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Weekly Update City of Darlington

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Teen Programs are held at 5 p.m. Mondays at the Darlington Library. 843-398-4940

Darlington County Council meets at 6 p.m. at the Courthouse Annex, 1625 Harry Byrd Hwy., Darlington.



The DDRA Board of Directors will meet at the Darlington Library, 204 N. Main St., at 8 a.m. on the first Tuesday of the month, except in July and September. 

After School Club will be held at the Darlington Library at 4 p.m. each Tuesday during the school year. 843-398-4940

Darlington City Council will hold its regular monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall, 400 Pearl St., Darlington. Info: 843-398-4000

Swing and Shag Dance Lessons from 8 to 10 p.m. at Darlington Elks Lodge, 836 Timmonsville Highway, Darlington. 843-393-1451



Free Exercise Classes will be held at 9 a.m. most Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at the Harmon Baldwin Recreation Center, 300 Sanders St., Darlington. Info: 843-398-4030

Homeschool Hub will meet at 2 p.m. each Wednesday at Darlington Library, 204 N. Main St. 843-398-4940

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



Story Time at Darlington Library, 204 N. Main St. 843-398-4940 ext. 305

The Darlington County Historical Commission will meet at 10 a.m. on the first Thursday of the month at 204 Hewitt St., Darlington.

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



The City of Darlington Arbor Day Ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Raceway Inn, 705 Washington Street.

Join Darlington Recreation for a trip to Myrtle Beach Aquarium on Friday, Dec. 7. Depart at 10 a.m. and return by 6 p.m. Cost is $30. Lunch is on your own. Must pre-register. 843-398-4030

The Darlington County Coordinating Council will meet at 11:30 a.m. at Medford Nursing Center. 

The Free Will Baptist Bible Church is hosting a Parents’ Night Out on Friday, December 7, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the church. Cost is $10 per child. They will have bible study, games, snacks, and more! Money raised will go towards our mission trip to Honduras! Parents: this is the perfect opportunity to go Christmas shopping or even just have a date night!



Darlington High School students will pack and distribute food during Old People’s Christmas starting at 8 a.m. Dec. 8.

Yahweh Marriage Ministry of Darlington presents a Night with My Love at 6 p.m. Dec. 8 at Bethel AME Church Fellowship Hall, 1333 S. Main St. This is a formal event with dinner, pictures, a live band, and other surprises. Tickets are $50 per couple. Info: Prophetess Angela Kennedy Peterson 843-992-6925




Darlington First Church of God will host a musical celebration of "All that is Christmas" in this worship event. The community is invited. Admission is a non-perishable item to benefit the local food pantry, The Lord Cares. Doors open at 4:30 PM Sunday, Dec. 9, with open seating at the church, 620 N. Main St., Darlington. For more information, contact the church office at 843-393-7942


Mark Your Calendars

Christmas Market: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, at Trinity United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 126 Pearl St.


Gingerbread House Workshop: 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16, sponsored by The Friends of the Darlington Library. Desi Conrad, a local expert in gingerbread construction & design, will be our guide throughout the whole process. Space is limited, so make sure to reserve your spot early. The cost is $20 per house, and the proceeds will go towards additional programming and supplies for the Darlington Library. Candy will also be provided to adorn your culinary castle with colorful baubles (or not...the choice is yours). Info: 843-398-4940


Holiday Sweet Swap: Prepare at least 2 dozen holiday treats (cookies, bars, cupcakes, pie slices, etc.) and bring them to the Darlington Library to swap and share recipes at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19. Info: 843-398-4940


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.