(AUGUSTA, GA) BLOCKS ARE BEAUTIFUL, The first annual Laney Walker/Bethlehem revitalization celebration will be held May 7 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Pine Street. Karen Gordon, Tara Scheyer and the Mup Muppy Band, and Young Goodman Brown headline the live entertainment. $1 admission, proceeds to support pediatric cancer research at GHSU. www.heritagepineaugusta.com
(AUGUSTA, GA) The Morris Museum of Art is airing the film “Friendly Persuasion” (1956) on May 6 at noon and, the following day, May 7, is featuring a talk, cooking demonstration, and tasting by chefs/authors Matt and Ted Lee.
(AUGUSTA, GA) Jake Oglesby, Executive Director of the Augusta Housing Authority, announced this week its intent on acquiring the Immaculate Conception property along Laney Walker Boulevard and developing an affordable senior housing project on the site. Oglesby assurred residents at a quarterly community meeting at Beulah Grove Baptist Church Tuesday night that this new development would fit in with the guidelines already in place for the Laney Walker/Bethlehem Revitalization effort.
(AUGUSTA, GA) Georgia Health Sciences University is hosting a pediatric emergency and disaster preparedness conference to assure Augusta is prepared to care for our children.
(AUGUSTA, GA) Brandi Cummings, author of “Straight to the Heart: Life & Love,” will be reading from and discussing her new book at the East Central Georgia Regional Library, May 2nd at 6:30 pm.
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