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THIS WEEK

AUGUSTA CANAL MOONLIGHT MUSIC CRUISE SERIES 2013 – ERICA SUNSHINE LEE: 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 12, Enterprise Mill, 1450 Greene St.; Nashville recording artist with a sultry Southern voice; adult oriented; $25; (706) 823-0440, ext. 4, augustacanal.com

2013 JUST KRUZIN CAR AND BIKE SHOW: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 13, Augusta Common, 836 Reynolds St.; drawings, giveaways, DJ, food, vendors, games; $20 registration fee per vehicle, includes one fee meal ticket; car registration 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., enter from Broad or Reynolds streets; judging 1-3 p.m., awards 4 p.m.; Support 1 Corn Hole Tournament; free; (803) 645-6519, (706) 339-4734, (803) 508-9231

BROWN BAG HISTORY SERIES LECTURE: SPORTS IN THE CSRA: 12:30 p.m. Monday, April 15, Augusta Museum of History, 560 Reynolds St.; Randy DuTeau, speaking on how sports can fuel the economy and shape our culture; bring lunch, beverages provided; free to museum members, $3 others

HEARING LOSS ASSOCIATION OF AUGUSTA MEETING: 6 p.m. Monday, April 15, University Hospital Cafeteria, Dining Rooms 1-3, 1350 Walton Way; open to the public; free

CSRA WRITERS MEETING: 6:30 p.m., Monday, April 15, Georgia Military College, 115 Davis Road; writers needing a support group invited to attend and bring eight copies of a manuscript to be critiqued; free; (706) 836-7315

BASEBALL: LEXINGTON LEGENDS VS. AUGUSTA GREENJACKETS: 7:05 p.m. Monday, April 15, Lake Olmstead Stadium, 78 Milledge Road; Feed Your Face Monday – eat from an all you can eat menu 6 p.m. until end of sixth inning; menu released morning of the game; youth, military, senior (60-plus) general admission discounts by phone and at gate with identification; $11, $12, $15; (706) 736-7889, milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t478

JAZZ4KIDS: SING. CLAP. WIGGLE. SHAKE!: 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 16, Friedman Branch Library, 1447 Jackson Road; interactive introduction to jazz; for ages 5-10 with direct parental supervision; limited seating, reservations required; Charlie Parker Played Be Bop, featured book; 30-minute presentation; free; (706) 736-6758, gardencityjazz.com

CORKS AND CANVAS AT THE COTTON PATCH: 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, The Cotton Patch, 816 Cotton Lane; paint, wine and fun; painting supplies provided; step-by-step instruction, take home your painting at end of session; featuring a painting by Mio Pumarol called Forget Me Nots; online registration required; $35; corksandcanvas.us.com

SIERRA CLUB MEETING: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, Unitarian Universalist Church of Augusta, 3501 Walton Way Extension; representative from Andy Jordan’s Bicycle Warehouse offers tips on getting you and your bike ready for a cycling trip; free; gordonjudith@att.net

BASEBALL: LEXINGTON LEGENDS VS. AUGUSTA GREENJACKETS: 7:05 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, Lake Olmstead Stadium, 78 Milledge Road; Two For Tuesdays – two for one pricing on soft drinks and draft beers throughout the ballpark; youth, military, senior (60-plus) general admission discounts by phone and at gate with identification; $8, $10, $12; (706) 736-7889, milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t478

JAZZ4ALL: Wednesday 6:30 p.m., April 17, Diamond Lakes Branch Library, 101 Diamond Lakes Way, Hephzibah; Before John Was a Jazz Giant: A Song of John Coltrane, featured book; free; (706) 772-2432, gardencityjazz.com

BASEBALL: LEXINGTON LEGENDS VS. AUGUSTA GREENJACKETS: 10:35 a.m. Wednesday, April 17, Lake Olmstead Stadium, 78 Milledge Road; Weather Education Day; youth, military, senior (60-plus) general admission discounts by phone and at gate with identification; $8, $10, $12; (706) 736-7889, milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t478

