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Posted: April 10, 2012 - 2:29pm  |  Updated: April 10, 2012 - 2:31pm

THURSDAY-SATURDAY: 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. Thursday 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

THURSDAY: 7 p.m.; Author Marilyn Pryor will sign copies of her children’s book, Jonny and the Magic Watch: A Prehistoric Tale; Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; (803) 279-5767

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

SATURDAY: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; annual Earth Day event; will feature exhibits, puppet shows and more; being held at Brick Pond Park; (803) 441-4310

SATURDAY-SUNDAY: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Savannah River Spring Fling and National Collegiate Disc Golf Championship; inflatables, dancers, mini disc golf and food; The Hippodrome, 5540 Jefferson Davis Highway; $10 per person or $20 per vehicle with six passengers; $50 per vehicle with seven or more passengers

TUESDAY: 7 p.m.; Living with Alzheimer’s for Caregivers seminar, sponsored by Sterling House; featuring guests Dr. Suzanne Smith, Georgia Health Sciences University’s Memory Disorder Clinic, and Kathy Tuckey, regional program and services director with the Alzheimer’s Association; St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, 471 W. Martintown Road; reservations or more information, contact Margaret at (803) 819-0034 or Dolores at gagatyler@gmail.com

TUESDAY: 7 p.m.; Silence Total Ministry Mime Group from Grace United Methodist Church will give a mime performance; Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; (803) 279-5767

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.; First Things First workshop by Ken Kehr with Growth Coach; discuss understanding yourself and 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, (800) 365-3811 or gtalley@arthritis.org

THURSDAY, APRIL 19: 7 p.m.; Poetry Night; winners of the annual Teen Poetry Contest will present their works; Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; (803) 279-5767

THURSDAY, APRIL 19: 6 p.m.; meeting of the Belvedere Fire District commissioners; Belvedere Fire Department, 204 Hampton Ave.; open to public; (803) 279-5505

THURSDAY, APRIL 19: 5-8 p.m.; tasting; Wine World, 133 Georgia Ave.; $5 with $3 rebate with qualified purchase; (803) 279-9522

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: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 21, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 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 21: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; plant sale by North Augusta Council of Garden Clubs, being held with the Yellow Jessamine Festival in downtown on Georgia Avenue; Anna Sheets (803) 279-0272

TUESDAY, APRIL 24: 10:30 a.m.; We’re Booked, monthly group will meet to discuss John Grisham’s The Litigator; Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; (803) 279-5767

TUESDAY, APRIL 24: 7 p.m.; performance by Garden City Chorus; Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; (803) 279-5767

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

FRIDAY-SATURDAY, APRIL 27-28: 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. April 27, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. April 28; annual book sale sponsored by the Friends of the Nancy Carson Library Foundation; Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; (803) 279-5767

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; 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 is $100; Grace United Methodist Church, 639 Georgia Ave.; 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. June 2 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 3; 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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