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Posted: April 24, 2012 - 6:02pm

WALTON BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE OPEN HOUSE: 5-7 p.m. today; meet and greet with doctors and learn about the services; also will feature tours, a vendor fair and refreshments; reservations are encouraged; Walton Behavioral Medicine, 639 13th St., Augusta; to RSVP, call (706) 823-5211

ORAL CANCER SCREENINGS: 8 a.m. to noon Thursday; free screenings sponsored by the Head and Neck Cancer Alliance, also known as the Yul Brynner Head and Neck Cancer Foundation; Georgia Health Sciences Cancer Center, 1411 Laney-Walker Blvd., Augusta; schedule an appointment, (706) 721-6744

MOVIE FRIDAYS: 11 a.m. Fridays in April and May; movies shown will have a mental health theme and will be followed by a discussion on mental illness and the stigma associated with it; Aiken Barnwell Mental Health Center, community room, 1135 Gregg Highway, Aiken; for more information, contact Joe Stertz, certified peer support specialist, (803) 641-7700, ext. 102

SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA OF AUGUSTA: 
8 p.m. Friday; University of South Carolina Aiken Etherredge Center, off University Parkway; $40 adults, $5 students;
(803) 641-3305

8TH ANNUAL EARTH DAY CELEBRATION: 
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday; Mayor Fred Cavanaugh will speak at the Windham Stage at 11 a.m.; environmental exhibitors, drummers and Columbia Marionette Theatre; held at Hopelands Garden off Whiskey Road, Aiken 

AUGUSTA FOOD ALLERGY: 6 p.m. Friday; meetings held every fourth Friday; Evans Government Center Auditorium Building A, 630 Ronald Reagan Drive, Evans; www.augustafoodallergy.org

SACRED HEART GARDEN FESTIVAL:
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday-Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday; will feature displays of garden and floral displays, unique plants, vendors, workshops led by garden experts and tours of private gardens; Sacred Heart Cultural Center, 1301 Greene St., Augusta; (706) 826-4700 or www.sacredheartgardenfestival.com

ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE: 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday, and  8 p.m. May 4-5 and 3 p.m. May 6; play presented by The Edgefield County Theatre Company; The William Miller Bouknight Theatre at The Joanne T. Rainsford Discovery Center, 405 Main St., Edgefield; (803) 637-3833

TEA TASTING DROP-IN: 3-6 p.m. Saturday; held by The Curiosity Shop, 224 Park Ave. SW, Aiken; $10, includes tea tasting, two ounces of tea, mini-seminar on tea and tea cup to take home; for tickets, visit the store or www.curiosityshoptea.com; Amy, (803) 644-0004

DRAGON BOAT & FAMILY FESTIVAL: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday; boat races start at 9:30 a.m., blessing of the boats and Painting of the Dragon Eye will be at noon; other activities include Chinese cultural acts, an eggroll eating contest, Asian-themed marketplace and performance stage, food, music, crafts and children’s activities; Lake Olmstead, 2200 Broad St., Augusta; free; www.goodboats.orgAUGUSTA’S YOUTH GOT TALENT SHOW: 2 p.m. Saturday; 19 contestants will compete in front of a panel of judges in talents from singing to dancing; judges include Deanna Brown, with the James Brown Foundation and Brent Hlavaty of the CW Augusta; show hosted by Miss Monique from WPRW Power 107.7 FM ; entertainment by the James Brown Academy Musik Pupils; sponsored by the Augusta Partnership for Children; A.R. Johnson Health, Science and Engineering Magnet School, 1324 Laney-Walker Blvd., Augusta; (706) 721-1869

MONSTER X TOUR: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday; James Brown Arena, 601 7th St., Augusta; www.georgialinatix.com

GROWING BOYS: 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday; for boys ages 9-12 and their father, male adult relative or male adult family friend; information on what to expect in the preadolescent years; $10 per person; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register or for information, (706) 481-7604

DRAMATIC VOICES: 7:30 p.m. Saturday; part of the Georgia Health Sciences Symphony Series by Symphony Orchestra Augusta; First Baptist Church of Augusta, 3500 Walton Way, Augusta; for tickets, visit www.soaugusta.org or call (706) 826-4705

FOX FAMILY FUN FEST: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday; Columbia County Amphitheater, Evans; free; Cindy Burroughs, (706) 650-5400 or cburroughs@wfxg.com

