Dr. Jason McRae, of the Southern Health and Wellness Center, will hold free 7 p.m. seminars on mental health Jan. 13, and on digestive health Jan. 27, in the community room at Earth Fare on Furys Ferry Road. For reservations, call (706) 869-7474.
Augusta-area podiatrists are collecting new and used shoes regardless of size and condition for distribution to the needy. Donations can be brought to any area podiatrist. For information, call Dr. Kent Kronowski at (706) 724-0586.
Applications are being accepted through Dec. 30 for grants from the St. Joseph Foundation for nonprofit organizations addressing health services education, medical uninsured or underinsured, hospice or homeless. For information, go to www.cfcsra or call (706) 724-1314.
AARP Tax-Aide volunteers are being sought to help prepare tax returns for low- and medium-income taxpayers. For information, call Bill Kozel at (706) 210-3048, or Susan Gazner at (706) 359-3052.
Auditions are being scheduled for the April 2009 Enopion Theater performance of the musical The Great Big Gopher Boat . For information, call (706) 771-7777, or go to www.enopion.com.
An Alzheimer's support group meets on the third Tuesday each month at Brandon Wilde. For information, call (706) 854-3519.
University Hospital's Speech and Hearing Center will hold an eight-week sign-language class 7-8 p.m. Thursdays, with intermediate classes Jan. 9-Feb. 26, and advanced classes April 16-June 4. Cost is $80 and space is limited. Call (706) 774-8559.
A seminar on scholarships, financial aid and student loans will be held 7-8:30 p.m. Feb. 2 at the Jaguar Activity Center at Augusta State University. For information, call (706) 733-1192, ext. 12.
An infertility support group meets at 6:30 p.m. on second Tuesdays at MCG Medical Associates, 618 Ponder Place Drive, Ste., 2, in Evans. Call (706) 210-0642.
The Columbia County Extension Service Gardening at Lunch series continues at 12:10 p.m. Jan. 14 with a session on trees. Future sessions include roses, Feb. 4; training plants, March 4; gold-medal plants, April 1; lawns, May 6; and gardening for kids, June 3. For information, call extension agent Charles Phillips at (706) 868-3413.
Westminster Schools of Augusta, 3067 Wheeler Road, will hold its annual open house at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 15. For information, call (706) 731-5260, ext. 2220, or e-mail email@example.com.
Babypalooza will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 31 at the Doubletee Hotel, 2651 Perimeter Parkway, with vendors and information for expectant mothers. For information, call Safe Kids East Central Georgia at (706) 721-7606.
The Harlem High School class of 1979 is seeking classmates for a 30-year reunion to be held in the summer. Provide contact information to Dorothy Shanks at (706) 309-9257, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Augusta Freethought Society is seeking members for social gatherings and informal discussion. For information, e-mail email@example.com.
Augusta Christian Schools' coupon books are on sale for $10. Books are available from pupils or from the school at 313 Baston Road, Martinez.
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