Upcoming events for Wednesday, Sept. 18
The City of Aiken Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department in partnership with Tri-County Home Health and Hospice, Right At Home, Trinity on Laurens, BeWell Home Services, Regency Hospice and Cumberland Village will hold the sixth annual Senior Extravaganza today from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the H. Odell Weeks Activities Center. Pre-registration is required to attend seminars and lunch. For more information or to preregister, call 803-642-7631.
The Gregg Park Civic Center will offer Zumba on Wednesdays from 5 to 6 p.m. For more information, call 803-663-7552.
The Senior Men’s Club of Aiken will meet at noon today at the Woodside Plantation Country Club. The guest speaker will be Robert Yanity, who will speak about SCE&G’s storm preparedness. The cost of the lunch is $13, and yearly dues are $15. For more information, call 803-226-0338.
The Garden Makers garden club will meet today at 10 a.m. This is a co-ed garden club in Aiken that meets in the homes of its members. For more information or directions, call 803-648-6026.
Thursday, Sept. 19
4 Cats in the Doghouse will play jazz at The Willcox on Thursdays from 7 to 9 p.m.
Mark Lowry, along with pianist Steve Whitmire and special guest Warren Barfield, will offer a night of comedy, music and ministry at Millbrook Baptist Church, 223 South Aiken Blvd., on Thursday at 7 p.m. General admission tickets are $20; Gold Circle tickets are $25; and group tickets for 10 or more are $18. Tickets can be purchased by calling 855-223-1008, by visiting www.museconcerts.com or at the church.
The Smith-Hazel Recreation Center, 400 Kershaw St. N.E., offers a Senior Citizens Club for seniors ages 50 and older on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to noon. Seniors can play games, attend parties, seminars and outings. This is a free program. For more information, call 803-642-7634.
Agape Senior will offer a seminar on Understanding Dementia at the Aiken County Historical Museum, 433 Newberry St. S.W., on Thursday at 3 and 6 p.m. For more information, call Jennifer Kistler at 803-960-1703.
The Aiken Standard will host an Employment Expo on Thursday from 3 to 7 p.m. at the H. Odell Weeks Center, 1700 Whiskey Road. Admission is free. No pre-registration is required. Bring plenty of resumes.
HarborChase of Aiken will hold an Alzheimer’s/Dementia Support Group on Thursday from 2 to 3 p.m. For more information, call Samantha Thompson at 803-642-8444.
The Aiken County Public Library, 314 Chesterfield St. S.W., will host a legal clinic on wills, power of attorney and probate issues on Thursday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Marcia Shew from S.C. Legal Aid will give the presentation. For more information, call 803-642-2020.
St. Paul Lutheran Church, 961 Trail Ridge Road, will host a Heavenly Harp concert on Thursday at 7 p.m. The concert will feature inspiring and relaxing music featuring harp, flute and vocals along with wonderful stories of God’s presence and provision. This is a free concert, however, a free-will offering will be accepted. For more information, call 803-946-4021.
The Augusta Regional Airport Aviation Finance Sub-Committee will meet on Thursday at 10 a.m. in the commission chambers on the second floor of the airport administration building. For more information, call 706-798-3236.
The Greater Aiken Estates Neighborhood Association will hold its semi-annual general meeting on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 902 Hitchcock Drive. City Councilman Philip Merry will be the guest speaker. Items to be presented include the election of a nomination committee, review of upcoming neighborhood activities and other business as needed. Light refreshments will be served.
The Aiken County Historical Museum and the Henry Middleton Chapter of D.A.R. will present the docudrama “A More Perfect Union – America Becomes a Nation” on Thursday in the ballroom of the museum. Refreshments will be provided by the D.A.R. members. For more information, call 803-649-7909.
The Aiken Mid-day Lions will meet at Aiken Regional Medical Center in the private dining room behind the cafeteria on Thursday at 12:30 p.m. for a business/self-purchased lunch meeting. For membership information or to attend, call Vicki Major at 649-1982.
Banksia Quilter’s Society will hold its monthly meeting at the Aiken County Historical Museum, on Thursday at 10 a.m. Bring any project you are working on. Meetings for the remainder of the year will be held on Oct. 21 and Nov. 18.
Noble Breads and Grocer, 1625 Richland Ave. E., will show the documentary “Symphony of the Soil” on Thursday at 6 p.m. This film explores the complexity and mystery of soil. For more information, visit www.noblebreads.com.
Preston, Weston and Sandra will perform at The Stables Restaurant at Rose Hill on Thursday from 8 to 10 p.m. For more information, call 803-648-1181 or visit www.rosehillestate.com.