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Posted: April 16, 2013 - 1:19pm

BLOOD DRIVE: 9 a.m. to noon today; Shepeard Community Blood Center blood drive; CareSouth, 1 Tenth Street, Augusta

EARTH DAY CELEBRATION: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today; self-paced tours of Hopeland Gardens and environmental exhibitors; participants encouraged to bring a sack lunch; sponsored by the city of Aiken and Savannah River Remediation; Hopeland Gardens, Aiken; information, (803) 642-7613

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

SPRING REVIVAL: 7 p.m. today; guest minister, Pastor Daniel Latimer of St. March Baptist Church in Allendale, S.C. and The Kings Church in Augusta; Runs Missionary Baptist Church, 717 Williston Road, Beech Island

ORAL CANCER SCREENINGS: 8 a.m. to noon Thursday; free oral cancer screen­ings; Georgia Regents University Cancer Center, 1411 Laney Walker Blvd., Augusta; schedule an apppointment, (706) 721-6744

LIKE TOTALLY! KIDS SHOW: 10 a.m. Friday; Athens-based kindie rock band Like Totally! will perform; Augusta Public Library, 823 Telfair St., Augusta

ON GOLDEN POND: 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday, 8 p.m. April 26-27, 3 p.m. April 28; presented by Edgefield County Theater Company; $18; William Miller Bouknight Theatre at the Joanne T. Rainsford Discovery Center, 405 Main Street, Edgefield; seating is reserved; purchase tickets, (803) 637-3833

FISH FRY: 4-8 p.m. Friday; hosted by National Historical Society of Bettis Academy in support of the Biddle Hall Museum; Bettis Academy, Bettis Academy Road, Trenton

SPRING EDUCATION DAY: 8 a.m. to noon Saturday; plant sale and perennial plant exchange, gardening demonstrations, meet a Master Gardener, “free to a good home” table and more; free; Aiken Farmers Market, Williamsburg Street; (803) 649-6297 ext. 122 or www.aikenmastergardeners.org

JIMMY JOG 5K: 8:30 a.m. Saturday; sponsored by the Augusta Chapter of Delta Chi Fraternity, benefits the Jimmy V Foundation for cancer research; $25 in advance; $30 day of race; fees include admission to run, race bag, Jimmy Jog t-shirt, water and light snacks; Augusta Canal, Heritage Park Area, 1450 Greene Street, Augusta; register, www.active.com

TAKE BACK THE DAY 5K RUN/WALK: 8:30 a.m. Saturday; registration, 7:30-8:30 a.m. Saturday; starts at Georgia Regents University amphitheatre on the Summerville campus and ends in front of University Hospital; shuttles wil be available to take participants back to the amphitheatre; runner fees: $25 in advance, $30 day of race; walker fees: $5 students, $10 individuals, $15 families; shirts available to those who register in advance; benefits Rape Crisis; register, www.active.com

HEALTHY KIDS DAY: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday; free; Augusta Market at the River, Eighth Street plaza on Reynolds Street, Augusta

AIKEN KITE FESTIVAL: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday; kite flying demonstrations, obstacle course, rock wall, trackless train, Aiken Horsepower Car Club car show and area to fly kites; the SPCA will accept book donations for Paws for Reading program and will offer temporary tattoos for children; ultimate frisbee game for teens; entertainment by the Fort Gordon Signal Corps rock band; free; Citizens Park field #3, 1060 Banks Mill Road, Aiken

EARTH DAY: Noon Saturday; vendors, food, entertainment; parade begins at 2 p.m.; hosted by National Historical Society of Bettis Academy in support of the Biddle Hall Museum; Bettis Academy, Bettis Academy Road, Trenton

DRUM 4 YOUR LIFE CLASS: Noon Saturday; sponsored by IDRUM2U; H. Odell Weeks Activities Center, 1700 Whiskey Road, Aiken; register, (803) 642-7630

BLOOD DRIVE: 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday; Shepeard Community Blood Center blood drive; St. Paul Lutheran Church, 961 Trail Ridge Road, Aiken

