Around the block
From Staff Reports
Thursday, January 21, 2010

A trip to 'Moon'

A free screening of Moon , rated R, will be at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Augusta Public Library, 902 Greene St.

For more information, call the library at (706) 821-2600.

Spaghetti night

The Augusta South Rotary Club and the Augusta State University Reserve Officers' Training Corps will hold a spaghetti dinner at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, in the Augusta State University ballroom, 2500 Walton Way.

The dinner will feature author and motivational speaker Cassandra King. A silent auction will be at 5:30 p.m.

Tickets are $12 and may be used for takeout or dine-in. Tickets must be purchased by Tuesday. Takeout may be picked up between 5 and 6 p.m.

For more information, call Sandy Vantrease at (706) 284-8904 or Pam Lightsey at (706) 731-7080.

Art at the Morris

The fourth annual Print Fair will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, in the first-floor auditorium and lobby of the Morris Museum of Art, 1 10th St.

Original, artist-signed, limited-edition works, including etchings, lithographs, woodblock prints and monotypes, will be for sale.

Admission to the fair is free. Print prices start at $10.

For more information, call Lauren Powell at (706) 828-3803 or lauren.powell@the

Emperiled teens

Chief Magistrate Judge Wade Padgett will conduct a Teenage Years 101 seminar for the public at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3, in the Academy of Richmond County auditorium, 910 Russell St.

Parents are urged to attend the session, which is meant to educate teenagers and their parents about the laws, issues and punishments that affect them.

For more information, call (706) 737-7152.

Art workshop

The Teaching Artist Institute, a professional learning weekend workshop for artists and art teachers of all disciplines, will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 7, in the Jaguar Student Activities Center Ballroom at Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way.

The hands-on, interactive workshop series is produced by The Art Factory. The $25 cost includes materials, supplies and lunch.

Space is limited. Registration is required by Monday, Feb. 1. To register or to get more information, contact (706) 731-0008 or

Lots of pasta

The 26th annual Pasta Festival, held by the Italian-American Club of the CSRA, will be Friday, Feb. 12, at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 953 Telfair St.

Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and dinner from 4:30-8 p.m. The menu includes spaghetti with meatballs or sausage, salad, rolls and tea. The cost is $8 for adults and $4 for ages 11 and younger. Takeout is available.

For more information, call (706) 855-7892.

Wilson Home tours

The Boyhood Home of President Woodrow Wilson, 419 Seventh St., will be open for free tours Monday, Feb. 15, in honor of Presidents Day.

Tours will be given every half-hour between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. The last tour will begin at 4 p.m. For more information, call Historic Augusta at (706) 724-0436 or visit

From the Thursday, January 21, 2010 edition of the Augusta Chronicle


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