Community News: Jan. 2, 2013

Jan. 02, 2013 @ 08:10 AM

Today

Rutherford County Visual Artists Guild: 10 to 1. Open painting studio. Work on your own project. $5/day.

 

Open Arms Substance Abuse Meeting: 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., Community Empowerment Resource Center, 129 First Street, Forest City

 

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints offers instruction, information and guidance for researching your family history from 6-8 p.m. at 250 Mt Pleasant Church Road in Forest City. To schedule an appointment, sign up for a class, or make an inquiry, please call EvaLou Wetherington, Family History Specialist at 828-863-1223.

 

Arts Center Open Studio. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Work on your own project in any drawing or painting medium. Get constructive advice and support from other artists. Studio use fee: $5. The Visual Arts Center is located at 160 N. Main Street in Rutherfordton. Registration is not necessary.

 

Thursday, Jan. 3

Democratic Women of Rutherford County will meet at 6 p.m., at headquarters building, Main Street, Forest City. A light supper will be provided. Information rutherfordncdems@yahoo.com.

 

Open Studio for all painters: 12 - 3 p.m.; painters working together; $5 for 3 hours of studio; classes are held at Ruthrford County Visual Arts Guild,160 N. Main, Rutherfordton; 828-288-5009

 

Rutherfordton Kiwanis: in the Rutherfordton Club House at 241 Clubhouse Dr.; 6:30 p.m., dinner is included. Call 828-288-8117.

 

Saturday, Jan. 5

Baby and Me Club for Siblings: 10 to 11 a.m., Rutherford Regional Medical Center; registration is required for all classes; please call Lucy Calhoun, 828-286-5065, or e-/Users/bgreene/Desktop/01-01-13 FCWRAP A1.pdf.zipmail lucy.calhoun@rutherfordregional.com to confirm class dates and times and to register.

 

Bridal Showcase: featuring fashion show, giveaways and vendors; from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. at 2270 US 74A Bypass, Forest City; register at www.joys-bridal.com; call 828-245-0454 for more info. Event is free.

 

Monday, Jan. 7

Notice is hereby given that a Special Meeting of the Rutherford County Board of Commissioners will be held at 5 P.M. in the Rutherford County Office Building, 289 North Main Street, Rutherfordton, in the County Commissioners’ Meeting Room.

 

Tuesday, Jan. 8

Childbirth Education Class: Tuesdays for four weeks, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.; free for families having their babies at Rutherford Regional Medical Center; registration is required for all classes; please call Lucy Calhoun, 828-286-5065, or e-mail lucy.calhoun@rutherfordregional.com to confirm class dates and times and to register.

 

Monday, Jan. 14

Rutherford Quilt Guild at 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Main Street, Rutherfordton. Visitors welcome. Members bring a friend. Bring items from your stash of patterns and supplies for re-sale.

 

Tuesday, Jan. 15

Is Entrepreneurship for You? at ICC; presenter Arlene Childers; identify the personal qualities and skills of successful entrepreneurs.

 

Thursday, Jan. 24

Bulletproof Your Business Start-Up at ICC; presenter Russ Seagle; learn the 16 things you absolutely must have to avoid to build a bulletproof business.