Originally created 04/09/06



CENTENNIAL MUSICAL REVIEW: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday; Victory Baptist Church, 620 W. Martintown Road, North Augusta; $2 adults, $1 ages 12 and younger; (803) 279-3613

MARKER DEDICATION: Noon Tuesday; John C. Calhoun Park, Georgia and Carolina avenues in North Augusta; officials will unveil a marker celebrating the 100th anniversary of the city's incorporation and will bury a centennial time capsule; free cake; (803) 441-4224, www. northaugusta100.com

MIDLAND VALLEY AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MEETING: Noon Wednesday; Bobby's Bar-B-Q, Buffet and Catering, 1897 Jefferson Davis Highway, Warrenville; Scott Enter will report on the status of the Heritage Corridor; reservations unnecessary; (803) 645-4429

REEL ART, THE EDUKATORS: 7 p.m. Thursday; Brown Pavilion, Aiken Center for the Arts, 122 Laurens St. S.W.; part of center's Reel Art series; $8; (803) 641-9094

EASTER EGG HUNT: 10 a.m. Saturday; Riverview Park, 100 Riverview Park Drive, North Augusta; children 10 and younger free; (803) 441-4300

BENEFIT CAR SHOW: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday; Aiken Mall, 2441 Whiskey Road, Aiken; benefits Make-A-Wish Foundation and other Kiwanis charities; $15 registration fee before show; $20 registration day of show; spectators free; door prizes; (803) 648-9804

KIDS EARTH DAY 2006: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday; Lions Memorial Field, W. Buena Vista Avenue, North Augusta; exhibits, obstacle course, amphibians, giant Earth ball; climbing wall; if raining, event will be held at the Riverview Park Activities Center, 100 Riverview Park Drive; (803) 441-4311

AIKEN COMMUNITY PLAYHOUSE YOUTH WING: 1-2:30 p.m. Saturday; Washington Center for the Performing Arts, 126 Newberry St.; open to all middle and high school pupils; (803) 648-1438, visit www.aikencommunityplayhouse.com


THE MIKADO: 8 p.m. April 20-22, 3 p.m. April 23; Etherredge Center, 471 University Parkway, Aiken; $12 adults, $10 seniors and $7 for students; (803) 641-3305

LARRY CAT IN SPACE: 7, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday and April 21-22, April 7-8, also 21-22; Dupont Planetarium, Ruth Patrick Science Education Center, 471 University Parkway; $4.50 adults, $3.50 senior citizens, $2.50 students; (803) 641-3769

OLDE TOWNE ARTISANS' FAIR: 5-7 p.m. Friday, April 21, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, April 22, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 23; Living History Park and Sensory Garden, 299 W. Spring Grove Ave., North Augusta; (803) 279-7560

NORTH AUGUSTA CENTENNIAL PARADE: 3-5 p.m. Saturday, April 22; downtown North Augusta; high school bands, South Carolina Model T Ford Club; Fort Gordon Signal Corps Band and Color Guard, prizes for best floats; (803) 441-4224

CENTENNIAL PICNIC: Noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 22; Maude Edenfield Park, East Buena Vista Avenue, North Augusta; barbecue, children's games and contests, musical entertainment by the Boogie Sisters and the Fort Gordon Crooked River Dixieland Band; (803) 441-4290

CENTENNIAL STREET PARTY: 6-11:30 p.m. Saturday, April 22; downtown North Augusta; music by Riptide, fireworks, food; (803) 441-4224

AN AFTERNOON OF MUSIC: 3 p.m. Sunday, April 23; Cumberland Village, 3335 Wise Creek Lane, Aiken; pianist Derek Parsons will play classical music; feast and wine reception afterward; $40; (803) 641-4180

MOSTLY MOZART: 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 25; Etherredge Center, 471 University Parkway; Masterworks Chorale will perform works by Mozart and his contemporaries; $10 adults, $7 children; (803) 641-3305

PASSIONATE PIANO: 8 p.m. Friday, April 28; Etherredge Center, 471 University Parkway; with the Augusta Symphony and pianist Susan Star; $35 adults, $20 children; (803) 641-3305

ON GOLDEN POND: April 28-29; May 5-7, 12-13; Aiken Community Playhouse, 126 Newberry St.; $17 adults, $15 seniors, $12 students, $6 children 12 and younger; memberships available; (803) 648-1438, www.aikencommunityplayhouse.com

20TH ANNUAL HERITAGE DAY: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 29; Granville Plantation, 6198 Atomic Road, Beech Island; crafts, antique dairy exhibit, antique cars, tractors, children's activities, vendors, Flo Carter and the Sounds of Joy, Elvis impersonator Jason Sikes; free; parking $2; (803) 827-0184

SEVENTH ANNUAL PAWS FOR CANCER RACE: 8 and 8:30 a.m. May 6; H. Odell Weeks Activity Center, 1700 Whiskey Road, Aiken; two one-mile dog walks; proceeds benefit The American Cancer Society; $15; (803) 648-5489

HEARTWORM CLINIC: 9:30-11:30 a.m. May 6; Veterinary Services, 1721 Whiskey Road, Aiken; $10; proceeds benefit American Cancer Society and SPCA of Aiken; (803) 648-5489

derby dreamin': 3-7 p.m. May 6; Aiken Center for the Arts, 122 Laurens St. S.W.; big-screen viewing of Kentucky Derby and stakes races leading to main event; live entertainment, food, open bar, contests, raffle for trip to New York for the Belmont Stakes ($100 ticket); $65, available at Aiken Center for the Arts beginning April 3; benefits the Aiken County Open Land Trust and the AIKEN CENTER FOR THE ARTS; (803) 641-9094


STITCHES FROM THE HEART: Seeking volunteers to knit, crochet blankets, sweaters and hats for children in the hospital; donations of yarn appreciated; (866) 472-6903


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