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THIS WEEK

WESTMINSTER SCHOOLS OF AUGUSTA OPEN HOUSE: 6:30 p.m. today, Westminster Schools of Augusta, Day School Building, 3067 Wheeler Road; learn about the school's curriculum and tour campus; (706) 731-5260, ext. 2220, admissions@wsa.net

SEE WESTMINSTER SCHOOLS DAY: 9:30 a.m. Friday and Jan. 29, Westminster Schools of Augusta, Day School Building, 3067 Wheeler Road; prospective students and their families can visit the school and take a tour; Aimee Lynch (706) 731-5260

AUDUBON SOCIETY PHINIZY SWAMP DUCK WALK FIELD TRIP: 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, 1858 Lock and Dam Road; $3 members, $5 others; open to public; Paul Koehler (803) 471-0291, pkoehler@audubon.org

UPCOMING

MORRIS MUSEUM OF ART PRINT FAIR: 10 A.M. TO 3 P.M. SATURDAY, JAN. 30, MORRIS MUSEUM OF ART, FIRST FLOOR AUDITORIUM AND LOBBY, 1 10TH St.; original, artist-signed, limited-edition works of art on sale; free admission; Lauren Powell (706) 828-3803, lauren.powell@themorris.org

AUDUBON SOCIETY SILVER BLUFF PONDS FIELD TRIP: 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, Silver Bluff Plantation Sanctuary, Kathwood Ponds, 4542 Silver Bluff Road, Jackson; bird-watching around the ponds and other areas; free and open to public; Paul Koehler, (803) 471-0291, pkoehler@audubon.org

AUDUBON SOCIETY MERRY BRICK PONDS FIELD TRIP: 9 A.M. TO NOON SATURDAY, FEB. 20; MEET TO CARPOOL AT POPEYE'S CHICKEN, 450 WALTON WAY; WILL LOOK FOR DUCKS AND OTHER WINTERING BIRDS; free and open to public; Paul Koehler (803) 471-0291, pkoehler@audubon.org

AUDUBON SOCIETY PHINIZY SWAMP NATURE PARK FIELD TRIP: 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 6, Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, 1858 Lock and Dam Road; meet at Phinizy Swamp parking lot for a walking trip into the park; free and open to public; Paul Koehler (803) 471-0291, pkoehler@audubon.org

AUDUBON SOCIETY BRICK POND PARK FIELD TRIP: 9 A.M. TO NOON SATURDAY, MARCH 13; MEET BEHIND NORTH AUGUSTA MUNICIPAL BUILDING IN PARKING LOT, 100 GEORGIA AVE.; free and open to the public; Paul Koehler (803) 471-0291, pkoehler@audubon.org

AUDUBON SOCIETY LOVERS LANE AND AUGUSTA LEVEE FIELD TRIP: 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 20; meet at Popeye's Chicken, 450 Walton Way; free and open to the public; Paul Koehler (803) 471-0291, pkoehler@audubon.org

PAWS IN THE PARK: Fundraiser for CSRA Humane Society; registration 9:30 a.m., walk 10 a.m. Saturday, March 20, CSRA Humane Society pet shelter, 425 Wood St.; (706) 261-7387

AUDUBON SOCIETY WINGS AND THINGS FIELD TRIP: 9 A.M. TO NOON SATURDAY, APRIL 3, MEET AT Silver Bluff Plantation Sanctuary, Kathwood Ponds, 4542 Silver Bluff Road, Jackson; look for birds, dragonflies and butterflies; bring a bag lunch if you want to stay later into the afternoon; free and open to the public; Paul Koehler (803) 471-0291, pkoehler@audubon.org

AUDUBON SOCIETY PHINIZY SWAMP SONG BIRD WALK FIELD TRIP: 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, April 10, Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, 1858 Lock and Dam Road; hike to look for migrant birds coming into area and the return of summer birds; $3 members, $5 others; open to the public; Paul Koehler (803) 471-0291, pkoehler@audubon.org

AUDUBON SOCIETY LOVER'S LANE AND LEVEE FIELD TRIP: 8 A.M. TO NOON SATURDAY, APRIL 17, MEET TO CARPOOL AT POPEYE'S CHICKEN, 450 WALTON WAY; WILL LOOK FOR MIGRANT AND RETURNING SUMMER BIRDS; open to the public; Paul Koehler (803) 471-0291, pkoehler@audubon.org


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