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Posted: August 29, 2012 - 10:21am  |  Updated: August 29, 2012 - 10:24am

MONDAYS: 7-9 p.m.; meeting of the Pieceful Hearts Quilting Guild; open to all ages; more than 100 women are part of the group and will teach those who want to learn how to quilt; St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, 471 W. Martintown Road; (803) 279-5994

FIRST MONDAYS: 6:30 p.m.; meeting of American Legion Auxiliary Unit 71; will meet Tuesday this week because of Labor Day; meets at Post 71, 333 E. Spring Grove Ave.; if interested in membership, call Linda Smiley at (803) 279-5074

THURSDAYS: Noon to 1:15 p.m.; Rotary Club of North Augusta weekly meeting featuring different speakers; cost of lunch $5.49 plus tax; Ryan’s Grill Buffet and Bakery, in the club meeting room, 1275 Knox Ave.; RSVP, club president Dan Rickabaugh, (803)
640-4888 or drickabaugh1@yahoo.com

TODAY: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Matt Nieman Insurance Agency brings the Nationwide NASCAR series Chevy Impala race car to North Augusta; food, games, prizes and a NASCAR race simulator; Quote for a Cause also will be held, Nieman will donate $5 to Golden Harvest Food Bank for every quote for home, auto, life or business requested during show hours; Lowe’s, 1220 Knox Ave.

THURSDAY: 7:30-8:30 p.m.; music recital featuring the music of Paul Bonneau, Gregory Wanamaker and Glenn Gould performed by Chris Condon on saxophone, Alexi Agosto on clarinet and Rafael Vélez on string bass; Arts and Heritage Center of North Augusta, 100 Georgia Ave.; free and open to public; (803) 441-4380

FRIDAY: 4 p.m.; LEGO Club meeting; Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; (803) 279-5767

TUESDAY: 6:30 p.m.; business meeting/gourd painting with the North Augusta Artists Guild; North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Ave.; open to public; (803) 349-5112

TUESDAY: 7 p.m.; meeting of the Heritage Council of North Augusta; speaker, Barney Lamar, art conservator; North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Ave.; refreshments served; open to the public; (803) 613-1178

FRIDAY, SEPT. 7: 5-8 p.m.; wine tasting at Wine World, 133 Georgia Ave.; $5, with $3 rebate with qualified purchase; (803) 279-9522

MONDAY, SEPT. 10: 7 p.m.; Charmain Brackett will sign copies of her book The Key of Elyon; Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; (803) 279-5767

TUESDAY, SEPT. 11: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Patriotic Bridge Lunch hosted by American Legion Auxiliary Jesse C. Lynch Memorial Unit 71; $10 per ticket, tickets on sale at Parks Pharmacy, 437 Georgia Ave.; American Legion Post 71, 333 East Spring Grove Ave.; Linda Smiley, (803) 279-5074

THURSDAY, SEPT. 13: 4-7 p.m. Business Expo;  Business After Hours/Award Reception 6-7 p.m.; held by the Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce; Small Business Person of the Year will be announced; North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Ave.; (803) 279-2323

FRIDAY, SEPT. 14: 8:30 p.m.; Drive-In Movie Night featuring The Lorax; each person will receive a free bag of popcorn or snow cone; concessions will be available; Grace Fellowship Church, 507 W. Five Notch Road; free and open to the public

SATURDAY-SUNDAY, SEPT. 15-16: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Cattyshack Cats All Breed and Household Pet Cat Show; more than 200 cats from around the world will compete; vendors will sell cat items; kittens available for purchase; Riverview Park Activity Center, 100 Riverview Park Drive; $6 adults, $5 seniors and military, free for children 4 and younger; pet food donations will be collected; Liz Flynn, (706) 860-1521

TUESDAY, SEPT. 18: 7 p.m.; book discussion and signing by retired Lt. Col. Bill A. Heaton who wrote Once There Was An America; Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; (803) 279-5767

THURSDAY, SEPT. 20: 6:30 p.m. registration, class 7-8 p.m.; beginning of six Thursday social, ballroom and line dance classes with Rudy Brostrom; includes cha-cha, shag, swing, fox trot, waltz, disco, hustle, meringue, tango, rhumba, salsa, mambo, samba, two step and line dances; $15 per person per class, $55 per person per workshop or $95 for two workshops, $90 per couple per workshop or $170 for two workshops; private instruction available for up to four people; Brostrom, (803) 442-9337 or (803) 441-4311

FRIDAY, SEPT. 21: 10 a.m.; South Carolina attorney general's office will present a program teaching tips and tactics of scammers; Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; lunch is provided; to register, call (803) 734-5621

MONDAY, SEPT. 24: 7:30 p.m.; PRISM concert featuring Savannah River Winds and Columbia County Ballet Company; First Baptist Church of North Augusta, 625 Georgia Ave.; free; Ken Smith, (803) 442-7588 or www.naartscouncil.org

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

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 10: 9:30 a.m.; grand opening of the newly renovated Belk on Knox Avenue

SATURDAY, OCT. 13: Bolivia Benefit Run; 5K run/walk, 1-mile kids run, ambulatory athletes event and 100-yard tot trot; held by Grace United Methodist Church; Riverview Park, 100 Riverview Park Drive; $10-$17 before Oct. 5; Anne Comer, (803) 278-2226

SATURDAY-SUNDAY, OCT. 20-21: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 20, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 21; A Day to Remember; Living History Park, 299 W. Spring Grove Ave.; (803) 279-7560

FRIDAY, OCT. 26: 6:30 p.m.; Wine and Spirits-Spirits of Hallowed Eve Dinner; program begins in the tavern with wine, ale, heavy “nibbles” and the talk of the town; join for spirits, songs and stories; Living History Park, 299 W. Spring Grove Ave; seating is limited, registration required; $50 per person; Lynn, (803) 279-7560 or lynn@colonialtimes.us

SATURDAY, OCT. 27: 6-9 p.m.; Spirits of Hallowed Eve; tour Living History Park and walk among the ghosts of yesteryear in a Colonial setting; entertainment provided in the tavern and final performance by Faire Wynds at 8:30 p.m.; 299 W. Spring Grove Ave.; call to reserve a tour, reservations begin Sept. 15, and tour times are every 20 minutes beginning at 6 p.m.; $5 reservation fee per family, or $1 per person for large groups, money is refunded at the tour; Pam Schmidt, (803) 441-8956 or pam@colonialtimes.us

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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