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Homeschool through High School

Posted: March 16, 2016 - 12:00am

Call for artisans

From the Harlem Arts Council for the April 23 Arts At The Gazebo in the Glenn Phillips Park in Harlem. Original artistic pieces from art to pottery and everything in between. Call Ann at (706) 556-6656 or e-mail Blalocka@hotmail.com

Brain Injury Awareness Walk

7th Annual Brain Injury Awareness Walk Presented by the Walton Foundation for Independence, NeuroRestorative Georgia and the Brain Injury Association of Georgia; Saturday, March 19, 10 a.m. to noon; Columbia County Amphitheater, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd. (behind the library). Stroke and brain injury survivors, families, friends and supporters are invited to run, walk or roll to benefit the Augusta Brain Injury Support Group; send local campers to Camp Hardgrove, a summer camp for adult brain injury survivors; and to raise awareness of this often-hidden disability. Cost is $20 ($10 for brain injury survivors). To register, contact Patty Goolsby at (706) 840-9676, patty.goolsby@neurorestorative.com, or Marti Hanson, (706) 284-6153, loysmartina.hanson@thementornetwork.com.

Dinner Theatre

The Drowsy Chaperone, 7 p.m. March 17-19; Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre, Building 32100 Third Ave.; jazz-age musical; (706) 793-8552

Homeschool through High School

Take Heart: Finish What You Start – Homeschool Through High School; 3-8:30 p.m. March 17, Grace Baptist Church, 4945 Hardy McManus Road; free for members of the CSRA HEA, $5 nonmembers; mini-conference sponsored by the CSRA Home Education Association; college representatives will speak about joint-enrollment (MOWR), transcripts, online classes and scholarships; a representative from our state homeschool organization will discuss Georgia homeschool issues; RSVP is required for planning purposes; members should bring a 2-liter drink; RSVP to takeheart2016@yahoo.com

Henry Gross

Henry Gross One Hit Wanderer, doors 6:30 p.m., show 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 18, Jabez Sanford Hardin Performing Arts Center, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd.; $43; (706) 726-0366, augustaamusements.com

Pirate show

The Seven Deadly Pirates Show, 7 p.m. March 18-19, The Ballroom Dance Center, 525 Grand Slam Drive; $25 adults, $22 military, $18 ages 18 and younger; swashbuckling adventure set in the 1700s features pirates with seven deadly sins, treasure and mermaids; attire is cocktail/dressy or can dress as a pirate or wench; light refreshments will be served; (706) 854-8888, e-mail info@augustaballroomdance.com

Yuchikiokee

7 p.m. March 17-18, 11 a.m. March 19; Evans Towne Center Park; Drivin’ N’ Cryin’ Thursday, free; Wycliffe Gordon and His International All-Stars Friday, $15; music, art, dance festival and Eric Lee Beddingfield Saturday, $5; $80 VIP ticket for the weekend; etix.com

Americana

American Americana, 7:30 p.m. March 18; First Baptist Church of Evans, 515 N. Belair Road; $15, $12 military, seniors and students; assortment of choral selections by American composers including early American and folk songs, columbiacountychoral-
society.org

12-String Strut

McTell’s 12-String Strut Reveal Party, 6:30 p.m. March 18, Thomson Depot, 111 Railroad St.; reveal party for public art project honoring Blind Willie McTell; reveal party includes live music by Steve James, an expert in McTell’s blues style; the guitars will be installed throughout Thomson and McDuffie county; McTells12StringStrut.com

Easter egg hunt

Baskets, Bunnies and Eggs, 10 a.m. March 19, Mistletoe State Park, 3725 Mistletoe Road; $2, plus $5 parking; ages 3-10 can create Easter baskets and go on a kid-friendly egg scavenger hunt through the woods; (706) 541-0321

Egg hunt

Easter Egg Hunt and Family Day, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 19, Wildwood Park, 3782 Dogwood Lane, Appling; activities include an Easter egg hunt for children ages 2 to 14, lunch, games and visits from the Easter Bunny.; pre-register at chfishforlife.org

