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MARINE
COMMISSION
The Lake Norman Marine Commission will meet 7 p.m. Oct 11, at the Cornelius Town Hall. It has moved from the Mooresville Municipal Building due to construction.

CROPWALK
The 2004 East Lincoln Area Crop Walk, sponsored by East Lincoln Christian Ministries will be held Sunday, Oct. 10 at 2 p.m., at the Rock Springs Campground. Participants will walk 3 1/2 miles in order to aid in helping world hunger. Of the money collected, 25 percent will be sent back to ELCM to aid in one of their hunger programs, the Home Meals Program. Anyone interested should call, 704-483-5783 or email cgduggins@earthlink.net.

CANDIDATE’S FORUM
The East Lincoln Betterment Association will sponsor a Candidate’s Forum which will be held 6 p.m., Tuesday, Oct 19 at the East Lincoln Recreation Center, 8160 Optimist Club Road, Denver. The evening will begin with a barbeque dinner for $5, followed by the Candidate’s Forum from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Candidates for N.C. House and Senate, Lincoln County Commission, and Lincoln County School Board will participate. For more information visit ELBA’s Web site at www.elbanc.org.

CREEPY EVE
The Lincolnton/Lincoln County Parks and Recreation will have a pre-Halloween party at the East Lincoln Community Center, Friday Oct. 29. Ages 4-6 are welcome from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., parents must be present. Ages 7-12 are welcome from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., parents are welcome. Admission is free. There will be pizza, movies, candy, a moonwalk, prizes, and a special appearance from a superhero. For more information contact Lincolnton/Lincoln County Parks and Recreation. Nate Hallubka, 704-735-2671 or Keith Sherrill, 704-483-8980.

RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL
The 11th annual Carolina Renaissance Festival will be held Oct. 2 to Nov. 14 Saturday and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The event will be held on N.C. 73, at Poplar Tent Road. Tickets are $14 for adults, $5 for kids ages 5-12 and are available at Harris Teeter and region wide. Children under 5 are free. For more information call 704-896-5544 or toll free at 877-896-5544.

FOLKLIFE FESTIVAL
The 23rd Annual Folklife festival at Historic Latta Plantation will be Oct. 16 & 17. Arts, crafts, and folk skills of the Catawba Valley are demonstrated in the House, Barns, Cabin and grounds of Historic Latta Plantation. Daily admission is $6 for adults, $5 for seniors, and $4 for students of any age. Children 5 and under are admitted free. Historic Latta Plantation is located on Sample Road, off of Beatties Ford Road in Huntersville.

CIVIL WAR GHOST WALK
A haunted civil war battlefield will be open to the public Oct. 29-30 from 7 to 10 p.m. at Historic Latta Plantation, Huntersville. Cost is $7 for adults, $5 for children ages 5 to 12 and children 5 and under are free (although it is not recommended for children under 5.) For more information call 704-875-2312.

THE AMAZING MAIZE MAZE
The Amazing Maize Maze will have it’s grand opening Aug. 28 and run until Oct. 17 on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Historic Rural Hill Farm in Huntersville. Admission is $10 for adults, $7 for senior citizens, 60 and over, $7 for nine to 17, $5 for four to eight years old and three and under are free. The event is open on Labor Day. For more information call 704-875-3113.

REGULAR EVENTS
Westport Baptist Church Women’s Ministry, designed to help with relationships in a troubling time, will meet every Thursday starting Aug. 5 at 6:30 p.m. at Westport Baptist Church, 2372 Lakeshore Road South. The group will meet downstairs next to the church offices. For more information call 704-483-5851.
Line Dancing Lessons at CW’s Music Barn, 393 N. Pilot Knob Road, Denver. Classes are beginner to intermediate on Thursdays from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Cost is $3. For more information call 704-483-1609.
The Lake Norman Striper Swipers Club meets the second Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at Big Daddy’s on N.C. 150. For more information, call —704-664-4523.
Kiwanis Club of Lake Norman meets each Thursday morning at 7:30 at Longhorn Restaurant, 16641 Statesville Road in Huntersville. Visitors and new members are always welcome. For club information, contact Richard Erckman at 704-662-6040.
New Beginnings Singles Club of Lake Norman meets the third Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Golden Corral in Mooresville at exit 36. Meet new people over 40 for fellowship and fun activities. For more information, call 704-664-5577.
The Computer Users Group of Lincolnton meets the first Saturday of each month at 10:30 a.m. at the Charles R. Jonas Library, Lincolnton. Guests and new members are welcome.
Fairfield United Methodist Church, 7960 Fairfield Church Road, Denver, hosts Singing & Sharing the last Sunday of each month at 6 p.m.
Anyone who wishes to share in Christian fellowship is invited to join this celebration, which has no set format. There will be no preaching. Call Rita Lynch at 704-483-5464 for more information.
Salem United Methodist Church hosts a community dinner weekly on Wednesdays from 5:30 until 7 p.m. in the church’s Family Life Center.
Donations are accepted at the door. The church is located at 378 North Pilot Knob Road in Denver. Menus and meal sponsors vary.
TOPS weight loss club meets each Thursday at 5 p.m. at East Lincoln High School (Room 4) 6471 Highway 73, Denver. For more information about the chapter and membership, contact Karen Newsom at 704-735-5808.
The East Lincoln Recreation Center is open for indoor walking Monday through Friday at 8:30 a.m. The center is located on Optimist Road.
Lake Norman Flotilla 17-8 of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary holds its monthly meeting on the first Saturday of each month (no meeting in July or December). The meeting is held at Rocky Mount United Methodist Church, located on Perth Road, North of Highway 150.
Coffee at 9 a.m., meeting from 9:15 to 10:30. We welcome visitors over the age of 17. For more information call Roy Smith at 704-664-1933.
Western Square Dance Lessons are also offered by Cornelius Parks and Recreation, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., on Thursdays, January through April.
This class offers basic knowledge of western square dancing, which features four couples in each square dancing to music ranging from country-western to beach music and popular hits. Dance instruction is given by members of the Cornelius Cutups Square Cutups Square Dance Club.
The program is open to singles, couples and families. The fee is $37.50 a participant; $75 a couple. For more information, contact Jerry Sossamon at 704-892-8556 or Bill King at 704-987-8362.
All classes are at the Cornelius Town Hall Community Room, located at the corner of Catawba Avenue and Highway 115.
Cornelius Parks and Recreation offers Jazzercise year around on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 9:30-10:30 a.m.; Monday & Wednesday, 6:15-7:15 p.m.; and Saturday 8:15-9 a.m. and 9:15-10 a.m.
This dance exercise class offers a blend of jazz dance and exercise science set to a variety of music — top 40, jazz, country and classics.
Fees are $31 a month for an EFT (easy fitness ticket) or $70 for eight weeks (unlimited classes). For information, call instructor Chrysta Jolley at 704-992-0679.
The Cornelius Parks and Recreation Department sponsors the program in cooperation with certified Jazzercise instructors.
The Huntersville Town Board meets the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Huntersville Town Hall.
The Huntersville Board of Adjustment meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m. at Huntersville Town Hall.
The Huntersville Electrical Advisory Committee meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. at Town Hall.
The Huntersville Planning Board meets the 4th Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at Town Hall.
The Huntersville Parks and Recreation Commission meets the 4th Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. at Huntersville Family Fitness & Aquatics.

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