Community Calendar: July 23, 2014

Jul. 23, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

To add an event, meeting or item to the Community Calendar, email information to amulliger@thedigitalcourier.com. Deadline is 1 p.m. for the next day's publication.

Wednesday, July 23

Early Registration Deadline for GYA Football Camp/Combine: Held on Tuesday, July 29 and open to boys and girls, first through sixth grade; T-shirts and lunches provided; registration fee is $50 and increases to $65 after today; more details and a registration form can be found at gryphonyouthathletics.org.

Art Goes Wild: Themed show/sale of art and fine crafts in "wild" themes, designs and colors at the Rutherford County Visual Arts Center; on display through July; for more information call 828-288-5009 or drop by the center.

Art at Norris Library: On-going project of the Rutherford County Visual Artist Guild featuring work of calligrapher/watercolorist/artist Donna Sabolovic; on display through September; exhibit at the Norris Public Library, 132 North Main Street in Rutherfordton; hours are 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m.-noon on Saturday; for more information call 828-288-5009.

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, July 24

Fiddle Concert of Scottish Music and Stories: Featuring Jamie Laval, U.S. National Scottish Fiddle Champion; concert is 7 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 438 West Main Street in Forest City; $5 for students and $10 for adults; for tickets or more information call 828-289-5880.

Friday, July 25

Yarn Lovers Open Studio: Fridays from 10 a.m. until noon 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.

Music at the Mills: Free live bluegrass music featuring Candlewyck; 7 p.m. at Union Mills Learning Center, 6495 Hudlow Road in Union Mills; for more information call 828-748-7956.

Saturday, July 26

Country Breakfast: Hosted by Whitehouse Community at the community center, 5408 Painters Gap Road in Union Mills; 7-10 a.m. including foods made from scratch; $5 for adults, $2.50 for children 6-12 and free for kids 6 and under.

One-Day Childbirth Education Class: Free for families having babies at Rutherford Regional Medical Center; class is 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; registration is required for all classes; call Lucy Calhoun at 828-286-5065 or by email at lucy.calhoun@rutherfordregional.com.

Christmas in July at the Rutherford County Farmers Market: Find unique and one-of-a-kind crafts as well as a large selection of specialty soaps, herbs, jams, jellies and honey; stock up for Christmas in the summer.

Monday, July 28

Barn Quilt Workshop: Learn to make your own barn quilt at the Union Mills Learning Center, 6495 Hudlow Road in Union Mills; cost is $40 per person and everyone will take home their own barn quilt; lunch is provided; for more information or to sign up email Justin Conner at jconner@unionmillslearningcenter.org.

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 jamie.ingraham@rutherfordregional.com.

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.