Events

 

Darlington Professional Women

The Darlington Professional Women group meets at noon Sept 20 at Darlington Country Club.

Beautification Board

The City of Darlington Beautification Board will meet at 5 p.m. Sept. 20 at City Hall, 400 Pearl St. Darlington. 843-398-4000.

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

Saturday September 30, 2017 – Dinner, Dancing and Fellowship

Where: Wilds-Edwards House, Darlington, SC

Facebook page: St. John’s High School Class of 1987

 

October 2017

 

Darlington City Council Meeting

The Darlington City Council will hold their monthly meeting on October 3 at 6:30 p.m. in the City of Darlington Council Chambers at City Hall, located at 400 Pearl Street.

 Market on Darlington Square October 7

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

Darlington County Council Meeting

The Darlington County Council meets on Monday, October 2, 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.

Williamson Park Committee

The City of Darlington Williamson Park Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the month, October 10, November 14, and December 12 at Darlington Library, 204 N. Main St. 843-398-4000

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

Held in conjunction with the S.C. Sweet Potato Festival on Saturday, October 14 at Palmetto Furniture, 308 S. Main St. from 6 to 9 p.m. Bands include Level 10 and Eagle Wing Band. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for ages 12 and younger, and free for ages 2 and younger. Bring a chair if you like. Food and beverages available for purchase. No coolers please.

Sweet Potato Festival

This festival will be held on Darlington Public Square Oct. 14. A freshly baked sweet potato is like nature’s cupcake. And these treats are a solid source of vitamins A and C. That right there deserves a party. And the S.C. Sweet Potato Festival in Darlington, South Carolina, has that covered. This potato party is teeming sweet potato pie, crafts, food, music, a car show and more.

Pumpkin Festival

Pumpkintown, South Carolina will celebrate the 39th Pumpkin Festival on Saturday, Oct. 14 at the Oolenoy Community Building. The theme this year is “Oolenoy Valley.” Activities include a parade, arts and crafts booths, music, clogging, food and fun activities for children. The festival starts with the parade at 9 a.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.

Darlington County Delegation Joint Meeting

Darlington County’s Municipal Councils, County Council, Board of Education, & Legislative Delegation will meet Oct. 30 at 6 p.m. The location is to be announced Darlington County will act as host.

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.

Speed and Feed

The 5th annual BBQ Cook-off and Car Show is open to all years and models. The event will be Oct. 28 at Darlington Raceway. There will be a classic car cruise around the Raceway. Awards will be given out in several categories, including President’s Choice, Best Truck and Best Rat Rod. For more information, call Sarah Hill at 843-395-8808 or email sehill@darlingtonraceway.com.

 

November 2017

Darlington County Council Meeting

The Darlington County Council meets on Monday, November 6, 2017 at 6 p.m. and the first Monday of each month at 6 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.

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.

Darlington City Council Meeting

The Darlington City Council will hold their monthly meeting on November 14 at 6:30 p.m. in the City of Darlington Council Chambers at City Hall, located at 400 Pearl Street.

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.

 

December 2017

Darlington County Council Meeting

The Darlington County Council meets on Monday, December 4, 2017 at 6 p.m. and the first Monday of each month at 6 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.

Darlington City Council Meeting

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

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 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.

 

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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