The Grovetown Lions Club holds a turkey shoot fundraiser every Friday and Saturday at 6 p.m. through Dec. 8, on Old Louisville Road in Grovetown. The cost is $3 per shot for a chance to win a turkey and other items. A concession stand is available.
The Metro Adult Literacy Council and the Savannah River Sail and Power Squadron will present the 15th annual Harvest Ball from 7-11 p.m. Saturday at Julian Smith Casino. Tickets cost $20 in advance, $25 at the door, and the theme this year is Wild West. For information, call (706) 737-8113.
American Pride Through Education and the Columbia County school system will celebrate the annual Proud to Be an American program at 7 p.m. Nov. 8 at First Baptist Church of Augusta.
The Augusta-area AARP Tax-Aide program is seeking volunteers with computer experience to help low- to medium-income residents with income taxes. A free 10-day training course for volunteers will begin Dec. 10. District Coordinator Bill Kozel will be at the Columbia County Library from 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 6 and 13 to explain the program. For information, call (706) 210-3048.
Cut for a Cure
Retreat Day Spa, at 4246 Washington Road in Evans, will celebrate its first anniversary by holding Cut for a Cure from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday. The spa will offer free haircuts, nail services, waxing and chair massages, with donations accepted for the American Cancer Society. For information, call (706) 364-8292.
Entries are being sought for the annual Merchants Association of Columbia County Martinez-Evans Christmas Parade, to begin at 2 p.m. Dec. 2 on Ronald Reagan Drive in Evans. Entry forms are available at the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce, at Master Pontiac GMC and at Kelley Appliance on Baston Road. For information, call parade Chairman Reynold Borseth at (706) 262-7238.
University Hospital will hold a cancer education event, Don't Let Breast Cancer Spook You, with Dr. Silvana Bucur, an oncologist and histologist, from 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday at Savannah Rapids Pavilion. The event is free. Dinner will be served, and reservations are required by calling (706) 828-2502.
A fund has been set up to receive donations for Mary Jefferson, of Appling, who is awaiting a kidney transplant. Donations may be made to any Wachovia bank branch to the Mary Jefferson Kidney Transplant Fund, or mailed to Wachovia Bank, 4363 Washington Road, Evans, GA 30809.
The Groove Masters will perform in the weather-postponed finale of the Sunset Music Series at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Columbia County Amphitheater. Call (706) 312-7194, or go to www.columbiacountyga.gov.
The Ladies Auxiliary of American Legion Post 192, on Legion Drive off Owens Road in Evans, will hold a spaghetti supper Nov. 6 from 5 p.m. until the food is gone.
Georgia SAFE will hold training for prospective foster parents Nov. 2-4. For information, call Sandra Heard at (706) 210-3435.
The Alzheimer's Association of Augusta is recruiting participants for Memory Walk 2007, which will be Saturday at Lake Olmstead. For information, go to www.alz.org/georgia or call (706) 731-9060.
A bike ride to help support the family of a Greenbrier High School teacher whose husband is suffering from leukemia will be held at 1 p.m. Dec. 9, starting at Savannah Rapids Pavilion and onto the Greeneway in North Augusta. Registration costs $15 for adults, $7 for children ages 12-17, with children under 12 admitted free. For information, call Ethan St. Martin at (706) 860-7507, or e-mail email@example.com.
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