Originally created 05/24/05

Xtreme calendar



Today

TASSEL TURN: Celebrate graduation with these Richmond County schools: the Academy of Richmond County, Butler and Josey have their high school ceremonies at 7:30 p.m., while Cross Creek begins its pomp and circumstance at 9 a.m. All graduations will be at each school's stadium. In the event of inclement weather, the celebrations will take place in the gym.

Wednesday

THEIR TURN: Graduation ceremonies take place at Westside and Glenn Hills high schools at 7:30 p.m. in their stadiums. In the event of inclement weather, the celebrations will take place in the gyms.

GRADUATION BASH: Radio station WPRW-FM (107.7) and Fox television affiliate WFXG (Channel 54) welcome the fourth annual Sprite Remix Graduation Bash at Sound Track Supper Club, 127 Laney-Walker Blvd., at 10 p.m. The one-night-only event features performances by recording artists, plus cash and college survivor-kit giveaways. Admission is $10 before 11 p.m., with portions of the proceeds going to the Youth Challenge Academy.

Thursday

DIPLOMA-CY: Graduates take the stage at 6 p.m. at Silver Bluff High School and at 7 p.m. at Ridge Spring-Monetta High School for their graduations.

Friday

IN THEATERS: Start the summer off right by taking in these flicks: The Longest Yard, starring Adam Sandler, Chris Rock and Nelly as members of a prison football team who find the game stacked against them. Also out is the animated comedy Madagascar, starring the voices of Ben Stiller, Chris Rock and Jada Pinkett Smith as a pack of animals who find themselves far away from the zoo and aboard a ship with crazy penguins after trying to save a friend.

POMP AND CIRCUMSTANCE: Aiken County seniors from the following schools enjoy their big day with graduation ceremonies: Aiken High at 6 p.m.; Midland Valley, North Augusta and Wagener-Salley at 7 p.m.; and South Aiken at 8 p.m. Events are scheduled for each school's gym.

Monday

REMEMBER: Celebrate Memorial Day with the Augusta Concert Band Memorial Day Concert at 7 p.m. at Jessye Norman Amphitheater, Riverwalk Augusta at Ninth Street. Enjoy patriotic music, military marches and traditional favorites. Free admission; call 821-1754.

Coming next week

UNDER PRESSURE: Peer pressure can come in a variety of forms. The Teen Board looks at its causes and effects and how to deal with it.