Pet first aid
The Augusta chapter of the American Red Cross will hold a dog first aid class from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday at the Red Cross office, 1322 Ellis St., Augusta. Cost is $35. For information, call (706) 724-8484, or go to www.arcaug.org.
The Augusta Jewish Community Center, 898 Weinberger Way, in Evans, this fall will offer the free Mother's Circle course for non-Jewish women raising Jewish children. For information, call (706) 228-3636.
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.
American Legion Riders Post 178 of Augusta is seeking sponsors for the Fort Gordon Army Fisher House. For information, go to www.roaringthunder2008.com.
Jenkins Memorial CME church, 4218 Windsor Spring Road, Hephzibah, will celebrate its 20th anniversary at 4 p.m. Aug. 31, with dinner served after.
Evans High School FCCLA will hold a fundraiser selling purses, totes, duffles and accessories, with monogramming available, from 2:45 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 4 in the school commons area.
Columbia County Adopt-a-Stream's Getting Started workshop will be held 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 6 at Reed Creek Park. Current volunteers and interested newcomers are invited. For information, call John Graham at (706) 868-0296, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
In honor of Grandparents Day weekend, Mistletoe State Park in Winfield will hold a grandparent/child scavenger hunt from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 6. The event is free, but there is a $3 per vehicle parking fee. For information, call (706) 541-0321.
The Augusta chapter of Quail Unlimited will hold its annual fundraising banquet at 6 p.m. Sept. 11 at Savannah Rapids Pavilion. Tickets cost $225 for sponsors, or $50 for individuals. For information, e-mail Hap Harris at email@example.com.
Grovetown High School, which is scheduled to open at the beginning of the 2009 school year, will hold a "Warrior Pride Kickoff Meeting" at 7 p.m. Sept. 9 in the Patriots Park Gym to provide a school update to parents and students. For information, call principal Penny Jackson at (706) 650-6043, extension 4113.
University Hospital's Speech and Hearing Center will hold an eight-week sign-language class from 7-8 p.m. Thursday evenings, with beginner classes Sept. 11-Oct. 30, intermediate classes Jan. 9-Feb. 26, and advanced classes April 16-June 4. Cost is $80 and space is limited. For information, call (706) 774-8559.
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