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North Augusta Idol<BR> Megan Martin won the North Augusta Idol competition in 2003. This year's talent show will be held Tuesday from 7 to 8 p.m. at North Augusta High School. Tickets cost $5. For more information about the show, call (803) 442-7588.  File/Staff
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North Augusta Idol
Megan Martin won the North Augusta Idol competition in 2003. This year's talent show will be held Tuesday from 7 to 8 p.m. at North Augusta High School. Tickets cost $5. For more information about the show, call (803) 442-7588.

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.

ENCORE!!: 10:30 a.m., Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St.; dramatization of short stories by Mark Twain, Edgar Allan Poe, Washington Irving, W.W. Jacobs and Guy de Maupassant; by Chamber Theatre Productions; $14.75; group rates available; (800) 225-7988.

CSRA WRITERS MEETING: 6:30 p.m., Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 1336 Augusta West Parkway; writers are invited to attend and bring eight copies of a manuscript to be critiqued; (706) 738-4114.

WILD TURKEY GOLF: 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., 2007 Bank of America Conservation Cup; benefits turkey conservation and America's hunting heritage; four-player teams; Mount Vintage Plantation Golf Club, 215 Mount Vintage Plantation Drive; registration required; $600 per team; (803) 637-3106.

TUESDAY

MCG BRAIN TUMOR SUPPORT GROUP: 5:30-6:30 p.m., MCG Alumni Center on 15th Street; (706) 721-0193.

20TH ANNUAL STEAK AND BURGER DINNER: 6:30 p.m., Augusta State University Athletic Center, 3109 Wrightsboro Road; keynote speaker, Ozzie Smith; benefit for the Boys & Girls Club of Augusta; $100; sponsorship levels range from $1,000 to $10,000; (706) 312-2200.

THE AUGUSTA ROSE SOCIETY: 7:30 p.m., Room 105, Adult Building, First Baptist Church, 3500 Walton Way; with Dr. Kathy McKie, associate professor of pediatrics and assistant dean for student affairs at Medical College of Georgia; (803) 502-0252.

WEDNESDAY

ANNUAL MEETING: 6 p.m., Aragon Park Community Center, 1880 Alabama Road; held by Light of the World Neighborhood and Economic Development Inc.; (706) 828-7736.

THURSDAY

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

15TH ANNUAL ART PATCHIN JR. CELEBRATION: 6 p.m., Augusta Country Club, 655 Milledge Road; proceeds benefit the Art Patchin Endowment; $50; $75 a couple; includes heavy hors d'oeuvres, refreshments, auction for Club Car golf car and raffle for Heritage Golf Tournament package, including four clubhouse badges, parking pass, lodging on Hilton Head Island; (706) 729-5660.

STEPHEN DUNN TALK: 11 a.m., 101 Galloway Hall, Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way; part of the Sandhills Writers Conference; Mr. Dunn won the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for poetry; free; (706) 729-2416.

TOM KIMMEL CONCERT: 9:15 p.m., Le Chat Noir, 304 Eighth St.; free; (706) 729-2416.

FRIDAY

A DAY OF ART FESTIVAL AND ARTISTS' MARKET: 9 a.m. artists' market, 6 p.m. artists' reception, Friday; A Day of Art Festival, 10 a.m. Saturday; Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, 506 Telfair St.; includes an exhibition and sale by local artists, children's activities and artist demonstrations; free; (706) 722-5495.

HENRY PURCELL'S DIDO AND AENEAS: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday; Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way; presented by ASU's Opera; $10; $8 seniors; $5 students; free with a valid ASU ID; ASU students can purchase one guest ticket for $5; (706) 667-4100.

SOLOISTS OF THE AUGUSTA COLLEGIUM MUSICUM: 8 p.m., at the parish hall of the Church of the Good Shepherd, 2230 Walton Way; $10; (706) 733-5619.

DANCE-OFF: 8:30-11 p.m., Midland Valley First Church of the Nazarene, 3526 Jefferson Davis Highway; dance-off, flag football, table tennis and more; seventh through 12th grades; $2; (803) 593-3114.

LECTURE AT THE ATHENAEUM: 6:30-8 p.m.; How to Read a Church: Interpreting Christian Symbolism in Church Art and Architecture, with Anthony Warenzak; The Athenaeum at Monte Sano; reservations required; coffee and light refreshments; (706) 855-9028.

SATURDAY

MARTY STUART: 7:30 p.m., Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St.; $12.50-$35; (706) 722-8341, www.imperialtheatre.com.

FASHION SHOW: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Drive; North Augusta Council of Garden Clubs' Tea and Fashion Show; $10, tickets available at Jim Bush Flower Shop on Martintown Road, Parks Pharmacy on Georgia Avenue; (803) 278-0784.

CANTOR JOEL FOX: 8 p.m., Congregation Children of Israel; $10; (706) 339-3798.

SUNDAY

GANG AWARENESS PRESENTATION: 6 p.m., CrossRhodes Christian Lounge, 1850 Gordon Highway; performances by Jubba and Jayreed; free; ages 18 and older only; (706) 951-2693.

GEORGE JONES: 7:30 p.m., Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St.; $28-$48; (706) 722-3521; augustaciviccenter.com.

CONCERTS WITH A CAUSE: 3 p.m., The Manhattan Piano Trio with John Scott, Dmitry Kouzov, cello; Dmitry Lukin and John Scott, clarinet; and Milana Strezeva, piano; benefits the Augusta Restoration Shop; free, offering taken; (706) 724-9641.

STARFIELD: 6:30 p.m., North Augusta High School; $10 at door, $30 maximum per family; (803) 279-1555, www.truenorthchurch.com.

THE AUGUSTA CONCERT BAND: 3 p.m.; Lakeside High School, 533 Blue Ridge Drive, Evans; free.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

OPEN HOUSE: 9-11 a.m. Monday, March 26; McGrath SeniorNet Learning Center, lower level of the Gregg-Graniteville Library at the University of South Carolina Aiken; courses start the week of April 9; (803) 642-3194.

STORYLAND THEATRE: Tuesday-Saturday, March 27-31; Jack and the Beanstalk; Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St.; show times 9:30 a.m., 10:45 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. for school days and 3 p.m. Saturday; school performances require reservations, $4.50 per show for pupils, $11 for season; chaperones and teachers admitted free; special rates for home-school groups; matinee tickets cost $12 for season or $5 per show; Saturdays do not require reservations; free tickets available Saturdays for active-duty military and their families with a military ID; www.knology.net/storyland, (706) 736-3455.

VOLUNTEER FAIR: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 27; Jaguar Student Activities Ballroom, Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way; nonprofit agencies throughout the area will be present; (706) 737-1610.

STEP AFRIKA!: 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 27; Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way; features fraternity and sorority stepping styles, the gumboot dance and the South African Zulu dance, with mini-step workshop; free with a valid ASU ID; general admission $5; (706) 667-4100.

LECTURE AT THE ATHENAEUM: 9:30-11 a.m. March 29, Launching Kids for Life: Giving Our Children What They Need to Succeed, with Beverly Firmin; The Athenaeum at Monte Sano; reservations required; coffee and light refreshments; (706) 855-9028.

 
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