Community News, June 29, 2013

Jun. 28, 2013 @ 04:10 PM
The landfill and all 10 convenience centers will be closed on Thursday, July 4.
 
30 year reunion - RS Class of ’83.  If you or someone you know were a part of the Class of ’83, please forward current contact information via email to Gwen Scoville gwen@alphagraphics.com or David Odom davidodom87@gmail.com or Dee Ledbetter deeledbetter@ymail.com or call 828-289-8749
 
Mastectomy fittings: Every other Thursday by appointment, Rutherford Regional’s Cancer Resource Center; fittings provided by Smith’s Drugs of Forest City; for an appointment, call 828-245-4596. 
 
You’ve Been “Flushed”! By making a minimum donation of $10, we will place a beautifully decorated Toilet on the lawn of your choice! Some restrictions may apply.
If your lawn gets “flushed,"  you can make a minimum donation of $10 to have the toilet removed and sent to someone else’s lawn. For more info call 828-288-6335 or 828-288-6329. Proceeds will benefit Relay For Life Of Rutherford County. Sponsored by RIMA Relay For Life Team.
 
Book Sale: Rutherford Electric Membership Corporation lobby at 186 Hudlow Road in Forest City to benefit ACS Relay for Life. Hardbacks $2; paperbacks $1.  8-5 Mon - Fri. For info 245-1621, ext 412.
 
Advance Care Planning: Free sessions consist of a private consult to understand the purpose and use of living wills and health care powers of attorney. Call Joey Revis at Hospice of Rutherford County at 245-0095 to schedule an appointment or for more information.
 
Saturday, June 29
Summer Celebration at KidSenses: have ice cube ship races and create super cool bee hummers that sounds just like real buzzing bees! Our friends from Chimney Rock Park will also be at the museum from 1 – 3 p.mm. to show us some their marvelous mammals and amazing reptiles!  We’ll also have a bubble party in the Discovery Garden! All of the summer fun will begin at 11:00 and last until 3:00.
 
Community Blood Center of the Carolinas Blood Drive at McDonald's, 134 Oak St., Forest City, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Free Cheeseburger and McCafe to all Donors!
 
Max Cruise aka Ron McKinney at 57 Alpha Cafe at Rutherford County Airport; noon until 3 p.m. weather permitting. Songwriters, musicians, etc invited. Open Mike. 
 
Lost Playwrights will meet in Kapplan Auditorium of Henderson County Library, Hendersonville from 2 to 4 p.m.  All people interested in any aspect of theatre or creative writing are encouraged to attend.
 
Dance to country music every Saturday night from 7 until 11 at Foothills Music Hall, 127 Trade Street, Rutherfordton featuring The Star Shooters Dan X. Padgett. No alcohol allowed - good clean family fun.
 
Fish Fry and Rib Plates at Unionville Lodge, 399 Ledbetter Road, Spindale, from 11 a.m. until; $7 plates, $3.50 sandwiches, Hot Dogs $2. Proceeds for building fund.
 
Monday, July 1
American Legion Post 423 will meet at headquarters, adjacent to Frank West Park on Boss Moore Road, Caroleen, at 6 p.m. for a very significant effort.
 
Freedom from Smoking Class: Every Monday, 4 to 5 p.m., Rutherford Regional’s Cancer Resource Center; for more information, call 828-245-4596 or e-mail jamie.ingraham@rutherfordregional.com.
 
Pink Ladies Support Group: First Monday of every month from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Rutherford Regional’s Cancer Resource Center; for women who have been diagnosed with cancer; for more information, call 828-245-4596 or e-mail jamie.ingraham@rutherfordregional.com.
 
Tuesday, July 2
Actors/Actresses Need: Audition at Rutherford Community Theater on Central Street, Rutherfordton at 6:30 p.m. For info call 704-487-7563 or 828-248-2453.
 
Wednesday, July 3
Safe Sitter Class: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Rutherford Regional Medical Center; for youth ages 11 to 13; cost is $50 and includes course materials and lunch; pre-registration required by calling 828-286-5218. 
 
Thursday, July 4
Big Day in Ellenboro: parade at 9 a.m.; opening ceremony to follow.  Arts & crafts, music, vendors, tractors, food, plenty of home made ice cream, watermelon; lots of fun; for info call 453-7414 453-8932
 
The landfill and all 10 convenience centers will be closed on Thursday, July 4.
 
Dance to country music from 7 until 11 at Foothills Music Hall, 127 Trade Street, Rutherfordton featuring The Star Shooters Dan X. Padgett. No alcohol allowed - good clean family fun.
 
