Art in the barn
The Artists' Guild of Columbia County will present Art in the Barn at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Riverwood Plantation Barn, 5123 Riverwood Parkway in Evans. Tickets are $7 at the door. For information, visit www.artistguildcc.org or call Nancy Cannon at 854-8974.
Michael Ryan, the editorial page editor at The Augusta Chronicle, will discuss his book The Last Freedom at 7 p.m. Thursday in Room 170 of University Hall at Augusta State University. For information, call Saundra Reinke at 737-1710.
The Evans Towne Center chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals will hold its monthly meeting from noon to 1:30 p.m. Thursday in the auditorium of the Evans Government Center, 630 Ronald Reagan Drive. Charlene Sizemore, of Sizemore Security, will be the guest speaker. For information, call 312-7225.
The Young Artists Repertory Theatre Company Inc. will present William Gibson's drama The Miracle Worker at 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and at 3 and 8 p.m. Saturday at Augusta Preparatory Day School, 285 Flowing Wells Road in Martinez. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for seniors and children. For information, call 210-8915.
Augusta recording artist Brad Davis will be performing a benefit concert at 10 p.m. Friday at Harlem Middle School, 375 West Forrest St. The concert will be held in conjunction to the Relay for Life event in Harlem. Admission is free. For information, call 836-1045.
The Stratford Stars Relay for Life Team and Jumpin' Party Zone-USA will hold a Jump for a Cure fund-raiser event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., and from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday at the Jumpin' Party Zone, 4495 Columbia Road, Suite 3B in Martinez. Pizza and soft drinks will be served. The cost per child is $5. Proceeds will go to the Relay for Life American Cancer Society. For information, visit www.jumpinpartyzoneusa.com or call Kristen Small at 228-1819.
Mosaic United Methodist Church will hold a conference on prayer at 6 p.m. Friday and at 9:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. The Friday and Saturday sessions of the conference will be held on the campus of First Baptist Church in Augusta. The Sunday morning session will be held at Evans High School, where Mosaic meets weekly. The cost for the Friday and Saturday sessions of the conference is $15. There is no cost for the Sunday session, and child care is provided on that day. For information, write firstname.lastname@example.org or call 877-6468.
Sacred Heart Cultural Center will hold its 14th annual Sacred Heart Garden Festival from Friday through Sunday. The center is located at 1301 Greene St in Augusta. For information, call 826-4700.
The Sons of Confederate Veterans will hold a Confederate Memorial Day service at 12:45 p.m. Saturday at Magnolia Cemetery, Third Street at Walton Way, Augusta. For information, call 650-6991.
Dr. Russell K. Brown, the author of a book on the Georgia Sharpshooters of the Civil War, will speak at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the meeting of the Sons of Confederate Veterans. The meeting will be at Edmund's Barbecue, 3935 Washington Road, Evans. For information, call 868-6450.
River Ridge Elementary, Columbia County's newest school, will hold a spring carnival with games and concessions from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at Riverside Elementary School on Hardy McManus Road.
Radio station WPRW-FM (107.7) will hold the fifth annual Powerfest from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Augusta Exchange Club Fairgrounds, 308 Hale St. Tickets are $10 and will be available at the gate the day of the show. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Augusta Youth Center and the Southside Boys and Girls Club. For information on vending or to participate in the car show, call Dot Ealy at 396-6000.
Augusta Urban Ministries will hold its 20th Anniversary fund-raiser Walkathon on Saturday in the Summerville area of Augusta. The walk begins and ends at Woodlawn United Methodist Church, 2220 Walton Way at Milledge Road. Registration starts at 8 a.m. and the walk begins at 9 a.m. A youth rally with worship and entertainment for student participants will follow the walk at Trinity-on-the-Hill United Methodist Church. Walkers can obtain pledge envelopes by contacting Augusta Urban Ministries at 722-8195 or visiting the ministry at 303 Hale St.
St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church, 117 Pleasant Home Road in Martinez, will sponsor a two-week Sunday evening adult series, Catholic Understanding of Scripture, given by Tony Warenzak. Classes will be from 6:45 to 8:15 p.m. Sunday and May 1. For information, call 863-4956.
The Augusta chapter of the National Parkinson Foundation, CSRA Parkinson Support Group will hold its monthly meeting 6 p.m. April 26 at St. John Towers Dining Room, 724 Greene Street in Augusta. For information, call 855-7690.
Applications are being accepted for vendor spaces for the Grovetown Heritage Festival on April 30. For information, call 863-1867.
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