Originally created 11/05/01

Around town



Activities and entertainment events scheduled for this week include:

TODAY

FILM SERIES: Augusta State University's Fall Film Series concludes with showings of Ratcatcher at 6 and 8:30 p.m. in the lecture room of Butler Hall at the university, 2500 Walton Way. The Scottish film is about a working-class family in Glasgow during the 1970s garbage strike. Admission is free. For more information, call 737-1609.

TABLE TENNIS TEAMS: The Augusta and Aiken chapters of the Table Tennis Club are starting a Junior Table Tennis League, which is open to the public. The Augusta team will practice from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays at Chafee Gym. The Aiken team will practice Wednesday evenings and Sunday afternoons at H. Odell Weeks Recreation Center in Aiken. For more information, call Rick Sullivan at (803) 502-0052.

TUESDAY

STROKE SUPPORT: The Stroke Support Group at Doctors Hospital, 3651 Wheeler Road, will meet at 6 p.m. in the Rehabilitation Room on the sixth floor. Meetings are held the first Tuesday of each month. The group offers information on stroke and rehabilitation and discussion by those who have experienced a stroke. For more information, call 651-6160.

WEDNESDAY

RETIRED EDUCATORS: The Richmond County Retired Educators Association will meet at noon at the Ramada Plaza Hotel. A representative from the state Health Insurance Office will be the luncheon speaker. Reservations are required. Call Anne Thompson at 592-4863.

THURSDAY

COOKING SHOW: Recipes and More from the Southern Living Cooking School will be presented at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. at Bell Auditorium. The show offers step-by-step instructions on recipe preparation, decorating and entertaining. Tickets are $5 in advance and $10 at the door. Tickets are on sale at The Augusta Chronicle cashier's office, 725 Broad St.; at the newspaper's Aiken County bureau, 123 Pendleton St., Aiken; and at the Columbia County News-Times offices, 4143 Columbia Road. For more information, call 364-6400.