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Posted: September 3, 2013 - 7:14pm

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, srscitizensadvisoryboard@srs.gov

CANHOPE EMOTIONAL SUPPORT GROUP: 3-4 p.m. third Wednesdays, Aiken’s First Baptist Church, 120 Chesterfield St., Aiken; 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; savannah rivercancerfoundation.org

JOHNSTON FARMERS AND ARTISTS MARKET: 4-6:30 p.m. Thursdays, Calhoun Street; produce, eggs, baked goods, relishes, pickles, handmade soaps, hand-knitted and felted items, prints, note cards

SOLAR SYSTEM ADVENTURE TOUR: 7 p.m. Saturdays in September, DuPont Planetation, Ruth Patrick Science Education Center, 471 University Parkway, Aiken; become a planet specialist, math expert or flight engineer while on an education adventure past the sun, moon and planets of the solar system; $4.50 adults, $3.50 seniors, $2.50 4K-12 students, $1 USCA faculty, staff and students; rpsec.usca.edu/planetarium

BLOWN AWAY, THE WILD WORLD OF WEATHER: 8 p.m. Saturdays in September, DuPont Planetation, Ruth Patrick Science Education Center, 471 University Parkway, Aiken; spectacular weather images, journey into space to explore the sun’s effect on weather; water cycle, storm prediction and safety; for ages 8 and older; $4.50 adults, $3.50 seniors, $2.50 4K-12 students, $1 USCA faculty, staff and students; rpsec.usca.edu/planetarium

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

THE AIKEN AREA SBDC PRESENTS A FREE IRS IN-BUSINESS ADVANCED TAX WORKSHOP: 9 a.m. today, USC Aiken Penland Administrative Building Room 110; topics include What You Need to Know About Federal Taxes When Hiring Employees/Contractors, How to Manage Your Payroll So You Withhold the Right Amount from Employees and What You Need to Know When You Run Your Business Out of Your Home; free; uscregionsbdc.com

TOWN AND COUNTRY CLUB MEETING: 9:30 a.m. Thursday refreshments and socializing, 10 a.m. business meeting, Etherredge Center, 471 University Parkway; Bob Dunn, speaker; (803) 648-3227

CSRA COLLEGE NIGHT: 5-8:30 p.m. Thursday, 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

AIKEN COUNTY BOARD OF DISABILITIES MEETING: 7 p.m. Thursday, 1016 Vaucluse Road; free; (803) 642-8800

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. Friday, 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. Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, downtown Aiken; two-day arts and crafts event featuring handmade craft exhibits, food and entertainment; aikensmakin.net

AIKEN COMMUNITY PLAYHOUSE: HAIRSPRAY: 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through Sept. 21, 3 p.m. Sept. 15 and 22, Aiken Community Playhouse, 126 Newberry St. SW, Aiken; contains adult situations, language and themes; (803) 648-1438, aikencommunityplayhouse.com

COMMUNITY YARD SALE: 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Harrisburg Family Life Center, 1901 Fenwick St., Augusta; baby items and clothing, adult clothing and shoes, tools, furniture, office equipment, toys and more; proceeds from booth rental space and table rentals benefit Augusta Partnership for Children, Inc.’s programs and services; information, Darlene Higgins, (706) 721-1044 or dhiggins@augustapartnership.org

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

GRANDPARENTS DAY: MANGELLY ACCORDIAN BAND PERFORMANCE: 2 p.m. Sunday, Augusta Museum of History, 560 Reynolds St., Augusta; free; www.augustamuseum.org, (706) 722-8454

ANN N. JOHNSON UNCF JAZZ FESTIVAL: 5 p.m. Sunday, 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; 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

CHER’S SISTERS ONLY CLUB SCHOLARSHIP BALL: 8 p.m. to midnight Sept. 13, Elks Lodge, 205 Elkdom Court, Martinez; Entertainment by Klass Band Brotherhood; food, dancing, cash bar; $40; benefits SOC Scholarship for Girls fund; (803) 640-5027, sistersonlyclub@hotmail.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, e-mail 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 star of 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, H. Odell Weeks Center, 1700 Whiskey Road, Aiken; raising awareness of the March of Dimes mission to stop premature births; 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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