BADY'S CHARITIES HEALTH FAIR
WHERE: Warren County Senior Center, 48 Warren St., Warrenton
WHEN: Saturday, July 10, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
FOR MORE INFO: A hands-on community forum for understanding health care and its importance in prolonging life. Health care volunteers will offer blood pressure readings, glucose readings, cholesterol screenings, healthy dental education, dialysis education and much more. The health fair is free to the public and the goal is to assist the members of this community with becoming more educated on the topic of healthy living. Call 706-733-6615.
WHERE: Community Services Building, Warren St., Warrenton
WHEN: July 10, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
FOR MORE INFO: Sponsored by Bady Charities of Augusta, in association with Tri-County Family Medical Center and Warrenton Health and Rehabilitation. This is a Free event. Free information and free glucose, blood pressure and dental screenings will be available.
ADULT TENNIS LEAGUE MEETING
WHERE: Sweetwater Park
WHEN: July 12, 6:30 p.m.
FOR MORE INFO: This meeting is to discuss an upcoming adult tennis league. This will include singles and doubles ages 17 and up. Contact Bristol Tiller at the Recreation Department at 706-595-2152.
CONCERT IN THE PARK
WHERE: City Park in Warrenton
WHEN: July 15, 6-8 p.m.
FOR MORE INFO: J.K. and The Lost Boys from Atlanta will be performing. Pack a picnic or pick up some take out at the local restaurants. This is a Hometown Warrenton, Inc. sponsored event and it is free and open to the public.
WHERE: Monroe Kimbrel Gardens, 310 Tom Watson Way, Thomson
WHEN: July 16, 2-3 p.m.
FOR MORE INFO: Bring lawn chairs and coolers, absolutely no alcohol. Children must be accompanied by an adult. From the hills of southeastern Virginia, Jeff Robbins grew up with the authentic mountain sounds that he has performed at colleges, the Library of Congress, schools and libraries throughout the United States. Jeff permits no passive listening, quickly involving kids in sing-a-longs, rhythmic clapping and simple square dances. Jeff perpetuates American's richest musical tradition, Southern Appalachia music. Please park inside the fenced area behind the Thomson Memorial Cemetery on Bethany Drive. Contact Michelle Zupan, 706-595-7777. Sponsored by the Watson-Brown Foundation, Inc.
AUGUSTA SOUTHERN NATIONALS DRAG BOAT RACING
WHERE: the Savannah River
WHEN: July 16-18
FOR MORE INFO: This is the 25th Annual Augusta Southern Nationals Drag Boat Races. Over 100 racing teams from25 states will compete for $140,000 in purse and prizes as they try to beat the record of 252.94 MPH in the "World's Richest Drag Boat Race." See the fastest and loudest boat racing action in the country as competitors race down the liquid quarter mile. The event benefits the Augusta Chapter of the Georgia Special Olympics. Tickets are available at www.tixonline.com or charge by phone at 803-278-4849. Advanced series tickets for the weekend are $22 and patron tickets are $60. Check it out at www.augustasouthernnationals.org. Call 706-823-0440, ext. 1.
FAMILY Y SWIM LESSONS SUMMER SESSION
WHEN: June 21 -- July 21
FOR MORE INFO: Offering swim lessons for all ages and skill levels, ages 6 months to adult beginners. Lessons are held in two-week sessions Monday through Thursday at the indoor pools at the Wilson Family Y and Aiken County Family YMCA and at the outdoor pools at White Oak Campground in Thomson. Open to Family Y members and non-members. Discount for additional siblings. To register, visit any Family Y location or online at www.thefamilyy.org. Financial assistance is available for all Family Y programs.