Thursday, April 14, 2016

This Weekend in Blythewood April 14th-16th

Blythewood Library, Friday April 15th, Family Storytime for all ages 10:30. Saturday, April 16
Let's Get this Garden Started! for ages 6-12 from 3:00 to 4:00 pm Listen to stories and learn about growing food and flowers.  You will have a surprise to take home.  
Please sign up at or call 691-9806 for more information

      This Weekend in          Blythewood    
 April 14th, 15th & 16th


Join the Historical Society
as they celebrate
the 5th Anniversary of
the Langford-Nord House
April 21st
from 6:00 to 8:00 pm
100 McNulty Street, Blythewood

Bob Wood, one of our Town
Historians, will present a program on the Langford-Nord House that was   so generously donated  to the Blythewood Historical Society by Cindy Nord. He will also report on the past, present and future events of the Historical Society .
The public is invited.

And... renew your membership if you haven't already done so!  Forms are at Town Hall or the Historical Society. 

Blythewood Library

Friday April 15th
Family Storytime
for all ages

Saturday, April 16
Let's Get this Garden Started!
for ages 6-12 from 3:00 to 4:00 pm
Listen to stories and learn about growing food and flowers.  You will have a surprise to take home.

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

Coming Soon!

Camp Discovery and the SC Wildlife Federation are hosting a
Native Bee Day

 Saturday, April 23
for 8 to 12 year olds
10:00 to 12 noon

The cost is $10 per child or $20 for the family. Camp Discovery is located at 208 Claude Bundrick Road in Blythewood.
 Register at or call 256-0670 for more information.

We have been notified
that the bridge over
North Branch on Fulmer Road
will be replaced starting May 2.  Pending any delays due to weather conditions or other factors, the new bridge should reopen to traffic by July 15.  Traffic will be rerouted via Turkey Farm Road and Wilson Blvd.
The Town of Blythewood's website has a map of the area and the detour route.

I am here  to report that the
Blythewood High School  Plant Sale
was wonderful, even in the cold breezy weather.  
They had so many beautiful, healthy plants grown by our own BW students! If you didn't go this year I will remind you to go next year.  

I am also here to report that Bubble Soccer was alive and well in Blythewood over spring break. The park was bouncing!


Town of Blythewood

Town of Blythewood Work Session
Thursday, April 14
9:00 at Doko Manor

Board of Architectural Review
Monday, April 18
7:00 at Doko Manor

Town Council Meeting

Monday, April 25
7:00 pm at Doko Manor

Two Chamber events on the same night!

Friday, April 22
the 4th Annual Glow-in-the-Dark
Golf Ball Tournament 
Cobblestone Park Golf Club
1298 University Parkway in Blythewood

Registration at 5:30 with dinner and a putting contest. Shotgun start at 7:30

Blythewood After Five
5:30 to 7:00 pm
Network with colleagues not playing Glow-in-the-Dark golf and sample delicious food from Alexander's new chef.  
Please register in advance at or call Kitty Kelly at 803-712-3806

May 26th - May 30th
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

Recognize the area?  This is Wilson's  Esso Station on Wilson Blvd./ Main Street about 1940.  You can see the Hoffman House
(now Town Hall) in the background.  Photo courtesy of Kay Wilson Lydon

To see more historic pictures go to

And, if you have any old photographs you would like to share, contact the Historical Society at 333-8133. 

You Are Invited
Blythewood Civitan Club
will meet next on
Tuesday, April 26th, 6:30 PM Fairfield Electric Coop, Community Room.
Food served.

We will be talking about what Civitan does…how Civitan could find a place in your life.
“Civitan promotes dignity of human beings”.
 Motto:  Builders of Good Citizenship.
Check us out.  Find your niche.
A Club Worthy of Your time.

For more information contact
Mike Taylor,
    803-622-2692 or
Bill Tolleson,

 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.