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Companions

Posted: August 1, 2015 - 11:03pm  |  Updated: August 2, 2015 - 1:33am

Companions

Senior Citizens Council seeking companions for income-eligible people ages 55 and older who can serve 20 hours a week with special-needs adults in their homes; need own transportation; (706) 868-0120

Sizzling Summer

Lenwood Holmes and The Sounds Unlimited performing as part of the Sizzling Summer Music Series 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 2, Columbia County Amphitheater, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd., Evans; $6; bit.ly/1R4rEsB

Pride Night Out

Pride Night Out 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4, Blue Sky Bar & Kitchen, 990 Broad St.; fundraiser for Augusta Pride 2016; facebook.com/events/392697190920754

Auditions

Columbia County Choral Society auditions 7-8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4, First Baptist Church of Evans, 515 N. Belair Road; for ages 18 and older; (310) 497-8047

Book club

Discussing One Nation Under God: How Corporate America Invented Christian America by Kevin M. Kruse, 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5, Columbia County Library, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd., Evans; copies available at The Book Tavern; amunitedcsra.org/bookclub

Book sale Friends of the Columbia County Libraries Book Sale 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Aug. 7-8, 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 9, Columbia County Library, second floor, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd., Evans; fiction and nonfiction Storks, Corks

Storks and Corks 2015 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, Silver Bluff Audubon Sanctuary, 4542 Silver Bluff Road, Jackson; casual dress, food, wine; chance to see wood storks in natural setting; silent auction; $50, reservations required; (803) 471-0291, pkoehler@audubon.org, sc.audubon.org/events/storks-corks

Sizzling Summer

Doc Easton performing as part of the Sizzling Summer Music Series 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 9, Columbia County Amphitheater, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd., Evans; $6; bit.ly/1dxpvmH

Gold club

Gold Prospectors Association of America meets 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 13, Dayspring Baptist Church, 4220 Belair Frontage Road; (706) 496-4611

Meet and greet

Bee Hive Preschool Meet and Greet 9-11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 13, Bee Hive Preschool, Augusta Jewish Community Center, 898 Weinberger Way, Evans; view classrooms, meet teachers; www.beehivepreschool.com

Conference

Women’s Conference: The Refiner’s, Oakey Grove Baptist Church, 911 N. Belair Road, Evans; praise and worship 6:30 p.m. Aug. 14; workshops 8:30 a.m. Aug. 15, topics: Preparation for the Fire, Standing in the Fire and No Smell of Smoke; worship 10:15 a.m. Aug. 16, Sharon Riddle; free

Driving tour

Augusta-Aiken Audubon driving field trip at Phinizy Swamp Nature Park 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 15, 1858 Lock and Dam Road; drive around Phinizy looking for post-breeding birds and wading birds that come in late summer; beginners welcome; free; augustaaikenaudubon.org

UnityFest

Tabernacle Baptist Church UnityFest noon-5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15, Evans Towne Center park, 7016 Evans Town Center Blvd., Evans; Tabernacle Baptist Church anniversary, theme Connected To Conquer; performances, games, music, food, bake-off and grilling competition, more; free, open to the public; accepting food and merchandise vendor applications; (706) 724-1230, tbcaugusta.org

Candlelight

Candlelight Wine & Dine: eZra Brown 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15, Columbia County Amphitheater, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd., Evans; gates open 5 p.m., concert 6 p.m.; bring seating and picnic; $10 advance, $15 day of show; (762) 233-5299, wineanddine15.bpt.me

Anniversary

Tabernacle Baptist Church anniversary 9 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 16, Evans High School, 4550 Cox Road, Evans; Dr. William Holmes Robinson, speaker; tbcaugusta.org

Meet writer

Meet Jeffrey Selman, author of God Sent Me: A textbook case on evolution vs. creation, 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 16, Columbia County Library meeting room, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd., Evans; copies of book available $15, cash or check; bit.ly/1dvb1ni

Civil War

Civil War Roundtable of Augusta 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 17, Snelling Center, 3165 Washington Road; supper by Edgar’s $12; Wendy Hamand Venet, author of A Changing Wind, presents the story of Atlanta from pre-war to post-war; open to anyone interested in the history of the American Civil War; annual dues $25 or $40 per couple; (706) 736-2909, gfy@gwenfulcheryoung.com, bit.ly/1mQbLXI

Baseball

Columbia County Community Night at GreenJackets Game 7:05 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 18, Lake Olmstead Stadium, 78 Milledge Road; also SweetWater BOGO Beverages Tuesday, fountain drinks and draft beer buy one get one free; (706) 922-WINS(9467), tdenlinger@greenjacketsbaseball.com, columbiacountychamber.com

Archaeology

Augusta Archaeological Society meeting Thursday, Aug. 20, Big Daddy’s Bar & Grill, 4045 Jimmie Dyess Parkway; primitive skills technologist Scott Jones, speaker; Overview of Lithic Resources and Technology of Georgia, topic; dinner on your own 6:30 p.m., free program 8 p.m.

Newcomers

Augusta Area Newcomers Club Prospective Members Coffee 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 20, e-mail for location; for people new to the area; e-mail for location; hospitality@augustanewcomers.net; augustanewcomers.net

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