Originally created 01/04/06

This week



Christmas tree drop-off: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. through Sunday; drop-off locations: H. Odell Weeks Activity Center, 1700 Whiskey Road, Aiken; Smith-Hazel Recreation Center, 400 Kershaw Place, Aiken; and Citizen Park, 1060 Banks Mill Road, Aiken

AIKEN INTERNATIONAL CLUB MEETING: 7 tonight; Room 106 of the Penland Administration Building at the University of South Carolina Aiken, 471 University Parkway; free; 641-6875

AIKEN COUNTY BOARD OF DISABILITIES: 7 p.m. Thursday; 1016 Vaucluse Road, Aiken; monthly meetings; 642-8800

Town and Country Club: 9:30 a.m. registration, 10 a.m. meeting, Thursday; Etherredge Center at the University of South Carolina Aiken, 471 University Parkway; guest speaker Judith Evans, a Holocaust survivor; free; 649-9166

SQUARE-DANCING CLASS: 7-9 p.m. Thursday; 73 Indian Springs Road, Aiken; beginners' class, taught by licensed instructor Ruth Paxton, will be 12 weeks long; $17, first night free; 642-8973

IN MY BACKYARD: 7, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday and Jan. 20-21; Dupont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway, Aiken; $4.50 adults, $3.50 seniors; $2.50 students; reservations recommended; 641-3654

Eleemosynary auditions: 3 p.m. Sunday, 7 p.m. Monday; Aiken Community Playhouse, Washington Center for the Performing Arts, 126 Newberry St.; open for one female 18-25, one female 30-50 and one female 50-70; 648-1438

AIKEN COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD MEETING: 7 p.m. Tuesday; District Administrative Offices, 1000 Brookhaven Drive, Aiken; 641-2720

UPCOMING

Computer group meeting: 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12; Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road, North Augusta; CSRA Apple Macintosh Users Group; free; (706) 860-1922

Lee/Jackson banquet: 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14; Langley Community Center, South Carolina Highway 421; Russell Darden will speak; doors open at 6 p.m.; $15; coat and tie recommended; 648-6072

auditions, The Canterbury Tales: 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 28; 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30; Aiken Community Playhouse, Washington Center for the Performing Arts, 126 Newberry St. Aiken; looking for at least 10 males and 10 females ages 12-18; 648-1438

Aiken Multiple Sclerosis Walk: 8 a.m. check-in, 9 a.m. walk, Saturday, March 25; Aiken County Library, 314 Chesterfield St. S.W.; (800) 477-2955

ONGOING

Stitches From the Heart: Seeking volunteers to knit, crochet blankets, sweaters and hats for children in the hospital; donations of yarn appreciated; (866) 472-6903

SENIOR VOLUNTEERS: The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program seeks people ages 55 and older to help agencies in the Aiken, Edgefield, North Augusta and Barnwell areas; 648-6836