Relay For Life of Rutherford County Events
•Yard Sale Sat. June 25, 7am-until at Hardin’s Drug in Forest City, Church St. Location. Home Made ice cream for sale. All proceeds go to Ruth. Co. Relay For Life. •Thurs. July 14th- Silvers Lake Fishing Tournament, 4pm-11pm. Contact Eddie or Larry Burgess at 828-287-0702 for more info. •Sat. Aug. 6th - Annual Yard Sale & Breakfast Buffet at Rollins Cafeteria. To reserve a spot for the yard sale or more info, contact Wavolyn at email@example.com
The Bostic Lincoln Center (BLC)
A non-profit 501(c)3 organization is sponsoring a Bostic Community Sale as a fund raising event for BLC to be held Sat., June 25, 8am in Bostic. BLC will accept donations for the event on Thurs., 1-4 & Fri., 9-5 prior to the event. BLC will pickup donated items. For more info and pickup, call 828-817-0108 or 828-388-0978.
Gilkey School Community Center
Tailgate Market & Yard Sale every Saturday starting June 25, 7am. 828-286-1172.
Blue Grass Music
The West Family and the Catawba Valley Boys will be performing Fri. June 24, 7pm at the Union Mills Learning Center.
Mighty Dollar is hosting a community celebration Sat. July 2nd, 9am in their parking lot. Music and entertainment, Owls Mascots: Hoot and Annie stars of the show, Free US Flags, Craft Sale, Fair Rides and much more.
Great American Backyard Campout
For one special night only, Chimney Rock State Park invites the general public to join in a one-night event on Sat. June 25. Registered campers will have a rare opportunity to stargaze in the shadow of Chimney Rock Mountain while camping overnight in the Meadows on June 25-26, 5pm-9am. Registration is required in advance. Call 828-625-9611 or visit chimneyrockpark.com/events for more information.
Homeownership Opportunities Fair
Sat., June 25, 10am-3pm at ICC Foundation Conference Center, Spindale Campus. Organized by: USDA Rural Development. Attractions: Information, prizes, give-aways, food.
American Legion Post 74, Forest City
Will be selling raffle tickets for the Rutherford County historical edition rifle at the Big Day in Ellenboro on July 4th. It will be the last day to buy tickets, the drawing will be held on the 4th in Ellenboro. Info; contact Chuck Brooks; 828-287-1294.
Legion Riders Group
American Legion Post 74 has formed a Legion Riders Group. Any Veteran motorcycle owner/riders who are interested in joining a veterans rider group can meet us at the Big Day in Ellenboro or call Walter Cain; 704-891-7397 or Chuck Brooks; 828-287-1294.
Hospice In Need of Items
Trash bags, laundry detergent, cleaning products dish detergent, Lysol spray, liquid hand soap, paper towels, Kleenex tissue, toilet tissue, etc. Info: 828-245-0095.
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.
Stop Smoking Now
Free stop smoking classes are offered at Rutherford Regional’s Cancer Resource Center Monday evenings from 4-5pm. For more information or to register for the class, please call 828-245-4596.
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.
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.
Sons of Confederate Veterans
Rutherford Rifles Camp 2044, HQ 4720 US Hwy. 64/74A W. Rutherfordton, NC 28139. Meetings 2nd Thursday, 6pm. Info; 828-429-6580.
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.
Yokefellow Service Center
Huge sale of home schooling curriculum, supplies, and supplemental educational materials & resources. June 23-25, 10am-5pm. Preschool, Grades K-12 and College Textbooks available. Subject areas include: Reading, writing, history, geography, language skills, mathematics, science, phonics, arts and crafts, spelling, music, religion, literature. Alpha Omega sets available in addition to others. 132 Blanton St. Spindale.
Grace of God Needed Items
Sectional plates, bowls, plastic forks & spoons, cups, napkins, paper towels, gallon canned foods, personal hygiene items, coffee, sugar & cleaning items. 828-245-9141.
•Sat., June 25, 7:30am-11:30am at Goodes Creek Baptist Ch. (Goodes Creek Rd. Cliffside) Info: 828-245-3513. •Wed. June 29, 9am-1:30pm at MedWest Haywood (75 Leroy George Rd. Clyde) Info: 828-452-8089.
Big Day in Ellenboro
July 4th, food, craft, and other vendors wanted. Also, entries for parade needed. Call 828-453-7414.
ICC Courses In June
•Fitness Swim •Water Exercise •Social Media Marketing for Business Hands-on Lab •MacIntosh Computer- Hands-on Lab •Traditional Usui Reiki-levels I & II •Engine Fabrication •Intro to Open Office Computer Applications •Floral Arranging •Zumba •Beginning Drawing •Microsoft Word •Intro to Racing Technology •Computer Fundamentals I •Spanish I •Making Sense of Investing •Beginning Sewing •Real Estate Broker Pre-licensing •Advanced Handgun Defense •Beginning Digital Photography •A Year in Paris •American History in Paris. Visit www.isothermal.edu/learnstuff or call 828-286-3636 ext. 223.