|Rutherford Weekly Community News 8/5/10-8/11/10
|Posted: Thursday, August 5, 2010 10:07 am
Annual Diaper Dash for “Hands of Hope for Life.”
Sat. Aug. 14, 8:30am (Registration) Motorcycle/Classic Cars ride at 9am. BBQ & fixins’ served 12-4pm. Take-out available. Gospel Singing from 2pm-5pm. Event held at Rutherfordton Second Baptist Church (Family Life Center) on Green Street. Proceeds go toward “Hands of Hope for Life”, the local Pregnancy Care Ministry.
Benefit Bluegrass Concert Series
Fri. Aug. 6 & every Friday night through August 27, 7PM at the Union Mills Learning Center; 6495 Hudlow Rd. Union Mills. Adults $5, kids 12 & under free. Food available. Proceeds go toward helping keep the Center open and functioning to serve the community. Info: 828-287-2191 or visit www.unionmillslearningcenter.org
Foothills Bridal Fair
Sun. Aug. 8, 12-4pm at Cleveland Mall in Shelby, NC. Brides may pre-register at www.foothillsbridalfair.com. Sponsored by Time-Out Management and Foothills Bridal Magazine. Any business interested in participating as an exhibitor should contact Time-Out Management at 704-214-9799.
Stuff The Bus
Communities In Schools event held in the Wal-Mart parking lot on: Fri. Aug. 6, 9am-9pm. Sat. Aug. 7, 9am-9pm & Sun. Aug. 8, 1pm-4pm. As you shop, buy a little extra and drop it off at the bus—thank you for supporting our students! Needed supplies: Paper, pencils, notebooks, backpacks, colored pencils, crayons, pencil holders, spiral composition books & pencil sharpeners.
Relay for Life of Rutherford County’s Got Talent Competition
Saturday, August 21st at RS Central Auditorium. Deadline registration: July 30. Sponsored by Rutherford County Employees & DreamWeavers Relay for Life Teams. For more information, please call 828-287-6031.
Yard & Bake Sale
Sat. Aug. 14, 6am-12pm at Union Mills Community House, Hudlow Rd. Table rentals, $5. Proceeds from the table rental go to Union Mills Development Club. For more information, please call Pat 828-289-7247.
Hot Nights & Cool Rides
19th Annual Car Show Sat., Aug. 21, 12pm-10pm, over 500 car entries are expected to line the streets of Forest City. If you want to join us for a “jump start” of Saturday’s big event, come in on Friday Aug. 20, 6pm to experience a Hot Night with music and dancing at Bennett Classics Car Museum. Downtown Forest City; 108 E Main St. Forest City, NC 28043. Info: 828-248-5200.
Yard sale for anyone Sat. Aug. 21, 7am-1pm. Bring your items & call to get your spot. Corner of Pearidge Rd. & Freeman Rd. Breakfast biscuits, hot dogs & hamburgers for lunch. Info: 828-289-0109.
Isothermal Continuing Education Summer Classes
Starting soon: Fitness Swim/Lap Swim; Tai Chi Chih; Intermediate Digital Photography; Defensive Shotgun Skills. Visit: www.isothermal.edu/learnstuff or call 828-286-3636 ext. 223.
Chimney Rock Events
•Combo Mountain & Hammered Dulcimer Workshops Sat. Aug. 14, 10am-12pm & 1pm-3pm. •Mountain Dulcimer Workshop Sat. Aug. 14; 10am-12pm. Learn to play the “only American instrument” using traditional strumming & flat-picking techniques. •Hammered Dulcimer Workshop Sat. Aug.14, 1-3pm. John Mason, acclaimed hammered dulcimer artist and the Park’s featured musician, will teach participants all about this traditional folk instrument.
Relay For Life Ride For A Cure
Sat. Aug. 28. Several rides are available for different riding abilities. The 28 mile ride begins at Campfield Memorial Baptist Church in Ellenboro at 8am. The 12 mile ride begins at Forest City United Methodist Church in Forest City at 8:30am. The 42 mile ride begins at Campfield Memorial Baptist in Ellenboro at 8am. Pre-registration required. For more information, please call Scott @ 828-657-6044.
Hospice Resale Shop
Storewide half price sale Aug. 5-7, 9:30am-5pm. Save 1/2 on entire stock including clothing, collectibles, house wares, books, furniture & more. Also includes selected clothing that is already priced at .25¢. 631 Oak St. Forest City.
Yokefellow Service Center
Storewide half price sale Aug. 2- 7. Tax free days are Aug. 6 & 7. Check Yokefellow first for all your back-to-school needs. Sales floor restocked daily. Located at 132 Blanton St. Spindale.
Military Moms n More
Support group for mothers, grandmothers, wives, sisters, girlfriends, etc of active military loved ones. Meet 2nd Tuesday of each month at Courtside Steaks in Rutherfordton at 6:30pm. All are welcome! Info: 828-287-7755.
Sat. Aug. 7, 6pm at the Union Mills Learning Center; 6495 Hudlow Rd. Union Mills. After dinner, stay for “Remembering”.... a theatrical/musical revue covering contemporary folk, 60’s soft rock, blues & bluegrass. Presented by Rutherford Community Theater, 7:30pm. Info: 828-287-2191. Proceeds benefit the Center.
Chopped Sirloin Supper
Sat. Aug. 21, 4-8pm. Adults $8, kids 6-12 $5, under 6 free. Hopewell-Hollis Community Clubhouse. Info; 704-519-7640.
Grace of God Needed Items
Sectional plates, bowls, plastic forks & spoons, cups, napkins, paper towels, gallon canned foods, personal hygiene items, coffee, sugar, and cleaning items. 828-245-9141.
Substance Abuse Meeting
Christian 12 step Open Arms support meeting every Wednesday 12:30-1:30pm @ Community Empowerment Building; 129 First St. Forest City. 828-305-1280.
Hospice In Need of Items
Trash bags, laundry & dish detergent, cleaning products, Lysol spray, liquid hand soap, paper towels, Kleenex, toilet tissue, etc. Info: 828-245-0095.
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