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Around Town 2-15-12


DSS meeting

The Lincoln County Board of Social Services will meet 1:30 p.m. Thursday in the Board Room of the Social Services facility, 1136 E. Main St. in Lincolnton. For more information, call (704) 732-0738.
Thursday’s Treats

CMC-Lincoln is hosting “Thursday’s Treats: Brown Bagging with the Pharmacist” 3 p.m. Thursday at the Lincoln Medical Plaza as part of the hospital’s Diabetes Program this month. Bag up medications and bring in to discuss with a pharmacist. For questions, call (980) 212-6037.

Pathways Board of Directors will hold their monthly meeting 6 p.m. Thursday at the Lincoln County DSS facility, 1136 E. Main St. in Lincolnton.
Quilt Guild

The Lincoln Quilters Quilt Guild will meet 7 p.m. Thursday at the James W. Warren Citizens Center in downtown Lincolnton. For more information, call Jane Goodson at (704) 736-0435.
Love, Life & Joy

Widowed Group of the Greater Gaston Area will meet 7 p.m. Thursday at the Senior Citizens Center, 1303 Dallas-Cherryville Hwy. in Dallas. Guest speakers, Pastors Jack and Linda McHenry, will present the program “Love, Life & Joy.” Doors open at 6:15 p.m. For more information, call (704) 865-5663.
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 at the Lincoln Cultural Center. Tickets are on sale now at the Cultural Center and through lincolntheatreguild.com. For any questions, contact Becky Reavis at (704) 530-0850.
Spaghetti supper

Marvin United Methodist Church on Startown Road is holding a spaghetti supper 6 p.m. Friday. Individuals can dine in or take out. Proceeds to benefit the Methodist Youth Fellowship. For  more information, call (704) 748-6498.
Oak Grove Community

Oak Grove Community will hold an important meeting 7 p.m. Thursday at the Oak Grove Community Center on Startown Rd. Participants will determine the future use of the community center and elect officers. For more information, call (704) 622-3520.
Mardi Gras celebration

Verdict Ridge Country Club in Denver is hosting Bourbon Street Ball: A Mardi Gras Celebration 6 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are available at First National Bank. Dress is black tie optional. Proceeds benefit Hesed House of Hope. For more information, call (704) 735-9190.
Dinner & dance

The Widowed Group of the Greater Gaston Area will host a dinner and dance 7 p.m. Saturday at the Senior Citizens Center, 1303 Dallas-Cherryville Hwy. in Dallas. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. The Delmonicos will provide entertainment.

For additional information, call (704) 865-5663.

Church luncheon

McKendree United Methodist Church, 3537 Maiden Hwy. in Lincolnton, will host a chicken pie and baked ham luncheon 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday. Donations will be accepted. Take out orders will be available. For more information, call (704) 795-4062.
N.C. Saves

Gaston Community Action-Lincoln County will be joining with the N.C. Cooperative Extension Service and Fifth Third Bank to host “N.C. Saves in Lincoln” Sunday through Feb. 26 at the Citizens Center in Lincolnton. For more information, call (704) 748-9744.
Bridal show

Woodmill Winery, 1506 John Beam Rd. in Vale, is holding their Annual Bridal Show 2-5 p.m. Sunday with more than 20 bridal vendors on-hand. A fashion show will be at 4 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, contact Kasey Ingle at (704) 276-9911.
Wellness conference

Daniels Lutheran Church, 3170 Reepsville Rd. in Lincolnton, is hosting a free wellness conference 4 p.m. Sunday in their fellowship hall. Topics include exercise and overall health, stress and heart disease, among others. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Pastor Ted Bost at (704) 735-8034 ext. 2388 or trbostjr@charter.net.
Bible Jubilee

Grace Baptist Church, 1185 Little Rd. in Newton, is hosting their 30th annual King James Bible Jubilee Saturday through Feb. 23 in memory of Dr. Gil Massengill. For more information, call (828) 464-7055 or (828) 464-7088.
Church revival

Middle Cross Baptist Church, 3474 Crouse School Rd. in Crouse, is hosting a one-day revival with Bro. Cody Shew 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Heartstrings of Fairview will follow with entertainment at 6 p.m. For more information, contact Pastor Dale Hendricks at (704) 530-4681.
Living Healthy

The N.C. Cooperative Extension and Lincoln County Senior Services is hosting a free workshop entitled “Living Healthy” 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday. Lunch will be provided. The workshop will run Mondays through March 26. For more information or to register, call (704) 736-8461.
LCS meeting

Lincoln Charter School will hold a Board Meeting 6 p.m. Monday at the Lincolnton Campus, 133 Eagle Nest Rd. The event is open to the public.
Palliative care

Life Enrichment Center Adult Day Care in Shelby is hosting a meeting for caregivers of persons with dementia 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. Come learn about the advantages of palliative care. The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, call (704) 484-0405.

Pancake dinner

Emmanuel Lutheran Church is hosting Shrove Tuesday Pancake Dinner & Auction 6 p.m. Tuesday in their fellowship hall. Proceeds benefit the youth group and their trip to the National Youth Gathering.
Lions Club

The Lincolnton Lions Club will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday at Ryan’s Steakhouse in Lincolnton. Guest speaker is Kevin Starr, Director of Lincoln County Cooperative Extension. Members and prospective members should arrive at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call (704) 735-8154.
Pastor Anniversary

Gold Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 7447 Old Plank Rd. in Stanley, is holding an Intimate Night for Pastor Franklin E. Lowery’s 13th anniversary celebration 7 p.m. Feb. 22. For more information, call (704) 827-7966.
Prayer Conference

Lincolnton Church of God is hosting the Annual Western North Carolina Prayer Conference. Services will be 7 p.m. Feb. 21-23 and 10 a.m. Feb. 22 & 23. Women’s Ministry Prayer will be 9:30 a.m. to noon Feb. 22, and a Youth Rally featuring The Real Life Movement Band will be 7 p.m. Feb. 22. For more information, call (704) 717-0506.

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.
Zumba classes

Daniels Lutheran Church is hosting free Zumba classes 7 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays. For more information, contact Sheldon Lutz at (704) 735-1280 or banana45boat@aol.com.
Spanish classes

Daniels Lutheran Church is hosting free Spanish classes for children 4 p.m. Sundays in the fellowship hall. For more details, contact Myra Heavner at (704) 732-6063 or myra@seacorpnc.com.


Book drive

The National Honor Society at Lincolnton High School is collecting books now through March 2 for their second annual book drive. Individuals can donate new or gently used preschool books. The books will be distributed with assistance from two programs carried out by the Lincoln County Health Department, the Post Partum New Born Home Visiting Program and the Care Coordination for Children Program.


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