Columbia County's ninth annual Red, White and Blue Veterans Celebration will be from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday in front of the Justice Center in Evans. It includes performances by the Augusta Children's Chorale and the U.S. Army Signal Corps Band, remarks from U.S. Rep. Paul Broun and Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Foley, and a fireworks show at dusk. Call (706) 312-7191.
- Heartsong Spay Neuter Clinic will hold a $5 rabies clinic from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, with other vaccines available.
- Columbia County Humane Society, 6100 Columbia Road, will hold a rabies clinic from 1-2:30 p.m. May 30, with free vaccines to the first 200 pets. Call (706) 541-2911.
Columbia County Foundation for Children is sponsoring a summer volunteer/community service program for high school students. Volunteers will help staffers at the Children's Resource Center, 6347 Columbia Road, Appling, from June 1-Aug. 6. E-mail email@example.com or call Michel Young on Tuesdays at (706) 541-2849.
The Fort Gordon Sergeants Major Association is holding its annual scholarship award essay competition through June 30. High school seniors can click on "essay competition" at www.sergeantsmajor.com. Call Sgt. Maj. Barbara Hunter at (706) 791-7913.
The Christian Social Organization for Single Adults sponsors dances from 7-11 p.m. Saturdays at the Ballroom Dance Center, 525 Grand Slam Drive, Evans, off Evans to Locks Road. Admission is $6 for members, $8 for guests. Call Theresa Thigpen at (706) 863-9262.
The Watson-Brown Foundation is seeking applications from students for 2009-10 for its Junior Board program. Applicants must be in 10th, 11th or 12th grade next year, have transportation to Thomson, and be able to meet with the board at least once a month from October to May. Applications are available at www.hickory-hill.org.
The eighth annual MCGHealth Parkinson Disease Seminar will be from 8 a.m. to noon Friday at Doubletree Hotel Augusta, 2651 Perimeter Parkway. Breakfast will be provided. Call (706) 721-4598 or go to mcghealth.org.
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