Contestants are being sought for the 2005 Miss Columbia County Fair Scholarship Pageant to be held Oct. 15. For information, call Pat Becton at 863-7645, or Debbie Zapata at 863-3754.
Mule Day festival
The annual Mule Day festival at Callaway Plantation, on Highway 78 near Washington, Ga., will begin with a 7 p.m. Friday performance of the Civil War drama Postmarked Wilkes County and continue with festivities from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday. For information, call (706) 678-2013.
GHS alums sought
Greenbrier High School is seeking alumni for its 10th anniversary homecoming to be held Oct. 14, with pregame festivities and reserved game seating. For information, go to the school Web site, www1.ccboe.net/gbh/index.htm, or write Debbie Seymour at firstname.lastname@example.org, Rita Curtis at email@example.com or Pam McCorkle at firstname.lastname@example.org, before Oct. 14.
Gerald Jones Volvo, on Flowing Wells Road at Washington Road, will hold a fundraiser for MCG's Children's Medical Center from Saturday through Oct. 16.
For each test drive of a 2006 Volvo, Gerald Jones Volvo will donate $20 on behalf of the driver to the MCG Children's Medical Center and to Alex's Lemonade Stands, a national pediatric cancer research charity. For information, call 228-7007.
Lewis Memorial UMC revival planned
Revival at Lewis Memorial United Methodist Church, on Columbia Road at Hereford Farm Road, will begin at 7 p.m. Sunday and continue through Oct. 13. A youth revival with a guest praise band will be held Oct. 12. Guest revivalist for the week will be Albert F. Turnell Jr. For information, call the church at 863-6795.
Teen photo contest
In honor of Teen Read Week, Gibbs Library will hold a photography contest for teens Oct. 16-22. Contestants should submit a 5x7 photo of appropriate content by Oct 15. All photos submitted will be displayed. Winners will be selected by teen votes, and prizes will be awarded Oct 28. For information, call Kleo Hidalgo at 863-1946.
40 Days Campaign
First Baptist Church of Evans will begin a 40 Days of Purpose campaign based on Rick Warren's book The Purpose Driven Life, with coffee, juice and doughnuts at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. For information on the series, call 863-1228.
The Augusta Red Cross will hold a babysitter training class from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Red Cross office at 1322 Ellis St. Participants must be 11 15 years old; cost of the course is $25. For information, call 724-8481.
Gospel Waters anniversary
The Usher's Ministry of Gospel Water Branch Baptist Church, 703 Furys Ferry Road, will celebrate its anniversary at the 10:45 a.m. service Sunday, with the Rev. Byron C. Williams of Allen Chapel Baptist Church in Waynesboro as guest speaker. The Rev. Robert L. Ramsey is pastor of Gospel Water Branch. For information, call 860-7091.
Christian colleges and universities will hold a Christian College Fair from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Augusta Christian Schools gym, 313 Baston Road, Martinez. For information, go to www.NACCAP.org.
Augusta's 13th annual Hispanic Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday on the Augusta Common, featuring music, dancing, food and the Senorita Latina contest. Admission is $1. For information, call 733-6233.
Greek Festival 2005 will be held Oct. 7-9 at the Greek Orthodox Church at 953 Telfair St., Augusta, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and noon-6 p.m. Sunday. The annual event features live entertainment, Greek foods and a craft bazaar. Admission and parking are free. For information, call 724-1087.
Food bank benefit
Tip Toes and Taps Dance Studio will present Hunger for Life VII, a benefit dance concert for Golden Harvest Food Bank, at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the Jessye Norman Amphitheater. Tickets cost $8 for adults, $6 for students/senior citizens, and children under 10 are admitted free.
Tickets are available at Tip Toes and Taps Dance Studio by calling 278-3841, or they can be purchased at the gate on the day of the event.
The fall camp meeting at Whiteoak Campground will be held Oct. 15-16, with morning services at 11 a.m. and evening services at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Bill Childers. Saturday breakfast will be at 8:30 a.m. with Merri Beth Stratton, and Ansley and Jimmy Barnett will provide handbell music at the 11 a.m. Saturday service. For information, call Mildred Wright at (706) 595-1837.
Trunk or treat
First Baptist Church of Evans will hold its annual Trunk or Treat and Great Pumpkin Party 6-8 p.m. Oct. 15 at the church, located on Belair Road at Washington Road.
Ecuadoran guitarist Rodrigo Rodriguez will perform at the 10:45 a.m. worship service of First Baptist Church of Augusta on Walton Way Extension on Oct. 16. Rodriguez also will offer a master class at 4 p.m. Oct. 15 at the church. Cost for the session is $5. For information, call 731-5360.
Voice of God workshop
Words of Life Teaching Ministries will hold a workshop, How to Hear the Voice of God, from 1-5 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Augusta Towers Hotel, 2651 Perimeter Parkway, Augusta. For information, call 863-4271.
The Christian Social Association for Single Adults sponsors dances from 8-11 p.m. each Saturday at Westside High School on Patriots Way in Augusta.
Admission is $5 for members, $7 for nonmembers and includes dance lessons from 7-8 p.m. For information, call Don Stephens at 737-4944.
Free legal help
Georgia Legal Services Program staff will be in Columbia County from 8:15 to 10:45 a.m. Oct. 12 at the Bessie Thomas Senior Center, 5913 Euchee Creek Drive, offering free legal assistance to senior citizens on a first-come, first-served basis on non-criminal legal issues. Call 721-2327.
Farm Bureau dinner
The Columbia County Farm Bureau will hold its annual dinner at 6 p.m. Oct. 13 in the Woodmen of the World building in Harlem. Tickets for the barbecue dinner cost $3. For information, call 556-6258.
The Augusta chapter of the Embroiderer's Guild of America will hold its annual yard sale from 7 a.m. to noon Saturday at Marvin United Methodist Church, Wheeler at Belair roads.
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