Mardi Gras dinner
Church of Our Savior, at 4227 Columbia Road, in Martinez, will hold a Mardi Gras dinner from 6-7 p.m. Saturday. Social hour and silent auction are from 6-7 p.m. with dinner at 7 p.m. Cost is $10 for adults, $5.50 for children.
For more information, call 863-1718.
Columbia County School Superintendent Tommy Price and School Board Chairman Wayne Bridges will be the guest speakers at 9 a.m. Saturday at the monthly breakfast meeting of the Columbia County Republican Party. The group meets at the Peppermill Restaurant in Evans. Breakfast costs $6.
Arbor Day event
Keep Columbia County Beautiful will hold an Arbor Day celebration at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Savannah Rapids Dance Pavilion. For information, call 868-3484.
Jeff Jones, pastor of Hollis Baptist Church of Hollis, Alaska, will speak at 6 p.m. Sunday at Sharon Baptist Church, 6262 Cobbham Road, in Winfield. For information, call Jean Kelly at 541-1532, or Pastor Andy Collins at 541-2027.
Free legal help
Staff from Georgia Legal Services will offer free first-come, first-served legal assistance to seniors 60 years of age and older from 8:30-10:30 a.m. today at the Bessie Thomas Senior Center, 5913 Euchee Creek Drive, Grovetown. For information, call 721-2327.
The Georgia Commercial Pesticide Test will be given Thursday at the Columbia County Extension Service Office at Savannah Rapids Pavilion. A review session for Category 24 will be held from 9-11:30 a.m., with the test at 1 p.m. The cost for the exam is $25 by check or money order only to the Georgia Department of Agriculture.
For more information, call 868-3413.
The Georgia Urban Forest Council will hold a basic tree care workshop from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Savannah Rapids Pavilion. Registration costs $75 for GUFC members, $85 for nonmembers. For information, call (800) 994-4832, or go to www.gufc.org.
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