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Posted: March 27, 2012 - 7:22pm  |  Updated: March 27, 2012 - 7:37pm

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

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. John Younginer; lunch is served at noon and 1 p.m.; Fairview Presbyterian Church, 1101 Carolina Ave.; free, donations accepted

TODAY: 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: 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

THURSDAY: 6:30 p.m.; Community chat hosted by school board members Keith Liner and Ray Fleming; updates will be provided on the 2012-13 budget and implementation of the national common core standards; members of North Augusta High School’s School Improvement Council will talk about the school’s facility needs; Fairview Presbyterian Church, 1101 Carolina Ave.; (803) 279-0238 or (803) 279-5001

THURSDAY: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Easter egg hunt and carnival; hunt for ages 5 and younger at 6 p.m. and ages 6-12 at 6:45 p.m.; Chick-fil-A, 1267 Knox Ave.; (803) 202-3202

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

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

SATURDAY: 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: 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

TUESDAY: 7 p.m.; meeting of the North Augusta Artists Guild; speaker, Mel Lambert, owner of The Beveled Edge Art and Frame Gallery, who will discuss current framing trends; North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Ave.; open to public

FRIDAY, APRIL 6: 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.; Shepeard Community Blood Center blood drive; SRP Federal Credit Union at Walnut Lane, 1070 Edgefield Road

SATURDAY, APRIL 7: 9:30 a.m. games, 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

SATURDAY, APRIL 7: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.;

Shepeard Community Blood Center blood drive; Walmart, 1201 Knox Ave.

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

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.; First Things First workshop presented by Ken Kehr with Growth Coach; discuss understanding yourself and understanding how to best interact with others; Southern Wesleyan University, first floor, 802 E. Martintown Road; $20 per person, includes materials and lunch; register, (803) 279-2323

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

FRIDAY, APRIL 20: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Shepeard Community Blood Center blood drive; Belvedere Elementary School, 201 Rhomboid Place; donors receive a Chick-fil-A coupon

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

TUESDAY, APRIL 24: Fourth annual Rotarian Golf Classic; sponsored by the Rotary Club of North Augusta to benefit Golden Harvest Food Bank’s BackPack Program; River Golf Club, 307 Riverside Blvd.; (803) 202-0110 or a.lambet@ttx.com

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

WEDNESDAY, MAY 16: 5-7 p.m.; 2012 Annual Teacher Appreciation Celebration; honoring Area 2 teachers; North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Ave.; $15 to sponsor a teacher; corporate sponsorships of $1,000, $700 and $300 available; sponsorship deadline is May 10; Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce, (803) 279-2323

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

THURSDAY, MAY 31: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; inaugural North Augusta Chamber Senior Health Expo; Grace United Methodist Church, 639 Georgia Ave.; cost for chamber members to set up a vendor’s table, $75; non-chamber members will be included as vendors only after members have had a chance to sign up, the cost for non-chamber members will be $100; Gene Fox, (706) 855-8811 ext. 220 or Rod Barry, (803) 279-7100

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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