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THIS WEEK

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

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)

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

THE DIGNITY MEMORIAL VIETNAM WALL: On display 24 hours a day through May 28, Barton Field, Fort Gordon; traveling replica of Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.; opening 9 a.m. today, vigil 9 a.m. Sunday, closing 6 p.m. Monday; volunteers needed; (706) 399-1347

FIRST FRIDAY: 5-9 p.m., downtown Augusta; celebration on Artists’ Row; galleries and studios open extended hours, debut new works; vendors, music, entertainment; free; works by Sally at Gaartdensity Gallery

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

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

FIRST THURSDAY IN MIDTOWN MARKET: 5-8 p.m. June 7, Midtown Market, 2113 Kings Way; food, wine, live music, special sales, local art; Ed Belinski, featured artist; Phinizy Swamp and Southeastern Natural Sciences Academy, Cup Charity

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


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