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Category: sportsYouth Sports Sign-Ups

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August 1, 2014N/A

Updates will be completed when dates, times, and locations are selected. Sign up for sports at these times:

February - Youth Wrestling
March - Baseball and Softball
May - Football and Cheerleading
October - Basketball

Category: Music or DancingMusic on the Square

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August 1, 2014

May 30 Fontana Ramblers
June 6 Carolina Bluegrass Boys
June 13 RELAY FOR LIFE AT RHS
June 20 Fontana Ramblers
June 27 Carolina Bluegrass Boys
July 4 HERITAGE FESTIVAL
There will be live music and dancing on July 4th!
July 11 Fontana Ramblers
July 18 Carolina Bluegrass Boys
July 25 Fontana Ramblers
August 1 Fast Gear
August 8 Fontana Ramblers
August 15 Carolina Bluegrass Boys
August 22 Fontana Ramblers
August 29 Carolina Bluegrass Boys

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Category: GeneralRobbinsville Farmers Market

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August 2, 2014

Fresh fruits,vegetables, and other farm goods for sale by local venders.

Category: Public MeetingsStecoah School Reunion

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August 2, 2014

Stecoah School closed its doors to students before 2000. All students who attended school there are invited to come out to see their classmates, tour the school, and enjoy some reminiscing. For more information, call SVC at 479-3364.

Category: Music or DancingAn Appalachian Evening

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August 2, 2014

AN APPALACHIAN EVENING

2014 Season: June 28 – September 6

A Season of 11 Great Shows Ending with Balsam Range on September 6.

June 28 The Kruger Brothers
July 5 Town Mountain 
July 12 The Freight Hoppers 
July 19 Snyder Family Band 
July 26 The Special Consensus 
August 2 The Bankesters 
August 9 The Jeff Little Trio 
August 16 Mac Arnold & Plate Full O’Blues 
August 23 The Henhouse Prowlers 
August 30 Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys 
September 6 Balsam Range 

Dinner begins at 6:00.
Musical performances begin at 7:30.

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Category: Music or DancingMusic on the Square

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August 8, 2014

May 30 Fontana Ramblers
June 6 Carolina Bluegrass Boys
June 13 RELAY FOR LIFE AT RHS
June 20 Fontana Ramblers
June 27 Carolina Bluegrass Boys
July 4 HERITAGE FESTIVAL
There will be live music and dancing on July 4th!
July 11 Fontana Ramblers
July 18 Carolina Bluegrass Boys
July 25 Fontana Ramblers
August 1 Fast Gear
August 8 Fontana Ramblers
August 15 Carolina Bluegrass Boys
August 22 Fontana Ramblers
August 29 Carolina Bluegrass Boys

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Category: GeneralRobbinsville Farmers Market

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August 9, 2014

Fresh fruits,vegetables, and other farm goods for sale by local venders.

Category: Music or DancingAn Appalachian Evening

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August 9, 2014

AN APPALACHIAN EVENING

2014 Season: June 28 – September 6

A Season of 11 Great Shows Ending with Balsam Range on September 6.

June 28 The Kruger Brothers
July 5 Town Mountain 
July 12 The Freight Hoppers 
July 19 Snyder Family Band 
July 26 The Special Consensus 
August 2 The Bankesters 
August 9 The Jeff Little Trio 
August 16 Mac Arnold & Plate Full O’Blues 
August 23 The Henhouse Prowlers 
August 30 Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys 
September 6 Balsam Range 

Dinner begins at 6:00.
Musical performances begin at 7:30.

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Category: GeneralCraft Morning: Beginning Knitting

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August 15, 2014

Knitters will make potholders.
Contact the Library for more information at 479-8796. Visit this Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/FriendsOfTheGrahamCountyPublicLibrary

Category: Music or DancingMusic on the Square

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August 15, 2014

May 30 Fontana Ramblers
June 6 Carolina Bluegrass Boys
June 13 RELAY FOR LIFE AT RHS
June 20 Fontana Ramblers
June 27 Carolina Bluegrass Boys
July 4 HERITAGE FESTIVAL
There will be live music and dancing on July 4th!
July 11 Fontana Ramblers
July 18 Carolina Bluegrass Boys
July 25 Fontana Ramblers
August 1 Fast Gear
August 8 Fontana Ramblers
August 15 Carolina Bluegrass Boys
August 22 Fontana Ramblers
August 29 Carolina Bluegrass Boys

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Category: RecreationThe Dam Race 5K & 10K Foot Racing At Fontana Dam

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August 16, 2014N/A

Compete with other racers in 5K and 10K races along the shores of the historic Little Tennessee River below Fontana Dam in the Great Smoky Mountains on a relatively flat course. Races will be bracketed in 5 year divisions for both male and female participants. A “One Mile Fun Run” will be available for all ages. Enjoy a full day of outdoor activities such as whitewater rafting, zip line canopy tours, hiking, boating and everything else the Smokies have to offer. Relax in the evening at Fontana Village with dinner and live music. Call 828 498 2211 for more information.

