Black history events
Gospel Water Branch Baptist Church, at 703 Furys Ferry Road, in Evans, will hold a black history program at 10:45 a.m. today. The speaker will be Margarett Tutt Adams, the first black chief probation officer for the Columbia County juvenile court system. Other programs include Youth Sunday Explosion on Feb. 24, and displays of art and a church-family quilt. Call (706) 860-7091.
Master's Way Christian Church has moved its services to Augusta Christian Elementary School, 407 Furys Ferry Road, starting at 10 a.m. today.
Israeli jazz ensemble Seeds of Sun will perform a musical tribute in honor of the 60th anniversary of Israel at 7 p.m. today at the Augusta Jewish Community Center, 898 Weinberger Way, off Furys Ferry Road. Admission is an $18 donation. Call (706) 228-3636.
Family Bible Church, at 124B Commercial Blvd., near the Martinez Post Office, will hold its second annual Home Builder's Conference at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. today, at 6 p.m. Monday and 7 p.m. Tuesday. For information, call (706) 650-8707, or e-mail email@example.com.
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@columbiacounty ga.gov.
Reed Creek Park, in Martinez, will hold a free nature walk and craft project for preschoolers accompanied by an adult at 10 a.m. Thursday. For information, call (706) 210-4027.
A free forum on buying a home will be held at 7 p.m. Feb. 28 at 806 Landing Drive in Grovetown. For reservations or information, call (706) 868-0604.
CSRA Writers will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Barnes and 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.
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