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Around Town — 5-14-12

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.

Planning Board
Lincolnton Planning Board will meet 4 p.m. Tuesday in City Council Chambers.

Lions Club
Lincolnton Lions Club will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday at Ryan’s Steakhouse in Lincolnton. Guest speaker will be retired minister Charles Stevens, who will perform a magic show.

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 Sunday. 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 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. Friday 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.

Poetry Lincolnton
Poetry Lincolnton will be held 7 p.m. Friday at the Lincoln Cultural Center. Guest poet will be Helen Losse, who will also be selling and signing her new book “Mansion of Memory.”
Proceeds will benefit Joplin Bright Futures to help tornado victims. Open mic will follow.

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.

Football sign-ups
West Lincoln Optimist football registrations will be 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. Additional sign-up dates include May 26, June 2 and 30. For questions, call Bonnie Coker at (704) 748-3466 or Tiffany Beam at (704) 435-9571.

Rabies clinic
Lincoln County Animal Services will hold a drive-thru rabies clinic 12-4 p.m. Saturday in the parking lot of DSS. Cost is $7. For more information, call Animal services at (704) 736-4125.

Memorial Day event
Bess Chapel United Methodist Church, 6073 Flay Rd. in Cherryville, will celebrate Memorial Day with an old fashion day on Sunday featuring old style clothing and dinner.

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.

Lifeguard training
City of Lincolnton Parks &  Recreation will host a lifeguard training class May 22-June 7 at the W. M. Lentz Recreation Center at Betty G. Ross Park, 800 S. Madison St. in Lincolnton. Deadline for registration is May 21. For more information, call (704) 735-2671 or stop by the Rec. Office to register.

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