Memorial Day event
Columbia County's eighth annual Red, White and Blue Veterans Celebration will be held from 7-9:30 p.m. Saturday in front of the courthouse in Evans, and will feature performances by the Augusta Children's Chorale, the U.S. Army Signal Corps Band and a fireworks show over Evans at dusk. Visitors can bring blankets or chairs. For information, call (706) 312-7191, or go to columbiacountyga.gov.
The Columbia County Board of Elections will hold voter registration drives from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday at Kmart in Martinez, and 6-9 p.m. Saturday at Columbia County's Red, White and Blue Veterans Celebration in Evans. June 15 is the deadline for registration for the July 15 primary election. For information, call (706) 868-3355.
Sharon Baptist Church, 6262 Cobbham Road, Winfield, will hold its spring revival 7 p.m. today-Wednesday with the Rev. Phil Bray, pastor of Fort Creek Baptist Church in Dearing, and music leader Hal Perdue. A nursery will be provided.
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.
Harlem Middle School will hold an eighth grade ceremony at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the school gym. For information, call (706) 556-5990.
The Columbia County Foundation for Children is holding a summer community service program for students of high-school age willing to complete a minimum of 10 hours from June 3-Aug. 8. Volunteers will assist at the Foundation Resource Center at 6347 Columbia Road, in Appling. For information, call Michel Young on Tuesdays at (706) 541-2849, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Derek Vanover will present a program on the mission of the Central Savannah River Land Trust at the meeting of the Sierra Club at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Unitarian Universalist Church on Walton Way Extension. For information, call Judy Gordon at (706) 650-8314.
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