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Posted: March 27, 2012 - 8:05pm

GIRLS NIGHT LIVE WITH MANDISA & SPECIAL GUESTS LAURA STORY AND ANITA RENFROE: 7 p.m. Friday; 2012 World Tour; University of South Carolina Aiken Convocation Center, off University Parkway, Aiken; tickets $21 and $33

COLUMBIA COUNTY CHORAL SOCIETY: 7:30 p.m. Friday; 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. Saturday; 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 St., Augusta; RSVP to bluebistrotheater@gmail.com

SHERO AWARDS CEREMONY: 1-4 p.m. Saturday; 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 WKSP-FM; Tabernacle Baptist Church, 1223 Laney-Walker Blvd., Augusta; $20 per person; contact Pam Glasper, (706) 951-1244 or sistersonlyclub@hotmail.com

JOHNSTON PEACH BLOSSOM FESTIVAL BEAUTY PAGEANT: 10 a.m. Division 1, 3 p.m. Division 2 Saturday; admission is $5 ages 6 and older, $2 ages 5 and younger; Janice Cleveland, (803) 275-3241 or Gina Logue, (803) 637-5383

NATURE LECTURE SERIES: 7 p.m. Monday; speaker, Gary Smith, on birding in Aiken County; Aiken County Historical Museum, 433 Newberry St. SW, Aiken; $5; (803) 642-2015

PAR 3 PARTY: 6 p.m. April 4; featuring music by the Finesse Band and the South Atlantic Live Entertainment Band and vendors selling hot food, cold drinks and art; Augusta Common, Reynold Street, Augusta; $10 in advance, can be purchased from Maryland Fried Chicken, 4465 Washington Road, Augusta or Vintage Ooollee, 1121 Broad St., Augusta; $12 at the gate; www.augustaarts.com

PARKINSON’S DISEASE SUPPORT GROUP: 1 p.m. April 5; The Power of the Individual webinar by Dr. Lisa Shulman; Aiken Family Y, 621 Trolley Line Road, Graniteville; Amanda Stefanakos, (706) 721-4895

TOWN AND COUNTRY CLUB MEETING: 9:30 a.m. refreshments, 10 a.m. meeting April 5; speaker, Dr. Tom Hallman, chancellor of University of South Carolina Aiken; USC Aiken Etherredge center, off University Parkway, Aiken; open to public; Candi (803) 648-3227

NATURE LECTURE SERIES: 7 p.m. April 9; speaker, Doug Rabold, on Hitchcock Woods; Aiken County Historical Museum, 433 Newberry St. SW, Aiken; $5; (803) 642-2015

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

SHEPEARD COMMUNITY BLOOD CENTER BLOOD DRIVE: 4-8 p.m. April 11; Gloverville First Baptist Church, 2212 Augusta Road, Gloverville

BERNARD THOMAS CONCERT: 7:30 p.m. April 11; presentation prior to concert at 6 p.m. is free; Maxwell Theatre at Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way, Augusta; $5 concert; (706) 737-1418

6TH ANNUAL UNDERCOVER ARTISTS SHOW: 7 p.m. April 12; food, music and silent auction of original art by 100 local artists, community leaders and celebrities;

benefits Walton Foundation for Independence’s Camp to be Independent (a five-day camp for ages 8-21 with an acquired traumatic brain injury); lawn of Walton Rehabilitation Health System, 1355 Independence Drive, Augusta; $50; alsalley@wrh.org or (706) 826-5809

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; registration

required by April 11; Morris Museum of Art, 1 Tenth St., 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

GOSPEL CONCERT: 7 p.m. April 14; Stellar award winner Jonathan Nelson will perform with his brother Jason Nelson; other featured local artists include Laura Wilson, Miles Mealing & Nu Movement and E. Hall; New Beginnings Ministries, 317 Williston Road, Beech Island; $20 per person; tickets can be purchased at nbmdl.eventbrite.com or by calling (803) 827-9172

ELEVENTH ANNUAL UNITED WAY GOLF CLASSIC: Noon April 16; registration starts at 11 a.m.; dinner at 5 p.m. provided by Outback Steakhouse, followed by awards ceremony; proceeds benefit the United Way of the CSRA; Jones Creek Golf Club, 777 Jones Creek Drive, Augusta; $125 per person, sponsorships are also available; registration required by April 6; Rina Powell, (706) 724-5544 or rpowell@uwcsra.org

