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Best Places in Hartsville to Plan a Kid's Birthday Party

Posted by Hartsville Mom on Monday, April 12, 2021, In : For Kids 
Hartsville has some great options to offer for a birthday party for your children. There are indoor spaces and outdoor spaces that you can take advantage of.

Here are my top 3 suggestions to plan a birthday party for your kids in Hartsville:

  1. Edventure Hartsville - Located in downtown Hartsville, this small children's museum has a private party room and a lot of play stations for the kids to roam around and enjoy. You can pick your party time and reserve using their online form on the Edventure...

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Free Food for Children During Coronavirus School Closing in Hartsville

Posted by on Thursday, March 19, 2020, In : For Kids 
The Darlington School District will be providing free food to kids for anyone 18 years old or younger at the locations on the Flyer (see below) during school closure during the coronavirus pandemic . Update: Time to pick up these to-go breakfast and lunch meals are from 10:30AM - 1:30PM, on Monday and Wednesdays only. They are one week worth of food. 

Hartsville Locations For more information, refer to the flyer on the Darlington County School District's website.

Darlington City Locations Coron...
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Winter Attire in Hartsville

Posted by on Wednesday, February 19, 2020,
(Photo of Hartsville with snow on the ground taken by

February is the month of love, includes Lincoln's Birthday, President's Day and is when we would get our one day of snow every year (if at all). It has three holidays but they are really cold holidays. Burr.

Gloves, boots and scarves come out of the closet to keep our body warm. I also like to use the cold weather to accessorize my al fits and make an effort to bundle up if I'm going to the Magnolia Mall in Florence or...
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Artbug Studio in Downtown Hartsville brings the artist out in you

Posted by on Friday, November 30, 2018, In : Mom Fun 
(2021 Update: This studio in downtown Hartsville is now closed but Artbug Studio is now operating out of Darlington. Contact the owner of Artbug Studio for your next fun painting session.)

Tonight, joined Artbug Studio in downtown Hartsville for a Sip & Paint night! With Christmas lights and decorations up all around downtown Hartsville, you can't help but be in a festive mood even before walking through the door of the inviting art studio that belongs to owner, Jenny Altman....
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Summer Camp Ideas for Kids in Hartsville

Posted by on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, In : For Kids 
Here are some options in Hartsville for summer camp for your kids

  1. YMCA Summer Camp in downtown Hartsville for little ones and up between 7AM - 6PM which is also great for all day childcare:
  2. Governor's School of Science and Mathematics (GSSM) for kids from 7th-10th grade:
  3. Kalmia Gardens Summer Camp for 1st - 6th graders. Just 3.5 hours a day in the morning:

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Morning Preschool/Parent's Morning Out/Mother's Morning out (daycare) in Hartsville

Posted by on Thursday, July 14, 2016, In : Childcare 
A few churches have a parent's morning out/preschool program in Hartsville. They usually cost between $160 - $260 a month and your toddlers and babies get to learn and play in a loving Christian environment during the weekdays with other kids between 3 to 4 hours in the morning. The kids can be as young as 6 weeks old! Many stay at home parents use this time to run errands or have lunch with friends. These are also great options if you are looking for morning daycare as well! Here is a list y...
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Today's Hike at Kalmia Gardens

Posted by on Wednesday, March 18, 2015, In : Pictures 
I am in awe of the beauty of Kalmia Gardens in Hartsville. Located at 1624 West Carolina Avenue, Hartsville, SC, our family took a hike there this afternoon and had a very tranquil and happy time just taking in all that Kalmia Gardens has to offer. They really take care of this place with the well maintained plants, bridges, benches and trails. We are blessed to have a place like this here in our backyard! 

Here are some pictures I took today below.

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My Valentine's Day in Hartsville

Posted by on Monday, February 16, 2015, In : Food 
(Backdrop picture taken from Walgreen's in Hartsville on Valentine's Day 2015) 

I had another great Valentine's Day this year in Hartsville!

(Surprise flowers and chocolate delivered to my porch while my husband was at work)

After receiving surprise flowers and chocolate on my porch, my husband texted me to tell me that dinner reservations is at 7pm.

(Ghirardelli chocolates that I got for my husband and son)

(Bo berry biscuits from Bojangles in Hartsville that I bought on Valentine's Day for my hu...

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Great Dinner Experience at Black Creek Bistro in Hartsville

Posted by on Monday, January 26, 2015, In : Food 
Over the weekend, we decided to dine at Black Creek Bistro. My husband found out about this restaurant through word of mouth from his work. It's pretty hidden and we've never heard about it. Researching online, we found out that they are only open for dinner time. Here is how the patio looks. 

Here is the entrance of the restaurant.

The exterior looks very welcoming and it's obvious that this was previously someone's home that was converted into a restaurant. When we arrived inside, we were gr...
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Veteran's Day free meals to Military Veterans in Hartsville

Posted by on Tuesday, November 11, 2014, In : Food 
Note: Check out for a more extensive Veteran's Day free meals list for veterans and active duty!
My husband served in the military for 10 years before working for Duke Energy. This year we are celebrating Veteran's Day for the first time in Hartsville, SC and I have found 2 options to take my husband to celebrate: Shoney's and Applebee's.

Veteran's Day is tomorrow on Nov. 11, 2014 and here are the specifics about their offers: 

Shoney's - Free...
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Treat in the Streets was great with free photo by Image by Jessi

Posted by on Friday, October 31, 2014, In : For Kids 
 Treat in the Streets in Hartsville yesterday was a lot of fun in downtown. My baby son and I arrived a little later around 5:00pm so that gave us an hour to enjoy the festivities. He just woke up from a nap so it was time for play time! All the kids dressed up in costume but and I only saw one parent dressed up. I took note and I am glad I decided last minute to not dress up. I would've been an odd ball. 
(Meet my son, the bear and his first bucket of candy)

It was my son's very first trick or...
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Review and Pictures of Frozen on the Farm Corn Maze at McLeod Farms

Posted by on Sunday, October 5, 2014, In : For Kids 
(Scroll down to see more pictures below) Our family went to Frozen on the Farm at McLeod Farms earlier this afternoon. We've been to the McLeod Farms Store before but have never gone to any of their special activities. For the last few weeks, as we were driving around town, we've been noticing the billboards for "Frozen on the Farm" and it really got us interested. (Scroll down to read more see more pictures.)

When we drove there today, we immediately see Halloween and Fall themed decorations ...
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Frap-tacular and Macaroons from Midnight Rooster

Posted by on Friday, October 3, 2014, In : Coffee Shop 
Our family decided to try a month free at the YMCA in Hartsville for October. I was not ready to give my son to the nursery inside of there (free for October as well) just yet because I am a crazy protective mother so I decided to walk across the street with my baby while my husband works out. 

We decided to go inside of Midnight Rooster, a family friendly coffee shop that also sells lunch and dinner. I was really impressed with their decor and also what they have to offer. I was very happy to...
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Hartsville Mom As a veteran's wife whose husband works in the nuclear field, moving every several years seems to be part of our life path. We have lived in Hartsville, among many other cities. Getting acclimated to a new town means starting over each time for us and to help myself and my family, I do a lot of research on things to do and have compiled everything I've experienced in Hartsville here on I hope this will help you too.
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All the photos from the 'Restaurants' page, 'Kalmia Gardens', 'McLeod Farms and Museum', 'Coffee Shops & Bakeries' and 'Events & Activities' page on were all taken by me during our visits. They are my original content.

Find family-friendly things to do in Hartsville by going to the 'Events & Activities' page.