Safe Kids East Central Georgia will hold a car seat checkup from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Friday at Babies 'R' Us in Mullins Crossing. For information, call (706) 721-7606, or go to www.mcghealth.org/safekids.
The inaugural Panther Cheer Classic cheerleading competition will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Lakeside High School.
The Newcomers Organization will meet at 9:45 a.m. Thursday . For information, call Laura Dobbins at (706) 364-6824, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 10th annual Plant Exchange and Sale from the Cherokee Rose Garden Club and area extension services will be held 9 a.m. to noon Saturday in the parking lot of Savannah Rapids Pavilion, rain or shine. Admission is free. For information, call (706) 854-8215, or (706) 825-8613.
The Freddie Dunn Choir of Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 4973 Washington Road, Evans, will celebrate its anniversary at 6 p.m. Saturday . For information, call (706) 855-7141.
Virginia Galloway, the grassroots coordinator for Americans for Prosperity, will provide training in grassroots activism at 9 a.m. Saturday at Evans High School. The event is sponsored by the Columbia County Young Republicans and the Evans High Teenage Republicans. For information, e-mail email@example.com.
Sharon Baptist Church, 6262 Cobbham Road, in Winfield, will hold a barbecue from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday to raise funds for missions. Plates cost $7. For information, call (706) 541-1532.
Locks of Love
Salon Surreal, at 4497-7 Columbia Road, Martinez, will hold a Locks of Love donation event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday with free haircuts for donors and prizes for participants. For information, call (706) 364-0317.
Church of the Holy Comforter will hold its annual Blessing of the Animals, rain or shine, at 10 a.m. Saturday on the grounds of the church at 473 Furys Ferry Road. For information, call (706) 210-1133.
Gerald Starnes will demonstrate techniques for large platter turning at the meeting of the Savannah River Woodturners from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at 144 N. Belair Road. For information, call Lee Carey at (706) 627-8373.
University Health Care System will offer free blood tests for prostate health at area Lowe's stores, including 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at Lowe's in Evans. For information, call (706) 828-2522.
The Escorts with Marilyn Adcock will perform 8-11 p.m. Saturday at the Ga-Lina Christian Singles Club at Social Inc., 3157 Washington Road in the Village West Shopping Center. Call (706) 863-1214.
Salem United Methodist Church in Thomson will hold homecoming at 11 a.m. Sunday , followed by a covered dish meal. Revival services will begin Sept. 22 at 7 p.m. each evening, with guest speaker the Rev. C.W. Edwards. Go to www.salemumc-thomson.org.
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