Thursday, March 16, 2017

This Weekend in Blythewood, March 16th-18th

Tonight!   The Blythewood Garden Club will host Rudy Mancke, SC Naturalist, Thursday, March 16 at 7:00, in the Blythewood High School Library. The community is invited to this free event that you are guaranteed to learn from. Hearing Mr. Mancke's enthusiasm of nature is worth spending the evening out.

       This Weekend in          Blythewood    
March 16th, 17th & 18th

The Blythewood Garden Club
will host
Rudy Mancke,
SC Naturalist,
Thursday, March 16 at 7:00
in the Blythewood High School Library.

 The community is invited to this free event that you are guaranteed to learn from. Hearing Mr. Mancke's enthusiam of nature is worth spending the
evening out.

The Opening Celebration/
Ribbon Cutting
 Sunday, March 19,
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Traveling Exhibit, 
"The Way We Worked"

The Way We Worked
is a Smithsonian traveling exhibition that draws on the National Archives photographic and artifact collections to tell the story of work in America culture. It traces the many changes that have affected the workforce
and environment during the
last 150 years.

The exhibit will be at the
Langford-Nord House
100 McNulty Street
March 18- April 30. 

The exhibit hours are
Tuesdays, Wednesdays
and Thursdays
9:00 am to 4:00 pm,
Saturdays, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
and Sundays 2:00 to 5:00 pm.

The Way We Worked,
created by the National Archives, is part of Museum on Main Street, a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institute and the
SC Humanities Council,
plus funding from Richland County and the Nord Family Foundation.

The Masonic Lodge in Blythewood
is inviting the Community to breakfast. 

Tuesday, March 21,
8:00 am to 10:00 am
395 Blythewood Road
No charge

 Westwood High School
has received a Conservation Education Mini-Grant from the Richland Soil and Water Conservation District to fund pollinator research and habitat with a special emphasis on native solitary bees and wasps.  This work is being spearheaded by Mellisa Bunch and her students. 

Doko Manor
Let us help you plan
your business meetings, reunions, family celebrations, wedding or receptions. We have a beautiful venue and a great staff.

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

Town of Blythewood

Board of Architectural Review
Monday, March 20
6:00 pm
Doko Manor

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

The Greater Blythewood
Chamber of Commerce
invites the Community to
Blythewood After Five

Tuesday, March 21
5:30 to 7:00 pm
Blythewood Historical Society & Museum
100 McNulty Street

Come network with us and help celebrate the arrival of the traveling Smithsonian Exhibit: “The Way We Worked”. Blythewood is one of only six towns in South Carolina that is receiving this exhibit this year and the only one in the Midlands.

Please register online at

You are invited to attend an
Emergency Preparedness Fair
Saturday, March 25
10:00 am to 3:30
4440 Ft. Jackson Blvd., Columbia

Activities include expert instruction, guidance & handouts
on topics such as:

Emergency medical care
Physical & financial security
EMP threat & preparedness
Long term food storage
Gardening & pest controll
Water storage & purification
and many others
For more information contact

Sponsored by the Local Community and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

March for Meals is a nationwide campaign to raise awareness about the issue of food instability among seniors.
If you would like to purchase a paper lunchbox, spend your lunch break delivering Meals on Wheels, or help us reduce our Meals on Wheels waiting list, or call 803-252-7734

March for Meals is also a great opportunity for scout groups, civic organizations, classes or groups of friends and coworkers to get together and give back!

Richland School District 2
invites the Community

Please come share your thoughts
and ideas about diversity and inclusion in our district.

Tuesday, March 21st
is the next meeting.

To all many Community Members who helped clean up the baseball fields behind Bethel- Hanberry School this past weekend.  It takes a village, the BHS Girls' Softball team, Janice and Todd Davis, Councilman Gordge, the Mayor, the First Lady and grandkids and many others.We thank you all.

And then it snowed!