Operation Hand-Warmer, which collects handwarmers, snack foods and toiletries for troops in Afghanistan, has drop-off locations at all Century 21 Larry Miller Realty offices, including 235 N. Belair Road, Evans. Monetary donations can be made at any branch of Georgia Bank and Trust. Call Lindsey Folley or Sherrie Wilson at (706) 860-0000.
Sharon Baptist Church, 6262 Cobbham Road, in Winfield, will hold its free fall carnival and trunk-or-treat from 6-8 p.m. today for children through fifth grade. Call (706) 541-0667.
The German Friendship Club of Augusta will meet at 7 p.m. today at Villa Europa, 3044 Deans Bridge Road, Augusta. Call (803) 279-8493.
Area high school bands are holding their annual citrus fruit sale fundraisers.
Order from Greenbrier by today by calling Camille Howle at (706) 855-7177, or email email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Order from Evans before Nov. 7 by calling Reid Hall at (706) 863-1198, ext. 4060, or email email@example.com.
The AARP driver safety course, a refresher for motorists age 50 and older, will be held 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Patriots Park, 5445 Columbia Road. Tuition costs $14, with registration required at (706) 863-2865.
Al Goodyear will discuss the Topper site in Allendale, S.C., at the meeting of the Augusta Archeological Society, 6:30 p.m. Thursday at TBonz, 2856 Washington Road, Augusta.
Yard-sales spaces are available for $30 at the “trunk sale” from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at Church of the Holy Comforter, 473 Furys Ferry Road, Martinez. Reserve space by calling (706) 210-1133.
Gospel Water Branch Baptist Church, 703 Furys Ferry Road, Evans, will hold a free fall carnival at 4 p.m. Saturday. Call (706) 860-7091.
Christ’s Sanctified Holy Church, 136 Belair Road, Evans, will hold its annual revival 7 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday.
District Attorney Ashley Wright will be the guest speaker for the Columbia County Republican Party Breakfast at 9 a.m. Saturday at Fatz Cafe, 464 N. Belair Road, Evans. Breakfast costs $7. Go to www.ccgagop.org.
The Columbia County Orchestra will perform at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Jabez Sanford Hardin Performing Arts Center in the library in Evans. Tickets cost $10. Call (706) 755-5849, or go to www.columbiacco.org.
Superior Academy, 4158 Washington Road, Evans, will provide a free Halloween safety, self-defense and situational awareness seminar from 6-8:30 p.m. Saturday. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The sixth annual Health and Wellness Expo, sponsored by WJBJ-TV, will be 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Savannah Rapids Pavilion, with exhibitors, health screenings and children’s activities. Admission is free. Go to www.wjbf.com.
Shepeard Community Blood Center will hold blood drives from 2-6 p.m. Saturday at Walmart in Grovetown, and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday at Retreat Spa and Salon, 4246 Washington Road, Evans. Columbia County’s EMA blood drive will be held Nov. 8. Go to www.shepeardblood.org.