A public service and safety fair will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday 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.
Students at Georgia Military College will hold a yard sale to benefit bladder cancer awareness from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the campus at 115 Davis Road, Martinez. Vendor spaces are available.
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Gospel Water Branch Baptist Church, 703 Furys Ferry Road, will give away free produce to needy families starting at 8:30 a.m. Saturday.
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. Monday-Friday.
Candidates for Columbia County school board chairman and Columbia County Commission District 2 have been invited to speak during the monthly meeting of the Democratic Party of Columbia County at 7 p.m. Sept. 11 in the auditorium in Building A of the government complex, in Evans. For information, call Scott Nichols at (706) 533-5015.
Columbia County Extension Service Agent Charles Phillips will discuss organic gardening at the monthly Gardening at Lunch series, from 12:10 to 12:45 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Columbia County Library, 720 North Belair Road, Evans. For information, call (706) 868-3413.
The Columbia County Merchants Association is accepting applications for business exhibit booths for the annual fair, Nov. 2-11, at the fairgrounds. For information, call George Sleister at (706) 855-9400, or Billy Becton at (706) 863-7645.
The Grovetown Senior Center, 103 W. Robinson Ave., will hold a spaghetti supper from 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 15. Plates cost $6 for adults, $3 for children 10 and younger. A raffle for a king-size handmade quilt also will be held.
Award-winning Elvis tribute artist Jeff Barnes will perform at 7 p.m. Sept. 16 in the Evans High School auditorium in a fundraiser to help purchase uniforms for Columbia Middle School cheerleaders. Tickets cost $12 for adults, $10 for students and seniors and free to children 5 and younger. For information, call (706) 541-1252.
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.
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