DEMOCRATIC PRECINCT MEETINGS
The Denver, Triangle, Triangle East and Cowans Ford precincts will meet on Tuesday, April 5 at 7 p.m. at St. Peterâ€™s By the Lake, 8433 Fairfield Forest Road, Denver. Ore Bank and Pumpkin Center precincts will meet on Tuesday, April 5 at 6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria at Pumpkin Center Middle School, 3980 King Wilkinson Road. For more information on both of these meetings call Patsy Black at 704-483-3908.
WAYNEâ€™S SENIOR FEAST
Wayneâ€™s 2nd Friday feast will be held April 8 at 10 a.m. at Captâ€™n Peteâ€™s Restaurant. Cost is $6. Reservations must be made by Sunday, April 3. Dennis Benton, music director with Westport Baptist will be providing entertainment. Call Celia or Paul Deese at 704-483-4355.
The Florence Soule Shanklin Memorial library will hold their annual meeting on April 11 at 7 p.m. The speaker will be Edward Smith who will discuss the early history of eastern Lincoln County.
ROCK SPRINGS FESTIVAL
The Rock Springs PTO will hold their 3rd annual community festival on Saturday, April 16 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. For more information contact Tammy Varberg at 704-483-7405 or for vendor information call Kim Mull at 704-820-6633.
EDUCATION & RECRUITMENT COMMITTEE
The Education and Recruitment Committee of the Lincoln County Democratic Women will meet on April 26 at the parish hall at St. Peter by the lake at 7 p.m.
WESTPORT GARDEN CLUB
The Westport Garden Club will meet at 10 a.m. on April 6 at the home of Dottie Ayers, 7797 Nine Iron Court. Co-hostesses will be Jean Middleton, Norma Mitchell, and Cathy Touchstone. The program will be on the annual plant and white elephant auction fund-raiser. Membership is open to women living in the Westport Community for $5 annually. For more information contact R. Cunningham at 704-489-4623.
MARCH MADNESS SHOOTOUT
The Western North Carolina Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society gives one the opportunity to win a 2004 H2 Hummer or a 2005 Gekko Ski Boat every weekend starting March 11 to April 3 at Angry Aleâ€™s at Lake Norman. The proceeds will be donated to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of North Carolina. Register to win at any Angry Aleâ€™s location, Auto Sports by the Lake, Carolina Boats and Cars, Independence Hummer and Quiznoâ€™s at Lake Norman.
BOATING SAFETY CLASSES
Flotillas 17-6 and 17-8 of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary will offer a one day, â€œBoating Safely Course,â€ on Saturday, April 9. The class will be held at Rocky Mount United Methodist Church on Perth Road. Sign-in is at 8 a.m. and the class will end at 4:30 p.m. with the completion of a final exam. Cost of materials for the course is $35. To register call 704-663-3333.
The Florence Soule Shanklin Branch Library will offer classes for 2 to 5-year-olds accompanied with an adult every third Friday from 10 to 11 a.m. The program will start April 15. For the complete schedule and registration information contact the library at 704-483-3589.
A beginning paper-pieced class will be held on March 31 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. A keepsake rail fence quilting class will be held on April 2 and 9 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Quilterâ€™s Haven in Denver. For more information call 704-483-5999.
BOATING SCHOOL CLASSES
A safe boating school class will be held April 2 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Peninsula Yacht Club. For more information call 704-587-0325 or visit www.lmservice.org.
RELAY FOR LIFE MEETING
Bank night for Relay for Life will be held on April 7 at 6:30 p.m. at Peoples Bank on N.C. 16.
Lake Norman Probus meets every 3rd Tuesday of each month to hear speakers on topics of general interest or specific senior issues. For more information, call Don Sell at 704-483-4338. Meetings are held at the Mooresville Citizens Center on Main Street. Fellowship is at 10 a.m., meeting is at 10:30 a.m. Lunch will follow.
Adult Art Classes will begin Wednesday, Feb. 16 at the East Lincoln Community Center. Cost will be $5 per class or you may pay monthly. A small list of supplies is needed for the class and will be provided at the first meeting. The class is scheduled for 6 weeks and will include instruction in painting, pottery, water colors and drawing. For more information call Keith or John at 704-483-8980.
Yoga Classes will be held twice each week from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. on Monday and Thursday beginning on Feb. 16 at the East Lincoln Community Center. The classes will focus on basic yoga and some Pilates. A fee of $20 per month is required. For more information call 704-483-8980.
La Leche League of West Norman will meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at Denver United Methodist Church. Mothers and their breast fed babies, and expectant mothers are welcome. For more information or questions please call Caroline at (704) 483-0758.
Westport Baptist Church Womenâ€™s Ministry, open to all women, will begin meeting starting April 7 at 6:30 p.m. at Westport Baptist Church, 2372 Lakeshore Road South. The group will meet downstairs next to the church offices every Thursday evening. Free baby-sitting is provided. The 10 week, 10 step program will be followed by a support group. Women will come give testimonies about situations they have had to endure. Biblical principles will also be taught. For more information call 704-483-5851.
Line Dancing Lessons at CWâ€™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 Daddyâ€™s on N.C. 150. For more information, call â€”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 churchâ€™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 Monday at 7 p.m. at 893 Ingleside Road. 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.
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 â€” 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.