The Alzheimer’s Association South Carolina Chapter offers one Healthy life for your body and your brain virtual program today from 2-3 a.m. and 6-7 p.m. For more information or to register, call 800-272-3900 or visit alz.org/sc.
The Alzheimer’s Association South Carolina Chapter offers one virtual program entitled Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia today from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. For more information or to register, call 800-272-3900 or visit alz.org/sc.
The Alzheimer’s Association South Carolina Chapter offers one virtual program entitled Peer2Peer: Cohesive Connections today from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. For more information or to register, call 800-272-3900 or visit alz.org/sc.
The Aiken Master Gardeners become one Lunchbox lecture Friday noon via Zoom. The topic will be the right cutting techniques. The lectures are free and open to the public. More information is available at aikenmastergardeners.org.
On open house takes place on Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the McGrath Computer Learning Center in Room 134 of the Business and Education building on the USC Aiken campus, 471 University Parkway. Visitors can register for spring courses and meet instructors and coaches.
The Aiken Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America We’ll meet on Wednesday, March 3rd at Newberry Hall, 117 Newberry St. Social time begins at 6:00 p.m., followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m. The guest speaker is Eric Toler, Executive Director of the Georgia Cyber Center at Augusta University. Its topic will be cybersecurity and the functions of the center. The cost is $ 21 per person. Reservations are required by 6:00 p.m. on Friday. For more information or to make a reservation, call Dave Twigg at 803-262-5567 or email email@example.com. Those who reserve but fail to provide evidence are expected to pay the $ 21 as the Chapter will be billed for that amount.
The Augusta Astronomy Club will meet on Friday at 6.45pm via Zoom. Casey Dreier will be the guest speaker. His topic will be how (and why) a space advocate should be. For more information, please visit angelfire.com/ga/astronomyclubaugusta.
The 11th annual Black History Jazz concert takes place on Saturday from 7pm to 9pm at the Lessie B. Price Aiken Senior and Youth Center, 841 Edgefield Ave. NW six-seat tables are $ 54, $ 60, and $ 72. Preston & Weston will perform. Tables can be purchased at the Smith-Hazel Recreation Center, 400 Kershaw St. NE. For more information, please call 803-642-7634.
The Aiken chapter of the links includes a Go red again for a Healthy Heart Month webinar Sunday from 4 to 5 p.m. via Facebook Live. The presentation will feature a heart transplant recipient, people living with heart disease during the pandemic, and health professionals. For more information, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The The City of Windsor will hold their regular city meeting Monday at 7pm in the First Baptist Church activity building. Only one member per household can participate. Masks are required and temperatures are measured at the door. For more information, call 803-571-0788 or 803-270-7003.
Story time in the gardens The spring season begins on Tuesday at 4pm in the Rye Patch at Hopelands Gardens, 100 Berrie Road. Story Time in the Gardens takes place every Tuesday at 4 p.m. from March to May. There will be no story time on April 6th. This event is for children up to 8 years of age. Admission is free.
STAR puppy classes are offered Starting Wednesday, March 3, at 9 a.m. at the H. Odell Weeks Activities Center, 1700 Whiskey Road. The class will meet on Wednesdays for six weeks. Puppies learn commands, and those who qualify can receive the AKC STAR Award at the end of the course. Puppies must be between 10 and 20 weeks old and have two sets of shots. Pre-registration is required and registration must be completed before first class. For more information, call 803-642-7631.
Basic dog training courses are held Starting Wednesday, March 3, at 10 a.m. at the H. Odell Weeks Activities Center, 1700 Whiskey Road. The class will meet on Wednesdays for six weeks. Dogs learn basic commands like come, sit, sit, stay, wait, stand, etc., and the topics include basic dog grooming and what to expect from training. Dogs must be at least 5 months old, have a current rabies vaccination and be registered with the city if the owner lives within the city limits. Pre-registration is required and registration must be completed before first class. For more information, call 803-642-7631.
4TH OF MARCH
The The Aiken County Board of Disabilities and the Tri-Development Center Board will meet Thursday, March 4th, 6:30 p.m., Jefferson Davis Highway 5080, Beech Island. For more information, please contact Joan Lioi at 803-642-8800.
A document destruction fundraiser for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital will be held in the Millbrook Baptist Church parking lot at 223 South Aiken Blvd. from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, March 5th.
