Community Calendar: April 5, 2014

Apr. 05, 2014 @ 07:00 AM

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Saturday, April 5

All You Can Eat Breakfast: From 7 a.m. until 10 a.m. at the Union Mills Learning Center, 6495 Hudlow Road in Union Mills; $6 per person, $3 kids ages 12 and under, $5 for learning center members; proceeds go to the learning center; for more information call 748-7956.

Miles for Messiah: 5K walk/run beginning at 8 a.m. at Pleasant View Community Church, 129 Michael Drive in Forest City; kids run to follow, and a 40-mile bike ride begins at 9 a.m.; same-day registration starts at 7 a.m. and costs $25, or $35 for the 5K and bike ride combo; for more information email or call Preston Holland at 828-289-9354 or Kelly Brown at 828-805-2050.

Spring Book Sale: Rutherford County Library book sale, located at 255 Callahan Koon Road in Spindale; 8 a.m. until noon; large selection of science fiction, vinyl records, VHS tapes, DVDs, cookbooks and children's books.

Hospice Half-Price Sale: Storewide sale at Hospice Resale Shop in Forest City; store hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; the shop is operated by gift-in-kind donations from patients, families and other generous donors; all proceeds ensure that anyone can access the Hospice House regardless of ability to pay.

Rutherford County Democratic Party: Annual convention will begin at 10 a.m. at county headquarters, 142 West Main Street in Forest City; for more information contact

R-S Central High Golf Tournament: Rutherfordton Golf Course at 2 p.m.; cost to participate is $40 per person and hole sponsors are $25 each; scramble format and proceeds go to the R-S Central High School golf team; call 828-429-0640 to sign up or sponsor a hole.

Junior Youth Fish Fry: Beginning at 4 p.m. at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Forest City; flounder, catfish, chicken tenders, pinto beans, side dishes, desserts; plates are $10, kids ages 10 and under are free; takeouts available and all proceeds go toward Junior Youth Spiritual Retreat; for more information call 245-4496.

Hot Dog Supper and Singing: Food and gospel singing at Chase High School Auditorium beginning at 4 p.m.; plates are $5, tickets for singing are $5; guests will include Cosmo Pannell, The Eubanks and Living By Faith; proceeds benefit Project Unify at Chase High.

Southern Wrestling Association: Professional wrestling at the National Guard Armory in Forest City; doors open at 7 p.m. and event begins at 8 p.m.; featuring the heavy weight championship match between Rob Killjoy and Myric Moore as well as Alexis Parris vs. James Drake and Real Xcelence vs. Judgement Night; admission is $6; support Grace of God by donating toiletries and be entered into a raffle.

Old School Party: Hosted by the Community Empowerment Project at the Old Dunbar Community Center, 421 Hardin Road in Forest City; doors open at 9 p.m. and cover charge is $5; must be 25 years old or older to attend; dress to impress and bring your best behavior; all proceeds to support the Dunbar Center and the Community Radio Station Project; for more information contact Stanley McEntire at 828-247-4142 or

Monday, April 7

Pet Parade Pre-Registration Deadline: Last day to pre-register your pet and receive a T-shirt for the inaugural Trinity Christian School Pet Parade on Saturday, April 12; today is also the deadline to pre-purchase BBQ lunch tickets for the Pet Parade event; for more information visit or call 828-286-3900.

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

Pink Ladies Support Group: First Monday of every month, 5-6:30 p.m., Rutherford Regional's Cancer Resource Center; for more information, call 828-245-4596 or e-mail

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.

Sheriff's Candidates Forum: Public meeting begins at 8 p.m. at the Golden Valley Community Club building, 127 Jonestown Road in Bostic; supper served at 7 p.m.; contact Ron Gurley at 248-3782 for more information.