Aquinas High School will hold a Mass at 10 a.m. Oct. 7 in the gym to celebrate the school's 50th anniversary and will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the new fine arts wing and dining hall addition. For information, call (706) 736-5516.
The Grovetown Merchants Association will hold a "stump meeting" at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 15 for all candidates participating in city elections in November. For information, call (706) 860-9699.
The First Baptist Church of Evans monthly Time Out luncheon will be held at 11:50 a.m. Thursday. Cost is $5, with reservations required by noon Tuesday by calling (706) 863-1228 or e-mailing email@example.com.
Sign-up is in progress at the Farm Service Agency in Thomson for the Livestock Compensation Program for farmers in Columbia, McDuffie, Warren and Richmond counties. The program compensates producers for feed losses occurring between Jan. 1, 2005, and Feb. 28, 2007, caused by natural disasters such as drought. For information, call (706) 595-1339, ext. 2.
Columbia County's Board of Elections will hold voter registration drives at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Harlem High School football game; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Oliver Hardy Festival, in Harlem; 6:30 p.m. Oct. 12 at the Evans High football game; and at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Greenbrier High football game. The deadline for Grovetown voters to register for city elections is Oct. 9. For information, call (706) 868-3355.
ACS coupon sale
Augusta Christian Schools' annual coupon book sale is under way, with books available at the Baston Road and Furys Ferry Road campuses. For information, call (706) 863-2905.
Fort job fair
More than 50 employers will be represented at the Fort Gordon Job Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Army Reserve Center on 15th Street and Lane Avenue in Fort Gordon. For information, call (706) 791-2009.
A free Augusta Alzheimer's Association lunch program on wills and power of attorney will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Oct. 9 at the MCG Alumni Center, 919 15th St., Augusta. Reservations are due Friday by calling (706) 721-0609.
St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church will hold a Blessing of the Animals ceremony at 3 p.m. Oct. 7 at the church, 4921 Columbia Road in Grovetown.
The Deanery Council of Catholic Women will hold the 18th annual Living Rosary at 7:15 p.m. Oct. 7 at Aquinas High School stadium. For information, call (706) 733-4348, or (706) 869-0089.
The Senior Citizens Council will hold a mentor fair from 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 9 at 218 Oak St., in Martinez, for seniors age 55 and older interested in mentoring children in elementary schools. Mentors work 20 hours per week and receive mileage reimbursement, paid holidays, a tax-free monthly stipend, medical leave and vacation benefits. For information, call Jackie Kennedy at (706) 868-0120.
Risk manager Darlene Bartlett will discuss office ergonomics at the next meeting of the Evans Towne Center Chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals, at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 11 in the Building A conference room of the Columbia County Government Complex in Evans. For information, call (706) 312-7512.
The 18th annual Augusta Greek Festival will be Oct. 11-14 at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 953 Telfair St. The event includes music, Greek dance, food, children's activities and a Greek market. For more information, go to www.holytrinityaugusta.org, or call (706) 724- 1087.
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 age 18 and older are invited to submit entries. For information, go to www.artistguildCC.org, then click on "Welcome" and "Prospectus."
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