Fort Gordon will hold a community information briefing for military retirees and residents in the Augusta area at 11:30 a.m. today at the Gordon Club, 19th Avenue. Additional briefings will be held Nov. 17 and Dec. 15. For more information, call 791-3639.
The Columbia County Farm Bureau will collect nonperishable foods for its Fall for All campaign through Friday. Donations may be dropped off at the bureau's office, 330 Milledgeville Road, Harlem. For information, call 556-6258.
The Columbia County Sheriff's Office and Applebee's Neighborhood Grill and Bar will hold a helmet patrol kick-off from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Evans Applebee's, 505 N. Belair Road. The event will feature bike checkups, face painting and a bicycle safety course. For more information, call 650-2009.
Neighborhood collections of nonperishable food and money for the 10th annual It's Spooky to be Hungry food drive will take place Saturday on Make a Difference Day. For information, call 863-5863.
The Columbia County Exchange Club will hold its fourth annual ID-a-Kid Halloween festival from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Putt-Putt Golf and Games, 3763 Martinez Blvd., Martinez. Each child participating in the program will get to choose a pumpkin from the pumpkin patch to paint. For information, call 868- 0083.
First Baptist Church of Evans will hold its annual Trunk or Treat and Great Pumpkin Party from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday. For information, call 868-1354.
Fort Gordon will hold a yard sale from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday. For information, call 791-3702.
A Hallelujah for Health Benefit will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Gilbert Lambuth Chapel at Paine College. The free event will include songs and praise from various choirs. For more information, call 828-2396.
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