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Posted: October 23, 2012 - 11:36am

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

HISPANIC DIVERSITY CAREER EXPO: 1-4 p.m. Thursday; will feature more than 30 employers and community resources; Warren Baptist Church, 3203 Washington Road, Augusta

HOLIDAY MAIL FOR HEROES: 4-5 p.m. Thursday; 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 St., Augusta; (706) 922-8490 or redcross.org/holidaymail

SRR’S GOT TALENT: 5:30 p.m. Thursday; talent show featuring Savannah River Remediation employees and family members; admission, monetary donation or a new, unwrapped toy; benefits the Salvation Army and Toys for Tots drive; URS Performing Arts Center, 126 Newberry St., Aiken

2012 AUGUSTA PHOTOGRAPHY FESTIVAL: Friday through 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. Saturday; 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. Saturday; Shepeard Community Blood

Center blood drive; Runs Missionary Baptist Church, 771 Williston Road, Beech Island

AUGUSTA CANAL DISCOVERY WALK: 10 a.m. Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday; 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 St., Augusta; (706) 823-0440, ext. 2

FRIENDS AND FAMILY WEEKEND: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday;  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. Saturday; 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

CHRISTIAN HAITIAN OUTREACH CELEBRATION: 3 p.m. Sunday; honoring the founder, Eleanor “Mom” Workman; Paine College, Gilbert-Lambuth Memorial Chapel, 1235 15th St., Augusta

WITCHCOCK'S SPOOKTACULAR ILLUSIONS & SIDESHOW: 6:30-9:30 p.m. Monday; optical illusions, headless woman, grim reaper and more; Aiken Visitors Center and Train Museum, 406 Park Ave. SW, Aiken; $40; (803) 293-7846

AUGUSTA LIBRARY FILM SERIES: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday; showing Ansel Adams; Augusta Public Library, 823 Telfair St., Augusta; (706) 821-2600

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 St., Augusta; (706) 724-7501

A NIGHT OF REMEMBRANCE: 7 p.m. Nov. 1; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; rain date is 7 p.m. Nov. 5; (706) 729-6222

UNCF LEADERSHIP LUNCHEON: 11:30 a.m. Nov. 2; theme, Being a Leader, Not a Label; speaker, Richard Roundtree, Augusta native and field operations supervisor for the Richmond County school system; Paine College, Candler Memorial Library, 1235 15th Street, Augusta; $25 per person, $350 for corporate table of eight; proceeds benefit the Augusta UNCF Campaign; (706) 821-8233 or lcollins@paine.edu

EVENING OF THEATRE: 7 p.m. Nov. 2 and 3; performances of The Three Musketeers by Ken Ludwig and Improv Explosion! by Westminster Improv Troupe; $15 adults, $10 students, $5 children; call (706) 731-5260 ext. 2301 to purchase tickets; Jabez Sanford Hardin Performing Arts Center, Evans

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

WOOFSTOCK: 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 10; dog contests for best kisser, trick and costume; mutt strut parade with adoptable dogs; vendors, exhibitors, crafts, prizes, raffles, face painting, dog demonstrations, food; Highfields event center in Aiken; $5 adults, $3 children; (803) 642-1537

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

SENIOR LUNCHEON: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 14; speaker, Steven Kendrick, Augusta-Richmond County Tax Commissioner; $10; RSVP and payment required by Nov. 7; Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History, 1116 Phillips St., Augusta; RSVP, (706) 724-3576

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

ELI’S BETHLEHEM INN: performances Nov. 29- Dec. 7; musical dinner theater production at the Kroc Center, Broad Street, Augusta; $16 on sale Oct. 25; www.enopion.com; (706) 771-7777

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

BRUNCH WITH SANTA: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 1; food, music, games, arts and crafts, and photographs with Santa; free; small fee for photographs; Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History, 1116 Phillips St., Augusta; (706) 724-3576

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

HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE AND FESTIVAL OF TREES AUCTION: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 8; view and bid on decorated trees; Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History, 1116 Phillips St., Augusta; (706) 724-3576

POLAR EXPRESS: 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Dec. 9; story of the Polar Express will be performed on the passenger car in the Augusta Museum of History’s transportation exhibit area; space limted to 36 children; adults aren’t allowed to board the train; children must be in their pajamas and have their golden ticket; refreshments from Tastefully Yours; special Christmas guest appearance; Augusta Museum of History, 560 Reynolds Street, Augusta; $5 per child, regular admission for adults, free for adult museum members; limit two tickets per adult; (706) 722-8454

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

SENIOR LUNCHEON: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 12; featuring Dr. Charles Goodman Jr. and the Augusta Chorale; $10; RSVP and payment required by Dec. 5; Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History, 1116 Phillips St., Augusta; (706) 724-3576

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

POLAR EXPRESS: 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Dec. 16; story of the Polar Express will be performed on the passenger car in the Augusta Museum of History’s transportation exhibit area; space limted to 36 children; adults aren’t allowed to board the train; children must be in their pajamas and have their golden ticket; refreshments from Tastefully Yours; special Christmas guest appearance; Augusta Museum of History, 560 Reynolds Street, Augusta; $5 per child, regular admission for adults, free for adult museum members; limit two tickets per adult; (706) 722-8454

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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