Big yard sale
First Baptist Church of Evans will hold its inaugural community yard sale from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 3 (March 10 in case of rain) at the church, on Belair Road at Washington Road. Spaces are available for sellers, with fees donated to youth missions and summer camp. A breakfast also will be held on the day of the sale. For information, call Jennie Brantley at (706) 863-1228.
Vendors and volunteers are being sought for the May 28 Grovetown Heritage Festival, which this year will include dedication of the city's Memorial Wall. For information, call Rosa Lee Owens at (706) 863-1867, or Dawn Green at (706) 210-5409.
Red Hat dinner
Queens of chapters of the Red Hat Society are invited to the Queen Mother Board Dinner at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Bonefish Grill restaurant, in Augusta. For information, call (706) 364-1448, or e-mail email@example.com.
The Columbia County Library Teen Advisory Board is holding a photo/video contest for ages 12-18, with submissions due by March 10. For information, go to www.columbiacountyga.gov/Index.aspx?page=3456.
Tickets are on sale for Columbia County's "Sounds of Jazz" series, which begins 7 p.m. March 9 with Julia Easterlin at the Jabez Sanford Hardin Performing Arts Center. Additional performances will be held on the next three Friday evenings, March 16, 23 and 30. Series tickets cost $30; individual tickets cost $10. For information, call (706) 312-7191, or go to www.columbiacountyga.gov.
Sponsors and participants are being sought for the Martinez-Columbia Fire Rescue MDA Golf Tournament, to begin with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. May 14 at the Bartram Trail Golf Club. For information, call David Dickenson at (706) 831-1308.
Fannie Flono, the associate editor of The Charlotte Observer, will sign her book, Thriving in the Shadows: The Black Experience in Charlotte and Mecklenburg County, at 1:30 p.m. today at Gospel Water Branch Baptist Church, 703 Furys Ferry Road, in Evans. For information, call (706) 860-7091.
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