Auditions for “Fox on the Fairway,” written by Ken Ludwig and directed by Peg Tribert, will be held today at 3 p.m. and Monday at 7 p.m. at the Aiken Community Playhouse, 126 Newberry St. For more information, call ACP box office at 648-1438 or visit

A concert featuring violist Douglas Temples Jr. and pianist Daniel Maltz will be held today at 3 p.m. at the USC Aiken Etherredge Center, 471 University Parkway. The concert will feature works by Bach, Chopin and others. The concert is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served immediately following with a chance to meet the musicians.


The Horse Creek Historical Society will meet Monday at 7 p.m. in the parish house of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Graniteville. This will be the annual “share” meeting, and Kay Bradford will speak about her father’s experiences as a POW during WWII. Non-members are also invited.

The Aiken Stitchin’ Belles Chapter of the Embroiders Guild of America will meet for a Stitch-In on Monday from 10 a.m. to noon at the Aiken County Historical Museum. Visitors are welcome.

SeniorNet will be offering computer classes for adults age 50 and older. There will be an open house and registration Monday from 9 a.m. to noon at the McGrath SeniorNet Learning Center at USCA, which is between the tennis courts and softball field at 471 University Parkway. For more information, call 803-641-3563 or visit


The Aiken Guardian ad Litem Program will be starting a new training session on Tuesday and will run for two nights a week (Tuesdays and Thursdays) from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Guardian office at 5170 Woodside Executive Park.

The Aiken Newcomers’ Club, a club for women, will meet Tuesday at Newberry Hall, 117 Newberry St. S.W. Registration will begin at 10 a.m., followed by a business meeting at 10:15 a.m. The program this month will be Lauree Caldwell, RN of ARMC on Women Enlightened for Better Health. The community service for January will be a Salvation Army food drive. Bring non-perishable food items or a monetary donation. Lunch will be at 11:30 a.m. The cost of the luncheon is $14. Bring a check made out to: Aiken Newcomers’ Club.

The Pink Ribbonettes will be meeting Tuesday at 10:30 a.m to noon at the Educational Building at Millbrook Baptist Church located at 1901 Whiskey Road (behind McDonald’s.) The Pink Ribbonettes is a local support group dedicated to helping breast cancer survivors, newly diagnosed and their caregivers. For more information, contact Irene at 649-9267 or Dianne at 644-3902 or our website

Belles Canto, Aiken’s newest teen vocal ensemble (directed by Diane Haslam) will hold auditions for members for its Spring 2013 season on Tuesday from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Vocal Dimensions Voice Studio in Aiken. Girls aged 12-19 are welcome. The group sings both classical and lighter music in two, three and four parts. Musical aptitude, some music reading skills and ability to sing in harmony is required. For more information about the group and its mission, guidelines for participation and directions to the studio, email or call Diana Haslam at or 803-642-2316.

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

There will be a free Information session Tuesday for the Couch to 5K and 10K Training Programs will be held at Odell Weeks Activities Center at 6 p.m. in room 3. Cost to enroll is $90 per person. Corporate rate is available. Contact Lori Comshaw at 803-443-9771 for more information.

The Aiken Guardian ad Litem Program will be starting a new training session on Tuesday and will run for two nights a week (Tuesdays and Thursdays) from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Guardian office at 5170 Woodside Executive Park.

The Sierra Club holds monthly meetings at the Aiken Unitarian Universalist Church on the second Tuesday of every month. This month’s presentation Tuesday is entitled “Discovering Hidden Biodiversity in the World Around Us: Ecology on the Savannah River Site.” It will be presented by Dr. Whit Gibbons, retired University of Georgia faculty member and head of the public Outreach program at the Savannah River Ecology Laboratory. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. at the church, located at 115 Gregg Avenue.

There will be an informational kickoff meeting for Aiken County Habitat for Humanity’s Women Build program on Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary of the South Aiken Presbyterian Church, 1711 Whiskey Road. All women interested in learning about the program, working on the seventh Aiken County Women Build house, or getting information about the training classes at Lowe’s are invited. Enter through the main entrance. Call 644-8814 or 648-7205 for more details.