Dye's Southern Grill in Martinez is closing. Owner Howard Dye says its last day of operation will be Saturday, though the restaurant's catering business will continue to operate. Anyone with gift certificates is asked to redeem them before Saturday. For information, call 829-1747.
The Augusta Chamber Business After Hours will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Putt-Putt Golf and Games, 3763 Martinez Blvd. in Martinez. The cost is $12 for chamber members and $15 for nonmembers. For information, call Elizabeth Donsbach at 821-1306.
A bluegrass country gospel sing will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at the chapel of Bellevue Memorial Gardens on Wrightsboro Road in Grovetown, featuring the Journeymen from Hartwell, Ga. The free program is sponsored by Bible Fellowship Church, and refreshments will be served. For information, call 651-1971.
The Joseph M. Still Burn Center at Doctors Hospital will hold its annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner at 6 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church's Activities Building, 3500 Walton Way. For information, call 364-6400.
Washington music, art festival
The 2005 Washington-Wilkes music and art festival will be held Friday through Sunday at the Fitzpatrick Hotel, 16 West Public Square in Washington. Ga. Festivities will begin at 6 p.m. Friday. For information, visit www.washingtonwilkes.org or call 678-2013.
The Augusta Chapter of the American Red Cross is offering lifeguard classes. Students must be 15 years old and be able to pass the swimming pre-test. For dates and registration information, call 724-8481.
Lakeside Middle School will hold elections for parent representatives from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday. For information, call 855-6900.
Lewiston Elementary School will holds its spring carnival 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the school on Hereford Farm Road.
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