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Shoes for homeless

Posted: November 22, 2015 - 12:03am  |  Updated: November 22, 2015 - 12:28am

Shoes for homeless

Augusta area podiatrists are collecting shoes to distribute for the homeless; drop off new and used shoes at Augusta podiatrists’ office through Jan. 4; all types of shoes needed, all sizes, preferably good condition; (706) 724-7000

Book Club

Discussing Christian Nation by Frederic C. Rich 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2, Columbia County Library, second floor, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd.; copies available at The Book Tavern; amunitedcsra.org/bookclub

Silent auction

Georgia Regents Medical Center Ambulatory Care Services Silent Auction 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Dec. 3, Augusta University Health System Terrace a, 1120 15th St.; donations sought by Nov. 20; benefits American Heart Association; (803) 474-8677

Executive lunch

Columbia County Chamber of Commerce Executive Luncheon 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 3, Savannah Rapids Pavilion, 3300 Evans to Locks Road, Martinez; Dr. Brooks Keel, president of Georgia Regents University and CEO of Georgia Regents Health System. speaker; members $25, others $35; columbiacountychamber.com

Homes tour

North Augusta Christmas Tour of Homes 5:30-9:30 p.m. Dec. 4, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 5, North Augusta; tour of private homes, North Augusta Arts & Heritage Center and North Augusta High School Science and Technology Center; sponsored by Beta Sigma Phi Sorority; $20 advance through 3 p.m. Dec. 4, $25 during tour; advance tickets at Jim Bush Flowers and Gifts, Communigraphics, and Parks Pharmacy, North Augusta; and at Designed for Change, Martinez; (803) 279-4577

Choral concert

Christmas Through the Ages Featuring the Music of John Rutter 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4, First Baptist Church of Evans, 515 N. Belair Road, Evans; presented by Columbia County Choral Society; Christmas carols and Requiem by John Rutter; tickets at door and online; $15; military, ages 55 and older, students and groups of 10 or more $12; columbiacountychoralsociety.org

Art class

Learn to Fold 3D Stars with Paper Strips 10-11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, Attic Treasures, 575 W. Milledgeville Road, Harlem; ages 9 and older; $7; harlemartscouncil@gmail.com
Gingerbread

Gingerbread House Workshop 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Dec. 5, Hire Grounds Cafe, 3179 Washington
Road; decorate a gingerbread house; free, reservations with first name and age required; (706) 650-5760, nbrowning@goodwillworks.org

Concert

Symphony Orchestra Augusta: Tim Zimmerman & The King’s Brass 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6, Jabez Sanford Hardin Performing Arts Center, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd., Evans; $20; soaugusta.org

Wendy Murphy

Meet the Artist: Wendy Murphy 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 10, Hire Grounds Cafe, 3179 Washington Road; artwork on display during December; free; (706) 650-5760

Banquet

Fellowship Banquet 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, Rosemont Association Building, 5463 Burks Mountain Road, Appling; sponsored by the Smith Grove Baptist Church; $15, ages 12 and younger $10

Christmas concert

Columbia County Orchestra: Noel! Christmas 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11, St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church, Sanctuary, 4921 Columbia Road, Grovetown; featuring St. Teresa’s Choir with Kimberly Lies conducting; columbiacco.org and st-teresa.com

Harlem High

School council meeting 4:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 14, Harlem High School, principal’s conference room, 1070 Appling Harlem Road, Harlem; (706) 556-5980, edline.net/pages/Harlem_High_School

Yule concert

Christmas with the Annie Moses Band doors 6:30 p.m., show 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 15, Jabez Sanford Hardin Performing Arts Center, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd., 30809 Evans; $49; (706) 726-0366, augustaamusements.com

Woodturners

Savannah River Woodturners monthly meeting 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 19, Savannah River Woodturners Club Shop, 144 N. Belair Road, Evans; woodturning enthusiasts share projects, learn from other woodturning experts; share wood, teach newcomers, network; first visit free; SavannahRiverWoodturners.org

Nashville show

Live From Nashville doors 6:30 p.m., show 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 8, Jabez Sanford Hardin Performing Arts Center, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd., 30809 Evans; $43; (706) 726-0366, augustaamusements.com

Glenn Miller

The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra doors 6:30 p.m., show 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 22, Jabez Sanford Hardin Performing Arts Center, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd., 30809 Evans; $43; (706) 726-0366, augustaamusements.com

Evans council

School council meeting 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10, Evans High School media center conference room, 4550 Cox Road; (706) 863-1198, edline.net/pages/Evans_High_School

Muttville Comix

Johnny Peers and his Muttville Comix doors 6:30 p.m., show 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, Jabez Sanford Hardin Performing Arts Center, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd., 30809 Evans; $29.50, ages 11 and younger $12.50; (706) 726-0366, augustaamusements.com

School council

School council meeting 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, Greenbrier Middle School, 5120 Riverwood Parkway, Evans; (706) 650-6080, edline.net/pages/Greenbrier_MS

