Community Calendar: April 15, 2014

Apr. 15, 2014 @ 01:25 PM

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Tuesday, April 15

Professional Women of Rutherford County: Meeting at noon at Gregory's Original in Rutherfordton; Dutch treat, call 828-287-2171 to pre-order; Debra Kuykendall from the North Carolina Baptist Aging Ministry (NCBAM) will be speaking; open to all professional women in the county.

Lake Lure Classical Academy Open House: School tours and classroom observations from 1-7 p.m.; prospective families invited for tours and observations between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.; special presentations 4-6 p.m. for all grades; light refreshments provided.

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.

Alzheimer's Association Support Group: Meeting at Crestview Baptist Church at 6 p.m.; resources, education and support available to those dealing with Alzheimers/Dementia; for more information call Amy Hamilton at 828-305-2278.

Free Small Business Center Seminar: Three-hour course on eBay Store led by Nick Hawks; a step-by-step approach for individuals ready to become eBay Store owners; seminar is 6-9 p.m. at Isothermal Community College, Communication Technology Building, Room 108; to register or for more information contact Dee Spurlin at 828-395-1416 or dspurlin@isothermal.edu.

Breastfeeding Class: Class begins at 6:30 p.m. and ends at 8:30 p.m. at Rutherford Regional Medical Center; call 828-286-5065 to register or for more information.

Wednesday, April 16

TJCA Art on Display: Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy High School student art on display in the windows at the Rutherford County Visual Arts Center, 160 North Main Street in Rutherfordton; exhibit runs through April 23; the center is open Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.; for information on the display call 828-288-5009.

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, April 17

Beach Bingo: Lane's Hog Heaven BBQ bingo from 6-8 p.m.; cards are .50 cents each per game; all proceeds go to the Community Pet Center.

Free Small Business Center Seminar: Three-hour course on Financing Your Small Business from start to success, led by Nick Hawks; helping business owners determine financing needs to start and make a business successful; seminar is 6-9 p.m. at Isothermal Community College, Communication Technology Building, Room 108; to register or for more information contact Dee Spurlin at 828-395-1416 or dspurlin@isothermal.edu.

Friday, April 18

Ice Cream Night at KidSenses: Come enjoy homemade ice cream and design ice cream crafts in the Creation Station; the fun begins at 5 p.m. and ends at 7 p.m.; event is free with paid admission to the museum.

Art by Young Artists: Work on display at the Rutherford County Visual Arts Center from artists in the ongoing afternoon classes taught by artist Judy Ockert; exhibit runs through May 3; the center is located at 160 North Main Street in Rutherfordton and is open Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.; for information on the display call 828-288-5009.

Yarn Lovers Open Studio: For anyone working with yarn, Friday's from 10 a.m. until noon at the Rutherford County Visual Arts Center, 160 North Main Street in Rutherfordton; free for members of the artists guild and $5 per session for non-members; for more information call 828-288-5009.