Originally created 09/09/04

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. Include the name and phone number of a contact person.

THIS WEEK

greyhound meet and greet: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday; PETsMART, 225 Robert C. Daniel Jr. Parkway; meet retired greyhounds up for adoption; free; 796-1708.

DIVAS AND DAUGHTERS: 6-8 p.m. Saturday; The Old Medical College, on Telfair St.; refreshments, entertainment, fashion show by SOHO and Village; reservations due Thursday; 733-2512.

NATIONAL 9-1-1 DAY: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday; Augusta 911 Communication Center, 911 Fourth St.; tours of equipment, dispatch center by appointment; 821-1080.

retired military police association meeting: 9 a.m. Saturday; Golden Corral, 3010 Peach Orchard Road; with guest speaker; 560-0910.

AL-ANON SPEAKER FORUM: 10 a.m. to noon Saturday; University Hospital auditorium, 1350 Walton Way; with speaker from Tignall, Ga.; 829-9681 or 860-0302.

BRIDAL CELEBRATION: Noon to 6 p.m. Sunday; Augusta Mall; 30 exhibitors including jewelers, florists, bridal wear shops and caterers; fashion shows at 2 and 4 p.m.; free; 733-1001.

safe homes of augusta annual dinner: 6 p.m. Tuesday; The Pinnacle Club, 699 Broad St.; with guest speaker Barbara Dooley, the wife of former University of Georgia head football coach Vince Dooley; $40 a person, $75 a couple; 736-2499.

college night 2004: 5-8:30 p.m. Tuesday; Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center, 601 Seventh St.; information on college opportunities, societies with scholarship funds, financial aid seminars and more; free.

UPCOMING

BEST CHEFS OF THE SOUTH: Dining series at Partridge Inn, 2110 Walton Way; 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 16, with chef Michael Tuohy, Woodfire Grill, Atlanta; and Wednesday, Oct. 20, with chef Kelly Yambor, Elizabeth on 37th, Savannah, Ga.; $69, includes cocktail reception with hors d'oeuvres and four-course dinner with wine pairings; tickets for all six dinners $375; (706) 737-8888.

PLANT EXCHANGE AND SALE: 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 18; Savannah Rapids Pavilion parking lot, 3300 Evans to Locks Road; bring plants, gardening items for trade or sell; free; 860-3696.

BROAD STREET RAMBLE: 7 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 18; Augusta Museum of History, corner of Sixth and Broad streets; includes 2-mile run/walk, half-mile kids race, 10K road race, 1-mile kids run, tot trot; refreshments at end of race; awards given to top male, female in 10K, 2-mile, 1-mile and half-mile; $16 for 10K race, $12 for 2-mile, $10 1-mile, $8 half-mile, $3 for the tot trot before Sept. 11; $4 late fee added to each race after Sept. 11.

SHOWTIME AT THE BELL: 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18; Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St.; with Rickey Smiley; $20-$25; 724-2400.

SENIOR PROM: 7-10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24; The Boathouse, 1101 Riverfront Drive; a prom for ages 50 and older; prom king and queen selected, prizes, raffles and more; $22 donation; proceeds go to My Parent's Care; 828-4738.

WEST SIDE STORY: 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Sept. 24-25, 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26; Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St.; $12-$40; 826-4707 or www.augustaplayers.com.

HISTORIC AUGUSTA ANTIQUES AUCTION AND GALA: 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 30; Enterprise Mill Event Center, downtown Augusta; live auction begins at 8 p.m.; proceeds benefit boyhood homes of President Woodrow Wilson and Supreme Court Justice Joseph R. Lamar; 724-0436.

country market: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2; Martinez United Methodist Church, 3614 Washington Road; baked goods, holiday items, jewelry, arts and crafts and more; light breakfast, lunch served; 854-9172.

the oak ridge boys: 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 10; Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St.; $24.50-$34.50; 724-2400.

no sex, safe sex youth campaign: 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16; Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center, 601 Seventh St.; $19.50 adults and $12 children 15 and younger in advance, $21 adults and $15 ages 15 and younger day of the show; 724-2400.

INSTRUMENT PETTING ZOO: 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16; Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way; with open dress rehearsal by the Augusta Symphony; free; 826-4705.