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ALL COLUMBIA COUNTY LIBRARIES CLOSED: Today and Monday for the Labor Day holiday


ARTHRITIS AQUATICS: 9-9:45 a.m., 10-10:45 a.m. and 12:15-1 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Walton Rehabilitation Hospital Outpatient Building, 1355 Independence Drive; $37.50 per month; (706) 823-5294

CANCER SHARE: 7 p.m., University Hospital, Cancer Learning Center, Professional Center 2, Suite 104, 818 St. Sebastian Way; registration required; (706) 774-7000


TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY: 5 p.m. at Pine View Baptist Church, 117 Pleasant Home Road, Martinez.

BREAST CANCER SURVIVOR EXERCISE: 6-7 p.m., Walton Rehabilitation Hospital, 1355 Independence Drive; (706) 823-5294

PROJECT LINK LECTURE SERIES: 6:30-8 p.m., Medical College of Georgia Children's Medical Center main conference center BT 1810, 1446 Harper St.; free; educational resources and guidance for families who have children with developmental disabilities; (706) 721-5437

CHROMOSOME DISORDERS SUPPORT GROUP: 6:30 p.m., Medical College of Georgia Children's Medical Center, first floor, Family Resource Library, 1446 Harper St.; supports families and individuals with chromosome disorders; (706) 721-5160

NON-OFFENDING CAREGIVERS OF ABUSED CHILDREN: 6-7:30 p.m., Child Advocacy Center, 2312 Walden Drive; Maggie Tucker (706) 737-4631

PREGNANCY LOSS GROUP: For anyone affected by the loss of a baby; (706) 721-8299 for times and location


MARVIN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH CLOTHES CLOSET: 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the church at Wheeler and Belair Roads; donations are accepted on the first day of each month from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.


COLUMBIA COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION: 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Evans Government Complex, 630 Ronald Reagan Drive, Evans; (706) 868-3400

EVANS HIGH SCHOOL FCCLA FUNDRAISER: 2:45 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the school commons area; Evans High School FCCLA will hold a fundraiser selling purses, totes, duffles and accessories, with monogramming available

TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY: 6 p.m. at Grovetown United Methodist Church, 206 E. Robinson Ave.; nonprofit weight-loss support group; (706) 863-0726

SUNSET MUSIC SERIES CONCERT: 7 p.m. at the Columbia County Amphitheater behind the Columbia County Library; free

MUSIC LECTURE: 6 p.m., Morris Museum of Art, 1 10th St.; musical writers Michael G. Hennessy and Barbara Jo Franklin present the creative process behind Unbroken , their original musical depicting the personal lives of plantation slaves; free; musical to be staged 3:45 and 7 p.m. Sept. 25 at Davidson Fine Arts School; (706) 724-7501

JOINT EFFORTS: 11-11:45 a.m., Augusta Orthopaedic Clinic, 1521 Anthony Road; causes of knee and hip pain and latest treatments, tips on medicine, food and exercise; (706) 481-7604

ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE-RICHMOND COUNTY: 10 a.m., Alzheimer's Association, Augusta office, 1899 Central Ave.; (706) 731-9060

DIALYZE FOR LIFE: 6-7 p.m., 1829 Wrightsboro Road, in front of Macedonia Baptist Church; for dialysis patients, group support and help; free; (706) 447-1114

HUNTINGTON DISEASE GROUP: 6:30 p.m., Medical College of Georgia Marks Building, Room 1122, 1429 Harper St.; (706) 721-2798


LUAU ON THE COMMON, CAR SHOW: 6 p.m. Friday; Augusta Common, 700 block downtown between Broad and Reynolds streets; (706) 821-1754

AIKEN'S MAKIN' FESTIVAL: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, parkways of downtown Aiken; www.aikensmakin.net


SEPTEMBER SCREEN ON THE GREEN: 7 p.m. at the Columbia County Amphitheater behind the Columbia County Library; $2; ticket sales start at 7 p.m. and movies start at dusk; featuring Bee Movie , rated G

COLUMBIA COUNTY ADOPT-A-STREAM'S GETTING STARTED WORKSHOP: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Reed Creek Park; current volunteers and interested newcomers are invited; call John Graham at (706) 868-0296, or e-mail jopagr@comcast.net

SCAVENGER HUNT: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Mistletoe State Park in Winfield; in honor of Grandparents Day weekend, park will offer a grandparent/child scavenger hunt; free, but vehicle parking is $3; (706) 541-0321

RECYCLE MANIA: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Evans Government Center front parking lot, 630 Ronald Reagan Drive; free; accepting such items as cell phones, computers, monitors, laptops, scanner printers, fax machines, phones, pagers, cameras, rechargeable batteries, camcorders, stereos, DVD players and VCRs; (706) 312-7195

SOUTHERN CIRCUIT TOUR OF INDEPENDENT FILMMAKERS: Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St.; Shame , 7:30 p.m.; (706) 722-8341

NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP: 9-11 a.m., Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, 1858 Lock and Dam Road; general instruction workshop; bring any photography equipment you have; $5 members, $8 nonmembers; class size limited; register by Thursday; (706) 828-2109

Songwriters Come Home: 8 p.m., Etherredge Center, University of South Carolina Aiken; with Archie Jordan, Larry Jon Wilson, Mike Stewart, Stewart Harris; $30; benefits USC Aiken scholarships; (803) 641-3305

GOSPEL OF JOHN: 4 p.m. Sunday, St. John's United Methodist Church, 104 Newberry St. N.W., Aiken; one-man performance by Brad Sherrill; (803) 648-6891

INSTRUMENT PETTING ZOO: 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Morris Museum of Art, 1 10th St.; presented by The Friends of the Symphony and Morris Museum's Artrageous! Family Sunday; musicians will provide hands-on demonstrations and mini-concerts; (706) 826-4705

MUSIQ SOULCHILD: 7 p.m., Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St.; $37.50, $42.50; (706) 722-3521

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