Early and absentee voting in the July 20 primary is available 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays through July 9 at the Columbia County Board of Elections office, Building E, 500 Faircloth Drive, Evans. Advance voting will take place July 12-16.
The Columbia County animal shelter, 6337 Columbia Road, Appling, will play host to a special pet adoption Monday-Friday with cats for $5 and dogs for $10, and a free engraved identification tag with each adoption. For information, go to www.columbiacountyga.gov.
A program on swapping conventional cleaners for nontoxic, homemade recipes will take place at the meeting of the Sierra Club, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 3501 Walton Way Extension. For information, e-mail Judy Gordon at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MCGHealth Children's Medical Center's Movies Under the Stars continues Friday with Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs at the Columbia County Amphitheater in Evans. Gates open at 7 p.m., and tickets cost $2 for adults and $1 for children 13 and younger. For information, call (706) 721-4598, or visit mcghealth.org/movies.
Mosaic United Methodist Church's Celebrate Recovery program will hold information sessions from 7-8 p.m. each Friday with free coffee in August at Bean Baskette in the Columbia County Library. Weekly group sessions will begin in September at the church, 678 Columbia Industrial Blvd., Evans, at 7 p.m. each Friday. For information, call (706) 877-6468, or go to www.mosaicumc.org.
Three Alzheimer's caregiver support groups meet in Columbia County:
Brandon Wilde, 4275 Owens Road: 7 p.m., third Tuesday each month. For information, call (706) 854-3519.
Lewis Memorial United Methodist Church, 5555 Hereford Farm Road: 7 p.m., second Tuesday each month. For information, call (706) 541-0085 or (706) 541-0185.
Morningside of Evans, 353 N. Belair Road: 11 a.m., second Saturday each month. For information, call (706) 228-4709.
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