Christian Recovery meeting location Due to construction at The Player House, Christian Recovery has moved its meeting to New Providence Baptist Church, 1884 Antioch Road at the corner of North Center Road. The meeting is every Thursday at 7 p.m. All those struggling with addiction and family members are welcome. For more information, call 843-993-5222 or 843-307-7193.
New Providence Baptist Church clothes closet New Providence Baptist Church clothes closet, 1880 Antioch Rd., will be open Thursday, April 11th from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Clothes, toys and miscellaneous items. Everything is free.
Downtown Block Party The Spring Downtown Block Party concert series will be starting back on April 11th in the Downtown Hartsville Entertainment District at 100 East College Avenue. These are free family-friendly events held on Thursday evenings from 6-9 p.m. If Birds Could Fly will be the featured artist on April 11th, sponsored by North Industrial Machine.
Earth Day Festival 2019 Kalmia Gardens, 1624 W Carolina Ave., Hartsville will host Earth Day Festival 2019 on Saturday, April 13th beginning at 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Their will be nature walks, exhibits and more! As always, this event is free and open to the public. Everyone come out and celebrate.
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 Ave. from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and features local produce, craftsmen, non-profit organizations, and fun food!
Caresouth Carolina Spring Fling Celebration Caresouth Carolina, 1268 S. Fourth St., will be having their Spring Fling Celebration on Saturday, April 13th. The fun begins at 10 a.m. and ends at 1 p.m. The event is free to the public. Come out and enjoy free food, health screenings, inflatables and more!
NAACP Monthly Meeting The Hartsville Branch of the Naacp monthly members meeting is set for Monday, April 15th beginning at 6 p.m. at Jerusalem Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 301 S. 6th St., Hartsville. Guest speakers will be Scott Gauger, Hartsville Police Dept. and Nikki Williams Hill, Edventure Children’s Museum. Come learn what can be done about gangs in the community. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call Lunella Williams, Hartsville Chapter President at 843-616-1294.
Symphonic Electronic concert event The Coker Concert Band and the college’s esports team are collaborating on a special concert event, Symphonic Electronic, on Monday, April 15th, starting at 7:30 p.m. in the Watson Theater at the Elizabeth Boatwright Coker Performing Arts Center on Coker’s Campus at 300 E. College Ave. The concert is free and open to the public. For information about Symphonic Electronic, contact Kelly Jokish, director of the Coker Concert Band at kjokish@ coker.edu
Community Easter Eggstravaganza The 3rd Annual Community Easter Eggstravaganza will be held on April 13th from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Hop over to Coker College for this family friendly event sponsored by the City of Hartsville and Coker College with three age appropriate egg hunts, music, games and more. This event will be an egg-cellent time for all.
Easter egg hunt Palmetto Nursing of South Carolina will be hosting an Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April 20th from 1 p.m-3 p.m. at Byerly Park, 700 Russell Rd., Hartsville. Call their office to book your space by April 12th. 843-536-1032.
Gospel in the Park Series returns The art of great gospel music returns to Pride Park, 630 S. Sixth St. for its 12th series on Sunday, May 5th beginning at 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Theme: Bringing Unity into Our Community! Devotional will be rendered by Pastor Rico Antonio Newkirk and the Kay Branch Missionary Baptist Church, Hartsville. Live gospel music by many groups. For more information, call Barbara Carraway at 843-409-5241.
GSSM’s GoSciTech Summer camp experience For rising 8th, 9th and 10th graders. Spend a week immersed in a STEM topic of your choice during the residential camp. Choose any week or stay all four. June 16th-22, June 23rd-29th, July 7th-13th, July 14th-20th at GSSM campus, Hartsville.
Alcoholics Anonymous Alcoholics Anonymous will have meetings daily at 310 S. McFarland Street. For more information, call 843-307-8565 or 803-528-4131.
GSSM STEM Summer Camps iTEAMS XTREME Next Generation for rising 6th, 7th and 8th graders. Work in teams to program microcontrollers and robots and explore digital communications between linked hardware and the Internet of Things. June 10th-13th, GSSM campus, Hartsville.
AL-ANON Al-Anon will meet in Hartsville at 310 S. McFarland Street every Thursday beginning at 8 p.m.
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.
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.