Fall Sports Youth Registration

Fall sports

Want to keep your kids active during the school year?   Sign them up for fall sports!   Columbia County Parks & Recreation Fall Sports Registration opens today, August 3rd through August 14th. Baseball, Football, Soccer and Softball are offered.  Age, Cost & location differ depending on the sport you choose.  Go here for more information and to print a mail in registration form.  You can visit Patriots Park Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM for Onsite Registration. Richmond County Fall … [Read more...]

7 Things to do in Augusta this Weekend July 31-August 2

July 31-August 2

School starts next week for many, so get out and enjoy your last weekend of Summer! Weekend Events - July 31-August 2 TAX FREE WEEKEND - Friday, Saturday - GA is having it's tax free back to school weekend today and Saturday.  So be sure to pick up all your back to school needs this weekend. Click the title to find the list of eligible items. Augusta Children's Chorale Auditions - Friday-Sunday - 25th anniversary season, highlighted by an invitation to sing at Carnegie Hall.  High quality singing, performance … [Read more...]

Need to Cool Off on a Hot Day? Try Rae’s Creek Aqueduct

Rae's Creek Aqueduct

If you've glanced at the 10 day forecast you know that the highs continue in the 90's every day.  You are probably in need of a refreshing swim for a hot day.  Today we're going to check out Rae's Creek Aqueduct.         Located on the Augusta Canal trail, the Aqueduct park is a small pond size swimming hole that's fed by a trickling waterfall on one side and rapids pouring in from a long stretch from the canal on the other side.  Depending on the day and time there may be more of a trickle than rapids coming … [Read more...]

9 Things to do in Augusta this Weekend July 24-26

Enjoy one of your last few weekends of summer by checking out the events around town! Weekend Events July 24-26 Astronomy Club - Friday - President Mark Moffat will be giving a lecture/discussion on the latest information on the New Horizons Space Mission. The meeting for teens and up at 7 PM at GRU and is Free to all attendees. Big Hero 6 at the Augusta Commons - Friday - Summer Movie Series continues this Friday night at the Augusta Common with Big Hero 6.  Free admission and open to all ages.  Movie begins at … [Read more...]

Back to School 2015

Back to School 2015

Whether you are able to donate school supplies or are in need of assistance with supplies for your kids, there are events going on around Augusta to assist with both.  Check out the links at the bottom for open house schedules and school supply lists to get ready for the school year.  Add comments with links to any back to school events or supply lists that are missing. Back to School Donations: Pack a Backpack School Supply Drive - Many kids are in need of school supplies to prepare for the school year ahead. … [Read more...]

11 Things to do in Augusta this Weekend July 17-19

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Live entertainment continues this weekend! Checkout all the local CSRA theater companies and the plays they are presenting.   More live music and unique events like gold panning and boat races. Weekend Events July 17-19 Augusta Southern Nationals - Friday, Saturday, Sunday - Enjoy a weekend of races at the Augusta Riverfront Marina!  Gates open at 8 AM each day and races start at 9 AM.  Food and Drink Vendors onsite.  Bring chairs, blankets and umbrellas.  $18 for single day ticket, $30 for the weekend.  Kids … [Read more...]

It’s Cow Appreciation Day at Chick Fil A

Cow Appreciation

Today is Chick Fil A's Cow Appreciation Day.  What that means for you is free chicken!  Dress you and your family up as cows from head to toe and visit your nearest Chick Fil A to receive a FREE meal.  If you only partially dress up you still receive a chicken sandwich, but why not have some fun and go all out for a whole meal.  They even offer a cow starter kit to help you create your costume.  Click here to print the starter kit then add your own special flare.  It's not every day that you have a reason to dress … [Read more...]

7 Things to do in Augusta this Weekend July 10-12

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Looking for something new to do this weekend... Here are 7 things you probably haven't tried, so get out and try something new. Weekend Events - July 10-12 Yoga in the Park - Saturday - Phinizy Swamp Shop & Visitors Center is offering free Yoga in the park for people of all levels on the 2nd Saturday of every month.  Bring your yoga mat and water. Basic Sign Language - Saturday - Free Basic Sign language class for adults is offered every 2nd Saturday from 10:30 - 12:30 at the Friedman Brand Library in … [Read more...]

Movie Matinee Today: How to Train Your Dragon 2

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Columbia County's Family Movie Matinee continues today with How to Train Your Dragon 2.  Free Admission!  Movies are held in the Performing Arts Center inside the Evans Branch Library.  Movie begins at 12:30 PM but doors open at 12:00 PM.  There is limited seating so you will want to arrive early.  Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Check out the preview below... There are only 2 more movie matinees this Summer: July 15 - Box Trolls July 22 - Rio … [Read more...]

Free Workshop this Thursday on Wills & Trusts, Long Term Care

Free Workshop

Ever had questions or wanted to know more about ways to legally protect your family.  Join Rhodes Law Firm this Thursday at 5:45 PM for a free workshop on Legal Strategies to Protect Your Family: Wills & Trusts, Long Term Care, Power of Attorney and Advanced Health Care Directive.  This workshop will be held at their Augusta office.  Call 706-724-0405 to register for this workshop or for more information. If you can't make it to Augusta's Estate Planning Workshop you can attend the same workshop in Aiken on … [Read more...]