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Guests board the boat for the Augusta Canal Authority's Moonlight Music Cruise, which is held on Fridays and features a different musical performer each week. Friday's performer will be Joyce Lynn, who performs country/alternative songs.   TODD BENNETT/FILE
TODD BENNETT/FILE
Guests board the boat for the Augusta Canal Authority's Moonlight Music Cruise, which is held on Fridays and features a different musical performer each week. Friday's performer will be Joyce Lynn, who performs country/alternative songs.

GRU EQUALITY GROUP MEETING: Noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, Terrace Dining Conference Room, Georgia Regents Medical Center, 1120 15th St.; open to anyone at Georgia Regents University, affiliated medical center and physician practice; LGBT Health Awareness Week, Domestic Partner benefits; to improve the experience of lesbian, gay, transgender and bisexual (LGBT) employees, students, and patients throughout the enterprise; free; GHSUEquality@gmail.com, calendar.gru.edu/EventList.aspx?view=EventDetails&eventidn=1156&information_id=2355&type= &rss=rss

AUGUSTA CANAL MOONLIGHT MUSIC CRUISE SERIES 2013 – JOYCE LYNN: 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, Enterprise Mill, 1450 Greene St.; country/alternative and original tunes; adult oriented; $25; (706) 823-0440 ext. 4, augustacanal.com

CHER’S SISTERS ONLY CLUB SCHOLARSHIP BALL: 8 p.m. to midnight Friday, Sept. 13, Elks Lodge, 205 Elkdom Court; entertainment by Klass Band Brotherhood; food, dancing, cash bar; $40; benefits SOC Scholarship for Girls fund; (803) 640-5027, sistersonlyclub@hotmail.com

SEVENTH ANNUAL PADDLEFEST: 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, Augusta Riverfront Marina, 298 Prep Phillips Drive; rules, regulations, categories online; paddlefestga.com

OBSERVE THE MOON NIGHT: Saturday, Sept. 14, Ruth Patrick Science Education Center, 471 University Parkway, Aiken; learn about craters on the moon, see them under low- and high-power telescopes, find out how old they are and how we know that, understand phases of the moon, its motions around and effects on the Earth, become familiar with lunar terminology; program 6 p.m., speaker Tedda Howard, refreshments; on the lawn 7-10 p.m., short talks every 15 minutes between telescope viewings; Dark Shadows 7 and 8 p.m., DuPont Planetarium; held by Astronomy Club of Augusta; free; angelfire.com/ga/astronomyclubaugusta

INAUGURAL INNOVATION SUMMIT: Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 17 and 18, Kroc Center; Dr. Diego Olego, Jordan Eisenberg and Amy Cortese, keynote speakers; free conference featuring successful entrepreneurs and leaders in innovation sharing their strategies, tips, lessons learned; www.gru.edu/oic/is13

UPCOMING

AUGUSTA CANAL MOONLIGHT MUSIC CRUISE SERIES 2013 – KEITH GREGORY: 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, Enterprise Mill, 1450 Greene St.; pop, rock and originals; adult oriented; $25; (706) 823-0440 ext. 4, augustacanal.com

FORT GORDON DINNER THEATRE: SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE ADVENTURE OF THE SUICIDE CLUB: Fridays and Saturdays, Sept. 20, 21, 27 and 28, and Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 10-12, Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre; dinner 7 p.m., show 8 p.m.; enter at Gate 1 on Gordon Highway; ages 16 and older must present an ID, and drivers must present proof of insurance and car registration; reservations required; $30 show only; $35 active duty E6 and below; $42 active duty E7 and above, age 65 and up, retirees, Army civilians; $45 civilians; (706) 793-8552, fortgordon.com/theatre.php

WRITING ROMANCE: THE PERFECT AFFAIR, FEATURING D. JACKSON LEIGH: 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, Augusta-Richmond County Library, 823 Telfair St.; the art of writing romance, the wonderful journey of being a published author, and the state of LGBT fiction; Ms. Leigh, a native of Augusta, talks about her September release of Hold Me Forever, a romance set in Louisiana; free

AUGUSTA CANAL MOONLIGHT MUSIC CRUISE SERIES 2013 – ROB FOSTER: 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27, Enterprise Mill, 1450 Greene St.; jazz; adult oriented; $25; (706) 823-0440 ext. 4, augustacanal.com

GEORGIA TAX-FREE WEEKEND: Friday-Sunday, Oct. 4-6; energy- and water-efficient products up to $1,500; etax.dor.ga.gov

AUGUSTA CANAL MOONLIGHT MUSIC CRUISE SERIES 2013 – THE HENRYS WITH DEVERAN: 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, Enterprise Mill, 1450 Greene St.; Americana, semi-classical and bluegrass violin and guitar; adult oriented; $25; (706) 823-0440 ext. 4, augustacanal.com

