Around the block

THIS WEEK

STARLIGHT CINEMA AND COMMUNITYWIDE CAMP OUT: BEGIN SETTING UP CAMPSITES 6 P.M., MOVIE, FLY AWAY HOME, BEGINS AROUND 8:30 P.M. FRIDAY, Boyd Pond Park, 373 Boyd Pond Road, Aiken; free; registration required; Aiken County Parks, Recreation and Tourism (803) 642-7559

EVE OF CHOCOLATE LIVE AND SILENT AUCTION: 6:30 P.M. FRIDAY. St. Angela Hall, St. Mary's School, corner of Fairfield Street and Park Avenue, downtown Aiken; fundraiser for the school; (803) 649-2071

HUNGER WALK: REGISTRATION 7 A.M., WALK 8 A.M. SATURDAY, H. Odell Weeks Walking Track, 1700 Whiskey Road, Aiken; $15; Kay Benitez (803) 648-0752, www.goldenharvest.org or http://bit.ly/pA2kC7

UPCOMING

CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 1, St. Mary's School; carnival games, inflatables and rides, international foods and concessions, homemade baked goods, vendor booths, entertainment, used books and discs sale, Airsoft Battle Zone and lots of chocolate; (803) 649-2071

THE ART OF TASTE: Cookbook presentation and signing; 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, Aiken Center for the Arts' Brown Pavilion; $10 members, $12 others; (803) 641-9094

2011 TASTE OF WINE AND ART: Food from Aiken restaurants, wines, beers and special non-alcoholic beverages, with a silent auction; 7-10 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, Aiken Center for the Arts, 122 Laurens St., Aiken; $50; (803) 641-9094

DOWNTOWN HALLOWEEN FESTIVAL: 4-7 P.M. OCT. 29, NEWBERRY STREET FESTIVAL CENTER; ENJOY THE FRIGHTS AND FUN; CARNIVAL GAMES, COSTUME CONTEST FOR ALL AGES, BEST DRESSED AND TRUNK-OR-TREATING; AGES 12 AND UNDER (ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT; FREE; ODELL WEEKS (803) 642-7631, SMITH HAZEL (803) 642-7634

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