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Posted: January 10, 2012 - 5:47pm  |  Updated: January 10, 2012 - 5:49pm

THE ISAACS: 7 p.m. Feb. 10; The Isaacs and Rhett Canipe will perform; The Isaacs have perfomred at the Grand Ole Opry and musical style has been inlfuenced by blue grass, rhythm and blues, folk, country , contemporary acoustic and southern gospel; $15; New Beginning Ministries, 1601 Williston Road, Beech Island; purchase tickets at theisaacsnbm.eventbrite.com or call (803) 827-9172

INFANT CPR: 6-8 p.m. today; learn infant CPR using a step-by-step method; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register (706) 481-7727

BEGINNING SIGN LANGUAGE: 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Feb. 29; eight-week course covers systems of sign language, facets of deaf culture and expressive and receptive finger spelling; A Basic Course in American Sign Language textbook is required: $40 per person and $40 for the book; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register or for information, (706) 481-7604

JIMMIE DYESS SYMPOSIUM: 5 p.m. Thursday; remarks by Maj. Gen. Perry Smith, who served 30 years in the U.S. Air Force and was a military analyst for NBC; D. Douglas Barnard Jr. and Maj. Bruce P. Crandall will receive Distinguished American awards; mistress of ceremonies, Laurie Ott, the former head of the Wounded Warrior Project in Augusta; Augusta Museum of History, 560 Reynolds St., Augusta; free; (706) 722-8454

LENN HOPKINS EXHIBIT: 5-7 p.m. Thursday; art exhibit opening reception; exhibit on display through Feb. 24; Sacred Heart Cultural Center, 1301 Greene St., Augusta; (706) 826-4700

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY CELEBRATION: noon Friday; guest speaker, Sylvia Russell; Gilbert-Lambuth Memorial Chapel, Paine College, 1235 15th St., Augusta; (706)
737-1610

EXPRESS LAMAZE CHILDBIRTH PREPARATION: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday; learn about the final stages of pregnancy, labor and the birth of your baby; learn about Lamaze coping techniques; tour Family-Focused Childbirth unit; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

AUGUSTA BRANCH NAACP 2012 DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. PARADE: 1 p.m. Saturday; theme, Stop the Killings, Stop the Violence Now; parade will start at Dyess Park Community Center, 902 James Brown Blvd., Augusta, to Wrightsboro Road to Augusta Avenue to Laney-Walker Boulevard to north on 11th Street and east onto D’Antignac Street; (706) 724-0390 or (706) 821-1754

38TH ANNUAL FREEDOM FUND BANQUET: 6:30 p.m. Monday; presented by the Augusta Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; theme, “Affirming America’s Promise”; speaker, Alethea R. Bonella, former Southeast region field director for NAACP; Sacred Heart Cultural Center, 1301 Greene St., Augusta; $50 per person, $400 for a table of eight or $500 for a table of 10; tickets must be purchased in advance; Augusta Branch office, (706) 724-0390 or Lizza Wilhite (706) 733-6242

HISTORY OF AIKEN - A BEAUTIFUL STORY: 10 a.m. Tuesday; Owen Clary will present the history of early Aiken through 1860; part of a museum lecture series; Aiken County Historical Museum, 433 Newberry St. SW, Aiken; lecture series $25 Friends of the Museum members, $30 nonmembers; (803) 642-2015 

BEECH ISLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY MEETING: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday; featuring Bill Baab, former sports editor and writer for The Augusta Chronicle and author of three books on bottles; he will discuss his book, Augusta on Glass - Retail Dairies in Aiken, Columbia and Richmond Counties; held at the history and visitors center, 144 Old Jackson Highway, Beech Island; open to the public; Jackie Bartley, (803) 827-0184

THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA: 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Jan. 18; presented by The Patchwork Players; Maxwell Theatre, Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way, Augusta; $3 for the general public; (706) 737-1625

HOME SCHOOL ADVENTURES: 10:30 a.m. Jan. 20; learn about The Daring Nellie Bly, America’s Star Reporter with the biography by Bonnie Christensen; Aiken County Public Library, 314 Chesterfield St. SW, Aiken; (803) 642-2023

JERRY SEINFELD: 7 p.m. Jan. 19; The Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St., Augusta; tickets $75, $60 and $45; (877) 428-4849

STARLIGHT CINEMA: 6 p.m. Jan. 19; movie, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules; Leavelle McCampbell Middle School, 82 Canal St., Graniteville; open to public, presented by Aiken County Parks, Recreation and Tourism; (803) 642-7559

SOUTHERN SOUL & SONG: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 20; Mountain Heart with Tony Rice; acoustic band music; presented by the Morris Museum of Art; Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St., Augusta; $13-$37; (706) 722-8341 or www.imperialtheatre.com

