Fort McAllister Historic Park in Richmond Hill will hold a Labor Day weekend program from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1. There will be demonstrations of blacksmithing, woodworking and black powder cannon firings. Visitors can take part in Civil War games and enjoy a cool slice of melon. The cost is $4 for adults and $2.50 for children. Call 727-2339 for more information.
Back to School bash
Faith Harvest Sanctuary, located at 1237 Bill Futch Rd., Ellabell, will host a "Back to School Bash" on Saturday, Sept. 8, with games and activities for children, 6-8 p.m. Also, in concert, starting at 8 p.m., will be "Driven" from Pembroke; and "In Depth" and "Praise & Worship Team" from the Sanctuary. Everyone is invited to an afternoon of fun, free food and fellowship. Pastor Tony Hewitt also invites everyone to their Sunday Morning Worship and Children’s Church beginning at 11 a.m. (nursery provided), and Wednesday Night Service at 7 p.m. with teen classes.
The American Legion Post 164 and Ladies Auxiliary meet on the second Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m. The post is located on U.S. Highway 280 West of Pembroke. All veterans are welcome.
On Sept. 6 the Richmond Hill Historical Society will present James Jordan, author and local historian. Jordan will be discussing "Classicism in Georgian Architecture: How It Got From Ancient Greece and Rome to Savannah." The meeting begins at 7 p.m. This event will take place at the Wetlands Center in Richmond Hill. If you have any questions call the Richmond Hill Museum at 756-3697 or 756-2676. All of the club's meetings and lecture series is open to the public and free.
Library book sale
Pembroke Library’s annual book sale is just around the corner. The kids are back in school and it’s time to clean out the closets, etc. Please think about donating all your old, but in good condition, books to the Pembroke Library for their annual book sale. The book sale will be held on Friday, Sept. 14 and Saturday, Sept. 15, from 10 a.m. until the library closes. For more information call Marsha Clark at 653-4958.
Grief support group
A grief support meeting for those who have lost a child, grandchild, or sibling is held on the second Tuesday of each month in Pembroke. For more information, please call Gayle Sharpe at 653-2876.
Richmond Hill American Legion Post 27 now meets the third Tuesday of each month at the Chamber of Commerce across from Blocker's Barber Shop. The executive board meets at 6 p.m. and the regular meeting gets under way at 7 p.m.
The Pembroke Assembly of God will sponsor a Boston Butt sale on Friday, Sept. 14 and Saturday, Sept. 15, at the corner of Hwy. 80 and Hwy. 280 in Blitchton. The cost for each roast is $20.00 and will be ready for pick-up each day after 4:00 p.m. Limited delivery is available. To order or for more information, call Neal Bennett – 748-6058. All proceeds will benefit the church’s Royal Rangers program.
Duggar 50th reunion
The annual Duggar Family Reunion will be held on Saturday, September 15, 2007, beginning at 3 p.m., at the American Legion, John Duggar Post #164, Pembroke, Georgia. Family and friends are invited to join this special event in celebration of the 50th consecutive year of gathering together. For info, contact Carol Duggar, President, 653-2219.
Mill Creek Baptist Church will be celebrating their pastor, Rev. Earl and Sis. Wanda Herman’s Third Pastor Anniversary, Sept. 19-21, at 7:30 p.m. The speakers for the week will be: Wednesday night – Rev. Teddy Williams of First Tabernacle Church of Savannah; Thursday night – Elder Erroll Roach of Sound of Joy Musical Learning Center of Savannah; and Friday night – Bishop Thomas J. Sills of Sweet Field of Eden Baptist Church of Savannah. The special week will close out on Sunday, Sept. 23 at 3 p.m. Guest speaker will be Authur Lee Kelley, pastor of Hutcherson Long Street Baptist Church of Stilson. Dinner will be served.
The Bryan County High School Homecoming Committee announces the dates for this year’s Homecoming festivities for the week of Nov. 5-9. As part of the school’s celebration, former homecoming queens are welcome to be a part of the events. For more information, contact Lisa Safley at 626-5060 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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