Originally created 11/06/01

Around town



Activities and entertainment events scheduled for this week include:

TODAY

TUESDAY'S MUSIC LIVE: Creative Impressions, a 40-member group of high school performers from Richmond County and Columbia County schools, will perform at noon during Tuesday's Music Live at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 605 Reynolds St. Lunch will be catered by the Boll Weevil for $7. Takeout is available. Meal reservations are required. Call 722-3463.

KIWANIS MEETING: The Palmetto Kiwanis Club will meet at noon at Eejay's Restaurant in Kalmia Plaza in Aiken. Guest speaker Jennifer Phillips, fitness director at Advance Glasfiber Yarns, will discuss physical fitness and yoga. For information, call (803) 643-9951.

FIRST AID COURSE: The American Red Cross of Augusta will offer a community first aid and safety course from 6 to 10 p.m. today and Thursday at its office, 1322 Ellis St. Participants must attend both sessions and will receive a one-year certification for CPR after completion. The cost of the course is $46. For more information, call 724-8481.

AT THE FAIR: The Georgia-Carolina State Fair at the Augusta Exchange Club fairgrounds on Fourth Street will be open from 4 p.m. to midnight. Admission is free with the coupon on Page 12A. There will be music at 7 p.m. by Sean Carter and at 8 p.m. by Rebecca Lynn Howard. Swine will be received from noon to 6 p.m. for Wednesday's show. Admission is $5 general or $15 with unlimited rides. Advance tickets are available at all area Koger Walters Amocos and the Imperial Theatre, and online at www.tixonline.com. The fair will continue through Sunday. For information, call 722-0202.

WEDNESDAY

HISTORY LECTURE: Edward J. Cashin, the director of the Center for Georgia History at Augusta State University, will speak at noon at the Augusta Museum of History, 560 Reynolds St. Dr. Cashin will discuss heroes of the Augusta Canal as part of the museum's brown bag series. Participants should bring their lunch. Beverages and dessert will be provided. The program is free for members, $2 for others. Reservations are required. Call 722-8454.