Book signing at Gibbs Library
Naomi Williams, author of Two Rivers, will appear at the Gibbs Library, 326 North Belair Rd., for a book signing and discussion from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Williams is an Augusta writer and educator.
For more information, call 863-1946.
Optimist Club contest
The Optimist Club of Martinez-Evans is holding a contest designed for young people who are deaf or partially deaf to present thoughts in a publicforum titled United We Stand in Opinion.
The contest is open to young people through 12th grade who are recognized by the school as deaf or partially deaf. The winner will receive a $1,500 college scholarship.
The registration deadline is Friday. For more information, call Gloria Tanksley at 306-2246.
Stage III, Columbia County's community theater, will perform a dinner presentation of The Dinner Party by Neil Simon Thursday through Sunday at the Jewish Community Center.
Tickets to the evening performances cost $25 and the Sunday matinee costs $15 per person. For reservations please call the community center at 228-3636.
Retired educators meet for lunch
The Columbia County Retired Educators will meet at Charlie B's at noon Tuesday, Jan. 28, for the bimonthly Dutch treat meeting.
Charlie B's is at 3730 Wheeler Road. All retired educators and staff are invited.
For more information, call Helen Morris at 863-7949 or Margaretha Lotz at 863-0895.
Stevens Creek Elementary offering orientation
Stevens Creek Elementary School will hold an orientation program from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, for parents who will have children attending the school in the 2003-2004 school year.
The program will consist of a brief overview of the kindergarten curriculum, a tour of classrooms and a question-and-answer period. Information about registration requirements and kindergarten supplies will be provided.
For more information, call Susan Hadden at 868-3705.
Zimbabwe presentation scheduled
The United Methodist Women of Martinez United Methodist Church will hold a presentation on Zimbabwe, presented by Lola Parks and Ida James, at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at the church at 3614 Washington Road, Martinez.
Registration will begin at 9:15 a.m. in the fellowship hall with light refreshments. A light lunch will be provided for those who care to stay and share in fellowship. Reservations for lunch need to be made by Wednesday, Jan. 22.
For more information or to register, call Debbie Pruett at 860-6405 or Libby Dietterle at 869-9130.
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