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Posted: October 9, 2012 - 12:13pm

INTERMEDIATE SIGN LANGUAGE: 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 10-Dec. 5; continues material from beginning course; $40 per person; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register or for information, (706)
481-7604

BLOOD DRIVE: 4-8 p.m. Oct. 10; Shepeard Community Blood Center blood drive; Gloverville First Baptist Church, 2212 Augusta Road, Gloverville

2013 HAPPY PLACES CALENDAR UNVEILING: 6-8 p.m. Oct. 10; presented by Aiken County PRT; calendar features 12 winning photos from a photo contest; Aiken County Historical Museum, 433 Newberry St. SW, Aiken; calendars available for $12

LET’S TALK SENIORS SEMINAR: 6 p.m. Thursday; Understanding the Power of Attorney; speaker, Alison Nelson of Rhodes Law; Washington Commons, 100 Wash-ington Commons Drive, Evans; (706) 860-0402

LADIES’ NIGHT OUT: 7 p.m. Thursday; Covenant Care Adoption Services, a Christian adoption ministry, will host Julie Hadden of The Biggest Loser; Abilene Baptist Church, 3917 Washington Road, Martinez; $20, includes dessert; www.AdoptAugusta.com

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

17TH ANNUAL ART OF CHOCOLATE: 7 p.m. Friday; chocolate, music, art and basket auction benefits abused, neglected and abandoned children; held by Child Enrichment, Inc.; Grand Rapids Ballroom of the Savannah Rapids Pavilion, 3300 Evans to Locks Road, Augusta; $75; www.childenrichment.org; (706) 737-4631

AIKEN HOME SHOW: noon to 7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; exhibitors with home and garden products and services; University of South Carolina Aiken Convocation Center, off University Parkway, Aiken; $5, valid for both days; children age 12 and younger admitted free; www.georgialinatix.com or 1 (866) 722-8877

GROWING BOYS: 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday; for boys ages 9-12 and their father, male adult relative or male adult family friend; information on what to expect in the pre-adolescent years; $10 per person; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register or for information, (706) 481-7604

2012 KINDER KIDS: 6 p.m. Saturday; Justice for Kids Gala; guest speaker, Judge Glenda Hatchett; Woodside Plantation Country Club, Aiken; tickets, $50; (803) 341-3746

AUGUSTA CANAL DISCOVERY WALK: 10 a.m. Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday; Fall Line Finds: review of archaeological sites along the waters of the fall line including Stallings Island; speaker, Dr. Rowe Bowen, former director of the Cultural Resources Program at Georgia Department of Transportation; $2 per adult, $1 per child with an $8 maximum per family group; walk starts at Savannah Rapids Pavilion, 3300 Evans to Locks Road, Augusta; (706) 823-0440 ext. 2

ANNUAL FALL FESTIVAL & YARD SALE: 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday; held by the Beech Island Historical Society; yard sale and craft spaces available for rent; Beech Island Garden Club will sell plants; held at 144 Old Jackson Highway, Beech Island; Jackie Bartley, (803) 827-0184

11TH ANNUAL ALUMNI & FRIENDS CHEFS’ SHOWCASE: 2 p.m. Sunday; doors open at 1:30 p.m.; will feature a variety of food from 25 chefs; event celebrates the Augusta Mini Theatre’s 37th anniversary; $37 for adults, $16 for students; Marriott Hotel and Suites, 2 10th St., Augusta; (706) 722-0598 or augustaminitheatre.com

HUG YOUR BABY: 4-5 p.m. Monday; 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

AIKEN MASTER GARDENERS’ LUNCH BOX SERIES: noon Monday; speaker is Katie Giacalone, statewide coordinator for Carolina Clear, a Clemson Extension program that educates about stormwater, watershed awareness and public involvement; learn how to have a yard that meets your needs, enhances the neighborhood and protects the state’s natural beauty and resources; Trinity United Methodist Church, 2724 Whiskey Road, Aiken; free, bring a lunch; www.aikenmastergardeners.org; (803) 649-6297, ext. 122

FAMILY AND FRIENDS CPR COURSE: 6-8 p.m. Monday, adult, child and infant CPR; 6-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, child CPR; 6-6:30 p.m. Oct. 18, infant CPR; Aiken County Recreation Center, 917 Jefferson Davis Highway, Graniteville; $10 per class; Tandra Cooks, (803) 663-6142

LET’S TALK SENIORS SEMINAR: 11 a.m. Tuesday; protection from senior scams; speaker, Sgt. Massey and senior scam investigators; Washington Commons, 100 Washington Commons Drive, Evans; (706) 860-0402

AUGUSTA LIBRARY FILM SERIES: 6:30 p.m.

