Today’s events for Oct. 9

October 10, 2018


The Aiken Standard Career Expo will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, at Newberry Hall, 117 Newberry St. S.W.

The Aiken Newcomers’ Club will meet Tuesday, Oct. 9, at Newberry Hall, 117 Newberry St. S.W. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. followed by a business meeting at 10:15 a.m. and lunch at 11:30 a.m. A representative of the Aiken Center for the Arts will give an overview of programs they offer including classes, special events and volunteer opportunities. Community Service will be collecting donations for Helping Hands. Jay Watts from Family Pharmacy will give flu shots after the meeting. To make a reservation or cancel a reservation, call Carol Jones at 803-648-1363 (A-L) or Karen Farricker at 803-643-8484 (M-Z) or email newcomers29803@gmail.com. Reservations or cancellations must be made by noon Thursday, Oct. 4.

David Lisker, violin, and Ronaldo Rolim, piano, will perform at noon Tuesday, Oct. 9, at St. Paul’s Church, 605 Reynolds St., Augusta, as part of Tuesday’s Music Live. The concert is free. Lunch will be served following the concert for $12. For more information or to make a lunch reservation, visit tuesdaysmusiclive.com or call 706-722-3463.

The Suicide Bereavement Support Group will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, at Mental Health America Aiken County, 233 Pendleton St. N.W. For more information, call Lisa Tindal at 803-641-4164.

The Aiken-Bamberg-Barnwell-Edgefield Regional Library System will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the launch of its new Outreach Van at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, at the Aiken County Public Library, 314 Chesterfield St. S.W. Refreshments will be served in the library meeting room following the ceremony. Library customers will be able to check out and return materials, request items from other ABBE library branches, apply for library cards and more.


The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association will meet at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, at the Golden Corral, 2265 Whiskey Road. The guest speaker will be Denise Raymond, coordinator for the Southeast Diabetes Faith Initiative Program for South Carolina. His topic will be prevention of diabetes. The meeting is open to all federal employees working or retired.

The Henry Middleton Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution will meet Wednesday, Oct. 10, at the Aiken County Historical Museum, 433 Newberry St. S.W. Social time begins at 9:30 a.m. followed by the meeting at 10 a.m. Author Sheila Ingle will be the guest speaker. Her topic will be S.C. Revolutionary War Heroines. For more information, call Carolyn Miller at 803-649-7909.

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