Category: GeneralRobbinsville Farmers Market

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August 16, 2014

Fresh fruits,vegetables, and other farm goods for sale by local venders.

Category: Music or DancingAn Appalachian Evening

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August 16, 2014

AN APPALACHIAN EVENING

2014 Season: June 28 – September 6

A Season of 11 Great Shows Ending with Balsam Range on September 6.

June 28 The Kruger Brothers
July 5 Town Mountain 
July 12 The Freight Hoppers 
July 19 Snyder Family Band 
July 26 The Special Consensus 
August 2 The Bankesters 
August 9 The Jeff Little Trio 
August 16 Mac Arnold & Plate Full O’Blues 
August 23 The Henhouse Prowlers 
August 30 Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys 
September 6 Balsam Range 

Dinner begins at 6:00.
Musical performances begin at 7:30.

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Category: Music or DancingMusic on the Square

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August 22, 2014

May 30 Fontana Ramblers
June 6 Carolina Bluegrass Boys
June 13 RELAY FOR LIFE AT RHS
June 20 Fontana Ramblers
June 27 Carolina Bluegrass Boys
July 4 HERITAGE FESTIVAL
There will be live music and dancing on July 4th!
July 11 Fontana Ramblers
July 18 Carolina Bluegrass Boys
July 25 Fontana Ramblers
August 1 Fast Gear
August 8 Fontana Ramblers
August 15 Carolina Bluegrass Boys
August 22 Fontana Ramblers
August 29 Carolina Bluegrass Boys

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Category: GeneralRobbinsville Farmers Market

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August 23, 2014

Fresh fruits,vegetables, and other farm goods for sale by local venders.

Category: Music or DancingAn Appalachian Evening

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August 23, 2014

AN APPALACHIAN EVENING

2014 Season: June 28 – September 6

A Season of 11 Great Shows Ending with Balsam Range on September 6.

June 28 The Kruger Brothers
July 5 Town Mountain 
July 12 The Freight Hoppers 
July 19 Snyder Family Band 
July 26 The Special Consensus 
August 2 The Bankesters 
August 9 The Jeff Little Trio 
August 16 Mac Arnold & Plate Full O’Blues 
August 23 The Henhouse Prowlers 
August 30 Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys 
September 6 Balsam Range 

Dinner begins at 6:00.
Musical performances begin at 7:30.

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Category: RecreationLakeAlooza Party On Fontana Lake with Fireworks

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August 29, 2014

Our fifth annual LakeAlooza Lake Party on Fontana Lake. Join us on Saturday, August 30th for live musical entertainment, lake games, cookouts and much more on the docks of the Marina! Don't miss the best fireworks in the Smokies on the Village Green, Saturday at 10:00pm.

Category: Music or DancingMusic on the Square

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August 29, 2014

May 30 Fontana Ramblers
June 6 Carolina Bluegrass Boys
June 13 RELAY FOR LIFE AT RHS
June 20 Fontana Ramblers
June 27 Carolina Bluegrass Boys
July 4 HERITAGE FESTIVAL
There will be live music and dancing on July 4th!
July 11 Fontana Ramblers
July 18 Carolina Bluegrass Boys
July 25 Fontana Ramblers
August 1 Fast Gear
August 8 Fontana Ramblers
August 15 Carolina Bluegrass Boys
August 22 Fontana Ramblers
August 29 Carolina Bluegrass Boys

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Category: RecreationLakeAlooza Party On Fontana Lake with Fireworks

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August 30, 2014

Our fifth annual LakeAlooza Lake Party on Fontana Lake. Join us on Saturday, August 30th for live musical entertainment, lake games, cookouts and much more on the docks of the Marina! Don't miss the best fireworks in the Smokies on the Village Green, Saturday at 10:00pm.

Category: GeneralRobbinsville Farmers Market

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August 30, 2014

Fresh fruits,vegetables, and other farm goods for sale by local venders.