LOVE LIES STAGE PLAY: 4 p.m. Sunday; play featuring Brian McKnight, Angie Stone and Elise Neal; Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair Street, Augusta; (877) 4AUGTIX, georgialinatix.com or the Champion’s Box Office at the James Brown Arena

JAZZ LIVES: 7 p.m. Sunday; featuring Snarky Puppy on their album release tour; live music, art and music by Garden City Jazz, Humanitree House and Soul Center GA; open jam with local rising stars, visual artists will interpret the music; dance and spoken word; Julian Smith Casino, 2200 Broad Street, Augusta; tickets, www.gardencityjazz.com; information, (706) 495-6238

VETERANS FAIR: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday; veterans’ organizations, government agency representatives, employers and other local organizations such as American Legion and Department of Veteran Affairs; hosted by U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson; Aiken Technical College, Building 900, 2276 Jefferson Davis Highway, Graniteville; www.joewilson.house.gov/veteransfair

BLOOD DRIVE: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday; Shepeard Community Blood Center blood drive; University of South Carolina Aiken, 171 University Parkway, Aiken

CHEMO WITH STYLE: 5:30-7 p.m. Monday; program providing wigs, head wear and eduaction for patients for patients undergoing chemotherapy and those recovering from treatment; presented by Hospice Care of Tri-County and Tri County Home Health; Imago Salon, 215 Richland Ave., Aiken; RSVP to Kara Flanders, (803) 641-1131

BLOOD DRIVE: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Shepeard Community Blood Center blood drive; First Baptist Church of Augusta, 3500 Walton Way, Augusta

ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONALS SEMINAR & LUNCHEON: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 24; presentations on the art of communication and the social side of business; speaker, Jaclyn Rowe; $49.95 per person; Aiken Technical College Student Activities Center, 700-800 Building, 2276 Jefferson Davis Highway, Graniteville; register, (803) 593-9954 ext. 1230

BLOOD DRIVE: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 25; Shepeard Community Blood Center blood drive; Aiken Regional Medical Center, 302 University Parkway, Aiken

THE BOBBY DALLAS AFTER-PARTY: 7 p.m. April 25-27; interactive comedy dinner; $80-100, includes dinner from Bobby’s Bar-B-Q, the show, beer and wine; benefits the American Red Cross Aiken Area Chapter; Horse Creek Banquet Hall, 1897 Jefferson Davis Highway, Warrenville; reserve tickets, Molly Hunt, (888) 610-3372 or mollyh@usca.edu

BLOOD DRIVE: 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. April 26; Shepeard Community Blood Center blood drive; Edgefield County Hospital, 300 Ridge Medical Plaza, Edgefield

BLOOD DRIVE: 2-6 p.m. April 26; Shepeard Community Blood Center blood drive; Bi-Lo Shopping Center, 155 Carolina Way, Edgefield

ORDER MY STEPS CONFERENCE 2013: 6:30 p.m. April 26, 9:30 a.m. April 27; conference preacher, Rev. Dr. Rosa Williams; keynote speaker, Dr. Dororthy James; workshops led by Sharon Landy, Rev. Inez Kemp, Annette Stevens and Gladys Mason; $15 per person, includes conference and workshop materials, Order My Steps bag and lunch; Bettis Academy, 78 Nicholson Road, Trenton; information, Rev. Debbie M. McCain, (803) 392-8042 or mccain41@comcast.net

KICKS 99’S HOOKED ON COUNTRY: 7 p.m. April 26; featuring Justin Moore and special guests Parmalee and Charlie Worsham; $35; Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair Street, Augusta; tickets available at www.georgialinatix.com, (877) 4AUGTIX or Champions Box Office

KING DAVID-A SYMPHONIC POEM: 7:30 p.m. April 26; recounts the Old Testament story of David’s rise from shepherd boy to king; presented by Columbia County Choral Society; $15; First Baptist Church of Evans, 515 N. Belair Road, Evans; (706) 868-7294 or www.ccchoralsociety.org

