Dropped Stitches, a group at Washington Commons that knits blankets for hospitals and soldiers, is seeking donations of yarn from 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily at the retirement community on Washington Commons Drive off Washington Road across from Club Car. For information, call Holley Howard at (706) 860-0402.
CSRA Writers will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday in Meeting Room A at Columbia County Library. 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.
The Columbia County Extension Service will hold a training opportunity for the green industry, with a session on diseases of turfgrass from 9-11:30 a.m. Monday. Register by calling (706) 868-3413.
A free MCG Alzheimer's lunch program with Dr. Suzanne Smith, director of the Memory Disorder Clinic at MCG, will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the MCG Alumni Center at 919 15th St. For reservations, call (706) 731-9060 by noon Monday.
An infertility support group meets at 6:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month at MCG Medical Associates, 618 Ponder Place Drive, Suite 2, in Evans. For information, call (706) 210-0642.
David Owen will perform at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at The Inner Bean Coffee House on Davis Road in Martinez to benefit the Fort Gordon Fisher House for families of wounded service members. A fundraising silent auction also will be held. Admission is free, Call Claire Moore at (706) 589-0132.
The Augusta Alzheimer's Association will hold a free seminar on late-stage Alzheimer's care at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Elmcroft Assisted Living, The Pass at Furys Ferry Road, with a presentation by Alzheimer's Association director Kathy Tuckey. For information, call (706) 731-9060.
The Columbia County Extension Service Gardening at Lunch series continues at 12:10 p.m. Wednesday with a session on trees. Future sessions include roses, Feb. 4; training plants, March 4; gold medal plants, April 1; and lawns, May 6. For information, call (706) 868-3413.
ACS open house
Augusta Christian Schools will hold an open house for prospective students and parents at 7 p.m. Thursday in the school gym. For information, call (706) 863-2905.
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