The CSRA Area Agency on Aging will hold a Medicare 2 Seniors family information fair 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Gospel Water Branch Baptist Church, 730 Furys Ferry Road. The fair will feature information tables, workshops, health screenings, refreshments and complimentary handouts. For information, call 210-2000.
Grovetown United Methodist Church will hold its semi-annual Chicken Que 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the church, on East Robinson Avenue, with barbecued chicken and a bake sale, and a church-wide yard sale that begins at 8 a.m. For information, call 863-6668.
The Harlem High School Council will have a called meeting 3:30 p.m. Thursday in the school conference room to conduct principal interviews.
The Gospel Water Branch Youth Ministry will sponsor the Brotherhood of Jesus Christ Motorcycle Ministry 3 p.m. Saturday.
Spring revival at the church will be 7 p.m. Sunday through May 5, with guest minister the Rev. Dr. Gregory Fuller of Macedonia Baptist Church in Augusta. For information, call 860-7091.
Glennwood Open House
The Glennwood subdivision is hosting an open house and membership drive for its recreational facility - including a pool, tennis courts and clubhouse - from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday at the facility located in Glennwood subdivision on Belair Road.
Trinity Baptist Preschool, 4594 Columbia Road, is accepting registration for its 2004-05 school year, with programs for 2-, 3- and 4-year-olds. For information, call 863-1222.
The Augusta Children's Ringers will hold its Dessert Concert 7:30 p.m. May 6 at Westside Baptist Church Auditorium, 261 Flowing Wells Road in Martinez.
The program will include works by Dvorak, Haydn and Tchaikovsky. The concert will conclude with the story of the 3 Little Pigs with musical accompaniment.
The group is made up of children in grades 3-7 in the Augusta area. For more information, contact the Director of the Augusta Children's Ringers, Scott D. Johnson, at 306-5247 or at email@example.com
Tribute to Mom
The CSRA Poetry Society's Mother's Day Open Mic Tribute will be held 3-4:30 p.m. May 9 at Borders Bookstore Cafe, 257 Robert C. Daniel Parkway in Augusta. For information, call 855-6173.
Registration is available for the Columbia County Arts Inc. Summer Arts Camp, to be held June 7-11 at Lewiston Elementary School. For information, call 228-1666.
Registration is available for the summer enrichment program at Gospel Water Branch Baptist Church in Evans, which begins May 24 and runs through July 23. Ages 4-14 are accepted. For information, call 860-7091.
Rape Crisis and Sexual Assault Services offers group counseling to victims of rape, sexual assault and childhood abuse. All services are free. For information, call 724-5200.
Rotary District 6910, which covers most of north Georgia, is interviewing youths interested in attending high school overseas for a year as part of an international exchange program. Local families also are being sought to house incoming students. For information, call Jim Heaney at (706) 495-7601.
Oak fungus seminar
The Columbia County Extension Service will hold a seminary on Sudden Oak Death fungus 9 a.m. Thursday at Savannah Rapids Pavilion. For information, call 868-3413.
The Augusta Archaeology Society will meet at 8 p.m. Friday at Building 100, Room 111 of Augusta Technical College. For information, call 863-7964.
The Fourth Annual Beach Ball, a fund-raiser for the MCG Children's Medical Center, will be 7 p.m. Friday at Richmond on Greene, 725 Greene St., Augusta. For information, call 721-4004.
The Glennwood subdivision will hold an open house and membership drive for its recreational facility - including a pool, tennis courts and clubhouse - from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday at the facility located in Glennwood subdivision on Belair Road.
Entomologist Bettina Bergh will hold a seminar on the world of insects noon Saturday at the Mistletoe State Park nature center. For information, call 541-0321.
Walk for Life
A two-mile Walk for Life in support of Augusta Care Pregnancy Center will be 9 a.m. Saturday, with registration starting at 8:30 a.m. For information, call 724-5531.
Flea market spots
Fort Gordon's semiannual Officers' Spouses Club flea market will be 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday on Barton Field, or May 2 in case of rain. For information, call 481-8065.
The annual Pendleton King Park Plant Swap and Sale will be 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the park's pavilion, 1600 Troupe St., Augusta. For information, call 738-4321.
The 41st annual barbershop show, "Sounds of the South," will be 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Maxwell Performing Arts Theater, Augusta State University. For information, call 798-4222.
Greythound Love, a greyhound adoption group, will participate in National Adoption Weekend 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at PetSmart on Robert C. Daniel Jr. Parkway, Augusta. For information, call 796-1708.
The St. Andrews Society of Aiken will present the Third Annual Aiken Highland Games and Celtic Festival Saturday at Sporting Days Farm, 7 miles east of Aiken on Highway 78. For information, call (803) 649-7374.
