Curvaceous Cuties is awarding book scholarships to Columbia and McDuffie County college-bound, plus-size females. Postmark deadline for applications is June 16. For information, go to www.curvaceouscuties.org, or call (706) 399-8788.
Center Stage Dance Academy in Martinez will hold its annual spring recital at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Bell Auditorium. Tickets cost $9 and may be purchased at the studio or at the door. Call (706) 228-3220.
Happy Tails Rescue will hold a fund-raising car wash from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at AutoZone on Columbia Road near Belair Road. Homemade baked goods also will be for sale. Happy Tails also is selling pet calendars, available each weekend at SuperPetz during pet adoptions from 1-4 p.m. each Saturday. For information, call Nancy at (706) 267-8582.
The annual Fort Gordon Sergeants Major Association scholarship essay competition will be held through Saturday with three $500 scholarships available to Augusta-area high school graduates. Applicants do not need to be affiliated with the military. Applications are available from U.S. Army Community Services, Room 224, Darling Hall on Chamberlain Avenue, or online at sergeantsmajor.com at SMA Essay Competition. For information, call CSM Arthur Washington at (706) 791-2519.
The CSRA Parkinson Support Group will hold bingo night at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the St. John Towers dining room, 724 Greene St., Augusta. For information, call (706) 364-1662.
An information session for the Columbia County Adopt-a-Stream volunteer program will be held at 9 a.m. June 7 at Reed Creek Park Interpretive Center, off Furys Ferry Road in Martinez. For information, e-mail John Graham at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (706) 868-0296.
The McDuffie County Tourism Board will hold a free African-American history workshop from 2-5 p.m. June 7 at the Thomson-McDuffie County Library, 338 Main St. For information, call (706) 595-7777.
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