Thursday, March 17, 2016

This Weekend in Blythewood, March 17th-19th

The Westwood High School Actors theater will present "Little Shop of Horrors" March 17 & 18 at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $7 for adults, $5 for students age 8 to college, seniors citizens and the military and $3 for children 7 and under.  Call 691-4049 Ext. 35703 for more information.

      This Weekend in Blythewood    
March 17th, 18th &19th

Happy St.Patrick's Day

Blythewood After 5
March 17th,
5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Our March, Blythewood After Five networking event is also our Grand Re-Opening/Ribbon Cutting ceremony at the new world headquarters of Pure Power Technologies. 
 Don’t miss this opportunity to tour their state-of-the-art facility and enjoy another wonderful business networking event. 

 Please register in advance at

The community is invited
to the Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting of Dr. Steven Barnett's
Family Medicine Practice
on Blythewood Road
next to Food Lion

Thursday, March 24 at 8:30 am.  

Blythewood Library

Family Storytime 
Fridays, March 18th
Share stories and songs with great storytellers at the library.

 Just Ducky!
 Wednesday March 23 
10:30   for ages 3-5.
 We'll read some ducky stories and make a craft that is sure to quack you up!

Please sign up at or call 691-9806 for more information.

The Richland County Vector Control Program
will soon begin spraying
for mosquitoes.
 Residents are urged to do their part to keep the flying, buzzing insects under control.  

Truck spraying in our area will usually be conducted between midnight and dawn. Beekeepers and people allergic to the products resmethrin or permethrin are urged to notify Vector Control by calling the County's Ombudsman Office at 803-929-6000.

Blythewood School was constructed in 1920, and razed in 1953.  The school and gym are still being used today. For more pictures go to


 Civitan International celebrates 100 years in 2017. 
Civitan is in 48 countries with thousands of local clubs doing good things within communities… like Blythewood.

We will begin Organizational Meetings for a new Blythewood Civitan Club on
Monday, March 21st
at 6:30 PM at
Fairfield Electric Coop Community Room.  Food provided.

The emphasis of Civitan is People and Children with Developmental Disabilities.
The Civitan International Research Center (CIRC), University of Alabama, Birmingham (UAB) is devoted to developmental causes and cures.    
Civitan is more hands-on than many other civic organizations. 

Community outreach
may be birthday cakes for disabled, a pizza party for challenged young people or adults; participation with Special Olympics or Veterans…you can name many more.
Civitan promotes the dignity of human beings.

 Motto:  Builders of Good Citizenship.

We believe you will also find Civitan Worthy of Your Time. 

For more information: 
Mike Taylor,
Bill Tolleson,

Town of Blythewood

Board of Architectural Review
Monday, March 21 
7:00 pm at Doko Manor

Town Council Meeting
Monday, March 28
7:00 pm at Doko Manor

The Blythewood Garden Club
and the Blythewood Historical Society
invite the community 

Thursday, March 17,
to the South Carolina Native Plant Heritage Event
at 7:00 pm in the Blythewood High School Media Center

Dr. John Nelson,
Curator of the A.C. Moore Herbarium, USC
will speak about S.C. native plants and Elizabeth Sudduth,
Director Irving Department of Rare Books at USC will talk about Mark Catesby's Art and Work, an 18th Century naturalist and artist who studied and painted plants and animals of the Carolinas a hundred years before Audubon.  

Don't forget about
the Historical Society's
Membership Drive
going on right now.  Membership forms are at the Langford-Nord House
100 McNulty Stree or at Town Hall. 

The Westwood High School
Actors theater
will present "Little Shop of Horrors" 
March 17 & 18
at 7:00 pm.
Tickets are $7 for adults, $5 for students age 8 to college, seniors citizens and the military and $3 for children 7 and under.  Call 691-4049 Ext. 35703 for more information.

Saturday, March 26 
10:00 to 12:30
The Community is invited to an Easter Egg Hunt
at Doko Meadows Park
hosted by Beulah and Oak Grove United Methodist Churches in Blythewood.
More information coming...

Saturday, April 9
9:00 am
join the Community and Blythewood High School
for a Run/Walk 5K
to raise money for Pitt Hopkins Research Foundation in honor of Jonathan Ackerman.  More information coming...

If you are interested in volunteering your time and skills with the traveling Wall That Heals, please call Hazel Kelly at Town Hall, 754-0501 or email her at
The Wall That Heals will be in Blythewood starting May 26th.


 Remember Doko Manor
as you plan your
next family reunion, special birthday party, business meeting or wedding and reception. 

for details and pricing or call Town Hall
at 754-0501.

The First Day of Spring
is this Sunday. Enjoy these beautiful days!