FREAKY PRIDE FRIDAY RAINBOW POOL PARTY: 5-9:30 p.m. June 22, Fleming Pool, 1941 Lumpkin Road; $7, includes food and drinks; lifeguards and security provided; Jas, (706) 755-1599; Antonio, (706) 306-3866

FIRST TIME INVESTORS EVENT: 1-4 p.m. June 23, Hawthorne Suites by Wyndham Augusta; free; (706) 496-8767

NATIONAL HIV TESTING DAY PROGRAM: Held by Angelic Community Resource Development Corp. to increase awareness of HIV and the importance of testing; 2-6 p.m. June 24, Julian Smith Casino; free, open to the public; vendor tables $50; tax deductible donations John Milton, (706) 726-2711,, or Ken Bonds Jr., (706) 294-9414,

EVENINGS IN THE APPLEBY GARDEN: 8 p.m. June 26, Appleby Branch Library, 2260 Walton Way; Signal Corps Band, performing patriotic music; free; bring chairs or blanket

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,

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; July 18, Aug. 15, Sept. 19, Oct. 17, Dec. 5 (combined November/December)

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


OLP POLAR BEAR SCRAMBLE: Benefits Our Lady of Peace School; registration 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., tee-off 1 p.m. Nov. 3, Goshen Plantation Golf Club; $55 per golfer or $200 per team, includes cart, lunch; golf attire required;

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

AUGUSTA-AIKEN AUDUBON FIELD TRIP – WINGS & THINGS: 8-11 a.m. June 30, Phinizy Swamp Nature Park; looking for birds, butterflies, dragonflies and other winged creatures; free, open to the public;

FIRECRACKER FULL MOON HIKE: 9-11 p.m. July 3, Phinizy Swamp Nature Park; guided tour to experience the night sounds of the park; $8 members, $12 others; reservations required; (706) 828-2109,

LADIES DAY OUT AT LCLM: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. July 28, Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History, 1116 Phillips St.; women ages 21 and older; museum tour, arts and crafts, panel discussion, dance classes; registration required; $25 in advance, $35 at door;

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