Spirit Creek Educational Forest will present "A Look into the Insect World" from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at 4052 Smokey Road in Hephzibah. The suggested donation is $3. For information, call 790-2351.
Friday is the application deadline for CSRA students seeking artist scholarships offered by Wycliffe Gordon. Students interested in applying can visit www.WycliffeGordon.com. For information, call 651-8712.
The CSRA Hindu community will celebrate the Annual Diwali Festival (Festival of Lights) Saturday at the Augusta Hindu Temple site on Luke Road. For information, call 868-8233.
The Holiday Market 2004 will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at McCormick United Methodist Church, on Gold and Pine streets in McCormick, S.C. There will be featured gifts, such as handbags, gift baskets and more. For information, call (864) 465-2394.
The Warren County Chamber of Commerce will hold the annual Sportsman's Family Festival from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday in Warrenton. There will be vendors, carnival rides, pony rides, hunting exhibits and more. For information, call (706) 465-9604.
Sierra Club meets
Augusta State University economist Jurgen Brauer will deliver a presentation on "War and Nature: The Environmental Consequences of War," at the November meeting of the Sierra Club, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 3501 Walton Way Extension. For information, call 650-8314.
Grovetown City Council-woman Marjorie Adams is seeking donations of items for soldiers serving in the Middle East. Especially needed are blankets, brown T-shirts, cotton underwear and boot-length socks, toiletries, magazines and other items. Donations may be dropped off during office hours at Grovetown City Hall. For information, call 863-4576.
BMX open house
Augusta BMX will sponsor an open house 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the National Guard Armory at Lake Olmstead. All riders are welcome and each will receive an award. Riders must wear long pants, long-sleeved shirts and helmets. For information, call 228-3339 or 592-5404
A gospel concert will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday at Greenbrier High School's auditorium. Admission is free.
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