Friday, April 12, 2013

April 12th-15th Weekend

Just imagine how the captain of Titanic felt on April 15, 1912.  All things considered the weekend before 'Tax Day' is going to be terrific here, in our little town of Blythewood.
This Weekend in Blythewood
April 12th, 13th, and 14th

Just imagine how the captain of Titanic felt on April 15, 1912.  All things considered the weekend before 'Tax Day' is going to be terrific here, in our little town of Blythewood.

One Week Left!

Register now so you can 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:
Plant a Tree for Posterity!!!

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 a mile or two...or three
Come on out tomorrow and support the efforts of a senior student at Blythewood High School who is hosting a 5K run/walk at the school at 10:00 am.  The fundraiser  benefits  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 give back to  our veterans and stay fit at the same time!

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

An Arabian Experience

The Blythewood High School Drama Department, along with the BHS Choir and Culinary Arts Students are proud to present
Dinner and Show
Saturday, April 27, 2013 @ BHS

Seating is limited so purchase your dinner theatre tickets by April 24th from the BHS Front Office.  Tickets are $30 and include a 3 course meal and reserved seats for the performance.  What a treat!

 For more info.

Mark your Calendar!


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

April 16 -  TEA TIME Opening Day
          Presented by The Blythewood Historical Society/Visitors Center
Open each week
Noon- 5pm
more info:  803.333.8133

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

April 19 -28 -  Artfields
Epic Southern Artfest
Competition and Celebration
Lake City, SC
Vote for Carl Bell's Heron

April 27 -             Aladdin
                  Dinner & Show
                Blythewood High School
             Dinner @ 5:30pm Show @ 7:00pm
                       Call 803.691.4090

May 18 - Blythewood Beach Bash
                        5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Featuring The Sensational Epics
Presented by Bravo Blythewood
All proceeds go to the
American Cancer Society.
Cobblestone Park


Come for Tea

Opening day is just around the corner!!  Drop by the Blythewood Visitors Center on Tuesday, April 16th and enjoy some delicious goodies made by local caterer Mary Ellen Tobias and Linda and Richard Hewlette of The Company of OHS.  Sip a cup of blended tea from the Cornwallis House Tea Co. from Winnsboro, while you sit and chat with a friend.
The self-serve 'tea room' will begin serving  every week Tuesday - Friday from Noon - 5:00 pm.  Bring a friend and enjoy a 'spot of tea' each afternoon. 

Tea Time
at the
Langford-Nord House
Tuesday - Friday
Noon - 5:00 pm

Don't Forget!!!

It's a walk in the park every Tuesday evening at 6:00pm with Mayor Mike Ross.  What a great way to re-energize and take in these beautiful spring evenings with friends.  Get your walking shoes on and come on out!!!

Walk with the Mayor
Each Tuesday @ 6pm
Doko Meadows

Who Knew?

Coco-Cola was originally GREEN!

Spring Cleaning Time

Come join the Great American Cleanup effort on Friday, April, 19 from 9:00 - 11:00 am.  Trash will be picked up along Boney Road.
Call Traveres Hanks
at 803.754.6720 Ext. 239

Carl Bell's in the running......

One of  Blythewood's local artists, Carl Bell, is competing in the Artfields Epic Southern Artfest Competition and Celebration in Lake City, SC.  His beautiful painting of a heron was juried into the competition and Carl is now in the running to win $50,000 for his talent. 
Plan to attend this inaugural arts event which begins April 19 in Lake City and continues through April 28.
Cast a vote for Carl's heron and help him bring home the prize!!!  Good luck Carl!

Friends are Talking!

.....and it's all about heading over to Cobblestone Park on May 18th for the 5th Annual Blythewood Beach Bash presented by Bravo Blythewood
Come enjoy the musical sounds of  The Sensational Epics and dance the night away or just sit and relax with a burger and drink.  It's fun with a purpose because as in years past, all proceeds from this event go directly to the American Cancer Society.

Blythewood Beach Bash
May 18, 2013
5pm - 10pm
Cobblestone Park

Have a GRAND Weekend!!