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Several local restaurants will host Feast of the Seven Fishes events, an Italian-American tradition, on Saturday evening.

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What: The Noisy Oyster and Big Billy's Burger Joint are offering a Tax Day Relief Special: buy one food item, and get 1/2 off an item of equal or lesser value. Dine-in only; no shared orders.

Where: The Noisy Oyster, 24 N. Market St., downtown Charleston; Big Billy's Burger Joint, 5070 International Blvd., North Charleston

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What: St. Philip’s Church will offer its annual tea room and Lowcountry lunch, featuring homemade soups, salads, sandwiches and desserts.

When: 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Where: St. Philip's Church, 142 Church St., downtown Charleston

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What: Aging expert Dr. Bill Thomas and musical guest Nate Silas Richardson present “The Age of Disruption Tour,” an entertaining and highly disruptive exploration of aging, a radical new approach to and conversation on growth and aging.

When: 2:30-4:30 p.m. and 7-8:30 p.m.

Where: Charleston Area Convention Center, 5055 International Blvd., North Charleston

Price: $15-$30

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What: Walk through the French Quarter, stop at several pubs along the way to dine on a variety of hors d’oeuvres, sip Southern libations and sample local beer. The pub crawl also visits courtyards, English taverns and former speakeasies, with historical tales from local guides. Reservations required.

When: 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Where: Molly Darcy’s, 235 East Bay St., downtown Charleston

Price: $30 per person

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What: “Negotiating Issues of Blackness in Multi-ethnic Nations: Brazil” is a lecture by Dr. Maria Aparecida Andrade de Salgueiro with the State University of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil and is co-sponsored by LACS, LCWA and Hispanic Studies.

When: 5 p.m.

Where: New Science Center Auditorium, College of Charleston, 202 Calhoun St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free and open to the public

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What: Join Jim Martin with the Charleston Parks Conservancy to learn tips for growing year round and getting a bounty of produce winter, spring, summer and fall. Registration required.

When: 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Where: Medway Park and Community Garden, 2101 Medway Road, James Island

Price: Free and open to the public

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What: Executive chef of Indaco, Kevin Getzewich, and executive chef of Mercantile and Mash, Tim Morton, will team up to prepare a special three-course pasta dinner. Guests will enjoy interactive demonstrations and take home a bag of homemade pasta.

When: 6-8 p.m.

Where: Mercantile and Mash, 701 East Bay St., downtown Charleston

Price: $50 per person

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What: Attend a free introductory lecture on Maharishi’s Transcendental Meditation (TM), a simple, natural, effortless technique that allows the active mind to become silent, but fully awake. The body gains deep rest and research studies show that the 20-minute twice daily practice of TM improves conditions of the mind, body and behavior. Reservations suggested.

When: 6 p.m.

Where: Charleston County Public Library, 68 Calhoun St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free and open to the public

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What: “By the Way, Meet Vera Stark” is a play that focuses on black Hollywood in the 1930s and its impact on one actress in particular, Vera Stark, who maneuvers her way from a maid to a Hollywood star to a star in her own right. Presented by the College of Charleston Department of Theatre and Dance.

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: Emmett Robinson Theatre, Simons Center for the Arts, College of Charleston, 54 St. Philip St., downtown Charleston

Price: $20 general; $15 CofC employees, seniors and non-CofC students; $12 CofC students

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