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Last Updated: Monday, March 02, 2015

Upcoming outings, meetings, special events, and environmental news from the Savannah River Group. See what's happening near you. We encourage all of you to participate: Let us know what you want and we will plan things according to the demand.

March 2015
Mar 15 
  • {Outing} Bike Ride on the Greeneway - Mar 15
    DATE/TIME: Sunday, March 15, 2015 at 1:30pm. Join us for a fun 12 mile bike ride. It's a slight uphill going out, easy downhill coming back. Good family event. We will stop for refreshments afterwards. Meet at Greeneway parking lot in N. Augusta under Georgia Ave. Helmets required. Contact bill at
Mar 17 
  • {Mtg} SRG Monthly Meeting - Mar 17
    DATE/TIME: Tuesday, March 17 at 6:30pm - 8:30pm. DESCR: Paul DeCamp, Deputy Director, Augusta Planning and Development Department is looking for input on how to address long range community transportation problems in Columbia and Richmond Counties. Paul has asked if you might have suggestions and new ideas on how they might make changes to their Long Range Plan. Bring a friend, make suggestions and enjoy light refreshments. PLACE: Unitarian Universalist Church of Augusta, 3501 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30909
Mar 28 
  • {Event} Canal Paddle Canal to Lake Olmstead - Mar 28
    DATE: Saturday, March 28, 2015. TIME: 10:00am. PLACE: Savannah Rapids Pavilion, 3300 Evans to Locks Rd, Augusta, Georgia Martinez, GA 30907. DESCR: Kayak/canoe paddle down the Augusta canal from Savannah Rapids (aka old lock and dam) to Lake Olmstead. Everybody bring life jackets and a whistle. Kayak and canoe rentals will also be available. Contact Larry at
Mar 29 
  • {Outing} Adopt-A-Highway - Mar 29
    Meet at 8:00am at the Wendys inside Pilot Station at River Watch Parkway and Interstate 20. Contact Tim directly, at 706-945-3454 or
  • {Outing} Heggies Rock Confederate Daisy tour - Mar 29
    Heggies Rock with Biologist Judy Gordon ( on Mar 29 at 2:00pm. To do this tour you must register with the GA Nature Conservancy (no charge) at least one week before the tour: . Limited spots.
April 2015
Apr 03 
  • {Event} Prep for Rummage Sale - Apr 3
    DATE: Friday, April 3, 2015. PLACE: Unitarian Universalist Church of Augusta, 3501 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30909. DESCR: Friday afternoon/evening on 3 April members will be organizing and setting up the displays for the sale. If you wish to join us, please check-in with Ann Sutherland so she knows you wish to help with the set-up effort.
  • {Outing} Congaree National Park Hike - Apr 3-5
    DATE: APR-3-2015 thru APR-5-2015. PLACE: Congaree National Park, Columbia SC. DESCR: Weekend camping, canoeing, and hiking Congaree National Forest. Celebrate our National heritage exploring old growth forests, swampland and big trees. Bring your canoe or rent one. Reservations required $25.00 Contact Cathy at
Apr 04 
  • {Event} SRG Annual Rummage Sale: Apr 4
    DATE/TIME: Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 8:00am - 12:00pm. PLACE: Unitarian Universalist Church, 3501 Walton Way Extension, Augusta, GA. DESCR: To fund the yearly cost of producing the SR Sierran newsletter, we hold an Annual Rummage Sale. Identify items throughout your home and garage you can donate. We will be accepting donated items from Monday, 30 March thru the Evening, Friday, 3 April. Church weekday hours are 10 am to 3 pm. Please call Laura at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Augusta ( 706-733-7939) to ensure the church will be open when you drop items off. If drop-off after church office hours, call Sam at 706-863-2324... The sale will be 8AM till Noon, 04 April at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 3501 Walton Way Extension, Augusta. Consider shopping with us when the doors open Saturday morning. Say Hello and browse. For details, contact Sam Booher 706-863-2324.
Apr 12 
  • {Outing} Augusta Canal Petersburg Boat Tour - Apr 12
    Take a historic guided tour down the Augusta Canal in a replica Petersburg boat. Great family event. Reservations are required by April 8th.Cost $12.50. Contact Cathy at
Apr 21 
  • {Mtg} SRG monthly meeting - Apr 21
    DATE/TIME: Tuesday, April 21 at 6:30pm. Larry Komp and his guests will acquaint us with the SORBA mountain bicycle club. SORBA (Southern Off-Road Bicycling Association) is a volunteer, nonprofit organization that promotes trail development and preservation, bike riding for fun and fellowship for all mountain bicyclists in the CSRA. Come meet local SORBA members, hear biking stories, learn about biking opportunities and trails they maintain in our area. Then join us for light refreshments and a fun evening. PLACE: Unitarian Universalist Church of Augusta, 3501 Walton Way, Augusta, Georgia 30909.