Egg Drop

The Great Easter Egg Drop, 10:30 a.m. March 19, Columbia County Faigrounds, 5462 Columbia Road; Presented by Abilene Baptist Church; free; for toddlers through 5th grade; inflatables, face painting, games and live music; free food for first 2,000 children; helicopter will drop many of the 60,000 candy-filled eggs onto the fairgrounds at 12:15 p.m.; multiple drop zones for different age groups; pre-register and more information, myabilene.com/eggdrop

18-Hole Shootout

31st Annual One Day 18-Hole Shootout, 10 a.m. March 19, Gordon Lakes Golf Course, 537 Range Road, Fort Gordon; Benefits MCGA’s scholarship programs and junior golf; registration 10 a.m., lunch 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m., shotgun start 12:30 p.m.; fee includes green and cart fees, Flight and Achievement Competition prizes and lunch; masterscitygolfassociation.com

BuzzFest

GreenJackets BuzzFest Parking Lot Party, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. March 19, Lake Olmstead Stadium, 78 Milledge Road; single-game tickets for the 2016 season; tickets during BuzzFest will be $3 off regular admissions prices; BuzzFest includes vendor/yard sale, live music, reptile exhibit, touch-a-truck, national anthem tryouts, inflatables and free coffee and hot chocolate; (706) 922-9467, greenjacketsbaseball.com

Recycled planters class

Hypertufa Planters 101, 1 p.m. March 19 and 21, Attic Treasures, 575 W. Milledgeville Road; $20 plus $10 supply fee; durable medium that is formed into a mold or built by hand; it is weatherproof, should not crack during freezing temperatures, is lighter than concrete or stone, but looks similar and is as tough; all art classes held by Harlem Arts Council at the Attic Treasures; no experience necessary; (706) 231-7199; harlemartscouncil@gmail.com

GOP Convention

Columbia County GOP Convention, 9 a.m. March 19, Marvin United Methodist Church, 4400 Wheeler Road; members will elect delegates to the GOP District and State Conventions and to conduct other necessary business; ccgagop.org

Suicide prevention

Natalie’s Light training classes;
2 p.m. March 19; Windmill Plantation Clubhouse, 5400 Magnolia Court; $15; health providers, first responders, clergy and educators are encouraged to attend; learn how to connect someone at risk to intervention caregivers; (706) 840-0939

Luncheon

Augusta Christian Women’s Connection Luncheon; 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 23, Reservations required by Saturday, March 19. Riverview United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 1244 Furys Ferry Rd., Evans; call Kathy (706) 830-5175 or culkey@live.com

‘Star Wars’ concert

Augusta Concert Band presents Cleon Mauldin Memorial Concert; 3 p.m. March 20; Jabez Sanford Hardin Performing Arts Center, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd.; free; (706) 447-7652

Civil War Roundtable

Civil War Roundtable of Augusta; 6 p.m. March 21, Snelling Center, 3165 Washington Road; $12; catered by Edgar’s Grille; dues are $25 per year; William “Jack” Davis, professor at Virginia Tech and Director of programs at the school’s Virginia Center for Civil War Studies, will present The Confederate Kardashian: Loreta Janeta Velasquez, Rebel ‘Soldier,’ Media Celebrity and on Artist”; (706) 736-2909, gfy@gwenfulcheryoung.com, civilwarroundtableaugustaga.com

Kiwanis Club meeting

Uptown Kiwanis Club meeting, 1 p.m. March 22, Doubletree Hotel, 2651 Perimeter Pkwy.; Lora Pavlenko, president of the Kiwanis Club of Kiev, Ukraine, will speak

Marine Band performance

Parris Island Marine Band will perform at 6:30 p.m. March 25 at Evans Towne Center Park; for more information contact Ray Schneider at (706) 868-7878

‘Hairspray’

