A benefit for the 93rd Signal Brigade Family Readiness Group will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St., with a raffle, silent auction, door prizes, entertainment, video conference to soldiers in Iraq and information on adopting a soldier. For information, e-mail John Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Relay for Life 3-on-3 Basketball tournament will begin at 10 a.m. March 24 at the Harlem Middle School gym. Participation in the double-elimination tournament costs $25 per person, with proceeds benefiting the American Cancer Society. For information, call Andrea Smoak at (706) 556-2135 or e-mail email@example.com.
Donations of Girl Scout cookies are wanted to send to wounded service members recuperating at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Md. Cookies may be dropped off at King's Crown barber shop in the Columbia Square shopping center on Flowing Wells Road, in Martinez, by March 24. Call (706) 863-4383.
The annual Empty Bowl fundraiser for Golden Harvest Food Bank will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at the Augusta Jewish Community Center, 898 Weinberger Way, off Furys Ferry Road, in Evans.
Red Cross class
A lifeguard training course will be held Tuesdays through Fridays, March 20-30, from 4-8 p.m. at the Augusta Aquatics Center. Fee for the course is $150. Call (706) 724-8481.
St. Pat pet pix
Happy Tails Rescue will offer St. Patrick's photos and dinner for dogs and their owners from 1-4 p.m. today at Superpetz on Bobby Jones Expressway, with proceeds benefiting the nonprofit animal welfare group. For information, call (706) 836-2708.
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.
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