Dec. 4: Events for today, Wednesday, Thursday

  • Posted: Tuesday, December 4, 2012 7:43 a.m.
    UPDATED: Tuesday, December 4, 2012 7:46 a.m.

TODAY

The Savannah River Site Citizens Advisory Board will hold a committee meeting on facilities disposition and site remediation from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the DOE Meeting Center at the rear of the Village Center, 230 Village Green Blvd., suite 220. A public comment period will be offered. For more information, call 952-9219 or visit cab.srs.gov/meeting_schedules.html.

The United Way of Aiken County will hold its annual Christmas Open House from 4 to 6 p.m. today at the office at 235 Barnwell Ave. N.W. For more information, call the United Way at 648-8331.

The University of Georgia a cappella men’s group The Accidentals will perform two Tuesday’s Music Live shows at 11 a.m. and noon today at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Augusta. The concerts are free; a lunch catered by Crum’s will be available for $10 per person after the noon show. For lunch reservations, call the box office at (706) 722-3463 or visit www.TuesdaysMusicLive.com.

The Lower Savannah Workforce Development Board will hold a board meeting at 7 p.m. today at the Gail Reyes Senior Center at 11403 Ellenton St. in Barnwell. The meeting is open to the public. For more information call Sam Jordan at 649-7981 or email sjordan@lscog.org.

The Pink Ribbonettes will meet at 10:30 a.m. today at Millbrook Baptist Church’s educational building, 1901 Whiskey Road. The support group assists breast cancer patients, survivors and caregivers. For more information, call 649-9267 or 644-3902, or visit www.pinkribbonettes.org.

The Aiken Youth Orchestra will hold its Winter Concert at 7 p.m. today at the Aiken Center for the Arts. Admission is free. For more information, call the Arts Center at 641-9094.

WEDNESDAY

Pre-registration closes Wednesday for the Run, Walk or Roll 5K walk/run scheduled for Saturday at the H. Odell Weeks Activities Center. To register online, visit www.strictlyrunning.com or call Lori Comshaw at 443-9771. Pre-race packet pick-up will be from 8:15 to 11:30 a.m. Friday at Odell Weeks.

Attorneys Bill Tucker and Buzz Rich will lead a Planned Giving Seminar at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Pickens-Salley House at USC Aiken. The event is free, and refreshments will be served. To RSVP or for more information, call Debbie Boggs at 641-3630 or email events@usca.edu.

The monthly meeting of the Aiken Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Newberry Hall. December guest speakers are Capt. David Repass from the Salvation Army, and Robert Hamilton from the Veterans Affairs. Admission will be $22.00 per person. Reservations are required and were due by 6 p.m. on Nov. 30.

USC Aiken will hold an Arbor Day celebration at 4 p.m. Wednesday in front of the campus’ nursing building. Guest speaker will be Joe Lowery, manager and arborist for Bartlett Tree Experts of Augusta and former arborist for the City of Augusta. The event is open to the public.

THURSDAY

A Ladies’ Night Out event will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Cold Creek Nurseries off Hitchcock Parkway. In-store registration is required, and registration is $25, which includes all materials. For more information, call 648-3592.

Reservations are due by noon Thursday for the Aiken Newcomers Club meeting at 10 a.m. Dec. 11 at Newberry Hall. Members with last names from A-L should call 649-2827 and last names M-Z should call 643-0213 to place reservations.

“Eli’s Bethlehem Inn” by Enopion Theatre will be at 7 p.m. Thursday and 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Kroc Center on Broad Street in Augusta. The event includes a dinner of

potato soup, bread, fruit, cheese, skewered chicken and apple tarts. Tickets are $16; for tickets call (706) 771-7777 or go online to www.enopion.com.

An ornament and card decorating workshop for ages 6 to 12 will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Aiken County Recreation Center on U.S. Highway 1 in Graniteville. Registration is $10 per child, and is due by Thursday. For more information, call 663-6142.

A free showing of the movie “Paw Prints,” with Steve Briggs and his dog Serena, will take place at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at St. Augustine of Canterbury Episcopal Church, 1630 Silver Bluff Road. A light supper will be provided after the film. For more information, call the church office at 641-1913.

The Langley-Bath-Clearwater Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Midland Valley Lions Club, 1 Lions Trail, Bath. The guest speaker will be Don Rhodes, who sill speak about local musicians. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call Geneva at 593-2271 or Ann at 593-3034.

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