POULENC TRIO: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 20; presented by The Harry Jacobs Chamber Music Society; part of the Augusta State University Lyceum Series; $25 for the general public, $7 children; children under 6 years old are not permitted; Maxwell Theatre, Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way, Augusta; (706) 667-4100

GET ACTIVE IN AIKEN GROUP MEETING: Noon Jan. 20; Golden Corral, off Whiskey Road in Aiken; (706) 721-4895

VEGETABLE GARDEN SEMINAR: 9 a.m. Jan. 21; Harrison-Caver Park, 4181 Augusta Road, Clearwater; free; (803) 642-7559

WILD GAME COOK-OFF: 8 a.m. Jan. 21; divisions for fowl, venison, pork and small game; first place awards will be given; Aiken County Recreation Center, 917 Jefferson Davis Highway, Graniteville; $20 entry fee; (803) 642-7559

ZETAS AGAINST DRUGS WORKSHOPS: 9:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Jan. 21; registration at 9 a.m.; free workshops for youth ages nine 9 and older -- “Fat or Fit,” “Music Moves Us,” “Use of Drugs in Our Community and Society” and “Your Business is Everybody’s Business on the Internet”; lunch and door prizes will be provided; presented by the Eta Theta Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority; registration required by Saturday to be included in the lunch count; Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, 623 Crawford Ave., Augusta; Arvella Robinson, (706) 737-6148 or Liz Pounds, (706) 945-1874

2ND ANNUAL DOG GONE COLD 5K RUN/WALK: 10 a.m. Jan. 21; 1-mile fun run starts 9:30 a.m.; animal rescue fundraising event hosted by Hopeful Hounds Inc. and the American Black and Tan Coonhound Rescue; Julian Smith BBQ Pit, 3 Milledge Road, Augusta; register online at www.hopefulhounds.org; info, Kristi Hagood, (706) 294-6200 or khagood@comcast.net

GROWING BOYS: 9:30 a.m. to noon Jan. 21; for boys ages 9-12 and their father, male adult relative or male adult family friend; information on what to expect in the preadolescent years; $10 per person; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register or for information, (706) 481-7604

HARMONY AND INVENTION: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 21; part of the Georgia Health Sciences Symphony Series by Symphony Orchestra Augusta; First Baptist Church of Augusta, 3500 Walton Way, Augusta; for tickets, visit www.soaugusta.org or call (706) 826-4705

AIKEN CAMELLIA SHOW: 3-8 p.m. Jan. 21, 1-6 p.m. Jan. 22; held by the Aiken Camellia Society; any camellia grower can exhibit, awards will be given in several categories; blooms can be entered from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Jan. 21; Aiken Mall, 2441 Whiskey Road, Aiken; Lee Poe, (803) 648-8249 or Jim Dickson, (803) 279-9451

HISTORY OF AIKEN - A BEAUTIFUL STORY: 10 a.m. Jan. 24; Owen Clary will present the history of Aiken; part of a museum lecture series; Aiken County Historical Museum, 433 Newberry St. SW, Aiken; lecture series $25 Friends of the Museum members, $30 nonmembers; (803) 642-2015

LOCAL COLOR: PHOTOGRAPHY IN THE SOUTH: Jan. 26; Morris Museum of Art’s photography collection exhibit closing reception; photographers William Greiner and Meryl Truet will discuss their work included in the exhibit; refreshments will be served; free for members, $5 nonmembers; Morris Museum of Art, 1 10th St., Augusta; (706) 828-3815

FOURTH FRIDAY FLICK: 4 p.m. Jan. 27; showing The Smurfs movie; Edgefield County Public Library, 105 Court House Square, Edgefield; (803) 637-4025

CHILDCARE AND BABY-SITTING SAFETY: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 28; baby-sitting class based on curriculum plan designed by the American Safety and Health Institute; course content includes information on playtime, hand washing, telephone calls, infant and child feeding, diapering, sleep time and emergency care; for children ages 11 to 14 who are interested in baby-sitting; $30 per person, lunch included; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register or for information, (706) 481-7604

PASTOR APPRECIATION DAY: 8 A.M. JAN. 29; APPRECIATION DAY FOR PASTOR STEVIE BERRY; RUNS MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 1809 WILLISTON ROAD, BEECH ISLAND; (803) 827-0692

OUR NEW BABY BROTHER OR SISTER: 4-5 p.m. Jan. 30; prepare children for the arrival of a sibling; teach them how to participate in the care of the baby; visit to the hospital nursery; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

STOP SMOKING GROUP HYPNOSIS SESSION: 6:30-8 p.m. Jan. 30; led by hypnotist Kay Russell; The Balanced Body, 2916 Professional Parkway, Augusta; free; www.kay-russell-hypnosis.com; reservations, (706) 736-3377