ON Sing gospel takes place on Saturday, March 6th at 6 p.m. at the Midland Gospel Singing Center, 705 Martin Smith Road, Gilbert. Mercy’s Well and the Pine Ridge Boys will perform. Admission is free. Social distancing is observed. A love offer is accepted. Visit midgsc.com for more information.
The Anderson & Roe Piano Duo The performance scheduled for Sunday March 7th as part of the Joye in Aiken Festival 2021 has been postponed and is currently being postponed.
8TH OF MARCH
Schofield Middle School and Shepeard Community Blood Center are hosting one Blood donation campaign Monday, March 8, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Schofield Middle School, 224 Kershaw St. NE Masks are required. Donors must be at least 17 years old. For more information, call 803-641-2770.
The The Aiken Center for the Arts is hosting A Literal Blast: A Zoom Q&A. This gives the residents an insight into the life of the area clerks. The event runs from February to May and features four local writers with two sessions each. The first session will be an introduction to the author and his book, followed by a discussion of the book in session two. The book “The Southern Child” by Kathy G. Widener is on the March program. The discussions will take place on Tuesdays, March 9 and 16, from 7 to 8 p.m. The cost is $ 33 and includes a copy of the book. For more information or to register, visit the ACA at 122 Laurens St. SW, call 803-641-9094, or visit aikencenterforthearts.org.
An art exhibit featuring works by North Augusta students will be on display at the North Augusta Arts and Heritage Center, 100 Georgia Ave., North Augusta through March 11. For more information, call 803-441-4380.
The St. Paddy’s Lucky Laces 5K takes place on Saturday, March 13th at 9:00 a.m. at James Brown Arena, 601 7th St., Augusta. Registration costs $ 25 before February 26 and will cost $ 35 after February 27. Participants receive a T-shirt, a medal and a bib. For more information or to register, visit stpaddsluckylaces5k.itsyourrace.com.
ON Pastel portraits in person event takes place on Saturday, March 13th in Pitter-Patter, 131 Laurens St. SW. The cost is $ 169.95 per person. Appointments are required. A $ 50 deposit is required to reserve a spot. All portraits are pastel profiles and measure approximately 11 “by 14”. For more information, call 803-643-8000.
“Dar He: The Story of Emmett Till” written by and with Mike Wiley will be performed on Thursday, March 18 at 7:30 pm at USC Aiken Etherredge Center, 471 University Parkway. Tickets cost between $ 25 and $ 50 and can be purchased online at usca.edu/etherredge-center or at the box office at 803-641-3305. The performance is part of the 2020-2021 cultural series and was made possible thanks to a partnership with the Center for African American History, Art and Culture.
The Schofield Scholarship Fund is now accepting applications for scholarships. Any African American student who has good academic status and needs assistance can apply. Another criterion would be that the applicant must have a close family member who has either visited, been employed, or is currently employed by Schofield. The application deadline is March 19th. Individuals wishing to apply should apply to their local Aiken County High School or the George A. Anderson Law Office, 223 Park Ave., SE, Aiken.
The city of Aiken parks, recreation and tourism will a Family game night Friday, March 19, 5:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. at the Lessie B. Price Aiken Senior and Youth Center, 841 Edgefield Ave. NW The cost is $ 5 per person or $ 18 for a family of four. Registration is required and possible until Monday, March 15th. Face covering is required. For more information or to register, call 803-643-2181.
To celebrate its 100th anniversary, the Adath Yeshurun Synagogue offers one Discussion of Aiken’s Jewish history in the 1950s Sunday, March 21, from 5 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. via Zoom. More information is available at asourceoflight.org.
An adult book club will meet online on Tuesday, March 23rd, from 2.30pm to 3.45pm. The book selection for March is “Daughter of Fortune” by Isabel Allende. To participate, log on to the Aiken County Public Library reference desk at 314 Chesterfield St. SW. More information is available at abbe-lib.org.
The Parker Quartet will perform on Tuesday March 25th at First Presbyterian Church, 224 Banwell Ave., as part of the Joye in Aiken Festival 2021. Entry is free, subject to availability. The doors open at 11:30 a.m. More information is available at joyeinaiken.com. This performance is given by Susan H. Adkins in memory of Dr. Carl R. Adkins sponsored.
To celebrate its 100th anniversary, the Adath Yeshurun Synagogue offers one Discussion of Aiken’s Jewish history after the 1950s Sunday, April 18, from 5 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. via Zoom. More information is available at asourceoflight.org.