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Around Town — 5-25-12

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

Hot dog benefit
A community mission / hot dog benefit sale will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the Pumpkin Center Community Building, 2735 Club House Rd. in Lincolnton. Proceeds will be used to build a new home for a local family.

Singing Convention
The Lincoln County Singing Convention will meet 7-9 p.m. Friday at Hull’s Grove Baptist Church, 6670 W. Hwy. N.C. 27 in Vale.  For more information, call (704) 276-1529.

Daves Reunion
The 34th Annual Daves Reunion will be 12:30 p.m. Sunday at Denton’s Chapel United Methodist Church in Morganton. Attendants are asked to be a covered dish, drink, and any family tree information or old photos. Door prizes will also be given away.

Memorial Day celebration
VFW Post 1706, 1306 Country Club Road, will host their annual Memorial Day celebration 7:30 p.m. Sunday. A short ceremony will precede the lighting of candles. Guest speaker will be Senior Chief Jeff Pitts, retired U.S. Navy and Naval Junior ROTC Instructor at South Point High School.

Rock concert
Lincoln County-based band Furnace Road will perform 6 p.m. Monday at Main Cellar City Club in Hickory. The band will be opening for Brett Michaels and his solo band.

Church musical
The Adult Choir at Boger City Baptist Church, 2201 E. Main St. in Lincolnton, will perform the patriotic musical “Homeland” 7 p.m. June 1 and 10:30 a.m. June 3.

City pool
City of Lincolnton Parks & Recreation will open their pool at Betty G. Ross Park, 800 S. Madison St., the following hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and June 2; 1-5 p.m. Sunday and June 3; and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday (Memorial Day). The pool will officially open for the summer June 9. For more information, contact the Recreation Office at (704) 735-2671.

Basketball camps
The 17th Annual East Lincoln Basketball Association Camps will be June 11-14 and July 9-12 along with a Back to School Co-Ed Camp Aug. 6-9, all at ELHS. Camp applications can be picked up in the school office or mailed to participants by calling the school at (704) 736-1860 ext. 25603. Indiviudals can also contact the school or Coach Chip Ashley for more information on camp cost, times and age requirements.

Water aerobics
City of Lincolnton Parks & Recreation will offer water aerobics 7:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays June 12 through Aug. 14. For more information on class cost, contact the Recreation Office at (704) 735-2671.

Marine Corps Pageant
The Capt. Jeb F. Seagle Marine Corps League & Toys for Tots will host Miss Lincoln County Marine Corps League Pageant 6 p.m. Aug. 25. The pageant is open to girls ages 0-35 and boys ages 3-7. For information on location and other pageant details, contact Sherry Trevino at (704) 735-6936 or sherrytrevino@hotmail.com.

Bible study
House of Hope Assembly, a non-denominational and Pentecostal Bible study, will take place Wednesday nights. For more information, email Kenneth Colman at kennethcolman@att.net or shelbycolman@att.net or call him at (828) 781-2898.

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