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Posted: August 14, 2013 - 12:10pm

SAVANNAH RIVER SITE CITIZENS ADVISORY BOARD MEETING: Nov. 18-19, DoubleTree Hotel, 2651 Perimeter Parkway, Augusta; issues-based committees meet in combined session 1 p.m. Monday; full board meetings begin 8:30 a.m. Tuesday; (800) 249-8155, srscitizensadvisory
board@srs.gov

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

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

NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUP MEETING: 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, St. John’s United Methodist Church Room 119, 104 Newberry St. NW Aiken; for relatives and friends of addicts; free; nar-anon.org

CANHOPE EMOTIONAL SUPPORT GROUP: 3-4 p.m. third Wednesdays, Aiken’s First Baptist Church, 120 Chesterfield St.; Cancer Survivors Helping Others through Positive Encouragement; meets third Wednesdays; Jamie Turner, executive director, (803) 649-5433, srcfdirector@yahoo.com; Cathy Cole, group facilitator, (803) 641-5389, cathy.cole@uhsinc.com; free; savannahrivercancerfoundation.org

FORT GORDON SPOUSE’S & CIVILIAN’S CLUB SOUTHERN WELCOME & BBQ: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today, Family Outreach Center, behind Woodworth Library, Fort Gordon; learn about the club’s community service projects, Thrift Shop, volunteer opportunities, luncheons and special events and activities; school supplies being collected, including headphones, flash drives, folders (with or without prongs), notebook paper, binders, index cards, other school supplies; fgscc.com

BLUE NIGHT 5K RUN, WALK AND 1 MILE FUN RUN: 5:30 p.m. Friday, Citizens Park, 1060 Banks Mill Road, Aiken; benefits Aiken Department of Public Safety Police Athletic League; registration 5:30 p.m., Fun Run 7 p.m., 5K Run and Walk 7:30 p.m.; fire trucks (get wet), food, cold drinks, celebration after race, door prizes; run/walk $25 advance, $30 race day; fun run $10 advance, $15 race day; register in advance to guarantee a Blue Night T-shirt; early pick up of race bibs and T-shirts 5-8 p.m. Thursday at Pine Log Road entrance to Citizens Park; jmetz@cityofaikensc.gov, active.com/running/aiken-sc/pal-blue-night-5K-run-walk-and-fun-run-2013

AIKEN DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION’S MURDER MYSTERY DINNER THEATRE: A CRUISE SHIP CRIME: 6:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Newberry Hall, 117 Newberry St. SW, Aiken; Doors 6:30 p.m., dinner 7 p.m., show 8 p.m.; tickets available at Aiken Downtown Development Association office and by phone; $50, includes dinner and show; (803) 649-2221, downtownaiken.com

EDGEFIELD COUNTY THEATRE COMPANY: THE HALLELUJAH GIRLS: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and Aug. 23 and 24, 3 p.m. Aug. 18 and 25, William Miller Bouknight Theatre, 405 Main St., Edgefield; comedy by Jones, Hope, Wooten; $18; (803) 637-3833

AIKEN COMMUNITY PLAYHOUSE BLACK BOX PRODUCTION: HERE ON THE FLIGHT PATH: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and Aug. 23 and 24, 3 p.m. Sunday, Aiken Community Playhouse, 126 Newberry St. SW, Aiken; contains adult situations, language, themes; adults $12, ages 12 and younger $6, students and ages 60 or older $10; (803) 648-1438, aikencommunityplayhouse.com

FRIENDSHIP BAPTIST CHURCH USHER’S ANNIVERSARY: 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Friendship Baptist Church, 515 Richland Ave., Aiken; The Rev. Clinton “T.C.” Edwards Jr., speaker; free; (803) 648-9290

LUNCH BOX SERIES: 12:30 p.m. Monday, 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

CHRIS MORGAN PERFORMING: 7 p.m. Aug. 23, The Stables Restaurant at Rose Hill Estate, 221 Greenville St. NW, Aiken; Americana folk music; no cover, dinner reservations recommended; (803) 648-1181, rosehillestate.com

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

BRENT LUNDY PERFORMING: 7 p.m. Aug. 30, The Stables Restaurant at Rose Hill Estate, 221 Greenville St. NW, Aiken; no cover, dinner reservations recommended; (803) 648-1181, rosehillestate.com

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

USC AIKEN FACULTY ARTIST RECITAL: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 5, Etherredge Center, 471 University Parkway, Aiken; Inter-Curricular Enrichment event; free; usca.edu/ec

