Cedar Ridge Elementary School's spring carnival will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Vendor spaces are available for $20. For information, call (706) 394-6771.
Local Transportation Workers Union 279 Columbia County school bus drivers will hold a yard sale from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the CWU building on Leigh Street, off Davis Road behind West Town shopping center. The proceeds go to the John A. Gabriel Scholarship Fund.
Taste of Greece
The spring Taste of Greece fundraiser to benefit the ministries of the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church will be from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the church, 10th and Greene streets in Augusta. For information, call (706) 724-1087, or go to holytrinityaugusta.org.
Sessions on wildflower identification are held weekdays through May 9 as requested, led by naturalist John Graham. For information, call (706) 868-0296, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 sergeantsmajor.com at SMA Essay Competition. For information, call CSM Arthur Washington at (706) 791-2519.
Holocaust Remembrance Day will be observed at 6:30 p.m. today at Augusta Jewish Community Center, 898 Weinberger Way, Evans. The event will include a candle-lighting and name-reading, an exhibit honoring Carl Lutz, and a talk by Holocaust survivor Herbert Kohn. Call (706) 228-3636.
The Columbia County Republican Party has scheduled qualifying for Republican candidates from 10 a.m. to noon Friday in the conference room of the county Board of Elections, 500 Faircloth Drive, Evans. Other times are available by appointment. For information, call Debbie McCord at (706) 833-4731.
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