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Today’s events for June 11

June 11, 2018 GMT


Radio star Cleve Walker will speak about how he got into the radio business at 7 p.m. Monday at the Nancy Carson Public Library, 135 Edgefield Road, North Augusta. This program is designed for rising sixth- through 12th-graders. For more information, visit abbe-lib.org.

The Hopelands Concert Series will be held Mondays through June. Swingsation will perform at 7 p.m. Monday, June 11, 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 cityofaikensc.gov.

The Aiken County Commission for Technical Education and Comprehensive Education will meet at 5:15 p.m. Monday in conference room 102 of the Ashley J. Little Administration Building on the campus of Aiken Technical College, 2276 Jefferson Davis Highway, Graniteville. For more information, visit atc.edu.

The Carolina Pine Quilters will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at Trinity United Methodist Church, 2724 Whiskey Road. The program will be a yard sale and ice cream social. Paul Brown will give a slide show of major quilt shows she has attended.

Aiken’s American Sewing Guild group, the Material Girls, will meet at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Augustine of Canterbury Church, 1630 Silver Bluff Road. Attendees are asked to bring a sewing item they love and/or hate. It can be a tool, notion or book. Guests are welcome. For more information, call Marge at 803-226-0165 or Cheri at 803-644-0576.

The College Acres Public Works Commissioners will hold a public meeting at 7 p.m. Monday in the office, 333 Citadel Drive. All residents of the district are invited to attend. For more information, call 803-649-5619.


Smokey the Bear will be at the New Ellenton Branch Library, 407 Main St. N., New Ellenton, at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 12. For more information, visit abbe-lib.org.

The Savannah River Site Citizens Advisory Board will meet Tuesday in the DOE Meeting Center, 230 Village Green Blvd. Suite 220. The Facilities Disposition & Site Remediation Committee will meet from 4:30 to 6:20 p.m., and will discuss the Final FFA Appendix E. The Strategic & Legacy Management Committee will meet from 6:30 to 8:20 p.m., and will discuss the DOE-SR Budget & Process, Recruitment & Retention, and Natural Resources Management Plan. For more information, call 803-952-7884, email srscitizensadvisoryboard@srs.gov or visit cab.srs.gov.

The Aiken Newcomers’ Club will meet Tuesday at Newberry Hall, 117 Newberry St. Doors open at 10:45 a.m. followed by a business meeting at 11:15 a.m. and lunch at 11:30 a.m. There willbe no programthismonth. Community Service will be collecting cash/ checks or toiletries for DSS Seniors. To make a reservation or cancel a reservation, call 803-514-2906 (A-Z), email newcomers29803@gmail.com or visit aikennewcomers.com. Reservations or cancellations were due by noon June 7.

A program titled How to Calm the Rosacea Redness in Your Skin will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Herbal Solutions, 722 Silver Bluff Road. Cyndi Copeland and esthetician Samantha Cain will lead the program. Registration is required, and space is limited to 20. For more information or to register, call 803-649-9286.

The South Aiken Varsity and Junior Varsity cheerleaders will hold a cheer clinic from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday through Friday in the gym of Millbrook Baptist Church, 223 S. Aiken Blvd. The cost is $70 if registering before June 8, and $75 after. The fee includes cheers, chants, dances, snacks, T-shirt and free admission to the South Aiken v. Strom Thurmond football game on Aug. 31. The clinic is open to children ages 4 and older. Checks should be made payable to the South Aiken High School Booster Club. For more information, visit acpsd.net/page/33.

The Suicide Bereavement Support Group will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 12, at Mental Health America Aiken County, 233 Pendleton St. N.W. For more information, call Lisa Tindal at 803-641-4164.

Single, Single Again will meet for dinner at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 14, at Grumpy’s, 216 East Gate Drive. Reservations are needed and must be made by Tuesday. For more information or to make a reservation, call Jeanne Shanks at 803-663-3839 or email Carla Noziglia at skipncar@aol.com.


Auggie, the Augusta GreenJackets mascot, will kick-off the Summer Reading Program at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road, North Augusta. This program is for rising 5K to fifth-graders. For more information, visit abbe-lib.org.

Wise Outrageous Women will meet at noon Wednesday at Kathy Bankson’s House. The program will be a picnic. Those attending should brings salads and desserts. For more information, call 803-641-7409.