If you would like to have your service or class listed in the Parent Resource Guide, please send your information to jennifer.miller@augusta Chronicle.com or to Jennifer Miller, PO Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903.
The Art Factory also has a homeschool program and scholarships are available. Available programs include voice lessons and pantomime workshops, as well as classes in dance, theater, music, visual arts and writing. Call 731-0008 for details.
Mud Puppies, an art program for ages 2-5, is offered at Warren Road Community Center Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. Fee is $1 a class. Call 860-0986 for information.
Ceramics Unlimited at 224 West Ave, North Augusta offers pottery classes from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays for adults and 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursdays for children. The $100 fee includes supplies. Call (803) 819-3311 for information.
Youth Clogging at the Family Y for ages 3 and up. Cost is $30 to $40 a month depending on membership fees. Call to register at (706) 738-6678
Gymnastics and Dance Lessons are held by Fort Gordon Youth Services on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the CYB Annex, Building 33800. For ages 3 to 15. Cost is $24 a month. Call Rae Izzo at 364-4409 for information. Military dependents only.
Augusta Parks and Recreation has dance classes at the following centers: Bernie Ward-modern for ages 5-12, Hephzibah-clogging for ages 4-12, and McBean-ages 4-13. Classes range from $25-$28 a month. Call (706) 796-5025 for details.
Ballroom and Latin Dance Lessons are held at 6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays. Learn social salsa, merengue, salsa rueda, shag, swing, waltz and the fox trot at The Ballroom Dance Center, 525 Grand Slam Drive, Evans;. No partners necessary The cost is $10-$12 to drop-in, or $30-$80 a month. Call for information 854-8888.
Augusta International Folk Dance Club meets at 7:30 p.m. each Thursday. For location and cost information call (706) 737-6299.
Second Saturday Dances from 7:30-11 p.m. on the second Saturday. Learn Latin, ballroom, swing dancing and a potluck dinner at The Ballroom Dance Center, 525 Grand Slam Drive, Evans. No partners necessary. Casual dress. $10 per person. Call 854-8888 for information.
Mangelly Belly Danz Club offers beginner classes are at 7:15 p.m. Mondays. Advanced classes are at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Mangelly Dance School, 2506 Peach Orchard Road. Call 736-6775 for information.
The Augusta Chapter Of The United States Amateur Ballroom Dancers Association holds a monthly dance from7:15-11 p.m. on the first Saturday at the BPOE facility at 205 Elkdom Court near Riverwatch Parkway. There is a 45-minute, free dance lesson by a professional instructor. The cost is $7 members, $10 for others. Call Melvis Lovett at 733-3890 or Jean Avery 863-4186.
USC-Aiken Music Conservatory Program is now open to students of all ages and experience levels. Private lessons are available for musical instruments and voice. The instructors are USC-Aiken faculty and have at least a master's degree in their performance area. Call (803) 641-3288 for details.
Music Conservatory at Augusta State University offers private music classes in voice, piano and organ, woodwinds, brass and strings are available. Music ensembles include The Greater Augusta Youth Orchestra, ASU Conservatory Jazz Band, and Augusta Flute Orchestra. Group classes are also offered in guitar, voice, piano and music fundamentals. For details, call 731-7971.
Augusta Children's Ringers, a Handbell/Choir chime choir for children in grades 3 through 6, will meet at the Westside Educational Building in Martinez, on Thursday afternoons from 4. to 5 p.m. Please call 306-5247 for registration or further information.
Tap dancing classes are offered on Saturdays at Ron Jones Dance Academy. Classes for kids 5-7, boys ages 8 and up from 11:00-11:45 a.m., girls ages 8 and up from 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Classes are for beginners. Tuition is $10 per class, or $70 for an 8-week session. Call 869-0089 or 231-1759 for information.
Abuse Victims support
Rape Crisis and Sexual Assault Services offers group counseling for victims of sexual assault including rape, date rape and childhood sexual abuse regardless of when theassault occured and whether or not it was reported. All services are free of charge.For more information about their groups or any other services offered, please callthe crisis line at 724-5200.
Safe Homes, The Domestic Violence Intervention Center offers support groups for women who have encountered domestic violence. Call 736-2499 to schedule an interview.
Cancer Support Services
A support group for children or teens who have a loved one with breast cancer meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month at the Medical College of Georgia Student Center, 15th Street and Laney-Walker Boulevard. Call 721-CARE for more information.