CORKS AND CANVAS AT THE INDIAN QUEEN: 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, The Indian Queen, 2502 Wrightsboro Road; paint, wine and fun; painting supplies provided; step-by-step instruction, take your painting home at end of session; featuring a painting by Abby Williford, Spring Daisies; online registration required; $35; corksandcanvas.us.com

GRU CANCER CENTER ORAL, HEAD AND NECK CANCER SCREENINGS: 8 a.m. to noon Thursday, April 18, GRU Cancer Center, 1411 Laney-Walker Blvd.; part of Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week; free screenings; registration required; to schedule a free screening, call (706) 721-6744; general information about cancer, (888) 365-0747

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; $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.; 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 ADOPTIONS: 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

AUGUSTA ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY MEETING: THE HOLLYWOOD MOUND SITE: A MIDDLE MISSISSIPPIAN COMMUNITY ON THE SAVANNAH RIVER: 6:30 p.m.Thursday, April 18, TBonz, 2856 Washington Road; archaeologist Christopher Thornock of the Savannah River Archaeological Research Program, speaker; dinner 6:30 p.m., meeting 8 p.m.; dinner on your own, meeting free; (706) 863-7964

BASEBALL: KANNAPOLIS INTIMIDATORS VS. AUGUSTA GREENJACKETS: 7:05 p.m. Thursday, April 18, Lake Olmstead Stadium, 78 Milledge Road; Thirsty Thursday – $1 fountain drinks and $1 drafts courtesy of Augusta Harley-Davidson, Hooters and The Country Club Dance Hall & Saloon; youth, military, senior (60-plus) general admission discounts by phone and at gate with identification; $8, $10, $12; (706) 736-7889, milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t478

EARTH DAY EVENTS: 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, April 19, Georgia Regents University; Savannah Riverkeepers with pictures and information about the organization; volunteers needed to help with the volume of people attending events; 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 19, Georgia Regents University, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 20, Phinizy Swamp Nature Park; free; bit.ly/11xUaa5

FORT GORDON SPRING FEST: 4-11 p.m. Friday, April 19, Barton Field, Brainard Avenue and Rice Road, Fort Gordon; April 19 – carnival, pony rides, Signal Corps Rock Band, Playback “The Band” featuring Tutu D’Vyne; April 20 – flea market, BOSS Car, Truck & Bike Show, pony rides, carnival, music by Doug and the Henrys and The John King Band; April 21 – carnival; free admission; fortgordon.com

CORKS AND CANVAS AT 5 O’CLOCK BISTRO: 6-9 p.m. Friday, April 19, 5 O’Clock Bistro, 2111 Kings Way; paint, wine and fun; painting supplies provided; step by step instruction, take home your painting at end of session; featuring a painting by Sandra Wren called Spring Herald; online registration required; $35; corksandcanvas.us.com

AUGUSTA CANAL MOONLIGHT MUSIC CRUISE SERIES 2013 – DOUBLE D: Friday 6:30 p.m., April 19, Enterprise Mill, 1450 Greene St.; guitar duo performing folk/rock classics; adult oriented; $2; (706) 823-0440, ext. 4, augustacanal.com5

LANEY HIGH SCHOOL PROM: 7 p.m. Friday, April 19, St. Paul’s Church, 605 Reynolds St.; (706) 823-6900

BASEBALL: KANNAPOLIS INTIMIDATORS VS. AUGUSTA GREENJACKETS: 7:05 p.m. Friday, April 19, Lake Olmstead Stadium, 78 Milledge Road; fireworks after the game; youth, military, senior (60-plus) general admission discounts by phone and at gate with identification; $9, $11, $13; (706) 736-7889, milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t478

EARTH DAY 2013: 7 a.m. Saturday, April 20, Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, 1858 Lock and Dam Road; all-day event; Swamp Stomp 5K 8 a.m.; Earth Day festivities 10 a.m.; music, food, vendors, educational booths; free; facebook.com/events/ 462731027096632

SAFEHOMES TAKE AIM AT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE TRAP SHOOTING TOURNAMENT: 1 p.m. Saturday, April 20, Pinetucky Gun Club, 2096 Greenland Road, Blythe; professionals and novices, ages 12 and older, invited to compete; spectator ticket of $15 includes dinner; details online, safehomesdv.org; $15-$350

