Community Calendar: December 29, 2013

Dec. 29, 2013 @ 08:00 AM

Monday, December 30

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.

Al-a-non meets at First United Methodist Church, 264 N. Main Street, Rutherfordton Mondays at 7 p.m.; 288-2767.

Tuesday, December 31

KidSenses New Year's Eve Party: Ring in the New Year from 10:30 a.m. until 1 p.m.; create festive New Year's Eve hats and play games; countdown to noon to ring in the New Year early.

Wednesday, January 1

6th Annual Lake Lure New Year's Day Polar Plunge: Hosted by the Chamber of Hickory Nut Gorge, the freezin' festivities will be held at the Lake Lure Beach, 2774 Memorial Highway; registration is 10:30-11:30 a.m. and the plunge starts at noon; entry fee is $20 and includes a Polar Plunge toboggan; awards given following the event including "Best Costume" and furthest traveler; proceeds benefit the Chamber of Hickory Nut Gorge; for more information call Kat Canant at 828-243-0540.

Thursday, January 2

Nutrition During Cancer Treatment; First Thursday of every month at 1 p.m., Rutherford Regional's Cancer Resource Center; presented by Rutherford Regional dietitians; call 828-245-4596 to register.

Friday, January 3

New Year's Dance: Rutherford County Senior Center Dining Room, Callahan Koon Road; begins at 6 p.m. and runs until 9 p.m.; magical night of dancing and fellowship with friends and DJ Pat Nanney; cost is $5.

Saturday, January 4

Bluegrass Music Night: local and talented Shady Oak Ramblers Band at 7 p.m.; Union Mills Learning Center, 6495 Hudlow Road in Union Mills; fun, safe family atmosphere and concessions will be sold; doors open at 6 p.m. and free admission; call 748-7956 for more information.

Monday, January 6

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, 5 to 6:30 p.m., 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.

Al-a-non meets at First United Methodist Church, 264 N. Main Street, Rutherfordton Mondays at 7 p.m.; 288-2767.