Originally created 02/03/05

This week



LUNCH AND LEARN: Noon to 12:30 p.m. Friday; Medical College of Georgia, second floor, in Magnolia and Dogwood rooms of Terrace Dining; to celebrate American Heart Association's Go Red for Women movement with Dr. Carolyn Landolfo; bring bag lunch; 721-5737

best little whorehouse in texas: 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St.; Augusta Players presentation; $12-$35; 826-4707

FURNITURE AND PLANT SALE: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday; Lynndale Inc., 1490 Eisenhower Drive; to benefit Lynndale Inc., advocacy, care, education of people with disabilities; 738-3395

OPEN YOUR HEART TO A CHILD: 1-3:30 p.m. Saturday; Belair Conference Center, 4081 Belair Road; learn about children in need of adoption and the adoption process; sponsored by Department of Family and Children Services; 771-5890

DADDY-DAUGHTER DANCE: 7-10 p.m. Saturday; Augusta Towers Hotel and Conference Center, 2651 Perimeter Parkway; DJ, dancing, dinner, professional pictures, party favors, door prizes and more; $45 per father-daughter, $15 additional daughter; call for reservations; 733-2512

ICE BOWL: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; Patriot's Park; all players welcome, regardless of ability; $20 and donation of canned goods to benefit Golden Harvest Food Bank; 798-3383

JUVENILE DIABETES FAMILY NETWORK FAMILY GET-TOGETHER: Noon Saturday; Evans Diner, 4429 Washington Road, Evans; for all families living with Type 1 diabetes; R.S.V.P., (803) 593-5861 or 733-2034

EMERGENCY FIRST AID AND INJURY PREVENTION FOR CHILDCARE PROVIDERS: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday; presented by SAFE KIDS of East Central Georgia and Emergency Medical Services for Children; $15 includes lunch; registration required; call for location; 721-5437

UPCOMING

celebrate! music of ella and satchmo: Pops! At the Bell 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10; Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St.; $10-$40; 826-4705

JAZZ ENSEMBLE: 7:30-11 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12; Augusta Museum of History, 560 Reynolds St.; featuring Wycliffe Gordon; hors d'oeuvres, cash bar; for ticket information, call 833-3005

RENOVATION LENDING WORKSHOP: 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17; Augusta Inn and Conference Center, 1075 Stevens Creek Road; learn to obtain a mortgage on property that needs repairs, how to avoid pitfalls when obtaining a general contractor, how to buy HUD homes; free; 868-2464

shhh meets: 5:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 21; First Baptist Church of Augusta, Adult Building, Room 100, 3500 Walton Way; with guest speaker Susie Salenger; 738-2796

CREATION: 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25; Imperial Theater, 725 Broad St.; encore presentation of the creation story from Genesis; Enopion Theatre Company; $20 adults, $15 16 and younger; 722-8341

MASTERWORKS CONCERT: 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26; Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way; with Nokuthula Ngwenyama; violinist Carl Purdy to give preview lecture at 7 p.m.; $15, $30, $40 for adults, half price for students on concert evenings; 826-4705

WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR COURSE: 4 p.m. Monday-Saturday, Feb. 28-March 5; Fort Gordon Pool; must be 16 years old, pass swimming test; $80; 724-8481

MARCH MADNESS CONCERT: 6-10 p.m. Friday, March 4; Augusta Common; featuring local, national talent, artisans, merchandise; free; 821-1754

TRASH TO TREASURE MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 5; Harlem United Methodist Church, on U.S. Highway 78, Harlem; spaces are free; (706) 556-0401

ONGOING

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: The Service Corps of Retired Executives is expanding its program of counseling for small-business entrepreneurs and is seeking volunteer counselors; call 793-9998

STITCHES FROM THE HEART: Seeking volunteers to knit, crochet blankets, sweaters, hats for children in the hospital; donated yarn appreciated; (866) 472-6903

FOSTER PARENTS NEEDED: Specialized Foster Home Services, a division of Managed Treatment Services for Children, seeks foster parents for special-needs children with emotional, social, behavioral difficulties from abuse or neglect; for more information, call 641-7645

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: The Court Appointed Special Advocate Program of Child Enrichment is looking for volunteers 21 and older to advocate for neglected, abused children in juvenile court system; volunteers will work with Department of Family and Children Services and other community agencies to protect interests of children in foster care; no experience necessary; call, 737-4631

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED: The Augusta Alumnae chapter of Delta Theta Sorority, Inc. is areareare accepting applications for 2004-05 annual scholarships; applications are available at all Richmond County high schools, area churches and Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History, 116 Phillips St; 731-0773