Counties go green
E-WASTE RECYCLING: 9 a.m.-noon Saturday at CrossRoads Middle School, 6949 St. Andrews Road, Columbia. Items accepted include computers (laptops, monitors, CPUs, keyboards, printers, scanners), TVs, VCR and DVD players, fax machines, telephone systems, cell phones, stereos, radios, PDAs and electronic game systems. Open to Lexington and Richland County residents only. Sponsored by Keep the Midlands Beautiful and the town of Irmo. (803) 733-1139; www.keepthemidlandsbeautiful.org
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“THE OLD SETTLER”: 3 p.m. Sunday at the Sumter Little Theatre, 14 Mood Ave., Sumter. Set in Harlem in 1943, it’s the story of sisters whose lives are changed by the arrival of a new man. Tickets are $15; students, seniors and military, $12. (803) 775-2150
From Broadway to Columbia
“THE 39 STEPS”: Friday through March 1 at Longstreet Theatre, 1300 Greene St. Combine an Alfred Hitchcock espionage thriller with the style of Monty Python and you get Patrick Barlow’s manically theatrical comedy. A cast of four will become more than 150 difference characters in the Tony Award winning whodunit. Performances are 8 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays, 7 p.m. Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $12-$18; on March 1 there will be a half-price late night performance at 11 p.m. Presented by the USC College of Arts and Sciences and the Department of Theatre and Dance. 777-2551