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THIS WEEK

CSRA REPUBLICAN WOMEN’S CLUB JULY MEETING: July 19, T’s Restaurant, 3416 Mike Padgett Highway; social 6 p.m., dinner 6:30, Sen. Jesse Stone delivering legislative update 7 p.m.; open mic follows; free meeting, open to the public; (706) 294-7600, us2.campaign-archive1.com/?u=956fee5af5e7e6cf6a3f2b686&id=d0936bbe95&e=ad44d2dec8

THIRD ANNUAL SUMMER ROAST & TOAST: ROASTING DEON GRANT: 7 p.m. July 19, Judith Simon Drama Studio, 2548 Deans Bridge Road; Augusta Mini Theatre benefit for Mariah McKie Butler Memorial College Book Scholarship; $50; (706) 722-0598, augustaminitheatre.com

AUGUSTA SOUTHERN NATIONALS: Races start 9 a.m. July 20-22, Savannah River; gates open 8 a.m.; races end around 6 p.m.; no coolers, food, drink allowed to be brought in; food and drinks available onsite; must be 21 to purchase any alcoholic beverages, identification required for armband; benefits Georgia Special Olympics; chairs and blankets allowed; umbrellas allowed on top of the grassy area so they don’t block the view of other spectators; cameras allowed; no pets; series tickets $22 advance, $30 at gate; daily tickets $18 at gate, ages 10 and younger free with an adult; patron badge $60 advance, $70 at gate, includes Thursday Night Patron Party for patrons, drivers and sponsors plus admission to the air conditioned Riverfront Pavilion during the race with indoor concessions, bar, souvenir table and restrooms, closed circuit TV showing race; purchase advance tickets at Georgia Bank and Trust, Four Seasons, from committee members, by phone, (803) 278-4849, or online at tixonline.com, augustasouthern nationals.org

ALMOST, MAINE: On a cold, clear, moonless night in the middle of winter, all is not quite what it seems in the remote, mythical town of Almost, Maine, as the northern lights hover in the star-filled sky above, Almost’s residents find themselves falling in and out of love in unexpected and often hilarious ways; dinner 7 p.m., show 8 p.m. July 20, 21, 27, 28, Aug. 2-4, Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre; $40, 65 & older, military retirees, DA civilians; active duty E7 & above $38; E6 & below $30; show only $25; (706) 793-8552

AUGUSTA SOUTHERN NATIONALS NIGHT OF FIRE: 7 p.m. July 20, Augusta Common; augustasouthern nationals.org/drag-boat-info/night-of-fire

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

HISTORIC TROLLEY TOURS OF AUGUSTA: 2 p.m. Saturdays, Augusta Museum of History, 560 Reynolds St.; tour museum, then board Lady Libby trolley; explore downtown, tales of Augusta history; $12, includes museum admission; reservations required; (706) 724-4067, augustaga.org/Things-to-Do/Museums-Galleries/Historic-Trolley-Tour-of-Augusta

AUGUSTA-AIKEN AUDUBON FIELD TRIP – LOVERS LANE: 8-11 a.m. July 21, meet at Popeyes to carpool; searching for nesting birds such as Indigo and Painted Buntings; Anne Waters and Lois Stacey lead; augustaaikenaudubon.org/fieldtrips.html

MVP FOOTBALL CAMP WITH DJ SHOCKLEY, VERRON HAYNES: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 21, Augusta Christian; $85, includes all day camp, lunch, autograph and flag football game with pro athletes; (864) 350-1222, everettsm.com

AUGUSTA PRIDE BOARD MEETING: 2-4 p.m. July 21, Metropolitan Community Church, 557 Greene St.; augustapride.com

AUGUSTA JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL – THE YANKLES: 3 p.m. July 22, Augusta Jewish Community Center; Leah Ronen (706) 228-3636

FORT GORDON SPOUSES & CIVILIANS CLUB MEMBERSHIP KICKOFF/SUPER SIGN UP: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 15, Family Outreach Center, behind Woodworth Library, Fort Gordon; open to anyone affiliated with Fort Gordon; fgscc.com

CANDLELIGHT JAZZ SERIES – CHRIS ANDREWS: 8 p.m. Sundays through Aug. 26, Riverwalk Augusta River Stage at Eighth Street; bring seating, picnic; $6; July 29, Mike Frost Jazz; Aug. 5, Modern Jazz Movement; Aug. 12, Rob Foster & Pulsar; Aug. 19, Hyland Brooks; Aug. 26, quietSTORM; (706) 495-6238


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