John George, director of the music ministry of St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church, will perform a free concert of Bach organ works on the church's new organ at 2 p.m. July 9 at the church, located at 4291 Columbia Road. Refreshments will be provided after the concert, and signed CDs will be for sale for $15. CDs also will be available by mailing a check for $19 to include shipping to St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church, attention Mary Soparas-CD, 4921 Columbia Road, Grovetown, Ga., 30813.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3200 will hold an Independence Day barbecue from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, Monday and Tuesday at the post, 2901 Gun Club Road, Augusta, with takeout available. For information, call (706) 736-9046.
A class on anime and manga art will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Columbia County Library in Evans; a class on belly dancing for fitness will be held at 6:30 p.m. July 11; and a "Murder Mystery Night" will be held at 6 p.m. July 25. For information, call (706) 863-1946.
Marvin United Methodist Church, on Wheeler Road at Belair Road, will accept donations of furniture as part of a drive for Augusta Urban Ministries from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 8. For information, call Augusta Urban Ministries at (706) 722-8195.
Vendors are needed for Columbia County's July 4 celebration at Patriots Park, and for the Summertime on the Canal festival July 29 at Savannah Rapids Pavilion. For information, call (706) 312-7194.
The final showing of the MCG Children's Medical Center's Movies Under the Stars will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Columbia County Merchants Association Fairgrounds. "Madagascar" wil be shown. Tickets cost $1, with proceeds benefiting the Children's Medical Center. For information, call (706) 721-4004.
The Augusta Chapter of Soka Gakkai International-USA (Nichiren Buddhist) will hold a world peace service from 10-11 a.m. July 9 at the Henry Brigham Community Center, 2456 Golden Camp Road, Augusta. For information, call (706) 738-6699.
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