An upcoming concert will benefit a Harlem man recovering from an aortic aneurism.
A Greenbrier High School student works to send soccer uniforms to underprivileged children in other countries
The general primary election will be held Tuesday at all precincts in Columbia County. For information, call the Board of Elections at (706) 868-3355.
A bluegrass concert to benefit Daryl Morris, of Harlem, who is recovering from an aortic aneurism, will be held at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Purvis Community Center, off the Wrens Highway outside Thomson. There is no admission charge, but donations will be accepted. Concessions also will be for sale.
A six-week educational series for caregivers will be held at Brandon Wilde at 6:30 p.m. each Thursday starting July 31. The sessions will be led by staff from the Area Agency on Aging and the Alzheimer's Association. Cost is $25, and the deadline for registration is July 24. For information, call (706) 731-9060.
Gospel Water Branch Baptist Church, at 703 Furys Ferry Road, Evans, will celebrate its 128th anniversary with a service at 2:30 p.m. today. For information, call (706) 860-7091.
The Augusta office of the Alzheimer's Association will hold a free workshop to help people with memory problems and their caregivers improve how they work with their doctors from 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday at Elmcroft Assisted Living, 515 The Pass, in Martinez. For information, call (706) 731-9060.
Columbia County's Family Movie Matinees are held at 1 p.m. each Wednesday at the Jabez Sanford Hardin Performing Arts Center, with Bridge to Terabithia , Wednesday; Chicken Little , July 23; and Walt Disney's The Wild , July 30. Tickets are free, and are distributed starting at noon. For information, call (706) 312-7191, or go to www.columbiacountyga.gov.
Sales tax sessions
The Columbia County Commission will continue its series of meetings for public input on ideas for capital projects to be funded in the 2011-16 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax renewal referendum at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Appling courthouse. For information, go to www.columbiacountyga.gov.
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