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Summer 2019 Newsletter

Check out the latest Healthy Steps newsletter!

Mitchell County State of the Child

Join us on Saturday, October 12, 2019, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, at Bear Creek Baptist Church for the Mitchell County State of the Child. This event will focus on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), the effects of trauma, and how we help our children be resilient. Lunch and child care is provided. Please visit the Mitchell County State of the Child Facebook page to register for the event. 

Healthy Halloween 2019

Join us on Thursday, October 31, 2019 at the Avery Rock Gym for a ghoulishly good day full of FREE, fun and healthy activities sponsored by local service providers. Kids wear their costumes and “trick or treat” at all of the vendor tables where they receive a healthy snack or prize or play a fun game.


BLOCK Fest is a research-based, interactive exhibit that promotes early math and science learning for young children through block play. Our next BLOCK Fest is at First Presbyterian Church in Spruce Pine and the public sessions are on Thursday, November 14th, 1:30pm – 6:30pm and Saturday, November 16th, 9am – 12pm.

AMY Wee Trade Spring & Summer Consignment Sale

The AMY Wee Trade Consignment Sale, at 31 Cross Street, Spruce Pine, features the very best in “gently used” and new Spring/Summer children’s items. Thursday, March 26th is our preview day. The $5.00 admission lets you shop early for the best deals. Hours of the sale are Thursday, 8am – 6pm, Friday, March 27th, 8am – 6pm, and Saturday, March 28th, 8am – 2pm. Many items will be half price on Saturday.