Community Calendar: August 3, 2014

Aug. 03, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

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Sunday, August 3

Homecoming and Memorial Service: Gilboa United Methodist Church will hold its annual homecoming/memorial service at 11 a.m.; covered dish meal will follow at the Fellowship Hall of Gilkey United Methodist Church after the service, commencing about 12:30 p.m.; all are invited to attend the service.

Monday, August 4

Freedom from Smoking Class: Every Monday, 4-5 p.m., Rutherford Regional's Cancer Resource Center; for more information, call 828-286-4536 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

Rutherfordton Raiders Youth Football League & Cheerleading Sign-Ups: For ages 5-6 and 11-12 during regular practices at Crestview Park on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 6-8 p.m.; for more information contact Heath McSwain at 828-429-9596.

RS Youth Football & Cheerleading: Football conditioning practice has started but it is not too late to sign up; stop by the practice field on Old Ball Park Road in Spindale at 6:30 p.m. today; $25 for one child and $15 for each additional child; for more information call 286-7686 or email

Al-Anon 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, August 5

Bike Night at Sonic: Every Tuesday evening through Sept. 30, 2014; hosted by Carolina Faith Riders at Sonic in Spindale, from 6:30 p.m. until 8 p.m.; for more information call Bob at 828-287-6882 or Mike at 828-289-1944.

Baby-Parent Connection Class: Free for families having their babies at Rutherford Regional Medical Center; class is 6-9 p.m. and registration is required; call 828-286-5065.

Coat Drive: The Gilkey School Community Center is accepting new and gently used coats through September; for information about donating call Gail Parton at 287-4830 or 289-5208, or Hilda Roper at 287-5673.

Wednesday, August 6

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; free for guild members and $5 per session for non-members; for more information call 828-288-5009.

Thursday, August 7

Mastectomy Fittings: Provided by Smith's Drugs of Forest City at the Cancer Resource Center; for an appointment call 828-245-4596.

First United Methodist Church Forest City Endowment Grants: Now accepting applications from non-profits for 2014 Endowment Grants; for an application call 828-245-6446; applications due by September 15, 2014.