Donation bins for non-perishable food for the It's Spooky to be Hungry food drive are available from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. through Friday in the lobby of The News-Times office in the Publix shopping center on Washington Road in Evans. For information, call (706) 868-1222.
- Marvin United Methodist Church, on S. Belair Road at Wheeler Road, is holding its annual pumpkin patch through Saturday. Hours are 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. today, noon to 7 p.m. Monday-Friday and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday. For information, call (706) 863-0510.
- Wesley United Methodist Church's "Pumpkins with a Purpose" pumpkin patch is open 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily through Saturday at the church, 825 N. Belair Road. Proceeds benefit missions. For information, call (706) 869-0888.
Lakeside High School's homecoming parade will begin at 6:15 p.m. today at Evans-to-Locks Road and follow Blue Ridge Drive to the school, followed by a bonfire.
The German Friendship Club will meet at 7 p.m. today at VFW Post 649, 2430 Windsor Spring Road, Augusta. For information, call (803) 279-8493.
Trick or Treat
Columbia County's annual Trick or Treat so Others Can Eat will be held 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday in the Patriots Park Gym. Admission for trick-or-treating children is one can of food for local food banks, and businesses can participate by handing out candy. for information, call (706) 312-7191.
Early voting in the Grovetown city council election is available at the Columbia County Board of Elections office, 500 Faircloth Drive, Evans, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. each weekday until Friday. For information, call (706) 868-3355.
CSRA Happy Tails Rescue is holding a Halloween event from 1-4 p.m. Saturday during its weekly adoptions at Tractor Supply on Bobby Jones Expressway. The event will include a pet walk and costume contests, baked goods for pets and hot dogs, baked goods and beverages for owners. Call (706) 955-0438, or go to www.csrahappytails.com.
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