Monday is the deadline for voters to register in time for the Nov. General Election. A voter registration drive will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. today at New Hope Worship Center, 715 Old Belair Road, Grovetown, Early voting is under way at the Columbia County Board of Elections Office, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday, at 500 Faircloth Drive, in Evans. For information, call (706) 868-3355.
St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church, 4921 Columbia Road, Grovetown, will hold a blessing of the animals at 3 p.m. today.
The Columbia County Democratic Party will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Monday in the Columbia County Government Complex Auditorium, in Evans. For information, call (706) 231-1513.
American Legion Post 192, off Owens Road in Evans, will hold its annual Oktoberfest starting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, with plates for $5. A silent auction will be held starting at 1 p.m.
WWII vets sought
The Augusta-Richmond County Historical Society is seeking veterans of World War II for videotape interviews as part of the veterans history project. Volunteers to conduct the interviews also are needed. For information, call (706) 738-8242.
Columbia County's Republican Party will hold "debate watch" parties starting at 8 p.m. Oct. 7 and 15 at the party headquarters, 4150 Washington Road, in Evans, across from Club Car. For information, call the party headquarters at (706) 955-2012.
Terri Gibbs concert
Terri Gibbs will perform in concert at 7 p.m. Friday at Bethesda Baptist Church, 5793 Old Augusta Highway, in Harlem. Admission is free; an offering will be taken. A nursery will be provided. For information, call (706) 556-6818.
Georgia Insurance Commissioner John Oxendine will be the guest speaker at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Jones Creek Clubhouse for the monthly meeting of the Greater Columbia County Republican Women. Dinner costs $12. For reservations, call Wanda Duffie before noon Monday at (706) 863-7627.
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