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Posted: February 11, 2014 - 5:15pm
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff)  Dylan Wasserlein, 7, pets therapy dog Trigger after a reading a book to him during a program called Reading with Rover at the Nancy Carson Library in North Augusta on Wednesday, November 13, 2013. The program is available to elementary school children and allows them to practice their reading skills.   EMILY ROSE BENNETT/STAFF
EMILY ROSE BENNETT/STAFF
(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Dylan Wasserlein, 7, pets therapy dog Trigger after a reading a book to him during a program called Reading with Rover at the Nancy Carson Library in North Augusta on Wednesday, November 13, 2013. The program is available to elementary school children and allows them to practice their reading skills.

MONDAYS AND THURSDAYS: 7-9 p.m. Mondays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays; St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, 471 W. Martintown Road; meeting of the Pieceful Hearts Quilting Guild; (803) 279-6456

MONDAY-SATURDAY: 9 a.m. Monday-Saturday, and 6:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday, Riverview Park Activities Center, 100 Riverview Park Road; jazzercise classes; $32 a month; (803) 441-4311

MONDAYS: 5-6 p.m., Riverview Park Activities Center, 100 Riverview Park Road; baton twirling with Hope Hamm, introduces basics of baton twirling, dance and bodywork; $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; instruction in ballroom, social and line dances; Rudy Brostrom, instructor; $5 per class; (803) 474-0899

MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, FRIDAY: 10-10:45 a.m., Riverview Park Activities Center, 100 Riverview Park Road; Senior Fitness – aerobic-type class; Ruth Reynolds and Ruby Hamrick, instructors; free with center membership; (803) 441-4311

MONDAY, THURSDAY, FRIDAY: 5-6 p.m., Riverview Park Activities Center, 100 Riverview Park Road; strength and conditioning training; Marcus McGowan, instructor; (803) 441-4310

TUESDAYS: 4-9 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., advanced 8-9 p.m., $60; (803) 441-4311

TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY: 4:30-5:30 p.m., Riverview Park Activities Center, 100 Riverview Park Road; beginning archery class; Daniel Bartley, instructor; instruction for youths on how to shoot a vertical bow; (803) 441-4310

MONDAYS, TUESDAYS THROUGH APRIL 15: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; free income tax preparation for Aiken County residents with special attention to ages 60 and older; appointments required; (803) 279-5767

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

TODAY: 4:30 p.m., Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; Reading to Rover; register to read to Tim the dog; for K-5th graders; permission slip required for child to attend; free; (803) 279-5767, nancycarsonlibrary@gmail.com, facebook.com/NancyCarsonLibrary

THURSDAY: 6 p.m., North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Ave.; Brilliance in Business: Unmask the Possibilities, North Augusta Chamber of Commerce annual meeting and banquet, presented by Savannah River Nuclear Solutions; U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, speaker; The Year in Review, presentation of 2013 Citizen of the Year Award and 2013 Ambassador of the Year Award; members $45, $400 table of 8; others $90, $800 table of 8; northaugustachamber.org

FRIDAY: 6-9 p.m., American Legion Post 71, 333 E. Spring Grove Ave.; Dinner with Elvis featuring Russell Schneider; $20, two for $35; tickets available at Parks Pharmacy and Sno-Cap Drive-In; reservations required by 3 p.m. today; (803) 279-3270, (803) 279-5074

FRIDAY-MONDAY: All day; Great Backyard Bird Count; annual four-day event; GBBC checklists accepted from anywhere in the world; everyone can participate, from beginning birdwatchers to experts; takes as little as 15 minutes on one day or count as long as you like each day; free; birdsource.org/gbbc

MONDAY: 6:30 p.m., Manuel’s Bread Cafe, 505 Railroad Ave.; Part of Symphony Orchestra Augusta’s Mozart Festival; five courses, five wines and Mozart’s Sister; $65; reservations available online at bit.ly/1iD4zIF; manuelsbreadcafe.com

THURSDAY, FEB. 20: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Palmetto Terrace, North Augusta Municipal Building, 100 Georgia Ave.; Women in Business: New Year, New You; Angie Shuler, speaker; advance $20 members, $30 others; at door $25 members, $35 others; Jessica@northaugustachamber.
org

THURSDAY, FEB. 20: 7 p.m., Acacia Masonic Lodge 315 Ancient Free Masons, 501 Brookside Ave.; Berry Benson Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp North Augusta meeting; discussion of role of Georgia Brigade under Gen. John B. Gordon in the battles of Sharpsburg and Gettysburg; free

FRIDAY, FEB. 21: 6:30-10 p.m. Arts & Heritage Center of North Augusta, 100 Georgia Ave.; Bettin’ on the Bayou Casino Night 2014; craps, blackjack, roulette, Texas hold ’em, 50/50 raffle, bubbles and baubles, silent auction; $45 advance only; includes buffet dinner, $20,000 in Casino money, two drink tickets; casual dress, ages 21 and older; (803) 441-4380, artsandheritagecenter.com

SATURDAY, FEB. 22: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Riverview Park, 100 Riverview Park Drive; North Augusta Family Healthy Fair Expo; health screenings, eye screenings, body composition and blood pressure checks, blood mobile, vendors; bring prescriptions to be reviewed by a Walgreens pharmacist; food drive for canned goods to benefit Feed Seniors Now; All Star breakfast fundraiser 9 a.m. to noon by Waffle House Catering; North Augusta Family Y 5K run and fun run 9 a.m.

TUESDAY, FEB. 25: 6:30 p.m., Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; Thor: The Dark World; rated PG13; bring refreshments; free; (803) 279-5767, nancycarsonlibrary@gmail.com, facebook.com/NancyCarsonLibrary

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 26: 4 p.m., Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; Reading to Rover; register to read to Trigger the dog; for K-5th graders; permission slip required for child to attend; (803) 279-5767, nancycarsonlibrary@gmail.com, facebook.com/NancyCarsonLibrary

THURSDAY, FEB. 27: 4 p.m., Anytime Fitness, 336 Georgia Ave. Suite 202; Ribbon Cutting, Business After Hours and Open House; ribbon cutting 4 p.m., Business After Hours and open house follows; refreshments served; northaugustachamber.org

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5:
4 p.m., Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; Early Release Movie: Free Birds; bring your own refreshments; free; (803) 279-5767, nancycarsonlibrary@gmail.com, facebook.com/NancyCarsonLibrary bring

SATURDAY, MARCH 8: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1704 Bunting Drive; Self-Reliance, Food Storage and Safety Fair; mini-classes, blood drive, recipes, food samples, information

MONDAY, MARCH 10: 10 a.m., North Augusta YMCA, 401 Martintown Road; Navigating Dementia: Let Us Be Your Guide to Understanding Dementia; look at the signs and symptoms of dementia and how to better care for someone with Alzheimer’s or dementia; share experiences and get education and support; (803) 351-7339

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