Originally created 12/31/06

Calendar



THIS WEEK

HORSE PAINTINGS: 2-5 p.m. today; Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame and Museum, 135 Dupree Place, Aiken; exhibit of Larry Wheeler' equine art; items in the show will be available for purchase and a portion of the sales proceeds will be donated to the racing museum; (803) 642-7650

ADULT HORTICULTURE: 7-8:30 p.m. Mondays; Aiken High School, 449 Rutland Drive; soil preparation, pruning, plant propagation, pesticides; (803) 641-0441

PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW: Wednesday-Jan. 31; Aiken County Historical Museum, 433 Newberry St.; bring in your favorite framed 8-by-10-inch horse photo for My Favorite Horse Photography Show; free; museum hours 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 2-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, (803) 642-2015

UPCOMING

LEE/JACKSON BANQUET: 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, meal served at 7 p.m.; Aiken Shrine Hall, U.S. Highway 1; Brig. Gen. Barnard E. Bee Camp 1575, Sons of Confederate Veterans' annual banquet; speaker will be retired Army Col. Robert Kerner; $1; reservations required by Saturday for meal selection - steak or chicken;. coat and tie is recommended but not required; tickets available by mailing a check with number of required tickets and meal selection to: Eugene Barron, 11 Roslyn Circle, Aiken, SC 29803; prepaid tickets will be available at the door; (803) 642-6433

SPORTSMAN'S SWAP MEET: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13; Sutton Marine, 914 Park Ave., Aiken; boats, fishing equipment, guns, collectibles, educational seminars; noncommercial vendors welcome, tables $10 or bring own at no charge; commercial vendors $50; registration deadline Saturday, Jan. 6; free; (803) 648-6141

KING CELEBRATION: Noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19; The University of South Carolina Aiken Student Activities Center, 171 University Parkway; Martin Luther King Jr. Remembrance Celebration; free and open to the public; (803) 641-3442

UNIVERSITY THEATRE PLAYERS: 8 p.m. Jan. 25-27 and 29, 3 p.m. Jan. 28; Ten-Minute Play Festival; The Robber Bridegroom: 8 p.m. April 26-28, 30 and 3 p.m. April 29; Etherredge Center, 471 University Parkway, Aiken; $12 adults, $10 seniors, $7 students; Feast of Carols, $35; (803) 641-3305

I THINK I CAN: 7 p.m. Thursday-Friday, March 29-30; Etherredge Center, 471 University Parkway, Aiken; University of South Carolina Aiken's Playground Playhouse Productions; $7 adults, $4 students; (803) 641-3305

ONGOING

AIKEN AREA COUNCIL ON AGING: Needs volunteers to deliver meals in the Aiken, Graniteville, Gloverville, North Augusta and Wagener areas; The council provides route sheets and it takes about an hour to deliver meals; (803) 648-5447

STITCHES FROM THE HEART: Seeking volunteers to knit, crochet blankets, sweaters and hats for children in the hospital; donations of yarn are appreciated; (866) 472-6903