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Weekly Update City of Darlington

Taste of Christmas Thursday

Order Thanksgiving at Hunt Bonz Deli

Place your holiday orders today! Call 843-393-5600 or 843-621-6055 to place orders! Thanks and have a wonderful Sunday!

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South of Pearl is getting ready for the holiday season. We would love to help with your Thanksgiving meal and your Christmas party. Give us a call 843-944-0398.

Darlington Raceway 5K honors fallen Florence police officer

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Historic Landmarks Commission meets at 5:30 p.m. Monday, November 4, at City Hall, 400 Pearl St.



ELECTION DAY: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. City of Darlington

At 9 a.m. Tuesday mornings, men are invited to join a special devotion time at the Purple Fish Coffee Company, 110 W. Hampton St. Great coffee and fellowship.

Girl Scout Interest Meeting: 5 p.m. Nov. 5 at Lamar Library, 103 E. Main St., Lamar. Any adults interested in leading a Girl Scout Troop or who have girls interested in registering in Girl Scouts should attend. Info: 843-656-9751

Pee Dee Workforce Development Board will meet at 6 p.m. Nov. 5 at the Pee Dee Regional Council of Governments Administrative Building, 2314 Pisgah Road, Florence.

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A Screening of Screenagers: The Next Chapter will be held at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 5 at the Trinity-Byrnes Collegiate School Sonoco Gym, 5001 Hoffmeyer Road, Darlington. Filmmaker and physician Dr. Delaney Ruston takes the conversation around screens and teens to the next level with Screenagers NEXT CHAPTER: Uncovering Skills for Stress Resilience-a film that examines the science behind teen's emotional challenges, the interplay of social media, and most importantly, what can be done in our schools and homes to help them build crucial skills to navigate stress, anxiety, and depression in our digital age. Students will view the film in school, but we are excited to host a public showing in the Sonoco Gymnasium at 6:30 P.M. Admission is free, with donations accepted at the door.

The Darlington Chapter of Veterans of Foreign Wars, VFW GREY/FARROW Post 3609, meets at 7 p.m. Nov. 5 and the first Tuesday of each month at Taki's Diner, 609 Pearl St., Darlington.

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 for lunch and supper at 40 Public Square. $1 crunchy beef or chicken tacos and various drink specials. Dine-In only.

Tuesday night is WINGS and KARAOKE with S&T Karaoke at Chianti's Wings & Things, 124 Cashua St., downtown Darlington. The wings are 75-cents each, and the songs are free.

The Black Creek Grill at the Darlington Country Club opens for members and their guests for dining from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesdays at the club, 125 Country Club Road.



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

The S.C. National Guard SMFC and community partners will hold a Service Member Career and Resource Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 6 at the Coach T.B. Thomas Sports Center, 701 Washington St., Hartsville. Veterans, active or retired service members, and family members are invited to meet with employers, agencies, and other groups that provide military/veteran services. Info: 803-299-1583 or Dangelo.Brisbon@sebapro.com

Crab Night every Wednesday night at Darlington Elks Lodge, 836 Timmonsville Highway, Darlington. 843-393-1451

Darlington County Picklers meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday and Sunday nights at the Bill Cain Tennis Center at the corner of Orange and Liberty Streets. Learn to play and meet new friends.



The Rotary Club of Darlington meets at noon on Thursdays at the Darlington Country Club, 125 Country Club Road.

The Darlington Country Club Sundowners meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursdays at the club, 125 Country Club Road.

The Taste of Christmas fundraiser for the Darlington Fire Department Christmas Fund from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, at First Baptist Church, 216 S. Main St., Darlington. Tickets are $10 per person. Children younger than 6 eat free. For information or to cook at the event, call 843-398-4013

Fahrenheit 225 will have Trivia Night with prizes and specials at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at 26 Public Square.

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



Big Jake Promotions presents Bear Fest at Darlington Dragway, 2056 E Bobo Newsom Hwy, Hartsville, on Friday and Saturday.

The Hart Affair will be held at 6 p.m. Friday at the Hartsville Country Club. Live and silent auction. Live music. Food. Fellowship. And lots of fun!



Darlington Country Club opens for a members' breakfast from 7 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Saturdays at the club, 125 Country Club Road.

Come find your treasures at one of the largest yard sales in the county as Emmanuel Christian School holds its 5th Grade Yard Sale beginning at 7 a.m. Nov. 9 at the school, 1001 N Marquis Hwy., Hartsville. Clothing, housewares, furniture, toys, books, holiday items, exercise equipment, and much more. Concessions and Silent Auction too.

