As the children played on the playground at Grace United Methodist Church on Saturday, their parents gathered in a semicircle and held devotion.
The Play Time…Prayer Time activity began in late June and the group has met several times since then.
National Recovery Month observed
The Aiken Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Services, Second Judicial Circuit Alcohol Enforcement Team and the Substance Abuse Free Environment Team will have a panel discussion and art exhibit Tuesday in observance of National Recovery Month.
Counterfeit bills passed
An Augusta woman was accused of passing counterfeit bills at two North Augusta bingo locations. According to a North Augusta Public Safety incident report, the owner of Paradise Bingo and Shamrock Bingo reported Sept.
MONDAYS AND THURSDAYS: 7-9 p.m. Mondays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays; St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church, 471 W. Martintown Road; meeting of the Pieceful Hearts Quilting Guild; open to all ages; (803) 279-6456
FIRST MONDAYS: 6:30 p.m.
Evans High School fastpitch softball will have a Boston Butt fundraiser Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. for 10th-grader Taylor Hayes, who is undergoing a six-week treatment in a Boston hospital for a brain tumor.
Saturday, Sept. 14
Greenbrier at Carrollton Meet, 8 a.m.
Grovetown at Greyhound Invite (Grey, Ga.), 8:30 a.m. (girls), 9:15 a.m. (boys)
Augusta Prep at Furman University Invitational, 9 a.m.
Friday, Sept. 13 (7:30 p.m.)
Augusta Christian vs.