The Columbia County Planning Commission will hold a workshop meeting on Sunday at 7 p.m. at the Evans Government Center Auditorium. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the proposed ordinance amendments to the zoning and subdivision chapters of the Columbia County Code of Ordinances in regards to the keeping and care of livestock. The proposed changes will then go before the full planning commission on Oct. 4 at 6:30 p.m.
Evangelist Rick Stanley will be the featured speaker during ''Days of Impact'' - a four-day revival at Harlem Baptist Church. Stanley will speak during the 11 a.m. Sunday service and nightly at 7 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Harlem Baptist is located on West Milledgeville Road and child care will be provided. For more information, please call 556-6439.
High school auction
Aquinas High School will be having an auction Mardi Gras at 7 p.m. Nov. 3 in the school's gym. Tickets will be $35. For more information, call 736-5516.
Family bike tour
The Rotary Club of Columbia County West will be having their annual Family Bicycle Tour of Harlem from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 6. The event will take place in conjunction with the Oliver Hardy Festival at the Harlem Woman's Club. Proceeds will benefit the John's Award. To preregister, call David Titus at 860-2205.
Park open house
Phinizy Swamp Nature Park will be having an open house from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 5. Those attending will walk trails through the nature park. Participants are asked to bring a picnic dinner. There is no cost. For more information, call 828-2109.
A golf tournament to raise funds for the Friends of Joey Brush and the Committee to Elect Ben Harbin will be held Thursday, at Belle Meade Country Club in Thomson.
Registration at 8 a.m., shotgun start at 9. Cost $800 ($400 to each legislator) includes greens fee cart, lunch and beverages. For information or to register a team, call 860-3952.
The Girls Incorporated of the CSRA will be presenting the play, The Red Brick Road at 7 p.m. Oct. 9 at the organization on Watkins Street in Augusta.
Admission to the play, which is a spin off of The Wizard of Oz, is free. For more information, call Chiquida Brinson at 733-2512.
Fall aquatic session
The Family Y will be having its aquatics session II from Monday through Nov. 3 at the Wheeler Indoor Aquatics Center on Wheeler Road. Swimming lessons will be available for infants to adults.
For more information, call 738-6678.
Halloween movie event
The Family Y will be offering a ''Spooky Splash'' Dive-in Movie event from 6-8:45 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Wheeler Indoor Aquatics Center on Wheeler Road.
Those attending will watch a big screen classic movie while floating in a heated pool. For more information, call 738-6678.
School's out event
A school's out prime time event will be offered by The Family Y for children 5-12 years old on Oct. 19 at the Wheeler Center on Wheeler Road. It will offer arts and crafts, games, sports and swimming. Early drop off will be 7 a.m. the cost is $20 per child when preregistered and $25 when registering the day of the event. For more information, call 738-6689.
The Blessing of the Animals will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Savannah Rapids Pavilion on Evans to Locks Road.
This event is sponsored by Church of the Holy Comforter. Call 210-1133 for information.
An autism walk-a-thon sponsored by Kids Care Connections, Inc. will be held Oct. 6 at Riverwalk Augusta (8th and Reynolds streets).
Check-in is at 10 a.m. Walk begins at 11 a.m.
All gifts are tax deductible and support families residing here in the CSRA. Pledge sheets can be obtained from any Augusta area Bi-Lo locations, Books a Million, Lifeway Christian Book Store, and Augusta area Bryant's Food and Fuel Stores.
For more information log onto www.kidscareconnections.org or call Andrea Smith Huff at 1-888-816-0060.
The Augusta Preparatory Day School Theatre Department will be presenting the production Gypsy at 7 p.m. Nov. 1-3 in the Goodwin Commons at the school.
Tickets are $8 for students and $15 for adults in advance or $10 for students and $17 for adults at the door. For more information, call 863-6858, ext. 201.
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