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Build It Club: Every Tuesday 3:30-4:30pm. All School-aged children invited. Haynes Branch Library; 2669 US Hwy. 221A, Mooresboro. 828-288-4039.

Chase Corner Ministries Thrift Store: $3 Bag Sale every Friday in January, 8.30am-2.30pm. 1604 Chase High Rd, Forest City. Proceeds go to crisis center to help your neighbor in need.

History on Two Wheels: Learn about the history of bicycles during the month of January. Reproduction of an antique bicycle will be on display as well as banners depicting the history. Haynes Branch Library; 2669 US Hwy. 221A, Mooresboro. 828-288-4039.

Looking for a place to use your talents as a volunteer? We take youth as young as 6th grade up to senior adults. Opportunities in our food pantry, mobile food trucks, thrift store, food pantries, processing donations. Call us at 828-247-0096 or pop in Mon-Fri, 8.30am-2.30pm. Youth & college students can get scholarship hours. We do have incentives for volunteers who give 20 hours of service. Chase Corner Ministries; 1604 Chase High Rd., City, Forest City.

Washburn Community Outreach Center Thrift Store: Stocked with Fall/Winter clothing. Valentine's merchandise 50% off! Thurs-Sat, Jan. 18-20, 9am-2pm. Food pantry for Rutherford County residents, 9:30am-1:30pm. 2934 Piney Mtn. Ch. Rd., Bostic. 828-245-5603.

National Day of Courage: Wed. Jan. 31, 1-3pm. Willow Ridge Rehab; 237 Tryon Rd., Rutherfordton. RSVP, 828-286-7200.

Fund-Raising Spaghetti Supper: Thurs. Jan. 18, 5:30-6:45pm at R-S Central High cafeteria, 641 Hwy 221 N, Rutherfordton. Fund-raiser for Rutherford Housing Partnership, a local nonprofit that provides urgently needed repairs to the homes of qualified low-income homeowners. Suggested donation, $7. Tickets at door.

Beginner Beekeeping Course: Begins Jan. 20-Feb 17, (5 Saturdays), 8am-12pm. $40/person or $70/couple. Sponsored by Rutherford County Beekeepers Assn. Covers basics to get started in beekeeping. Pre-register: rutherfordcountyncbeekeepers@gmail.com or Jackson 828-980-1823.

Book Signing Local Author: Mon. Jan. 22, 930am-11am Spindale Library; 131 Tanner St., Spindale. Local Legend and Christian Biker Eddie Jolley.

Reading Fundamentals Classes: A program of the Grahamtown Community Development Projects. Come & learn. Tues. Jan. 23, 4-4:45 students K-8th grade, 4:45-5:30 Adults & Senior High Students. Open to the community. Free. 129 First St., Forest City. 828-229-3380.

Paws of RC: FREE spay & neuter for all Rutherford County Pitt Bulls & Pitt mixes, Tues Jan. 23. Due to the high euthanasia rate of Pitt Bulls in our Animal Control Facility. Cats $25, all other dogs $35. $10 rabies vaccine. In desperate need of fosters. Free pet food & dog houses for those in need. If you have dog houses you would like to donate call 888-422-7303, leave message.

Italian Night: All you can eat! Sat. Jan. 27, 4-8pm. Adults $9, kids $5, under 6 free. Hopewell Hollis Community Club House; 2500 Hollis Rd, Ellenboro. Sponsor: Hopewell Hollis Ruritan Club.

In desperate need of good volunteers! Tasks are not difficult, but will make a difference in the lives of families in this community. Need helpers in our Donation Processing Center, Thrift Store & 3 Food Pantries. Need volunteers willing to haul wood to us. We have donated wood, already cut, we need volunteers willing to haul it. We have a dozen families in need of firewood. Call 828-247-0096 to volunteer.

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

Make Your Own Slime: Jan. 25, 6pm. Ages 8 and up. Registration required. Rutherford County Library; 255 Callahan Koon Rd, Spindale. 828-287-6115.

Grace of God Rescue Mission 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.

Chase Corner Ministries Needs: plastic grocery bags, canned meat, vegetables, fruits, spaghetti/sauce, soups/crackers, rice, dry beans, mac-n-cheese, spaghetti o's, toiletry items, volunteers. M-F, 8:30am-2:30pm. 1604 Chase High Rd., Forest City. 828-247-0096.

