Capital City Bank, the first black-owned bank in the Augusta area, will hold an economic empowerment workshop at 9 a.m. today at Thankful Baptist Church, 302 Walker St. Breakfast will be served. Call 724-2187.
Washed and fed
Volunteers at Morning Star Baptist Church, 1809 Fairview Ave., will start sudsing cars at 9 a.m. today for donations. Pork chop and fish dinners will be offered for $6 at 11 a.m. Proceeds will benefit the building fund.
The Rev. Clarence Moore, of Good Shepherd Baptist Church, will be the guest speaker at 2 p.m. Sunday at the 125th anniversary observance of Brown Grove Baptist Church, 205 Old Augusta Road in Blythe.
A taste of Israel
Patrons can enjoy Jewish food, music and dancing and purchase wares from Israel at the Israel Experience from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Augusta Jewish Community Center, 898 Weinberger Way in Evans. Call 228-3636.
Musician to speak
Sarah Hawbecker, an Atlanta-based Southeast regional councillor of the American Guild of Organists, will speak at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, 2230 Walton Way. The event, sponsored by the Augusta chapter, will include installation of chapter officers and performances by guild members.
Pickin' for Jesus
The Lincoln County Pickers will pack a banjo, fiddle and mandolin for a concert of bluegrass and gospel at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Shiloh United Methodist Church, 5970 Cobbham Road in Appling. Call 832-0986.
A baccalaureate service will be held at 6 p.m. Friday at the L.W. Collins Building, Bettis Academy, 78 Nicholson Road in Trenton, S.C., for graduates of the Mount Canaan Association churches. Call (803) 663-0300.
Learn at home
An introduction to home-schooling will be presented in a workshop at 7 p.m. Thursday at North Augusta Community Center, 101 Brookside Ave. The event is sponsored by the South Carolina Association of Independent Home Schools. Call (803) 454-0427 or see the association Web site, www.scaihs.org.
Contact Tharon A. Giddens, features editor, at (706) 823-3347 or tharon.giddens@augusta chronicle.com.