Around the block

Common movie

A public screening of the movie The Longshots , rated PG, will be held at 9 p.m. Friday at Augusta Common.

Admission costs $2. Bring lawn chairs.

For more information, call (706) 821-1754.

Mowers needed

The community service group Growing Augusta the GreenWay is seeking volunteers to help cut the grass at the state-owned former Augusta Golf and Gardens, 1100 Reynolds St., starting at 8:15 a.m. Saturday.

Volunteers should bring mowers, weed trimmers, blowers and other lawn equipment. There will be plenty of work for those without lawn equipment.

For more information, visit www.meetup.com/GrowingAugusta or call Anthony Esposito at (404) 451-3473.

Police roundup

The Retired Military Police Association will hold its monthly meeting at 9 a.m. Saturday at Golden Corral, 3010 Peach Orchard Road.

Past or present law enforcement workers, both military and civilian, are welcome.

For more information, call Bob Mayes at (706) 793-5986.

Book discussion

Author and journalist Tina A. Brown will talk about her book Crooked Road Straight: The Awakening of AIDS Activist Linda Jordan , at 11 a.m. Saturday at Beulah Grove Resource Center, 1446 Lee Beard Way.

For more information, call (706) 667-4731.

Jazz concerts

The Candlelight Jazz Concert series will be held at 8 p.m. Sundays through Aug. 30 at the Riverwalk Eighth Street bulkhead.

The smooth jazz band quietSTORM will perform Sunday. Admission is $6. For more information, visit www.gardencityjazz.com or call (706) 821-1754.

Movies for teens

A Teen Movie Series will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Mondays in July at the Augusta Public Public Library, 902 Greene St.

The movie Inkheart , rated PG, will be shown Monday.

All movies are free. For more information, call the library at (706) 821-2600.

Board will meet

The Beulah Grove Community Resource Center board of directors meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the center at 1446 Lee Beard Way.

For more information, call (706) 722-4999.

Mystery dinner

The play Sherlock Holmes and the West End Horror will be performed July 17, 18, 24, 25, 30, 31, and Aug. 1, at the Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre, Building 32100, Third Avenue.

Dinner is served at 7 p.m., and the show begins at 8 p.m. Tickets cost $37 for civilians; $35 for ages 65 and older, Department of the Army civilians and active duty E7 and above; $28 for active duty E6 and below; and $22 for the show only.

For reservations or more information, call (706) 793-8552 or visit www.fortgordon.com.

Taking up food

Golden Harvest Food Bank needs donations of canned meats, vegetables and nonperishable foods.

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

To learn more about volunteering, call Angela Chavous at (706) 721-2327.


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