Thurs.-Sat., April 11-13
What: Spring & Summer clothing on display. Easter accessories ½ price. Prom dresses $5 ea. Scrubs $2 set.
When: April 11-13, 9am-2pm
Where: Washburn Comm Outreach Ctr, 2934 Piney Mtn Ch Rd, Bostic.
More Info: Food pantry for Rutherford County residents 9:30am-1:30pm. 828-245-5603.
What: Healthy Eating Program. Families that wish to participate will receive Raised Garden Bed Kit, Supplies & Seeds to grown their own garden.
When: Starts soon, space is limited.
Where: Grahamtown Community Center, 129 First St., Forest City.
More Info: 828-229-3380.
Saturday, April 13
What: Walk for Life
When: Registration 4pm, walk 5pm
Where: Hands of Hope, N. Powell St., Forest City.
More Info: Proceeds benefit Hand 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, & Southern Sounds.
What: Buffet Breakfast
When: April 13, 7am-10am
Where: Gilkey School Community Center, Gilkey School Rd, Rutherfordton
More Info: Adults $10, kids 6-12 $3, 5 & under free. Proceeds support center.
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: 5K 8am, followed by pancake breakfast
Where: Pleasant View Community Church, 129 Michael Dr., Forest City
More Info: Pancake breakfast tickets for sale to public. To go available.
What: Annual Yard and Bake Sale
When: April 13, 7am until
Where: Gilkey School Community Ctr, 217 Gilkey School Rd, Rutherfordton
More Info: Sponsored by Thermal City Methodist Church. 828-429-9075.
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. Any 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.
What: Quarter Bingo
When: April 20, 4:30-7:30pm
Where: Gilkey School Community Center, Gilkey School Rad, Rutherfordton
More Info: .25¢ a card, great prizes. Come and have some fun
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: 28th Annual Ruritan BBQ & Smoked Chicken
When: April 27, 4-8pm
Where: Hopewell Hollis Ruritan Club House, 2500 Hollis Road, Ellenboro.
More Info: All you can eat. Take out available. Adults $10, kids 6-12 $5, under 6 free.
What: Annual Banquet and Open House
When: April 27, 4pm. Banquet 6:05pm.
Where: South Mountain Christian Camp, 1129 South Mountain Rd, Bostic NC 28018
More Info: RSVP by April 21. 828-245-3322.
Saturday, April 27
What: Country Breakfast Buffet
When: April 27, 7am-10am
Where: Whitehouse Community Center, 5408 Painter's Gap Road, Union Mills
More Info: Adults $6, kids 6-12 $3, under 6 free. Proceeds go to the upkeep of the building and outdoor recreation area.
Chase Corner Ministries: FREE USDA Food every Wednesday from 9am-2pm. Families who receive this food may only get it every other month. You must be a Rutherford County resident and meet income requirements to qualify. 828-247-0096.
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.
Ever been a victim of Domestic Violence? Never want to be? You are invited to the Domestic Violence Education/Support Meetings on 1st Tuesday of every month, 6-8pm, facilitated by Dr. Johnnie Martin. Women only, no charge. Call Sally Claroni, 828-245-1390 ext. 104 for location and more info.
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 the County Annex Building on Main St., Rutherfordton. Don Whisnant, 828-453-1698 or Bob Cooley, 828-429-2924.
Veterans Meal: 3rd Tuesday every month, 5pm. Willow Ridge Rehab; 237 Tryon Rd., Rutherfordton. 828-286-7200.
Coffee and Conversation: Coffee Social for Veterans every 3rd Thursday in the month, 9am-10:30am. Rutherford County Veteran Service Office, 303 Fairground Road, 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.