Thurs.-Sat., March 14-16
What: Spring & Summer clothes, Easter décor, & Prom dresses available.
When: March 14-16, 9am-2pm
Where: Washburn Community Outreach Ctr, 2934 Piney Mtn. Ch. Rd., Bostic.
More Info: Food pantry for Rutherford County residents, 9:30am-1:30pm. 828-245-5603
Saturday, March 16
When: March 16, 4:30-7:30pm
Where: Gilkey School Community Ctr, Gilkey School Rd, Rutherfordton.
More Info: 828-429-9075
Monday, March 18
What: Blood Drive
When: March 18, 12:30-5pm
Where: Lowes Forest City, 184 Lowes Blvd.
More Info: 1-800-RED CROSS for appt.
Wednesday, March 20
What: Pesticide Collection Day
When: March 20, 10am-2pm
Where: NC Cooperative Ext. Ctr, 193 Callahan-Koon Rd., Ste. 164, Spindale.
More Info: 828-287-6010
Thursday, March 21
What: Spaghetti supper, $8
When: March 21, 5:30-6:45pm
Where: RS Central High School Cafeteria
More Info: Proceeds to your Neighbor in Need in Rutherford Co. Chase Corner Ministries, 828-247-0096
What: Blood Drive
When: March 21, 2-6:30pm
Where: ICC Gym, Hwy. 74 W, Spindale
More Info: Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce
Friday-Sunday, March 22-24
What: Shelby High School Theatre Department presents "The Wiz".
When: March 22-23, 7pm. March 24, 3pm
Where: Malcolm Brown Auditorium
More Info: Tickets: www.shelbyhightheatre.org or 704-472-1730
Saturday, March 23
What: Country Breakfast Buffet
When: March 23, 7-10am
Where: Whitehouse Community Ctr, 5408 Painter's Gap Rd, Union Mills
More Info: Adults $6, kids 6-12 $3, under 6 free. Proceeds to upkeep of building & outdoor recreation area. 828-288-6271.
Saturday, March 23
What: Car Show, RS Central Baseball
When: March 23, 9am-4pm
Where: RS Central High School, 641 US 221, Rutherfordton
More Info: Raffle/Giveaways, Food, Awards, Music. $20 entry fee/car. Prizes for Top 25, People's Choice Award. Registration 8am. Contact Johnny 828-429-7500.
What: Fish Fry
When: March 23, 4-7pm
Where: Cliffside Masonic Lodge #460, 240 Old Main St., Mooresboro, directly behind Cliffside post office
More Info: Fundraiser for Calvin Dixon in need of kidney. Adults $10, kids 12 & under $6, under 3 free. Take out available.
What: Rutherford County Democratic Party Annual Convention
When: March 23, 10am
Where: Democratic Headquarters, 142 West Main Street, Forest City
More Info: All registered Democrats welcome
Thursday, March 28
What: Spindale Community Blood Drive
When: March 28, 10am-2pm
Where: Spindale House, 119 Tanner St., Spindale
More Info: 1-800-RED CROSS to make an appt.
Friday, March 29
What: Hospice Veteran Partnership Panel Discussion
When: March 29, 7-8pm (light refreshments)
Where: American Legion Post 48, 820 South Alabama St, Chesnee, SC
More Info: Hosted by Hospice of the Carolina Foothills and American Legion Post 48. Tracy Roberts at 864-457-9100 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, March 30
What: Spring Toy Run, Toys for Tots. Sponsored by US Marine Corps Reserve
When: March 30, registration at 10am. 1st bike out at 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 Caregivers Support Group: Every 3rd Tuesday monthly, 6:30pm. Perry Moore House; Main St., Rutherfordton. 828-287-5475.
Isothermal Amateur Radio Club: Monthly meeting every 3rd Tuesday, 7pm at County Annex Bldg., Main St., Rutherfordton. Don, 828-453-1698 or Bob, 828-429-2924.
Veterans Meal: 3rd Tuesday monthly, 5pm. Willow Ridge Rehab; 237 Tryon Rd., Rutherfordton. 828-286-7200
Coffee & Conversation: Coffee Social for Veterans 3rd Thursday monthly 9am-10:30am. Rutherford County Veteran Service Office, 303 Fairground Rd, Spindale. 828-287-6185
Sons of Confederate Veterans: Lt. William Corbitt Camp #525 invites you to visit with us every 3rd Friday at the County Annex Building; 289 N. Main St., Rutherfordton. Meet at 6:30pm for refreshments and 7pm meeting. 828-305-8654 or 828-287-3412.
Ever been a victim of Domestic Violence? Never want to be? Domestic Violence Education/Support Meetings on 1st Tuesday monthly, 6-8pm, facilitated by Dr. Johnnie Martin. Women only, free. Call Sally, 828-245-1390 ext. 104 for location and more info.
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.
Advanced Care Planning: Private consult to understand the purpose & use of living wills & health care powers of attorney. Free. Joey, Hospice of Rutherford Co. 828-245-0095.
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.
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.