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Posted: May 27, 2014 - 2:55pm

STORY TIME IN THE PARKS: 10-10:45 a.m.; ages 8 and younger, accompanied by an adult; reading of children’s books by a volunteer; games, bring blanket or chair; free book for each child; June 4, Crosland Park Shelter, July 2, Perry Park Shelter, Aug. 6, Osbon Park Shelter; (803) 642-7634

UNITY IN THE COMMUNITY MUSIC AND ARTS WORKSHOP: 6:15-9 p.m. June 5 and 6, meet 3:30 p.m. June 7, concert 5:30 p.m. June 7, Laura Grove Baptist Church, 122 Burning Bush Lane, Clarks Hill; Clarks Hill Community Churches, host; registration required; (706) 231-0541,

SMITH-WATSON FAMILY: Reunion July 3-6, Aiken and Edgefield counties; (706) 399-0143, (803) 507-7461,

FORT GORDON DINNER THEATRE: STEEL MAGNOLIAS: Dinner 7 p.m., show 8 p.m. July 18, 19, 25, 26, 31, Aug. 1, 2, Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre, Third Avenue, Building 32100, Fort Gordon; a group of gossipy southern ladies in a small-town beauty parlor; $30-$45; reservations required; (706) 793-8552,

AUGUSTA OUTDOOR EXPO: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, July 19, James Brown Arena, 601 Seventh St., Augusta; vendor booths, exhibits, door prizes; David Blanton of Realtree, guest speaker; hunting, fishing, archery, shooting, taxidermy, off-road and more; presented by Augusta Outdoor Ministries;

AUDITIONS: FORT GORDON DINNER THEATRE: THE HOLLOW: 7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, July 22 and 23, Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre, Third Avenue, Building 32100, Fort Gordon; (706) 793-8552,,

MOMS CLUB OF AUGUSTA: 10 a.m. first Wednesdays (except December); chapter includes residents from Augusta, Martinez and North Augusta; e-mail for location;,

CANHOPE EMOTIONAL SUPPORT GROUP: 3-4 p.m. third Wednesdays, Aiken First Baptist Church, 120 Chester­field St.; Cancer Survivors Helping Others through Positive Encouragement; Cathy Cole, group facilitator, (803) 641-5389,; free;

PRO WRESTLING: Doors open 7:30 p.m., bell time 8 p.m. first Saturdays, Patriots Park Gymnasium, 5445 Columbia Road, Grovetown; $10 and $7; 5 and younger free;

WOMEN’S VETERANS CLUB OF THE CENTRAL SAVANNAH RIVER AREA: 11 a.m. second Saturdays, Evans Government Center, Auditorium A, 630 Ronald Reagan Drive, Evans; open to female veterans; free; Commander Watha Alston-Hooper (706) 955-7398, (706) 564-6745; Deputy Commander Kari Bertrand (706) 832-3521; wvcofcsra.


AIKEN AREA MYELINATORS MS SELF-HELP GROUP MEETING: 10 a.m. third Saturdays, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 961 Trail Ridge Road, Aiken; for those with multiple sclerosis and caregivers

SILVERSNEAKERS: 10 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, Aiken County Recreation Center, 917 Jefferson Davis Highway, Graniteville; engaging members (ages 65-plus) in Zumba, tai chi and other activities; free to those who have Medicare through AARP, Humana, America’s 1st Choice or Windsor Health Plan; (803) 663-6142

CITIZENS PARK SPRAY-GROUND: 1060 Banks Mill Road, Aiken; open to the public 1-8 p.m. Saturday-Monday, 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday-Friday through Oct. 1; available for rent 9:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays; (803) 642-7761

ORDER MY STEPS CONFERENCE 2014: Registration 8:30 a.m., workshops 9 a.m. Saturday, Bettis Academy, 78 State Highway S-19-407, Trenton; Getting Your House In Order and Financing God’s Way; brunch keynote speaker the Rev. Barbara B. Wills speaking on Blooming where God has Placed You; $15, includes materials and brunch; (803)

SUPER HAPPY BLOCK PARTY: 1-7 p.m. Saturday, Augusta Common; booths of activities for kids of all ages revolving around the idea of science and creativity intermingling; robotics, solar cars, live entertainment, music and light show; food trucks, bier garden, root beer and home brewing classes; free; (706) 877-8707,

CINDERELLA BALL: 6 p.m. Sunday, Julian Smith Casino, 2200 Broad St., Augusta; light hors d’oeuvres, three course dinner, live entertainment; formal attire; benefits Sebrina’s Youth With Destiny Inc., Mentoring Out of the Box Program; $40; tickets available at or by phone; (706) 306-7567,

SESAME STREET LIVE: CAN’T STOP SINGING: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, 10:30 a.m. June 4, Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St., Augusta; $16-$56; tickets available at Champion’s Box Office at James Brown Arena, online and by phone; (877) 4AUG-TIX,

SUMMER BEACH BLAST: 6 p.m. June 6, Evans Towne Center Park, Evans; featuring The Catalinas, Jim Quick and The Coastline, The Embers; food and drink vendors, water slides, corn hole, shag dancing, beach sand and more; $15 advance, $20 event day, ages 12 and younger free; (706) 650-5005,

FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE: THIS IS HOW WE ROLL TOUR 2014, WITH NELLY AND CHRIS LANE: 7:30 p.m. June 13, Lake Olmstead Stadium, 78 Milledge Road, Augusta; $39.75, tickets available by phone and online; (877) 4FLY-TIX,

SUNSET HOMES REUNION: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. June 21, W.T. Johnson Community Center, 1610 Hunter St., Augusta; Janice Holmes (706) 736-5057

BEATS ON BROAD: 6 p.m. June 27, Augusta Common; outdoor dance party, featuring DJ Kaos of Savannah nightclub Club One

AUGUSTA PRIDE 2014: Everyone Loves, theme – parade 10 a.m. June 28, Broad Street to Augusta Common; festival 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Augusta Common; free;

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