Originally created 03/01/05

Xtreme calendar



Today

RENT OR BUY THESE NEW DVDS: In The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie, the comical creatures of Bikini Bottom venture outside the city to face the dangers of the open ocean in a quest to prove a friend's innocence. Also available is Exorcist: The Beginning, the prequel to the series about a priest who encounters a devil-possessed boy in Africa.

NEW MUSIC includes Rebirth, the latest from Jennifer Lopez (don't call her J. Lo anymore).

Wednesday

REGISTER TODAY for the Opportunities Unlimited Career Fair, a half-day workshop for young women looking for positive examples in a variety of fields. The event will be held March 12 at T.W. Josey High School, but registration is urged. Register by faxing a list of attendees to 722-1933 or calling 722-1031 by Saturday. The cost is $2, which covers lunch and supplemental materials.

Friday

TURN OFF YOUR CELL PHONES and enjoy Be Cool, the all-star sequel to Get Shorty, starring John Travolta as a newcomer to the music business who finds himself up against the recording industry and Russian mobsters. Other releases include: The Pacifier, starring Vin Diesel as a Navy SEAL who takes an assignment protecting the five crazy children of a recently assassinated government scientist, and The Jacket, starring Keira Knightley and Adrien Brody as an amnesiac convicted of murder and placed in a mental asylum. His treatment allows him to travel into the future where he meets someone who might be able to save his life. See Thursday's Applause! section for more on the movies.

Saturday

STOMP A RAMA: The step show featuring sororities and fraternities from Georgia, Florida and South Carolina and elementary, middle and high school competitions begins at 7 p.m. at Riverview Park Activities Center, 100 Riverview Park Drive, North Augusta. Doors open at 6 p.m.; admission is $10. Find tickets at Pyramid Music, the Paine College Bookstore or at stepshowonline.com.