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Posted: May 28, 2013 - 12:47pm

EDGEFIELD SPEAKER SERIES: 6 p.m. Thursday; presentation, Slave Life in Documents: Primary Sources on Edgefield’s Enslaved Laborers; speaker, Maggi M. Morehouse, associate professor of history at Coastal Carolina University; Joanne T. Rainsford Discovery Center, 405 Main Street, Edgefield

EDGEFIELD SPEAKER SERIES: 6 p.m. Tuesday; presentation, Edgefield and Matters Conventional, Exceptional and Inventive; speaker, Orville Vernon Burton, professor of humanities, history and computer science at Clemson University; Joanne T. Rainsford Discovery Center, 405 Main Street, Edgefield

STORYTIME AT THE PARK: 10-11 a.m. June 5; stories, games and light refreshments; each child will receive a free book; for children ages 8 and under, children younger than 4 must be accompanied by an adult; Eustis Park shelter, 1001 Edgefield Ave., Aiken; (803) 642-7634

OUT-OF-SCHOOL BASH: 1-4 p.m. June 6; basketball tournament, pool games, swimming; pizza and sno-cones will be served 1-2 p.m.; free; Smith Hazel Recreation Center, 400 Kershaw St. NE, Aiken; (803) 642-7634

EDGEFIELD SPEAKER SERIES: 6 p.m. June 6; presentation, African Diasporas and Material Culture in the South; speaker, John Michael Vlach, Ph.D. professor of American studies and anthropology at George Washington University; Joanne T. Rainsford Discovery Center, 405 Main Street, Edgefield

OPENING RECEPTION AND GALLERY TALK: 6-8 p.m. June 7; opening reception for printmaker Chad Tolley’s exhibit; artwork on display through July 26; free for institute members, $5 nonmembers Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, 506 Telfair Street, Augusta; (706) 722-5495

AMERICAN POPS!: 7:30 p.m. June 7; presented by the Columbia County Choral Society; standards, including Broadway Melodies, music Americana, barbershop quartet and light jazz; singer Jennifer Ann Parker and violinist Carl Purdy will also perform; tickets are $15 and are available at www.ccchoralsociety.org; (706) 868-7294

CURVITUDE SECOND ANNIVERSARY: 7:30 p.m. June 7; showcase of fashion, music, refreshements and 25 percent off sale after the show; hosted by Cher Best; Curvitude, 1033-A Broad Street, Augusta

SIDEWALK SALE: 7 a.m.-2 p.m. June 8; similar to a large garage sale; 10x10 spaces are available for $15; one table is included in registration, additional tables are available for a fee; register at Odell Weeks Activities Center or Smith Hazel Recreation Center; Odell Weeks Activities Center, 1700 Whiskey Road, Aiken; (803) 642-7631 or (803) 642-7634

EDGEFIELD SPEAKER SERIES: 4 p.m. June 11; presentation, the Topper Site and Prehistory of the Americas; speaker, Al Goodyear, Ph.D., South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of South Carolina; University of South Carolina-Aiken, 471 University Parkway, sciences auditorium, room 327

EDGEFIELD SPEAKER SERIES: 6 p.m. June 13; presentation, We Wear the Mask: African Diasporic Art and Ritual in South Carolina; speaker, Jason Young, Ph.D., associate professor of history at the State University of New York-Buffalo; Joanne T. Rainsford Discovery Center, 405 Main Street, Edgefield

LUNCH BOX SERIES: 12:30 p.m. June 17; speaker, Everette Jones; topic, woodland plants; presented by the Aiken Master Gardener Association; free; Trinity United Methodist Church, 2724 Whiskey Road, Aiken; (8063) 649-6297 ext. 122

EDGEFIELD SPEAKER SERIES: 6 p.m. Thursday; presentation, Slave Life in Documents: Primary Sources on Edgefield’s Enslaved Laborers; speaker, Maggi M. Morehouse, Ph.D., associate professor of history at Coastal Carolina University; Joanne T. Rainsford Discovery Center, 405 Main Street, Edgefield

EARTH, WIND & FIRE: 7:30 p.m. June 18; Now, Then & Forever Tour; $1 from each ticket will go toward Earth, Wind & Fire Charities; tickets, $37-61; James Brown Arena, 601 Seventh Street, Augusta; tickets available at www.georgialinatix.com, (877) 4AUGTIX or Champions Box Office