GIRLS ON THE RUN OF THE CSRA SPRING 5K: 8 a.m. April 27; registration and packet pick-up 4-7 p.m. April 26 at Fleet Feet Sports and 6:45-7:30 a.m. April 27; end of the season 5K and fundraiser; $25, includes a Brooks Tech Tee and reusable Fleet Feet bag; awards include a pair of shoes from Fleet Feet Sports for the overall female and male winners, Fleet Feet gift certificates for second and third place female and male winners, and age group awards for first, second and third place finishers; Kroc Center, 1833 Broad Street, Augusta; gotrcsra.org

GOOD BOATS RACE AND FESTIVAL: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. April 27; races start at 9:30 a.m.; blessing of the boats, Painting of the Dragon Eye, entertainment, Chinese cultural acts, eggroll eating contest, crafts and children’s activities; free; Lake Olmstead Park, 3 Milledge Road, Augusta; www.goodboats.org

RELAY FOR LIFE-EDGEFIELD COUNTY: 1 p.m. April 27 to 1 a.m. April 28; theme, Taking Steps for a Cure; Strom Thurmond High School, 1131 Columbia Road, Johnston; www.relayforlife.org/edgefieldsc

BLOOD DRIVE: Noon to 5 p.m. April 29; Shepeard Community Blood Center blood drive; Comcast, 105 River Shoals Parkway, Augusta

FIT 4 FOOD HEALTHY WOMAN FOOD DRIVE: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. April 30; food drive for Golden Harvest Food Bank; those who donate two cans will receive a free 30-day pass to the Evan’s Fitness Club; Evans Fitness Club, 3002 Allen Drive, Evans

CIRQUE DU SOLEIL’S QUIDAM: 7:30 p.m. April 30 and May 1; tickets, $37-97; James Brown Arena, 601 Seventh Street, Augusta; purchase tickets, (877) 4AUGTIX, www.georgialinatix.com or the Champion’s Box Office at the James Brown Arena

STORYTIME AT THE PARK: 10-11 a.m. May 1; stories, games and light refreshments; each child will receive a free book; for children ages 8 and under, children younger than 4 years old must be accompanied by an adult; Osbon Park shelter, 346 Columbia Ave., Aiken; (803) 642-7634

A NIGHT OF GAMES: 5:30 p.m. May 3; hosted by the Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce in conjuction with the Johnston Peach Blossom Festival; $10 per card or $15 for two cards; proceeds benefit programs of the Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce; Warehouse building, Calhoun Street, Johnston

POTTERY TOUR AND SALE: May 3-5; pottery demonstrations, door prizes, items for sale and entertainment; participating sites include Bell House Pottery, pARTners in CLAY at Wyatt Farms, PKPottery, Turtle Rock Pottery and Old Edgefield Pottery; for detailed schedule of events, visit Facebook page “Heritage Trail Pottery Tour Sale”; Edgefield and Greenwood, S.C.

PEACH BLOSSOM STROLL: 9 a.m. May 4; distance is 1.6 miles; registration fee $25 and does not include shirt; proceeds benefit Relay for Life Edgefield County; fees are nonrefundable; no animals or bicycles allowed; Johnston Municipal parking lot, Johnston

PEACH BLOSSOM FESTIVAL: May 4; arts, crafts, food vendors, enterntainment, bounce houses; parade starts at 10:30 a.m.; Johnston

REDNECK OLYMPICS: May 4; keg toss, mud wrestling, fishing tournament, horseshoes and other contests; $12, children ages 3 and younger get in free; $10 admission for those who bring two canned goods to donate to Golden Harvest Food Bank; no coolers or food allowed; Lock and Dam, 1853 Lock and Dam Road, Augusta; www.redneckolympics.com

DERBY DAY 2013: 4-8 p.m. May 4; Augusta Training Shop annual fundraiser; homemade mint juleps, southern cuisine, entertainment, raffles, silent auction, hat contest and watch the Kentucky Derby; $50 in advance, $65 at the door; price includes food and beverages; Legions Club, 2701 Washington Road, Augusta; www.augustatrainingshop.com

CHURCH ANNIVERSARY: 8 a.m. May 5; guest minister, Rev. Reginald Sharpe, student chaplain with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes-Inner City Atlanta Ministry and chapel assistant at the MLK International Chapel; Runs Missionary Baptist Church, 717 Williston Road, Beech Island

