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Local events for June 25, 26

Monday, June 25

4-H Tech Camp is being offered through the Aiken 4-H Program. The three-day 4-H Tech Camp will be held at the Aiken Extension Office, 1555 Richland Ave. Classes will be held from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. today, Tuesday and Wednesday. Lunch is included. The program is limited to youth ages 9 to 19. A limit of 14 will be allowed in the class, so all youth must register beforehand. Class cost is $25. For more information, call Connie N. Lake at (864) 992-8862 or at the Aiken Extension Office.

The Greenwood Community Theater, 110 Main St., Greenwood, will hold auditions for “Legally Blonde: The Musical” today and Tuesday from 6 to 9 p.m. The performances will be held Aug. 16-26. For more information, call the box office at (864) 229-5704.

Aiken Warriors will host an evening basketball camp today and Tuesday from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 1411 Columbia Highway N. Girls and boys ages 6 to 15 some under ages will be welcomed. The cost is $25 for both days. Skill and drills will help with passing, dribbling defense and shooting off screens. To register, visit and pay thorough PayPal tab as donations or pay on June 25 at camp. For more information, call 295-2376.

Fifteen teams will participate in a friendly competition to benefit local United Way agencies at the eighth annual Savannah River Site Softball Tournament. A portion of the total proceeds raised will be donated to each teams’ agency of choice. The opening ceremony will be today at 6 p.m. at Boyd Pond Park. The awards ceremony will be on Thursday at 6 p.m. at Mi Rancho on Richland Ave. W.

Tuesday, June 26

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Club, an international organization, will meet every Tuesday at 322 Gayle Ave. Weigh-ins are at 5:30 p.m., and the meeting starts at 6 p.m. There is a small annual fee, but the first meeting is free. For more information, call Kathleen O’Brien at 642-3957.

Watford’s School of Karate, 4280 Trolley Line Road, will offer its 27th annual Women’s Self-Defense and Awareness Clinic on Tuesday and Thursday from 7 to 8 p.m. There is no cost. For more information, call 649-2236.

CSRA Parkinson Support Group will hold an evening of bingo, socializing and the return of the dessert auction on Tuesday at 6 p.m. at St. John Towers dining room, 724 Greene St., Augusta. Several talented bakers will provide treats to put up for bids. Come prepared to relax, laugh and outbid the competition for baked goods. For more information, call Eva Erwin at (706) 364-1662.

“The Top 10 Questions for Urologists” will be held on Tuesday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at 3651 Wheeler Road, Augusta. Dr. Prakash Maniam will be the guest speaker for this free event. Dinner will be served. To register, call (706) 651-4343.

An educational talk on total joint replacement will be held on Tuesday from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Doctors Hospital, 3651 Wheeler Road, Augusta. This talk prepares patients for joint replacement before, during and after their hospital stay. Bring any questions and concerns to be addressed. To register, call (706) 651-4343.

The Aiken Christian Women’s Network will hold a networking event with light hors d’oeuvres to get to know other ladies in the area at Houndslake Country Club, 901 Houndslake Drive, on Tuesday from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The cost is $14. There will be a fashion show, “Wedding Dresses Through the Ages.” The guest speaker will be Rose Lewis, discussing “A Bouquet of Roses – Thorns Included. The musical guest will be Vicki Rutland. RSVP to Pam by calling 642-0383 or email

Aiken Peace will celebrate its eighth anniversary with a Peace Potluck on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Aiken Unitarian Universalist Church, 115 Gregg Ave. Bring a labeled vegetarian dish and share food and conversation. RSVP to David by calling 215-3263 or email

The American Board, a nonprofit dedicated to recruiting and certifying community-based teachers in South Carolina, will host a public event on how local residents can become certified South Carolina teachers on Tuesday from 5:30 and 7 p.m. at the Aiken County Public Library, 314 Chesterfield St. S.W. Attendees will learn what to expect in a career as a teacher and receive advisement on a personalized path to certification. The event will be led by South Carolina Teacher Certification Specialist Katelyn Price. Email Price at or call 600–8010. Visit for more information on becoming a teacher.