Community News, June 21, 2013

Jun. 21, 2013 @ 12:34 AM
 
 
 
Mastectomy fittings: Every other Thursday by appointment, Rutherford Regional’s Cancer Resource Center; fittings provided by Smith’s Drugs of Forest City; for an appointment, call 828-245-4596. 
 
KidSenses Summer Hours are Here! The museum is now open Mondays through August 19th from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Don't forget about 2:00 Rocks! — a crazy fun activity on the museum floor every weekday at 2 p.m.! 
 
Visit the KidSenses Discovery Garden every Wednesday-Friday with guided tours FREE with general admission at 10am, 11am, and 12pm!
 
Annual water quality reports for the calendar year 2012 have been completed for the Town of Bostic. Reports will be mailed this month.  Additional copies may be obtained at Bostic Town Hall.
 
You’ve Been “Flushed”! By making a minimum donation of $10, we will place a beautifully decorated Toilet on the lawn of your choice! Some restrictions may apply.
If your lawn gets “flushed,"  you can make a minimum donation of $10 to have the toilet removed and sent to someone else’s lawn. For more info call 828-288-6335 or 828-288-6329. Proceeds will benefit Relay For Life Of Rutherford County. Sponsored by RIMA Relay For Life Team.
 
Book Sale: Rutherford Electric Membership Corporation lobby at 186 Hudlow Road in Forest City to benefit ACS Relay for Life. Hardbacks $2; paperbacks $1.  8-5 Mon - Fri. For info 245-1621, ext 412.
 
Advance Care Planning: Free sessions consist of a private consult to understand the purpose and use of living wills and health care powers of attorney. Call Joey Revis at Hospice of Rutherford County at 245-0095 to schedule an appointment or for more information.
 
 
Friday, June 21 
The Matthew Pannell Foundation presents Jason Crabb at R-S Central. For ticket info call 828 980 3204
 
16th Annual Kids & Cops Event: Charles R. Summey II Park (formerly the Forest City Dunbar Park) on Learning Parkway from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.; learn about the different departments that protect and serve our neighborhoods and communities;  free pizza, drinks and a whole lot of activities; trophies awarded to Best Police Car, Best Fire Truck, Best Rescue Unit, and Best EMS Unit; businesses or civic organizations that would like to participate are asked to contact Lacey Euten of the Forest City Police Department at (828) 248-5232.
 
Senior Center: aerobics at 8:45, SilverStriders at 9, SENIOR shiners going to Willow Ridge at 9:30, fun/fellowship/singing at 10, book club at 10:30, slow-moving exercise at 12:30.
 
Music at the Mills at Union Mills Learning Center; supper at 6 and music at 7 featuring Dixie Moon and Homegrown
 
Japanese Art Night at KidSenses: Join us in Creation Station at 5:30 until 8:00 to create your very own cherry blossom artwork using paints to take home with you!
 
Customer Appreciation Day at Fifth Third Bank from 11 to 2 p.m.; food, prizes, fun.
 
Saturday, June 22
Pinwheels in the Wind in the KidSenses Discovery Garden: Create fantastic pinwheels in the Discovery Garden from 11am-3pm.  
 
Build A Bluebird House: at RCVAG, Rutherfordton; children ages 8-13 with an adult; 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.; supply fee $15; register early due to limited space. Call 828-288-5009 to register
 
BBQ Supper and Singing: Gilkey School Community Center; 4 to 7 p.m.; $7 adult plates, ages 5-12 $5, under 5 free; Singing from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Proceeds for Community Food Pantry.
 
Max Cruise aka Ron McKinney at 57 Alpha Airport at Rutherford County Airport; noon until 3 p.m. weather permitting. Songwriters, musicians, etc invited. Open Mike. 
 
BBQ and Gospel Music: Green Hill Fire Department from 5 until 7 p.m. Donation only. To benefit Homeschool Co-op.
 
Country Breakfast at Whitehouse Community Center, 5408 Painters Gap Road, Union Mills froom 7 until 10 p.m.; $5 adults, $2.50 ages 6-12, 6 and under free.
 
Young at Heart Club will meet at 11:30 a.m. at Rollins Cafeteria.
 
Sunday, June 23
Senior Center: Trip to Green Room Theater to see "Anything Goes"
 
Community Blood Center of the Carolinas Blood Drive at Spindale Fellowship Holiness Church, 301 Deviney St., Spindale; from 12:30 until 4:30 p.m.
 
Richard (Dick) Smith family reunion at 1 p.m. at Caroleen United Methodist Church. Bring a covered dish.
 
Tuesday, July 23
Chase Corner Ministries is co-sponsoring a Mobile Food Pantry at Caroleen United Methodist Church on 137 Mills Avenue in Caroleen. The giveaway begins at 10 a.m. Please bring a box for your food and call 828-247-0096 for info. 
 