Tuesdays in October; Tuesday, Moonrise Kingdom, directed by Wes Anderson; Oct. 23- Pecker, directed by John Waters; Oct. 30- Ansel Adams; Augusta Public Library, 823 Telfair St., Augusta; (706) 821-2600

EDGEFIELD COUNTY SENIOR CENTER 4TH ANNUAL FALL FESTIVAL: 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 18; for ages 60 and older; door prizes, entertainment, food, cake walk and vendors; being held at the Edgefield gym on Church Street, Edgefield; $5; (803) 637-5326, ext. 102

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

BUDWEISER TRUE MUSIC SOUTHERN SOUL & SONG CONCERT SERIES: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19; Dailey & Vincent; hosted by the Morris Museum of Art; Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St., Augusta; (706) 722-8341, www.imperialtheatre.com, www.southernsoulandsong.org

THIS PLACE MATTERS: PRESERVING AUGUSTA’S AFRICAN AMERICAN COMMUNITIES: Oct. 19-20; third annual forum with a focus on African American communties; sponsored by Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History and Historic Augusta; Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History, 1116 Phillips St., Augusta; (706) 724-3576

WOMEN’S CONFERENCE 2012: 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 20; theme, Moving with the Power of Love; speakers, the Rev. Verdena Thomas of Friendship Baptist Church and Evangelist Daisy Harris of Perfecting Saints Ministries; Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church, 3300 Martintown Road, Edgefield; information or directions, (803) 392-8042

RIVER’S ALIVE CLEANUP: 9 a.m. to noon; join Southeastern Natural Science Academy’s Creek Freaks to clean up along the lower Butler Creek and the Mayor’s Fish n’ Hole; volunteers will travel to Lake Olmstead afterawards for a cookout with other River’s Alive Cleanup teams; meet at Phinizy Swamp Nature Park parking lot, 1858 Lock and Dam Road, Augusta; RSVP to participate, (706) 828-2109

PAINEFEST: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 20; community festival featuring stage performances, a children’s art village, book signings, barbecue cook-off competition, and vendors; hosted by Paine College; free; Paine College, 1235 15th Street, Augusta; register for the cook-off, stage performance or to be a vendor, (706) 821-8322

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

LET’S TALK SENIORS SEMINAR: 7 p.m. Oct. 23; topic, financial planning; Washington Commons, 100 Washington Commons Drive, Evans; (706) 860-0402

HOLIDAY MAIL FOR HEROES: 4-5 p.m. Oct. 25; make a holiday card for those in the military; hosted by American Red Cross of Augusta Youth Board; free and open to public; American Red Cross of Augusta headquarters, 1322 Ellis Street, Augusta; (706) 922-8490 or redcross.org/holidaymail.

2012 AUGUSTA PHOTOGRAPHY FESTIVAL: Oct. 26-Nov. 4; featuring exhibits, workshops, field trips and more; www.augustaphotofestival.org; (706) 834-9742

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

BLOOD DRIVE: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 27; Shepeard Community Blood Center blood drive; Runs Missionary Baptist Church, 771 Williston Road, Beech Island

AUGUSTA CANAL DISCOVERY WALK: 10 a.m. Oct. 27, 3 p.m. Oct. 28; Granite Reminders: Westview Cemetery tour; speaker, Julie Boone, Augusta Canal Interpretive Guide; $2 per adult, $1 per child with an $8 maximum per family group; walk starts at Westview Cemetery entrance, 2051 Division Street, Augusta; (706) 823-0440 ext. 2

FRIENDS AND FAMILY WEEKEND: Oct. 27; 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., flea market, $5 per table to participate; 2-6 p.m. festival with music, inflatables, games, and king and queen pageant; Runs Missionary Baptist Church, 717 Williston Road, Beech Island; (803) 443-2478

WESTMINSTER FALL FESTIVAL: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 27; celebration of the school's 40th anniversary; inflatables, bake hut, fun stage, hula-hoop, doughnut-eating contest and more; Westminster Schools of Augusta, 3067 Wheeler Road, Augusta; $15; (706) 731-5260, ext. 2338

