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Around Town — 6/13/12

Basketball camp
A boys and girls basketball camp (grades 2-8) will be 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday through Friday at the Lincolnton High School gym. For more information, call (704) 735-2671.

Thursday’s Treats
CMC-Lincoln will host one of their “Thursday’s Treats” sessions 3 p.m. Thursday in the Dogwood Room of Lincoln Medical Plaza, 441 McAlister Rd. in Lincolnton.  The discussion will be entitled “Brown Bag – Understanding Your Medications.” For more information, call Valerie Burgess at (980) 212-6006.

Sons of Confederate
The Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp 1616 Gen. Robert F. Hoke/ Col. Wm. J. Hoke will meet 7 p.m. Thursday at the Lincoln Cultural Center in Lincolnton. For more information, call Harmon Lackey at (704) 472-7980.

The Lincoln County Emergency Planning Commission (LEPC) will meet 9:30-11:30 a.m. Friday in the Board of Commissioners Room on the 3rd floor of the James Warren Citizens Center in downtown Lincolnton.

Art exhibition
The Lincoln Cultural Center will host the exhibition “Mr. Lem: The Life and Art of Lemuel Moore Nolen” Friday. The project is a collaboration of the Crouse Community History and Photo Project and the Lincoln County Historical Association.

Men’s softball
L-Town Extreme Fastpitch 10 and under softball team will host a men’s open softball tournament 6 p.m. Friday at Lincolnton Optimist Park on Startown Rd. in Lincolnton. A homerun derby will follow on Saturday. For more information, call J.C. Drewery at (980) 241-6026 or Kelly Homesley at (704) 747-2036.

Poetry Lincolnton
Poetry Lincolnton will host a Bonus Open Mic reading event for all poets plus an added surprise 7 p.m. Friday at the Lincoln Cultural Center, 403 E. Main St. Bring extra poems.

Car wash fundraiser
North Lincoln High School’s band booster will host a car wash 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Hardees and Fatz in Lincolnton.

Classic Car Cruise
Moore’s Chapel Baptist Church, 2320 E. Main St. in Lincolnton, will host an old car and truck cruise 11 a.m. Saturday. Free hot dog meals will be given to anyone with a car or truck. For more information, call (704) 530-3557.

Holy Fest
Holy Fest Ministries and Brother Stanley Edwards will host Holy Fest 2012 noon Saturday on the 800 block of E. Pine St. in Lincolnton. Guest speaker wil be Apostle David Littlejohn of Holy Jerusalem Ministries. For more information, call Brother Edwards at (828) 962-6373.

Chicken & Dumplings
McKendree United Methodist Church, 3537 Maiden Hwy. in Lincolnton, will host a country ham & chicken and dumplings luncheon 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call (704) 735-4062.

Boger City United Methodist Church, 2320 East Main St. in Lincolnton, will host a vacation Bible school (ages preschool through middle) 6-8:30 p.m. Sunday through June 21. Dinner will be served nightly at 6 p.m. For more information, call (704) 735-7513. To register, visit bogercitychurch.org.

Canning classes
The N.C. Cooperative Extension will host a variety of canning classes at the James Warren Citizens Center this summer including peach jam 6 p.m. Monday and pickles 10 a.m. July 10. Register in advance by calling (704) 736-8461.

Friendly Chapel Baptist Church, N.C. 150 in Maiden, will hold a vacation bible school 6-8:30 p.m.  Monday through June 21. The theme will be “Amazing Wonders Aviation.” For more information, call Jaime Keller at (704) 732-8500.

Hope Baptist Church, 571 Salem Ch. Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a vacation Bible school 6:30-8 p.m. Monday through June 22. For more information, call (704) 732-9374 or Pastor G. Houser at (704) 913-5492.

Tent Revival
Holy Jerusalem Worship Center will host a 2012 Tent Revival 7 p.m. nightly Monday through June 22 on the 800 block of E. Pine St. in Lincolnton. For more information, call Deacon Stanley K. Edwards at (828) 962-6373.

Bible study
House of Hope Assembly is hosting a Bible Study 7 p.m. Wednesdays at 36th St. Bakery in downtown Lincolnton.  The study, called “God is not looking for perfect people,” focuses on Hebrews 11.

Class registration
Registration and advising for fall classes for students returning to Gaston College is taking place through June 21. Registration for all students will be July 9– 25. Fall semester starts Aug. 20. For more information, visit gaston.edu.

Baseball camp
Registration for East Lincoln High School’s 7th annual baseball camp is due June 20. Camp hours will be 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 25-28 at the school’s baseball field. For more information, call (704) 736-1860 or email Coach Chris Matile at

GC summer camps
Gaston College is offering a variety of summer camps for middle and high school students. For more information on camp costs and hours, call (704) 922-6513.

Hall of Fame
The Lincoln County Sports Hall of Fame will induct five new members for the Class of 2012 6 p.m. June 23 at the James W. Warren Citizens Center in downtown Lincolnton. Tickets will be available through Monday (June 18) at the Lincoln County Parks & Recreation Office. Ads can be purchased for the banquet program through Friday (June 15). For more information, call (704) 748-1518.

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