BEST DAM RIDE: 7 a.m. Sunday, April 21, Clarks Hill, S.C.; benefits Southeastern Firefighters Burn Foundation; registration 7 a.m., ride 8:30 a.m.; 25-, 60-, 80- and 100-mile options; $35 per rider, under age 12 ride free with an adult; register at Chain Reaction Bicycles in Evans or online by searching “10th annual Best Dam Ride 2013”, active.com

MONSTER X TOUR: 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 26, James Brown Arena, 601 Seventh St.; motorsports entertainment epicenter; $7-$47; Champion’s Box Office at James Brown Arena, by phone (877) 4AUGTIX and online at www.georgialinatix.com, monsterxtour.com

ALLELUIA GLORY RUN: 8 a.m. Saturday, April 27, Faith Village neighborhood off Lumpkin Road, 2325 Norton Court; benefits Alleluia Community School; 1 mile Fun Run/Walk 9 a.m., Tot Trot for preschoolers $10; military category, police and fire personnel category $15, gloryrun.net; $25

FASHION TRUNK SHOW: 7 p.m. Saturday, April 27, Augusta Museum of History, 560 Reynolds St.; doors 6:30 p.m., show 7 p.m.; Nadia Perry, Tramel Foulks, hosts; new neckwear and apparel line from designer Zaccheus Miles; showcase for five new designers: Tuttie Lu, Mz. Nee, Charity Williamson, Quatell Gibson and Marcus Johnson; Comedian Small Fire; live music, hors d’oeuvres, more; $10 advance regular admission, $15 at door; $20 limited VIP package; (706) 524-2667, zaccheusmiles2013.eventbrite.com

SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AUGUSTA GEORGIA HEALTH SCIENCES SYMPHONY SERIES: ENDURING HARMONY: Saturday 7:30 p.m., April 27, First Baptist Church of Augusta, 3500 Walton Way; Tower, Ravel, Sibelius; guest artist Pascal Godart, piano; (706) 826-4735, soaugusta.org; $10, $15, $20, $45

CIRQUE DU SOLEIL PRESENTS QUIDAM: Tuesday 7:30 p.m., April 30, James Brown Arena, 601 Seventh St.; adults $37-$97, ages 12 and younger $30-$78; tickets at Champion’s Box Office, georgialinatix.com or by calling (877) 4AUGTIX; augustaentertainmentcomplex.com/news/131

REDNECK OLYMP-HICKS & FOOD DRIVE: 10 a.m. Saturday, May 4, Savannah Bluff Lock & Dam, 1853 Lock and Dam Road, on the lower side in the pits for more mud; more details to be announced

DERBY DAY – KENTUCKY DERBY PARTY: 4-8 p.m. Saturday, May 4, Legends Club, 2701 Washington Road; benefits Augusta Training Shop; Southern cuisine, mint juleps, live music, outdoor games, silent auction, raffles, more; $50 advance, $65 at door; (706) 738-1358, augustatrainingshop.com

CANDLELIGHT JAZZ AT RIVERWALK AUGUSTA: 8 p.m. Sundays, May 5 through Labor Day, Riverwalk Augusta; bring seating and picnic; May schedule: Georgia Regents University Conservatory Jazz Band, May 5, John Hobbs (special Mother’s Day concert), May 12, JAMP Masters from the JB Academy of Musik, May 19; Garden City Jazz, May 26; $6 ages 13 and older; gardencityjazz.com

LITTLE BIG TOWN – THE TORNADO TOUR: With special guest David Nail 7:30 p.m. May 8, Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St.; $26.50, $34.50, $39.50; tickets James Brown Arena box office, (877) 4AUGTIX and georgialinatix.com; augustaentertainment complex.com/calendar/detail. php?id=621

AUGUSTA RESCUE MISSION RUN FOR SHELTER 5K: 8 a.m. Saturday, May 11, Augusta Common; benefits Augusta Rescue Mission and Bridge Ministries; family event, all ages welcome; runners, walkers and volunteers; $25; facebook.com/ARM.runforshelter?ref=hl


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