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Posted: July 27, 2013 - 11:26pm  |  Updated: July 28, 2013 - 12:14am


• GAATP-CSRA Chapter monthly meeting will be 8 a.m., Aug. 8, at Augusta Metro Federal Credit Union on Davis Road. The program will be a roundtable discussion of people’s concerns.


Movie screening

The Alzheimer’s Association Georgia Chapter will hold a free screening of the film Fred Won’t Move Out, followed by a discussion, at 3 p.m. Aug. 4 at the Augusta Jewish Community Center, 898 Weinberger Way, Evans. Please RSVP to (706) 228-3636 or



Blue Ribbon Riders, 987 Reynolds Farm Road in Grovetown, is taking applications for new riders and volunteers for its fall session of hippotherapy and adaptive riding lessons for groups and individuals. New rider evaluations are Aug. 14 and volunteer training sessions are Aug. 19 and 26. Call (706) 854-0644 for more information.

Volunteer training

CareSouth Hospice will be offering new hospice volunteers training at its Augusta office, 231 Furys Ferry Road, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., Aug. 14. Call (706) 550-9966 for more information.

Thrift sale

Helping Hands Thrift Store, operated by the Columbia County Foun­dation for Children at 6347 Columbia Road, Appling, is open 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. first Saturdays.

Meeting space

Three rooms of meeting space are available to community groups at no charge at Mosaic United Methodist Church, 478 Columbia Industrial Blvd., Evans. E-mail gerilyn@mosaicumc.org, or call (706) 650-9187.


Clothes Closet

The Clothes Closet at Marvin United Methodist Church, 4400 Wheeler Road at South Belair Road, is open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays for donations. Clothes are donated to the needy. Call (706) 863-0510.


Help group

Celebrate Recovery meets at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at The Sanctuary Church, 302 Byrd Road, Evans. Call (706) 421-0089.


Leah museum

The Leah High School and Community Museum, located at the Martinez-Columbia Fire Rescue station at 3653 Ray Owens Road, in Appling, will open on the second Sunday of each month, or Tuesdays by appointment. Donations of
archival and historical material still are being sought. Call (706) 541-0043 .


Choral Society

The Columbia County Choral Society is open to all singers in the area. Rehearsals are held at First Baptist Church of Evans. Call (706) 650-2311 or go to www.ccchoral


Elks entertainment

The Augusta Elks Club, off Furys Ferry Road in Martinez, presents The Marilyn Adcox band 7-10 p.m. every Wednesday. Cost is $5 donation at the door. Call (706) 860-3223..


Seat inspection

Safe Kids East Central Georgia conducts free child safety seat inspections on the second Wednesday of each month at the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Substation, 650 Ronald Reagan Drive, Evans. For more information, call (706) 541-3970 or go to www.mcghealth.org.


Addiction help

The Mosaic United Methodist Church’s Celebrate Recovery program holds weekly group sessions at 7 p.m. Fridays at the church, 678 Columbia Industrial Blvd., Evans. Call (706) 877-6468, or go to www.mosaicumc.org.


Cancer group

The MCG Breast Cancer Support Group meets on the second Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in the first-floor community room at the MCGHealth Cancer Center, 1411 Laney-Walker Blvd. Call (706) 721-4109 or go to www.mcghealth.org.



The Columbia County Civic Orchestra holds weekly rehearsals 7:15-9:15 p.m. Mondays in the music suite at West Acres Baptist Church, 555 Gibbs Road, Evans. Returning and new musicians are welcome. The Youth Orchestra holds rehearsals 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays in the Augusta Christian band room, 313 Baston Road. Call Rob Nordan at (706) 860-6573, ext. 114, or go to www.columbia cco.org.


Christian singles

Augusta Christian Singles meets at the Ballroom Dance Center, 525 Grand Slam Drive, off Evans-to-Locks Road, from 7-11 p.m. each Saturday. Cost is $8 for members, $10 for guests. Call Barbara Nash at (803) 640-2075.

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