Monday, June 24
Senior Center:  aerobics at 8:45, SilverStriders at 9, art group at 9, crochet at 9, funtime cheerleading at 11, slow-moving exercise at 12:30.
 
Tuesday, June 25
Senior Center: needlework at 9, computer class at 10, yoga at 10, Have You Ever... (fun activity) at 10:30, Wii fun at 1.
 
Chase Corner Ministries is co-sponsoring a Mobile Food Pantry at Providence United Methodist Churchy on 161 Providence Church Road in Forest City.  The giveaway begins at 10 a.m. Please bring a box for your food and call 828-247-0096 for info. 
 
Wednesday, June 26
Senior Center: Wednesday Walk at 8:30, aerobics at 8:45, trip to thrift stores and consignment shops at 9, stitchery at 9, line dancing at 10, oil art group at 12:30, slow-moving exercise at 12:30.
 
Summer Reading Program at Union Mills Learning Center for all ages; Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
 
Thursday, June 27
Senior Center: needlework at 8, craft time at 10, bridge at 12, computer class at 12:30, just dance at 1.
 
Thursday, June 27
General membership meeting of The Rutherford County Democratic Party at Democratic headquarters, 142 W. Main Street Forest City. Pot luck dinner at 6 p.m. 
 
Friday, June 28
Senior Center: aerobics at 8:45, SilverStriders at 9, fun/fellowship/singing at 10, book club at 10:30, slow-moving exercise at 12:30, Wii fun at 1.
 
Friday, June 28
Homemade Bird Feeder Creation at KidSenses: make your own bird feeder to take home so you can go bird watching in your own backyard? This outdoors-inspired craft will begin at 5:30 and last until 8:00.
 
Saturday, June 29
Summer Celebration at KidSenses: have ice cube ship races and create super cool bee hummers that sounds just like real buzzing bees! Our friends from Chimney Rock Park will also be at the museum from 1 – 3 p.mm. to show us some their marvelous mammals and amazing reptiles!  We’ll also have a bubble party in the Discovery Garden! All of the summer fun will begin at 11:00 and last until 3:00.
 
Community Blood Center of the Carolinas Blood Drive at McDonald's, 134 Oak St., Forest City, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Free Cheeseburger and McCafe to all Donors!
 
Max Cruise aka Ron McKinney at 57 Alpha Airport at Rutherford County Airport; noon until 3 p.m. weather permitting. Songwriters, musicians, etc invited. Open Mike. 
 
Lost Playwrights will meet in Kapplan Auditorium of Henderson County Library, Hendersonville from 2 to 4 p.m.  All people interested in any aspect of theatre or creative writing are encouraged to attend.
 
Monday, July 1
American Legion Post 423 will meet at headquarters, adjacent to Frank West Park on Boss Moore Road, Caroleen, at 6 p.m. for a very significant effort.
 
Freedom from Smoking Class: Every Monday, 4 to 5 p.m., Rutherford Regional’s Cancer Resource Center; for more information, call 828-245-4596 or e-mail jamie.ingraham@rutherfordregional.com.
 
Pink Ladies Support Group: First Monday of every month from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Rutherford Regional’s Cancer Resource Center; for women who have been diagnosed with cancer; for more information, call 828-245-4596 or e-mail jamie.ingraham@rutherfordregional.com.
 
Wednesday, July 3
Safe Sitter Class: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Rutherford Regional Medical Center; for youth ages 11 to 13; cost is $50 and includes course materials and lunch; pre-registration required by calling 828-286-5218. 
 
Saturday, July 6
Max Cruise aka Ron McKinney at 57 Alpha Airport at Rutherford County Airport; noon until 3 p.m. weather permitting. Songwriters, musicians, etc invited. Open Mike.
 
Monday, July 8
Freedom from Smoking Class: Every Monday, 4 to 5 p.m., Rutherford Regional’s Cancer Resource Center; for more information, call 828-245-4596 or e-mail jamie.ingraham@rutherfordregional.com. 
 
Look Good, Feel Better: 2 p.m., Cancer Resource Center; specially-trained cosmetologists teach women techniques to cope with skin changes and hair loss as they undergo treatment for cancer; to pre-register, call 828- 245-4596 or e-mail jamie.ingraham@rutherfordregional.com or Debbie.buchanan@cancer.org.
 
Tuesday, July 9
Childbirth Education Class: Tuesdays for four weeks, beginning July 9, 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.
 
Wednesday, July 10
Summer Reading Program at Union Mills Learning Center for all ages; Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
 
Safe Sitter Class:  8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Rutherford Regional Medical Center; for youth ages 11 to 13; cost is $50 and includes course materials and lunch; pre-registration required by calling 828-286-5218. 
 
