Thursday-Saturday, Nov. 1-3
What: Fall & Winter clothing on display. Clothing ½ price this week. Christmas decorations on the shelves. You can sign up for Thanksgiving Turkeys will be this week 35/day
When: Nov. 1-3, 9am-2pm
Where: Washburn Community Outreach Ctr, 2934 Piney Mountain Ch Rd, Bostic
More Info: Food pantry for Rutherford Co. residents, 9:30am-1:30pm. 828-245-5603
Friday, November 2
What: Music, featuring: Rough Cut
When: Nov. 2, 7pm
Where: Union Mills Learning Center, 6495 Hudlow Road, Union Mills
More Info: Meal at 6pm, $5. Soup and Sandwich, dessert and drink
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 checkin 8:30-9:45am. Race starts 10am. SIGN UP: www.SouthOfTheMountainTrailRun.com
Thursday, November 8
What: Peach Fuzz Volleyball Tournament
When: Nov. 8, 6:30pm
Where: Chase High Basketball Gym
More Info: Sidney McCranie is having this tournament to raise money for Shriners Hospitals as a part of her Senior project. Proceeds go directly to Shriners Hospitals. TEAMS are Chase High School staff & student body only. Admission to for spectators $5, open to community.
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.
Saturday, November 10
What: Country Ham and Chicken Pie Supper
When: Nov. 10, 4:30-6:30pm
Where: Mt. Vernon Community Clubhouse, across from Mt. Vernon Ruth School on Hudlow Road
More Info: Adults $9, kids 6-12 $5, kids 5 and under free
Monday-Monday, Nov. 12-19
What: Operation Christmas Child Shoebox National Collection Week
When: November 12-19
Where: 8 drop off locations, visit: www.samaritanspurse.org to find one near you
More Info: Judy, 828-606-3636 or Tommy 828-286-3026
Thursday, November 15
What: Chase Corner Ministries Spaghetti supper for a suggested donation of $8
When: Nov. 15, 5:30-6:45pm
Where: RS Central High School Cafeteria
More Info: Proceeds go to help your Neighbor in Need in Rutherford County. 828-247-0096
Sunday, November 18
What: Rutherford County Toy Run
When: November 18
Where: Meet at old K-Mart, next to Denny's at 12:30pm, depart at 1:30pm.
More Info: Ride ends at the National Guard Armory. Food served for all participants. 50/50 drawing and door prizes. Hosted by: Prior Moose Lodge Members and Cleveland County Independent Bikers
Ever been a victim of Domestic Violence? Never want to be? You are invited to the Domestic Violence Education/Support Meetings which meet the 1st 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.
Paws of Rutherford County: Offers low cost spay and neuter twice every month. Free pet food and dog houses for those in need. If you have a dog house you would like to donate please call. If you need to re-home your pet or have a litter of puppies, we may be able to help. Please check with us before taking the to Animal Control. In need of fosters. 888-422-7303, leave message.
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.
Hospice In Need of Items: Trash bags, laundry detergent, cleaning products dish detergent, Lysol spray, liquid hand soap, paper towels, Kleenex tissue, toilet tissue, etc. Info: 828-245-0095.
Crime Stoppers of Rutherford County: Established for the purpose of obtaining info about criminal activity & fugitive felons. Have info about a crime? You do not have to reveal your name. Info could get you a cash reward. 828-286-8477.
Grace of God Rescue Mission Needed Items: Sectional plates, bowls, plastic forks & spoons, cups, napkins, paper towels, gallon canned foods, personal hygiene items, coffee, sugar & cleaning items. 828-245-9141.
NAMI South Mountains NC (National Alliance on Mental Illness): Weekly Family Support Group Tuesdays 5:30pm. NAMI P.E.A.C.E. Community Center, located at 124 S. Powell St., Suite D, Forest City. Group is for those with family members dealing with mental illness.
HOPE Grief Support Group: Free support group for any adult who has lost a loved one. Offered at the Hospice Annette Cash Whitaker Center of Living, 374 Hudlow Road, Forest City. 828-245-0095.
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.
GWRRA NC CHAPTER NC P-2: Meets monthly 2nd Tuesdays The Shak Forest City. Meal 6:30pm, meeting 7:30pm. Anyone interested in motorcycles welcome, no matter the brand. Charlie 828-248-2754.
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.
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
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 at Hospice of Rutherford County 828-245-0095 to schedule an appt.
Alcoholics Anonymous: Weekly meetings: Monday 7pm women's meeting, Thursday 7pm open meeting. 1st Presbyterian Church; 438 West Main St., Forest City.