Originally created 08/11/05

This week

Meteor Shower Walk: 9 p.m. Friday, Phinizy Swamp Nature Park; watch the Perseids meteor shower; event includes a 2-mile walk; registration required; $3 members, $5 nonmembers; 828-2109

AUGUSTA ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY MEETING: 8 p.m. Friday; at Augusta Technical College, Building 100, Room 111; Dr. Albert Goodyear guest speaker; free

2005 BACK TO SCHOOL JAM: Noon to 5 p.m. Saturday; Augusta Common, 836 Reynolds Street; information booths, give-aways, vendors; free; 821-1754

FIVE MEN ON A STOOL: 7 p.m. Saturday; Tabernacle Baptist Church, 1223 Laney-Walker Blvd.; presented by the Augusta chapter of the Morehouse College Alumni Association; $30 for adults in advance, $35 at the door, $15 for ages 18 and younger in advance, $20 at the door; 394-2603

CSRA WRITERS: 6:30 p.m. Monday; Barnes and Noble Booksellers, 1336 Augusta West Parkway; bring eight copies of a manuscript to be critiqued; 738-4114


THE CSRA HYDRANGEA SOCIETY MEETING: 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18; Aiken Technical College Community Room, Building 1200/1400; guest speaker Mike Sikes, of McCorkle's Nursery, Atlanta; 644-9400

GIRL SCOUTS S'MORES CAMPFIRE ALUMNAE REUNION: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18; Camp Tanglewood; campfire, Girl Scout songs, special speaker; free; register by Tuesday; 774-0505

NIGHT HIKE: 8:30-10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 19; Spirit Creek Educational Forest, 4052 Smokey Road, Hephzibah; last hike of the season; free; 790-2351

OPEN FOREST: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20; Spirit Creek Educational Forest, 4052 Smokey Road, Hephzibah; family nature walks at 9 and 10 a.m.; free; 790-2351

DEDICATION: 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 19; Jaguar Way, off Damascus Road; to dedicate The University Village, Augusta State University; 737-1444

BOOK SIGNING: 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20; BookStop, 3843 Martinez Blvd.; Nina Nidiffer to sign copies of Un-Natural Disaster; 210-7220

POSITIVE BOYS POSITIVE MEN REGISTRATION: 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20 and 27 at Josey High School; outings begin Sept. 3 and will be first and third Saturdays each month; for boys 7-15; $25 registration fee, outings $40 per month; 836-0294

georgia teens ride with p.r.i.d.e.: 4-6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20; Wesley United Methodist Church, 825 N. Belair Road, Evans; focuses on driver attitude, knowledge and behavior, for ages 14-16; free; 721-5437

IDENTITY THEFT SEMINAR: 5-6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23; Medical College of Georgia Auditoria Building, small auditorium room; learn to protect yourself from identity theft; free; R.S.V.P. by phone or online; 721-2040 or www.hccu.coop

DOG OBEDIENCE/PUPPY SOCIALIZATION REGISTRATION: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24; Julian Smith Casino barbecue pit, 87 Millegde Road; Augusta Humane Society; bring proof of vaccinations; 736-0186

WALK A MILE A DAY FOR LIFE: 10 a.m. registration, 11 a.m. walk, Saturday, Aug. 27; begins at 13th Street, downtown Augusta; for entire family; $20 registration fee; (800) 386-5707

BOOK SIGNING: 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27; Family Christian Store, 204 Robert C. Daniel Jr. Parkway; 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28, Borders Books, Music and Cafe, 257 Robert C. Daniel Jr. Parkway; with Shirley Mitchell, Dr. J. Ron Eaker; 737-0782

ADOPT-A-STREAM WORKSHOP: 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25 and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27; Phinizy Swamp; receive state certification and learn water testing procedures; bring a lunch; registration deadline Friday, Aug. 19; $15; 828-2109


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