Community Calendar: August 8, 2014
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Friday, August 8
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.
The Gathering II: All graduating classes of R-S Central High School encouraged to register for event by Sept. 1 to receive Gathering II T-shirt; event is Sept. 20 at the home of Jack and Kathy Conner; for more information email Joe Alley at firstname.lastname@example.org or Dennis Daniel at email@example.com.
Saturday, August 9
Buffet Breakfast: All-you-can-eat breakfast at the Gilkey School Community Center in Gilkey; beginning at 7 a.m. and ending at 10 a.m.; adults are $5, kids 6-12 are $3.50 and kids under 6 are free; proceeds will help restore the Old Gilkey School.
Meet me at the Fountain 5K: Run/walk for Relay For Life, sponsored by Smith's Drugs of Forest City; check-in from 7-7:45 a.m. in front of Smith's Drugs, race begins at 8 a.m.; registration still available day of race for $25; participants receive 25 percent off coupon to the Smith's Drugs gift shop.
Annual Stanley Reunion: Golden Corral in Shelby at noon.
Sunday, August 10
Family Reunion: Floyd's Creek Baptist Church Life Center at 1 p.m.; descendants of Esper and Samantha Pinson White; bring a well-filled basket for lunch.
Foothills Daylily Society: Meeting at 2 p.m. at the Rutherford County Office Building, 289 North Main Street in Rutherfordton; program will feature Sheree Wright, head rosarian at Furman University; new members and guests welcome.
Free Business Principles Seminar: Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce with TD Bank will offer a series of seminars for no fee to Chamber members; dates are Aug. 13, Aug. 20, Aug. 27 and Sept. 3; seminars held in Chamber office noon-1 p.m. and lunch will be served; for information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 287-3090.
Monday, August 11
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 email@example.com.
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 12
Art at Norris Library: On-going project of the Rutherford County Visual Artist Guild featuring work of calligrapher/watercolorist/artist Donna Sabolovic; on display through September; exhibit at the Norris Public Library, 132 North Main Street in Rutherfordton; hours are 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m.-noon on Saturday; for more information call 828-288-5009.
Sunshine High School Reunion: Class of 1957 reunion at 4 p.m.; Big Dave's Family Seafood in Forest City.
American Legion Post 74: Regular meeting at new location, 2501 U.S. 64/74A at the log cabin at the old Green Hill school; dinner at 6 p.m. and meeting to follow; for more information call 828-287-1294 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Breast Feeding Class: Free for families having their babies at Rutherford Regional Medical Center; 6:30-8:30 p.m. and registration is required; call 828-286-5065.
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.
Ladies Night Out Tickets On Sale Today: Tickets for the 12th Annual Ladies Night Out hosted by Sister Chicks for Christ of Rutherford County go on sale today; the event is Monday, Sept. 22, 2014 at 6 p.m. at The Foundation at ICC; programs tickets $5 or meal and program tickets $10.
Wednesday, August 13
$5 Jewelry and Accessories Sale: Held in the Norris Biggs Classroom at Rutherford Regional Medical Center near the Outpatient Entrance; presented by Rutherford Regional's Auxiliary; today 9 a.m.-6 p.m., tomorrow 7 a.m.-7 p.m. and Friday 7 a.m.-2 p.m.; for information call 828-286-5338.
Art Goes Wild: On-going themed show/sale of art and fine craft in "wild" themes, designs and colors at the Rutherford County Visual Arts Center in downtown Rutherfordton; for more information call 828-288-5009.