FREAKY FRIDAY ADOPTION EVENT: 11 a.m. Sept. 6, SPCA Albrecht Center for Animal Welfare, 199 Willow Run Road, Aiken; tail-gating – wear your favorite college football gear and your adoption fee is just $5; adoptions subject to approval; no rain checks, no holds; adoption fee includes microchip, all appropriate tests and vaccinations, and spay or neuter surgery; (803) 648-6883, LetLoveLive.org

AIKEN’S MAKIN’: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 6, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 7, downtown Aiken; two-day arts and crafts event featuring handmade craft exhibits, food and entertainment; aikensmakin.net

CELTIC PUB NIGHT WITH GAVIN WINSHIP PERFORMING: 8 p.m. Sept. 7, The Stables Restaurant at Rose Hill Estate, 221 Greenville St. NW, Aiken; no cover, dinner reservations recommended; (803) 648-1181, rosehillestate.com

ANN N. JOHNSON UNCF JAZZ FESTIVAL: 5 p.m. Sept. 8, Jessye Norman Amphitheater, 1 Ninth St.; Paine College, host; $25 advance, $35 event day; (706) 821-8233, lcollins@paine.edu

YAPPY HOUR: 5 p.m. Sept. 12, SPCA Albrecht Center for Animal Welfare, 199 Willow Run Road, Aiken; bogey entertaining with live tunes; author Gwen Cooper of Homer’s Odyssey and Love Saves the Day, showing cat people some love; vaccinated and leashed dogs welcome to enjoy the dog park; cash bar; free admission; (803) 648-6883, LetLoveLive.org

GAVIN REILY PERFORMING: 7-10 p.m. Sept. 13, The Stables Restaurant at Rose Hill Estate, 221 Greenville St. NW, Aiken; no cover, dinner reservations recommended; (803) 648-1181, rosehillestate.com

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

SOUTHERN STUDIES SHOWCASE – CELEBRATING THE ROOTS OF SOUTH CAROLINA HISTORY AND HERITAGE: 10 a.m. Sept. 20, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 21, Edgefield; held by Old Edgefield District Genealogical Society and Old Edgefield District African American Genealogical Society; 24 workshop classes over two days; vendors; Block party with catered Southern dinner and music 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sept. 20; reenactment of Edgefield’s past; workshops 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 21; Lunch and a Tour 12:15-1:45 p.m. Sept. 21 at one of three places – Oakley Park, Magnolia Dale and Willowbrook Cemetery, $10 includes homemade lunch and cemetery tour, limit 30 people each location; registration fee includes the block party; registration deadline Sept. 12; $40 after, with no guarantee of a Friday night meal; (803) 637-4010, OEDGS85@gmail.com, OEDGS.org

LANA-PAW-LOOZA: 8 p.m. Sept. 21, SPCA Albrecht Center for Animal Welfare, 199 Willow Run Road, Aiken; Bark-a-rita-ville food and drinks, Twilight Walk for Animals, silent auction, live music, competitions, prizes; register for the walk at www.crowdrise.com/twilightwalk; register for the cooking competition and have a chance at winning a mountain getaway, email development@LetLoveLive.org; register a student age 6-18 in the Decorate the Dance Floor sidewalk chalk competition; $25 at gate, ID required for beverage bracelet; (803) 648-6863, LetLoveLive.org

UNIVERSITY THEATRE PLAYGROUND PLAYERS: THE JUNGLE BOOK: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 23, Etherredge Center, 471 University Parkway, Aiken; Inter-Curricular Enrichment event; usca.edu/ec

AN EVENING WITH HAL LINDEN: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 26, Etherredge Center, 471 University Parkway, Aiken; best known as Barney Miller, this American TV Icon won a Tony Award for Best Male Actor in a Musical in 1971 (The Rothchilds), and years prior to that, as a clarinetist/saxophonist and bandleader worked with the likes of the Sammy Kaye Orchestra and Bobby Sherwood; Hal Linden plus seven musicians perform some of the greatest jazz standards, big band tunes and Broadway hits; $40; usca.edu/ec

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

MARCH OF DIMES MARCH FOR BABIES: 9 a.m. Sept. 28, Odell Weeks Center, 1700 Whiskey Road, Aiken; raising awareness of the March of Dimes mission to stop premature birth; facebook.com/events/
426952590733696

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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