Originally created 07/10/02

Around town



Activities and entertainment events scheduled for this week include:

TODAY

HISTORY SERIES: The guest speaker for July's Brown Bag History Series at the Augusta Museum of History will be Jack Steinberg, a native of Augusta who will speak about the history of the Walton Way Temple. The program begins at noon at the museum, 560 Reynolds St. Admission is free for museum members and costs $2 for nonmembers. For more information, call 722-8454.

DEMOCRATIC WOMEN: The League of Democratic Women will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Ramada Plaza Hotel, 640 Broad St. The guest speaker will be Bo Hunter, a candidate in the 96th District Georgia House of Representatives race. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call 731-9525.

THURSDAY

TORCH ARRIVAL: The Better Hometown Committee and the Jenkins County Family Enrichment Commission will hold a Jenkins County Patriotic Celebration in conjunction with the arrival of the Georgia Games Torch in Millen. The celebration will begin at 6 p.m. at the county's courthouse and will include food, entertainment, a book swap and readings for children. The torch is scheduled to arrive at the courthouse at 6:45 p.m. A ceremony to celebrate the send-off of the torch to Augusta is planned for 9 a.m. Friday at the courthouse.

WINE TASTING: Wine World in North Augusta will have a drop-in wine tasting from 5 to 8 p.m. at the store, 106 Georgia Ave. Summer wines and a selection of fine cheeses will be featured. The tasting is open to the public. For more information, call 279-9522.