Red Cross classes
The American Red Cross of Augusta will hold a baby sitter training class from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Columbia County Library in Evans. The course is for ages 11 to 15. For information, call (706) 724-8481.
The Augusta Children's Chorale will present its spring concert, Generations, at 3 p.m. Sunday at Sacred Heart Cultural Center in Augusta. Tickets cost $10, and are available at the Chorale office or at the door. For information, call (706) 826-4718.
Tech open house
Augusta Technical College will hold an open house for prospective students from 5:30-8 p.m. Thursday at its Thomson/McDuffie, Augusta and Waynesboro campuses. For information, call (706) 771-4028.
Woodlawn United Methodist Church, on Walton Way at Milledge Road, will hold a spring concert at 7 p.m. Friday featuring the Columbia County Choral Society. The concert is free, and a reception will be held afterward.
The Georgia Waterfowl Association will hold its annual conservation banquet at 6 p.m. Thursday at Savannah Rapids Pavilion. Tickets cost $50, which includes annual membership. For information, call (706) 414-2656.
Gospel Water Branch Baptist Church will hold a spring revival at 7 p.m. May 7-9, with the Rev. Benjamin Hinton, of Tabernacle Baptist Church in Gastonia, N.C. For information, call (706) 860-7091.
Vendors are being sought for Columbia County's Farmers Market and More to be held 8 a.m. to noon May 12 at the Evans Town Center Park. To register, call (706) 312-7192.
McDonald House music benefit
Portman's Music Super Weekend to benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Augusta will be held Friday and Saturday, with a fastest-drummer competition and music clinics and demonstrations. For information, call (706) 738-1651, or go to www.portmansmusic.com.
The third annual Augusta Canal Sunset Cruise to benefit the Jud C. Hickey Center for Alzheimer's Care will be held from 7-9:30 p.m. Friday at the Canal Interpretive Center at Enterprise Mill, 1450 Greene St. in Augusta. Tickets cost $25 and are available by calling (706) 738-5039.
Voice for Kids Health and the Augusta Striders will hold the fourth annual Family Fitness 5K walk at 8 a.m. Saturday at Lake Olmstead Park, with proceeds benefiting Safe Kids of East Central Georgia. For information and a link to registration, go to www.geocities.com/familyfunrun.
The Dearing Mayfest will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the old Dearing Elementary School on U.S. Highway 78 in downtown Dearing. For information, call (706) 595-9702, ext. 100.
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