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Current events calendar for Jan. 6, 2013

Homecoming

Posted: January 6, 2013 - 1:00am

Homecoming

Bible Fellowship Church, 3701 Old Petersburg Road, Martinez, will celebrate homecoming at 10:30 a.m. today, Jan. 6, followed by a covered-dish dinner. Go to www.biblefellowshipministry.org.

Alzheimer’s

The Augusta Alzheimer’s Association and the GHSU Memory Disorder Clinic will hold a free lunch program at noon on Tuesday, Jan. 8, at the GHSU Alumni Center at 919 15th St. Reservations are due by noon Monday, Jan. 7, by calling (706) 731-9060.

Catholic class

St. Theresa of Avila Catholic Church will hold an 11-week program for inactive or marginally active Catholics, Awakening Faith, 7:30-9 p.m. Tuesdays starting Tuesday, Jan. 8, at the home of Joe and Mary Soparas. Go to www.st-teresa.com, e-mail mary.soparas@gmail.com, or call (706) 364-9289.

Exchange Club

Starting Thursday, Jan. 10, the Columbia County Exchange will meet at 8 a.m. Thursdays at Be My Guest, 4216 Washington Road, Evans. Go to www.columbiacountyexchange.com.

Magic show

Chad Crews will perform a magic show at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, at the Greenbrier High School auditorium to benefit Sawyer Mobley, a 10-year-old Bel Air Elementary student awaiting a double-lung transplant. Tickets cost $5. E-mail debbie.callan0atgmail.com.

Scholarships

• Applications are being accepted through Feb. 15 for the Watson-Brown Foundation college scholarships for high school seniors and undergraduates. Go to www.watson-brown.org/scholarship.

• Female high school seniors who attend a Columbia County school and plan to major in teaching starting this fall can apply for a $1,000 scholarship from Gamma Delta. E-mail debbie.
callan0@gmail.com.

Red Nose Run

The Red Nose Run 5K to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of Augusta will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, starting at James Brown Arena in Augusta. Cost is $25 until Friday, Jan. 11, and $30 on race day. Go to www.strictlyrunning.com.

Elvis tribute

Elvis tribute artist Jeff Barnes will perform from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at the Greenbrier High School auditorium. Adult tickets cost $10, students $7, and are available at the school or at the door.

Seminar

A free home organization seminar by Professional Organizers of Augusta will be held 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 12 at Carpenters in the Home, 422 Columbia Industrial Blvd., Evans. E-mail functionalfashionable@gmail.com.

Writers group

CSRA Writers will meet at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 14 at Georgia Military College, 115 Davis Road, Martinez. Published and unpublished writers needing a support group are invited. Call Steve Fox at (706) 836-7315.

Open house

Classical Conversations, a K-12 program that emphasizes a Christian, classical model of learning, will hold an information meeting for the 2013-14 school year from 7 to 9 p.m. Jan. 17 at Grace Baptist Church, 4945 Hardy McManus Road, Evans, and open house Jan. 17, 24 and 31. Contact Kelli Graham at kelli.c.graham@att.net, or go to www.classicalconversations.com.

Bee class

The Clarks Hill Beekeepers Association will hold a beginners beekeeping class from 8:30 a.m. to noon Jan. 19 and 26 at Walden Pond, 6343 Yelton Road, Appling. Cost is $40. Register at www.clarkshillbeekeepers.org. Call (706) 541-2152.

Dulcimer jam

Musicians with all instruments are invited to join in the Dulcimer Jam from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 19 at Mistletoe State Park in Appling. Cost is $5 for parking. Call (706) 541-2146.

CERT signup

Spaces are available for the next class of the Columbia County Community Emergency Response Team that begins Feb. 19. Call (706) 868-3303, or e-mail emergencymanagement@columbiacountyga.gov.

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