FRIDAY

Fun at Crooked River, Crooked River State Park, 6222 Charlie Smith Senior Highway, St. Marys. Parking $5. (912) 882-5256.

■ Roving Ranger, 3-4 p.m. Features a park ranger roving through the campground to answer questions and share information about the park. (912) 882-5256.

■ Sunset Kayak Paddle — Low Tide, 6:30-9 p.m. $25-$35. Registration required.

“Easy Virtue,” as part of the Literary Guild of St. Simons Island Film Series, 7 p.m., St. Simons Island Casino, 550 Beachview Drive, St. Simons Island. The 2008 British film stars Jessica Biel, Kristin Scott Thomas and Colin Firth. Rating is PG-13. $3. (912) 289-7357 or email litguildssi@gmail.com.

“She Loves Me,” 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Theatre Guild Valdosta, ‘Dosta Playhouse, 116 N. Ashley St., Valdosta. $18. (229) 247-8243.

 

SATURDAY

Free exercise class, 9-10 a.m. Saturdays, Agape Church, 10600 Colerain Road, St. Marys. Exercise using only free weights and a mat. (912) 576-2008 or email getufit2008@yahoo.com.

Golden Isles Woodturners, 9 a.m.-noon, Roy Yarger’s studio, Eagle Crest Subdivision, 22 Woodfall Court, Brunswick. Program on sharpening and tool-making for woodturners. (912) 265-4749.

Downtown Valdosta Farm Days, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Lowndes County Courthouse Square, 100 E. Central Ave., Valdosta. Features a farmers’ market, arts and crafts and educational information on eating local, nutrition and food choices. Event is the first and third Saturdays May through September. (229) 259-3577 or ehill@valdostacity.com.

Fun in the Okefenokee, Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge’s Visitor Center, about 11 miles southwest of Folkston, off Georgia 121/23. (912) 496-7836 or fws.gov/okefenokee.

■ The Special Bird of the Okefenokee, hike 9 a.m., program 2 p.m. Saturdays, on the unique requirements of the endangered red-cockaded woodpecker.

■ Cane Pole Trail Nature Walk, 10 a.m. Saturdays, on the Okefenokee’s plants and animals and the importance of fire, Chesser Island Boardwalk.

■ Gator Gossip, 10 a.m. and 3 and 4 p.m. Saturdays. Features interesting facts about the alligator.

Fun at Crooked River, Crooked River State Park, 6222 Charlie Smith Senior Highway, St. Marys. Parking $5. (912) 882-5256.

■ Nature Hike, 10-11:30 a.m. Features a ranger-led walk to learn about the Coastal environment. Free.

■ Wildlife of Our World, 1-2 p.m. Features a meet and greet with the animals who make Coastal Georgia their home. $1.

■ Sensory Hike, 7-8 p.m. A walk to learn about the five senses. $1.

Starry Nights, 6-8 p.m., Howard Gilman Memorial Waterfront Park, St. Marys. Features The Just Jazz Quartet with classics. (912) 882-4000 or stmaryswelcome.com.

“Always a Bridesmaid,” 8 p.m. Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays through Sept. 7, Brunswick Actors Theatre, 1413 Newcastle St., Brunswick. $25, a person, includes beverages from Daddy Cate’s Coffees and desserts from Cookies by Sandy. Reservations, (912) 280-0023 or brunswickactorstheatre.com.

 

TUESDAY

Mammograms by the Wellness on Wheels mobile health vehicle, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., IGA Supermarket, U.S. Hwy 84, Ludowici, (912) 545-2107, ext. 233. Mammograms required a physician’s order; insurance is accepted and financial assistance is available to patients to qualify. (912) 466-5234 or sghs.org.

The bloodmobile schedule:

■ Tuesday — noon-6 p.m., Tifton Methodist Church, 107 W. 12th St.; 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Georgia Military College, 4201 N. Forrest St. Extension, Valdosta.

■ Wednesday — 3-8 p.m., The Grove Apartments Baytree, 2201 Baytree Road, Valdosta.

■ Aug. 26 — 12:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Valdosta State University’s Student Union, N. Oak at Baytree, Valdosta.

■ Aug. 27 — 8 a.m.-12:15 p.m., South Georgia Medical Center, 2501 N. Patterson St., Valdosta.

■ Aug. 28 — 2-7 p.m., Clinch County Community, 40 E. Plant Ave., Homerville.

■ Aug. 29 — 12:30-5:30 p.m., Tift Regional Medical Center, 901 E. 18th St., Tifton.

■ Aug. 30 — 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Valdosta Church of the Nazarene, 4434 N. Forrest St. Extension, Valdosta.

The Valdosta Donor Center, 2517-A Bemiss Road, is open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays through Wednesdays, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays. (229) 241-1141, ext. 221.

