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PATRIOTIC DAY: Parade at 10 a.m. Saturday, Warrenton, Ga.; bring a picnic lunch; pie bake-off and watermelon-eating contest; deliver pie and recipe to City Park by 10 a.m.; (706) 465-9604

MOVIE NIGHT: 6:30 p.m. Monday, Control, rated R; Augusta-Richmond County Headquarters Library, 902 Greene St.; July 14, The Other Boleyn Girl, rated PG-13; July 21, Charlie Bartlett, rated R; July 28, Persepolis, rated PG-13; free; (706) 821-2600

ART EXHIBIT OPENING RECEPTION: 5:30 p.m. Thursday, July 10; Sacred Heart Art Hall; benefits artist Charles Johnson and ongoing preservation of Sacred Heart Cultural Center; free; (706) 826-4700

AUGUSTA SOUTHERN NATIONALS: July 18-20; Riverfront Marina; benefits Augusta chapter of the Georgia Special Olympics; $15-$50;, (803) 278-4849

DRAGONFLIES AND DAMSELFLIES: 1-5 p.m. July 28, Phinizy Swamp Nature Park; dragonfly expert Giff Beaton will conduct lecture and field experience; $20 Academy members, $15 others; register by July 24; (706) 828-2109

FRIED GREEN TOMATO FESTIVAL: Saturday, Aug. 2, Beech Island; Bradford Station, Shameless Dave and Chaos will perform; (803) 867-2388

WESTOBOU FESTIVAL: Sept. 18-27; downtown Augusta; featuring performances and presentations;

ARTS IN THE HEART OF AUGUSTA FESTIVAL: Sept. 19-21, 5-9 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, noon to 7 p.m. Sunday; Augusta Common and surroundings; artists and crafters; featured country is the Philippines; weekend badges $7 ($5 in advance); ages 10 and younger free;

SUMMERVILLE TOUR OF HOMES: Noon to 6 p.m. Oct. 18, 1-6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19; Stephanie Reed (706) 922-5000,,


Music in the Park: 7 p.m. Thursdays through July 31, except today; Maude Edenfield Park, 495 Brookside Drive, North Augusta; A Step Up July 10; Carey Murdock July 17; Savannah River Stringband July 24; and Signal Corps Band July 31 (July 31 concert will be held at Wesley Center, Grace United Methodist Church, 639 Georgia Ave., North Augusta); www.naarts

CANDLELIGHT JAZZ SERIES: 8 p.m. Sundays through August; Sunday, Christian Sands; July 13, Alabaster Radio; July 20, Sherry Wine; Eighth Street bulkhead; $6; (706) 821-1754

STAR-SPANGLED CONCERT: 8 p.m. Friday, St. Paul's Episcopal Church; with The Independence Day Chorus and Orchestra and Georgia's 3 Tenors; $10; students and children free; patron tickets $50; (706) 722-3463

PLYMOUTH FIFE AND DRUM CORPS: Noon Aug. 7, Living History Park, 299 W. Spring Grove Ave., North Augusta; under the direction of Jim Predhomme;

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Whole Life Ministries youth camp: Monday through July 11; Camp Gaffa, Covington, Ga.; with Michael Randle; for ages 13-18; $180; transportation from Whole Life Ministries, lodging, food and T-shirt; (706) 737-4530

ARCHAEOLOGY CAMP: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through July 11; July 14-18; Hickory Hill, Thomson; $50 per child per week; for ages 11-17; junior archaeologists will work alongside professionals to learn about mapping and excavation; (706) 595-7777

CREATIVE IMPRESSIONS MUSIC WORKSHOP: 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday through July 18; St. Alban's Episcopal Church, 2321 Lumpkin Road; $120; (706) 231-2716

ROWING CAMP FOR BEGINNERS: Session two, 8 a.m. to noon Monday through July 11; The Boathouse, 101 Riverfront Drive; $85; for beginners;

