Community Calendar: April 22, 2014

Apr. 22, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

To add an event, meeting or item to the Community Calendar, email information to amulliger@thedigitalcourier.com.

Tuesday, April 22

Mobile Food Pantry: Chase Corner Ministries co-sponsoring a mobile food pantry at Race Path Baptist Church, 1171 Race Path Church Road in Ellenboro; giveaway begins around 10 a.m.; for more information contact Regina Johnson at 828-247-0096.

Norris Library Art Show: Second art show for 2014 features art of Rutherford County Arts Guild Vice President Nancy Winker, MD; show runs April through June and may be viewed at the Norris Public Library, 132 North Main Street in Rutherfordton; library hours are 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m.-noon on Saturday; for more information call 828-288-5009.

Wednesday, April 23

TJCA Art on Display: Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy High School student art on display in the windows at the Rutherford County Visual Arts Center, 160 North Main Street in Rutherfordton; exhibit runs through today; the center is open Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.; for information on the display call 828-288-5009.

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; studio is free for members of the artists guild and $5 per session for non-members; for more information call 828-288-5009.

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.

Thursday, April 24

Mastectomy Fittings: Every other Thursday at Rutherford Regional's Cancer Resource Center; fittings provided by Smith's Drugs of Forest City; for an appointment call 828-245-4596.

Poor Man's Supper: Hosted by American Legion Post 423; 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. at post headquarters on Boss Moore Road in Caroleen; liver mush, mac and cheese, fried weenies, vegetables, desserts and drinks; $6 for adults, $3 for children 6-12 and free for children under 6; take out is available.

Free Small Business Center Seminar: Three-hour course on shop local, buy local and invest local, led by Martin Brossman; learn how to generate a dynamic shop local strategy to help your business, town and county; seminar is 6-9 p.m. at Isothermal Community College, Communication Technology Building, Room 108; to register or for more information contact Dee Spurlin at 828-395-1416 or dspurlin@isothermal.edu.

Rutherford County Democrats: Regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. at headquarters in downtown Forest City, 142 West Main Street; candidates for Clerk of Court will be guest speakers; for more information email rutherfordncdemocrats@gmail.com.

Friday, April 25

Half-Price Sale: Chase Corner Ministries is having a half-price sale on all clothing; sale runs through Wednesday, April 30.

Marshmallow Roast at KidSenses: Come visit the Discovery Garden for a marshmallow roast; kids can embrace the many wonders of the garden while roasting marshmallows over an open fire; the fun begins at 5 p.m. and ends at 7 p.m.; event is free with paid admission to the museum.

Art by Young Artists: Work on display at the Rutherford County Visual Arts Center from artists in the ongoing afternoon classes taught by artist Judy Ockert; exhibit runs through May 3; the center is located at 160 North Main Street in Rutherfordton and is open Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.; for information on the display call 828-288-5009.