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THIS WEEK

Performers act out a scene from the play Clybourne Park at La Chat Noir.   EMILY ROSE BENNETT/STAFF
EMILY ROSE BENNETT/STAFF
Performers act out a scene from the play Clybourne Park at La Chat Noir.

GRAYSTONE RANCH FALL FEST: Open 10 a.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday, noon to midnight Sunday through Nov. 30 (weekdays by appointment for school groups and families); pumpkin patch, haunted forest, haunted hay rides, hay maze, more; $10; graystoneranch.com

GET MEDICARE QUESTIONS ANSWERED: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, Kroc Center; the most current information about the program; provided by GeorgiaCares and Fort Valley State University Mobile Information Technology Center; (866) 552-4464 option 4

GIFT SHOP HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE: 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, Sacred Heart Cultural Center; holiday shopping destination to find unique gifts; a holiday bake sale; free gift wrapping and easy parking; cooking demonstrations by Jennifer Shuford of Tastefully Yours 1 p.m.; free; sacredheartaugusta.org

LE CHAT NOIR: CLYBOURNE PARK: By Bruce Norris; 8 p.m. Nov. 14-16; (706)
722-3322, lcnaugusta.com

ENOPION THEATRE COMPANY: THE MATCH GIRL: 7 p.m. Nov. 15, 16, 22, 3 p.m. Nov. 9, 16, 23, 11 a.m. Nov. 21, Kroc Center; 7 p.m. performances include dinner, $16-$25; reservations required; enopion.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 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

JAMES BROWN TURKEY GIVEAWAY REGISTRATION: 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, Dyess Park; take state-issued ID and utility bill for proof of address; must be registered to receive turkey – one per household; giveaway 8:30 a.m. Nov. 25, Dyess Park; free, registration required; (706) 722-7030, jamesbrownfamilyfdn.org

THE KELLEY FAMILY BLUEGRASS BAND PERFORMING: 5:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, Friday, Nov. 22 and Friday, Nov. 29, Sconyers Bar-B-Que

LYDIA VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION: 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, The Lydia Project; an outreach for women coping with any type of cancer; volunteer from home, at the agency and in the community; (706) 736-5467

UPCOMING

LAST DAY OF SCHOOL, GRADE 9-12, RICHMOND COUNTY: Thursday, May 22, Richmond County; information available online; follow the ‘Schools’ tab on the left of the Richmond County Board of Education site to find individual school’s web pages; rcboe.org

LAST DAY OF SCHOOL, PRE-K-GRADE 8, RICHMOND COUNTY: Friday, May 23, Richmond County; information available online; follow the ‘Schools’ tab on the left of the Richmond County Board of Education site to find individual school’s web pages; rcboe.org

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 AREA NEWCOMERS CLUB COFFEE: 11 a.m. first Thursday of each month through May; free; for those new to the Augusta area; meet new friends, enjoy activity groups, learn about and take part in local events; for more information, e-mail Hospitality@AugustaNewcomers.net

AUGUSTA COMMISSION MEETING: Augusta Commission formal meetings 2 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 tires and home electronics; third Saturdays, call for location; free; (855) GOT-TIRES, augustasolidwaste.com

AUGUSTA SOUTH ROTARY CLUB: Noon Tuesdays, Holiday Inn, Gordon Highway; to provide service to others, promote high ethical standards, advance world understanding, goodwill and peace; augustasouthrotary.org

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

CIVIL WAR ROUNDTABLE OF AUGUSTA: 6 p.m. third Mondays, Snelling Center, 3165 Washington Road; open to anyone interested in exploring issues involved in the American Civil War; (706) 737-9115, gfy@gwenfulcheryoung.com

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; 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Friedman Branch Library, free, (706) 736-6758

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

GEORGIA-CAROLINA TOASTMASTERS CLUB MEETING: Noon to 1 p.m. Wednesdays (except Christmas and Masters week), The Cotton Patch; ages 21 and older; free, open to the public; tasty and reasonably priced menu available; members rotate roles and enjoy a rotation of guided and evaluated assignments, all self-paced; (803) 593-6605, toastmasters.org

HEARING LOSS ASSOCIATION OF AUGUSTA, GA.: Social 5:30 p.m., meeting 6 p.m. third Mondays, 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

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS: 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, and 1:30 p.m. Saturdays, Covenant Presbyterian Church; free; (907) 854-1509

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

SPANISH CLASS – BEGINNER: 5:30-6:30 p.m. Mondays, Friedman Branch Library; free, registration required; (706) 736-6758

SPANISH CLASS – INTERMEDIATE: 3:30-5 p.m. Mondays, Friedman Branch Library; free; (706)
736-6758

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

STORYTIME TUESDAYS: 10 a.m. Tuesdays, Friedman Branch Library; best for ages 5 and under; registration required for groups of six or more; free; (706) 736-6758, www.ecgrl.org

YOGA: 3:30 p.m. Mondays through Dec. 30, Jeff Maxwell Branch Library; Ame Johnson, instructor; simple postures and mudras; bring a towel, a yoga mat and wear a comfortable outfit; have an empty stomach at least for 2 hours prior to class; reservations required; (706) 814-1129

YOGA FOR BEGINNERS (ADULT): 11 a.m. Saturdays, Augusta-Richmond County Public Library; free, registration required; sponsored by the CSRA Vegetarian Society; (706) 814-1129; (706) 814-1129, www.ecgrl.com

YOGA FOR KIDS: 10 a.m. Saturdays, Augusta-Richmond County Public Library; meditation, breathing techniques and yoga poses; benefit from increased mental concentration while having fun and learning how to be healthy; registration required; sponsored by the CSRA Vegetarian Society; free; (706) 814-1129, www.ecgrl.com


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