Gilkey 4th of July Celebration from 4 p.m. until... Ice Cream, car show, cake walk, bingo, hot dogs, hamburgers and fire works.
 
4th of July Celebration at KidSenses! All museum visitors are welcomed to cool off with some red, white, and blue popsicles and watch the soapbox derby on Main Street! We’ll also create our very own firework art from 11 to 3 in Creation Station!
 
Friday, July 5
Dream Catcher Fun at KidSenses: Join us in Creation Station from 5:30-8 to create your very own one-of-a-kind dream catcher to hang over your bed!
 
Mountains Branch Library in Lake Lure host Senior Fridays the first Friday of every month from 10:30 – 2. The morning usually starts off with a few light snacks/drinks and a guest speaker or event (craft/dancing/etc.) Around noon there is a break in the programming during which lunch is provided. All Senior Fridays are free and open to the public. Materials/food/speakers are provided by the Hickory Nut Gorge Outreach. 
 
Saturday, July 6
Super Hero Day at KidSenses: Join us from 11 – 3 for Super Hero Day! Come in dressed up as your favorite super hero or create your very own super hero mask in the Creation Station! Then use your special powers to figure out where the evil Dr. NoFun’s liar is hiding and win a special prize!
 
Max Cruise aka Ron McKinney at 57 Alpha Cafe at Rutherford County Airport; noon until 3 p.m. weather permitting. Songwriters, musicians, etc invited. Open Mike. 
 
Dance to country music every Saturday night from 7 until 11 at Foothills Music Hall, 127 Trade Street, Rutherfordton featuring The Star Shooters Dan X. Padgett. No alcohol allowed - good clean family fun.
 
Monday, July 8
Freedom from Smoking Class: Every Monday, 4 to 5 p.m., Rutherford Regional’s Cancer Resource Center; for more information, call 828-245-4596 or e-mail jamie.ingraham@rutherfordregional.com. 
 
Look Good, Feel Better: 2 p.m., Cancer Resource Center; specially-trained cosmetologists teach women techniques to cope with skin changes and hair loss as they undergo treatment for cancer; to pre-register, call 828- 245-4596 or e-mail jamie.ingraham@rutherfordregional.com or Debbie.buchanan@cancer.org.
 
Tuesday, July 9
Childbirth Education Class: Tuesdays for four weeks, beginning July 9, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.; free for families having their babies at Rutherford Regional Medical Center; registration is required for all classes; please call Lucy Calhoun, 828-286-5065, or e-mail lucy.calhoun@rutherfordregional.com to confirm class dates and times and to register.
 
Wednesday, July 10
Summer Reading Program at Union Mills Learning Center for all ages; Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
 
Safe Sitter Class:  8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Rutherford Regional Medical Center; for youth ages 11 to 13; cost is $50 and includes course materials and lunch; pre-registration required by calling 828-286-5218. 
 
Thursday, July 11
Nutrition During Cancer Treatment: noon, Cancer Resource Center; a new class offered for patients undergoing chemotherapy and radiation; presented by dietitians Alexandra Lautenschlaeger and Laura Sexton; please call 828-245-4596 to register. 
 
Friday, July 12
Make a Birdnest at Rutherford County Visual Arts Guild from 9 to 12; ages 12 and up; $15 class and $2 supplies; bring your own feathers, stick, etc for decorating your nest. Call: 828-288-5009 for more information
 
Saturday, July 13
Chase Corner United Methodist Ministries will be open from 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. We are now open the second Saturday of every month.  
 
Dance to country music every Saturday night from 7 until 11 at Foothills Music Hall, 127 Trade Street, Rutherfordton featuring The Star Shooters Dan X. Padgett. No alcohol allowed - good clean family fun.
 
Max Cruise aka Ron McKinney at 57 Alpha Cafe at Rutherford County Airport; noon until 3 p.m. weather permitting. Songwriters, musicians, etc invited. Open Mike. 
 
Baby and Me Club for Siblings: 10 to 11 a.m., Rutherford Regional Medical Center; registration is required for all classes; please call Lucy Calhoun, 828-286-5065, or e-mail lucy.calhoun@rutherfordregional.com to confirm class dates and times and to register.
 
Monday, July 15
Survivin’ Cancer Support Group: Third Monday of each month from 5 to 6 p.m. at Rutherford Regional’s Cancer Resource Center; for anyone who has heard the words “you have cancer;” for more information, call 828-245-4596 or e-mail jamie.ingraham@rutherfordregional.com.
 
Freedom from Smoking Class: Every Monday, 4 to 5 p.m., Rutherford Regional’s Cancer Resource Center; for more information, call 828-245-4596 or e-mail jamie.ingraham@rutherfordregional.com.
 
