Events

 

August 2017

Darlington City Council Meeting
The Darlington City Council will hold their monthly meeting on August 1 at 6:30 p.m. in the City of Darlington Council Chambers at City Hall, located at 400 Pearl Street.

Darlington County Council Meeting
The Darlington County Council meets on Tuesday, August 7, 2017 at 6 p.m. and the first Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m., at the Courthouse Annex/EMS Building, 1625 Harry Byrd Highway (Highway 151), Darlington, SC. The Council encourages citizen participation and provides an opportunity for citizens to present their concerns at the beginning of each regular meeting. Those wishing to make a presentation should contact the Clerk to Council at 843-398-4100 or jbishop@darcosc.com.

NAACP Meeting
The Darlington Branch of the NAACP meets 7 p.m., August 8, at 109 Pearl St., Darlington.

American Legion
American Legion Post 13 of Darlington will meet Thursday, August 10 at the Post on Harry Byrd Highway next to the South Carolina National Guard Armory. A meal is served at 6 p.m. and the monthly meeting follows. The nation’s largest Veterans organization invites its members, eligible Veterans, and active National Guard/Reserve personnel to attend.

St. John’s Multi-class reunion
A multi-class reunion will be held on August 12, 2017 for classes 1970-74, at the Darlington Country Club. It will cost $30 a person and is from 7-11 p.m.
You can send a check to Alex Cohen, 108 Nez Perce Street, Darlington, SC 29532.
If you have any questions, visit the St. John’s High School class reunion on Facebook, or email Becky Moody Williamson at bewmson@gmail.com.

September 2017

DDRA Spring Concert Series
Enjoy local, live music and area restaurants’ eats from 7 – 10 p.m. on Liberty Lane on Pearl St. in Downtown Darlington on Friday, September 1.

Market on Darlington Square Sept. 2
First Saturday of the month May through October (no July) from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Visit with the community, listen to local music, and enjoy a variety of vendors and food Saturday, September 2

Darlington City Council Meeting
The Darlington City Council will hold their monthly meeting on September 5 at 6:30 p.m. in the City of Darlington Council Chambers at City Hall, located at 400 Pearl Street.

American Legion
American Legion Post 13 of Darlington will meet Thursday, September 8 at the Post on Harry Byrd Highway next to the South Carolina National Guard Armory. A meal is served at 6 p.m. and the monthly meeting follows. The nation’s largest Veterans organization invites its members, eligible Veterans, and active National Guard/Reserve personnel to attend.

Darlington County Council Meeting
The Darlington County Council meets on Tuesday, September 11, 2017 at 6 p.m. and the first Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m., at the Courthouse Annex/EMS Building, 1625 Harry Byrd Highway (Highway 151), Darlington, SC. The Council encourages citizen participation and provides an opportunity for citizens to present their concerns at the beginning of each regular meeting. Those wishing to make a presentation should contact the Clerk to Council at 843-398-4100 or jbishop@darcosc.com.

NAACP Meeting
The Darlington Branch of the NAACP meets 7 p.m., September 12, at 109 Pearl St., Darlington.

Darlington Planning Commission
The City of Darlington Planning Commission will meet Tuesday, September 19 the third Thursday of every other month at 9 a.m. unless noted differently at the Darlington Library or at the conference room at City Hall and as needed or requested by City Council.

Darlington County Ambulance Commission
The Darlington County Ambulance Commission will meet on Tuesday, September 26 at 6 p.m. at the EMS/EPA Building Courthouse Annex, 1625 Harry Byrd Highway. For questions, contact: 843-398-4450.

St. John’s High School Class Of 1987 30th Reunion
Friday September 29, 2017 – Meet and Greet
Where: TBD
Saturday September 30, 2017 – Dinner, Dancing and Fellowship
Where: Wilds-Edwards House, Darlington, SC
E-mail: sjh87reunion@gmail.com
We are looking for a great turnout and ask that you reach out to any and all our classmates and encourage them to attend.

October 2017

Market on Darlington Square
First Saturday of the month May through October (no July) from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Visit with the community, listen to local music, and enjoy a variety of vendors and food Saturday, October 7

American Legion
American Legion Post 13 of Darlington will meet Thursday, October 12 at the Post on Harry Byrd Highway next to the South Carolina National Guard Armory. A meal is served at 6 p.m. and the monthly meeting follows. The nation’s largest Veterans organization invites its members, eligible Veterans, and active National Guard/Reserve personnel to attend.

Yam Jam Concert
Live concert with food and beverages available on site to purchase in conjunction with the S.C. Sweet Potato Festival on Saturday, October 14 Palmetto Furniture, 308 S. Main St. from 6 to 9 p.m.

Darlington Planning Commission
The City of Darlington Planning Commission will meet Tuesday, October 17 – Joint meeting at 6 p.m., and the third Thursday of every other month at 9 a.m. unless noted differently at the Darlington Library or at the conference room at City Hall and as needed or requested by City Council.

November 2017

Spina Bifida Benefit Event
So-Lina invites you to join them for the third annual Bid to Benefit Spina Bifida, Saturday, October 28. Wheelz for Bryce Auto Show participants need to be set up by 10 a.m. If it goes, enter it into the show. Commemorative dash plaques will be given to entries while they last. Chicken bog served 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Get your tickets in advanced. Benefit auction begins at 2 p.m. All proceeds and donations benefit Spina Bifida Association (SBA). There will be raffles and live music. All activities will take place at 2085 Lamar Hwy. in Darlington. For more information, or to donate an item for the auction, call 843-393-7631.