 

THURSDAY

Youth Book Group for children 9-14, 4-6 p.m., Camden County Public Library, 1410 E. Georgia 40 E., Kingsland. Free. (912) 729-3741.

Coastal Georgia Quilt Guild meeting, 7 p.m., Stepping Stones Quilt Shop, 545 Skylane Road, St. Simons Island. (912) 230-4102, (912) 638-7128, coastalgeorgiaquiltguild.com or steppingstonesquilts.com.

 

AUG. 22

Fun at Crooked River, Crooked River State Park, 6222 Charlie Smith Senior Highway, St. Marys. Parking $5. (912) 882-5256.

■ Roving Ranger, 3-4 p.m. Features a park ranger roving through the campground to answer questions and share information about the park. (912) 882-5256.

■ Full Moon Boat Cruise, 8-9:30 p.m., with a park ranger. Learn about birds, dolphin and marine creatures that inhabit this ecosystem. $30. Registration required.

“And Then There Were None,” presented by the Armstrong Masquers, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 22-23, Armstrong Atlantic State University’s Armstrong Jenkins Hall Theater, 11935 Abercorn St., Savannah. The 1943 murder mystery play by Agatha Christie’s has a different ending for the play than the book. $12; discounts available to military, senior citizens, alumni association members, and non-AASU students/children. (912) 344-2801 or finearts.armstrong.edu.

 

AUG. 23

New member orchestra auditions for the Armstrong Atlantic Youth Orchestra program for the 2014-15 season, Armstrong Atlantic State University’s Fine Arts Hall, 11935 Abercorn St., Savannah. Auditions by appointment only, email savaayo@yahoo.com. Information, savaayo.org or savannahfriendsofmusic.com.

Free exercise class, 9-10 a.m. Saturdays, Agape Church, 10600 Colerain Road, St. Marys. Exercise using only free weights and a mat. (912) 576-2008 or email getufit2008@yahoo.com.

Fun in the Okefenokee, Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge’s Visitor Center, about 11 miles southwest of Folkston, off Georgia 121/23. (912) 496-7836 or fws.gov/okefenokee.

■ The Special Bird of the Okefenokee, hike 9 a.m., program 2 p.m. Saturdays, on the unique requirements of the endangered red-cockaded woodpecker.

■ Cane Pole Trail Nature Walk, 10 a.m. Saturdays, on the Okefenokee’s plants and animals and the importance of fire, Chesser Island Boardwalk.

■ Gator Gossip, 10 a.m. and 3 and 4 p.m. Saturdays. Features interesting facts about the alligator.

Fun at Crooked River, Crooked River State Park, 6222 Charlie Smith Senior Highway, St. Marys. Parking $5. (912) 882-5256.

■ Boat Cruise, 10 a.m.-noon. Features a boat cruise on the Crooked River with a park ranger. Learn about birds, dolphin and marine creatures that inhabit this important ecosystem. $30. Registration required.

■ Wildlife of Our World, 1-2 p.m. Features a meet and greet with the animals who make Coastal Georgia their home. $1.

■ Nature Craft, 4-5 p.m., Make a craft using nature as inspiration, $1.

“End of Summer” Art and Craft Show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 23-24, Pier Village, Postell Marketplace, Beachview Drive, St. Simons Island. artdowntown.net.

Kick-Off Classic, 1-7 p.m., Chris Gilman Stadium, Wildcat Boulevard, Kingsland. Features Kingsland’s Camden County High School Wildcats vs. the Lincoln High Trojans from Tallahassee, Fla. visitkingsland.com or email kingslandtourism@gmail.com.

R.E. Thomas Memorial to benefit Hospice of the Golden Isles, 7 p.m., Brunswick Shrine Club, 155 Darien Highway, Brunswick. Includes prime ribs and shrimp provided by Mudcat Charlie’s and live entertainment with an Elvis Extravaganza, The Chicken Man Mike Culver and Rhonda McNabb. $60 (BYOB). (912) 269-5001

 

AUG. 24

Sunday Dinner Dance, 6:30-9 p.m., Jekyll Island Club Hotel, 371 Riverview Drive. Includes a gourmet dinner and dance music by John Thomas and The Jekyll Island Club Quartet. $39.95. Reservations, (912) 635-5155.

Jazz in the Park with Sam Rodriquez Latin Jazz, 7-9 p.m., Neptune Park, St. Simons Island. $10 adults, $5 children 6-12; Glynn County educators half off with ID. (912) 262-6934 or goldenislesarts.org.

 

AUG. 25

Auditions for the Armstrong Masquers student theatre troupe fall season productions, meet and greet session, 5:30 p.m.; auditions, 6 p.m.; Armstrong Atlantic State University’s Jenkins Hall Theater, 11935 Abercorn St., Savannah. (912) 344-2801.

 

 

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