• Comment

Current events

Posted: April 18, 2017 - 11:19pm

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.

^

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.

^

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.

^

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.

^

Free movie night

This Saturday, the Evans Town Center will host a free movie night event featuring the Disney film Moana. Festivities begin at 6:30 p.m. with free face-painting and inflatable amusements. The movie will begin shortly after 8 p.m. Bring blankets or chairs. Concessions will be available or bring your own food and non-alcoholic beverages.

^

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.

^

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.

^

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.

^

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.

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, (706) 830-5730.

^

Jewish Film Festival

Sixth Annual Augusta Jewish Film Festival begins 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.

^

Grovetown Tent Crusade

Grovetown Tent Crusade, at Grove First Baptist Church, 5470 Harlem-Grovetown Road, Grovetown; featuring evangelist Kenny Evans, 7 p.m. nightly Sunday through Thursday, April 23-27; www.kennyevans.org. A love offering will be received each evening; gfbc@grovetownfirstbaptist.org.

^

Charity golf tournament

The Kiwanis Club of Columbia County inaugural Sweet Life Par 2 Charity Golf Tournament begins 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, an overnight summer camp for children ages 7 through 16 with Type 1 Diabetes or insulin-dependent diabetes. Players, sponsors needed. Call Ted Hussey at (706) 373-2061 or email tedhuz@gmail.com.

^

Spirit of Nursing awards

The 17th-annual Spirit of Nursing Showcase Friday, April 28, Legends Club, 2701 Washington Road, Augusta. Event precedes national Nurses Week, May 6-12. Nurse of the Year is recognized for care beyond what is required. Nominees are by a patient or patient's family. See nomination guidelines on www.csra-gna10.org, contributions form on csra-gna10.org, or email patsy@penningtongroup.net

^

Ladies Conference

The InFocus Church Ladies Ministry INSPIRE Ladies Conference, In Focus Church, 562 Roundtree Way (Old Evans Road), Evans, for women ages high school and up, 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 28, to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, April 29; inspire ladiesconference.com.

^

Arts Festival

Third-annual Harlem Arts Festival (Formerly Arts at the Gazebo), 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 29, Glenn Phillips Park, Harlem. Theme is "Bloomin' Arts." Features 30 vendors with local and handmade art, music, food and more.

^

Yard sale for missions

Wesley United Methodist Church annual Spring Yard Sale, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 29, 825 N. Belair Road, Evans. All proceeds benefit mission work through the church.

^

Pro Rodeo

American Hero Pro Rodeo, 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 28, and Saturday, April 29, Columbia County Fairgrounds, 5462 Columbia Road, Grovetown; FaceBook: American Hero Pro Rodeo; Tickets at gate: adults $12, children $8; in advance: adults $10, children $6. Ages 6 and under free.

^

Confederate Memorial

Memorial ceremony honoring Confederate Soldiers of Columbia and adjoining counties, 2 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at the Confederate Monument beside the Columbia County Library, Evans. All county and neighboring county neighbors invited.

^

Community reunion

Augusta Elks Martinez-Evans Community Reunion, 7-11 p.m. Saturday, May 6, Augusta Elks Lodge, 205 Elkdom Court, Augusta. Call Susan Agner (706) 833-6752 for more information.

^

Golf classic

The 17th annual Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce Golf Classic, Monday, May 8, at Gordon Lakes Golf Course. Registration and practice range open at 11 a.m., shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. Sign upat AugustaMetroChamber.com.

^

Mother's Day concert

The Temptations Review featuring Dennis Edwards and the O'Jays live, Lady Antebellum stage at Evans Towne Center Park, Friday, May 12. Gates open 6 p.m., music begins 8 p.m. See www.evanstownecenterpark.com for updates. Tickets at ticketmaster.com and local ticketmaster outlets, including Maryland Fried Chicken restaurants in Evans and Augusta.

^

5k benefit run

Rock & Run 5K Trail Run benefiting nursing home residents in Richmond, Columbia, Burke, McDuffie and surrounding counties (When Help Can't Wait), 9 a.m. Saturday, May 13, Blanchard Woods Park, 4600 Blanchard Woods Road., Evans. www.whenhelpcantwait.com; entry fee is $25.

^

Concert

Malpass Brothers, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 13, Jabez S. Hardin Performing Arts Center, Evans. Wear retro country-style clothing, walk the red carpet; (706) 726-0366; tickets $35 at augustaamusements.com.

^

Gathering of the People PowWow

Gathering of the People Southern Protocol Native American Pow Wow, free, 5:30 p.m., Friday, May 19, to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, May 20, Augusta Jewish Community Center, 898 Weinberger Way, Evans. Native American singing, dancing, crafts, food. Camp feed 5:30 p.m. Friday; intertribal dancing 7 p.m. No drugs or alcohol. Food and craft vendors welcome; www.gatheringofthepeople.com.

^

Spring Fling

Spring Fling in Grovetown, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, May 20, Liberty Park, Grovetown, 1040 Newmantown Road. Free; includes crafts, concessions, car show, inflatables, games, more.

^

Orchestra concert

Glenn Miller Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 20. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., Jabez S. Hardin Performing Arts Center, Evans. Tickets $44, at augustaamusements.com or call (706) 726-0366.

^

Music Festival

8th annual Papa Joe's Banjo-B-Que Music Festival, 4-11 p.m. Friday, May 26, 10:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, May 27, Evans Towne Center Park, Evans. Early general-admission weekend pass $60 (limited quantity available). Regular general-admission weekend pass $70. Weekend VIP $250. Daily passes available at a later date. Kids 12 and under FREE in general-admission area; banjobque.com.

 

  • Comment