"I can cope," a support group for people diagnosed with cancer, their family and friends is held by the American Cancer Society for four consecutive two-hour sessions at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Warren Baptist Church, 3203 Washington Road. The program is free, but registration is urged. Refreshments and child care are provided. For more information, call 731-9900 or (800) ACS-2345.
Lymphedema education for patients undergoing breast cancer surgery is held at 5 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month at the University Hospital Breast Health Center. Call 774-4141 for more information.
A men's breast cancer support group for husbands and significant others of women diagnosed with breast cancer is held 7 p.m. on the second Monday of each month at the University Hospital Breast Health Center. For more information, call 774-4141.
The Pink Magnolias Breast Cancer Support Group meets at 7 p.m. on the second Mondays at the University Hospital Breast Health Center. Call 774-4141 for more information.
A prostate cancer support group meets at 7 p.m. third Thursdays at the University Seniors Club's Daniel Village Office. Call 863-0003 for more information.
Families with special situations
The Parent-to-Parent support group helps parents of children with disabilities. Meetings are the last Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at Warren Baptist Church. Call Regina Mertz at 860-8350 or 721-5160.
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren is a support network provides physical, emotional and social support to grandparents raising grandchildren. Call 721-6227 for details.
The Up Side of Down Syndrome is a support group is for parents of children with Down syndrome. The group meets the second Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m. at Pediatric Therapy in North Augusta. Children are welcome. Call Wanda Miller at 855-7440 or Martha Perkerson at 279-5809.
The Parent Support Network of Aiken County consists of various confidential weekly parent support groups, including parents of out-of-control teens, teen mothers and parents dealing with the typical stresses of being a parent. For information, call (803) 641-4144.
Sibshops is a support group for siblings ages 7-15 of children with special needs. It meets the third Saturday of each month at the Children's Medical Center conference room from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $5. Call 721-3596 for more information.
The Teen Parent/Grandparent Program helps identify and eliminate stresses that arise in a dual parenting relationship. Participants receive incentives along with transportation and child-care. Call Ragina Rowe at the Mental Health Association in Aiken County at (803) 641-4164 for information.
Attachment Disorder Support Group is for parents of children with attachment disorder. Call Joyce Peters at 793-8515 for more information.
Butterflies is a grief support group for children, teens and their families and is sponsored by First Baptist Church of Aiken and Aiken Regional Medical Centers. Call (803) 641-5389 for more information.
Parents Healing Together offers support for parents who have experienced a miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, or stillborn baby. The groups meets in cafeteria conference room No. 1 at University Hospital at 7 p.m. on the first Monday of each month. Call 774-5800 for more information.
Survivors of Suicide meets at 3 p.m. on the fourth Sunday at Advent Lutheran Church, 3232 Washington Road. Call Al and Laraine Yarbrough at 863-6785 for more information:
Health Related Support Groups
The Augusta Coalition for Mental Advocacy meets at 5:30 p.m. on the first Wednesday at the Friendship Community Center, 1720 Central Ave. For more inform ation, call 721-6696.
The CSRA Hepatitis Support group meets from 6 to 7 p.m. on the third Mondays in Dining Room B at Aiken Regional Medical Centers, 302 University Parkway, Aiken. For more information, call (803) 593-5461.
The Depression and Manic Depression Association of Greater Augusta meets at 6 p.m. on the third Wednesdays at First Baptist Church, Walton Building, Room 105, Walton Way at Wheeler Road. Call Dan Cook at 722-0010 for more information.
Epilepsy Support Group meets at the University Hospital Education Center, third floor. The group is for children who suffer from seizures as well as their parents and siblings. It meets the third Saturday of every month. Call 863-5557 or (803) 663-3121 for more information.
A youth diabetes support group offers support for children with diabetes and their families. Call 774-8473 for details.
The Paul F. Milner Sickle Cell Support Group meets from 6 to 7 p.m. on the second Monday at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 15th Street, Room 2B206; Call Cecil Gresham at 771-0344 for more information.
Pregnancy and Childbirth Classes
Bradley Method Childbirth Classes cover topics, which include pregnancy, exercise, nutrition, relaxation, pain management, labor and delivery and breast-feeding. Registration is required so call for fees and locations. Call (706) 541-0970 for Tuesday's 7-9 p.m. classes and (706) 210-9371 for Thursday's 7-9 p.m. classes.