EASTER SEALS DISC GOLF CLASSIC: Saturday; held by Easter Seals East Georgia and the Professional Disc Golf Association; PDGA International Disc Golf Center at Wildwood Park in Appling, Ga.; $40 individuals, $150 per team of four; register at pdga.com; Jillian Fritz, (706) 667-9695 or jrumbaugh@esega.org

6TH ANNUAL HISTORIC BEECH ISLAND TOUR: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; self-guided driving tour of 15 locations to include: Redcliffe Plantation State Historic Site, All Saints Episcopal Church, First Baptist Church, Silver Bluff Baptist Church, St. Catherine C.M.E. Church, Hammond and Zubly cemeteries, Silver Bluff Audubon Center, the Jarrett Museum, Jackson Swamp Arts, Coursey’s Auto Barn and two private homes: South Slope Plantation and Mossy Oaks; barbecue lunch available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; ticket headquarters day-of-the-tour will be the society’s history and visitors center, 144 Old Jackson Highway, Beech Island; Jackie Bartley, (803) 827-0184 or e-mail bihs@comcast.net

SOUTHERN HOSPITALITY BBQ AND BLOOD DRIVE: 1:30-4:30 p.m. Saturday; Shepeard Community Blood

Center’s Bloodmobile, all donors will receive a free T-shirt and ticket to the Augusta GreenJackets game on June 15; event includes free BBQ, entertainment by The Dewain French Trio and local companies will have booths and giveaways; hosted by Washington Commons, an independent senior retirement community; Washington Commons, 100 Washington Commons Drive, Evans; (706) 860-0402

WOMEN ENLIGHTENED FOR BETTER HEALTH OYSTER ROAST: 5-9 p.m. Saturday; Rose Hill Estate, 221 Greenville St. NW, Aiken; $30; purchase tickets at Aiken Regional Medical Centers, Allegra Marketing Print and Mail, Aiken Standard and Wayne’s Automotive

GOLDEN AFTERNOON: ENGLISH WATERCOLORS FROM THE ELSLEY COLLECTION: 6 p.m. Saturday; exhibition opening; art collector and horticulturist John Elsley will discuss his collection of 19th century paintings of Victorian-era English gardens; reception will feature heavy hors d’oeuvres and drinks in the galleries; Morris Museum of Art, 1 Tenth St., Augusta; $5 for museum members and Sacred Heart Garden Festival ticket holders, $10 for others; RSVP, call (706) 724-7501

SOUTH CAROLINA SILVER SOCIETY MEETING: 2-4 p.m. Sunday; business meeting, followed by an opportunity for the public to bring in silver pieces; Aiken County Historical Museum, 433 Newberry St. SW, Aiken; free; (803) 642-2015

ON BEING A GIRL: 6-9 p.m. Tuesday; designed for girls ages 9-12 and their mother, a female adult relative or female adult family friend; discussion on physical and emotional changes of puberty; $10 per person; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register or for information, (706) 481-7604

CIVIL WAR LECTURE SERIES: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday; Jim Jordan presents The Wanderer; Aiken County Historical Museum, 433 Newberry St. SW, Aiken; $5; (803) 642-2015

AUGUSTA’S HUMOROUS HISTORY: 12:30 p.m. May 2; lunch starts at 11:30 a.m.; Augusta Museum of History Brown Bag Series; speaker, Bill Kirby, editor and columnist with

The Augusta Chronicle

, will share a variety of stories including the mystery woman in golfer Gene Sarazen’s hotel room the night before his famous double eagle Masters victory, General Sherman’s offer to return to Augusta and burn down the town to correct a Civil War oversight and the Chronicle’s 1960s expose uncovering a local nudist camp; attendees encouraged to bring a brown bag lunch, museum will provide beverages; Augusta Museum of History, 560 Reynolds Street, Augusta; free for museum members, $3 for nonmembers; (706) 722-8454

FREE TAX WORKSHOP: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 2; for prospective and new small business owners; University of South Carolina Aiken, Penland Administration Building, conference room 110, Aiken; Marilyn Miller, sbdc@usca.edu or (803) 641-3646

WHAT’S IN THE BOX? TRACKS AND TRAILS: 10-11 a.m., 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. May 3;learn about untamed landscape and animals of the old Wild West, create a painting inspired by a surprise in the box; program geared toward toddlers and their caretakers; Morris Museum of Art, 1 Tenth Street, Augusta; free museum family members and parents, $4 per nonmember participant; advanced registration required; (706) 724-7501

ASTRONOMY CLUB OF AUGUSTA: 7 p.m. May 4; club meeting with Dr. Monique C. Aller, who will discuss galaxies; Ruth Patrick Science Education Center at University of South Carolina Aiken, off University Parkway; lunar observing afterwards; www.angelfire.com/ga/astronomyclubaugusta