CANDLELIGHT JAZZ AT RIVERWALK AUGUSTA: 8 p.m. May 5; featuring Georgia Regents University Conservatory Jazz Band; $6 for ages 13 and older; Eighth Street at Riverwalk Augusta; www.gardencityjazz.com

A DAY IN THE COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL: May 5; Augusta Riverfront Marina, 1 Riverfront Drive, Augusta; tkp@tixonline.com or (803) 279-8017

LITTLE BIG TOWN CONCERT: 7:30 p.m. May 8; tickets go on sale Dec. 14; Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair Street, Augusta; tickets, georgialinatix.com, (877) 4AUGTIX, and James Brown Arena box office

CANDLELIGHT JAZZ AT RIVERWALK AUGUSTA: 8 p.m. May 12; featuring John Hobbs; $6 for ages 13 and older; Eighth Street at Riverwalk Augusta; www.gardencityjazz.com

Women’s Luau: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. May 16; Hawaiian hors d’oeuvres, mocktails and a Polynesian dancer will teach the hula; event in observance of Women’s Health Week; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta

BLIND WILLIE MCTELL BLUES FESTIVAL: Noon May 18, gates open at 11 a.m.; lineup includes Buddy Miller and Jim Lauderdale, Tab Benoit, Eric Lindell and the Sunliners featuring Anson Funderburgh, The Randall Bramblett Band, The Revelers, and Crosstie Walkers; $25 in advance, $35 at the gate; Stagecoach Road, Thomson; www.blindwillie.com

CANDLELIGHT JAZZ AT RIVERWALK AUGUSTA: 8 p.m. May 19; featuring Jamp Masters from the JB Academy of Musik Pupils; $6 for ages 13 and older; Eighth Street at Riverwalk Augusta; www.gardencityjazz.com

LUNCH BOX SERIES: 12:30 p.m. May 20; speaker, Vicky Bertagnolli; topic, fire ants; presented by the Aiken Master Gardener Association; free; Trinity United Methodist Church, 2724 Whiskey Road, Aiken; (8063) 649-6297 ext. 122

CANDLELIGHT JAZZ AT RIVERWALK AUGUSTA: 8 p.m. May 26; featuring Garden City Jazz; $6 for ages 13 and older; Eighth Street at Riverwalk Augusta; www.gardencityjazz.com

CHEMO WITH STYLE: 5:30-7 p.m. May 27; program providing wigs, head wear and eduaction for patients for patients undergoing chemotherapy and those recovering from treatment; presented by Hospice Care of Tri-County and Tri County Home Health; Imago Salon, 215 Richland Ave., Aiken; RSVP to Kara Flanders, (803) 641-1131

STORYTIME AT THE PARK: 10-11 a.m. June 5; stories, games and light refreshments; each child will receive a free book; for children ages 8 and under, children younger than 4 years old must be accompanied by an adult; Eustis Park shelter, 1001 Edgefield Ave., Aiken; (803) 642-7634

OPENING RECEPTION AND GALLERY TALK: 6-8 p.m. June 7; opening reception for printmaker Chad Tolley’s exhibit; artwork on display through July 26; free for institute members, $5 nonmembers Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, 506 Telfair Street, Augusta; (706) 722-5495

LUNCH BOX SERIES: 12:30 p.m. June 17; speaker, Everette Jones; topic, woodland plants; presented by the Aiken Master Gardener Association; free; Trinity United Methodist Church, 2724 Whiskey Road, Aiken; (8063) 649-6297 ext. 122

EARTH, WIND & FIRE: 7:30 p.m. June 18; Now, Then & Forever Tour; $1 from each ticket will go toward Earth, Wind & Fire Charities; tickets, $37-61; James Brown Arena, 601 Seventh Street, Augusta; tickets available at www.georgialinatix.com, (877) 4AUGTIX or Champions Box Office

CHEMO WITH STYLE: 5:30-7 p.m. June 24; program providing wigs, head wear and eduaction for patients for patients undergoing chemotherapy and those recovering from treatment; presented by Hospice Care of Tri-County and Tri County Home Health; Imago Salon, 215 Richland Ave., Aiken; RSVP to Kara Flanders, (803) 641-1131