A doula is a woman who offers emotional support and information throughout pregnancy, labor, childbirth and post-partum to women and their families. A doula does not offer nor give medical treatment or advice of any kind. Call Nikki Hunter at 592-4435.
Family-Focused Childbirth Tour is the first Sunday of every month from 2 to 2:30 p.m. in the lobby of St. Joseph Hospital from 2:00-2:30 p.m.
W.G. Watson, M.D., Women's Center conducts education classes at University Hospital. Course topics include Lamaze, breastfeeding, parenting and grandparenting. Partners will learn positive support techniques. There are also programs designed to help older siblings adjust to new family members. Some classes are free, while others require a fee. Registration is required. Call 774-2825 for details.
Welcome Baby is a support group for new mothers provides infant-care packets and community resource information. Sponsored by Aiken County Mental Health Association. Call (803) 641-4164 for details.
Multiple Blessings Club is a social and support group for mothers of twins, triplets, etc. The group meets at 7 p.m. first Mondays at Aiken Regional Medical Centers, Dining Rooms A-C, 302 University Parkway, Aiken. Call Christina McNeely, (803) 643-9516, for more information.
Explore the Attachment Parenting style that develops infant and children's needs for trust, empathy and affection in order to create secure, peaceful and enduring relationships. Second Tuesday of the month at 10:00 a.m. at Woodlawn United Methodist Church. Call Tabi at (706) 796-9255, Liz at (706) 855-6037 or Susie at (706) 556-3955 for information.
Car Seat Education is every third Monday at the Medical College of Georgia, Children's Medical Center conference center BT-1810 from 9 to 11 0 a.m. Pre-registration is required. Call 721-5437 for information.
La Leche League meets at several times and locations during the month including 10 a.m. on the second Friday and 7 p.m. on the fourth Monday at St. Joseph Hospital, 2260 Wrightsboro Road. For details call 736-1893. Also, meetings are from 10 to 11 a.m. the second Thursday at St. Mary on the Hill Catholic Church in the nursery. For further information and meeting days, call Nancy at 792-1336, Jennifer at 736-1893 or Liz at 855-6037. In Aiken County, the La Leche League of Aiken County meets the first Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. at Parkside Women's Centre, 1518 Two Notch Rd. Call Lori at (803) 648-5352 for more information
Parents of toddlers and preschoolers
Wee Wisdom, an educational program is for parents of children under 5, meets from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesdays in the MCG Children's Medical Center Family Resource Library. Covers development issues such as discipline, safety, childcare and motor skills. Call for the current topic at 721-5437.
The Mommy and Me support group meets at 10 a.m. on the first Tuesday at Babies R Us, Bobby Jones Expressway. Call 774-2825 for more information.
Moms In Touch groups pray for their children, schools and teachers. This interdenominational ministry is for any mom, grandmother or concerned woman who believes prayer makes a difference. They meet for one hour weekly. To find a group for your school call Janet Mackert at 860-4353 or visit www.momsintouch.org.
"Moms Club" of Aiken offers stay-at-home mothers the opportunity to get together for play dates, park days, craft days at Michaels and moms' night out. Business meetings are held at Eden Gardens on the first Tuesday of the month at 10:30 a.m. Newcomers are welcome. Call Angela Drake at (803) 644-3304 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Aiken Multiple Blessing Support Group is for parents of multiples and meets the first Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Trinity United Methodist Church on Whiskey Road. Call (803) 643-9516 for information. CSRA Mothers of Multiples is a support group for moms with twins, triplets or other multiples. It meets the second Thursday of every month. Call Becky at 854-0781 for information.
Mocha Moms is a group for stay-at-home moms of color. Yearly dues for Mocha Moms are $12 and include a newsletter. For information, call Monica Moss at 651-9371 or Veronica McAlpine at 651-8697 or visit mochamoms.org.
Moms Offering Moms Support-M.O.M.S. meets at Marvin Methodist Church on Wheeler Road the first Thursday of every month at 9:45 a.m. Group activities include play groups, holiday parties for children, community service, mom's night out, crafts and planned activities throughout the month. Call Laura Bales at (706) 364-1997 for details.
Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPs.) program is designed for mothers with children under school age. MOPs offer a quality children's program, teaching by an experienced mother who shares biblical truths, discussion groups on motherhood and marriage and opportunity to create projects moms wouldn't have the time for at home. Call Marci Cannon at 738-9536 or Cindy Wilkinson at 733-4207.
