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Coming Up Calendar

Posted: October 2, 2013 - 10:47am
Nine-year-old Gracie Swint dances with Aaron Hobbs (right) on Saturday July 13, 2013 during a junior dance class, where particpants learned how to dance the Shag, at the YMCA location off Martintown Road in North Augusta,South Carolina. Sara Caldwell/staff  SARA CALDWELL/STAFF
SARA CALDWELL/STAFF
Nine-year-old Gracie Swint dances with Aaron Hobbs (right) on Saturday July 13, 2013 during a junior dance class, where particpants learned how to dance the Shag, at the YMCA location off Martintown Road in North Augusta,South Carolina. Sara Caldwell/staff

MONDAY-SATURDAY, MONDAY-THURSDAY: 9 a.m. Monday-Saturday, and 6:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday, Riverview Park Activities Center, 100 Riverview Park Road; Jazzercise Classes; $35 per month; (803) 441-4311

MONDAYS: 5-6 p.m., Riverview Park Activities Center, 100 Riverview Park Road; Baton Twirling with Hope Hamm, fundamentals of baton twirling class; introduces basics of baton twirling, dance and bodywork in a fun and interactive group setting; $30 registration fee (includes a custom-size baton), then $45 per month; (803) 441-4311

MONDAYS: 7-8:30 p.m., Riverview Park Activities Center, 100 Riverview Park Road; Dance Class, ballroom class with instructions for rumba, cha cha, waltz and fox trot; Rudy Brostrom, instructor; $45 per person, $55 per couple; (803) 441-4311

TUESDAYS: 5-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Oct. 8, Crown Christian Church International, 720 Edgefield Road; Better Choices, Better Health workshop; free; call Corine Simpkins, (803) 642-1607

TUESDAYS: 4-7 p.m., Riverview Park Activities Center, 100 Riverview Park Road; tumbling with Augusta Cheer Academy; once a week per month; ages 3-5 4-5 p.m., $45; ages 6-10 5-6 p.m., $55; ages 11 and older 6-7 p.m., $60; (803) 441-4311

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

TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, FRIDAY:
10 a.m., Riverview Park Activities Center, 100 Riverview Park Road; Senior Fitness – aerobic type class; Ruth Reynolds and Ruby Hamrick, instructors; free with membership; (803) 441-4311

FIRST FRIDAYS, THIRD THURSDAYS: 5-8 p.m., Wine World, 133 Georgia Ave.; in-shop wine tastings; no reservations required; $5, $3 rebate with purchase of one bottle of featured wine; (803) 279-9522, wineworldsc.com

WEDNESDAYS THROUGH OCT. 9: Story Time – infants to 2 years 10:30 a.m., 3-6 years 11:15 a.m., Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; (803) 279-5767

WEDNESDAYS: 6:30 p.m., First Baptist Church Administration Building, 625 Georgia Ave.; SOLA – worship and biblical teaching, atmosphere engaging to all walks of life; doors open 6 p.m., service 6:30 p.m.; coffee, snacks provided; casual dress; parking behind administration building; child-care available; SOLAgeneration@gmail.com

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

THURSDAYS: 6:30 p.m. through Nov. 21, Riverview Park, 100 Riverview Park Road; Thursday Night Coed Kickball Fall League; ages 21 and older; $30; AugustaKickball.com

THURSDAYS-SUNDAYS THROUGH NOV. 3: House of Terror, 308 Holly Lane (off Martintown Road); 7:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30-11 p.m. Thursdays and Sundays; Leatherface Oct. 3-5; (803) 599-7038, schouseofterror.com

SUNDAYS: 4:30 p.m. through Nov. 17, Riverview Park, 100 Riverview Park Road; Adult Coed Flag Football League; 6v6 on the field (four men/two women); ages 18 and older; $40; AugustaKickball.com