HOT ON THE TRAIL OF ART SUMMER ART CAMPS: Held by Aiken Center for the Arts; weeks of July 7 and Aug. 1, morning camps for ages 4-6 who have not completed kindergarten; full- and half-day camps for those entering grades 1-4; 4:30-6:30 p.m. week of Aug. 1 for those entering grades 5 and up; $120 half-days, $200 full days, members get 10 percent discount; (803) 641-9094,

AUGUSTA PLAYERS CAMP: Wednesday through July 20 at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church; ages 6-8 and 9-11, 10 a.m. to 2:15 p.m., $200; middle and high school students, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., $210; a masters class from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for teens with high school and community theater experience is offered both sessions; class will focus on acting techniques and musical theatre; $210; both include T-shirt; (706) 826-4707

ACTING AND FILMMAKING WORKSHOPS: 10 a.m. to noon July 12, Wallace Branch Library, 1237 Laney-Walker Blvd.; ages 6 and up; free, registration required; (404) 786-3277

CAMP BE YOUR BEST FOR GIRLS: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. July 12, Old Town Community Center, 604 Third St.; ages 11-14, must live in public housing to attend; learn about fashion, etiquette, money management, make-up, education, and health and hygiene; applications online; (706) 831-1691,


THE GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK MUSICAL : 7 p.m. July 17, 24; Le Chat Noir, 304 Eighth St.; openings for five women and two men; bring a prepared solo (country-rock genre); other audition material provided; show dates: Sept. 12,13,18-20, 25-27; (706) 722-3322,

THE MUSICAL COMEDY MURDERS OF 1940: 7:30 p.m. July 28-29; Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre, Building 32100, Third Avenue; openings for five men and five women; auditions will include cold readings from the script and some improv; show dates: Sept. 19-20, 25-27; Oct. 2-4;


Saturday market on the river: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, Eighth Street Plaza; plants, breads, flowers, fresh produce, desserts, entertainment, local artisans; (706) 722-7245

FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon first and third Saturdays, around the Edgefield, S.C., square; sponsored by Edgefield Community Development Association; vegetables, eggs, plants, herbs and other home-grown fare available; to sell, call Johanna Holmes (803) 637-1981, Sharon Nunamaker (803) 637-3400

ELECTRONICS RECYCLE DAY: 10 a.m. July 26, Fort Discovery, 1 Seventh St.; acceptable electronic items include computers, fax machines, cell phones; no televisions, electric ovens or microwave ovens; free; (706) 821-0224

GIRL Scouts traveling troop sessions: 10 a.m. to noon; free programs for girls ages 5-17; Stay Cool Monday, Camp Tanglewood, 4687 Columbia Road; Pizza and Fun Wednesday, Chuck E. Cheese's, 3435 Wrightsboro Road; I Think I Can Fly July 14, Riverside Park, 4431 Hardy McManus Road; Oh Sew Easy Saturday, July 19, Camp Tanglewood; K9 Concepts July 21, Lake Olmstead Park, Milledge Road; held by Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia; girls do not need to be Girl Scout; must be accompanied by an adult; (706) 774-0505

BROWN BAG HISTORY SERIES LECTURE: 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Augusta Museum of History, 560 Reynolds St.; with C. Tom Sutherland, who will speak about the Confederate Monument; members free, others $3; participants should bring a lunch; the museum will provide beverages and dessert; (706) 722-8454

BOULE ON THE BAYOU: 7 p.m. Aug. 22; Savannah Rapids Pavilion; dancing, Cajun food; benefits the American Cancer Society; (706) 731-9900


greenjackets: South Atlantic League affiliate of San Francisco Giants take Charleston Riverdogs 7:05 p.m. Saturday; Hagerstown Suns 7:05 p.m. July 16-19; Lake County Captains 5:35 p.m. July 20, 7:05 p.m. July 21-23; Lake Olmstead Stadium, Milledge Road;


FRIDAY DANCE: 8:30-11 p.m.; The Ballroom Dance Center, 525 Grand Slam Drive; $5; dance on second Saturdays, 7:30-11 p.m.; $10; (706) 854-8888


AIKEN COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM: 433 Newberry St. S.W., Aiken; 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 2-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; free; (803) 642-2015

