BROWN BAG HISTORY SERIES LECTURE: 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 6, Augusta Museum of History, 560 Reynolds St.; Mark Albertin explaining the making of his film Displaced -- The Unexpected Fallout from the Cold War; free to museum members, $3 others; bring a lunch, museum provides beverages and dessert; refreshments served beginning at 11:30 a.m.; lecture runs 12:30 to 1 p.m.; (706) 722-8454

A.R. JOHNSON MAGNET SCHOOL RECRUITMENT AND OPEN HOUSE: 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 7, A.R. Johnson Health Science and Engineering Magnet School, 1324 Laney-Walker Blvd.; tour of classrooms and new building, meet faculty, staff, administrators and counselors; applications available and accepted Jan. 4-29; Assistant Principal LouAnne Grove, (706) 823-6933 Ext. 203

RICHMOND COUNTY REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE BREAKFAST: 9 a.m. saturday, jan. 9, holiday inn, 2155 gordon highway; guest speaker ray mcberry, candidate for governor; $8 for breakfast;

voices of the past museum theater series: the other tubmans: 11:30 a.m., 12:30 and 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 9, Augusta Museum of History, 560 Reynolds St.; character monologues performed in museum theater format by actors; tells a story explaining the connection between local Tubman slaves freed in the 1830s and William Tubman, who served from 1944-71 as the longest-serving president of Liberia; free with museum admission; (706) 722-8454

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