TODAY

A free COVID-19 test event takes place today from 7:30 am to 11:00 am at the Clyburn Center for Primary Care, 1000 Clyburn Place. Pre-registration is recommended but not required. For more information or to pre-register, visit rural.org.

A Introduction to the beekeeping course takes place today from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Fermata Club, 841 Whiskey Road. A field day takes place at the end of March. The cost is $ 50 per person and children 17 and under are free with a paid adult. Space is limited and registration is required. More information is available at aikenbeekeepers.org.

WEDNESDAY

The The NNSA organizes a virtual job fair Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Online candidates can have one-on-one interviews with federal contractors and human resource managers. Pre-registration is strongly recommended. For more information or to pre-register, visit app.brazenconnect.com/a/NNSA/e/PkQ07.

THURSDAY

Country trio Chapel Hart will perform Thursday at 6 p.m. at Rose Hill, 221 Greenville St. SW for a Local Talent Showcase. Dave Mercer will host.

FRIDAY

Chris Ndeti will perform Friday at 7:30 p.m. in the tailgate tavern, 231 The Alley SW

FAMCO will hold its annual wedding party Friday at 6:30 p.m. at Woodside Country Club, 1000 Woodside Plantation Drive. Michael E. Perry, Co-Founder, President and CEO of Human Performance and Behavior Expert, will be the guest speaker. Tickets are $ 70 per couple or $ 35 per person. For more information, please visit www.aikenfamco.com or email rogerrollins@aikenfamco.com.

FEB. 1

Priority ticket sales for the Joye in Aiken Festival 2021 Ticket sales to the public Monday 1st February. A list of events and ticket prices can be found at joyeinaiken.com.

FEB. 2

The The Aiken Center for the Arts is hosting A Literal Blast: A Zoom Q&A. This gives the residents an insight into the life of the area clerks. The event runs from February to May and features four local writers with two sessions each. The first session will be an introduction to the author and his book, followed by a discussion of the book in session two. On the February program is the book “In Their Own Words – Veterans from the Augusta and Aiken Region Remember World War II by Fred Gehle and Dr. James Garvey. Discussions will take place on Tuesdays, February 2nd and 9th from 19 until 8 pm The cost is $ 40 and includes a copy of the book. For more information or to register, visit the ACA at 122 Laurens St. SW, call 803-641-9094, or visit aikencenterforthearts .org.

Greater Aiken SCORE and the North Augusta Chamber of Commerce are hosting an online event Webinar titled “Grow Your Business To Reach Customers Online” Tuesday, February 2, 9 a.m. For more information or to register, see bit.ly/2XUG6uK.

FEB. 4th

The Aiken County Board of Disabilities and the Tri-Development Center board of directors will meet at 6:30 pm at 5080 Jefferson Davis Highway on Beech Island. For more information, please contact Joan Lioi at 803-642-8800.

Greater Aiken SCORE offers an online Webinar entitled “Your tax return will change in 2021” From 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm Thursday, February 4th, Ted Orban, a SCORE-certified business mentor, will lead the discussion. For more information, send an email to Greateraiken.score.org.

FEB. 6

A Sing gospel takes place on Saturday, February 6th at 6 p.m. at the Midland Gospel Singing Center, 705 Martin Smith Road, Gilbert. Forever Changed and the Bledsoes will perform. Free entry. Social distancing is observed. A love offer is accepted. Visit midgsc.com for more information.

A Ice cream for breakfast event takes place from 8:30 am to 10:45 am on Saturday February 6th at Flanigan’s Ice Cream Parlor, 221 Barnwell Ave. NW instead. For more information, visit Flanigan’s on Facebook.

FEB. 9

The The Aiken Center for the Arts is hosting A Literal Blast: A Zoom Q&A. This gives the residents an insight into the life of the area clerks. The event runs from February to May and features four local writers with two sessions each. The first session will be an introduction to the author and his book, followed by a discussion of the book in session two. On the February program is the book “In Their Own Words – Veterans from the Augusta and Aiken Region Remember World War II by Fred Gehle and Dr. James Garvey. Discussions will take place on Tuesdays, February 2nd and 9th from 19 until 8 pm The cost is $ 40 and includes a copy of the book. For more information or to register, visit the ACA at 122 Laurens St. SW, call 803-641-9094, or visit aikencenterforthearts .org.

Trey McLaughlin and the sounds of Zamar will perform on Saturday, February 9th at 7:30 pm at the USC Aiken Etherredge Center, 471 University Parkway. Tickets cost between $ 25 and $ 50 and can be purchased online at usca.edu/etherredge-center or at the box office at 803-641-3305. The performance is part of the 2020-2021 cultural series.

FEB. 15th

Voluntary income tax assistance will be available Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from February 15 to April 14 at the H. Odell Weeks Activity Center, 1700 Whiskey Road, by appointment only. Those who need help with tax preparation and electronic filing of federal and state returns. If you want to use the VITA service, you have to pick up an information package, fill out the forms in the package and call to make an appointment as soon as all forms have been filled out. Appointments are available between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Taxpayers must have a cell phone and someone is calling to work on their return.

FEB. 27

The 11th annual Black History Jazz concert takes place on Wednesday, February 27th, 7pm to 9pm at the Lessie B. Price Aiken Seniors and Youth Center, 841 Edgefield Ave. NW six tables are $ 54, $ 60, and $ 72. Preston & Weston will perform. Tables can be purchased at the Smith-Hazel Recreation Center, 400 Kershaw St. NE. For more information, please call 803-642-7634.

7TH MARCH

The Anderson & Roe Piano Duo The performance scheduled for Sunday March 7th as part of the Joye in Aiken Festival 2021 has been postponed and is currently being postponed.

9TH MARCH

The The Aiken Center for the Arts is hosting A Literal Blast: A Zoom Q&A. This gives the residents an insight into the life of the area clerks. The event runs from February to May and features four local writers with two sessions each. The first session will be an introduction to the author and his book, followed by a discussion of the book in session two. The book “The Southern Child” by Kathy G. Widener is on the March program. The discussions will take place on Tuesdays, March 9 and 16, from 7 to 8 p.m. The cost is $ 33 and includes a copy of the book. For more information or to register, visit the ACA at 122 Laurens St. SW, call 803-641-9094, or visit aikencenterforthearts.org.

MARCH 18

“Dar He: The Story of Emmett Till” written by and with Mike Wiley will be performed on Thursday, March 18 at 7:30 pm at USC Aiken Etherredge Center, 471 University Parkway. Tickets cost between $ 25 and $ 50 and can be purchased online at usca.edu/etherredge-center or at the box office at 803-641-3305. The performance is part of the 2020-2021 cultural series and was made possible thanks to a partnership with the Center for African American History, Art and Culture.

25TH MARCH

The Parker Quartet will perform on Tuesday March 25th at First Presbyterian Church, 224 Banwell Ave., as part of the Joye in Aiken Festival 2021. Entry is free, subject to availability. The doors open at 11:30 a.m. More information is available at joyeinaiken.com. This performance is given by Susan H. Adkins in memory of Dr. Carl R. Adkins sponsored.