Around the block

Circus is in town


The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Boom A Ring! will present shows at 7:30 p.m. today and Friday, 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 1:30 p.m. Sunday at James Brown Arena, 601 Seventh St. Tickets are $15 and $20, with a limited number of VIP floor seats available. For more information, call (706) 722-3521.

Job expo today

An employer expo will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at Christenberry Fieldhouse, 3109 Wrightsboro Road. Sixty employers will be offering full-time and part-time positions and summer jobs and internships. Those who attend are urged to dress professionally and bring rÃsumÃs. For more information, call (706) 737-1604.

'Cabaret' to play fort

Cabaret will be performed Friday and Saturday at the Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre, Third Avenue, Building 32100. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m., and the show will begin at 8 p.m. Ticket are $39 for civilians; $36 for seniors, retirees, Department of Army civilians, active-duty E7 and above, and $30 for active-duty E6 and below. Show-only tickets are $25. Call (706) 793-8552 or visit

Say hello to 'Dolly'

The Augusta Players will perform the musical Hello Dolly! at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at the Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St. For tickets, call (706) 826-4707 or visit

Music at the Morris

Augusta soprano Funmilayo Eke Harmon will perform at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Morris Museum of Art, 1 10th St., as part of the Music at the Morris series. Admission is free. Call (706) 724-7501.

Health screenings

Free cholesterol, blood sugar and blood pressure screenings will be available from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Doctors Hospital's H2U Building, 1305 Interstate Parkway. Tests for blood type, hemoglobin A1C, high-sensitivity C-reactive protein, lipid profile, liver profile, complete blood count, chem basic (electrolytes, bun, glucose, creatinine and calcium) cost $25 each. Prostate-specific antigen and thyroid-stimulating hormone tests will be offered for $30 each. Visit

Jazz group to play

The Augusta State University jazz ensemble will perform at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, 2500 Walton Way, on campus. The cost is $5 for the general public and free for ASU students, faculty and staff with a JagCard. Call (706) 667-4100 or visit

Sweetheart's Ball

RHEMA Connections Inc. of Macedonia Baptist Church will hold its third annual Sweetheart's Ball on Friday at Sand Hills Community Center, 2540 Wheeler Road.

Doors will open at 8 p.m. The attire is formal or semiformal.

Tickets are $25 for singles and $45 for couples. Call (706) 737-6834.

Catch 'The Goat'

The Goat will be presented at 8 p.m. today through Saturday at Le Chat Noir, 304 Eighth St. The cost is $20. Call (706) 722-3322 or visit



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