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Asberger support: Richmond Hill Asberger Support Group will meet on Tuesday, April 7 at 7 p.m., at the Richmond Hill Public Library. The guest speaker will present a seminar on financial planning for families with special needs children.  This seminar is open to all parents/guardians of special needs children.  Please RSVP to: 

Bunny brunch: Join Faith Harvest Sanctuary for a Community Bunny Brunch on April 4 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Enjoy a free brunch with the Easter Bunny and have photo taken with  him for a small fee. The church is located at on Bill Futch Road in Ellabell.  

Rat Pack musical: The Broadway musical “The Rat Pack is Back” plays Tuesday, March 31 at the Johnny Mercer Theater, show time 7:30 p.m. The songs and personalities of Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis, Jr., Dean Martin and Joey Bishop for one night only. Tickets range from $20 - $45. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 651-6557 or visit   

CCA: The Coastal Conservation Association Richmond Hill Chapter invites you to attend the 8th annual banquet and auction on Friday, April 17 at 6 p.m. at the Ford Park of Commerce, 180 Thunderbird Drive. Tickets may be purchased at Bryan Bank & Trust, Fort McAllister Marina, Plantation Hardware and Smokin’ Pig BBQ. For more information contact Ross Butler at 312-0097.  

Passport fair: The Richmond Hill Post Office is hosting a passport fair on Saturday, March 28 from 9 a.m.-noon. The fair will provide information to U.S. citizens and accept passport applications.Beginning June 1, U.S. citizens must present a passport book passport card or other travel documents approved by the U.S. government to enter the U.S. from Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and Bermuda at land borders and sea ports of entry.Information on the cost and how to apply for a passport book is available at or by toll free phone in English or Spanish  at 1-877-487-2778.  

Honors: Students, friends and colleagues of beloved teacher Ms. Colleen Cassiday will honor her with a community retirement event at J.F. Gregory Park Pavillion on Saturday, May 9 from 5-9 p.m. Go to for more information. You also can call Dahlia Davis at 727-5559.  

See Spot run: The fourth annual Bryan Animal Caregivers' See Spot Run 5k Run/Walk is Saturday, March 28 at J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill. Check-in and registration is at 8:15 a.m. Run or walk with or without dogs in the event, enjoy drawings, refreshments, goodie bags and more. Star Castle Family Entertainment will be on hand with giveaways. Truman from Bryan County News Kidsville also will be there. Onsite registration is $25. For more information go to or call 727-2694.  Register online at

Museum sale: The Richmond Hill Historical Society will sponsor a Book, Bake and Garage Sale on Saturday, April 18 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. All proceeds from the sale will go toward supporting the Richmond Hill Museum. Item donations are currently being accepted on Fridays, Saturdays, and Mondays from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Any items not sold will be donated to other organizations. If you have questions contact the Museum at 756-3697. 

Mill Creek: On March 29, Mill Creek Missionary Baptist Church Young Adult Choir will have their annual Choir Anniversary at 2:30 p.m. The church is located on Mill Creek Church Road in Ellabell. 

Volunteer: Training for new volunteer firefighters in Richmond Hill and Bryan County is under way. If you have ever considered volunteering as a firefighter now is a good time to start training. This training will be held at the Richmond Hill Fire Department Station 2 on Timber Trail next to the ballpark. Both the Bryan County Fire Department, South Division and the Richmond Hill Fire Department are looking to fill volunteer positions. For the BCFD contact Ron Becker at 727-4446 and for RHFD call Andy Burriss at 756-3474. 

Art for free: Classes for children on "How to Draw" will be held Wednesdays at 4 p.m. and Saturdays at 11 a.m. at the Pembroke Library. Classes for adults on "Painting With Oils" and "Painting With Watercolors" will be held on Thursday's at 4 p.m. Call 653-2822 for information.  

Fifth Sunday: Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church invites the community, friends and family to a Fifth Sunday church service on March 29. Please come and give praise to the Lord and share in the Word, preached by Elder and Evangelist Johnson from Savannah. Light refreshments will be served afterwards. Mark your calendar and plan to have a great time in fellowship. 

RHHS musical: The Richmond Hill High School Musical Theater department presents “Into the Woods,” music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book  by James Lapine. The shows will run today at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.It will be held at the Richmond Hill Elementary School auditorium. “Into the Woods” is a collaboration of the fairy tales from the Brothers Grimm, including Cinderalla, Jack and the Beanstalk, Rapunzel and more. TIckets are $6 for students, $9 for adults.  

Fundraiser: A group of wrestling fans, from Bryan County and several other areas, are trying to raise funds for 9-year-old Shiloh Pepin and her parents to attend a WWE event (Backlash) on April 26 in Rhode Island. Pepin, nicknamed ‘Mermaid Girl’ in a recent Discovery Channel documentary - based on the fact that her legs are fused together, has endured 150 surgeries due to numerous birth defects. She is a huge wrestling fan, and it is her dream to meet the stars of WWE in person. Donations can be sent to Shiloh’s mother: Leslie Pepin, 10 Stone Rd., Kennebunkport, Maine 04046. For more details and a video of Pepin, visit  

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