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 be July 12-16.
Columbia County Animal Services' special adoptions have been extended through this week at the shelter on Columbia Road in Appling, with cats available for $5 and dogs for $10, and a free engraved ID tag with each adoption. Go to columbiacountyga.gov.
Rhoda Byrd, from Lancaster, S.C., will discuss "Perfect Organization for Life" at the luncheon of Augusta Christian Women's Connection, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at its new location at Jensen's Wymberly Clubhouse, 4600 Columbia Road, Martinez. Make reservations by calling Sandi at (706) 364-6935.
MCGHealth Children's Medical Center's Movies Under the Stars concludes Friday with Monsters vs. Aliens at the Columbia County Amphitheater in Evans. Gates open at 7 p.m., and tickets cost $2 for adults, $1 for children 13-younger. Lawn chairs, blankets, picnic baskets and coolers are welcome, and concessions are also available. Alcoholic beverages are prohibited. For information, call (706) 721-4598, or visit mcghealth.org/movies.
The third annual Eryn Eubanks and The Family Fold Music Festival benefiting Lynndale School will be noon to 8 p.m. Saturday at Lake Olmstead. Tickets cost $10, and include Sconyers Bar-B-Que. For information, call Patrick Eubanks at (706) 736-0043 or go to www.eryneubanks.com.
Radio field day
The Columbia County Amateur Radio Club will hold its annual ARRL Field Day on Saturday at Points West Army Resort, Cabin 7, at Clarks Hill Lake. For information, call Pete LaPierre, K1OYQ, at (706) 854-7870.
Maria Sheffield, a candidate for state insurance commissioner, and Joey Brush, a candidate for public service commissioner, will be the guest speakers at the monthly breakfast of the Columbia County Republican Party, 8:45-10:15 a.m. Saturday at Fatz Caf in Evans. Breakfast costs $6.
Friendship Baptist Church, 5212 N. Tubman Road, Appling, will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Usher's Ministry at 2 p.m. Sunday, with the Rev. Esaias Merritt and Macedonia Church of Grovetown.
U.S. Marine Harley Riders and Riverfront Marine Corps League Detachment 1132 will hold a motorcycle night from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday at the Sno- Cap Drive-in, North Augusta, to collect money and toys to donate to the MCG Children's Medical Center.
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