American Legion
American Legion Post 13 of Darlington will meet Thursday, November 9 at the Post on Harry Byrd Highway next to the South Carolina National Guard Armory. A meal is served at 6 p.m. and the monthly meeting follows. The nation’s largest Veterans organization invites its members, eligible Veterans, and active National Guard/Reserve personnel to attend.

Darlington Planning Commission
The City of Darlington Planning Commission will meet Tuesday, November 14 (due to Thanksgiving) the third Thursday of every other month at 9 a.m. unless noted differently at the Darlington Library or at the conference room at City Hall and as needed or requested by City Council.

December 2017

Darlington County Ambulance Commission
The Darlington County Ambulance Commission will meet on Tuesday, November 28 at 6 p.m. at the EMS/EPA Building Courthouse Annex, 1625 Harry Byrd Highway. For questions, contact: 843-398-4450.
Shop Small Downtown Open House
First Thursday of December 6 – 8 p.m. Photos with Santa, music, vendors, giveaways, and specials at area businesses

American Legion
American Legion Post 13 of Darlington will meet Thursday, December 14 at the Post on Harry Byrd Hwy. A meal is served at 6 p.m. and the monthly meeting follows.

Weekly or Monthly Events

Centennial Farmers Market
This market features fresh, organic gourmet foods, free-range eggs and homegrown, healthy foods including homemade breads and sweet treats and as always, live music and entertainment! Every Thursday from 4 – 7 p.m. Location: Corner of 5th St. and Carolina Ave. in Hartsville.

Darlington Elks Lodge
Tuesdays: Swing/Shag dance lessons, “New” line dance lessons from 8-10 p.m.
Wednesdays: Karaoke from 8-10 p.m.
Thursdays: Bingo at 7:30 p.m.
Darlington Elks Lodge is located at 836 Timmonsville Hwy. For more info: 843-393-1451

Paws to Read
Paws to Read is a literacy program where emerging and reluctant readers can create positive emotional connections with reading. Therapy Dogs International with their trainers come for one-on-one reading sessions on the first Saturday and third Tuesday of each month at 12:30 pm. and 3 p.m. respectively at the Darlington Library Branch.

Story Time
Darlington: Thursdays at 10 a.m. Info: 398-4940 ext. 305.
Hartsville: Tuesdays at 10 a.m. Info: 332-5115 ext. 7.
Society Hill: Thursdays at 11:00 a.m. Info: 378-0026
Lamar: Thursdays at 11:30 a.m. Info: 326-5524

Library Programs
Youth Summer Reading Program – Tuesdays at 10 a.m.
American Sign Language Class – Mondays 6 – 8 p.m.
Free Computer Classes (call to reserve your spot) – Tuesdays 6 -7:30 p.m. and Fridays 10-11:30 a.m.

Crochet & Knit Clubs
Lamar: each Monday at 4:30 p.m. 326-5524
Society Hill: each Friday from 2-4 pm 378-0026
Darlington: 2nd Friday of the month 10 a.m. – noon 398-4940
Hartsville: “The Stitchers” group meets the 1st & 3rd Mondays and 2nd & 4th Thursdays at 5 pm.

Pee Dee SCORE
Pee Dee SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) offers Free confidential counseling to America’s small business, serving Darlington, Florence and surrounding areas. Existing and start-up businesses can schedule an appointment by calling the Hartsville Chamber of Commerce at 843-332-6401.

Narcotics Anonymous (NA)
Meetings for Narcotics Anonymous (NA) are held at the Church of God on 620 North Main Street in Darlington. Meetings will be held every Tuesday and Thursday at 7 p.m.

Alcoholics Anonymous
Alcoholics Anonymous will hold an open meeting of big book and traditions studies weekly at 8 p.m. Monday nights at Trinity UMC on Pearl Street. Use Orange Street entrance. Info: 843-395-6897.
AA meets at the Hartsville AA Hut, 310 S. McFarland Street: 12 noon and 6 p.m. Monday/Wednesday; 12 noon and 8 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday; and 8pm Sunday.

Al-Anon Meetings
Al-Anon is a fellowship of adult relatives and friends of alcoholics for mutual support. Visitors are welcome. Childcare is not available. Al-Anon meetings:
Thursdays at 8p.m at the Hartsville AA Hut, 310 S. McFarland Street. Info: 843-992-2981.

Yoga for Beginners
Yoga will be held at the Darlington Library the 1st and 3rd Saturday each month from 12:30-2 p.m.
Darlington County Coordinating Council
The first Friday of every month at 11:30. February, April, June, September, and November at Carolina Pines; January, March, and May, August, October, and December at Medford Nursing Center in Darlington.

Hartsville Pilot Club
Fourth Monday each month at 6 p.m. at their clubhouse across from the Lawton Park Tennis Courts

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

Hartsville Lions Club
Thursdays at 12:30 p.m. at Mr. B’s Restaurant

Hartsville Rotary Club
Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m. at Hartsville Country Club

Hartsville Toastmasters
2nd and 4th Monday each month at 7 p.m. at the Black Creek Arts Center

Book Club
The Darlington Library Book Club meets the 3rd Saturday of each month 12pm-1 p.m. Stop by the library to pick up each month’s selection.
Market on Darlington Square
First Saturday of the month May through October (no July) from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Visit with the community, listen to local music, and enjoy a variety of vendors and food Saturday, August 5

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