Community Calendar: August 5, 2014
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Tuesday, August 5
Bike Night at Sonic: Every Tuesday evening through Sept. 30, 2014; hosted by Carolina Faith Riders at Sonic in Spindale, from 6:30 p.m. until 8 p.m.; for more information call Bob at 828-287-6882 or Mike at 828-289-1944.
Baby-Parent Connection Class: Free for families having their babies at Rutherford Regional Medical Center; class is 6-9 p.m. and registration is required; call 828-286-5065.
Coat Drive: The Gilkey School Community Center is accepting new and gently used coats through September; for information about donating call Gail Parton at 287-4830 or 289-5208, or Hilda Roper at 287-5673.
Wednesday, August 6
Open Studio for Artists: Every Wednesday 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and Thursday noon-3 p.m. at the Rutherford County Visual Arts Center, 160 North Main Street in Rutherfordton; free for guild members and $5 per session for non-members; for more information call 828-288-5009.
Thursday, August 7
Mastectomy Fittings: Provided by Smith's Drugs of Forest City at the Cancer Resource Center; for an appointment call 828-245-4596.
Beach Bingo: First and third Thursdays at Lane's Hog Heaven BBQ in downtown Forest City from 6-8 p.m.; 50 cents per card/per game; proceeds will go toward the Community Pet Center's building fund.
First United Methodist Church Forest City Endowment Grants: Now accepting applications from non-profits for 2014 Endowment Grants; for an application call 828-245-6446; applications due by September 15, 2014.
Friday, August 8
Rutherfordton Raiders Youth Football League & Cheerleading Sign-Ups: For ages 5-6 and 11-12 during regular practices at Crestview Park on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 6-8 p.m.; for more information contact Heath McSwain at 828-429-9596.
Saturday, August 9
Meet me at the Fountain 5K: Run/walk for Relay For Life, sponsored by Smith's Drugs of Forest City; check-in from 7-7:45 a.m. in front of Smith's Drugs, race begins at 8 a.m.; registration still available day of race for $25; participants receive 25 percent off coupon to the Smith's Drugs gift shop.
Annual Stanley Reunion: Golden Corral in Shelby at noon.
Sunday, August 10
Family Reunion: Floyd's Creek Baptist Church Life Center at 1 p.m.; descendants of Esper and Samantha Pinson White; bring a well-filled basket for lunch.
Foothills Daylily Society: Meeting at 2 p.m. at the Rutherford County Office Building, 289 North Main Street in Rutherfordton; program will feature Sheree Wright, head rosarian at Furman University; new members and guests welcome.