The Lakeside High School Band will hold its annual Christmas Concert Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary at First Baptist Church of Augusta, 3500 Walton Way Extension. Admission is free.
The Columbia County Board of Education will hold a public hearing at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Riverside Middle School, 1095 Furys Ferry Road in Evans, to discuss rezoning for the new elementary school on Mullikin Road. The schools affected by this rezoning are Riverside Elementary, Stevens Creek Elementary and Greenbrier Elementary.
Fire department meets
North Columbia Fire and Rescue will hold its annual meeting and report at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Eubank Blanchard Community Center in Appling. For information, call 541-3680.
The Greenbrier High School Media Center, 5114 Riverwood Parkway in Evans, will play host to a scholastic community book sale from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. The sale will offer books and educational products for all ages. For information, write email@example.com or call Angela Dallis at 650-6040, ext. 509.
Tickets are available for chances to win a 2005 Harley-Davidson Sportster in a raffle sponsored by the American Red Cross. Only 1,000 tickets will be sold at $20 for one or $50 for three, and are available at the Red Cross office on Ellis Street in Augusta; at Augusta Harley-Davidson on Frontage Road; at Georgia Bank & Trust on Furys Ferry Road; or at Jim Hudson Lexus on Washington Road in Martinez. The winner will be announced Feb. 5.
For information, call 724-8481.
Library food collection
Library patrons in Burke, Columbia, Glascock, Lincoln, Richmond and Warren counties are invited to pay off their overdue fines with cans of food during today through Tuesday. $1 of overdue fines will be excused for each can of food brought in. For information, call Saralyn Ingram at 821-2604.
Dec. 31 is the deadline for reservations for a July 2005 Bahamas reunion cruise of the T.W. Josey Class of 1985.
For information or to book, go online at www.easytravelagency.com.
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