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Shoe drive

Posted: May 28, 2014 - 12:01am  |  Updated: May 28, 2014 - 1:43am

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Shoe drive

Harlem Baptist Church is joining Buckner International Shoes for Orphans Souls shoe drive through June 22; donated items should be for children and teens, must be new; greatest need is for athletic shoes sizes Youth 1 through Adult 8; cash donations accepted and will help provide new shoes and cover distribution costs; drop shoes off at Harlem Baptist, 105 W. Milledgeville Road; (706) 556-6439

Boat tours

In honor of July as Teachers Appreciation Month, Augusta Canal National Heritage Area offers free rides to teachers on the Petersburg tour boats during July; each teacher may invite one guest along for a free tour; must present a school badge, name tag or ID card at the canal’s Discovery Center ticket desk, 1450 Greene St.; tours depart 10 and 11:30 a.m. Tuesday-Saturday in July; Civil War tour departs 1:30 p.m.; tours last about one hour and include free admission to the interactive Canal Discovery Center; reservations suggested; (706) 823-0440 ext. 4

Garden club

Attracting Pollinators and Good Bugs to Your Garden 9:30 a.m.- to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, May 29, Highgrove Clubhouse, 1801 Prince George Ave., Evans; sponsored by Augusta Council of Garden Clubs; $20; registration required; open to the public; (706) 556-3417, jukirkland@
knology.net

Fundraising walk/run

Trot to Clot Walk and Run 7:30 a.m. Saturday, May 31, Savannah Rapids Park, 3300 Evans to Locks Road, Martinez; Hemophilia of Georgia, host; 5k walk and run, 8k run on the beautiful canal trail; fun, family-centered event benefits Camp Wannaklot, the only camp in Georgia that provides children who have hemophilia or other inherited bleeding disorders the opportunity to enjoy a traditional camp experience; $25; hog.org

Pancakes

IORG Rainbow Girls Short Stacks for Big Change Pancake Fundraiser 8-10 a.m. Saturday, May 31, Fatz Cafe, 464 N. Belair Road, Evans; fundraiser for Shriners Burn Hospital for Children; pancakes, sausage links, maple syrup, butter, mixed fruit; Richmond Assembly International Order of the Rainbow for Girls, host; $7 (one child under 6 admitted free with paid adult); call or e-mail for tickets; (912) 704-9480, azzurolotus@gmail.com

Tourette Syndrome

CSRA TICS Meet and Greet noon Saturday, May 31, Evans Towne Center Park, 7016 Evans Town Center Blvd.; support group; get acquainted in a relaxed atmosphere; bring the kids, the dog, your lunch, whatever you’d like; information available regarding the group; feedback on what the group can do to help appreciated; csratics@yahoo.com, facebook.com/csratics

Block party

Super Happy Block Party 1-7 p.m. Saturday, May 31, Augusta Common; booths of activities for kids of all ages revolving around the idea of science and creativity intermingling; robotics, solar cars, live entertainment, music and light show; food trucks, bier garden, root beer and home brewing classes; free; (706) 877-8707, superhappy
augusta.com

Cinderella Ball

6 p.m. Sunday, June 1, Julian Smith Casino, 2200 Broad St., Augusta; light hors d’oeuvres, three-course dinner, live entertainment; formal attire; benefits Sebrina’s Youth With Destiny Inc., Mentoring Out of the Box Program; $40; tickets, sywdcinderellaball2014.eventbrite.com or by phone; (706) 306-7567, sywd.wordpress.com

Soccer tryouts

Bulls Soccer Club U14-U18 Tryouts and Evaluations 6 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, June 3-5, Hammonds Ferry Soccer Complex, Hammonds Ferry Road, North Augusta; boys and girls teams from U8-U19 play in state leagues in Georgia and South Carolina; family friendly soccer with limited travel and reasonable fees; coaches professionally trained and licensed by the USSF or NSCAA; (706) 550-2858, bullsdoc12@gmail.com, ga-scbulls.com

Music workshop

Unity in the Community Music and Arts Workshop 6:15-9 p.m. June 5 and 6, meet 3:30 p.m. June 7, concert 5:30 p.m. June 7 Laura Grove Baptist Church, 122 Burning Bush Lane, Clarks Hill, S.C.; Clarks Hill Community Churches, host; registration required; (706) 231-0541, tmbmusicministry@gmail.com

Summer Beach Blast

6 p.m. Friday, June 6, Evans Towne Center Park; featuring The Catalinas, Jim Quick and The Coastline, The Embers; food and drink vendors, water slides, corn hole, shag dancing, beach sand and more; $15 advance, $20 event day, ages 12 and younger free; (706) 650-5005, evanstowne
centerpark.com

Republican women

Greater Columbia County Republican Women meeting – social and dinner 6-7 p.m., meeting 7-8 p.m. Thursday, June 12, Be My Guest Catering and Events, 4216 Washington Road, Evans; Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp, speaker; $13 buffet dinner, includes coffee, iced tea and dessert; reservations required; (706) 294-5100, info@gccrw.org

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