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The 30th annual St. John Choir Camp for children entering grades 1-8 will be held July 16-22.

Guests artists this year are playwright, actor and director Tom Long and actor/singer Jocelyn Sluka. Camp begins at 9 a.m. each day and culminates in a performance of Long’s A Tale of Three Trees during St. John’s 11 a.m. worship service.

For more information, contact Jamie Garvey at gcgarvery@stjohn
augusta.org.

The Augusta chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women of America Inc., is accepting applications for membership.

The organization is looking for members who are committed to leadership development and gender equality in the areas of health, education and economic empowerment.

100 Black Women of America advocates on behalf of women of color on national and local levels and promotes leadership and gender equality.

Applications are available online at www.100BlackWomen
ofAugusta.com.

The Augusta Genealogical Society will hold a show and tell from 3 to 4 p.m. today at the Augusta Museum of History.

Guests are invited to bring artifacts, letters, photos or maps, or recently discovered records to share.

Anyone who has an item to share is asked to coordinate with Beverly Roberts about the amount of time needed to present the item.

For more information, e-mail GAlionBAR@aol.com.

Cher Best will play host to the fifth annual Camp Be Your Best for girls ages 11 to 18 on July 28.

Campers will participate in hands-on activities, listen to guest speakers discuss topics on education, manners, etiquette, money management, bullying, peer pressure and health and hygiene.

The camp is free. The camp also will be held in Aiken on July 14.

For more information,
e-mail sistersonlyclub@
hotmail.com or visit
sistersonlyclub.com.

Chris Raschka will present Jazz for Kids: Mysterious Thelonious at 10 a.m. July 10 at Woodworth Consolidated Library.

Children ages 5-10 will dance, sing and create new jazz standards from popular nursery rhymes.

The event is free, but reservations are required due to limited space. For more information, call (706) 787-0230.

The Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre will present Almost, Maine at 7:30 p.m. July 13-14.

Residents of a remote, mythical town fall in and out of love in unexpected ways, bruising knees and breaking hearts. The bruises heal and the hearts mend – almost – in this midwinter night’s dream.

Tickets are $40 for ages 65 and older, military retirees, DA civilians; $38 for active duty E7 and above; $30 for E6 and below. For a show without dinner, tickets are $25.

Other show dates are July 20-21 and 26-28.

For more information, call (706) 793-8552.


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