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Class sign-up open

Posted: August 16, 2016 - 11:07pm

Class sign-up open

Registration is open for fall classes in grades 6-12 at Evans Christian Academy. Call (706) 364-3565.

Resource session

Columbia County Chamber of Commerce: FLSA Resource Session, 8-9 a.m. Aug. 17;
Columbia County Chamber Office, 1000 Business Blvd.; presented by Tom Cathey and Aimee Pickett Sanders, of Hull Barrett, PC; Registration limited to 60 and one per company; columbiacountychamber.com; columbiacountychamber.com

Leppard tribute

Tribute to Def Leppard, 5 p.m. Aug. 19, Columbia County Amphitheater, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd.; $5; no outside food, beverage or coolers

GOP meeting

CSRA Republican Women’s Club monthly meeting, 6 p.m. Aug. 22; Jones Creek Clubhouse, 777 Jones Landing Court; speaker, Jeannie Seaver, spokeswoman for Trump Campaign of Georgia; reservations required for dinner, which costs $12; Wanda Duffie, (706) 830-5730

Sauce class

Saturday Chef Cooking Class – Sauces, 10 a.m. Aug. 20, Helms Col­lege, 3145 Washington Road; $75; make sauces using “mother” sauces: Bearnaise, Choron, Provencale, Marchand de Vin, Normandy and Mornay; (706) 651-9707

Candlelight, wine

7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20; Columbia County Amphitheater, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd.; bring seating and picnic; enjoy jazz, soul, rock, funk and gospel music and live art demos; (762) 233-5299

QuickBooks class

QuickBooks class, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 24, The Cleveland Group, 3740 Executive Center Drive; $99; hands-on classes and personalized one-on-one consulting; cost of registration includes lunch; clevelandgroup.net

Island Run

8 a.m. Aug. 27, Champions Retreat Golf Course, 37 Champions Parkway; $37 early-bird registration; race in grass skirts and Hawaiian shirts; after race enjoy music, tropical refreshments, prizes; benefits SafeHomes of Augusta; active.com

Open House

Helms College Open House, 10 a.m. Aug. 27, Helms College, 3145 Washington Road; tour campus, discover financial aid options, light refreshments; helms.edu

Chamber luncheon

Columbia County Chamber Presents: Executive Luncheon, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31, Savannah Rapids Pavilion, 3300 Evans to Locks Road; $25 members, $35 others; speaker: Mark Rauckhorst, executive vice president Plant Vogtle 3 & 4 Construction

Fort Gordon Natural Resources

Fort Gordon Natural Resource Public Information meeting, 6 p.m. Sept, 1, Darling Hall, Fort Gordon; information regarding natural resource management, fish and game harvest data, iSportsman call-in system; Mike Juhan, (706) 791-2397 or Steve Camp, (706) 726-0098

Archaeological meeting

Augusta Archaeological Society meeting, 8 p.m. Sept. 1, Big Daddy’s Bar and Grill, 4045 Jimmie Dyess Pkwy; speaker Rob Benseon, cultural resource management archaeologist with Southeastern Archaeological Services in Athens, Ga.; dinner at 6:30 p.m., program
8 p.m.

Chamber membership

Columbia County Chamber of Commerce: Membership 101; 8:30-9:30 a.m. Sept. 7; members only; for new members or members wanting a refresher course; columbiacountychamber.com

Remember and Reflect

Remembrance and Reflection Ceremony, 8:30 a.m. Sept. 9, Columbia County Military Wall, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd., (behind library); remembrance of the victims of 9/11, including law enforcement, firefighters and emergency medical technicains; live stream available at columbiacountyga.gov/pr

Chamber Before Hours

Columbia County Chamber Before Hours, 7:45-9 a.m. Sept. 13, Columbia County Chamber, 1000 Business Blvd.; Presented by Manpower, April Mitchell, Marketing Manager, will speak on “Teachable Fit - How to close the gap between employer needs and the ability of a candidate”; columbiacountychamber.com

