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THIS WEEK

AUGUSTA CANAL MOONLIGHT MUSIC CRUISE: 7 p.m. Friday, Canal Interpretive Center at Enterprise Mill, 1450 Greene St.; (706) 823-0440

MOVIES AT THE COMMON: 9 p.m. Friday, Augusta Common, 836 Reynolds St.; (706) 821-1754

HYDRANGEAS GALORE PLANT SALE AND GARDEN TOUR: 9 a.m. Saturday, Pendleton King Park, Kissingbower Road; (706) 738-4321, tkmills@knology.net

PET ADOPTION RESOURCE CENTER GRAND OPENING: 11 a.m. Saturday, 2008 Westside Drive; (706) 364-1435

MEMORIAL WEEKEND CONCERT: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sacred Heart Cultural Center, 1301 Greene St.; (706) 826-4701, www.sacredheartaugusta.org

CLASSIC MOVIE NIGHT: 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Fort Discovery, 1 Seventh St.; (706) 821-0600

MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT: 7:30 p.m. Monday, Jessye Norman Amphitheater, 15 Eighth St.; (706) 733-5144

MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY: 9 a.m. Monday, Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home, 1001 15th St.; (706) 721-2531

UPCOMING

CELEBRATION OF LIFE DINNER FOR CANCER SURVIVORS: 6 p.m. Friday, June 4, Augusta Marriott Hotel & Suites, 2 10th St.; ajohnston@uh.org

DAYLILY SHOW AND SALE: 1 p.m. Saturday June 5, Doctors Hospital, H2U Building, 1305 Interstate Parkway; (706) 231-6985

WINE TASTING: 5 p.m. Tuesday June 8, The Snug Steak & Grill, 240 Davis Road; $10; (706) 863-1118

GIRL SCOUTS TRAVELING TROOP KICKOFF PARTY: Wednesday June 9, Burns Memorial UMC, 2372 Lumpkin Road; (706) 774-0505, plennon@gshg.org

AUGUSTA PUBLIC LIBRARY RIBBON CUTTING: 10 a.m., Friday, June 25, 823 Telfair St.; (706) 821-2600

FIRST AID CLASS: One-day classes for certification; 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, June 16, American Red Cross of Augusta, 1322 Ellis St.; certification valid for three years; $35; (706) 724-8481, www.arcaug.org


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