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SATURDAY: Sweetwater Baptist Church will hold its Seventh Annual Wild Game Supper at 5 p.m. with food, music and fellowship. Food, fellowship. Guest speaker will be Paige Patterson, with music from The Akins. Kids are welcome and a grand prize giveaway will feature a camo golf cart. For more information contact Sweetwater Baptist Church, 198 Sweetwater Road, North Augusta, SC 29860, (803) 279-2821 or visit www.theakinsonline.com.

SATURDAY: Savannah River Sail and Power Squadron will offer a safe boating course at the Boathouse, 101 Riverfront Drive, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost is $25, which includes course materials and refreshments. To register, contact Paulette Harris-Holmes (706) 737-8113 or e-mail to: pharris@aug.edu.

SATURDAY: The Georgia Conservancy Oyster Roast will be held from noon to 3 p.m. at Capt. Butler’s Retreat on Whitemarsh Island. For details, visit https://donationpay.org/georgiaconservancy/oyster2013.php.

SATURDAY: The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary’s “About Boating Safely” family-oriented course will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 4232 Evans to Locks Road. Topics will include maritime rules of the road, Georgia and South Carolina regulations, how to prevent emergencies and respond to them, docking, cruising tips, anchoring, trailoring your boat, navigating on the Lake and personal watercraft operations and regulations. For details, contact: Pat McMenamin, 706-830-7370 or email to mcmenaminp@comcast.net.

March 22-24: The 29th Annual Palmetto Sportsmen’s Classic will be held at the State Fairgrounds in Columbia March 22-24. Doors will be open from noon to 8 p.m. Friday, March 22; from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, March 23; and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, March 24. New and returning major attractions are R.J. and Jay Paul Molinere from the History Channel reality show “Swamp People.” For more information call the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Columbia office at (803) 734-4008, email psc@dnr.sc.gov or visit www.psclassic.com. Admission is $8 and parking is free. Seniors 62 and over get in for $7 while children 10 and under are free.


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