Jazz series finale
Columbia County's Sounds of Jazz concert series concludes at 7 p.m. Saturday with a performance by Preston and Weston at the Jabez Sanford Hardin Performing Arts Center. Tickets at the door cost $10 each. For more information, call (706) 312-7191 or visit columbiacountyga.gov.
Israeli jazz ensemble Seeds of Sun will perform a musical tribute to Israel in honor of the 60th anniversary of the founding of the Jewish state at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Augusta Jewish Community Center, 898 Weinberger Way, off Furys Ferry Road. Admission is an $18 donation. For information, call (706) 228-3636.
Story time Monday
The Columbia County Library in Evans will hold a "Dad and Me" story time at 6:30 p.m. Monday. For information, e-mail plink@ columbiacountyga.gov.
Black history event
Gospel Water Branch Baptist Church, at 703 Furys Ferry Road, in Evans, will hold a black history program at 10:45 a.m. Sunday. The speaker will be Margarett Tutt Adams, the first African-American chief probation officer for the Columbia County juvenile court system. For information, call (706) 860-7091.
Reed Creek Park, in Martinez, will hold a free nature walk for preschoolers accompanied by an adult at 10 a.m. today. For information, call (706) 210-4027.
The Columbia County Chamber of Commerce breakfast meeting at 7:15 a.m. Tuesday will feature a discussion on the Drugs Don't Work program by Chuck Wade. The event is free. For information, call Linda French at (706) 860-4623, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Columbia County Republican Party will hold precinct mass meetings at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Columbia County Board of Education meeting room, 4781 Hereford Farm Road, in Evans. U.S. Rep. Paul Broun will be the guest speaker. Registration begins at 9 a.m. For information, go to www.columbiacountyrepublicanparty.org, or call (706) 267-3499.
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