STORYTIME AT THE PARK: 10-11 a.m. July 3; stories, games and light refreshments; each child will receive a free book; for children ages 8 and under, children younger than 4 years old must be accompanied by an adult; Perry Park shelter, 720 Abbeville Ave., Aiken; (803) 642-7634

LUNCH BOX SERIES: 12:30 p.m. July 15; speaker, Jim Bennett; presented by the Aiken Master Gardener Association; free; Trinity United Methodist Church, 2724 Whiskey Road, Aiken; (8063) 649-6297 ext. 122

CHEMO WITH STYLE: 5:30-7 p.m. July 22; program providing wigs, head wear and eduaction for patients for patients undergoing chemotherapy and those recovering from treatment; presented by Hospice Care of Tri-County and Tri County Home Health; Imago Salon, 215 Richland Ave., Aiken; RSVP to Kara Flanders, (803) 641-1131

STORYTIME AT THE PARK: 10-11 a.m. Aug. 7; stories, games and light refreshments; each child will receive a free book; for children ages 8 and under, children younger than 4 years old must be accompanied by an adult; Crosland Park shelter, 1676 Aldrich Street, Aiken; (803) 642-7634

LUNCH BOX SERIES: 12:30 p.m. Aug. 19; speaker, Gary Forrester; topic, drought tolerant landscapes; presented by the Aiken Master Gardener Association; free; Trinity United Methodist Church, 2724 Whiskey Road, Aiken; (8063) 649-6297 ext. 122

CHEMO WITH STYLE: 5:30-7 p.m. Aug. 26; program providing wigs, head wear and eduaction for patients for patients undergoing chemotherapy and those recovering from treatment; presented by Hospice Care of Tri-County and Tri County Home Health; Imago Salon, 215 Richland Ave., Aiken; RSVP to Kara Flanders, (803) 641-1131

LUNCH BOX SERIES: 12:30 p.m. Sept. 16; speaker, Pam Glogowski; topic, ornamentals for the fall garden; presented by the Aiken Master Gardener Association; free; Trinity United Methodist Church, 2724 Whiskey Road, Aiken; (8063) 649-6297 ext. 122

CHEMO WITH STYLE: 5:30-7 p.m. Sept. 23; program providing wigs, head wear and eduaction for patients for patients undergoing chemotherapy and those recovering from treatment; presented by Hospice Care of Tri-County and Tri County Home Health; Imago Salon, 215 Richland Ave., Aiken; RSVP to Kara Flanders, (803) 641-1131

LUNCH BOX SERIES: 12:30 p.m. Oct. 21; topic, butterflies and plants they love; presented by the Aiken Master Gardener Association; free; Trinity United Methodist Church, 2724 Whiskey Road, Aiken; (8063) 649-6297 ext. 122

CHEMO WITH STYLE: 5:30-7 p.m. Oct. 28; program providing wigs, head wear and eduaction for patients for patients undergoing chemotherapy and those recovering from treatment; presented by Hospice Care of Tri-County and Tri County Home Health; Imago Salon, 215 Richland Ave., Aiken; RSVP to Kara Flanders, (803) 641-1131

LAKESIDE HIGH CLASS OF 1993 REUNION: Nov. 1-3; Nov. 1: Lakeside football game against Evans High; Nov. 2: Family Day at Lakeside High; Nov. 3: evening party at Enterprise Mill, $50 by May 30, $75 after May 30; payments should be sent to LHS 20 Year Reunion, C/O Casey Cliatt, P.O. Box 204780, Martinez, GA, 30917-4780; information, lakesidereunion1993@yahoo.com

CHEMO WITH STYLE: 5:30-7 p.m. Nov. 25; program providing wigs, head wear and eduaction for patients for patients undergoing chemotherapy and those recovering from treatment; presented by Hospice Care of Tri-County and Tri County Home Health; Imago Salon, 215 Richland Ave., Aiken; RSVP to Kara Flanders, (803) 641-1131

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