Community Calendar: April 29, 2014

Apr. 29, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

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Wednesday, April 30

Half-Price Sale: Chase Corner Ministries is having a half-price sale on all clothing; sale runs through today.

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; studio is free for members of the artists guild and $5 per session for non-members; for more information call 828-288-5009.

Thursday, May 1

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.

Power of the Purse: Join Family Resources for the 10th Annual Power of the Purse silent auction and dinner; First Baptist Church of Forest City; hors d'oeuvres and bidding begin at 5 p.m. and dinner begins at 6:15 p.m.; adults are $7 and children 12 and under are $5; all proceeds benefit Family Resources programs; for more information call 828-247-1440.

Beach Bingo: Lane's Hog Heaven BBQ in downtown Forest City, beginning at 6 p.m. and ending at 8 p.m.; cards are .50 cents each, per game; bingo is played first and third Thursday of each month; proceeds go to the Community Pet Center's projects.

Poetry Reading: The TALC Cultural Events Taskforce presents "Loss Is a Thing With Feathers," a poetry reading and conversation about loss and healing; 7 p.m. at the Library Auditorium at Isothermal Community Colleges; three perspectives featuring Nancy Womack, Lynne Tanner and Kathy Ackerman.

Friday, May 2

Music at the Mills: Featuring Crystal River at the Union Mills Learning Center, 6495 Hudlow Road in Union Mills; free admission and music begins at 7 p.m.; supper served at 6 p.m.; for more information call 828-748-7956.

Rutherford County Shag Club: Meeting at the Forest City Diner, Main Street in Forest City, and basic shag lesson at 7:15 p.m.; music and dancing starts at 8 p.m. with DJ Mike McDaniel; for more information on lessons or the shag club call 287-9228.