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THIS WEEK

WINTER JAM 2013 WITH TOBYMAC: 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, James Brown Arena, 601 Seventh St.; Youth Music Vault Pre-Jam Party; $10 at door, no ticket required; jamtour.com

SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AUGUSTA UNIVERSITY HEALTH CARE SYSTEM POPS! AT THE BELL: RONNIE MILSAP: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St.; American country music singer and pianist playing romantic favorites on Valentine’s Day with Symphony Orchestra Augusta; $15, $25, $40; (706) 826-4735, soaugusta.org

PRECISION DIFFERENTIAL PHOTOMETRY FROM A NON-PRECISION SITE: 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, GRU New Science Center Conference Room W1008, 2500 Walton Way; presented by Astronomy Club of Augusta; Dr. Joseph H. Jones, associate professor of physics at North Georgia College and State University and astronomy and astrophysics teacher at Clemson University, speaker; amateur participation encouraged; refreshments, new member orientation, Q&A; lunar observing after meeting; angelfire.com/ga/astronomyclubaugusta

INTRODUCTION TO FLORAL DESIGNS: 8-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, Highgrove Clubhouse, 1801 Prince George Ave., Evans; four sessions – Jan. 19, Feb. 2, Feb. 16 and March 9 – offered by Augusta Council of Garden Clubs; $20 per session; registration required two weeks prior to class; refreshments provided; (706) 556-3417, (706) 533-1149, jukirkland@knology.net or vallenotr@aol.com

FOURTH ANNUAL AUGUSTA BLUES FESTIVAL: 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St.; fourth annual festival featuring Millie Jackson, Mel Waiters, TK Soul, Klass Band, Theodis Ealey; $39.50, $47.50; tickets Champion’s Box Office at James Brown Arena, (877) 4AUGTIX or georgialinatix.com, augustaentertainment
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BEULAH GROVE COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTER BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING: 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, Beulah Grove Community Resource Center, 1446 Lee Beard Way; (706) 722-4999

SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AUGUSTA: BEETHOVEN FESTIVAL CONCERTS: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, Augusta; concerts of Beethoven’s music: Feb. 19, Hardin PAC, Feb. 23, First Baptist Church of Augusta, Feb. 24, Maxwell PAT; all three concerts – $30, four tickets $100; (706) 826-4735, soaugusta.org

HISTORIC TROLLEY TOURS OF AUGUSTA: 1:30-3:15 p.m. Saturdays, Augusta Museum of History, 560 Reynolds St., Augusta; tickets available at Augusta Visitors Center; tour museum, then board Lady Libby trolley; explore downtown, tales of Augusta history; $12, includes museum admission; reservations required; (706) 724-4067, bit.ly/S1QyIJ

FORT GORDON TOASTMASTERS: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Fort Gordon Signal Tower, 504 Chamberlain Ave., Fort Gordon; practice leadership and public speaking skills; Wednesdays at the Organizational Conference Room (Fish Bowl) at the base of Signal Tower, next to the Signal Corps Museum and Chef Redd’s Cafe; open to the public, fortgordon.toastmastersclubs.org

CSRA HUMANE SOCIETY PET ADOPTION HOURS: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, CSRA Humane Society, 425 Wood St.; home with a fenced yard required for dog adoptions; home inspection may be required; adoption fees $125 cats, $125-$175 dogs; (706) 261-PETS, csrahumanesociety.org

UPCOMING

30901 DEVELOPMENT CORP. INC. BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING: 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, Beulah Grove Community Resource Center, 1446 Lee Beard Way; (706) 823-0905, 30901dc.org

BBQ AND JEANS ON GREENE: 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, Sacred Heart Cultural Center, 1301 Greene St.; 7 p.m. Feb. 21, Sacred Heart Cultural Center, 1301 Greene St.; good food, good ‘spirits’ and good music fill the Great Hall for a night of good times with friends; benefits Sacred Heart; reservations required

EIGHTH ANNUAL AUGUSTA HOME & GARDEN SHOW: 2-7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, James Brown Arena, 601 Seventh St.; thousands of square feet of exhibits; 2-7 p.m. Feb. 22, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Feb. 23, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 24; Ahmed Hassan Feb. 23 and 24; $7.50 ages 17-64, $5 ages 65 and older and retired military, free ages 16 and younger and active military with ID; augustahomeandgarden show.com

HARRY JACOBS CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY – MILES HOFFMAN AND THE AMERICAN CHAMBER PLAYERS: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22, Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, 2500 Walton Way; $25 adults, $7 school-age children; hjcms.org

SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AUGUSTA GEORGIA HEALTH SCIENCES SYMPHONY SERIES: DELIBERATELY BEETHOVEN: Saturday 7:30 p.m., Feb. 23, First Baptist Church of Augusta, 3500 Walton Way; Guest artists The Perlman, Quint Bailey Trio – Navah Perlman (piano), Phillipe Quint (violin), Zuill Bailey (cello); $10, $15, $20, $45; (706) 826-4735, soaugusta.org

SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AUGUSTA: BITS OF BEETHOVEN: 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, 2500 Walton Way; Featuring Tim Marrone as Beethoven; adult $10, child/student $5; (706) 826-4735, soaugusta.org

HEART MONTH CELEBRATION: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, Beulah Grove Community Resource Center; free presentation by cardiologist Dr. Mac Bowman and licensed dietitian Angela Johnson; lunch served, reservations required; register online by phone; (706) 828-2502, (866) 591-2502, universityhealth.org/calendar

SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AUGUSTA UNIVERSITY HEALTH CARE SYSTEM POPS! AT THE BELL: CLASSICAL MYSTERY TOUR: A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES: 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 8, Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St.; memorable tunes performed exactly as they were written with Classical Mystery Tour and Symphony Orchestra Augusta; $15, $25, $40; (706) 826-4735, soaugusta.org

INTRODUCTION TO FLORAL DESIGNS: 8-11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 9, Highgrove Clubhouse, 1801 Prince George Ave., Evans; four sessions – Jan. 19, Feb. 2, Feb. 16 and March 9 – offered by Augusta Council of Garden Clubs; $20 per session; registration required two weeks prior to class; refreshments provided; (706) 556-3417, (706) 533-1149, jukirkland@knology.net or vallenotr@aol.com

CORNED BEEF COMES TO AUGUSTA: Fundraiser for Adas Yeshurun Synagogue; advance sales only by phone or online; dine in or carry out 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 17, Adas Yeshurun Synagogue, 935 Johns Road; free delivery of orders of 10 or more sandwiches March 18 ($5 delivery fee for fewer sandwiches); $10 per plate, includes kosher corned beef sandwiches on Jewish rye bread, chips, pickle, mints, condiments, drink; (706) 736-8788, adasyeshurun.net

PIGJAM: 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 21, Sacred Heart Cultural Center, 1301 Greene St.; barbecue by BBQ Barn; music by Sibling String; raffle; $35, benefits restoration of Sacred Heart Cultural Center; (706) 826-4700

AUGUSTA PREPARATORY DAY SCHOOL: GUYS AND DOLLS: 7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, March 21-23, Augusta Preparatory Day School, 285 Flowing Wells Road, Martinez; presented by the Upper School; $12, students $10, Augusta Prep students and faculty receive one free ticket


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