Originally created 07/04/06

Xtreme calendar



TODAY

RIVERBLAST JULY FOURTH CELEBRATION: Get out to Riverwalk Augusta and Augusta Common (800 block of Broad and Reynolds streets) from noon to 9:30 p.m. for an arts/crafts bazaar, musical entertainment and family activities. Festivities will conclude with cannon firing and fireworks display. Food and beverages available. Free.

FRIDAY

AHOY, MATEYS: Johnny Depp returns as buccaneer Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest. Get in the mood for the movie with our Talk Like a Pirate contest. See chronicle.augusta.com/contests/pirate, or call (706) 828-3883 to record your message. The winner gets $50, and two runners-up will get $25 each. Enter by noon Thursday, July 13.

Also in theaters is A Scanner Darkly, an animated flick from Richard Linklater that stars Keanu Reeves, Robert Downey Jr. and Woody Harrelson.

MONDAY

HOCKEY CLINIC: The "Come and Get It" Hockey clinic is 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, July 14 at the Ice Forum, 1249 Augusta West Parkway. Activities include three on-ice lesson, two dry lessons and one class video. Breakfast and lunch provided. Benefits Ronald McDonald House Charities. Visit www.comeandgetithockey. com.

GAME NIGHT: Bring your friends, favorite board game or card games and enjoy an evening of challenges beginning at 6 p.m. at Columbia County Library, 720 N. Belair Road, Evans. Free for ages 12-18. Call (706) 863-1946.

COMING NEXT WEEK

SOUNDS COOL: They're the bands we listen to year-round. Xtreme catches up with some local teen bands to find out what makes them rock.

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HISTORY AT HOME: You'd be surprised what you could find out from senior citizens if you take the time to visit them, writes Teen Board member Justin Conklin.