Originally created 04/15/04

Arts calendar

The calendar is a listing of events, programs and other community notices. Send your notices to Calendar, Attention: Rebecca A. Smith, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928. Send a fax to (706) 722-7403, marked to the attention of Ms. Smith. Be sure to include the name and phone number of a contact person.


MUSEUM SPRING LUNCHEON: 11:30 a.m. today; Lucy Craft Laney Museum, 1116 Phillips St.; speakers include James Passfero, CEO of Insect Universe; Anthony Page, filmmaker, financial analyst; Diane King, marketing director of Augusta Golf and Gardens; $6; 724-3576.

BROWN BAG HISTORY SERIES: Noon today; Augusta Museum of History, 560 Reynolds St.; Lyle Glascock will lecture on The Travels of Lewis and Clark; free for members, $3 nonmembers; 722-8454.

SPRING ENRICHMENT PROGRAM: Carey Hill Development Corporation seeking children kindergarten-eighth grades for Summer Enrichment 2004 June 7-July 30; $25 registration fee; job opportunities for teachers, secretaries, van drivers, custodians will be available for event; applications accepted through Thursday; 663-8810.

TAKE BACK THE NIGHT RALLY: 6:30 p.m. Thursday; between Allgood Hall and science building at Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way; exhibits, activities, speeches, candlelight march; donations to be collected for Rape Crisis; 729-2048.

SPRING MIGRATION SONGBIRD WALK: 8 a.m. Saturday; Phinizy Swamp Nature Park; see, hear neo-tropical migrant birds; $3 members, $5 nonmembers; register by Thursday; 828-2109.

FAMILY DISCOVERY SERIES: 6 p.m. Thursday; Phinizy Swamp Nature Park; learn about snakes, see different species; $3 member family, $5 nonmember family; 828-2109.

POETRY AND PROSE READING: 7 p.m. April 21; University of South Carolina Aiken's fountain area in the quadrangle; Broken Ink literary magazine to hold poetry, prose readings, student art showings; light refreshments; for students, faculty readers; R.S.V.P. by Thursday; brokenink@yahoo.com.

OLDE TOWNE ARTISAN'S FAIR: Dinner preview 6-8 p.m. Friday, show and sale 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday; Creighton Living History Park, corner of Spring Grove and Lake Avenue, North Augusta; art, jewelry, baskets, woodcarvings, ceramics and more; preview dinner with Low Country boil; $15 for dinner preview, free admission to fair; (803) 279-2323.

HOPE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL GOLF CLASSIC: 8:30 a.m. Friday; North Augusta Country Club, 2001 Gregory Lake Road; buffet luncheon, prizes, awards ceremony; $100 per player, $400 per team; includes greens fees, cart, HCS golf towel; 863-8322.

SUMMER CAMP EXTRAVAGANZA: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; Fort Discovery, Knox Gallery; area camp representatives to answer questions, registration for variety of programs; free; 821-0646.

BIRD FAIR: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; Julian Smith Casino, 2200 Broad St.; birds, cages, seed, toys and more; $2; 736-0105.

PUPPY WORKSHOP: 9 a.m. Saturday; Aiken Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, 401 Wire Road; learn to teach your puppy proper behavior; free; (803) 648-6863.

SHHH GROUP OF AUGUSTA YARD SALE: 8 a.m. Saturday; 2912 Sussex Road; proceeds benefit Self Help for the Hard of Hearing People; 738-2796.

MILITARY HISTORY DISPLAY: 10 a.m. to noon Saturday; Washington Hall Towers, Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way; student displays on military history; 737-1709.

MUSEUM FAMILY FUN DAY: 1-5 p.m. Sunday; Augusta Museum of History, 560 Reynolds St.; Jim Hazelton and David Fields to discuss hot-air balloons; free; 722-8454.

TALENT SCHOLARSHIP SHOWCASE: 7 p.m. Sunday; Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way; talent competition, entertainment, dance, voice, drama, oration, steppers and more; presented by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Augusta Alumnae Chapter; $15 adults, $5 students.

AIKEN AREA SENIOR GAMES 2004: Sunday-April 24; various locations in Aiken; events include table tennis, swimming, golf, racquetball, tennis, bowling, disc golf, horseshoes, track and field events and more; $10; (803) 642-7631.

ESSENTIAL TREMOR SUPPORT GROUP MEETING: 2 p.m. Monday; St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 961 Trail Ridge Road, Aiken; spouses, caretakers welcome; (803) 641-0393.

AARP DRIVER'S SAFETY PROGRAM: 1-5 p.m. Monday-Tuesday; Gibbs Library, 326 N. Belair Road; defensive driving techniques, new traffic laws, safety adjustments; designed for drivers 50 and older; $10; 863-1946.

AUGUSTA ROSE SOCIETY MEETING: 7:30 p.m. Monday; Sister Mary Louise Conference Room, St. Joseph Hospital, 2260 Wrightsboro Road; guest speaker Marilyn Young to lecture Old Garden Rose: Past, Present and Future; free; 302-9438.

FOREIGN LANGUAGE COMPETITION: 1-3:30 p.m. Tuesday; Butler Hall Lecture Room, Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way; Richmond County high schools to send two students per grade to represent their school; 737-1500.

SIERRA CLUB MEETING: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday; Unitarian Universalist Church, 3501 Walton Way Extension; guest speaker Dr. Donna Wear, ecologist at Augusta State University free; 650-8314 or www.georgia.sierra club.org/srg/hometml.


YOUTH LEADERSHIP RECOGNITION BREAKFAST: 7:30-9 a.m. April 21; Newberry Hall, Aiken; students to receive plaques for accomplishments; $25 to sponsor student; (803) 641-1111.

GARDEN MAKERS MEETING: 10 a.m. April 21; 710 Laurel Drive, Aiken; presentation on day lillies and irises by managers of Daylily Depot; (803) 643-0213.


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