TODAY

Overeaters Anonymous will be at 7 p.m. every Thursday in room 121 at St. John’s United Methodist Church at 104 Newberry St. N.W. All are welcome. For more information, email aikestjohns@live.com.


Shepeard Community Blood Center will hold a blood drive from 3 to 7 p.m. today at Aiken Mall Cinemas, 300 East Gate Drive. Donors will receive a free movie ticket.


The Aiken Kiwanis Club meets each Thursday at 12:30 p.m. at the Cumberland Village breakfast room, 3335 Wise Creek Lane in Aiken. Each luncheon meeting features a guest speaker on topics of community interest. Kiwanis is a service club dedicated to helping children locally and globally.


The December PFLAG Aiken meeting will be held today at the Aiken UU Church, 115 Gregg Ave. Everyone is welcome.


The 21st annual Christmas in Hopelands event will run through today. The park will be open from 6 to 9 p.m. Parking and shuttle service is available at Citizens Park, 1060 Banks Mill Road. For more information, call the City of Aiken Parks, Recreation & Tourism Department at 642-7631.


All Convenience Centers will return to normal working schedules today.


The Aiken Center for the Arts will be offering winter art day camps through Friday and Jan. 2-4. The camps are open to children, ages K4 and up. Enrollment is on a daily basis allowing campers to choose the days and times they want to attend. Parents may also choose between full and half-day camps. Full-day camps run from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Morning camps run from 8:30 a.m. to noon and afternoon camps run from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Campers bring snacks and lunches, and the Arts Center provides all other supplies. Daily tuition is $60 for full-day camps and $40 for half-day camps. Arts Center members receive a 10 percent discount on all camps and classes. A limited number of need-based scholarships are available to qualified campers. For more information, call Mandy Woodhouse at 641-9094.



FRIDAY

David Bryan will perform at Carolina Jamboree, 98 Johnson Road in Belvedere, on Friday from 7 to 10 p.m.


Shepeard Community Blood Center will hold a blood drive from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday at Aiken Mall Cinemas. Donors will receive a free movie ticket.


Two Guys and a Jukebox host karaoke every Friday at Harry’s Local Bar and Restaurant, starting at 9:30 p.m. For more information, call 221-8869.


The Aiken Center for the Arts will be offering winter art day camps Wednesday through Friday and Jan. 2-4. The camps are open to children, ages K4 and up. Enrollment is on a daily basis allowing campers to choose the days and times they want to attend. Parents may also choose between full and half-day camps. Full-day camps run from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Morning camps run from 8:30 a.m. to noon and afternoon camps run from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Campers bring snacks and lunches, and the Arts Center provides all other supplies. Daily tuition is $60 for full-day camps and $40 for half-day camps. A limited number of need-based scholarships are available. Call Mandy Woodhouse at 641-9094.


The Stables Restaurant at Rose Hill Estate, 221 Greenville St. NW, will have Oyster Roast and Lowcountry Blues with Shrimp City Slim on Friday from 7 to 10 p.m. For more information, call 648-1181.



SATURDAY

The Aiken High School Class of 1977 will hold a 35-year reunion from 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday at Newberry Hall, 117 Newberry St. S.W. Tickets are $35 per person in advance and $45 per person at the door. Advance ticket requests with check payable to AHS Class of 1977 can be sent to AHS Class of 1977 Reunion c/o Mary Ward, 25 Clemson Drive, Aiken, SC 29803.


Shepeard Community Blood Center will hold a blood drive from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Aiken Mall Cinemas, 300 East Gate Drive. Donors will receive a free movie ticket.