Martinez United Methodist Church will have a Taste of the Harvest and Tea Cup Auction from 5-7 p.m. Nov. 3 at the church. The cost will be $4 for adults, $2 for children age three to 10 and free to those younger than three. For more information, call 863-6541.
Community health fair
Beulah Grove Baptist Church will have a free community health fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 10. Screenings for cholesterol and blood pressure will be offered. There also will be a panel discussion and displays on men, women and children issue. For more information, call 724-1086.
The Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre will present the comedy/drama The Last Night of Ballyhoo by Alfred Uhry at 8 p.m. Nov. 8-10 and 15-17. Dinner for each show will be at 7 p.m. Tickets are $24-$27. For reservations, call 793-8552 or visit www.fortgordon.com/theatre.htm.
Church holiday bazaar
Trinity on the Hill United Methodist Church, located on Monte Sano Avenue, will have its annual Holiday Bazaar and Mission Market from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 3 and from noon to 2 p.m. Nov. 4. There will be an attic sale, homemade baked gods, a silent auction and an expanded number of crafters. For more information, call Clyde Lester at 736-5162.
Chili dinner event
The fourth annual Chili Bowl event will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. today at the Peter S. Knox Conference Center in Augusta. Those attending will receive a hot bowl of chili for a $10 contribution, which will benefit the Augusta Task Force for the Homeless. for tickets, call 723-0040.
High school reunion
The Harlem High School Class of 1976 is planning a reunion.
For more information, call Pam Tankersley at email@example.com, 860-1037 or 650-0409 or Jim Price at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Organizers are seeking names, addresses and e-mail addresses.
Holiday tour and dinner
The annual Historic Holiday Tour and Dinner in Washington, Ga., will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Dec. 8. Tickets are now available at $12 each. For more information, call Suzanne Norman at 706-678-1922.
Fencing classes offered
The Augusta Fencers Club is now accepting registration for two new classes in beginning foil fencing. One of the classes will be for those age 14 and younger. It will meet from 6-7 p.m. on Fridays. The second will be an adult class from 6-7 p.m. on Thursdays. Both classes will last three months and cost $40 per month. For more information, call 722-8878.
Farmer candidates sought
The Farm Service Agency in Thomson is looking for candidates for a farmer-elected county committee election to take place in the fall.
The committee will be a direct link between the farm community and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Nomination forms can be obtained from all FSA county offices and should be returned by Oct. 29.
For more information, call 706-595-1339.
Free admission to museum
The Augusta Museum of History will offer free admission to its facility Sundays.
The museum is located on Reynolds Street in downtown Augusta and is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and 1-5 p.m. on Sundays. For more information, call 722-8454.
Senior citizens service
Those looking for information about services for senior citizens and care givers can call the CSRA Area Agency on Aging at 210-2018 or (888) 922-4464.
The Columbia County Chapter of The Compassionate Friends, offers grief support for families suffering the loss of a child. They meet every second Monday of the month, 7:30 p.m., at Philadelphia United Methodist Church, 780 Old Louisville Road, Harlem.
Contact: (706) 556-6966 or (706) 855-7906.
The local Court Appointed Special Advocate Program is looking for volunteers, ages 21 and older, to help advocate for abused and neglected children in the juvenile court system.
Volunteers work alongside the Department of Family and Children Services and other community agencies to protect children who have been placed in foster care.
Volunteers need no experience and will be provided specialized training. For more information, call 737-4631.
The National Kidney Foundation of Georgia's is seeking donations of old vehicles to be sold as a fund-raiser.
The program offers free vehicle pickup. Cars, trucks, boats or motor homes donated might be tax deductible. To receive an informational packet to fill out and return, call (800) 488-CARS.
Foster parents needed
The Columbia County Department of Family and Children Services is looking for potential foster parents.
All those interested in becoming foster parents or with questions are asked to call Cindy Taylor at 541-1640.
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