PIGJAM: 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 21, Sacred Heart Cultural Center, 1301 Greene St.; barbecue by BBQ Barn; music by Sibling String; raffle; $35, benefits restoration of Sacred Heart Cultural Center; (706) 826-4700

IT’S YOUR BOOK CLUB – DARE DREAM DO: Thursday 6:30-8:45 p.m., March 21, Augusta-Richmond County Public Library, 823 Telfair St.; discussing Dare Dream Do by Whitney Johnson; new members welcome; free

AUGUSTA PREPARATORY DAY SCHOOL: GUYS AND DOLLS: 7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, March 21-23, Augusta Preparatory Day School, 285 Flowing Wells Road, Martinez; presented by the Upper School; $12, students $10, Augusta Prep students and faculty receive one free ticket

ED TURNER’S ROCK AND SOUL REVUE - ALL SHOWS SOLD OUT: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 22 and 23, Le Chat Noir, 304 Eighth St.; benefits CSRA Humane Society; limited bar seating at door only, first come first served, $20;

PAWS IN THE PARK: 9 a.m. Saturday, March 23, CSRA Humane Society Pet Shelter, 425 Wood St.; Walking own dog – registration 9 a.m., walk 10 a.m.; walking shelter dogs – registration 10:30 a.m., walk 11:15 a.m.; register by March 2 to get T-shirt; refreshments, entertainment, games, vendors; microchip clinic – call to make an appointment; (706) 261-7387,

SIGNAL CORPS REGIMENTAL ASSOCIATION ADOLPHUS GREELY CHAPTER SPONSORED GOLF TOURNAMENT: Saturday, March 23, Gordon Lakes Golf Course, Fort Gordon; checkin 9 a.m., shotgun start 12:30 p.m.; open to the public;

RENAMING AND DEDICATION OF GEORGIA STATE ROUTE 4: 11 a.m. Saturday, March 23, Haygood Holsey Hall Circle off 15th Street, on campus of Paine College; in honor of Dr. Ruth B. Crawford and by authority of the General Assembly of George House Resolution 1643, Georgia State Route 4 (15th Street from Laney-Walker Boulevard to Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard) to become known as Ruth B. Crawford Highway

RALLY TO PROTECT 6-DAY DELIVERY: 3 p.m. Sunday, March 24, Forrest Hills Post Office, 3301 Wrightsboro Road; to protect Saturday mail delivery and demand that Congress deliver a better plan to strengthen the Postal Service for the future;

TALK THE TALK LADIES BOOK CLUB – THE RAPTURE OF CANAAN: Tuesday 6:30-8:45 p.m., March 26, Augusta-Richmond County Public Library, 823 Telfair St.; discussing The Rapture of Canaan by Sheri Reynolds; new members welcome; free

HISTORIC TROLLEY TOURS OF AUGUSTA: 1:30-3:15 p.m. Saturdays, Augusta Museum of History, 560 Reynolds St., Augusta; tickets available at Augusta Visitors Center; tour museum, then board Lady Libby trolley; explore downtown, tales of Augusta history; $12, includes museum admission; reservations required; (706) 724-4067,

FORT GORDON TOASTMASTERS: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Fort Gordon Signal Tower, 504 Chamberlain Ave., Fort Gordon; practice leadership and public speaking skills; Wednesdays at the Organizational Conference Room (Fish Bowl) at the base of Signal Tower, next to the Signal Corps Museum and Chef Redd’s Cafe; open to the public,

CSRA HUMANE SOCIETY PET ADOPTION HOURS: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, CSRA Humane Society, 425 Wood St.; home with a fenced yard required for dog adoptions; home inspection may be required; adoption fees $125 cats, $125-$175 dogs; (706) 261-PETS,


AN AFTERNOON WITH SARA PARETSKY: 3 p.m. Friday, March 29, Room 170, University Hall, Georgia Regents University, Summerville Campus, 2500 Walton Way; public reading, book signing; limited seating, online reservations required;

PINK ZEBRA LAUNCH PARTY: Noon to 8 p.m. Saturday, March 30, Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Augusta, 4049 Jimmie Dyess Parkway; fun for all ladies; create a candle, learn about products, Simmering Lights show, business opportunity, more; prize drawings, door prizes, activities, games; refreshments;!/events/427306187356615/?fref=ts

EARTH DAY 2013: 7 a.m. Saturday, April 20, Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, 1858 Lock and Dam Road; All day event; Swamp Stomp 5K 8 a.m.; Earth Day festivities 10 a.m.; music, food, vendors, educational booths, 462731027096632; free

BEST DAM RIDE: 7 a.m. Sunday, April 21, Clarks Hill, S.C.; benefits Southeastern Firefighters Burn Foundation; registration 7 a.m., ride 8:30 a.m.; 25, 60, 80 and 100 mile options; $35 per rider, under age 12 ride free with an adult; register at Chain Reaction Bicycles in Evans or online by searching “10th annual Best Dam Ride 2013”;

MONSTER X TOUR: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 26 and 27, James Brown Arena; Motorsports entertainment epicenter; $7-$47; tickets at Champion’s Box Office at James Brown Arena, by phone (877) 4AUGTIX and online at;

FASHION TRUNK SHOW: Doors 6:30 p.m., show 7 p.m. Saturday, April 27, Augusta Museum of History, 560 Reynolds St.; Nadia Perry, Tramel Foulks, hosts; new neckwear and apparel line from designer Zaccheus Miles; showcase for five new designers: Tuttie Lu, Mz. Nee, Charity Williamson, Quatell Gibson and Marcus Johnson; Comedian Small Fire; live music hors d’oeuvres, more; $10 advance regular admission, $15 at door; $20 limited VIP package; (706) 524-2667,

SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AUGUSTA GEORGIA HEALTH SCIENCES SYMPHONY SERIES: ENDURING HARMONY: Saturday 7:30 p.m., April 27, First Baptist Church of Augusta, 3500 Walton Way; Tower, Ravel, Sibelius; guest artist Pascal Godart, piano; (706) 826-4735,; $10, $15, $20, $45

CIRQUE DU SOLEIL PRESENTS QUIDAM: Tuesday 7:30 p.m., April 30, James Brown Arena, 601 Seventh St.; tickets on sale 10 a.m. Feb 15 at Champion’s Box Office, or by calling (877) 4AUGTIX; show information at, augusta; adults $37-$97, ages 12 and younger $30-$78

CANDLELIGHT JAZZ AT RIVERWALK AUGUSTA: 8 p.m. Sundays, May 5 through Labor Day, Augusta Riverwalk; bring seating and picnic; May schedule: Georgia Regents University Conservatory Jazz Band May 5, John Hobbs (special Mothers Day concert) May 12, JAMP Masters from the JB Academy of Musik Pupils May 19, Garden City Jazz May 26; $6 ages 13 and older;

LITTLE BIG TOWN – THE TORNADO TOUR: With special guest David Nail 7:30 p.m. May 8, Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St.; $26.50, $34.50, $39.50; tickets James Brown Arena box office, (877) 4AUGTIX and; augustaentertainment php?id=621

AUGUSTA RESCUE MISSION RUN FOR SHELTER 5K: 8 a.m. Saturday, May 11, Augusta Common; benefits Augusta Rescue Mission and Bridge Ministries; family event, all ages welcome; runners, walkers and volunteers; $25;



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