Friday, June 12, 2015

This Weekend in Blythewood, June 11th-13th

The Town of Blythewood will host its 2015 "Rockin' Red, White & Blue Celebration” on Friday, July 3, at Doko Meadows, (rain or shine). New this year is WWE wrestling from 3 to 5 PM, and the D.B. Bryant Band is back on stage from 6 to 9 PM. Fireworks will start at 9 PM! Local food vendors will be on hand with plenty of picnic food. Bring your lawn chairs (no coolers please) and your family for a fun-filled night!Admission is free!


    This Weekend in          Blythewood    
June 11th, 12th & 13th

 Sunday, June 14th

Christie Lomas did an incredible reciting of the Poem, "Ragged Old Flag", at the Memorial Day Celebration for the Historical Society's event. Many people have asked for the words to the poem which is so fitting for Flag Day.   There is a Johnny Cash video and song on line if you Google "Ragged Old Flag".         


The Blowfish are hosting their annual appreciation night on Saturday, June 20, for the Town of Blythewood, CSC, the SC DMV, and the SC DPS over at the Lexington County Baseball Stadium (474 Ball Park Road). Gates open at 6 PM with plenty of activities and fun for the family, including Star Wars costume night, fireworks, and kids’ catch with the Blowfish. Game time is 7:05. We have a limited supply of free tickets available at Town Hall on a first-come, first-served basis. Stop by during regular office hours (Monday through Friday,
8 AM to 5 PM) now through June 12. For game information, visit Blowfish Baseball.

ROCKIN’ RED, WHITE & BLUE: The Town of Blythewood will host its 2015 "Rockin' Red, White & Blue Celebration” on Friday, July 3, at Doko Meadows,
(rain or shine). New this year is WWE wrestling from 3 to 5 PM, and the D.B. Bryant Band is back on stage from 6 to 9 PM. Fireworks will start at 9 PM! Local food vendors will be on hand with plenty of picnic food. Bring your lawn chairs (no coolers please) and your family for a fun-filled night! Admission is free!

Blythewood  Library

Saturday, June 13,  3:00 to 4:00 
Summer Learning Challenge Kickoff:  Book Swap & Summer Fest for all ages.

Puppet shows, stories, balloon animals, bubble machine, hula hoops and more!  Bring up to 5 gently-used children's books and exchange them for different ones.  Sign up for the Summer Learning Challenge and be rewarded for what you're reading. 

Tuesday, June 16 3:00 Meet a Park Ranger from the Congaree National Park and learn about our local wildlife.

Thursday, June 18, 3 to 4:00.  LEGO Challenge for ages 6-12.  There will be 6 different LEGO challenges to test your skills with fun, sharing of ideas and prizes.  

Thursday, June 18, 6 until 7. Basic Resume  Help for Adults.  Bring your paperwork and learn the essentials for creating a profesional resume or have your questions answered.

Calling all Map Makers...or just an idea...

I have many visitors who come in Town Hall looking for a map of Blythewod.  Unfortunately, we don't have one to hand out.  I sent an idea to Blythewood Library asking for some help in getting a map, so I thought I would extend that invitation to the community.  If you have any ideas, or a good BW map, or want to contribute your creative energies to a good cause, just let me We need a fun map of our town!  

Town of Blythewood Meetings:

Town Council:
Monday, June 29 at 7 p.m. at Doko Manor

Planning Commission:
Monday, July 6 at 6 p.m. at Doko Manor

Holy Smokes Friday Family Fun Nights: June 19, July 17, and August 21
This summer, New Kirk Presbyterian Church is inviting its Blythewood neighbors to truly experience community in a relaxed, family-friendly atmosphere by hosting Holy Smokes! New Kirk has combined the best of summer entertainment—cookouts, bonfires, music, and movies—into one Friday night a month, and added a little twist to each one. The fun starts at 6 PM, rain or shine, at the church (491 Langford Road, across from Langford Elementary). Admission is free, but donations are welcome!
Here’s the entertainment line-up:

·         June 19 – Open Jam Session (bring an instrument and play along!) and Henry Poole is Here

·         July 17 – Live band and movie TBA

·         August 21 – New Kirk’s Got Talent! variety show

(visit to sign up)
Please come as you are, bring along some neighbors, and have a great time!

Don't forget the Blythewood Farmers Market, every Wednesday, 4:00 to 7:00.

If you are interested in joining the Blythewood Farmers Market please contact Michaela Barno at

Doko Meadows and Doko Manor...

 A great place for weddings, anniversary celebrations, birthdays and business meetings.


An early morning walk on the trail to see our new Butterfly Garden...


 A great playground for the children! 

Enjoy your Town!

Benches and trees can be donated in memory or in honor of family or community members.

 Give us a call at Town Hall,  
754-0501  ( M-F, 8 to 5) for information and prices or visit