MOMS Club of Augusta is an international club for stay-at-home Moms in the CSRA. offering weekly playgroups, park days, coffee breaks, community service, fundraising, craft groups and more. Call Kate Brannen at 510-0016 for more information.
The Church of the Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 720 Telfair St. provides Mother's Day Out preschool program from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday for children who are of walking age through 4. For a free trial day, call 228-4887.
The Bridges After-school Program meets from 3:30-6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at the W.T. Johnson Center, 1610 Hunter Street. The program is free. Call Shunte Dugar at 821-2866 for information.
Fitness and Recreation
Tai Karate Classes offered by Mrs. Kimmey on Tuesday and Thursday from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for anyone 7 and older with no contracts to sign. Located at the old recreation center (white building behind tennis courts) across form Municipal building & police station on Buena Vista Avenue. For more information contact Mrs. Kimmey at (803) 279-8746.
Karate Classes are held Monday at 7:15 p.m. at H.O. Weeks Center in Aiken. Classes are for boys and girls ages 5 and up. This low-pressure class allows students to progress at their own pace. Cost is $30 a month. Call (803) 642-7631 for details.
PADI Seal Team Program allows kids ages 8 and up to experience the thrill of scuba diving while learning real-life science and math applications. Call Katie Lyle at 738-6678 for details.
Red Cross Swimming Lessons offered at the Smith-Hazel swimming pool in Aiken, through August. Classes are given in 2-week sessions. American Red Cross certified instructors teach swimmers ages 2 and up how to swim. Both morning and afternoon classes available. $30 per 2-week session. Call (803) 642-7631 for information.
Rock Climbing instruction for children ages 3 and up held on Fridays from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Climbing Wall near the Carolina Bay off Price Avenue in Aiken. New climbing routes are available for beginners and experienced climbers. Cost is $5 per session. Call (803) 642-7631 for information.
Tae Kwon Do Classes are for ages 4 and up at the Family Y's Wheeler Branch and for ages 6 and up at the Family Y's Wilson Branch. Classes are available for all levels and fees vary from $20 to $30 according to membership levels. For details, call 738-6678.
Junior Jazzercise classes for ages 5-12 are held Saturday mornings from 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the following Richmond County parks: Henry H. Brigham, McBean, McDuffie Woods, Warren Road, May Park, Garret Center and Bernie Ward. Fee is $25 a month. Call (706) 796-5025 for details.
Kindergym is being offered by the Richmond County Parks and Recreation Department at the following centers: Bernie Ward at (706) 790-0588, McDuffie at (706) 771-2656, May Park at (706) 724-0504 and Warren Road at (706) 860-0986. The program is for ages 4 and under and cost $2 a visit. Classes are Mondays-Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Karate Classes are held by Fort Gordon Youth Services year round. Call (706) 840-4063 for information.
Tiny Tot Tennis Lessons are at the Newman Tennis Center for ages 4-7 on Tuesdays from 5 to 6 p.m. Cost is $32 a month. Private lessons and lessons for all ages are also available. Call 821-1600 for information.
Youth Aikido program is for ages 6 and up and is held at the Wheeler Center Family Y on Sundays at 2:00 p.m. Call 738-6678 for details.
Youth Basketball offered by the Family Y for boys and girls, grades 1-8. Practices are held once a week at Murphey Middle School. Call 738-6678 for information.
Martial Art classes offered at Richmond County Recreational Departments include:
* Henry H. Brigham-Tae-Kwon Do for ages 5 and up
* Bernie Ward-Tae-Kwon Do for ages 5 and up
* Blythe-Tae-Kwon Do for ages 6 and up
* Dyess-karate for ages 6 and up
* McBean-karate for ages 5 and up
* Warren Road-karate for ages 7-12 and 13 and up
McDuffie-traditional Kung Fu. Prices range from $20-$30 a month. Call (706) 796-5025 for details.
Tae Kwon Do Lessons will be taught at the Family Y. Ages 4 and up. Cost is $20 to $30 depending on membership level. Call (706) 738-6678 for information.
Yoga Classes are held at Walton Rehabilitation Hospital on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7 to 8 a.m. and cost is $45 a month. Classes from 10:30 a.m. to noon are available for $55 a month. Call (706) 823-6294 for information.
