Gardening at Lunch
The Columbia County Extension Service Gardening at Lunch series continues at noon today with a program on fragrant shrubs. Future programs include Winter-blooming Plants, Nov. 11; and Gardening on a Shoestring, Dec. 2. For information, call (706) 868-3413.
Wesley United Methodist Church's "Pumpkins with a Purpose" pumpkin patch is open 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily through Oct. 31 at the church, 825 N. Belair Road. Proceeds benefit missions. For information, call (706) 869-0888.
The first program in the Senior Citizen Council's Life Enrichment Series, "Caring for Your Elder Parents," will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at Wesley United Methodist Church, 825 N. Belair Road, Evans. For reservations, call (706) 868-0120.
Martinez resident Gerry Sobel will sign her new book, Jacob and His Magical Flying Bears - A Halloween Story, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at Sacred Heart Cultural Center, 1301 Greene St., Augusta. For information, call (706) 826-4700.
The Coastal Conservation Association will hold its annual banquet at 6 p.m. Thursday at Julian Smith Casino. For information, call (706) 832-7483, or e-mail email@example.com.
South Columbia Elementary School will hold its pumpkin patch carnival from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday at the school, 325 McCormick Road, Martinez.
Brookwood Elementary School will hold its fall festival from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the school, 455 S. Old Belair Road, Grovetown.
Art of Chocolate
The 14th annual black-tie optional Art of Chocolate, to benefit Child Enrichment, will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at Savannah Rapids Pavilion. Tickets cost $50. For information, call (706) 737-4631 or go to www.childenrichment.org.
Friends of Columbia County Libraries is holding a membership drive during October, with a drop-in reception from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Nov. 7 at the library in Evans. The next regular Friends meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Oct. 20. For information, call (706) 863-8760.
PTO yard sale
The Evans Elementary School PTO will hold a fund-raising yard sale at the school, 628 Gibbs Road, Evans, from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, rain or shine. Donations for the sale may be dropped off at the school on Friday from 2 to 6 p.m.
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