CHEMO WITH STYLE: 5:30-7 p.m. June 24; program providing wigs, head wear and eduaction for patients for patients undergoing chemotherapy and those recovering from treatment; presented by Hospice Care of Tri-County and Tri County Home Health; Imago Salon, 215 Richland Ave., Aiken; RSVP to Kara Flanders, (803) 641-1131

STORYTIME AT THE PARK: 10-11 a.m. July 3; stories, games and light refreshments; each child will receive a free book; for children ages 8 and under, children younger than 4 years old must be accompanied by an adult; Perry Park shelter, 720 Abbeville Ave., Aiken; (803) 642-7634

LUNCH BOX SERIES: 12:30 p.m. July 15; speaker, Jim Bennett; presented by the Aiken Master Gardener Association; free; Trinity United Methodist Church, 2724 Whiskey Road, Aiken; (8063) 649-6297 ext. 122

CHEMO WITH STYLE: 5:30-7 p.m. July 22; program providing wigs, head wear and eduaction for patients for patients undergoing chemotherapy and those recovering from treatment; presented by Hospice Care of Tri-County and Tri County Home Health; Imago Salon, 215 Richland Ave., Aiken; RSVP to Kara Flanders, (803) 641-1131

STORYTIME AT THE PARK: 10-11 a.m. Aug. 7; stories, games and light refreshments; each child will receive a free book; for children ages 8 and under, children younger than 4 years old must be accompanied by an adult; Crosland Park shelter, 1676 Aldrich Street, Aiken; (803) 642-7634

LUNCH BOX SERIES: 12:30 p.m. Aug. 19; speaker, Gary Forrester; topic, drought tolerant landscapes; presented by the Aiken Master Gardener Association; free; Trinity United Methodist Church, 2724 Whiskey Road, Aiken; (8063) 649-6297 ext. 122

CHEMO WITH STYLE: 5:30-7 p.m. Aug. 26; program providing wigs, head wear and eduaction for patients for patients undergoing chemotherapy and those recovering from treatment; presented by Hospice Care of Tri-County and Tri County Home Health; Imago Salon, 215 Richland Ave., Aiken; RSVP to Kara Flanders, (803) 641-1131

LUNCH BOX SERIES: 12:30 p.m. Sept. 16; speaker, Pam Glogowski; topic, ornamentals for the fall garden; presented by the Aiken Master Gardener Association; free; Trinity United Methodist Church, 2724 Whiskey Road, Aiken; (8063) 649-6297 ext. 122

CHEMO WITH STYLE: 5:30-7 p.m. Sept. 23; program providing wigs, head wear and eduaction for patients for patients undergoing chemotherapy and those recovering from treatment; presented by Hospice Care of Tri-County and Tri County Home Health; Imago Salon, 215 Richland Ave., Aiken; RSVP to Kara Flanders, (803) 641-1131

LUNCH BOX SERIES: 12:30 p.m. Oct. 21; topic, butterflies and plants they love; presented by the Aiken Master Gardener Association; free; Trinity United Methodist Church, 2724 Whiskey Road, Aiken; (8063) 649-6297 ext. 122

CHEMO WITH STYLE: 5:30-7 p.m. Oct. 28; program providing wigs, head wear and eduaction for patients for patients undergoing chemotherapy and those recovering from treatment; presented by Hospice Care of Tri-County and Tri County Home Health; Imago Salon, 215 Richland Ave., Aiken; RSVP to Kara Flanders, (803) 641-1131

LAKESIDE HIGH CLASS OF 1993 REUNION: Nov. 1-3; Nov. 1: Lakeside football game against Evans High; Nov. 2: Family Day at Lakeside High; Nov. 3: evening party at Enterprise Mill, $50 by May 30, $75 after May 30; payments should be sent to LHS 20 Year Reunion, C/O Casey Cliatt, P.O. Box 204780, Martinez, GA, 30917-4780; information, lakesidereunion1993@yahoo.com

CHEMO WITH STYLE: 5:30-7 p.m. Nov. 25; program providing wigs, head wear and eduaction for patients for patients undergoing chemotherapy and those recovering from treatment; presented by Hospice Care of Tri-County and Tri County Home Health; Imago Salon, 215 Richland Ave., Aiken; RSVP to Kara Flanders, (803) 641-1131

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