Sunday, March 24, 2013

March 22nd-24th Weekend

Where is that pesky groundhog, now?  Bundled up in a blanket somewhere would be our guess.  Yes, Spring has officially arrived but the springlike weather the rodent promised is nowhere in site yet.  Still, it's always a great weekend in our little town of Blythewood!!
This Weekend in Blythewood
March 22nd, 23rd and 24th

Where is that pesky groundhog, now?  Bundled up in a blanket somewhere would be our guess.  Yes, Spring has officially arrived but the springlike weather the rodent promised is nowhere in site yet.  Still, it's always a great weekend in our little town of Blythewood!!

Tee for Two

Tee it up with a friend for a fun night of "Glow Ball' on April 19 at the Golf Club of South Carolina at Crickentree.  The Greater Blythewood Chamber of Commerce is presenting 9 holes of golf fun with a shotgun start at 7:30pm.  Two person teams are $100 and individual players are $60.  All the proceeds will go to scholarships for our local Blythewood students.  Come tee it up and have a ball...."Glow Ball" that is. 
Register at:

Johnny Appleseed would Be Proud

There won't be any apples, but Johnny would sure be happy to know that so many beautiful trees are being planted in the new Doko Meadows Park.  You can be a part of this wonderful tribute to nature by 'adopting' a tree as a fitting memorial or celebration of someone special in your life or a special occasion to be remembered.  

    The Town of Blythewood and the Blythewood Garden Club are excited to partner to bring you

The Doko Meadows Commemorative Tree Project.

Choose from five varieties of trees that will be planted in the park.

Hightower Willow Oak
October Glory Red Maple
Fruitless Sweet Gum
Chinese Pistache
Bald Cypress

For more information:
Kristi Coggins

Walk this way......

A senior student at Blythewood High School is hosting a 5K run/walk at the school on Saturday, April 13th at 10a.m.  The race is a fundraiser for the Hidden Wounds organization, which is a local group dedicated to providing counseling and services for veterans suffering from PTSD and related illnesses.  What a wonderful way to support our veterans and stay fit at the same time!

Patrick Kelly
Lead Teacher, Future Visions
Blythewood High School
803.691.4090 Ext. 28202

It's always Time for Tea

Soon it will be time to call your friends and family to have them meet you at the  Blythewood Historical
Visitor Center
for Tea Time.    We'll keep you posted on the start date so keep watching for more info coming your way! 

Mark your Calendar!

March 22 - Blythewood                      Brainery
              Registration still open
for any of the remaining Photoshop Classes

March 23 - BBQ for BHS Australian                  Culinary Exchange Program
                        5pm - until
Weatherby Cul-de-Sac
Windermere at LongCreek Plantation
Rotary Club of Blythewood

March 30 - BHS Community Plant                                 Sale
Blythewood High School Greenhouse
8:00am - 12:00 noon

March 30- Community Prayer Walk
Sponsored by Perfecting Faith Church
9:00 A.M.
  Kellie Ballentine Allstate Agency
162 Langford Road, Blythewood

April 13 -5K Walk/Run @ BHS for                     Hidden Wounds
10:00 a.m.  BHS
Patrick Kelly
803.691-4090 Ext. 28202

April 19 - "Glow Ball" Tournament
Sponsored by The Greater Blythewood Chamber of Commerce
7:30 pm Shotgun Start
Crickentree Golf Course

April 19 - Great American CLEANUP
                   Surrounding area
                 of Blythewood Park
                    126 Boney Road
                   9:00am -11:00am
    Info: Tavares Hanks 754-6720 Ext. 239

May 18 - Blythewood Beach Bash
Cobblestone Park


No Kangaroo on this Barbie

The Rotary Club of Blythewood won't be serving any kangaroo burgers at their fundraiser on Saturday....just good 'ole southern BBQ.     The good Rotarians of Blythewood are working to help two Blythewood High School culinary students get to Australia to participate in a culinary exchange program that was set up last year by Chef William Turner and Principal, Keith Price.
Come enjoy a casual evening of great food and terrific jazz in the Weatherby Cul-de-Sac, located in the Windermere subdivision of LongCreek Plantation.  The Jazz starts at 5pm and the BBQ will be ready to eat or take-out at 6pm.  $20 gets you everything you need to support our local students on their trip down under.  See you there, mate!

Need directions or info:
Call Chris Cowan

The collective brainpower of Blythewood is rising exponentially since the The Blythewood Brainery classes kicked off this week. More classes will be added soon so we'll keep you posted on what's coming up. The classes that were offered in the first round will be offered again along with new fun and exciting courses,  so start making plans to stretch your creative muscles in the Brainery!

Click on Things to Do
then Blythewood Brainery

Stay tuned for more classes being added to the Brainery.  Go to the website and tell us what you'd like to learn.

It's so easy being GREEN

Come on out to the Blythewood High School
Greenhouse on March 30 to purchase some great looking plants at great looking prices.  Tom Willingham, Agricultural Instructor at BHS will be on hand with his students to help you pick out plants that are sure to be pleasing to your garden
and home. 
Plants will be sold from 8am - 12 noon.

Who Knew?
Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.

These shoes are made for walking.....

And that's just what they'll do when Mayor Mike Ross sets the date for his first
'Walk with the Mayor' stroll.....mmmmm.....power walk in the park. 
His walks this spring will be on Tuesdays @ 6p.m. so get ready to catch your stride when the first date is announced.  All that info will be coming your way soon!


Have a Happy Spring Weekend!!!