Thursday, November 5, 2015

This Weekend in Blythewood, November 5th-7th

Tonight!, Come enjoy dinner, music and great conversations for Bravo Blythewood's Art Out! At Scottie's Cafe & Grill from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.  The Jazz guys will perform.

      This Weekend in          Blythewood    
November 5th, 6th & 7th

November 11, 2015
Thank you
to all our Blythewood Veterans for your service.

Congratulations to the new Town Council members.

Larry Griffin ( 2 year term)
Eddie Baughman  ( 4 year term)
Malcolm Gordge   (4 year term) 

The community is invited to all the Town Council meetings. Come and meet our new council members.

 Come enjoy dinner, music and great conversations for
Bravo Blythewood's Art Out!
At Scottie's Cafe & Grill from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
 The Jazz guys will perform.

On Friday, November 6th
at 9:30 am 
Blythewood Mayor Mike Ross and the Greater Blythewood Chamber of Commerce
will celebrate a ribbon cutting ceremony at Blythewood's newest retail store:
Good Dollar, in the IGA Shopping Center on Blythewood Rd. 

Please visit to register in advance.  Come out and meet Good Dollar's owner, Jennifer Gooden, see her beautiful new store, where "Everything is $1 or Less" and help the mayor and the chamber celebrate another grand opening in Blythewood!
For more information, please contact Jennifer Gooden at (803) 602-5260.

Greater Blythewood Chamber
of Commerce will host
the Chamber Breakfast,
at Doko Manor.

Tuesday,November 10
at 7:00 am

 Sutton Shaw,
from the Big Red Barn
will be there to speak.

 For more information or to register go to 

The Big Red Barn
offers 2 yoga classes to the community.
Monday, 6 pm to 7:30 pm and Thursday, 4:30 pm to 6 pm.
 Monies from the donations to the class help fund therapeutic yoga for soldiers suffering from PTSD.

The Blythewood
Christmas Parade 
is Sunday,December 13th
at 3:00pm
and is now accepting applications for entries and sponsors.  Entry and sponsor forms can be found at

All net proceeds from the parade go to the Parade Scholarship Fund which awards scholarship money each spring to deserving high school seniors who live or attend school in the 29016 zip code.

Registration will continue through the month due to the flood...

Poetry Out Loud

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 20. 
Parents and students interested in participating may talk to  their school's teacher for information. Participating schools only need a minimum of 2 students competing at the school level.  Forms available online at

Blythewood Library

What Can I Read Next?
Tonight!  November 5
from 6:30 to 7:30 for adults.
Learn tips and tricks using online resources and tools  to help you pick out your next book.  

Family Storytime
 Friday, November 6
10:30 to 11:00 for all ages.  Join the fun!

Please sign up online at or call 691-9806

Town of Blythewood

Board of Zoning Appeals
Monday,November 9
7:00 at Doko Manor 

Town Council Work Session
Tuesday, November 17
9:00 am at Doko Manor

To Ray & Andrew Smith
for the five videos they contributed to the Town of Blythewood featuring local residents, old and new, talking about living and working in the community.  
The videos can be seen at  the Town's website,
Look for the link for "More information and videos. "

The Hope Optimist Club of Blythewood
will have a Veterans Ceremony on November 10  at 6:30 pm at Lizards Thicket in Blythewood.  Join us in honoring our Vets.
 For more information contact Lola Cumbo at

The Bravo Blythewood
Holiday Market
sponsored by the Town of Blythewood will be held:

Friday & Saturday,
November 13 & 14,
 10 am to 6 pm 
and Sunday, November 15
from 1:00 pm to 5 pm 

The Holiday Market will be held in the building to the left of the IGA.
 There will be arts, crafts, food, music and a cafe.  Shop early and support our local artists and vendors and Bravo Blythewood!

For more information contact
Jean Bell at 394-2174.

Begin your Holiday Season by Remembering the Homeless

The 36th Annual Thanksgiving Souper
Thursday, November 19th
at Doko Manor

 Chick-fil-A will provide soup, crackers & tea from 5:30 to 7:00 pm with a $5.00 donation.

  For more information go to

Join the
 Blythewood High School Education Foundation & the Bengal Transition Group for
Flames of Hope Virtual 5K.

 Complete your virtual 5K Anywhere, Anytime,Anyway you like!
 Run, bike, walk or wheel your 5K any time during the month of November.

 A $25 registration fee includes an event medal and T-shirt. All funds raised will go to help students, teachers and the staff of RCSD2 who were impacted by the recent floods.
Your registration will allow students with special needs to practice valuable work skills and make a positive impact on their community.

Register at or call 691-4090, ext. 28026 for more information.  

 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.

    Doko Manor
Let us help with a great        venue for ...
Birthdays, Family Reunions and Business Meetings 

for great pictures,
pricing and details 

 Call Town Hall at 754-0501 for information.