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Posted: March 20, 2012 - 3:28pm  |  Updated: March 28, 2012 - 10:54am

THROUGH APRIL 10: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays, free income tax preparation services from AARP tax aide; Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; to schedule an appointment, call (803) 279-5767

FRIDAYS THROUGH MARCH 30: 10:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.; Better Choices, Better Health, Living Well series: A workshop for people with ongoing health conditions; free six-week series sponsored by South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control and funded by the Administration on Aging and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; participants will learn how to talk with their doctor and family about their health, learn about better eating and exercise choices and practical ways to deal with pain and fatigue; Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; (803) 279-5767

TODAY: 10:30 a.m., ages 2 and younger; 11:15 a.m., ages 3-6; story time; Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; (803)
279-5467

TODAY: 12:30 p.m.; Lent service with the Rev. Ryan Spurrier; lunch at noon and 1 p.m.; Second Providence Baptist Church, 1202 Old Edgefield Road; free

TODAY: 7 p.m.; Cruise Night; special cruise offers, door prizes, wine and cheese reception; hosted by the Jayson Lacy Salon, 228 West Ave.; RSVP to Wendy Poss of Wendy's Travel Planners, (706) 836-7606

THURSDAY: 7 p.m.; featuring William Paul Young, author of The Shack; sponsored by Friends of the Nancy Carson Library Foundation Inc., Nancy Carson Library and Grace United Methodist Church; Wesley Center of Grace United Methodist Church, 639 Georgia Ave.; free

FRIDAY: 4:30 p.m.; Toshokan Martial Arts workout and seminar for ages 8 and older, learn about different martial arts techniques and how to do them; hosted by Sensei Johnny Hughes; Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; (803) 279-5467

FRIDAY: 7 p.m.; performance by Ray Rhoden Band; Carolina Jamboree, 98 Johnson Road; donations accepted; (803) 279-4638

SATURDAY: 11 a.m.; It's a Spring Thing; fundraiser event to help Cindy Tomaszewski, wife of Sgt. Michael Tomaszewski, who has been diagnosed with cancer; karaoke, inflatables, raffles, food, cake walk, face painting, cornhole tournament and more; Carolina Chill & Grill, 509 Belvedere-Clearwater Road; for cornhole tournament questions, call Brian Cameron at (803) 
270-6123; for event information, call Lisa Woodward at (706) 220-8342

SATURDAY: 7 p.m.; performance by Mike Sterling & The Renegades; Carolina Jamboree, 98 Johnson Road; donations accepted; (803) 279-4638

SATURDAY: 10 a.m.; Easter egg hunt with food and games; Bel-Ridge Baptist Church, 108 Monterey Ave.; (803) 279-3366

SUNDAY: 6-7:15 p.m.; Before They Ask parenting class for parents of children ages 13 and older; tips to help parents talk to their children about sex at an early age; First Baptist Church of North Augusta, 602 Georgia Ave.; free; (803) 279-6370

MONDAY: Noon to 6 p.m.; Shepeard Community Blood Center blood drive; Mount Vintage, 105 Whiskey Road

MONDAY: 6:30 p.m.; Real Estate Career Night; Meybohm North Augusta, 590 W. Martintown Road; (803) 278-4437

TUESDAY: 10:30 a.m.; We’re Booked discussion of The Litigators by John Grisham; Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; (803) 279-5767

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28: 10:30 a.m., ages 2 and younger; 11:15 a.m., ages 3-6; story time; Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; (803) 279-5467

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28: 12:30 p.m.; Lent service with the Rev. John Younginer; lunch is served at noon and 1 p.m.; Fairview Presbyterian Church, 1101 Carolina Ave.; free, donations accepted

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28: 7:15 a.m.; Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce A.M. Connection; speaker, Future Business Leaders of America chapter at North Augusta High School on bullying; North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Ave.; (803) 279-2323

THURSDAY, MARCH 29: 6-8 p.m.; reception for Untitled: Juried Artists of the AHCNA; Arts and Heritage Center of North Augusta, 100 Georgia Ave.; free; (803) 441-4380

FRIDAY, MARCH 30: 4 p.m.; LEGO Club meeting for children; theme, Knights in Shining Armor; Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; (803) 279-5467

FRIDAY, MARCH 30: 7 p.m.; performance by Dale Cook and Friends; Carolina Jamboree, 98 Johnson Road; donations accepted; (803) 279-4638

SATURDAY, MARCH 31: 7 p.m.; performance by Kingdom Heir's Revival and Christian harmony Ron and Becky; Carolina Jamboree, 98 Johnson Road; donations accepted; (803) 279-4638

SATURDAY, MARCH 31: 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.; free health screenings sponsored by North Augusta Noon Lions Club; visit the Lions Mobile Health Screening Unit for glaucoma, visual acuity, hearing and blood pressure testing; Walmart, 1201 Knox Ave.; (803) 221-1446

