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06/04/2019

Weekly Update City of Darlington

National Garden Week

Celebrate National Garden Week June 2 through June 8, 2019! The Darlington Garden Club has planted another bed of roses at the entrance to the City on Lamar Highway for visitors and residents to enjoy. Thanks! #darlingtonpride

 

Today

Darlington City Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 4, at City Hall, 400 Pearl St., Darlington.

The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program will offer FREE Nutrition Classes to adults younger than 50 at the Darlington Library, 204 N. Main St., at 6 p.m. on Tuesdays: June 4 and June 11. Space is limited. Info: 843-398-4940.

Joe's Grill will have 50-Cent Wing Night for supper at 306 Russell St. Dine-In only.

Tenampa Mexican Restaurant will hold Taco Tuesday beginning at 5 p.m. at 40 Public Square. $1 crunchy beef or chicken tacos and various drink specials.

 

Wednesday

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

Are You Truly Saved? will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, June 5 at the Harmon Baldwin Recreation Center, 300 Sanders St.

Movie Matinee will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesdays through July 23 at Darlington Library, 204 N. Main St. Free. Info: 843-398-4940.

Crab Night every Wednesday night 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

 

Thursday

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Darlington Recreation is accepting teams for the Adult Softball League for those ages 16 with parents’ permission and older. Fee is $200 and a case of league balls. Register by June 6 at Harmon Baldwin Recreation Center, 300 Sanders St., Darlington. Info: 843-398-4030

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

The Darlington County Historical Commission Board meets from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on the first Thursday of the month, excluding July and August, in the research room at the commission, 204 Hewitt St., Darlington. Dates for 2019 June 6, Sept. 5, Oct. 3, Nov. 7, and Dec. 5. Info: 843-398-4710 or dchc@darcosc.net

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

Fahrenheit 225 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

Break the Chains of Addiction at the CARES confidential Addiction Support group at 7 p.m. every Thursday at Harmon Baldwin Recreation Center, 300 Sanders St. All are welcome. Free. Info: Mark Parker 843-250-4298 or Kristy Wynn 843-601-3645

 

Friday

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Live music at the Purple Fish Coffee Company from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. every Friday night at 110 W. Hampton St.

Joe's Grill will have Steak Night for supper at 306 Russell St.

 

Sunday

Darlington Presbyterian Church will host college-age students from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at The Purple Fish Coffee Company, 110 W. Hampton St., for free food, fellowship, praise, and worship. This summer Bible study for college-age students (young adults who are college-age, whether they are in college or not) will be held each Sunday night from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at The Purple Fish Coffee Company from May 19 through August. We will be studying the Book of James by Francis Chan. Info: 843-393-4851

Farm Fresh Faith will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. June 9 through June 13 at Freedom Baptist Church, 1416 Lamar Highway. Free Vacation Bible School and Supper. Info: 843-393-8047

 

Monday

The Darlington County Board of Education regularly meets on the second Monday of each month at 6 pm in the Training Room of the DCSD Administration Building, located at 120 E. Smith Avenue, Darlington. Info: http://www.dcsdschools.org/home

Summer Meal Program runs June 10 through August 2, Monday through Friday, at Kingdom Seekers Holiness Church, 124 Jordan St. Breakfast will be from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Lunch will be from noon to 1 p.m. Info: 843-634-3214

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Tuesday

A Universe of Stories Summer Reading Program will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesdays June 11 through July 23 at Darlington Library, 204 N. Main St. June 11: Space Adventure. Free. Info: 843-398-4940.

Joe's Grill will have 50-Cent Wing Night for supper at 306 Russell St. Dine-In only.

Tenampa Mexican Restaurant will hold Taco Tuesday beginning at 5 p.m. at 40 Public Square. $1 crunchy beef or chicken tacos and various drink specials.

 

Mark Your Calendars

Darlington Recreation is accepting teams for the Summer Basketball League for girls and boys ages 7 to 16, as of Sept. 1. Please bring birth certificate. Register by June 13 at Harmon Baldwin Recreation Center, 300 Sanders St., Darlington. Info: 843-398-4030

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The Darlington Cruisers present The Drive-In at Joe’s Grill from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 15, at Siskron and Russell Streets.

