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Country music
Chris Cagle live in concert at the Swainsboro City Auditorium, 532 W. Church St. tonight at 8. VIP tickets are $35, reserved seating $26. Tickets can be ordered by phone, charge by calling (912) 682-9007

AWA World Wrestling
Matches, hosted by AWA World-1 South, will take place at 8 p.m. Friday June 15, at the Alee Temple at 100 Eisenberg Dr. in Savannah. Advance tickets are $12; tickets at the door are $15; all kids 12 and under are $5. You can get your tickets now via PayPal at

Fiesta Latina
The Latin American Services Organization has set the second annual Fiesta Latina for June 23 at Rousakis Plaza on River Street in downtown Savannah.
The festival will feature more than a dozen free live performances from noon to 7 p.m. Performances will showcase a variety of Latin cultures through folk, dance and music. There will also be family-friendly activities such as face painting, clowns, piñatas, cultural booths, food and more.
The diesta is free and open to the public. The event is co-sponsored by the City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs. For more information, call (912) 232-2032 or visit or
Scheduled performers:
* Quetzalcoatl (Mexican folk dance)
* Flamenco Dance
* Karis and the Latin Girls (performance and dances)
* Orgullo Panameño (folk dance from Panama )
* Herencia Hispana (folk dances from Mexico, Argentina, Colombia)
* Son Latino (tropical music)
* Tradición Latina (Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Cuba, Colombia)
* Raíces Peruanas (Peruvian folk dances)
* Purepecha (Mexican-Michoacán folk dances)
* Zan (performers and singer)
* Savannah Argentine Tango (Argentina folk dances)
* Cecilia Florez (ranchera singer)
* Sombra Latina (Mexican regional band)
*And the acclaimed Tamboricua presents “El Cierre de Fiesta” in an encore performance after having been here for the Savannah Music Festival.

Fishing derby
The Fort Stewart MWR fishing derby is set for June 9 from 7 a.m. to noon. It is at pond30, off Highway 119 North, a little north of Highway 144.
There will be facing and rock painting, crafts, informational displays and more, as well as the fishing.
For more information, visit or call Chris Dent at 435-8205.

Sing your heart out
The Greater Georgia Choral Chapter is looking for people who love gospel music and who want to do more than just listen to it.
An affiliate of the National Convention of Gospel Choirs and Choruses, GGCC is a member of the Southeast Region and offers an opportunity to grow in the ministry of gospel music for adults and youth.
Groups and individuals are welcome and can contact Wilma Gregg, president, or Andre Gregg, youth coordinator, at 368-4185.

Ballroom dancing
Free ballroom dancing lessons are being offered at Club Stewart the first Wednesday of every month from 7-9 p.m. by the Moon River Dancers Assoc. in Savannah. It is for soldiers and their families. Couples and singles welcome. No registration required, just show up and learn. Call 767-8609, for information.
Also, if you’re into ballroom dancing and don’t mind the drive, the Seaside Dance Association in St. Simons Island has dances every Tuesday and Thursday through the summer at Blanche’s Courtyard starting at 7 p.m.
Also, the association hosts a dance on the last Sunday of each month at the Jekyll Island Club Hotel, in the grand dining room. Instruction starts at 5:15 and seating for the dinner and dance starts at 6.
For more information, call (912) 634-9527 or e-mail,

Doing Savannah
Activities sponsored by the Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs include these ongoing events:
Every first Friday of the month
First Friday for Folk Music: Savannah Folk Music Society, 7:30 p.m. at Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church, free.
First Friday for the Arts: 6:30-8:30 p.m. at City Market Center, Upstairs, Jefferson & West St. Julian Streets, free. Call (912) 232-7731.
Every first Saturday of the month
Adult and youth basic ballroom dance classes, by Moon River Dancers: 1-3 p.m. at W. Broad Street YMCA, 1110 May St. Admission is $3 per person. Call (912) 925-7416 or visit
Every third Wednesday of the month
Open Mic Poetry Night: Signup at 7:45 p.m., Gallery Espresso, 6 East Liberty St. Call 912-233-5348.
Saturdays and Sundays
Flannery O’Connor Childhood Home Foundation: 1-5 p.m. on Saturdays from and 1-4 p.m. on Sundays, 207 E. Charlton Street on Lafayette Square. Born in Savannah in 1925, writer Mary Flannery O’Connor lived in a Charlton Street house until 1938. Today, it is maintained partly as a memorial to her and partly as a literary center for Savannah. Literary activities are held at various times from October-May, free. Call (912) 233-6014.
Every Sunday
Oldie Goldies Sunday: 4-8 p.m. at the American Legion Post 500, 1716 Montgomery St. Call 912-925-7116.
The Reel Savannah Film Group: 7 p.m, Sunday evenings at the Lucas Theatre. Tickets, which are $6, are available an hour before showtime.

Free year of golf
Georgia State Park Golf Courses have membership benefits that will cost you nothing. Become a Georgia Golf Internet member and you’ll be automatically entered into quarterly drawings for an annual greens pass (a $575 value).
Internet members receive benefits, such as discounts on green fees and pros shop merchandise, free range balls, free golf for your birthday, invitations to special events, a monthly newsletter and more. And as a member, you’ll be able to make tee times online. Register at
Each one of Georgia’s State Park golf courses, although distinctly different in design, is committed to providing championship-quality golf at a great value. The course layouts are designed for golfers of all skill levels — from the beginner golfer to the seasoned pro.
Scattered across south Georgia are five of the state courses. The Lakes at Laura S. Walker, a links-style layout accented by three large lakes, is near the Okefenokee Swamp in Waycross. The only 9-hole course in the system is Brazell’s Creek at Gordonia-Altamaha State Park.
To make tee times or learn more about golfing opportunities at your Georgia State Park Golf Courses, call 1-800-434-0982 or visit
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