Originally created 07/06/06

Around the block



Movies at Imperial

Why We Fight will be shown through Friday at the Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St., as part of the Indies at the Imperial series, which will show a newly released independent film each week through July. The films will be shown at 7 p.m. Wednesdays and 7 and 9:30 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays. Tickets are $6 for regular admission and $4 for seniors, students and military. Call (706) 722-8341.

Chapter meeting

THE AUGUSTA CHAPTER OF THE NATIONAL ALLIANCE FOR THE MENTALLY ILL WILL MEET AT 7 P.M. TODAY at Reid Memorial Presbyterian Church, 2216 Walton Way. Call (706) 733-8838.

July Jamboree

The July Jamboree Concert and First Friday Car Show will be from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday at Augusta Common, Eighth and Reynolds streets. The event will feature live entertainment and cars and motorcycles. Call (706) 821-1754.

Silver Screen series

Wings will be shown at 4 and 7 p.m. Saturday at the Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St., as part of the theater's Classics on the Silver Screen series, which runs through August. Tickets are $4 for regular admission and $3 for students, seniors and military. Call (706) 722-8341.

Going to market

The Saturday Market on Broad features fresh produce, flowers, plants, breads, beef and desserts from 8 a.m. to noon each Saturday through Aug. 26 on Macartan Street, between Broad and Reynolds streets. Call (706) 722-7245.

Blue Horse show

Emerson Hart and Chuck Carrier will perform at 9 p.m. Saturday at the Blue Horse Music Hall, 975 Broad St. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. Call (706) 495-6885 or visit www.bluehorse musichall.com.

Music at Riverwalk

Jazz music will be played from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Sunday at the Eighth Street bulkhead at Riverwalk Augusta as part of the Candlelight Jazz series. Admission is $5. Picnics, blankets and lawn chairs are welcome. Call (706) 821-1754.

'Sleeping Beauty'

The Porkchop Productions theater group will perform Sleeping Beauty at 3 p.m. Monday at the Jeff Maxwell Branch Library, 1927 Lumpkin Road, as part of the Vacation Reading Program. It also will perform the show at 6 p.m. Monday at the Friedman Branch Library, 1447 Jackson Road. Call (706) 821-2604.

'Three Wishes'

The Augusta State University Born to Read Literacy Center and Patchwork Players will present Three Wishes at 9, 10 and 11 a.m. Monday at the Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, 2500 Walton Way. Tickets are $4. Call (706) 733-7043.

Political forum

The Augusta chapter of the NAACP will hold a community town hall political-action forum for the July 18 primary at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Henry Brigham Community Center, 2456 Golden Camp Road. Candidates running for the Georgia house and Senate are invited. Call (706) 724-0390.

Scouts to get fit

The Girl Scouts, Central Savannah River Council, will hold a Traveling Troop session titled Let's Get Fit from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday at Riverwalk Augusta, 836 Reynolds St. Participants will walk along the Augusta Canal and visit with a personal trainer. The event is open to all girls, who must be accompanied by an adult. Call (706) 774-0505 or (800) 997-2472.