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Boat tours

Posted: June 24, 2014 - 11:17pm  |  Updated: June 25, 2014 - 1:36am

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Boat tours

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Month, the Augusta Canal National Heritage Area is offering free rides to teachers on the Petersburg tour boats during July; each teacher can invite one guest; must present a school badge, name tag or ID card at the Discovery Center ticket desk, 1450 Greene St.; tours depart 10 and 11:30 a.m. Tuesday-Saturday in July; Civil War tour departs 1:30 p.m.; tours last include free admission to the interactive Canal Discovery Center; reservations suggested; (706) 823-0440 ext. 4

Family matinees

Doors open 12:30 p.m., movies begin 1 p.m. Wednesdays, Columbia County Library, 7022 Evans Towne Center Blvd.; June 25 Walking With Dinosaurs; July 9 The Croods; July 16 Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2; July 23 Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters; free; under age 12 must be accompanied by an adult; (706) 650-5005

Senior training

Tablet Seminar for Seniors and Windows 8 Tips for Seniors 10-10:45 a.m. Thursday, June 26, American Family Insurance, 4446 Washington Road, Evans; learn what a tablet is and the different types, which one is best for you, features of different tablets and avoid frustration with your new Windows 8 laptop; get tips; registration required by calling Savvy Senior Training (800) 964-1236; savvyseniortraining.com

Career fair

Fort Gordon Military Career Fair 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, June 26, US Army Reserve Center, Building 14401, 15th Street at Lane Avenue, Fort Gordon; Georgia Department of Corrections and Georgia National Guard, host; on-site job offers; open to active duty and transitioning military personnel, Guardsmen, Reservists, veterans and civilians; register online for this free event; GDCjobs.com

Beats on Broad

Outdoor dance party, DJ Kaos, 7 p.m.-midnight, Friday, June 27, Augusta Common

Cabaret

Cabaret Performance of Dueling Pianos 7-10 p.m. Friday, June 27, Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre, Building 32100, Third Avenue, Fort Gordon; all-request sing along, comedy piano show where the audience is as much a part of the show as the entertainers; cash bar; concessions; age 16 and older must have a photo ID to enter Fort Gordon; those without DOD ID card or current pass must enter through Gate 1, Gordon Highway; free; reservations recommended; (706) 793-8552

Augusta Pride

Everyone Loves, theme – parade 10 a.m. Saturday, June 28, Broad Street to Augusta Common; festival 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; performances by Taylor Dayne, Chad Michaels, Latrice Royale, Synergy and more; entertainment, children’s area, vendors, exhibits, information; free; prideaugusta.org

Charity walk

Grovetown unite@night walk for Chiari Malformation 6 p.m. Saturday, June 28, Liberty Park, 1040 Newmantown Road, Grovetown; fundraiser for the Chiari Syringomyelia Foundation; CSRA Chiarians support group, host; register online at http://unitenight.kintera.org/grovetown; e-mail csra.chiarians2014@gmail.com for information; csrachiarians.webs.com

Patriotic concert

America: A Patriotic Celebration 5:30 p.m. Sunday, June 29, Warren Baptist Church, 3203 Washington Road; concert with full choir, orchestra, Fort Gordon Color Guard; all branches of military recognized; ice cream celebration; free; (706) 860-1586, info@warrenbaptist.org

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