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Russian-Romany musicians Via Romen will perform Russian and Slovak folk music at Tuesday’s Music Live at St.Paul’s Episcopal Church.

The concert is free and begins at noon. Lunch, which is catered by Crum’s on Central, follows the performance and will be served in the River Room. Lunch is $10 and requires advance registration. Tuesday’s menu is grilled chicken Caesar with Parmesan crisps, peanut butter dessert bar and Starbucks coffee.

For more information or to make reservations, visit or call (706) 722-3463.

Rotary Norway Scholarship

Applications are being accepted for the Georgia Rotary Student Program Norway Scholarship to study June 22 through Aug. 2 at the University of Oslo.

Applicants must be between 20 and 24 years old, single, have completed sophomore year of college and be in excellent health.

Anyone interested in applying should contact Pam Lightsey, Georgia Rotary Student Program director, at or (706) 840-2087. The deadline to apply is Dec. 20.

Fort Gordon gate hours change

New gate hours to Fort Gordon took effect Monday for Gates 2 and 5.

Gate 2 is now open 4:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday but will be closed on weekends. Personnel will be able to use Gate 1 on those days.

Gate 5 will remain open from 4:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. seven days a week. Gate 1 will remain open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

The changes are the result of a transition from contracted security guards to employees of the Department of the Army. Because of this transition, fewer guards are available to man the gates.

Hospice seeks volunteers

Alliance Hospice is looking for volunteers to assist with administrative duties and visit patients. Training will be provided. No experience necessary.

Volunteers are needed in all area counties. For more information, call Rick Boland at (706) 447-2461 or e-mail rboland@alliance

Library film series

The Augusta Library will present a film series at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays in October. The series is held in conjunction with the Augusta Photo Festival, and all but one of the presented films have a relationship to photography. The series is free.

Oct. 2: Fur – An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus (2006, R); Oct. 9: Annie Liebovitz – Life Through a Lens (2008, NR); Oct. 16: Moonrise Kingdom (2012, PG-13); Oct. 23: Pecker (1999, R); Oct. 30; Ansel Adams (2002, NR)

For more information, call (706) 821-2600.

Walk with the Spirits

Historic Augusta’s Walk With the Spirits will be held Oct. 13-14 at Magnolia Cemetery. Guided tours will begin every 20 minutes from 3 to 6 p.m.

A guide in period dress will narrate the history of the cemetery and the iconography of its headstones. Along the way, guests will “meet” former Augusta residents who are buried in the cemetery. Actors, also in period costume, will portray the former residents and tell stories about their lives and accomplishments.

The event is not recommended for children under 5. Reservations are recommended, and refreshments will be provided. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children and groups of 10 or more.

For more information, call (706) 724-0436 or visit



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