Absentee Voting for the July 15 General Primary is now available in the Columbia County Board of Elections Office or via mail. For information, call (706) 868-3355.
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 through 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 email@example.com.
MCGHealth Children's Medical Center's Movies Under the Stars series will continue Saturday at the Columbia County amphitheater in Evans with The Water Horse , and Shrek the Third , June 28. Gates open at 7 p.m.; tickets cost $2 for adults, $1 for children ages 13-younger. For information, call (706) 721-5736.
Keep Columbia County Beautiful and Waste Management have set up recycling bins for telephone books at the Government Complex in Evans, and at Martinez-Columbia Fire Rescue headquarters and stations on Furys Ferry Road, Oakley-Pirkle Road and William Few Parkway. The bins are available until Aug. 31.
Air Force ball
The 31st Intelligence Squadron of the U.S. Air Force at Fort Gordon is seeking donations to support the annual Air Force Ball to be held Sept. 27 at the Doubletree Hotel in Augusta. For information, call MSgt. Michele Daley at (706) 791-9577.
The series of summer archaeology camps at Hickory Hill in Thomson will continue June 23-27, July 7-11 and July 14-18. Cost is $50 per week for children ages 11-17. For information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (706) 595-7777.
The seven-hour boating safety course will begin at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the Thurmond Dam Visitors Center at Clarks Hill Lake. The class costs $35 for individuals or $50 for families. For information, call John VanOsdol at (864) 391-2170, or e-mail email@example.com.
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