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02/03/2020

Weekly Update City of Darlington

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Welcome Al Jeffords and Stephany Delaine to the Free Medical Clinic Board of Directors! Pictured from left are Executive Director Steve Edwards, Al Jeffords, Stephany Delaine, and Joe Ervin, Board Vice President.

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Darlington Downtown Revitalization Association invites businesses, civic groups, and other organizations to participate in the City's biggest social event of the year, The Taste of Darlington. Use this opportunity to show off your skills in the kitchen with hors d'oeuvres, desserts, and other mouth-watering goodies as well as promote your business or enterprise and your commitment to the community. The 2020 Taste will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 23, in the garage area at Darlington Raceway as a fundraiser for the DDRA. For details, call DDRA Executive Director Lisa Chalian-Rock at 398-4000 x 103 or 843-992-1561 for more information or to sign up for a table. You also may email info@buildupdarlington.org for an application or visit www.BuildUpDarlington.org.

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Registration is open for the Recreation baseball and softball leagues for boys and girls that currently live in DARLINGTON COUNTY, ages 3-18. League age is based on Jan. 1 for softball and Sept. 1 for baseball, of the current year. The cost is $45 per child. Discount of $10 off each additional sibling in the home. Late registration will be Feb. 21-27. The cost will increase by $10. No requests for participants to be on same teams except SIBLINGS. FYI: The All-Star fee for 2020 will be $30. Please be prepared to pay if your child makes the team. Info: 843-398-4030

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Today

The Crochet & Knit Club of Lamar will meet at 4:30 p.m. on Mondays at the Lamar Library. Info: 843-326-5524

The Stitchers Club of Hartsville will meet at 5 p.m. Feb. 3 and the first and third Monday of each month at the Hartsville Memorial Library.

Alcoholics Anonymous meets weekly at 8 p.m. Monday nights at Trinity United Methodist Church in Darlington. Use the Orange Street entrance. Info: 843-395-6897

 

Tuesday

Business Network International meets each Tuesday from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at Black Creek Arts Council, 116 W. College Ave., Hartsville.

Darlington area men are invited to join a time of fellowship and devotion at 9 a.m. on Tuesdays at The Purple Fish Coffee Company, 110 W. Hampton St.

Story Time will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesdays at the Hartsville Library. Info: 843-332-5115 ext. 7

The Hartsville Rotary Club meets at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesdays at the Hartsville Country Club.

Darlington Country Club opens for a Family Buffet every Tuesday Night at the club, 125 Country Club Road. This week enjoy a breakfast buffet.

Darlington Elks Lodge holds dance lessons from 8 to 10 p.m. on Tuesday nights at the lodge, 836 Timmonsville Highway, Darlington. Info: 843-393-1451

 

Wednesday

Darlington County Picklers meet at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday nights at the Bill Cain Tennis Center at the corner of Orange and Liberty Streets. Learn to play and meet new friends.

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Wine Down Wednesday at Fahrenheit 225 on Wednesday evenings at 26 Public Square, Darlington. Info: 843-944-0321

Darlington Elks Lodge holds karaoke from 8 to 10 p.m. on Wednesday nights at the lodge, 836 Timmonsville Highway, Darlington. Info: 843-393-1451

 

Thursday

FREE HIV/AIDS Testing at participating Health Departments. Stay safe. Get tested. Treat early. End stigma. Darlington office is located at 305 Russell St., 843-398-4400. Hartsville office is located at 130 E. Camden Ave., 843-332-7303.

Story Time will be held at 10 a.m. Thursdays at the Darlington Library, at 11 a.m. at the Society Hill Library, and at 11:30 a.m. at the Lamar Library. Info: 843-398-4940 ext. 305, 843-378-0026, or 843-326-5524

The Men's Brotherhood and Christian Women's Connection of First Church of God will have a bar-b-q lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, at the church, 620 N. Main St., eat-in or carry-out. Plates are $8 each, include Shuler's BBQ of Latta, pork and rice, pork BBQ, pole beans, slaw, and bread. Delivery available for 10 or more plates. Info: 843-393-7942

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

The Darlington Kiwanis Club meets at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, and every other Thursday at the Darlington Country Club, 125 Country Club Road. Program: TBA

The Hartsville Kiwanis Club meets at 12:15 p.m. on Thursdays at the Hartsville Country Club.

