Originally created 03/09/06

Around the block



Green bargain

Anyone wearing green who visits the Boyhood Home of Woodrow Wilson during March will receive $1 off the regular admission price. The home is open for tours from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Regular admission is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and $3 for students. Call 722-9828 or visit www.wilsonboy hoodhome.org.

GOP women meet

Richmond County Republican Women's Club will meet from 11 a.m. to noon today at Piccadilly Buffet at Augusta Mall, 3450 Wrightsboro Road. The speaker will be Ralph Reed. Visitors must pay for lunch but the meeting is free. Call 733-4418.

Chaplin comedy

Dan Kamin will present Funny Bones: The Comic Body Language of Charlie Chaplin at 7:30 tonight at the Morris Museum of Art, 1 10th St. The program includes a Chaplin short, demonstrations of physical comedy and audience participation. The event is free. Call 724-7501.

Aquinas musical

The Aquinas High School Drama Club will perform the musical Annie at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St. Tickets are $15 for horseshoe seating, $10 for regular seating and $5 for students with an ID. Call 736-5516 for more information.

Evening of jazz

An Evening of Live Jazz will be from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre at Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way. Admission is $7 for adults and $3 for seniors and students. VIP seats are $25, which includes a reception at 6 p.m. For more information, call 731-7971.

Alzheimer's event

Alzheimer's Association will present its annual educational symposium, Hope, Love and Caregiving, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at The Gordon Club, Building 18402, 18th Street, Fort Gordon. Admission is $20 per family caregiver and $40 per professional caregiver. Fees cover handouts and lunch. For more information, call 731-9060.

CONCERT AT CHURCH

THE AUGUSTA SYMPHONY WILL PRESENT CELLIST DANIEL LEE AT 7:30 P.M. SATURDAY at First Baptist Church of Augusta, 3500 Walton Way. Mr. Lee will perform Tchaikovsky's Variations on a Rococo Theme, for Cello and Orchestra. The Augusta Symphony will perform Brahm's Variations on a Theme of Haydn and Schumann's Symphony No. 1. Tickets are $15, $20, $30 and $40.

Tickets are $7 for full-time students if purchased the evening of the concert with a student ID. Call 826-4705 or visit www.augusta symphony.org.

'CLOWN' AT BELL

THE AUGUSTA SYMPHONY WILL PRESENT THE CLASSICAL CLOWN WITH DAN KAMIN at 3 p.m. Sunday at Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St. The Suzuki Strings of Augusta will perform at 2:15 p.m. Tickets cost $6 or $20 for a family of four. Group discounts are available. For more information, call 826-4705.

Piano recital

Pianist Susan Zhang will perform at 4 p.m. Sunday at Reid Memorial Presbyterian Church, 2261 Walton Way, as part of the Reid Memorial arts series. A reception will follow the free recital. Call 733-2275 for more information.