Relay For Life Harlem/Columbia County will hold several events leading up to the relay at 7 p.m. April 30 at Harlem Middle School, including displays of purple ribbons Friday-May 1, and the survivor dinner at 5 p.m. April 25 at the Acorn Restaurant. Call Lee Ann at (706) 556-8222.
Harlem '89 reunion
The Harlem High School class of 1989 will hold its 20th reunion for Saturday and is still seeking classmates. E-mail email@example.com, or see the group page on Facebook by searching for Harlem High class of 1989.
Evans Elementary School will hold its Spring Carnival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. For information, call (706) 306-8134.
Lewis Memorial United Methodist Church will hold a spring fling and chicken barbecue from 6-10 p.m. Saturday. Cost is $5.
Grovetown Elementary School will hold its school carnival 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 1. For information, call Janet Wood at (706) 447-5015 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Columbia County Democrats will hold their April breakfast at 9 a.m. Saturday at Earth Fare, 368 Furys Ferry Road, Martinez. Breakfast costs $10. For information, go to www.columbiacntydemocrats.com, or call Floyd Everett at (706) 825-8314.
The Greater Augusta Stamp Club will hold its 2010 stamp show 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Americas Best Value Inn on Washington Road. Admission is free. For information, call (706) 868-6769.
Teresa Tomeo will be the guest speaker for the fourth annual Women's Spring Conference at St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 8. Registration costs $25 until Saturday, $40 after. For information, call Jeannine Eckert at (706) 854-0329 or Sharon Parr at (706) 860-2977.
The annual Augusta Prep ArtsFest will be held 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday on the Augusta Prep campus, with children's activities, a silent auction and visual and performing arts displays. The event is free. For information, go to www.augustaprep.org.
The Columbia County Republican Party will hold its monthly breakfast at 8:45 a.m. Saturday at Fatz Cafe in Evans, with guest speakers Gary Black, candidate for state agriculture commissioner, and Stephen Northington, candidate for state insurance commissioner cost is $6. The party also will hold a county committee meeting Tuesday starting with check-in at 6 p.m. at the Columbia County Government Complex auditorium in Evans.
Graves Mountain, off U.S. Highway 378 between Lincolnton and Washington, will be open to the public for the semiannual "Rock, Swap and Dig" 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday-Sunday. Admission is free, and mineral and rock collectors from across the Southeast will have booths for buying, selling and trading, and vendors will provide food and drinks. For information, call (706) 359-3862.
The annual Harlem High School car show will be held noon to 6 p.m. Sunday at the school. For information, e-mail email@example.com, or call (706) 556-5980, ext. 4241.
Vendors of boats, recreational vehicles and outdoor equipment are being sought for Wildwood Park's second annual RV and Boat Show noon to 5 p.m. May 1. Vendor spaces cost $50. A car and motorcycle show to benefit the Southeastern Firefighters Burn Foundation also will be held, with cash prizes and plaques to winners. For information, call (706) 541-3761.
Child Enrichment will hold training for volunteers in the Court Appointed Special Advocate program Monday-May 3. For information, call (706) 737-4631 or go to www.childenrichment.org.
Child Enrichment Inc. Executive Director Dan Hillman will present the child sexual abuse prevention program, Darkness to Light: Stewards for Children, from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday at the University Hospital Auditorium. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. For information, go to www.childenrichment.org, or call (706) 737-4631.
The Columbia County Choral Society is seeking new members. Rehearsals are held on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Evans, Washington Road at Belair Road. For information, call (706) 650-2311 or go to www.ccchoralsociety.org.
Susan Devos from McCormick, S.C., will be the guest speaker at the monthly luncheon of the Augusta Christian Women's Connection at 11 a.m. April 28 at the Augusta Jewish Community Center in Evans. Cost is $12, with nursery provided. For reservations, call (706) 925-5316.
German Friendship Club will meet at 7 p.m. April 28 at American Legion Post 178, 3219 Richmond Hill Road, Augusta. For information, call (803) 279-8493.
The clothes closet in the family life center at Marvin United Methodist Church, Belair at Wheeler Road, is open Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Clothing is free, but donations are welcome.
Augusta Children's Chorale auditions are available to children in grades 3-8, with preparatory and performance choirs offering in-depth vocal choral training with local, national and international performance opportunities. A limited number of openings will be filled this spring for the 2010-2011 season. Call (706) 826-4718 for an audition appointment.
Lakeside Middle School will hold its inaugural Panther Marketplace from 7:30 a.m. to noon Saturday at the school, 527 Blue Ridge Drive, Evans, with multifamily yard sales and vendors. Spaces are still available. For information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dunns Chapel United Methodist Church, on Ray Owens Road in Leah, will hold its homecoming service starting at 10:30 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Gary Dean, superintendent of the Augusta District of the United Methodist Church. Dinner on the grounds will follow at noon. Revival will begin with covered-dish dinner at 6 p.m. Wednesday, followed by a service at 7 p.m.
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