Special needs events
The Georgia Division of Early Childhood of the Council for Exceptional Children will sponsor a parent workshop from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Monday at Gibbs Library. Parents with young children with special learning needs are invited to participate in this special event. Admission is free, but participants must sign up in advance at the library.
From 1 to 5 p.m. March 9, Gibbs Library will have program and resource information about young children with special needs.
From 6 to 7 p.m. March 11, young children with special needs and their families are invited to Gibbs Library for pajama night. For more information, visit www.gacec.org.
Gardening at lunch
The Columbia County Extension Service will hold a lunch seminar from 12:10-12:45 p.m. Tuesday in the auditorium at the Government Complex, located on Ronald Reagan Drive in Evans. For information, call 868-3413
Digital film classes
Digital filmmaking classes for beginners will be offered at the Augusta Jewish Community Center, 898 Weinberger Way in Evans from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday and March 10. The cost is $300. For information, visit www.ivyfilms.org/ajcc or call 228-3636.
Women's history month
The commanding general of the U.S. Army Signal Center and Fort Gordon, Maj. Gen. Janet A. Hicks, will be the guest speaker for the Women's History Month program at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in Alexander Hall. For information, call 791-6644.
The alumni of Blanchard High School will meet at 4 p.m. March 12 at the Rosemont Association on Burks Mountain Road in Appling to select a name and establish guidelines for awarding a scholarship that was created by members of the classes of 1961 and 1962. All past presidents from Blanchard are asked to attend. For information, call Gwen Williams, 860-3219.
Change of command ceremony
A change of command ceremony for Fort Gordon's Signal Corps Band is set for 11 a.m. March 11 in Victoria Room of the Gordon Club. Chief Warrant Officer 2 W. Scott MacDonald turns the baton over to Warrant Officer Jonathan D. Ward. For information, call 791-3113.
Belvedere First Christian Church, at the corner of Hampton and Verdery streets behind the Belvedere Fire Department, will have an old-fashioned gospel singing concert at 7 p.m. March 11. Admission is free. For information, call 279-2626 or Robert Gray at 279-9111.
A yard sale to benefit the Harlem-Grovetown Band Boosters will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 12 at Harlem Middle School, 375 W. Forrest St., rain or shine. For information, call Loreen Reynolds. 556-9713.
Adoptable retired greyhound racers will be available to meet from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 12 at PetSmart on Robert C. Daniel Parkway, Augusta. Call Jeanne McGee at 796-1708, or go to www.greyhoundlifesavers.org.
The Salvation Army will hold its auto auction at 10 a.m. March 12 at the Salvation Army shelter, 1384 Greene Street. Pre-registration will be held from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 9-11. Registration will only be held from 8-10 a.m. the morning of the auction. A $5 registration fee is required to bid. Call 826-7933.
Gospel Water Branch Baptist Church, located at 703 Furys Ferry Road in Evans, will offer free produce to needy families 9:30 a.m. March 12. For information, call Earl Richardson at 796-4975 during the day and 210-1984 in the evening.
A yard sale will be held at First Baptist Church, 3500 Walton Way, in Augusta from 8 a.m. to noon. March 12 in the Activities building, at 3500 Walton Way. Toys, clothes, furniture, jewelry and more. The church is seeking donated items for the yard sale now through March 6. For information, call 364-9009.
Silver Run Baptist Church near Harlem will hold revival services 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. March 13 and 7 p.m. March 14-16. Rev. Kenneth Garvin, pastor of Sweetwater Baptist Church in Thomson will be the guest speaker.
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