Thursday, October 22, 2015

This Weekend in Blythewood, October 22nd-24th

Sunday, October 25Westwood High will hold its 4th annual Harvest Festival from 4 pm to 6 pm.

      This Weekend in          Blythewood    
October 22nd, 23rd & 24th

Steeped in tradition...
 family, community and hard work.

Blythewood Library

Cool Pine Cones
Friday, October 23
from 3:00 to 4:00 for ages 3-8  
Kids will explore the creative side of pine cones through stories and crafts.  

Harry Potter Night
Thursday, October 29 
from 6 pm to 7 pm for ages 9-14.  Calling all Hogwart fans for a magical evening of wizardry, tricks and magic spells!

Please sign up online at or call 691-9806

Sunday, October 25
Westwood High
will hold its 4th annual
Harvest Festival
from 4 pm to 6 pm.

Various clubs, teams and organizations from WHS will have their cars decorated for kids to come trick or treat.
 A canned good or a 50 cent ticket buys games, horse rides, a bounce house, hay ride, video game truck and face painting. All proceeds go the the Westwood Backpack program and the Christian Assistance Bridge in Blythewood.  For more information call Janet Frick at 691-4049 ext. 36662.  

      Westwood High School Students
now have a
"Contribution Can"
in Town Hall  
to collect canned goods for Blythewood's Christian Assistance Bridge.  
The "can" will be on our porch from 8:30 to 4:00 each day.  The students' intent is to be ready to help with food items each and every day of the year as needed.  If you come by Town Hall bring a can to help with
"One Can Make a Difference".

Doko Manor...Our undiscovered jewel in the heart of Blythewood.

for great pictures,
pricing and details for

Social Events and Business Meetings 

or call Town Hall at 754-0501 for information.

To Michaela Barno
and all the Blythewood Farmers Market Group who faithfully came out each Wednesday with their delicious produce for the community! And to the staff from Town Hall who helped set it up on those many, many scorching days.  

Town of Blythewood

Town Council Meeting
Monday, October 26
7:00 pm at Doko Manor

Planning Commission Meeting
Monday, November 2
6:00 pm at Doko Manor

NEW HOURS FOR PARK GATES: On weekdays, the gates at the Sandfield and McLean Road entrances will be open only from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM. This is to prevent drive-through traffic and speeding drivers that are endangering park patrons. The park is accessible at all times through the Langford Road entrance.


Thursday, October 22  
Blythewood After Five
is hosted by Mid Carolina Credit Union
on 10350 Wilson Blvd.
from 5:30 pm to 7 pm.
Door prizes, Scotties' appetisers and drinks and great 
networking opportunities with business associates and friends.

Wednesday, October 28 
Leadership Blythewood
is having a
Lunch and Learn Event with Legendary Coach, Art Baker, at Doko Manor
from 11:30 to 1:00.

You are guaranteed to hear some great stories and have a good lunch with your business partners. 

 For more information or to register go to 

To the BW Chamber of Commerce, WHS and BHS for hosting the GREAT DEBATE at Doko Manor Tuesday night.

There was a large group of community members present to see and hear the candidates. The candidates addressed important town issues such as growth in Blythewood, traffic problems, zoning, annexation and working with Richland County . 

The candidates are:
( 2 year term) Larry Griffin and Michelle Kiedrowski
(4 year term) Eddie Baughman, Bryan Franklin, Malcolm Gorge, and Robert Rue 

 The election is November 3. Mark your calendar!

 The 2015-2016
Poetry Out Loud
program has officially begun!
Bravo Blythewood Cultural Arts Council
hosts the S.C. Region 2 of the state-wide competition for students in grades 9-12. Teachers interested in participating in the S.C. competition must register with the S.C. Arts Commission by Friday, November 6.  Forms available online at