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Around Town 3-23-12

 

Art Crawl

The Arts Council of Lincoln County will host its annual First Savings Bank Spring Art Crawl 5:30-9 p.m. Friday. For more information, call (704) 732-9044 or email artslincolnnc@gmail.com.
Lions Club

The Lincolnton Lions Club will be selling brooms, kazoos and Camp Dogwood raffle tickets as well as distributing literature about the club 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the Lincolnton Wal-Mart parking lot, 306 N. General’s Blvd. Proceeds go to support local charities. In the event of rain, the fundraiser will be rescheduled for a later date.
Country breakfast

Daniels Lutheran Church, 3170 Reepsville Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a country breakfast 7-10 a.m. Saturday in the Fellowship Hall. For more information, call Pastor Ted Bost at (704) 735-8034 ext. 2388.
Attic/bake sale

Kings Mountain Woman’s Club, 108 E. Mountain St. in Kings Mountain, will host an attic and bake sale 7-11 a.m. Saturday. All proceeds will go to support their college scholarship fund.
Wine/Art Fest

The Downtown Development Association will host Loveable Lincolnton Wine & Art Fest 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. The event will feature wine tasting, artisans, entertainment and food vendors. Tickets are available at the DDA Office or Lincoln Cultural Center. For more information, call (704) 736-8915.
Pottery festival

The 15th annual Catawba Valley Pottery and Antiques Festival will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Hickory Metro Convention Center in Hickory. Special guest artist will be Daniel Johnston, who will start his lecture and demonstrations at 11:00 a.m. Tickets may be purchased at the door. For more information, call (828) 455-4648.
Hamburger sale

Macedonia Baptist Church, 5286 E Highway 150 in Lincolnton, will host a cheeseburger/hamburger/hot dog sale 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday.
Easter Photos

Ladder-Up Tutorial Services, 208 S. Academy St. in Lincolnton, will offer “Portraits of Love” Easter pics 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call (704) 576-9542.
Cancer fundraiser

Family Video, 1407 E. Main St. in Lincolnton, will host a cookout and bake sale 12-8 p.m. Saturday. Money will benefit the Lymphoma Research Foundation. Additional activities include face painting and bracelet making. For more information or to volunteer, call (704) 735-6214.
Egg hunt

An Easter egg hunt will be 2-4 p.m. Saturday at High Shoals Park. Participants must bring their own baskets.  For more information, call (980) 241-5527.
Church event

Crouse United Methodist Church, 3311 Crouse School Rd. in Crouse, will hold “A Night of Hymns and Stories” 6 p.m. Saturday. Proceeds will benefit a church mission trip to the Philippines. For more information, call (704) 735-2443.
Church revival

Bethel Baptist church, 200 bethel church Rd. in Lincolnton, will hold a revival 6 p.m. Sunday. The event will be 7 p.m. each following night through Wednesday. Guest speaker is Todd Garren from Piney Grove Baptist Church in Bull Creek, N.C. For more information, call (704) 732-2922.
Church celebration

New Providence Full Gospel Church, 947 George Brown Rd. in Crouse, will hold a celebration for First Lady Prophetess Shirley Sweezy Brooks 3 p.m. Sunday. Guest speaker is Pastor Thomas Ramseur of Community Baptist Church in Lawndale. For more information, call (704) 732-9644.
Blood drive

Community Blood Center of the Carolinas will host a blood drive 4:30-7:30 p.m. Monday at Sally’s YMCA, 1601 Forney Creek Pkwy. in Denver. For more information, contact Jennifer Clendenin at (704) 972-4700.
Denver Support Group

The Denver Support Group will meet 6 p.m. Monday in Oak Classroom 1 and 2 of the Lincoln Medical Arts Building, 441 McAlister Rd. in Lincolnton.
Photography Club

The Lincoln Photography Club will meet 7 p.m. Monday at the Lincoln Cultural Center, 403 E. Main St. in Lincolnton.
Cooking class

The N.C. Cooperative Extension will host “Cooking for Two” 3 p.m. Tuesday. Come learn how to cook for a caregiver and loved one. For information, call (704) 736-8461.
EL Republican Women

East Lincoln Republican Women will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday at the East Lincoln Fire Dept., S. Pilot Knob Rd. in Stanley. Refreshments will be served at 6:45 p.m. For more information, call Melisa Harrison at (704) 488-3541.
Literary competition

The Arts Council of Lincoln County is holding its annual Flo Robinson Literary Competition. Entries may be poetry or prose and must be postmarked to the Arts Council by Wednesday. For more information on competition rules and guidelines, call (704) 732-9044.
CPR class

Lucia Baptist Church, 15434 Lucia-Riverbend Hwy. in Stanley, will host a hands-only CPR class April 21. Early registration is required by Thursday. For more information or to register, call (704) 822-1933 ext. 207.
BBQ fundraiser

Boy Scout Troop 76 will hold a BBQ fundraiser 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. March 30 at the Veterans Center on Howards Creek School Rd. in Lincolnton. Carryout option will be available along with delivery for six or more orders. Orders are due Monday (March 26). To order, call (704) 473-2163 or (704) 472-7281.
BBQ fundraiser

Hill’s Chapel United Methodist Church, 988 South Highway 16 in Stanley, will hold an annual BBQ fundraiser 11 a.m. March 30. Proceeds will benefit youth missions trips. Deliveries will be available for lunch orders of 10 or more. Call (704) 827-9511 to order.
Food Pantry

Without Walls Freedom Center’s food pantry will be closed until May 4.
Preschool Storytime

Charles R. Jonas Library, 306 W. Main St. in Lincolnton, host Preschool Storytime 10:30-11 a.m. every Wednesday. The class is for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. For more information, call (704) 735-8044.
Class reunion

Lincolnton High School’s class of 1971 is planning a reunion for the fall and looking for graduates’ addresses. The reunion will be combined with classes from 1969 and 1970. Addresses can be emailed to brookinss@msn.com or blackwell217@charter.net.

 

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