Thursday, July 11
Nutrition During Cancer Treatment: noon, Cancer Resource Center; a new class offered for patients undergoing chemotherapy and radiation; presented by dietitians Alexandra Lautenschlaeger and Laura Sexton; please call 828-245-4596 to register. 
 
Saturday, July 13
Chase Corner United Methodist Ministries will be open from 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. We are now open the second Saturday of every month.  
 
Max Cruise aka Ron McKinney at 57 Alpha Airport at Rutherford County Airport; noon until 3 p.m. weather permitting. Songwriters, musicians, etc invited. Open Mike.
 
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-mail lucy.calhoun@rutherfordregional.com to confirm class dates and times and to register.
 
Monday, July 15
Survivin’ Cancer Support Group: Third Monday of each month from 5 to 6 p.m. at Rutherford Regional’s Cancer Resource Center; for anyone who has heard the words “you have cancer;” for more information, call 828-245-4596 or e-mail jamie.ingraham@rutherfordregional.com.
 
Freedom from Smoking Class: Every Monday, 4 to 5 p.m., Rutherford Regional’s Cancer Resource Center; for more information, call 828-245-4596 or e-mail jamie.ingraham@rutherfordregional.com.
 
Tuesday, July 16
Mental Illness Family-to-Family Support Group; Always on the 3rd Tuesday of the Month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Red Cross Building, 1333 Fallston Road, Shelby, NC
 
Stroke Support Group: Third Tuesday of each month from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the Crawford Building (Auxiliary Room) at Rutherford Regional Medical Center; for more information, call 828-286-5509.
 
Wednesday, July 17
Summer Reading Program at Union Mills Learning Center for all ages; Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. 
 
Saturday, July 20
Max Cruise aka Ron McKinney at 57 Alpha Airport at Rutherford County Airport; noon until 3 p.m. weather permitting. Songwriters, musicians, etc invited. Open Mike. 
 
Monday, July 22
Freedom from Smoking Class: Every Monday, 4 to 5 p.m., Rutherford Regional’s Cancer Resource Center; for more information, call 828-245-4596 or e-mail jamie.ingraham@rutherfordregional.com.
 
Wednesday, July 24
Summer Reading Program at Union Mills Learning Center for all ages; Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
 
Saturday, July 27
Max Cruise aka Ron McKinney at 57 Alpha Airport at Rutherford County Airport; noon until 3 p.m. weather permitting. Songwriters, musicians, etc invited. Open Mike. 
 
One-Day Childbirth Education Class: One day class, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 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, July 29
Freedom from Smoking Class: Every Monday, 4 to 5 p.m., Rutherford Regional’s Cancer Resource Center; for more information, call 828-245-4596 or e-mail jamie.ingraham@rutherfordregional.com.
 
Wednesday, July 31
Summer Reading Program at Union Mills Learning Center for all ages; Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
 
Saturday, August 3
Max Cruise aka Ron McKinney at 57 Alpha Airport at Rutherford County Airport; noon until 3 p.m. weather permitting. Songwriters, musicians, etc invited. Open Mike. 
 
Saturday, August 10
Chase Corner United Methodist Ministries will be open from 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. We are now open the second Saturday of every month.  
 
Max Cruise aka Ron McKinney at 57 Alpha Airport at Rutherford County Airport; noon until 3 p.m. weather permitting. Songwriters, musicians, etc invited. Open Mike. 
 
Saturday, August 17
Max Cruise aka Ron McKinney at 57 Alpha Airport at Rutherford County Airport; noon until 3 p.m. weather permitting. Songwriters, musicians, etc invited. Open Mike. 
 
Tuesday, August 20
Mental Illness Family-to-Family Support Group; Always on the 3rd Tuesday of the Month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Red Cross Building, 1333 Fallston Road, Shelby, NC
 
Saturday, August 24
Max Cruise aka Ron McKinney at 57 Alpha Airport at Rutherford County Airport; noon until 3 p.m. weather permitting. Songwriters, musicians, etc invited. Open Mike. 
 
Saturday, August 31
Max Cruise aka Ron McKinney at 57 Alpha Airport at Rutherford County Airport; noon until 3 p.m. weather permitting. Songwriters, musicians, etc invited. Open Mike. 
 
Saturday, September 14
Chase Corner United Methodist Ministries will be open from 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. We are now open the second Saturday of every month.  
 
Saturday, October 12
Chase Corner United Methodist Ministries will be open from 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. We are now open the second Saturday of every month.  
 
Saturday, November 9
Chase Corner United Methodist Ministries will be open from 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. We are now open the second Saturday of every month.  
 
Saturday, December 14
Chase Corner United Methodist Ministries will be open this from 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. We are now open the second Saturday of every month.