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TODAY

The Aiken Civic Orchestra will perform one of its two pop concerts, entitled “Movie Music,” today at 7 p.m. at St. John’s Church. The audience will hear music from well-known movies, such as “Lord of the Rings,” “The Wizard of Oz,” “Pirates of the Caribbean” and “Superman.” Costumes are encouraged but not required. The concert has a suggested $20 donation. For more information, visit aikencivicorchestra.org.

Trunk or Treat will be held today from 6-8 p.m. at Central Baptist Church, 1652 Wire Road.

A Grief Share Group will meet from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Sundays through Dec. 18 at Cedar Creek Church – Banks Mill Campus, 3001 Banks Mille Road. The cost is $20 for materials. Participants don’t have to be affiliated with Cedar Creek Church. For more information or to register, visit griefshare.org. 

MONDAY

Kids up to age 12 can go Trick-or-Treating on Monday at the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office, 420 Hampton Ave. from 3-5 p.m. No costumes are required. Employees at the Sheriff’s Office will be dressed up and handing out treats. 

FOTAS and The Aiken County Animal Shelter will hold Trick-or-Treating at the shelter on Halloween, Oct. 31 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. There will be adoptable dogs in costumes, adoption specials and free Halloween candy and other treats. The County Animal Shelter is located at 333 Wire Road in Aiken. For more information, call 803-642-1537, option 3.

Let’s Go Bingo will be held from 6-8 p.m. Mondays at the Aiken Senior Life Services, 1310 E. Pine Log Road. There is a $5 cover charge. Game cards are $1 each or $15 to $25. For more information, visit facebook.com/letsgobingoaiken. 

TUESDAY

Better World Studios will hold free Young Artists Workshops at 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Nov. 1-17, at the USC Aiken Etherredge Center, 471 University Parkway. Registration closed Oct. 15. For more information or to register, visit betterworldsudios.org. Workshops are open to ages 15-18.

Tuesday’s Music Live will continue its 34th season at noon Tuesday with pianist Thomas Pandolfi at St. Paul’s Church, 605 Reynolds St., Augusta. Admission is free. For more information, visit tuesdaysmusiclive.com.

The Citizens for Nuclear Technology Awareness will hold its 31st annual Edward Teller Lecture and Banquet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Amentum Center for the Performing Arts, 126 Newberry St. S.W. The guest speaker will be Dr. Kathryn Huff, assistant secretary for nuclear energy with the U.S. Department of Energy. The banquet will follow the speaker at Newberry Hall, 117 Newberry St. S.W. Tickets are $50 per person. For more information or to purchase tickets, email cnta@bellsouth.net or call 803-649-3456.

DayBreak Adult Care Services, the City of Aiken, Trinity on Laurens and Be Well Home Services will offer an educational series titled Living, Loving and Lifelong Learning. The November class, titled Caring for Caregivers, will meet from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday at the Lessie B. Price Aiken Senior and Youth Center, 841 Edgefield Ave. N.W. The cost of the class is $5. For more information, call 803-226-028 or 803-643-2181.

Coloring for Grown Ups will be held Tuesdays, Nov. 1 and 15 from 2-4 p.m. at the Aiken County Public Library in the Creative Lab on the first floor. Attendees should bring their coloring pencils and felt pens. Coloring sheets and refreshments will be provided. Sign up at the reference desk or call 803-642-2020, ext. 3.

The Aiken Lions will meet on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Mi Rancho’s, 124 Dominion Drive. Guest speakers are retired Army major Jim Windham and Donna Kirby. The meeting is open to the public.

The Mountain Dulcimers of Aiken will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Living Hope Fellowship Church, 2550 Old Dominion Road. Players of all levels and anyone interested in learning to play are welcome. All acoustic instruments are welcome. For more information, call Gary Warnock at 803-226-9280 or Tommy Harman at 803-599-8962. 

The Awesome Aiken Al-Anon group meets from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at First Christian Church, 900 Kerr Drive. 

Nar-Anon Aiken For Comfort Family Group will meet from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays in person in the conference room near the main sanctuary at St. John’s United Methodist Church, 104 Newberry St. S.W. and via Zoom. For more information, email momofoscar4@gmail.com. 

