A.R. JOHNSON MAGNET SCHOOL RECRUITMENT AND OPEN HOUSE: 5:30-7 p.m. today, A.R. Johnson Health Science and Engineering Magnet School, 1324 Laney-Walker Blvd.; tour of classrooms and new building, meet faculty, staff, administrators and counselors; applications accepted through Friday, Jan. 29; Assistant Principal LouAnne Grove, (706) 823-6933 Ext. 203

STEPHEN JAMES CSRA COIN CLUB MEETING: 6:45 P.M. TODAY, Aiken County Library, 314 Chesterfield St. S.W., Aiken; special presentation on coin values and scams in today's marketplace; open to the public; (803) 644-0761

AUDUBON SOCIETY MERRY PONDS FIELD TRIP: 9 a.m. to noon Saturday; meet to car pool at Popeye's Chicken, 450 Walton Way; looking for ducks and other wintering birds; open to public and free; Paul Koehler (803) 471-0291,

RICHMOND COUNTY REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE BREAKFAST: 9 A.M. SATURDAY, Holiday Inn, 2155 Gordon Highway; guest speaker Ray McBerry, candidate for governor; $8 for breakfast;

VOICES OF THE PAST MUSEUM THEATER SERIES: THE OTHER TUBMANS: 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 and 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Augusta Museum of History, 560 Reynolds St.; character monologues performed in museum theater format by actors; explains the connection between Tubman slaves freed in the 1830s and William Tubman, the longest-serving president (1944-71) of Liberia; free with museum admission; (706) 722-8454

ART MEETS FASHION EXTRAVA-GANZA: 7 P.M. SATURDAY, Augusta Marriott Hotel and Suites, 2 10th St.; freelance artists will paint as models walk down the runway; with a band and a DJ; fundraiser for the Paine College Art Club; tickets available at Pyramid Music stores or by calling (706) 724-1508; Oscar A. Jessie (706) 755-2488,

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY PROGRAM: 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Alexander Hall, Chamberlain Ave., Fort Gordon; guest speaker Dr. George C. Bradley



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