Thursday, September 11, 2014

This Weekend in Blythewood September 11th-13th

This Weekend in Blythewood September 11th-13th
This Weekend in Blythewood
September 11th, 12th & 13th

  Wow!  We have some great high school athletes in our town!  Our football teams from both high schools won, the Lady Bengals volleyball team won, Westwood's Lady Redhawks won 3 sets, the Blythewood girls' golf team won, and the Westwood girls' tennis team shut out their opponents.  Way to go!

Did you Know...

    The Blythewood Historical Society was formed in 2010.  The founded members included Frankie McLean, Margaret DuBard, Karen Kuehner, Kem Smith, Wade Dorsey, Bob Wood and Gayle Bell.
    In 4 short years they have done so much to preserve the history of the town and should be congratulated.  There is a great website that features the Blythewood Timeline from the very start.  You will see many familiar names as you read about the founding families, stores, farming, schools, churches, the railroad, as well as the troops coming through Blythewood during the Civil War.  Type in Blythewood Timeline- Blythewood Historical Society and have fun reading about our historic town, thanks to the great work of many people at the Historical Society. 

  Mark Your Calendar

Blythefest, Hosted by Trinity United Methodist Church,  Friday, September 19th, 5pm to 9pm and Saturday, September 20th,  9 am to 3 pm. Family Fun Run ( 1 mile) starts at 9 am Saturday. Register by Sept. 10 to receive a t-shirt. Bounce House, games, live entertainment, storytellers, train rides on Friday and face painting on Saturday.  For more information go to

Don't forget the Blythewood  Library Storytime every Friday at 10:30.  Fun for all ages.

Thursday, September 11, at 6   pm.  Research Tools for Online Students for Adults.

Saturday, September 20,  2:30 - 4:30 A Dahlicious Birthday Party for ages 6-12.  Dress up as a character to celebrate the birthday of Roald Dahl, author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and many other favorites. There will be games and lots of fun as the kids learn how to make" lickable wallpaper"!  Call 691-9806 or sign up at

Thursday, September 11,  8:30 to 3:30 the 2014  S.C. Green Schools Summit will be held at Westwood High School. Join a bi-partisan group of legislators, decision makers, school administrators and green school practioners to learn more about best practices for schools. Mayor Ross will present the opening remarks.  For more information go to

RECYCLING EVENT ON SEPTEMBER 20 – Richland County Solid Waste & Recycling Department is sponsoring an electronic recycling event on Saturday, September 20, from 7:00 to 10:30 AM at Brookland Baptist Church-Northeast Campus (1203 Summit Parkway). There will be paper shredding, and acceptable items include computer equipment, household electronics and appliances, and tires. For more details, call 576-2446 or see the flyer (

Sunday, September 21 is National  "Let's Move Day"! Hosted by the New Covenant Tabernacle, join in a walk/run, free health screening, relay races, jump rope and potato sack races from 10am to 2pm at the Doko Manor Park.  Contact Adeline Bryan at for more information.

Adventures in Learing starts Thursday September 26-October 30. These 6 week classes will be held in the Youth Building at Trinity United Methodist Church. Classes include: Exercise Class in CLC, Dulcimer Class. Sewing, Knitting, Crocheting or Embroidery, Gardening Class, iPads and iPhone Card Class. Tuition is $25 per class submitted with your registration form. For more information contact Kathy Griffin at 786-1637 Ext. 18

     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.