ON BEING A GIRL: 6-9 p.m. Jan. 31; designed for girls ages 9-12 and their mother, a female adult relative or female adult family friend; discussion on physical and emotional changes of puberty; $10 per person; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register or for information, (706) 481-7604

HISTORY OF AIKEN - A BEAUTIFUL STORY: 10 a.m. Jan. 31; David Jameson, the president of the Aiken Chamber of Commerce, will talk about business and economic development from 1950 to present; part of a museum lecture series; Aiken County Historical Museum, 433 Newberry St. SW, Aiken; lecture series $25 Friends of the Museum members, $30 nonmembers; (803) 642-2015

NOLA FALCONE SPEAKER SERIES: 10 a.m. Feb. 2; featuring Joe Lamp'l, host of Growing a Greener World; Augusta Country Club, 655 Milledge Road, Augusta; $35; reservations required by Jan. 30; (706) 826-4700

BARNUM BASH: Feb. 2-5; featuring Ringling Bros. Ringlettes; James Brown Arena, 601 Seventh St., Augusta; (877) 4AUGTIX

BABY CARE BASICS & BREAST-FEEDING: 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 3; information on caring for a newborn such as diapering, bathing, feeding and cord care; information will be provided on breast-feeding; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

WESTMINSTER'S ANNUAL AUCTION: 6:30 p.m. Feb. 3; Roots and Wings - Celebrating 40 Years of God's Faithfulness; bid on trips such as Alaska and Hawaii, enjoy dinner by Very Vera; Sacred Heart Cultural Center, 1301 Greene St., Augusta; $50. or $40 if purchased by Jan. 20; (706) 731-5260

EXPRESS LAMAZE CHILDBIRTH PREPARATION: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Feb. 4; learn about the final stages of pregnancy, labor and the birth of your baby; discussion about natural and epidural deliveries; learn about Lamaze coping techniques, the immediate bonding period and postpartum adjustment; tour Family-Focused Childbirth unit; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

SWAMP SATURDAY: 9:30 a.m. Feb. 4; trained volunteers will lead 2½-mile hike through Phinizy Swamp Nature Park; hike lasts 90 minutes; Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, 1858 Lock and Dam Road, Augusta; call (706) 828-2109 in advance for groups

CHILDBIRTH UNIT TOURS: 2 p.m. Feb. 6; tours of the Family Focused Childbirth Unit at Trinity Hospital of Augusta; meet in the main lobby, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; registration requested, call (706) 481-7727

HISTORY OF AIKEN - A BEAUTIFUL STORY: 10 a.m. Feb. 7; Dr. Del Hickey and Lynn Katonak will speak about the rich and famous who came to stay in Aiken during the winter; part of a museum lecture series; Aiken County Historical Museum, 433 Newberry St. SW, Aiken; lecture series $25 Friends of the Museum members, $30 nonmembers; (803) 642-2015

POPS! AT THE BELL: THE TEMPTATIONS: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 9; The Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St., Augusta; purchase tickets at www.soaugusta.org or (877) 428-4849

SOUTHERN SOUL & SONG: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 10; Rhonda Vincent and The Rage; bluegrass music; presented by the Morris Museum of Art; Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St., Augusta; $13-$37; (706) 722-8341 or www.imperialtheatre.com

STEPPING INTO MANHOOD: 9:30 a.m. to noon Feb. 11; for boys ages 12-15 and their father, male adult relative or male adult family friend; frank discussions on sexuality, peer pressure and responsible decision-making; $10 per person; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register or for information, (706) 481-7604

HUG YOUR BABY: 4-5 p.m. Feb. 13; provides help, understanding and guidance for young families; learn how infants communicate and learn strategies to calm your baby; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

HISTORY OF AIKEN - A BEAUTIFUL STORY: 10 a.m. Feb. 14; Billy Benton will discuss Aiken’s love of horses; part of a museum lecture series; Aiken County Historical Museum, 433 Newberry St. SW, Aiken; lecture series $25 Friends of the Museum members, $30 nonmembers; (803) 642-2015

SOUTHERN CIRCUIT INDEPENDENT FILMS: 6 p.m. Feb. 15; The Toe Tactic, film explores the interaction between the human and magical realms as main character, Mona, tries to reconnect with her world; Morris Museum of Art, 1 10th St., Augusta; free for members, $3 for nonmembers; (706) 724-7501

THE GREAT: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 18; part of the Georgia Health Sciences Symphony Series by Symphony Orchestra Augusta; First Baptist Church of Augusta, 3500 Walton Way, Augusta; for tickets, visit www.soaugusta.org or call (706) 826-4705

