Friday, April 3, 2015

This Weekend in Blythewood April 2nd-4th

Happy Easter from Town Hall !

This Weekend in Blythewood
April 2nd, 3rd & 4th

Happy Easter From Town Hall! 

Congratulations to all the winning teams at the Diamond Invitational Baseball Tournament!

 Please join us at Doko Meadows tonight, April 2, from 6 to 9 for our Town of Blythewood Spring Break Concert. The Town of Blythewood is partnering with Ken Shettle,the owner of Chuggers,to bring the David Cooler Band to our community. Scottie's Grill and Doko Smoke are providing the food with beverages from Chuggers. David Cooler will entertain the crowd with "Country to the Bone" music.  Family friendly, great food, free and no coolers, please. 

Saturday, April 11, from  8 a.m. until 12 noon,  the Agricultural Science Program at Blythewood High School will once again hold its annual plant sale.
Support the FFA program as you buy your Spring bedding plants, tomatoes and vegetables. The sale will be held in the greenhouse behind the school.

The Greater Blythewood Chamber of Commerce has a busy month!  Mark your calendar:

Tuesday, April 14 is the monthly breakfast meeting at Cobblestone Park Golf Course.  The doors open at 7 and the breakfast starts at 7:30 with  guest speaker, Charlie Nutt, owner and publisher of the Free Times Magazine.

Friday, April 23 from 5:30 to 7:00   our new Blythewood Awards and Engraving will host "Blythewood After Five" at 420-B McNulty Ave.  Food, drinks, fun and networking opportunities are free to Chamber members and their guests and $10 for non-members.

Wednesday, April 29 is the Chamber's Lunch-n-Learn event from 11:30 to 1:00.  The guest speaker will be John "Swampfox" Warner who is a regular guest on the Business Review heard each Monday on the radio with Mike Switzer.
Register for all events on the Chamber's website.

Wednesday, April 22 from  8:00-1:00 join the Town of Blythewood,  the Greater Blythewood Chamber of Commerce and SCORE at the Midlands Small Business Forum event at the Manor at Doko Meadows.  Learn strategies and techniques from persons who have successfully started and managed a small business.  
The registration fee of $25 includes all presentations, materials, continental breakfast, lunch and networking opportunities.  Register online at  For more information contact Councilman Bob Mangone at or Kitty Kelly at

Thursday, April 23 from 11 to 5 the Blythewood Arts Center will host a Basket Weaving Class with Bonnie Geiger. The cost is $50 with materials provided.  Call Jean Bell to register at 550-9323 or email her at

Monday, April 26 Cobblestone Golf Course will bring  Blythewoodians, Justin Bethel and Patrick Davis to Blythewood for a pro-am golf tournament for the American Cancer Society.
This will be a 2 day event starting on Sunday with a practice round at Cobblestone Golf Course and events that night at the Vista in Columbia. For more information email :

Blythewood has 40 teams to fill to help reach a goal of $35,000 for the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life event Friday, May 8 at Westwood High School from 6 p.m. until midnight.  Go to to sign up as teams,  an individual, survivor or caregive. Call the American Cancer Society at 750-1693 ext. 29220 for more informatiion.

South Carolina
Industry Appreciation Week
March 30- April 4
The Town of Blythewood thanks our many industries for their leadership, jobs for our citizens and dedication to our community as we grow together.

Monday, March 30 - Saturday, April 4 from 3:00 to 3:30  the Blythewood Library will host "Shark Week" for ages 6-12.  Come visit the library each day for fun activities with a grand finale on Saturday with jaw-biting stories and a few surprises.  

Wednesday, April 8, 10:30 to 11:00,  ages 2-5 are invited for a Hands on Art event. 

And... join us every Friday for Family storytime 10:30 to 11:00.

Join Bravo Blythewood's  dinner and music tonight ( April 2)  at Scottie's Cafe and Grill to hear Bonita Strickland, a classical guitarist.  6:00-8:00

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

Calling all Artists...You are invited to submit  "butterfly" artwork using any medium (sculture, paintings, photography, etc.) to the Art Center by April 17. Limit 5 entries per person.  Judging and the announcement of the winner will be April 21 at a reception at the Art Center. The 2nd phase of the Butterfly Project involves local businesses who will sponsor a "butterfly trail".  Artists will create    sculptures or woooden benches using the butterfly theme.  The completed work will be placed at the sponsoring business' location. Phase 2 begins with the reception on April 21st.

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.

Come by and see the wonderful plaques recently placed on the trees at Doko Meadows commemorating many special community members by their families.  You can adopt a tree at DokoMeadows by contacting Kristi Coggins at

The Blythewood Farmers Market is looking for vendors and volunteers. The market will start up the beginning  of May.  Contact Michaela Barno at 1-843-697-1733 or email for more information.  

  • Don't Forget...
  • Blythewood High School Education Foundation scholarship applications are due Friday, April 10.
  • The Blythewood Chamber of Commerce scholarship applications must be postmarked by April14.
  • The JROTC Amazing 5K Run is April 25. Register at www.JROTC Amazing
  • Town Hall will be closed Good Friday, April 3rd.  We will reopen Monday, April 6th at 8:00.