AUGUSTA CANAL INTERPRETIVE CENTER: 1450 Greene St., Enterprise Mill, Suite 400; center open 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, with boat tours at 10 and 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 and 3 p.m.; 1- 5:30 p.m. Sundays, with one-hour boat tours 1:30, 3 and 4:30 p.m.; one-hour boat tours, $12; three-hour tours, $20; $6 admission without boat tour; (706) 823-0440

AUGUSTA MUSEUM OF HISTORY: 560 Reynolds St.; The Godfather of Soul, Mr. James Brown exhibit; From Ty to Cal: A Century of Baseball exhibit opens July 4; $4 adults, $3 seniors, $2 ages 6-18, free ages 5 and younger; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 1-5 p.m. Sundays;; (706) 722-8454

BOYHOOD HOME OF PRESIDENT WOODROW WILSON: 419 Seventh St.; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays; $5 adults, $4 60 and older, $3 for 6-17 and free ages 5 and under; (706) 722-9828

DUPONT PLANETARIUM: 471 University Parkway, Aiken; $4.50 adults, $3.50 senior citizens, $2.50 students, $1 University of South Carolina Aiken students, faculty and staff; reservations recommended;; (803) 641-3654

EZEKIEL HARRIS HOUSE: 1840 Broad St.; 1797 house, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays; $2 adults, $1 children; (706) 737-2820

FORT DISCOVERY SCIENCE CENTER: Riverwalk Augusta at Seventh Street; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays; $8 for ages 18-54, $6 for 55 and older, active-duty military and ages 4-17; half-price after 3 p.m.;; (706) 821-0200

GROVETOWN MUSEUM: 106 W. Robinson Ave.; artifacts and photographs of Grovetown, Columbia County and Georgia; 1-4 p.m. Fridays-Sundays; $1; (706) 863-4576

HICKORY HILL: 502 Hickory Hill Drive, Thomson; home of Tom Watson, populist politician in late 1800s and early 1900s; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, closed holidays; (706) 595-7777 or www.

LAUREL AND HARDY MUSEUM: 250 N. Louisville St., Harlem; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays; (706) 556-0401

LUCY CRAFT LANEY MUSEUM OF BLACK HISTORY: 1116 Phillips St.; permanent exhibits: The Ebony Legacy, the Alice Davis Collection, and the Pilgrim Health and Life exhibition; William Anderson -- Lest We Forget exhibition, through July; admission $5 adults, $3 seniors, $2 students; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, 2-5 p.m. Sundays; www.lucy; (706) 724-3576

MEADOW GARDEN HISTORIC SITE: 1320 Independence Drive; 1792 home of George Walton, Declaration of Independence signer; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, Saturdays by appointment; $4 adults, $3.50 seniors, $3 students, $1 children; (706) 724-4174;

MORRIS MUSEUM OF ART: 1 10th St.; A. Aubrey Bodine: Balti-more Pictorialist, through July 13; Notes on the 19th, 20th and 21st Centuries: Paintings by Jeffrey Kronsnoble, through Aug. 10; Realist Paintings by Bryan LeBoeuf, July 26-Sept. 28; Landscape of Slavery: The Plantation in American Art, Aug. 23-Oct. 19; admission $5 adults, $3 seniors, students and military with ID; free for members and 5 and younger, free Sundays; regular hours 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays; (706) 724-7501,

PHINIZY SWAMP NATURE PARK: Off Lock and Dam Road, near Augusta Regional Airport; dawn to dusk, Saturdays-Sundays and holidays; noon to dusk Mondays-Fridays; (706) 828-2109

REDCLIFFE PLANTATION STATE HISTORIC SITE: 181 Redcliffe Road, Beech Island; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursdays-Mondays, house tours 1, 2 and 3 p.m.; admission $4 adults, $3 students; (803) 827-1473

SACRED HEART CULTURAL CENTER: 1301 Greene St.; tours of 103-year-old former church noted for architecture; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays; (706) 826-4700

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