Originally created 02/27/06

The week ahead



TUESDAY

CAREGIVER'S SEMINAR

The Augusta Regional Office of the Alzheimer's Association will present a free caregiver's seminar from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Jud C. Hickey Day Center, 1901 Central Ave. Amee Brown will speak. For more information, call 731-9060.

VOLUNTEER TRAINING

Training to become a Road to Recovery volunteer will be from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the American Cancer Society, 2623 Washington Road. The program provides transportation to and from medical treatments for cancer patients. The registration deadline is today. Call 731-9900 for more information.

FILM TO BE SHOWN

The film 4 Little Girls will be shown at 6:30 p.m. in the Penland Administration Building, Room 106, at the University of South Carolina Aiken, 471 University Parkway, as part of the American Democracy Project Film Series. A question-and-answer period will follow the film. Admission is $1 for students with a valid USC Aiken ID and $2 for the general public. Call (803) 641-3526 for more information.

STORY SONG

The group will perform at 7 p.m. at Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre at Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way. Admission is $5 or free with valid Augusta State ID. For more information, call 737-1609.

WEDNESDAY

INTERNATIONAL CLUB

The Aiken International Club will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Penland Administration Building, Room 106, at the University of South Carolina Aiken, 471 University Parkway. The guest speaker will be Dr. Niren Vyas. The meeting is free. Call 641-6875.

THURSDAY

FORUM ON MUSLIM RESPONSE TO DANISH CARTOONS

A forum to discuss the Muslim response to the cartoons and the tension between freedom of the press and the sensitivity to believers will be held from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in N126 Allgood Hall at Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way. The forum is free and open to the public. Call 737-1735.

FRIDAY

PLAY SHOWN

Steel Magnolias will be presented at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at the Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St. Ticket prices range from $12 to $40. For more information, call 826-4707 or visit www.augustaplayers.com.

THE GLORY OF ORGAN, BRASS AND CHOIR

The Augusta Choral Society, organist Keith Shaffer and the Five Points Brass will perform at 7:30 p.m. at St. John United Methodist Church, 104 Newberry St. N.W., Aiken. Tickets cost $21 for adults, $17 for seniors and students and $5 for children 12 and younger. Tickets are available at Sacred Heart Cultural Center, 1301 Greene St., or by calling 826-4713.

THE ADASKIN STRING TRIO

The trio, along with oboist Tom Gallant, will perform at 8 p.m. at Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre at Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way, as part of the Harry Jacobs Chamber Music Society Concerts program. A pre-concert program will be at 7:15 p.m. Tickets cost $20 for adults and $5 for school-age children and are free for ASU faculty, staff and students. No children ages 5 and younger will be admitted. For more information, call 790-9274.

PLANETARIUM SHOW

Blown Away: The Wild World of Weather will be shown at 7 and 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Dupont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway. Tickets cost $4.50 for adults, $3.50 for seniors and $2.50 for students. Call 641-3769.

SATURDAY

MARDI GRAS EVENT

Our Lady of Peace School will hold its annual Mardi Gras Auction from 6 to 11 p.m. at North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Drive. Attractions include Bourbon Street-inspired heavy hors d'oeuvres, beer, wine and silent and live auctions. Items up for bid include works of art, jewelry, beach vacations and a dinner party at Rae's Coastal Cafe in Augusta. Henry Wynn will provide entertainment. Tickets cost $30 in advance and $35 at the door. For more information, call (803) 279-8396.

SUNDAY

AUGUSTA CONCERT BAND

The band will perform at 3 p.m. at Curtis Baptist Church, 1326 Broad St. The concert is free. For more information, call 722-0077.