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THIS WEEK

AUTHOR DAVID HORTON II: 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Carrie Mays Community Center, 11th Avenue; author of Negro Intellect: A Guide for Young Black Males; presenting information about AIDS and lifesaving skills; (706) 667-4342

SUMMER SPORTS PROGRAM: For pupils entering fifth through eighth grades at any school; cheerleading camp 8:30- 11:30 a.m. Monday-Thursday, June 26, $100; soccer camp 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 7-11, $115; football camp 6-9 p.m. July 23, stadium; volleyball camp, call for information, $100; All camps at Aquinas High School, 1920 Highland Ave.; Bill Tenore (706) 736-5516, btenore@aquinashigh.org

GIRL SCOUTS TRAVELING TROOP SESSIONS: 10 a.m. to noon; free programs for girls ages 5 to 17; Sketch and Skate Monday, Red Wing Roller Park, 3065 Washington Road; Bubble-ology Wednesday, Diamond Lakes Park, 4335 Windsor Springs Road; Stay Cool Monday, July 7, Camp Tanglewood, 4687 Columbia Road; Pizza and Fun Wednesday, July 9, Chuck E. Cheese's, 3435 Wrightsboro Road; I Think I Can Fly Monday, July 14, Riverside Park, 4431 Hardy McManus Road; Oh Sew Easy Saturday, July 19, Camp Tanglewood; K9 Concepts Monday, July 21, Lake Olmstead Park, Milledge Road; held by Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia; girls do not need to be Girl Scouts to attend; must be accompanied by an adult; (706) 774-0505

AIDS PANEL DISCUSSION: 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, Good Shepherd Baptist Church fellowship hall, 1714 Olive Road; (706) 733-0341

UPCOMING

RED CROSS OF AUGUSTA ANNUAL MEETING: 6 p.m. Thursday June 26, Enterprise Mill Events Center, 1450 Greene St.; $20; reservations required by Wednesday, (706) 724-8481

ASTHMA SYMPOSIUM/PARENT WORKGROUP FOLLOW-UP MEETING: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, June 27, Dr. Frank Rumph of the Richmond County Health Department, 950 Laney-Walker Blvd.; reservations required by Wednesday; (706) 729-2055

VIETNAM VETERANS MEMORIAL WALL REPLICA: Opening ceremony 9:30 a.m. Friday, June 27, Hillcrest Memorial Park, 2700 Deans Bridge Road; on display through Sunday, June 29; three-quarter scale traveling replica of wall in Washington, D.C.; park open 24 hours; (706) 399-1347

DOG WALK AND MICROCHIP CLINIC: 8:30 a.m. Saturday June 28, CSRA Humane Society Pet Center, 425 Wood St.; dogs must be at least 4 months old and current on vaccines; first 25 walkers who raise $50 or more receive a free T-shirt; microchip $25, by appointment; (706) 261-7387

A STAR-SPANGLED FOURTH: 8:30 p.m. Friday, July 4, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 605 Reynolds St.; patriotic music by Independence Day Chorus and Orchestra and Georgia's Three Tenors; Riverwalk fireworks; ages 17 and under free; $10 adults; (706) 722-3463

CREATIVE IMPRESSIONS SUMMER MUSIC WORKSHOP: 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. July 7-18; St. Alban's Episcopal Church, 2321 Lumpkin Road; ages 10-18; $120 registration, space limited; (706) 231-2716


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