GROVETOWN BARBECUE: Noon Monday, Goodale Park on Wrightsboro Road; barbecue, a bluegrass band, Polynesian dancers, raffle; barbecue is free if eaten in the park, $5 per plate for takeout; 863-4576
A STAR-SPANGLED FOURTH: 8 p.m. Monday, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 605 Reynolds St.; with the Independence Day Chorus and Orchestra, followed by a fireworks display at Riverwalk Augusta; $10 for adults, $8 for students 12 and older, free for children younger than 12, $50 for patron tickets; 722-3463
WAGT RIVERBLAST: Noon to 9 p.m. Monday, downtown Augusta; rides, games, refreshments, car and bike show, entertainment, Family Fun Zone, fireworks display; free; 821-1754
FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION: 4-10 p.m. Monday, Patriots Park on Columbia Road; arts, crafts, children's rides and activities, musical entertainment, fireworks; free; 868-3458
MILITARY ORDER OF THE WORLD WARS CEREMONY: 10 a.m. Monday, participants should arrive with their colors by 9:30 a.m.; Augusta-Richmond County Municipal Building, across from the Signers' Monument; the ceremony will include a speech by Army Spc. Brandon Aird, an airborne photojournalist with Fort Gordon's 93rd Signal Brigade.