YOUNG PROFESSIONALS OF AUGUSTA KROC CENTER HOUSE RENOVATION: 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, 131 Eve St.; group is seeking volunteers to help renovate the first of many houses for use by the Salvation Army's Kroc Center; to help group furnish the necessary materials and tools to complete the project, contact;

GOLF AND GARDENS CLEANUP: 8:15 a.m. Saturday, former Augusta Golf and Gardens, 1100 Reynolds St.; volunteers needed to help cut grass and beautify; volunteers can bring mowers, weed trimmers, work gloves and blowers; those without lawn equipment encouraged to attend; Anthony Esposito, (404) 451-3473,

CSRA PUBLIC ELECTRONICS RECYCLE DAY: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Fort Discovery bus entrance, Reynolds Street and Discovery Drive; $10 cash charge for every recycled television;

CANDLELIGHT JAZZ: 8 p.m. Sundays through August, Eighth Street bulkhead at Riverwalk Augusta; Sunday, Preston and Weston; $6 admission;


BOULE ON THE BAYOU: 7-11 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28, Savannah Rapids Pavilion, 3300 Evans to Locks Road; event will feature a Cajun dinner, dancing, music by Daddy Grace and live and silent auctions; benefits the American Cancer Society; tickets $75 per person; discount of $125 per couple if tickets purchased by Aug. 14; (706) 731-9900,

PERFECTLY AGED: ANTIQUES AND WINE BENEFIT AUCTION: 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10, St. Paul's Episcopal Church River Room, 605 Reynolds St.; with a wine tasting, cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, silent auction of antiques and fine wines; live auction of antiques, art, premium wines and entertainment packages begins at 8 p.m.; $100 ages 36 and older, $50 ages 35 and younger; benefits Historic Augusta; (706) 724-0436



Hephzibah grad serving on Navy destroyer

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