Thursday, April 17, 2014

This Weekend in Blythewood April 17th-19th

Happy Easter!

This Weekend in Blythewood
April 17th, 18th and 19th

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!

I want a newletter in my basket...
in-basket that is!

We have an Easter treat for the first person to email the answer to this "Blythewood" question!

 What church in Blythewood was built in the late 1700's, early 1800s, and has hand hewn heart pine pews and pulpit over 100 years old?  One of its preachers was in the first graduating class at Clemson University!
Email your answer to:

Congratulations to Westwood High School for the 2014 National Gold Council of Excellence Award! This award was presented by the National Association of Student Councils for leadership and service to their school and community. Way to go!

 Have a great Easter weekend with family and friends!

Happy Easter!

Mark Your Calendar    

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

April 19th, The Town of Blythewood and Blythewood High School will host the championship game of the Fourth Annual South Carolina Diamond Invitational. This is a four day event, starting April 16 with top teams  from around the state competing for the title.  The games are played at the BHS field starting at 3:30.  Individual day tickets are $7. for more information: Go to their Website or Facebook Page or twitter feed, @SCDiamondInvit.
Good Luck Bengals!

Calling all Artists  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 23   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. Onions will arrive in early May! 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 

Richland Two Computer Classes offered starting April 28.  Introduction to Computer Class:  Meets Mondays and Wednesdays for 4 weeks, 1 until 3 PM.  Cost is $60; seniors 60 and older are $30.
I-Pad and I-Phone Devices
Class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays, April 29- May 8th, 1-3 PM.  The cost is $20 and you must bring your own phone or I Pad.

Want a good reason to visit Doko Manor and eat delicious homemade see some terrific projects made by Blythewood High School students after reading Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird?  Historical Society members worked with Mrs. Stokes' BHS sophomores  in researching life during the Great Depression in Blythewood, Richland Co. and  S.C. as well as life now.  The students will showcase their projects April 28th from 6:30 to 7 at Doko Manor prior to the Town Council Meeting.  

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!