ICC Classes Starting Soon
•Family Swim/Adult Learn to Swim: Monday/Wednesday evening or Saturday morning option, beginning Dec. 11. Registration, $59. To register call 828-286-3636 ext. 346 or visit www.isothermal.edu/learnstuff
Vegetable Soup & Cornbread Meal
Sat. Dec. 11, 11am-5pm at Boiling Springs Rescue Squad. Come out and help spread the Blue Christmas spirit for a needy family at Christmas. Cost is $5 plus unwrapped toy or food item that can be delivered to a needy family for Christmas. Info: 704-300-7037 or 704-284-4555.
Exciting opportunity for kids age 5-14 who have experienced the loss of a loved one; free of charge. Any child ages 5-14 who has lost a loved one is invited to Hospice to make their own Christmas ornament in memory of their loved one. Wed. Dec. 22, 1-3pm at Hospice. Info or to register: Travis at 828-245-0095 or firstname.lastname@example.org by Dec. 20.
Washburn Community Outreach Center
New Christmas apparel and decorations arriving daily. 2934 Piney Mountain Church Rd. Bostic, near Washburn Store. Hours Thurs.-Sat. 9am-2pm.
Friday, December 3 & Friday, December 10 @ 7PM. Join us for a night of mostly Bluegrass by local musicians. There is also a jam session open to anyone who plays an instrument or sings. Door admission is $5, children under 12 free. Union Mills Learning Center, 6495 Hudlow Rd. Union Mills.
Hospice Resale Shop
Storewide half price sale Thursday-Saturday, December 2-4, 9:30am-5pm. Save 1/2 on entire stock including: clothing, collectibles, house wares, books, furniture & more. Located at 631 Oak St. Forest City.
Celebrating 74 years of singing gospel music, the famous Chuck Wagon Gang will be performing a Christmas presentation Saturday, December 11, 7pm at the Union Mills Learning Center. Tickets; 828-287-2545. Seats are $10 and $15. 6PM pre-show Spaghetti Dinner, $6 for adults, $4 for children under 12. Serving 5:30-6:45pm. 6495 Hudlow Road, Union Mills.
All You Can Eat Friday, December 17th, 6-7pm. Adults- $5, Children under 12- $3. 7PM = “Free” Bluegrass/Music/Jam Session, 50/50 Raffle. 6495 Hudlow Road, Union Mills.
American Red Cross Events and Class Schedule
The Red Cross Youth Group will meet at the Chapter House on Tuesday, December 14th, 6pm. Youth, ages 13-21 are invited to attend. Info: 828-287-5916.
Hospice of Rutherford County
Workshop entitled “Coping with Grief during the Holidays.” Join us for this session and learn how grief can stop us from enjoying life, especially the holidays, and ways we can deal with the pain that loss brings during this special time. This is a free conference but lunch is provided for a cost of $6. Date: Thursday, December 16, 12-2pm at the Carolina Event and Conference Center. Speaker: Dr. Jim Whitlow. Pre-registration required by December 13th. For more information, please call Travis Smith at the Hospice office at 828-245-0095 or email@example.com
•Cliffside Masonic Lodge Saturday, December 4, 7:30am-12pm. Call Wayne or Betty at 828-245-7606 for appt. •Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy (Mooresboro,) Wednesday, December 8, 10:30am-3:30pm. Jennifer at 828-657-9998 ext. 7 for appt. •Goodes Creek Baptist Church (Cliffside,) Saturday, December 11, 7:30am-12pm. Call Clayton at 828-245-3513 for appt.
December Classes: Red Cross Chapter House
•Adult/Child & Infant CPR Sat. Dec. 4, 8:30AM-Until. •Adult CPR Mon. Dec. 6, 6PM-Until. •Child & Infant CPR Tues. Dec. 7, 6PM-Until. •First Aid Thurs. Dec. 9, 6PM-Until. All classes must be paid in advance. Info; 828-287-5916.
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.
Grace of God 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.
Substance Abuse Meeting
Christian 12 step Open Arms support meetings Wednesdays 12:30-1:30pm @ Community Empowerment Bldg; 129 First St., Forest City. 828-305-1280.
Toys for Tots
Bennett Classics Auto Museum is collecting Toys for Tots. Drop off your new unwrapped toy for a child in need. Receive $2 off Admission into the museum. Info: 828-247-1767 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org