Augusta-area churches to celebrate Independence Day

...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.m...

Faith digest

...Queens, 8 p.m. June 4; Above and Beyond, 3 p.m. June 7; Bad Faith, 7 p.m. June 11; and Run Boy Run, 5 p.m. June 14.Tickets cost $10.For more information, call the Augusta Jewish Community Center at (706) 228-3636.

Museum is proposed as effort to save former Jewish temple in downtown Augusta

...not to do that.Steinberg said he envisioned a museum with involvement from Augusta's two synagogues and its Jewish Community Center, which is the oldest still in existence in the United States, with a portion dedicated to victims of the Holocaust...

Faith Calendar

...Ruby Holland, Karen Clark-Sheard; (706) 495-7366, (706) 726-6105, houseofgodcogic.orgAUGUSTA JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER: Yom HaShoah ? Holocaust Memorial Day Observance 6:45 p.m. Thursday, April 16, Marsilla-Claire "Bebe...

Upcoming calendar

...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 in bowls...

Hundreds attend Empty Bowl fundraiser

...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 enjoy...

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

...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, but...