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Greater Aiken SCORE workshop titled "Legal, Accounting and Insurance Basics for Business." 10 a.m.-noon today. Greater Aiken Chamber of Commerce, 121 Richland Ave. E. Visit greateraiken.score.org.

Reception for exhibit SHE!, a tribute to the female. 6-9 p.m. today. Art & Soul, 208 The Alley. Visit artandsoulaiken.com.

Black Box Coffee House featuring Preston and Weston. 7-9 p.m. today. Bechtel Experimental Theater at AECOM Center for the Performing Arts, 126 Newberry St. S.W. Tickets $15. Visit aikencommunitytheatre.org.

Lunch Bunch lecture. 12:30-1:30 p.m. Friday. Speaker Right at Home Assistant Services. Topic Independent Living for Seniors. Lessie B. Price Aiken Senior and Youth Center, 841 Edgefield Ave. N.W. Call 803-643-2181.

Aiken Prays. 11 a.m. Tuesday. Red Lobster, 950 Aiken Mall Drive. RSVP by today. Call 803-648-8126.

Cupids & Cookies. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. today. Aiken County Visitors Center, 133 Laurens St. N.W. Call 803-642-7557.

Mended Hearts Chapter No. 294 meeting. 10 a.m. today. Millber Building School of Nursing on the campus of USC Aiken, 471 University Parkway. Jeannie Martin will speak on metabolic syndrome. 


Off the Hook Crochet group. Noon to 2 p.m. Saturday. Aiken County Public Library, 314 Chesterfield St. S.W. Visit abbe-lib.org.

20th annual Black History Parade. 2 p.m. Saturday. Parade will travel from Florence STreet to Kershaw Street. Call 803-642-7634.

Depot Jam. 10:30 a.m. to noon. Aiken Visitors Center and Train Museum, 406 Park Ave. S.E. Bluegrass musicians and the public are invited to participate. Email aikendepotjam@gmail.com.

Just Us. 7:30-10:30 p.m. DAV building, 2194 Columbia Highway N. Admission $6. Call 803-640-4114.


Palmetto Dog Club Spring Dog Training registration. 1-3 p.m. Sunday. PDC Field, 880 Banks Mill Road. Classes begin Saturday, Feb. 22. Call 803-262-9686. Visit palmettodogclub.org.

Aiken County Historical Society Winter meeting. 3 p.m. Sunday. Free. Aiken County Historical Museum, 433 Newberry St. S.W. Speaker Dr. Harry Shealy. Topic 19th century botanist Henry Ravenel. Reception will follow.


Aiken Women in Black and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense Vigil for Peace. 4-5:30 p.m. Monday. Whiskey Road across from Fresh Market at Hitchcock Drive (entrance to Aiken Estates). All are welcome. Signs are available. Signs should be nonpartisan. Call Emilie at 586-945-8771, Lynn at 803-226-5546 or Brenda at 803-640-9650.


Crosland Park neighborhood meeting. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Crosland Park Community Resource Center, 1248 Crosland Drive N.W. Email questions to cpnc@cpncsc.org.

Aiken Prays. 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18. Red Lobster, 950 Aiken Mall Drive. RSVP was due Feb. 14. Call 803-648-8126.

Tuesday's Music Live with Julian Collings on organ and Rebecca Hepplewhite, cello. Noon. Tuesday, Feb. 18. St. Paul's Church, 605 Reynolds St., Augusta. Concert is free. Lunch is $12 and requires advanced registration. Call 706-722-3463. Visit tuesdaysmusiclive.com

Beech Island Historical Society. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Society's History and Visitor's Center, 144 Old Jackson Highway, Beech Island. George McDaniel and Kenny Jarrett will discuss the history of Cowden Plantation. Email bdbartley@comcast.net or call 706-833-3651.

Mountain Dulcimers of Aiken meeting. 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. Room 237 at St. John's United Methodist Church, 104 Newberry St. Call Gary Warnock at 803-226-9280 or Tommy Harman at 803-599-8962.

Aiken Lions Club meeting. Social/dinner 5:30. Meeting 6:15-7:15 p.m. Tuesday. Program will be PEACE Poster contest winners. St. John's United Methodist Church, 104 Newberry St. Call 803-645-0606.


Advanced Manufacturing Expo. 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19. Center for Energy and Advanced Manufacturing at Aiken Technical College, 2276 Jefferson Davis Highway, Graniteville. Registration required by Wednesday, Feb. 12. Call 803-508-7276 or email morrisj@atc.edu.

Cedar Creek Ladies Club meeting. 2:30 p.m. Wednesday. Cedar Creek Community Center, 2584 Club Drive. The program will be "Wildlife in Your Yard, Friend of Foe."


Let's Talk About It – Key Ingredients: Food in Fiction showing of "Like Water for Chocolate." 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20. Book discussion led by Dr. Matt Miller. 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27. Program designed for ages 18 and older. Call 803-642-2020x. 1131.

Aiken Democratic Party meeting. 7 p.m. Thursday. H. Odell Weeks Activities Center, 1700 Whiskey Road. Guests Ann Willbrand and representatives from several presidential campaigns. 

"For Bo: A Play Inspired by the Murder of Botham Jean by Police Officer Amber Guyger." 6-8 p.m. Thursday. USC Aiken Etherredge Center, 380 Scholars Loop. Open to the public. Admission donations or canned food items for the Aiken NAACP Youth Chapter. Visit usca.edu

Youth Wing performance of "Seussical the Musical, Jr." 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Feb. 27, 28 and 29, and 2 p.m. Sunday. AECOM Center for the Performing Arts, 123 Newberry St. S.W. Tickets $25 adult, $20 senior/military, $15 child/student. Visit aikencommunitytheatre.org.


Aiken Master Gardeners Lunchbox Lecture. noon Friday. Trinity United Methodist Church, 2724 Whiskey Road. Speaker Jane Burkhalter. Topic "Growing Low Maintenance Roses." Free.