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Around Town 2-8-12


Board of Education

The Lincoln County Board of Education will hold its monthly meeting 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Administrative Offices on N. Generals Blvd. The public is invited to attend.
Church Jubilee

New Faith Baptist Church, 1244 May Berry Rd. in Alexis, is hosting “Back to the Bible Jubilee” each night through Sunday. For more information, call (704) 735-5305 or (704) 263-0249.
CMC-Lincoln treats

The CMC-Lincoln Diabetes Program presents “Thursday’s Treats: Brown Bagging with the Pharmacist” 3 p.m. Thursday at the Lincoln Medical Plaza. Bag up medications and bring them to discuss with a pharmacist. The event is free to the public. For questions, call (980) 212-6037.


Cherryville Chamber

The Cherryville Chamber of Commerce will hold its 2012 annual meeting 6 p.m. Thursday at the Cherryville Golf & Country Club, 200 Club Dr. in Cherryville.
Sons of Confederate Vets

The Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp 1616 Gen. Robert F. Hoke/Col. WM. J. Hoke will meet 7 p.m. Thursday at the Lincoln Cultural Center. The public is invited to attend. For more information, contact Harmon Lackey at (704) 472-7980.
Exercise seminar

The Parish Nursing Team at St. Peter By the Lake Episcopal Church, 8433 Fairfield Forest Dr. in Denver, is hosting a free exercise seminar 7 p.m. Thursday in Furr Hall. Connie Andrews, a physical therapist at CMC-Lincoln, will present the event. For more information, call (704) 483-3460.
Gaston College Trustees

The Gaston College Board of Trustees will hold its monthly board meeting 8 a.m. Friday at the Gaston Country Club, 3700 Country Club Dr. in Gastonia. A retreat for the Board will be scheduled following the meeting.
Senior Games

Registration deadline for the 2012 Gaston/Lincoln Senior Games is Friday. Seniors ages 55 and are eligible to participate. For more information, contact Lincoln County Senior Services at (704) 732-9053.
Church BBQ

First Wesleyan Church, 115 Bonview Ave. in Lincolnton, is hosting a BBQ sale 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Friday. Delivery is available. For more information, contact the church at (704) 735-4956.

Kidz Klub

Hill’s Chapel United Methodist Church, 988 S. Hwy. 16 in Stanley, will sponsor Kidz Klub 6-8 p.m. Friday. Activities include dinner, crafts and games for ages three-years-old to fifth grade. For questions, contact (704) 827-9511 or email Hillschapel@bellsouth.net.
Dinner Theater

The Lincoln Theatre Guild is sponsoring a night of Southern food, comedy and music with the performance of Ya’ll, a comedy in one-act by Elizabeth Scales Rheinfrank, 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and Feb.17-18 at the Lincoln Cultural Center. The Guild is offering free tickets to county seniors for a special performance 3 p.m. Feb. 12. Doors open at 2 p.m. Tickets are available at the Senior Center, and seniors must have a ticket to enter the show. Tickets for additional performances are on sale now at the Cultural Center and through lincolntheatreguild.com. For any questions, contact Becky Reavis at (704) 530-0850.
Tree seedling sale

The Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District will hold their annual tree seedling sale 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Citizens Center in downtown Lincolnton. For more information or a list of seedlings for sale, call (704) 736-8501.
Lions Club

The Lincolnton Lions Club will hold a broom/mop fundraiser 3:30 Saturday at Captain’s Cap Restaurant in Denver. The club will also be collecting used cell phones.
Church breakfast

Marvin United Methodist Church, 2731 Startown Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a breakfast buffet 7-10 a.m. Saturday. Donations will be accepted for the parsonage fund. For more information, contact Julian Brooks at (704) 735-4327.
Valentines’ portraits

Ladder-Up Tutorial Services is offering Valentine’s Day portraits 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 208 S. Academy St. in Lincolnton. A professional photographer will be on-hand. For additional details, call (704) 576-9542.
Bud Long memorial

The River Oaks Band will host a memorial for Bud Long 7 p.m. Saturday at 2910 Killian Rd. in Lincolnton. Doors open at 6 p.m. with free hot dogs available. For more information, call (704) 735-1389.


Church appreciation service

Zion Hill Baptist Church, 3460 Zion Hill Rd. in Cherryville, will hold The 18th Appreciation Service for First Lady Sister Cynthia A. Fuller 3 p.m. Sunday. Guest speakers will be Rev. Kimberly Moore, pastor of Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church in Gastonia, and Minister Georgianna Hartgrove of Washing Word Ministers in Gaffney, S.C.
Church supper

Bethlehem United Methodist Church, 6753 Hwy. 182 in Cherryville, will hold their annual soup and sandwich supper 5-7:30 p.m. Sunday. Donations will be accepted.

VFW dinner

VFW 9738 will sponsor a spaghetti dinner 1-7 p.m. Sunday to help Green Acres Foundation open a lifetime endowment trust.

Church luncheon

Bess Chapel United Methodist Church, 6073 Flay Rd. in Cherryville, will hold a second Sunday luncheon at noon Sunday. Donations will be accepted for the Bess Chapel Building Fund.

Church movie

Salem Baptist Church, 1982 Salem Church Rd. in Lincolnton, will show the movie “Courageous” 6 p.m. Sunday.

EL Garden Club

East Lincoln Community Garden Club will hold a meeting 10 a.m. Monday at Webbs Chapel United Methodist Church, 4640 Webbs Chapel Church Rd. in Denver. Freshly, located on N.C. 16 in Denver, will speak on “Planting Green.” Social time begins at 9:45 a.m.

Kindergarten registration

Kindergarten registration for Lincoln County Schools and registration for first graders new to the county starts Tuesday and will continue through March 12. Children are to be registered at the school they will be attending. For additional information, call (704) 736-4983.

Cherryville City Council

The City of Cherryville will hold a City Council meeting Tuesday.

Valentine show choir

Catawba Valley Community College’s Singular Sensation show choir will perform “Love and Stuff Like That There,” a Valentine’s musical theater for ages 10 and up, 7 p.m. Feb. 13-14. Performances will take place at the multipurpose complex on the school’s main campus, 2250 Hwy. 70 SE in Hickory. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Mike Kirby at (828) 327-7000 ext. 4305.

N.C. Cooperative Extension

The N.C. Cooperative Extension’s Senior Citizens Council will host an entertaining and educational program for county seniors 10 a.m. Tuesday. Attendants should bring a covered dish. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. For more information, call (704) 736-8461.

Potters’ Workshop

The Potters’ Workshop at Catawba Valley Community College is hosting an Open House, 10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call (704) 462-0077.


First Baptist Church in Lincolnton is looking for people interested in participating in a “Griefshare” group. The group is for anyone suffering from grief over the loss of a friend or family member. Participants will be required to purchase a $10 workbook. For more information, contact Ernest Ekback at (704) 732-8047 or the church at (704) 732-1101.

Zumba classes

Pisgah United Methodist Church, 2582 Gastonia Hwy. in Lincolnton, is hosting Zumba classes 7:15 p.m. every Thursday. For details on cost of classes, call (704) 735-3768.

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