Community Calendar: April 6, 2014

Apr. 06, 2014 @ 07:00 AM

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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.

Tuesday, April 8

Look Good, Feel Better: Program at the Cancer Resource Center from 10 a.m. until noon; specially-trained cosmetologists teach women techniques to cope with skin changes and hair loss as they undergo treatment for cancer; to register call 828-245-4596 or email or

Cover to Cover Book Club: Meeting at 6 p.m. at Forest City Diner; discussing "Heading Out to Wonderful" by Robert Goolrick; May's book selection will be "Still Alice" by Lisa Genova.

Baby Parent Connection: Seminar at Rutherford Regional Medical Center from 6-9 p.m.; class will help parents become familiar with caring for their newborn; call 828-286-5065 to register or for more information.

American Legion Post 74 Meeting: Regular meeting at the Legion Hut, located at 947 U.S. Highway 221S in Rutherfordton; dinner served at 6 p.m. and meeting to follow; for more information contact Chuck Brooks, Post 74 Commander, at 828-287-1294.

Free Small Business Center Seminar: Building a Business on eBay with Nick Hawks; held from 6-9 p.m. at Isothermal Community College, Communication Technology Building, Room 108; a seminar for individuals who want to establish continual retail presence on eBay; to register, contact Dee Spurlin at 828-395-1416 or

East Rutherford High School FFA Alumni: Meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the East Rutherford High School cafeteria; help support the local FFA Chapter; for more information and to confirm attendance, contact Brooklyn Murray at 828-748-6033 or