Reed Creek Park will hold a program on birds from 4:30-5:30 p.m. today for ages 5 and older, and children must be accompanied by an adult. The program is free to park members, and $2 per child for nonmembers. For information, go to www.reedcreekpark.com, or call (706) 210-4027.
State Rep. Austin Scott, a candidate for governor, will hold a meeting on the state's water crisis at 6 p.m. Thursday at Jabez Sanford Hardin Performing Arts Center. For information, call (706) 829-0484.
Gospel Water Branch Baptist Church, 703 Furys Ferry Road, Evans, will hold a community health fair from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. Vendor spaces are available. For information, call (706) 860-7091.
The Miss Columbia County Fair Scholarship Pageant will be at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Greenbrier High School auditorium. For information, call Pat Becton at (706) 863-7645, or e-mail email@example.com.
Hayden's Gymnastics, 4300 Evans to Locks Road, Evans, will hold an exhibition of its competitive gymnasts from 1-4 p.m. Saturday. For information, call (706) 868-0608.
Maria Sheffield, a candidate for Georgia insurance commissioner, will be the guest speaker Saturday at the Columbia County Republican Party breakfast at Fatz Cafe in Evans. Breakfast costs $6. For information, go to www. columbiacountyrepublicanparty.org.
Scholarships are available to families of Georgia Farm Bureau members who will attend a school in the University System of Georgia or Berry College and study agriculture or related fields. The deadline for applications is Feb. 26. Call the Columbia County office at (706) 556-6258, or go to www.gfb.org.
Wesley United Methodist Church's Pumpkins with a Purpose pumpkin patch is open from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily through October at the church, 825 N. Belair Road. Proceeds benefit missions. For information, call (706) 869-0888.
Friends of Columbia County Libraries is holding a membership drive during October, with a drop-in reception from 10-11:30 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.
Christ's Sanctified Holy Church, 136 Belair Road, Evans, will hold revival services at 7 p.m. Friday; at 11 a.m. Saturday, followed by lunch and a service at 7 p.m.; and with services at 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Oct. 25, with lunch following the 11 a.m. service.
Gospel Water Branch Baptist Church, 703 Furys Ferr Road, Evans, will hold a concert at 5 p.m. Saturday to help raise funds for a kidney transplant for Mary Jean Jefferson. For information, call (706) 860-7091.
The Jeremy Graham Band will perform in a benefit concert for cancer victim Ashli Baldwin Saturday at the Columbia County Amphitheater. Gates open at 4 p.m.; the concert begins at 6 p.m. Tickets cost $20 and are available at Regions Bank in Evans and Harlem, Sunrise Grill, Heather's Classic Cuts in Harlem, Merle Norman Cosmetics in Mullins Crossing or at the gate.
St Teresa Catholic Church, 4921 Columbia Road, will hold a collection drive of supplies for Augusta's shelters and rescue missions from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday. For information, call Carolyn Weitzel at (706) 868-9771.
Mistletoe State Park in Winfield will hold its annual Family Fall Festival from 5-9 p.m. Saturday. Cost is $10 per vehicle, including parking fees. For information, call (706) 541-0321.
The 33rd Annual Greater Augusta Stamp Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Americas Best Value Inn, 3023 Washington Road, Augusta. Admission is free. For information, call Peter Igel at (706) 868-6769, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Clay Artists of the Southeast will hold at pottery open house and sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church, 471 W. Martintown Road, North Augusta. For information, call (803) 215-6275.
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