Originally created 03/06/02

Around town



Activities and entertainment events scheduled for this week include:

TODAY

HISTORY SERIES: The Augusta Museum of History will continue its Brown Bag History Series at noon. Today's presentation, entitled The Role and Portrayal of Women in History, will be given by Dr. Lee Ann Caldwell, a professor of history at Augusta State University. The program is free for members and costs $2 for others. Those who plan to attend are expected to bring a lunch and the museum will provide a beverage and dessert. For more information, call 722-8454.

THURSDAY

RELAY FOR LIFE: The North Augusta Relay for Life will hold a team captain meeting at 6 p.m. at the North Augusta Community Center, 101 Brookside Drive. The relay is a team fund-raiser for the American Cancer Society. This year's walk is scheduled for May 17, beginning at North Augusta High School. For more information, call 279-1337.

MEETING AND AWARDS BANQUET: The Augusta Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers will hold its annual meeting and awards banquet from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Sheraton Augusta Hotel, 2651 Perimeter Parkway. The program will feature a speech about ethics from Dr. Bob Gemmill of Walton Rehabilitation Hospital. People who attend can receive two continuing education units. Tickets cost $45 for members and students and $55 for others. For more information, call 869-8603.

FACULTY AND FRIENDS RECITAL: The Visual and Performing Arts Department at USC Aiken will present a faculty and friends recital at 7 p.m. at the Etherredge Center, 171 University Parkway. The program will feature performances by violinist Laura Tomlin, pianists James Bennett and Winnifred Goodwin, cellist Richard Thomas and harpist Katie Taylor. Tickets cost $5 for the public and $3 for faculty, staff and students. For more information, call (803) 641-3305.