Keener Reunion will be held on Saturday, June 15, 11 a.m. Eat at 1 p.m., at the Coon Hunters Building. Family and friends are invited to attend. Bring a covered dish.
The Macon County Cancer Support Group meeting for Thursday, June 13, is cancelled. The meetings will resume in July.
Franklin Bird Club weekly bird walk along the Greenway will be held on Wednesday, June 19. This week's walk will be led by Paula Gorgoglione. Meet at Salali Lane at 8 a.m. Parking is off Fox Ridge Road which is just south of Franklin Flea Market on Highlands Rd. For more information, call (828)524-5234.
Franklin Bird Club meeting will be held on June 17, 7 p.m., at the Macon County Public Library. “Raptors, Waders & Other Neat Stuff” by Ed Boos looks at some behaviors of a variety of birds through the medium of still and video photography. Everyone is welcome. For more information call (828)524-5234.
Smoky Mountain Quilters Guild June Evening Meeting will be held on Monday, June 17, 6:30 p.m., in Tartan's Hall of First Presbyterian Church in Franklin. Susan Roper will present the program "Chicken Scratch Quilt Embroidery.” Supplies will be provided, but bring a small hoop (6" or less). Visitors are welcome.
Local Audubon Bird-Banding Trip is planned for Saturday, June 15, at Cowee Mound, north of Franklin. This is an opportunity to participate in gathering vital information on our migrant birds. Meet at Sanderstown Road, and park directly across from the Iotla Recycling Center to carpool to Cowee Mound. Call George at (828)369-2261 or visit www.highlandsaudubonsociety. org. Children are invited to attend.
Gem Mining with Cowee Mountain Ruby Mine will be held on Thursday, June 20, 6 p.m., at the Macon County Public Library in Franklin. Learn about local gems and minerals, then head out to the library patio for some gem mining right here in our backyard. This program is sponsored by the library teen group. For more information, call (828)524-3600.
Rawmazing Potluck Dinner and UUFF Drumming Circle Summer Solstice Celebration will be held on Friday, June 21, 6 p.m. at Mountain Valley Center in Otto Labyrinth Park. Dinner will be at the Mountain Valley Center. Then, drum and walk the Labyrinth under the direction of Dr. Jill Henry, owner of the Mountain Valley Center. Bring a dish to share (as raw as you like), your own beverage and personal plates, silverware and cups. You may bring your own drum or use one of ours. Directions are 441 South, turn right on Calvary Church Road, just past Peaks Grocery. Follow Calvary Church Road approximately 1/3 mile. Turn left on Shambala Way (at the mailboxes that say 43 and 65), follow drive up to the Welcome Center. Parking is next to and across the drive from the Welcome Center. For more information, call (828)369-8658 or (828)369-5698.
The Macon County Library will show "Kidnapped," written by Robert Louis Stevenson (1875) and filmed (1964). A Scottish adventure story, as part of the "Taste of Scotland and Celtic Festival," on Friday, June 14, at 2 p.m. No admission charged. For more information, call (828)524-3600.
Franklin High School Report Cards are ready and may be picked up in the main office Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Angel Medical Center Diabetes Management Services will be offering a two-day diabetes management class on Tuesday, June 18, and on Tuesday, July 2, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the Cardiac Rehab Department. The class includes information on meal planning, medication usage, sick day care, stress management, and other topics related to managing your diabetes. Pre-registration is required by calling Barbara Hall at (828)369-4166.
Summer Food Service Program Free Meals to Children during the summer months will be held through August 13. See the May 30 issue of the Macon County News for locations and times.
Sugarfork Baptist Church One Day Vacation Bible School will be held on Saturday, June 15, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bible study, games and lunch will be provided. Classes will be for all ages. For more information, call Becky Hurst at (828)371-1296.
American Legion Post Dance will be held every Saturday night from 8 to 10:30 p.m. Music will be provided by Tom Ellers. Nonmembers are welcome to attend. For more information, call (828)369-9155.
How To Deal with Chronic Pain Without Drugs a program with author Maren O. Mitchell will be held on Saturday, June 15, 2 p.m. at the Moss Memorial Library in Hayesville. For more information, call (828)389-8401.
Mad Hatter Tea Party for teens ages 11 to 17 will be held on Thursday, June 20, 6 p.m. at the Moss Memorial Library in Hayesville. For more information, call (828)389-8401 or (828)837-2025.
Macon County Fair Board Market Hog Program is for youth ages 5 to 21 in Macon County. Anyone interested in a hog to show at the fair this year or feed out call Devon Deal at (828)421-4994 or (828)524-6467.
REACH For Bargains needs volunteers. For more information, call June (828)369-2040.
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