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THIS WEEK

AUGUSTA ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY: Guest speaker Shane Seitz, lab manager and artifact specialist with the Veterans Curation Project; dinner (pay for your meal) 6:30 p.m. today, T-Bonz Steakhouse of Augusta, Washington Road; program 8 p.m.; open to public; no charge to attend meeting; Vivian McDiarmid (706) 863-7964

TAKE BACK THE NIGHT RALLY: Sexual assault awareness rally; 6:30-8:30 p.m. today, Augusta State University, front lawn of Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, 2500 Walton Way; Anne Ealick Henry (706) 724-5200

PLASTIC SURGERY: MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE: Whether for a procedure for skin or breast cancer or nonsurgical or surgical cosmetic procedure, learn more and get questions answered; 6:30-8 p.m. today, Savannah Rapids Pavilion, 3300 Evans to Locks Road; free; dinner served, reservations required; www.universityhealth.org/calendar (706) 828-2502 or toll free (866) 591-2502

ASU MAD POTTERS SALE: ASU Mad Potters Society selling pottery works 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today and Friday, under tents near the main entrance and University Hall, Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way; Crystal Junod (706) 667-4888

CONFEDERATE MEMORIAL DAY SERVICE: Held by Brig. Gen. E. Porter Alexander Camp 158 Sons of Confederate Veterans; line up 10:45 a.m. Saturday at the Confederate monument on Broad Street; heritage march to Magnolia Cemetery begins at 11 a.m. ; service 11:45 a.m. at Magnolia Cemetery; free, open to the public; (706) 825-2410

SANDY MCGEE BOOK SIGNING: Author of children's Easter book The Golden Easter Hen; 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Strasburg Children, upper level of Augusta Mall; enter for a drawing to win a $50 gift certificate for Strasburg Children; Sandy McGee, slmcgee@atlanticbb. net

SACRED HEART GARDEN FESTIVAL: Through May 1, Augusta; Nola Falcone Speaker Series, Mary Palmer and Hugh Dargan, Tuesday, Ryan Gainey, Wednesday; Preview Party and Live Auction Thursday, April 28; Festival and Garden Tour Friday, April 29, through Sunday, May 1; (706) 826-4700, www.sacredheart gardenfestival.com

football opportunity for home school families: Applications being accepted for men interested in coaching high school-level eight-man football team for a volunteer organization; spring and summer workout training for two weeks in evenings; season starts July 18; football experience required for coaches; Tim Alba (706) 556-3068, ebladalba@me.com

UPCOMING

FLEA MARKET AND COMMUNITY EXTRAVAGANZA: Rain or shine; reserve a space to sell used or new items, $15 per space, no food items, spaces are prepay only, nonrefundable; concessions sold by Hephzibah Elementary School staff; 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 30, Hephzibah Elementary School, 2542 Georgia Highway 88, Hephzibah; Josie Enfinger (706) 592-4561


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