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Posted: April 10, 2012 - 3:13pm

THE SINKING OF THE RMS TITANIC, 1912: 12:30 p.m. today; Brown Bag Series; talk given by Dr. Russell K. Brown covering the night the Titanic hit the iceberg and about the loss of one of Augusta’s distinguished citizens; participants should bring a lunch, the museum will provide beverages; Augusta Museum of History, 560 Reynolds St., Augusta; free for members, $3 for nonmembers;
(706) 722-8454

INFANT CPR: 6-8 p.m. today; 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. today through May 30; eight-week Wednesday night course follows 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; to register or for information, (706) 481-7604

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

BERNARD THOMAS CONCERT: 7:30 p.m. today; presentation before 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. Thursday; 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 traumatic brain injury); lawn of Walton Rehabilitation Health System, 1355 Independence Drive, Augusta; $50; alsalley@wrh.org or (706) 826-5809

MOVIE FRIDAYS: 11 a.m. Fridays in April and May; movies will have a mental health theme and will be followed by a discussion on mental illness and the stigma associated with it; Aiken Barnwell Mental Health Center, community room, 1135 Gregg Highway, Aiken; for more information, contact Joe Stertz, certified peer support specialist, (803) 641-7700, ext. 102

BABY CARE BASICS & BREAST-FEEDING: 9 a.m. to noon Friday; 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

THE MASS CHAOS TOUR: Friday; featuring Godsmack and Staind; James Brown Arena, 601 Seventh St., Augusta; georgialinatix.com or (877) 4AUGTIX

THE FRESH BEAT BAND: Ticket sales begin 10 a.m. Friday for the Oct. 4 performance at The Bell Auditorium, Augusta; (877) 4AUGTIX or www.georgialinatix.com

HEALTHY KIDS DAY: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; carnival-type health fair with demonstrations of Zumba, break-dancing, youth boot camp and kid-friendly activities at each YMCA booth; Augusta Mall, 3450 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; free; Brandie Reese, (706) 359-2153

GOSPEL CONCERT: 7 p.m. Saturday; 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, (803) 827-9172

CHILDBIRTH UNIT TOURS: 2 p.m. Monday; 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

PAWLEYS 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 Monday; $145-205; (803) 642-7559

SRS CITIZENS ADVISORY BOARD COMMITTEE MEETINGS: 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, waste management committee meeting; 6-8 p.m. April 24, nuclear materials committee meeting; 6-8 p.m. May 1, strategic and legacy management meeting; DOE Meeting Center, 230 Village Green Blvd., Suite 220, Aiken; call (803) 952-7884 for agenda topics

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- to 30-year commitment to be a part of the study; Medical College of Georgia Hospital 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

FILMS ON FRIDAY: noon April 20; view Stagecoach, a 1939 film; discussion led by museum Kevin Grogan will follow; attendees are invited to bring a lunch; Morris Museum of Art, 1 10th St., Augusta; free; (706) 724-7501

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

BEHIND THE SCENES AT REDCLIFFE PLANTATION: 4-6 p.m. April 21; visitors will be taken behind the scenes to tour areas not usually included in the tour; tour the 1930s kitchen, attic of the four-story mansion, the widow’s walk, basement, garage/slave quarters, and the 1903 stables loft; participants must be able to negotiate four large staircases during the tour; Redcliffe Plantation State Historic Site, 181 Redcliffe Road, Beech Island; $18 per person, tour recommended for those ages 10 and older; space is limited to 15 people per tour; register, (803) 827-1473 or redcliffe@scprt.com

ART MEETS FASHION EX’PO’S[‘E] IV: 5 p.m. April 22; spring 2012 fashion show featuring more than 40 adult and child models, fashions from local boutiques, regional designers and national department stores, a Whitney Houston tribute, and visual and performing artists; Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center, 2 10th St., Augusta; tickets start at $15 and can be purchased from Pyramid Music, 1647 Gordon Highway, Augusta, and 824 Broad St., Augusta, locations; first 200 people to purchase tickets will be entered into a drawing to win a one-night stay at the Marriott compliments 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; Medical College of Georgia Hospital 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

AUGUSTA FOOD ALLERGY: 6 p.m. April 27; meetings held every fourth Friday; Evans Government Center Auditorium Building A, 630 Ronald Reagan Drive, Evans; www.augustafoodallergy.org

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

DRAGON BOAT & FAMILY FESTIVAL: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 28; Lake Olmstead, 2200 Broad Street, Augusta; free; www.goodboats.org

MONSTER X TOUR: 7:30 p.m. April 27-28; James Brown Arena, 601 7th St., Augusta; www.georgialinatix.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

