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Posted: February 15, 2012 - 12:01am  |  Updated: February 15, 2012 - 4:58am

 

Gospel concert

The Dixie Echoes quartet will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday at Bible Fellowship Church, 3701 Old Petersburg Road, Martinez. Admission is free, with offering accepted. Call (706) 922-5314, or go to www.biblefellow
shipministry.org.

GOP meetings

The Columbia County Republican Party will hold precinct mass meetings starting at 9 a.m. Saturday in the Evans government complex auditorium to elect delegates to the county’s March 10 party convention. Contact Brian Slowinski at (706) 631-8529 or brianslowinski@yahoo.com.

Safe sitters

The Safe Kids East Central Georgia Safe Sitters class for 11- to 13-year-olds will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Wesley United Methodist Church, 825 N. Belair Road, Evans. Cost is $35, with lunch included. For more, call (706) 721-7606.

Woodturners

Jay Daniels will demonstrate turning a lidded vessel with a finial at the Savannah River Wood­turn­ers meeting from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at 144 N. Belair Road, Evans. Go to savannah
riverwoodturners.org or call (706) 627-8373.

Emergency class

A free clinic on building a family emergency supply kit will be held from 10-11 a.m. at Home Depot in Evans.

Black history

Gregory Thompson, the principal of Butler High School, will be the guest speaker for the Black History Celebration at 10:45 a.m. Sunday at Gospel Water Branch Baptist Church, 703 Furys Ferry Road, Evans. For more, call (706) 860-7091.

Thrift sale

Helping Hands Thrift Store, 6347 Columbia Road, is holding a special sale through April 7, with shirts 25 cents and pants 50 cents. The store is open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the first Saturday of each month. It is operated by the Columbia County Foundation for Children.

Party training

Training for members of the Democratic party who would like to serve as delegates from Georgia’s 10th Congressional Dis­trict will be held Feb. 23, 25 and 26, with elections April 21. Call Floyd Ever­ett at (706) 825-8314, or email floydeverett@bellsouth.net.

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