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Mark Your Calendar

Posted: October 9, 2012 - 11:15am

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

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.; classes held Thursdays through Oct. 25; 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: 6 p.m; Breast Cancer: What You Need to Know; speaker, surgeon Dr. Randy W. Cooper; light refreshments will be served;presented by University Health Care System; Municipal Building, fourth floor, 100 Georgia Ave.; free but reservations required; register, (706) 774-4141

SATURDAY: 8 a.m. 1-mile kids run, 8:30 a.m. 5K run, 8:40 a.m. ambulatory athletes 100-yard race, 8:45 a.m. 5K walk and 100-yard tot trot following the 5K run completion; Bolivia Benefit Run; held by Grace United Methodist Church; Riverview Park, 100 Riverview Park Drive; $10-$20; Anne Comer, (803) 278-2226

SATURDAY: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Third Annual Hammond’s Ferry Neighborhood Porch Sale; located off Crystal Lake Drive

SATURDAY: 10 a.m.; Augusta Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club; learn about the history of black soldiers during the Civil War period; Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; (803) 279-5767

SATURDAY: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Belvedere Fire Department open house; see the firetrucks, meet the firefighters, receive fire prevention material for your home, Shepeard Community Blood Center blood drive; hot dogs and refreshments will be served; held at the fire department, 204 Hampton Ave.; free

SATURDAY: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Shepeard Community Blood Center blood drive; Spring Grove Baptist Church, 1677 Womrath Drive

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

MONDAY: Noon to 3 p.m.; beginning of Monday Painters Workshop series, also being held Oct. 22, 29, Nov. 5 and 12; individualized painting technique guidance by Thomas Needham, a member of the North Augusta Artists Guild; North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Ave.; $27 per session or $135 for series; taneedham@aol.com

THURSDAY, OCT. 18: 5 p.m. reception and networking hour; 6 p.m. program begins; 2012 State of the Region meeting; theme, Our Technology Future; featured speakers, Nadia Butler, principal ESi Acquisition, Inc. and Fred Dohse, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Savannah River Nuclear Solutions; updates from Fort Gordon and elected officials in Aiken, Columbia, Edgefield and Richmond counties; hosted by Greater North Augusta, Aiken, Augusta Metro and Columbia County chambers of commerce; $35 per person; North Augusta Municipal Center, Palmetto Terrace, 100 Georgia Ave.;
(803) 279-2323

THURSDAY: 11:30 a.m.; networking, noon luncheon; Women in Business held by the Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce; speaker, Dena Thomas, Advanced Services, From Multi-Tasker to Efficiency Expert; North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Ave.; $20 members or $150 member table, $25 nonmember, $100 table-top sponsor; (803) 279-2323

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