A few things to do around Butler County


‘The Emoji Movie’ showing this weekend
The Augusta Historic Theatre will be showing “The Emoji Movie” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 18, and at  2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 19.  The movie is rated PG.  Visa, Mastercard & Discover are accepted for admission and concessions.

AHS Class of 1965 hosting mini reunion
Members of the Augusta High School Class of 1965 are turning 70 years-old, and a birthday party/mini class reunion will be held this Friday, Aug. 18, and Saturday, Aug. 19.  Friday’s activities will be at 7 p.m. at Bette Mayfield’s home south of Augusta.  Bring chairs and beverages.  On Saturday, class members can play golf at 3 p.m., at the Augusta Country Club, then at 7 p.m., the party moves to the clubhouse.  No charge and no reservations required.  Bring a snack to the party.  There will be a cash bar.

Augusta Crime Stoppers to present program about scams Aug. 22
The Augusta Crime Stoppers, Inc. will host a free informational program concerning phone and internet scams  at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 22, at the Augusta Senior Center.  The Augusta Department of Safety will present information on the latest scams and how to protect yourself.

2017 Cabin Class Golf Tourney Aug. 26
The third annual Cabin Classic Golf Tournament, sponsored by the Augusta Historical Society, will be held on Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, at the Augusta Country Club.  Tourney begins at 8 a.m. and lunch will be provided.  Please contact the museum at 775-5655 for more information and to register.

Book signing at Cooper Drug Aug. 26
Rex Cagle, local author of “The Declaration of Independence for Kids” will host a book signing from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Aug. 26, at Cooper Drug, 509 State, Augusta.  Meet the author, along with Bryan Clark the book’s illustrator, and other people who volunteered their likenesses for the illustrations.   Books will be available for purchase.

Lions Club presenting free movie Aug. 27
The Augusta Lions Club wishes to “Thank Augusta” by sponsoring a free movie showing “Zoo Keeper’s Wife” at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 27, at the Augusta Historic Theatre.  The public is invited.

Pregnancy & Family Resource Center  hosting ‘Run for Their Lives’  Sept. 2
The Pregnancy & Family Resource Center will host “Run for Their Lives” at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday Sept. 2, at the Augusta City Lake. Run, or run/walk, or walk only.  Register at 7:45 a.m. that day or register on line at: https://runsignup.com/Race/Register/?raceId=23146#register.  Proceeds go to benefit the families and the babies who use the free services offered at the Pregnancy & Family Resource Centers.



ASC 2017 Health Fair Sept. 14
The Andover Senior Center will host “Make the Rest of Your Life the Best of Your Life” health fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 14.  Informative programs by Heritage Funeral Home, Bergkamp Chiropractic & Massage, Ameican Senior Benefits, Angels Care Home Health/Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, Heartland Home Health & Hospice, Dr. Rebecca Sparks, Phoenix Home Care, Mennonite Housing, and Andover Fire Department. The public is invited.



Sr. Center monthly breakfast Saturday
The Douglass Senior Center, 124 W. Fourth Street, will host the monthly breakfast at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 19. Enjoy a delicious breakfast for a small donation.  Public invited.


El Dorado

Friends of Library Book & Bake Sale Aug. 24-Aug. 26
The Friends of the Bradford Memorial Library will host the annual Book & Bake Sale from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 24, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 25, and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 26.

Community Concert Sept. 17
Enjoy a high energy-show featuring Broadway classics at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 17, at the EHS auditorium, 401 McCollum Road.  The El Dorado Community Concert will star Kevin Spirtas.  Call 321-6742 for  ticket information.



Sr. Center monthly breakfast Aug. 26
The Leon Senior Center will host breakfast from 7 to 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 26.  Enjoy biscuits & gravy, scrambled eggs, coffee, or juice.  The community is welcome.