The Horse Creek Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the Parish Hall of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 117 Hard St., Graniteville. The program will be the documentary, "Mart to Art: A Repurposed Life." The film is about the building that was the Leigh Banana Case Company Commissary near Barnwell and is now the Little Red Barn. The annual Christmas buffet will be held following the program. For more information, call 803-663-9457.

The Aiken County Transportation Committee will hold a work session at 6 p.m. followed by a public meeting at 7 p.m. today in the Sandlapper Room of the Aiken County Government Center, 1930 University Parkway. Citizens may address committee members about issues regarding county roads at this meeting. For more information, call 803-642-1694.

The Women of Woodside will hold a Deck the Halls event at 1 p.m. today. A Southern Living inspired model home at the Village of Woodside will be decorated for the holidays with Christmas trees, centerpieces and wreaths made by the Women of Woodside. Tickets are $10. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit

Aiken Women In Black, in partnership with Aiken Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense, will hold a Vigil for Peace from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Monday on Whiskey Road across from The Fresh Market. These nonpartisan vigils in witness against war and all forms of violence are held on the first and third Monday of every month. All are invited to stand with us at Hitchcock Drive (the entrance to Aiken Estates, in front of Bethlehem Lutheran Church). We have signs, or you may bring your own as long as they are nonpartisan. For more information, call Brenda at 803-648-6020, Lynn at 803-226-5546 or Emilie of Moms Demand Action at 586-945-8771.


A recycled art workshop for ages 18 and older will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Aiken County Public Library, 314 Chesterfield St. S.W. Registration opened Nov. 12. For more information or to register, call the Reference Desk at 803-642-2020 x. 1131.

Story Time with Mrs. Claus will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday in rooms 6 and 7 of the H. Odell Weeks Activities Center, 1700 Whiskey Road. Mrs. Claus will read a holiday book, and children will enjoy juice and cookies after the story. The program is for children 8 and younger. For more information, email

The Aiken Concert Band will perform its Christmas Concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Etherredge Center on the campus on USC Aiken, 471 University Parkway. Tickets are $10. For more information, call 803-641-3305 or visit

Nuclear Care Partners will hold a Cookies, Coffee & Questions event at 9 a.m. Tuesday in the Federal Room of The mill on Park, 237 Park Ave. S.W. Former Savannah River Site workers will be able to decorate cookies, mingle with other former atomic workers, enjoy healthy snacks and ask questions about the Energy Employee Occupational Illness Program Act. Space is limited. Reservations are required. For more information or to make a reservation, call 803-295-5812.

Aiken Antiques and Uniques will hold an Open House from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the store, 782 Silver Bluff Road in the Centre South Shopping Center. The event will feature sales, raffles, food and fun. For more information, call 803-226-9144.

The Davidson Chorale will perform in concert at 11 a.m. and noon Tuesda at St. Paul's Church, 605 Reynolds St., Augusta, as part of the Tuesday's Music Live concert series. Lunch will be served following the noon performance only. The cost is $12 per person for lunch, and advanced registration is required. The concerts are free. For more information, call 706-722-3463 or visit

The Savannah River Site Advisory Board will meet from 4:30 to 8:20 p.m. Tuesdays, Dec. 4 and 11, in the DOE Meeting Center, 230 Village Green Blvd. Suite 220. The Nuclear Materials and Waste Management committees will meet on Dec. 4. The Facilities Disposition & Site Remediation and Strategic & Legacy Management committees will meet on Dec. 11. For more information, call 803-952-7884 or email

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from noon to 5 p.m. Tuesda at Hubbell Power Systems Inc., 1850 Richland Ave. E. For more information, visit

The CSRA Section of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers in partnership of the Greater Aiken Chapter of SCORE will hold a workshop on how to begin a consulting career at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Cotton Room of Enterprise Mill, 1450 Greene St., Augusta. The workshop will cover the fundamental of consulting and will be led by Dennis M. Moen and Chip Retson. The cost is $10 and includes a buffet dinner. Registration is required. For more information or to register, visit Registration was due by midnight on Sunday, Dec. 2.

The U.S. Submarine Veterans will celebrate their 500th visit to the Children's Hospital of Georgia and reunion of 2,500 honorary submariners at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, in the lobby of the Children's Hospital of Georgia, 1446 Harper St., Augusta. Reservations are due by Tuesday. For more information or to make a reservation, visit

The Mountain Dulcimers of Aiken will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at St. John's United Methodist Church, 104 Newberry St., in room 224. Players of all levels and anyone interested in learning to play are invited. For more information, call Gary Warnock at 803-226-9280 or Tommy Harman at 803-599-8962.