IN GOD WE RUST TOUR: 8 p.m. Feb. 11; featuring comedian Lewis Black; The Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St., Augusta; advance tickets $29.50-$49.50; (877) 4AUGTIX

CHILDBIRTH EDUCATION 101: 6-8:30 p.m. Feb. 23; overview of the signs and symptoms of labor and the stages of labor and delivery; information on pain relief options for labor, the immediate bonding period with your newborn and postpartum adjustment; tour of the hospital’s Family-Focused Childbirth unit; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

THE BIRDS, THE BEES AND ME: 6:30-9 p.m. Feb. 28; for girls ages 12-15 and their mother, female adult relative or female adult family friend; frank discussions on sexuality, peer pressure and responsible decision-making; $10 per person; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register or for information, (706) 481-7604

CHORAL FESTIVAL: 7 p.m. Feb. 28; choral groups from Richmond County’s elementary schools will perform; Sacred Heart Cultural Center, 1301 Greene St., Augusta; free; (706) 826-4700

INFANT CPR: 6-8 p.m. Feb. 29; learn infant CPR using infant mannequins and a step-by-step method; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register (706) 481-7727

BABY CARE BASICS & BREAST-FEEDING: 9 a.m. to noon March 3; information on caring for a newborn such as diapering, bathing, feeding and cord care; information will be provided on breast-feeding; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

SWAMP SATURDAY: 9:30 a.m. March 3; trained volunteers will lead a 2½-mile hike through Phinizy Swamp Nature Park; hike lasts90 minutes; Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, 1858 Lock and Dam Road, Augusta; call (706) 828-2109 in advance for groups

CHILDBIRTH UNIT TOURS: 2 p.m. March 5; tours of the Family Focused Childbirth Unit at Trinity Hospital of Augusta; meet in the main lobby, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; registration requested, call (706) 481-7727

INFANT CPR: 6-8 p.m. March 7; learn infant CPR using infant mannequins and a step-by-step method; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register (706) 481-7727

NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING: 7-9 p.m. March 7; informational workshop for couples that want a natural approach to family planning; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register or for information, (706) 481-7604

ANN MARIE DALIS EXHIBIT: 5-7 p.m. March 8; art exhibit opening reception; exhibit on display through April 30; Sacred Heart Cultural Center, 1301 Greene St., Augusta; (706) 826-4700

POPS! AT THE BELL: THE MUSIC OF MICHAEL JACKSON: 7:30 p.m. March 8; The Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St., Augusta; purchase tickets at www.soaugusta.org or (877) 428-4849

CHILDCARE AND BABYSITTING SAFETY: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 10; babysitting class based on curriculum plan designed by the American Safety and Health Institute; course content includes information on playtime, hand washing, telephone calls, infant and child feeding, diapering, sleep time and emergency care; for children ages 11 to 14 who are interested in babysitting; $30 per person, lunch included; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register or for information, (706) 481-7604

OUR NEW BABY BROTHER OR SISTER: 4-5 p.m. March 12; prepare children for the arrival of a sibling; teach them how to participate in the care of the baby; visit to the hospital nursery; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

DADDY BOOT CAMP: 10 a.m. to noon March 13; workshop will feature a local pediatrician and male speakers; information on the transition to parenthood; door prizes and lunch will be provided; registration required; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; (706) 481-7727

SOUTHERN CIRCUIT INDEPENDENT FILMS: 6 p.m. March 14; A Good Man, dance-theater piece of an artist who is exploring what it means to be a good man, a free man and a citizen; Morris Museum of Art, 1 10th St., Augusta; free for members, $3 for nonmembers; (706) 724-7501

DECEPTIVE REALITY: 7:30 p.m. March 17; part of the Georgia Health Sciences Symphony Series by Symphony Orchestra Augusta; First Baptist Church of Augusta, 3500 Walton Way, Augusta; for tickets, visit www.soaugusta.org or call (706) 826-4705

EXPRESS LAMAZE CHILDBIRTH PREPARATION: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. March 24; learn about the final stages of pregnancy, labor and the birth of your baby; discussion about natural and epidural deliveries; learn about Lamaze coping techniques, the immediate bonding period and postpartum adjustment; tour Family-Focused Childbirth unit; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

ON BEING A GIRL: 6-9 p.m. March 27; designed for girls ages 9-12 and their mother, a female adult relative or female adult family friend; discussion on physical and emotional changes of puberty; $10 per person; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register or for information, (706) 481-7604

INFANT CPR: 6-8 p.m. April 11; learn infant CPR using infant mannequins and a step-by-step method; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register (706) 481-7727

INTERMEDIATE SIGN LANGUAGE: 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, April 11-May 30; eight-week course continues material from the beginning course and adds skills, practice and use of signs to communicate on an intermediate level; $40 per person; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register or for information, (706) 481-7604

