The Columbia County Youth Orchestra will meet weekly from 6-8 p.m., starting Thursday, in the Augusta Christian Schools band room. Cost is $25. For information, email rnordan@
Edith Ogden, who was drafted into the German army in World War II, will be the guest speaker at 3 p.m. Thursday for the Augusta Genealogical Society at the Augusta Museum of History. For information, go to www.augustagensociety.org.