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School council

Posted: September 15, 2015 - 11:03pm  |  Updated: September 16, 2015 - 3:29am

School council

School council meeting – Blue Ridge Elementary School 8:15 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16, 550 Blue Ridge Drive, Evans; (706) 868-0894

Middle school

School council meeting – Greenbrier Middle School 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16, Greenbrier Middle School, 5120 Riverwood Parkway, Evans; (706) 650-6080, edline.net/pages/Greenbrier_MS

Fundraiser

4:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church, 4921 Columbia Road, Grovetown; dine in or carry out; spaghetti, salad and drink; $8 or four for $25; Columbia County Cares volunteers, host; (706) 541-2834, cccares@columbiacountyga.gov, columbiacountycares.org

Pigskins, Bowties

Pigskins and Bowties Fundraising Gala and Silent Auction 6:30-11 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, Legends Club, 2701 Washington Road; Georgia/Carolina rivalry weekend kickoff; high-class tailgate event; Barclay Bishop and Jay Jefferies, hosts; hors d’oeuvres, open bar, entertainment, DJ Lu Ong, halftime show, silent auction; benefits advocacy and outreach programs; $75, couple $140, table of six $600; (706) 724-6262, gala@waltonoptions.org, waltonoptions.org/bowties

Border Bash

4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18, Augusta Golf and Gardens Park, 1 11th St.; $10 advance, $15 at gate; ages 12 and under free; borderbash.net and facebook.com/events/1449052668747236

Arts in Heart

Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival Sept. 18-20, Broad Street and Augusta Common; 5-9 p.m. Sept. 18, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Sept. 19, noon-7 p.m. Sept. 20; pets and coolers not permitted; camp chairs welcome; arts, crafts, music, ethnic foods; $10 at gate, ages 10 and under free, badges good all three days; advance badges on sale soon; artsintheheartofaugusta.com

Pops concert

Columbia County Orchestra: Fall 2015 Pops Concert 7 p.m. Friday, St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church, Parish Life Center, 4921 Columbia Road, Grovetown; promoting the musical arts and fostering music appreciation; free, donations accepted; columbiacco.org

Rummage sale

CSRA Humane Society reduced price rummage sale; 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, CSRA Humane Society, 425 Wood St.; bring a bag and fill it up sale 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 26; csrahumanesociety.org

Nature trip

Augusta-Aiken Audubon field trip to Aiken State Natural Area; meet 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, in parking area just past the pay station on the loop road; explore around ponds and roads looking for early migrant birds; bring lunch, snacks, drinks; beginners welcome; park admission fee $2 adult, $1.25 South Carolina seniors; free ages 15 and younger; augustaaikenaudubon.org

Homebuying

Spanish Homebuyer Education Class 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, Ministerio Nueva Vida, 1755 Gordon Highway; attendees receive a certificate of completion valid for down payment assistance; lunch free, registration required; (706) 925-2005, csraeoa.org

Sanctuary choir

Sanctuary Choir anniversary 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, 3606 Old Ferry Road, Martinez; free; macedoniambc3405@att.net

Moon night

International Observe The Moon Night 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, Ruth Patrick Science Education Center, 471 University Parkway, Aiken; Astronomy Club of Augusta meeting; ex-Coast Guard Capt. Stephen Miller speaking on Observing The Moon; free; angelfire.com/ga/astronomyclubaugusta

Fashion show

Colors of Cancer Survivor Fashion Show 7-11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, Diamond Lakes Gym, 103 Diamond Lakes Way, Hephzibah; night of celebration; live entertainment, door prizes, raffles, vendors, refreshments; $20; benefits American Cancer Society; (706) 836-1142, (706) 394-9541

Civil War

Civil War Roundtable of Augusta 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 21, Snelling Center, 3165 Washington Road; Gould Hagler Jr., author of Georgia’s Confederate Monuments: In Honor of a Fallen Nation, speaking on monuments to women; supper by Edgar’s $12; 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

Business expo

The State of the Community Address Sept. 22, Liberty Park Gym, 1040 Newmantown Road, Grovetown; business expo and barbecue dinner 5 p.m., program 6:30 p.m.; Columbia County Board of Commissioners Chairman Ron Cross, School System chairman Regina Buccafusco, Grovetown Mayor George James, Harlem Mayor Bobby Culpepper, Fort Gordon Garrison Commander Col. Sam Anderson, State Transportation Board Chairman Don Grantham; $25, must be purchased in advance; (706) 651-0018, columbiacountychamber.com

Demolition bids

Residential Demolition Program: Project Release for Bids; specifications for released projects to be bid on will be online each date and copies available at Augusta-Richmond County Municipal Building Procurement Department, 535 Telfair St., Suite 605 – Sept. 24, Oct. 8, 22, Nov. 5, 19, Dec. 2, 16, 30; from www.augustaga.gov/679/Procurement choose the ARCBID application to view projects

ARC 1975

Reunion Friday-Saturday, Sept. 25-26; tour the school, cocktails Sept. 25; men’s golf tournament, ladies’ luncheon Sept. 26; reunion with band Throwback, hors d’oeuvres, cash bar 7 p.m.-midnight Sept. 26, Partridge Inn; for information, itinerary or to register, visit arc75.com or ARC Class of 1975 & Friends on Facebook; Yolanda Tomlinson (706) 691-1383, ARC75@gmail.com

Lovers Lane

Augusta-Aiken Audubon field trip to Lovers Lane, meet at 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, at Popeyes, 450 Walton Way, to carpool; looking for migrating birds; beginners welcome; augustaaikenaudubon.org

Beat Feet

Beat Feet for ALS 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, Augusta Riverwalk, Ninth Street Fountain; fun for families, breakfast, raffle prizes; register online; all donations stay in the area, supporting the ALS clinics in Macon and Augusta; ALS Clinic at Georgia Regents Neuroscience Center, host; (706) 721-2681, walk.alsgru.com

McTier reunion

Saturday, Sept. 26, Reedy Creek Baptist Church, 1128 Reedy Creek Baptist Church Road, Stapleton, Ga., just off Georgia Highway 17 between Wrens and Thomson; registration 9:30 a.m., program 11 a.m., covered dish luncheon noon; casual dress; Steven or Sandy McTier (478) 956-8998

Crusade

Crusade for Christ presented by El-Shaddai Worship Center International 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, Evans Towne Center Park, 7016 Evans Town Center Blvd., Evans

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