Originally created 04/25/06

Xtreme calendar



Today

FAST BALL: Check out the action on the diamond with baseball games pitting Butler against the Academy of Richmond County at 4 p.m.; Cross Creek at Hephzibah; Evans at Harlem, both at 5 p.m.; and Westside at Laney at 4 p.m.

Friday

NOW OUT: Get your movie fix with the release of Akeelah and the Bee, the story of an urban middle-schooler who makes her way to the national spelling bee; RV, the Robin Williams comedy about a family on a cross-country vacation in a custom motor home, and United 93, the drama that recounts the heroism and ill fate of the Sept. 11 flight.

Saturday

ARTS GALA: John S. Davidson Fine Arts Festival and Senior showcase is from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the school, 615 12th St.

ABSTINENCE SYMPOSIUM: The Choose Abstinence forum in honor of Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month (May) is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Butler High School, 2011 Lumpkin Road. Free food, prizes and contests.

POWERFEST: The annual concert series returns with performances by T-Pain, D4L, Bubba Sparxx, LeToya, E-40, Da Back Wudz and more. Shows are scheduled from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Augusta Exchange Club Fairgrounds, 308 Hale St. Tickets are $10 at the gate. No grills or coolers, bring lawn chairs or blankets. Call (706) 396-6000 or visit www.power107.net.

COMING NEXT WEEK

THE WAIT DEBATE: Abstinence might be the best policy, but can teens afford to not have a comprehensive sex education?

THE NEXT PAGE

LIFE EXPOSED: Threatened with being kidnapped, brainwashed and trained as soldiers, Uganda's Invisible Children flee their beds each night. A local student, as part of a national effort, has taken action to help bring attention to their story.