Purpose to Live Ministry and Mt. Moriah Outreach Church will hold a Dinner Honoring our Veterans from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at 90 Public Square, Darlington. Free to the Public. Health Screenings offered by CareSouth-Carolina. Information and Tests provided by Care Innovations, Teen Scene, Vantage Point, as well as DaVita, Blue Choice Medicaid, WelVista, Absolute Total Care and many more. Sponsored By Purpose to Live Ministry and Mt. Moriah Outreach Church. Info: Tomeka Self 843-307-9061.

The Hartsville Farmers Market in downtown features wholesome, homegrown and handmade unique items, gifts, plus activities for the kids beginning at 9 a.m. Learn more at mainstreethartsville.org.

Darlington Country Club members and their guests are invited to Celebrate Football beginning at 4 p.m. Saturdays at the Black Creek Grill, 125 Country Club Road.



All Hunt Bonz Deli locations inside Fastrack Convenience Stores will be open for breakfast and lunch from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Come on out and have breakfast and lunch with us on Lamar Highway, South Main Street, or Hoffmeyer Road.

Jewels Deluxe Restaurant, 32 Public Square, will be open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Sunday.

Darlington County Picklers meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday and Sunday nights at the Bill Cain Tennis Center at the corner of Orange and Liberty Streets. Learn to play and meet new friends.

Recovery/Self Discovery with Susie Bloodworth will be held at 2 p.m. Sundays through Dec. 8 at Black Creek Arts Council, 116 W. College Ave., Hartsville.


Mark Your Calendars

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The Taste of St. John's Elementary will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 14 at the cafeteria, 140 Park St., Darlington. Cost: $5 per person.

111419 Toast of Darlington Flyer

The Greater Darlington Chamber of Commerce will hold the Toast of Darlington on Historic Edwards Avenue from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 14 with live music, gourmet food, and a cash bar. Tickets: $25 each. Info: 843-393-2641 or hhobbs@darlingtonchamber.com

CareSouth Carolina will offer free health and dental screenings to military veterans from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 16 at the Hartsville medical office, 1268 S. Fourth St., Hartsville. Bring your current Veterans Card or DD214 discharge papers (DD-256 for reservists or NGB22 for National Guard members). Call 843-332-3422 to sign up for an appointment. Walk-ins will be accepted as the schedule allows.

Community Connected For God's Glory and Our Good will hold a "Love Your Neighbor" event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at the B.A. Gary Playground, 100 Magnolia St., Darlington. Fun, food, and fellowship for all. Prayer tent will be set up to take requests and to pray personally with anyone interested.

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Central Baptist Church will hold a book signing with Tim Coker from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17, at the church activity building, 512 Spring St., Darlington. Coker's book, Learning to Fly, is available for $12 at the church office, from the Cokers, or by sending an email to learningtoflytc@gmail.com.

Connections after Hours: 5:30 p.m. Nov. 19 at Patriot Chevrolet of Darlington, 1050 Lochend Drive. Free.

ShopSmall Downtown Open House Nov. 19

Shop Small Downtown Open House: Thursday, Nov. 21, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Public Square. Vendor application. Business participation Invitation.

Festival of Trees: Decorators. Donate a decorated tree or wreath for the 3rd Annual Festival of Trees to fund Black Creek Arts Council's Art Education Program. Use your creativity and imagination to decorate the coolest tree. Show off your group, business or any theme you like. All will be judged for the People's Choice award and the winner will receive a prize and bragging rights for the year. Visit www.blackcreekarts.org events, complete the contract, save it to your computer and email it to events@blackcreekarts.org, or complete it, print and hand deliver to Black Creek Arts Council. Items may be set up the week of Dec. 2 at 116 W. College Ave., Hartsville. The trees and wreaths will be auctioned off to raise funds for Black Creek Arts Council's Art Education Program, our most underfunded program. The Opening Night Preview Party will be Dec. 6 ($35 per person) with general admission to the show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 7 and from noon to 4 p.m. Dec. 8.

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The City of Darlington Beautification Board will participate in the #GrabABagSC Campaign with an event from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Nov. 16. Volunteers should meet at the City Administration Building, 410 Pearl Street, across from Roses and Piggly Wiggly. Individuals or teams of four can register to win $100 in Walmart gift cards. Litter will be weighed in at the City Administration Building. Info: 843-398-4000 x 103 or rock@cityofdarlington.com

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The Darlington Rescue Squad's Annual Christmas Parade will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, followed by the Darlington Kiwanis Club's Annual Carol Lighting Service at 6 p.m. Christmas Festival will be held at the Public Square from 4 to 8 p.m. Announcement. Application to be in the Parade. Vendor Application.



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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.