Around town



GREENJACKETS: vs. Savannah Sand Gnats, 7:05 p.m. through Friday; Lake Olmstead Stadium, Milledge Road; greenjacketsbaseball. com.

BUS STOP: 7 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. show through Saturday, Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre, Third Avenue, Building 32100, Fort Gordon; civilians $36; seniors, active-duty E6 and above, military retirees, Department of the Army civilians $34; active-duty E6 and below $26; show only $20; (706) 791-4389.

TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY: 6 p.m., Grovetown United Methodist Church, 206 E. Robinson Ave.; nonprofit weight-loss support group; (706) 863-0726.

JOINT EFFORTS: 11-11:45 a.m., Augusta Orthopedic Clinic, 1521 Anthony Road; answers about knee and hip pain; learn causes and treatments; (706) 481-7604,


SEVENTH ANNUAL PARKINSON'S DISEASE SEMINAR: 8:30 a.m. to noon, Doubletree Hotel, 2651 Perimeter Parkway, Augusta; issues related to the care and treatment of Parkinson's disease; continental breakfast provided; free, but reservations must be made by calling (706) 721-2798.

AUGUSTA CANAL SUNSET CRUISE: 7-9:30 p.m., 7 p.m. in the Canal Interpretive Center Courtyard at Enterprise Mill, 1450 Greene St.; boat departs 7:30 p.m.; benefits the Jud C. Hickey Center for Alzheimer's Care; catered reception by French Market Grille and wines from the Vineyard Wine Market; music by saxophonist Fred Williams; $25.

AUGUSTA COLTS: American Indoor Football Association team plays Mississippi Mudcats, 7:30 p.m., James Brown Arena, 601 Seventh St.; $8-$30;, (706) 828-6820.


GREENJACKETS: vs. Charleston Riverdogs 7:05 p.m.; Lake Olmstead Stadium, Milledge Road; greenjackets

VOTER DRIVES: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Kmart in Martinez and 6-9 p.m. at Columbia County's Red, White and Blue Veterans Celebration in Evans; held by Columbia County Board of Elections; (706) 868-3355.

NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER SERVICE: 8:30 a.m., Grove First Baptist Church, 108 W. Robinson Ave., Grovetown; sponsored by the Grovetown Merchants Association; (706) 863-3632.

HOW TO WRITE AND PUBLISH A CHILDREN'S BOOK: 1:30-3 p.m., Columbia County Library, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd.; held by Gerrie Sobel, author of Jacob and His Magical Flying Bears; free; registration required; (706) 863-1946.