New Hardy hours
Harlem's Laurel and Hardy Museum has new hours of operation. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. The museum is closed Sundays and Mondays. For information, call (706) 556-0401.
Columbia County's Friday Night Films series continues at 7 p.m. Friday at Jabez Sanford Hardin Performing Arts Center at Columbia County Library, in Evans, with Fried Green Tomatoes. Admission is free, but seating is limited. For information, call (706) 312-7194.
First Baptist Church of Augusta will hold an open house at 7 p.m. Thursday, in Room 101 of the Walton Building, for parents interested in learning about the K3, K4 and K5 preschool and kindergarten programs. For information, call Patti Fowler at (706) 731-5366.
Thee Youth Troupe of Enopion, a Bible-based theater company, is seeking children ages 9-13 for its first musical, The Animals on a Gopher Boat, for rehearsals starting at 5 p.m. Friday at 3208 Mike Padgett Highway, in Augusta. Performances will be in April. For information, call (706) 771-7777, or go to www.enopion.com.
Easter Seals event
The Easter Seals fundraising event, Gifts from the Vine, featuring wines from the Supery Vineyard of Napa Valley, will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday. For information, call (706) 667-9695.
The Salvation Army will hold its first-quarter auto auction at 10 a.m. Feb. 3 at the shelter at 1384 Greene St. Registration and inspection will be held from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Jan. 31 and Feb. 1 and 2, with registration only from 8-10 a.m. on the morning of the auction. A $5 registration fee is required for bidders. For information, call (706) 826-7933.
First Baptist Church of North Augusta will show the movie Facing the Giants for single adults Feb. 3. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the movie will begin at 7:15 p.m. Admission, popcorn and soft drinks are free. Adults only; no child care will be provided. For information, call (803) 279-6370.
Author and businessman Glenn Thomas will be the speaker for Fort Gordon's observance of the National Prayer Breakfast at 6:30 a.m. Feb. 6 at the Gordon Club. Tickets cost $3 for E-5 and below, or $5 for E-6 and above and most civilians, and are available from any unit chaplain on post or the center chaplain's office. For information, call Chaplain Richard Green, (706) 791-6469.
Stage III musical
Columbia County's community theater group, Stage III, will present the musical tribute Always ... Patsy Cline at 8 p.m. Feb. 9 and 10, and at 3 p.m. Feb. 11 at Jabez Sanford Hardin Performing Arts Center in Evans. Tickets are available at www.tixonline.com, or by calling (803) 278-9663. For information, call (706) 868-9663.
MCG Health System will present ABC-123s of American Sign Language, a children's sign language course, from 10-11 a.m. Feb. 10, 17 and 24 in the MCG Children's Medical Center classroom. Cost is $20, and the classes are limited to 20 students. For information, call Vivian Rice at (706) 721-6921.
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