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Posted: April 17, 2012 - 10:05pm  |  Updated: April 17, 2012 - 10:07pm

WEDNESDAY: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.; First Things First workshop 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: 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: 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: 6 p.m.; meeting of the Belvedere Fire District commissioners; Belvedere Fire Department, 204 Hampton Ave.; open to public; (803) 279-5505

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

THURSDAY: 7 p.m. Thursday; meeting of the Sgt. Berry Benson Camp Sons of Confederate Veterans; program on Lt. Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest by Dewey Hill; Acacia Masonic Lodge, off Brookside Ave.; Curtis Wright, (803) 279-9258 or Reed Wakeley, (803) 279-0921

FRIDAY: 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: 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: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday; Olde Towne Artisans’ Fair; arts and crafts vendors, craftsmen demonstrations and music; Living History Park, 299 W. Spring Grove Ave.; (803) 279-7560

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

SATURDAY: 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

SATURDAY 4 p.m.; third annual Bocce Tournament for Therapy Options; Boeckh Park, Hammond’s Ferry

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

TUESDAY: 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

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25: 7:15-8:30 a.m.; Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce A.M. Connection; speaker, Ron Skenes with Christ Community Health Services on the services Christ Community offers and its impact on the community; North Augusta

Community Center, 495 Brookside Drive; $12, members, $15 nonmembers; (803) 279-2323

FRIDAY, APRIL 27: 4:30-8:30 p.m.; Date Knight for mothers and sons; enjoy dinner and medieval-themed activities; seatings at 4:30, 5:30, 6:30 and 7:30 p.m.; Chick-fil-A of North Augusta, 1267 Knox Ave.; reservations required; www.mothersondate.com; (706) 306-5761

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

THURSDAY, MAY 3: Noon; 22nd Annual Mayor’s Prayer Luncheon, hosted by Mayor Lark Jones; inspirational speaker, Dr. Mac Bowman, cardiologist; North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Drive; $12 per person; tickets can be purchased from North Augusta Parks and Recreation, Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce, North Augusta Community Center, North Augusta Municipal Center or Parks Pharmacy; for more information, Nancy Payne (803) 441-4350

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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