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Nominations sought for award

Historic Augusta is seeking nominations for the 2013 Preservation Awards, which will be given at its annual meeting Nov. 14.

The awards recognize significant contributions to the preservation, rehabilitation and restoration of historic, cultural and architecturally valuable buildings.

A property must be either on or eligible for nomination to the National Register of Historic Places, and the project must have been completed within the past two years.

Preference will be given to properties that have included major renovation work, such as saving the building from an destruction, restoring a dilapidated building into a useable structure, making extensive interior or exterior repairs or returning a building to its originial appearance with appropriate historic materials.

To nominate a building, send and email or write a letter to Historic Augusta and include the following information: your name, address and telephone number, the building owner’s name, address and telephone number, the nature of the work performed, project completion date and why you feel it is worthy of the award.

Please include photographs to support the nomination.

Nominations must be received by Aug. 13.

Send letter nominations to Historic Augusta, P.O. Box 37, Augusta, Ga., 30903.

For more information, call Robyn Anderson at (706) 724-0436 or e-mail robyn@historicaugusta.org.

Music at the Morris

Members of The Garden City Chorus will perform four-part harmonies at the Morris Museum of Art for the museum’s Music at the Morris series.

The free concert will begin at 2 p.m. June 16.

The chorus has performed in Augusta for 50 years.

For more information, visit themorris.org.

For more information about the Garden City Chorus, visit www.garden
citychorus.org.

Jazz4Teens

Garden City Jazz will present Jazz4Teens at Diamond Lakes Library at 6:30 p.m. June 19.

Jazz4Teens is a program for teenagers similar to the popular Jazz4Kids program.

It was developed by Garden City Jazz Director Karen Gordon to introduce children to jazz and create a fun musical activity for children.

The teen program will incorporate the book The Jazz of Our Street by Fatima Shaik, which follows New Orleans children as they follow a jazz marching band.

Reservations are required and can be made by calling (706) 772-2432.

For more information about the program, visit
gardencityjazz.com.

ENOPION auditions

ENOPION Theatre Company is conducting auditions for The Match Girl.

The musical, adapted from a story by Hans Christian Andersen, is about a family who tries to keep a home for girls afloat by selling matches in 1823 England, and the tragedy that befalls them.

Parts are available for men, women and youth ages 9 and older.

The auditions are by appointment only and will be held Thursdays June 27 through July 18 (excluding July 4) at the Kroc Center.

Performance dates are Nov. 7-9, 16, and 21-23.

More information, including audition materials, are available at www.enopion.com.

To schedule an audition, call (706) 771-7777.


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