|(AUGUSTA, GA) The Augusta Housing Department announced this past week that construction on three new houses for Heritage Pine, the flagship development for the Laney Walker/Bethlehem Revitalization effort, have The Heritage Pine Neighborhood Association, have just begun. All three houses are pre-sold, bringing total sales in Heritage Pine to close to $1 million for the year. www.heritagepineaugusta.com
(AUGUSTA, GA) Historic Augusta, Inc. and the Lucy Craft Laney Museum are jointly hosting its second annual forum, This Place Matters: Preserving Augusta’s African American Communities, on October 28-29 at Tabernacle Baptist Church. The event features a keynote talk by Dr. Richard K. Dozier (Dean of the Robert Taylor School of Architecture & Building Construction Sciences at Tuskegee University,) and a bus tour of significant African American sites in Laney Walker/Bethlehem.
(AUGUSTA, GA) The next quarterly community meeting regarding developments in Laney Walker/Bethlehem is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, October 18, 6 pm at Tabernacle Baptist Church. Details to follow.
(AUGUSTA, GA) The Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History is hosting its senior luncheon featuring Dr. George Marshall and Dr. Tina Marshall-Bradley (President and Interim Associate VP of Academic Affairs for Paine College, respectively) on Wednesday, Sept. 14 at 11:30 a.m.
(AUGUSTA, GA) The New Bethlehem Community Center is holding its After School Program, with openings for children in grades K5 through 8th. Transportation is provided from Collins Elementary School. For more information, call (706) 722-0086.
(AUGUSTA, GA) The Morris Museum is presenting a synaethesia of art, food, and music with the exhibition opening of “Down South: Paintings by Art Rosenbaum, Photographs by Margo Newmark Rosenbaum.” The event includes artwork by the 2011 Westobou Festival signature artist Art Rosenbaum and his wife, Margo Newmark Rosenbaum, heavy hors d’oeuvres, a 6:00 concert featuring the Skillet Lickers, and fun art projects. Thursday, September 22, 5:30-8:00 p.m.
(AUGUSTA, GA) The Augusta Regional library is holding a Financial Literacy Seminar, presented by Kingdom Financial Management, designed to assist with general money management and planning for retirement. Tuesday, Sept. 24th at 10:30 am. There will also be a booksigning by LaDonna Davis on Sept. 24th from 1:30 – 3:30
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