Today’s events for Oct. 8

October 9, 2018


The Aiken Community Theatre will hold auditions for “Miracle on 34th Street” at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8, at the AECOM Center for the Performing Arts, 126 Newberry St. S.W. For more information, visit aikencommunitytheatre.org.

The Material Girls, Aiken’s American Sewing Guild group, will meet at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 8, at St. Augustine of Canterbury Episcopal Church, 1630 Silver Bluff Road. This months program will be a group discussion of online shopping locations that members have used for sewing supplies. Members are asked to bring a copy of their Spring Notions magazine to use as a starting point. Guests are welcome. For more information, call Marge at 803-226-0165 or 803-644-0576.

The Salvation Army will hold registration for its 2018 Christmas Assistance on Oct. 8-11. Applications will be taken by walk-ins from 9 a.m. to noon Monday-Thursday, 1 to 6 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, and 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday at the Salvation Army, 322 Gayle Ave. Applications will be taken from residents in Aiken, Allendale, Edgefield and Barnwell counties. Applicants must have a government issued photo ID, proof of income, proof of expenses and birth certificates for children 12 and younger. Only one applicant is allowed per household and only one person per household is allowed due to limited space. Children are not allowed. Fore more information, call 803-641-4141.

The Aiken County Education Association-Retired will meet at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 12, at the Woodside Plantation Country Club, 100 Woodside Plantation Drive. The association is open to any retired educators. New members are welcome. Annual local dues are $15. Those attending should RSVP to Connie Kramer, treasurer, 803-532-5558 by Oct. 8. The cost of the meal is $16.50.

The Aiken County Commission for Technical and Comprehensive Education will meet at 5:15 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8, in the Conference room 102 in the Ashley J. Little Administration Building on the campus of Aiken Technical College, 2276 Jefferson Davis Highway, Graniteville. Agenda items include the audit for fiscal year 2018.


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 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 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.

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