EXPRESS LAMAZE CHILDBIRTH PREPARATION: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. May 5; learn about the final stages of pregnancy, labor and the birth of your baby; discussion about natural and epidural deliveries; learn about Lamaze coping techniques, the immediate bonding period and postpartum adjustment; tour Family-Focused Childbirth unit; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

JOHNSTON PEACH BLOSSOM FESTIVAL: May 5; www.johnstondevelopmentcorp.org/ or (803) 275-2345

SPRING EDUCATION DAY: 8 a.m. to noon May 5; features master gardener plant sale, plant swap, speakers, exhibits, demonstrations, door prizes and a freebies table; Aiken County Farmers Market, located on Williamsburg Street between Park and Richland avenues, Aiken; (803) 649-6297, ext. 122

27TH ANNUAL A DAY IN THE COUNTRY FESTIVAL: noon May 6; Augusta Riverfront Marina; general admission $25 advance, $35 day of show, children age 5 and younger free with paid adult ticket; café tickets $75 advance sale only; tixonline.com or (803) 278-4849

THE AUGUSTA CHORALE ANNUAL SPRING CONCERT: 4 p.m. May 6; featuring Franz Schubert’s Mass in G; highlight of: Anita Purcell, soprano; Garry Grant, tenor; and Timothy Jenkins, bass; Gilbert-Lambuth Chapel of Paine College, 1235 15th St., Augusta; $15 adults, $5 students/children; (706) 830-0991 or (706) 836-9426

Helga Hulse Piano Recital: 4 p.m. May 6; includes works by Bach, Chopin and DeBussy; Aiken County Historical Museum, 433 Newberry St. SW, Aiken; free, donations accepted; (803) 642-2015

CHILDBIRTH UNIT TOURS: 2 p.m. May 7; tours of the Family Focused Childbirth Unit at Trinity Hospital of Augusta; meet in the main lobby, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; registration requested, call (706) 481-7727

141ST CHURCH ANNIVERSARY: 8 a.m. May 7; Runs Missionary Baptist Church, 717 Williston Road, Beech Island

HEALTHY FUTURES SENIOR HEALTH FAIR: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 8; information on healthy eating, diabetes, rescare, blood pressure, vision care and infection control will be provided; a brown bag table will be set up for a pharmacist to review medications being taken and advise people on when and how to take them, people should bring their medications with them for the analysis; other activities include potting plants, having fun with family photos, a track for walkers and a memory table aimed to curtail Alzheimer’s; gifts will be provided for those who walk the most steps on the track, get the most correct answers at the memory table and complete tasks at other tables at the fair; free and open to the public; East Central Regional Hospital in the gymnasium, Tobacco Road, Augusta; (706) 868-0120

CIVIL WAR LECTURE SERIES: 10:30 a.m. May 8; Ed Mann and Ed Rogers present Col. Chesnut and Gen. Wade Hampton III; Aiken County Historical Museum, 433 Newberry St. SW, Aiken; $5; (803) 642-2015

INFANT CPR: 6-8 p.m. May 9; learn infant CPR using infant mannequins and a step-by-step method; Trinity Hospital, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register (706) 481-7727

DAVID MASCARO’S STUDIO GROUP EXHIBIT: 5-7 p.m. May 10; art exhibit opening reception; exhibit will be on display through June 29; Sacred Heart Cultural Center, 1301 Greene St., Augusta; (706) 826-4700

FILMS ON FRIDAY: noon May 11; view She Wore a Yellow Ribbon, a 1949 film; discussion led by musuem Kevin Grogan will follow; attendees are invited to bring a lunch; Morris Museum of Art, 1 Tenth Street, Augusta; free; (706) 724-7501

AIKEN BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL: 6 p.m. May 11 and 2 p.m. May 12; Highfields Showgrounds in Aiken; aikenbluegrassfestival.org

BABY CARE BASICS & BREAST-FEEDING: 9 a.m. to noon May 12; information on caring for a newborn such as diapering, bathing, feeding and cord care; information will be provided on breast-feeding; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

OUR NEW BABY BROTHER OR SISTER: 4-5 p.m. May 14; prepare children for the arrival of a sibling; teach them how to participate in the care of the baby; visit to the hospital nursery; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