Category: Music or DancingAn Appalachian Evening

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August 30, 2014

AN APPALACHIAN EVENING

2014 Season: June 28 – September 6

A Season of 11 Great Shows Ending with Balsam Range on September 6.

June 28 The Kruger Brothers
July 5 Town Mountain 
July 12 The Freight Hoppers 
July 19 Snyder Family Band 
July 26 The Special Consensus 
August 2 The Bankesters 
August 9 The Jeff Little Trio 
August 16 Mac Arnold & Plate Full O’Blues 
August 23 The Henhouse Prowlers 
August 30 Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys 
September 6 Balsam Range 

Dinner begins at 6:00.
Musical performances begin at 7:30.

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Category: RecreationLakeAlooza Party On Fontana Lake with Fireworks

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August 31, 2014

Our fifth annual LakeAlooza Lake Party on Fontana Lake. Join us on Saturday, August 30th for live musical entertainment, lake games, cookouts and much more on the docks of the Marina! Don't miss the best fireworks in the Smokies on the Village Green, Saturday at 10:00pm.

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Category: RecreationLakeAlooza Party On Fontana Lake with Fireworks

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September 1, 2014

Our fifth annual LakeAlooza Lake Party on Fontana Lake. Join us on Saturday, August 30th for live musical entertainment, lake games, cookouts and much more on the docks of the Marina! Don't miss the best fireworks in the Smokies on the Village Green, Saturday at 10:00pm.

Category: sportsYouth Sports Sign-Ups

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September 1, 2014N/A

Updates will be completed when dates, times, and locations are selected. Sign up for sports at these times:

February - Youth Wrestling
March - Baseball and Softball
May - Football and Cheerleading
October - Basketball

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Category: GeneralRobbinsville Farmers Market

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September 6, 2014

Fresh fruits,vegetables, and other farm goods for sale by local venders.

Category: Music or DancingAn Appalachian Evening

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September 6, 2014

AN APPALACHIAN EVENING

2014 Season: June 28 – September 6

A Season of 11 Great Shows Ending with Balsam Range on September 6.

June 28 The Kruger Brothers
July 5 Town Mountain 
July 12 The Freight Hoppers 
July 19 Snyder Family Band 
July 26 The Special Consensus 
August 2 The Bankesters 
August 9 The Jeff Little Trio 
August 16 Mac Arnold & Plate Full O’Blues 
August 23 The Henhouse Prowlers 
August 30 Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys 
September 6 Balsam Range 

Dinner begins at 6:00.
Musical performances begin at 7:30.

 

AROUND TOWN - August 2014

Music on the Square – Bluegrass music and dancing in the street every Friday night from May 30 to August 29.  Performers will be the Fontana Ramblers and the Carolina Bluegrass Boys.  Fast Gear will perform on August 1.  Bring your lawn chair and come on out for some great mountain music and dancing.

Kids can eat free this summer at RHS Cafeteria.  Beginning June 16 and ending August 8, kids can eat free breakfast from 7:30-8:30 am and free lunch from 11 am to Noon, Monday through Friday.  Any child under 18 years of age is invited to participate.

Summer Reading Program at the Library with Miss Bridget begins Thursdays  at 10:00 a.m.

Graham County Farmer’s Market is open Saturdays from 8 a.m. until Noon in the Health Department Parking Lot.  This week, farmers will be selling tomatoes, corn, squash, cabbage, potatoes, blueberries, blackberries, cucumbers, zucchini and more.

Appalachian Evenings at Stecoah Valley Center – Dinner begins at 6 pm and band performances begin at 7:30 pm.  Call 479-3364 for more information.

Robbinsville Tourism Authority’s August meeting has been rescheduled for Thursday, September 25 at 11:00 a.m.  Call 479-3250 for more information.

Eagle Scout Gathering on Friday, August 15 from 5-8 pm at the Robbinsville Huddle House.  RSVP to Caitlin Meeks at 989-2538.

Fire Training Exercise on Saturday, August 16 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at Tri-County Community College on Moose Branch Road.  Expect to smell smoke.

Graham County Schools Retired Personnel Annual Picnic will be on August 20 at 11 am at the United Community Bank.

