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Posted: April 16, 2013 - 1:20pm

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

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

FIRST SATURDAYS: 8-11 a.m.; Trunk Sale; vendors may rent spaces for $15 each; American Legion Post 71, 333 E. Spring Grove Ave.; reserve a space in advance, Linda Smiley, (706) 831-9624 or lindansmiley@comcast.net

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

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: 5-8 p.m.; In-shop tasting; $5 fee, $3 rebate with purchase of a featured wine; Wine World, 133 Georgia Ave; (803) 279-9522

THURSDAY: 7 p.m.; Sons of Confederate Veterans Berry Benson Camp 1672 meeting; speaker, Jack E. Marlar; topic, the Confederate Patent Office, a program listing hundreds of the patents granted during the WBTS; Masonic Lodge, Brookside Avenue

THURSDAY: 7 p.m.; performance by guitarist James Manuele, a member of the Portland Duo classical guitarist group; Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; (803) 279-5767

FRIDAY: 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; Living History Park, 299 W. Spring Grove Ave.

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

SATURDAY: Acacia Lodge #315 semi-annual barbecue; dine in or take-out; $10 for adults, $6 for children; portion of proceeds will go toward scholarships for North Augusta high school students; tickets available at Sno-Cap, Pink Dipper, Parks Pharmacy, Estate Jewelry or can be purchased at the door; Acacia Lodge #315, 501 Brookside Ave.

MONDAY: 1-6 p.m.; Shepeard Community Blood Center blood drive; Mount Vintage Plantation, 285 Mount Vintage Plantation Drive

TUESDAY: 7 p.m.; presentation by author Phil Schaefer who has covered the Masters, PGA Tournament and the U.S. Open Golf Tournament for NBC and CBS radio and has been the public address announcer for the Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta Hawks; Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; (803) 279-5767

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24: 7:15 a.m.; Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce A.M. Connection; topic, Leadership North Augusta: Preparing for the Future of Our Community; speaker, Bobby Bagwell, Leadership North Augusta chairman; $15 chamber members, $25 nonmembers; advance registration required; North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Ave.; (803) 279-2323

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24: 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Shepeard Community Blood Center blood drive; SRP, Walnut Lane, 1070 Edgefield Road

FRIDAY, APRIL 26: 4 p.m.; LEGO Club meeting; Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; (803) 279-5767

FRIDAY-SATURDAY, APRIL 26-27: 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. April 26, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. April 27; Friends Spring Book Sale, Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; (803) 279-5767

SATURDAY, APRIL 27: 8-11 a.m.; Junk In Your Trunk Sale; vendor spaces available for $10 for one spot or $15 for two spots; vendor forms and fees due by 2 p.m. April 26; North Augusta Middle School, 725 Old Edgefield Road; (803) 442-6200 or naugm.acps.schoolfusion.us

SATURDAY, APRIL 27: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Family Earth Day 2013; gardening tips, free plants from Master Gardeners, local organic farmers, healthy eating and food vendors, clean energy awareness, fishing clinic, 5K Greeneway Run, farm animals, and various activities; Brick Pond Park, 88 Georgia Ave.; (803) 441-4246

SATURDAY, APRIL 27: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Strawberry Festival; games, prizes, inflatables, food and strawberries; Our Lady of Peace soccer field

FRIDAY, APRIL 26: 7 p.m.; Wines of Rhone Valley with Jean-Pierre Chambas, owner of Aleph Wines; $20 per person by reservation, $25 at the door if space available; Wine World, 133 Georgia Ave.; (803) 279-9522

SATURDAY, APRIL 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, APRIL 30: 8-11 a.m.; small business workshop; topics include allocation of time, finding and keeping good employees and improving performance, business growth, and cash flow; speaker, Ken Kehr, head coach with The Growth Coach; Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce, 406 West Ave.; registration required; (803) 279-2323

THURSDAY, MAY 2: Noon; 24th annual Mayor’s Prayer Luncheon presnted by Mayor Lark Jones and the city of North Augusta; speaker, the Rev. Dr. John M. Younginer Jr., Grace United Methodist Church pastor emeritus; $12, tickets must be purchased by April 30 and are available at North Augusta Parks and Recreation Department, Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce office, North Augsuta Community Center, North Augusta Municipal Center and Parks Pharmacy; North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Ave.

THURSDAY, MAY 2: 7-8:15 p.m.; five-week dance class; learn the rhumba, cha cha, waltz, fox trot and line dances; $30 per person or $55 a couple; space is limited to about 10 couples per class; Riverview Park Activities Center, 100 Riverview Park Drive; register, (803) 441-4300 or (803) 474-0899

FRIDAY, MAY 3: 5-8 p.m.; In-shop tasting; $5 fee, $3 rebate with purchase of a featured wine; Wine World, 133 Georgia Ave; (803) 279-9522

FRIDAY, MAY 3: 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Student Art Show reception presented by the North Augusta Cultural Arts Council; exhibit include artworks from students in Area 2 and on display through May 17; free reception; Arts and Heritage Center of North Augusta, 100 Georgia Ave.

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 scholarship; North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Ave.

SATURDAY, MAY 18: 7:30-10:30 a.m.; Armed Forces Day Pancake Breakfast; menu: pancakes, sausage, milk, coffee and juice; $5 in advance from Sno-Cap, Parks Pharmacy, or contact lindansmiley@comcast.net or (706) 831-9624; $6 at the door; American Legion Post 71, 333 E. Spring Grove 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

FRIDAY, MAY 31: Colonial Times Under the Crown; dinner with special guest William Bartram, an American naturalist; dinner, wine, ale, music and entertainment; $50 per person; reservations required; Living History Park, 299 W. Spring Grove Ave.; (803) 279-7560

SATURDAY-SUNDAY, JUNE 1-2: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 1, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 2; Colonial Times Under the Crown, the period of the American Revolution; reenactments of daily life during the British occupation of Augusta, 18th century music and entertainment; Living History Park, 299 W. Spring Grove Ave.; (803) 279-7560

TUESDAY, JUNE 4: 7 p.m.; North Augusta Artists Guild combo night; speaker, Mayor Lark Jones; North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Ave.

TUESDAY, JULY 2: 7 p.m.; North Augusta Artists Guild business meeting; pot luck supper and art exchange; North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Ave.

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