The Columbia County Republican Party has scheduled qualifying for Republican candidates for County Commission Districts 2,3 and 4, tax commissioner, coroner, sheriff, chief magistrate, clerk of superior court and probate judge from 2-5 p.m. April 28 and from 10 a.m. to noon May 2 in the conference room of the Columbia County Board of Elections, 500 Faircloth Drive, Evans. For information, call Debbie McCord at (706) 833-4731.
Sessions on wildflower identification are held weekdays through May 9 as requested, led by naturalist Dr. John Graham. For information, call (706) 868-0296, or e-mail email@example.com.
The annual Fort Gordon Sergeants Major Association scholarship essay competition will be held through May 31, with three $500 scholarships available to Augusta-area high school graduates who do not need to be affiliated with the military to apply. Applications are available from U.S. Army Community Services, Room 224, Darling Hall, on Chamberlain Ave. or online at www.sergeantsmajor.com at SMA Essay Competition. For information, call CSM Arthur Washington at (706) 791-2519.
Cedar Ridge Elementary School is seeking vendors for its spring carnival, which will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 3. Spaces are available for $20. For information, call (706) 394-6771.
Safe Kids East Central Georgia and MCGHealth Children's Medical Center will conduct free child car seat checks from 1-4:30 p.m. Wednesday at Babies 'R' Us in the Mullins Crossing Shopping Center, in Evans. For information, call (706) 721-7606 or go to mcghealth.org.
The Maj. Gen. Ambrose Ransom Wright Camp of the Sons of Confederate Veterans will hold a Confederate Memorial Day service at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Columbia County Confederate Monument behind the library in Evans.
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation will hold the Great Strides Walk with check-in at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, and the walk at 9:30 a.m., at Savannah Pavilion. For information, go to http://greatstrides.cff.org.
Regency Hospice of Augusta will hold volunteer training from 6-9 p.m. May 6, 13, 20 and 27 at the Daniel Village office. For information, call Ronnie Merry at (706) 729-6328.
A free public screening of the documentary, Divided We Fall , at 7 p.m. May 2 at the Columbia County Library. The film's producer, Valarie Kaur, will be available for audience questions afterwards. The film is about Kaur's journey as a college student across America in the aftermath of 9/11. For information, go to www. dwf-augusta.org.
New Hope Christian School, at 715 S. Old Belair Road, is holding registration for its prekindergarten program. Classes are available through eighth grade. For information, call (706) 868-7249, ext. 43.
Johnny Hensley and the Red Hots will hold their 50th reunion at 7:30 p.m. July 19 at the Imperial Theater. For information, call Lynda Williamson at (706) 836-9192.
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