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Posted: February 14, 2012 - 7:02pm  |  Updated: February 14, 2012 - 7:04pm

SOUTHERN CIRCUIT INDEPENDENT FILMS: 6 p.m. today; The Toe Tactic, film explores the interaction between 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 nonmembers; (706) 724-7501

THE PRINCE IS GIVING A BALL: Play auditions are Thursday through March 15 by appointment only; Kroc Center, 1833 Broad St., Augusta; (706) 771-7777 or www.enopion.com

K-12 EDUCATOR EXPO: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday; job fair featuring about 20 K-12 school systems and educational programs; will recruit for current and anticipated needs for next academic year; professional attire is required; Augusta State University, Christen-berry Fieldhouse, 3109 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; www.aug.edu/career_center

EMPLOYER EXPO: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday; job fair featuring about 50 organizations; will recruit for part-time and full-time positions, internships, co-op and volunteer opportunities and seasonal hiring; professional attire is required; Augusta State University, Christenberry Fieldhouse, 3109 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; www.aug.edu/career_center

ASTHMA MANAGEMENT PUZZLE: Putting the Pieces Together: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday; free asthma screenings and education event; sponsored by Kohl’s and Medical College of Georgia Children’s Medical Center; Kroc Center, 1833 Broad St., Augusta; Jennifer Anderson, (706) 721-3225

BLUE VALENTINE: Love, Jazz and Soul Performance: 7 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. Friday and Saturday; catered cuisine, live jazz featuring vocalist Victoria Felder and spoken word by Brother Travis Wright; held by Blue Bistro Theater; Encore 601, second floor, 601 Broad St., Augusta; $50 per couple; RSVP required to Victoria Felder, teamanewvillage@gmail.com or (301) 503-8577; tickets at bluevalentine2012.eventbrite.com

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

SHEPEARD COMMUNITY BLOOD CENTER BLOOD DRIVE: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday; Clearwater Fire Department, 355 Parker Drive, Clearwater; (706) 737-4551

FAT SATURDAY PUB CRAWL: 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday; registration begins at 4 p.m. on 11th Street; first 500 to sign up will receive a T-shirt; participants get a passport they can have stamped at participating bars and gain access to the bars without a cover charge; participants who visit each bar will be entered into a drawing to win prizes; $10 per person, proceeds benefit Greater Augusta Arts Council; $5 to ride the Augusta Trolley in the event; trolley will visit each pub crawl stop; Greater Augusta Arts Council, (706) 826-4702

ZOOZOO: 7 p.m. Saturday; by Imago's Theatre; Grover C. Maxwell Theatre at Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way, Augusta; $20; (706) 667-4100

AFRICA DAY: 10 a.m. Tuesday; by Not Gaddy drummers; Jaguar Student Activities Center patio at Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way, Augusta; (706) 737-1444

BEECH ISLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday; Anne Car-michael Sherman, project manager for Cottage Cemetery; topic, update on the restoration of Augusta's historic Cottage Cemetery; held at society’s history and visitor’s center, 144 Old Jackson Highway, Beech Island; Jackie Bartley, (803) 827-0184

 

 

 

 

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

Blue Black: 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Feb. 24 and Feb. 25; series of short plays centered on the black experience written and directed by local writers; hosted by Blue Bistro Theater; Encore 601, second floor, 601 Broad St., Augusta; $12; RSVP to bluebistrotheater@gmail.com

Casino Night: 7 to 10 p.m. Feb. 24; hosted by the Arts and Heritage Center of North Augusta; featuring blackjack, roulette, over & under and a silent auction; proceeds to benefit the center; $35 per person, includes meal, two drink tickets and $25,000 in play money; Julian Smith Casino, 2200 Broad St., Augusta; (803) 441-4380

Pickin’: 3 p.m. Feb. 25-26; play about the consequences of bullying presented by the Augusta Mini Theatre; Augusta Mini Theatre, Judith Simon Drama Studio, 2548 Deans Bridge Road, Augusta; $12 for adults, $10 for children and students ages 18 and younger, or youth group rate of $8 per youth and chaperone for a group of 10 or more; www.augustaminitheatre.com

