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Watercolor painting

Posted: January 17, 2016 - 12:00am

Watercolor painting

Artists’ Guild of Columbia County Watercolor Wednesdays
1-3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 20, Church of Our Savior, 4227 Columbia Road, Martinez; for adults and teens; no experience required; $45 class fee plus $5 supply fee; artistguildcc.org

Pottery

Hand-building Pottery for Adults 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, Attic Treasures, 575 W. Milledgeville Road, Harlem; held by Harlem Arts Council; $40 plus $10 supply fee; harlemartscouncil@gmail.com

Book sale

Friends of the Columbia
County Library Book Sale 2-5 p.m. Jan. 17, Columbia County Library foyer, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd., Evans; books on display in the foyer; fiction and nonfiction

Ninja camp

Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Ninja Camp 9 a.m. to 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

Driver course

AARP Smart Driver Safety Program 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19, Patriots Park, 5445 Columbia Road, Grovetown; $20; registration required; AARP membership not required; bring lunch and beverage if desired; (706) 863-2865

Novel 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.; $43; (706) 726-0366, augustaamusements.com

Fun fest

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

Nature hike

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

Symphony concert

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

Luncheon

Augusta Christian Women’s Connection luncheon 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, Riverview United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 1244 Furys Ferry Road, Evans; reservations required by Saturday, Jan. 23; (706) 830-5175, culkey@live.com

Drawing/painting class

Artists’ Guild of Columbia County Oil Pastel Drawing/Painting 1-3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, Church of Our Savior, 4227 Columbia Road, Martinez; for adults and teens; no experience required; $35 class fee plus $5 supply fee; artistguildcc.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

Art classes

Artists’ Guild of Columbia County Children’s Drawing and Painting 4:30-5:30 p.m. Thursdays, Feb. 4-25, and Thursdays, March 3, 10, 24 and 31; Church of Our Savior, 4227 Columbia Road, Martinez;
$80 per four-week session plus 45 supply fee; for ages 8-12; artistguildcc.org

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.; $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.; $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.; $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

Food pantry

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

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; chapter includes Augusta, Martinez and North Augusta; e-mail for location; membership@momsclubofaugusta.org, momsclubaugusta.org

Writers group

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

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

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