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Nucor Steel will celebrate its 50th Anniversary in South Carolina from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 26. RSVP by June 14 to NSSC50@nucor.com or 843-393-5841

Join In the Wild Vacation Bible School from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. June 17-21 at FWB Bible Church, 316 Orange St.

Operation Arctic Vacation Bible School will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. June 23-27 at First Baptist Church, 216 S. Main St. Register at darlingtonfbc.com.

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Radio Vibe will continue the Bringing Downtown Alive! Free Concert Series from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday, June 27, on Pearl Street at Liberty Lane. Includes Classic Car Show thanks to the Darlington Cruisers. Free admission. Vendor spaces available. The series continues of the fourth Thursday of the month through Sept. 26. Info: 843-992-1561

 

City Pool Opens June 12

The City of Darlington will open the Gandy Pool for the season on Wednesday, June 12. Hours will be from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., weather permitting, on Tuesdays through Saturdays at 115 Gary St. The pool is open to the public, and the cost is $1 for the day.

 

Summer Camps

  • Adult Softball League - Ages 16 and older - Register by June 6 - Cost $200 per team
  • Summer Basketball League - Ages 7 to 16 - Register by June 13 - Cost $25
  • DHS Cheer Camp - Ages 4 and older - June 10 through June 14 at AWS
  • Dance Camp - Ages 3 to 10 - June 11 through June 17 - Register with Patsy Hathcock 843-393-4766
  • DHS Football Camp - Ages 7 to 14 - 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.June 24 through June 27 - Register by June 20
  • DHS Soccer Camp - Ages 5 to rising 8th graders - 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. June 24 through June 27 - Register by June 20
  • Volleyball Camp - Ages 7 to 11 - 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. June 17 through June 20 - Register by June 14
  • The City of Darlington also will offer free swimming lessons June 25 through June 27 (with Friday as a rain date), from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the pool. These lessons are sponsored by the City of Darlington for ages 5 to 18. Info: Lillian Brunson at 843-393-7233. 
  • SC 4-H Summer Camp at Camp Long in Aiken June 16 at 3pm - June 20 at 1pm $280 for current 4-Hers, $290 for non-members (military discount available) Ages 7-14. Limited space. Deadline May 31. Topics include leadership, science, and healthy lifestyles plus swimming, canoeing, high adventure elements, nature hikes, team sports, shooting sports, games, skits, campfires, dance, and talent show. A limited number of scholarships for first-time campers who meet financial need requirements are available. For more information or to register for camp, contact the Darlington County 4-H office at 843-393-0484 ext. 116.
  • SC 4-H Summer Camp at Camp Cooper in Summerton July 21 at 3pm – July 25 at 1pm $290 for current 4-H members, $300 for non-members (military discount available) Ages 7-14. Space limited. Deadline July 5. Topics include agriculture, horses, and natural resources plus swimming, canoeing, high adventure elements, natural resources. A limited number of scholarships for first-time campers who meet financial need requirements are available. For more information or to register for camp, contact the Darlington County 4-H office at 843-393-0484 ext. 116.

 

Summer 2019 Recreation Activities

A.W. “Man” Stanley Gym - 100 Magnolia St. (AWS)

  • Mondays - Math, Reading & Writing - 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Tuesdays - Kickball, Soccer, Arts & Crafts - 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Wednesdays - Math, Reading & Writing - 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Thursdays - Educational and Inspirational Speakers - 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Fridays - Movie Day at Harmon Baldwin Recreation Center - 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Children will need to turn in a signed permission slip two days prior to ride the bus from A.W. Stanley to go to the rec center.
  • Daily - Basketball Free Play - 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. for ages 14 and older

Harmon Baldwin Recreation Center - 300 Sanders St. (HBC)

  • Mondays - Organized Free Play - Dodgeball, Volleyball, Arts & Crafts, Board Games - 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Tuesdays - Basketball Free Play - 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. for ages 13 and younger
  • Wednesdays - Organized Free Play - Dodgeball, Volleyball, Arts & Crafts, Board Games - 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Thursdays - Basketball Free Play - 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. for ages 13 and younger
  • Fridays - Movie Day - 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Snack packs available for purchase ($2)

 

Become a Member!

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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.

 

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