Originally created 06/14/06

This week



Free exhibit, Freedom USA: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 2-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, through June 21; Aiken County Historical Museum, 433 Newberry St. S.W.; (803) 642-2015

Midland Valley Area Chamber of Commerce meeting: Noon today; Bobby's Bar-B-Q Buffet and Catering, 1897 Jefferson Davis Highway, Warrenville; Scott Edgeworth will talk about safe summer driving; (803) 645-4429

In my backyard: 7 and 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; Dupont Planetarium, Ruth Patrick Science Education Center, 471 University Parkway, Aiken; featuring family entertainer Fred Penner; $4.50 adults, $3.50 seniors, $2.50 pupils; (803) 641-3769

DEATHTRAP: 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday and June 23-24, and 3 p.m. Sunday, June 18; Washington Center for the Performing Arts, 126 Newberry St., Aiken; $17 adults, $15 seniors, $12 students, $6 children 12 and younger; (803) 648-1438, www.aikencommunityplay house.com

Harmony river chorus: 7 p.m. Monday; Windham Performing Arts Stage, Hopelands Gardens, 135 Dupree Place, Aiken; part of the Hopelands Summer Concert Series; if it rains, concert will be at the H. Odell Weeks Activity Center, 1700 Whiskey Road, Aiken; (803) 642-7631

UPCOMING

United Way/ALS Benefit Golf Tournament: 8 a.m. Friday, June 23; Houndslake Country Club, 901 Houndslake Drive, Aiken; prizes awarded to top four finishers, long drive and closest to pin; prizes include weekend getaways; $60 per golfer, $240 per team, includes greens fee, cart and buffet; (803) 208-3991

U.S. ROWING ASSOCIATION'S SOUTHEASTERN REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS: 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, June 24-25; Langley Pond Park, off U.S. Highway 1; free; (803) 642-7559

auditions, smokey joe's cafe: 3 p.m. Sunday, June 25, and 7 p.m. Monday, June 26; Washington Center for the Performing Arts, 126 Newberry St., Aiken; openings are for five males and four females 18 and older; bring a prepared song in the style of the show; no compact discs; accompanist provided; show dates: Sept. 8-23; (803) 648-1438, www.aikencommunity playhouse.com