The week ahead



HARLEM CITY COUNCIL: 7 p.m., Harlem City Hall, 320 N. Louisville St. in Harlem.

CHURCH CONFERENCE: 6 p.m. today and 7 p.m. Tuesday, Family Bible Church, 124B Commercial Blvd., near the Martinez Post Office; second annual Home Builder's Conference; (706) 650-8707, or e-mail

STORY TIME: 6:30 p.m., Columbia County Library in Evans; "Dad and Me" story time; e-mail

CSRA WRITERS: 6:30 p.m., Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 1336 Augusta West Parkway; writers needing a support group are invited to attend and bring eight copies of a manuscript to be critiqued; call Steve Fox at (706) 836-7315.

HARLEM'S HANDS UP OUTREACH MINISTRIES THRIFT SHOP: open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday-Friday each week at 110 S. Hicks St.; free bread available; donations of clothing, housewares, school supplies and other items also are welcome; (706) 556-2259.


RICHMOND COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION COMMITTEE MEETINGS: 4 p.m., board's central offices, 864 Broad St.

COLUMBIA COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS: 6 p.m. Tuesday, Evans Government Complex Auditorium, 630 Ronald Reagan Drive; (706) 868-3379.

COLUMBIA COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BREAKFAST MEETING: 7:15 a.m., discussion on the Drugs Don't Work program by Chuck Wade; free; call Linda French at (706) 860-4623, or e-mail

SIERRA CLUB: 6:30 p.m., Earth Fare Community Room, Furys Ferry Road; Naomi Frost-Hewitt will discuss organic gardening; call Judy Gordon at (706) 650-8314.

TUESDAY NIGHTS TOGETHER (TNT): 7 p.m., administration building of First Baptist Church of North Augusta, 625 Georgia Ave.; community-wide fellowship and Bible study for single adults; call Ty Lockridge at (803) 279-6370.

HARLEM'S LAUREL AND HARDY MUSEUM: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; closed Sundays and Mondays; (706) 556-0401.

ASU JAZZ ENSEMBLE: 8 p.m., Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, 2500 Walton Way; $5 general public; Augusta State faculty, staff and students with valid JagCard free;, (706) 667-4100.

COMMUNITY HEALTH SCREENINGS: 7:30-10:30 a.m., H2U Building, 3651 Wheeler Road, enter through side entrance; cholesterol, blood sugar and blood pressure screenings; free; (706) 651-6716,

BREAST-FEEDING CLASS: 6:45-9 p.m., Medical College of Georgia Ambulatory Care Center, 1447 Harper St., fifth floor, Room 5306; free; registration required; (706) 721-9351

TUESDAY'S MUSIC LIVE: New York City's ETA3, noon, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 605 Reynolds St.; lunch catered by Firehouse Subs; concert free, but lunch $7; lunch reservations required in advance; (706) 722-3463.

HARLEM LIBRARY STORY TIME: 10:30-11:15 a.m. at Harlem Library, 375 N. Louisville St.; no cost