(AUGUSTA, GA) – The Lucy Laney Museum of Black History presents Dr. Maryemma Graham at its Senior Luncheon Series this Wednesday, January 8, 2014, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. A University of Kansas Distinguished Professor, Dr. Graham is a native of Augusta and a leading scholar in African American Literature. Luncheon cost is $10.00. http://www.lucycraftlaneymuseum.com/events.htm
(AUGUSTA, GA) – The Morris Museum of Art presents Artrageous! Family Sunday: Fifth Annual Children’s Book Reading Spectacular, Sunday, January 12, 2:00 p.m. Local celebrities DJ Chill Ay Chillz, Jeff Rucker, Brad Means, and Ed Turner read classic children’s stories. Afterwards, create your own book. FREE. www.themorris.org
(AUGUSTA, GA) – Sign up by Friday, January 10 to participate in the 2014 Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade. The parade will held on Saturday, January 18, 2014 beginning at 1:00 p.m. For more information contact, please contact the City of Augusta Special Events office 706-821-1754 or the NAACP office 706-724-0390. Parade application available at: http://augustaga.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=873.
(AUGUSTA, GA) – Georgia Regents University’s Alumni Association is seeking nominations for the Jag20 Emerging Leader awards program. The Jag 20 honors 20 outstanding younger alumni who have upheld the values of Georgia Regents University and have made a significant impact in their chosen career field, their community and/or their alma mater. http://grualumni.com/Jag20
(AUGUSTA, GA) – Fulfill your new year’s resolution at the GRU Augusta Half Marathon & 10K. Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. in downtown Augusta. Register now at http://www.augustahalf.org/.
(AUGUSTA, GA) – Enjoy America’s largest luncheon concert series every Tuesday through March 18, 2014. Held in the nave of Saint Paul’s Church, the concerts include musical styles ranging from classical to jazz. After the concert, eat lunch in the River Room catered by Chef Andrew Crumrine. Advance registration is required for lunch. See more at: http://www.augustaga.org/CalendarFolder/Events/Tuesday-s-Music-Live#sthash.of9NS3NT.dpuf.
(AUGUSTA, GA) – The 2nd Annual Red Nose 5K and Family Fun Run benefitting Ronald McDonald House Charities will be held Saturday, January 11, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. James Brown Arena. http://www.strictlyrunning.com/.
(AUGUSTA, GA) – Shop for gently used coffee table books, art and photography books, craft books, cookbooks and gift books at the Augusta-Richmond County Public Library Book Sale. Saturday January 11, 2014, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. 823 Telfair Street, Augusta. 706-469-3356
(AUGUSTA, GA) – Join the Young Professionals of Augusta (YPA) at the Partridge Inn on Tuesday, January 14 for its monthly meeting with guest speaker Tara Simkins of the Press on Foundation. Tara is a mentor and inspirational speaker. Networking begins at 5:30 p.m. by our program at 6:15 p.m. http://www.ypaugusta.com/
(AUGUSTA, GA) – An African-American Doll Exhibition Honoring Drs. Kenneth and Mamie Clark is open now through February 2014 on the third floor of the Augusta-Richmond County Library, 823 Telfair Street. Library hours: Monday – Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.; Friday – Saturday 9:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Sunday 2:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. FREE Admission
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