The week ahead

Show off your wheels
The last monthly cruise-in will be held Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. at SNO-CAP Drive-In, 618 West Ave., North Augusta. Prizes, games and raffles will benefit service projects. Call (803) 279-4004 for more information.
Correction, September 26, 2007: Because of a news assistant's error, a calendar item in Monday's Metro section listed the wrong date for Augusta Mayor Deke Copenhaver's prayer breakfast. The breakfast is today at 8 a.m. at Trinity On The Hill United Methodist Church, 1330 Monte Sano Ave.
The Augusta Chronicle regrets the error.(Highlight changes)



MONDAY MOVIES: 6:30 p.m. Monday, Blue in the Face; Augusta Headquarters Library, 902 Greene St.; free; (706) 821-2600.

SPEECH AND HEARING SCREENINGS: By appointment Monday-Friday, University Hospital Speech and Hearing Center, 1430 Harper St., Suite C3 or Professional Center 2, Suite 102, 4321 University Parkway, Evans; $10 for children and adults; (706) 774-5777.

INSPECTING CAROL AUDITIONS: 7:30 p.m. Monday-Tuesday, Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre, Third Avenue, Building 32100; show dates Nov. 9 and 10, 16 and 17, 29 and 30 and Dec. 1; dinner 7 p.m., show 8 p.m.;

BARIATRIC SURGERY SUPPORT GROUP: 5:30 p.m., University Hospital; for people who have had or are considering bariatric surgery; (706) 868-3241.


MAYOR'S PRAYER BREAKFAST: 8 a.m., Trinity on the Hill Methodist; (706) 821-1833.

GEORGIA'S THREE TENORS: Noon, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Sixth and Reynolds streets at Riverwalk Augusta; free; (706) 722-3463.

SIBLING BIRTHDAY PARTY: 3-4 p.m., University Hospital Cafeteria; free; registration required; (706) 774-2825.

GOOD EATS: 5:30-6:30 p.m., Richmond County Health Department, 950 Laney Walker Blvd. Room 220; nutrition classes; free; (706) 721-5800.

BIKE NIGHT: 7-9 p.m., SNO-CAP Drive-In, 618 West Ave., North Augusta; held by Harley owners group Ladies of Harley; sponsored by Augusta Harley-Davidson; all motorcycles are welcome; free; (803) 279-4004.

SINGLES BIBLE STUDY: 7 p.m., Administration Building, First Baptist Church of North Augusta, 625 Georgia Ave.; doors open at 6:30 p.m. for ping-pong, pool and fellowship; (803) 279-6370.

CREATIVE ECONOMIES: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Savannah Rapids Pavilion, White Oak Room, 3300 Evans to Locks Road; led by the Georgia Tourism Foundation; $10; registration required; contact Jeannie Buttrum, (706) 661-4944.

CSRA PARKINSON SUPPORT GROUP: 6 p.m., dining room in St. John Towers, 724 Greene St.; (706) 855-7690.


MICHAEL SEARLES BOOK SIGNING: 1-2:30 p.m., 170 University Hall, Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way; Mr. Searles, an assistant professor of history at ASU, will sign his book Buffalo Soldiers in the West: A Black Soldiers Anthology; question and answer session afterward; (706) 737-1444.

WEE WISDOM: Noon to 1 p.m., Medical College of Georgia Children's Medical Center Family Resource Library, 1446 Harper St.; registration required; free; Nancy Webb (706) 721-5437.

GEORGIA-CAROLINA TOAST-MASTERS: Noon, The Cotton Patch, 816 Cotton Lane; (803) 593-6605.

DROUGHT MANAGEMENT PROGRAM FOR LIVESTOCK: 6:30 p.m. , Aiken County Agricultural Building, 1555 Richland Ave. E., Aiken; topics: emergency feed sources, cool season forage options, army worm control options and USDA drought programs; (803) 649-6297.


ACROSS THE PLAINS: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Cross Creek High School, 3855 Old Waynesboro Road; performed by school's drama department; (706) 772-8140.

BENEFIT CONCERT FOR WESLEY HUTTO AND GARY MCROY: 9 p.m., , The Country Club, 2834 Washington Road; with 17 South, Iron Hill and Borderline; $5 for guys and $3 for ladies; (706) 364-1862.

HEPHZIBAH LIONS CLUB: 7 p.m., Hephzibah Community Center, Windsor Spring Road; (706) 592-2982.

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


ANGEL STREET: 7 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. show Friday-Saturday and Oct. 4-6, Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre, Third Avenue, Building 32100; $25-$38;

GREASE: 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday, Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St.; $12-$38; presented by the Augusta Players; (706) 826-4707,

THYROID CANCER SCREENING: 8 a.m. to noon, MCG Ambulatory Care Center, Otolaryngology Practice Site, fourth floor, Harper Street; thyroid specialist will look for signs of thyroid cancer and offer advice for treatment; (706) 721-6100.

CHILDREN'S WEEK KICKOFF CELEBRATION: 10:15 a.m., Jessye Norman Amphitheater, Riverwalk; free; (706) 721-1869.


DEEPSTEP: Doors open at 7 p.m., The Country Club, 2834 Washington Road; $5 for guys and $3 for ladies; (706) 364-1862.

RIVER'S EDGE SERTOMA CLUB YARD SALE: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. , 2018 Loblolly Court; selling household items, no clothing; anything not sold will be donated to Community Ministry of North Augusta; cash or checks; (803) 221-7621.

COLONIAL ERA DEMONSTRATIONS: 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.,, Living History Park, 299 W. Spring Grove Ave., North Augusta; (803) 279-7560.


CSRA UNITED BATTLE OF THE BANDS: Noon to 6 p.m., Lucy C. Laney High School stadium, 1339 Laney-Walker Blvd.; $10 in advance; (706) 664-7908.


BEST OF AUGUSTA BASH: 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4; Fort Discovery, Riverwalk Augusta at Seventh Street; local bands, cash bar, area restaurants on hand with food samples; held by Augusta Magazine; tickets - $12 in advance, $17 at door - available at The Augusta Chronicle cashier's office, 725 Broad St.; The Columbia County News-Times office in the Publix Shopping Center, Washington Road, Evans; Fort Discovery ticket counter; and

ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION: 6-10 p.m. Oct. 5, Augusta Common, 800 block of Broad and Reynolds streets; celebration of five years in existence; (706) 821-1754.

SOUTHERN SOUL AND SONG: Blue Highway, with The Lovell Sisters, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5; Imperial Theatre; Oct. 19, The Grascals; Nov. 2, Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder; Nov. 16, King Wilkie; Nov. 30, Grasstowne with Kenny and Amanda Smith Band; tickets start at $12.50; presented by Morris Museum of Art and Imperial Theatre; (706) 722-8341.

LIGHT THE NIGHT WALK: Noon to 9 p.m. Oct. 6, Augusta Common; Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's annual walk to celebrate and commemorate lives touched by cancer; (800) 399-7312.