Around town


What's up for the week? Events include Sing It Loud at Sector 7G, Edwin McCain at the Imperial Theatre, Tour de Georgia finale, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy with the Augusta Symphony, Chicago at the Bell, Olde Town Artisan's Fair in North Augusta, Dearly Departed staging in Aiken, Nene Humphrey lecture at the Morris Museum of Art, Undercover Artists fundraiser for Walton Rehab and an Augusta Colts game.


Coming in Applause


It's been more than a year since the Palmetto Parkway project got under way. But unlike people affected by the major roadwork on I-20 in Georgia, neighbors haven't complained.

Coming in Community


Pond school: 4:30-5:30 p.m., Reed Creek Park; children 5 and older are invited to free lessons about aquatic life; children must be accompanied by an adult; registration required by calling (706) 210-4027.

MARVIN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH CLOTHES CLOSET: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the church at Wheeler and Belair roads; donations accepted on the first of the month.

EUCHEE CREEK STORY TIME: 10:30-11:15 a.m. at Euchee Creek Library, 5907 Euchee Creek Drive, Grovetown; free.


ARCHAEOLOGY MEETING: 8 p.m., Famous Dave's Restaurant, 2821 Washington Road; Dr. Mark Barnes will be the guest speaker at the meeting of the Augusta Archaeological Society; free to attend.

CEREMONY AND RECEPTION: 5:30 p.m., Augusta Canal Interpretive Center, 1450 Greene St., Suite 400; ceremony and reception marking center's fifth anniversary and honoring Edward J. Cashin; held by the Augusta Canal Authority; (706) 823-0440.

COUNTRY MUSIC CONCERT SERIES: 7 p.m., Columbia County Amphitheater, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd.; Jim Perkins; free admission; (706) 312-7191,


ERIC HORNER IN CONCERT: 7 p.m., Fort Gordon's Alexander Hall; a patriotic salute to America's military; free admission; limited tickets available for the public, available at the Fort Gordon Religious Information Center, Building 29601; call (706) 791-5653 for tickets and information.

HARLEM RELAY FOR LIFE: Begins at 7 p.m., Harlem High School; The American Cancer Society fundraiser will run through 7 a.m. Saturday.


HEALTH FAIR: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Old Macedonia Baptist Church, 200 Macedonia Road, North Augusta; screenings and vendors; free; sponsored by Phi Chi Chapter of Chi Eta Phi Sorority Inc.

ARGENTINE TANGO DANCE: 8-11 p.m., Cutno Dance Center, 739 Greene St.; $5 members of the Augusta Tango Club, $10 others.