Week ahead

AIKEN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE: 5 p.m. at city hall on Park Avenue.


HARLEM CITY COUNCIL MONTHLY MEETING: 7 p.m. at the Harlem City Hall.

CSRA WRITERS: 6:30 p.m. at Barnes and Noble Booksellers, 1336 Augusta West Parkway; writers are invited to bring eight copies of a manuscript to be critiqued; (706) 836-7315.

SCHOOL BENEFIT: 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Rhinehart's Oyster Bar, a sponsor for Evans Christian Academy fundraiser; $8 in advance, $10 at the door for ages 12 and older; food, ice-carving, student entertainment and music; (706) 364-3565.

MAMMOGRAPHY: At Evans Health Department; Columbia County Health Department will play host to the Breast Health Center Mobile Mammography Unit; appointments required; (706) 868-3330.

AIKEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION SPECIAL CALLED MEETING: 7 p.m., 1000 Brookhaven Drive, Aiken; board will meet for budget

AIKEN BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS: 5:30 p.m. at city hall on Park Avenue

COLUMBIA COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS SERVICES COMMITTEE: 8 a.m., Evans Government Complex, 630 Ronald Reagan Drive; (706) 868-3379.

COLUMBIA COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION: 5:30 p.m., Columbia County Board of Education central office, 4781 Hereford Farm Road, Evans

SCV MEETS: 6 p.m., meeting of the Maj. Gen. Ambrose Ransom Wright Camp of the Sons of Confederate Veterans at Side Track Bar and Grill, 4027 Washington Road; Bill Speer, U.S. Army Signal Corps historian, will be guest speaker; (706) 863-7172.

MARVIN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH CLOTHES CLOSET: from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the church at Wheeler and Belair roads; donations accepted on the first day of every month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

ROTARY CLUB OF COLUMBIA COUNTY: 7 a.m. at the Brandon Wilde Clubhouse; (706) 863-2000.

TOPS (TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY): 6 p.m. at Grovetown United Methodist Church, 206 E. Robinson Ave.; nonprofit weight-loss support group; (706) 863-0726.

TAKE BACK THE NIGHT RALLY: 6:30 p.m. on the lawn adjacent to the Maxwell Performing Arts Center at Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way.

SORDID LIVES: 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Le Chat Noir, 304 Eighth St.; $20 (plus tax); (706) 722-3322.

COUNTRY MUSIC CONCERT SERIES: 7 p.m., Eryn Eubanks & The Family Fold; Columbia County Amphitheater, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd., Evans; free; (706) 312-7191.

ROCK DIG: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Graves Mountain, three miles outside Lincolnton on U.S. Highway 378; annual Rock, Swap and Dig; (706) 359-3862.

ALZHEIMER'S EVENT: 6:30 p.m. at the Marion Hatcher Center, 519 Greene St., Augusta; Augusta office of the Alzheimer's Association's annual Night to Remember; tickets cost $50, proceeds benefit Alzheimer's Association; (706) 731-9060.

CHAMBER MUSIC RECITAL: 7:30 p.m., Aiken County Historical Museum, 433 Newberry St. S.W., Aiken; (803) 642-2015.

DEARLY DEPARTED: 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday and April 25-26 and May 2-3; 3 p.m. April 27; Aiken Community Playhouse, 126 Newberry St., Aiken; (803) 648-1438; aikencommunityplay house.com.

GROVETOWN HERITAGE FEST: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., vendors sought; (706) 863-1867 or (706) 868-5904.

MEMORIAL SERVICE: 10 a.m. at the Columbia County Confederate Monument behind Evans library; Maj. Gen. Ambrose Ransom Wright Camp of the Sons of Confederate Veterans will hold a Confederate Memorial Day service.

LEE HYDER MEMORIAL CHESS TOURNAMENT: Saturday-Sunday, Hotel Aiken, 235 Richland Ave. W.; held by Aiken County Chess Club; visit http://aikenchess.org.

CYSTIC FIBROSIS FOUNDATION GREAT STRIDES WALK: check-in at 8:30 a.m., walk at 9:30 a.m., at Savannah Pavilion; http://greatstrides.cff.org.

JAZZ CONCERT: 7:30 p.m., Maxwell Performing Arts Theater at ASU; ASU Conservatory Jazz Band, includes area high schoolers; free.

AUGUSTA GREENJACKETS: South Atlantic League affiliate of San Francisco Giants, 2:05 p.m. today, 7:05 p.m. Monday vs. Greenville Drive; Lake Olmstead Stadium, Milledge Road; greenjacketsbaseball.com.

FRANK YERBY HOUSE OPENING: 3 p.m., Paine College, 1235 15th St.; (706) 821-8200.

OLDE TOWNE ARTISANS' FAIR: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Living History Park, 299 W. Spring Grove Ave., North Augusta; free; (803) 279-2323.