Josey car wash
The T.W. Josey Class of 1985 will hold a car wash 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Auto Zone, North Leg and Wrightsboro Road. Proceeds will benefit the class scholarship and education programs. Call 733-5810.
Cinco de Mayo
Fort Gordon will observe Cinco de Mayo with four days of festivities Thursday-Sunday. For information, call 791-3639.
A music camp is being offered during the summer in coordination with the Augusta Children's Ringers, for children entering 3rd-7th grades.
The camp will be held at the Westside Baptist Church's Educational Building at 261 Flowing Wells Road during four different sessions June 14 through July 29. The camp involves singing, ringing of handchimes and handbells and musical games. Enrollment is limited. Call 306-5247 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for a brochure.
The Letter Carriers Food Drive will be May 8. Donors may leave non--perishable food items by their mailboxes that morning for pickup by area letter carriers. For information, call 736-1199.
Gardening at lunch
The Columbia County Extension Service's monthly Gardening at Lunch seminar will be 12:10 p.m. May 12. Extension Agent Charles Phillips wills discuss perennials. For information, call 868-3413.
The Augusta Jewish Community Center's Israel Experience will be 1-4 p.m. May 16 at the AJCC, 898 Weinberger Way off Furys Ferry Road near Riverside Middle School. The event provides games, activities and information about Israel. For information, call 228-3636.
Free diabetic retinopathy screenings will be offered 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 19 at the Harlem/Grovetown Health Department, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 25 at the Evans Health Department. The screenings will be conducted by MCG Health System, Emory Eye Center and the Georgia Department of Human Resources.
Marvin United Methodist Church, South Belair at Wheeler Road, is accepting registration for its fall Christian preschool for ages 2, 3 and 4. For information, call 863-0510.
A family reunion is being planned for June 11-13 in Macon for descendants of James M. and Frances Rumney Royal of Athens. For information, write S.W. Jackson, 6937 Goodall Mill Road, Macon, Ga., 31216, or e-mail email@example.com.
Crusade for Christ
The Clarks Hill Area Crusade for Christ will hold services at 7 p.m. Sunday through May 5 at Buddy Bufford Stadium. For information, call 359-7427.
Taste of Greece
The Greek Spring Cuisine festival will be 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5-9 p.m. May 7 at Holy Trinity Orthodox Church, 10th and Telfair Streets, Augusta. For information, call 724-1087.
Bible Deliverance Temple's music ministry will present an evening of gospel music 7 p.m. May 7 at Augusta State University's Maxwell Performing Arts Theater. For information, call 736-1600.
The Residents Council and "The Crafty Ladies" of Windermere Nursing Home will hold their spring craft bazaar 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 7 at Windemere's front lobby, 3618 J. Dewey Gray Circle across from Doctors Hospital. Proceeds from the sale of craft items are used to beautify the memory garden and purchase craft supplies.
The American Breast Cancer Association will hold a tribute to mothers' food festival 7-10 p.m. May 14 at Savannah Rapids Pavilion, with food and desserts from area restaurants, music, dancing and silent auction. For information, call 860-8127.
Church yard sale
Table rentals are available for the Martinez United Methodist Church yard sale, which will be 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 22 at the church, 3614 Washington Road. For information, call 863-6541.
Columbia County Christian Academy, 4004 Prescott Drive, Martinez, is registering students for fall semester for ages K-2 through fifth grade. For information, call 863-0535.
Six Flags tickets
Half-price Six Flags coupons are available from the Columbia County 4H office in the Savannah Rapids Pavilion, 3300 B Evans to Locks Road, Martinez. For information, call 868-3413.
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.
The Board of Directors of the Augusta Training Shop for the Handicapped will hold its third annual Derby Day 3-7 p.m. Saturday at the Augusta Riding Center, 1403 Flowing Wells Road. The event benefits the training shop and will include Southern cuisine, beverages, contests, live music and two big-screen TVs showing the Kentucky Derby.
Advanced tickets are $35 and are available from all Georgia Bank & Trust locations. For more information, call Sandra Gurley at 724-2601 or Audrey Murell at 738-1358.
The Augusta Mini Theatre will present 90 of its drama students and guest actress Samantha Johnson in the annual spring show "A Little Bit of This and A Little Bit of That - Keep Reaching for Your Dreams" 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday . Both performances will be held at the Jack B. Patrick Technology Center on the Augusta Technical Institute campus. A third performance is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. May 2 at Trinity Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Family Life Center on Glenn Hills Drive.
For tickets or more information, call 722-0598.
