Around the block

Play ball


The Augusta GreenJackets will face off against the Rome Braves at 7:05 tonight at Lake Olmstead Stadium.

Tickets cost $6 to $8 for adults and $1 for ages 3 and under.

Call (706) 922-9467.

Write that grant

The KARS Consulting Group will hold a grant-writing workshop from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at Virginia College , 2807 Wylds Road Extension, Suite B.

Admission costs $50.

Call (706) 715-3211.

Priestly words

The Rev. Brett Brannen will sign copies of his book, To Save a Thousand Souls: A Guide to Discerning a Vocation to Diocesan Priesthood, at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church.

He also will sign books at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Most Holy Trinity and at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at St. Mary on the Hill.

Call (229) 251-1562.

Pets galore

Pet Adoption Resource Center will hold its grand opening at 11 a.m. Saturday at 2008 Westside Drive.

The opening will include prizes, pet supplies, food, games, inflatables, tours and education.

Call (706) 364-1345.

Turn the page

There will be a ribbon- cutting to celebrate the grand opening of the new Augusta library at 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 25, at 823 Telfair St.

Call (706) 821-2600.

Help a child

The Boys and Girls Clubs of Augusta are seeking volunteers and mentors. Applications are available at the main office, 206 Milledge Road, 440 Greene St., 1903 Division St., 747 15th Ave. and 1610 Hunter St.

Call (706) 504-4071, ext. 16.

Girls wanted

Girl Scouts Traveling Troop will hold a kick-off party at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 9, at Burns Memorial United Methodist Church, 2372 Lumpkin Road.

All girls are invited to attend.

Call (706) 774-0505.

Test your palate

A wine-tasting will take place from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, June 8, at The Snug Steak & Grill, 240 Davis Road.

Donations will go to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Call (706) 863-1118.

Play now

Artists and vendors are being sought for the third annual Eryn Eubanks & The Family Fold Music Festival, to be held from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday, June 26, at Julian Smith Casino on Milledge Road.

Call (706) 736-0043.

Food needed

Golden Harvest Food Bank needs donations of canned meats, vegetables and other nonperishable foods.

Take your food to 3310 Commerce Drive in Augusta or to 13 Enterprise Ave. in Aiken.

Call (706) 736-1199 in Augusta or (803) 648-0752 in Aiken.

Hospice workers

Regency Hospice is seeking volunteers to help families in the care of hospice.

Training is provided individually or for groups in a location convenient to those who will attend.

Call Nancy Browning at (706) 868-4422.

Fresh eats

The Saturday Market on the River has fresh produce, entertainment, and arts and crafts and is open from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays through October at Eighth and Reynolds streets downton.

Call (706) 722-8000 or visit



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