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Community announcements for March 5
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Megladon Mania will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Richmond Hill History Museum.  
Experienced divers will be on hand to tell about diving in the black waters of the Ogeechee River and what lies beneath.   They will showcase some of their finds, including the giant teeth from the extinct megladon sharks and fossils that experts date back 2 million years.    
This event is open to the public. Members are free, and donations are appreciated from non-members.  For more information, visit

Play auditions
Auditions for “The Last Supper” will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday at Habitat for Humanity, 4605 Highway 21 in Rincon.
The production will be 80 minutes of musical theater as an interpretation of Leonardo da Vinci’s painting. 
For more information, call Tamara Tyre at 912-657-1120 or Andy Krey at 912-826-0206.

Friends meeting

The Friends of the Richmond Hill Library will meet at 10 a.m. Monday in the conference room of the library.
The topic will be the spring book and yard sale set for 8 a.m.-1 p.m. April 5.
The public is invited to attend the meeting.
Donations of all types of gently-used books are needed, especially children’s books and nonfiction. Yard sale items also are needed. A trailer will be available in the library parking lot in mid-March for drop-offs.
Items that will not be accepted include clothes, shoes, electronics or large appliances. Books can be left inside the library at any time during hours of operation. 

Educators meeting

The Bryan-Evans Retired Educators Association will have its last meeting of the 2013-14 year at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mrs. Rogers Restaurant in Claxton.
The program will be the scholarship recipient and the installation of officers.
BEREA encourages all retired educators to attend. For more information or questions, call Barbara Estes at 727-2538, Nancy Page at 858-2800 or David Greene at 739-1771.

Garden club meeting

The March meeting of the Richmond Hill Garden Club will be at 10 a.m. March 12 in the John W. Stevens Wetlands Education Center in J.F. Gregory Park. The speaker will be Diana Churchill, local birding expert and author of “Birder’s Eye View.” The public is invited.

Rifles presentation
“Assault Rifles of the Civil War” will be presented at 11 a.m. March 15 at Fort McAllister State Historic Park.
Rangers will be at the fort to demonstrate with a display of Civil War “assault rifles” to help explain and elaborate on the uses of these weapons.
Admission is $7.50 per adult, $4.50 per child age 5-older and $6.50 per senior. Children 5-younger are admitted free.
For more information, call 912–727–2339.

Club meeting

Toastmasters Club of Richmond Hill will meet from  8-9  a.m. on the first and third Friday of each month at Magnolia Manor, 141 Timber Trail. For more information, call 927-4607 or email

Scout fundraiser

Boy Scout Troop 527 will have its annual barbecue fundraiser from noon to 4 p.m. May 3 at Richmond Hill United Methodist Church.
Meals will include half a barbecued chicken, potato salad, green beans, a roll and tea for $9. Tickets need to be purchased in advance, and Scouts will be going door to door in South Bryan neighborhoods.
The fundraiser will help send Scouts to summer camp in July at the Blue Ridge Reservation in Virginia and possibly the Philmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico.
For more information or to purchase tickets, email

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