Thursday, June 9, 2016

This Weekend in Blythewood, June 9th-11th

1st Annual Doko Bluegrass Festival, Saturday, June 11 10:00 to 4:00 pm at Doko Meadows
171 Langford Road.  Join the Lion's Club and the Town of Blythewood for some great music, vendors, Bluegrass  jam sessions ( bring your instrument and join in the picking) and lot of fun with Steam Drill, Cottonwood, Flatland Express and Last Road. 

For more information go to 
 DokoBluegrassFest.com


         
      This Weekend in          Blythewood    
 June 9th, 10th & 11th

Join us Saturday for some great "picking"
at Doko Meadows Park!
 





1st Annual
Doko Bluegrass Festival
Saturday, June 11

10:00 to 4:00 pm
 at Doko Meadows
171 Langford Road

Join the Lion's Club
and the Town of Blythewood for some great music, vendors, Bluegrass  jam sessions ( bring your instrument and join in the picking) and lot of fun with Steam Drill, Cottonwood, Flatland Express and Last Road.

For more information go to 
 DokoBluegrassFest.com









The Blythewood Historical Society invites you to participate in their Quilt Education Series.  



 Thursday, June 16
from 6 pm to 8 pm
Langford-Nord House 
100 McNulty Street

Join us for a fun evening of conversation and video viewing of the PBS series "Why Quilts Matter: History, Art and Politics".

The gatherings will continue every other Thursday for 5 sessions with presenters speaking on an interesting quilting topic, an episode of the PBS quilting video and refreshment.  No charge...just come and get a fresh new look at the imaging history and art of quilting. 

Email Kem Smith at krs@kemsmithcpa.com for more information and to RSVP









 The People's Choice Awards invite you to cast your vote for the 2016 finalist in the Miss South Carolina/Miss South Carolina Teen Scholarship Pageant.  Each vote is $1 and the proceeds benefit the Miss South Carolina Pageant.
To cast your vote go to 

The contestant with the most votes will automatically advance into the 2016 finals with the preliminaries being held June21-23rd and the finals held on June 24th and 25th. 

The competition can be viewed live via webcast and on LIVE TV the final night of the competition.  Online voting ends June 23.  Best of luck to Michelle Armstrong and Skylar Smith, our Blythewood representatives.










Earth Keepers Day Camp
for ages 6-11

Session 1:  June 13-June 17
Session 2:  June 20-June 24
Session 3:  June 27-July 1

Each day takes campers on an exciting journey through fields, creeks and forests to reveal the hidden wonders of nature.  

208 Clyde Bundrick Road
Blythewood

Register online or learn more at campdiscoverysc.org








 Town Hall is taking old flags for the Lake Wateree VFW 8346 to properly retire in their flag retirement ceremony.  Bring your old flags to Town Hall  by
Friday, June 17 at 4:00
and we will get them to the VFW.

The public is welcome to attend the flag retirement ceremony on Saturday, June 18 at 7 pm at 74 Veterans Drive in Ridgeway.







  
 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 Bluegrass Festival 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 www.dokomanor.com.









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
Meetings


Cancelled
Monday, June 13
Board of Zoning Appeals
7:00 at Doko Manor


Monday, June 20
Board of Architectural Review
7:00 Doko Manor


Tuesday, June 28
Town Council Meeting
7:00 Doko Manor








Chamber of Commerce Breakfast
Tuesday, June 14
7:00 am at Doko Manor

Our guest speaker is Michaela Barno, executive director of the Blythewood Farmers Market, who will share with us the fun things going on this year at the market, which is every Wednesday from 4pm-7pm in Doko Meadows.
Doors open at 7 with breakfast at 7:30.

For more information and to register go to BlythewoodChamber.com





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  blythewoodfarmersmarket@gmail.com







Blythewood Library

Blythewood Library is now in the portables!  They are up and running so stop by and get your summer books!

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






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.


Pantasia Steel Band
Wednesday, June 22 at 10 am

Trinity United Methodist Church gym
located across the street from the library.
Join the library crowd as they jam and dance to sounds of the Caribbean! 

Call 691-9806 for more information








Blythewood High School
Summer Baseball Camp

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


Session 2:  June 13-16th
The 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. 


 Contact Barry Mizzell at 333-9882 or 69104090 x28919 or email at bmizzell@richland2.org for more information.


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 blythewoodfarmersmarket@gmail.com





    Feel free to pass this newsletter on to family and friends to see the many events going on in Blythewood this summer.























                            

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