HEALTH AWARENESS DAY: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 14; presentation topics include adolescent reproductive health rights, evidence-based teen pregnancy prevention programs, sexual violence prevention, gang violence prevention, alcohol and drug laws and messages from the Richmond County Youth Leadership Council; registration required by May 2; Richmond Health Department, 950 Laney Walker Blvd., Augusta; to register or for more information, contact Mary Stacy, youth development coordinator, at (706) 667-4283 or mbstacy@dhr.state.ga.us

LET’S GO FLY A KITE: 9-11 a.m. registration, noon contest May 14; bring a homemade or bought kite; awards in each category for highest flying, largest, smallest, most unusual, oldest and youngest flyer; Diamond Lakes Regional Park, 108 Diamond Lakes Way, Hephzibah; free; Leroy Danforth, (803) 279-2235, or Phillip, (803) 646-8536

4TH ANNUAL PAR FORE PARKINSON’S GOLF TOURNAMENT: May 14 at Woodside Plantation in Aiken; $100 per person, $400 per foursome; cost includes golf, range balls, breakfast by Krystals and lunch by Fatz Cafe; each player will receive a golf shirt and a sleeve of balls; raffles and auctions will be held; benefits local Parkinson’s Disease programs; to register, visit www.parforeparkinsons.org or call Mike Benko, (803) 641-2237

ART AT LUNCH: noon May 18; Arthur J. Phelan discusses Western art and the process of collecting; Phelan’s collection comprises the exhibition Window on the West; Morris Museum of Art, 1 Tenth Street, Augusta; $10 museum members, $14 nonmembers; lunch by SHane’s Rib Shack; paid reservations due May 16; (706) 724-7501

11TH ANNUAL PARKINSON’S DISEASE PATIENT SEMINAR: May 18; speaker, Dr. Alberto Espay from the University of Cincinnati, and Drs. Shyamal Mehta and John Morgan of Georgia Health Sciences University; free; to register, e-mail astefanakos@georgiahealth.edu or call (706) 721-4895

WET PAINT PARTY: 7-10 p.m. May 19; features silent art sale which features art from 40 local artists and 20 city employees including Augusta Mayor Deke Copenhaver; live art auction of art painted on location; vintage fashion and hair show by Vintage Ooollee and Modish Salon; Old Government House, 423 Telfair Street, Augusta; free for members, nonmembers must purchase a membership at the door; memberships start at $25; information, Grace Inman, outreach director, (706) 826-4702 ext. 2

CSRA GOLF CHALLENGE: 8 a.m. registration, 9 a.m. shotgun start May 19; golf tournament to benefit the First Tee of Augusta and Cross Creek High School’s football program sponsored by Brothers of the Dove and First Tee of Augusta; tournament is four person best ball, divisions for male and female teams; each team will be assigned a member of First Tee of Augusta; Goshen Plantation Golf Club, 1601 Goshen Clubhouse Drive, Augusta; $100 per golfer, fee includes lunch, green fees, cart fees, awards and prizes; to register or for more information, contact Coach Al Ashford, (706) 364-4653 or aashford@thefirstteeaugusta.org, Maxwell Smith, (706) 414-7390 or maxwell_smith04@hotmail.com, or Drexel Clark, (706) 664-4637 or dac723@msn.com

HUNGER AWARENESS WALK: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 19; walk benefits Golden Harvest Food Bank programs; $15 registration with T-shirt, $10 registration without shirt; University of South Carolina Aiken Convocation Center, 375 Robert Bell Parkway, Aiken; contact Donna DeTroye at donnad@usca.edu

19TH ANNUAL BLIND WILLIE MCTELL BLUES FESTIVAL: May 19; one day blues fest featuring Delbert McClinton, blues legend James Cotton, acoustic country blues from Guy Davis, souther soul from Randall Bramblett and Geoff Achison Band and local entertainment from Mama Says; vendors will serve traditional Southern food and beverages; carry in food and drinks will not be allowed; annual festival site, Stagecoach Road, Thomson; children 12 and under admitted free; $25 advance tickets; tickets go on sale in mid-March at www.blindwillie.com

MEGAN LYNCH: 2 p.m. May 20; Lynch is a fiddler currently touring with Pam Tillis and Lorrie Morgan and has played with artists such as Dale Ann Bradley, Roland White, Larry Cordle and Chris Jones; refreshments will follow performance; Morris Museum of Art, auditorium, 1 10th Street, Augusta; free; (706) 724-7501

AIKEN MASTER GARDENERS LUNCH BOX LECTURE SERIES : Noon to 1 p.m. May 21; topic- adaptive gardening; Trinity United Methodist Church, 2724 Whiskey Road, Aiken; park next door at Church of God after 11:45 a.m.; free and open to public; bring a lunch; (803) 649-6297, ext. 122

