Thursday, April 10, 2014

This Weekend in Blythewood April 10th-12th

Welcome to Beverly Colley, our new Blythewood Municipal Clerk  and Eddie Baughman our new Town Council Member 
This Weekend in Blythewood
April 10th, 11th and 12th

RIMER POND ROAD CLOSURE AND DETOUR:       The S.C. Department of Transportation will be closing Rimer Pond  Road on Monday, April 14, to begin a construction project to realign the existing roadway.  The road will be closed for approximately four months, pending any delays, the new bridge should be reopened to traffic by August 31.  During construction, traffic will be detoured via Trading Post Road, Langford Road and Wilson Blvd., as marked with orange detour signs.  Barriers will also be placed on Rimer Pond Road at both ends of the construction area.  SCDOT is also notifying RSD2  about possible impacts on school and bus routes.  Please plan your travel accordingly!


Please pass this newsletter on to your Blythewood friends or have them go to our Town of Blythewood website and click on "Subscribe to our Newsletter". A lot is going on in our town!

 Have a great weekend!

Welcome to Beverly Colley, our new Blythewood Municipal Clerk  and Eddie Baughman our new Town Council Member 

Mark Your Calendar    

April 10  Dancing with the Bengals The Blythewood High School Education Foundation will host the 1st Dancing with the Bengals show at 7 PM in the school auditorium.  Tickets are $5 for students and $10 for adults.

April 12   Spring Plant Sale
Blythewood High School Agricultural Sciences Department will host its annual plant sale from 8-12 in the school greenhouse behind the school.  Pick up your spring hanging baskets, tomato plants, perennial and annuals.  

April 12  Butterfly Gardening for Adults  Blythewood Library is hosting a class by Richland  County Master Gardeners.  Learn about which plants and flowers to plant  to attract beautiful butterflies to your yard or garden. Class starts at 10:30. Call 691-9806 or register online at

April 17  Blythewood After 5 Hosted by the Chamber,  SOHO Office and Edible Arrangements are the two businesses to share information in this joint event.  Admission is free, but please register at the Eventbrite page at

Calling all Artist  The Blythewood Arts Center, located at 152-B Blythewood Road, has a great schedule of art classes in April and May. Call 803-550-9323 for more information ..Starting:
 April 8   Persian Flower Sculpture
April 12   Basket weaving 
 April 9   Home School Children's Art Camp
April 21   Water Color Classes
April 23   Oil/Acylic Classes

Place your orders now for the Lion's Club Vidalia Onion sale!  $11 for a 10 pound bag.  All proceeds help the community with eye exams, glasses, hearing aids and eye surgeries.  Call 803-261-4758 or 803-718-0701 to order

Check out the Grand Opening of a Fitness Class, starting April 24 at  Blythewood Recreation Center on 126 Boney Road . Win your weight in cash in a fitness challenge every Thursday 6:30 -7:30.  Call 803-875-0669 for more information 

Blythewood is blooming with talent, skill  and beauty in all areas!   Congratulations to all in your many endeavors!

Don't forget we have the beautiful Doko Manor to book for all your upcoming events!  Give us a call for information at 754-0501!