Augusta Half Marathon: 8 a.m. Feb. 26; Enterprise Mill, 1450 Greene St., Augusta; must register in advance; augustahalf.org

IHOP Pancake Day CMN Fundraiser: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Feb. 28; IHOP will serve free short stacks in support of Children’s Miracle Network hospitals; all local proceeds will go to Medical College of Georgia Hospital Children’s Medical Center; participating IHOP restaurants are: 2525 Washington Road and 3125 Peach Orchard Road in Augusta, 4361 Washington Road in Evans and 180 Aiken Mall Drive in Aiken; more information, (706) 721-4004 or castewart@georgiahealth.edu

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

Cribs for Kids: 5:45-8 p.m. March 1; held by Safe Kids East Central and Georgia Health Sciences Children's Medical Center; teaches caregivers how to provide a safe sleep environment; classes are held at the children's medical center, Building 1010C, 1225 Walton Way, Augusta; families with financial need (Medicare, Peachcare or WICC) will receive a portable crib, fitted sheet, sleep sac and pacifier for $10 per registered child; to register, call Rene Hopkins at (706) 721-7606

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

Sixth annual Heart and Sole 5K Run/Walk: 9 a.m. March 3; annual fundraiser organized by Stacey Haskins for Georgia Health Sciences Children’s Medical Center in honor of her niece Margaret Bowen McElreath, who died of a heart condition a few days after birth; presented by Heart and Sole Inc.; $25 to particiapte; course starts at the medical center, 1446 Harper Street, Augusta; register, heartandsoleinc.org or contact Catherine Stewart at (706) 721-4004 or castewart@georgiahealth.edu

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

Heart and Sole Evening Celebration: 7 p.m. March 3; annual fundraising event for Georgia Health Sciences Children’s Medical Center; presented by Heart and Sole Inc.; $50 per person; Marbury Center, 1257 Broad Street, Augusta; information, heartandsoleinc.org or contact Catherine Stewart at (706) 721-4004 or castewart@georgiahealth.edu

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

BBQ & Jeans on Greene: 7:30 p.m. March 8; dinner by Wifesaver, music by The Favors; Sacred Heart Cultural Center, 1301 Greene St., Augusta; $35; (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

The Augusta Comedy Hour: 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. March 9 and March 10; series of comedic scenes and humorous sketches, similar to Saturday Night Live; hosted by Blue Bistro Theater; Encore 601, second floor, 601 Broad Street, Augusta; $12; RSVP to bluebistrotheater@gmail.com

Pass It On Kidsignment Sale: March 9-10; Aiken’s First Baptist Church, 120 Chesterfield St. NW, Aiken; to sell, donate or volunteer, call (803) 215-1503 or visit www.passitonaiken.com

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

Audubon Horse Trail Ride: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 10; ride your horse along the Savannah River and wooded trails; lunch will be provided; negative Coggins required; smoking, alcohol and dogs are not allowed; Silver Bluff Audubon Center & Sanctuary, 4542 Silver Bluff Road, Jackson; $25 per person; register by March 7; Paul Koehler, (803) 471-0291 or pkoehler@audubon.org

11th Annual Empty Bowl: 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. March 11; luncheon featuring a variety of soup, breads and desserts from area restaurants, bakeries and cateries; a silent auction, raffle and a take home homemade ceramic bowl; raises money for the Augusta Jewish Community Center and Golden Harvest Food Bank; advance tickets, $15 for adults, $5 for children ages 2-10; at the door, $20 for adults, $7.50 for children; additional bowls may be purchased at $10 each; Augusta Jewish Community Center, 898 Weinberger Way, Evans; to purchase tickets, www.emptybowlcsra.org, (706) 736-1199 or (706) 228-3636

