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LadyHawks to host basketball clinic

The Lady Black Hawks Basketball Program will be hosting three Youth Basketball Clinics. These clinics will be held Saturday, September 13 and September 27 from 10 until 12 at the NBHS Gymnasium. This is open to all girl’s in first through sixth grades who want to improve their basketball skills. All youth coaches are welcome to come and help out as well. No cost to attend.
For more information, please contact Coach Tami Ramsey at <>.

Musician and storyteller to perform at library

Old Time musician and Ballad singer Joe Penland will perform at the Weaverville Library on Saturday, September 13 at 2 pm.  Joe is a Madison County native and grew up hearing the greatest ballad singers of the Southern Appalachians.  He continues to preserve this tradition by performing everywhere from his own front porch to British folk festivals. The event is sponsored by the Friends of the Weaverville Library. For more information call the Library at 828.250.6482.

Micro Switch Reunion

The Reunion will take place at the NC Cooperative Extension in Marshall. On Saturday (September 13), from 1 to 4 pm. Please bring a covered dish to pass and also your drinks. Driving directions are available by calling Lisa Haney at 828.682.3505 or Frances Hensley at 828.649.2226.

Girl scouts to hold recruiting drive

The Girl Scouts will hold several recruiting drive in the North Buncombe and Erwin Districts. Girls can join for $15. Participation in program events is immediate but placement in a troop is based on availability. The Girl Scouts are in need of dedicated adults to take on the role of troop leaders. Each troop is led by at least two non-related registered leaders.

The drive locations and times are:

Erwin School District
September 15, 3 and 6 p.m.-Leicester Community Center, 2979 New Leicester Highway, Leicester, NC

North Buncombe School District
September 15, 3 and 6 p.m.- Big Ivy Community Center, 540 Dillingham Road, Barnardsville

Brick Church Homecoming

Brick Church Homecoming will be held on Sunday (September 14) followed by a  Covered dish lunch at 1 pm. Donations are appreciated.

Library Cook with Fall Veggies

The Leicester Branch Library will be hosting Chief Instructor Donna McCrain of the Eliada School of Trade Arts on Wednesday (September 17). McCrain will share recipes that use fall vegetables and will have a taste testing session. The Leicester Library is located at 1561 Alexander Road. For more information, please call 828.250.6480.


Garden club to meet

The Leicester Garden Club will hold a meeting at the Leicester Library on Tuesday (September 23) at 1 pm. Janet Manning will give a presentation on invasive plants in our area. Light refreshments will be served. Call 828.683.0347 for more information.

School to hold annual fall festival

Barnardsville Elementary School will be hosting their annual fall festival on Saturday (September 27), beginning at 11 am until 3 pm. All are welcome to enjoy Inflatables, games, entertainment, food, prizes and a raffle that includes a $500 grand prize. The school is located at 20 Hillcrest Drive in Barnardsville.


Weaverville High School Class of ’54 to hold reunion

The last graduating class of Weaverville High School of 1954 will be holding their 60th class reunion September 27, at the Reems Creek Golf Course.  It will start at 5 pm with a social hour. Dinner is at 7 pm. For more information call Dot Clark Bethea at 828.230.7392. Cost is $25 per person.

Asbury Methodist to celebrate 213 years

On Sunday, October 12, Asbury Memorial UMC, located at 171 Beaverdam Road in North Asheville, will celebrate its 213th anniversary. The Rev. Brian Combs of Haywood Street UMC will be the guest speaker for our Homecoming Celebration. There will be special music by the chancel choir, men’s chorus, a quartet, and solos. Following the worship service a covered dish luncheon will be served in the Fellowship Hall. Please join us, beginning at 11 am, as the oldest Methodist congregation in Western North Carolina celebrates its beginnings. For more information please call the church at 828.253.0765.

Events at the Leicester Community Center

October 4, will be the Community Yard Sale.

November 1 will be the Turkey Supper and Silent Auction.

Leicester Welcome Table provides a free hot meal every Wednesday from 11:30 am until 1 pm. This is a service of the community center in conjunction with several local churches.

Monthly Community Center Board Meeting is held every second Tuesday at 7pm. Most meetings don’t last over an hour. All are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Monthly Manna Food Distribution takes place every third Tuesday from 2:30 pm until 3:30 pm. All are welcome to attend, no questions asked.

Any questions, or inquiries to rent the facility call 828.774.3000 or email at <>. Also visit their web-site <> for the availability calendar.

NBHS Band needs funds

To help pay for expenses to represent NC at Pearl Harbor in December 2014, the North Buncombe High School Band needs donations. They can be made payable to: North Buncombe Band Booster, PO Box 1175, Weaverville, NC 28787.

Spellbound Children’s Book to host events

Saturday mornings 11:00-11:30am Story Time. Ages 2-6. Free.
Every Saturday morning, from 11 am until 11:30 am is Story Time for ages 2 through 6. There is no charge.
For more information, call or visit 828.708.7570 or <>.

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