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Posted: July 23, 2013 - 1:21pm

GOLD PANNING: 9 a.m. first and third Saturdays, May through October, Heritage Gold Mine Park, 209 N. Mine St., McCormick; learn how to pan for gold, keep what you find; town sits on 4.5 miles of tunnels; gem screening, tours of the mine; tours $3, gold panning $5, gems $5; heritagegoldmine.com

PSAT/SAT/ACT PREP CAMP: Today-Thursday, Wardlaw Academy, 1296 Columbia Road, Johnston; for rising grades 9-12

SUMMER REVIVAL: 7:30 p.m. today-Thursday, Four Mile Missionary Baptist Church, 601 Jackson Ave., New Ellenton; the Rev. William Blount, speaker

FCA SUMMER FUN DAY CAMP: Today-Thursday, Wardlaw Academy, 1296 Columbia Road, Johnston; for rising grades 1-8; $100

PORKCHOP PRODUCTIONS THREE GOATS GRUFF: 2 and 3 p.m. today, Aiken County Public Library, 314 Chesterfield St. SW, Aiken; free; (803) 642-7575

SAVANNAH RIVER ECOLOGY LAB ANIMAL PRESENTATION: 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jackson Branch Library, 106 Main St., Jackson; free; (803) 471-3811

LEGO CLUB: 2 p.m. Thursday, Midland Valley Branch Library, 9 Hillside Road, Langley; free; (803)
593-7379

RUTH PATRICK SCIENCE EDUCATION CENTER ANIMAL PRESENTATION: 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Nancy Bonnette Branch Library, 204 Park St. NE, Wagener; free; (803)
564-5396

DEATH BY CHOCOLATE: 4 p.m. Thursday, Aiken County Library, 314 Chesterfield St. SW, Aiken; for grades 8-12; free; (803) 642-7575

EDGEFIELD COUNTYWIDE YOUTH EXPLOSION: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Edgefield Soccer Field, 696 Mims St.; food, games, school supply giveaway, entertainment, more; bring swimwear; free lunch for ages 17 and younger; $1; (803) 637-2010, (803) 480-2862, (706) 726-0039

AIKEN COUNTY’S YOUTH GOT TALENT AUDITIONS: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, River of Life Church, 1411 York St. NE, Aiken; fundraiser talent show presented by Destiny Leaders Inc.; free auditions; entry fee $10 solo, $15 group act; open to middle and high schoolers; dancing, singing, drama, musicals, more; free parenthood forum/workshop 1-4 p.m. with lunch and child care provided; (803) 426-1159, destinyleaders.org

THANK YOU PARTY: LINKS TO OUR LEGACY: 8 p.m. Saturday, Kroc Center, 1833 Broad St.; SPARK Winner Sassett West, aka Abstact C.I.M, in honor of the support received from the community; free

TABERNACLE CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER OPEN HOUSE: 2 p.m. Sunday, Tabernacle Family Life Center, 1230 Laney-Walker Blvd.; accepting ages 1-4; (706) 922-1954, children@tbcaugusta.org, tbcaugusta.org

ROCKSVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH ANNIVERSARY: 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Rocksville Baptist Church, Graniteville; Roosevelt Moton, speaker; free

SUMMER REVIVAL: 7 p.m. Monday-Aug. 1, Runs Missionary Baptist Church, 717 Williston Road, Beech Island; the Rev. Maurice Porter, speaker; free

SUMMER REVIVAL: 7:30 p.m. Monday-Aug. 1, Mine Creek Baptist Church, 1799 Johnston Highway, Johnston; the Rev. P.L. Griffin, speaker; free; (803) 275-5194

MIDLAND VALLEY HIGH MARCHING BAND BOOSTERS FLAPJACK FUNDRAISER: 8-10 a.m. Aug. 3, Applebee’s, 1360 Whiskey Road, Aiken; $6 at door or by phone; (803) 924-9896

GOSPEL SINGING FEATURING DISCIPLE V AND KINDRED SPIRIT: 7 p.m. Aug. 3, Midland Gospel Singing Center, 705 Martin Smith Road, Gilbert; free, love offering accepted; refreshments served; volunteers needed to bring finger foods; (803) 657-5373

YOUNG STORM BRANCH BAPTIST CHURCH ANNIVERSARY: 10 a.m. Aug. 4, Young Storm Branch Baptist Church, 325 Huber Clay Road; the Rev. Lyndon Heath, speaker; free

SPLASH DOWN: 2 p.m. Aug. 6, New Ellenton Branch Library, 113 Pine Hill Ave.; free; (803) 652-7845

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

SPLASHDOWN: 2 p.m. Aug. 7, Jackson Branch Library, 106 Main St.; free; (803) 471-3811

A FRACTURED JACK AND THE BEANSTALK PUPPET SHOW: 2 p.m. Aug. 8, Midland Valley Branch Library, 9 Hillside Road, Langley; free; (803) 593-7379

A FRACTURED JACK AND THE BEANSTALK PUPPET SHOW: 2:30 p.m. Aug. 8, Nancy Bonnette Branch Library, 204 Park St. NE, Wagener; free; (803) 564-5396

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

GOSPEL SINGING FEATURING CHOSEN, ALL FOR HIM, THE POWELLS: 6 p.m. Aug. 10, Langley Community Center, S.C. Highway 421, Langley; free, love offering accepted; (803) 593-0681

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

SANDY OAKS PRO RODEO IPRA CHAMPIONSHIP RODEO: Gates 6 p.m., show 8 p.m. August 23-24, Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo Lazy J Arena; $10 advance, $12 at gate; ages 6-11 $5; (803) 637-5369 home, (803) 480-0045 Sandy’s cell, (803) 480-1944 Wesley’s cell, sandyoak@gmail.com, sandyoaksprorodeo.org

CSRA COLLEGE NIGHT: 5-8:30 p.m. Sept. 5, James Brown Arena, 601 Seventh St.; more than 140 colleges and universities and five to 15 professional societies participating; (803) 952-9450, gladys.moore@srs.gov; www.srs.gov/general/outreach/edoutrch/coll_night.htm

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

HERITAGE JUBILEE FESTIVAL 2013: Whole Hog Cookoff 7 p.m. Sept. 27 to 10 a.m. Sept. 28, Oakley Park, 300 Columbia Road, Edgefield; arts, crafts, food, bingo, live entertainment, classic car show, motorcycle show, more 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, 400 Main St., Edgefield; street dance 7-11 p.m. featuring The Scott Brantley Band, 400 Main St., Edgefield; free admission; edgefieldsc.net

19TH ANNUAL SASSAFRAS FESTIVAL: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Oct. 5, Burnettown Town Hall, 3144 Augusta Road, Burnettown; accepting applications for food and craft vendors; (803) 593-2676, burnettown@bellsouth.net

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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