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Posted: October 5, 2011 - 2:16pm  |  Updated: October 5, 2011 - 2:18pm

Survivor dinner

University Hospital's Breast Health Center will hold a free Breast Cancer Survivor Dinner at 6 p.m. Thursday. Only breast cancer survivors are invited to attend. Reservations are required by calling (706) 774-4141.

Spaghetti dinner

The Grovetown Senior Citizens will hold a spaghetti dinner fundraiser from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Senior Center, 103 W. Robinson Ave. Tickets cost $6 for adults, $3 for children 10-under. Call Joan at (706) 210-8699.

Columbus Day

Columbia County's Columbus Day Festival will be held 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Columbia County Amphitheater. Vendors spaces are available by calling Virginia at (706) 312-7194.

Chicken-Que

Grovetown United Methodist Church, 206 E. Robinson Ave., will hold its annual Chicken-Que and yard sale 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, with chicken plates available for $8 starting at 11 a.m.For information, call (706) 863-6668.

Blood drives

Shepheard Blood Center is holding blood drives during October at the following dates and locations: Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Columbia County Library in Evans; Oct. 14, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., First Baptist Church of Augusta, 3500 Walton Way; Oct. 12, 3-5 p.m., Walmart on Bobby Jones Expressway, Martinez; Oct. 19, 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sheraton Hotel, 1069 Stevens Creek Road, Augusta; and Oct. 24, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Retreat Spa and Salon, 4246 Washington Road, Evans. For information, go to www.shepeardblood.org.

Yard sale

First Baptist Church of Evans will hold its annual community yard and craft sale 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Vendor spaces are available by calling (706) 863-1228, or emailing fbcecommunitysale@yahoo.com.

Newcomers

The Augusta Area Newcomers Club will hold a welcoming coffee at 11 a.m. Thursday at a member's home, and a luncheon at 10 a.m. Oct. 20 at Savannah Rapids Pavilion. Go to www.augustanewcomers.net or email hospitality@augustanewcomers.net or call (706) 868-3668.

 

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