Special ed picnic
Columbia County Advocates for Special Education will hold its annual picnic from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Evans Elementary School. C-Case will provide food and drinks. Participants may bring a dessert. For information, call Rose Mary at 860-9222.
Bible Cathedral, 1116 Furys Ferry Road in Evans, will begin AWANA from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. today. There will be an adult Bible study at 7 p.m. For information, call 863-7090.
Heart to Heart at Lewis Memorial United Methodist Church, at 5555 Hereford Farm Road, in Evans, will hold their fourth annual ladies event at 7 p.m. Friday in the fellowship hall. For information, call Joan Kernaghan at 860-2538.
Keep Columbia County Beautiful has placed two recycling bins for telephone books at the Government Complex and the Water Works building on Evans to Locks Road. For information, call 868-3484.
Gospel Water Branch Baptist Church, located at 703 Furys Ferry Road in Evans, will be giving away free produce to needy families starting at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. For information, call Earl Richardson at 796-4975.
- The Church of the Holy Comforter will hold its annual Blessing of the Backpacks 10:30 a.m. Sunday at the worship service at the Savannah Rapids Pavilion, at 3300 Evans-to-Locks Road. Students and school personnel are asked to bring backpacks, briefcases or book bags to receive a special blessing for the start of the school year. Call 210-1133.
- The Church of Our Savior, 4227 Columbia Road, Martinez, will hold a blessing of backpacks and briefcases for students, teachers and parents at 7 p.m. Sunday. Call 863-1718.
The West Acres Bike Club will hold a ride/rally Friday-Sunday for the New Creation Museum in Petersburg, Ky. For information, call Joe Rich at 860-9483.
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