SATURDAY, APRIL 7: 10 a.m.; annual Easter egg hunt, sponsored by the North Augusta Optimist Club and North Augusta Parks, Recreation & Leisure Services; for ages 10 and younger; Lions Memorial Field, West Buena Vista Avenue

THURSDAY-SATURDAY, APRIL 12-14: RAILROADS, RESORTS AND ROGUES ALONG THE RIVER: THE HISTORY OF NORTH AUGUSTA; CONFEDERATION OF SOUTH CAROLINA LOCAL HISTORICAL SOCIETIES LANDMARK & PRESERVATION CONFERENCE; REGISTRATION OPEN 6-9 P.M. APRIL 12 AT THE MUNICIPAL BUILDING, WITH AN OPENING RECEPTION FROM 7-9 P.M.; REGISTRATION FORMS AVAILABLE AT WWW.PALMETTOHISTORY.ORG/CONFEDERATION/REGISTRATIONPACKET.PDF; BRENDA BARATTO, (803) 642-2015

FRIDAY, APRIL 13: 7 p.m.; J Lohr Vineyards & Wines California Seminar Tasting; Wine World, 133 Georgia Ave.; $15; (803) 279-9522

SATURDAY, APRIL 14: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; annual Earth Day event; will feature exhibits, puppet shows and more; Lions Memorial Field, West Buena Vista Avenue; (803) 441-4310

THURSDAY, APRIL 19: 5:30-7 p.m.; Talk about Rheumatoid arthritis; light dinner provided; Riverview Activities Center, 100 Riverview Park Drive; RSVP to Gerald Talley, 1 (800) 365-3811 or gtalley@arthritis.org

FRIDAY, APRIL 20: 5-7 p.m.; Olde Towne Artisans’ Fair preview party; meet the artists and enjoy music, wine, cheese and hors d’oeuvres; purchase arts and crafts; free; Living History Park, 299 W. Spring Grove Ave.; (803) 279-7560

SATURDAY-SUNDAY, APRIL 21-22: Olde Towne Artisans’ Fair; arts and crafts vendors, craftsmen demonstrations and music; Living History Park, 299 W. Spring Grove Ave.; (803) 279-7560

SATURDAY, APRIL 21: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Yellow Jessamine Festival; includes arts and crafts vendors, children’s activities and a variety of performances; held downtown on Georgia Avenue

SATURDAY, APRIL 28: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Last Saturday at the Park; 18th-century activities; Living History Park, 299 W. Spring Grove Ave.; (803) 279-7560

SATURDAY, APRIL 28: 6-10 p.m.; Sweet Celebrations; silent auction of themed baskets from 6-8 p.m.; enjoy desserts from local businesses and entertainment by Kelley Murphy and The Crew Chorus; North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Ave.; $10, free for children age 5 and younger; benefits The RECing Crew; purchase tickets at Communigraphics, Jim Bush Florist, Parks Pharmacy and the Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce; Pamela Stickler, (803) 279-8820

SATURDAY, MAY 26: Last Saturday at the Park; featuring a Colonial dance; Living History Park, 299 W. Spring Grove Ave.; (803) 279-7560

FRIDAY, JUNE 1: Under the Crown dinner with General Cornwallis; 18th century historical entertainment and dance; Living History Park, 299 W. Spring Grove Ave.; (803) 279-7560

SATURDAY-SUNDAY, JUNE 2-3: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday; Under the Crown, featuring historical interpreters, trade demonstrations, interactive discussions and activities; Anglican worship service at 10 a.m. June 3; Living History Park, 299 W. Spring Grove Ave.; (803) 279-7560

MONDAY-FRIDAY, JUNE 18-22: HOOK A KID ON GOLF CAMP AT NORTH AUGUSTA COUNTRY CLUB; WWW.AIKENJUNIORSPORTS.ORG OR (803) 643-4657

SATURDAY, JUNE 30: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Last Saturday at the Park; 18th-century activities; Living History Park, 299 W. Spring Grove Ave.; (803) 279-7560

SATURDAY, JULY 28: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Last Saturday at the Park; 18th-century activities; Living History Park, 299 W. Spring Grove Ave.; (803) 279-7560

SATURDAY, AUG. 25: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Last Saturday at the Park; 18th-century activities; Living History Park, 299 W. Spring Grove Ave.; (803) 279-7560

SATURDAY, SEPT. 29: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Last Saturday at the Park; Birtwistle Sampler Guild Exhibit and Boutique; Living History Park, 299 W. Spring Grove Ave.; (803) 279-7560

SATURDAY-SUNDAY, OCT. 20-21: A Time to Remember; Living History Park, 299 W. Spring Grove Ave.; (803) 279-7560

SATURDAY, OCT. 27: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Last Saturday at the Park; Everything Pumpkins Scarecrow Contest display; Living History Park, 299 W. Spring Grove Ave.; (803) 279-7560

SATURDAY, NOV. 24: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Christmas in the Backwoods, blanket trading; Living History Park, 299 W. Spring Grove Ave.; (803) 279-7560

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