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

DINNER WITH FRIENDS: April 19; following dinner, attendees will gather at the Green Boundary Club for desserts, coffee, champagne and music; held by the Community Medical Clinic of Aiken County; hosts provide dinner parties for guests they have invited; to host a dinner party, call David Stinson at (803) 640-0123 or Mallory Holley at (803) 226-0631

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

CANCER PREVENTION STUDY-3 ENROLLMENT: 2-6:30 p.m. April 19; enrollees will participate in American Cancer Society study to understand factors that cause or prevent cancer; those eligible to participate must be between ages 30 and 65, never been diagnosed with cancer and willing to make a 20-30 year commitment to be a part of the study; Georgia Health Sciences Cancer Center, first floor, community room, 1411 Laney Walker Blvd., Augusta; to make an appointment to enroll, (706) 721-6744; for more information visit www.cps3augusta.com

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

PAWLEY’S ISLAND/GEORGETOWN COUNTY TRIP: April 19-20; overnight trip with Aiken County Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department; tour of Hopsewee Plantation, boat ride through Brookgreen Gardens, shopping at Hammock Shops, dinner at Sea View Inn and tour gardens of Mepkin Abbey; reservations due April 16; $145-205; (803) 642-7559

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

15TH ANNUAL JOHN DE LA HOWE SCHOOL OPEN BASS TOURNAMENT: 6 a.m. April 21; Hawe Creek Landing on Lake Strom Thurmond; $1,500 first place team; benefits the children of John de la Howe School; for information, call (864) 391-0414

ART MEETS FASHION EX’PO’S[‘E] IV: 5 p.m. April 22; spring 2012 fashion show featuring more than 40 adult and children models, fashions from local boutiques, regional designers and national department stores, a Whitney Houston tribute, and visual and performing artists; Augusta Marriott Hotel, 2 10th Street, Augusta; tickets start at $15 and can be purcahsed from Pyramid Music 1647 Gordon Highway, Augusta and 824 Broad Street, Augusta locations; first 200 people to purchase tickets will be entered into a drawing to win a one night stay at the Marriott Hotel complements of GreenSpace International Group; greenspaceinternational@gmail.com

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

ORAL CANCER SCREENINGS: 8 a.m. to noon April 26; free screenings sponsored by the Head and Neck Cancer Alliance, also known as the Yul Brynner Head and Neck Cancer Foundation; Georgia Health Sciences Cancer Center, 1411 Laney-Walker Blvd., Augusta; schedule an appointment, (706) 721-6744

SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA OF AUGUSTA: 8 p.m. April 27; University of South Carolina Aiken Etherredge Center, off University Parkway; $40 adults, $5 students; (803) 641-3305

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

EASTER SEALS DISC GOLF CLASSIC: April 28; held by Easter Seals East Georgia and the Professional Disc Golf Association; PDGA International Disc Golf Center at Wildwood Park in Appling, Ga.; $40 individuals, $150 per team of four; register at pdga.com; Jillian Fritz, (706) 667-9695 or jrumbaugh@esega.org

WOMEN ENLIGHTENED FOR BETTER HEALTH OYSTER ROAST: 5-9 p.m. April 28; Rose Hill Estate, 221 Greenville St. NW, Aiken; $30; purchase tickets at Aiken Regional Medical Centers, Allegra Marketing Print and Mail, Aiken Standard and Wayne’s Automotive

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

27TH ANNUAL A DAY IN THE COUNTRY FESTIVAL: noon May 6; Augusta Riverfront Marina; general admission $25 advance, $35 day of show, children age 5 and younger free with paid adult ticket; café tickets $75 advance sale only; tixonline.com or (803) 278-4849

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

HEALTHY FUTURES SENIOR HEALTH FAIR: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 8; information on healthy eating, diabetes, rescare, blood pressure, vision care and infection control will be provided; a brown bag table will be set up for a pharmacist to review medications being taken and advise people on when and how to take them, people should bring their medications with them for the analysis; other activities include potting plants, having fun with family photos, a track for walkers and a memory table aimed to curtail Alzheimer’s; gifts will be provided for those who walk the most steps on the track, get the most correct answers at the memory table and complete tasks at other tables at the fair; free and open to the public; East Central Regional Hospital in the gymnasium, Tobacco Road, Augusta; (706) 868-0120

