Community News, February 15, 2013

Feb. 15, 2013 @ 12:21 AM

 

 
 
Chase Corner Ministries is having a half-price sale on all coats, jackets, and hoodies from now until Friday, March 1.
 
 Advance Care Planning:  Sessions consist of a private consult to understand the purpose and use of living wills and health care powers of attorney.  Sessions are free. Call Joey Revis at Hospice of Rutherford County at 245-0095 to schedule an appointment or for more information.
 
Friday, February 15
Final sign-ups: Rutherfordton Little League: today from 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
 
Widow/Widower’s Lunch Bunch: from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Ryan’s in Forest City for anyone in the community who has lost a spouse. Offered by Hospice of Rutherford County, the group deals with a variety of topics and includes time for sharing and socializing as well. This is a dutch treat lunch and participants must register in order to reserve lunch. Call 245-0095 for more information.
 
Singles Dinner Club: Ryan's in Forest City; third Friday of each month; ages 45 an up.
 
Handprint Heart Fun at KidSenses: Create a giant handprint heart which we will display in the museum for the entire month of February! The “paint-tastic” fun will begin at 5:30 and will last until 8.
 
Union Mills Learning Center's Music at the Mills: featuring New 5 Cents & Homegrown Bluegrass; music at 7; supper at 6 p.m.
 
Senior Center: Novel Approach (book club) 10:30 a.m.
 
Senior Center: Valentine's Dance - 7 until 10 p.m. Admission $5.
 
Saturday, February 16
Colorific Creations at KidSenses: explore the wonderful world of color. We’ll use magic color gel to create a rainbow of colors. The color fun beings at 12 and will last until 3.
 
Soup Supper; Old Gilkey School from 4 p.m. until...; adults $6, 12 and under $3; proceeds for upkeep of the school.
 
Monday, February 18
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 each month from 5 to 6 p.m. at Rutherford Regional’s Cancer Resource Center; for anyone who has heard the words “you have cancer;” for more information, call 828-245-4596 or e-mail jamie.ingraham@rutherfordregional.com.
 
Senior Center: Batters, Splatters and Platters (recipe club) at 10:30 a.m. Jello Recipes.
 
Tuesday, February 19
Stroke Support Group: Third Tuesday of each month from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the Crawford Building (Auxiliary Room) at Rutherford Regional Medical Center; for more information, call 828-286-5509.
 
The Professional Women's Association of Rutherford County (PWA) will hold their monthly meeting at Noon at Ryan's. Speaker will be Dr. Jane D. Kirkpatrick, MD. Open to professional and business women throughout the county. For information contact Amy at 828-305-2278. 
 
Senior Center: President's Day Trivia at 10:30 a.m.
 
Senior Center: Meet and Eat Club at 5:15 at West End Grill
 
RCVAG: Water Color Class from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Instructor: Linda McGregor; at Visual Arts Guild, Rutherfordton; 828-288-5009 for information
 
Marketing Your Product/Services – Arlene Childers – 6 to 9 p.m. Foundation Building at ICC, Hickory Room
 
Wednesday, February 20
Senior Center: Get Your Red On Tea Party at 9:30 a.m.
 
RCVAG: Open Studio - all painters welcome; at Visual Arts Guild, Rutherfordton; 828-288-5009 for information
 
Thursday, February 21
Mastectomy fittings: Every other Thursday by appointment, Rutherford Regional’s Cancer Resource Center; fittings provided by Smith’s Drugs of Forest City; for an appointment, call 828-245-4596
 
Diabetes Support Group meeting: 6 to 8 p.m., Norris Biggs Classroom, Rutherford Regional Medical Center; for more information, call 828-286-5502.
 
Senior Center: Hot Water Activity at 10:30 a.m. 
 
RCVAG: Open Studio - all painters welcome; at Visual Arts Guild in Rutherfordton from 12 - 3 p.m.; Rutherfordton; 828-288-5009 for information
 
Retail Selling Secrets – Russ Seagle – 6 to 9 p.m. Foundation Building at ICC, Maple Room
 
Friday, February 22
Senior Center: Meet the Staff at 10:30 a.m.
 
Saturday, February 23
Free Financial Aid Workshop: Cleveland Community College; 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. in Student Activities Center. Interested participants should register by visiting the College Foundation of North Carolina website at www.CFNC.org/FAFSAday and click on “CFNC Events," or by calling CFNC at (866) 866-CFNC. For more information on FAFSA Day call the Financial Aid Office at Cleveland Community College at (704) 669-4028.
 
All-you-can-eat Spaghetti Dinner at Whitehouse Community Center, 5408 Painters Gap Road, Union Mills; 4 p.m. until; live music; adults $7, child 6-12 -  $3, under 6 free.
 
Lost Playwrights will meet from 2 until 4 p.m. at the home of Sam Stone, 300 Glendale Avenue in Hendersonville. Anyone interested in any aspect of theatre or creative writing is invited. No dues. For directions email ludy@shelby.net
 
Monday, February 25
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.
 
Senior Center: Musical Performance - The Angel Band from Lake Lure at 10:30 a.m.
 
Tuesday, February 26
Senior Center: Wear Black Day in recognition of Johnny Cash's birthday. At 10:30 learn about Heart Healthy Habits.
 
Wednesday, February 27
Senior Center: Craft Time with Lavada Wall at 10:30 a.m.
 
Thursday, February 28
Mastectomy fittings: Every other Thursday by appointment, Rutherford Regional’s Cancer Resource Center; fittings provided by Smith’s Drugs of Forest City; for an appointment, call 828-245-4596.
 
Senior Center: Senior Pictionary Fun at 10:30 a.m.
 
Senior Center: Birthday Recognition at 11:30 a.m.
 
Saturday March 2
Entire Washburn Community Outreach Center will be 50% off to make room for all the Spring/Summer merchandise.
 
Saturday, March 23
TJCA New Century Scholars' 4th Annual Pet Event/Fundraiser for the Community Pet Center and Humane Society; 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.;  Any animal related businesses that would like to have a booth need to contact Jennifer Powell at 828-657-9998, Ext. 7 or jpowell@tjca.org by February 28 to reserve a space.
 
Friday, April 19
Thermal Belt 2013 Model "A" Hillclimb: Friday events include a tour of Rutherford County; Saturday Hillclimb begins at 1 p.m. on Callahan Koone Road in Spindale. vickyman@comcast.net for more information.
 
Saturday, June 1
2nd Annual Mad Mountain Mud Run: in Hendersonville; only event of its kind with an all-day music, food & local beer festival. The field is limited, and the event is designed for teams of four – register soon!  Take advantage of early registration prices through February. Tons of obstacles, all team-focused. www.Madmountainmudrun.comm for more information