Hatha Yoga Classes are located at the St. Joseph Home Health Care Center in Daniel Village Plaza. Held 10:00 a.m. to noon Monday, Wednesday and Friday and 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Cost is $10 per class or $60 a month for unlimited classes. Mats are provided, but bring a towel and a water bottle. Call Tess at (706) 738-2782 for more information.
Gymnastics Lessons held monthly at the H.O. Weeks Center in Aiken for kids ages 4-12. Classes for beginners meet 6:00-7:00 p.m. and advanced classes are 7:00-8:00 p.m. Classes meet on Thursdays and the cost is $30. For details, call (803) 642-7631.
Traditional Japanese Karate lessons are offered year-round at St. Angela Hall in Aiken on Mondays and Fridays at 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. Learn powerful, efficient self-defense techniques in a safe non-contact way. Classes are ages 6 and up. Parents and children can train together and free trial lessons are available. Call (803) 649-0094 for information.
Pet adoption and animal services
Happy Tails Adoptions, placing stray and abandoned animals, are from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. Saturdays and from 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays at Superpetz, 222 Bobby Jones Expressway. Call 863-5310 for more information.
The McDuffie Friends of Animals sponsors adopt-a-pet days from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Superpetz, 222 Bobby Jones Expressway. Call 556-9090 for more information.
The CSRA Humane Society's open membership meeting is at 7 p.m. fourth Tuesday at the CSRA Humane Society Pet Center, 425 Wood St.; www.csrahumane.org, For more information, call 261-7387.
Support groups for those battling addictions
Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. Sundays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, Aurora Pavilion, 655 Medical Park Drive, Aiken, (803) 641-5926 or (800) 641-2771; for other groups including Alateen, call 738-7984
Alcoholics Victorious, a Christ-centered support group for the chemically dependent, meets at 7 p.m. Thursdays at Wildwood Christian Church. For more information 798-3807, 793-1413 and 736-6046. Gamblers Anonymous meets at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at Fairview Presbyterian Church, Carolina Avenue, cafeteria entrance, North Augusta. Call (800) 313-0170 or page 278-7068 pager.
The Nar-Anon Recovery program meets at 7 p.m. Mondays; St. Joseph Hospital, Summerville Building, Room 430. Call 860-0302 or 414-5576 for more information.Narcotics Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. Sundays, St. Joseph Hospital, 2260 Wrightsboro Road. Call 855-2419 for more information.
The Freshstart smoking cessation program, an American Cancer Society program, meets at 6 p.m. Tuesdays at University Hospital Cafeteria. Registration is required. Call 774-8900 for more information.
Weight loss support
Overeaters Anonymous has several groups meeting throughout the week and at various locations including 6 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays at First Baptist Church of Evans, Evans; 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 3551 Wheeler Road; 7:30 p.m. Sundays, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1002 Carolina Ave., North Augusta. Call 278-5156 for details.
The Optifast Weight management information sessions are from 5 to 6 p.m. Thursdays, University Hospital Nutrition Center. Registration is required. Call 774-8917 for more information. TOPS: Take Off Pounds Sensibly meets at 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Mondays at St. Alban's Episcopal Church, 2321 Lumpkin Road. Call 790-6044 for details. Another group meets from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Thursdays at Mize Methodist Church, 302 Barrow Drive. For more information, call 793-1981.
Museums & Attractions
Boyhood Home of Woodrow Wilson
Visit the former Presbyterian manse where Wilson spent his formative years during Civil War and Reconstruction. There are original and period furnishings. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Cost is $5 for adults, $4 for ages 60 and older, $3 for all younger than 18 and free for ages 5 and younger. Located at 419 Seventh St.. Call (706) 722-9828 for details.
City of Grovetown Museum
Located in the renovated century-old McDonald Fields home, W. Robinson Avenue. Check out information, artifacts and photographs of Grovetown, Columbia County and Georgia. Hours are from 1-4 p.m. Saturdays. Cost is $1. For information call (706) 863-4576.
Augusta Museum of History
Permanent exhibits include Augusta's Story, history from early Indians through Susan Still's 1997 Space Shuttle mission, medical history, 1917 steam locomotive, 1930s gas station, replica cotton gin and 56-foot Petersburg boat. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Cost is $4 for adults, $3 for seniors, $2 children and free for age 5 and younger. For information visit www.augustamuseum.org or call (706) 722-8454. Located at 560 Reynolds St..
