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Thurs.-Sat., March 21-23

What: Spring & Summer clothes. Easter décor. Prom dresses $5 ea. Scrubs $2 set.

When: March 21-23, 9am-2pm

Where: Washburn Comm. Outreach Ctr, 2934 Piney Mountain Ch. Rd, Bostic.

More Info: Food pantry for Rutherford Co. residents 9:30am-1:30pm. 828-245-5603

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 and outdoor recreation area open to the public. 828-288-6271.

What: Car Show, RS Central Baseball

When: March 23, 9am-4pm

Where: RS Central, 641 US 221, Rutherfordton

More Info: Raffle/Giveaways, Food, Awards, Music. $20 entry fee/car. Prizes for Top 25, People's Choice. Registration 8am. Johnny 828-429-7500.

What: Fish Fry

When: March 23, 4-7pm

Where: Cliffside Masonic Lodge #460, 240 Old Main St., Mooresboro

More Info: Fundraiser for Calvin Dixon in need of kidney. Adult $10, kids 12 & under $6, under 3 free. Take out avail.

What: Rutherford County Democratic Party Annual Convention

When: March 23, 10am

Where: Democratic Headquarters, 142 W Main St., Forest City

More Info: All Registered Democrats welcome

Thursday, March 28

What: Spindale Community Blood Drive

When: March 28, 10am-2pm

Where: Spindale House, Tanner St., Spindale

More Info: 1-800-RED CROSS for appt.

Friday, March 29

What: Hospice Veteran Partnership Panel Discussion

When: March 29, 7-8pm (refreshments)

Where: American Legion Post 48, 820 South Alabama Street, Chesnee, SC

More Info: Hosted by Hospice of Carolina Foothills & American Legion Post 48. 864-457-9100, troberts@hocf.org

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 new unwrapped toy.

Where: Forest City Church of the Nazarene, 728 Hardin Rd., Forest City

More Info: Drawings, Food Vendors, Music, Motorcycles & Classic Cars. Classic cars $5 entry fee with a $50 best in show. 828-447-9440.

Tuesday, April 2

What: Second Harvest Mobile Food Truck

When: April 2, arrive by 8am, distribution 10am. First come, first serve.

Where: Race Path Baptist, 1171 Race Path Church Rd, Ellenboro

More Info: Sponsor: Chase Corner Ministries, 828-247-0096

Friday, April 5

What: Coy Robinson and The New Mix

When: April 5, 7pm.

Where: Union Mills Learning Center, 6495 Hudlow Road, Union Mills.

More Info: Meal 6pm. Hot dog plate $5.

What: Blood Drive

When: April 5, 12-5:30pm

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

More Info: 1-800-RED CROSS for appt.

Saturday, April 13

What: Walk for Life

When: April 13, registration 4pm, walk 5pm

Where: Hands of Hope N. Powell St., Forest City.

More Info: Proceeds benefit Hand Of Hope. BBQ & baked goods.

What: Miles for Messiah 5K and Pancake Breakfast

When: April 13, 5K starts at 8am, followed by pancake breakfast

Where: Pleasant View Community Church, 129 Michael Drive, Forest City

More Info: Pancake breakfast tickets are for sale to public. To go plates available. Visit Facebook for updates or email: miles4messiah@gmail.com

Monday, April 15

What: Soar into Spring Fashion Show and Luncheon Fashions by Chico's

When: April 15, 11:30am-2:30pm

Where: Legends on the Lake Rumbling Bald Resort, Mountain Blvd., Lake Lure

More Info: Purchase Tickets by April 11, 828-625-2411. Laura 803-318-7805, Edna 252-916-1131.


Memory Makers Alzheimer/Dementia Community Resource/Support Group: This group is for family, caregivers, friends, or anyone in the community who needs the support. Meetings held the last Thursday of each month at 4pm. Rutherford Town Hall, 129 North Main Street, Rutherfordton. 828-980-4362 or 828-980-1034.

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.

DAV, Chapter #25 Rutherford County: Meetings on the 2nd Monday of every month, Dinner at 6pm, meeting to follow. National Guard Armory, Withrow Road, Forest City We are needing some new members to help us to be able to accomplish our mission of helping our veterans needing assistance. Question or concerns please contact Commander Rickey Barber SR, 828-460-8281.

Genealogy Club: Meets 2nd Tuesday of each month at 3pm. Open to anyone interesting in climbing their family tree or learning more about their ancestry. Mountains Branch Library, 150 Bill's Creek Road, Lake Lure. 828-287-6392.

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.

Book Club: Meets 2nd Monday of each month 10-11am at Mountains Branch Library, 150 Bill's Creek Road, Lake Lure. 828-287-6392.

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

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.

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.

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