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Posted: September 17, 2012 - 7:32pm

MONDAYS AND THURSDAYS: 7-9 p.m. Mondays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays; 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.; American Legion Auxiliary Unit 71 meets at 333 E. Spring Grove Ave.; for membership, call Linda Smiley at (803) 279-5074

WEDNESDAYS THROUGH NOV. 14: 10:30 a.m., ages 0-2; 11:15 a.m., ages 3-6; story time; Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; (803) 279-5767

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

THURSDAY: 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; (803) 442-9337 or (803) 441-4311

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

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

FRIDAY: 10 a.m.; South Carolina attorney general’s office will present a program on the tactics of scammers; Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; lunch provided; to register, call (803) 734-5621

FRIDAY: 10 a.m.; Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce ribbon-cutting ceremony for About Thyme Café on Georgia Avenue; (803) 279-2323

MONDAY: Noon to 6 p.m.; Shepeard Community Blood Center blood drive; Mount Vintage, 285 Mt. Vintage Plantation Drive; (706) 737-4551

MONDAY: 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

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 26: 7:15 a.m.; Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce A.M. Connection; topic, ‘‘Meet Kate: The Girl with a Belly Ache,’’ recognizing signs of hunger in youths; speaker, Chris Turner, SC Development Officer, Golden Harvest Food Bank; North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Ave.; $12 for members, $15 for nonmembers; (803) 279-2323

THURSDAY, SEPT. 27: 11:45 a.m.; Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce ribbon-

cutting ceremony for Pizza Central on Georgia Avenue; (803) 279-2323

FRIDAY, SEPT. 28: 4 p.m.; Lego Club meeting; Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; (803) 279-5767

FRIDAY, SEPT. 28: 7 p.m.; Chile: Premium Wines with John Boshart at Wine World, 133 Georgia Ave.; for reservations, call (803)
279-9522

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, SEPT. 29: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; DEA National Take-Back Day; drop off unwanted or expired medication for free; Parks Pharmacy, 437 Georgia Ave.; (803) 279-7450

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 3: 4 p.m.; early release movie; Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; (803) 279-5767

THURSDAY, OCT. 4: 7 p.m.; annual public meeting of the North Augusta Cultural Arts Council; North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Ave.

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

SATURDAY, OCT. 6: Noon to 4 p.m.; fall festival featuring vendors, food and family fun; presented by CSRA Dream Catchers; Vincent Village, 218 W. Five Notch Road

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, OCT. 13: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; fall carnival; Belvedere Elementary School, 201 Rhomboid Place; open to public

THURSDAY, OCT. 18: 5-8 p.m.; tasting at Wine World, 133 Georgia Ave.; $5 with $3 rebate with qualified purchase; (803) 279-9522

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

MONDAY, OCT. 22: 10 a.m. registration, 11:30 a.m. lunch, shotgun start at 12:30 p.m.; Post 71 annual golf tournament at Mount Vintage Plantation Golf Club; Jerry Morin, (803) 474-0455

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

FRIDAY, OCT. 26: 4 p.m.; LEGO Club meeting; Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; (803) 279-5767

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 began 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

TUESDAY, OCT. 30: 7 p.m.; performance by magician Chad Crews; Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; free; (803) 279-5767

SATURDAY, NOV. 17: 9-11 a.m.; pancake breakfast to benefit needy children at local elementary schools held by the North Augusta Junior Women’s League; includes games, crafts, jump house and raffle; Lions Memorial Field, off West Buena Vista Avenue near Riverview Park; tickets are $5 and available at Parks Pharmacy and CommuniGraphics

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

FRIDAY, NOV. 30: 4 p.m.; Lego Club meeting; Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; (803) 279-5767

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 5: 4 p.m.; early release movie; Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; (803) 279-5767

FRIDAY, DEC. 28: 4 p.m.; Lego Club meeting; Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; (803) 279-5767

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