Monday is the deadline for the public to nominate candidates for Columbia County Arts Inc. third annual Individual Artist award, given to a living Columbia County artist who has dedicated himself or herself to excellence, growth, support and availability of the arts in Columbia County. Forms are available at www.columbiacountyarts.org, or by calling (706) 650-2527.
The city of Harlem is accepting applications for crafters and vendors for the 19th Annual Oliver Hardy Festival, to be held Oct. 6. For information, call (706) 556-0043.
Mobile gives exams
The Breast Health Center Mobile Mammography Unit will be at the Columbia County Health Department, in Evans, on Oct. 10 and Dec. 12. Appointments are required. For information, call (706) 868-3330.
CSRA Writers will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 1336 Augusta West Parkway. Writers needing a support group are invited to attend and bring eight copies of a manuscript to be critiqued. For information, call Steve Fox at (706) 836-7315.
Free legal help
Georgia Legal Services program staff will provide free noncriminal legal help to seniors age 60 and older on a first-come, first-served basis from 11:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Wednesday at the Bessie Thomas Senior Center, 5913 Euchee Creek Drive, in Grovetown. For information, call (706) 721-2327.
The Augusta State University Conservatory Jazz Band will hold rehearsal each Saturday starting Aug. 25 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Building Rehearsal Hall. For information, call (706) 731-7971.
Bill Nigut, executive director of the Anti-Defamation League, will speak at 3 p.m. Aug. 26 at the Augusta Jewish Community Center, 898 Weinberger Way, off Furys Ferry Road, in Evans. Tickets for members are free; for guests tickets cost $5 per person. For information, call (706) 228-3636.
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