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Weekly Update City of Darlington

Weekly Update City of Darlington

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Come feast at The Annual Taste of Darlington on Thursday, April 11, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Darlington Raceway. Show your community support, share your favorite recipes, listen to some great music provided by DJ Carlisle Griggs, and feed your hunger for just about anything from chicken wings and pork loin to desserts and drinks. Ages 21 and older only. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the gate. Advance tickets are available in Darlington at City Hall, The News and Press, Main Street Jewelers, Carolina Bank, Dedicated Community Bank, the Library, The Purple Fish Coffee Company, and The Jewelers Bench. Tickets are also available in Florence at The Healthy Food Store and Beef Jerky Outlet; in Hartsville at Burry Bookstore and Carolina Bank; and in Society Hill and Lamar at Carolina Bank. The Taste is sponsored by Georgia Pacific, WBTW News 13, Raceway Ford, Sonoco, Pee Dee Electric, and Cumulus Broadcasting Radio Stations. All proceeds benefit community projects and improvement grants for businesses. For information, call Lisa Rock at 843-992-1561.



Williamson Park Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the month at Harmon Baldwin Recreation Center, 300 Sanders St. Dates are April 9, May 14, June 11, July 9, August 13, September 10, October 8, November 12, and December 10.



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




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

Taste of Darlington at 7 p.m. Thursday at Darlington Raceway. Admission is $35 at the gate. Food and beverages included. Ages 21 and older please.

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

3rd Annual WOOOSTOCK Schedule at Darlington Dragway, April 11-13. Thursday, April 11: GATES open 10AM-10PM for racers parking. TRACK HOT for testing, GRUGDE racing 4PM-10PM Cars/Bikes $50. Spectators admission $20.



3rd Annual WOOOSTOCK Schedule at Darlington Dragway, April 11-13. Friday, April 12: GATES open 8AM-MIDNIGHT for racers parking. TRACK HOT for testing, GRUDGE racing 11am-MIDNIGHT Cars/Bikes $50. Attention 5” NOS racers DRIVERS meeting 6:3PM for 5”NOS Shootout FIRST round 8PM. Spectators Admission $20. SpeedVideo LIVE 5PM


Saturday, April 13 - 8th Annual Run for Brighter Days and Kids Farm Fun event at Dargan Farms, 1301 S. Charleston Rd. Register at http://runforbrighterdays.itsyourrace.com. What do you run for? Join us and run for a tremendous cause. Suicide is now the 2nd leading cause of death for young people 15-29. Join us for our 8th annual run and Be THAT Friend and be a part of something big! This run/walk takes runners on a scenic course throughout Dargan's Farm and pond. It is centered around one of the most beautiful but tucked away places in South Carolina. This race is a part of the Pee Dee Grand Prix Series sponsored by Simply Timing. Registration: 5K $25/$30 after March 29th FUN RUN $15/$20 after March 29th Kids 12 and under FREE & Track Team Mbrs 18 & under Price increase for same day registration Join us at the Kids Farm afterward for Jump Castle, balloon slide, barn slide, golf putt-putt, popcorn, strawberries and goat petting! Awesome event for the KIDDOS! Free t-shirt and medal for all kids that walk or run! All proceeds go towards www.thejonathanfoundation4teens.org

3rd Annual WOOOSTOCK Schedule at Darlington Dragway, April 11-13. Saturday, April 13: GATES open 8AM for racers parking. TRACK HOT 10AM-for Quick 32 Bracket time runs & Heads up testing, GRUDGE racing between Bracket time runs. N/T Jr Dragsters drivers meeting 12:30PM First round 2PM behind Quick 32 Bracket class. Drivers meeting for ALL N/T class besides N/T Jr’s 5:30PM FIRST round for ALL N/T classes 7:30PM behind open ceremonies! Test n tune, GRUDGE racing between shootout rounds ! Test n tune may get cut off early due to high car/bike count. $50 Cars/Bikes. Spectators admission $25. FULL weekend pass $60. SpeedVideo LIVE 11AM-12PM. Visit Carolina N/T Productions website for class rules www.carolinaNTproductions.com. Info: (843) 383-0008



The Board of Directors of the Darlington County Water & Sewer Authority will meet in the Conference Room at 131 Industrial Way, Darlington, at 5 p.m. on the following dates: April 15, May 20, June 17, July 15, Aug. 19, Sept. 16, Oct. 21, Nov. 18, and Dec. 16.


Mark Your Calendars

Saturday, April 27 - Clean Up Darlington Day, 9 a.m. to noon. Meet at the Chamber, 38 Public Square, at 9 a.m. Free t-shirt to first 100 volunteers. Info: 843-398-4000 x103 or rock@cityofdarlington.com

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.


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.