Book sale

Friends of the Columbia County Library Book Sale, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 9-11, Columbia County Library, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd.; (706) 863-1946

Sylvia

Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre: Sylvia, 7 p.m. Sept. 9-10, 15-17, 22-24, Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre, Building 32100 Third Ave.; romantic comedy about a marriage and a dog; fortgordon.com/programs/leisure/entertainment/dinner-theatre

Police Academy

Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Citizen’s Law Enforcement Academy, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 15, Columbia County Sheriff’s Office, 2273 County Camp Road, Appling; Free; participants will be given insight into everyday operations of the sheriff’s office; firearm training; course is offered Thursday evenings for 10 weeks and is open to Columbia County residents ages 18 and up; (706) 541-2856

Foreigner tribute band

Flashback Friday: Head Games, 5 p.m. Sept. 16, Columbia County Amphitheater, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd.; $5; no outside food or beverages; no coolers

Fishing rodeo

Kids’ Fishing Rodeo and Family Day, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 17, Wildwood Park, 3780 Dogwood Lane; free; Fishing, food, bounce house, face painting, sno cones, cotton candy, hot dogs, hamburgers, games; must pay for entrance to park; register day of event from 8-9 a.m. or online starting Aug. 17; chfishforlife.org

Emergency Awareness

Columbia County Prepare and Aware Day, 10 a.m. Sept. 17, 10 a.m.; activities and displays inside the Emergency Operations Center, Smokey the Bear, free hot dogs, chips and bottled water to the first 300 people; six disaster supply kits given as door prizes, and drawings for first aid kits, three gift baskets, and NOAA Alert radios; (706) 868-3303 or ccprepareandawarecom

Sushi class

Saturday Chef Cooking Class: Sushi; 10 a.m., Sept. 17, Helms College, 3145 Washington Road; $75; hands-on class; learn terminilogy, how to cook sushi rice, prepare fish, present and serve with garnishes and sauces including Nigiri and variety sushi rolls, as well as miso soup; (706) 651-9707; helmscontinuingeducation.com/saturday-chef.html

Eyeglass help

Financial assistance for qualifying Grovetown residents’ eyeglasses; Grovetown Lions Club Eyeglass Program, P.O. Box 248, Grovetown, Ga. 30813

Food pantry

9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday-Thursday,
1959 Appling-Harlem Highway, Appling; Columbia County Cares Food Pantry; (706) 541-2834

Female veterans

11 a.m. first Saturdays; The Women’s Veterans Club; $24 per year; April Starks at (706) 868-5601

Christian singles

6:30-10:30 p.m. Saturdays, Ballroom Dance Center, 525
Grand Slam Drive, off Evans to Locks Road; dance lessons, 6:30-7:30 p.m.; dance, 7:30-10:30 p.m.; Augusta Christian Singles; $8 members, $10 others; (762) 233-1978

Gold prospectors

Gold Prospectors Association of America, 7-9 p.m. second Thursdays, Dayspring Baptist Church, 4220 Belair Frontage Road; (706) 496-4611

Stress reduction

4:30 p.m. Wednesdays,
Mind­body Stress Reduct­ion Programs, 4210 Colum­bia Road Suite 4A, Martinez; Mindfulness and Expansive Meditations; $15, $5 students with ID; (706) 496-3935, mindbodystressreduction
.com

Writers group

6:30 p.m. third Mondays, Georgia Military College, 115 Davis Road; CSRA Writers Group; free, bring eight copies of up to 10 pages of work (double-spaced); (706) 836-7315

Meditations

4:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Mindbody Stress Reduction Programs, 4210 Columbia Road Suite 4A, Martinez; Mindfulness and Expansive Meditations; $15, $5 students with ID; (706) 496-3935, mindbodystressreduction.com

Wine tastings

4:30-6:30 p.m. Fridays,
1-6 p.m. Saturdays, Vineyard Wine Market, 4414 Evans to Locks Road, Evans; (706) 922-9463, vine11.com

For more local events or to post an upcoming event, visit events.augusta.com.

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