Community Calendar: May 25, 2014

May. 25, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

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The Rutherford County Landfill and convenience centers will be closed on Monday, May 26 in observance of Memorial Day. The landfill and all centers will resume normal operation hours on Tuesday, May 27.

Sunday, May 25

Women's Auxiliary Pancake Breakfast: The auxiliary of Fairfield Mountains FD will hold a pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m.; located at the fire department on Buffalo Creek Road.

Memorial Day Service: Rutherford County Memorial Cemetery will have a Memorial Day service at 2:30 p.m. with the Rev. Chad Hayes, pastor at Goodes Creek Baptist Church, offering the invocation; the Rev. Scott Butler, pastor at Chase Baptist Church, will be the guest speaker; special music by Mike Lawing and Lyn Westafer; public invited.

Tuesday, May 27

Equestrian Trail Coalition of Western North Carolina: Public Town Hall meeting to discuss trails in Rutherford County; 6 p.m. at Bostic Sunshine Community Club House; for more information call 828-248-4463.

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.

Wednesday, May 28

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, May 29

Citizen of the Year Award Nomination Deadline: Today is the last day to submit nominations to the Forest City Kiwanis Club for its annual Citizen of the Year Award; nominations should include the nominee's name and telephone number (or email address) with a brief narrative of why the person deserves the award; submit nominations to Mike Gavin, chairman of the Kiwanis' Citizen of the Year Committee at or via mail to P.O. Box 334, Bostic NC 28018.

Norris Library Art Show: Second art show for 2014 features art of Rutherford County Arts Guild Vice President Nancy Winker, MD; show runs April through June and may be viewed at the Norris Public Library, 132 North Main Street in Rutherfordton; library hours are 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m.-noon on Saturday; for more information call 828-288-5009.