Feb. 15: Events for today, Saturday
Two Guys and a Jukebox are hosting karaoke every Friday at Harry’s Local Bar and Restaurant starting at 9:30. Call 221-8869 for more info.Sponsored by the Small Business and Rural Development Division of the S.C. Department of Commerce, the Rural Summit Photography Contest is part of the annual South Carolina Rural Summit conference, which will be held in Aiken on March 4. The contest is open to the public, and entries should reflect the unique features of rural life in the Palmetto State. Fifteen finalist photos will be chosen by S.C. Department of Commerce staff and displayed at the Rural Summit. Attendees of the Rural Summit will vote, and the winning photo will be announced at the end of the program on March 4. Photographs must be original work of the applicant and feature rural South Carolina subject matter. Photos may be color or black-and-white, and should be submitted as an 8-inch by 10-inch image with name of photo, name of photographer, and completed registration and release forms, which are located on the Commerce website at this link: Rural Summit Photo Contest. The deadline for submission is today. For more information about entering the contest, contact Flora Atchison at (803) 737.1876 or firstname.lastname@example.org. PalmettoPride presentation of “Litter Trashes Everyone” puppet show, performed by the Columbia Marionette Theatre, will be in Clearwater today at 9 a.m. and in Gloverville at 1 p.m. This show is one of the many educational programs offered by PalmettoPride to engage students in helping keep our state clean and how they can be part of the solution. This show is about 20 minutes, featuring marionettes and hand puppets to convey the message that every citizen has a responsibility to help keep South Carolina beautiful. The Lloyd Kennedy Charter School and Aiken Performing Arts Academy present the second Jazz Night today in the campus auditorium from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 per person. An Italian-themed dinner will be served with beverages and dessert. Students, accompanied by musician Randy Brooks, will perform live contemporary, jazz and gospel music. If you are a not-for-profit, human health and welfare agency, and a 501(c) (3) tax-exempt organization as determined by the Internal Revenue Service, you may be eligible to participate in the 2013 Combined Federal Campaign (CFC). The Combined Federal Campaign is conducted once a year within each federal agency in the CSRA. The application period is from today through March 15, and cannot be extended. If you wish to receive an application, please call (706) 724-5544, e-mail email@example.com, or visit www.cfcofthecsra.org. Completed applications must be received by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 15. Aiken Performing Arts Group will present “All Hands on Deck!” today at 8 p.m. at the URS Center for the Performing Arts on Newberry Street. Tickets are $40 for adults and $20 for students. For more information, call 648-1438 or visit www.apagonline.org. There will be a Valentine’s Prom Party today featuring Yesterday’s Sounds. Bring a covered dish or dessert for a dinner to be held at 7 p.m. Dancing will be held from 8 to 11:30 p.m. Photos will be taken between 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. There will be lots of fun and fellowship, a cake walk and prize drawings. Admission is $6 per person. The DAV Building is located at 2194 Columbia Highway N. For more information, call Dana Watkins at 292-3680 or Furman Redd at (706) 825-8776. The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 71 is sponsoring “Dinner and Elvis” today at 6 p.m. Russell Schneider will be featured as Elvis. Dinner will be pork loin, red-skinned potatoes, green beans, a beverage and dessert. Tickets are $15 or two for $25. Tickets are available at Parks Pharmacy, 438 Georgia Ave., and Sno-Cap Drive-In located at 618 West Ave., North Augusta. Proceeds benefit Hospitalized Veterans and Palmetto Girls State Program. Reservations are required by Feb. 13 at noon. The event will be held at The American Legion Post 71, 333 East Pine Grove Ave., North Augusta. For reservations, call Linda Smiley at 706-831-9624 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The Stables Restaurant at Rose Hill Estate will host Bluegrass with Oliver West & 39 Express today from 7 to 10 p.m. For more information, call 648-1181 or visit www.rosehillestate.com.