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Country at VFW tonight, charity fun Saturday
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13th’s silver lining
It’s not all bad luck today. Christa Lynn brings her music back to the Hinesville VFW tonight, starting at 9 p.m.
The V is on Highway 196 West and everyone is welcome, though you have to be 21 to enter the lounge. There’s no cover. For more information, call 876-6602.

Targeting a good cause
The fourth annual Dorchester Shooting Preserve’s Clay Shoot to benefit Liberty County’s entry in the area’s Kiss-a-Pig Contest is set for Saturday, starting at 8 a.m.
The contest benefits the American Diabetes Association’s work and Liberty’s candidate is Angela Powell.
The competition is pretty tough, but there’s plenty of associated events going on to.
For more information, call Claude Dryden at 369-7634 or Toby Roberts at 876-3457.

For kiddos
Savannah Technical College’s Liberty Campus has its Celebration of the Young Child — 2007 Saturday.
There will be exhibits by area emergency agencies, tricycle races, food and drinks, storybook adventure games, bounce structures and more, and it is all free.
The campus is on Airport Road and the celebration runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, call 408-3024.

Everything strawberry
St. Philip’s Episcopal Church’s annual Strawberry Festival is set for Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The feature is homemade strawberry shortcake and ice cream, but all varieties of strawberry treats will also be offered, as well as baked goods, games, crafts, plants and jewelry. And it’s not just for a good time. Proceeds are divided among the church’s doll ministry, which provides toys to children in traumatic situations, the military support team and grants for children to attend camp.
The festival will be on the church grounds at 302 E. Gen. Stewart in Hinesville.

Celebrating Earth
It’s still a week away, but start planning to participate in the Earth Day in the Park April 17 in Bradwell Park in downtown Hinesville.
Organized by Keep Liberty County Beautiful and sponsored by several local businesses there will be sidewalk chalk drawing, exhibits, food, fun, drawings for prizes and a funny show “Water, Water Everywhere,” by Jack Goldens.

Poetry and passion
An evening with musician Hugh Blumenfeld is set for 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Brunswick Library. Blumenfeld has been called a songwriter’s songwriter, with songs ranging from romantic ballads to biting satire. The program is free and open to the public. For more information, call (912) 267-1212

Art on isles
Golden Isles Arts and Humanities Association ends its 2006-07 Performing Arts Series with with a glimpse of our area through the eyes of a 19th century English actress.
Thanks to frequent requests from the public since the first production in 2004, GIAHA will remount “Shame the Devil: An Audience with Fanny Kemble,” an entertaining and insightful look at the actress whose eyewitness account of her time in our region, “Journal of a Residence on a Georgia Plantation,” was an important anti-slavery document that helped transform a way of life, even at great personal cost to herself.
The show will be presented April 13 and 14, at 8 p.m. and April 15 at 3 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for students and seniors.
For information and tickets, call (912) 262-6934, or e-mail or go online at
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