HARTSVILLE HAPPENINGS

on Tuesday, 05 March 2019. Posted in Good life, News, Local News

Expanded Playground at Byerly Park open The City of Hartsville Parks and Recreation Department is excited to announce the opening of the new expanded handicapable playground on the campus of Byerly Park. The playground is located between the tennis courts and the track and field area. This new and improved playground is an expansion of Garrison’s Place, previously located just outside of Neptune Island Waterpark. The update and relocation of this equipment provides many opportunities for children of all abilities to play together.

GO RED with Delta You are invited to the Hartsville Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., annual GO RED with Delta’s Heart Awareness Program on Saturday, March 9th. This event will take place at the Jerusalem Baptist Church Center located at 327 S. 6th St., Hartsville beginning at 12 noon. Patrycia Streater, FNP of Caresouth Carolina will be the guest speaker. The theme for the occasion will be: “The Power of a Woman’s Heart.”

Karl “Tiny” Alexander Annual Golf Tournament & Auction The Karl E. Alexander Foundation will be having the 9th Annual Karl “Tiny” Alexander Memorial Golf Tournament and Auction on March 9th at Fox Creek Golf Course. Be sure and save the date and plan to attend. For more information, call 803-397-2704.

GSSM will be offering ENGAGE GSSM, 401 Railroad Ave., is offering an after-school program to 6th, 7th and 8th grade students in Darlington County through March 20th on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m. The cost is free. There will be eight sessions of captivating STEM fun and opportunities to connect with GSSM’s residential student’s who will serve as instructors and role models. Snacks will be provided. For more information, contact Mrs. Irene Middleton at 843-383-3901 ext. 3309.

HHS Class of 1962 Annual Class Gathering The HHS Class of 1962 is having their Annual Class Gathering starting March 22-24. A letter of invitation is not being mailed to everyone. Individual expenses will be “dutch”. If you are interested in attending the Friday, Saturday or Sunday activities, please call Evelyn Dampier at 843-332-6426 to assure your reservation.

New Market United Methodist Church Fish Fry New Market United Methodist Church, 1921 W. Old Camden Rd., will be having their annual fish fry on Friday, March 22nd from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Eat in or take out. $8 per plate.

Groucho’s gives back for Thornwell School Groucho’s Deli. 146 E. Carolina Ave., will give back 10% of the sales from 4 p.m.-9 p.m. to Thornwell School for the Arts on Monday, March 25th. Come out and support Thornwell while enjoying some great food!

Hartsville Farmers Markets Your Hartsville Farmers Market returns on April 13th, and will continue on the second Saturday of each month. The event is downtown on E. Carolina Avenue from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and features local produce, craftsmen, non-profit organizations, and fun food!

Alcoholics Anonymous Alcoholics Anonymous will have meetings daily at 310 S. McFarland St. For more information, call 843-307-8565 or 803-528-4131.

New Market School Reunion The New Market School reunion will be Saturday, May 4 at New Market United Methodist Church, 1909 W. Old Camden Road, at 3 p.m. For more information, contact Jerry Morrison at 843-332-6684 or Jean Gainey at 843-621-0129. If anyone would like to bring their favorite desert, it would be appreciated.

AL-ANON Al-Anon will meet in Hartsville at 310 S. McFarland St. every Thursday beginning at 8 p.m.

Christian Recovery Christian Recovery meets every Thursday night at 7 p.m. at the Player House, across the street from Lakeview Baptist Church on Lakeview Blvd. All those struggling with addiction and family members are welcome. For more information, call 843-992-5222 or 843-307-7193.

Girl Scout meetings What did you do today? Become a girl scout and join the fun! Create. Make friends. Camp. Sing. Explore new places. Try new things! Become a leader. Make a difference! Girl scout meetings are the second and fourth Sunday from 3-5 p.m. Troop 029 at St. Luke United Methodist Church, 302 Dunlap Dr., Hartsville. Troop Leader is Ms. Ann Boone, 843-858-7821. Girls grades, K5-12th.

Hartsville Memorial Library event The Hartsville Memorial Library, 142 E. College Ave. will show a family movie on the first and third Tuesday of each month beginning at 4 p.m in the community room. Come out and enjoy the show!

Senior Scene Enjoy a program related focused on your well-being with refreshments and fellowship with friends on the first Thursday of every month from 10 a.m.-11 a.m. in the Education Classroom, directly before the Carolina Cafe’ cafeteria.

Living Well with Diabetes Support Group The Support Group will meet the second Thursday of every month in the Education Classroom, directly before the Carolina Cafe’ cafeteria. Join this beneficial and educational forum for diabetics and their family members.

Lunch and Learn Series Enjoy a free informative talk with a different physician each month over lunch on the third Thursday of every month from 12 p.m.-1 p.m. in the Education Classroom, directly before the Carolina Cafe’ cafeteria. Please R.S.V.P for this event by calling 843-339-4563.

Brain Injury Support Group The Hartsville Brain Injury Support Group meets the second Tuesday of each month at the Hartsville Memorial Library. For more information call Danny Weaver at 843-861-5413 or Monroe White at 843-615-5378.

Alzheimer Caregiver’s Support Group Alzheimer Caregiver’s Support Group meeting will be held the first Tuesday of each month at St. Bartholomew’s Church, located at 103 Campus Drive, Hartsville. The meeting will begin at 10 a.m. For questions, please call 843-332-8765 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

American Legion Post 53 American Legion Post 53 invites all veterans to come join us and enjoy a meal on the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. For more information please call Mike Jackson at 443-532-4911 or Jim Ousley at 843-332-9340.

Hartsville Toastmasters meetings The Hartsville Toastmasters meet every second and fourth Monday at 7 p.m. at the Black Creek Arts Council building at 116 West College Avenue, Hartsville. Toastmasters International is a non-profit club specializing in the improvement of leadership and speaking skills in a controlled, constructive setting. Guests are welcome and admission is free. If you have any further questions contact Ray Schnell at 309-0705 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.