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Shoes for needy

Posted: January 3, 2016 - 12:07am  |  Updated: January 3, 2016 - 12:35am

Shoes for needy

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

Soccer

2016 Spring Soccer Tryouts and Evaluations 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Jan. 5 and 6, Blanchard Woods Soccer Park, 4600 Blanchard Woods Drive, Evans; focusing on individual technical development of each player; variety of small-sided games and activities to improve technique, skill and control; free; (706) 550-2858, bullsadmin@ga-scbulls.com, ga-scbulls.com

Luncheon

Lunchtime fellowship ministry 11:50 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 7, First Baptist Church of Evans, 515 N. Belair Road, Evans; Philip Hedgecoth, speaker; menu: hamburgers and hot dogs with all the trimmings, baked beans, chips and dessert; reservations required by noon Jan. 6; (706) 863-1228, fbcevans@knology.net

Nico Gozal

Meet the Artist: Nico Gozal 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 7, Hire Grounds Cafe, 3179 Washington Road; silk painting of sights, texture and rich multicultural heritage of equatorial Indonesia; artwork on display and for sale during January; (706) 650-5760, goodwillworks.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

Border Bowl

Border Bowl III noon Saturday, Jan. 9, Laney High School Stadium, 1339 Laney-Walker Blvd.; all-star football game featuring the best senior players in the area; benefits Ronald McDonald House Charities of Augusta; purchase tickets online; $5; gascborderbowl.com/tickets

Roller derby

New Skater Intake Workshop 10:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 10, 6:45-9:10 p.m. Jan. 11 and 12, Red Wing Rollerway, 3065 Washington Road; recruiting skaters and referees; learn the basics and become a member of the Augusta roller derby team; plan to skate and learn all three days; wear tights or compression pants; bring a pre-boiled mouth guard, other equipment provided; $10; online reservations requested; soulcitysirens.com and facebook.com/events/693802884090315

Yard art

Cement Yard Art 1-2:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 11, 1-2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 12, Attic Treasures, 575 W. Milledgeville Road, Harlem; vegetable markers, garden markers, how to make rocks; 1-2:30 p.m. Jan. 11, 1-2 p.m. Jan. 12; held by Harlem Arts Council; (706) 231-7199, harlemartscouncil@gmail.com

Fencing classes

Introductory Fencing Classes begin Monday, Jan. 11, Augusta Fencers Club, 464 Greene St.; 10-week classes: ages 6-9 class starts 5 p.m., ages 10-13 starts 6 p.m., adult class starts 7 p.m.; includes all competitive gear and text; classes for all age levels from age 6 to adult; private lessons available; (706) 722-8878, augustafencers.com and facebook.com/augustafencers

Riverside council

School council meeting 3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 12, Riverside Middle School front office conference room, 1095 Furys Ferry Road, Evans; (706) 868-3714

Documentary

At What Cost? Pipelines, Pollution and Eminent Domain in the Rural South 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 13, Legends Club, 2701 Washington Road; documentary film on petroleum pipeline industry and the price landowners and the environment have to pay for proposed Kinder Morgan Palmetto Pipeline; doors open 5:30 p.m., film 6 p.m.; benefits Push Back the Pipeline Coalition

Grovetown High

School council meeting 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 14, Grovetown High School, front office conference room, 2010 Warrior Way, Grovetown; (706) 447-2102, edline.net/pages/Grovetown_High

Goal setting

Goal Setting Workshop 12:30-1:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, Seigler’s Karate Center, 4471 Columbia Road Suite A3, Martinez; for children in pre-K to sixth grade; free; goskc.com

Book sale

Friends of the Columbia County Library Book Sale 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 15 and 16, 2-5 p.m. Jan. 17, Columbia County Library foyer, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd., Evans; books on display in the foyer; fiction and non-fiction books for sale

Ninja camp

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Ninja Camp 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday, Jan. 18, Seigler’s Karate Center, 4471 Columbia Road Suite A3, Martinez; ninja training, contest, adventure time and karate; $30, additional sibling $20; pizza included; limited space; goskc.com

Workshop

Teen Graphic Novel Workshop with author Lila Quintero Weaver 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 20, Columbia County Library, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd., Evans; Augusta University Libraries event for ages 13-17; registration required at bit.ly/darkroomworkshop; (706) 667-4912, gru.edu/latino

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

Nature hike

Waterfowl Hike 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Jan. 23, Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, 1858 Lock and Dam Road; see which ducks have flown south for the winter; walking/driving field trip through the constructed wetlands; $5, members free; (706) 828-2109, phinizycenter.org

Fun fest

Wrangler Family Fun Fest 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23, James Brown Arena, Seventh Street side; petting zoo, pony rides, live music, crafts, more; free

Cconcert

Symphony Orchestra Augusta: Turtle Island Quartet 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23, Jabez Sanford Hardin Performing Arts Center, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd., Evans; creating bold new trends in chamber music for strings; $20; soaugusta.org

Book club

Discussing Why the Religious Right Is Wrong About Separation of Church and State by Robert Boston 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3, The Book Tavern, second floor, 936 Broad St.; copies available; (706) 826-1940, amunitedcsra.org/bookclub

Heritage gala

Lucy Craft Laney Museum Heritage Gala Saturday, Feb. 6, Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center, 2 10th St.; reception 6 p.m., dinner seating 7 p.m.; Dr. Bobby Donaldson, speaker; dinner, live music; formal attire/black tie; $75, reservations required; (706) 724-3576, lucycraftlaneymuseum.com

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

Grovetown High

School council meeting 3:30 p.m. Monday, March 21, Grovetown High School, 2010 Warrior Way, Grovetown; (706) 447-2102, edline.net/pages/Grovetown_High

Riverside council

School council meeting 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, Riverside Middle front office conference room, 1095 Furys Ferry Road, Evans; (706) 868-3714

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

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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