The Savannah River Site Citizens Advisory Board will hold a committee meeting on nuclear materials 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 in Aiken. A public comment period will be offered. For more information, call 952-9219 or visit

The SPCA Albrecht Center for Animal Welfare will hold at Lights for Love event at 6 p.m. today at the shelter at 199 Willow Run Road. Participants may make a $15 donation to honor a loved one (two- or four-legged).

M’Aiken Music will perform “All Over the Place” at 6:30 p.m. today at the Jessye Norman School of the Arts at 739 Greene St. in Augusta. Tickets are $5.

There will be a Candlelight Service from 5:15 to 7 p.m. today at the Warrenville Cemetery. For more information, call 648-0172.

Cirque Dreams Holidaze will take the stage at 6:30 p.m. today at the Bell Auditorium in Augusta. Tickets are from $45 to $55; for more information, call (706) 724-2400.

The National Wild Turkey Federation will offer an onsite hunter education class from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday at the Federation Conference Center, 770 Augusta Road in Edgefield. Attendance all three nights is mandatory for course

completion. Space is limited to 50 students. For more information or to sign up, visit

Mystery author Caroline Todd, who in collaboration with her son publishes under the pen name Charles Todd, will hold a book signing from 3 to 6 p.m. today at Booklovers Bookstore, 1886 Huntsman Drive, in the Country Square shopping center off Hitchcock Parkway. The featured title will be the Todds’ newest book “The Walnut Tree.” For more information, call Booklovers at 641-3198.

The Survivors of Suicide Bereavement Support Group will meet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. today at Mental Health America Aiken County at 233 Pendleton St. N.W. For more information, call Lisa Tindal at 641-4164.

Reservations are due by noon today for the Aiken Newcomers Club meeting will be held at 10 a.m. today at Newberry Hall. Reservations were due by Thursday.

A CPR and First Aid training class will take place at 6 p.m. today at the H. Odell Weeks Activities Center on Whiskey Road. Fees will be $25 for CPR and first aid, or $35 for CPR, AED and first aid. For more information, call (706) 955-0911 or visit

The School District of Edgefield County board of trustees will meet today at 7 p.m. in the district board room.

Doctors Hospital will offer a Total Joint Replacement Educational Talk today from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., in the South Tower, Classroom 1 at Doctors Hospital, 3651 Wheeler Road, Augusta. This talk prepares patients for joint replacement before, during and after their hospital stay. Bring any questions and concerns you would like addressed. To register, call (706) 651-4343.

Doctors Hospital will offer a Spine Education Class today at 3:30 p.m. in the South Tower, Classroom 1 at Doctors Hospital, 3651 Wheeler Road, Augusta. Having a spine surgery? This information session will address all concerns before, during and after your surgery. To register, call (706) 651-4343.

Story time with Mrs. Claus for ages 8 and younger will take place today at 4 p.m. at the H. Odell Weeks Activities Center, rooms 6 and 7. She’ll be reading holiday books to children; she will give away a free book to every child in attendance at the free event. Refreshments will be served, and door prizes will be given away. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 642-7631 for more information.


Wise Outrageous Women will hold its Christmas party at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Aiken County Historical Museum. For more information, call Barbara Burger at 648-8818 or Joan Damron at 649-1826.

A beginning French language class for grades 1 to 5 will take place at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Aiken County Public Library. For more information, call the library at 642-2020 or visit


The LEGO Club will meet at 4 p.m. Thursday the Aiken County Public Library. For more information, call the library at 642-2020 or visit

Carolina Brass Christmas Pops will be at 8 p.m. Thursday at the URS Center for the Performing Arts on Newberry Street. Tickets are $35 for adults and $15 for students with valid I.D. For more information, call 648-1438 or visit

Christmas at the Lake begins at 6 p.m. Thursday at Aiken Regional Medical Centers. The outdoor event will feature performances by local choral students, the Aiken High School Marching Band and special guest Santa Claus. Bring a new, unwrapped toy for the Salvation Army to be entered to win a $50 Wal-Mart gift card. For more information, call ARMC at 641-5000.