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Flag Day program: 7 p.m. today; Scottish Rite Center, 2553 Washington Road; presentation by Maj. Gen. Perry Smith; refreshments, program, toast, national anthem, Pledge of Allegiance, educational programs; free; open to the public; (706) 733-5387

First Thursday at Midtown Market: 5-8 p.m. today; Midtown Market, 2113 Kings Way; featured artist Ed Belinksi; cup charity Phinizy Swamp and Southeastern Natural Sciences Academy; (706) 364-8479

My Lifelong Trip to America: 3 p.m. today; Augusta Museum of History, 560 Reynolds St.; presented by Edith Ogden, who was drafted into the German Army during World War II when she was 16;; (706) 722-8454

Alzheimer’s Association – Dancing Stars of Augusta: 6 p.m. Friday; Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St.; each dollar raised is a vote;; (706) 731-9060

CSRA Humane Society Rummage Sale: 8 a.m. Saturday; CSRA Humane Society, 425 Wood St.;; (706) 261-7387

Canal Discovery Walk – The Power of Water: 10 a.m. Saturday; Augusta Enterpretive Center at Enterprise Mill, 1450 Greene St.; free to Canal Keepers members, $2 others; Enterprise Mill Power System Tour, including a behind-the-scenes look at the mill’s hydro turbines; speaker, engineer Jenn Bovitz; (706) 823-0440 ext. 2

Roller Derby: Soul City Sirens vs. Rome Roller Girls: 6:30 p.m. Sunday; Redwing Rollerway, 3065 Washington Road; $10 in advance, $15 at door; season passes $55, good for six general admission tickets; ages 12 and younger free; benefits Shine for Scott;

Candlelight Jazz Series – Edwin G. Hamilton Trio: 8 p.m. Sunday; Augusta Riverwalk, 1 Ninth St.; $6; bring seating and a picnic; (706) 495-6238

Evenings in the Appleby Garden – Bill Karp and Karen Gordon: 8 p.m. Tuesday; Appleby Branch Library, 2260 Walton Way; free; bring chairs or blanket; (706) 736-6244

Jazz for Kids – The Jazz of Our Street: 10 a.m. June 15; Augusta-Richmond County Library, 823 Telfair St.; Fatima Shaik; activities for ages 5-10; free; reservations required; (706) 821-2600

Youth Spirit Rally: 1 p.m. June 16; May Park, 622 Fourth St.; free; gospel, hip hop, praise dance, choirs, oratorical, mime; special appearances by local judges

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