A 3D PRINTER USERS GROUP is forming at the Jackson County Library. Dennis Cox, who has a technology background and was a member of a similar group in Atlanta, hopes to lead a club that is appropriate for beginners as well as those with more experience. An initial meeting is set for 6 p.m. Thursday, April 11, for attendees to discuss what they want the group to be. Registration is not required; however, those interested are asked to email email@example.com. For more information, call the Library at 586-2016.
ST. MARY’S CATHOLIC CHURCH will have a Lenten Fish Fry from 5-7 p.m. Friday in the church’s Parish Hall. The menu includes catfish, macaroni and cheese, coleslaw, hush puppies, dessert and drinks. Dine-in and take-out orders will be available. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children. For more information, contact Jan Chervenak at 506-1713.
VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED for an outside cleanup day and Empty Bowl fundraiser organized by The Community Table. The cleanup day starts at 9 a.m. Monday, April 15, to buff, polish and beautify from the winter. Volunteers can help at the Empty Bowl fundraiser Friday, April 26, for two hours at a time, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Those interested should email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
OLD SAVANNAH BAPTIST CHURCH will have an Easter egg hunt from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at the Bridge Park Pavilion.
MOUNTAIN PROJECTS has several volunteer opportunities available. Assist with programs, archiving, maintenance, lawn work and gardening at the Appalachian Women’s Museum. The Clean Slate Coalition is looking for help with transportation, office assistance and mentorship. Answer phones or package food at United Christian Ministries.
PARKINSON’S SUPPORT IN THE MOUNTAINS will meet at 3 p.m. Thursday, April 11, in the Heritage Room of the Jackson County Senior Center. Kate Kelleher, a therapist at Western Carolina University’s speech and hearing clinic, will discuss swallowing issues and the benefits of speech therapy for people with Parkinson’s.
THE NEXT JACKSON/MACON/SWAIN CATTLEMEN’S Association meeting will be on Tuesday at the Jackson County Cooperative Extension Center located at 876 Skyland Drive, Sylva. The meeting is for anyone interested in cattle. A free, light supper will be served beginning at 6:30 p.m. The program will begin at 7 p.m. with Dr. Jessica Scruggs, a veterinarian, speaking about “On Farm Calving Needs.” The first 20 participants will receive a tote bag made from cattle feed bags. For more information, contact Kendra Fortner, livestock agent, at 586-4009 or Kendra_Norton@ncsu.edu.