(AUGUSTA, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES – May 23, 2011
(AUGUSTA, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES™
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(AUGUSTA, GA) The first annual BLOCKS ARE BEAUTIFUL celebration, which took place on Pine Street on May 7, is going “prime time” with the launch of a video of the event by local talent Jason Siegler.
(AUGUSTA, GA) The East Central Georgia Regional Library is launching its Summer Reading to run from May 20-July 22nd. Exciting, educational, and entertaining programs and adventures for children, teens, and Adults. Visit a Public Library to pick up your Summer Reading folders and passports .
(AUGUSTA, GA) The Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History announces its 20th anniversary celebration, to take place on June 11 with a street party and reception. Details forthcoming.
(AUGUSTA, GA) An exhibit of Philip Juras’ studies of southern landscapes inspired by the historic travels of naturalist/historian William Bartram opens at the Morris Museum of Art May 28.
AUGUSTA, GA) Augusta Tomorrow, Inc., inspired by the City’s old moniker as the “Garden City”, is showcasing its transformation of Wheeler Road, through a public/private partnership lead by Augusta Tomorrow’s Gateways Implementation Team. Once full of weeds and dying trees, the roadway has been transformed into a luxurious boulevard replete with new trees, shrubbery and grass. www.augustatomorrow.org.
(AUGUSTA, GA) Augusta State University has received a $30,000 grant to fund a summer bridge program for 25 recently graduated African-American high-school males. The selected graduates will attend math, reading, and English workshops and receive mentoring from ASU faculty and students, and community members.
(AUGUSTA, GA) Historic Augusta announces its annual Cotton Ball gala, a tradition in Augusta since 1988, which will be held on Thursday, May 26 from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm at the gardens surrounding the home of Dr. and Mrs. Greg Gay, located at 1316 Comfort Road. Dinner, live music by The Unmentionables, raffle for a five night stay in Highlands, North Carolina.
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