ICC Continuing Education Classes
Starting soon: T’ai Chi Chih-Great for any physical ability or age •Hospitality Ambassador Fundamentals-the next level above customer service, a must have for any business •Cake Decorating-Beginner •Revitalize Your Well-being-learn to understand the concepts of wellness and develop a few simple action steps to begin changing your life. •Ceramics-express your individuality and explore multiple mediums •Ancient History: Kabbalah-course will explore Kabbalah from the aspects of history, communities, individuals, its working and meditation. Call 828-286-3636 ext 346 or visit www.isothermal.edu/learnstuff
Colfax Free Fair
Ellenboro School Carnival “American Mixture” Sept. 21-25 at the old Ellenboro School grounds. Fan individual, group or business would like a booth, call 828-453-7457 or 828-453-7414.
Rutherford County Firefighter Challenge
Sat. Sept 18, 10am-4pm in the old K-Mart parking lot; 1495 US Hwy. 74A Bypass. Music, games, food, car show, vendors, children activities & much more. Info: Chrissy Samuel at 828-305-2191 or www.rutherfordcountyfirefighterchallenge.com
Rutherford County Visual Artists Guild
2010 Celebration of the Arts Show and Sale at the Foundation Performing Arts Center on the campus of ICC in Spindale from Sept. 15-19.
Washburn Community Outreach Center
Offering a GED class this fall in conjunction with Isothermal Community College.
Call 828-245-5603 for more details.
Wildlife Rehabilitation Class
Sept. 25 & 26 at Grand View Campground on Hwy 226. Space is limited, so call now to reserve spot & more information. Food & Camping available. 704-538-3901. Non-Profit Organization. Proceeds go toward Wildlife Rehabilitators of NC.
In Memory of Christopher Scott Smith Sat. Sept. 18, 12PM until at Cliffside Park. Everyone is welcome to come. Info: Karen 828-980-4004.
Shepherd’s Care Thrift Store
Officially closing as of September 30, 2010. Store wide closing sale throughout the month. The Hickory Nut Gorge Outreach organization volunteer hours after the store closes will be used to expand the agency’s food pantry, senior gorgers program and outreach service programs. As we work to expand our services, we ask you for your continued financial support to help our agency reach out and make a difference in the lives of those in need that live in our community.
Bills Creek VFD Yard & Bake Sale
Fudraiser Sat. Oct. 2, 7am until. Breakfast & lunch served. Furniture, household, crafts, etc. Info: Barbara Welge @ 828-625-5517. 336 Cedar Creek Rd. Lake Lure.
Professional Women’s Association Meeting
Ladies! If you would like to become a member, we invite you to join our group Tuesday, September 21st, at M Squared in Spindale (please RSVP email@example.com if you are interested). Come out and fellowship with us while we laugh & learn during lunch!
KidSenses Children’s InterACTIVE Museum
Farm Day Saturday, September 25th, 9:30am-2pm. Did you know that if there were no farms, we would have no food? Come celebrate farming with us and meet local farmers, see live farm animals, taste locally grown produce & even make butter! There will be farm crafts, exhibits, presentations, photo opportunity, antique tractor, so bring your camera. Info: 828-286 2120.
Free Money Management
And Home Ownership Classes. Weekly evening classes start Thursday, September 23rd. Space is limited. Info: Scott Carpenter, Rutherford County Housing Initiative, 828-287-2281.
Washburn Community Outreach Center
Held over, $5 per bag porch sale. All wearable items inside the store 1/2 price. Remember to register for the GED class. 828-245-5603. 2934 Piney Mountain Church Road, Bostic, near Washburn Store.
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.
Free Stop Smoking Classes
Rutherford Hospital is offering the Freedom From Smoking Program starting Tues. Sept. 28, 5pm at the Cancer Resource Center. The program consists of 7 one hour classes, Tuesday evenings from 5-6pm. There is no charge for the classes or materials. To register, please call Jamie Ingraham at the Cancer Resource Center 828-245-4596.
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 meeting every Wednesday 12:30-1:30pm @ Community Empowerment Building; 129 First St. Forest City. 828-305-1280.
Chimney Rock Events
•Annual Passholder Sunrise Breakfast Sat. Sept. 18, 7am. •Naturalist Series: Birding Sat. Sept. 25, learn all about birds from how to spot & identify them to how to provide the right food & shelter. •Flock to the Rock Sat. & Sun. Sept. 25 & 26; Birds flock to Chimney Rock!