Today’s events for Oct. 11

October 11, 2018


Faith and Reason by J. Warner Wallace, a cold case homicide detective, will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the AECOM Center for the Performing Arts, 126 Newberry St. N.W. He will speak about how he applies the concepts of crime scene investigation to the claims of the Christian faith and other world views. Tickets are $25 for general admission and $18 for students.

An open house in celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month will be held at 9 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, at Vocational Rehabilitation, 855 York St. N.E. Please RSVP by Thursday. For more information or to RSVP, call Kaya Perrin at 803-641-7360 or email kperrin@scvrd.net.

Single, Single Again will meet for dinner at Red Lobster, 950 Aiken Mall Drive, at 6 p.m. Thursday. Reservations were due by Oct. 9. For more information or to RSVP, call Carla Noziglia at 803-979-2059 or email skipncar@aol.com.

The Board of Directors of the Lower Savannah Council of Governments will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at Clark’s Inn & Restaurant, 114 Bradford Blvd., Santee. The public is invited. For more information, call 803-649-7981 or visit lscog.org.


The Riverfront Theatre Company will perform “Greater Tuna” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday in the auditorium of North Augusta High School, 2000 Knobecone Ave., North Augusta. Tickets are $20. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit naartscouncil.org/theater or call 803-646-2815.

The Citizens for Nuclear Technology Awareness will hold its second Halloween Costume Ball from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday at the Aiken Center for the Arts, 122 Laurens St. S.W. Tickets are $25 and include a drink ticket. For more information, visit CNTAware on Facebook or c-n-t-a.com.

Storytime with a Special Guest will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Aiken County Public Library, 314 Chesterfield St. S.W. Storytime participants will get to meet some furry friends from the Aiken County Animal Shelter. Baby storytime will be held at 10:15 a.m. For more information, visit abbe-lib.org.

The Aiken County Education Association-Retired will meet at 11 a.m. Friday 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. Registration was due Oct. 8. The cost of the meal is $16.50.

Aiken Prays will meet at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, at The Village Cafe, 110 Coach Light Way S.W. Aiken Prays is a non-denominational women’s prayer group affiliated with Stonecroft. Prayers may be either silent or aloud, and participants may enjoy a Dutch treat lunch following the prayer time. Reservations are required. For more information or to RSVP, call Susan Frushour at 803-648-8126. The reservation deadline is Friday.

Mended Hearts Chapter No. 294 will meet at 10 a.m. Friday in the Miller Building of Nursing on the campus of USC Aiken, 471 University Parkway. Rhonda Platt, clinical care coordinator at Aiken Regional Medical Centers, will be the guest speaker.

The Carolina Jamboree will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at the Jaycee Building, 98 Johnson Road, Belvedere. Hank and Dave with the Wildwood Country Band will perform. For more information, call 803-279-4063.


The Community Medical Clinic of Aiken County will hold Pilates to Light Up Aiken County at 9 a.m. Saturday at the clinic 244 Greenville St. N.W. The cost is $10, and includes refreshments and “mocktails.” A portion of the proceeds will benefit the United Way of Aiken County and the clinic. For more information, visit the clinic’s Facebook page.

John Wesley Hightower will host a community health fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Harrison-Caver Park, 4181 Augusta Road, Clearwater.

The Carolina Jamboree will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Jaycee Building, 98 Johnson Road, Belvedere. Johnny and the HayWire Band will perform. For more information, call 803-279-4063.


The City of Aiken Parks, Recreation & Tourism Department will hold a grand re-opening celebration for the Clifford S. Gerde Carriage Museum at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, at the Rye Patch estate, 100 Berrie Road. The museum will be open until 5 p.m. following the ribbon-cutting. For more information, call 803-642-7650 or email sradford@cityofaikensc.gov.

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