Originally created 06/05/06

The week ahead



MONDAY

HOPELANDS SUMMER CONCERT SERIES

Aiken Brass will perform at 7 p.m. on the Windham Performing Arts Stage at Hopelands Gardens, 135 Dupree Place, Aiken, as part of the Hopelands Summer Concert Series. If it rains, the concert will be held at the H. Odell Weeks Activity Center, 1700 Whiskey Road, Aiken. Call (803) 642-7631 for more information.

THURSDAY

FREE CONCERT

Flashback will perform at 7 p.m. at Maude Edenfield Park, 400 Buena Vista Ave., North Augusta, as part of the free Music in the Park concert series. Visitors can bring chairs and a picnic supper. Call (803) 442-7588.

MAC MEETING

The CSRA Apple Macintosh Users Group will meet at 7 p.m. at Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road, North Augusta. Visitors are welcome. For more information, call (803) 279-6456.

FRIDAY

POW WOW

The second annual Lower Savannah River Indian Heritage Association Pow Wow will begin at 10 a.m. Friday-Sunday at the Columbia County Fairgrounds, 4470 Wrightsboro Road, Grovetown. Attractions will include American Indian food. Admission costs $4 for adults children 6 and younger get in free. For more information, call (706) 650-2956.

MUSICAL CRUISES

Not Gaddy and IDrum2U will hold a drum circle from 7 to 9 p.m. aboard a Petersburg boat tour, starting at the Augusta Canal Interpretive Center at Enterprise Mill, 1450 Greene St., as part of the center's Moonlight Music Cruise series. For more information, call (706) 823-0440, ext. 4.

MOVIE UNDER THE STARS

E.T. will be shown at dusk at Augusta Golf & Gardens, 1 11th St.; Admission, $1, is payable by cash or check at the gate. Proceeds benefit the MCG Children's Medical Center. Call (706) 721-4004 for more information.

AIKEN'S COOKIN' WITH CELEBRITY CHEFS

The event will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Rye Patch, 100 Berrie Road. Tickets cost $30 in advance and $35 at the door. Proceeds will benefit the Mental Health Association in Aiken. Call (803) 641-4164 for more information.

DEATHTRAP

The Aiken Community Playhouse production will be performed at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Washington Center for the Performing Arts, 126 Newberry St., Aiken. Tickets cost $17 for adults, $15 for seniors, $12 for students, and $6 for ages 12 and younger. Call (803) 648-1438 or visit www.aikencommunityplayhouse.com.

SATURDAY

MEN IN APRONS

The event will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Gordon Club, 19th Street, Building 18402. Categories include main dish, meats, appetizers, desserts and soul food. There will be live jazz, food samples and a chance to win prizes. Tickets cost $10. A photo ID is required for admission to the installation. For more information, call (706) 791-6780 or visit www.fortgordon.com.

HYDRANGEAS GALORE

The plant sale, sponsored by the CSRA Hydrangea Society, will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Pendleton King Park, 1600 Troupe St. Proceeds benefit a horticulture scholarship for Aiken Technical College and a new hydrangea garden at the park. For more information, call (803) 644-9400.

YOUTH WING MEETING

The Aiken Community Playhouse Youth Wing, open to middle and high school pupils, will meet from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the Washington Center for the Performing Arts, 126 Newberry St. For more information, call (803) 648-1438 or visit www.aikencommunityplayhouse.com.