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Around Town for Oct. 10, 2011

 

BOWLS POSTPONED

The “Empty Bowls” event at Rising Sun Pottery in Lincolnton has been postponed to October 18 due to threat of heavy rain tomorrow. For more information, call (704) 735-5820.

 

HOBO SUPPER

Hill’s Chapel United Methodist Church, 988 South Highway 16 in Lowesville, will host a hobo supper 6 p.m. Tuesday. Hot dogs, beans and soups will be available. Donations will be accepted. For more information, call (704) 827-3116.

 

LIONS ZONE 11

The first Zone 11 Lions meeting of the 2011-12 Lion Year is 6 p.m. Tuesday at Deer Brook Golf Club in Shelby. The Shelby Lions Club is hosting the event. Boiling Springs, Lawndale, Kings Mountain, Lincolnton, Shelby Community and Shelby Lions are invited to attend. Speakers include Robert Tomlinson, Zone 11 Chairperson and three representatives from the Western North Carolina Lions, Inc.

 

NARFE MEETING

The National Association for Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) meets 12 noon Tuesday at Ryan’s on North Generals Blvd. Lt. Tim Johnson of the Lincoln County Sheriff’s department will speak about senior fraud. Visitors are welcome. For more information, call (704) 748-6498.

 

BOARD OF EDUCATION

The Lincoln County Schools Board of Education meets 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Board offices on North Generals Boulevard in Lincolnton. This meeting is open to the public.

 

HOWARD’S CREEK VFD

The annual meeting of Howard’s Creek VFD members and the community is 7 p.m. Thursday at the fire department, 3117 West Highway 27 in Lincolnton. For more information, call (704) 735-9874 or (704) 913-6465.

 

FALL FESTIVAL

Tabernacle Christian, 2128 Dallas-Cherryville Highway, will host their annual fall festival 7 p.m. Friday. There will be activities and games for all ages. Guest singers are “The Galloways” from Cowpens, S.C. Call (704) 922-9143 for more information.

 

DATE NIGHT

Lincoln Cultural Center is hosting a “date night” 7 p.m. Friday. Come and enjoy a spaghetti dinner and an improve comedy show with “Chasing Parked Cars.” Cost is $12 per person for dinner and show or $5 for just the show. Show starts at 8 p.m.

 

YARD SALE

Crouse United Methodist Women will have their annual Yard/Bake/Hotdog Sale 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Sausage biscuits will be available in the morning and hot dogs will be available by 11 a.m. Baked goods will be available while they last. The church is located on Old Hwy. 150 in Crouse, across from the Post Office. Money raised will be used for mission projects.

 

ST. LUKE’S SUPPER

St. Luke’s Lutheran Church is hosting a chicken pie/chicken dumplings/stew beef supper 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday. Live bluegrass/gospel music will be from 5-7 p.m. The church is located at 4051 King Wilkinson Road in Lincolnton. All proceeds benefit the church building fund.

 

N. BROOK FESTIVAL

North Brook Elementary School will host a fall festival 5-8 p.m. Saturday. Games, food, inflatables, silent auction, and hayrides will be featured. Call (704) 276-2479 for more information.

 

SENIORS DANCE

There will be a dance beginning at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Gaston Senior Citizens Center, 1303 Dallas-Cherryville Highway in Dallas. Entertainment will be provided Jo Jo’s Music Mix, with band leader James Bates. Cost is $5. For more information, call (704) 865-5663.

 

HEAVNER REUNION

The A.L. Heavner and Ellen Hallman Heavner 44th family reunion will be Sunday at Webbs Chapel Baptist Church in Crouse. Bring a well-filled basket to share with all. For more information, call (704) 435-2295 or (704) 735-2470.

 

HUNGER WALK

The third annual Hunger Walk to benefit Christian Ministries is 3 p.m. Sunday. Take a stroll down Main Street of Lincolnton for either a one or two mile walk to help raise money for those in need. Forms are available 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Christian Ministry office on S. Poplar Street. Rain Date is October 23. For more information, call (704) 732-0383.

 

CHARTER BOARD

Lincoln Charter School Board Meeting is 6 p.m. Monday at the Denver Campus. This meeting is open to the public.

 

BLOCK SMITH GYM

Lincoln County Parks and Recreation announces the opening of Block Smith Gym, 130 Rhodes Street in Lincolnton, beginning Monday. The gym will be open for walkers from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday each week. For more information, call (704) 748-1518.

 

“SPOOKS PARADE”

The City of Cherryville and Cherryville Chamber of Commerce are co-hosting the ninth annual “Little Spooks Parade” at 10 a.m. on Oct. 28 on Main Street. Area daycare centers, police and fire departments and Cherryville High School band members will march in the parade. The public is invited to attend the free event in costume.

 

PANTRY CLOSED

Two Fish and Five Loaves Food Pantry is closed for restocking. The pantry will resume its normal schedule of every other Saturday on November 12. Donations are welcome. Contact Without Walls Freedom Center at (704) 240-4411 to make donations or for more information.

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