Jan. 7: Events for today, Tuesday, Wednesday

  • Posted: Monday, January 7, 2013 7:32 a.m.

TODAY

The Horse Creek Historical Society will meet today 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 today 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 today 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 aikenseniornet.com.

TUESDAY

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 www.pinkribbonettes.org.

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.

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.

WEDNESDAY

The Wise Outrageous Women will have a luncheon at Kathy Bankston’s home Wednesday at noon. Each member please bring small Casserole/recipe for dish. Come enjoy each other with chat, eat, and fun. Birthday Ladies, please bring dessert for January. Any question call Kathy Bankston at 641-7409.

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