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Basketball

Posted: August 25, 2015 - 11:14pm  |  Updated: August 27, 2015 - 8:44am

Basketball

2015 Skill Development Training Tuesdays and Thursdays through October, Sting Gym, 6000 Columbia Road, Grovetown; $25 per day or $35 per week; willaverybasketballcamps.com

Euchee Creek

School council meeting 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26, Euchee Creek Elementary School, 795 Louisville Road, Grovetown; (706) 556-4000, edline.net/pages/Euchee_Creek_Elementary_School

Demolition bids

Residential Demolition Program: Project Release for Bids; specifications for released projects to be bid on will be onlined each date and copies available at Augusta-Richmond County Municipal Building Procurement Department, 535 Telfair St., Suite 605 – Aug. 27, Sept. 10, 24, Oct. 8, 22, Nov. 5, 19, Dec. 2, 16, 30; from www.augustaga.gov/679/Procurement choose the ARCBID application to view projects

Open house

Helms College open house 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27, Helms College, 2145 Washington Road; learn about the culinary programs, tour the campus; financial aid options for those who qualify, questions answered; light refreshments; helms.edu

Field trip

Augusta-Aiken Audubon Society field trip 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, Silver Bluff Audubon Sanctuary, 4542 Silver Bluff Road, Jackson; meet at Kathwood Ponds; walk around ponds looking for waders and shorebirds; beginners welcome; free; augustaaikenaudubon.org

Literary event

Toasting With the Authors 2015 noon-6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, White Columns Inn, 1890 Washington Road, Thomson; literary exposé showcasing up-and-coming, talented and creative authors; meet and greet with several authors, free; $15, receive an autographed book, a toast and have a photograph taken with an author; $25 also sit in VIP with the authors; asoral.org/#!toasting-with-the-authors/c23y1

Red Party

Stop Da Stigma Fighters Red Party 6-11 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, Henry H. Brigham Community Center, 2463 Golden Camp Road; bringing awareness of HIV and AIDS; entertainment, raffles, door prizes, open bar; benefits Fatty Marshall Foundation and Stop Da Stigma Fighters; donations welcome; $20 advance, $25 at door; (706) 421-4320, (706) 231-0876, stopdastigma@yahoo.com, tperry36@yahoo.com, facebook.com/events/474581436042341

Concert

Brian Free & Assurance 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 30, Grace Baptist Church, 4945 Hardy McManus Road, Evans; free, donations accepted; (706) 868-9729, GBCE.net

Kiwanis

Kiwanis Pre-organizational Meeting – Columbia County 5:15 p.m. Monday, Aug. 31, Columbia County Library, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd., Evans; new club sponsored by Kiwanis Clubs of Uptown Augusta and Augusta; Q&A; Lt. Gov. for Georgia District of Kiwanis International Rick Berry, speaker; (803) 426-1333, kiwanis.org

Forestry pageant

Deadline to enter Miss Richmond County Forestry and Pine Seedling Scholarship Pageant Sept. 1; event to be held Oct. 10 in Evans; winners advance to Miss Georgia Forestry State Pageant; e-mail or call for application; localpageants@gmail.com, (706) 664-5010

Genealogy program

The General and His Lady 3-4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 3, Augusta Museum of History, 560 Reynolds St.; Augusta Genealogical Society program covering the life of Maj. Gen. James Ewell Brown Stuart and his wife, Flora Cooke Stuart; Wayne Jones speaking about Jeb and Mrs. Stuart, their life together and the hardships they endured; (706) 722-4073, augustagensociety.org

Audubon meeting

Augusta-Aiken Audubon meeting 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10, North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Ave.; Matt Johnson of Francis Beidler Forest speaking on Prothonotary Warbler tracking; free; augustaaikenaudubon.org

Evans reunion

Evans High School 1985 class reunion Friday-Saturday, Sept. 11-12; contact Kelley Cross Sleeper (706) 860-6151, facebook.com/groups/EHS1985Reunion

Fundraising sale

Lynndale Advocates Indoor Yard Sale 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, Lynndale Advocates, 1490 Eisenhower Drive, refreshments and plants for sale; tax deductible donations accepted 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 8-10

Cat show

Cattyshack Cats Champion and Household Pet Cat Show 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Sept. 12-13, Riverview Park Activities Center, 100 Riverview Park Drive, North Auguta; learn about different breeds from Persian to Bengals; meet breeders, learn about cats; adoption agencies; cats from all over the United States competing for titles in seven judging rings; vendors; $5, seniors and ages 11 and younger $4, ages 2 and younger free; seregiontica.org

Doc Severinson

The Legendary Doc Severinson and his Big Band, doors 6:30 p.m., show 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, Jabez Sanford Hardin Performing Arts Center, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd., Evans; $67; (706) 650-5005, augustaamusements.com

Crackerneck WMA

Augusta-Aiken Audubon Field Trip to Crackerneck Wildlife Management Area 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, meet at sign-in area off Brown Road, Jackson; woods, fields, ponds and streams; from Augusta take Old Jackson Highway past U.S. Post Office in Jackson, turn right onto Brown Road just after the ball field, take Brown Road to sign for Crackerneck WMA, turn left onto dirt road, drive to sign-in area; beginners welcome; Anne Waters and Lois Stacey lead; free; augustaaikenaudubon.org

Girls’ camp

Girls Got Game Fall League Sept. 12-Oct. 24, Sting Gym, 6000 Columbia Road, Grovetown; basketball league for girls only; divisions for grade 6, grades 7-8 and grades 9-12; playoffs Oct. 23-24; $200 per team or $75 individual; register online by Sept. 1; willaverybasketballcamps.com

Coffee roasting

The Art of Roasting: Why Better Beans Make Better Coffee 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 14, Buona Caffe Artisan Roasted Coffee, 1858 Central Ave.; master roaster John Curry; American Culinary Federation Augusta Chapter, host; clothing drive to benefit Goodwill Industries; free; facebook.com/acfaugusta?ref=aymt_homepage_panel

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