THROUGH FRIDAY, OCT. 18: Young Adult Ghost Story Writing Contest open to 6-12 graders; 1,000 words or less, typed, double spaced; must include full name, age, grade, school, telephone number and date; judged by staff on grammar, adherence to rules, originality and creativity; winners receive gift certificates from Amazon.com; deadline Oct. 18, Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; winner announced during Terrifying Tales for Teens 7 p.m. Oct. 28

THROUGH THURSDAY, OCT. 31: Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce, 406 West Ave.; It’s Spooky to be Hungry Food Drive; collecting donations of nonperishable, commercially prepared food including canned fruits, canned vegetables, canned meats and pasta; no glass, no baby food or formula; benefits Golden Harvest Food Bank; (706) 736-1199 ext. 229, spookytobehungry.org

THROUGH FRIDAY, NOV. 1: DAR American History Essay Contest, The Lives of Children During the Revolutionary War; rules and information about contest online; deadline Nov. 1; (803) 474-3431, gwenrs@comcast.net, abbe-lib.org/DAR2013/DAR2013.pdf

SATURDAY: 8-11 a.m., Mossy Creek Elementary School, 421 W. Five Notch Road; Mossy Creek Elementary School Trash & Treasure Yard Sale; yard sale items and vendors

SATURDAY: 10:30 a.m., Holy Trinity Anglican Church, 160 Merovan Drive; St. Francis Day, blessing of the animals; each animal will receive a certificate commemorating the blessing; music, cookies for children, and dog and cat treats; (803) 341-0075 or anglicanchurchoftheholytrinity.com

SATURDAY: 11 a.m., Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; Star Wars Reads Day; for grades 1 and up; registration required; (803) 279-5767

SATURDAY: 1:30-3:30 p.m., Family Y of North Augusta; Junior Shag Dance, for ages 7-18; free shag lessons by Johnny and Judy Turner

SATURDAY: 6:30-9:30 p.m., American Legion Post 71, 333 E. Spring Grove Ave.; A Walk Down Memory Lane with Yesterday’s Sounds, dinner and entertainment; hosted by American Legion Auxiliary Jesse C. Lynch Memorial Unit 71; $20 or two for $35, tickets must be purchased by Oct. 4; tickets available at Parks Pharmacy and Sno-Cap Drive-In, call (803) 279-3270 for reservations

SUNDAY AND OCT. 15 AND 20: 6-8 p.m., First Baptist Church, 625 Georgia Ave.; auditions for I Love a Piano; bring a prepared solo; reading from script required; performances by North Augusta Cultural Arts Council Jan. 31, Feb. 1, North Augusta High School auditorium; (803) 507-4316, bburk959@bellsouth.net

MONDAY-OCT. 31: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-7 p.m. Sunday; St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, 471 W. Martintown Road; St. Bart’s Pumpkin Patch, thousands of pumpkins, lots of sizes, shapes and prices; all proceeds benefit Saint Bartholomew’s outreach missions; stbartspumpkinpatch.com

THURSDAY, OCT. 10: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., American Legion Post 71, 333 E. Spring Grove Ave.; Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce Women in Business – What Not to Wear: Chamber Edition Luncheon & Fashion Show; $20 Chamber members, $30 others; reservations required by Monday

FRIDAY-SATURDAY, OCT. 11-12: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, North Augusta Activities Center, 100 Riverview Park Drive; Pieceful Hearts Quilters show; quilts, quilted items, vendors, demonstrations on conserving vintage quilts, hand-quilting, applique and other quilting techniques; 2013 Donation Quilt, which benefits Camp Rainbow; $6, ages 12 and younger free with an adult; phquiltshow.blogspot.com

FRIDAY-SATURDAY, OCT. 11-12: 6-10 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 6-11 p.m. Saturday, La Petite Gallerie, 526 Arrington Ave.; gallery open in conjunction with Hammond’s Ferry Front Porch Sale; featuring artists Jill Stafford, Angela Davis, Wendy Cunico, Beth Jones and Panny Welch Force; (706) 284-8432, wcunico@gmail.com