Celebrate Recovery, a 12-step group for men and women, meets at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Cedar Creek Church, 3001 Banks Mill Road. 

The Depression Anxiety Bipolar Support Group of Aiken and Surrounding States will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays online via the GoToMeeting App. For more information contact Mindy Harmon at 803-507-2214 or email manicgh@yahoo.com. 

WEDNESDAY

Storytime will be held Nov. 2, 4, 9 and 11 from 10:15-10:45 a.m. at the Aiken County Public Library, 314 Chesterfield St., S.W. The event will feature songs, stories and more for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. Attendees can only sign up for one per week. Register at the circulation desk or by calling 803-642-2020, ext. 1121.

An ACBL Sectional Bridge Game is held at 1 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at the Lessie B. Price Aiken Senior and Youth Center, 841 Edgefield Ave. A free bridge lesson will be held at 11:30 a.m. For more information, email AikenBridgeClub@gmail.com. 

The Savannah River Site Museum, 224 Laurens St. S.W., is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. The museum features exhibits and resources related to the Savannah River Site and the Cold War. Admission is free. For more information, call 803-648-1437 or visit srsheritagemuseum.org.  

THURSDAY

4 Cats in the Doghouse play jazz from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursdays at The Willcox, 100 Colleton Ave. 

Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at St. Paul’s UMC in New Ellenton every Monday and Friday from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m in the basement. 

FRIDAY

A one-day Mental Health and the Modern Church Conference will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday at Cedar Creek Church – Banks Mill Campus, 3001 Banks Mill Road. The conference is designed to equip churches, church leaders, congregations and those who attend church provide effective and compassionate care to individuals and their loved ones who struggle with mental health. Registration is $75 per person or $60 per person for groups of five or more. For more information, visit mhmcconference.com.

The 26th annual Richland Creek Antique Fall Festival will be held Nov. 4-6 at 542 Richland Creek Road, Ward. An antique tractor pull will be held at 7 p.m. Friday and 1 p.m. Saturday. The opening ceremony will be held at 12:30 p.m. Saturday. An old fashioned Sunday Morning Service will be held at 10 a.m. Sunday at Richland Springs Baptist Church. The event also will feature craft booths, wagon rides, syrup cooking. food vendors and moreAdmission is $5 on Friday and $10 on Saturday, cash only. Kids 12 and younger are free. For more information, email cberry15@windstream.net or alex@goldenhillsgolf.com.

Adult French Conversation Classes will be held Fridays, Nov. 4, 11 and 18 at 2 p.m. at the Aiken County Public Library. This class is not for beginners. Attendees must have some knowledge of French and be able to speak at an intermediate to advanced level. Sign up at the circulation desk or call 803-642-2020, ext. 2.

SATURDAY

The Cumbee Center will hold the 44th annual Whiskey Road Race on Saturday, Nov. 5. The course takes runners down Whiskey Road, through Aiken’s historic horse district and South Boundary Avenue. There are 10K and 5K options. Registration is $35 for 5K registration and $40 for 10K registration. In-person pickup and registration will be from 4-6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, at Academy Sports, 321 Fabian Drive, and 6:45-7:45 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, at the H. Odell Weeks Activities Center, 1700 Whiskey Road. Registration closes Wednesday, Nov. 2.  For more information or to register, visit runsignup.com.

gospel singing will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Midland Gospel Singing Center, 705 Martin Smith Road, Gilbert. The Bob Sellers and Day Three will perform. Admission is free. A love offering will be accepted. For more information, visit midgsc.com.

Apple Fest will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, at St. John’s United Methodist Church, 104 Newberry St. S.W. The event will feature a silent auction, baker, bookworm corner, apples, twice-loved treasures, children’s activities, baked goods and more. Proceeds will benefit Bridge2Home, Aiken Senior Life Services and the Jack Meeks Memorial Wheelchair Ramp Ministry. For more information, call 803-648-6891.