The Columbia County Sheriff's Office will sponsor a Basic Peace Officer 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 Sheriff's Office at 541-2856 or the East Georgia Regional Police Academy at (706) 592-1518.
Walk for Life
Augusta Care Pregnancy Center's Walk for Life will be 9-11 a.m. Saturday at Riverwalk Augusta. For information or to obtain a pledge form, call 724-5531.
Day in the Country
The 19th annual Day in the Country cars, crafts and music festival will be Saturday and Sunday at the Augusta Riverfront Marina. Gates open at 11 a.m. For information, call (803) 278-4849.
A gospel concert will be 6 p.m. Saturday at Harlem High School. For information call 556-8960.
The Augusta Children's Chorale, which recently performed in Washington, D.C., will perform a complimentary community concert at 7 p.m. May 11 in the sanctuary of First Baptist Church of Augusta. For information, call 733-9373.
The Young Artists Repertory Theatre Company will hold auditions for The Adventures of Doctor Dolittle, a musical, starting at 6:30 p.m. May 10 and 11 at Augusta Preparatory Day School lower school cafetorium.
Auditions are open to all students from elementary through college age. Those wanting to be considered for a singing role should provide a prepared song. An accompanist will be provided.
The Adventures of Doctor Dolittle will be Aug. 5-7 for four performances.
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 7th Annual CSRA Gospelfest will be 5 p.m. May 22 at the Jesse Norman Amphitheater. Booth spaces are available for organizations. For information, call 951-4479.
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.
Registration is open for Columbia County Christian Academy, which has openings for fall 2004 in pre-K 2 through fifth grade. For information, call 863-0535.
Mother's Day Out
Grace Baptist Church of Evans, 4798 Hardy-McManus Road, is accepting registration for its fall Mother's Day Out program. Classes are available for ages 18 months to 4 years, and are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. For information, call Erin LaCroix, 868-9729.
Augusta Technical College will hold GED/adult literacy classes at Marvin United Methodist Church, Wheeler Road at Belair Road. For information, call 860-8581.
The Harlem High School Drama Department continues to seek donations to fund its trip to the Scotland Fringe Festival in August. For information, contact Roy Lewis at 556-5980 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Church of the Most Holy Trinity, 720 Telfair St., is accepting registration for its fall 2004 Mother's Day Out/Preschool program, for children walking through age 4. For information, call 228-4887.
Riverfront Marine Detachment 1132 of the Marine Corps League is seeking donations of items to be handed out to Iraqi school children by Marine Corps units. For information, call Paul Brewer, 849-6632.
The Lewiston Elementary School Council will meet at 7:15 a.m. May 4, and at 8 a.m. June 1 and July 29 in the school media center, 5426 Hereford Farm Road, Evans. For information, call 650-6064.
Hephzibah High School's class of 1984 is seeking class members for a 20-year reunion this fall. For information, contact Thomas Self at 592-4634, or Kim Edgar Stripling at 278-1001.
The Augusta Children's Chorale, with training and performance choirs for singers in grades 3-8, will fill a limited number of openings this spring for the chorale's 2004-05 season that begins in August. Call the ACC office at 826-4718 for an audition appointment.
The Court Appointed Special Advocate program of Child Enrichment Inc. is seeking volunteers at least 21 years old to advocate for abused and neglected children in the juvenile court system.
Volunteers need no experience, and will be provided with specialized training. For more information, call 737-4631.
Foster and adoptive parents are being sought for Columbia and Richmond County children. For more information on the program, call Christina Ruetz in Columbia County at 541-1640, or Rosalyn Boyd in Richmond County, 721-7171.
Happy Tails adoption
Happy Tails Rescue will hold pet adoptions each Saturday from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and 4-6 p.m., and Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m., at Superpetz on Bobby Jones Expressway in Martinez. For more information, call 863-5310.
Harlem day care
The Harlem Neighborhood Development Daycare Academy, a nonprofit organization helping low-income families get financial assistance for day care, is accepting new pupils.
The program is from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday at the center at 280 West Forrest St., Harlem. Children age 6 weeks to 12 years are eligible. Activities include field trips, computer classes, games, movies and more.
For more information, call the Rev. Melvin Adams at 556-0209.
Applications are being sought for 2004 graduates seeking scholarships to attend Georgia's military colleges. Students are nominated from each of Georgia's U.S. congressional districts, and are nominated by state senators in those districts. For more information, call the state Senate office at (800) 282-5803.
Mosaic United Methodist Church, a new Evans congregation, holds services each Sunday at 11 a.m. at the Evans High School theater. Services are informal and the worship leadership is casual. For information, call 877-6468.
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