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Lego Movie

Posted: June 23, 2015 - 11:08pm

Lego Movie

Family Movie Matinee 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 24, Jabez Sanford Hardin Performing Arts Center, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd., Evans; doors open noon, movie 12:30 p.m.; free admission; limited seating; ages 12 and younger must be accompanied by an adult; (706) 650-5005, bit.ly/1JVmmu0

Transition

National and local business leaders; education for recruiters on importance of hiring military personnel June 24 and 25, Gordon’s Conference & Catering Center, Building 18402, 19th St., Fort Gordon; leader professional development for company battalion and brigade commanders, command sergeants major and first sergeants 4 p.m. June 24; employer workshops and job seeker registration 9 a.m. June 25, hiring event 1 p.m. June 25 online registration encouraged; (706) 791-7333, (706) 791-7284, uschamberfoundation.org/event/fort-gordon-transition-summit

BMX race

6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 25, Blanchard Woods Park BMX, 4600 Blanchard Woods Drive, Evans BMX Olympic Day; free day of BMX racing for everyone; gear requirements, details online; blanchardwoodsbmx.com

Beats on Broad

7 p.m. Friday, June 26, Augusta Common, 836 Reynolds St.; Augusta’s largest outdoor dance party; music by DJ Kaos, performances by Stars of Rupaul’s Drag Race; ages 16 and older; $5; facebook.com/events/782485368465856

America!

7:30 p.m. Friday, June 26, St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church, 4921 Columbia Road, Grovetown; patriotic musical tribute to pilgrims featuring Columbia County Orchestra and singers from across the area; free; columbiacco.org

Symposium

Alzheimer’s Symposium 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, June 27, GRU, J. Harold Harrison M.D. Education Commons, 1301 R.A. Dent Blvd.; Dr. Allan Levey, keynote speaker; continental breakfast and lunch included; free, registration required; (706) 721-2798, facebook.com/events/371467609717156

Pride parade

Augusta Pride parade 2015 11 a.m. Saturday, June 27, Broad Street; to enter, e-mail parade@prideaugusta.org, facebook.com/events/1420940501531539

Pride festival

Augusta Pride Festival noon Saturday, June 27, Augusta Common, 836 Reynolds St.; headline performances by pop/dance/jazz/R&B singer Maxine Nightingale, American Idol finalist David Hernandez, Victoria “Porkchop” Parker from the original cast of Rupaul’s Drag Race, Bebe Zahara Benet – first winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race, False Flag, She & She, Chainsaw Masscara; free; prideaugusta.org

Field day

Burke County and Columbia County Amateur Radio Clubs Field Day 2 p.m. Saturday, June 27, through 2 p.m. Sunday, June 28, Pointes West Fort Gordon Outdoor Resort, 6703 Wasington Road, Appling; equipment in to the field to simulate emergency communications, operate for 24 hours; attempt to make as many contacts as possible during the operational time on voice, Morse code and other digital modes; open to the public

Voters meeting

League of Women Voters Informational/Organizational Meeting 2-4 Saturday, June 27, Augusta-Richmond County Public Library, 823 Telfair St.; to form a local chapter; free; (762) 994-0281, lwv.org

Pastoral anniversary

For Christopher C. Leslie 2:30 p.m. Sunday, June 28, Walnut Grove Baptist Church, 3066 Ray Owens Road, Appling; F. Coy Henderson, speaker

Glitter & Be Gay

Glitter & Be Gay concert 3 p.m. Sunday, June 28, Maxwell Theatre, 2500 Walton Way; featuring Atlanta Freedom Bands Concert Band; orchestral masterworks and works by contemporary composers; $15, students $10, seniors $5; www.atlantafreedombands.com

America!

6 p.m. Sunday, June 28, Kiokee Baptist Church, 2520 Ray Owens Road, Appling; patriotic musical tribute to pilgrims and patriots featuring Columbia County Orchestra and singers from across the area; free; columbiacco.org

America!

7 p.m. Monday, June 29, East Georgia State College, 131 College Circle, Swainsboro, Ga.; patriotic musical tribute to pilgrims and patriots featuring Columbia County Orchestra and singers from across the area; free; columbiacco.org

Fort celebration

Independence Day Celebration 3-11 p.m. Thursday, July 2, Barton Field, Fort Gordon; a fireworks extravaganza; U.S. Army Signal Corps Band 7 p.m., U.S. Army Soldier Show 8:30 p.m.; kids carnival, food and craft vendors; free; (706) 791-4300, www.fortgordon.com/events

Fourth of July

Celebration begins 2 p.m. Saturday, July 4, Evans Towne Center Park, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd., Evans; music, food; fireworks at dark; water slides, carnival rides, games, live entertainment 3 p.m.; (706) 650-5005

