Events in Aiken County for Jan. 23 – 25

  • Posted: Monday, January 23, 2012 12:01 a.m.
    UPDATED: Monday, January 23, 2012 8:58 a.m.

Post event information in a comment, or send it to editorial@aikenstandard.com. Join the Aiken County events page on Facebook, All About Aiken.Monday, Jan. 23• Banksia Quilters Society will meet at the Aiken County Historical Museum at 10 a.m. today. Bring any project to work on.• The City of Aiken Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism will offer scrapbooking workshops at the H. Odell Weeks Activities Center beginning today from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. or 6 to 8 p.m. The cost is $40 per session. For more information, call 642-7631.• The CSRA Fly Fishers will meet at 7 p.m. today at the Club House of the River Island Community in Evans, Ga. Charles Murphy will describe his Argentina trip with Davidson River Outfitters. For more information, visit www.csraflyfishers.org.• The South Carolina Bluebird Society will meet today at 7 p.m. at Birds & Butterflies, 117 Laurens St. N.W. The public is invited. The program will include a discussion of the 2011 nesting season results of SCBS’s 262 nest boxes on 22 Bluebird Trails in and around Aiken, activities to prepare these trails for the 2012 season, the installation of new trails at USC Aiken, Warrenville Elementary School, Silver Bluff Audubon Center and Eli Lilly & Co (Augusta) and preparations for the annual convention of the North American Bluebird Society that will be held in Aiken, Oct. 3 through 5, 2013. For more information, call 644-0235.Tuesday, Jan. 24• The Willcox will host Tuesday night piano from 6 to 8 p.m.• The CSRA Parkinson Support Group will meet on Tuesday at 6 p.m. in the dining room of St. John Towers, 724 Greene St., Augusta. This month’s meeting will be an evening of sharing for all the attendees. There will be separate break-out groups for caregivers and patients led by people experienced in the field of Parkinson’s disease. For more information, call (706) 364-1662.• VFW Post 5877, 116 Midway Circle, offers free pool every Tuesday beginning at 6 p.m. For more information, call 648-0119.• Aiken County Public Schools Adult Education Department will partner with Goodwill Industries’ Aiken Job Connection to assist local adults in earning a GED. The GED Fast Track Prep and Work Keys classes will be held each Monday through Thursday from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Aiken Goodwill Job Connection, 1015 Pine Log Road. The classes will provide an intensified study for those students taking the GED exam. Registration and orientation for the GED Fast Track and the Work Keys classes will be held Tuesday from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Both classes will be held at the same time to provide the best experience, and students can enroll at any time. For more information, call 641-2476 or email rishmal@aiken.k12.sc.us.Wednesday, Jan. 25• Aiken Center for Exceptional Families will organize an introductory seminar intended to introduce secondary care providers to the needs and challenges of exceptional children and their families. To register, visit www.acefamilies.org by Wednesday.• The City of Aiken Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism will offer digital scrapbooking classes at the H. Odell Weeks Activities Center on Wednesdays, beginning Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. or 6 to 8 p.m. The cost is $40 per session. For more information, call 642-7631.• Just Breathe Studio will hold Pilates classes on Wednesdays at 8:45 a.m.• The Association of Fundraising Professionals will present a major gifts workshop sponsored by USC Aiken featuring speaker Bill Sturtevant on Feb. 2 at the USC Aiken Convocation Center from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The cost is $50 for AFP members and $60 for non-members. Lunch is included in registration. For more information, visit www.afpcsra.afpnet.org. The deadline to submit the registration form is Wednesday. For more information, call Judith Goodwin at 295-7434.• The City of Aiken Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism will sponsor puppy classes and basic dog classes on Wednesday evenings beginning Wednesday. Puppies must be between 10 and 20 weeks of age and have had two sets of shots. The puppy class runs for six weeks and begins at 5:30 p.m. Dogs must have proof of rabies vaccination and be more than 20 weeks. The basic class runs for six weeks and begins at 7 p.m. All classes are held indoors at the H. Odell Weeks Activities Center. For more information, call 642-7631.

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