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Posted: September 18, 2013 - 7:00am

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; savannahrivercancer
foundation.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 Planetarium, 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 Planetarium, 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

SOUTHERN STUDIES SHOWCASE – CELEBRATING THE ROOTS OF SOUTH CAROLINA HISTORY AND HERITAGE: 10 a.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, 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. Friday; reenactment of Edgefield’s past; workshops 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; Lunch and a Tour 12:15-1:45 p.m. Saturday 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. Saturday, 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. Monday, 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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