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Weekly Update City of Darlington

Weekly Update City of Darlington

Thank you to all who participated in this year's Taste of Darlington on April 11 and the DDRA's Annual Golf Tournament on April 8! We appreciate your support of our efforts to improve the community. We couldn't do these events without you!

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Click here to leave feedback about the Annual Taste of Darlington.


This week is your last chance to order Vidalia onions from the Darlington Lions Club during their annual sale. Order by April 28 from John Tyner 843-393-5950, Robert Bridgers 843-319-7703, or Mike Beckham 843-393-1409.



Darlington County Soil & Water Conservation District Board meets at 7 p.m. the fourth Monday of the month in the Clemson Extension Kitchen at 300 Russell St., Room 207. Open to the public. Info: 843-393-0483



Free Exercise Class at 9 a.m. Tuesdays at the Harmon Baldwin Recreation Center, 300 Sanders St. 843-398-4030

Purple Lipstick Ministries will hold Wear Your Heart On Your Sleeve at 9 a.m. April 23 at 2156 Cashua Ferry Road. Guest speakers include Arthemius Jackson and Nioka Stuckey. This month marks another opportunity for us to shed light into the darkness that surrounds two of society's growing issues. April has been designated Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Child Abuse Prevention Month across the United States. For many of us, it will be marked by prevention and awareness-raising efforts, days of remembrance and calls to action. Join us as we empower some by speaking on behalf of others. Free event. Registration required. Register at www.purplelipstickministries.org or call 843-617-0401




The Darlington Downtown Revitalization Association will hold members’ meetings at 8 a.m. last Wednesday of the month at Taki’s Diner, 609 Pearl St.

Free Exercise Class at 9 a.m. Wednesdays at the Harmon Baldwin Recreation Center, 300 Sanders St. 843-398-4030

Karaoke from 8 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays at Darlington Elks Lodge, 836 Timmonsville Highway, Darlington. 843-393-1451

Test-n-Tune / Grudge at Darlington Dragway. Open To Any & All Race Vehicles. Info: (843) 383-0008 or http://www.darlingtondragway.com

First Church of God will be hosting a town hall meeting at 6:30 p.m. April 24 at the church, 620 N Main St, Darlington. Dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m. for $3/person or $10/family. Meeting will be discussing and answering questions about the upcoming Capital Fund Campaign and proposed by-law changes. Copies of the proposed changes are available for review at the welcome center in the narthex.



Free Exercise Class at 9 a.m. Thursdays at the Harmon Baldwin Recreation Center, 300 Sanders St. 843-398-4030

Wiggles & Giggles Story Time at 10 a.m. Thursdays at Darlington Library, 204 N. Main St. 843-398-4940 ext. 305


Fahrenheit 255 will have Trivia Night with prizes and specials at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at 26 Public Square.

Bingo! at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at Darlington Elks Lodge, 836 Timmonsville Highway, Darlington. 843-393-1451



Temple Free Will Baptist Church will hold a Chicken Bog & Bake Sale from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, April 26, at the church, 1660 N. Governor Williams Highway, Darlington. Eat-in or take-out plates available for $7 each. Delivery 10+ plates. Proceeds benefit Roy Player World Missions Offering. Info: 843-393-5251




Clean Up Darlington Day will be from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 27. Meet at the Chamber of Commerce, 38 Public Square. Info: rock@cityofdarlington.com or 843-398-4000 x 103


Mark Your Calendars

Thursday, May 2 – Rotary Club of Darlington will hold its annual Auction & Fundraiser beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Darlington Country Club. Admission is $10.

Join Darlington Area Recreation for its Mother-Son Date Knight from 6 to 8 p.m. May 9 at Harmon Baldwin Recreation Center, 300 Sanders St., Darlington. Cost is $25 per couple plus $10 for each additional child. Deadline to register is Friday, May 3. Limited to the first 100 couples.


Become a Member!

Join the DDRA and show your support for our community. Download the Membership Application here. Members can share news about your business or organization by giving us a call, 843-992-1561, or sending us an email, info@buildupdarlington.org, and we will feature yours news on our site and distribute it through our News Alert system via text and email to people interested in Darlington as well as TV stations, radio stations, and newspapers. We can come take a photo or use what you already have. This allows you to share employee recognitions, new products, sales, special hours and events, and more – all as a benefit of being a member of the Darlington Downtown Revitalization Association!

If you are already a member, please make sure to submit any updates to your businesses’ Map Location Form to info@buildupdarlington.org.

To have your event listed on our websites, please email info@buildupdarlington.org or call 843-398-4000 x 103 by the week prior to your event.