North Harlem Elementary
North Harlem Elementary pupils will participate in the Leukemia Society's Pennies for Patients campaign until Friday. All grades will participate by bringing in spare change to help in the fight against childhood cancer. The school will be participating in the event until Friday.
Open house registration
Martinez Baptist Hearts and Hands Christian Day School will hold an open house registration Tuesday from 3 to 6 p.m. Enrollment will be for K-2 through eighth grade for the 2002-03 school year.
The school is at 3632 Lynnwood Drive in Martinez. For more information, call 364-2859 or 294-0977.
The Columbia County Cooperative Extension Service will sponsor a free seminar on organic gardening at the Savannah Rapids Pavilion in Martinez, Thursday, Feb. 28, from 10 a.m. till noon.
For more information or to sign up, call Charles Phillips at 868-3413.
Stevens Creek Elementary School will have an orientation meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday for parents of kindergarten pupils entering during the 2002-03 school year. For more information, call Susan Hadden at 868-3705.
Lakeside silent auction
The Lakeside High School Show Choir is having a silent auction and talent show on Friday, March 8, at the Lakeside High School Auditorium. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for auction bids. The show begins at 7 p.m. Tickets can be purchased in advance for $5 or at the door for $6. For more information, call 854-0591.
Columbia County Christian Academy's registration for Mothers' Day Out, pre-K, kindergarten and elementary through sixth grade begins Feb. 28, for the community. Classes are in a home school setting, and spaces are limited. For more information, call 863-0535.
Tutors are now available to work one-on-one with adults who want to improve their minimal reading skills. There is no charge for tutorial services and workbook materials. Tutoring sessions are arranged at times convenient to both student and tutor. For more information, please call Nancy Lightsey, program coordinator, at Gibbs Library, 863-1946.
The Appling Volunteer Fire Department will have its annual subscribers meeting Thursday at 7 p.m. The meeting will be at station No. 1 in downtown Appling. The meeting will be open to residents of the Appling Volunteer Fire District. Election of the board of directors, approval of the 2002 budget and plans for the future will be discussed.
Law enforcement academy
The Columbia County Sheriff's Office will be having a Citizen's Law Enforcement Academy beginning March 7. Participants will learn about the everyday operations of the sheriff's office and will receive firearms training at a shooting range. The nine-week evening course is free and open to county residents 18 and older. For more information, call Capt. Jim March at 541-4027 or Lt. Patricia Champion at 541-3970.
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