Sierra Club meets
Dr. Charlotte Christy, kayaker and botany professor at Augusta State University, will present a program on her adventures kayaking Prince William Sound, Alaska, at the 7:30 p.m. March 21 meeting of the Augusta chapter of the Sierra Club, at the Unitarian-Universalist Church, Walton Way Extension. For information, call Judy Gordon at 650-8314.
AARP Tax-Aide will offer free tax preparation and filing for middle- and low-income residents. Assistance is available for walk-ins from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Bessie Thomas Community Center, 5913 Euchee Creek Drive, Grovetown (556-0308), and from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Morningside Assisted Living, 353 North Belair Road, Evans (228-4709), each Tuesday through April 11. Appointments also are available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays until April 13 at Doctors Hospital, 3651 Wheeler Road. To make an appointment, call 651-6716.
Advent Lutheran Church, 3232 Washington Road, Augusta, will hold the interactive Walk Through the Old Testament from 7-9:30 p.m. March 24 and 9 a.m. to noon March 25. The seminar costs $17, and a nursery will be provided. For information, call 860-0439.
The Greenbrier High School Pack Players will present Elton John and Tim Rice's Aida at 7 p.m. March 23 and 24, and at 3 and 7 p.m. March 25 in the school theater. Advance tickets cost $5. For information, call 650-6040, Ext. 335.
Sports equipment donations needed
Camp Daniel Marshall, which is run by the Augusta Association of Baptist Churches, is in need of sports equipment. For donations, call Kathie Seago at (706) 359-3752, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Grovetown festival planning under way
Vendors and those interested in planning the Grovetown Heritage Festival are being sought. The event will be held April 29. For information, call Marsha Keating at 650-9279, or Rosa Lee Owens at 863-1867.
ACS auction and barbecue
Augusta Christian Schools will hold a silent and live auction and barbecue dinner from 4-7 p.m. March 25 in the school gym, 313 Baston Road, Martinez. For information, call 863-2905 or got to www.augustachristian.org.
Columbia County Sheriff's Office Investigator Bruce Walker will offer a presentation on child predators during the Columbia County Health Department staff meeting from 8:15 to 10 a.m. March 28 in the Columbia County Government Complex Auditorium in Evans. People who would like to attend should call Mary Landrum at 541-2870.
Gospel Water Branch Baptist Church will be giving away free produce to needy families at 9 a.m. March 25 at the church, located at 703 Furys Ferry Road, Evans.
C.S. Lewis festival
First Baptist Church of Augusta, Reid Memorial Presbyterian Church and Church of the Good Shepherd are holding a C.S. Lewis Festival through March 29, with lectures, book studies and activities for children. For information, call First Baptist at 733-2236, or go to www.fbcaugusta.com.
The Fatz Cafe third annual Spring Golf Classic, a fundraiser for the Jenny Clark Memorial Scholarship Fund, will begin with a shotgun start with unlimited range balls and lunch from 10 a.m. to noon May 10 at the Bartram Trail Golf Club, followed by a shotgun start. Cost is $400 per team, or $100 per player, with sponsorships available. For information, call Tom Clark at 650-2421, or go to www.jennyclark.com.
Pupils at Brookwood Elementary School will present a musical production of Cinderella in a dinner-theater format at 6:15 p.m. March 27 and 28. Tickets, available at the school, are for reserved seating only. Free daytime shows also will be offered at 9 a.m. and 9:40 a.m. March 29. For information, call Johnny Carr at 855-7596, Ext. 217, or e-mail email@example.com.
The Terry Tankersley Memorial Trail Ride through the 2,500 acre Bussey Point Recreation Area in Lincolnton will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 25. Cost is $5 per horse, with concessions available. Dogs are not allowed. For information, call the Lincoln County Chamber office at (706) 359-7970.
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