Originally created 05/17/02

Around town



Activities and entertainment events scheduled for this week include:

TODAY

WINE TASTING AND AUCTION: The Rotary Club of Aiken Downtown will hold its third annual wine tasting and auction from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Green Boundary Club on Whiskey Road in Aiken. The event will include hors d'oeuvres, entertainment, silent and live auctions, and sampling of wines from North Carolina, Australia, Germany, France and Italy. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door. Proceeds will benefit the organization's scholarship fund. For more information, call 228-5078.

SATURDAY

CAREFAIR FOR WOMEN: Doctors Hospital's Clyde A. Burgamy M.D. Center for Women will sponsor the third annual CareFair for Women from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the hospital, 3651 Wheeler Road. The fair will include health screenings, manicures, chair massages, a fashion show, airbrush sun tanning, refreshments and door prizes. For more information, call 651-3247.

SENIOR EXPO: The Senior Citizens Council will sponsor the sixth annual CSRA Senior Expo from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 3500 Walton Way. Representatives from area service providers and businesses will be on hand to answer questions. Activities will include free health screenings, entertainment and door prizes. For more information, call 826-4480, Ext. 300.

OPEN HOUSE: The Aiken Dog Training Club will hold an open house from noon to 3 p.m. at the training center, adjacent to Southern Saddlery at 800 Banks Mill Road in Aiken. Activities will include demonstrations, a meet-the-breeds program, information on microchipping and a pet trick contest. For more information, call (803) 643-3257.