School book fairs
The Greenbrier Elementary School fall Scholastic Book Fair will be held Sept. 21-28 in the school media center from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Family night will be 4-6:15 p.m. Tuesday.
Lakeside Middle School will hold its book fair from 7:15 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 24-28. Family night will be 6-8 p.m. Tuesday.
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. Tuesday's speaker is Steve Longcrier, head of Georgia's Civil War trails. For information, call (706) 863-7172, or go to www.geocities.com/scv1914/home.
The American Cancer Society will hold its third annual Volunteer Summit from 5:30-9 p.m. Tuesday at Washington Heights Baptist Church, in Thomson. Call (706) 731-9900.
The Church of the Holy Comforter will hold its annual Blessing of the Animals at 10 a.m. Sept. 29 in the Columbia County Memorial Gardens, in Evans, with free treats for pets and owners. For information, call (706) 210-1133.
The eighth annual Augusta-Aiken Society of Human Resource Management Human Resource Workshop will be held Tuesday at the Belair Conference Center. For information, go to www.augusta-aikenshrm.org, or call Shirley Evenson at (706) 854-6491.
The Columbia County Health Department will hold flu shot clinics from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 2, 3 and 4 at the Martinez-Columbia Fire Rescue headquarters, and at the health department offices in Appling and Grovetown. Shots cost $20. For information, call (706) 868-3330.
The Columbia County Renaissance Festival will be held Oct. 12-13 at the Columbia County Amphitheater and Memorial Gardens. For information, call (706) 312-7194.
Entries are being sought for the Artists' Guild of Columbia County's second annual Art After Dark exhibition, to be held Nov. 30-Dec. 29 at the Columbia County Library, with an opening reception from 7-10 p.m. Nov. 30. All area artists from age 18-older are invited to submit entries. For information, go to www.artistguildCC.org., click on "Welcome" and "Prospectus."
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