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​​Vicinitus Haywood

Survivors of Suicide Loss 
Feb 3, 6:30 pm. 
Support group on the first Monday of the month. Hazelwood Presbyterian Church, Waynesville. 
RSVP at 910-528-0169.

Tues, Feb 4, 6:30 pm. 
First Tuesday of the month 
at the Haywood County Fairgrounds.828-400-1704
Smokey Mountain Event Center

Issues & Eggs 
Wed, Feb 5 at 8 am. 
Haywood County Chamber of Commerce Breakfast with HCC President Dr Shelley White. Laurel Ridge Country Club (49 Cupp Ln in Waynesville). Register at

Afternoon Guided Meditation 
Thurs, Feb 6, 2 pm. 
Donation suggested; all are welcome. Middle Path Nutrition, 131 Main St, Canton

Haywood Ramblings 
Thurs, Feb 6, 4 pm. 
Unseen Photographs of Early Waynesville by Alex McKay at the Waynesville Town Hall Board Rm at 9 S Main St. Free.

Zaniac Newton’s Lab 
Thurs, Feb 6 at 4 pm. 
The Canton library explores “The Physics Behind Roller Coasters” with kids 8 and older. Registration required. 828.356.2563 or email

Arts and Crafts Materials Exchange 
Feb 8, 10 am – 1 pm. Waynesville Library. Clean and safe supplies and recycled items. 828.356.2057

FUR Purrfect Mate Adoption Day 
Sun, Feb 9, 1 – 4 pm. 
Stop by the cage-free, no-kill sanctuary (38 Safe Haven Dr, Waynesville). Reduced fees. 1-844-888-CATS (2287)

Adoption Day
Share the Love Wine Tasting

Tues, Feb 11, 5 – 7 pm. 
At the Classic Wineseller, 
20 Church St in Waynesville. Free. $20 donations go to Habitat for Humanity. 828.452.7960

Wine Tasting

Women Enlightened Luncheon 
Wed, Feb 12, 11:30 am – 1 pm.
 Haywood County Chamber of Commerce lunch at Wells Events Center in Waynesville with Tara and Michael Hogan of Blue Mountain Chiropractic Center. $25 members; 
$30 for non-members. 

DIY Alcohol Ink Washer Necklaces 
Wed, Feb 12, 2 – 4 pm. 
Waynesville library. All materials provided. Registration required at
Group Sound Healing 
Thurs, Feb 13, 6:30 pm. 
$15 Suggested donation; all are welcome. Arrive early to claim a space! Middle Path Nutrition, 131 Main St, Canton

Pickin at the Armory 
Fri, Feb 14, 7 pm. 
Rick Morris Band and clogging with the Appalachian Mountaineers at Canton Armory, 72 Penland St. Free.

The Art of Chocolate 
Sat, Feb 15, 12 – 4 pm.

Waynesville’s Main Street galleries, merchants, and restaurants will host an afternoon of chocolate treats, family fun, and activities. Artist demos, live music and refreshments. Free

Valentine’s Dinner & Dance Sat,

Feb 15, 6 – 9 pm. 
Running Wolfe and the Renegades and the Fines Creek Flatfooters. $15.

Meet the Mentor Mon, 
Feb 17, 4 – 5 pm. 
Small business mentors 
Mike and Marcia Boyle with SCORE will speak on Building Successful Partnerships at the Waynesville Library Auditorium. Free

Plant Powered Potluck 
Wed, Feb 19, 6:30 pm. 
Free community potluck to enjoy the bounty of plant foods. Bring a vegan-friendly dish to share. Middle Path Nutrition, 131 Main St, Canton

Middle Path Wellness

Afternoon Guided Meditation 
Thurs, Feb 20, 2 pm. 
Donation suggested; all are welcome. Middle Path Nutrition, 131 Main St, Canton

Zen Doodles for Tweens/Teens 
Fri, Feb 21, 3:30 – 5 pm. 
Turn doodles into art at the Waynesville Library. Ages 10 and up. With artist Joan Doyle. Registration required to 

Women’s Self-Care Workshop 
Fri, Feb 21 & Sat Feb 22. Middle Path Nutrition, 131 Main St, Canton. $60. 
(828) 492-1211

SPAYgetti and No Meatballs Dinner 
Tues, Feb 25, 6 pm. 
Haywood Spay/Neuter 
fund raiser dinner at Maggie Valley Club. $30. 

Zaniac: Predator and Prey Thurs, 
Feb 27, 4 pm 
Kids are invited to the Waynesville library on for an interactive food web to discover what an owl preys on. Registration required at 828.356.2511 or email 

Empty Bowls Fund raiser 
Feb 27, 6 pm. 
Haywood Pathways Center at Hart Theater (250 Pigeon St, Waynesville).with local restaurants competing with soups. $30; $15 child.