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File photo of a past SpringFest art exhibit.

Paladin Productions will present two 1 act plays at the Mount Vintage Town Center on Friday, Oct. 11 at 7 p.m. The plays are comedies by Norm Foster with an eerie twist. In “The Death of Me” John bargains with the Angel of Death and in “My Narrator” the little voice inside your head takes on a life of its own. Seats are $15 per person with payment by cash or check payable to “Mount Vintage HOA.” Sorry, no credit cards. For more information or to reserve your seat, call 803-624-7265.

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 facebook.com/IheartLMSC.

The Beech Island Historical Society will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 15, at the society's History and Visitors Center located at 144 Old Jackson Highway in Beech Island. The featured speaker will be North Augusta historian Milledge Murray, who will talk on the lost town of Hamburg, SC. The public is invited to attend. For more information, email Jackie Bartley at bdbartley@comcast.net or call 706-833-3651 or the society at 803-867-3600.

The Belvedere Fire District Commissioners will hold a regularly scheduled meeting Oct. 17 at 6:30 p.m. at the Belvedere Fire Department located at 204 Hampton Avenue. The meeting is open to the public.

Friends of the North Augusta Greeneway will be hosting a guided tour of the North Augusta Brick Pond Park on Saturday, Oct. 19 from 11 a.m. to noon. The tour will be led by Michaela Day with the city's storm water department. The tour is free and will depart from the North Augusta Municipal Building parking lot. RSVP to adsliedickerson@gmail.com or on the event Facebook posting on the Friends of the Greeneway page.

The North Augusta Department of Public Safety will be holding the 4th annual Trunk or Treat in partnership with Second Providence Baptist Church on Saturday, Oct. 19 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Lions Field in North Augusta, 619 W. Buena Vista Avenue. The event is free to everyone. There will be a fire truck, decorated police cars and ambulances, and other vehicles. There will be food, drinks, bounce houses, music and candy. Those wishing to set up a trunk can email whultman@northaugusta.net.

The 15th Annual Veteran's Concert hosted by the North Augusta Cultural Arts Council will be held Nov. 4 at 7:30 p.m. in the Wesley Center of North Augusta's Grace United Methodist Church. The event is free and open to the public. Donations, which will benefit the veterans’ programs, are welcome and appreciated. For more information or to obtain a form to honor the memory or life of a a veteran in the Veterans Concert program, visit www.naartscouncil.com.

"Quilting on the River" is the theme for this year's Pieceful Hearts Quilt Guild's 2019 Quilt Show at Riverview Park Activities Center, 100 Riverview Park Drive in North Augusta. The show will be on Friday, Nov. 8 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. and on Saturday, Nov. 9 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Admission is $7 per person and children under 12 years old are admitted free accompanied by an adult.

The North Augusta High School class of 1989 will celebrate its 30th class reunion on Saturday, Nov. 23 at the Savannah River Brewing Company. Tickets are on sale now, with early bird pricing through Oct. 12. For more information and a link to ticket sales, email 1989northaugusta@gmail.com.

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 chairmanaikengop@gmail.com.

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 jemcfadden@mayerelectric.com or contact Pam at jeffpammcfadden@hotmail.com