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Thurs.-Sat., January 17-19

What: Children's clothing 50% off and women's pants $1.

When: Jan. 17-19, 9am-2pm

Where: Washburn Community Outreach Center, 2934 Piney Mountain Ch Rd, Bostic.

More Info: Mobile food pantry for Rutherford County residents, 9:30am-1:30pm. 828-245-5603.

Thursday, January 17

What: Spaghetti supper, $8

When: Jan. 17, 5:30-6:45pm

Where: RS Central High Cafeteria

More Info: Proceeds to help your Neighbor in Need in Rutherford County. Chase Corner Ministries, 828-247-0096

Friday, January 18

What: $1.00 Store-wide Bag Sale

When: Jan. 18, 8:30am-2:30pm

Where: Chase Corner Ministries Thrift Store, Forest City

More Info: We will provide a plastic grocery bag and you fill it as full as you can get it. Purchase as many bags as you like. Proceeds to help your Neighbor in Need in Rutherford County.

Saturday, January 19

What: Jewelry Class- Basic Wire Wrapping with a cabochon for beginner to intermediate

When: Jan. 19, 10am-1pm

Where: Rutherford County Visual Arts Center, 160 N. Main St., Rutherfordton

More Info: Instructor: Deborah Harmon. Class fee: $15 for members & $25 non-members. Register now, limit 8 persons. 828-288-5009.

What: Beginner Beekeeping School

When: Saturdays Jan. 19 & 26, Feb. 2, 9, 16, 8am-12pm

Where: Rutherford Co. Administration Office, 289 N. Main St., Rutherfordton

More Info: Register on Jan. 19, 8am. Cost $50 or $45 to pre-register, email: rutherfordcountyncbeekeepers@gmail.com

Saturday, January 23

What: Stained Glass for Beginners, scheduled for 6 Wednesdays

When: beginning Jan. 23, 10am-3pm

Where: Rutherford County Visual Arts Center, 160 N. Main Street, Rutherfordton

More Info: Other classes are January 30, February 6, 13, 20 & 27. Register now, class is limited to four students. 828-288-5009.

Thursday, January 24

What: Second Harvest Mobile Food Truck

When: January 24,

Where: Providence UMC, 161 Providence Church Rd, one turn past Chase Middle School, Forest City.

More Info: Arrive no later than 8am. First come, first serve around 10am. Must be Rutherford county resident & qualify financially. Questions: Chase Corner Ministries at 828-247-0096.

What: Hearty Winter Soups & Stews

When: January 24, 5pm

Where: Mountains Branch Library, 150 Bill's Creek Road, Lake Lure.

More Info: Eat healthier and better. 828-287-6392

Friday, January 25

What: Art Lessons for Kids

When: Jan. 25, 3:30pm

Where: Mountains Branch Library, Lake Lure

More Info: Artist & Mom, Aditi Watson, offers free Art Classes for ages 4 and up

Saturday, January 26

What: Country Breakfast Buffet

When: Jan. 26, 7am-10am

Where: Whitehouse Community Ctr, 5408 Painter's Gap Rd, Union Mills

More Info: Adults $6, kids 6-12 $3, under 6 free. Building rentals available for family functions, birthday parties. Proceeds to upkeep of our building & outdoor recreation area that's open to the public. 828-288-6271

What: Italian Night (Spaghetti & Lasagna)

When: Jan. 26, 4-8pm

Where: Hopewell-Hollis Club House, 2500 Hollis Rd., Ellenboro

More Info: All you can eat with desserts. Eat in or take out. Adults $10, kids $5, under 6 free. Sponsored by Hopewell-Hollis Ruritans

What: Blood Drive

When: January 26, 9am-1pm

Where: Ingles Shopping Center

More Info: 1-888-59-BLOOD to make an appt.

Monday, January 28

What: Blood Drive

When: January 28, 4-8pm

Where: Oak Grove United Methodist Church, 1507 Oak Grove Church Road, Ellenboro

More Info: 1-888-59-BLOOD to make an appt.


PAWS of Rutherford County: Free spay and neuter for all RC Bully Breeds and for other breeds whose owners are on public assistance until our funds run out. Cats $25, Dogs $35, Rabies $10. We have dog houses, food, and straw for those in need. If you have any dog houses you would like to donate, please call us. If you need to re-home your pet or have a litter of puppies, we may be able to help you. Check with us before taking them to Animal Control. In need of fosters. 888-422-7303.

Veterans Clothing Center and Meet & Greet Coffee: Free! 1st Monday of the month, 10am-1pm. Snacks provided. American Legion Post 74, 2501 US 64/74A Hwy. Rutherfordton.

American Legion Post 74: Meetings on 4th Tuesday every month. Dinner 6pm, meeting to follow. Chuck Brooks, Commander, 828-287-1294. 2501 US 64/74A Hwy. Rutherfordton.

Grahamtown Community Center: Monthly food give away every 2nd & 4th Thursdays of each month, 4-5pm. 129 First Street, Forest City. 828-229-3380.

Grace of God Rescue Mission Needed Items: Plates, bowls, plastic forks & spoons, cups, napkins, paper towels, gallon canned foods, personal hygiene items, coffee, sugar & cleaning items. 828-245-9141.

Ever been a victim of Domestic Violence? Never want to be? You are invited to the Domestic Violence Education/Support Meetings which meet the 1st Tuesday of every month, 6-8pm, facilitated by Dr. Johnnie Martin. Women only, no charge. Support one another! Call Sally Claroni, 828-245-1390 ext. 104 for location or more info.

Hospice In Need of Items: Trash bags, laundry detergent, cleaning products dish detergent, Lysol, liquid hand soap, paper towels, Kleenex tissue, toilet tissue, etc. Info: 828-245-0095.

Chase Corner Ministries Needs: Canned meat, vegetables, fruits, pasta & sauce, soups & crackers, rice, dried beans, kid friendly, mac-n-cheese, toiletry. 1604 Chase High Rd., Forest City. 828-247-0096.

HOPE Grief Support Group: Free support group for any adult who has lost a loved one. Offered at the Hospice Annette Cash Whitaker Center of Living, 374 Hudlow Road, Forest City. 828-245-0095.

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