STROM THURMOND HIGH SCHOOL CLASS REUNION: May 25-28; the Class of 1973 have opened their class reunion to class members from 1970 through the present; reunion will be held in Atlanta; $60 per person; contact reunion president, Yvonne Simmons-Forrest at (706) 394-2995 or ydfga55@hotmail.com for reunion details

STROKE EDUCATION CONFERENCE: 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. May 30; free education conference for emergency management services providers; will cover pre-hospital and interventional stroke care, hands-on learning in a simulation lab, learn how to differentiate between a stroke and conditions that mimic a stroke, tour the hospital’s angiography suite; course carries four continuing education units and lunch is provided; Georgia Health Sciences Medical Center neuroscience amphitheater, Augusta; register by phone at (706) 825-4747 or at www.georgiahealth.org

FILMS ON FRIDAY: noon June 1; view My Darling Clementine, a 1946 film; discussion led by musuem Kevin Grogan will follow; attendees are invited to bring a lunch; Morris Museum of Art, 1 Tenth Street, Augusta; free; (706) 724-7501

MUSIC’S WORLD CITIZEN YANNI 2012 CONCERT TOUR OF NORTH AMERICA: 8 p.m. June 1; The Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St., Augusta; tickets $45-$105; www.georgialinatix.com

EXPRESS LAMAZE CHILDBIRTH PREPARATION: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. June 2; learn about the final stages of pregnancy, labor and the birth of your baby; discussion about natural and epidural deliveries; learn about Lamaze coping techniques, the immediate bonding period and postpartum adjustment; tour Family-Focused Childbirth unit; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

SMACKDOWN WORLD TOUR: 7 p.m. June 2; James Brown Arena, 601 7th St., Augusta; $16-$96; 877-4AUGTIX

CHILDBIRTH UNIT TOURS: 2 p.m. June 4; tours of the Family Focused Childbirth Unit at Trinity Hospital; meet in the main lobby, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; registration requested, call (706) 481-7727

HUG YOUR BABY: 4-5 p.m. June 4; provides help, understanding and guidance for young families; learn how infants communicate and learn strategies to calm your baby; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

ELMO’S SUPER HEROES: 7 p.m. June 5, 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. June 6; The Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St., Augusta; $15-$57; 877-4AUGTIX

BABY CARE BASICS & BREAST-FEEDING: 9 a.m. to noon June 8; information on caring for a newborn such as diapering, bathing, feeding and cord care; information will be provided on breast-feeding; Trinity Hospital, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

STROKE EDUCATION CONFERENCE: 8 a.m. to noon June 12; free education conference for emergency management services providers; will cover pre-hospital and interventional stroke care, hands-on learning in a simulation lab, learn how to differentiate between a stroke and conditions that mimic a stroke, tour the hospital’s angiography suite; course carries four continuing education units and lunch is provided; Georgia Health Sciences Medical Center neuroscience amphitheater, Augusta; register by phone at (706) 825-4747 or at www.georgiahealth.org

2ND ANNUAL WHEELCHAIR TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP: June 16-17; hosted by Walton Foundation for Independence, part of the Georgia Wheelchair Tennis Grand Prix; Newman Tennis Center, 3103 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; deadline to register is June 9; $50; register at usta.com with tournament ID 703401512; alsalley@wrh.org or (706) 826-5809

SHIRLEY CAESAR: 6 p.m. June 16; James Brown Arena, 601 7th St., Augusta; $29-49, there will be a $5 increase in ticket prices on day of show; 877-4AUGTIX

CHILDCARE AND BABYSITTING SAFETY: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 23; babysitting class based on curriculum plan designed by the American Safety and Health Institute; course content includes information on playtime, hand washing, telephone calls, infant and child feeding, diapering, sleep time and emergency care; for children ages 11 to 14 who are interested in babysitting; $30 per person, lunch included; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register or for information, (706) 481-7604

CHILDBIRTH EDUCATION 101: 6-8:30 p.m. June 28; overview of the signs and symptoms of labor and the stages of labor and delivery; information on pain relief options for labor, the immediate bonding period with your newborn and postpartum adjustment; tour of the hospital’s Family-Focused Childbirth unit; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

FRESH MUSIC FESTIVAL WITH KEITH SWEAT: June 29; James Brown Arena, 601 7th St., Augusta; (877) 4AUGTIX

