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Current events calendar for Jan. 6, 2013


Posted: January 6, 2013 - 1:00am


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


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, e-mail, 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

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


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

• 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.

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

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.


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

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 Published and unpublished writers needing a support group are invited.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, or go to

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 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

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