Originally created 03/03/05

This week



Swamp Saturday: 9:30 a.m. Saturday; Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, off Doug Barnard Parkway near Augusta Regional Airport; see wetlands, scenic overlooks, picturesque trails; free; 828-2109

AUGUSTA ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY: 8 p.m. Friday; Augusta Technical College, Building 100, Room 111; with Sue Moore; free; 863-7964

A TASTE OF SOMETHING WILD: 5-8 p.m. Saturday; Julian Smith Barbecue Pit, 87 Milledge Road; wild game menu, entertainment with Big Dog Slobber; $30; 737-6535

rotary club spring fling: 7 p.m. Saturday; Savannah Rapids Pavilion, 3300 Evans to Locks Road; heavy hors d'oeuvres, dancing, live entertainment, silent auction, cash prizes; $35; sponsored by Martinez-Evans Rotary Club; 854-0407

attic sale: 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday; Augusta Exchange Club fairgrounds; used merchandise at low prices; free; to benefit Junior League of Augusta; 736-0033

rose sunday concert: 4 p.m. Sunday; St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 605 Reynolds St.; with organist Keith Shafer; free, child care available; 724-2485

UPCOMING

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEET: 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 10; Beulah Grove Community Resource Center, 1446 Lee Beard Way; for 30901 Development Corp. Inc.; open to the public

GEM, MINERAL AND FOSSIL SHOW: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, March 11-12, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 13; Julian Smith Casino, 2200 Broad St.; handcrafted jewelry, fossils, glass fusion, exhibits, demonstrations, door prizes; $3; (706) 547-0178 or (803) 649-0959

hiv/aids walk: 8 a.m. Saturday, March 12; Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History, 1116 Phillips St.; three-mile walk with youth health awareness workshop following the walk at Lucy C. Laney High School, 1339 Laney-Walker Blvd.; 738-4597

CLEON MAULDIN MEMORIAL CONCERT: 3 p.m. Sunday, March 13; Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way; with Augusta Concert Band, Adam Frey; free; 722-0077

AUTO AUCTION: 10 a.m. Saturday, March 12; Salvation Army, 1384 Greene St.; 138 vehicles sold at auction price; registration, fleet inspection 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, March 9-11; $5 registration fee; 826-7933

TASTE OF ITALY: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 15; Lake Forest Hills Elementary School, 3140 Lake Forest Drive; chicken marsala, penne pasta, Caesar salad by Carrabba's; with silent auction; $7 adults, $4 children; open to the public; 826-1118

CINDERELLA: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Sunday, March 18-20; Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St.; a performance by students of Aquinas High School; $15 horseshoe seating, $10 general admission, $5 Aquinas faculty, staff, students; 736-5516

LAKE OLMSTEAD CLEANup and picnic: 1-5 p.m. Sunday, March 20; Lake Olmstead; pick up litter on the banks by foot or on canoe; following trash pickup, enjoy hot dogs, baked beans; sponsored by Savannah Riverkeeper; 364-5253

FULL MOON NATURE HIKE: 9 p.m. Friday, March 25; Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, off Doug Barnard Parkway, near Augusta Regional Airport; search for nocturnal creatures by the light of the moon; free for members, $5 nonmembers; register by March 22; 828-2109

drive for show rock fore dough: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 5; First Tee of Augusta, 3165 Damascus Road; with Hootie & the Blowfish, Sister Hazel, Edwin McCain, Josh Kelley, Pat Blanchard Band; $20 advance, $30 day of show; 364-4653

2005 TOUR OF JOHN HANCOCK CHAMPIONS ON ICE: 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 13, Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center, 601 Seventh St.; with Michelle Kwan, Sasha Cohen and more; $46; 828-7700