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Posted: July 2, 2013 - 11:28am

JOHNSTON FARMERS AND ARTISTS MARKET: 4-6:30 p.m. Thursdays, Calhoun Street; tomatoes, onions, cabbage, peanuts, yellow squash, cucumbers, sweet peas, string beans, watermelons, peaches, strawberries, eggs, baked goods, relishes, pickles, handmade soaps, hand-knitted and felted items, prints, note cards

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

TEAM AIKEN SELECT FLAPJACK FUNDRAISER: 8-10 a.m. Saturday, Applebee’s, 1360 Whiskey Road, Aiken; $7; (803) 226-1866

VISIONARY WARRIORS CAMP: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Superior Academy Self-Defense School, 4158 Washington Road, Evans; one-day camp for children ages 6 to 14 who suffer from visual disorders; basics of self-defense through specially tailored martial arts classes; presented by Georgia Regents University’s Pediatric Ophthalmology division and Superior Academy Self-Defense School; free; register, (706) 364-8127

MAKE A DIFFERENCE AT HOME AND ABROAD: 5:30-6:30 p.m. July 10, Friedman Branch Library, 1447 Jackson Road, Augusta; panel discussion with representatives from Peace Corps, United Way of the CSRA and AmeriCorps; learn about volunteer experiences and application processes

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

PLAYING WITH FIRE: CON-FLICT, COMMUNICATION AND YOUR TRUE COLORS OF LEADERSHIP: 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 18, Aiken Center conference room, 1105 Gregg Highway, Aiken; registration begins 8:30 a.m.

EDGEFIELD DRIVE-IN MOVIE & COSTUME CONTEST: July 20, Edgefield Square; costume contest 7:30 p.m.; The Flintstones movie starts 8:30 p.m.; bring chairs/blanket; concessions available; (803) 474-8847

TOUCH A TRUCK: 9 a.m. to noon July 20, H. Odell Weeks Recreation Center, 1700 Whiskey Road, Aiken; children can play on bulldozers, police cars, ambulances, more; bring swimsuit for a soak down from the fire truck provided by the City of Aiken Public Safety

CHEMO WITH STYLE: 5:30-7 p.m. July 22, Aug. 26, Sept. 23, Oct. 28 and Nov. 25, Imago Salon, 215 Richland Ave., Aiken; wigs, head wear and education for chemotherapy patients and those recovering from chemo; held by Hospice Care of Tri-County and Tri County Home Health; reservations required; Kara Flanders (803)
641-1131

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

LUNCH BOX SERIES: 12:30 p.m. Aug. 19, Trinity United Methodist Church, 2724 Whiskey Road, Aiken; speaker, Gary Forrester; topic, drought-tolerant landscapes; presented by the Aiken Master Gardener Association; free; (803) 649-6297 ext. 122

STORKS AND CORKS: 6-9 p.m. Aug. 10, Silver Bluff Audubon Center, 4542 Silver Bluff Road, Jackson; observe wood storks while sampling wines; buffet dinner follows; reservations required; benefits center’s Connecting People with Nature; (803) 471-0291

LUNCH BOX SERIES: 12:30 p.m. Sept. 16, Trinity United Methodist Church, 2724 Whiskey Road, Aiken; speaker, Pam Glogowski; topic, ornamentals for the fall garden; presented by the Aiken Master Gardener Association; free; (803) 649-6297 ext. 122

LUNCH BOX SERIES: 12:30 p.m. Oct. 21, Trinity United Methodist Church, 2724 Whiskey Road, Aiken; topic, butterflies and plants they love; presented by the Aiken Master Gardener Association; free; (803) 649-6297 ext. 122

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, $75; send payments to LHS 20 Year Reunion, C/O Casey Cliatt, P.O. Box 204780, Martinez, GA 30917-4780; information, lakesidereunion1993@yahoo.com

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