The Sisters of Saint Helena's Convent in Augusta have recently published their first book, The Saint Helena Psalter, and will be honored at a reception at the Episcopal Church of Our Savior, 4227 Columbia Road, Martinez, at 3 p.m. today to discuss their book. For information, call Frankie Rush Nevins at 854-0218.
Tax helpers needed
AARP Tax-Aide is seeking volunteers for training to help senior citizens prepare their tax returns. For information, call Bill Kozel, 210-3048.
Craft and food vendors for Christmas in America, the lighting of Columbia County's official Christmas tree, are being sought. The event will be 4:30-7 p.m. on Dec. 4 at the Justice Center in Evans. For information, call Stacie Adkins at 868-3458.
The city of Harlem's Annual Christmas Parade will be Dec. 11. Spaces also are available for vendors in the second annual Christmas in the Heart of Downtown Harlem, which will be 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. To participate, call 556-0401.
The Grovetown Department of Public Safety is accepting applications for the 31st annual Grovetown Christmas Parade, which starts at noon Dec. 4. Applications are available at the Public Safety office, 306 East Robinson Ave., or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. For information, call 863-1212.
Stevens Creek Elementary School will hold its 4th Annual Shopping Extravaganza 5-8 p.m. Dec. 2. Vendors interested in renting a table may contact Donna Hickmon at 868-3705, ext. 202.
Gospel Water Branch Baptist Church will hold its annual Choir Day Celebration at 4 p.m. today. The guest choir will be the Charles B. Jackson Singers of Brookland Baptist Church in West Columbia, S.C. For information, call 860-7091.
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