Independence

Independence Day Celebration 4-10 p.m. Saturday, July 4, Augusta Common; live entertainment, vendors, children’s area, inflatables; fireworks 9:30 p.m.; free admission; no coolers or pets allowed; (706) 821-1754, bit.ly/1GMu0la

BillKarpJazz

Performing as part of the Sizzling Summer Music Series 5:30 p.m. Sunday, July 5, Columbia County Amphitheater, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd., Evans; $6; billkarpjazz.com

Estate planning

Free Estate Planning and Elder Care Planning Seminar Burroughs Elijah LLC, 924 Stevens Creek Road Suite 107; learn about legal strategies to protect family and estate; wills and trusts, estate planning, probate avoidance, power of attorney/advance health care directive, Medicaid and/or VA planning; refreshments; offered twice – 6 p.m. July 7, 3 p.m. July 9; limited seating, registration required; (706) 364-3764, burroughselijah.com

Workshop

CLA Estate Planning Workshop 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 8, Hilton Garden Inn, 1065 Stevens Creek Road; information on securing one’s estate and retirement planning; receive a workbook with pros and cons of wills and trust, how to avoid probate, long term health care concerns and tax reduction planning; reservations required; (866) 252-8721, claestateservices.com

How to Train Your Dragon 2

Family Movie Matinee 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 8, Jabez Sanford Hardin Performing Arts Center, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd., Evans; doors open noon, movie begins 12:30 p.m.; free admission; limited seating; ages 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult; (706) 650-5005, bit.ly/1JVmmu0

Art reception

Meet the Artist: Jennifer White 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 9, Hire Grounds Cafe, 3179 Washington Road; artwork on display during the month of July

Gold club

Gold Prospectors Association of America meets 7-9 p.m. Thursday, July 9, Dayspring Baptist Church, 4220 Belair Frontage Road; (706) 496-4611

Pageant

2015 Mr./Miss Columbia County Pageant 2 p.m. Saturday, July 11, Jabez Sanford Hardin Performing Arts Center; (706) 664-5010, localpageants@gmail.com

Box Trolls

Family Movie Matinee 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 15, Jabez Sanford Hardin Performing Arts Center, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd., Evans; doors open noon, movie begins 12:30 p.m.; free admission; limited seating; ages 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult; (706) 650-5005, bit.ly/1JVmmu0

Family reunion

McKie, Butler and Johnson Family Reunion 2015 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, Riverview Park Pavilion, 100 Riverview Park Drive, North Augusta; prayer breakfast 8-10 a.m., picnic/carnival noon-4 p.m., buffet dinner and social hour 4-9 p.m.; $25 adults, ages 12-18 $17, under 12 free; T-shirt $7, must be ordered by June 15, T-shirt combination including souvenir bag $12; registration required by July 15; send registration and payment to Daryl Butler, 236 Clearmont Drive, North Augusta, SC 29841; Willie James Johnson (619) 301-8990, wjj112757@gmail.com

Candlelight music

Candlelight Wine & Dine: Fayth Hope 6 p.m. Saturday, July 18, Columbia County Amphitheater, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd., Evans; gates open 5 p.m.; bring seating and picnic; gardencityjazz.com

Civil War

Civil War Roundtable of Augusta 6 p.m. Monday, July 20, Snelling Center, 3165 Washington Road; supper by Edgar’s $12; William C. Davis, professor of history at Virginia Tech and director of programs at the school’s Virginia Center for Civil War Studies, speaker; annual dues $25 or $40 per couple; (706) 736-2909, gfy@gwenfulcheryoung.com, bit.ly/1mQbLXI

Rio

Family Movie Matinee 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 22, Jabez Sanford Hardin Performing Arts Center, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd., Evans; doors open noon, movie begins 12:30 p.m.; free admission; limited seating; ages 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult; (706) 650-5005, bit.ly/1JVmmu0

Resource expo

Caregiver resource expo 9 a.m.-noon Thursday, July 23, Warren Baptist Church, Simmons Hall, 3203 Washington Road; a variety of local community resources available with vendor tables covering hospice, home health, medical supplies and Alzheimer’s and caregiver support groups; break-out discussion available;.presented by Area Agency on Aging and Warren Baptist Church; free; warrenbaptist.org/mature-adults

Evans 1995 reunion

Evans High School Class of 1995 20 year reunion 8 p.m. Saturday, July 25, Sky City, 1157 Broad St.; seeking classmates; facebook.com/groups/540227086028851

BMX championship

2015 Gold Cup East finals Friday-Sunday, Oct. 2-4, Blanchard Woods Park, 4600 Blanchard Woods Drive, Evans; competition open to all ages, male and female, riders must be USA BMX members; spectators free admission

