Dancers on stage
Dancers with the Columbia County Ballet, formerly the Ron Jones Academy of Ballet, will perform an original work by Peter Powlus, artistic director of the Augusta Players, Friday and Saturday at Columbia County's Performing Arts Center. For information, call (706) 860-1852.
The Augusta-area AARP Tax-Aide program is seeking applications from volunteers to help seniors and others with income tax preparation. A seven- to 10-day training course will be held in December and January for volunteers, who must assist filers at least four hours per week Feb. 1-April 15. District Coordinator Bill Kozel will be available for questions in Columbia County Study Room A from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday. For information, call (706) 210-3048.
Georgia first lady Mary Perdue will speak at the Church of the Good Shepherd, 2230 Walton Way, in Augusta, at Child Enrichment's Champion our Children Month event from 9-11 a.m. Thursday. Donated new book bags, travel bags and luggage for children will be collected. For information, call (706) 737-4631.
Bill Yost, the coach portrayed in the movie Remember the Titans, will speak at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Congregation Children of Israel, 3005 Walton Way, Augusta. Tickets cost $10 for adults, $5 for 18-under, or $100 for youth teams. For information, call (706) 339-3798, or e-mail email@example.com.
Absentee voting for the Nov. 7 general election begins Monday at the Columbia County Board of Elections Office, 630 Ronald Reagan Drive. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. For information, call (706) 868-3355.
Harlem High School guidance counselors will conduct a parent/student workshop from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the school to help seniors with post-secondary options. For information, call (706) 556-5980, ext. 211.
The monthly community information briefing at Fort Gordon is at 11:30 a.m. today at the Gordon Club on 19th Street. For information, call (706) 791-3639.
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