Retired educators meet
The Columbia County Retired Educators will meet at noon Jan. 28 at Charlie B's Restaurant for the dutch treat meeting.
Charlie B's is located 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. Jan. 28, for parents who will have children attending the school next 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.
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 at the church.
Registration will begin at 9:15 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall with light refreshments. A light lunch will be provided. Reservations for lunch need to be made by Wednesday.
For more information or to register, call Debbie Pruett at 860-6405 or Libby Dietterle at 869-9130.
Self-defense class offered
The Lakeside High School Family Career and Community Leaders of America in coordination with the Columbia County Sheriff's Office will present Taking a Kick Out of Violence: A Self-Defense Session. It will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, at the Lakeside High gymnasium. The event is part of FCCLA's national Students Taking On Prevention project.
The class is free and open to the public. Space is limited, so registration is recommended. For more information or to sign up, call Sana Hashmi at 650-9959.
Emergency Services hosting blood drive
Columbia County Emergency Services Division is holding a community blood drive for Shepheard Community Blood Center to help replenish blood supplies after the holidays. The drive will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, in the Evans Government Complex auditorium at 630 Ronald Reagan Drive, Building A.
Please bring photo identification or a blood-donor card. A free T-shirt and food is available with a donation.
For more information, call Pam Tucker at 868-3303 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Harlem church offering storytelling workshop
The Harlem United Methodist Church is holding The Ins and Outs of Storytelling, a workshop on the art of Biblical storytelling by professional storyteller Tracy Radosevic. It will be from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 1, at the church at 115 Milledgeville Highway, Harlem.
At 6:30 p.m., Radosevic willl perform a storytelling concert.
Registration costs $10 and must be made in advance. For more information or to register, call 556-6885.
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