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Posted: October 23, 2012 - 11:44am

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., newborn to age 2; 11:15 a.m., ages 3-6; story time; Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; (803) 279-5767

OCT. 24: 7:15 a.m. networking, 7:45 a.m. breakfast and program; Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce A.M. Connection; topic and speaker, North Augusta Service Network; North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brooksidve Ave.; $12 members, $15 nonmembers; (803) 279-2323

 THURSDAY: Noon to 1:15 p.m.; Rotary Club of North Augusta weekly meeting; speaker, Aaron Hensley, owner and president of Premier Martial Arts; topic, working with youth and promoting health and fitness; lunch complimentary for guests; Ryan’s Grill Buffet and Bakery, 1275 Knox Ave.; RSVP, club president Dan Rickabaugh, (803) 640-4888 or drickabaugh1@yahoo.com

THURSDAY: 7 p.m.; Spooky Tales; Walker Posey and John Menger will present facts, fiction and local folklore for Halloween; learn about funeral practices and hear local tales; light refreshments; Lookaway Inn, between Georgia and Carolina avenues; $5, or free for Heritage Council of North Augusta members; those who join the Heritage Council that night will have the $5 waived; Brenda Baratto, (803) 642-2015

THURSDAY: 5:30-7:30 p.m. trunk-or-treat; 6:30 p.m. costume contest; Chick-fil-A, 1267 Knox Ave.; (803) 202-3202

THURSDAY: 6:30 p.m. registration, class 7-8 p.m.; 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: 7 p.m.; Teens Tales of Terror awards ceremony; Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; (803) 279-5767

FRIDAY: 6:30 p.m.; Wine and Spirits-Spirits of Hallowed Eve Dinner; program begins in the tavern with wine, ale, heavy snacks 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: 4 p.m.; LEGO Club meeting; Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; (803) 279-5767

SATURDAY: 9 a.m.; Spooky Sprint 5K; race will begin at Greeneway Trail at Center Street; benefits the Arts and Heritage Center of North Augusta; register forms: active.com, artsandheritagecenter.com, Arts and Heritage Center of North Augusta, 100 Georgia Avenue, or Fleet Feet Sport at Furys Ferry Station; register by Saturday: $25 adult, $15 student ages 14-17, $10 for children ages 13 and younger; costumes encouraged; for information, (803) 441-4380

SATURDAY: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Jack-o-Lantern Jubilee; downtown North Augusta; (803) 441-4311

SATURDAY: 4-11 p.m.; Jack-o-Lantern Jam at Jackson Square on Georgia Avenue

SATURDAY: 1 p.m.; An Afternoon with Abraham Lincoln; Gerald Y. Pitts will portray Abraham Lincoln and will share stories from Lincoln’s childhood to presidency; display of Civil War artifacts; Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; (803) 279-5767

SATURDAY: 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; tour times are every 20 minutes beginning at 6 p.m.; $7 reservation fee per family, money is refunded at the tour; Pam Schmidt, (803) 441-8956 or pam@colonialtimes.us

SATURDAY: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Last Saturday at the Park; Living History Park, 299 W. Spring Grove Ave.; (803) 279-7560

SATURDAY: 6-8 p.m.; last cruise-in of the season; Sno-Cap Drive-In, 618 West Ave.; (803) 279-4004

MONDAY: 7 p.m.; Dr. Will Goins, a descendent of the Eastern Band Cherokee Indians and Chief of the Cherokee Indian Tribe of South Carolina, will discuss Native Americans who served during the Civil War; Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; (803) 279-5767

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

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 31: 5 p.m.; holiday-themed program presented by Puppets to Go of Augusta; Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; (803) 279-5767

SATURDAY, NOV. 3: Co-ed flag football tournament for ages 16 to 99; register by Oct. 26 at the North Augusta Family Y, 401 W. Martintown Road, Suite 111; $10 per person, $100 per team; (803) 278-0882

MONDAY, NOV. 5: 7 p.m.; business meeting of the North Augusta Artists Guild and Dick Dunlap, an oil painter, will discuss his work; North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Ave.; open to public

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 7: 5-8 p.m.; visit with Santa Claus; Premier Martial Arts, 401 W. Martintown Road; $20, includes a professional 4x6 photograph, free uniform and lesson; only 60 spots available; reservation, (803) 640-8443

THURSDAY, NOV. 8: 5-7 p.m.; Comfort Keepers 10th anniversary ribbon cutting; Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours; Comfort Keepers, 511 West Ave.

