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Posted: March 11, 2013 - 5:58pm

MONDAYS AND TUESDAYS THROUGH APRIL 9: 
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; free income tax preparation for low- and middle-income taxpayers by AARP Tax-Aide; Nancy Carson Library,135 Edgefield Road; make an appointment, (803) 279-5767

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; women in the guild teach quilting; St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, 471 W. Martintown Road; (803) 279-6456

MONDAYS: 4-10 p.m.; Sno-CAP FUNraising Mondays in March; purchases made benefit CSRA Dream Catchers, a support group that assists those with traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries to live as independently as possible; Sno-Cap, 618 West Ave.

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

SECOND TUESDAYS: 6:30 p.m.; North Augusta Lions Club meets; North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Ave.; membership, Jim Hilliard, (803) 278-6968 or northaugustalions@yahoo.com

WEDNESDAYS: 10:30 a.m., children up to age 2; 11:15 a.m., ages 3-5; Storytime Wednesdays; Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; (803) 279-5767

THURSDAYS: Noon to 1:15 p.m.; Rotary Club of North Augusta weekly meeting; different speakers each week; Ryan’s Grill Buffet and Bakery, in the club meeting room,1275 Knox Ave.; RSVP, Dan Rickabaugh, (803) 640-4888 or drickabaugh1@yahoo.com

THURSDAY: 11:30 a.m.; Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce Women in Business luncheon; topic, finding financial balance; speaker, Briton Williams; $20 chamber members, $30 nonmebers; North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Ave.

THURSDAY: 7:30-8:30 p.m.; performance by the U.S. Army Signal Corps Band; free; Arts and Heritage Center of North Augusta, 100 Georgia Ave.; (803) 441-4380

THURSDAY: 7 p.m.; Augusta-Aiken Audubon Society; Brandon Heitkamp, Silver Bluff Audubon resource manager, will share photos and demonstrate gear used in rock-climbing, biking and canyon adventures in Arizona and Utah; North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Ave.

FRIDAY: 5-8 p.m.; beer tasting; $5 fee, $2 rebate with purchase of any six bottles of featured beer; Wine World, 133 Georgia Ave.; (803) 279-9522

FRIDAY: 6-10 p.m.; Parents Night Out; theme, St. Patrick’s Day; $20; Premier Martial Arts, 401 West Martintown Road; call (803) 640-8443 to reserve your child’s spot

FRIDAY: 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Kids’ Night Out; for children in first through fifth grades; games, light snack, puppets, Bible message and fun; free; North Augusta Bible Chapel, 1050 Hammond Drive

 SATURDAY: 7-11 a.m.; North Augusta Optimist Club Pancake Breakfast; all-you-can eat pancakes, sausage, coffee, milk, juice; $5, benefits youths in community; tickets can be purchased from Optimist Club members, Parks Pharmacy or at the door; Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1002 Carolina Ave.

SATURDAY: 9 a.m.; Running for the Least of These 5K Run/Walk; benefits Alex’s House Orphanage in Haiti; $30 in advance and includes a performance race shirt, $35 on race day; breakfast will be provided by Chick-fil-A of North Augusta; race will start on the Greeneway Trail at Riverview Park Activities Center; information, hayesjourneyteam@gmail.com

SATURDAY: 9-11:45 a.m.; horticulture symposium sponsored by the North Augusta Council of Garden Clubs; Riverview Park Activities Center, crafts room, 100 Riverview Park Drive

SATURDAY: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; exhibit of Edith Jackson Alexander art; starting at Rosemary Inn and going to Lookaway Inn to the Arts and Heirtage Center and La Petite Gallery; refreshments served; Rosemary 804 Carolina Ave.

SUNDAY: 2-4 p.m.; SpringFest tea and program; Rosemary Hall, 804 Carolina Ave.; registraion required, (803) 441-4311

TUESDAY: 7 p.m.; North Augusta Idol Talent Show; students will compete in vocal, instrumental and dance categories; sponsored by North Augusta Cultural Arts Council; $5 per person; North Augusta High School, 2000 Knobcone Ave.; www.naartscouncil.org

THURSDAY, MARCH 21: 5-8 p.m.; In-Shop Tasting; Wine World, 133 Georgia Ave.; (803) 279-9522

THURSDAY, MARCH 21: 6 p.m.; Belvedere Fire District Commissioners meeting; Belvedere Fire Department, 204 Hampton Ave.; (803) 279-5505

MARCH 21: 7 p.m.; Berry Benson Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp meeting; speaker, Bob Young, former mayor of Augusta and author of

The Treasure Train

; topic,

The Treasure Train

and efforts to raise money to salvage the CSS Georgia; North Augusta Masonic Lodge, Brookside Avenue

