Community Calendar: July 14, 2014
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Monday, July 14
Free Blood Pressure Check: Sponsored by Rutherford Regional Health System, 9-11 a.m. sharp at the Rutherford County Senior Center.
Cheerleading Day Camp: Union Mills Learning Center, 10-11 a.m. today through Friday; open to ages 6-10 and no prior experience is necessary; for more information or to sign up, visit www.unionmillslearningcenter.org.
Hospice of Rutherford County Summer Volunteer Training: Beginning today and running through Wednesday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Carolina Event & Conference Center; opportunities include administrative and clerical, grounds and maintenance, dining companion, patients, families and more; to register call 828-245-0095.
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 email@example.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.
Tuesday, July 15
Deadline for T-Shirt Fundraiser for Ricky Horne: Take Aim Against Cancer shirts available for $15 each; money and sizes are due today by contacting Anna Parris or Sarah Champion at 828-429-2048; all proceeds will go to help with medical expenses.
Harris High School Breakfast: Alum and friends breakfast at 8:30 a.m. at Forest City Diner; Dutch treat; for more information contact Joan at 828-245-2658 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Professional Women's Association Meeting: Big Dave's Seafood in Forest City; Dutch treat and orders need to be placed by 11 a.m. for meeting at noon; this month's guest speaker is Stanley McEntire, director for the Community Empowerment Project; any business woman in Rutherford County is invited; for more information call Amy Hamilton at 828-375-0046.
Clay Sculpture: Second week of classes continues today at the Rutherford County Visual Arts Center; classes are July 15-17 and for adults and middle and high school students; for more information call 828-288-5009 or visit www.rcvag.com.
Stroke Support Group: Third Tuesday of every month, 3:30-5 p.m., Crawford Building (Auxiliary Room) at Rutherford Regional Medical Center; for more information, call 828-286-5509.
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.
Childbirth Education Evening Classes: Tuesdays for four weeks beginning today at 6:30-8:30 p.m.; free for families having babies at Rutherford Regional Medical Center; registration is required for all classes; call Lucy Calhoun at 828-286-5065 or by email at email@example.com.
Drawing Fundamentals II: Classes are 6:30-9 p.m. on Tuesdays through July; for adults and high school seniors who have completed the first course; taught by Dorene Chambers at the Rutherford County Visual Arts Center; for more information call 828-288-5009 or visit www.rcvag.com.
Wednesday, July 16
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 17
Medicare Fraud & Scams Seminar: Speaker Diane Trainer, Senior Medicare Patrol Outreach Specialist with SHIIP (Seniors' Health Insurance Information Program), will discuss medicare fraud and abuse, current scams targeting seniors, tips to prevent becoming a scam victim and more; 10:30 a.m. at the Rutherford County Senior Center.
Class Reunion: Cool Springs class of 1957 lunch at noon at Big Dave's in Forest City.
Play Auditions: Open auditions for the Rutherford County Senior Center's annual play; this year's play is "Murder in the Magnolias" directed by Robert Judd; auditions will be held at 1 p.m. today and tomorrow at the Senior Center.
Farmers Market Hours: Beginning today the Rutherford County Farmers Market will be open from 3-7 p.m. on Thursday each week until the end of the season; this is in addition to the Tuesday and Saturday market days.
Friday, July 18
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 Shady Oak Ramblers; 7 p.m. at Union Mills Learning Center, 6495 Hudlow Road in Union Mills; for more information call 828-748-7956.
Camp G.O.L.D. Rush Registration Deadline: Last day to register for the camp by calling the Diabetes Department at 828-286-5062; camp will be on Saturday, Aug. 2 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Foothills Family Campground in Harris; free camp for children and teens ages 5-18 with type 1 or 2 diabetes.
Southern Wrestling Association: Meet and greet with wrestling superstars, 6:30 p.m. at Lane's Hog Heaven in Forest City; T-shirts and tickets to Saturday's "Hallowed Grounds" wrestling event will be given away.
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.