BABY CARE BASICS & BREAST-FEEDING: 9 a.m. to noon April 13; information on caring for a newborn such as diapering, bathing, feeding and cord care; information will be provided on breast-feeding; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

CHILDBIRTH UNIT TOURS: 2 p.m. April 16; tours of the Family-Focused Childbirth Unit at Trinity Hospital of Augusta; meet in the main lobby, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; registration requested, call (706) 481-7727

SOUTHERN CIRCUIT INDEPENDENT FILMS: 6 p.m. April 18; My Perestroika, film follows five ordinary Russians living in extraordinary times; Morris Museum of Art, 1 10th St., Augusta; free for members, $3 for nonmembers; (706) 724-7501

AARP DRIVER SAFETY PROGRAM: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 19-20; covers basic driving rules, traffic hazards and more; for drivers ages 50 and older; graduates of the program can apply for a discount on insurance; $14 per person, $2 discount for AARP members; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register or for information, (706) 481-7604

CHILDBIRTH EDUCATION 101: 6-8:30 p.m. April 19; overview of the signs and symptoms of labor and the stages of labor and delivery; information on pain relief options for labor, the immediate bonding period with your newborn and postpartum adjustment; tour of the hospital’s Family-Focused Childbirth unit; Trinity Hospital, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

EXPRESS LAMAZE CHILDBIRTH PREPARATION: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. April 21; learn about the final stages of pregnancy, labor and the birth of your baby; discussion about natural and epidural deliveries; learn about Lamaze coping techniques, the immediate bonding period and postpartum adjustment; tour Family-Focused Childbirth unit; Trinity Hospital, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

GARDEN FESTIVAL TEA: 5 p.m. April 22; private garden opens at 4 p.m.; location to be announced; (706) 826-4700 or www.sacredheartgardenfestival.com

HUG YOUR BABY: 4-5 p.m. April 23; provides help, understanding and guidance for young families; learn how infants communicate and learn strategies to calm your baby; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

SACRED HEART GARDEN FESTIVAL: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 27-28, noon to 5 p.m. April 29; will feature displays of garden and floral displays, unique plants, vendors, workshops led by garden experts and tours of private gardens; Sacred Heart Cultural Center, 1301 Greene St., Augusta; (706) 826-4700 or www.sacredheartgardenfestival.com

GROWING BOYS: 9:30 a.m. to noon April 28; for boys ages 9-12 and their father, male adult relative or male adult family friend; information on what to expect in the preadolescent years; $10 per person; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register or for information, (706) 481-7604

DRAMATIC VOICES: 7:30 p.m. April 28; part of the Georgia Health Sciences Symphony Series by Symphony Orchestra Augusta; First Baptist Church of Augusta, 3500 Walton Way, Augusta; for tickets, visit www.soaugusta.org or call (706) 826-4705

ON BEING A GIRL: 6-9 p.m. May 1; designed for girls ages 9-12 and their mother, a female adult relative or female adult family friend; discussion on physical and emotional changes of puberty; $10 per person; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register or for information, (706) 481-7604

EXPRESS LAMAZE CHILDBIRTH PREPARATION: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. May 5; learn about the final stages of pregnancy, labor and the birth of your baby; discussion about natural and epidural deliveries; learn about Lamaze coping techniques, the immediate bonding period and postpartum adjustment; tour Family-Focused Childbirth unit; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

CHILDBIRTH UNIT TOURS: 2 p.m. May 7; tours of the Family Focused Childbirth Unit at Trinity Hospital of Augusta; meet in the main lobby, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; registration requested, call (706) 481-7727

INFANT CPR: 6-8 p.m. May 9; learn infant CPR using infant mannequins and a step-by-step method; Trinity Hospital, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register (706) 481-7727

DAVID MASCARO’S STUDIO GROUP EXHIBIT: 5-7 p.m. May 10; art exhibit opening reception; exhibit will be on display through June 29; Sacred Heart Cultural Center, 1301 Greene St., Augusta; (706) 826-4700

BABY CARE BASICS & BREAST-FEEDING: 9 a.m. to noon May 12; information on caring for a newborn such as diapering, bathing, feeding and cord care; information will be provided on breast-feeding; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

OUR NEW BABY BROTHER OR SISTER: 4-5 p.m. May 14; prepare children for the arrival of a sibling; teach them how to participate in the care of the baby; visit to the hospital nursery; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

EXPRESS LAMAZE CHILDBIRTH PREPARATION: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. June 2; learn about the final stages of pregnancy, labor and the birth of your baby; discussion about natural and epidural deliveries; learn about Lamaze coping techniques, the immediate bonding period and postpartum adjustment; tour Family-Focused Childbirth unit; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

