Friday, September 6
What: Second Harvest Mobile Food Truck
When: Sept. 6, arrive by 8am, distribution at 10am. 1st come, 1st serve.
Where: Concord Baptist, 720 Old US Hwy 74, Bostic
More Info: Sponsored by Chase Corner Ministries. 828-247-0096
When: Sept. 6, 7pm.
Where: Union Mills Learning Center, 6495 Hudlow Rd, Union Mills
More Info: Featuring; Carley Arrowood and Daniel Thrailkill.
Saturday, September 7
What: FREE Rabies Clinic
When: Sept. 7, 10am-2pm
Where: Community Pet Center, 861 Piney Ridge Rd, Forest City
More Info: Rutherford County residents only. 828-287-7738
When: Sept. 7, 7pm
Where: Camp McDaniel, 402 Camp Ferry Rd, Mooresboro.
More Info: Free. Featuring: Golden Valley Crusaders & Servant's Voice
Tuesday, September 10
What: Mobile Food Pantry
When: Sept. 10, 7-8:30am
Where: South Mountains Christian Camp, 1129 South Mtn Rd, Bostic
More Info: 828-245-5603
What: Dr. Walter Ziffer, Holocaust survivor, sharing his story of WWII
When: Sept. 10, 3pm
Where: Mountains Branch Library, 150 Bill's Creek Road, Lake Lure
More Info: Free, open to everyone. 828-287-6392.
Tuesday thru Saturday, September 17-21
What: Ellenboro County Fair
When: Sept. 17-21
Where: old Ellenboro school grounds
More Info: Enjoy the fun-buy desserts & coffee at Hopwell-Hollis Ruritan booth. Proceeds benefit community.
Thursday, September 26
What: Free Flowering Bridge-sponsored class "All About Hydrangeas," led by master gardener Eleanor Bails
When: Sept. 26, 10-11am
Where: Lake Lure Town Hall
More Info: 828-625-2540
Saturday, September 28
What: 11th Annual Carolina Freight Event
When: Sept. 28, 11am-2pm
Where: First Baptist Church Christian Outreach Center, 301 East First Street, Cherryville.
More Info: Admission $10 includes lunch buffet. Registration deadline: Sept. 20. Sponsored by C. Grier Beam Truck Museum, 704-435-3072.
All Souls Community: a congregation affirming Unitarian Universalist values, meet Thursdays at 7pm at The Grahamtown Community Center, 129 First Street, Forest City. All faiths, or the lack thereof, all races, all kinds of people are welcome. 843-708-1033.
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.
Gilkey Neighbors Food Pantry: Volunteers needed. 828-286-0404 or 217 Gilkey School Rd. Rutherfordton.
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.
Alzheimer's/Dementia Caregivers Support Group: Every 3rd Tuesday monthly, 6:30pm. Perry Moore House; Main St., Rutherfordton. 828-287-5475.
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.
American Legion Post 74: Meetings on 4th Tuesday every month. Dinner at 6pm, meeting to follow. Kevin Young, Commander. 2501 US 64/74A Hwy. Rutherfordton. 828-287-1294.
HOPE Grief Support Group: Free 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.
Are You Ok Phone Reassurance Program: Designed to check on senior citizens and help them and their family have peace of mind. Program provides a knowledge that someone cares and will check on them daily. No cost for this program. Contact Lt. Godlock, 828-287-6395. Rutherford Co. Sheriff Office.
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.
NAMI South Mountains NC (National Alliance on Mental Illness): Weekly Family Support Group every Tuesday at 5:30pm. NAMI P.E.A.C.E. Community Center, located at 124 S. Powell St., Suite D, Forest City. This group is for those who have family members who are dealing with mental illness.
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 for location and more info. 828-245-1390 ext. 104
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.
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.
Book Club: Meets 2nd Monday of each month 10-11am at Mountains Branch Library, 150 Bill's Creek Road, Lake Lure. 828-287-6392.