Tribute band

Band on the Run The McCartney Years; doors 6:30 p.m., show 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26, Jabez Sanford Hardin Performing Arts Center, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd., 30809 Evans; $45; (706) 726-0366, augustaamusements.com

Country concert

Evening in the Round starring Linda Davis, Lang Scott and Bill Whyte doors 6:30 p.m., show 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 4, Jabez Sanford Hardin Performing Arts Center, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd., 30809 Evans; $40; (706) 726-0366, augustaamusements.com

Henry Gross

Henry Gross One Hit Wanderer doors 6:30 p.m., show 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 18, Jabez Sanford Hardin Performing Arts Center, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd.; $43; (706) 726-0366, augustaamusements.com

Adam Trent

The Futurist Adam Trent doors 6:30 p.m., show 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 16, Jabez Sanford Hardin Performing Arts Center, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd., 30809 Evans; $40; (706) 726-0366, augustaamusements.com

Evans council

School council meeting 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, Evans High School media center, 4550 Cox Road; (706) 863-1198, edline.net/pages/Evans_High_School

Middle school

School council meeting 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, Greenbrier Middle School, 5120 Riverwood Parkway, Evans; (706) 650-6080, edline.net/pages/Greenbrier_MS

ONGOING

Christian singles

6:30-10:30 p.m. Saturdays, Ballroom Dance Center, 525 Grand Slam Drive, off Evans-to-Locks Road; dance lessons 6:30-7:30 p.m., dance 7:30-10:30 p.m.; refreshments; Augusta Christian Singles; $8 members, $10 others; (762) 233-1978, christiandances.org

Eyeglass help

Financial assistance for qualifying Grovetown residents’ eyeglasses; Grovetown Lions Club Eyeglass Program, P.O. Box 248, Grovetown, GA 30813

Farmers market

4:30-7 p.m. Thursdays through Oct. 30, Columbia County Amphitheater, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd.; Evans Towne Farmers Market; cooking demos and vegetable gardening education; kim@augustalocallygrown.org, evanstownefarmersmarket.com

Food pantry

9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 1959 Appling Harlem Highway, Appling; Columbia County Cares Food Pantry; (706) 541-2834

Gold club

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

Live wrestling

First Saturday every month; doors open 7:30 p.m., belltime 8 p.m., Patriots Park Gymnasium, 5445 Columbia Road, Grovetown; $10 front row, $7 general admission, 5 and younger free; flatlineprowrestling.com

Hospital classes

Variety of classes each month; Doctors Hospital; (706) 651-2450, doctors-hospital.net

Meditations

4:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Mindbody Stress Reduction Programs, 4210 Columbia Road Suite 4A, Martinez; Mindfulness and Expansive Meditations; experience deeper awareness and stress reduction through guided meditations; $15, $5 students with ID; (706) 496-3935, mindbodystressreduction.com

MOMS Club

MOMS Club of Augusta meets 10 a.m. first Wednesdays (except December); chapter includes Augusta, Martinez and North Augusta; e-mail for location; membership@momsclubofaugusta.org, www.momsclubaugusta.org

Orchestras

Columbia County Orchestra and Columbia County Youth; weekly meetings; musicians needed; information can be found online; columbiacco.org

Public speaking

7 p.m. Mondays, University Hospital Education Wing, third floor, room 3; Riverwalk Toastmasters Public Speaking and Leadership Club; 7106.toastmasterclubs.org

USA Dance

USA Dance Greater Augusta Chapter 6074 8-11 p.m. third Saturdays through November, American Legion Post 63, 90 Milledge Road; ballroom dancing; $8 members, $10 others, $5 military, $3 students; (803) 215-4010, augustadancing.org

Volunteers

• Grovetown Senior Center; volunteer drivers to deliver meals to shut-ins needed; (706) 210-8699

• Regency Hospice; training provided; Nancy Browning (706) 868-4422

• Golden Harvest Food Bank; help sort donations; (706) 736-1199

• Safe Kids East Central Georgia; help with events; lead programs that teach safety to children and teens; training provided; (706) 721-7606

• Columbia County Library, Evans; (706) 863-1946, jthompson@columbiacountyga.gov

• American Cancer Society Augusta chapter; drivers for Road to Recovery program, which provides transportation to cancer patients, needed; (706) 731-9900

• Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), 4210 Columbia Road Suite 13A, Martinez, for ages 55 and older; (706) 868-0120 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday

Wine tastings

4:30-6:30 p.m. Fridays, 1-6 p.m. Saturdays, Vineyard Wine Market, 4414 Evans to Locks Road, Evans; (706) 922-9463, vine11.com

Women vets

11 a.m. first Saturdays; The Women’s Veterans Club; $24 per year; April Starks (706) 868-5601

Writers group

6:30 p.m. third Mondays, Georgia Military College, 115 Davis Road; CSRA Writers Group; free, open to the public; for a critique, bring eight copies of up to 10 pages of work (double-spaced); (706) 836-7315

Zumba classes

6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Mondays, Evans Christian Academy, 213 S. Old Belair Road, Grovetown; $5 per class; (706) 364-3565,evanschristianacademy.org

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