â€œIn My Fatherâ€™s Houseâ€ community support service, 208 S. Academy St. in Lincolnton, is open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Clothing, shoes, and accessories are available free. On the third Tuesday of each month, canned food and dry goods is given away as long as supplies last. Donations of food and clothing are needed. Call (704) 419-3298 for more information.
Midtown Sundries, located near the intersection of Hwy. 16 and Hwy. 73, is hosting a blood drive beginning 2 p.m. today. The location is also collecting donations of canned goods during the week of Nov. 21 to help those in need. For more information, call (704) 822-1380.
Charter School Board
The Lincoln Charter School Board meets 6:30 p.m. today at the Denver Campus. This meeting is open to the public.
â€œYoga for All Agesâ€ is being offered at Block Smith Gym, 130 Rhodes St. in Lincolnton, on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Classes are taught by Linda Goodson in partnership with Lincoln County Parks and Recreation. Tuesday classes are 10-11 a.m., 4-5 p.m. and 5:15-6:15 p.m. Thursday classes are 4-5 p.m. and 5:15-6:15 p.m. For more information, call (704) 748-1518.
Lincoln County Democratic Women will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday at Democrat Headquarters. Guest speaker Sherry Reinhardt, executive director of the Child Abuse and Child Advocacy Center, will discuss the center’s function and needs. Members are asked to bring items for the children’s use such as toiletries, toothbrushes, toothpaste and wet wipes. Members should also bring party pickups for the social hour at 6:30 p.m.
JustCare Ministries, 214 E. Main St. in Lincolnton, will offer a community Thanksgiving meal 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday. For more information, call (704) 530-1728.
Hinton Memorial United Methodist Church youth will host a community Thanksgiving meal 2-4 p.m. Thursday at the church, located on the Car Farm Road in Lincolnton. For more information, call (704) 732-0931.
Blair Wise family and friends will have their reunion beginning 12 p.m. Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, at Bethphage Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall on Hwy. 182 in Lincolnton.
A Christmas craft show and sale will be held 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at
â€œThe Terracesâ€ club house, Hwy. 16 in Denver, across from Denver Fire Department. Great holiday craft items, along with baked goods, jams and jellies will be available. Come out and do your Christmas shopping.
The Lincolnton Christmas Parade will be 4 p.m. Sunday. The route will begin at Lincolnton High School and end on East Main Street. A tree lighting ceremony will immediately follow the parade. For more information, call (704) 736-8915.
David Memorial Baptist Church, 2533 Country Club Rd. in Lincolnton, is hosting Jeff and Sheri Easter in concert 6 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $10, with children under 12 admitted free. Call (704) 735-5481 or (704) 942-7636 for more information.
WLHS Band Boosters
West Lincoln High School Band is hosting their Annual Fruit Sale until Nov. 28. Fruit will be delivered the week of Dec. 12. A full case is $26; half case is $16. Contact a band member or the band director, Mr. Tyler LaDuke to order at (704) 736-9453, Ext. 27801.
Gaston College, Lincoln Campus, will hold Basic Skills New Student Orientation 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 5:30-8:30 p.m. Nov. 28-Dec. 1. For more information, call (704) 748-1046.