The Columbia County Adopt-a-Stream program will hold a chemistry certification workshop at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Martinez-Columbia Fire Rescue station on Oakley-Pirkle Road, in Martinez. For information, call John Graham at (706) 868-0296, or e-mail email@example.com.
Red Cross classes
The American Red Cross of Augusta will hold the following training classes in July at the Red Cross office, 1322 Ellis St.: Adult CPR and automated external defibrillation, 6 to 9 p.m. Monday and July 24; infant and child CPR, 6 to 9 p.m. July 12 and 26; first aid, 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and July 25; and adult CPR, first aid and bloodborne pathogens, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 20. Disaster training classes also begin in July. For details, call (706) 724-8481, ext. 211.
Marvin United Methodist Church, on Wheeler Road at Belair Road, will accept furniture donations as part of a drive for Augusta Urban Ministries from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. For information, call (706) 722-8195.
The Augusta Chapter of Soka Gakkai International-USA (Nichiren Buddhist) will hold a world peace service from 10 to 11 a.m. Sunday at the Henry Brigham Community Center, 2456 Golden Camp Road, Augusta. For information, call (706) 738-6699, or go to www.sgi-augusta.org.
Macedonia Baptist Church's Radical Praise Choir, with The Roarks from Tennessee, will hold a Christian Freedom Concert at 6 p.m. Sunday at the Jabez Sanford Hardin Performing Arts Center in Evans. For details, call (706) 737-4298.
Prizes for donors
Shepeard Community Blood Center is holding drawings for donor prizes each week in July. Donors are eligible to win a Canon MiniDV camcorder through Friday; a Sony PSP from Saturday through July 14; a $250 Visa gift card July 15-21; an XBox 360 July 22-28; and a 60 GB video iPod July 29-Aug. 5. For information, call (706) 737-4551 or go to www.shepeardblood.org.
Baby safety shower
Safe Kids of East Central Georgia and the MCG Children's Medical Center will present a baby safety shower from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 15 in the medical center's main conference center. New or expectant mothers will receive information on infant and child safety, with games and door prizes offered. Lunch is provided, with attendance limited to 50. To register, call (706) 721-7606 or go to www.mcghealth.org/safekids.
Faith Community Ministry Inc., the mission project of Macedonia Baptist Church, is holding a summer worship series from 9 to 10 a.m. each Sunday at the Jabez Sanford Hardin Performing Arts Center at the Columbia County Library in Evans. The series is led by Norman V. Carter. For information, call (706) 737-4298.
Columbia County's final spring Saturday Market will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 15 at the Memorial Gardens in Evans. For information, call (706) 868-3484 or go to www.columbia countyga.gov.
Early voting for Columbia County's July 18 primary begins Monday at the Columbia County Library in Evans, at Savannah Rapids Pavilion and at Patriots Park, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday, and from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, July 14. For information, call (706) 868-3355.
- The Harlem High School Class of 1977 is planning a 30-year reunion for spring 2007. Addresses of class members are being sought. For information, call Dean Beasley at (706) 860-9231, or send names and addresses to HHS1977@comcast.net.
- The Evans High School Class of 1996 will hold its 10-year reunion activities Sept. 29-30. For information, call (706) 231-2619 or go to www.freewebs.com/ehs96.
Savannah River College is offering $1,000 career education scholarships to three students from each area high school. For information, call Mary Baca at (706) 738-5046 or e-mail mbaca@ savannahrivercollege.edu.
Shiloh United Methodist Church, at 5960 Cobbham Road in Winfield, will hold vacation Bible school from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Monday through July 14, with family day at 11 a.m. July 16. For information, call (706) 832-0986.
Six Flags tickets
Columbia County 4-H has discounted Six Flags tickets available. For information, call (706) 868-3413.
Gospel Water Branch Baptist Church, at 703 Furys Ferry Road in Evans, will celebrate its 126th anniversary with events today through Sunday, including a prayer service and health walk from 6:30 to 10 p.m. today, a senior citizen banquet and talent show from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, a picnic at Elijah Clark State Park from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and a service with guest speaker the Rev. Sam Davis at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Call (706) 860-7091.
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