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Posted: April 16, 2017 - 2:20am

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. to 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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Tax preparation

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

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Spring Revival

Canaan of Galilee Baptist Church Annual Spring Revival, beginning at 7 p.m. Wednesday,, April 12 at Canaan of Galilee Baptist Church, located at 5830 Clarks Hill Road, in Appling. Featuring Rev. Christopher Leslie of the Walnut Grove Baptist Church of Appling.

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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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." Cost is $15 and includes dinner, www.civilwarroundtableaugustaga.com.

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Oil painting classes

Harlem Arts Council, Oil Painting with Minette Hatcher, 10 a.m.-noon Mondays, April 10, 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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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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Pottery classes

Harlem Arts Council, Pottery with Angelika Bondar, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Wednesdays, April 19 and 26, 175 N. Louisville St., Harlem. 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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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 to 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. to noon, Saturday, April 22, 175 N. Louisville St., Harlem. 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 beginning at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 25 at the Jabez S. Hardin performing Arts Center located at 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd. in Evans. Films include 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 is $10 for each film.

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Grovetown Tent Crusade

Grovetown Tent Crusade, at Grove First Baptist Church, located at 5470 Harlem-Grovetown Road in Grovetown; featuring Evangelist Kenny Evans, begins 7 p.m., Sunday, April 23 to Thursday, April 27 at 7 p.m.; http://www.kennyevans.org; Crusade will begin each evening at 7pm.

A love offering will be received each evening; gfbc@grovetownfirstbaptist.org.

Charity golf tournament

The Kiwanis Club of Columbia County presents the inaugural Sweet Life Par 2 Charity Golf Tournament beginning at noon, Thursday, April 27 at the Bartram Trail Golf Club.

Tournament includes chip and putt for each hole in a scramble format. Proceeds support Camp Sweet Life, sponsored by Children's Hospital of Georgia.

It is an overnight summer camp for children between the ages of 7 to 16 who have been diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes or insulin-dependent diabetes.

Players, sponsors needed. Contact Ted Hussey at 706-373-2061 or tedhuz@gmail.com.

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