Thursday, June 19, 2014

This Weekend in Blythewood June 19th-21st

Congratulations to our new Town Administrator, Gary Parker.

This Weekend in Blythewood
June 19th, 20th and 21st


   Congratulations to our new Town Administrator, Gary Parker!























         



















Now you Know...The answer to last week's question:  the 1990 U.S. Census reported 69 people in the Town of Blythewood!  We sure have grown! Shirely B. was the first to answer the question for the second time!   Thanks to all the people who wrote in with answers!  

Did you Know..In 1917, a doctor opened a practice in the Town of Blythewood.  Name one or two interesting facts about this practice.

    Email your answer to: kellym@townofblythewoodsc.gov and get a little treat for reading the newsletter and being so smart!  

Congratulations to all our scholarship winners, Valedictorians, Salutatorians, National Merit Scholars,  Sports Hall of Famers,  honored athletes and our own Blythewood cadet heading off to West Point!   You all have a great path ahead of you!  


Mark Your Calendar


Westwood High School is calling all girls grades 3-11 for its first Softball Camp, June 18th and 19th.  Players will learn the basic fundamentals and mechanics of softball, as well as love of the game and sportsmanship from the Westwood varsity softballl staff and other coaches from the area.  The camp runs from 9 A.M. until noon and the cost is $30.  For more information contact Coach Lila Grooms at 843-245-4048 or email lgrooms@richland2.org.  

FARMERS MARKET RETURNS JUNE 18 -The Blythewood Farmers Market is back! This weekly family-friendly event kicks off on Wednesday, June 18 at Doko Meadows and runs for just six weeks.  Come support our local vendors from 4 to 7 PM while enjoying fun children’s activities and live music. Items for sale will include fresh-picked produce, grass-fed beef, and artisan crafts. Your purchases will directly impact local businesses and farms.  Need more information, have questions or want to participate? Please visit our Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/BlythewoodFarmersMarket. We hope you will come make a difference in the Town of Blythewood, pick up some healthy items for your home, and enjoy some summer fun. See you at the Market!

Blythewood Library has a great summer of activities for all ages!
Thursday, June 19, Sciencetellers presents Dragons & Dreams- Fizz, Boom, Read. For all ages of readers who love castles, kings, dragon keepers, an Ice Sorceress and a Horn of Fire!

Fridays through June 27, 10:30 to 11 Family Storytime with fun books and songs!

Tuesday, June 24, 6 to 7:00, Clipping Amazing: Couponing for Beginners. Learn to spend less and take home more!

Wednesday, June 25, 10:30 Take me to you Leader! Funny stories about space invaders for ages 6-12. Also design your own alien and its flying saucer!


Summer SOULstice High Speed Bike Race sponsored  by the Town of Blythewood and Cobblestone Park, June 21, at 4:30.  Come and watch over 90 professional cyclists compete on a 1/2 mile multi-turn course.  Amateur races are open to all skill levels.  For more information email PreReg.com.

BLYTHEWOOD NIGHT AT THE BALLPARK: The Columbia Blowfish are inviting the entire Town of Blythewood to Capital City Stadium for their 2014 "Blythewood Night at the Ballpark" on Saturday, June 21 Come down to the ballpark for lots of family fun, great baseball, and fireworks as the Blowfish take on the Highpoint-Thomasville HiToms starting at 7:05 PM. Tickets are free; parking is $3 per car. Gates open at 6 for pre-game activities; a Kids Catch starts at 6:10 PM (must bring mitt and ball). If you would like to go, stop by Blythewood Town Hall before June 18 to complete a ticket voucher. We hope to see you at the ballpark on June 21!free; parking is $3 per car. Gates open at 6 for pre-game activities; a Kids Catch starts at 6:10 PM (must bring mitt and ball). If you would like to go, stop by Blythewood Town Hall before June 18 to complete a ticket voucher. We hope to see you at the ballpark on June 21!


Westwood High School is hosting  a Redhawk Dance and Drama Camp for Elementary School students June 23rd -26th, 9 A.M. until 2:00 P.M.  The camp costs $125 with a $25 deposit due by June 6th, with the balance due on June 23rd.  For more information call 803-691-4049 Ext. 36703 or email arichard@richland2.org

Blythewood High School  cheerleaders will host a Cheer Princess Camp,  June 23rd-26th, 9:00 to 12:00 for ages 4-13.  The cost is $80. The camp will be in the school gym and cafeteria. For more information email www.blythewoodcheer@gmail.com



 Blythewood High School  Soccer Camp  Coach Peter Wittig and his coaches will host a camp for beginning to advanced boys and girls, ages 6 to 14, July 14-17, 5:30 to 8:00. The cost is $65. To register or for information email pwittig@richland2.org.





     Don't forget our beautiful Doko Manor to book your family reunions, weddings, birthday and graduation parties, baby showers and business meetings!  Give us a call at 754-0501 for information or look on-line at the Town of Blythewood website under Doko Manor.





   Also...Think about honoring a special person in your family by adopting a tree to be put in Doko Meadows. A beautiful memorial plaque would be placed on the tree. Email Kristi Coggins at kcog@sawgrassbuilders.com for more information.

   
















 



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