Friday, February 3, 2017

This Weekend in Blythewood, February 2nd-4th

Soup Bowls for Super Bowl, Benefiting Christian Assistance Bridge, 126 Blythewood Road, Sunday, February 5, Pick-Up is from 10:00 to 1:00,  32 oz. containers are $5.00 each. Pre-order by emailing

       This Weekend in          Blythewood    
February 2nd, 3rd & 4th

Join us at Doko Manor
on Saturday, February 11th to celebrate.

And the high on February 1st was 71 degrees!

Soup Bowls for Super Bowl
Benefitting Christian Assistance Bridge
126 Blythewood Road

Sunday, February 5
Pick-Up is from 10:00 to 1:00

32 oz. containers are $5.00 each.
Preorder by emailing 

February 11, 2017
Town of Blythewood 
Black History Celebration
History's Heroes
Doko Manor
1:00 pm

Come join the Mayor and Council members celebrate with students' art work, dance, choirs, Ray Smith's 
oral history recordings with several of the prominent family members of our community, and the viewing of the Bethel High School Yearbook.

Mark your calendar
for the next
Chamber of Commerce breakfast, 
where you can bring your spouse or date to hear
Bob Wood,
from the Blythewood Historical Society & Museum,
share stories of "Blythewood's Most Famous Love Stories".  

Tuesday, February 14th
(Valentine's Day)
at Doko Manor. Doors open at 7:00 am with breakfast
starting at 7:15.
 Please register in advance at

Hope Optimist Club
of Blythewood  
invites you to participate in a photo contest.
Participants are asked to submit photos that illustrate
a tenet of the Optimist Creed. 

Contact Maxine McClinton-Hedges for more information, 
Deadline for photos is February 15th.  
There are three contests open
for the Optimist International Scholarship Contest.

There is an Essay Contest,
Oratorical Contest and a Communication Contest for the
Deaf and Hard of Hearing.  

For information and the complete rules for each contest go to

Just an FYI...
Riverbanks Zoo has
 Free Fridays
for the Month of February,
from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

 You must show proof of residency with a valid driver's license, property tax statement or a vehicle registration card. 

Town of Blythewood

Planning Commission Meeting
Monday, February 6
6:00 pm
Doko Manor

Board of Zoning Appeals
Monday, February 13
6:00 pm
Doko Manor

Board of Architectural Review
Tuesday, February 21
6:00 pm
Doko Manor

Town Council Meeting
Monday, February 27
7:00 pm
Doko Manor

The Blythewood Historical Society and Museum and the Blythewood Library
invite you to the second
Blythewood Reads
in celebration of Black History Month
Thursday, February 9
at 6:00
at the Langford-Nord House
100 McNulty Street. 

Leonard Pitts' novel, 
Grant Park,
can be checked out at the library. Join us for an interesting discussion, refreshments and a great crowd of community members.

Camp Discovery Presents the Art of Sweetgrass Basketmaking

Registration is opens now for a sweetgrass basketmaking class with Jennifaye Singleton who learned the time-honored SC Lowcountry tradition from family 
members that passed it down from generation to generation.

Saturday, March 11
from 9:30 am to noon at
Camp Discovery
208 Claude Bundrick Road

Class is recommended for
ages 10 and older with a $20 fee. Space is limited to 15 participants. 
To register visit or call 803-754-2008.

Earth Keepers Summer Camp 
Registration opens February 1st.
 The complete schedule of offerings is available on the Camp Discovery website along with online registration.  
The camp program offers four week-long adventures for children
ages 6-12,
with each week featuring a different theme. Space is limited to 20 children per week.
 For more information go to

  Doko Manor...

Think about next year's
family reunion,
a business meeting/luncheon,
a wedding or reception,
or that special birthday party
and give us a call.
We have the perfect venue and a great team to help with your event!

Call Town Hall
for details, pricing or a tour.
or visit us at

Game Day Facts
  • The Patriots and the Falcons have met 13 previous times.
  • This is the 9th appearance for the Patriots (NFL record)
  • The Atlanta Falcons have never won  a Super Bowl game.
  • Average price of a ticket is $5,216.
  • Cost of a 30 second ad during the Super Bowl is $5,000,000.
  • Last year each member of the champion Denver Bronco team received $97,000 , while the consolation prize to the Carolina Panthers was $49,000 each.
  • 5,000 journalists are expected to cover the game.


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