The City of Aiken, Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department along with Pitter Patter Children’s Boutique will hold a Breyer Horse Fun Day from 12:30-2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, in the courtyard of the Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame and Museum, 135 Dupree Place. The event is free for children ages 4-16, and must be accompanied by a parent. For more information, call 803-642-7631 or email halloffame@cityofaikensc.gov.

The Cumbee Center will hold the 44th annual Whiskey Road Race on Saturday, Nov. 5. The course takes runners down Whiskey Road, through Aiken’s historic horse district and South Boundary Avenue. There are 10K and 5K options. Registration is $35 for 5K registration and $40 for 10K registration. In-person pickup and registration will be from 4-6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, at Academy Sports, 321 Fabian Drive, and 6:45-7:45 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, at the H. Odell Weeks Activities Center, 1700 Whiskey Road. Registration closes Wednesday, Nov. 2. For more information or to register, visit runsignup.com.

The Carolina Blue Dots will perform at the Fall Beach Music Blast at 8 p.m. at the BEC Plex Event Center, 5955 Jefferson Davis Highway, North Augusta. Doors open at 7 p.m. Food and beverages will be on sale. Admission is $15 in advance via Eventbrite or pay $20 at the door. For more information, call 803-599-7986.

The Augusta Jewish Museum will hold a benefit concert Sunday, Nov. 5 at 7:45 p.m. at the Morris Museum of Art Auditorium. The event will feature well-known music historical and author of “American Songbook” Michael Lasser along with musicians Alan Jones and Jessica Ann Best followed by a ticketed reception. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.augustajewishmuseum.org or call 706-426-1542.

The Aiken County Historical Museum will hold their annual Heritage Day on Saturday, Nov. 5. There will be a basket maker, loom weaving, a bed turning by the local quilters guild, and other children’s activities. The Carolina Pine Quilters Guild will also have quilts on display throughout the lower floor of the Museum until Nov. 20. This program is free and open to the public. For more information, contact 803-642-2015 or e-mail lwalker@aikencountysc.gov.

The Aiken Wild West Fest will be held Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Battle of Aiken Park, 1210 Powell Pond Road in Aiken. The event features cowboy gunfight reenactments, food, music and living history. For more information, visit battleofaiken.com/wildwest.

The Back to Basics Alcoholics Anonymous group will meet in-person at 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 961 Trail Ridge Road. Masks are encouraged for those who are not vaccinated. 

NOV. 6

A Grief Share Group will meet from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Sundays through Dec. 18 at Cedar Creek Church – Banks Mill Campus, 3001 Banks Mille Road. The cost is $20 for materials. Participants don’t have to be affiliated with Cedar Creek Church. For more information or to register, visit griefshare.org. 

NOV. 7

First Tee of Aiken will host its fourth annual Tee it up FORE Kids 18-hole tournament at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 7, at the Reserve Club at Woodside, 3000 The Reserve Club Drive. Player check-in is at 9 a.m. The cost is $120 per person or $480 per team and includes lunch provided by Chick-fil-A, mulligans and entry into the putting contest. For more information, visit firstteeaiken.org.

Cedar Creek Church will offer “Surviving the Holidays” seminars on Monday, Nov. 7 and Thursday, Nov. 10 from 6:30-8 p.m. The seminars prepare attendees who are hurt or grieving for the challenges the holidays can bring. The Nov. 7 seminars will be held at the Ridge Campus, 788 W. Columbia Ave., Batesburg/Leeseville. The Nov. 10 seminars will be held at the Banks Mill Campus, 3001 Banks Mill Road, Aiken in Building 4. Childcare is offered with advance registration. For more information or to register, visit www.cedarcreekchurch.net/surviving-the-holidays.

Let’s Go Bingo will be held from 6-8 p.m. Mondays at the Aiken Senior Life Services, 1310 E. Pine Log Road. There is a $5 cover charge. Game cards are $1 each or $15 to $25. For more information, visit facebook.com/letsgobingoaiken. 

NOV. 8

The movie “The Beach House,” rated G, will be shown at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 8 at the Aiken County Public Library, 314 Chesterfield St. S.W. For more information, call 803-642-2020 or visit abbe-lib.org.