AUGUSTA PHOTO FESTIVAL: Oct. 27-Nov. 4, photos being accepted through Aug. 1; www.augustaphotofestival.org; for information, e-mail info@augustaphotofestival.org or call Mary Bordeaux at (706) 834-9742

WHAT’S IN THE BOX: PORTRAITS OF PLENTY OF PEOPLE!: 10-11 a.m. Nov. 1; learn about portraits while viewing Portraits of Southern Artists by Jerry Siegel; create a self-portrait with a surprise from the box; free for members, $4 for nonmembers; registration required; Morris Museum of Art, 1 10th Street, Augusta; (706) 724-7501

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

ERYN EUBANKS & THE FAMILY FOLD CONCERT: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 3, benefits Lynndale, Inc.; featuring local and regional musicians; crafters and vendors; pickers are invited to bring their acoustic instrument and jam; The Kroc Center, 1833 Broad St.; $10; (706) 738-3395

COUNTRY AS CAN BE: 7-10 p.m. Nov. 3; The Fields Brothers Band will perform country and gospel music; Disabled American Veterans Chapter, 2194 Columbia Highway, Aiken; $5; (803) 221-2449 or (843) 340-2800

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

ART EXHIBIT OPENING: 5-7 p.m. Nov. 8; opening reception for art exhibit featuring works by Judy Avrett, Lillie Morris and Lucy Weigle; Sacred Heart Cultural Center, 1301 Greene St., Augusta; (706) 826-4700

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

AUGUSTA CANAL DISCOVERY WALK: 10 a.m. Nov. 10, 3 p.m. Nov. 11; Color in the Trees: identifying trees and their fall colors; speaker, Sid Mullis, coordinator of the UGA Extension Service for Richmond County; $2 per adult, $1 per child with an $8 maximum per family group; walk starts at Savannah Rapids Pavilion Lockkeeper’s Cottage, 3300 Evans to Locks Road, Augusta; (706) 823-0440 ext. 2

OKA’CHAFFA INDIAN FESTIVAL: Nov. 10-11; feature Native American arts, crafts, dances, musicians, food, games, Native village and contests; special guests, Okefenokee Joe and Thunder Buffalo; $12 adults, $6 children ages 6-12, free for children 5 and younger; Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, 1858 Lock and Dam Road, Augusta; (706) 828-2109

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

BUDWEISER TRUE MUSIC SOUTHERN SOUL & SONG CONCERT SERIES: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16; Steep Canyon Rangers; hosted by the Morris Museum of Art; Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St., Augusta; (706) 722-8341, www.imperialtheatre.com, www.southernsoulandsong.org

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

JOHNSTON FARMER'S AND ARTIST'S HOLIDAY MARKET: 4-6 p.m. Nov. 29; to participate, call Donna Livingston at (803) 275-0010

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

COUNTRY AS CAN BE: 7-10 p.m. Dec. 1; The Fields Brothers Band will perform country and gospel music; Disabled American Veterans Chapter, 2194 Columbia Highway, Aiken; $5 for concert; (803) 221-2449 or (843) 340-2800

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

BUDWEISER TRUE MUSIC SOUTHERN SOUL & SONG CONCERT SERIES: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 14; Suzy Bogguss; hosted by the Morris Museum of Art; Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St., Augusta; (706) 722-8341, www.imperialtheatre.com, www.southernsoulandsong.org

BUDWEISER TRUE MUSIC SOUTHERN SOUL & SONG CONCERT SERIES: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 18; Sam Bush; hosted by the Morris Museum of Art; Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St., Augusta; (706) 722-8341, www.imperialtheatre.com, www.southernsoulandsong.org

SEVENTH ANNUAL LUCY CRAFT LANEY HERITAGE GALA: 6 p.m. Feb. 2; benefits preservation of the Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History and its programming; $75 per ticket; tickets must be purchased by Jan. 21; Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center, 2 Tenth Street, Augusta; information, (706) 724-3576

BUDWEISER TRUE MUSIC SOUTHERN SOUL & SONG CONCERT SERIES: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15; Mike Farris & the Roseland Rhythm Revue; hosted by the Morris Museum of Art; Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St., Augusta; (706) 722-8341, www.imperialtheatre.com, www.southernsoulandsong.org

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