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Community announcements for June 29
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Copies of the City of Richmond Hill’s 2010 Water Quality Report are available at city hall, 40 Richard R. Davis Drive.
For information about the report call Rick Lauver at 756-3803.

Item donations
The Dollars for Dylan fundraising group is taking item donations for a garage sale set for July 18. A drop-off bin is located in the Century 21 Ways Station parking lot.
For more information, contact Nancy Miller at 572-7151 or

Historic program

Fort King George State Historic Site will host its annual Cannons Across the Marsh celebration from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday in honor of Independence Day.
Artillery and musket firings will take place throughout the day. Talks on Revolutionary War activities along the Altamaha River will be offered. 
The cost is $4-$6.50 per person. Families can register to win free passes to Summer Waves by completing the scavenger hunt.
Also, free watermelon and lemonade will be served during the event. Boston Butts will be sold for $25 and may be picked up on Saturday. Individual sandwiches will be available for purchase at that time as well. RSVPs for Boston Butts are being accepted now and must be received by June 30.    
Fort King George State Historic Site is located at 302 McIntosh Road SE in Darien.
For more information, call (912) 437-4770 or go to

Colonial Faire
Fort Morris State Historic Site in Sunbury will hold its Independence Day Colonial Faire from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday.
The free event will include colonial games of skill, prizes, live colonial music, musket and cannon firings, and more.  Come meet some of the Georgia Signers of the Declaration of Independence. Come celebrate the nation’s independence.
For more information, call (912) 884-5999.

Wetland workshop
Adopt-a-Wetland Workshop/Recertification will be held at 9 a.m. July 9 at the J.F. Gregory Pavilion in Richmond Hill.
Learn to test for dissolved oxygen, pH and salinity in local waters. 
For more information, call 727-3219.

Bible school
Richmond Hill United Methodist Church’s vacation Bible school will travel to Hometown Nazareth, where Jesus was a kid, from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. July 11-15 at RHUMC, 9050 Ford Ave.
The cost is $10 per child and includes a T-shirt for each child and souvenir CD per family. Richmond Hill United Methodist Church’s vacation Bible school is open to any entering pre-school child (must be 3 by Aug. 1) through rising fifth-grader.
For more information or to register, volunteer or donate, go to or call 756-2190.

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