This year`s 13th Annual Lake Norman Striper Swipers Winter Invitational is scheduled for Saturday, January 14, 2006. The headquarters for this one day event will be at Galway Hooker Irish Pub in Cornelius. The First place cash award will be $2500.00. Details are available by calling Tommy Messick at (704) 634-6410.
The Democratic menâ€™s group of Lincoln County is meeting the first Saturday of each month at 8:00 a.m. at the Lincoln House Restaurant.
They are also meeting the third Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the Captainâ€™s Cap Restaurant on N.C. 16 in Denver.
For more information on the meetings, call Forrest Chambless at (704) 460-6544.
The January Wayneâ€™s Feast will be at 9:45 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 13 at Captâ€™n Peteâ€™s Restaurant in Denver. The featured speaker will be orthopedic surgeon Dr. Donald Davis. Reservations will be accepted through Jan. 8 and the cost is $6. For more information, call Celia and Paul Deese at (704) 483-4355.
The Lake Norman Orchestra is searching for people who can play percussion, brass and strings. Rehearsals are held at 7 p.m. every Monday at Peninsula Baptist Church, Mooresville. For more information e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or call (704) 664-8220.
The Stage Band, â€œThe NormanAirs,â€ performing jazz, swing, rock and crossover are looking for musicians from high school age and up. Rehearsals are held at 8:30 p.m. on Mondays at Peninsula Baptist Church, Mooresville. For more information contact Bill Sutton at:
NormanAirs@lknorchestra.org, or call (704) 896-1963.
Senior Citizens Exercise Classes are 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the East Lincoln Community Center. A fee of $30 per month is required. For more information call (704) 483-8980.
La Leche League of West Norman meets at 7 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month 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, designed to help with relationships in a troubling time, meets 6:30 p.m. every Thursday starting in August at Westport Baptist Church, 2372 Lakeshore Road South. The group meets downstairs next to the church offices. 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 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. on Thursdays. Cost is $3. For more information call (704) 483-1609.
The new Greek Orthodox Church celebrates divine liturgy at 5 p.m. every Saturday. Services are held at 137 Overhill Drive, Mooresville in the Talbert Pointe Business Park. A covered dish fellowship hour follows the services. For more information call Peter Collias, parish council president at (704) 663-0078.
Kiwanis Club of Lake Norman meets each Thursday at 7:30 a.m. at Longhorn Restaurant, 16641 Statesville Road, 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 6:30 p.m. the third Thursday of each month at the Golden Corral, Mooresville, exit 36 off I-77. Meet new people over 40 for fellowship and fun activities. For more information, call (704) 664-5577.
The Computer Users Group of Lincolnton meets 10:30 a.m. the first Saturday of each month 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 at 6 p.m. on the last Sunday of each month.
Anyone who wishes to share in Christian fellowship is invited to join this celebration, which has no set format. There is no preaching. Call Rita Lynch at (704) 483-5464 for more information.
Salem United Methodist Church hosts a community dinner from 5:30 – 7 p.m. on Wednesdays 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.
The East Lincoln Recreation Center is open for indoor walking from 8:30 a.m. Monday – Friday. The center is located on Optimist Road.
Lake Norman Flotilla 17-8 of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary holds its monthly meeting the first Saturday of each month (no meeting in July or December). The meeting is held at Rocky Mount United Methodist Church on Perth Road, which is north of Highway 150.
Sessions open with coffee at 9 a.m., followed by the meeting, which is held from 9:15 – 10:30 a.m. Visitors 17 and over are welcome. For more information call Roy Smith at (704) 664-1933.
Cornelius Parks and Recreation offers Jazzercise year-round from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday; 6:15 – 7:15 p.m. on Monday & Wednesday; and 8:15 – 9 a.m. and 9:15 -10 a.m. on Saturday.
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 6:30 p.m. the first and third Monday of each month at Huntersville Town Hall.
The Huntersville Board of Adjustment meets 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of every month Huntersville Town Hall.
The Huntersville Electrical Advisory Committee meets 7 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month at Town Hall.
The Huntersville Planning Board meets 7 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month at Town Hall.
The Huntersville Parks and Recreation Commission meets 7 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of each month at Huntersville Family Fitness & Aquatics.
If your church group, school or non-profit organization is having an event in the Denver/Lake Norman area, please call Jon Mayhew at the Lincoln Times-News at (704) 735-3031 or email email@example.com.
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