The Hartsville Lions Club meets at 12:30 p.m. on Thursdays at Mr. B's Restaurant in Lydia.

Darlington County Picklers meet at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday nights at the Bill Cain Tennis Center at the corner of Orange and Liberty Streets. Learn to play and meet new friends.

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Daddy Daughter Dance will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, at the Harmon Baldwin Recreation Center, 300 Sanders St. Info: 843-398-4030

The Greater Darlington Chamber of Commerce will hold its Annual Awards Program on Thursday, Feb. 6, at Darlington Country Club. 

Painting With Friends will hold its opening reception from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, at Black Creek Arts Council, 116 W. Carolina Ave., Hartsville. The free exhibit will be on display through Feb. 28. Featuring works by 10 area artists: Sue Brand, Timi Bronson, Sherry Brown, Frankie Bush, Judy Jacobs, Cornelia Joyner, MJ Martin, Gay Morrison, Linda Sablewski, Jane Wheeler, and Pam Youngblood.

Centennial Farmers Market will be open from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursdays at the corner of Fifth Street and Carolina Avenue in Hartsville with fresh, homemade, organic, and gourmet foods, live music, and entertainment.

Join the Pee Dee Chapter of Moms Demand Action for its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Feb. 6 and learn how you can help end gun violence. Meeting at Darlington Library, 204 N. Main St., Darlington. Please RSVP

Trivia Night at Fahrenheit 225 at 7 p.m. Thursdays at 26 Public Square, Darlington. Info: 843-944-0321

Darlington Elks Lodge holds Bingo from 7:30 p.m. on Thursday nights at the lodge, 836 Timmonsville Highway, Darlington. Info: 843-393-1451

Al-Anon, a fellowship of adult relatives and friends of alcoholics for mutual support, will meet at 8 p.m. on Thursday at the Hartsville AA Hut, 310 S. McFarland St. Info: 843-992-2981

Join Betha Retirement Home and bring a friend for this month's Seniors with Hope at 2 p.m. Feb. 6 at 157 Home Ave., Darlington. In our first segment Elizabeth Osborne, HopeHealth billing manager, will discuss understanding Medicare. During our second segment, HopeHealth providers will share on maintaining a healthy heart.

 

Friday

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The Purple Fish Coffee Company will feature LIVE MUSIC from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Friday nights. Drink specials. http://www.saintmatthews.us/purple-fish-coffee-company

Live Jazz at Fahrenheit 225 at 7 p.m. Fridays at 26 Public Square, Darlington. Info: 843-944-0321

Darlington Country Club opens for a Members' Dinner every Friday Night at the club, 125 Country Club Road.

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Epic Youth is hosting a Valentine's Day Dinner and Live Music date night from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, at Dominion Church, 1030 Pearl St., Darlington. Come out and enjoy a delicious meal and live entertainment. Proceeds from this event will help fund the youths' trip to Tennessee. Childcare will include pizza, games and fun, while the adults enjoy adult time! Cost: $15 for adults and $5 for children. P.S. You don't have to have a date to come! Just come enjoy some good, clean fun!

 

Saturday

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.

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The Darlington County Historical Commission will be offering open-hearth cooking classes at the Jacob Kelley House this winter. Dates and times are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8; and from 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22. This hands-on experience is $20 per class and will offer you the opportunity to step back in time to experience food prep and dining without electricity and modern conveniences. If you are interested, sign up early as slots are filling up fast. Email bgandy@darcosc.net to reserve.

