Community Calendar: August 6, 2014

Aug. 06, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

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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.

Monday, August 11

Freedom from Smoking Class: Every Monday, 4-5 p.m., Rutherford Regional's Cancer Resource Center; for more information, call 828-286-4536 or e-mail

Al-Anon meets at First United Methodist Church, 264 N. Main Street, Rutherfordton; Mondays at 7 p.m.; Newcomers Meeting at 6:30 p.m. prior to the regularly scheduled meeting; call 288-2767 for more information.