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Today’s events for Sept. 18

September 18, 2018

TODAY

The Trenton Chapter National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution will recognize Bells Across America at 4 p.m. Bells will chime 13 times for the original colonies and the hour of the signing of the Constitution.

The Jubilee Club will meet at 10:30 a.m. today, in the gymnasium at Millbrook Baptist Church, 223 S. Aiken Blvd. S.E. Bernice Deloach and the Park Baptist Senior Group will be the guests. Those attending should bring a covered dish to share during lunch after the program. For more information, call June New, acting president, 803-508-4185.

The Beech Island Historical Society will meet at 7:30 p.m. today, at the society’s History and Visitors Center, 144 Old Jackson Highway, Beech Island. George Wingard, program coordinator for the Savannah River Archaeological Research Program, will be the guest speaker. He will show the documentary “Reconstructing Hawthorne, a film that revives memories of a former rural community taken over by the Savannah River Site. For more information, email Jackie Bartley at bdbartley@comcast.net or call the society at 803-867-3600.

The Aiken Lions Club will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, in the second floor boardroom of the Woodside Executive Park, 2000 Woodside Executive Court. Anyone interested in learning more about the Lions is welcome. For more information, call Pat Friday at 803-645-0606.

WEDNESDAY

The 11th annual Aiken Senior Extravaganza will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, at the H. Odell Weeks Activities Center, 1700 Whiskey Road.

The Wise Outrageous Women will meet at noon Wednesday, Sept. 19, at the Aiken County Historical Museum, 433 Newberry St. S.W. Joyce Duncanson will give a scarf demonstration. Those attending should bring a blouse, scarf and pin so she can demonstrate how to set it up. For more information, call Kathy at 803-641-7409 or Joyce at 803-594-1299.

The Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 2 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, at Aiken Mall, 2441 Whiskey Road S. For more information, visit redcrossblood.org.

The Cedar Creek Ladies Club will hold its first meeting of the year at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, at the Community Center, 2584 Cardigan Drive. The program will be To Tell the Truth.

THURSDAY

Let’s Talk About It – Modern South Carolina Novelists will be held at 7 p.m. Sept. 13 and 20 at the Aiken County Public Library, 314 Chesterfield St. S.W. The movie, “Rich in Love,” will be shown Sept. 13 followed by a discussion with Dr. Tom Mack on Sept. 20. Participants will read, watch and compare novels to their film adaptations. The program is made possible with a grant from the S.C. Humanities and funding from Friends of the Library. The program is designed for those 18 and older. For more information, call the reference desk at 803-642-2020 x.1131.

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