FILMS ON FRIDAY: noon July 6; view High Noon, a 1952 film; discussion led by musuem Kevin Grogan will follow; attendees are invited to bring a lunch; Morris Museum of Art, 1 Tenth Street, Augusta; free; (706) 724-7501

BABY CARE BASICS & BREAST-FEEDING: 9 a.m. to noon July 7; information on caring for a newborn such as diapering, bathing, feeding and cord care; information will be provided on breast-feeding; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

ARTRAGEOUS FAMILY SUNDAY: noon-4 p.m. July 8; theme, Wild, Wild Westival; view Window on the West exhibition, hear cowboy storytellers, learn lasso rope tricks, much on Western food, participate in arts and crafts; Morris Museum of Art, 1 Tenth Street, Augusta; free; (706) 724-7501

CHILDBIRTH UNIT TOURS: 2 p.m. July 9; tours of the Family Focused Childbirth Unit at Trinity Hospital of Augusta; meet in the main lobby, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; registration requested, call (706) 481-7727

INFANT CPR: 6-8 p.m. July 10; learn infant CPR using infant mannequins and a step-by-step method; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register (706) 481-7727

FREDDIE FLYNT AND PATRICIA MAYERS EXHIBIT: 5-7 p.m. July 12; art exhibit opening reception; exhibit will be on display through Aug. 31; Sacred Heart Cultural Center, 1301 Greene St., Augusta; (706) 826-4700

EXPRESS LAMAZE CHILDBIRTH PREPARATION: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. July 14; learn about the final stages of pregnancy, labor and the birth of your baby; discussion about natural and epidural deliveries; learn about Lamaze coping techniques, the immediate bonding period and postpartum adjustment; tour Family-Focused Childbirth unit; Trinity Hospital, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

GROWING BOYS: 9:30 a.m. to noon July 14; for boys ages 9-12 and their father, male adult relative or male adult family friend; information on what to expect in the preadolescent years; $10 per person; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register or for information, (706) 481-7604

CAMP TO BE INDEPENDENT: July 15-20; presented by Walton Foundation for Independence; five-day overnight camp for ages 8 to 21 with an acquired traumatic brain injury; held at Camp Twin Lakes in Rutledge, Ga.; free; register by April 6 at www.wrh.org/CampTBI; (706) 826-5809

OUR NEW BABY BROTHER OR SISTER: 4-5 p.m. July 16; prepare children for the arrival of a sibling; teach them how to participate in the care of the baby; visit to the hospital nursery; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

CHILDCARE AND BABYSITTING SAFETY: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 21; babysitting class based on curriculum plan designed by the American Safety and Health Institute; course content includes information on playtime, hand washing, telephone calls, infant and child feeding, diapering, sleep time and emergency care; for children ages 11 to 14 who are interested in babysitting; $30 per person, lunch included; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register or for information, (706) 481-7604

CHILDBIRTH EDUCATION 101: 6-8:30 p.m. July 26; overview of the signs and symptoms of labor and the stages of labor and delivery; information on pain relief options for labor, the immediate bonding period with your newborn and postpartum adjustment; tour of the hospital’s Family-Focused Childbirth unit; Trinity Hospital, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

ON BEING A GIRL: 6-9 p.m. July 31; designed for girls ages 9-12 and their mother, a female adult relative or female adult family friend; discussion on physical and emotional changes of puberty; $10 per person; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register or for information, (706) 481-7604

BABY CARE BASICS & BREAST-FEEDING: 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 3; information on caring for a newborn such as diapering, bathing, feeding and cord care; information will be provided on breast-feeding; Trinity Hospital, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

CHILDBIRTH UNIT TOURS: 2 p.m. Aug. 6; tours of the Family Focused Childbirth Unit at Trinity Hospital of Augusta; meet in the main lobby, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; registration requested, call (706) 481-7727

INFANT CPR: 6-8 p.m. Aug. 7; learn infant CPR using infant mannequins and a step-by-step method; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register (706) 481-7727

BEGINNING SIGN LANGUAGE: 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Aug. 8-Sept. 26; eight-week course covers systems of sign language, facets of deaf culture and expressive and receptive finger spelling; A Basic Course in American Sign Language textbook is required: $40 per person and $40 for the book; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register or for information, (706) 481-7604

SIGN LANGUAGE FOR KIDS: 10-11 a.m. Aug. 11, 18 and 25; three Saturdays of learning the basics of the American Sign Language including the alphabet, numbers and phrases; weekly handouts will be provided; for children ages 6-12; $20 per child; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register or for information, (706) 481-7604

