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Community announcements for Aprill 22
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Canaan Missionary Baptist Church in Richmond Hill will celebrate its 100th anniversary at 7 nightly April 24-26. Events on April 28 include Sunday school at 10:30 a.m. and Holy Communion at 11:30 a.m.

Bark Park fundraiser
A Bark Park wine and cheese fundraiser is set for 5 p.m. April 25 at Marker 107 on Kilkenny Road in South Bryan.
The event, which is raising money for a dog park in Bryan County, will include a range of fine wines, cheeses and hors d’oeuvres, as well as live music by Roger Widener and silent and live auctions.
Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 at the door. Tickets can be purchased at the and the following Richmond Hill businesses: the Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce; PawParazzi; Ella’s of Richmond Hill; and Awakening Yoga Studio.

Tapas event
St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church in Richmond Hill is hosting a tapas fundraiser from 6 to 8 p.m. April 27 to benefit the church’s piano fund.
The event will include tastings of wine and tapas, along with a silent auction and door prizes.
Tickets are $10 a person and will be available at the door. The church is located at 16491 Highway 144, Richmond Hill. For more information, please call 459-0316.

Women in White
The Women in White Program will be held at 3 p.m. April 28 at Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church in Groveland.
Minister Valarie Frasier of Mount Moriah Baptist Church of Pembroke will  be the guest minister.
For more information, call 912-739-7665.

The Nashville lecture
“The Story of the Nashville,” the next installment of the Richmond Hill Historical Society lecture series will be at 7 p.m. May 2 at the Fort McAllister Museum on the 144 Spur.  
Historian Danny Brown will discuss “The Nashville” and its role during the Civil War.
The lecture is open to the general public. Parking fees will be waived.  
For more information, call the Richmond Hill Museum at 756-3697.

Pet adoption
Area animal rescue organizations and PetSmart Charities are hosting a weekend adoption event from 4-6 p.m. May 3 and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 4-5 at PetSmart, 11132 Abercorn St., Savannah.
There is no charge to meet the animals, but each welfare agency sets its own fees for adoption.
For more information, email or call 912-598-7729.

Spring Show
Arts On The Coast Spring Show will be open from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 3-4 and noon-4 p.m. May 5 at the AOC Gallery, 2591 Highway 17, suite 101.
The event will feature paintings, mixed media and sculpture by local artists. Artists’ reception will be 6 p.m.-9 p.m. May 4.
Refreshments will be served.

Dolphin Project workshop

The Dolphin Project will conduct a dolphin program and research training workshop for children ages 10 and older from 10 a.m.-noon May 4 at the Savannah Library behind Target on Abercorn Street.
A program about the bottlenose dolphin will run from 10 a.m.-11 a.m. Additional information about both dolphins and training to be part of a research crew will be from 11 a.m.-noon. No previous experience is necessary.
The group is looking for skippers with boats, photographers with a minimum of 300mm lenses, team leaders and assistants to conduct photo-ID research surveys on inshore waters.
Those interested must be at least 16 to participate in research. There is no charge for the program and training.
For more information, email or go to

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