Community News, March 15, 2013

Mar. 15, 2013 @ 12:34 AM

 

The Lake Lure Lions Club announces the start of Bingo season. Lions Bingo is held every Monday at 7 p.m. in the Lakeview Restaurant at Rumbing Bald Resort from April 1st to the middle of November. We play 10 games plus an 11th bonus game. We play under the North Carolina Beach Bingo Rules and children are welcome! The cost for one card is $2 or three cards for $5. The proceeds from Bingo benefit the blind and hearing impaired. 
 
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.
 
Thursday, March 14
Chase Corner Ministries is have a $1 bag sale today. Bring your own bag (any size) and you can fill it full of items in the store and it only costs one dollar. Store opens at 8:30 am and closes at 2:30 pm.  
 
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.  
 
GRACE Support Group: at 6 p.m. at Race Path Baptist Church. Meetings are for anyone in the community caring for a loved one with a long term illness. Call Hospice of Rutherford County at 245-0095 for more information.
 
Foothills Music Club, Inc. will present its Annual Organ Concert on at 3 P.M. at Tryon Presbyterian Church, 430 Harmon Field Road in Tryon. All contributions to FMC, Inc. go toward the Young Musicians Scholarship Program.
 
Senior Center: needlework 9 a.m.; pen pals 10:30 a.m.; bridge 12-4 p.m.; computer class 12:30-2 p.m.; Wii fun 1 p.m.
 
Friday, March 15
Trinity School Golf Tournament: at Meadowbrook Golf Club; 1 p.m. shotgun start; 4-man teams, $50 per golfer; Mulligan package for each golfer; captain's choice; 60+ senior tees; sponsorships available; awards for closest to pin and the longest drive; call 828-429-1319 or 828-286-3900.
 
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. Joey Revis will present information about Advance Care Planning. This is a dutch treat lunch and participants must register in order to reserve lunch. Call Hospice of Rutherford County at 245-0095 for more information.
 
Senior Center: aerobics 8:45; 9 a.m. Silver Striders; fun/fellowship/singing 10 a.m.; book club 10:30 a.m.; slow-moving exercise 12:30 p.m.; table tennis 1 p.m.
 
Application Deadline for new students for the 2013/14 school year at Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy.  Applications can be printed from www.tjca.teamcfa.org or call 828-657-9998.  A public lottery will be held Monday, March 25th at 4 p.m. in the Leitner Auditorium.
 
St. Patrick's Day Dance Party with DJ Michael Sprouse at KidSenses: dance the night away to fun Irish music and create your own St. Patrick’s Day gold coins! 5:30 until 8:00!
 
Union Mills Learning Center's Music at the Mills: Locust Honey String Band and Homegrown; Music 7 pm; Supper 6 pm
 
Saturday, March 16
Giant 4-Leaf Clover Creation at KidSenses: create a giant handprint clover to be displayed in the museum in March and April! From 1 until 4.
 
Gourd-eous Eggs Workshop: fill your Easter basket with a uniquely beautiful egg! Time10:30-11:30 a.m. at RCVAG, Rutherfordton. Instructor: Susan Brooks. Cost: Class fee $10. Supply fee $10. Call 828-288-5009 to register
 
The Pilot Club of Rutherford County would like to invite you to our Ladies Spring Brunch at 10 a.m. at the First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall in Forest City, NC. Enter through the lower entrance. There will be brunch, an auction and lots of fun. Contact any member or Dianne Lambert at 245-0005 for tickets. Tickets are $12.
 
Fish Fry: Prospect Baptist Church to benefit Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation; from 4 to 7 p.m.; donations only. In honor of Blake Scruggs.
 
4th Annual Renaissance Festival at Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy: held at the high school stadium (2527 US Highway 221-A) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event is open to the public. There is no admission fee, but tickets will be sold for booth activities. Highlights will include archery tournament, human chess matches, and medieval dances. Local vendors will have food and crafts for sale. Call 828-657-9998 for more information.
 
4th annual TJCA-CFA Renaissance Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the high school stadium grounds!  Lots of fun, food, and festivities!  $25 Target Gift Certificate awarded to the Best Renaissance Costume;  50/50 raffle! Costume award will be announced at 3 p.m., raffle at 3:30 p.m.
 
Sunday, March 17
Get Mugged at RCVAG. Tickets on sale now. Attend our drop-in reception and pick up your unique one of a kind mug crafted by a guild potter filled with treats. Call 828-288-5009 for information
 
Monday, March 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.
 
Free Women's Self Defense Classes for teens and adults: at Ray Rice Martial Arts Center, main St. Forest City; 245-5792.
 
Senior Center: aerobics 8:45; SilverStriders 9 a.m.; art group 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.; crochet 9 to 11; recipe club 10:30 a.m.; fun-time cheerleading 12:30 p.m.; shuffleboard practice at 1 p.m. Wear Green Today.
 
Tuesday, March 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.
 
Senior Center: needlework 9 a.m.; computer class 10 a.m.; yoga 10 a.m. ; SHIIP Program 10:30 a.m.; Wii Fun 1 p.m.
 
