May 1: Historical Society Lecture Series — The Richmond Hill Historical Society’s monthly lecture is back from 7-9 p.m. at the Richmond Hill History Museum. This month’s guest speaker is Vivian Macks, who will talk on Henry Ford, the innovator, industrialist and farmer who turned his mechanical interests into a global company that changed the world — and made a mark on Richmond Hill. The lecture is free to the public, though donations are welcome. For more information, visit www.richmonhilhistoricalsociety.com or call 756-3697.
Bryan Co. Bark Park Fundraiser — Dog owners are invited to the second Wine and Cheese Event at the Richmond Hill City Center from 6-10 p.m. The event’s purpose is to raise enough money to complete the building and opening of phase one of the Bryan County Bark Park, which is scheduled to open this summer. A cash bar will be available during the event. Fine wines, savory cheeses and heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served. Roger Widener will provide live music. There will also be a 50/50 raffle, a silent auction and a live auction. Tickets are $50 per person. For more information, visit www.bryancountybarkpark.com.
First Saturday Cars and Coffee — At 9 a.m., all are invited to the Richmond Hill History Museum to show off their antique or collector cars while swapping stories, tips and ideas with fellow car enthusiasts. Fresh, gourmet coffee will be offered for 25 cents with a $1 donation to the museum. This event is open to the public. For more information, call 756-3697.