Fright Fest 2020 set for October 31st in Darlington
Fright Fest 2020 is happening in downtown Darlington, Saturday, October 31st, 2 p.m.-7:30 p.m. with a spooktacular fireworks display as a grand finale. This is a family event and will be a spooktacular fun filled day. The event will include carnival rides and eats, food trucks and beverages, DJ music, arts and crafts, bingo and prizes, trick or treat alley, costume contests, cake walk, car show and performance by Soul Sister Dance Team. If you would like to be a vendor or a sponsor, please contact Harriet at the Greater Darlington Chamber of Commerce, Lamar and Society Hill at 843-393-2641.
Gospel in the Park series finale
The art of great gospel music comes to a close on Sunday, October 4, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in Pride Park, 630 S. 6th Street. The theme is Bringing Unity into Our Community. Live entertainment by Helen Miller Best, The McDuffie and many more. Wear your masks, social distance, bring your lawn chairs and an open heart. For more information call Barbara Carraway at 843-409-5241.
Christian Recovery meeting location
Christian Recovery is now meeting at 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 843-992-5222 or 843-307-7193.
Winburn family reunion
The Winburn family reunion has been postponed to a later date due to Covid-19 safety concerns.
Hartsville Fire Department
Hartsville Fire Department now has stickers you can put on your door or window at home to inform the fire department there is a pet in your home. You can come by Hartsville Fire Department at 111 S. 7th St. to pick one up.
Darlington County Disabilities & Special Needs Board
The Darlington County Disabilities & Special Needs Board of Directors meet on the last Tuesday of each month (except December) at 2 p.m. at The Scott Center, 201 Damascus Rd., Hartsville. For more information contact: 843-332-7252 or visit at www.dcdsnb.org. The meeting dates for 2020 are: Sept. 29th, Oct. 27th, and Nov. 24th. The public is always welcome to attend.
Miss Hartsville Scholarship
Deer Creek Ranch and Horse Rescue
Deer Creek Ranch and Horse Rescue, 3047 Patrick Hwy., Hartsville is a horse rescue ranch with a mission of rehabilitating and restoring abandoned horses to good homes. They also offer horse camp for ages 7+, trail rides, fishing, petting zoo, birthday parties and many more activities. Go check them out and enjoy the beauty of this 80 acre ranch!
Hartsville Memorial Library
The Hartsville Memorial Library, 142 E. College Ave., has a variety of events for children and adults. Find their monthly calendar and learn more at darlington-lib.org or by calling 843-332-5115.
Good News Club
Good News Club is an after-school Bible club held after school for about one hour one day a week filled with songs, games, snacks, and a Bible story at various elementary schools in the area: Carolina Elementary, North Hartsville Elementary, Thornwell School for the Arts and West Hartsville Elementary. Parents who are interested in enrolling their children in this club should contact their school for more information. Participation is voluntary and free.
Alcoholics Anonymous will have meetings daily at 310 S. McFarland St. For more information, call 843-307-8565 or 803-528-4131.
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
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.
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 call Post Commander John Benjamin at 843-409-0897 or Larry Stegner at 843-621-8189.
Hartsville Toastmasters meetings