CHILDBIRTH UNIT TOURS: 2 p.m. June 4; tours of the Family Focused Childbirth Unit at Trinity Hospital; meet in the main lobby, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; registration requested, call (706) 481-7727

HUG YOUR BABY: 4-5 p.m. June 4; provides help, understanding and guidance for young families; learn how infants communicate and learn strategies to calm your baby; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

BABY CARE BASICS & BREAST-FEEDING: 9 a.m. to noon June 8; information on caring for a newborn such as diapering, bathing, feeding and cord care; information will be provided on breast-feeding; Trinity Hospital, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

CHILDCARE AND BABYSITTING SAFETY: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 23; babysitting class based on curriculum plan designed by the American Safety and Health Institute; course content includes information on playtime, hand washing, telephone calls, infant and child feeding, diapering, sleep time and emergency care; for children ages 11 to 14 who are interested in babysitting; $30 per person, lunch included; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register or for information, (706) 481-7604

CHILDBIRTH EDUCATION 101: 6-8:30 p.m. June 28; overview of the signs and symptoms of labor and the stages of labor and delivery; information on pain relief options for labor, the immediate bonding period with your newborn and postpartum adjustment; tour of the hospital’s Family-Focused Childbirth unit; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

BABY CARE BASICS & BREAST-FEEDING: 9 a.m. to noon July 7; information on caring for a newborn such as diapering, bathing, feeding and cord care; information will be provided on breast-feeding; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

CHILDBIRTH UNIT TOURS: 2 p.m. July 9; tours of the Family Focused Childbirth Unit at Trinity Hospital of Augusta; meet in the main lobby, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; registration requested, call (706) 481-7727

INFANT CPR: 6-8 p.m. July 10; learn infant CPR using infant mannequins and a step-by-step method; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register (706) 481-7727

FREDDIE FLYNT AND PATRICIA MAYERS EXHIBIT: 5-7 p.m. July 12; art exhibit opening reception; exhibit will be on display through Aug. 31; Sacred Heart Cultural Center, 1301 Greene St., Augusta; (706) 826-4700

EXPRESS LAMAZE CHILDBIRTH PREPARATION: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. July 14; learn about the final stages of pregnancy, labor and the birth of your baby; discussion about natural and epidural deliveries; learn about Lamaze coping techniques, the immediate bonding period and postpartum adjustment; tour Family-Focused Childbirth unit; Trinity Hospital, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

GROWING BOYS: 9:30 a.m. to noon July 14; for boys ages 9-12 and their father, male adult relative or male adult family friend; information on what to expect in the preadolescent years; $10 per person; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register or for information, (706) 481-7604

OUR NEW BABY BROTHER OR SISTER: 4-5 p.m. July 16; prepare children for the arrival of a sibling; teach them how to participate in the care of the baby; visit to the hospital nursery; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

CHILDCARE AND BABYSITTING SAFETY: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 21; babysitting class based on curriculum plan designed by the American Safety and Health Institute; course content includes information on playtime, hand washing, telephone calls, infant and child feeding, diapering, sleep time and emergency care; for children ages 11 to 14 who are interested in babysitting; $30 per person, lunch included; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register or for information, (706) 481-7604

CHILDBIRTH EDUCATION 101: 6-8:30 p.m. July 26; overview of the signs and symptoms of labor and the stages of labor and delivery; information on pain relief options for labor, the immediate bonding period with your newborn and postpartum adjustment; tour of the hospital’s Family-Focused Childbirth unit; Trinity Hospital, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

ON BEING A GIRL: 6-9 p.m. July 31; designed for girls ages 9-12 and their mother, a female adult relative or female adult family friend; discussion on physical and emotional changes of puberty; $10 per person; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register or for information, (706) 481-7604

BABY CARE BASICS & BREAST-FEEDING: 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 3; information on caring for a newborn such as diapering, bathing, feeding and cord care; information will be provided on breast-feeding; Trinity Hospital, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

CHILDBIRTH UNIT TOURS: 2 p.m. Aug. 6; tours of the Family Focused Childbirth Unit at Trinity Hospital of Augusta; meet in the main lobby, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; registration requested, call (706) 481-7727

INFANT CPR: 6-8 p.m. Aug. 7; learn infant CPR using infant mannequins and a step-by-step method; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register (706) 481-7727

BEGINNING SIGN LANGUAGE: 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Aug. 8-Sept. 26; eight-week course covers systems of sign language, facets of deaf culture and expressive and receptive finger spelling; A Basic Course in American Sign Language textbook is required: $40 per person and $40 for the book; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register or for information, (706) 481-7604

