Free water safety course offered
The Family Y of Greater Augusta will have a Swim, Play and Learn Aquatic Safety Habits course during its annual SPLASH week starting Monday and going through May 23.
The week highlights the basics of water safety.
FIRST MONDAYS: 6:30 p.m., American Legion Auxiliary Unit 71 meets at 333 E. Spring Grove Ave.; Linda Smiley (803) 279-5074
MONDAYS AND THURSDAYS: 7-9 p.m. Mondays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays; St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church, 471 W.
MOMS CLUB OF AUGUSTA: 10 a.m. first Wednesdays (except December); chapter includes Augusta, Martinez and North Augusta; e-mail for location; firstname.lastname@example.org,
WETLANDS DEVELOPMENT - PENDLETON KING PARK: 9 a.
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