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Today’s events: Feb. 18

February 19, 2018 GMT

TODAY

The Aiken Barnwell Genealogical Society will meet at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Aiken County Historical Museum, 433 Newberry St. S.W. The guest speaker will be Jackie Bartley of the Beech Island Historical Society. Visitors are welcome.

The Palmetto Dog Club will hold registration for its spring classes from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Palmetto Dog Club Field, 880 Banks Mill Road. Classes include Puppy Socialization, Obedience, Agility and Rally. Classes begin Saturday, Feb. 24. For more information, visit palmettodogclub.org or call 803-262-9686.

The Aiken Community Playhouse Youth Wing will perform “Sense and Sensibility” at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 23 and 24, at 3 p.m. Sunday and 10 a.m. Feb. 22, at the AECOM Center for the Performing Arts, 126 Newberry St. Tickets are $20 for adults, $17 for seniors/active military, $12 for students and $7 for children. For more information, call 803-648-1438 or visit aikencommunityplayhouse.com.

MONDAY

The Civil War Round Table of Augusta will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Goodwill’s Snelling Center, 3165 Washington Road, Augusta. Meeting is $23 and includes dinner. Dues are $25 per year or $40 per couple. The guest speaker will be Paul Quigley, a history professor at Virginia Tech. His topic will be The Confederacy’s European Problem. For more information, call Gwen Fulcher Young at 706-736-2909 or civilwarroundtableaugustaga.com.

WAAW Shout 94.7 FM will hold a Shoutfest kick-off fun day from noon to 5:30 p.m. Monday at the station, 2166 Park Ave. S.E. The event will feature food trucks, a bouncy house, merchandise vendors and music from gospel artists The Wardlaw Brothers, Pastor Billy Smith and the Radio Angels and more. The event is free and open to the public.

Aiken Women In Black 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 or Lynn at 803-226-5546.

The Aiken Master Gardeners will hold a lunch box lecture from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Monday at Trinity United Methodist Church, 2724 Whiskey Road. Rodger Winn of Rodger’s Tomatoes, will be the guest speaker. His topic will be Growing Heirloom Tomatoes. For more information, visit aikenmastergardeners.org.

The Trenton Chapter National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Aiken County Historical Museum, 433 Newberry St. S.W. There will be a guest speaker. For more information, call Cari Gillette at 803-644-2814 or Robin Verenes at 803-292-1128.

The Aiken Republican Club will meet at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, at Newberry Hall, 117 Newberry St. S.W. The guest speaker will be S.C. Attorney General Alan Wilson. The cost is $18 for members and $23 for non-members. Reservations are required, and reservations must be made by Monday. For more information or to register, email aikenscrepublicanclub@gmail.com.

TUESDAY

An owl prowl field trip will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Participants should meet at the Silver Bluff Audubon Center, 4542 Silver Bluff Road, Jackson. Paul Koehler, director of the Silver Bluff Audubon Center, will lead the field trip. This event is organized by Birds & Butterflies. The cost is $5 for adults and free for children ages 16 and younger. Space is limited to 25 and reservations are required. Those attending should wear walking shoes and bring a flashlight. For more information or to make a reservation, call 803-649-7999.

From Fatigued to Fantastic, a six-week detox program, will begin Tuesday. The program will meet at 7 p.m. weekly for one-hour educational sessions at Nutrition with Ginger, 309 Northwood Drive. The cost is $150, and includes materials, detox shakes and meetings. For more information or to register, call 803-640-4381.

The Savannah River Site Citizens Advisory Board will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, at the DOE Meeting Center, 230 Village Green Blvd. Suite 220. The topic will be Balancing the Demands of EM Scope with the Pension Funding Committee. For more information, call 803-952-7554 or email srscitizensadvisoryboard@srs.gov.

The Crosland Park Neighborhood Association will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Community Resource Center, 1248 Crosland Drive N.E. The program will be Government to Your Neighborhood, and will feature Aiken Mayor Rick Osbon, Councilwoman Gail Diggs and Aiken Department of Public Safety Chief Charles Barranco. Dinner will be served. Space is limited.

The Peter Will Anderson Jazz Trio will perform in concert at noon Tuesday at St. Paul’s Church, 605 Reynolds St., Augusta, as part of the Tuesday’s Music Live concert series. Lunch, catered by It’s Official, will be served following the performance. The cost is $12 per person for lunch, and advanced registration is required. The concert is free. For more information, call 706-722-3463 or visit tuesdaysmusiclive.com.

The Jubilee Club will meet at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in the gymnasium at Millbrook Baptist Church, 223 South Aiken Blvd. S.E. The entertainment will be a presentation by Dr. Eaves. His topic will be Heart Health. Those attending should bring a covered dish to share during lunch after the program. For more information, call Judy H. Marks, club president, at 803-652-2248.

A Project Graduation meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the H. Odell Weeks Activities Center, 1700 Whiskey Road. Project Graduation is a chaperoned, alcohol-free, all-night party and celebration for high school graduates in Area 1. This year’s event will be held Friday, June 8, at the Weeks Center. All interested parents, community members and/or business owners are encouraged to learn more about how to become involved. Volunteers are needed.

A seminar titled What Do I Need: Finding Ways to Put Ourselves, the Caregiver, First Sometimes will be held from 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday at the DayBreak Training and Outreach Center, 151 Linden St. S.W. Lori Beth Charlton, care manager for Long Term Liaisons LLC will be the speaker. For more information, email Nancy Martin, facilitator, at nancy13lbd@gmail.com.

A National Foundation for Transplants Fundraiser in honor of Allen Holliman will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday at Aiken 2 Escape, 2557 Whiskey Road. The cost is $30 per person, and 100 percent of the proceeds will be donated to the NFT in Holliman’s honor. To participate in the Aiken 2 Escape fundraiser, sign up at aiken2escape.com. Moe’s Southwest Grill, 1500 Whiskey Road, also will be holding a fundraiser for Holliman on Tuesday. Customers who put their Moe’s receipt in the designated bucket between 5:30 and 9 p.m. will have 20 percent of their receipt total donated to NFT in Holliman’s honor. Holliman is in need of a double lung transplant.

The AAUW is accepting donations for its Books ‘n’ Things Fair every Tuesday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Tuesday, Feb. 27, at the sale site, 900 Trail Ridge Road. For more information, visit aawuaikenbranch.org.

The Aiken Republican Club will meet at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, at Newberry Hall, 117 Newberry St. S.W. The guest speaker will be S.C. Attorney General Alan Wilson. The cost is $18 for members and $23 for non-members. Reservations are required, and reservations must be made by Monday. For more information or to register, email aikenscrepublicanclub@gmail.com.