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Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
Positions: Road Patrol, Detention Center Deputies, 911 Dispatchers, EMT Paramedics & Mechanics

February 10
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Donna Johnston
803-642-1555 ext 3



The Titanic & Aiken County: Lecture by David Tavarnier

Aiken County Visitors Center 113 Laurens St. SW Suite 103 Aiken, SC 29801
The Aiken County Visitors Center will have local Author David Tavernier here to do a Lecture Series on The Titanic and Aiken County.
Contact 803-642-7557 for more information.
www.discoveraikencounty.com

March 19, 2016
1:00pm - 1:30pm

Aiken County Tourism
803-642-7557
tourism@aikencountysc.gov



Walk MS: Aiken, SC

Virginia Acres Park 1700 Whiskey Road, Aiken SC
Walk MS connects people living with MS and those who care about them. It is an experience unlike any other- a day to come together, to celebrate the progress we've made and to show the power of our connections. When you participate in Walk MS, the funds you raise give hope to the more 18,000 people living with MS in NOrth and South Carolina. The dollars raised support-life changing programs and cutting-edge research. Every connection counts. Register now, connect with others and start fundraising today at www.walkMScarolinas.org or by calling 855-372-1331. Check-in opens at 8:00 AM. The walk starts at 9:00 AM. Modern Automotive and Biogen are the local presenting sponsors.

April 9th Start time: 9:00 am

Emily Conner


Aiken Trained Horse of the Year

Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame 135 Dupree Place Aiken, SC 29801
Celebrate the 2015 Aiken Trained Horse of the Year! Memorabilia from the inductee’s 2015 racing season and career will be on display at the Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame. The public is invited to attend the ceremony.

Sunday, March 20, 2016 2:00pm

803-642-7631
http://www.aikenracinghalloffame.com/



Breakfast at the Gallops

Aiken Training Track 538 Two Notch Road Aiken, SC 29801
Enjoy breakfast at the Aiken Training Track, meet the trainers and watch Aiken’s future racing stars work out. Tickets go on sale, February 1, 2016.
$20 per person in advance, $25 per person at the gate.

Friday, March 18, 2016 from 8 am – 10 am

803-642-7631
www.cityofaikensc.gov



Aiken's First Baptist Church Pass it on Kidsignment Sale

Aiken's First Baptist Church 120 Chesterfield St. NE. Aiken, SC 29801
Aiken's First Baptist Church Pass it on Kidsignment sale is a benefit for the Parent's Day Out Program at First Baptist and those in need in our community and surrounding areas. The sale is open to the public on Friday, March 18th from 9am to 7pm and again Saturday, March 19th from 8am to noon, all items on Saturday are half price! This is our "Spring" sale so be prepared to shop for spring and summer clothing items for infants, children and teens. There are great deals on baby items such as cribs, highchairs, strollers, pack and plays, swings, baby tubs, and bassinets. Larger "toy" items can also be found such as bikes, kitchen sets, train tables and toy boxes. The spring season also has sports items such as bats, helmets, skates and cleats for boys and girls of most all ages! Furniture and room decor can be found for all ages in addition to bedding items. There are tons of shoes to look through from size 0 through teen (size 10 and up) - literally all sizes! The sale also brings on tables of used books to search through to expand your home library. In addition we have a large selection of toys and stuffed animals. We also have a selection of Women's items (scarves, jewelry and purses) -a little something for those hard working moms! Plus, there is also "dollar" lot to browse through to find that awesome deal. Please don't miss the opportunity to shop this sale! Additionally if you want to know more about this sale and opportunities to be a part of this amazing ministry, to volunteer, consign or donate please visit www.passitonaiken.com - We accept donations year round!

Vicki Smith (678) 859-2365


Story Time in the Gardens

Hopelands Gardens 135 Dupree Place Aiken, SC 29801
Instill a love of reading in your child that will last a lifetime. Hopelands Gardens offers the perfect atmosphere for an afternoon story and fun with friends.
Free Admission and Book

Tuesdays at 4:00pm, March – May

803-642-7631


Spring Time Lunch and a Show

Citizens Park 651 Old Airport Road Aiken, SC 29802
Turn your spring break stay-cation into the best spring break your kids have ever had!
Pack a picnic lunch, enjoy the show, then splash around on the Spray Ground.
Free Admission
Wednesday, April 6th at 11:00am

803-642-7631


Magical Horse Masterpiece

Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame 135 Dupree Place Aiken, SC 29801
$35– Ages 5-12
Each child will use their imagination to create their very own magical horse masterpiece on a canvas panel at the Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame.

Monday, February 15th from 9 am – Noon


803-642-7631



Aiken Community Playhouse Presents: Rosenwald

Aiken Community Playhouse, 126 Newberry Street
Please join us on February 10th for the showing of a film about the life of Julius Rosenwald. First showing : 1-3pm, second showing: 6-8 pm.
Free to the public - donations accepted to defray cost of film rental.

