The German Friendship Club will hold its 13th annual Octoberfest at Julian Smith Casino, 5-11 p.m. Friday, noon to 10 p.m. Saturday, and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free. German music, food and beverages will be featured.
For more information, call Mort Lindner at 863-6471.
The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive 3-7 p.m. Thursday at Brookwood Elementary School, 445 South Old Belair Road, Grovetown, and again Oct. 23.
The Augusta Humane Society Blessing of the Animals will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Hickman Park, 965 Hickman Road, Augusta.
Its Spooky to be Hungry, the all-volunteer, neighborhood-based food drive benefiting Golden Harvest Food Bank, will be Oct. 25. Volunteers also will be part of the national Make a Difference Day. For more information, call 863-5863.
Georgia Cares talk
The Rosemont Baptist Association will hold an Area Agency on Aging presentation by Wallace White at 10:15 a.m. Oct. 25 at the Rosemont Multi-Purpose Building on Burks Mountain Road in Appling. White will describe the Georgia Cares program, which matches those 60 and over with prescription payment assistance options and Medicare guidance. For more information, call 832-0356.
The Alzheimers Association Augusta Regional Office will hold Memory Walk 2003 at 9 a.m. Saturday at Riverwalk Amphitheater.
For more information or to volunteer, call 731-9060.
Lewiston yard sale
Lewiston Elementary School will hold a multi-family yard sale at 7 a.m. Nov. 1 to raise funds for the school.
For more information, call Julie Lanham, 863-8144.
The Harlem High School Class of 1979 is planning a homecoming tailgate party in celebration of the 25th anniversary football season for the class.
The homecoming game will be Friday vs. Richmond Academy.
For more information, contact Class of 79 president Vic Johnson at
Trunk or Treat
First Baptist Church of Evans annual Trunk or Treat Fall Festival will be 6-8 p.m. Oct. 25 at the church, Washington Road at Belair Road. Donations of canned food for Columbia County Cares are appreciated.
For more information, call 863-1228.
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