Today’s events for July 28

July 29, 2018


“Tomb Raider,” rated PG-13, will be shown at 3 p.m. today at the Aiken County Public Library, 314 Chesterfield St. S.W. For more information, visit abbe-lib.org.

Single, Single Again will meet for brunch at 10 a.m. today at Cracker Barrel, 2352 Whiskey Road. For more information, call Jeanne Shanks at 803-663-3839 or email Carla Noziglia at skipncar@aol.com.

The Living History Park, 218 W. Spring Grove Ave., North Augusta, will be open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. today, July 29. Several buildings, including the Mercantile, will be open. For more information, visit colonialtimes.us.

FOTAS, the Aiken County Animal Shelter and Mellow Mushroom will host a Year of the Dog adoption event today from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the shelter, 333 Wire Road, and from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Mellow Mushroom, 151 Bee Lane. Dogs will be available for $35 and kittens/cats for $10. Those who sign up to adopt or foster will receive a Mellow Mushroom coupon. For more information, call Robert Gordon at 803-257-1768 or email bobbykrg@aol.com.

A Back 2 School Drive will be held from noon to 3 p.m. today at the Crosland Park neighborhood park, 1676 Aldrich St. N.E. This is the fourth annual drive hosted by D’Vine Creations, and will feature a back pack and school supply giveaway, bounce house, book fair, food, drinks, a bounce house and DJ.

A Grand Opening Party will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. today at Inspired Inside Southern Art, 116 C Pendleton St. S.W.

Aiken Electric Cooperative’s annual Bustin’ Clays for United Way event will be held today at the National Wild Turkey Federation Palmetto Shooting Center, 535 Gary Hill Road, Edgefield. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. with shooting from 9 a.m. to non. Lunch will be at noon followed by an awards ceremony. Proceeds will benefit the united Way of Edgefield County and Operation Round Up. For more information, call Keyatta Priester at 03-649-6245 or email kpriester@aikenco-op.org.

The Carolina Jamboree will be held today from 9 to 10 p.m. at the Jacee Building, 98 Johnson Road, Belvedere. Ed Langston and the Gone Brothers Band will perform. For more information, call 803-279-4863.


“The Music Man,” rated TV-G, will be shown at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Aiken County Public Library, 314 Chesterfield St. S.W. The film is part of The Tuneful Tuesdays video series, and will be held each Tuesday in July. For more information, visit abbe-lib.org.


A Swim Day will be held Wednesday at the Aiken County Recreation Center. A bus will leave Roy Warner Park, 4287 Festival Trail Road, Wagener, at 9:15 a.m. The cost is $10 per child, and include lunch and transportation. Life guards are on duty and staff will be with the children. For more information, call 803-564-5211.

The Crosland Park Neighborhood Association host a Government to Your Neighborhood meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14, at the Community Resource Center, 1248 Crosland Drive N.E. Scheduled speakers will be Aiken Mayor Rick Osbon, Aiken City Councilwoman Gail Diggs, Public Safety Chief Charles Barranco, Aiken County Council Chairman Gary Bunker, County Councilman Willar Hightower, Aiken County Sheriff Michael Hunt and Aiken County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Sean Alford. An evening meal of barbecue, cole slaw, potato salad and baked beans will be served. A question and answer session will follow. Seating is limited and early arrival is recommended. Questions may be submitted in advance to cpna@atlanticbb.net. The deadline to submit questions is Wednesday.


The Aiken County Board of Disabilities will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at 1016 Vaucluse Road. For more information, call Joan Lioi at 803-642-8800.

The Hall of Fame video series will be shown at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at the Aiken County Historical Museum, 433 Newberry St. S.W. The film, titled “20th Century,” will feature biographies of Elizabeth B. Coker, Philip Simmons, William Westmoreland, William S. Hall, Roger Milliken, Charles Townes, William J. Bryan Dorn, Frances Edmunds and Dizzy Gillespie. The film will be shown again at 2:30 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call the museum at 803-642-2015.


A Back to School Block Party will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church of Warrenville, 1012 Aiken Blvd., Warrenville. The event will feature bounce houses, snow cones, games and dinner. The event is free and open to the public.

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