Craftermorn: Sashay Ruffled Scarves with Pat.  Friday August 22nd at 10 AM  Adult event, Teens 16+. Come watch a demonstration on how to make Sashay  Ruffled Scarves by guest presenter Pat. You can just come watch or make your own. If you wish to participate you will need to bring sashay yarn and a crochet hook, size G-I. Free refreshments will be provided but patrons can bring an optional potluck dish if they wish to. Contact Miss April for details or to register for a reminder call. Call GCPL Tuesday (12-9), Thursday & Friday (9-6), or Saturday (9-1) at 479-8796 for details.

The Dam Race - 5K & 10K Foot Racing At Fontana Dam on August 16th. Compete with other racers in 5K and 10K races along the shores of the historic Little Tennessee River below Fontana Dam in the Great Smoky Mountains on a relatively flat course. Races will be bracketed in 5 year divisions for both male and female participants. A “One Mile Fun Run” will be available for all ages. Enjoy a full day of outdoor activities such as whitewater rafting, zip line canopy tours, hiking, boating and everything else the Smokies have to offer. Relax in the evening at Fontana Village with dinner and live music.

THE DRAGON RUN – Benefiting the Wounded Warrior Project on Saturday, August 30, 2014 at Deals Gap Motorcycle Resort.  Custom Bike Show, Charity Raffle with over three thousand dollars in prizes, live music by Fast Gear.  Additional infomration at www.thedragonrun2014.com.

End of Season Bash (EOSB) 2014 at Deals Gap on August 30, 2014. All day event.  Join us in ending the peak riding season of 2014!!!

The Graham County Public Library will be closed on Friday & Saturday August 29-30 for the Labor Day Holiday.  The Library is always closed on Sunday & Monday.

Town of Robbinsville and Graham County Offices will be closed for the Labor Day holiday on Monday, September 1.

Women’s Sportbike Rally at Deals Gap from September  5 – 7, 2014.  Great group for ladies!

Hazel Creek – Fontana Reunion will be held at Deep Creek Campground Shelter in Bryson City, NC on September 21 (3rd Sunday) from 10 am to 3 pm.  Bring your lunch, family, pictures, stories and anything to share.

CHURCH EVENTS & VACATION BIBLE SCHOOLS

Revival at Yellow Creek Baptist Church is still going as of Aug – 14.  Service begins nightly at 7:00 p.m.  Preachers will be Patrick O’Dell and Barney Tipton.

Revival at Mountain Creek Baptist Church begins on Sunday, August 17 at 6 pm.  Services will begin at 7 pm Monday – Thursday.  Mickey Stewart will provide the message.

3rd Saturday Singing at Orr Branch Church on August 16 at 7 pm.  Expected singers are:  Grace to Faith, Joel Turner Family, and Sam and Cassie Phillips.

Homecoming at Bear Creek Church will be Sunday, August 17 beginning at 10 am.  There will be special singing, preaching, and dinner.

Homecoming at Church of the Lamb on Sept. 14 starting about 10:45 a.m.  Dinner will be served and a special singing will be held featuring the Welch Family, Cold Mountain Bluegrass, Sam and Cassie Phillips, Josh Turner Ministries, and others.  Everyone is invited.

Fin and Feather Dinner at the Robbinsville United Methodist Church on Saturday, September 13 from 4-7 pm.  Tickets are $7 each and can be purchased at the church office or from a church member.

Graham Fellowship Free Food Distribution will be held at Grace Fellowship Church on September 13 from 2-4 pm.

 CLASS REUNIONS & FAMILY REUNIONS

Stecoah School Reunion on Saturday, August 2 from 10-3.  Program at 12:30.

CEMETERY DECORATIONS

Proctor & Hazel Creek:  Higdon & McCampbell Gap, August 17 at 9:30.  Depart from Cable Cove.

Proctor & Hazel Creek:  Welch & McClure, September 7 at 9:30.  Depart from Cable Cove.

Proctor & Hazel Creek:  Mitchell,  Saturday, September 27 at 9:30.  Depart from Cable Cove.

 

 MOTOR EVENTS

August 21-24 – OutSMARTing the Dragon – Deals Gap and Fontana Village

August 30 -THE DRAGON RUN- Wounded Warrior Project Fund Raiser at Deals Gap

August  30 – End of Summer Bash at Deals Gap

 Partners of Joyce Kilmer/Slickrock – Hikes

Ongoing. The Forest Service Office at Massey Branch is looking for Volunteers to man the desk on Fridays and Holidays. Chance to meet tourists and help them enjoy the National Forest. Contact the District Office for further information.

August 20. Regular scheduled meeting of the Partners. Join us for the fun. 10 AM at the Cheoah District Office on Massey Branch in Robbinsville.

