Grovetown Masonic Lodge 730 has a collection box at Grovetown City Hall for its school-supply drive.
The Columbia County Sheriff's Office Citizen's Law Enforcement Academy will begin Sept. 10 and last 10 weeks. It is open to Columbia County residents ages 18 and older. For information, call (706) 541-2856.
Vendor spaces are available for the second annual Sportsman's Festival at Wildwood Park on Sept. 5. For information, call Jeb Bell at (706) 541-3761, or e-mail email@example.com.
Reed Creek Park
Reed Creek Park holds educational events including animal identification 4:30-6:30 p.m. today; a preschool nature walk from 10-11 a.m. Thursday; and insect investigations 10-11 a.m. Aug. 29. For information, call (706) 210-4027.
The Augusta office of the Alzheimer's Association will hold a free workshop, "Know the 10 Signs -- Early Detection Matters," at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Elmcroft Assisted Living, 515 The Pass, Martinez. For information, call (706) 731-9060.
A wine and cheese tasting benefit for Child Enrichment will be held 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday at Earth Fare, 368 Furys Ferry Road, Martinez. Tickets cost $10. For information, call (706) 288-3042.
The Augusta Newcomers Organization will hold a coffee for new members at 10 a.m. Thursday. For information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (706) 354-6824.
Etc., 212 N. Louisville St., Harlem, will hold a Ladies Night Out jewelry-making party from 7-9 p.m. Friday. For information, call (706) 556-8000.
Georgia Secretary of State candidate Brian Kemp will be the guest speaker at the Columbia County Republican Party breakfast at 9 a.m. Saturday at Fatz Cafe in Evans. Breakfast costs $6. For information, go to www.columbiacountyrepublicanparty.org, or call (706) 955-2012.
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