Monday, July 9
The American Sewing Guild-Aiken Group will hold a picnic today. Anyone interested in sewing and sewing fellowship and information about ASG is welcome to attend. For more information or directions, call Joyce at 644-4084, or Lynne at 648-6218.
The Aiken MOMS Club will meet at 10:30 a.m. today at the Aiken County Public Library playground. Any stay-at-home-mom looking to meet more SAHMs and find playgroups is welcome.
The Carolina Pine Quilters will meet at 7 p.m. today at Trinity United Methodist Church. This month’s project is making place mats for Fisher House to show appreciation for the sacrifices of Wounded Warriors. The program will feature ideas for making fast and easy patterns. Guests are welcome.
Tuesday, July 10
Birds & Butterflies, 117 Laurens St. N.W., will continue its Nature Series with “Wood Ducks in South Carolina” on Tuesday at 7 p.m. Robert Kennamer will be the guest speaker. Reservations are required. For more information or to register, call 649-7999.
Doctors Hospital will have a Caregiver Support Group on Tuesday from 3 to 4 p.m., Suite 310 Medical Office Building One, 3623 J. Dewey Gray Circle, Doctors Hospital campus, Augusta. This support group is designed for anyone that provides care (both professional and non-professional) for another individual, hosted by MaryBeth Adams. For more information, call (706) 651-2283.
The Aiken Newcomers Club, a club for women, will meet Tuesday at Newberry Hall, 117 Newberry St. S.W. Registration will begin at 11 a.m., and the business meeting will begin at 11:15 a.m. Lunch will be at 11:30 a.m. The cost of the luncheon is $14; bring a check made out to Aiken Newcomers Club. Reservations and cancellations can no longer be made. The club will collect school supplies for the fall seminar.
Boots, Bridles and Britches, 1310 East Pine Log Road, will host a horseman’s workshop on Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. There will be a live demonstration, expert equine feed specialist with a Q-and-A session and door prizes. For more information, call 643-1717.
The Survivors of Suicide Bereavement Support group will meet Tuesday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at 233 Pendleton St. NW. Call Lisa Tindal at MHA Aiken County, 641-4164, for more information.
Wednesday, July 11
As part of its continuing Brown Bag History Series, the Augusta Museum of History presents The Titleholder’s Tournament and the Beginning of the LGPA, a presentation given by Bill Bottomley, on Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. Bottomley will discuss the early days of the Titleholder’s Tournament, its history in Augusta and many of the participants and winners. The lectures are free to museum members and $3 for non-members. Participants should bring a lunch, and the museum will only provide beverages. Lunch can begin as early as 11:30 a.m.; the lecture runs from 12:30 to 1 p.m.
Wise Outrageous Women will meet on Wednesday at 12 p.m. There will be a barbecue at Penny Studebaker’s home. The volunteers are to bring two dishes of potato salad, two dishes of cole slaw, one mixed salad and two baked beans. Birthday Ladies for July should bring desserts. For more information, call Penny Studebaker at 648-6005.