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Beekeepers

Posted: September 30, 2012 - 12:04am

Beekeepers

The Clarks Hill Beekeepers Association will meet at 7 p.m. Monday Oct. 1 at Walden Pond, 6343 Yelton Road, Appling. Call (706) 541-2152.

Octoberfest

American Legion Post 192, off Owens Road in Evans, will hold an Octoberfest celebration from 4 p.m. Tuesday until the food runs out, with tickets for $7 per plate. A silent auction fundraiser will be held from 1 p.m.-6:45 p.m. Call (706) 863-8728.

Church event

Mosaic United Methodist Church, 478 Columbia Industrial Blvd., Evans, will hold Freedom Is Here, an evening of praise, prayer and thanksgiving, at 7 p.m. Thursday at the church.

Admission is free, refreshments will be served and childcare will be provided. Go to www.mosaicumc.org, or call (706) 650-9187.

Anniversary

The Byrd Family gospel singers will celebrate their 54th anniversary with a gospel sing at 7 p.m. Friday with the Dixie Echoes Quartet at Bible Fellowship Church, 3701 Old Petersburg Road, Martinez. Admission is free, with an offering taken. At 10 a.m. Oct. 14, the celebration will continue with Naomi and the Segos, guest speaker Dr. Roy Rogers, the state superintendent of the Georgia Church of the Nazarene, and a barbecue luncheon to follow. Go to www.thebyrdfamily.org, www.biblefellowshipministry.org, or call (706) 922-5314.

Adopt-a-Stream

Columbia County Adopt-a-Stream will hold a stream monitoring workshop 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Reed Creek Nature Park, behind Zaxby’s on Furys Ferry Road. Contact Mike Reardon at reardonmp@hotmail.com, or (7060 421-8639.

Yard sales

• The Evans Elementary School Relay for Life team will hold a yard sale in the cafeteria of Evans Elementary on Gibbs Road, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

• Wesley United Methodist Church, 825 N. Belair Road, Evans, will hold its fall yard sale from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 13, with all proceeds to missions.

• Bel Air Elementary will hold a faculty yard sale and craft sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 13 in the cafeteria. Booths are available for $25. Email debbie.callan0@gmail.com.

• When Help Can’t Wait, which provides assistance to nursing home residents, will hold its fall yard sale Oct. 13, and is seeking donations from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays-Thurdays at the office across from the Martinez Post Office. Email whenhelpcantwait@bellsouth.net.

Coloring contest

Georgia’s Path2College 529 educational savings plan is holding a coloring contest for children in pre-kindergarten through fifth grade, with a grand prize of $1,529. Entries must be received before Friday. Forms are available at www.path2college529.com.

Church lunch

State Rep. Ben Harbin will be the guest speaker for the monthly luncheon of Covenant United Methodist Church, 4536 Washington Road, Evans, at noon Oct. 10. Lunch costs $5, and reservations are due by Oct. 8 by emailing mary@theumc.org.

Senior seminars

Washington Commons on Washington Road will hold free Let’s Talk Seniors seminars during October, with programs on power of attorney at 6 p.m. Oct. 11, protection from senior scams at 11 a.m. Oct. 16, and financial planning at 7 p.m. Oct. 23. Call (706) 860-0402.

Band competition

The third annual Grovetown Band of Warriors Invitational Marching Band Competition will be held noon to 10 p.m. Oct. 13 at Grovetown High School. Cost is $5, with 5-younger free.

Appling Opry

The Carolina Rebels, from Columbia, S.C., will perform Oct. 13 at the Appling Opry, 5701 Whiteoak Road at Ray Owens Road, Appling. Admission is free.

Lewis festival

The Jeff and Sheri Easter Fall Festival will be held 7 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Lewis Family Home Place, 7 p.m. Oct. 18 at 1935 Lewis Family Road, Lincolnton. Adult admission costs $15, children 12-younger free. Call (706) 359-1997, or go to www.jeffandsherieaster.com.

Fruit sales

Area high school bands are holding their annual citrus fruit sale fundraisers. Order from Greenbrier before Oct. 24 by calling Camille Howle at (706) 855-7177, or email camillehhowle@gmail.com; cost is $18 per box. For Lakeside, also at $18 per box, order before Nov. 5 at www.riversweetonline.com/lhsband, or for questions email lhsbandfruit@yahoo.com.

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