CALENDAR

THIS WEEK

APPROACHING PD WITH CONFIDENCE! – PARKINSON’S DISEASE PATIENT SEMINAR: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 18, DoubleTree Hotel; free, open to the public; Drs. Alberto Espay, Shyamal Mehta and John Morgan, speakers; Amanda Stefanakos (706) 721-4895, astefanakos@georgiahealth.edu

CANDLELIGHT JAZZ SERIES: 8 p.m. Sundays through August, Riverwalk Augusta; bring seating, picnic; $6; (706) 495-6238, gardencityjazz.com

AUGUSTA PUBLIC LIBRARY SUMMER READING BLOCK PARTY: Noon-3:30 p.m. May 19, Ninth Street between Telfair and Greene streets; block party to kick off the start of summer reading; live bands, crafts, games, inflatables, book sale, popcorn, sno-cones, cotton candy, more; free; (706) 821-2604

GREATER AUGUSTA ARTS COUNCIL WET PAINT PARTY: 7-10 p.m. May 19, Old Government House, 432 Telfair St.; art sale, live art auction, vintage fashion and hair show; free for members of the arts council, $25 others; augustaarts.com

LIGHT OF THE WORLD NEIGHBORHOOD & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT MEETING: 6 p.m. May 23, Mary Utley Center, Hyde Park, 2024 Golden Rod St.; monthly meeting; (706) 828-7736

THE AUGUSTA MARKET: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 27, Riverwalk Augusta; food, vendors; theaugustamarket.com

THE DIGNITY MEMORIAL VIETNAM WALL: May 24-28, Barton Field, Fort Gordon; traveling replica of Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.; (706) 399-1347

UPCOMING

AUGUSTA TECHNICAL COLLEGE 2012 BOARD OF DIRECTORS: Meetings held 8 a.m. third Wednesdays unless otherwise noted, Augusta Technical College, Building 100 conference room, Augusta campus; June 6 (combined May/June), July 18, Aug. 15, Sept. 19, Oct. 17, Dec. 5 (combined November/December)

2012 HYDRANGEA CONFERENCE: 8:30 a.m. June 7, Savannah Rapids Pavilion; presented by CSRA Hydrangea Society; Vince Dooley, keynote speaker; csrahydrangeasociety.org

SPIRIT MARCH AND RALLY FOR NONVIOLENCE AND EDUCATION: 1 p.m. June 9, begins at Moses Baptist Church, 112 Walker St.; Judges John Flythe, Willie Saunders, Carlisle Overstreet, William Jennings, the Rev. K.B. Martin, Jabal Moss, speakers; (706) 399-1292, (706) 724-9502

BASIC HORTICULTURE CLASSES: NEW CULTIVARS: Mike Sikes, speaker; 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 9, Aldersgate United Methodist Church; includes a tour of Research Center for Applied Nursery Research; $25, includes lunch and snacks; sponsored by the Augusta Council of Garden Clubs; open to the public; Ginny Allen, (706) 736-6793, vallenotr@aol.com, www.augustacouncilgc.com

NATIONAL HIV TESTING DAY: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 27, Walgreens, 3204 Peach Orchard Road; free rapid HIV testing provided by Ryan White Outreach Team of Georgia Health Sciences University, displays by area agencies, North Augusta Bruster’s Ice Cream; (706) 721-4463, csrasafetynet.org



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