Editor’s Note: Due to the coronavirus epidemic, many events have been cancelled or rescheduled. Please check with the sponsoring organization of each event.
Community tree lighting ceremony in Pride Park Pride Park comes
alive with Gospel in the Park Series annual community tree lighting ceremony on Saturday December 11, from 5 p.m. until 6 p.m. following the Christmas parade in Pride Park, 630 S. 6th Street. Live entertainment by Jerusalem Baptist Church Emblems and Friends and the Hartsville Community Chorus, both of Hartsville. There will be a visit from St. Nick with his elk. There will be something for every kid at heart. We’re asking everyone to donate or bring toys for girls and boys. Also bring nonperishable food items for the food bank. We will be following the CDC guidelines and masks are required. Come join us for an afternoon of holiday music and fellowship. For more information call Barbara Carraway 843-409-5241 _
Hartsville Evening Lions Club
Hartsville Lions Club now has a Hartsville Evening Lions Club branch that meets every second and fourth Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at the Hartsville Chamber room on 5th Street in the Center Theater. New members welcomed. We are here to serve our community. We are non-profit.
COVID vaccine clinic for age 12+ COVID-19 vaccines will be scheduled
in the Carolina Pines Medical Group Walk-In Clinic, 701 Medical Park Drive, Suite 103, Hartsville on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. to individuals age 12+. Appointments may be made by calling 843-339-2665. Appointments are required to receive the vaccine.
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.
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. __
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, 147 W. 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.
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
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 stbartchurch@ gmail.com
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
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