August 30 – Hangover/Haoe from Wolf Laurel. 9 mile, strenuous trip. Meeting-9 AM at Cheoah Ranger District Office. Bill Hodge and Dick Evans, leaders. Call 828-479-2503 for more info.

August 30 – Alternate, easier hike. Waterfall trip near Cold Branch. 2 miles, easy. Meeting – 12:30 PM at Cheoah Ranger District Office. Marshall McClung and Joe Bonnette, trip leaders. Call 828-479-3855 for more info.

 

2014 CHEOAH RELEASE DATES:    Nov 1st

 

STECOAH VALLEY CENTER – EVENTS

Appalachian Evenings – Concert Series – Performances begin at 7:30 p.m.  Dinner is available at Schoolhouse Cafe starting at 6:00 p.m.

August 16 Mac Arnold & Plate Full O’Blues 
August 23 The Henhouse Prowlers 
August 30 Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys 
September 6 Balsam Range 

FONTANA VILLAGE RESORT

Labor Day Weekend, Fireworks, & LakeAlooza Celebration August 29 – 31            Our fifth annual LakeAlooza Lake Party on Fontana Lake. Join us on Saturday, August 30th for live musical entertainment, lake games, cookouts and much more on the docks of the Marina! Don’t miss the best fireworks in the Smokies on the Village Green, Saturday at 9:30pm.

August 30
Josh Fields Band – Band performance

This Southern Rock band out of Waynesville, NC will keep you tuned in with their tight three part harmonies. Performance will be at the Fontana Marina from 3:30pm-6:30pm.

Fastgear – Band performance
This local Southern Rock band out of Robbinsville brings their own take on country with songs from the 90′s through today’s recent hits. Performance will be on the Wildwood Sundeck from 7pm-10pm or in the Events Hall in case of rain. 
Click here for the full schedule of Labor Day activities.

GROUPS COMING TO FONTANA in 2014

August 21-24 – OutSMARTing the Dragon – Deals Gap and Fontana Village

August 30 -THE DRAGON RUN- Wounded Warrior Project Fund Raiser at Deals Gap

August  30 – End of Summer Bash at Deals Gap

September 25-29 – East Coast Holiday – Porshe Event

August 30-Sept 1 – Lakealoosa at the Village – Fireworks on Saturday at 10 pm; Josh Fields Band at the Marina; Fast Gear on the Wildwood Deck.

Oct. 6-12 – SEOPA – Southeastern Outdoor Press Association at Fontana

Oct. 24-26  - Spiders in the Smokies at Fontana – 67 reservations per night

Oct 16-19  - Oktoberfest – Clogging Group – Clog at SVC Harvest Festival

Oct. 24-25 – Haunted Halloween at Fontana

Nov.  - Thanksgiving Weekend

December – Christmas Dinner

December – New Year’s Eve Dinner – At Carolina Room at the Inn

RECURRING EVENTS

Free Soup on Thursdays from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm  at the Episcopal-Lutheran Church basement on South Main Street in Robbinsville.  Donations to support the lunch program are appreciated.

Pre-School Storytime with Miss Bridget – Thursday mornings at 10:00 am at the public library on Knight Street.

Alcoholics Anonymous - Every Monday and Thursday at 8:00 pm at the Robbinsville United Methodist Church.

Free Clinic - Hilltop Clinic, Graham County Health Department, Wednesdays, 1:00 am to 5:00 pm.  No appointments necessary.  Call 479-7900 for more information.

Urgent Care Clinic - Closed for now, call 479-7900 for more information.

Dental Clinic - Monday-Friday 8:00-4:30.  Call 479-7901 to make an appointment.   Fees based on sliding scale.

Women’s Bible Study - Tuesdays at 10:00 am at the United Methodist Church.   Meetings stop May-August and resume after Labor Day!

Sugar Free: Diabetes Support Group - The first Monday of each month from 5:30-7:30 pm at the Graham County Cooperative Extension Center.  For more more information, call 479-7979.

 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR THE FOLLOWING ORGANIZATIONS:

Tourism Ambassadors – Call 479-3790

Hospice  – Call 828-516-9475

Graham Health Care – Call 479-8421

 

LIBRARY ACTIVITIES FOR THE YEAR

9/19 Craftermorn: Knitting – scarves (adult)

10/31 Movie Morn (adult) 11/21 A Game of Murder (adult)

11/22 International Games Day (adult)

12/19 Movie Morn