FOX FAMILY FUN FEST: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 28; Columbia County Amphitheater, Evans; free; Cindy Burroughs, (706) 650-5400 or cburroughs@wfxg.com

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

WHAT’S IN THE BOX? TRACKS AND TRAILS: 10-11 a.m., 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. May 3;learn about untamed landscape and animals of the old Wild West, create a paiting inspired by a surprise in the box; program geared toward toddlers and their caretakers; Morris Museum of Art, 1 Tenth Street, Augusta; free museum family members and parents, $4 per nonmember participant; advanced registration required; (706) 724-7501

ASTRONOMY CLUB OF AUGUSTA: 7 p.m. May 4; club meeting with Dr. Monique C. Aller, who will discuss galaxies; Ruth Patrick Science Education Center at University of South Carolina Aiken, off University Parkway; lunar observing afterwards; www.angelfire.com/ga/astronomyclubaugusta

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

THE AUGUSTA CHORALE ANNUAL SPRING CONCERT: 4 p.m. May 6; featuring Franz Schubert's Mass in G; highlight of: Anita Purcell, soprano; Garry Grant, tenor; and Timothy Jenkins, bass; Gilbert-Lambuth Chapel of Paine College, 1235 15th St., Augusta; $15 adults, $5 students/children; (706) 830-0991 or (706) 836-9426

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

FILMS ON FRIDAY: noon May 11; view She Wore a Yellow Ribbon, a 1949 film; discussion led by musuem Kevin Grogan will follow; attendees are invited to bring a lunch; Morris Museum of Art, 1 Tenth Street, Augusta; free; (706) 724-7501

AIKEN BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL: 6 p.m. May 11 and 2 p.m. May 12; Highfields Showgrounds in Aiken; aikenbluegrassfestival.org

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

ART AT LUNCH: noon May 18; Arthur J. Phelan discusses Western art and the process of collecting; Phelan’s collection comprises the exhibition Window on the West; Morris Museum of Art, 1 Tenth Street, Augusta; $10 museum members, $14 nonmembers; lunch by SHane’s Rib Shack; paid reservations due May 16; (706) 724-7501

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

CSRA GOLF CHALLENGE: 8 a.m. registration, 9 a.m. shotgun start May 19; golf tournament to benefit the First Tee of Augusta and Cross Creek High School’s football program sponsored by Brothers of the Dove and First Tee of Augusta; tournament is four person best ball, divisions for male and female teams; each team will be assigned a member of First Tee of Augusta; Goshen Plantation Golf Club, 1601 Goshen Clubhouse Drive, Augusta; $100 per golfer, fee includes lunch, green fees, cart fees, awards and prizes; entry fees must be paid by April 21; to register or for more information, contact Coach Al Ashford, (706) 364-4653 or aashford@thefirstteeaugusta.org, Maxwell Smith, (706) 414-7390 or maxwell_smith04@hotmail.com, or Drexel Clark, (706) 664-4637 or dac723@msn.com

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

MEGAN LYNCH: 2 p.m. May 20; Lynch is a fiddler currently touring with Pam Tillis and Lorrie Morgan and has played with artists such as Dale Ann Bradley, Roland White, Larry Cordle and Chris Jones; refreshments will follow performance; Morris Museum of Art, auditorium, 1 10th Street, Augusta; free; (706) 724-7501

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

FILMS ON FRIDAY: noon June 1; view My Darling Clementine, a 1946 film; discussion led by musuem Kevin Grogan will follow; attendees are invited to bring a lunch; Morris Museum of Art, 1 Tenth Street, Augusta; free; (706) 724-7501

MUSIC'S WORLD CITIZEN YANNI 2012 CONCERT TOUR OF NORTH AMERICA: 8 p.m. June 1; The Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St., Augusta; tickets $45-$105; www.georgialinatix.com

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 2; 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

SHIRLEY CAESAR: 6 p.m. June 16; James Brown Arena, 601 7th St., Augusta; $29-49, there will be a $5 increase in ticket prices on day of show; 877-4AUGTIX

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

FILMS ON FRIDAY: noon July 6; view High Noon, a 1952 film; discussion led by musuem Kevin Grogan will follow; attendees are invited to bring a lunch; Morris Museum of Art, 1 Tenth Street, Augusta; free; (706) 724-7501

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

ARTRAGEOUS FAMILY SUNDAY: noon-4 p.m. July 8; theme, Wild, Wild Westival; view Window on the West exhibition, hear cowboy storytellers, learn lasso rope tricks, much on Western food, participate in arts and crafts; Morris Museum of Art, 1 Tenth Street, Augusta; free; (706) 724-7501

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 April 4 April 5 April 5 April 9

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