The Bard with a twist
NEWBERRY COMMUNITY PLAYERS: “Kiss Me, Kate,” 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday at the Newberry Opera House, 1201 McKibben St., Newberry. Play within a play as the main characters are actors in a musical version of Shakespeare’s “Taming of the Shrew.” Tickets are $25; groups of 15 or more, $19. Tickets available at the box office, (803) 276-6264 or http://newberryoperahouse.com
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Watch your step
FALL PREVENTION 101: 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday the Eastover Wellness Center, 117 Henry St., Eastover. Kelly Ward, aka “The Fall Prevention Lady,” will demonstrate mobility techniques and exercises (most can be done at home and even while seated). Workshop is free; each participant will receive a video and booklet. Seating is limited, call (803) 353-0532 to reserve a spot.
Think about the yard work
OMG OF HOMEOWNERSHIP WORKSHOP: 8:15 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at Midlands Technical College, Northeast Campus, 151 Powell Road. Sponsored by the City of Columbia Development Department, the workshop is designed for first-time buyers, long-term owners and DIYers with classes on credit, home buying, gardening, maintenance and more. Participants can take up to two classes. (803) 545-3373; http://www.columbiasc.net