Red hat party
The Red Hot Flashers of Martinez, a chapter of the Red Hat Society, will hold "A Red Hatters Tea Party" luncheon, tea, fashion show and silent auction from noon to 4 p.m. on Oct. 7, with proceeds to benefit three local charities. Cost is $30 per person. For information, call (706) 825-3484, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Augusta's First Baptist Church will hold a series of discussions about the life and legacy of the late theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer, who was one of the first voices of resistance to Adolf Hitler. The event will include discussions, a movie and a dramatic performance, and will be held Sept. 6, 10, 13, 20 and 24. For information, go to www.fbcaugusta.org, or call Dr. Rodger Murchison at (706) 733-2236.
The Grovetown Senior Center, 103 W. Robinson Ave., will hold a spaghetti supper from 5-8 p.m. Sept. 15. Plates cost $6 for adults, $3 for ages 10 and younger. A raffle for a king-size quilt also will be held.
Violinist David Kim will be featured in the opening of the Augusta Symphony Masterworks Series at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 16 at First Baptist Church of Augusta. For information, call (706) 868-4705.
Students at Georgia Military College will hold a yard sale to benefit bladder cancer awareness from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 9 at the campus at 115 Davis Road, Martinez. Vendor spaces are available. For information, e-mail gmc.bladdercancer email@example.com.
The Augusta office of the American Red Cross will hold disaster training courses in September at the Augusta office, 1322 Ellis St. For information, call (706) 724-8481.
Plant swap, sale
The Cherokee Rose Garden Club and the Columbia and Richmond County extension services will hold a plant exchange and sale from 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 23 in the parking lot of Savannah Rapids Pavilion (weather permitting). Participants should bring their own tables or displays. For information, call Betty Crowther at (706) 860-3696, or Helene Hondrum at (706) 854-8215.
Gospel Water Branch Baptist Church will celebrate the 24th anniversary of the Rev. Robert L. Ramsey at 2 p.m. Sept. 17, with guest minister Dr. John D. Fuller, the pastor of Lewis Chapel Baptist Church in Fayetteville, N.C. For information, call (706) 860-7091.
A public service and safety fair will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 9 at the Riverwatch Community Church, 3701 Old Petersburg Road, Martinez, with information and demonstrations from the Columbia County Sheriff's Office, Martinez-Columbia Fire Rescue, Shepeard Community Blood Center and the American Red Cross. A yard sale and other activities also will be held.
St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church, at 4921 Columbia Road, is registering children for the 2006-07 preschool and Mother's Day Out programs. For information, call Nicole Durrwachter at (706) 447-4522, or the Pre-K office at (706) 863-0252.
The Broadstrokes Gallery, at 677-C N. Belair Road in Evans, is exhibiting works by Bea Kuhlke during August and September. For information, call (706) 860-6055, or go to www.broad strokesgallery.com.
Parade entrants, vendors and crafters are being sought for Harlem's 18th annual Oliver Hardy Festival, to be held Oct. 7. For information, go to www.harlemga.org or call Kathy Ham at (706) 556-0401.
Georgia Safe Therapeutic Foster Care will hold an orientation and information meeting from 10 a.m. to noon on Sept. 16 at their office at 4424 Columbia Road, Suite B, Martinez. For information, call Getina Byrd at (706) 210-3435.c
Kathy Roe, a wildlife rehabilitator, will use live possums to discuss wildlife rehabilitation and life with possums at the monthly meeting of the Sierra Club at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 19 at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 3501 Walton Way Extension, Augusta. For information, call (706) 650-8314.
Trinity Baptist Preschool, 4594 Columbia Road, in Martinez, has openings in its program for 3- and 4-year-olds. Classes meet from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. For information, call Shannon Story at (706) 799-0637 or (706) 359-2275.
The Rev. Melvin Adams, of Harlem's New Holt Baptist Church, will preach the revival at Paynes Baptist Church in Mesena, Ga., at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 4-8.
Gospel Water Branch Baptist Church, 703 Furys Ferry Road, will give away produce to needy families starting at 8:30 a.m. Sept. 9.
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