Thursday - Saturday, Feb. 21-23
What: Thursday & Friday: final 2 days of our $1 Bag sale, shoes excluded. Prom dresses $5. Houseware items 50% off. Saturday: Winter clothing give-a-way, 9am-noon. Volunteers needed. Food Pantry closed Saturday.
When: Feb. 21-23, 9am-2pm
Where: Washburn Community Outreach Center, 2934 Piney Mountain Ch Rd, Bostic.
More Info: Food pantry for Rutherford County residents, 9:30am-1:30pm. 828-245-5603
Saturday, February 23
What: Country Breakfast Buffet
When: Feb. 23, 7-10am
Where: Whitehouse Community Center, 5408 Painter's Gap Rd, Union Mills
More Info: Adults $6, kids 6-12 $3, under 6 free. Proceeds to upkeep of our building and outdoor recreation area that is open to the public
What: Superduo Wrap Bracelet, a class taught by Kelly Dale, an award winning jewelry maker and owner of Off the Beaded Path
When: Sat., Feb. 23, 10am-12:30pm
Where: Rutherford County Visual Arts Center, 160 N. Main St, Rutherfordton.
More Info: Open to students age 17 & older, min of 4, max 12. Registration required. 828-288-5009
What: Lost Playwrights Meeting
When: Sat., Feb. 23, 2-4pm
Where: Henderson County Library, 301 N Washington St., Hendersonville
More Info: All persons interested in any aspect of theatre or creative writing are invited. No dues.
Wednesday, February 27
What: Blood Drive
When: Feb. 27, 12pm-6pm
Where: Rutherford Regional Medical Ctr, 288 S Ridgecrest Ave., Rutherfordton
More Info: 1-800-RED CROSS to make an appt.
Monday, March 4
What: Veterans Clothing Center and Meet & Greet Coffee. Free!
When: March 4, 10am-1pm
Where: American Legion Post 74, 2501 US 64/74A Hwy. Rutherfordton.
More Info: 1st Monday of every month. Snacks provided.
What: Mobile Food Pantry
When: March 4,
Where: South Mtn Christian Camp, 1129 South Mountain Rd, Bostic.
More Info: Volunteers needed. Sponsored by Washburn Community Outreach Center
Saturday, March 30
What: Spring Toy Run, Toys for Tots. Sponsored by US Marine Corps Reserve
When: March 30, registration: 10am. 1st bike out: 11:30am. $15 single rider, $20 double rider or a new unwrapped toy.
Where: Forest City Church of the Nazarene, 728 Hardin Rd., Forest City
More Info: Drawings, Food Vendors, Live Music, Motorcycles, & Classic Cars. Classic cars, $5 entry fee with a $50 best in show. 828-447-9440.
Alzheimer's/Dementia Support Group: Meeting last Thursday monthly 4pm Willow Ridge Rehab; 237 Tryon Rd., Rutherfordton. 828-286-7200.
Grahamtown Community Center: Monthly food give away every 2nd & 4th Thursdays of each month, 4-5pm. 129 First Street, Forest City. 828-229-3380.
American Legion Post 74: Meetings on 4th Tuesday monthly. Dinner 6pm, meeting follows. Chuck Brooks, Commander, 828-287-1294. 2501 US 64/74A Hwy. Rutherfordton.
Chase Corner Ministries: Looking to make a difference in your community? Volunteers needed. Mon.-Fri., 8:30am-2:30pm. www.facebook.com/foodpantrymobile or 828-247-0096.
Crime Stoppers of Rutherford County: Established for the purpose of obtaining info about criminal activity & fugitive felons. Have info about a crime? Report anonymously. You don't have to reveal your name. Info could get you a cash reward. 828-286-8477.
Are You Ok Phone Reassurance Program: Designed to check on senior citizens & help them have peace of mind. Provides knowledge that someone cares & will check on them. Free. Contact Lt. Godlock, 828-287-6395. Rutherford Co. Sheriff Office.
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.
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.
Chase Corner Ministries Needs: Canned meat, veggies, fruits, pasta/sauce, soups, crackers, rice, dried beans, mac-n-cheese, toiletry. 1604 Chase High Rd., Forest City. 828-247-0096.
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 young children. 828-286-3901.
Al-A-Non Family Groups: Patience AFG: Monday, 7-8pm Perry Moore House Rutherfordton, 828-288-2767. Lake Lure AFG; Tuesday, 7:30pm Mountains Branch Library, 828-748-8583.
Bingo in Green Hill at the American Legion Post 74. Doors open 6pm, Bingo 7pm. 2501 US 64/74A Hwy. Rutherfordton. 828-395-2223.
New AA Meeting: Sundays, 11:30am. Rectory of the Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration, Bat Cave.
Alcoholics Anonymous: Weekly meetings: Monday 7pm women's meeting, Thursday 7pm open meeting. 1st Presbyterian Church; 438 W. Main St., Forest City.