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Studs of Steel will be Live at Carolina Nightlife & Grill from 9 p.m. to midnight on Feb. 8 at 2244-B Harry Byrd Hwy, Darlington. Doors open at 8 p.m. This show typically sells out before show date. We highly recommend you purchase tickets in advance to ensure entry the night of. Tickets may be purchased at Carolina Nightlife & Grill.

 

Sunday

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

Join the Pastor's Aide of Flat Creek Baptist Church for their Anniversary at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9, at the church, 1369 Society Hill Rd, Darlington. Rev. Dr. John L. Williams, Pastor. Elnita L. Williams, First Lady.

Mechanicsville Baptist Church Youth will lead services on Feb. 9 at the church, 2364 Cashua Ferry Road, Darlington. All are invited. Schedule is 9:30 a.m. Sunday School, 10:30 a.m. Morning Worship, 4 p.m. Prayer Closet, 5:30 p.m. The Well Worship Service, and 5:30 p.m. Children's Program

Darlington County Picklers meet at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday nights at the Bill Cain Tennis Center at the corner of Orange and Liberty Streets. Learn to play and meet new friends.

Join Women in the Word and Cornerstone Baptist Church of Hartsville for a women's bible study starting at 5:30 p.m. Sundays, Jan. 5 through March 8, at the church, 408 Coker Ave, Hartsville. This event is open to every woman in the Hartsville and surrounding communities. Our study will be a 10-week study on the book of Philippians from 5:30 to 7 p.m. weekly. The book by Keri Folmar can be purchased for $9 online at https://www.heritagebooks.org. Info: Ashley Luhrs at 843-206-409

 

Mark Your Calendars

The Original Raceway Grill will hold its first Daytona 500 Watch Party & Customer Appreciation Day beginning at 1:30 p.m. Feb. 16 at the Grill, 1207 Harry Byrd Hwy., Darlington. We will also be having an old fashion pig picking. Stop by for some great food and cold beer and watch the Daytona 500 with us. We now have 4 TV 's to catch all the action.

Take a trip Out to Lunch at South of Pearl. Wednesday, Feb. 19, with Darlington Area Recreation. 12:30 p.m. Dutch treat. Register 843-398-4030

Spring Forward! Daylight Savings Time Begins on Sunday, March 8.

The Speed & Feed BBQ Festival & Car Show returns to Darlington Raceway on Friday, March 13, and Saturday, March 14.

Take a trip to Conway Theater of the Republic Driving Miss Daisy on Thursday, March 19, with Darlington Area Recreation. Tickets are $40 plus lunch on your own. Register 843-398-4030

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The Darlington Kiwanis Club Annual Oyster Roast & BBQ will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, March 28, at the American Legion Post 13 on Harry Byrd Highway. Tickets are $30 each and include food and beverages. Find the club online at http://www.Facebook.com/DarlingtonKiwanis

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Wednesday, April 8 - Annual DDRA Golf Tournament at Darlington Country Club. Info: 843-992-1561 or info@buildupdarlington.org

Thursday, April 23 - Taste of Darlington at Darlington Raceway. Info: 843-992-1561 or info@buildupdarlington.org

On Saturday, April 25, the Long Bluff Historical Society will sponsor the annual Taste of Society Hill from 7 to 9 p.m. at the historic Adam Marshall House, 454 S. Main St., Society Hill. Tickets are $20 per person at the door. Ages 21 and older only. Proceeds benefit historic preservation in the Society Hill area with on-going projects in the community. Info: (813) 323-1445.

Join your friends and family at Oak Manor Inn, 314 E Home Ave, Hartsville, as we enjoy an Evening Under the Oaks to raise funds for Darlington County Humane Society's Raise the Woof Campaign to build a proper animal shelter. VIP Hour from 4 to 5 p.m. General Admission from 5 to 8 p.m. Tickets

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Saturday, June 6 - Darlington Family Fest at Darlington Raceway. Vendor Application. Info: 843-992-1561 or info@buildupdarlington.org

 

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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The Free Medical Clinic of Darlington County is accepting new patients in Hartsville and Darlington.

 

 

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