The Professional Women's Association will hold their March meeting at Rollins Cafeteria in Forest City at 12 noon. The speaker will be Mr. James Hines, Rutherford/Polk/McDowell Health Director with a topic of community health. The PWA meets every 3rd Tuesday of the month for a Dutch treat lunch, networking, and community involvement. For more information or to join our association please contact Amy Hamilton at 828.375.0046. 
 
Mental Illness Family Support Group from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Cleveland County Red Cross building, 1333 Fallston Road, Shelby.
 
Retro Cinema 4 & Rutherford County Humane Society present “My Dog Skip” at 7 p.m. to benefit Retro Cinema's digital upgrade and RCHS's ongoing animal rescue and re-homing in Rutherford County. Everyone who purchases a ticket on-line, in advance is eligible for a bonus prize drawing! When purchasing your ticket on line, please add your number of tickets in the area that says "Add special  instructions to seller." Your name will automatically be entered for a prize drawing. Print out your PayPal receipt as your ticket.
 
Taxes for Small Businesses at Isothermal Community College Spindale Campus, Foundation Building, Maple Room, 6 to 9 p.m. If you would like to attend, please register by e-mailing me dspurlin@isothermal.edu, calling 828-395-1416 or on line https://www.ncsbc.net//center.aspx?center=75260
 
Senior Citizens Day will be held at Chase High School starting at 9 a.m.  Please RSVP if you plan to attend. Please call Chase High School at 245-7668 if you have any questions.
 
Friday, March 22
Senior Center: aerobics at 8:45; SilverStriders at 9; Medicine Drop from 9 to 1; slow-moving exercise at 12:30; table tennis at 1; bring in Silverarts Entries from 9 to 1.
 
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.
 
18-Hole Par 3 2-Person Best Ball Golf Tournament: at Challenger 3 in Shelby; lunch at 12 p.m., tee time at 1 p.m.; $60 per team (2 persons); door prizes and closest to pin prize; proceeds to benefit Wilson Baptist Church Youth. Call 828-429-6806 oe e-mail billy.bostic@gmail.com
 
One-Day Childbirth Education Class: One day class, Saturday, March 23, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; free for families having their babies at Rutherford Regional Medical Center; registration is required for all classes; please call Lucy Calhoun, 828-286-5065, or e-mail lucy.calhoun@rutherfordregional.com to confirm class dates and times and to register.
 
4th Annual Fundraiser for Community Pet Center and Rutherford County Humane society: pet adoption drive, rabies clinic, raffle sale, bake sale and pet contests; 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy, 2527 US Hwy. 221A, Mooresboro.
 
Community Awareness Event; from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; at Forest City Housing Authority, 147 East Spruce St., Forest City; music, dance, songs, face painting and more. Free food and 300 free boxes of household products/paper towels, toilet tissue, personal hygiene, baby diapers and pull-upsetc. These boxes will be given out on a first come first serve basis. Sponsored by Word of Deliverance in Chesnee.
 
Operation Medicine Drop Take-Back Event: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; at Food Lions in Rutherfordton and Forest City and at Ellenboro Fire Department; Please bring prescriptions and over the counter medicines to the event and keep them out of the wrong hands.
 
Pink Ladies Indoor Yard Sale: Rutherford Regional’s Cancer Resource Center, 8 a.m. to noon (no early birds please); sale will include household items, clothes, toys, light furniture and more; all donations are welcome, and may be dropped at the Center until March 22. Proceeds will be donated to the Cancer Resource Center for wig room renovations.
 
Lost Playwrights will meet from 2 to 4 p.m. in Kapplan Auditorium, Henderson County Library, Hendersonville, NC. Will feature a special presentation by Gary Carden, renowned dramatist, folklorist, and storyteller. 
 
Monday, March 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: aerobics at 8:45; SilverStriders at 9; art group from 9-2:30; crochet 9-11; shuffleboard practice 10; fun-time cheerleading 11; slow-moving exercise 12:30; shuffleboard practice at 1.
 
Tuesday, March 26
Senior Center: needlework at 9; computer class at 10; yoga at 10; cornhole practice at 10; chair exercise at 11:15; cornhole practice at 1.
 
Wednesday, March 27
Wednesday walk at 8:30; aerobics at 8:45; stitchery at 9; line dancing 10; football throw practice 10; Easter hat parade at 11:15; oil art group 12:30; slow-moving exercise; football throw practice at 1.
 
Thursday, March 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: needlework at 9; Silverarts reception at 9; Silverarts awards at 10:45; birthday recognition at 11:30; bridge 12 to 4; computer class 12:30 to 2.
 
Friday, March 29
Senior Center closed for Good Friday.
 
Tuesday,  April 9
Retro Cinema 4 & Rutherford County Humane Society present “Good-bye My Lady”  at 7 p.m. to benefit Retro Cinema's digital upgrade and RCHS's ongoing animal rescue and re-homing in Rutherford County. Everyone who purchases a ticket on-line, in advance is eligible for a bonus prize drawing! When purchasing your ticket on line, please add your number of tickets in the area that says "Add special  instructions to seller." Your name will automatically be entered for a prize drawing. Print out your PayPal receipt as your ticket.
 
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