Feb. 5: Events for today, Wednesday, Thursday

  • Posted: Tuesday, February 5, 2013 7:44 a.m.

TODAY

Noble Breads and Grocer is holding classes at its 1625 Richland Ave. location for mature youth and adults. Today’s class at 6 p.m. will be on the topic of “Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.”

North Augusta Elementary School will hold an ADD/ADHD Parent Workshop with Dr. Mabe today at 6:30 p.m. For more information, contact Jean Taylor at 442-6280 or jtaylor818@aiken.ki12.sc.us.

The Aiken County Education Association-Retired will be hosting a Legislative Breakfast for members of the Aiken County Legislative Delegation on Friday at 8:30 a.m. at Woodside Plantation Country Club in Aiken. Members planning to attend must make a reservation by mailing $10.50 to Sara Rutland, 10 Woodlawn Court, North Augusta, SC 29841 to arrive no later than Monday. Phone reservations (278-3037) will be accepted no later than 5 p.m. today.

Danny O’Driscoll will be the featured speaker at the Art Center in Ridge Spring’s February membership meeting that will be held today at 6:30 p.m. at the Ridge Spring Library. Danny will speak about his life as a full-time artist. The public is cordially invited.

The North Augusta Artists Guild will meet today at 7 p.m. at the Community Center for Combo Night. Barbara Walker from the Nancy Carson Library is the guest speaker. Members will sign up for the 2013 Parks Art Project.

There will be a special called School Board meeting today at 6 p.m. at 1000 Brookhaven Drive.

The next meeting of the Pink Ribbonettes will be today from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the Educational Building at Millbrook Baptist Church, 1901 Whiskey Road. This is a local support group dedicated to helping breast cancer survivors, newly diagnosed and long term, and their caregivers. For more information, contact Irene at 649-9267 or Dianne at 644-3902 or visit www.pinkribbonettes.org.

The Curiosity Shop will host trivia night today at 7 p.m. For more information, call 644-0004.

The Birds and Butterflies Nature series continues today with “How to Attract and Enjoy Eastern Bluebirds and Other Cavity Nesters” from 7 to 8 p.m. Classes are held at Birds and Butterflies, 117 Laurens St. NW. Space is limited, so reservations are required by calling 649-7999. There is a $5 non-refundable charge for each seminar

WEDNESDAY

The monthly meeting of the Aiken Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America will be held on Wednesday at Newberry Hall. The cost is $22 per person. The meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. with dinner at 7:15 p.m. The February guest speaker will be a representative from Agape Hospice who will present a seminar on VA pensions and benefits. Reservations were due by Friday.

There will be a Lenten retreat on Feb. 17-18 hosted by Gravatt Camp and Conference Center. The cost is $90 and includes three meals and double occupancy lodging. Register by Wednesday. Special rates are available for groups of six or more. This retreat requires a minimum of 10 participants. Online registration is available at www.bishopgravatt.org.

The next interest meeting for the Aiken Jaycees is on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Maria’s Mexican Restaurant at 716 E. Pine Log Road. The Jaycees is a non-profit, worldwide organization, with the Aiken chapter doing projects like the annual Christmas Parade and haunted houses. For more information, email TheAikenJaycees@gmail.com.

BNI “Means Business” meets every Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Cumberland Village in the downstairs conference room. BNI is a group of local business professionals who meet weekly to grow their businesses through networking, building relationships with other professionals, and exchanging business referrals. There is no charge for visitors, and lunch is included. For more information, contact Laura Gibbons at 803-270-3762 or laura@bluesalamandersolutions.com

The Three Rivers Solid Waste Authority will meet on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in the TRSWA conference room at the Savannah River Research Campus. The public is invited to attend.

THURSDAY

The Edgefield Community Development Association is sponsoring a Downtown Wine & Chocolate Stroll on Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. Local merchants open their doors and roll out the red carpet for shoppers to peruse merchandise while sipping a glass of wine and tasting chocolate confections, offering up a fun filled night of hospitality and specials in their shops for you to enjoy.

There will be a meeting of the Aiken County Board of Disabilities, 1016 Vaucluse Road, on Thursday at 7 p.m.

Anyone who dresses in pajamas to Aiken Community Playhouse Youth Wing’s “The Pajama Game” performance on Thursday at 8 p.m. will have a chance to win a door prize. Ushers will be in pajamas too. The show will also run on Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. at the URS Center for Performing Arts. For more information, call 648-1438 or visit www.aikencommunityplayhouse.com.

Literacy Night will be held at North Aiken Elementary School on Thursday at 6 p.m. All classes will present a book of their choice with a performance. The community is invited to this event.

The L.B.C. Historical Society will meet on Thursday, at 7 p.m. at the Midland Valley Lions Club, 1 Lions Trail, Bath. Everyone is asked to bring their favorite finger food. Drinks and ice will be furnished. Patsy Cline will be entertaining with her favorite songs and telling her life story. The public is invited. For more information call 593-3034 or 593-2271.

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