Wildwood Park's inaugural Sportsman's Festival will be held Sept. 27 at the park. Vendors are being sought for the event, along with participants in a wild game cook-off and a 5k run. for information, call Jeb Bell at (706) 541-3761, or e-mail jbell@columbiacountyga. gov.
Crafters are being sought for Firefest 2008, which will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 11 at Evans Town Center Park behind Kroger. For information, call Kathy Watkins at (706) 860-6166 or (706) 860-2641.
A drop-off container for plastics recycling is now available at the Columbia County Government Complex. Telephone book recycling bins also are available until Aug. 31.
Venture Crew 615, for youths ages 14-20, will hold an open house from 6-7 p.m. today in room 26 at Wesley United Methodist Church. For information, call Dee Castillo at (706) 855-6442, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
American Legion Riders Post 178 of Augusta is seeking sponsors for the Fort Gordon Army Fisher House. For information, go to www. roaringthunder2008.com.
The Columbia County Health Department will play host to the Breast Health Center Mobile Mammography Unit at the Evans Health Department on Monday, and on Oct. 20 and Dec. 15. Appointments are required by calling (706) 868-3330.
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.
Washington Commons retirement community, in conjunction with the Columbia County Sheriff's Office, is accepting donations of cash, gift cards or school supplies for underprivileged children.
Donations may be dropped off from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Saturday. For information, call Holley Howard at (706) 860-0402.
Columbia County's Sunset Music series begins Thursday.
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