Festival

Oliver Hardy Festival Saturday, Oct. 3, Harlem; vendors 9 a.m.; parade 10 a.m.; live entertainment all day; Laurel and Hardy Museum playing movies; harlemga.org/community/events

ARC reunion

50 -year reunion 7-11 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9, Julian Smith Casino, 2200 Broad St.; (706) 364-7830, jimpardue@wowway.com

ONGOING

Christian singles

6:30-10:30 p.m. Saturdays, Ballroom Dance Center, 525 Grand Slam Drive, off Evans-to-Locks Road; dance lessons 6:30-7:30 p.m., dance 7:30-10:30 p.m.; refreshments; Augusta Christian Singles; $8 members, $10 others; (762) 233-1978, christiandances.org

Eyeglass help

Financial assistance for qualifying Grovetown residents’ eyeglasses; Grovetown Lions Club Eyeglass Program, P.O. Box 248, Grovetown, GA 30813

Farmers market

4:30-7 p.m. Thursdays through Oct. 30, Columbia County Amphitheater, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd.; Evans Towne Farmers Market; cooking demos and vegetable gardening education; kim@augustalocallygrown.org, evanstownefarmersmarket.com

Food pantry

9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 1959 Appling Harlem Highway, Appling; Columbia County Cares Food Pantry; (706) 541-2834

Gold club

Gold Prospectors Association of America meets 7-9 p.m. second Thursdays, Dayspring Baptist Church, 4220 Belair Frontage Road; (706) 496-4611

Live wrestling

First Saturday every month; doors open 7:30 p.m., belltime 8 p.m., Patriots Park Gymnasium, 5445 Columbia Road, Grovetown; $10 front row, $7 general admission, 5 and younger free; flatlineprowrestling.com

Hospital classes

Variety of classes each month; Doctors Hospital; (706) 651-2450, doctors-hospital.net

Meditations

4:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Mindbody Stress Reduction Programs, 4210 Columbia Road Suite 4A, Martinez; Mindfulness and Expansive Meditations; experience deeper awareness and stress reduction through guided meditations; $15, $5 students with ID; (706) 496-3935, mindbodystressreduction.com

MOMS Club

MOMS Club of Augusta meets 10 a.m. first Wednesdays (except December); chapter includes Augusta, Martinez and North Augusta; e-mail for location; membership@momsclubofaugusta.org, www.momsclubaugusta.org

Orchestras

Columbia County Orchestra and Columbia County Youth; weekly meetings; musicians needed; information can be found online; columbiacco.org

Public speaking

7 p.m. Mondays, University Hospital Education Wing, third floor, room 3; Riverwalk Toastmasters Public Speaking and Leadership Club; 7106.toastmasterclubs.org

Scholarships

Barbara C. Beazley Memorial Scholarship, sponsored by The Columbia County Foundation for Children; must be a Columbia County resident and intend to enroll or are currently enrolled in a college or technical school; applications available from school counselors’ offices and online; grants are need-based; deadline to apply and submit documents May 30; ccfchildren.com

Survivors

Fort Gordon’s Survivor Outreach Services, for families of deceased soldiers; (706) 787-4767, myarmyonesource.com

USA Dance

USA Dance Greater Augusta Chapter 6074 8-11 p.m. third Saturdays through November, American Legion Post 63, 90 Milledge Road; ballroom dancing; $8 members, $10 others, $5 military, $3 students; (803) 215-4010, augustadancing.org

Volunteers

• Grovetown Senior Center; volunteer drivers to deliver meals to shut-ins needed; (706) 210-8699

• Regency Hospice; training provided; Nancy Browning (706) 868-4422

• Golden Harvest Food Bank; help sort donations; (706) 736-1199

• Safe Kids East Central Georgia; help with events; lead programs that teach safety to children and teens; training provided; (706) 721-7606

• Columbia County Library, Evans; (706) 863-1946, jthompson@columbiacountyga.gov

• American Cancer Society Augusta chapter; drivers for Road to Recovery program, which provides transportation to cancer patients, needed; (706) 731-9900

• Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), 4210 Columbia Road Suite 13A, Martinez, for ages 55 and older; (706) 868-0120 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday

Wine tastings

4:30-6:30 p.m. Fridays, 1-6 p.m. Saturdays, Vineyard Wine Market, 4414 Evans to Locks Road, Evans; (706) 922-9463, vine11.com

Women vets

11 a.m. first Saturdays; The Women’s Veterans Club; $24 per year; April Starks (706) 868-5601

Writers group

6:30 p.m. third Mondays, Georgia Military College, 115 Davis Road; CSRA Writers Group; free, open to the public; for a critique, bring eight copies of up to 10 pages of work (double-spaced); (706) 836-7315

Zumba classes

6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Mondays, Evans Christian Academy, 213 S. Old Belair Road, Grovetown; $5 per class; (706) 364-3565, evanschristianacademy.org

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