The Awesome Aiken Al-Anon group meets from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at First Christian Church, 900 Kerr Drive. 

Nar-Anon Aiken For Comfort Family Group will meet from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays in person in the conference room near the main sanctuary at St. John’s United Methodist Church, 104 Newberry St. S.W. and via Zoom. For more information, email momofoscar4@gmail.com. 

Celebrate Recovery, a 12-step group for men and women, meets at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Cedar Creek Church, 3001 Banks Mill Road. 

The Depression Anxiety Bipolar Support Group of Aiken and Surrounding States will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays online via the GoToMeeting App. For more information contact Mindy Harmon at 803-507-2214 or email manicgh@yahoo.com. 

NOV. 9

A Veterans Day breakfast will be held at 9 a.m. Friday, Nov. 11, at the Listine Gunter Courtney Senior Center, 49 Roy St., Wagener. This is a free program. Registration is due by Sunday, Nov. 9. For more information, call 803-564-5211.

Storytime will be held Nov. 2, 4, 9 and 11 from 10:15-10:45 a.m. at the Aiken County Public Library, 314 Chesterfield St., S.W. The event will feature songs, stories and more for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. Attendees can only sign up for one per week. Register at the circulation desk or by calling 803-642-2020, ext. 1121.

An ACBL Sectional Bridge Game is held at 1 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at the Lessie B. Price Aiken Senior and Youth Center, 841 Edgefield Ave. A free bridge lesson will be held at 11:30 a.m. For more information, email AikenBridgeClub@gmail.com. 

The Savannah River Site Museum, 224 Laurens St. S.W., is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. The museum features exhibits and resources related to the Savannah River Site and the Cold War. Admission is free. For more information, call 803-648-1437 or visit srsheritagemuseum.org. 

NOV. 10

The Center for African American History, Art & Culture will host a two-part presentation by Wayne O’Bryant titled Preserving our History: Telling Our Stories on Thursday, Oct. 27, and Thursday, Nov. 10 at 6:30 p.m. on the second floor. Part one of the presentation will cover South Carolina History Classes, Sankofa, and not teaching Critical Race Theory (CRT), but teaching Inclusive Historical Truth (IHT). Part two of the presentation will cover Aiken’s Golden Years (1900-1930), a revolution of sorts (1939-1969), and after the dust settles (1970-2022). For more information about the Center please visit www.caahac.org.

The second Art 4 Vets art auction benefitting local veterans organizations will be held from 5-9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, at Southside Gallery, 2258 Whiskey Road. Admission is $45 and includes dinner and two happy hour tickets U.S. Marine Maj. Gen. James Livingston, a recipient of the Medal of Honor, will be the guest speaker.

The Black Market Trust will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, and Friday, Nov. 11, at the Amentum Center for the Performing Arts, 126 Newberry St. S.W. Tickets are $45. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit aikenarts.com. The concert is part of the Aiken Performing Arts 2022-23 season.

Helping Hands will hold A Chef’s Extravaganza from 6:30-10 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, at the Woodside Country Club, 1000 Woodside Plantation Drive. The evening will feature cuisine from around the world, entertainment and a multi-course dinner prepared by local chefs paired with a selection of fine wines. The cost is $125 per person. For more information, call 803-648-3456 or email admin@helpinghandsaiken.org.

The Friends of Ridge Spring will hold a service honoring veterans and current military at 6:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, at the Ridge Spring Farmers Market, 900 West Main St., Ridge Spring. To have your name announced along with your branch of the service, call Pat at 803-480-2895, Jody at 760-791-0752 or Cheryl at 803-422-0446.

4 Cats in the Doghouse play jazz from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursdays at The Willcox, 100 Colleton Ave. 

The Aiken Camellia Society will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10 in the cafeteria of St. Thaddeus Episcopal Church, 125 Pendleton St., S.W. The program is “City of Aiken’s horticulturalist and grounds keeper of Hopelands Gardens” presented by Aaron Campbell. The event is free and open to the public.

NOV. 11

A book sale will be held from 3-6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, and 7:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 12, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 2724 Whiskey Road. For more information, call 803-648-4990.

