Community Calendar: March 16, 2014

Mar. 16, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

Sunday, March 16

$5 Jewelry & Accessories Sale: Jewelry, purses, shawls, children's and men's gifts all $5 each; 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. in the Norris-Biggs Conference Room at Rutherford Regional Medical Center; presented by the Rutherford Regional Auxiliary; proceeds presented to RRHS for patient care services.

Rutherford County Visual Arts Center Jewelry Class: Wrap a stone pendant jewelry making class taught by artist Susan Brooks; now accepting names of persons interested in a weekday, Saturday morning or Sunday afternoon class; size of class limited and cost is $30, plus $10 materials fee; anyone interested can call the RCVAC at 828-288-5009 or stop by the center at 160 North Main Street in Rutherfordton.

Monday, March 17

$5 Jewelry & Accessories Sale: Jewelry, purses, shawls, children's and men's gifts all $5 each; 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the Norris-Biggs Conference Room at Rutherford Regional Medical Center; presented by the Rutherford Regional Auxiliary; proceeds presented to RRHS for patient care services.

Senior Center St. Patrick's Day Events: Scavenger Hunt throughout the Rutherford County Senior Center (193 Callahan-Koon Road in Spindale) from 8:30-11 a.m.; find a shamrock and bring it to the dining room to exchange for a "green" prize; Tea Party for seniors beginning at 9:30 a.m.; join friends and share a cup of tea and goodies at the festive event.

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.

Survivin' Cancer Support Group: Third Monday of every month, 5-6 p.m., Rutherford Regional's Cancer Resource Center; for more information call 828-245-4596 or email jamie.ingraham@rutherfordregional.com.

Al-a-non 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, March 18

Professional Women of Rutherford: Dutch treat luncheon and meeting at Forest City Diner on Main Street; begins at noon with Kiva Fuller of the Forest City Owls as the meeting's host; call Amy Hamilton at 828-375-0046 for more information.

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.

Green Hill Volunteer Fire Department Meeting: A special meeting will be held at the Green Hill Volunteer Fire Department to vote on amendments to the current Fire Department By-Laws; meeting starts at 6 p.m. and the community is encouraged to attend; for information contact Toby Maxwell at 828-287-6850 or toby.maxwell@ncfbins.com.

Alzheimer's/Dementia Support Group: Meeting at Crestview Baptist Church, 630 South Church Street in Forest City, at 6 p.m.; free meeting for those caring for a loved one with a brain disease, providing support, education and resources; call 828-375-0046 for more information.