SAVANNAH - Almost exactly 150 years after the first shots of the Civil War were fired, another wave of volunteers is about to descend on America's storied battlegrounds - only this array of dedicated men and women will be armed with paint brushes, trash bags and weed whackers.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) The week promises a calmer aspect. Although there might be some lingering effects of a recent job problem, things should continue to ease up. Also expect a change in a home-based situation.
Youngsters, in grades 1-5 who are registered with Child, Youth and School Services, are invited to dress up as their favorite book character for the Book Lover's Ball from 7-10 p.m. Friday at the School Age Services office.
I'd like to open by congratulating "The King's Speech" on winning four Oscars last weekend. I'll also say cheers to best actress Natalie Portman and best supporting actor Christian Bale. I told you he'd win.
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A popular stage show, "A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline," is coming to Tattnall County on March 18 at the Glennville City Auditoriam for a memorable evening of musical magic.
Richmond Hill Community Theatre and What's the Scoop Café will host a murder/mystery dinner theater, "Murder, Medium-Rare," by Eileen Moushey, March 9 and 11 at What's the Scoop Café in Richmond Hill.
Welcome to March, that magical month of blooming azaleas and green shamrocks that usher in the gorgeous days of spring in the South. The mornings start out crisp, but by midday, the blue skies and mild temperatures make it the perfect time for a relaxing walk or to work in the garden.
Fort McAllister State Historic Park will have a candle lantern tour from 7-8 p.m. Saturday. There also will be cannon firings and musket demonstrations all day long. Visitors who tour the fort by candlelight will see Civil War soldiers going about their nightly duties. Participants are asked to stay with their tour guides or they may be captured as a spy. Please do not bring flashlights.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Consider moving beyond the usual methods to find a more creative means of handling a difficult on-the-job situation. Avoid confrontation and, instead, aim for cooperation.
Register by March 7 for a Leisure Travel trip at 7:30 p.m. March 12 to experience the dancing, comical and magical portrayal of the childhood story "Cinderella." Enjoy a Family outing and this great ballet for first-timers.
TYBEE ISLAND - There's no need to travel all the way to the Big Easy when on March 4-5, 2011 Tybeefest is presenting the 3rd Annual Mardi Gras Tybee celebration.
SAVANNAH - Beach bums trying to get from Savannah to Tybee Island will soon be able to make the 18-mile trip without taking their own cars.
Do you remember the career Nicolas Cage enjoyed in the '90s? At that time, he filmed "The Rock," "Face/Off," "Conair" and "City Of Angels." He was doing pretty well, though perhaps not so much anymore.
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Celebrate your favorite superhero in September at George P. Hays Library. There's no charge.
"Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" is the long-awaited sequel to the graphically stylized hit from 2005.
The Swinging Medallions will play Oct. 17 at the 16th annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival presented by Southern Eagle Distributing, organizers say.
"The Expendables 3," now in theaters, continues the franchise featuring well-known action-movie icons of the 1980s and 1990s in an attempt to recapture their glory days. I thought the first movie was average, the second movie was actually better-than-average, but the third movie falls by the wayside.
Blues artist Janiva Magness will play a free concert in Hinesville Friday.
The Hinesville Area Arts Council has finalized the entertainment schedule for the 11th annual Blues & BBQ Festival, set for 1-11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, in downtown Hinesville.
Register early at www.active.com for the Dawn of the Zombies 5K run, which starts at 8 a.m. Oct. 18 at Holbrook Outdoor Recreation Area.
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