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Red Cross Blood drive at Grace Lutheran Saturday, February 8th from 9-1:30
Grace Lutheran Church 115 E. King Street, Boone, NC will host an American Red Cross blood drive on Saturday, February 8th from 9-1:30. Please call the church office at 828-264-2206 to make and appointment or go to RedCross.org to schedule you time. Please come donate blood and enjoy our wonderful canteen. Best in town!
NAMI Public Information Meeting: "Bridges of Hope"
This "Bridges of Hope" presentation will introduce NAMI FaithNet to the High Country. NAMI FaithNet is an information resource and network for NAMI members, clergy, and people of faith from all faith traditions. Its goal is to encourage the development of safe, welcoming, and spiritually nourishing environments in every place of worship. NAMI FaithNet provides a wide variety of resources, including Reaching out to Faith Communities, training materials, Bridges of Hope, a ready-to-use presentation, articles, links to related sites, service planning materials, on-line support, handouts, bulletin inserts, and much more.
North Buncombe Chilly Challenge 8K, 1-Mile Fun Run and Chili Cook-Off
Make your leap day 2020 memorable by signing up for the 8th annual Chilly Challenge 8K Race & 1-Mile Fun Run and Chili Cook-off in Weaverville, NC. Runners will enjoy a brisk scenic run and post-race celebration that includes a tasty chili lunch, live music and fantastic prizes. For runners and walkers of all ages, this event is hosted by the North Buncombe Middle School PTO to raise funding for the school. The race begins on February 29th at 10 a.m.
Repair Hun Org Visible Mending Workshop
Repair Hub sponsors its first workshop â€ªon Saturday January 25, from 1:00-3:30â€¬ focusing on visible mending as a method to save clothing and reduce waste.Â Repair Hub, in addition to bimonthly repair pop ups, is conducting workshops to provide skills to help reduceÂ waste. Students will learn several techniques for patching clothing, materials needed, and how to draw and stitch patterned Sashiko.Â
5"30 - 7 pm at the Watauga Public Library readings of poetry, short prose will be offered free.