Poor Man’s Supper
Sat. Feb. 25, 4pm until. Gilkey School Community Center (old Gilkey School) Adults $5, kids $2.50.
Fri. Feb. 17, 1pm-5:30pm at Forest City Fire Dept. Call Chief Mark McCurry 828-245-2111 for appt. •Sat. Feb. 18, 7:30am-11:30am at Goodes Creek Baptist Ch. Call Clayton Turner 828-245-3513 for appt. •Wed. Feb. 22, 12pm-5pm at Rutherford Regional Health Systems . Call Ginger Dancy at 828-286-5338 for appt.
Gilkey Chain Gang
Meets Saturdays 2-3:30pm at Gilkey School Community Center (old Gilkey Elementary) If you love to crochet, or love to knit, or want to learn. All ages welcome. Free. Bring a crochet hook or knitting needles and yarn. Info 828-289-2563.
The Diner, Main St. Forest City Presents: Daddy-Daughter Night Fri. Feb. 10, 6pm. Fun & Games. Sponsored by Temple Baptist Church. Info: Ruby @ 828-245-2436.
The Gold Eagles Senior Citizens Club
Will meet Sat. Feb. 11, 2pm in the old Dunbar Community Center; 421 Hardin Rd. Forest City. Info: Jimmy Littlejohn @ 828-245-7408 or 828-247-4142.
Pearidge Ruritan Community Clubhouse
Oyster/Salmon Stew & Hotdog Supper and Half-n-Half raffle drawing Sat. Feb. 18, 4-7pm. Adults $5, kids 5-12 $3, under 5 free. Proceeds for community service projects. Info: Don 828-286-2743.
Beginning Vegetable Gardening Program
The NC Cooperative Extension Service is offering a 4-series program. Classes Feb. 17, March 16, April 13 & May 18, 9am-11am at Rutherford Extension Center. Pre-registration required, $5 fee, deadline Mon. Feb. 13. Sponsored by the Rutherford County Extension Center & Plant Wise Solutions. Info 828-287-6011.
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
Monthly GRG Support Group. February meeting held Tues. Feb. 14 at Cooperative Extension in Spindale from 6:30pm-8pm. In addition to the adult and teen support groups, activities for children ages 3-12 are also offered. Child care for children under age 3 is available upon request only. Info: 828-287-6020.
Crime Stoppers of Rutherford County
Is a program established for the purpose of obtaining information about criminal activity & fugitive felons. Have information about a crime? Report is anonymously. You do not have to reveal your name. Your information could get you a cash reward. Crime Stoppers 828-286-8477.
Are You Ok Phone Reassurance Program
Designed to check on senior citizens & help them & their family have peace of mind. Program provides a knowledge that someone cares and will check on them daily. No cost for this program. Contact Lt. Godlock 828-287-6395, Rutherford Co. Sheriff Office.
Substance Abuse Meeting
Christian 12 step Open Arms support meeting every Wednesday 12:30-1:30pm @ Community Empowerment Building; 129 First St. Forest City. 828-305-1280.
Bingo at the VFW
Every Thursday night at 6PM. Refreshments & food are available for purchase. The top prize for the last game is $500. Proceeds from bingo benefit veterans in the surrounding communities. Located on Withrow Road. Forest City.
Stop Smoking Now
Free stop smoking classes at Rutherford Regional Cancer Resource Center on Mondays from 4-5pm. Info: 828-245-4596.
The American Legion Post 423
We now have a charter for “Sons of American Legion”! Meets 1st Monday of every month at the Legion Building located on Boss Moore Rd., Caroleen. Supper at 6pm, meeting at 7pm. Info: Johnny Lowery 828-657-6145.