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Thurs.-Sat., Sept. 13-15

What: Clothing 50¢, houseware ½ off.

When: Sept. 13-15, 9am-2pm

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

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

Thursday, September 13

What: Blood Drive

When: Sept. 13, 3pm-7:30pm

Where: Crestview Baptist Church, 630 S Church St., Forest City

What: Blood Drive

When: Sept. 13, 2:30-7pm

Where: Family Video Forest City, 189 West Main St., Forest City

Friday, September 14

What: Second Harvest Mobile Food Truck

When: Sept. 14, 10am. 1st come, 1st serve. Arrive by 8am.

Where: Concord Baptist, 720 Old US Hwy 74, Bostic

More Info: Large quantity of food. Must be Rutherford Co. resident & meet income requirements. Chase Corner Ministries, 828-247-0096

What: Blood Drive

When: Sept. 14, 10am-2:30pm

Where: Lowes of Forest City, 184 Lowes Blvd., Forest City

Saturday, September 15

What: Friends of Creig and Heather Lovelace invite you to a Gospel Singing fundraiser

When: Sept. 15, 6pm

Where: Danieltown Baptist Church, 1386 Bethany Church Rd, Forest City

More Info: Rogers Family & Fountain of Life Gospel Quartet. Emcee: Brian Cooper. Love offering taken. Proceeds to medical bills.

What: FENCE Community Garage Sale

When: Sept. 15, 8am-12pm, rain or shine

Where: Foothills Equestrian Nature Center

More Info: 828-859-9021

What: Pajamas & Pancakes

When: Sept. 15, 11am-12pm

Where: Mountains Branch Library, 150 Bill's Creek Rd, Lake Lure

More Info: Food & Fun, Free, ages 3-8. 828-287-6392.

What: Nakumbuka "I Remember" (A Day of Rememberance Of The Middle Passage)

When: September 15, 1-5pm

Where: Union Mills Community Club House, 6097 Hudlow Road, Union Mills.

More Info: Exhibit by: Teresa Proctor. Admission $7.

What: The Town of Forest City celebrates the World Equestrian Games with a free concert!

When: Sept. 15, 7pm-9pm w/the Diamond River Band!

Where: Concert in the grassy area across from Family Video Main Street, Forest City.

More Info: Bring a blanket or lawn chair!

Saturday, September 15

What: Goal of raising money to spay female dogs & cats in Rutherford County

When: Every Saturday, Sept. 15, 9am-4pm

Where: Korben's Attic Thrift & More, 2161 Hudlow Rd, Forest City.

More Info: Need volunteers & donations of clothes & household items. 828-450-0586 or Facebook.com/KorbensAttic

Monday, September 17

What: Blood Drive

When: Sept. 17, 10am-3pm

Where: Isothermal Community College Gym, Hwy 74 West, Spindale

Mon.-Sun., September 17-23

What: Griffith Rutherford Chapter of Daughters of American Revolution celebrate Constitution Week

When: Sept. 17-23

Where: Mon. Sept. 17, Constitution Day, 10am Henrietta First Baptist Church. Tues. Sept. 17-19 displays & visit Middle & Elementary schools. Thurs. Sept. 21, visits in libraries & public buildings.

More Info: Info: www.dar.org

Tues.-Sat., September 18-22

What: Colfax Free Fair,

When: Sept. 18-22

Where: Old Ellenboro School Fairground

More Info: 828-453-8185, exhibitor info 828-453-7768

Saturday, September 22

What: Colfax Free Fair Car Show

When: Sept. 22, register 2-5pm, voting 3-5:30pm, judging 5-5:30, awards at 6pm

Where: Old Ellenboro School Ball Field

More Info: 828-453-8185

Thursday, September 20

What: ecoExplore (See it. Snap it. Share it.)

When: Sept. 20, 4pm

Where: Mountains Branch Library, 150 Bill's Creek Rd, Lake Lure

More Info: Ages 5-13, all ages welcome. 828-287-6392.

What: Town of Forest City celebrates World Equestrian Games with a free concert!

When: Sept. 20, 7pm-9pm. We welcome local favorite Ol' 74 Jazz Band!

Where: Concert in the grassy area across from Family Video on Main St., Forest City.

More Info: Bring a blanket or lawn chair!

What: Blood Drive at Spindale House

When: Sept. 20, 10am-2pm

Where: 125 Reveley St., Spindale

Tuesday, September 25

What: Low Cost Spay and Neuter

When: Sept. 25

Where: PAWS of Rutherford County

More Info: Call for appt, 888-422-7303

Thursday, September 27

What: Blood Drive

When: Sept. 27, 2-6:30pm

Where: Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church, 250 Hudlow Rd., Forest City

Thursday, September 27

What: Flowering Bridge Free Event: How to build a fire pit. Led by local craftsman Mark Hoek.

When: Sept. 27, 10am

Where: Meet at West end of the bridge (Chimney Rock), Lake Lure.

More Info: 828-625-2540

Saturday, September 29

What: 10th Anniversary Cruise-In

When: Sept. 29, 10am-4pm

Where: Bennett Classics; 241 Vance St. Forest City.

More Info: Free vehicle entry. Little Detroit Chapter of the AACA invites you to join in on the celebration. Museum discounts, music, food, 50-50 raffle, Good Humor Ice Cream Truck. Partial proceeds benefit Toys for Tots. 828-247-1767

ONGOING EVENTS

Annual Coat Drive: The Gilkey School Community Center is starting its Annual Coat Drive. So if you have any coats give us a call. We also are taking Blankets, Sheets Gloves, and Toboggans. For deliver or pickup contact. Gail Parton 828-287-4830, Hilda Roper 828-287-5673 or Kay Deyton 828-286-1172.

Veterans Meal: 3rd Tuesday every month, 5pm. Willow Ridge Rehab; 237 Tryon Rd., Rutherfordton. 828-286-7200.

DAV, Chapter #25: Welcomes all veterans to attend our monthly meetings held the 2nd Monday of each month. Potluck Dinner is provided 6pm, meeting at 7pm. 828-288-1595. National Guard Armory; Withrow Rd, Forest City.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Weekly meetings: Monday 7pm women's meeting, Thursday 7pm open meeting. 1st Presbyterian Church; 438 West Main St., Forest City.

New AA Meeting: Sundays, 11:30am. Rectory of the Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration, Bat Cave.

Al-A-Non Family Groups: Patience AFG: Mondays, 7-8pm at Perry Moore House in Rutherfordton, 828-288-2767. Lake Lure AFG; Tuesdays, 7:30pm at Mountains Branch Library, 828-748-8583.

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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