Friday, March 20, 2015

This Weekend in Blythewood March 19th-21st

Friday, March 20 & 21 at 7:00 the Westwood High School Drama Department will present Sleeping Beauty in the school auditorium.

This Weekend in Blythewood
March 19th, 20th & 21st

Thursday, March 19,
the Greater Blythewood Chamber of Commerce " Blythewood After 5" will be hosted by Fairfield Electric Cooperative as part of their 75th-anniversary celebration.  The event will be in the Community Room at 701 Blythewood Road.  Visit and click on the Eventbrite link to register in advance.  

Seniors... jump on it!  Your parents will be so happy!  The Blythewood High School Education Foundation has 12 scholarships for high school seniors valued at $1000 each.  The deadline is April 10.  For more information visit

There is also one scholarship to be offered to a female African American senior pursuing a college degree, in memory of Juneique Friels.  For more information or to apply email Ashanti Friels at

And...Don't forget about the Chamber's Scholarships being offered to high school seniors living or attending school in the 29016 zip code area, or whose parents are active in the Chamber.  Go to their website for details.  Applications must be postmarked by April 14, 2015.

A great day of golf for a great cause!

2ND Annual Beginnings Fore Kids Golf Classic
Cobblestone Park, Blythewood,
Friday, March 20, 2015
starting at 10:30.
Contact Cara Senterfiet at 463-8526 for more information.

Spring is around the corner!  Are you ready for the JROTC Amazing 5K Run  @ Blythewood to break the Guinness Book World Record? The run is not until April 25 but registration is up and running at
USATF Certified 5K Run/Walk & Kids' Fun Run
April 25, 2015 @ Noon

The Blythewood Farmer's market will be starting up in May.  Contact Michaela Barno,
1-843-697-1733 or email, if you are interested in being a part of this  market or if you would like to volunteer. There will be a festival the beginning of May to celebrate the opening and volunteers are needed.

Coming soon....
  • First Day of Spring is Friday!
  • Richland 2 Spring Break  March 30-April 3
  • Industry Apprecation Week March 30-April 4 
  • Diamond Invitational Baseball Tournament March 31
  • Blythewood's 1st Small Business Owners' Conference April 22
  • Blythewood Farmers' Market  starts up in May
  • Relay for Life, May 8 at WHS

 If interested, don't forget about this informative  meeting to learn about beekeeping!
  The Blythewood Garden Club will host their annual community event Thursday, March 19, at 7 PM, at Blythewood High School in the Media Center.   The event is free and open to the public, and there are gardening-related door prizes!  

Friday, March 20 & 21 at 7:00 the Westwood High School Drama Department will present Sleeping Beauty in the school auditorium. Tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for students, senior citizens and military personnel. The box office will open at 6:30 before the production.  For more information contact Dr. Richardson at 691-4049 ext. 36708 or email

Muller Road Middle School will host its annual Career Fair Thursday, March 26.  The students will hear from college and local business representatives.  Call 691-6851 or email Mindi Crisler at for more information. 

Blythewood Library invites all ages to join in the fun as "The Circus is coming to Town",  Tuesday, March 24, from 3:30 until 4:00 . Circus and animal stories will be read, plus kids will create a craft.

Blythewood Arts Center/ Visitors Center is Blythewood's best kept secret!  They are opened from 11 to 5:00 Tuesdays - Fridays and 10 to 2:00 on Saturdays.
152-B Blythewood Road or call Jean Bell at 550-9323 for more information.

Coming soon...The Bravo Blythewood Butterfly Project
April 21

Calling all businesses....
`Doko Manor is a great place for business workshops, luncheons and dinners on the weekdays.  For more information call Town Hall at 754-0501.

Do you Know?...Now that spring is here many of us get our hair cut shorter for the warmer weather.  Do you know who the first licensed barber was in  South Carolina who had a shop on Fire Tower Road in the '50's?  Known to the group who sat and visited the shop, this witty  man know as "Gap",  had one style of haircutting, shearing every hair off your head!   If you know the answer please email for a treat from Town Hall if you are the first to respond.