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Saturday events
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Looking for something to do today? There are plenty of events on tap to choose from. Here are just a few.


Clearing clutter for cancer

The Richmond Hill Realtors are holding a garage sale, white elephant sale and bazaar today from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at J. F. Gregory Park called "Clearing Clutter for Cancer."

Clothing and furniture items will be for sale along with other new and used household items. The "white elephant" sale will include new items donated to be sold.

The Easter Bunny will be there for pictures with kids and there will also be face painting, an egg toss, other arts and crafts, as well as barbecue sandwiches, chips and drinks. All money raised will be donated to the American Cancer Society.


Tree planting

The Bryan County Coastal Tree Foundation is conducting a tree planting event at J.F. Gregory Park starting at 8:30 a.m. The public is encouraged to come out and participate in planting and mulching 50 trees. For more information, call Wendy Bolton at 657-1221.


Bamboo Farm

An event with plants, arts and crafts, children’s activities, lectures and food will be presented from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., at the Bamboo Farm & Coastal Gardens, 2 Canebrake Rd. The event is free, although there is a $1 parking fee. For more information call 921-5460.


Scottish Heritage Day

The day’s festivities will include Scottish music and dance, traditional Highland games, weapons of the Highlanders, Southeastern Native Americans, colonial cooking, colonial crafts and arts, artillery firings, colonial nautical skills, a colonial tavern, a battle reenactment at 2 p.m. and more. The event is from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Fort King George Historic Site in Darien. Entrance is $5 adults and $2.50 youths. For more information call (912) 437-4770.


Pinewood Derby

NeSmith Chevrolet in Hinesville is hosting the Cub Scout’s Pinewood Derby Coastal Empire Council Championship today from 9 a.m.-noon at the dealership located on Highway 84 East in Hinesville.


The Pinewood Derby begins with races within each local Cub Scout Pack. The top three finishers from each grade level advance to the District Pinewood Derby. From there, District winners proceed to the Council Championship.


First, second and third place awards will be presented for each grade level. The top three overall racers will also receive an award.


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