Today is the reservation deadline for those who would like to attend the Christian Ladies Fellowship of First Baptist Church of Evans dinner 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the church. Tickets cost $7.
For information, call 855-9252.
UGA plant studies
Thursday is the application deadline for high school students interested in the University of Georgia Plant Science Scholars program. For $30, students will spend June 23-25 on the UGA campus, exploring different areas of horticulture, plant pathology, crop and soil sciences and forestry.
Students are housed in UGA dorms, and meals and evening entertainment are provided. For an application or more information, visit www.plant.uga.edu/labrat/gapsspage.htm, or call (706) 542-1426.
Mistletoe State Parks Parent-Child Fishing Rodeo will be 7 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Saturday at the park, with children and their parents competing for prizes while fishing from the banks of the lake.
During Masters Week, April 6-8, the park will hold a spring break Junior Ranger program for children ages 8-12. For information, call 541-0321.
The office of the clerk of Columbia County Superior Court will be closed April 9 in observance of Good Friday.
Bunnies for Babies
Jim Hudson Lexus and Evans High School FCCLA are collecting new toddler-safe bunnies for children at the Medical College of Georgia Childrens Medical Center.
Participants may purchase bunnies and bring them to the Jim Hudson Lexus Dealership, 3520 Washington Road, Martinez, any time during March.
For more information, call 650-3203.
Vendors are needed for the upcoming Grovetown Heritage Festival, to be held April 24 near City Hall.
The committee is soliciting participants, especially vendors and entertainers. Vendors can call 854-9319 for information. Those interested in participating in the auto show can call 868-8371.
For more information, call Rosa Lee Owens at 863-1867.
Reinhardt College, a private, co-ed liberal arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church, will hold an open house for prospective students and their guests April 24 on the main campus in Waleska, Ga., about 45 minutes northwest of Atlanta. For registration or information, call (770) 720-5526.
The CSRA Humane Society and GreytHound Love are sponsoring PetWalk 2004 with registration starting at 2 p.m. April 25, outside the CSRA Humane Society shelter behind Lake Olmstead Stadium. The rain date is May 2.
For information, 796-1708.
The Harlem Relay for Life traveling toilet is available, and can be placed in a yard for a donation of $10; recipients then pay $10 to have it removed, and all proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society. For information, call 556-0401.
Mosaic United Methodist Church, a new Evans congregation, holds services each Sunday at 11 a.m. at the Evans High School theater. The service is informal and the worship leadership is casual. For information, call 877-6468.
Registration for the March of Dimes Columbia and Richmond County WalkAmerica will be 8 a.m. April 24 at GreenJackets Stadium, with the walk beginning at 9 a.m. For more information, call 733-8438.
The Columbia County Sheriffs Office will sponsor a Basic Peace Officers course through the East Georgia Regional Police Academy for anyone interested in becoming a reserve deputy. The cost of the training is $2,850, and the HOPE Grant may be available.
Participants must meet all qualifications required to be a law enforcement officer in Georgia, including being at least 18 years of age, having a high school diploma or equivalent, and no prior criminal record. Participants are subject to an extensive background investigation.
Classes begin June 1. For more information, contact the Columbia County Sheriffs Office at 541-2856 or the East Georgia Regional Police Academy at (706) 592-1518.
Walk for Life
Augusta Care Pregnancy Centers Walk for Life will be 9-11 a.m. May 1 at Riverwalk Augusta. For information or to obtain a pledge form, call 724-5531.
Camaks Fourth Annual Railroad Days festival will be 9 a.m to 5 p.m. Saturday. For information, call (706) 465-2449.
Day in the Country
The 19th annual Day in the Country cars, crafts and music festival will be May 1 and 2 at the Augusta Riverfront Marina. Gates open at 11 a.m. For information, call (803) 278-4849.
Tribute to Mom
The CSRA Poetry Society will hold a Mothers Day Open Mic Tribute to Mom 3-4:30 p.m. at Borders Bookstore Cafe, 257 Robert C. Daniel Parkway in Augusta. Deadline for entries is April 27. For information, call 855-6173.
The Richmond Academy classes of 1963 and 1964 will hold their reunion May 14 and 15. For information, call 860-2110 or 667-8591.
The Junior League of Augusta is accepting applications for the 2004-05 ACE Awards, which support and enrich classroom curriculum. Each recipient receives up to $500 for his or her project. The deadline is June 11. For information, call 736-0033.
Hot Southern Night
The American Red Cross Hot Southern Night concert will be June 19 at Lake Olmstead Stadium, featuring Gary Allan and special guest the Marshall Tucker Band. For information, call 278-4849.
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