LIFE CHOICES TEEN MAZE: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, Richmond County Technical Career Magnet School; held by Augusta Partnership for Children Inc.; for ages 10-19; registration required, groups welcome; (706) 721-1869, chollimon@augustapartnership.org

AUDITIONS: FORT GORDON DINNER THEATRE PRODUCTION OF MIRACLE ON SOUTH DIVISION STREET: 7 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Oct. 7, 8, Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre; (706) 793-8552, fort-gordon.com/theatre/php

AUGUSTA CANAL MOONLIGHT MUSIC CRUISE SERIES 2013 – ROGER ENEVOLDSEN: 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, Enterprise Mill, 1450 Greene St.; guitar and harmonica, folk/pop/oldies and fun sing alongs; adult oriented; $25; (706) 823-0440 ext. 4, augustacanal.com

AUGUSTA CANAL MOONLIGHT MUSIC CRUISE SERIES 2013 – BRANDON COCKER: 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, Enterprise Mill, 1450 Greene St.; Cocker performing original works; adult oriented; $25; (706) 823-0440 ext. 4, augustacanal.com

AUGUSTA CANAL MOONLIGHT MUSIC CRUISE SERIES 2013 – IMPULSE RIDE: 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, Enterprise Mill, 1450 Greene St.; adult oriented; $25; (706) 823-0440 ext. 4, augustacanal.com

AUGUSTA CANAL MOONLIGHT MUSIC CRUISE SERIES 2013 – THE LIVING ROOM LEGENDS: 5:45 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, Enterprise Mill, 1450 Greene St.; pop, rock and originals; adult oriented; $25; (706) 823-0440 ext. 4, augustacanal.com

FORT GORDON DINNER THEATRE: MIRACLE ON SOUTH DIVISION STREET: Fridays and Saturdays, Nov. 15, 16, 22 and 23, and Thursday-Saturday, Dec. 5-7, Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre; dinner 7 p.m., show 8 p.m.; enter at Gate 1 on Gordon Highway; ages 16 years old and older must present a valid ID, and drivers must present proof of insurance and car registration; reservations required; $30 show only; $35 active duty E6 and below; $42 active duty E7 and above, age 65 and up, retirees, Army civilians; $45 civilians; (706) 793-8552, fortgordon.com/theatre.php

ONGOING

ARC GROWERS MEETING: 7:30-9 a.m. fourth Tuesdays excluding December, Forest Hills Golf Course; augustaga.gov/Calendar.aspx?EID=200&month=5&year=2013&day=28&calType=0

AUGUSTA COMMISSION MEETING: Augusta Commission formal meetings 5 p.m. first and third Tuesdays, Commission Chambers, Eighth Floor, municipal building, 530 Greene St.; Planning Commission meetings 3 p.m. first Mondays, Room 803; Committee meetings noon second and last Mondays, Committee Room, Eighth Floor

AUGUSTA LAND BANK AUTHORITY MONTHLY MEETING: Work sessions 9 a.m. first Thursdays, regular sessions 2 p.m. third Wednesdays, Augusta Housing and Community Development Department, 925 Laney-Walker Blvd. Second Floor Conference Room

AUGUSTA PRIDE MEETING: 2-4 p.m. third Saturdays, Metropolitan Community Church of Our Redeemer, 557 Greene St.; augustapride.com

AUGUSTA RECYCLING COLLECTION: Recycle up to five scrap tires and home electronics; third Saturday each month, call for location; free; (855) GOT-TIRES, augustasolidwaste.com

CHARLIE NORWOOD VA MEDICAL CENTER TOASTMASTERS: 5-6:15 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays, Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center 7A Room 134, 950 15th St.; practice public speaking and leadership skills in a fun, supportive environment; free; (970) 581-7681

CRAZY TURKS MONDAYS BIKE NIGHT: 6-9 p.m. Mondays through Oct. 28, Crazy Turks Pizza, 2910 Washington Road; benefits Augusta Warrior Project

CSRA HUMANE SOCIETY PET ADOPTIONS: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, 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

ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE: 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Augusta-Richmond County Public Library, 823 Telfair St.; Nicky McGarity, instructor; no registration required; free

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

HEARING LOSS ASSOCIATION OF AUGUSTA, GA.: Social 5:30 p.m., meeting 6 p.m. third Mondays, September through April, University Hospital Dining Rooms 1-3; (706) 737-0103, sites.google.com/site/hlaaugusta

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

RIVERWALK TOASTMASTERS: Public speaking and leadership club meeting 7 p.m. Mondays, University Hospital Education Wing, third floor, Room 3; (706) 855-1081, 7106.toastmastersclubs.org

ST. STEPHEN’S MINISTRY OF AUGUSTA INC. BOARD MEETINGS: 5:30 p.m. third Mondays, 924 Greene St.


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