Julius Rosenwald's life is the rags to riches tory of the man who made Sears & Roebuck into the institution we all know. In partnership with African American communities throughout the South, he built 5300 schools to educate young blacks in a superior environment, prior to the civil rights movement. This film is the store of his life and his philanthropic efforts in support of African-Americans.

(803) 648-1438


Combined Test

Aiken, SC
Come watch horse and rider compete at for a combined score in dressage and stadium jumping. Ride times will be posted on our website closer to the event.
May 14, 2016 - 9:00am

4843563173 www.stableviewfarm.com


Summer Solstice Recognized Dressage Show

Aiken, SC
Come watch horse and rider compete at a USEF/USDF Recognized Dressage Show. Ride times will be posted on our website closer to the event.
June 8, 2016 - 8:00am

484.356.3173 www.stableviewfarm.com


Dressage "Under the Stars"

Aiken, SC
Come watch horse and rider compete at a Schooling Dressage Show. Ride times will be posted on our website closer to the event.
May 4, 2016 - 9:00am

4843563173 www.stableviewfarm.com


Dressage "Under the Stars"

Aiken, SC
Come watch horse and rider compete at a Schooling Dressage Show. Ride times will be posted on our website closer to the event.

4843563173 www.stableviewfarm.com


"Under the Stars" Jumper Night

Aiken, SC
Come watch horse and rider compete over fences in the Stable View covered arena. The show begins at 3:00pm with fence heights set to 2'3" and works up to 3'9". Up to $1,500 awarded in prize money. Auditors welcome free of charge.
June 1, 2016 - 3:00pm

4843563173 www.stableviewfarm.com


"Under the Stars" Jumper Night

Aiken, SC
Come watch horse and rider compete over fences in the Stable View covered arena. The show begins at 3:00pm with fence heights set to 2'3" and works up to 3'9". Up to $1,500 awarded in prize money. Auditors welcome free of charge.
May 4, 2016 - 3:00pm

4843563173 www.stableviewfarm.com


"Under the Stars" Jumper Night

Aiken
Come watch horse and rider compete over fences in the Stable View covered arena. The show begins at 3:00pm with fence heights set to 2'3" and works up to 3'9". Up to $1,500 awarded in prize money. Auditors welcome free of charge.
April 6, 2016 - 3:00pm

(484) 356-3173 www.stableviewfarm.com


Silva Martin Dressage Clinic

Stable View, 117 Stable Drive, Aiken, SC 29801
Come audit or ride in a clinic with one of the most sought-after dressage trainers in the US. Silva Martin will be conducting a one-day clinic focusing on dressage exercises in our Pinnacle footing dressage arena. Riders will be using a Pixio Move ‘N See, a personal auto-follow robot cameraman. Auditors welcome for a $20/day fee.
March 9, 2016; 10:00am

484-356-3173 www.stableviewfarm.com


Phillip and Boyd 2nd "Monster" Masterclass

Stable View, 117 Stable Drive, Aiken, SC 29801
Please join us for a celebration of U.S. Eventing. Beginning at 5:00pm there will be the Masterclass demonstration with Phillip Dutton and Boyd Martin. Followed by recognition of U.S. Eventing Legends. At 6:30pm, the “After Party” will be held in the Main Barn, including your favorite athletes as guest bartenders, live auction and more. $35 for Masterclass only ($25 tax deductible). $150 for Masterclass and After Party ($125 tax deductible). All proceeds benefit the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team’s Road to Rio. Advance Ticket Information: uset.org
March 3, 2016; 6:00pm

484-356-3173 www.stableviewfarm.com


High Performance Training Session

Stable View, 117 Stable Drive, Aiken, SC 29801
USEF High Performance Eventing Training Sessions to take place with US Eventing Team Coach David O’Connor. Auditors are welcome. Times will be posted on the Stable View website closer to dates.
March 2 & 3, 2016; 10:00am

484-356-3173 www.stableviewfarm.com


"Under the Stars" Jumper Night

Stable View, 117 Stable Drive, Aiken, SC 29801
Come spectate or compete at our schooling jumper show. Held in the covered arena, fences start at 2’3” and work up to 3’9”.
March 2, 2016; 3:00pm start

484-356-3173


High Performance Training Session

Stable View, 117 Stable Drive, Aiken, SC 29801
USEF High Performance Eventing Training Sessions to take place with US Eventing Team Coach David O’Connor. Auditors are welcome for free. Times will be posted on the Stable View website closer to dates.
February 17 & 18, 2016 10:00am start

484-356-3173


Silva Martin Dressage Clinic

Stable View, 117 Stable Drive, Aiken, SC 29801
Come audit or ride in a clinic with one of the most sought-after dressage trainers in the US. Silva Martin will be conducting a one-day clinic focusing on dressage exercises in our Pinnacle footing dressage arena. Riders will be using a Pixio Move ‘N See, a personal auto-follow robot cameraman. Auditors welcome for a $20/day fee.
February 10, 2016; 10:00am start

484-356-3173