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Get Up and Go


Posted: July 31, 2012 - 11:03pm


Bethesda Baptist Church, 5793 Old Augusta Highway, Harlem, will hold a revival at 7 p.m. Aug. 5-8, featuring guest evangelist Hal Hodgens. For information, call (706) 556-6818, or go to www.bethesdabchurch.weebly.com.

Writers club

The Children’s Writers (Marion’s Book Club) will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the Brandon Wilde Clubhouse. For information, call Anne Iverson at (706) 855-9433.

Democrats meet

Attorney Kerlise Yvette Grier, of Atlanta, will be the guest speaker for the meeting and annual scholarship awards of the Columbia County Democratic Party at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Columbia County Government Center Auditorium in Evans.

Farm Bureau

The Columbia County Farm Bureau will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday to make a change in the bylaws related to the terms of the organization’s president. The meeting will be held at the office at 330 Milledgeville Road, Harlem. Reservations are due by Aug. 1 by calling (706) 556-6258.

Turkey shoot

The Grovetown Lions Club holds a summer turkey shoot on the second weekend of each month through September at 1200 Old Louisville Road. For information, e-mail garyrausch57@yahoo.com.


• Marvin Methodist Preschool, 4400 Wheeler Road, Martinez, is having registration for the 2012-13 school year for 2-, 3- and 4-year-olds. For information, call Ginger Gruba at (706) 868-8877.

• Trinity Baptist Preschool, 4594 Columbia Road, Martinez, has opened registration for 2012-13 for 2-, 3- and 4-year-olds. For information, call Shannon Story at (706) 799-0637.

• Spaces are available at Grace Baptist Preschool, 4945 Hardy McMan­us Road, Evans, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday. For information, call Lisa Wamack at (706) 868-9729.

Fort club

The Fort Gordon Spouses and Civilians Club will hold a membership sign-up from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 15 at the Family Outreach Center behind Woodworth Library on Fort Gordon. For information, go to www.fgscc.com.


Tony Riley will discuss Edgefield pottery and the Pottersville site during the meeting of the Augusta Archaeological Society at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 16 at TBonz Steakhouse, 2856 Washing­ton Road.

Open house

Musical Theatre Workshops, 110 Shartom Drive, Augusta, will hold open house 4-7 p.m. Aug. 17 and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 18, with classes starting Aug. 20 For information, go to www.onwith
theshow.biz, or call (706) 231-1759.

Third Saturday

Mosaic United Methodist Church and Christ the King Lutheran Church, on Industrial Park Drive at Evans to Locks Road, will offer free services to community residents in need on third Saturdays starting Aug. 18. Services include food, medical screenings, free haircuts, GED signups and job resources. For information, call (706) 650-9187.


The Richmond Academy Class of 1962 will hold its 50th reunion from 7-11 p.m. Aug. 24 at Julian Smith Casino and will have a picnic Aug. 25. For information, e-mail Nancy Solomon-Stutts at layla@comcast.net, or Cheryl Luke Melton at rosyday

Party caucus

The Columbia County Democratic Party will hold a caucus at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 30 in the conference room of the Columbia County Government Center, Building A, 630 Ronald Reagan Drive, Evans, to elect members to the Democratic Committee.

Vendors wanted

Vendors are being sought for the second annual Christmas Craft Market at West Acres Baptist Church, Nov. 2-3. For information, e-mail Cathie Rich at cammie252@gmail.com.


Alliance Hospice is seeking volunteers. Training is provided. For information, call Rick Boland at (706) 447-2461 or e-mail roboland@alliance

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous meets at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 3551 Wheeler Road, Augusta, and 1:30 p.m. Saturdays at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 3131 Walton Way. For information, call (706) 541-0580 or e-mail info@oa.org.

Thrift sale

Helping Hands Thrift Store, operated by the Columbia County Foundation for Children at 6347 Columbia Road, Appling, is open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on first Saturdays.

Singers sought

The Garden City Chorus is recruiting male singers for a 110-man show in September. Rehearsals are held each Tuesday at Church of Christ, 600 W. Martintown Road, North Augusta. Call (803) 279-4198.

Weight seminar

Georgia Health Sciences holds a free weight loss surgery seminar at 7 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month at the Columbia County Library in Evans. For information, go to www.georgiahealth.org/weightloss or call (706) 721-2609.

TOPS groups

Take Off Pounds Sensibly, a nonprofit weight-loss support group, meets on the following dates:

• Harlem Baptist Church, 8:45 a.m. Thursdays; (706) 556-3309.

• Grovetown United Methodist Church, 206 E. Robinson Ave., 6 p.m. Thursdays; (706) 863-0726.

• Pine View Baptist Church, 119 Pleasant Home Road, 4:45 p.m. each Tuesday; (706) 863-6525.


The East Georgia Genealogical Society, which includes Columbia County, meets at 7 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month at the L.D.S. Church, 36 Sims Road, Winder, Ga.

Charity cookbook

MOMS Club of Evans is selling cookbooks for $15, with all proceeds supporting Ronald McDonald House
of Augusta. For information, e-mail annualpreschoolfair@gmail.com.

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