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Antiques in Aiken

Antiques in the Heart of Aiken will be from noon to 5 p.m. today at the Aiken Center for the Arts, 122 Laurens St. S.W. The cost is $8. Call (803) 641-9094 or visit www.aikencenterforthearts.org.

Soccer registration

The Aiken County Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department is holding spring youth soccer registration today through Feb. 22 at Harrison-Caver Park, 4181 Augusta Road, Clearwater.

Registration for ages 4-15 is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Cost to register is $55 per child. Call Jamie Mau (803) 593-4698.

Free tax service

The Aiken Public Library will have free income tax preparation for low and middle income taxpayers with special attention for those ages 60 and older through April 10. Taxes are prepared by volunteer counselors who are trained by the Internal Revenue Service.

The Nancy Carson Library will have income tax preparation and electronic filing available for free from 10 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays through April 15, by appointment only. Call (803) 279-5767.

Bring copies of 2006 federal and state tax returns and current year W-2s, 1099, Social Security card and picture ID.

Historical meeting

The Langley-Bath-Clearwater Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the LBC/Midland Valley Lions Club building, 6 Lions Trail, Bath. The meeting is open to the public.

Call (803) 593-3034.

Disabilities board

The Aiken County Board of Disabilities will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at 1016 Vaucluse Road, Aiken. The meeting is open to the public. Call Joan Lioi (803) 642-8800.

Softball sign-ups

The Aiken County Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department will hold registration for a men and women's church softball league Thursday through Feb. 28 at Harrison-Caver Park, 4181 Augusta Road, Clearwater.

Registration is from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Cost is $300 per team.

Call Jamie Mau (803) 593-4698.

School summit

The Edgefield County School District will sponsor an educational summit from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Johnston-Edgefield-Trenton Middle School, 1095 Columbia Road, Johnston, S.C.

There will be booths with information on topics from help with homework to nutrition and family field trips. There will also be a computer giveaway and other door prizes.

Call Myrtis Brightharp, (803) 275-4601, or Sandra Friar, (803) 275-1767.

History on parade

A black history parade will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, in Aiken. Applications for participants are being accepted.

Call Charonica Pope, (803) 641-3888.

Farm festival

The Aiken Farm Fest will begin at 8 a.m. March 28 and 29 at 207 Chime Bell Church Road in Aiken.

There will be an antique tractor and engine show, tractor and truck pulls, kids pedal pull, sawmill, veneer mill and other demonstrations and exhibits.

The cost is $5, ages 12 and under get in free; www.aikenfarmfest.com.


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