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Around Town — 5-28-12

Cherryville meeting
The City of Cherryville will hold a council work session 3 p.m. Tuesday in conference room of City Hall.

Church breakfast
Bethel Baptist Church, 200 Bethel Church Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a breakfast buffet 7-11 a.m. Saturday. Proceeds will benefit the church van fund. For more information, call (980) 241-0982.

Fire Dept. Fundraiser
A hamburger and hot dog fundraiser will be 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Pumpkin Center Volunteer Fire Dept., 2911 Lee Lawing Road in Lincolnton.

Hospice race
Hospice & Palliative Care Lincoln County will host Run the Rail 5K Run/Walk Saturday at Betty G. Ross Park, 800 S. Madison St. in Lincolnton. Registration will be 7:30-8:30 a.m. The race will start 9 a.m. To register, call (704) 732-6146, visit runtherail.org or register in person by noon Friday at Hospice & Palliative Care. For more information, call Nancy Cole at (704) 334-4312.

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. Friday and 10:30 a.m. Sunday.

Ice cream social
Bess Chapel United Methodist Church, 6073 Flay Rd. in Cherryville, will host a hot dog and ice cream social 4:30-7 p.m. Sunday. Proceeds will benefit missions.

Church concert
David Memorial Baptist Church, 2533 Country Club Rd. in Lincolnton, will host guest speaker Mark Bishop and “Daystar” of Cherryville 7 p.m. Sunday. Doors will open 6 p.m. Tickets will be available at the door. For more information, call (704) 735-5481.

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; 1-5 p.m. Sunday; 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.

Baskeball 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.

Experimental training
The Gaston County Community Collaborative will host “Bridges Out of Poverty Experiential Training,” a simulation of the daily struggles those in poverty face, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on June 15 at the Gaston Citizens Resource Center, 1303 Dallas-Cherryville Hwy. in Dallas. Registration is required by Friday (June 1) and limited to the first 100 participants. Lunch will be provided. To register or for questions, contact Julie Murphy at Julie.Murphy@thementornetwork.com.

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.

College classes
The summer schedule of non-credit classes is now available online or at all three Gaston College campus locations in Dallas, Lincolnton and Belmont.
Continuing education/economic and workforce development division contains offerings June through August (some classes extend through December).
For a copy of the schedule, visit gaston.edu.

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