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AIKEN COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD: 7 p.m., 1000 Brookhaven Drive

ARBOR DAY 2008: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Reed Creek Wetland Park & Interpretive Center, 3820 Park Lane (behind Zaxby's on Furys Ferry Road), Martinez; free

COLUMBIA COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION: 5:30 p.m., school board central office, 4781 Hereford Farm Road, Evans

TUESDAY NIGHTS TOGETHER: 7 p.m., administration building, First Baptist Church of North Augusta, 625 Georgia Ave.; community-wide fellowship and Bible study for area single adults; (803) 279-6370.

THE TAMING OF THE SHREW: 7 p.m., Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre at Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way; free with JagCard; $7 general public; presented by the American Shakespeare Center's international touring division; (706) 667-4100.

WEDNESDAY

Augusta Commission Public Services Committee: 12:30 p.m., eighth floor committee room, Municipal Building, 530 Greene St.

AUGUSTA COMMISSION ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES COMMITTEE: 12:50 p.m., eighth floor committee room, Municipal Building, 530 Greene St.

AUGUSTA COMMISSION ENGINEERING SERVICES COMMITTEE: 1:15 p.m., eighth floor committee room, Municipal Building, 530 Greene St.

AUGUSTA COMMISSION FINANCE COMMITTEE: 1:45 p.m., eighth floor committee room, Municipal Building, 530 Greene St.

AIKEN CORPORATION EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE: 10 a.m., in the municipal building, on Park Avenue.

GARDEN SERIES: 12:10- 12:45 p.m., Columbia County library; Columbia County Extension Service Gardening at Lunch series; insect control on ornamentals; (706) 868-3413.

RINGLING BROS. AND BARNUM & BAILEY CIRCUS: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 3:30 p.m. Saturday; 1:30 p.m. Sunday; James Brown Arena, 601 Seventh St.; $15 and $20, with limited number of VIP floor seats available; (706) 722-3521.

THURSDAY

COLUMBIA COUNTY MANAGEMENT AND FINANCIAL SERVICES COMMITTEE: 10 a.m., Thursday at the Evans Government Complex Auditorium, 630 Ronald Reagan Drive, Evans; (706) 868-3379.

COLUMBIA COUNTY PLANNING AND ENGINEERING SERVICES COMMITTEE: 11 a.m., Thursday at the Evans Government Complex Auditorium, 630 Ronald Reagan Drive, Evans; (706) 868-3379.

LOVE AROUND THE WORLD: Valentine's Evening of Love Songs: 7 p.m., Pullman Hall, 560 Walton Way; Georgia's Three Tenors, four-course dinner and wines with each course; $75; (803) 648-3373 for reservations.

THE GOAT: 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and Feb. 21-23; Le Chat Noir, 304 Eighth St.; $20; (706) 722-3322, lcnaugusta.com.

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