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File photo of a past SpringFest art exhibit.

There will be a meeting of the Aiken County Board of Disabilities and the board of Tri-Development Center on Thursday, Sept. 5 at 6:30 p.m. at 1016 Vaucluse Road, Aiken. 

The Stephen James CSRA Coin Club will hold its 17th Annual Coin Show on Saturday, Sept. 7, at the gym at the South Aiken Presbyterian Church, 1711 Whiskey Road, Aiken, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The public is cordially invited to attend. Free admission and free parking. For more information, contact

George and Martha Washington will be the hosts of a high tea party at Horns Creek Church museum, located at 475 Old Stage Road in Edgefield, on Sunday, Sept. 15 at 5 p.m. The event is $30 and attendees can RSVP at 803-637-2233. Dress as a person of that era or wear your Sunday best. There will be an elaborate five-course repast with delicious, original Mt. Vernon tea and much more.

George and Martha Washington (Bill and Cara Elder) will speak on the Constitution for the Constitution Week program of Martintown Road Chapter of National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. The public is invited to attend on Tuesday, Sept. 17, at 1 p.m., in the sanctuary of Fairview Presbyterian Church, 1101 Carolina Avenue, North Augusta.

The Arts and Heritage Center of North Augusta will hold a fundraiser on Thursday, Sept. 26 at 6:30 p.m., featuring live music from The Henry's and silent auction items called Blue Jeans and Bluegrass. Tickets can be purchased at the Arts and Heritage Center of North Augusta. Tickets are $25 per person and includes a barbecue dinner from Riverside Smoke. You may bring your own adult beverage and the dress is casual attire (blue jeans encouraged).

Little Miss/Teen Miss South Carolina will hold an Aiken-area preliminary pageant on Oct. 12 at 1:30 p.m. at the Aiken Technical College Amphitheater open to ages 2-19. For more information or to request an application, visit

The Aiken County Republican Party meets the second Thursday of each month at the Aiken County Historical Museum-Banksia, 433 Newberry Street, SW in Aiken. A social begins at 6:30 p.m. while the Party Executive Committee conducts a business meeting separately. At 7 p.m. the Monthly Party meeting is held including formal speakers. All members and prospective members are invited. For more information or an agenda please contact the chairman at

Parents of Addicted Loved Ones will meet Thursday evenings from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Holy Trinity Church, 1002 Carolina Avenue, in North Augusta. PAL is a faith-based group open to anyone who has a loved one with addictions. For more information, contact Jeff at 706-260-8791 or email or contact Pam at