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Posted: June 4, 2014 - 2:34pm

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

AIKEN COUNTY BOARD OF DISABILITIES MEETING: 7 p.m. Thursday, Aiken County Board of Disabilities, 1016 Vaucluse Road, Aiken; (803) 642-8800

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

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

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, fortgordon.com/theatre.php

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; augustaoutdoorexpo.com

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, steven.r.walpert.naf@mail.mil, fortgordon.com/theatre.php

NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUP MEETING: 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, St. John’s United Methodist Church, room 119, 104 Newberry St. NW, Aiken; for relatives and friends of addicts; free; nar-anon.org

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

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, cathy.cole@uhsinc.com; free; bit.ly/1cbQBg8

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; flatlineprowrestling.com

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;

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. to 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

SUMMER BEACH BLAST: 6 p.m. Friday, 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, evanstownecenterpark.com

ASTRONOMY CLUB OF AUGUSTA MEETING: 7 p.m. Friday, Aiken County Library, 314 Chesterfield St. SW, Aiken; Michael Swan and Mark Moffatt, speakers; star gazing, observation of moon, planets and stars after meeting; refreshments; angelfire.com/ga/astronomyclubaugusta

U.S. ARMY SIGNAL CORPS BAND PRESENTS D-DAY 70TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT: 7 p.m. Friday, Imperial Theatre, 749 Broad St., Augusta; Second act formatted like an old-time radio show, featuring Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre performers; free; (706) 722-8341, (706) 791-3113

SWAMP SATURDAY HIKE OR BIKE: 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, 1858 Lock and Dam Road, Augusta; free guided, leisurely hike through approximately 2.5 miles of nature park trails, or gentle bike ride through approximately 7 miles of wetlands trails; variety of wildlife; learn about the diverse plant life and importance of an urban wetland ecology; wear comfortable, closed-toe shoes, bring water to drink; strollers welcome; no dogs; bring your own bike, helmets required; reservations required for groups of six or more; reservations: (706) 396-1411; information: (706) 828-2109, naturalsciencesacademy.org

CSRA HEA USED BOOK SALE: 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Christ’s Sanctified Holy Church, 136 N. Belair Road, Evans; buy used home-school curriculum and books; reserve a table to sell books by contacting Katrina at kchan344@gmail.com, csrahea.org

NATIONAL LEARN TO ROW DAY: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Boathouse, 101 Riverfront Drive, Augusta; Augusta Rowing Club offering tours of facilities, ergometer (rowing machine) demonstrations and instructions, hands-on lessons on the dock, rowing on the Savannah River; experienced rowers assist in all demonstrations and activities; must be at least 12 years old and sign a waiver; refreshments; admission is donation of a nonperishable food item for Golden Harvest Food Bank; lfletcher103@comcast.net, augustarowingclub.org

GREATER AUGUSTA STAMP CLUB MEETING: 7 p.m. Monday, First Baptist Church of Augusta Activities Building, 3500 Walton Way, Augusta; Milestones in U.S. Postal History, slide presentation by Alice Walker; club meets second and fourth Mondays, except holidays

SRS CAB COMMITTEE MEETINGS: Tuesday, DOE Meeting Center (in the Village Green), 230 Village Green Blvd., Suite 220, Aiken; Waste Management 4:30-6:20 p.m., Consultative Technical Evaluation Report for H-Tank Farm, H-Tank Farm Closure; Nuclear Materials 6:30-8:20 p.m., Building 235-F Status; if unable to attend meeting but you’d like to participate, go online, scroll to the meeting date and click the “Join the Live Online Meeting” button; meeting may be watched later by visiting CAB’s YouTube Channel; (803) 952-7884, cab.srs.gov/meeting_schedules.html

WIDESPREAD PANIC CONCERT: 7:30 p.m. June 11, James Brown Arena, 601 Seventh St.; $42.50; tickets available from Champion’s Box Office, by phone (877) 428-4849 and online at www.georgialinatix.com, bit.ly/O7cx2Y

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, ticketf.ly/

FRIDAY 13TH SPOOKY FULL MOON HIKE: 9 p.m. June 13, Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, 1858 Lock and Dam Road, Augusta; guided, leisurely hike through nature park and wetlands trails in the light of a full moon; variety of wildlife, diverse plant life; learn importance of urban wetland ecology; wear comfortable, closed-toe shoes, bring water to drink; strollers are welcome, no dogs; $5 members, $10 others; reservations requested; (706) 396-1411, naturalsciencesacademy.org

SUNSET HOMES REUNION: 10 a.m. to 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; prideaugusta.org

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