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Posted: April 12, 2017 - 8:04pm

Call for artisans

The Harlem Arts Council is calling for artisans for its third-annual Harlem Arts Festival (Formerly Arts at the Gazebo). The event will be 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 29. All work must be original. All paint media, photography, wood, metal fiber, textiles, jewelry, pottery, folk art, mixed media, stone and china painting will be considered. Spaces are limited, so apply early. Call Ann Blalock, (706) 556-6656, or email annblalock1234@gmail.com.

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Spring Revival

Canaan of Galilee Baptist Church Annual Spring Revival, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Canaan of Galilee Baptist Church, 5830 Clarks Hill Road, Appling. Featuring Rev. Christopher Leslie of Walnut Grove Baptist Church of Appling.

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Bible Study

Answers Community Church presents Thursday Bible Study & Prayer, 7 p.m., 1040 Newmantown Road, Grovetown; answerscommunity church.org/

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MOMS Club Meet and Greet

Stay-at-home moms in the area, meet and socialize at the MOMS Club of Augusta monthly Meet and Greet, 10 a.m. Thurs­day, Augusta Family Y Wil­son Branch, 3570 Wheeler Road, Augusta. For more, visit momsclubaugusta.org. The Augusta chapter includes Augusta, Martinez and North Augusta.

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Art Show

The fifth annual Art Show is 6-8:30 p.m. Friday, River Island Club House, 1570 River Island Pkwy., Evans. Thirteen artists will show their finest works in every genre and in most media, music by Bill Karp, refreshments catered by Hunan Cafe, more goodies by the artists themselves, plus red and white wines; free; open to the public.

Good Friday Service

Mount Pleasant Baptist Church Good Friday service, 7:30 p.m., Friday, 809 Mount Pleasant Church Road, Grovetown.

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Tax preparation

Free tax preparation help until April 18 for low to middle incomes, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday, Euchee Creek Library, (706) 556-0594; 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Columbia County Library, (706) 863-6326.

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Church anniversary

Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church Anniversary, 2 p.m. Sunday, featuring the Rev. Dr. Jessie W. Johnson and the Rehoboth Baptist Church family, Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 4519 Jessie Road, Martinez.

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Oil painting classes

Harlem Arts Council, Oil Painting with Minette Hatcher, 10 a.m.-noon Mondays, April 17 and 24 at 175 N. Louisville St., Harlem. Beginner and experienced. Class maximum 6 students. Call Ann, (706) 556-6656. Cost $20 per class.

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Spring revival

Canaan of Galilee Baptist Church Annual Spring Revival, 7 p.m., Monday, 5830 Clarks Hill Road, Appling. The event will feature Rev. Linwood Jackson, Water Branch Baptist Church of Grovetown.

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Pottery classes

Harlem Arts Council, Pottery with Angelika Bondar, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Wednesdays, April 12, 19 and 26, 175 N. Louisville St., Harlem. No experience needed. For beginners, but advanced enough for those who have worked with clay. Series of three classes includes all materials, firing the clay and glazing. Cost: $60 for all three classes. Contact Angelika, (706) 394-4682.

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Lifting the veil on Islam

The Islamic Society of Augusta presents Lifting the Veil - Introducing the Prophet Muhammad at the Islamic Society of Augusta, 465 Old Evans Rd., Martinez, at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 13. More details at openhouse.is augusta.com; email: outreach@isaugusta.com.

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Blood drive

Public blood drive, 8 a.m. to noon Thursday, Howard Lumber, 475 Columbia Industrial Blvd., Evans.

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Easter Egg Scramble

The Columbia County annual Easter Egg Scramble Saturday, Evans Towne Center Park. Free admission with donation of new children's underwear or socks benefiting Columbia County Schools. The scramble begins at 10 a.m. for ages 1-4 and at 11 a.m. for ages 5 and up. Please bring your own baskets. More information at holidaysatthepark.com and Facebook@columbia countyevents.

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The Great Easter Egg drop

Abilene Baptist Church annual Great Easter Egg Drop event, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Merchants Association of Columbia County Fairgrounds, for toddlers through 5th grade. Free community event. Inflatables, face painting, rides, live music. A helicopter will drop 70,000 candy-filled eggs at multiple drop zones for different age groups and for children with special needs. Visit myabilene.org/eggdrop to pre-register. Abilene Easter services at 8:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday. For more information, myabilene.org/easter.

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Knitting classes

Harlem Arts Council, Knitting with Sharon Bell, noon-2 p.m., Saturday, 175 N. Louisville St., Harlem. Bring size 8, 5mm knitting needles or purchase for $5. Cost: $35. Includes yarn. Contact Sharon, (301) 659-9509.

