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The Hopelands Concert Series will be held Mondays through June. M'Aiken Music will perform at 7 p.m. today at the Roland H. Windham Performing Arts Stage at Hopelands Gardens, 135 Dupree Place. Lawn chairs and blankets may be brought, as well as picnic dinners, non-alcoholic beverages and well-behaved pets on leashes. Guests can park at the Green Boundary Club, 780 Whiskey Road. Handicap parking is available at the Rye Patch parking lot on Berrie Road and the Hopelands Gardens parking lot. In case of inclement weather, the performances will be moved to H. Odell Weeks Activities Center, 1700 Whiskey Road. Only service animals are allowed in Odell Weeks. The rain-out hotline at 803-643-4661. The concerts are free. For more information, call 803-642-7631 or visit

The Aiken Lions Club will hold its 29th annual Lions for Sight Dick Flynt Golf Outing on today at the Woodside Plantation Country Club, 1000 Woodside Plantation Drive. The captain's choice tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. The cost is $65 per person or $240 per team of four, and includes green fee, cart fee, range balls, prizes and dinner. Entry forms and fees are due by Wednesday, May 30. For more information, call Pat Friday at 803-645-0606, Bill Finley at 803-642-5500 or Adam Keller at 803-644-5405 or visit

A walking scavenger hunt to benefit Saratoga WarHorse will be held at 5:30 p.m. today in downtown Aiken. Participating teams should meet at The Pizza Joint, 125 Richland Ave. W., at 5 p.m. The winning team will receive a $200 cash prize. Tickets are $20 before Sunday and $25 at the door. For more information or to pre-register, call 301-928-6439 or email

The City of Aiken's Community Affairs and Tourism Division will hold a public forum from 5:30 to 7 p.m. today in Council Chambers of the Municipal Building, 214 Park Ave. S.W. The purpose of the forum is to take input and questions regarding a proposed ordinance authorizing the establishment of an Economic Development Incentive program. For more information, email Tim O'Briant at

The Aiken County Transportation Committee will meet at 7 p.m. today in the Sandlapper Room of the Aiken County Government Center, 1930 University Parkway. A work session will be held at 6 p.m. For more information, call 803-642-1694.

The Garden Club Council of Aiken will hold a reception from 2 to 7 p.m. today at the Doll House in Hopelands Gardens, 135 Dupree Place. The Federated Garden Clubs of Aiken will celebrate National Garden Club week, and Aiken Mayor Rick Osbon will present a proclamation. 


The Savannah River Site Citizens Advisory Board will meet Tuesday in the DOE Meeting Center, 230 Village Green Blvd. Suite 220. The Nuclear Materials Committee will meet from 4:30 to 6:20 p.m., and will discuss spent nuclear fuel disposition strategy. The Waste Management Committee will meet from 6:30 to 8:20 p.m., and will discuss Fiscal Year 2019 budget opportunities, improved SONAR technology for mapping tanks and draft recommendations for ship low activity glass logs to WIPP, TRU Shipments to WIPP and improved SONAR Technology for mapping tanks. For more information, call 803-952-7884, email or visit

An open forum to discuss education in the Ridge Spring-Monetta Community will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Ridge Spring Town Hall, 906 W. Main St. Mayor Pat Asbill and Aiken County Public School Superintendent Dr. Sean Alford will lead the forum.

An Alzheimer Support Group will meet at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the DayBreak Outreach and Training Building, 151 Linden St. Liz Neal and Linda Lucas are facilitators.

The Lions Club of Aiken will meet at 6 p.m. in the breakfast room of Cumberland Village, 3335 Wise Creek Lane. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. for dinner orders.