SIGN LANGUAGE FOR KIDS: 10-11 a.m. Aug. 11, 18 and 25; three Saturdays of learning the basics of the American Sign Language including the alphabet, numbers and phrases; weekly handouts will be provided; for children ages 6-12; $20 per child; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register or for information, (706) 481-7604

STEPPING INTO MANHOOD: 9:30 a.m. to noon Aug. 11; for boys ages 12-15 and their father, male adult relative or male adult family friend; frank discussions on sexuality, peer pressure and responsible decision-making; $10 per person; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register or for information, (706) 481-7604

HUG YOUR BABY: 4-5 p.m. Aug. 13; provides help, understanding and guidance for young families; learn how infants communicate and learn strategies to calm your baby; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

EXPRESS LAMAZE CHILDBIRTH PREPARATION: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Aug. 18; learn about the final stages of pregnancy, labor and the birth of your baby; discussion about natural and epidural deliveries; learn about Lamaze coping techniques, the immediate bonding period and postpartum adjustment; tour Family-Focused Childbirth unit; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

CHILDBIRTH EDUCATION 101: 6-8:30 p.m. Aug. 23; overview of the signs and symptoms of labor and the stages of labor and delivery; information on pain relief options for labor, the immediate bonding period with your newborn and postpartum adjustment; tour of the hospital’s Family-Focused Childbirth unit; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

EXPRESS LAMAZE CHILDBIRTH PREPARATION: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sept. 1; learn about the final stages of pregnancy, labor and the birth of your baby; discussion about natural and epidural deliveries; learn about Lamaze coping techniques, the immediate bonding period and postpartum adjustment; tour Family-Focused Childbirth unit; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING: 7-9 p.m. Sept. 5; informational workshop for couples that want a natural approach to family planning; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register or for information, (706) 481-7604

CHILDBIRTH UNIT TOURS: 2 p.m. Sept. 10; tours of the Family-Focused Childbirth Unit at Trinity Hospital of Augusta; meet in the main lobby, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; registration requested, call (706) 481-7727

BABY CARE BASICS & BREAST-FEEDING: 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 15; information on caring for a newborn such as diapering, bathing, feeding and cord care; information will be provided on breast-feeding; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

CHILDCARE AND BABYSITTING SAFETY: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 15; babysitting class based on curriculum plan designed by the American Safety and Health Institute; course content includes information on playtime, hand washing, telephone calls, infant and child feeding, diapering, sleep time and emergency care; for children ages 11 to 14 who are interested in babysitting; $30 per person, lunch included; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register or for information, (706) 481-7604

OUR NEW BABY BROTHER OR SISTER: 4-5 p.m. Sept. 17; prepare children for the arrival of a sibling; teach them how to participate in the care of the baby; visit to the hospital nursery; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

ON BEING A GIRL: 6-9 p.m. Sept. 18; designed for girls ages 9-12 and their mother, a female adult relative or female adult family friend; discussion on physical and emotional changes of puberty; $10 per person; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register or for information, (706) 481-7604

CHILDBIRTH EDUCATION 101: 6-8:30 p.m. Sept. 20; overview of the signs and symptoms of labor and the stages of labor and delivery; information on pain relief options for labor, the immediate bonding period with your newborn and postpartum adjustment; tour of the hospital’s Family-Focused Childbirth unit; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

INFANT CPR: 6-8 p.m. Sept. 25; learn infant CPR using infant mannequins and a step-by-step method; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register (706) 481-7727

CHILDBIRTH UNIT TOURS: 2 p.m. Oct. 1; tours of the Family Focused Childbirth Unit at Trinity Hospital of Augusta; meet in the main lobby, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; registration requested, call (706) 481-7727

INFANT CPR: 6-8 p.m. Oct. 3; learn infant CPR using infant mannequins and a step-by-step method; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register (706) 481-7727

EXPRESS LAMAZE CHILDBIRTH PREPARATION: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 6; learn about the final stages of pregnancy, labor and the birth of your baby; discussion about natural and epidural deliveries; learn about Lamaze coping techniques, the immediate bonding period and postpartum adjustment; tour Family-Focused Childbirth unit; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

INTERMEDIATE SIGN LANGUAGE: 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 10-Dec. 5; eight-week course continues material from the beginning course and adds skills, practice and use of signs to communicate on an intermediate level; $40 per person; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register or for information, (706) 481-7604

BABY CARE BASICS & BREAST-FEEDING: 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 12; information on caring for a newborn such as diapering, bathing, feeding and cord care; information will be provided on breast-feeding; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

GROWING BOYS: 9:30 a.m. to noon Oct. 13; for boys ages 9-12 and their father, male adult relative or male adult family friend; information on what to expect in the preadolescent years; $10 per person; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register or for information, (706) 481-7604

