Upcoming calendar

THIS WEEK

COLORECTAL CANCER AWARE-NESS: Dr. Thomas Kayal to answer questions about colorectal cancer; 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today, Wilson Family Y, Wheeler Road; free colorectal cancer screening kits

GREATER AUGUSTA CHAPTER OF THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF LEGAL NURSE CONSULTANTS ONLINE MEETINGS: Debut of online meetings; 5 p.m. today; speaker Kathy Christopherson, of Atlanta, presenting Intro to Legal Nurse Consulting and Marketing; reservations required; Liz Buddenhagen (770) 725-2997, Liz@ BuddenhagenLNC.com

15TH ANNUAL FISHER HOUSE GOLF TOURNAMENT: Held by Health Services Auxiliary; registration 10:30 a.m. Friday, Gordon Lakes Golf Course, Building 537, Range Road, Fort Gordon; lunch 11 a.m., shotgun start 12:30 p.m.; $75 per player/$300 per team; money raised to benefit Fort Gordon Fisher House; Aimee Davis (706) 825-7652, www.tournevents/FHGT1

CSRA CHAPTER OF THE AMERICAN PAYROLL ASSOCIATION: Payroll Accounting, topic; Lindy Byrd, guest speaker; 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Doubletree Hotel, 2651 Perimeter Parkway; $15, includes buffet luncheon; Roxann Grant (706) 631-8206

AWARENESS MATTERS -- RAISING AWARENESS OF TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY: Formal dinner and silent auction with motivating stories from three brain injury survivors; 7-9 p.m. Friday, Doubletree Hotel, 2651 Perimeter Parkway; Jennifer Litchfield (706) 533-3904

PAWS IN THE PARK: Dog walk fundraiser for CSRA Humane Society; registration 9:30 a.m., walk begins 10 a.m. Saturday, 425 Wood St.; minimum $5 donation to walk a shelter dog; (706) 261-7387 www.csrahs.org

WALK MS 2011: 5k fundraiser to benefit National Multiple Sclerosis Society -- Georgia Chapter; registration 9 a.m., walk 10 a.m. Saturday, Lake Olmstead Park, 78 Milledge Road; Amy Ingram (706) 832-2300

SPRING CAR WASH AND FAMILY HEALTH/FUN DAY: Held by MACH Academy and Georgia Health Sciences University College of Nursing; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Fleming Tennis Center, 1850 Chester Ave.; free blood pressure screenings, food, games, physical challenges, goody bags and more; car wash $5, truck/SUV $10, proceeds benefit MACH Academy's Uniform Drive; Jacqueline Wilkins (706) 796-5046

FRIENDS OF AUGUSTA LIBRARY USED BOOK SALE: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, basement of Appleby Branch Library, 2260 Walton Way, corner of Walton Way and Johns Road

TENNIS NIGHT IN AMERICA: Registration events for all spring and summer youth tennis programs; free food, games and prizes; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Newman Tennis Center, 3103 Wrightsboro Road; (706) 821-1600, www.tennisnight.com

ST. BALDRICK'S FOUNDATION FUNDRAISER: Nonprofit organization to raise money to fund the most promising research to find cures for childhood cancers; be a hero for kids with cancer by shaving your head in return for pledges of financial support from friends and family; 10 to 20 people to shave their heads to help Conquer Kids' Cancer! noon Saturday, Somewhere In Augusta Bar & Grill, 2820 Washington Road; raffle of donated items; Joseph Scherer (706) 564-6678

T.A.G. STEP SHOW -- YOUR STATE OF MIND: Ninth annual competition; elementary, middle and high school step teams from Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama and Mississippi; Dougie Dance Contest; Line Dance Debut and Marching Unit; chances to win more than $1,000 in cash, trophies, door prizes; 6 p.m. Saturday, Henry H. Brigham Community Center Gymnasium, 2463 Golden Camp Road; $10 advance, $12 at door; Wendolyn L. Lacy (706) 284-8252

HEARING LOSS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA: Monthly meeting; Making Miracles ... One Dog at a Time! presentation about service dogs; refreshments 5:30 p.m., program 6 p.m. Monday, First Baptist Church, 3500 Walton Way, Walton Building; (706) 737-0103

LIGHT OF THE WORLD NEIGH-BORHOOD AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Annual meeting; 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aragon Park Community Center

Women's Memorial at Arlington Cemetery, Washington: The Augusta Woman's Club looking for women who have served in the military to be part of the memorial; contact the club for information on the memorial and application; Augusta Woman's Club, P.O. Box 211595, Augusta, GA 30917-1595, attn: Mrs. Wadene Welch, Public Issue Chairman

UPCOMING

SPRING MUSICAL DOUBLE FEATURE: 7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, March 24-26, Westminster Schools of Augusta, 3067 Wheeler Road; 1940s Radio Hour and a Broadway Review; $12 adults, $10 students, $8 ages 10 and under, $50 family maximum; tickets include both shows each night; wsa.net

OYSTER ROAST -- COOKIN' FOR KIDS WEEKEND KICKOFF PARTY: Sixth annual oyster roast and toast kickoff of the 22nd annual Cookin' for Kids weekend held by Exchange Club of Richmond County and Child Enrichment; 7-11 p.m. Friday, March 25, Daniel Field; fresh, steamed, roasted and raw oysters, gumbo, chicken fingers, salad, desserts, beer, wine, live auction and performance by The Toasters; ages 21 and up; $35; all proceeds benefit children helped in the area through Child Enrichment; April Zahner (706) 737-4631, www.cookinforkids.org

CRCT PARENT WORKSHOP: Parents and guardians receive information about the CRCT and how to effectively prepare children to take and pass the Georgia mandated state test; students in grades three, five and eight must pass for promotion to the next grade; 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 26, MBS Learning Connection, 1347 Augusta West Parkway Suite 2; $15 registration fee; limited seating; Jackie Parker (706) 868-1676

COOKIN' FOR KIDS: 22nd annual fundraiser for Child Enrichment Inc., the Child Advocacy Center and Court Appointed Special Advocates; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, March 26, Daniel Field; cooking teams competing in wild game, fish and barbecue; judged by local volunteers; Georgia Southern Wildlife and Raptor Program with Flight Shows at noon and 2:30 p.m., LadyBug the Clown, karaoke, children's games, inflatables, arts and crafts; $5 ages 13 and older, $3 ages 3-12, free for ages 2 and under; April Zahner (706) 737-4631, www.cookinforkids.org

BECOMING A DENTIST: Part of the Simplifying the Health Professions workshop series by Georgia Health Sciences University; 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 14, John S. Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School, 615 12th St.; free, open to all area parents, students and teachers; (706) 721-8331

CSRA TRANSITION RESOURCE FAIR: For all students with disabilities and their families in the area and teachers; 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 30, Westside High School, 1002 Patriots Way; (706) 650-5638, (706) 826-1128


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