Saturday, December 21
What: Rutherford County Winter Farmers Market
When: Dec. 21, 8am-12
Where: 211 N. Main St, Rutherfordton
More Info: 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month.
Tuesday, January 7
What: New Book Club, Rutherford Readers
When: Jan. 7, 5:30pm
Where: Norris Library, Rutherfordton
More Info: Meets 1st Tuesday monthly. Everyone welcome.
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.
Grahamtown Community Center: Provides free food on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month to the community from 4pm-5pm. 129 First Street, Forest City. 828-229-3380.
New AA Meeting: Sundays, 11:30am. Rectory of the Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration, Bat Cave.
Alcoholics Anonymous: Weekly Open Meetings: Mondays and Thursdays, 7pm. 1st Presbyterian Church, 438 W. Main St., Forest City.
Memory Makers Alzheimer/Dementia Community Resource/Support Group: For family, caregivers, friends, or anyone in the community who needs the support. Meetings held the last Thursday of each month, 4pm. Rutherford Town Hall, 129 N. Main St, Rutherfordton. 828-980-4362 or 828-980-1034.
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.
Grace of God Rescue Mission Needed Items: Plates, bowls, plastic forks & spoons, cups, napkins, paper towels, gallon canned foods, personal hygiene items, coffee, sugar & cleaning items. 828-245-9141.
Rutherford County Farmers Market: The Winter Market is open to the public on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month from 8am until noon. 211 N. Main Street at the Main Street Market in Rutherfordton.
Hospice In Need of Items: Trash bags, laundry detergent, cleaning products dish detergent, Lysol, liquid hand soap, paper towels, Kleenex tissue, and toilet tissue. 828-245-0095.
Chase Corner Ministries Needs: Volunteers, canned meat, vegetables & fruits, pasta, sauce, soups, crackers, rice, dried beans, kid friendly, mac-n-cheese, peanut butter & jelly, meals in a can, and toiletry. 1604 Chase High Rd., Forest City. 828-247-0096.
Crime Stoppers of Rutherford County: Program established for the purpose of obtaining info about criminal activity & fugitive felons. Have information about a crime? Report is anonymously. You do not have to reveal your name. Your info could get you a cash reward. 828-286-8477.
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.