HUG YOUR BABY: 4-5 p.m. Oct. 15; provides help, understanding and guidance for young families; learn how infants communicate and learn strategies to calm your baby; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

AARP DRIVER SAFETY PROGRAM: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 18-19; covers basic driving rules, traffic hazards and more; for drivers ages 50 and older; graduates of the program can apply for a discount on insurance; $14 per person, $2 discount for AARP members; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register or for information, (706) 481-7604

CHILDBIRTH EDUCATION 101: 6-8:30 p.m. Oct. 18; overview of the signs and symptoms of labor and the stages of labor and delivery; information on pain relief options for labor, the immediate bonding period with your newborn and postpartum adjustment; tour of the hospital’s Family-Focused Childbirth unit; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

THE BIRDS, THE BEES AND ME: 6:30-9 p.m. Oct. 23; for girls ages 12-15 and their mother, female adult relative or female adult family friend; frank discussions on sexuality, peer pressure and responsible decision-making; $10 per person; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register or for information, (706) 481-7604

CHILDCARE AND BABYSITTING SAFETY: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 27; babysitting class based on curriculum plan designed by the American Safety and Health Institute; course content includes information on playtime, hand washing, telephone calls, infant and child feeding, diapering, sleep time and emergency care; for children ages 11 to 14 who are interested in babysitting; $30 per person, lunch included; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register or for information, (706) 481-7604

EXPRESS LAMAZE CHILDBIRTH PREPARATION: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Nov. 3; learn about the final stages of pregnancy, labor and the birth of your baby; discussion about natural and epidural deliveries; learn about Lamaze coping techniques, the immediate bonding period and postpartum adjustment; tour Family-Focused Childbirth unit; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

CHILDBIRTH UNIT TOURS: 2 p.m. Nov. 5; tours of the Family Focused Childbirth Unit at Trinity Hospital; meet in the main lobby, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; registration requested, call (706) 481-7727

ON BEING A GIRL: 6-9 p.m. Nov. 6; designed for girls ages 9-12 and their mother, a female adult relative or female adult family friend; discussion on physical and emotional changes of puberty; $10 per person; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register or for information, (706) 481-7604

BABY CARE BASICS & BREAST-FEEDING: 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 10; information on caring for a newborn such as diapering, bathing, feeding and cord care; information will be provided on breast-feeding; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

OUR NEW BABY BROTHER OR SISTER: 4-5 p.m. Nov. 12; prepare children for the arrival of a sibling; teach them how to participate in the care of the baby; visit to the hospital nursery; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

CHILDBIRTH EDUCATION 101: 6-8:30 p.m. Nov. 15; overview of the signs and symptoms of labor and the stages of labor and delivery; information on pain relief options for labor, the immediate bonding period with your newborn and postpartum adjustment; tour of the hospital’s Family-Focused Childbirth unit; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

CHILDCARE AND BABYSITTING SAFETY: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 17; babysitting class based on curriculum plan designed by the American Safety and Health Institute; course content includes information on playtime, hand washing, telephone calls, infant and child feeding, diapering, sleep time and emergency care; for children ages 11 to 14 who are interested in babysitting; $30 per person, lunch included; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register or for information, (706) 481-7604

INFANT CPR: 6-8 p.m. Nov. 29; learn infant CPR using infant mannequins and a step-by-step method; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register (706) 481-7727

EXPRESS LAMAZE CHILDBIRTH PREPARATION: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Dec. 1; learn about the final stages of pregnancy, labor and the birth of your baby; discussion about natural and epidural deliveries; learn about Lamaze coping techniques, the immediate bonding period and about postpartum adjustment; tour Family-Focused Childbirth unit; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

CHILDBIRTH UNIT TOURS: 2 p.m. Dec. 3; tours of the Family Focused Childbirth Unit at Trinity Hospital; meet in the main lobby, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; registration requested, call (706) 481-7727

INFANT CPR: 6-8 p.m. Dec. 5; learn infant CPR using infant mannequins and a step-by-step method; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register (706) 481-7727

BABY CARE BASICS & BREAST-FEEDING: 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 7; information on caring for a newborn such as diapering, bathing, feeding and cord care; information will be provided on breast-feeding; Trinity Hospital, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

HUG YOUR BABY: 4-5 p.m. Dec. 10; provides help, understanding and guidance for young families; learn how infants communicate and learn strategies to calm your baby; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

CHILDBIRTH EDUCATION 101: 6-8:30 p.m. Dec. 13; overview of the signs and symptoms of labor and the stages of labor and delivery; information on pain relief options for labor, the immediate bonding period with your newborn and postpartum adjustment; tour of the hospital’s Family-Focused Childbirth unit; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

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