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Saturday filled with events

Posted: April 27, 2013 - 8:12am
File/Staff It's strawberry festival season again.
File/Staff It's strawberry festival season again.

Several events are being held today in North Augusta from festivals to fundraisers. Below is a listing of some of those events:

DEA TAKE BACK DAY: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today; hosted by Parks Pharmacy and North Augusta Public Safety; unused and expired medications will be collected for proper disposal; liquids are not included; privacy will be protected; Parks Pharmacy, 437 Georgia Ave.

FAMILY EARTH DAY: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today; hosted by city of North Augusta; local organic farmers, healthy eating and food vendors, clean energy awareness, fishing clinic, free plants from Master Gardeners, animals and children activities; information provided on gardening, farming, making soap and more; Brick Pond Park, 88 Georgia Avenue

27TH ANNUAL STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today; dunk booth, obstacle course, bounce house, photo booth, games, crafts strawberry bake-off and strawberry shakes, shortcake and jam; Our Lady of Peace School, soccer field, corner of Knox and LeCompte Avenues

BOOT DRIVE FOR RELAY FOR LIFE: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. today; held by North Augusta Public Safety’s Relay for Life team; donation go to the North Augusta/Midland Valley Relay for Life; drive will be held at North Augusta Chick-fil-A and Firehouse Subs on Knox Ave.

NINTH ANNUAL SWEET CELEBRATIONS: 6-10 p.m. today; will feature a variety of desserts from local bakeries and entertainment by the Crew Chorus and Elvis, portrayed by Russ Schneider; tickets are $10 and be purchased from CommuniGraphics, Jim Bush Florist, Parks Pharmacy and the Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce; benefits the RECing Crew; North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Ave.

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Strawberries are my favorite

Strawberries are my favorite fruit so attending its festival is one of the most amazing experience for the me and for the strawberry lover. luton parking meet and greet