Upcoming Calendar

THIS WEEK

SUMMER CHEMISTRY COURSE FOR MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS: 10:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays through July 18, Paine College Haygood Holsey Hall, Room 220, 1235 15th St.; covers basic concept of chemistry through instruction and demonstration; prepares students with basic knowledge for science courses; paine.edu

JOY OF SIGNING: 10:30-11:30 a.m. Thursdays (except Nov. 28), Augusta-Richmond County Public Library, 823 Telfair St.; learn sign language; Joyce Jones, instructor; free; registration not required

HOPE FOR HARLEE BENEFIT CONCERT: 8 p.m. Thursday, July 11, Sky City, 1157 Broad St.; She N She and Joel Cruz performing; Harlee is 7 and battling Stage 4 Rhabdomyosarcoma; benefits awareness of Harlee’s story and Rhabdomyosarcoma; no cover

RICHMOND COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY MONTHLY BREAKFAST: 9 a.m. Saturday, July 13, Piccadilly Cafeteria; Congressman Paul Broun, candidate for U.S. Senate, speaker; $10; richmondcountygop.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; $12, includes museum admission; reservations required; (706) 724-4067, bit.ly/S1QyIJ

SUMMER CONCERT SERIES: 6:30 p.m. Saturdays through July 27, Augusta Mall food court; eat, shop, relax as you listen to the performers; free

CANDLELIGHT JAZZ CONCERT SERIES: 8 p.m. Sundays through Sept. 2, River Stage at Eighth Street, Augusta Riverwalk; bring seating and picnic; July 14 Buzz Clifford, July 21 Edwin Hamilton Trio, July 28 Courtland Saxon & Desire, Aug. 4 Tony Williams & Blues Express, Aug. 11 Preston & Weston, Aug. 18 Sounds Unlimited, Aug. 25 quietSTORM, Sept. 1 Labor Day Jazz Festival; $7 ages 13 and older; gardencityjazz.com

JAZZ4KIDS: SING. CLAP. WIGGLE. SHAKE!: 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 16, Friedman Branch Library, 1447 Jackson Road; interactive introduction to jazz; for ages 5-10 with direct parental supervision; limited seating, reservations required; Mysterious Thelonious, featured book; (706) 736-6758, gardencityjazz.com

GED CLASSES: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday (except Nov. 28 and Dec. 31), Augusta-Richmond County Public Library, 823 Telfair St.; Register in class; PINES library card required; free

JAZZ4KIDS: SING. CLAP. WIGGLE. SHAKE!: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 17, Appleby Branch Library, 2260 Walton Way; interactive introduction to jazz; for ages 5-10 with direct parental supervision; limited seating, reservations required; This Jazz Man, featured book; free; (706) 736-6244, gardencityjazz.com

AUGUSTA LAND BANK AUTHORITY MONTHLY MEETING: 2-3 p.m. Wednesday, July 17, Augusta Housing and Community Development Department, 925 Laney-Walker Blvd. Second Floor Conference Room; monthly work sessions 9 a.m. first Thursdays; monthly regular sessions 2 p.m. third Wednesdays; meetings subject to change

INDEPENDENT FEATURE FILM DISTRIBUTION: 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 17, Augusta-Richmond County Public Library, 823 Telfair St.; seminar by independent filmmaker Christopher Forbes; free

BASEBALL: LAKEWOOD BLUE CLAWS VS. AUGUSTA GREENJACKETS: 7:05 p.m. Wednesday, July 17, Lake Olmstead Stadium, 78 Milledge Road; BiLo Baseball Bingo; youth, military, senior (60+) general admission discounts; $8, $10, $12; (706) 736-7889, milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t478

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

SUMMER HOT ROAST & TOAST CELEBRATION WITH ROBERT “FLASH” GORDON: 7 p.m. Thursday, July 18, Augusta Mini Theatre; venefits the Mariah McKie Butler Memorial College Book Scholarship; tickets available at the theater and online; $50, $500 table; augustaminitheatre.com

BASEBALL: LAKEWOOD BLUE CLAWS VS. AUGUSTA GREENJACKETS: 7:05 p.m. Thursday, July 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+) general admission discounts; $8, $10, $12; (706) 736-7889, milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t478

BASEBALL: LAKEWOOD BLUE CLAWS VS. AUGUSTA GREENJACKETS: 7:05 p.m. Friday, July 19, Lake Olmstead Stadium, 78 Milledge Road; fireworks after the game; youth, military, senior (60+) general admission discounts; $9, $11, $13; (706) 736-7889, milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t478

AUGUSTA HARLEY DAVIDSON CAR & BIKE SHOW: 9 a.m. Saturday, July 27, Augusta Harley-Davidson, 4200 Belair Frontage Road; prizes for top three bikes, Best in Show and Best Paint; benefits CSRA Humane Society; special category for (pre-1982) classic bikes; food, beverages, vendors, music by Psycho Devilles; 1940’s styled Pin-Up Girl Contest 1 p.m.; day-of registration only 8:30-10:30 a.m.: winners announced 2:30 p.m.; free for spectators; entry fee $20 per car/$10 per bike; augustahd.com

NAVY DAY BALL GOLF CLASSIC: Aug. 2, Gordon Lakes Golf Course, Fort Gordon; registration 7 a.m., shotgun start 8:30 a.m.; $50 per player (cash only), includes greens fee, cart, range balls, lunch following event; four player scramble; benefits CSRA Navy Day Ball; (706) 361-4452, (706) 834-0177, tournevents.com/csranavyball

AUGUSTA TRAINING SHOP CORNHOLE CHALLENGE: 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, James Brown Arena Exhibit Hall, 601 Seventh St.; cash prizes for first, second and third place; sponsorship $500, includes two personalized wooden Cornhole Boards, entry for a team of two into the Cornhole Challenge and two spectator tickets; $110 per two person team; $10 spectators (available day of event); (706) 262-4556, www.augustatrainingshop.com

VOICES LESS HEARD: WHERE ARE MY ANCESTORS: Check in 8-8:45 a.m.; seminar 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, Augusta-Richmond County Public Library, 823 Telfair St.; Augusta Genealogical Society, co-sponsor; $40 members, $45 others; registration required by Aug. 1; augustagensociety.org

WILL DOWNING WITH NAJEE: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St.; rhythm and blues and jazz sensation Will Downing along with Najee, smooth jazz saxophonist and flautist; benefits DeAnna Williams Heffner Kidney Transplant Fund; $35, $42, $60, $65; bit.ly/17AZ4W1

RUSSELL JOEL BROWN IN CONCERT: Broadway and Beyond: 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, Maxwell Theatre, 2500 Walton Way; Benefits Jessye Norman School of the Arts; also performing dancer Justin Reeves and singers from the school; $40 adults, $20 students under 25 with a valid student ID; tickets available at Jessyenormanschool.org and Maxwell Theatre Box Office; (706) 667-4100

DOCTORS WHO COOK: 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St.; nearly 100 area doctors trading in their white coats for chef’s aprons, creating and serving culinary masterpieces; limited seating, reservations required; Children’s Heart Program, host; $150 per person; advance tickets required; tickets available by phone and online; (706) 738-7976, chpvc.org/doctorswhocook

THIRD ANNUAL STOP DA STIGMA RED PARTY: 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, Gracewood Community Center, 2309 Tobacco Road; HIV/AIDS awareness; food, open bar, DJ, entertainment, door prizes, raffle of a $50 gas card; $20; on.fb.me/13pr6o0

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