STEPPING INTO MANHOOD: 9:30 a.m. to noon Aug. 11; for boys ages 12-15 and their father, male adult relative or male adult family friend; frank discussions on sexuality, peer pressure and responsible decision-making; $10 per person; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register or for information, (706) 481-7604

HUG YOUR BABY: 4-5 p.m. Aug. 13; provides help, understanding and guidance for young families; learn how infants communicate and learn strategies to calm your baby; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

EXPRESS LAMAZE CHILDBIRTH PREPARATION: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Aug. 18; learn about the final stages of pregnancy, labor and the birth of your baby; discussion about natural and epidural deliveries; learn about Lamaze coping techniques, the immediate bonding period and postpartum adjustment; tour Family-Focused Childbirth unit; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

CHILDBIRTH EDUCATION 101: 6-8:30 p.m. Aug. 23; overview of the signs and symptoms of labor and the stages of labor and delivery; information on pain relief options for labor, the immediate bonding period with your newborn and postpartum adjustment; tour of the hospital’s Family-Focused Childbirth unit; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

EXPRESS LAMAZE CHILDBIRTH PREPARATION: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sept. 1; learn about the final stages of pregnancy, labor and the birth of your baby; discussion about natural and epidural deliveries; learn about Lamaze coping techniques, the immediate bonding period and postpartum adjustment; tour Family-Focused Childbirth unit; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING: 7-9 p.m. Sept. 5; informational workshop for couples that want a natural approach to family planning; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register or for information, (706) 481-7604

Childbirth Unit Tours: 2 p.m. Sept. 10; tours of the Family-Focused Childbirth Unit at Trinity Hospital of Augusta; meet in the main lobby, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; registration requested, call (706) 481-7727

BABY CARE BASICS & BREAST-FEEDING: 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 15; information on caring for a newborn such as diapering, bathing, feeding and cord care; information will be provided on breast-feeding; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

CHILDCARE AND BABYSITTING SAFETY: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 15; babysitting class based on curriculum plan designed by the American Safety and Health Institute; course content includes information on playtime, hand washing, telephone calls, infant and child feeding, diapering, sleep time and emergency care; for children ages 11 to 14 who are interested in babysitting; $30 per person, lunch included; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register or for information, (706) 481-7604

OUR NEW BABY BROTHER OR SISTER: 4-5 p.m. Sept. 17; prepare children for the arrival of a sibling; teach them how to participate in the care of the baby; visit to the hospital nursery; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

ON BEING A GIRL: 6-9 p.m. Sept. 18; designed for girls ages 9-12 and their mother, a female adult relative or female adult family friend; discussion on physical and emotional changes of puberty; $10 per person; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register or for information, (706) 481-7604

CHILDBIRTH EDUCATION 101: 6-8:30 p.m. Sept. 20; overview of the signs and symptoms of labor and the stages of labor and delivery; information on pain relief options for labor, the immediate bonding period with your newborn and postpartum adjustment; tour of the hospital’s Family-Focused Childbirth unit; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

INFANT CPR: 6-8 p.m. Sept. 25; learn infant CPR using infant mannequins and a step-by-step method; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register (706) 481-7727

CHILDBIRTH UNIT TOURS: 2 p.m. Oct. 1; tours of the Family Focused Childbirth Unit at Trinity Hospital of Augusta; meet in the main lobby, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; registration requested, call (706) 481-7727

INFANT CPR: 6-8 p.m. Oct. 3; learn infant CPR using infant mannequins and a step-by-step method; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register (706) 481-7727

EXPRESS LAMAZE CHILDBIRTH PREPARATION: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 6; learn about the final stages of pregnancy, labor and the birth of your baby; discussion about natural and epidural deliveries; learn about Lamaze coping techniques, the immediate bonding period and postpartum adjustment; tour Family-Focused Childbirth unit; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

INTERMEDIATE SIGN LANGUAGE: 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 10-Dec. 5; eight-week course continues material from the beginning course and adds skills, practice and use of signs to communicate on an intermediate level; $40 per person; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register or for information, (706) 481-7604

BABY CARE BASICS & BREAST-FEEDING: 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 12; information on caring for a newborn such as diapering, bathing, feeding and cord care; information will be provided on breast-feeding; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

GROWING BOYS: 9:30 a.m. to noon Oct. 13; for boys ages 9-12 and their father, male adult relative or male adult family friend; information on what to expect in the preadolescent years; $10 per person; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register or for information, (706) 481-7604

HUG YOUR BABY: 4-5 p.m. Oct. 15; provides help, understanding and guidance for young families; learn how infants communicate and learn strategies to calm your baby; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

