Welcome! Saturday, December 15, 2018 | Login | Register
   

Community News 10-25-2018

Comment     Print
Related Articles

Thursday - Saturday, Oct. 25-27

What: Fall & Winter clothing on display. Halloween items 75% off. Christmas decorations on the shelves. Please note, sign up for Thanksgiving Turkeys will be Nov. 1-3.

When: Oct. 25-27, 9am-2pm

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

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

Saturday, October 27

What: The Rutherford County NAACP Branch #5444, will sponsor the Annual Freedom Fund Banquet

When: Oct. 27, 4pm. Public invited

Where: Location: One13, West Court Street, Rutherfordton

More Info: Guest Speaker: NC NAACP President, Rev. Dr. Anthony Spearman. Cost: $30. Rosaleen Francis, 828-748-4680

What: Rutherford County Farmers Market

When: October 27, 9am-1pm

Where: 172 Depot Street, Forest City

More Info: Meet local farmers and artisans. Shop for flowers and plants from local nurseries, fruits and veggies, arts and crafts

Sunday, October 28

What: Free Rabies Clinic

When: Oct. 28, 10am-2pm

Where: Rutherford County Health Dept. 221 Callahan Koon Rd, Spindale

More Info: free drive thru clinic provides free rabies vaccines & free microchips (while supplies last, limit 3 microchips per family) and 5 way vaccinations, $5. Rabies vaccines required by NC State Law.

Monday, October 29

What: Support Group, Autism Society of North Carolina (ASNC) - Rutherford County Chapter Meeting

When: Mon. Oct. 29, 6-7:30pm

Where: Ellenboro Elementary School, 813 Piney Mountain Church Rd, Ellenboro, NC 28040

More Info: Presentation by Kerri Eaker, Education Outreach Coordinator with Family Support Network of WNC, on the services available through FSN and how families may access them. 828-289-6671

Tuesday, October 30

What: Make a Super-Splat Monster & Sock Monster

When: Oct. 30, 4-5pm

Where: Mountains Branch Library, Lake Lure

More Info: Ages 6-12. Wear your costume for Halloween treats! Bring a stray sock to make a sock monster

Wednesday, October 31

What: Trick or Treat

When: Oct. 31, 4-6pm

Where: on Main Street in Forest City

More Info: Have fun and enjoy

Wednesday, October 31

What: Trick or Treat Trail

When: October 31, 5-6pm

Where: Crestview Park in Rutherfordton

More Info: Hosted by West Point Baptist Church, Rutherfordton

What: Blood Drive

When: Oct. 31, 10:30am-3pm

Where: Rutherfordton ABC, 441 S. Main Street, Rutherfordton

More Info: Give blood and help save local lives! 1-888-592-5663

Thursday, November 1

What: MakerKids Club, Build & Fly Amazing Paper Planes

When: 1st Thursday Monthly. Nov. 1, 4-5pm

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

More Info: Ages 6-12. 828-287-6392

Saturday, November 3

What: South Mtn. Christian Camp's South of the Mountain Trail Run Fundraiser for camper scholarship

When: November 3, 10am

Where: 1129 South Mountain Rd. Bostic NC 28018

More Info: 5k walk/run for all ages. Free Fun Run for kids under age 12. $25 if pre-registered before Nov. 1st. $30 day of race. Early packet pickup 11/2, 6-7pm. Race day check-in 8:30-9:45am. Race starts 10am. www.SoutOfTheMountainTrailRun.com

Thursday, November 8

What: Peach Fuzz Volleyball Tournament

When: Nov. 8, 6:30pm

Where: Chase High School (in the basketball gym)

More Info: Sidney McCranie is having this tournament to raise money for Shriners Hospitals as apart of her Senior project. Proceeds go directly to Shriners Hospitals. Admission to the game for spectators $5

Friday, November 9

What: Christmas is coming! And so are the signature red kettles. The Salvation Army plans an official kick-off ceremony for Rutherford County this year, before setting up kettles at sites around the community.

When: Nov. 9, 12pm

Where: In front of Smith's Drugs in Forest City

More Info: Involved: Sgts. Les and Mary Ashby, Advisory Board Chair Faye Hassell (from Rutherford Co), Forest City Mayor John Higgins, Other local officials, Salvation Army musicians, Local bell ringers.

ONGOING EVENTS

Ever been a victim of Domestic Violence? Never want to be? You are invited to the Domestic Violence Education/Support Meetings which meet the first Tuesday of every month, 6-8pm, facilitated by Dr. Johnnie Martin. Call Sally Claroni, 828-245-1390 ext. 104 for location or more info. Women only, no charge. Support one another!

Veterans Clothing Center and Meet & Greet Coffee: Free! 1st Monday of the month, 10am-1pm. Snacks provided. American Legion Post 74, 2501 US 64/74A Hwy. Rutherfordton.

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.

Advanced Care Planning: Sessions consist of a private consult to understand the purpose and use of living wills and health care powers of attorney. Free. Call Joey Revis at Hospice of Rutherford County 828-245-0095 to schedule an appt.

Alzheimer's/Dementia Support Group: Meetings last Thursday of every month 4pm at Willow Ridge Rehab; 237 Tryon Rd., Rutherfordton. 828-286-7200.

Low Cost Spay and Neuter: You can afford to have your pet spayed or neutered with our low cost program. Community Pet Center, 828-287-7738.

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.

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.

Korben's Attic Thrift & More: Goal of raising money to spay female dogs & cats in Rutherford County. Every Saturday, 9am-4pm. Accepting donations of clothes and household items. Volunteers needed! 2161 Hudlow Road, Forest City. 828-450-0586 or visit Facebook.com/KorbensAttic

Chase Corner Ministries Needs: Canned meat, vegetables and fruits, pasta & sauce, soups & crackers, rice, dried beans, kid friendly items, mac-n-cheese, toiletry items. 1604 Chase High Rd., Forest City. 828-247-0096.

Read more from:
Community News
Tags: 
None
Share: 
Comment      Print

Powered by Bondware
News Publishing Software

The browser you are using is outdated!

You may not be getting all you can out of your browsing experience
and may be open to security risks!

Consider upgrading to the latest version of your browser or choose on below: