Around Town

Richmond County open house meeting
The public is invited to participate in planning for the future of the area, sharing ideas, concerns and describing their vision. The meeting is from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History, 1116 Phillips St. For information, call (706) 821-1796.



Baby's Brother & Sister: 2-3 p.m., Doctors Hospital, 3651 Wheeler Road, Medical Office Building I, Cradle Club Classroom, Suite 310; registration required; (706) 651-2229,

SUNDAY MORNING FORUM: 9:30 a.m., Unitarian Universalist Church of Augusta, 3501 Walton Way; with Robert Arnett.


SPIRITUALS: BLACK AND WHITE: 8 p.m., Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way; faculty recital with Linda Banister, mezzo-soprano, and Rosalyn Floyd, piano; $5, free for Augusta State students, faculty, and staff with a JagCard; (706) 667-4100.

GLAUCOMA LUNCH AND LEARN: Noon to 12:45 p.m., Medical College of Georgia Medical Center, Terrace Dining Room, 1120 15th St.; free; with Dr. Sandra Johnson, an ophthalmologist and glaucoma specialist for the MCG Eye Care Center.

AIKEN CITY COUNCIL MEETING: 7 p.m.; City Hall on Park Avenue.

HARLEM'S HANDS UP OUTREACH MINISTRIES THRIFT SHOP: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday-Friday at 110 S. Hicks St.; free bread available; donations of clothing, housewares, school supplies and other items are welcome; (706) 556-2259.

EVANS TOWN CENTER PARK MEETING: 7 p.m.; Evans Government Center Auditorium, 630 Ronald Reagan Drive; a public meeting to discuss conceptual drawings of Evans Town Center Park; (706) 868-3484.

COLUMBIA COUNTY COMMUNITY EVENTS COMMITTEE: 6 p.m.; Evans Government Center Auditorium, 630 Ronald Reagan Drive; (706) 868-3379.

GROVETOWN SEMImonthly city council meeting: 6 p.m. at City Hall on Old Wrightsboro Road in Grovetown.