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31 Sierra Club meets the 3rd Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m., at the First Presbyterian Church, 520 E. Washington Ave. 351-7436.

Speak Up! Local activist group focused on protesting the war in Iraq. Call Richard DiPirro at 441-7167.

Youth Futures Authority Community Summit will be held Oct. 27 and 28 at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center. Speakers include Georgia First Lady Mary Perdue, Georgia Attorney General Thurbert Baker and Savannah-Chatham Public Schools Superintendent Thomas Lockamy. For registration information, call J. Freeman at 651-6810 or visit www.youthfutures.com.

Auditions Abyssinia Players Present Black Nativity

Actor’s Repertory Theatre Company

Auditions will be held Oct. 24 and 25 at 6:30 p.m. at the Black Box Theater at S.P.A.C.E. Callbacks will be Oct. 27 at 6:30 p.m. There are roles for ages 6 through adult. Bring a prepared piece of music or learn one at the audition. Performances are set for Dec. 8-11. Got information, call 651-6783.

Lowcountry Ensemble Company is looking for actors, writers, directors, producers, musicians, poets and others. Send email to negroensemble@comcast.net.

Benefits & Fundraisers 15th Annual Clip for the Cure Stylists at Regis Salon in Savannah Mall will join stylists across North America to raise money to fight breast cancer on Saturday, Oct. 22 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Stylists will give $15 haircuts, with proceeds going to the Regis Foundation for Breast Cancer Research. Throughout October, 10 percent of net proceeds from the sale of all Regis designLINE hair care products will be contributed to the cause.

Auction and Ocean Celebration will be held Oct. 23 from 3-6 p.m. at the American Legion on Tybee Island to benefit the Tybee Island Marine Science Center. Delicious food from Tybee’s finest restaurants with beer, wine and soft drinks available. Auction items ranging from deep sea fishing trips to original stained glass will be auctioned in silent and live auditions. Call 786-5917 for information.

Benefit for Misty Berryhill Bluesman Eric Culberson will join Joseph’s Salon to raise money for a co-worker who is undergoing chemotherapy for Stage II breast

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thrift store at 2118 Bona Bella, at the corner of Skidaway and Bona Bella in the Bacon Park Shopping Center, sells clothes, furniture, electronics and household items. Proceeds support The Living Vine Christian maternity home. Donations appreciated. Call 355-4339.

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Cobblestone Conch House Wine Tasting will be held Thursday, Oct. 20 at 7 p.m. at 225 River St. on the second floor. The cost is $30, of which $10 will be donated to the American Heart Association. Call the AHA office at 7902900 or the Cobblestone Conch House at 2325552.

A Day of Great Thanksgiving will be held Saturday, Nov. 19 in Forsyth Park.The Old Savannah City Mission will prepare 3,000 Thanksgiving dinners to provide a communion for the community inclusive of the poor, the hurting and the helpers. The community is being asked to help. Sponsors are needed and donations are sought. Also, volunteers are needed for Prep Week. Call 2321979.

Fill it Up, Give Life Savannah Mall and Oglethorpe Mall are partnering with Cumulus Broadcasting to help the American Red Cross by hosting blood drives and donating all funds collected in the mall fountains. The “Fill It Up, Give Life” collections will be donated to aid Gulf Coast residents. Change can be donated at either fountain. Blood drives will be held Sundays from 2-6 p.m. through Oct. 30.

Give for the Gulf is a year-long, comprehensive Armstrong Atlantic State University initiative that will raise funds and provide community services for evacuees of Hurricane Katrina. Visit www.armstrong.edu/katrina.

Heroes for Heroes This benefit is being organized by the Savannah Professional Firefighters Association to benefit firefighters and young patients at The Children’s Place at St. Joseph’s/Candler. It will be held Oct. 22 from 6 p.m. to midnight at the Sunset Grill at the Wilmington Plantation. Tickets are $30 for individuals or $55 per couple. Entertainment will be provided by the band Liquid Ginger and there will be a raffle and silent auction. Call 819 6215.

Hurricane Katrina Benefit Website A community website/blog where local Hurricane Katrina relief efforts, fundraising events and other information are listed can be found at http://www.katrinahelp.gatherat.com.

Light the Night This benefit for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society will be held Friday, Oct. 21 in City Market. Registration opens at 5 p.m. and the walk will begin at 7 p.m. .Marchers carry lighted balloons - white ones signify survivors while red ones signify supporters. The evening will include music, food and family activities. To walk in the event, visit lightthenight.org or call 877-LTN-Walk (877-586-9255).

Night Stalkers Association In honor of the fallen soldiers who served in the 3rd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) out of Hunter Army Airfield, the Military Affairs Council of the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce is encouraging donations of funds and resources to the Nigh Stalkers Association, which uses funds to assist surviving spouses and family

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The Abyssinia Players will schedule auditions for Langston Hughes’ gospel musical Black Nativity, directed by Ja Jahannes. Four male and four female singing roles in the 20-60 age range, four dancing roles in the 16-25 age range, and two male non-singing roles in the 40-65 age range are needed. Production is scheduled for December. Send bio, headshot and audio sound files, if available, to DrJaPsych@aol.com or to Abyssinia Players, 1622 Ogeechee Rd., Savannah, 31419. Individuals will be contacted via e-mail and telephone to schedule auditions.

cancer. 32-year-old Misty Berryhill has had surgery and is undergoing chemotherapy. A silent auction and cash bar also will be available. The event will be held Monday, Nov. 14 from 6-9 p.m. at Il Pasticcio, 2 E. Broughton St. For information, call Joni Shackley at 2368515.

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