Tuesday, July 16
Mental Illness Family-to-Family Support Group; Always on the 3rd Tuesday of the Month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Red Cross Building, 1333 Fallston Road, Shelby, NC
 
Stroke Support Group: Third Tuesday of each month from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the Crawford Building (Auxiliary Room) at Rutherford Regional Medical Center; for more information, call 828-286-5509.
 
Wednesday, July 17
Summer Reading Program at Union Mills Learning Center for all ages; Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. 
 
Thursday, July 18
The Rutherford Medication Assistance Program, a division of the Rutherford Community Health Center, will be at the Cherry Mountain Fire Department from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to enroll county residents of the Golden Valley, Bostic and Sunshine areas in programs to receive prescription medications free directly from the pharmaceutical companies. The programs are available to those without prescription coverage and meet income guidelines. Please call 828-288-8872 to pre-qualify and secure your appointment time at CMFD.
 
Saturday, July 20
Max Cruise aka Ron McKinney at 57 Alpha Cafe at Rutherford County Airport; noon until 3 p.m. weather permitting. Songwriters, musicians, etc invited. Open Mike. 
 
Take and Make at Rutherford County Visual Arts Guild; fun activity for kids from 10 to 2. Drop-in — no reservation required. No cost, items furnished.
 
Dance to country music every Saturday night from 7 until 11 at Foothills Music Hall, 127 Trade Street, Rutherfordton featuring The Star Shooters Dan X. Padgett. No alcohol allowed - good clean family fun.
 
Monday, July 22
Freedom from Smoking Class: Every Monday, 4 to 5 p.m., Rutherford Regional’s Cancer Resource Center; for more information, call 828-245-4596 or e-mail jamie.ingraham@rutherfordregional.com.
 
Tuesday, July 23
Chase Corner Ministries is co-sponsoring a Mobile Food Pantry at Caroleen United Methodist Church on 137 Mills Avenue in Caroleen. The giveaway begins at 10 a.m. Please bring a box for your food and call 828-247-0096 for info. 
 
Wednesday, July 24
Summer Reading Program at Union Mills Learning Center for all ages; Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
 
Saturday, July 27
Max Cruise aka Ron McKinney at 57 Alpha Cafe at Rutherford County Airport; noon until 3 p.m. weather permitting. Songwriters, musicians, etc invited. Open Mike. 
 
One-Day Childbirth Education Class: One day class, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; free for families having their babies at Rutherford Regional Medical Center; registration is required for all classes; please call Lucy Calhoun, 828-286-5065, or e-mail lucy.calhoun@rutherfordregional.com to confirm class dates and times and to register.
 
Dance to country music every Saturday night from 7 until 11 at Foothills Music Hall, 127 Trade Street, Rutherfordton featuring The Star Shooters Dan X. Padgett. No alcohol allowed - good clean family fun.
 
Monday, July 29
Freedom from Smoking Class: Every Monday, 4 to 5 p.m., Rutherford Regional’s Cancer Resource Center; for more information, call 828-245-4596 or e-mail jamie.ingraham@rutherfordregional.com.
 
Wednesday, July 31
Summer Reading Program at Union Mills Learning Center for all ages; Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
 
Friday, August 2
Mountains Branch Library in Lake Lure host Senior Fridays the first Friday of every month from 10:30 – 2. The morning usually starts off with a few light snacks/drinks and a guest speaker or event (craft/dancing/etc.) Around noon there is a break in the programming during which lunch is provided. All Senior Fridays are free and open to the public. Materials/food/speakers are provided by the Hickory Nut Gorge Outreach. 
 
Saturday, August 3
Max Cruise aka Ron McKinney at 57 Alpha Cafe at Rutherford County Airport; noon until 3 p.m. weather permitting. Songwriters, musicians, etc invited. Open Mike. 
 
Dance to country music every Saturday night from 7 until 11 at Foothills Music Hall, 127 Trade Street, Rutherfordton featuring The Star Shooters Dan X. Padgett. No alcohol allowed - good clean family fun.
 
Saturday, August 10
Chase Corner United Methodist Ministries will be open from 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. We are now open the second Saturday of every month.  
 
Max Cruise aka Ron McKinney at 57 Alpha Cafe at Rutherford County Airport; noon until 3 p.m. weather permitting. Songwriters, musicians, etc invited. Open Mike. 
 
Dance to country music every Saturday night from 7 until 11 at Foothills Music Hall, 127 Trade Street, Rutherfordton featuring The Star Shooters Dan X. Padgett. No alcohol allowed - good clean family fun.
 