Advanced Care Planning: Sessions consist of a private consult to understand the purpose and use of living wills and health care powers of attorney. Free Sessions. Call Joey Revis at Hospice of Rutherford County 828-245-0095 to schedule an appt.

Second Harvest Mobile Food Truck: Thurs. Jan. 25, arrive no later than 8am, food distributed around 10am. Providence UMC, 161 Providence Ch. Rd,. Forest City, off Chase High Rd. Must be Rutherford County resident & meet income requirements to qualify. First come, first serve. 828-247-0096.

Are You Ok Phone Reassurance Program: Designed to check on senior citizens & help them have peace of mind. Provides a knowledge that someone cares & will check on them daily. Free. Lt. Godlock, 828-287-6395. Rutherford Co. Sheriff Office.

Crime Stoppers of Rutherford County: Program to obtain info about criminal activity & fugitive felons. Have information about a crime? Report is anonymously. Info could get you a cash reward. Crime Stoppers, 828-286-8477.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Weekly meetings: Monday 7pm women's meeting, Thursday 7pm open meeting. 1st Presbyterian Church; 438 W Main St., Forest City.

New AA Meeting: Sundays, 11:30am. Rectory of the Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration, Bat Cave.

Al-A-Non Family Groups: Patience AFG: Mondays, 7pm at Rutherford UMC. 828-288-2767. Lake Lure AFG; Tuesdays, 7:30pm at Mountains Branch Library. 828-748-8583. www.al-anon.alateen.org

Support Group: Parents as Leaders (PALS) a parent and family support group of pre-school aged children, meets weekly to discuss issues, concerns and the joys of raising young children. 828-286-3901.

Alzheimer's/Dementia Support Group: Meetings last Thursday of every month 4pm at Willow Ridge Rehab; 237 Tryon Rd., Rutherfordton. 828-286-7200.

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.

GWRRA NC CHAPTER NC P-2: Meets monthly 2nd Tuesday at The Shak in Forest City. Meal 6:30pm, meeting 7:30pm. Anyone interested in motorcycles is welcome, no matter the brand. Charlie Cook, 828-248-2754.

Grahamtown Community Center: Blessed are those who serve. The GTeam will be serving bags of food to those in need, every 2nd & 4th Thursday beginning at 4pm. First come, first serve. 129 First Street, Forest City. 828-229-3380.

Alzheimer's/Dementia Caregivers Support Group: Every 3rd Tuesday of each month, 6:30pm. Perry Moore House; Main St., Rutherfordton. 828-287-5475.

Isothermal Amateur Radio Club: Monthly meeting every 3rd Tuesday, 7pm at the County Annex Building on Main St., Rutherfordton. Don Whisnant, 828-453-1698 or Bob Cooley, 828-429-2924.

Sons of Confederate Veterans: Lt. William Corbitt Camp #525 monthly meeting every 3rd Friday, 7pm at the Rutherford County Annex Building; 289 N. Main St. Rutherfordton. Creighton Lovelace, 828-305-8654 or Gaither Harwood, 828-287-3412.

American Legion Post #74: Meetings on 4th Tuesday of each month; 2501 US 64/74A Hwy. Rutherfordton. Dinner at 6pm, meeting to follow. Also, Bingo every Thursday, doors open 6pm. Food available. Chuck Brooks, Commander, 828-287-1294.

DAV, Chapter #25: Welcomes all veterans to attend our monthly meetings held the 2nd Monday of each month. Potluck Dinner is provided 6pm, meeting at 7pm. 828-288-1595. National Guard Armory; Withrow Rd, Forest City.

NAMI South Mountains NC (National Alliance on Mental Illness) •Tuesdays 6pm. Family Support Group and Connections Group. •Grief Recovery Group •Creative Expressions Group. Visit: namirutherfordclevelandburke.org for other events/classes or our Facebook page NAMI Rutherford-Cleveland. 828-771-6305. 124 S. Powell Street, Suite D, Forest City.

Veterans Meal: 3rd Tuesday of each month, 5pm. Willow Ridge Rehab; 237 Tryon Rd., Rutherfordton. 828-286-7200.

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