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Community Announcements for Aug 25
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Common Threads is a needlework group that meets at the Richmond Hill Public Library from 10 a.m.-noon Mondays for sewing and Wednesdays for knit/crochet from. Free. Go to Facebook, Common Threads of Richmond Hill; or email

Aug. 26
The Bryan County Bark Park announces a Yappy Hour celebration of National Dog Day at Fish Tales Restaurant on Tuesday Aug. 26 when the opening date of the community’s dog park will be announced.  For more information, go to
Aug. 31
Savannah Regional Central Labor Council presents its annual Labor Day Family Picnic from noon-4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 31, at JF Gregory Park, 521 Cedar St. in Richmond Hill.
Free admission. Sponsorships are available. Email Brett A. Hulme at or call 912-507-8037.

Sept. 1
The Bryan County Public Libraries at Pembroke and Richmond Hill will be closed on Monday, Sept. 1, for the Labor Day Holiday.  The libraries will reopen at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2.

Sept. 2
Family Promise of Bryan County will hold a general meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2, at Ellabell United Methodist Church in Ellabell. Email Aviva Rice at for more information.

Sept. 3
Memorial Health Bariatrics will host a free weight-loss surgery information session at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 3, at Memorial GenerationOne, 1100 Eisenhower Drive in Savannah. Call 912-350-3438. Register online at

Sept. 4
The Richmond Hill Historical Society will have a tour of the historic Bryan Neck Presbyterian Church, cemetery, manse and grounds, with an overview of the history by local author and historian Buddy Sullivan, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, at 7196 Belfast Keller Road. Tour is free for Richmond Hill Historical Society members. A $5 donation is requested from non-members. Go to

Sept. 6
Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association will present its annual Coastal Georgia “Vets Helping Vets” Poker Run on Sat, Sept. 6. Registration is from 9-11 a.m. First bike out at 10 a.m., last bike out at 11 a.m. Run starts at Savannah Harley-Davidson and ends at Flashback in Richmond Hill.
Entry fee is $15 per bike and $5 for additional hand or rider. All proceeds will go to Active Heroes and Amputee Outdoors.

Sept 14
The Presbyterian Women of Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church will host a musical and spaghetti dinner event at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 14, at the Manse on the Bryan Neck campus, 7196 Belfast-Keller Road.
Tickets are $10/adult and $2/children 12 and younger, free for children under 6, $25/family. RSVP to 727-2214 and pay at the door.

Free movies in Pembroke
The Pembroke Recreation Department is showing free movies to residents on Movies in the Park night through December in DuBois Square.
Among the films on the schedule are “Rio2” sponsored by Burnsed Body Shop on Aug. 29; “Mr. Peabody & Sherman” sponsored by Dairy Queen on Sept. 12; “How to Train Your Dragon 2” sponsored by the Pembroke Police Department Auxliary and Pembroke Fire Department on Oct. 25 and “Frozen” sponsored by Pembroke Advanced Communications.
Start times are determined by sunset, and all films are subject to change without notice. Bring your own chairs and blankets. Concessions will be on sale as well.
For more information call Mandy Toole at the Pembroke Rec Department.

Get fit
The Richmond Hill YMCA and NETA, a non-profit fitness professional association, are co-sponsoring a group exercise certification and re-boot camp workshop in October.
The group exercise workshop is from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4. Potential and current fitness instructors will learn basic academic and practical application of teaching group exercise.
No college, science, or teaching background required. Workshop registration includes a full-day review, written exam, and 2–year certification.
The re-boot camp is from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5 and combines power, function, agility, speed, cardio and High Intensity Interval Training.
To register: call 800-237-6242 or online at

Driver’s Education
Driver’s education classes are being offered in Richmond Hill through Bryan County Community Education.  Classes are monthly.
The cost is $385. For more information, call 459-5116.

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