Originally created 10/16/00

This week in Georgia


Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling will be discussed at 7 p.m. at Gibbs Library, 326 N. Belair Road, Evans. For information, call 863-1946.


Friends of Columbia County Libraries will meet at 7 p.m. at Gibbs Library.


The board of directors of the Beulah Grove Community Resource Center will meet at 5:30 p.m. at 1446 Linden St.


In connection with the Paper, Pen, Paint program, the Morris Museum of Art will present a teacher in-service workshop featuring the performance group Poetry Alive! The group combines theater and poetry to introduce students to the world of poetry. Workshop hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dr. Ann Hall of Oglethorpe University will present an additional three-hour session on how to use art to inspire creative writing from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 30. Richmond, Columbia and Burke county teachers will not be charged. Teachers from other counties will be charged a supply fee of $10. Advance registration is required. For information or registration, call 724-7501.

The Family Y will hold a School's Out Prime Time program, with games, arts and crafts, swimming, sports and more, at the Wheeler Center, 3532 Wheeler Road. Early dropoff is at 7 a.m. The program, with scheduled activities, will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Late pickup is at 6 p.m. Parents should register at the child's Prime Time Discovery site. The fee is $20 per child if registered in advance or $25 the day of the program. A minimum of 15 children must be registered in advance for the program to be held. For information, call 738-6680.

American Girls Pastimes Party, an entertaining and educational celebration of girls at play, will take place through Sunday at the Augusta Museum of History, 560 Reynolds St. The program begins at 7 p.m. Friday and at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. For information, call 722-8454.


Music for a Royal Occasion, including Handel's Coronation Anthems with members of the Augusta Symphony, will be presented by the Augusta Choral Society at 8 p.m. at Sacred Heart Cultural Center. Tickets cost $12 to $15.

Firemen's Muster Competition Fire Fest 2000 will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Evans Town Center, across from the government complex. Admission is free. There will be hot air balloon rides, live music, arts and crafts, kiddie rides and games, police and fire demonstrations, pony rides, clown shows, a moon walk, fire sale raffle, refreshments and more. The Firemen's Muster Competition is a sanctioned competition among fire departments of different states. Each team competes for fire department certification points. The winning team receives $3,000 in cash and prizes.


In celebration of The Sporting View exhibition, Morris Museum of Art will hold Wild Things! from 1 to 4 p.m. Enjoy displays and demonstrations by area wildlife and sporting organizations, tall tales, fly tying demonstrations, models showing off the latest in sporting attire, a display of some of the rarest antique fishing lures you'll find anywhere, and a scavenger hunt for kids. Admission is free. For more information, call 724-7501.


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