Family movie night
The Laurel and Hardy Museum in Harlem with show "Super Babies: Baby Geniuses 2," rated PG, at family movity night, 7 p.m. Friday. For information call 556-0401.
The Columbia County Chamber of Commerce will hold its after-hours business networking event, "SuCCess Columbia County Style," 5-7 p.m. Monday at Doctors Hospital, 3651 Wheeler Road, Augusta. Admission is free for chamber members and $10 for nonchamber members. Reservations are due by Thursday. For information call Terra Carroll at 651-0018.
Fort Gordon will hold a Martin Luther King Jr. luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Jan. 13 at the Gordon Club. Karen Freeman-Wilson, the chief executive officer of the National Association of Drug Court Professionals and executive director of the National Drug Court Institute in Alexandria Va., will be the guest speaker. Tickets for the luncheon must be purchased by noon Tuesday. For information, call 791-2014.
EDS open house
Episcopal Day School will hold an open house 6:30 p.m. Jan. 13 at the Church of the Good Shepherd Parish Hall, 2240 Walton Way in Augusta. Parents of children age 3 to rising eighth grade are invited to come and learn about educational opportunities at EDS. For information, visit www.eduaugusta.com or Susan Everitt 733-1192, ext. 28.
Sierra Club meets
Augusta's Sierra Club meeting at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 18 will feature a discussion from "Possumologist" Kathy Roe, who will bring live possums and discuss her work caring for injured wildlife. The meeting will be at Unitarian-Universalist Church, Walton Way Extension.
There will be a special celebration of Holy Communion with jazz music at 10:30 a.m. Jan. 30 at Church of the Holy Comforter, which meets at Savannah Rapids Pavilion, 3300 Evans to Locks Road. Music of Duke Ellington and other jazz favorites will be featured, with a jazz pianist, saxophones, percussion section and flute trio under the direction of Robbie Jarrell. A chili cook-off will follow the service. For information, call 210-1133.
Thomson High School will present the musical, The Music Man, at 7 p.m. Jan. 20, 21 and 22 at the Thomson High School Auditorium. For information, call (706) 595-9393.
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.
Gifts for soldiers
Grovetown City Councilwoman Marjorie Adams is seeking donations of items for soldiers serving in the Mideast. 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, 103 Robinson Ave., after hours at the Public Safety Department; For information, call 863-4576.
First Baptist Church, 3500 Walton Way in Augusta, will hold its 2005-06 open house for preschool and kindergarten programs 7 p.m. Jan. 18 in the Walton Building, Room 101. Participants will learn general information and the registration process, and visit classrooms for 3-, 4- and 5-year-olds. For information, call Patti Fowler at 731-5366.
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.
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