Aiken County Historical Museum
Permanent exhibits include Aiken County History Room, miniature circus, model-train room, old drugstore, log cabin and one-room schoolhouse. Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 2 p.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Admission is free. Located at 433 Newberry St. S.W., Aiken. For information call (803) 642-2015.
Located at the University of South Carolina Aiken, 471 University Parkway.Shows begin at 7 and 8 p.m. each first and third Friday and Saturday. Cost is $4 for adults, $3 for seniors, $2 for K-12 pupils, and $1 for faculty, staff and students. Call (803) 641-3654 for information.
Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art
Accepting applications for juried arts competition and exhibition. Located at 506 Telfair St.. Classes available for drawing, painting, photography, ceramics, sculpture and weaving. Opportunities for people of all ages and experience levels. Located at 506 Telfair St.. For details call (706) 722-5495 or visit www.ghia.org.
Laurel & Hardy Museum
Artifacts and exhibits lend tribute to comic duo member and Harlem native Oliver Hardy. Hours are 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday and 1-4 p.m. Sundays. Located at 250 N. Louisville St., Harlem. Call (706) 556-3448 for information.
Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History
Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. Admission is $3 for adults and $1 for students. Located at 1116 Phillips St.. For details call (706) 724-3576.
This is the home of George Walton, early Georgia governor and signer of Declaration ofIndependence. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays and by appointment Saturdays. Admission is $4 for adults and college students, $3.50 seniors, $3 high school students, $1 third-eighth grades and .50 cents kindergarten-second grade. Group rates are available. Located at 1320 Independence Drive at 13th Street and Walton Way. For details call (706) 724-4174.
Morris Museum of Art
Located at One 10th Street. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Admission is $3 for adults, $2 for students, military and 65 and older, free younger than age 6. Free admission on Sundays. For information visit www.themorris.org or call (706) 724-7501.
Redcliffe Plantation State Historic Site
Visit this 369-acre estate which includes a mansion built in 1859. Grounds are open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday-Monday, house tours are noon to 3 p.m. or by appointment. Admission is $1; house tours $3 per adult and $2 youth. Located at 181 Redcliffe Road, Beech Island, S.C. Call (803) 827-1473 for information.
Sacred Heart Cultural Center
Tours of 103-year-old former Catholic church noted for its stained glass, brickwork and architecture are lead 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Donations are requested. Located at 1301 Greene St.. Call (706) 826-4700 for details.
Wild Turkey Center and Museum
View legacy sculptures and gardens, outdoor education center featuring two miles of nature and hiking trails, managing land for wildlife demonstrations, wetlands habitat site and pavilion. Self-guided tours 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Reservations required for groups of 10 or more. Located at the Wild Turkey Federation, 770 Augusta Road, Edgefield, S.C. For information visit www.nwtf.org or call (803) 637-3106.
Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame
Celebrates Aiken's contributions to equestrian sports. Located inside Hopeland Gardens, 100 Dupree Place, Aiken. Hours are 2-5 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. Call (803) 642-7650 for information.
Ezekiel Harris House
This museum is in a three-story, 204-year-old frame house noted for its architectural detail located at 1822 Broad St.. Hours are 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday or by appointment. Cost is $2 for adults, $1 for 55 and older and .50 cents for age 18 and younger. For details call (706) 724-0436.
Fort Discovery Science Center
Located at Augusta's Riverwalk and Seventh Street. Hours are 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon until 5 p.m. Sunday. Cost is $8 for ages 18-54, $6 for 55 andolder, active military and ages 4-17, free for members. Admission half price after 3 p.m. daily. For information call (706) 821-0200.
Historic Augusta Canal
Display is housed in Enterprise Mill and contains models focusing on the Augusta Canal's functions and importance to the textile industry. Hours are Monday-Saturday, 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. and Sunday, 1:00-6:00 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and military and $3 for children ages 6-18. Children under 6 are admitted free. For information, visit www.augustacanal.com or call (706) 823-0440.
Augusta Golf & Gardens
Features the Georgia Golf Hall of Fame as well as beautiful display gardens, and bronze sculptures of some of golf's greatest masters. Group discount rates are available. Hours are closed Mondays; open from 9:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; open from 11:00-7:00 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is $5.50 for adults; $4.50 for students, seniors and military; $3.50 for children ages 4-12. Children 3 and under are free. Call (706) 724-4443 or visit www.gghf.org for information.