Around the block

Beatles tunes

Tribute concerts featuring the music of The Beatles will be performed by Ed Turner and Number 9 at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Paul S. Simon Discovery Theater at Fort Discovery, 1 Seventh St.

Proceeds from the all-ages shows will benefit the CSRA Humane Society.

Tickets are available online only and can be purchased at www.number 9theband.com.

Screen time

Augusta State University's spring film series continues at 7 p.m. Mondays through March 30 in University Hall, Room 170. Augusta State is at 2500 Walton Way.

The next movie in the series, Religulous , rated R, will be shown Monday.

The film series is free and open to the public.

For more information about the film series, call (706) 729-2416.

Training sessions

Rape Crisis and Sexual Assault Services will have volunteer training sessions March 19-23.

The first session will be from 5:30 to 9 p.m. in Cafeteria Classroom 1 at University Hospital, 350 Walton Way.

Volunteers serve the agency in a number of ways, including answering calls, providing emergency-room advocacy for victims of sexual assault, and volunteering in the office.

For more information on volunteer training, call Phyllis Salyer at (706) 774-2740.

Brain stimulation

Fort Discovery and the Medical College of Georgia are teaming up to celebrate Brain Awareness Week from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at Fort Discovery, 1 Seventh St.

The event will include interactive activities and games for kids of all ages. There will be free food from Rhinehart's for the first 100 people. Prizes will be given away hourly.

For more information, call (706) 821-0200.

Manhood issues

Let Us Make Man: The Gathering to Reclaim Black Manhood will take place Saturday, March 21, at Paine College, 1235 15th St.

The free event will begin at 8 a.m. Hundreds of men, women and youths will try to change the way black men interact with one another, operate in their community and hold themselves accountable.

The opening speaker will be Penny Brown Reynolds, of Family Court with Judge Penny .

Registration is required. To register, go to www.letusmakeman.net or call (404) 622-3660 or (877) 538-1626.

Aquinas musical

The musical Godspell will be performed by the Aquinas High School music and drama departments at 7:30 p.m. March 26-28 in the auditorium at Monte Sano Elementary School, 2164 Richmond Ave.

Tickets are available at Aquinas High School and cost $10 for adults and $7 for students with identification.

For more information, call Aquinas High at (706) 736-5516.

Taking up food

Golden Harvest Food Bank is seeking donations of canned meats and vegetables and other nonperishable foods.

Take donations to 3310 Commerce Drive in Augusta or 13 Enterprise Ave. in Aiken.

For more information, call (706) 736-1199 or (803) 648-0752.

Visitors needed

The Long Term Care Ombudsman Program is looking for people to be volunteer visitors in area nursing homes.

To volunteer, call Angela Chavous at (706) 721-2327.


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