A Veterans Day breakfast will be held at 9 a.m. Friday, Nov. 11, at the Listne Gunter Courtney Senior Center, 49 Roy St., Wagener. This is a free program. Registration is due by Sunday, Nov. 9. For more information, call 803-564-5211.

Adult French Conversation Classes will be held Fridays, Nov. 4, 11 and 18 at 2 p.m. at the Aiken County Public Library. This class is not for beginners. Attendees must have some knowledge of French and be able to speak at an intermediate to advanced level. Sign up at the circulation desk or call 803-642-2020, ext. 2.

NOV. 12

The Leavelle McCampbell Middle School PTO will hold its fourth annual Mistletoe Market Vendor Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the school, 1120 Weldon Way, Graniteville.

The Back to Basics Alcoholics Anonymous group will meet in-person at 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 961 Trail Ridge Road. Masks are encouraged for those who are not vaccinated.  

NOV. 13

A Beans & Brews Chili Cook-Off will be held from 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13, at SRP Park, 187 Railroad Ave., North Augusta. The cost is $30 for individual teams, $40 for corporate teams and $60 for professional teams. Teams must prepare 5 gallons of chili for sampling purposes, and must arrive at 8 a.m. to prepare the chili. Teams are responsible for their own supplies and equipment including stand supplies (table, chairs, serving utensils, hand soap, paper towels and tent.) For more information or to register, email jschow@greenjacketsbaseball.com or call 803-349-9421.

A Grief Share Group will meet from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Sundays through Dec. 18 at Cedar Creek Church – Banks Mill Campus, 3001 Banks Mille Road. The cost is $20 for materials. Participants don’t have to be affiliated with Cedar Creek Church. For more information or to register, visit griefshare.org. 

NOV. 14

The North Augusta Council of Garden Clubs will present a program on how to make quick and easy floral arrangements on Monday, Nov. 14 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Ave. The event is free and open to the public.

Let’s Go Bingo will be held from 6-8 p.m. Mondays at the Aiken Senior Life Services, 1310 E. Pine Log Road. There is a $5 cover charge. Game cards are $1 each or $15 to $25. For more information, visit facebook.com/letsgobingoaiken. 

NOV. 15

Tuesday’s Music Live will continue its 34th season at noon Tuesday, Nov. 15, with The Charlestones at St. Paul’s Church, 605 Reynolds St., Augusta. Admission is free. For more information, visit tuesdaysmusiclive.com.

Coloring for Grown Ups will be held Tuesdays, Nov. 1 and 15 from 2-4 p.m. at the Aiken County Public Library in the Creative Lab on the first floor. Attendees should bring their coloring pencils and felt pens. Coloring sheets and refreshments will be provided. Sign up at the reference desk or call 803-642-2020, ext. 3.

A book discussion on “The Beach House” by Mary Alice Monroe will be held Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. at the Aiken County Public Library. Dr. Todd Hagstette will lead the discussion.

The Preservation Hall Jazz Band will perform Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 7:30 p.m. at the USC Aiken Etherredge Center as part of the Cultural Series. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets start at $25 for adults and can be purchased in person at the Etherredge Center box office or online at www.etherredgecenter.universitytickets.com.

The Schofield Community Association will meet on Tuesday, Nov. 15 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Smith Hazel Recreation Center, 400 Kershaw St. to address neighborhood needs, wishes and concerns. Residents and community stakeholders are invited to attend, discuss and participate. The meeting is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Bill McGhee at 803-507-1839 or aikenbill@bellsouth.net.

The Mountain Dulcimers of Aiken will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, at Living Hope Fellowship Church, 2550 Old Dominion Road. Players of all levels and anyone interested in learning to play are welcome. All acoustic instruments are welcome. For more information, call Gary Warnock at 803-226-9280 or Tommy Harman at 803-599-8962. 

The Awesome Aiken Al-Anon group meets from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at First Christian Church, 900 Kerr Drive. 

Nar-Anon Aiken For Comfort Family Group will meet from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays in person in the conference room near the main sanctuary at St. John’s United Methodist Church, 104 Newberry St. S.W. and via Zoom. For more information, email momofoscar4@gmail.com. 