AARP DRIVER SAFETY PROGRAM: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 18-19; covers basic driving rules, traffic hazards and more; for drivers ages 50 and older; graduates of the program can apply for a discount on insurance; $14 per person, $2 discount for AARP members; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register or for information, (706) 481-7604

CHILDBIRTH EDUCATION 101: 6-8:30 p.m. Oct. 18; overview of the signs and symptoms of labor and the stages of labor and delivery; information on pain relief options for labor, the immediate bonding period with your newborn and postpartum adjustment; tour of the hospital’s Family-Focused Childbirth unit; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

THE BIRDS, THE BEES AND ME: 6:30-9 p.m. Oct. 23; for girls ages 12-15 and their mother, female adult relative or female adult family friend; frank discussions on sexuality, peer pressure and responsible decision-making; $10 per person; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register or for information, (706) 481-7604

CHILDCARE AND BABYSITTING SAFETY: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 27; babysitting class based on curriculum plan designed by the American Safety and Health Institute; course content includes information on playtime, hand washing, telephone calls, infant and child feeding, diapering, sleep time and emergency care; for children ages 11 to 14 who are interested in babysitting; $30 per person, lunch included; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register or for information, (706) 481-7604

EXPRESS LAMAZE CHILDBIRTH PREPARATION: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Nov. 3; learn about the final stages of pregnancy, labor and the birth of your baby; discussion about natural and epidural deliveries; learn about Lamaze coping techniques, the immediate bonding period and postpartum adjustment; tour Family-Focused Childbirth unit; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

CHILDBIRTH UNIT TOURS: 2 p.m. Nov. 5; tours of the Family Focused Childbirth Unit at Trinity Hospital; meet in the main lobby, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; registration requested, call (706) 481-7727

ON BEING A GIRL: 6-9 p.m. Nov. 6; designed for girls ages 9-12 and their mother, a female adult relative or female adult family friend; discussion on physical and emotional changes of puberty; $10 per person; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register or for information, (706) 481-7604

BABY CARE BASICS & BREAST-FEEDING: 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 10; information on caring for a newborn such as diapering, bathing, feeding and cord care; information will be provided on breast-feeding; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

OUR NEW BABY BROTHER OR SISTER: 4-5 p.m. Nov. 12; prepare children for the arrival of a sibling; teach them how to participate in the care of the baby; visit to the hospital nursery; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

CHILDBIRTH EDUCATION 101: 6-8:30 p.m. Nov. 15; overview of the signs and symptoms of labor and the stages of labor and delivery; information on pain relief options for labor, the immediate bonding period with your newborn and postpartum adjustment; tour of the hospital’s Family-Focused Childbirth unit; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

CHILDCARE AND BABYSITTING SAFETY: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 17; babysitting class based on curriculum plan designed by the American Safety and Health Institute; course content includes information on playtime, hand washing, telephone calls, infant and child feeding, diapering, sleep time and emergency care; for children ages 11 to 14 who are interested in babysitting; $30 per person, lunch included; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register or for information, (706) 481-7604

INFANT CPR: 6-8 p.m. Nov. 29; learn infant CPR using infant mannequins and a step-by-step method; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register (706) 481-7727

EXPRESS LAMAZE CHILDBIRTH PREPARATION: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Dec. 1; learn about the final stages of pregnancy, labor and the birth of your baby; discussion about natural and epidural deliveries; learn about Lamaze coping techniques, the immediate bonding period and about postpartum adjustment; tour Family-Focused Childbirth unit; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

CHILDBIRTH UNIT TOURS: 2 p.m. Dec. 3; tours of the Family Focused Childbirth Unit at Trinity Hospital; meet in the main lobby, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; registration requested, call (706) 481-7727

INFANT CPR: 6-8 p.m. Dec. 5; learn infant CPR using infant mannequins and a step-by-step method; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register (706) 481-7727

BABY CARE BASICS & BREAST-FEEDING: 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 7; information on caring for a newborn such as diapering, bathing, feeding and cord care; information will be provided on breast-feeding; Trinity Hospital, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

HUG YOUR BABY: 4-5 p.m. Dec. 10; provides help, understanding and guidance for young families; learn how infants communicate and learn strategies to calm your baby; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

CHILDBIRTH EDUCATION 101: 6-8:30 p.m. Dec. 13; overview of the signs and symptoms of labor and the stages of labor and delivery; information on pain relief options for labor, the immediate bonding period with your newborn and postpartum adjustment; tour of the hospital’s Family-Focused Childbirth unit; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

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