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

LET’S GO FLY A KITE: 9-11 a.m. registration, noon  contest May 14; bring a homemade or bought kite; awards in each  category for highest flying, largest, smallest, most unusual, oldest and  youngest flyer; Diamond Lakes Regional Park, 108 Diamond Lakes Way,  Hephzibah; free; Leroy Danforth, (803) 279-2235, or Phillip, (803)  646-8536

4TH ANNUAL PAR FORE PARKINSON’S GOLF TOURNAMENT: May 14 at Woodside Plantation in Aiken; to register, visit www.parforeparkinsons.org or call Mike Benko, (803) 641-2237

11TH ANNUAL PARKINSON’S DISEASE PATIENT SEMINAR: May 18; speaker, Dr. Alberto Espay from the University of Cincinnati, and Drs. Shyamal Mehta and John Morgan of Georgia Health Sciences University; free; to register, e-mail astefanakos@georgiahealth.edu or call (706) 721-4895

HUNGER AWARENESS WALK: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 19; walk benefits Golden Harvest Food Bank programs; $15 registration with T-shirt, $10 registration without shirt; University of South Carolina Aiken Convocation Center, 375 Robert Bell Parkway, Aiken; contact Kay Benitez at (803) 640-6793 or kbenitez@goldenharvest.org or Donna DeTroye at donnad@usca.edu

19TH ANNUAL BLIND WILLIE MCTELL BLUES FESTIVAL: May 19; one day blues fest featuring Delbert McClinton, blues legend James Cotton, acoustic country blues from Guy Davis, souther soul from Randall Bramblett and Geoff Achison Band and local entertainment from Mama Says; vendors will serve traditional Southern food and beverages; carry in food and drinks will not be allowed; annual festival site, Stagecoach Road, Thomson; children 12 and under admitted free; $25 advance tickets; tickets go on sale in mid-March at www.blindwillie.com

STROM THURMOND HIGH SCHOOL CLASS REUNION: May 25-28; the Class of 1973 have opened their class reunion to class members from 1970 through the present; reunion will be held in Atlanta; $60 per person; contact reunion president, Yvonne Simmons-Forrest at (706) 394-2995 or ydfga55@hotmail.com for reunion details

STROKE EDUCATION CONFERENCE: 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. May 30; free education conference for emergency management services providers; will cover pre-hospital and interventional stroke care, hands-on learning in a simulation lab, learn how to differentiate between a stroke and conditions that mimic a stroke, tour the hospital’s angiography suite; course carries four continuing education units and lunch is provided; Georgia Health Sciences Medical Center neuroscience amphitheater, Augusta; register by phone at (706) 825-4747 or at www.georgiahealth.org

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

SMACKDOWN WORLD TOUR: 7 p.m. June 3; James Brown Arena, 601 7th St., Augusta; $16-$96; 877-4AUGTIX

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

ELMO’S SUPER HEROES: 7 p.m. June 5, 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. June 6; The Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St., Augusta; $15-$57; 877-4AUGTIX

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

STROKE EDUCATION CONFERENCE: 8 a.m. to noon June 12; free education conference for emergency management services providers; will cover pre-hospital and interventional stroke care, hands-on learning in a simulation lab, learn how to differentiate between a stroke and conditions that mimic a stroke, tour the hospital’s angiography suite; course carries four continuing education units and lunch is provided; Georgia Health Sciences Medical Center neuroscience amphitheater, Augusta; register by phone at (706) 825-4747 or at www.georgiahealth.org

2ND ANNUAL WHEELCHAIR TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP: June 16-17; hosted by Walton Foundation for Independence, part of the Georgia Wheelchair Tennis Grand Prix; Newman Tennis Center, 3103 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; deadline to register is June 9; $50; register at usta.com with tournament ID 703401512; alsalley@wrh.org or (706) 826-5809

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

FRESH MUSIC FESTIVAL WITH KEITH SWEAT: June 29; James Brown Arena, 601 7th St., Augusta; (877) 4AUGTIX

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

CAMP TO BE INDEPENDENT: July 15-20; presented by Walton Foundation for Independence; five-day overnight camp for ages 8 to 21 with an acquired traumatic brain injury; held at Camp Twin Lakes in Rutledge, Ga.; free; register by April 6 at www.wrh.org/CampTBI; (706) 826-5809

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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