Originally created 06/14/06

Across the river

DEMENTIA CARE TRAINING FOR FAMILY CAREGIVERS: 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday; The Gordon Club, 19th Street, Building 18402, Fort Gordon; lunch provided; seating limited; registration required by today; conducted by the Alzheimer's Association; (706) 731-9060

BEST CHEFS OF THE SOUTH SERIES: 6:30 p.m. hors d'oeuvres, 7 p.m. dinner Thursday; 2110 Walton Way; Rodney Freidank, executive chef of Restaurant O in Greenville, S.C., will cook a four-course dinner; $79; (706) 396-3761

THE PIANO LESSON: 7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History, 1116 Phillips St., as part of the August Wilson Reader's Series; $15 adults, $10 students; (706) 724-3576

MOVIES AT THE COMMON: 9 p.m. Fridays except First Fridays through Aug. 25; Augusta Common; featuring family movies; $1; (706) 821-1754

MOVIES UNDER THE STARS: Fridays in June; gates open at 6:30 p.m., movies begin at dusk; Friday, Shrek, Georgia Golf Hall of Fame and Botanical Gardens, 1 11th St.; June 23, The Princess Bride; June 30, Madagascar; Columbia County Fairgrounds, 4470 Wrightsboro Road, Grovetown; $1, payable by cash or check at gate; proceeds benefit the MCG Children's Medical Center; (706) 7211-4004

SATURDAY MARKET ON BROAD: 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays through Aug 26; Macartan Street, between Broad and Reynolds streets; fresh produce, flowers, plants, breads, beef, desserts, local chefs and artisans; (706) 722-7245

RANDAL BAYS AND DAITHI SPROULE: 7:30 p.m. Saturday; Jabez Sanford Hardin Performing Arts Center, 720 N. Belair Road, as part of the Celtic Concert Series; $15; children 11 and younger accompanied by an adult free; cash bar provided by Vineyard Wine Market; (706) 860-6055

CSRA WRITERS MEETING: 6:30 p.m. Monday; Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 1336 Augusta West Parkway; (706) 738-4114

SUMMER SPORTS PROGRAM: Cheerleader Camp: 8:30-11:30 a.m. June 19-22, $100; Volleyball Camp: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 26-30, $100; Soccer Camp: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 10-14, $115; (706) 736-5516

SHILOH'S INTERGENERATIONAL/TUTORIAL SUMMER DAY CAMP: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday-July 28; Shiloh Community Center, 1635 15th St.; arts and crafts, games, sports, educational field trips, swimming and tennis lessons, weekly golf lessons, lunch; $25 per child per week; $10 nonrefundable registration fee; for children ages 7-12; (706) 738-0089

EVENINGS IN THE APPLEBY GARDEN: 8 p.m. Tuesday, Harmony River Chorus of Sweet Adelines International; June 27, traditional Irish music with Lillie Morris, Mike Hay and Steven Scearce; in the gardens behind the Appleby Branch Library, 2260 Walton Way; free; (706) 821-2604

READ IT & WATCH IT!: 1 p.m. Saturdays through Aug. 19; The Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St.; June 24, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang; July 1, The Wizard of Oz; July 8, Bambi; July 15, The Shaggy Dog; July 22, The 5000 Fingers of Dr. T; Aug. 5, Sounder; Aug. 12, Bednobs & Broomsticks; Aug. 19, The NeverEnding Story; $3 children, $4 adults; summer passport for children $20, includes admission to all films; (706) 722-8341

SUMMER ROOTS MUSIC SERIES: 2 p.m. Sunday, June 25; Morris Museum of History, 1 10th St., part of the Summer Roots Music Series; featuring Karen Aiken; Dark Corner, July 23; free; (706) 724-7501

RIVERBLAST JULY FOURTH CELEBRATION: Noon to 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 4; Riverwalk Augusta/Augusta Common; arts/crafts bazaar, musical entertainment and activities for entire family; will conclude with cannon firing and fireworks display; food and beverages available; (706) 821-1754

JULY FOURTH EXTRAVAGANZA: 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 4; Augusta Jewish Community Center, 898 Weinberger Way, Evans; barbecued chicken, watermelon, corn on the cob, salad, coleslaw, potato salad, baked beans, cake; members: $10 adults, $5 ages 3-12; nonmembers: $15 adults, $7 children; family maximum $35; reservations required by Friday, June 30; (706) 228-3636

CAR SHOW: 6-10 p.m. First Fridays, July 7, Aug. 4, Sept. 1, Oct. 6; Augusta Common, Eighth and Reynolds streets; arts and crafts, live entertainment, cars, trucks, motorcycles, prizes; $5 registration; held by CSRA Road Angels; (706) 831-1793

AUGUSTA SOUTHERN NATIONALS: 8 a.m. gates open, 9 a.m. races start July 21-23; Augusta Riverfront Marina; series tickets in advance, $18; series tickets at gate, $25; Friday, free admission; Saturday, $15; Sunday, $15; Patron Pass, $50, includes preferred parking and viewing from The Boathouse; advance tickets available from all participating locations: Georgia Bank & Trust, at Four Season stores, at race site on Friday only; (803) 278-4849

FOREVER PLAID: 7 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. show July 21-22, 28-29 and Aug. 3-5; Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre, Building 32100, Third Avenue; $34 civilians, $32 seniors, retirees, civil-service civilians, active duty E7 and above, $25 E6 and below, $20 show only; (706) 793-8552


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