FRIDAY-SATURDAY, MARCH 22-23: 3 on 3 basketball tournament; participationg fees: $20 for those ages 19 and older, $15 for high school students, $10 for middle school pupils; deadline to sign up to participate is 5 p.m. March 19; Grace United Methodist Church, 639 Georgia Ave.; www.gotgraceumc.org or (803) 279-7525

SATURDAY, MARCH 23: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; North Augusta Council of Garden Clubs plant sale; Riverview Park near the adaptive playground, 100 Riverview Park Drive

SATURDAY, MARCH 23: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Spring sports opening; spring sports games, activities for children, vendors, plant sale; Riverview Park, 100 Riverview Park Drive

SATURDAY, MARCH 23: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Branching Out for Wildlife; activities and presentations on trees and their importance to wildlife and the community; the first 200 participants will receive a free dogwood, beach or sugar maple tree; Living History Park, 299 W. Spring Grove Ave.

SATURDAY, MARCH 23: 1:30-2:30 p.m., free shag lessons; 2:30-3:30 p.m. social dancing; Junior Shag Dancing instructed by Johnny and Judy Turner of Aiken; for ages 7 to 17; free; Family Y of North Augusta, 401 West Martintown Road; (803) 819-1812

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27: 7:15 a.m.; Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce A.M. Connection breakfast; topic, Partnership with Business Project SPCA and Project HOMAGE (Honoring Our Military with Appreciation and Grateful Enactments); presenters, North Augusta High School’s Future Business Leaders of America club; $15 chamber members, $25 nonmembers; registration required by March 25; North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Ave.; (803) 279-2323

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27: 4:30-7:30 p.m.; Shepeard Community Blood Center blood drive; First Baptist Church North Augusta, 602 Georgia Ave.

FRIDAY, MARCH 29: 4 p.m.; LEGO Club meeting; for children in grades kindergarten through fifth grades; Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; (803) 279-5767

SATURDAY, MARCH 30: 10 a.m.; community Easter egg hunt; Anglican Church of the Holy Trinity, 160 Merovan Saturday, March 30: Noon to 3 p.m.; Easter egg hunt; egg hunt, games, crafts, prizes and more; lunch will be served; hosted by Holy Trinity Lutheran Church; Shealy Plantation, 1010 Old Plantation Road

SATURDAY, MARCH 30: 2-6 p.m.; Parents Day Out; theme, Easter egg hunt; $20; Premier Martial Arts, 401 West Martintown Road; call (803) 640-8443 to reserve your child’s spot

SUNDAY, MARCH 31: 11:30 a.m.; communtiy Easter dinner; traditional Easter dinner; free; reservations, (803) 341-0075 or c_robhartley@comcast.net

TUESDAY, APR. 2: 7 p.m.; North Augusta Artists Guild combo night; speaker, Robert Ojeah, an artist and basketball player; critiques; North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Ave. Friday, FRIDAY, APR. 5: 5-8 p.m.; In-shop tasting; Wine World, 133 Georgia Ave.; (803) 279-9522

MONDAY-FRIDAY, APR. 8-12: 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Spring Break Camp; $199; Premier Martial Arts, 401 West Martintown Road; reserve a spot, (803) 640-8443

TUESDAY, APR. 16: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; health fair; sponsored by the Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce, Comfort Keepers, Sterling House and Aiken Regional Medical Center; Grace United Methodist Church, Wesley Center, 639 Georgia Ave.; (803) 279-2323

THURSDAY, APR. 18: In-shop tasting; Wine World, 133 Georgia Ave; (803) 279-9522

FRIDAY, APR. 19: 5-7 p.m.; Artisans’ Fair preview gala; meet arts and view and purchase artwork and crafts; includes hors d’oeuvres, cheese, wine and music; hosted by Olde Towne Preservation Association, Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce and Wine World; free; Living History Park, 299 W. Spring Grove Ave.

SATURDAY-SUNDAY, APR. 20-21: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Apr. 20, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Apr. 21; 10th annual Artisans Fair; artwork sale and craftsmen demonstrations; Living History Park, 299 W. Spring Grove Ave.

FRIDAY, APR. 26: 4 p.m.; LEGO Club meeting; for children in grades kindergarten through fifth grades; Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; (803) 279-5767

SATURDAY, APR. 27: 6-10 p.m.; Ninth annual Sweet Celebrations; featuring desserts from local businesses, silent auction and entertainment by The Crew Chorus and an Elvis Presley impersonator; $10, free for children ages 5 and younger; tickets can  be purchased at Communigraphics, Jim Bush Florist, Parks Pharmacy and the Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce; proceeds benefits The RECing Crew; North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Ave.; (803) 279-8820

TUESDAY, MAY 7: 7 p.m.; North Augusta Artists Guild business meeting; speaker, photographer Charles Deloach; topic, how to photograph your art; presentation of the North Augusta Artists Guild art scholarshipp; North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Ave.

FRIDAY, MAY 31: 4 p.m.; LEGO Club meeting; for children in grades kindergarten through fifth grades; Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; (803) 279-5767

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