Thursday, May 19, 2016

This Weekend in Blythewood May 19th-21st

Team Lily Fundraiser, May 22nd at Doko Meadows Park, 171 Langford Road. Enjoy a 3V3 Soccer Tournament from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. U8-U11 age groups for boys and girls teams.

      This Weekend in          Blythewood    
 May 19th, 20th & 21st

Team Lily Fundraiser
May 22nd
at Doko Meadows Park
171 Langford Road

Enjoy a 3V3 Soccer Tournament
from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.
U8-U11 age groups for
boys and girls teams.

To register go to

Then enjoy live music in Doko Meadows Park 
from 5:30 to 9:00 pm
There will be food vendors, music and fun, so enjoy a day off supporting a great cause.

For more information
 contact John Roth at Finishing Touch Soccer 

You are invited to the Opening Celebration of the 2nd Annual Blythewood Historical Society Memorial Day Observance

Thursday, May 26, 2016
6:30 at Doko Manor
100 Alvina Hagood Circle

In partnership with
the Town of Blythewood
as we bring
The Wall That Heals to Blythewood

There will be a Memorial Day
with presentations,
a "Quilt of Valor",
a moving video by Blythewood vets, and four beautifully restored Viet Nam era militaty jeeps.  

Join us, as we show our patriotism and support for our Veterans.  

May 26th - May 30th
The Wall That Heals

Please call Hazel Kelly at Town Hall, 754-0501 or email her at
for more information or to volunteer.

Blythewood Doko Rodeo
June 3rd, 4th & 5th
7:30 Friday & Saturday
with the gates opening at 5:30. Sunday the gates open at 1:00 with the rodeo starting at 3:00.
Come join in the fun with rides, food vendors and a great rodeo. 

For tickets and more information go to

Join us each Wednesday
from 4:00 to 7:00 for fresh produce, children's activities, crafts and more.
Next to Town Hall at 171 Langford Road

Contact Michaela Barno for more information at

 Thanks for taking care of our playground and park
at Doko Meadows/Town Hall.
There will be lots of visitors in our town for the Team Lily event, the Wall That Heals, the Doko Rodeo and the many weddings and events scheduled. Thanks for helping us keep it clean.

Give us a call at Town Hall (803-754-0501) if you are interested in Doko Manor or visit us at

Don't forget...
 We have a
Lost and Found Box
at Town Hall.  
Many items have been left on the playground lately and turned in to us.  You can call
( 803-754-0501)or come by from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Monday -Friday.

Town of Blythewood

Town Council Meeting
Monday, May 23
7:00 at Doko Manor

Memorial Day
Monday, May 30
Town Hall Closed

Last day
for the Wall That Heals

Blythewood After 5 
Hosted by Camp Discovery
Thursday, May 19
5:30 to 7:00 pm

Network with colleagues and friends as you visit a wonderful 80 acre nature preserve that is a  jewel in Blythewood.  Camp Discovery is a great outdoor classroom for school kids to learn about nature and their environment. Learn about the many classes and adventures they offer for the young and old!

Camp Discovery is located at 
208 Claude Bundrick Road off Langford Road.

Please register in advance at or call
Kitty Kelly at 803-712-3806

Blythewood Library

Friday May 20
Family Storytime
for all ages

Stop by the Richland Library Blythewood's tent
at the Farmers Market
 where they will have a short  storytime
at 5:00 pm or crafts for the kids.
171 Langford Road at Town Hall

 Beginning June 1st,  
customers of all ages
can participate in the
Richland Library Friends Summer Learning Challenge.

Visit the library to sign up or do so at Customers can earn rewards by meeting their Learning Challenge goals. 

Wall-Breaking Ceremony
Friday, June 10 at 1:00 pm

Join the library as they
kick off construction
for the renovation of the
Blythewood  Library.

218 McNulty Rd.

Call 691-9806 for more information

1st Annual Doko Bluegrass Festival
Saturday, June 11

10:00 to 4:00 pm at Doko Meadows. Join the Lion's Club
and the Town of Blythewood for some great music, vendors, Bluegrass  jam sessions and and lot of fun.

More information coming or go to

Blythewood High School
Summer Baseball Camp

Barry Mizzell, BHS head baseball coach will host two sessions of baseball camp this summer.

Session 1: June 6-10th
Session 2:  June 13-16th
Each session will be help from
8:30 am -12:00 pm
Monday -Thursday.

There will be two camps in one this year, with a basic fundamental camp for ages 6-14
and an advanced pitching and hitting camp for ages 9-14. 

The cost of the camp is $65 per person or $120 for 2 family members if received before June 1st.

 Contact Barry Mizzell at 333-9882 or 69104090 x28919 or email at for more information.

This is a photograph of Sargent Charles Clayton Branham in Normandy, France around 1942 or 1943.  He received the Purple Heart for injuries  he sustained in World War II.  Harold Branham knew him as Uncle Buddy, one of our brave heroes from Blythewood.
   The Blythewood
Historical Society
and the Town of Blythewood    
will honor all our Veterans at a Memorial Day Celebration
   Thursday, May 26
6:30 at Doko Manor.  
    Join us for a wonderful  event.