Upcoming calendar

THIS WEEK

CAPTURING THE CANAL PHOTO COMPETITION: The Kroc Center is hosting a black and white photo competition open to all local photographers; accepting entries until May 31; prizes awarded to the top six photos; (706) 922-0171, krocaugusta.org

AUGUSTA-AIKEN AUDUBON MEETING: 7 p.m. Thursday, May 9, North Augusta Community Center; free, open to the public; augustaaikenaudubon.org

AUGUSTA CANAL MOONLIGHT MUSIC CRUISE SERIES 2013 – TARA SCHEYER: 7 p.m. Friday, May 10, Enterprise Mill, 1450 Greene St.; Southern storytelling singer/songwriter; adult oriented; $25; (706) 823-0440 ext. 4, augustacanal.com

RELAY FOR LIFE OF AUGUSTA: 7 p.m. Friday, May 10, to 7 a.m. Saturday, May 11, Westside High School Stadium, 1002 patriots Way; overnight event to fight cancer; Decades of Discovery, theme; area teams walk, dance, play games, compete in contests; live entertainment, food for participants; luminary ceremony at nightfall, fight back ceremony at dawn; (706) 731-0152, www.relayforlife.org/augustaga

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

PAWS IN THE PARK: 9 a.m. Saturday, May 11, CSRA Humane Society Pet Shelter, 425 Wood St.; Walking own dog – registration 9 a.m., walk 10 a.m.; walking shelter dogs – registration 10:30 a.m., walk 11:15 a.m.; refreshments, entertainment, games, vendors; microchip clinic – call to make an appointment; (706) 261-7387, csrahumanesociety.org

FRIENDS OF THE AUGUSTA PUBLIC LIBRARY USED BOOK SALE: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 11, Augusta-Richmond County Public Library, 823 Telfair St.; used books of all kinds for sale; most only $1; ecgrl.org

BIGGEST LOSER CASTING CALL: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 11, Georgian Terrace Hotel, 659 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta; if you have at least 80 pounds to lose, we strongly encourage you to apply; once in a lifetime opportunity to lose the weight and compete to win $250,000; must be at least 18 to apply; thebiggestlosercasting.com

A HOUSE DIVIDED BOOK TOUR: 2 p.m. Saturday, May 11, Barnes & Noble, 3450 Wrightsboro Road; meet author Kim Roby; free; kimroby.com

CANDLELIGHT JAZZ AT RIVERWALK AUGUSTA: 8 p.m. Sundays through Labor Day, Augusta Riverwalk; bring seating and picnic; May schedule: John Hobbs (special Mothers Day concert) May 12, JAMP Masters from the JB Academy of Musik Pupils May 19, Garden City Jazz May 26; gardencityjazz.com

ROLLER DERBY: SOUL CITY SIRENS MEMBERSHIP RECRUITMENT NIGHT: 7 p.m. Monday, May 13, Redwing Rollerway, 3065 Wasington Road; learn about the team and find out if you have what it takes to become a Soul City Siren; open to all; women as players, men as referees and volunteers; free; training@soulcitysirens.com, soulcitysirens.com

BASEBALL: ROME BRAVES VS. AUGUSTA GREENJACKETS: 7:05 p.m. Monday, May 13, Lake Olmstead Stadium, 78 Milledge Road; Feed Your Face Monday – unlimited amount of select items from ballpark concession stands from the time gates open until the end of the sixth inning; youth, military, senior (60+) general admission discounts by phone and at gate with identification; $11, $12, $15; (706) 736-7889, milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t478

BASEBALL: ROME BRAVES VS. AUGUSTA GREENJACKETS: 7:05 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, 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+) general admission discounts by phone and at gate with identification; $8, $10, $12; (706) 736-7889, milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t478

BASEBALL: ROME BRAVES VS. AUGUSTA GREENJACKETS: 7:05 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, Lake Olmstead Stadium, 78 Milledge Road; BiLo Baseball Bingo; youth, military, senior (60+) general admission discounts by phone and at gate with identification; $8, $10, $12; (706) 736-7889, milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t478

CORNHOLE CAROLINA CORNHOLE LEAGUE: 7 p.m. Thursday, May 16, Mi Rancho Mexican Restaurant, 2 Eighth St.; Must attend preseason party 7 p.m. May 16, no late entries; ACO rules, all equipment provided; league starts 7 p.m. May 21, 10 weeks plus seeded final tournament; $50 due at presentation party, remaining $50 due prior to Week 5; Cornhole Carolina, host; $10 per player per week; Brian Cameron (803) 270-6123, facebook.com/cornholecarolina

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

BASEBALL: SAVANNAH SAND GNATS VS. AUGUSTA GREENJACKETS: 7:05 p.m. Thursday, May 16, 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+) general admission discounts by phone and at gate with identification; $8, $10, $12; (706) 736-7889, milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t478

BASEBALL: SAVANNAH SAND GNATS VS. AUGUSTA GREENJACKETS: 7:05 p.m. Friday, May 17, Lake Olmstead Stadium, 78 Milledge Road; Fireworks after the game; youth, military, senior (60+) general admission discounts by phone and at gate with identification; $9, $11, $13; (706) 736-7889, milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t478

HEPHZIBAH LIONS CLUB GOLF TOURNAMENT: 8:30 a.m. Saturday, May 18, Applewood Golf Course, 6130 Story Mill Road, Keysville, Ga.; benefits Lions charitable projects, including eye exams and glasses, the middle and high school Leo programs, scholarships and Leader Dogs for the Blind; $60; (706) 592-9622

AUGUSTA CANAL DISCOVERY WALK: Lake Olmstead – Living Large at the Lake: 10 a.m. Saturday, May 18, and 3 p.m. Sunday, May 19, Lake Olmstead gazebo, 78 Milledge Road; learn about the time when Lake Olmstead was the focal point of Augusta’s recreational and social life and the larger than life entrepreneur who made it happen, D.B. Dyer; Robert Mullins, author of an upcoming book on Lake Olmstead history, leader; free to Canal Keeper members, $2 others; augustacanal.com/Default.aspx?PageId=9

BASEBALL: SAVANNAH SAND GNATS VS. AUGUSTA GREENJACKETS: 7:05 p.m. Saturday, May 18, Lake Olmstead Stadium, 78 Milledge Road; Utility Man appearance; youth, military, senior (60+) general admission discounts by phone and at gate with identification; $8, $10, $12; (706) 736-7889, milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t478

BASEBALL: SAVANNAH SAND GNATS VS. AUGUSTA GREENJACKETS: 2:05 p.m. Sunday, May 19, Lake Olmstead Stadium, 78 Milledge Road; Kid’s Day - all kids under 12 invited to participate in special pregame and postgame activities with the Augusta GreenJackets; youth, military, senior (60+) general admission discounts by phone and at gate with identification; $8, $10, $12; (706) 736-7889, milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t478


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