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Around Town — 5-11-12

Yard sale
North 321 Volunteer Fire Dept., 3769 Maiden Hwy., will hold a community yard sale 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Rain date will be May 19.

Yard sale
St. Dorothy’s Catholic Church, 148 Saint Dorothy’s Ln. in Lincolnton, will host a yard sale 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday to benefit a youth mission trip.
A variety of food and other items will be on-hand.
For more information or to donate items, call (704) 530-7174.

Charity yard sale
Odd Fellows Lodge, 1790 Buffalo Shoals Rd. in Lincolnton, will hold their 2nd Annual John Scott Jr. Memorial Scholarship Mountain Lodge 19 Charity Fundraiser / yard sale starting 7 a.m. Saturday. Breakfast food and health screenings will also be available.
Rain date will be May 19.

Breakfast buffet
Marvin United Methodist Church, 2731 Startown Rd. in Lincolnton, will hold a breakfast buffet 7-10 a.m. Saturday.
For more information, call (704) 735-4327.

Camp Loy White
The United Methodist Church, Gastonia District Camp Loy White will observe its 50th anniversary with a day of celebration at the camp Saturday starting with 11 a.m.
Box lunches will be provided in addition to Gospel singing entertainment 1-3 p.m. and a supervised children’s playground 1-4 p.m.
The camp is located at 258 Hull Rd. in Casar, N.C.
For more information, call (704) 538-3866 or Buzz Biggerstaff at (704) 473-2526.

Poor man’s dinner
Lincolnton Band Booster Association will host a poor man’s dinner 4 p.m. Saturday at the Lincoln Cultural Center in downtown Lincolnton.
Proceeds will benefit bands at both Lincolnton High School and Lincolnton Middle School.

Sportsmen’s Classic
Hulls Grove Baptist Church-North, 270 Car Farm Rd. in Lincolnton, will hold a Sportsmen’s Classic 4 p.m. Saturday including live music, archery competition, door prizes, dear head scoring and more.
For more information, call (704) 276-1181 ext. 107.

Fellowship meal
Laboratory United Methodist Church, 1850 Bill Lynch Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a fellowship meal, 6 p.m. Saturday. Donations will be accepted.
For more information, call (704) 736-6605.

Senior dance
Widowed Group of the Greater Gaston Area will hold a senior dinner and dance 7-10 p.m. Saturday at the Senior Center, 1303 Dallas-Cherryville Hwy. in Dallas. Doors will open at 6:15 p.m. Friends, featuring band leader Jack Fullbright, will provide musical entertainment.
For more information, call (704) 865-5663.

River Oaks Band
Bud Long’s River Oaks Band will play 7 p.m. Saturday at 2910 Killian Rd. in Lincolnton.
For more information, call (704) 735-1389.

Church homecoming
Macedonia United Methodist Church, 8055 Reeps Grove Ch. Rd. in Vale, will hold a homecoming service 11 a.m. Sunday.
Sunday school will be 9:45 a.m. Pastor Harry Andrews will be preaching. Lunch will follow the service.

Mother’s Day luncheon
Bess Chapel United Methodist Church, 6073 Flay Rd. in Cherryville, will host a luncheon noon Sunday in honor of Mother’s Day.
Donations will benefit the church building fund.

Mother’s Day breakfast
Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, 730 Hulls Grove Ch. Rd. in Vale, will hold a Mother’s Day breakfast 8 a.m. Sunday.
A worship service is set to follow.

Pathways forum
Pathways Local Management Entity will hold a community forum 5:30-7 p.m. Monday at the Lincoln County Department of Social Services, 1136 E. Main St. in Lincolnton.
Pathways plans to merge July 1 with Crossroads Behavioral Health and Mental Health Partners to form Partners Behavioral Health Management covering eight area counties including Lincoln.
For more information, call (704) 884-2558.

Medical seminar
Registration is due Thursday for the program “Making Advance Directives Work for You” 6-7 p.m. Monday at Lincoln Nursing Center, 1410 E. Gaston St. in Lincolnton.
The program will feature Education and Resource Manager Anngela Williams from Hospice of Lincoln County.
To register, call (704) 732-1138.

Physical therapy
CMC-Lincoln will host a physical therapy class 6 p.m. Tuesday in Oak I & II classrooms of the Medical Plaza, 441 McAlister Rd. in Lincolnton.
For more information or to register, call (980) 212-6055.

Community revival
Stanley Middle School, 317 Hovis Rd. in Stanley, will host a community revival “United One Lord, One Faith, One Mission” 7 p.m. Wednesday through May 20. Speakers will include Tom Kinman of Hickory Grove Baptist, Eddie McGinnis of Community Pentecostal, Albert Mills of Mt. Pleasant UMC, Danny Penny of Pentecostal Holiness and Eddie James’ Youth Ministry Team.

Blood drive
Community Blood Center of the Carolinas will hold a blood drive 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday at CMC-Lincoln, 433 McAlister Rd. in Lincolnton.

Blood drive
Community Blood Center of the Carolinas will hold a blood drive 4:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday at Boger City Fire Department, 410 McAlister Rd. in Boger City.

Pathways
Pathways will hold a Board of Directors meeting 6 p.m. Thursday at Lincoln County Department of Social Services, 1136 E. Main St. in Lincolnton.

Widowed Group
Widowed Group of the Greater Gaston Area will hold a meeting with Gaston County Adult & Aging Services speaker Cathy Goodman 7 p.m. Thursday at the Senior Center, 1303 Dallas-Cherryville Hwy. in Dallas.
Doors will open at 6:15 p.m. For more information, call (704) 865-5663.

Lincoln Quilters
The Lincoln Quilters will hold their monthly meeting 7 p.m. Thursday at the James Warren Citizens Center in downtown Lincolnton. Special guest Linda Cantrell will present  “Mistakes and How to Overcome Them.”

La Boheme
The Lincoln Cultural Center will host a promotional tour by Opera Experience South East 7:30 p.m. May 18 in the Timken Performance Hall. Actors will perform scenes from La Boheme, directed by John Fowler, internationally-acclaimed tenor and professor of music. Tickets are currently available at the Cultural Center Office.

Church performance
Deadline to purchase tickets for the musical All Hands on Deck is Thursday. The Golden Agers of Lincolnton’s Emmanuel Lutheran Church will travel to Greensboro’s The Barn Theatre to see the production June 14.
For more information, call (704) 735-9033.

LHS reunion
Lincolnton High School classes of 1969-1971 will hold a reunion Nov. 3 at Lake Hickory Country Club.
More details will be released at a later date.

LHS reunion
Lincolnton High School class of 1962 will hold their 50th reunion 5 p.m. June 2 at Willow Creek Inn. Reservations are due Tuesday (May 15). Call (704) 735-9742 for more information.

Project Embrace
Third-graders at Lincoln Charter School’s Lincolnton campus are currently collecting new blankets, books and stuffed animals to benefit children at Amy’s House. Project Embrace will run through May 21. Donation bins are located at Peoples Bank in the Bi-Lo shopping center, TAS Drug-West Lincoln and in the school’s front lobby.

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