Thursday, August 15
The Rutherford Medication Assistance Program, a division of the Rutherford Community Health Center, will be at the Cherry Mountain Fire Department from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to enroll county residents of the Golden Valley, Bostic and Sunshine areas in programs to receive prescription medications free directly from the pharmaceutical companies. The programs are available to those without prescription coverage and meet income guidelines. Please call 828-288-8872 to pre-qualify and secure your appointment time at CMFD.
 
Saturday, August 17
Max Cruise aka Ron McKinney at 57 Alpha Cafe at Rutherford County Airport; noon until 3 p.m. weather permitting. Songwriters, musicians, etc invited. Open Mike. 
 
Dance to country music every Saturday night from 7 until 11 at Foothills Music Hall, 127 Trade Street, Rutherfordton featuring The Star Shooters Dan X. Padgett. No alcohol allowed - good clean family fun.
 
Tuesday, August 20
Mental Illness Family-to-Family Support Group; Always on the 3rd Tuesday of the Month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Red Cross Building, 1333 Fallston Road, Shelby, NC
 
Saturday, August 24
Max Cruise aka Ron McKinney at 57 Alpha Cafe at Rutherford County Airport; noon until 3 p.m. weather permitting. Songwriters, musicians, etc invited. Open Mike. 
 
Dance to country music every Saturday night from 7 until 11 at Foothills Music Hall, 127 Trade Street, Rutherfordton featuring The Star Shooters Dan X. Padgett. No alcohol allowed - good clean family fun.
 
Saturday, August 31
Max Cruise aka Ron McKinney at 57 Alpha Cafe at Rutherford County Airport; noon until 3 p.m. weather permitting. Songwriters, musicians, etc invited. Open Mike.  
 
Dance to country music every Saturday night from 7 until 11 at Foothills Music Hall, 127 Trade Street, Rutherfordton featuring The Star Shooters Dan X. Padgett. No alcohol allowed - good clean family fun.
 
Friday, September 6
Mountains Branch Library in Lake Lure host Senior Fridays the first Friday of every month from 10:30 – 2. The morning usually starts off with a few light snacks/drinks and a guest speaker or event (craft/dancing/etc.) Around noon there is a break in the programming during which lunch is provided. All Senior Fridays are free and open to the public. Materials/food/speakers are provided by the Hickory Nut Gorge Outreach. 
 
Saturday, September 14
Chase Corner United Methodist Ministries will be open from 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. We are now open the second Saturday of every month.  
 
Friday, October 4
Mountains Branch Library in Lake Lure host Senior Fridays the first Friday of every month from 10:30 – 2. The morning usually starts off with a few light snacks/drinks and a guest speaker or event (craft/dancing/etc.) Around noon there is a break in the programming during which lunch is provided. All Senior Fridays are free and open to the public. Materials/food/speakers are provided by the Hickory Nut Gorge Outreach. 
 
Saturday, October 12
Chase Corner United Methodist Ministries will be open from 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. We are now open the second Saturday of every month.  
 
Thursday, October 17
The Rutherford Medication Assistance Program, a division of the Rutherford Community Health Center, will be at the Cherry Mountain Fire Department from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to enroll county residents of the Golden Valley, Bostic and Sunshine areas in programs to receive prescription medications free directly from the pharmaceutical companies. The programs are available to those without prescription coverage and meet income guidelines. Please call 828-288-8872 to pre-qualify and secure your appointment time at CMFD.
 
Friday, October 18
30 year reunion - RS Class of ’83.  If you or someone you know were a part of the Class of ’83, please forward current contact information via email to Gwen Scoville gwen@alphagraphics.com or David Odom davidodom87@gmail.com or Dee Ledbetter deeledbetter@ymail.com or call 828-289-8749
 
Friday, November 1
Mountains Branch Library in Lake Lure host Senior Fridays the first Friday of every month from 10:30 – 2. The morning usually starts off with a few light snacks/drinks and a guest speaker or event (craft/dancing/etc.) Around noon there is a break in the programming during which lunch is provided. All Senior Fridays are free and open to the public. Materials/food/speakers are provided by the Hickory Nut Gorge Outreach. 
 
Saturday, November 9
Chase Corner United Methodist Ministries will be open from 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. We are now open the second Saturday of every month.  
 
Friday, December 6
Mountains Branch Library in Lake Lure host Senior Fridays the first Friday of every month from 10:30 – 2. The morning usually starts off with a few light snacks/drinks and a guest speaker or event (craft/dancing/etc.) Around noon there is a break in the programming during which lunch is provided. All Senior Fridays are free and open to the public. Materials/food/speakers are provided by the Hickory Nut Gorge Outreach. 
 
Saturday, December 14
Chase Corner United Methodist Ministries will be open this from 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. We are now open the second Saturday of every month.