The MCG Childrens Medical Center will hold a Baby Safety Shower for new or expecting mothers and guests from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 21 at the Medical Center's conference center. To register, call (706) 721-7606, or go to www.MCGHealth.org/safekids.
The Community Foundation for the CSRA is accepting applications through July 31 for the 2007 Unrestricted Grants Program, for 501 (c)(3) organizations serving Columbia, Burke, Richmond, McDuffie, Aiken and Edgefield counties. For information, go to www.cfcsra.org or call (706) 724-1314.
The South Carolina State Park Service is accepting applications through Oct. 31 for its 11th Annual Artist-in-Residence program, in which selected artists receive a week at the park of their choice in 2008 in exchange for a piece of artwork. For information, call Lori Tarnowski-Hannah at (864) 878-9813, or e-mail email@example.com.
Columbia County's Summertime on the Canal festival will be held 4-11 p.m. Aug. 3, with an outdoor festival and indoor craft show at Savannah Rapids Pavilion, a rubber duck race at 8 p.m. and a concert at 9 p.m. Admission is free. For information, go to www.columbiacountyga.gov, or call (706) 312-7194.
The Maj. Gen. Ambrose Ransom Wright Camp of the Sons of Confederate Veterans meets at 6 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of each month in the private dining room of the Side Track Bar and Grill, at 4027 Washington Road. For information, call (706) 863-7172, or go to www.geocities.com/scv1914/home.
Safe Kids East Central Georgia is seeking volunteers to help with events such as car seat and bicycle checks, and to lead ongoing programs that teach safety to children and teens. Training is provided. For information, call (706) 721-7606.
The Breast Health Center Mobile Mammography Unit will be at the Columbia County Health Department, in Evans, on Aug. 15, Oct. 10 and Dec. 12. Appointments are required. For information, call (706) 868-3330.
Trinity Baptist Preschool, 4594 Columbia Road, in Martinez, is accepting registration for the 2007-08 school year, with openings for 2-, 3- and 4-year-olds. For information, call Shannon Story at (706) 799-0637.
St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church is accepting applications for its 4-year-old preschool program and mother's day out program for ages 1-3. For information, call (706) 863-4956, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Columbia County Christian Academy, 4004 Prescott Drive, in Martinez, is enrolling pupils K-2 through fifth grade for the 2007-08 school year. For information, call (706) 863-0568.
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