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Augusta-Aiken Highway Corridor Study Public Meeting: 5:30-7 p.m. today, Aiken Technical College, 2276 Jefferson Davis Highway, Building 700 -- Amphitheater, Graniteville; presentation of recommendations for access management, land use, congestion, safety; formal presentation 5:40 p.m.; free parking in non-reserved spots only; Gerald K. Jefferson (803) 642-1520,

TOUR OF HOMES: Tour of historic homes, outbuildings, gardens; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Heritage Hall, 277 S. Main St., Madison; $20 by 4 p.m. today, $25 after; Ruth Felicks (706) 342-9627


Twisted Pines Animal Rescue Fundraiser: 1-5 p.m. Oct. 1, Twisted Pines Animal Rescue, 5949 Huntington Drive, Grovetown; turkey shoot, greased pig, pony rides, raffles, petting zoo, cow bingo, horse apple toss and more; (706) 556-0980

MARTIAL ARTS CHARITY EVENT: Held by Korean Martial Arts Academy Tae Guek Won to benefit St. Jude Children's Hospital; 4-9 p.m. Oct. 22, Adventure Crossing, Martinez; board breaking demo, students selling boards; (706) 651-0010 2-7 p.m., (706) 254-0995

CUT FOR A CURE: Proceeds donated to breast cancer research; haircuts, waxing, nails, chair massages; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24, Retreat Spa and Salon, 4246 Washington Road, Evans; Ashlee Sullivan, (706) 364-8292

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