THURSDAY, NOV. 8: 7:30 p.m.; Veterans Concert; featuring Savannah River Winds and Wycliff Gordon, a world-known trombonist; Wesley Center at Grace United Methodist Church on Georgia Avenue; www.naartscouncil.org

THURSDAY-FRIDAY, NOV. 8-9: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Painting Landscapes in Watercolors Workshop; taught by North Augusta Artists Guild member Thomas Needham; Needham will guide the class in painting a fall landscape; a supply list will be sent upon registration; North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Ave.; $120; taneedham@aol.com

SATURDAY, NOV. 10: 7:30-10:30 a.m.; Veterans Day Pancake Breakfast; held by American Legion Auxiliary Unit 71 at American Legion Post 71, 333 E. Pine Grove Ave.; $5; purchase tickets at Parks Pharmacy, Sno-Cap Drive-In or make reservations with Linda Smiley at lindansmiley@comcast.net

SATURDAY, NOV. 10: 6:30 p.m.; Jennie Finch Dinner with Champions; speaker, Jennie Finch; featuring dinner, silent auction of Jennie Finch items, meet and greet with staff and fellow players; North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Ave.; $25 per person; register, (803) 441-4311 or www.northaugusta.net; limited tickets will be sold at the door

SATURDAY-SUNDAY, NOV. 10-11: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 10, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 11; Jennie Finch Softball Camp; instructed by Jennie Finch and fellow Olympic and professional softball teammates; open to girls in third grade and up; $175 per camper; Riverview Park, 100 Riverview Park Drive; advance registration required; $175 per camper; register (337) 274-3435 or www.jenniefinch.com

MONDAY, NOV. 12: 10:30 a.m.; annual Educational Forum by North Augusta Council of Garden Clubs; speakers include Vickey Bertagnolli, consumer horticultural agent for Aiken and Lexington counties, on controlling fire ants in the yard, and Janice Badke, of Wildbirds Unlimited, on winter care of birds in the backyard; North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Ave.; Anna Sheets, (803) 279-0272

TUESDAY, NOV. 13: 5-7 p.m.; Open House; learn about undergraduate and graduate programs, tour the building, and discuss enrollment and financial aid options; Southern Wesleyan University-North Augusta campus, 802 East Martintown Road, Suite 101; (803) 426-7981

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. 17: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; fourth annual Holiday Bazaar; shop with 20 vendors including Willow House, Tastefully Simple, thirty-one, Mary Kay, Ohh La La Door Decor and More, FashFlipFlops, Chicky Monkey, Premier Jewelry and Cutco; will feature children’s upscale consignment sale; 1006 Pinon Road

SATURDAY, NOV. 17: 7-10 p.m.; performance by Country As Can Be; J.C. Hut, off Johnson Road, Belvedere; free; (803) 221-2449

SATURDAY-SUNDAY, NOV. 17-18: Cookies with Santa; cookies and milk with Santa, children encouraged to bring Christmas lists; portraits with Mary Beth’s Photography and Williams Photography, packages range from $75 to $150; Stewart House, Martintown Road; book an appointment, Mary Beth, (803) 634-0896 or Michelle, (803) 278-0068

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

TUESDAY, DEC. 4: 6:30 p.m.; annual Christmas party for the North Augusta Artists Guild; held at the Arts and Heritage Center of North Augusta, 100 Georgia Ave.

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

SUNDAY, DEC. 9: 2 p.m.; North Augusta Evening Lions Club Christmas Parade; theme, Dreams of Christmas; also will be televised on Comcast channel 21, Atlantic Broadband channel 7 and Knology channel 7

SATURDAY, DEC. 15: 7-10 p.m.; performance by Country As Can Be; J.C. Hut, off Johnson Road, Belvedere; free; (803) 221-2449

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

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