BACK IN TIME
NOV. 27, 1942
Augusta enjoyed a quiet, peaceful Thanksgiving Day yesterday.
There were no serious accident to mar the day, nor was there any disorder, police and county officials reported.
Up to a late hour last night, only two arrests had been made by city police, and they were for minor infractions. One slight auto accident was reported.
The day started sunny, but clouds came in, and a drizzle marred part of the afternoon for downtown window shoppers.
Activities and entertainment events scheduled for this week include:
FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS CEREMONY: A festival of lights ceremony will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Eighth Street Plaza, Riverwalk Augusta. The ceremony will feature the lighting of the city Christmas tree and downtown decorations. Mayor Bob Young will be present. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 821-1754.
WINTER CONCERT: A winter concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the Gilbert-Lambuth Memorial Chapel of Paine College, on Druid Park Avenue. The concert will feature the Paine College Concert Choir. The event is free. For more information, call 821-8323.
THANKSGIVING DINNER: The South Aiken Presbyterian Church will hold a Thanksgiving dinner from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at their location, 1711 Whiskey Road. The dinner is free and open to the public. For more information, call (803) 663-1872.
THANKSGIVING DINNER TO FEED/CLOTHE NEEDY: There will be a Thanksgiving dinner to feed the needy at 11 a.m. at Lucy C. Laney High School cafeteria, 1339 Laney-Walker Blvd. Clothes also will be given away. The dinner is free and is sponsored by the United Community Society Inc. For more information, call 737-7360.
COLD WEATHER TIPS
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Moms say getting the family to help clean up after the meal and preparing meals that please the whole family are their two biggest challenges at mealtime.
Source: National Pork Board and Kraft Foods
TAKE A LITTLE WALK
In an analysis of 72,488 nurses over a 14-year period, researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health found that those who walked six or more hours per week decreased their risk of suffering a stroke caused by a clot by 40 percent.