Hairspray, 7 p.m. March 25-26, Augusta Preparatory Day School, 285 Flowing Wells Road; $17, $15 students, seniors; presenting sponsor is The Com­munity Foundation for the Central Savannah River Area; (706) 860-9729 Ext. 1

Triathlon

Dare to Tri Triathlon, 8 a.m.-noon, March 26; Fort Gordon Indoor Pool, Building 21608 Barnes Ave., Fort Gordon; $35 and up; USA sanctioned triathlon is made up of a 300 meter swim, 12 mile bike race and 5K run course; minimum age to enter is 10 years or older, and all participants will be tracked using the ChampionChip timing system; packet pick-up will be 3-6 p.m. March 25 and 7:15-8:35 a.m. March 26 at the pool; goraceproductions.com/races/2016-dare-to-tri-sprint-triathlon; www.fortgordonrunseries.com

Easter Egg Scramble

10 a.m. March 26, Evans Towne Center Park, 7016 Evans Town Center Blvd.; $2; bounce houses, Easter egg hunt, crafts, singing princesses, evanstownecenterpark.com

Food and Wine

Edgar’s Food and Wine Pairing Class, 1-3 p.m. March 26; Edgar’s Grille, 3165 Washington Road, $95; Edgar’s Grille Executive Chef will present an informative and insightful introduction to wine selection, storing, pairing and serving; valuable for all wine enthusiasts regardless of experience; participants will enjoy an elegant afternoon of wine tastings with food pairings; must be 21 years or older to participate; to register, call (706) 651-9707; www.edgarsgrille.com

Auditions

One Man, Two Guvnors Auditions, 2-5 p.m. March 26, Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre, Bldg. 32100 3rd Ave.; Fort Gordon; Show dates June 10-11, 16-18, 23-25; fortgordon.com/programs/leisure/entertainment/dinner-theatre

Rock Fore! Dough XII

5:30 p.m. April 5; Lady Antebellum Amphitheatre, 7016 Evans Town Center Blvd.; $30 Darius Rucker, Charles Kelley, Brothers Osborne, Patrick Davis, John Krueger; $30-$35; rockforedough.com

Oyster Roast

6 p.m. April 8; Champions Retreat Golf Club, 37 Champions Pkwy.; $100; live music; all you can eat or drink; reservations required; (706) 854-6966

Pig Pickin’

Champions Retreat Pig Pickin’, 6 p.m. April 9; Champions Retreat Golf Club, 37 Champions Pkwy.; $100; All you can eat or drink; reservations required; (706) 854-6966

Futurist Adam Trent

6:30 p.m. April 16; Jabez Hardin Performing Arts Center, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd.; $40; doors open 6:30 p.m., show starts 7:30 p.m.; augustaamusements.com

Candlelight and Wine

Candlelight and Wine Concert Series; 7:30 p.m. April 16, June 18, July 16, Aug. 20; Columbia County Amphitheatre, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd.; Bring seating and picnic; enjoy jazz, soul, R&B, spoken word, rock, funk and gospel music and live art demos; (762) 233-5299, gardencityjazz.com

Papa Joe’s Banjo-B-Que

4 p.m. May 27, Evans Towne Center Park, 7016 Evans Town Center Blvd.; $60 weekend pass; featuring Willie Nelson and Family, Old Crow Medicine Show, Steep Canyon Rangers Mountain Faith, Sarah Jaroz, Rev. Peyton’s Big Damn Band, Susto, Ben Miller, Have Gun Will Travel, Guthrie Brown & the Family Tree, and more; Kansas City Barbeque Society sanctioned barbecue competition; craft beer, petting zoo, pig races and more; banjobque.com

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.; Augusta Christian Singles; $8 members, $10 others; (762) 233-1978, christiandances.org

Eyeglass help

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

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., bell time 8 p.m., Patriots Park Gymnasium, 5445 Columbia Road, Grovetown; $10 front row, $7 general admission, 5 and younger free; flatlineprowrestling.com

Hospital classes

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; $15, $5 students with ID; (706) 496-3935, mindbodystressreduction.com

Female veterans

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

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


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