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Thursday-Saturday, April 4-6

What: Spring & Summer clothing on display. Several prom dresses, $5 each. Scrubs $2 set.

When: April 4-6, 9am-2pm

Where: Washburn Community Outreach Center, 2934 Piney Mountain Church Rd, Bostic.

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

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 at 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 to make an appt.

What: Healthy Eating Program. Families that wish to participate will receive a Raised Garden Bed Kit, Supplies and Seeds to grown their own garden.

When: Starts soon, space is limited.

Where: Grahamtown Community Center, 129 First Street, Forest City.

More Info: Call 828-229-3380 to learn more.

Saturday, April 6

What: Clay Pigeon Shoot, reserve by April 4, 9pm

When: April 6, 4-6pm (if weather permits) *refund of rescheduled*

Where: Fellowship Baptist Ruth NC, 210 Silvers Lake Road

More Info: 1st 50 shooters, by reservation only. Chicken & Ribs Meal, $10 adults, $5 kids. Bring your shells & unloaded gun. No one under 16 can shoot without parent/supervisor. 828-305-8124 or 828-429-4373.

Saturday, April 6

What: FREE Prom Gowns for students

When: April 6, 9am-2pm

Where: Poplar Springs Baptist (family life center), 1106 Poplar Springs Church Road, Shelby.

More Info: Hundreds of gowns will be available. If you'd like to donate gowns, please call Heather at 704-300-8623

Monday-Thursday, April 8-11

What: $3 Bag Sale on Clothing

When: April 8-11

Where: Chase Corner Ministries Thrift Store, 1604 Chase High Rd., Forest City.

More Info: Proceeds go to help your neighbor in need. 828-247-0096.

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 to Hands Of Hope. Fun for the family! BBQ & baked goods.

What: Gospel Singing

When: April 13, 7pm

Where: Camp McDaniel, 402 Camp Ferry Road, Mooresboro.

More Info: Featuring: The Rogers Family, Servants Voices, and Southern Sounds.

What: Blood Drive

When: April 13, 7:30am-12pm

Where: Cliffside Masonic Lodge, Old Main St., Cliffside

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

What: Miles for Messiah 5K and Pancake Breakfast

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

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

More Info: Pancake breakfast tickets for sale to public. To go available. Visit Facebook or 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, 112 Mountain Blvd., Lake Lure

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

Saturday, April 20

What: Open Car, Truck, & Motorcycle Show

When: April 20, registration 9am-12. Show 9am-4pm. Rain Date: May 18

Where: Old Ellenboro Elementary School

More Info: $25 entry fee. Benefit for Lynn Bradley McClain, cancer patient. Donations accepted. 828-429-7500.

What: Sale on the Trail Benefit. Yard Sale Fundraiser

When: April 20, 7am-2pm

Where: Bill's Creek VFD, 1118 Bill's Creek Road, Lake Lure.

More Info: Breakfast & Lunch. Rent a table to benefit the VFD. 828-625-5517.

Monday, April 22

What: Blood Drive

When: April 22, 3pm-7:30pm

Where: Ellenboro Fire Dept., 175 Depot St., Ellenboro

More Info: 1-800-RED CROSS to make an appt.

Saturday, April 27

What: Annual Banquet and Open House

When: April 27, 4pm. Banquet 6:05pm.

Where: South Mountain Christian Camp, 1129 South Mtn Rd, Bostic NC 28018

More Info: RSVP by April 21. 828-245-3322.


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

American Legion Post 74: Meetings 4th Tuesday monthly. Dinner 6pm, meeting follows. Chuck, Commander, 828-287-1294. 2501 US 64/74A Hwy. Rutherfordton.

DAV, Chapter #25 Rutherford County: Meetings 2nd Monday monthly, Dinner 6pm, meeting follows. National Guard Armory, Withrow Rd, Forest City Need some new members to help us accomplish our mission of helping our veterans needing assistance. Question or concerns, contact Commander Rickey Barber SR, 828-460-8281.

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

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

Book Club: Meets 2nd Monday monthly 10-11am Mountains Branch Library, 150 Bill's Creek Rd, Lake Lure. 828-287-6392.

Grahamtown Community Center: Provides free food on 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month to the community from 4pm-5pm. 129 First Street, Forest City. 828-229-3380.

Advanced Care Planning: Private consult to understand the purpose and use of living wills and health care powers of attorney. Free Sessions. Joey Revis at Hospice of Rutherford County 828-245-0095.

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.

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