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Choir anniversary

The 20th anniversary of the Mount Zion Baptist Church Sanctuary Choir celebration with a 6 p.m. concert Saturday, Mount Zion Baptist Church, 4340 Hammond Circle, Martinez. Call (706) 210-0900 for more information.

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Easter Sunrise Service

Easter Sunrise Service, 6 a.m. Sunday,Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, 809 Mt. Pleasant Church Rd., Grovetown.

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Easter service

Tabernacle Baptist Church West Resurrection Sunday at 9 a.m. and 11:15 a.m., 702 N. Belair Road, Evans. Five worship services between its two campuses. All welcome; www.tbcaugusta.org.

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Easter service

Answers Community Church Resurrection Sunday, Easter breakfast, 9:30-10:30 a.m., worship service, 10:30-11:30 a.m., 1040 Newmantown Road, Grovetown., www.answerscommunitychurch.org.

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HAM radio event

Amateur Radio Club Operating Event, 2-6 p.m., Sunday. Demonstration sponsored by Augusta Amateur Radio Club at the I-20 Georgia Welcome Center. See what Ham Radio is about and operate the station.

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Civil War Roundtable

Civil War Roundtable of Augusta monthly meeting, 6 p.m. April 17, Goodwill's Snelling Center, 3165 Washington Road, Augusta. Vince Dooley, board member of the Civil War Trust, presents on "Leading From the Front." Coach Dooley is the former UGA head football coach and athletic director and a former Marine. Cost is $15 and includes dinner, www.civilwarroundtableaugustaga.com.

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Youth BBQ fundraiser

Marvin United Methodist Church Youth Group BBQ fundraiser for missions and community outreach, 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 19. BBQ quarter chicken with 2 sides and cornbread, $8; take-out or dine-in. Marvin UMC, 4400 Wheeler Road, Martinez.

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The Four Freshmen

7:30 p.m., Friday, April 21, Jabez S. Hardin Performing Arts Center, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd. Tickets: $43 can be purchased at augustaamusements.com.

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Masquerade Mardi Gras

The Psi Omega Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Masquerade Mardi Gras, Friday, April 21, Columbia County Exhibition Center, Grovetown. Proceeds benefit Psi Omega Foundation Scholarship Fund and Community Activism. Tickets: $40, includes food and drinks, www.psiomegamardigras.con. Call Michael Tanksley, (706)-284-1637, for details and vending opportunities.

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5k at Steed's Dairy Farm

4th annual 'Til the Cows Come Home 5k trail run, 7 p.m. Friday, April 21, Steed's Dairy Farm, 4634 Wrightsboro Road, Grovetown. Proceeds benefit Christ Community Health Services Augusta. To register, visit www.raceentry.com. $25 in advance, $30 on-site.

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Bone marrow drive

National Bone Marrow Registry Donor Test Drive for 8-year-old Alex Moore, son of Pastor Matt and Ivy Moore of Trinity Baptist Church, Martinez, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 22, and 12:30-3:30 p.m. Sunday, April 23, Trinity Baptist Church Family Life Center, 4594 Columbia Road, Martinez. Testing is simple and fast; completion of paperwork and a cheek swab.

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Musical theater production

Musical Theater Workshop presents Hello My Baby!, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., Saturday, April 22, Augusta Prep Hull Fine Arts Center, 285 Flowing Wells Road, Martinez. Tickets: $12 students, $15 adults. Purchase by calling (706) 231-1759, at onwiththeshow.biz, or at the door.

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Jewelry classes

Harlem Arts Council, Jewelry from Paper, that Looks Like Glass Beads with Katie Gastelle, 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday, April 22, 175 N. Louisville St., Harlem. Class minimum is 3 students; Cost: $40, includes supplies. Contact Katie, (706) 726-0685.

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Revival

Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church revival, begins 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 24, 4519 Jessie Road, Martinez. Guests: the Rev. John Miniweather of New Newberry Baptist Church April 24; the Rev. Ray Lewis of Tabernacle Baptist Church Lincolnton April 25; the Rev. Daniel Ramsey of Smith Grove/Cedar Grove Baptist Church April 26.

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Republican women's club

CSRA Republican Women's Club monthly meeting, Monday, April 24. Social and dinner at 6 p.m., forum at 6:45 p.m., Jones Creek Country Club, Evans to Locks Road, Evans. Guests: GAGOP Chairman's Forum, with candidates Alex Johnson, Michael McNeely, John Watson, Mike Welsh.; Dinner $12; RSVP required for dinner only, call Wanda at (706) 830-5730.

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Jewish Film Festival

The sixth annual Augusta Jewish Film Festival begins at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 25, Jabez S. Hardin Performing Arts Center, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd., Evans. Films are The Women's Balcony (April 25); Fanny's Journey (May 2); There Are Jews Here (May 4); A Grain of Truth (May 8); Moos (May 11). Cost: $10 per film.

 

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