SATURDAY, OCT. 12: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Belvedere Fire Department, 204 Hampton Ave.; open house, food, activities and goodies; Shepeard Community Blood Center blood drive, Aiken County Sheriff’s Office, I-Dent-A-Kid, Sparky the Fire Dog, and the Smoke House; free

SATURDAY-SUNDAY, OCT. 19-20: 10 a.m., Living History Park, 299 W. Spring Grove Ave.; Colonial Times: A Day to Remember: Olde Towne re-enactments and living exhibits; Saturday –10 a.m. camp opens, tavern opens, 1 p.m. Call to Arms and Presentation of Colors for the Olde Towne Militia, 2 p.m. demonstrations and skirmishes, 3 p.m. Call to Arms for the newly formed Olde Towne militia, 5 p.m. town waits/camp closes; Sunday – 10 a.m. camp opens, 10:15 a.m. the 18th century Anglican worship service held in Meeting House, 11 a.m. tavern opens, noon Colonial Dance demonstration, 1 p.m. Call to Arms and Presentation of Colors for the Olde Towne Militia, 2 p.m. demonstrations and skirmishes, 3 p.m. Call to Arms for the newly formed Olde Towne Militia, 4 p.m. town waits/camp closes; free; colonialtimes.us

SUNDAY, OCT. 20: 2 p.m. Mealing Grove Baptist Church, 212 Murrah Road; Youth Choir anniversary; (803) 442-3755

MONDAY, OCT. 21: 10 a.m., Mount Vintage Plantation Golf Club, 215 Mount Vintage Plantation Drive; American Legion Jesse C. Lynch Memorial Post 71 Golf Tournament; registration and lunch 10 a.m., shotgun start noon; prizes, awards; entry forms online; $90 individual, $360 team; (803) 341-9888, napost71.org

THURSDAY, OCT. 24: 7 p.m. Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; Once Upon a Time: Grimm’s Fairy Tales

FRIDAY, OCT. 25: 5:30-7:30 p.m., North Augusta Chick-fil-A, 1267 Knox Ave.; annual Trunk-or-Treat event; costume contest at 6:30 p.m.; cowslikechicken@gmail.com

FRIDAY, OCT. 25: Noon to 6 p.m., Parks Pharmacy, 437 Georgia Ave.; DEA Take Back Day, in coordination with the North Augusta Public Safety; quick and convenient drop off of unused or expired medications; privacy protected; no liquids accepted; (803) 279-7450

FRIDAY, OCT. 25: 6:30 p.m., Living History Park, 299 W. Spring Grove Ave.; Spirits of Hallowed Eve dinner; a great night of food and entertainment; Deadus Canby, host; $50; reservations required; colonialtimes.us/hallowedeve.html

SATURDAY, OCT. 26: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., downtown, Georgia Avenue; Jack-O-Lantern Jubilee; live entertainment, food, arts and crafts, children’s games and rides, car show, children’s costume contest; vendor deadline Oct. 18; held by North Augusta Parks, Recreation and Leisure Services; (803) 441-4310

SATURDAY, OCT. 26: 6-9 p.m., Living History Park, 299 W. Spring Grove Ave.; All Hallowed Eve Ghost Walk & Illusion Show; walk amongst the ghosts of yesteryear in a Colonial setting; guided tours, entertainment in the Tavern; Faire Wynds grand finale 8:30 p.m.; tours every 15-20 minutes 6-8 p.m., reservations required; tours canceled if downpour, go on in light rain; free; colonialtimes.us

SUNDAY, OCT. 27: 2 p.m. Mealing Grove Baptist Church, 212 Murrah Road; Family and Friends Celebration; (803) 442-3755

MONDAY, OCT. 28: 7 p.m. Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; Terrifying Tales for Teens; winner of Young Adult Ghost Story Writing Contest announced

MONDAY, NOV. 11: 7:30 p.m., Wesley Center, Grace United Methodist Church; Veterans Concert, featuring Savannah River Winds; held by North Augusta Cultural Arts Council; free; (803) 442-7588

THURSDAY, JUNE 5: Last day of school for Aiken County public schools; information available online; acps.schoolfusion.us

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