Celebrate Recovery, a 12-step group for men and women, meets at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Cedar Creek Church, 3001 Banks Mill Road. 

The Depression Anxiety Bipolar Support Group of Aiken and Surrounding States will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays online via the GoToMeeting App. For more information contact Mindy Harmon at 803-507-2214 or email manicgh@yahoo.com. 

NOV. 16

Authors of “In Their Own Words: Augusta and Aiken Area Veterans Remember World War II”, Dr. Douglas Higbee, James Garvey, and Hubert Van Tuyll will speak on Nov. 16 at 1 p.m. at the Aiken Senior Life Services. There is no cost to attend, but people are asked to register ahead of time. For more information, call 803-648-5447 or visit www.aikensenior.org/enrichment.

The movie “Adeline,” not rated, will be shown Wednesday, Nov. 16 at 3:30 p.m. in the first floor meeting room at the Aiken County Public Library, 314 Chesterfield St., S.W. For more information, call 803-642 or visit abbe-lib.org.

An ACBL Sectional Bridge Game is held at 1 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at the Lessie B. Price Aiken Senior and Youth Center, 841 Edgefield Ave. A free bridge lesson will be held at 11:30 a.m. For more information, email AikenBridgeClub@gmail.com. 

The Savannah River Site Museum, 224 Laurens St. S.W., is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. The museum features exhibits and resources related to the Savannah River Site and the Cold War. Admission is free. For more information, call 803-648-1437 or visit srsheritagemuseum.org. 

NOV. 17

A Holiday Open House will be held Thursday, Nov. 17, in downtown Aiken. Shops will be open til 8 p.m. For more information, visit downtownaiken.com.

Trenton Correctional Institution will host a job fair on Thursday, Nov. 17 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Hammond Grove Word Power Ministry, 214 West Five Notch Road, North Augusta. 

4 Cats in the Doghouse play jazz from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursdays at The Willcox, 100 Colleton Ave. 

NOV. 18

Adult French Conversation Classes will be held Fridays, Nov. 4, 11 and 18 at 2 p.m. at the Aiken County Public Library. This class is not for beginners. Attendees must have some knowledge of French and be able to speak at an intermediate to advanced level. Sign up at the circulation desk or call 803-642-2020, ext. 2.

NOV. 19

The Aiken Driving Club will hold a tack sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Gaston livery Stable, 1315 Richland Ave. E. Proceeds from the sale will help pay down the barn’s mortgage. For more information or to reserve a space, call Sue Dougherty at 803-522-6914.

The Back to Basics Alcoholics Anonymous group will meet in-person at 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 961 Trail Ridge Road. Masks are encouraged for those who are not vaccinated. 

Pass the Salt food bank will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 19, at Central Baptist Church, 1652 Wire Road. Free food will be available for local families, and free school supplies will be available for kids. 

NOV. 20

A Grief Share Group will meet from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Sundays through Dec. 18 at Cedar Creek Church – Banks Mill Campus, 3001 Banks Mille Road. The cost is $20 for materials. Participants don’t have to be affiliated with Cedar Creek Church. For more information or to register, visit griefshare.org. 

NOV. 21

Let’s Go Bingo will be held from 6-8 p.m. Mondays at the Aiken Senior Life Services, 1310 E. Pine Log Road. There is a $5 cover charge. Game cards are $1 each or $15 to $25. For more information, visit facebook.com/letsgobingoaiken. 

NOV. 22

The Awesome Aiken Al-Anon group meets from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at First Christian Church, 900 Kerr Drive. 

Nar-Anon Aiken For Comfort Family Group will meet from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays in person in the conference room near the main sanctuary at St. John’s United Methodist Church, 104 Newberry St. S.W. and via Zoom. For more information, email momofoscar4@gmail.com. 

Celebrate Recovery, a 12-step group for men and women, meets at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Cedar Creek Church, 3001 Banks Mill Road. 

The Depression Anxiety Bipolar Support Group of Aiken and Surrounding States will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays online via the GoToMeeting App. For more information contact Mindy Harmon at 803-507-2214 or email manicgh@yahoo.com. 

