Community Calendar: May 26, 2014

May. 26, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

To add an event, meeting or item to the Community Calendar, email information to amulliger@thedigitalcourier.com.

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.


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 mgavin777@gmail.com 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.

Friday, May 30

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

KidSenses National Water a Flower Day: The museum will be creating plant terrariums for kids to take home; kids can also create their own plant rulers to measure the future growth of their plants; the fun starts at 5 p.m. and ends at 7 p.m.; event free with general admission.

Expanding Horizons Art Show: Isothermal Community College is proud to showcase the work of past and present students of instructor Don Blackwell in a month-long invitational art show at the ICC Polk Center in Columbus; all artwork on display through today; for more information call 828-894-3092.

Coat Drive: The Gilkey School Community Center is accepting new and gently used coats through September; for information about donating call Gail Parton at 287-4830 or 289-5208, or Hilda Roper at 287-5673.