Originally created 10/30/00

This week in South Carolina



MONDAY

The Aiken chapter of the Women in the Outdoors Committee will meet at 6 p.m. at the Carolina Star Gun and Hunt Club, 371 Cedar Branch Road, Windsor. Topics to be discussed at the meeting include plans for an upcoming group event in the Aiken area. The committee is looking for volunteers to help with the event. For more information, call 642-7853 or 649-0878.

The Park Horror Halloween Carnival will be 7-10 p.m. at Harrison-Caver Park, Highway 421 in Clearwater. The carnival, which continues Tuesday, is free, and there's lots of candy for the children. The Park Horror carnival is sponsored by the Aiken County Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department. For more information, call Glenn Parker or Jeff Hancock at 593-6498.

TUESDAY

A community Halloween carnival will be 4-9 p.m. at Smith-Hazel Park, 400 Kershaw St. The carnival will feature games, refreshments, contests, prizes and entertainment for little ghouls and goblins. For more information, call the city of Aiken Department of Parks and Recreation at 642-7634 or 642-7635.

WEDNESDAY

Registered nurse Lauren Harris and emergency medical technician Phil Clarke will instruct an adult CPR class from 6:30 to 9 p.m. in sixth-floor classroom B at Aiken Regional Medical Centers. Admission fee is $10, and advance registration is required. To register or for information on future class dates, call Aiken Regional Medical Centers at (800) 882-7445.

THURSDAY

The Aiken County Board of Disabilities will meet at 7 p.m. at the Board of Disabilities office, 1016 Vaucluse Road. The meeting is open to the public. For more information about the meeting or about the Aiken County Board of Disabilities, call Joan Lioi at 642-8800.

The Town and Country Club of Aiken will meet at 9:30 a.m. in the Etherredge Center for the Arts, on the campus of the University of South Carolina Aiken. The club's business meeting will be followed by the annual Harvest Sale. Members may bring along handmade craft and holiday items and baked goods for the sale. This is the club's sole fund-raising event.

FRIDAY

The Aiken County Farm-City Committee will sponsor a Farm-City Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. at Newberry Hall on Newberry Street. Guest speaker Rena Copeland, region 3 coordinator, Heritage Corridor, for the Clemson University Extension Service, will outline the events of this year's National Farm-City Week. Tickets cost $9 in advance or $10 at the door. For advance tickets, call Gibson Solomons at 649-4221, Ext. 100. For more information on Farm-City activities, call Steve Stine of the U.S. Forest Service, Savannah River, at (803) 725-0243.

SATURDAY

Regions Bank's holds its annual Run For the Woods. A 1.2-mile Fun RunPower Walk begins at 8:30 a.m., and the 5.4-mile cross country race begins at 9:15 a.m. For more information, visit the race's Web page at pws.prserv.netjunecrawford, or e-mail junejay@attglobal.net. To register online, go to www.active.com. Those without Web access can call Steve during business hours at the Screenprint Factory, 649-7552, or call Dacre after business hours at 642-5021, or write for information at Woods Run, P.O. Box 1564, Aiken, SC 29802.

A Veterans Day celebration service will be at 1 p.m. at Sunset Memory Gardens on U.S. Highway 1 in Graniteville. The ceremony will feature the Midland Valley High School Band, the Fort Gordon Honor Guard and several guest speakers on hand to honor local veterans. Refreshments will be available. Admission is free, and organizers encourage participants to bring nonperishable food items for the Veterans Food Drive and blankets for charity. For more information, call the Sunset Memory Gardens office at 593-9213.

SUNDAY

Gospel act The Messengers performs at 11 a.m. Sunday at Johnston Pentecostal Holiness Church, Johnston, S.C.