Around the block

Scholars' banquet

The 14th annual Scholarship Banquet of the Richmond County Neighborhood Association Alliance begins at 7 p.m. Friday at Gordon Club Conference Center, Building 18402, 19th Street, Fort Gordon.

Attire is semiformal or formal. The banquet is open to the public. Admission is $30.

For tickets, call Kay Capizzi at (706) 836-5599, Edward Jefferson at (706) 231-3769, or Sammie L. Sias at (706) 840-5240.

For more information, contact Catherine Winbush at (706) 737-9829 or catwin@bellsouth.net.

Genealogy session

Following Footprints Is Fun, a genealogy workshop, will be held Saturday at the Augusta Genealogical Society Adamson Library, 1109 Broad St.

Registration will be held from 8:30 to 8:55 a.m., and classes will be held from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The workshop will teach participants how to search for their ancestors. Registration fee includes a box lunch and a genealogical how-to book. The cost is $15 for members and $20 for others.

Call (706) 722-4073.

Bridge seminar

Jerry Helms, a celebrity bridge teacher, will conduct a bridge seminar from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Social Inc., 3157 Washington Road.

Proceeds benefit the CSRA Junior Bridge League, an organization that teaches bridge to area youths.

The cost is $125 and includes lunch. To register, send a check to Lynthia Strong, 3209 Huxley Drive, Augusta, GA 30909.

Call (706) 736-1011 or e-mail lynthia216@aol.com.

The white night

The third annual Night of White will be from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the River Room at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 605 Reynolds St.

The dinner and silent auction, to raise money for pediatric care at the Medical College of Georgia, includes a catered dinner, an open bar and live music.

Tickets are $50. Visit www.nightofwhite.org.

ASU film series

The Augusta State University Spring 2010 Film Series will show The Necessities of Life (not rated) at 7 p.m. Monday in University Hall 170, 2500 Walton Way. The series is free and open to the public.

Call (706) 729-2416.

Attic sale

The Junior League of Augusta will hold the 58th annual attic sale from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 6, at the Augusta Exchange Club Fairgrounds, Fourth and Hale streets.

Items at the public sale will include children's clothes, toys, furniture, electronics, household items, books and holiday decorations. Admittance is free and open to the public.

A preview party will be at 7 p.m. Friday, March 5, at the fairgrounds. Tickets are $25.

The evening will include a barbecue dinner, a silent auction, a raffle and a cash bar.

Call (706) 736-0033 or visit www.jlaugusta.org.

See for free

The Morris Museum of Art, 1 10th St., is offering free admission to all visitors through Sunday, March 14.

Most of the museum's galleries are closed while its permanent collection is being rearranged.

The Coggins Gallery, the Education Gallery and the museum store remain open.

The museum's grand reopening will be celebrated beginning March 6.

Regular museum admission fees will resume Tuesday, March 16.

Call (706) 724-7501.


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