Originally created 08/12/02

Around town



Activities and entertainment events scheduled for this week include:

TODAY

METEOR SHOWER WALK: The Phinizy Swamp Nature Park will conduct a meteor shower walk at 9 p.m. The walk is limited to 25 people and costs $3 for members and $5 for nonmembers. To register, call 828-2109.

DIXIELAND BAND: Bobby Tuba's New Orleans Dixieland Band will perform at 7 p.m. on the Roland H. Windham Performing Arts Stage at Hopeland Gardens. The event will consist of Dixieland jazz, ragtime and gospel tunes. For more information, call 642-7631.

TUESDAY

FALL CONVOCATION: The ninth annual fall convocation of Augusta State University will begin at 8:15 a.m. in the Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre.

BLOOD DRIVE: Shepard Community Blood Center will hold an Elvis-themed blood drive from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Donors will receive a free "Hunka Hunka Blood Donor" T-shirt. Joey "Elvis" Hodges will greet donors from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. For more information, call 737-4551.