NOV. 23

The movie “DC League of Superpets,” rated PG, will be shown Wednesday, Nov. 32 at noon in the first floor meeting room at the Aiken County Public Library, 314 Chesterfield St., S.W. For more information, call 803-642 or visit abbe-lib.org.

An ACBL Sectional Bridge Game is held at 1 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at the Lessie B. Price Aiken Senior and Youth Center, 841 Edgefield Ave. A free bridge lesson will be held at 11:30 a.m. For more information, email AikenBridgeClub@gmail.com. 

The Savannah River Site Museum, 224 Laurens St. S.W., is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. The museum features exhibits and resources related to the Savannah River Site and the Cold War. Admission is free. For more information, call 803-648-1437 or visit srsheritagemuseum.org. 

NOV. 24

One Table will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 24, at 322 Gayle Ave. For more information, to volunteer or make donations, call 803-641-4141.

4 Cats in the Doghouse play jazz from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursdays at The Willcox, 100 Colleton Ave. 

NOV. 26

Christmas Crafts will be held on Saturday, Nov. 26 from 7:30-11:30 a.m. at the Aiken County Farmer’s Market, 115 Williamsburg St., S.E. There will be an assortment of locally crafted items, baked goods, seasonal produce and more. Artisans and crafters looking to participate in the market can apply now. For more information or to apply, call 803-293-7846 or visit coa.page/szbk.

Aiken Land Conservancy’s annual fundraiser, Clays for Conservation, will be held on Saturday, Nov. 26, at 11 a.m. at the Palmetto Shooting Complex in Edgefield, 535 Gary Hill Road. Tickets are $75 for spectators and juniors, and $150 for beginner and experienced shooters. All tickets include a Southern-style catered lunch, ammo, golf cart, and the “Last Shot” bar. To purchase tickets, visit www.ConserveAiken.org or call 855-252-5263.

The Back to Basics Alcoholics Anonymous group will meet in-person at 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 961 Trail Ridge Road. Masks are encouraged for those who are not vaccinated.  

NOV. 27

A Grief Share Group will meet from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Sundays through Dec. 18 at Cedar Creek Church – Banks Mill Campus, 3001 Banks Mille Road. The cost is $20 for materials. Participants don’t have to be affiliated with Cedar Creek Church. For more information or to register, visit griefshare.org. 

NOV. 28

Let’s Go Bingo will be held from 6-8 p.m. Mondays at the Aiken Senior Life Services, 1310 E. Pine Log Road. There is a $5 cover charge. Game cards are $1 each or $15 to $25. For more information, visit facebook.com/letsgobingoaiken. 

NOV. 29

Tuesday’s Music Live will continue its 34th season at noon Tuesday, Nov. 29, with The Davidson Chorale at St. Paul’s Church, 605 Reynolds St., Augusta. Admission is free. For more information, visit tuesdaysmusiclive.com.

The Awesome Aiken Al-Anon group meets from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at First Christian Church, 900 Kerr Drive. 

Nar-Anon Aiken For Comfort Family Group will meet from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays in person in the conference room near the main sanctuary at St. John’s United Methodist Church, 104 Newberry St. S.W. and via Zoom. For more information, email momofoscar4@gmail.com. 

Celebrate Recovery, a 12-step group for men and women, meets at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Cedar Creek Church, 3001 Banks Mill Road. 

The Depression Anxiety Bipolar Support Group of Aiken and Surrounding States will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays online via the GoToMeeting App. For more information contact Mindy Harmon at 803-507-2214 or email manicgh@yahoo.com. 

NOV. 30

An ACBL Sectional Bridge Game is held at 1 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at the Lessie B. Price Aiken Senior and Youth Center, 841 Edgefield Ave. A free bridge lesson will be held at 11:30 a.m. For more information, email AikenBridgeClub@gmail.com. 

The Savannah River Site Museum, 224 Laurens St. S.W., is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. The museum features exhibits and resources related to the Savannah River Site and the Cold War. Admission is free. For more information, call 803-648-1437 or visit srsheritagemuseum.org. 





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