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Around Town — 6/6/12

Revival services
Buffalo Shoals Baptist Church, 1744 Buffalo Shoals Rd. in Lincolnton, will hold revival services 7 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday with Rev. Howard Estep and special singing. For more information, contact Rev. Roy Lanier at (704) 530-9860 or Pat White at (704) 736-0403.

City Council
City Council and Mayor John Gilleland will hold a special meeting 8 a.m. Thursday in Council Chambers of City Hall, 114 W. Sycamore St. in Lincolnton, about the 2012-13 budget. A public hearing will be 7 p.m. Thursday. For questions, call City Clerk Donna Flowers at (704) 736-8980. The City Clerk’s Office is open 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.

Diabetes meeting
CMC-Lincoln’s Diabetes Education and Self-Management Program will host a “Thursday Treats” meeting 3 p.m. Thursday at Lincoln Medical Plaza, 441 McAlister Rd. in Lincolnton, on how to cook diabetes friendly and heart healthy. For more information, call (980) 212-6006 or email gwen.mcbee@carolinashealthcare.org.

Blood drive
Community Blood Center of the Carolinas will hold a blood drive 1:30-5:30 p.m. Friday at East Lincoln High School, 6471 N.C. 73 in Denver. Each donor will receive a free T-shirt.

Senior Dance
The Gaston County Senior Center, 1303 Dallas-Cherryville Hwy. in Dallas, will hold a Senior Dance for ages 55 and over 7-10 p.m. Friday. For more information, call (704) 922-2170.

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

Yard sale
A multi-family yard sale will be 7 a.m. to noon Saturday at 101 Brookside Dr. in Lincolnton. For more information, call (704) 735-4605.

Cancer Cruise
Denver United Methodist Church, 3910 N.C. 16 in Denver, will host Cruising for a Cure VI 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society. For more information, visit cruisingforacure.info, email dizzydv165@yahoo.com or contact Anne Willis at (704) 609-9953.

Widowed Group
Widowed Group of the Greater Gaston Area will hold an annual picnic Saturday at the Senior Center, 1303 Dallas-Cherryville Hwy. in Dallas. Doors open at noon. Participants are asked to bring a favorite picnic food. Hot dogs will also be served. Ka Hula Ohana Dancers will provide entertainment. For more information, call (704) 865-5663.

River Oaks Band
Bud Long’s River Oaks Band will perform 7 p.m. Saturday at 2910 Killian Rd. in Lincolnton. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. For more information, call (704) 735-1389.

VBS
David Memorial Baptist Church, 2533 Country Club Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a vacation Bible school (grades 1-7) 6-8:30 p.m. Saturday through June 13. For more information, call (704) 735-5481.

Kids’ camp
Registration is still open for Lincoln County Parks & Recreation’s summer day camp (for grades K-6), which starts Monday. The camp will take place at Howard’s Creek Community Center and East Lincoln Community Center. Activities will include games, crafts, swimming, bowling, movies and more. For more information, contact Lindsay Ross at (704) 483-8980.

NARFE
Chapter 1983 of The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association will meet noon Tuesday at the Lincoln House restaurant in Lincolnton. Visitors will be welcome. For more information, call (704) 748-6498.

Pathways
Pathways Board of Directors will meet 6 p.m. Tuesday at 901 S. New Hope Rd. in Gastonia. For more information, call (704) 884-2501.

Basketball camps
The 17th Annual East Lincoln Basketball Association Camps will be Monday through June 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.

Homecoming
Buffalo Shoals Baptist Church, 1744 Buffalo Shoals Rd. in Lincolnton, will hold a homecoming 10 a.m. Sunday with Rev. Howard Estep and special singing with Living By Faith at 11 a.m. For more information, contact Rev. Roy Lanier at (704) 530-9860 or Pat White at (704) 736-0403.

LHS basketball camp
Registration is now open for a boys and girls basketball camp (grades 2-8). Camp hours will be 9 a.m. to noon June 13-15 at the Lincolnton High School gym. Sign-ups will be 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. every Monday-Friday at the Lentz Recreation Center at Betty G. Ross Park in Lincolnton. For more information, call (704) 735-2671.

Tennis camp
Registration is now open for a boys and girls tennis clinic (ages 8-17). Camp hours will be 8:30-10:00 a.m. June 11-15 and 18-22 at Betty G. Ross Park in Lincolnton. Sign-ups will be 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. every Monday-Friday at the park’s Lentz Recreation Center. For more information, call (704) 735-2671.

Science/tech. camp
Lincoln County Schools’ Summer Science and Technology Day Camp will be June 18-21 at G. E. Massey Elementary School for grades 1-5. Theme for the camp will be “Change Happens…So What?” To apply, visit lincoln.k12.nc.us.
For more information, contact Linda Yoder at (704) 736-1626.

Football camp
City of Lincolnton Parks & Rec. and the Lincolnton High School Athletic Dept. is currently taking registration for a summer football camp (grades 3-9). Camp hours will be 9 a.m. to noon June 18-20 at the Lincolnton High School Football stadium.
Individuals can register 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays at the Lentz Recreation Center at Betty G. Ross Park, 800 Madison St. in Lincolnton. For more information, call (704) 735-2671.

Reep reunion
The Reep family reunion, usually held the second Sunday in June each year, will be July 14-15 at Daniels Lutheran Church, 3170 Reepsville Rd. in Lincolnton.
For more information, call Huitt Reep at (704) 739-4431.
The event will be the National Reep Reunion.

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