caregivers. Cost is $135 per baby and includes a Sign, Say & Play Starter Kit. Register by visiting MCGHealth.org/Kids or calling (706) 721-7606.

THURSDAY

FRENCH CLUB: 7 p.m. Thursdays, Borders Books Music & Cafe, 257 Robert C. Daniel Jr. Parkway; (706) 737-6962.

KEELY AND DU: 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and March 15, 16, 17; Le Chat Noir, 304 Eighth St.; Greater Tuna, 8 p.m. April 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21; $15 each; (706) 722-3322, www.lcnaugusta.com.

MCG BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP: 6:30-8 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month; mammography area, MCG Breast Health Services (first floor, MCG Medical Center); (706) 721-4726.

PICKENS-SALLEY SYMPOSIUM: 6 p.m.; the University of South Carolina Aiken's fifth annual symposium, Etherredge Center, 471 University Parkway; features Dr. Susan Millar Williams, author of A Devil and a Good Woman, Too: The Lives of Julia Peterkin; free; (803) 641-3448 or deidrem@usca.edu.

AUGUSTA-AIKEN AUDUBON SOCIETY MEETING: 7 p.m.; North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Drive, North Augusta; program about birds, mammals and monasteries of Ethiopia; croakie@comcast.net.

FRIDAY

SOUNDS OF JAZZ: 7 p.m., Julia Easterlin with Tom Rogers; Jabez Sanford Hardin Performing Arts Center, 720 N. Belair Road, Evans; $10; $30 series tickets; tickets available in advance or at the door; (706) 312-7194.

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St.; Aquinas High School Drama Club production; $15 horseshoe seating, $10 regular seating, $7 pupils with ID; (706) 736-5516, www.imperialtheatre.com.

GEORGIA SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY ALUMNI ASSOCIATION'S GREATER AUGUSTA EAGLE CLUB MEETING: 6:30 p.m.; Savannah Rapids Pavilion, 3300 Evans to Lock Road, Martinez; with guest speaker Chris Hatcher; program includes a video about Georgia Southern's Centennial and a children's program featuring the Center for Wildlife Education; $15 adults, $7 children ages 5-12; children 4 and younger admitted free; (706) 650-7865.

EVE ENSLER'S THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES: 7:30 p.m. Friday; 2:30 p.m. Saturday; The Hull Fine Arts Center, Augusta Preparatory Day School, 285 Flowing Wells Road, Martinez; $10; $5 with a student ID; (706) 394-5713.

SATURDAY

ROTARY CLUB'S A TASTE OF SOMETHING WILD SOIRE: 5-8 p.m.; Julian Smith Barbecue Pit on Milledge Road; $35; benefits Augusta Alzheimer's Association on Central Avenue.

MORE SIGN, SAY & PLAY: An extension of the Sign, Say & Play class will be held from 11:15 a.m. to noon Saturdays through May 5 (no class April 7); MCG Children's Medical Center, 1446 Harper St., first-floor classroom, Augusta. Cost is $135 per baby and includes a Sign, Say & Play Starter Kit. Register by visiting MCGHealth.org/kids or calling (706) 721-7606.

ELECTRONICS RECYCLING DAY: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Columbia County Government Center, 630 Ronald Reagan Drive, Evans; accepted items include computers, monitors, desktops; unaccepted items include televisions, microwave ovens; (706) 312-7191.

CSRA SHOWGIRLS DANCER-4-A-DAY CAMP: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Center Stage Dance Academy, 4499 Columbia Road, Martinez; registration 9-10 a.m.; for girls ages 5-13; featuring dance instruction, jazz technique, cheerleading skills; lunch provided; (803) 215-0034.

SUPERPETZ EVENT: 1-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; Superpetz, 222 Bobby Jones Expressway; with hot dogs, drinks, treats for dogs and photos; donations will benefit Happy Tails Rescue; (706) 836-2708.

SUNDAY

AUGUSTA SYMPHONY'S SPRING CELEBRATION PUBLIX FAMILY CONCERT: 3 p.m.; Augusta State University's Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre; $8 per person or $28 for a Family 4-Pack; (706) 826-4705 or visit www.augustasymphony.org.


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