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Thursday - Saturday,

January 24-26

What: Bag Sale! All clothing that you can fit in a bag- $1, shoes excluded.

When: Jan. 24-26, 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.

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 & up

Saturday, January 26

What: Country Breakfast Buffet

When: Jan. 26, 7am-10am

Where: Whitehouse Community Center, 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 for upkeep of 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 w/desserts. Eat in, take out. Adults $10, kids $5, under 6 free. Sponsor: Hopewell-Hollis Ruritans

What: Blood Drive

When: January 26, 9am-1pm

Where: Ingles Shopping Center, Forest City

More Info: 1-888-59-BLOOD for appt.

What: Lost Playwrights Meeting

When: January 26, 1:30-4:30pm

Where: Henderson County Library, 301 N. Washington St., Hendersonville

More Info: Anyone interested in theatre or creative writing invited. No dues.

Sunday, January 27

What: Out of the Ashes Ministry Dedication Ceremony and Ribbon Cutting of the newly renovated Men's Housing Facility

When: Jan. 27, 2pm

Where: 250 Old Ross Rd, Forest City

More Info: Officiated by Pastor Terry Howell

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 for appt.

Thursday, February 7

What: Spaghetti supper, $8

When: Feb. 7, 5:30-6:45pm

Where: RS Central High Cafeteria

More Info: Proceeds help your neighbor in need in Rutherford County. Chase Corner Ministries 828-247-0096

Friday, February 8

What: Blood Drive

When: Feb. 8, 12-5:30pm

Where: Forest City Fire Dept., 186 S. Church St., Forest City

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

What: Blood Drive

When: Feb. 8, 2-5pm

Where: Epic Life Realty, 216 N. Main St., Rutherfordton

More Info: 1-888-59-BLOOD for appt.

Tuesday, February 12

What: The Attempted Theft of Abraham Lincoln's Body in 1876. Presented by: Dr. Kevin Burke

When: Feb. 12, 6pm

Where: Mooneyham Public Library

More Info: Sponsored by Bostic Lincoln Center, center open Tues. Feb. 12 in honor of Abraham Lincoln's Birthday from 2-5pm. Tours to Lincoln Hill, birthplace of Lincoln, at 3pm.


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

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

Al-A-Non Family Groups: Patience AFG: Mondays, 7-8pm at Perry Moore House in Rutherfordton, 828-288-2767. Lake Lure AFG; Tuesdays, 7:30pm at Mountains Branch Library, 828-748-8583.

Bingo in Green Hill at the American Legion Post 74. Doors open 6pm, Bingo at 7pm. 2501 US 64/74A Hwy. Rutherfordton. 828-395-2223.

Annual Coat Drive: The Gilkey School Community Center Annual Coat Drive. If you have any coats give us a call. We also are taking Blankets, Sheets, Gloves, and Toboggans. For deliver or pickup contact. Gail Parton 828-287-4830, Hilda Roper 828-287-5673 or Kay Deyton 828-286-1172.

Chase Corner Ministries: Looking to make a difference in your community in the New Year? Volunteers needed. Mon.-Fri., 8:30am-2:30pm. Visit www.facebook.com/foodpantrymobile or 828-247-0096.

Low Cost Spay and Neuter: You can afford to have your pet spayed or neutered with our low cost program. Community Pet Center, 828-287-7738.

Korben's Attic Thrift & More: Goal of raising money to spay female dogs & cats in Rutherford County. Open every Saturday, 9am-4pm. We accept donations of clothes and household items. Volunteers needed! 2161 Hudlow Road, Forest City. 828-450-0586 or visit Facebook.com/KorbensAttic

NAMI South Mountains NC (National Alliance on Mental Illness): Weekly Family Support Group every Tuesday at 5:30pm. NAMI P.E.A.C.E. Community Center, located at 124 S. Powell St., Suite D, Forest City. This group is for those who have family members who are dealing with mental illness.

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

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.

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

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