Augusta-area churches to celebrate Independence Day

...10Learn more: itsbetterliveentertainment.com Independence Day Barbecue LunchWhen: 1 p.m. July 3Where: Augusta Jewish Community Center, 898 Weinberger WayWhat: Lunch of barbecue or hot dogs with all the fixings. Pool games start at 11 a...

Faith digest

A National Day of Prayer Community Breakfast will be held at 7:30 a.m. May 7 at First Baptist Church of Augusta, 3500 Walton Way.

Upcoming calendar

...793-2020, arcpls.orgYOM HASHOAH ? HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL DAY OBSERVANCE: 6:45 p.m. Thursday, April 16, Augusta Jewish Community Center; Marsilla-Claire "Bebe" Hofman-Forehand speaking about her World War II experiences; wear white shirts...

Where you live: Celebrating Purim

Sam Apple, 4, rolls a bowling ball with his father, Brian, during the Purim Carnival at the Augusta Jewish Community Center.

Purim festival celebrates giving

...It feels like I am under the ocean," said Lilly, who will play Esther in the children's play at Augusta Jewish Community Center's Purim festival on Sunday.The walls were decorated with paper seaweed and paper fish. Goldfish swam...

Hundreds attend Empty Bowl fundraiser

...bowls to be given away at the event, held annually to raise money for the Golden Harvest Food Bank and the Augusta Jewish Community Center.This year, she donned a chef's hat and donated a couple of gallons of her signature potato soup."I...

Author Raymond M. Weinstein to speak at Augusta Jewish Community Center

The Augusta Jewish Community Center will present author Raymond M. Weinstein at 4:30 p.m. Sunday.Weinstein will discuss his book, Soldiers' Field: A Novel...

2015 Swim Guide: Here's where to cool off this summer

...concession stand, swimming poolHours: 1-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday June June 8-Aug. 15Cost: $2 per person AUGUSTA JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER: 898 Weinberger Way, (706) 228-3636, augustajcc.org; programs offered to the entire community...

Jewish congregations preparing for Purim festival

...dinner at 6 p.m. For more information, call (706) 722-7659 or go to www.chabadaugusta.org.? The Augusta Jewish Community Center will hold a Purim Festival from 11:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Lunch will be served from 12:15...

Faith Digest

Holocaust eventA Holocaust Memorial Day will be held at 6:45 p.m. April 27 at the Augusta Jewish Community Center, 898 Weinberger Way.This year's featured speaker is Holocaust survivor Monique Bental, who was 13 years old when she watched...