Today’s events for May 12

Today’s events for May 12

Story Time in the Gardens will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday on the lawn of the Rye Patch, 100 Berrie Road. Storytime is free and will meet on Tuesdays through May. Participants should bring a lawn chair or blanket. Snacks are welcome. In case of inclement weather, Storytime will be held inside the Rye Patch. For more information, call 803-642-7631. For weather information, call 803-643-4661. 

The following programs will be offered Tuesday at Aiken Senior Life Services, 1310 E. Pine Log Road: Functional Training for Seniors, 9 a.m., Will Durett, $10; Memory Cafe, 9:30 a.m., Carol Nelson, $8; Crochet Club, 10:30 a.m., Darlene Lindsay, free; Card Playing Club, 12:30 p.m., Candi Scarborough, free; Watercolor Workshop: Night Moon, Winter Cabin, 2 p.m., Katherine Courtney, $20; Dementia Support Club, 2:30 p.m., Carol Nelson; Navigating Medicare, 4 p.m., Russell Turner, free; and Jam Band Club, 4:30 p.m., William Jones, free. For more information, visit

The Awesome Aiken Al-Anon group meets from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at First Christian Church, 900 Kerr Drive. 

Nar-Anon Aiken For Comfort Family Group will meet from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays in person in the conference room near the main sanctuary at St. John’s United Methodist Church, 104 Newberry St. S.W. and via Zoom. For more information, email

Celebrate Recovery, a 12-step group for men and women, meets at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Cedar Creek Church, 3001 Banks Mill Road. 

The Depression Anxiety Bipolar Support Group of Aiken and Surrounding States will meet from 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays online via the GoToMeeting App. For more information contact Mindy Harmon at 803-507-2214 or email


The Senior Men’s Club of Aiken will meet at noon Wednesday at the Woodside Country Club, 1000 Woodside Drive. The guest speaker will be Mitch Mussetter, plant engineer and supervisor at the Bridgestone Off-Road Tire Plant. He will talk about the organization, facilities and production of the plant. The meal cost is $25 without dessert and $29 with dessert. For more information about club membership or to make a reservation, call Rick Endler at 803-640-1289 or email

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