The East Central Georgia Youth Employment Program is accepting applications through Friday for jobs for disadvantaged youths ages 16-20. For information, call 1 (800) 251-3882.
Columbia County Animal Services will hold a special pet adoption event from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, with all dogs and puppies available for $10, and cats and kittens for $5. All adopted animals will receive an engraved pet ID tag. For information, call (706) 541-4077.
Art After Dark
The Artist Guild of Columbia County's annual art show, wine tasting and silent auction, Art After Dark, will be held 6-10 p.m. Saturday at the Church of the Holy Comforter, 473 Furys Ferry Road, Martinez. Admission is free. For information, go to www.artistguildcc.org.
A run/walk for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in memory of Neal Shead will be held 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Greenbrier High School.
A class designed to help parents find Accelerated Reader books for their children will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Columbia County Library in Evans. Laptops will be used, and parents are encouraged to bring their own. For information, go to the children's desk or call (706) 447-7657.
Rev. Hans Wunch will demonstrate techniques for turning jewelry and writing pens at the monthly meeting of Savannah River Woodturners from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at 144 N. Belair Road, Evans. For information, go to www.savannahriverwoodturners.org, or call (706) 627-8373.
A holiday craft bazaar will be held 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Augusta on Walton Way Extension. Vendor space is available. For information, call (706) 733-7939, or e-mail administrator. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ga-Lina Christian Singles, which meets at Social Inc. in Village West Shopping Center, will have half-price admission Saturday from 8-11 p.m. For information, call (706) 863-1214, or go to www. ga-linasingles.com.
Damascus Baptist Church, 6375 Ridge Road, Appling, will hold a community Thanksgiving service for northern Columbia County at 6 p.m. Sunday, with refreshments following the service. For information, call (706) 541-1064.
Cedar Ridge Elementary School is seeking vendors for its Breakfast with Santa on Dec. 12. For information, call Wendy Smith at (706) 631-9696.
Augusta area podiatrists are collecting shoes for the homeless through Dec. 30. For information, call Dr. Kent Kronowski at (706) 724-0586.
North Harlem Elementary is seeking donations of empty printer cartridges and used cell phones for a recycling project. Items may be dropped off at the school on Fairview Drive or at Etc. of Harlem on Louisville Road. For information, call the school at (706) 556-5995.
Scholarships are available to family members of Georgia Farm Bureau members who intend to attend a school in the University System of Georgia or Berry College and study in agricultural or related fields. The deadline for applications is Feb. 26. For information, call the Columbia County office at (706) 556-6258, or go to www.gfb.org.
Formally Yours, a high school student's program to collect prom gowns for students in need, is seeking donations of prom dresses. Donations may be taken to any location of Tudor's Cleaners or to Coach Dave's Barber Shop in Harlem. For information, e-mail email@example.com.
Gospel songwriter and singer Ronnie Hinson will perform at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Bible Fellowship Church, 3701 Furys Ferry Road. For information, call (706) 922-5314 or go to www.biblefellowshipministry.org.
The CSRA Parkinson Support Group will hold a holiday celebration pot-luck dinner at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the dining room at St. John Towers, 724 Greene St. Meat, drink and bread will be provided; guests should bring a side dish, salad, vegetable or dessert. For information, call (706) 364-1662.
All three Columbia County libraries will be closed Nov. 26-29 for the Thanksgiving holidays, and will reopen at 10 a.m. Nov. 30.
The American Red Cross will hold a babysitter's training class for ages 11-15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 27 at the Wilson Family Y, 3570 Wheeler Road. For information, call (706) 922-8484, or go to www.arcaug.org.
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