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Posted: April 24, 2013 - 12:06pm

ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONALS SEMINAR & LUNCHEON: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today; 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. Thursday; Shepeard Community Blood Center drive; Aiken Regional Medical Center, 302 University Parkway, Aiken

THE BOBBY DALLAS AFTER-PARTY: 7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; 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; tickets, Molly Hunt, (888) 610-3372 or mollyh@usca.edu

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

BLOOD DRIVE: 2-6 p.m. Friday; Shepeard Com-munity Blood Center drive; Bi-Lo Shopping Center, 155 Carolina Way, Edgefield

ORDER MY STEPS CONFERENCE 2013: 6:30 p.m. Friday, 9:30 a.m. Saturday; conference preacher, Rev. Dr. Rosa Williams; keynote speaker, Dr. Dorothy 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. Friday; 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. Friday; 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. Saturday; registration and packet pick-up 4-7 p.m. Friday at Fleet Feet Sports and 6:45-7:30 a.m. Saturday; 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. Saturday; 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. Saturday to 1 a.m. Sunday; 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. Monday; Shepeard Community Blood Center blood drive; Comcast, 105 River Shoals Parkway, Augusta

ALUMNI WEEKEND: 6 p.m. Saturday; featured speakers, Bob and Lee Woodruff; Georgia Regents University alumni award winners will be recognized; free for alumni, $10 for non-alumni; Imperial Theatre, 749 Broad Street, Augusta; (706) 737-1759, www.gru.edu

AIKEN COUNTY FIRST STEPS BOARD MEETING: 5:30 p.m. Monday; Aiken County First Steps office, 1 Willis Circle, Graniteville; information, Marcia Nash, (803) 663-5604

FIT 4 FOOD HEALTHY WOMAN FOOD DRIVE: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday; 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. Tuesday 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 conjunction 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, entertainment, 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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