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

CSRA Society for Human Resource Management meeting: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 14; monthly lunch meeting featuring Judge Richard Thompson, chair of the State Board of Workers Compensation, and Todd Ross, attornery with Ross & Levy, an insurance defense firm; topic, Georgia Board of Workers Compensation update and review of physician panels/post-accident investigaton process; Augusta Marriott Hotel & Suites, 2 Tenth Street, Augusta; $20 for non-members of the chapter; RSVP by March 9 to Jennifer Speth, jennifer.speth@csraeoa.org or (706) 722-0493 ext. 130

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

Weight Loss Seminar: 7 p.m. March 14; information about health problems caused by extra weight and surgical options for weight loss offered at Georgia Health Sciences University; Columbia County Library, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd., Evans; free; register at georgiahealth.org/weightloss or call (706) 721-2609

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

Open House: 1:30-4:30 p.m. March 20; Aiken Barnwell Mental Health Center open house drop-in, themed Putting Community First; visitors will get to tour the facility, meet and greet staff; refreshments will be served; 1135 Gregg Highway, Aiken; (803) 641-7700

Menopause the Musical: March 20-23; Imperial Theatre, 749 Broad St., Augusta; (706) 722-8341

USC Aiken Career Day: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 21; employers are encouraged attend and should register by March 9; $50 employer registration, includes table set-up and lunch; register, (803) 641-3440

Fore the Love of Golf: 6 p.m. March 22; opening for exhibition featuring 25 works of art by well-known artists such as LeRoy Neiman, Will Barnet, Tim Clark, Ray Ellis, Lucy McTier, Dan Rizzle, Linda Hartough, Frank Christian and Philip Morsberger; exhibition will be on display through April 15; opening will feature azalea cocktails, “Arnold Palmers”, pimento cheese sandwiches, putting greens and special art projects; $5 museum members, $10 nonmembers; Morris Museum of Art, 1 Tenth Street, Augusta; reservations, (706) 724-7501

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying: 7 p.m. March 22-24; pre-show Broadway performance by middle school and younger students; Westminster Schools of Augusta, 3067 Wheeler Road, Augusta; $12 adults, $6 students/alumni/children; wsa.net

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

Columbia County Choral Society: 7:30 p.m. March 30; Requiem by John Rutter, part of the Sacred Sound, Sacred Space Woodlawn Memorial United Methodist Church Christian Arts Series; held at the church, 2220 Walton Way, Augusta; $15 adults, $10 seniors, students, groups of 10 or more and active duty military; for tickets, visit www.ccchoralsociety.org or call (706) 233-7793

Are Black Women Blue?: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 31; panel discussion and short play on the images of black women in the media; hosted by Blue Bistro Theater; Encore 601, second floor, 601 Broad Street, Augusta; RSVP to bluebistrotheater@gmail.com

Shero Awards Ceremony: 1-4 p.m. March 31; sixth annual Shero Awards ceremony will honor women in the areas of health and social services, arts, law and government/armed forces, community service, business, faith and spirituality, education and media; hosted by Cher’s Sisters Only Club; sponsored by Nicholson Revell LLP Attorneys at law, O’Neal Murphy Insurance Agency and Kiss 96.3 FM; Tabernacle Baptist Church, 1223 Laney-Walker Boulevard, Augusta; $20 per person; contact Pam Glasper, (706) 951-1244 or sistersonlyclub@hotmail.com

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

Art at Lunch with Linda Hartough: noon April 13; Linda Hartough, a landscape artist whose work is included Fore!, an exhibition of golf artwork, will discuss her works; $10 members, $14 nonmembers; preregistration required by April 11; Morris Museum of Art, 1 Tenth Street, Augusta; reservations, (706) 724-7501

The Mass Chaos Tour: April 13; featuring Godsmack and Staind; James Brown Arena, 601 Seventh St., Augusta; georgialinatix.com or (877) 4AUGTIX

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

Johnston Peach Blossom Festival: May 5; www.johnstondevelopmentcorp.org/ or (803) 275-2345

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 Feb. 8 Feb. 9 Feb. 10 Feb. 10 Feb. 10 Feb. 11 Feb. 11 Feb. 12 Feb. 12 Feb. 13 Feb. 14

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