Originally created 04/03/02

Around town



Activities and entertainment events scheduled for this week include:

TODAY

BROWN BAG HISTORY SERIES: The Augusta Museum of History will continue its Brown Bag History Series at noon at the museum, 560 Reynolds St. The guest speaker will be Erick D. Montgomery, executive director of Historic Augusta Inc., who will speak about Augusta's historic neighborhoods. The program is free to members and $2 for nonmembers; reservations are required. Bring a lunch; the museum will provide a drink and dessert. For more information, call 722-8454.

COMMUNITY COOKOUT: As part of the Community Development Week 2002 celebration, the Augusta-Richmond County Housing and Neighborhood Development Department will sponsor a community cookout from noon to 6 p.m. at Eastview Community Center, 644 Aiken St. For more information, call 821-1797.

THURSDAY

JUNIOR RECITAL: The Fine Arts Department at Augusta State University will hold a junior recital at 8 p.m. at the Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, 2500 Walton Way. Admission is free. For more information, call 737-1453.

INTERNATIONAL CLUB: The Aiken International Club will meet at 7 p.m. at the University of South Carolina Aiken's Penland Administration Building, Room 107. Branislav Kovalcik, a senior at the university and native of Slovakia, will speak on the history, politics and people of Slovakia. The meeting is free and open to the public. For more information, call (803) 641-6875.