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Around Town — 6/22/12

Radon class
Registration is due Friday for the N.C. Cooperative Extension’s radon class, which will be 7-8:30 p.m. Monday at the James W. Warren Citizens Center in downtown Lincolnton.

Church breakfast
Daniels Lutheran Church, 3170 Reepsville Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a breakfast 7-10 a.m. Saturday in the fellowship hall. For more information, contact Pastor Ted Bost at (704) 735-8034 ext. 2388 or trbostjr@charter.net.

BBQ/hot dog sale
Middle Cross Baptist Church in Crouse will hold a BBQ and hot dog sale Saturday in the Lincolnton Big Lots parking lot. Proceeds will benefit vacation Bible school. Delivery will be available to area businesses on Friday. For more information, call Pastor Dale Hendricks or his wife Felicia at (704) 530-4681. The church will also be selling Autobell car wash tickets and other items at World Wide Imports in Lincolnton.

Pancake breakfast
Creation Station, the Children’s Ministry of Lincolnton Church of God, will hold a pancake breakfast 8-10:30 a.m. Saturday at Fatz Café in Lincolnton. There will also be face painting, balloon animals and clowns at the breakfast. For more information, call (980) 429-0108.

BBQ fundraiser
Denver Wesleyan Church, 2381 N. Hwy. 16 in Denver, will host a BBQ sale 11 a.m. Saturday. For more information, call (704) 483-0469. Proceeds will benefit a youth mission trip.

Hall of Fame
Tickets are currently on sale for Lincoln County Parks & Recreation’s 2012 Sports Hall of Fame Induction ceremony 6 p.m. Saturday at the James W. Warren Citizens Center in downtown Lincolnton. For more information, call (704) 748-1518.

Church homecoming
New Hope United Methodist Church, 5795 Old Plank Rd. in Iron Station, will celebrate homecoming 11 a.m. Sunday with a covered dish dinner to follow in the fellowship hall. Grigg Family Blue Grass Gospel Group will perform at 1:15 p.m.

William/Hoyle reunion
The 59th reunion of the “Lightfoot” William and Rebecca Boggs Hoyle clan will meet 1 p.m. Sunday at Bethlehem United Methodist Church in Cherryville. Relatives are asked to bring a “well-filled” picnic basket. A business meeting will follow the event. For more information, call (704) 735-7227.

Peeler reunion
The John W. Peeler family reunion will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Reeps Grove United Methodist Church. For more information, call (704) 472-5982.

The National Association for Amateur Radio Operators will host Lincoln County R.A.C.E.S. Field Day 2 p.m. Saturday through 2 p.m. Sunday at East Lincoln Fire Department. The event will feature public demonstrations of emergency communications capabilities. For more information, contact Cliff Brommer at (704) 483-7291 or wd4pic@infionline.net.

Hill’s Chapel Church will host a vacation Bible school 6-8 p.m. Sunday through Tuesday for ages 2 through 5th grade. For more information, call (704) 827-9511.

Blood drive
Community Blood Center of the Carolinas will host a blood drive 12-4 p.m. Sunday at Victory Baptist Church, 6041 King Wilkinson Rd. in Denver.

Church meal
Boger City United Methodist Church, 2320 E. Main St. in Lincolnton, will host a community meal Sunday.

North Brook Baptist Church, 7421 Flay Rd. in Cherryville, will host “Amazing Wonders Aviation” vacation Bible school (ages 3 through 6th grade) 6-9 p.m. nightly Sunday through June 28. Supper will be provided each night. An adult class will be 6:30 p.m. nightly. For more information, call Patricia Self at (704) 435-9876.

GC board meeting
Gaston College will hold a Board of Trustees meeting 4 p.m. Monday in the second floor boardroom of Myers Center at the Dallas Campus.

Diabetes discussion
CMC-Lincoln will host an expert panel discussion on taking the right steps to control diabetes 6 p.m. Monday at the Lincoln Medical Plaza. For more information, call (980) 212-6037.

Photography Club
The Lincoln Photography Club will meet 7 p.m. Monday at the Lincoln Cultural Center.

Men’s softball
Entry fees are due 9 p.m. Monday for High Shoals City Park’s men’s softball tournament June 29-30. For more information, call Parks & Recreation Director Lisa Stamey, at (980) 241-5527.

Lakeside Church, 6636 Pine Ridge Rd. in Denver, will host a vacation Bible school 6:30 p.m. nightly Monday through June 27. For more information, call Rhonda Franklin at (980) 241-9210.

Travel baseball
The Westlake Warriors 11 and under travel baseball team is looking for three to four more players for next season. They will host tryouts Thursday and Friday in the Mooresville/Lake Norman area. For more information, contact David Disabato at westlakewarriorsbaseball@yahoo.com or (704) 900-4124.

Singing Convention
The Lincoln County Singing Convention will meet 7-9 p.m. Friday at Reeps Grove United Methodist Church, 7401 Reeps Grove Ch. Rd. in Vale. For more information, call (704) 530-6127.

Musical church event
Buffalo Shoals Baptist Church will host a singing, 7 p.m., Saturday, at 1744 Buffalo Shoals Rd. A Georgia band, “The Gobers,” will be performing. For more information, call (704) 736-0403.

Trinity Lutheran Church and Messiah United Methodist will host the “Amazing Desert Journey” vacation Bible school at Trinity Lutheran Church, 2700 Trinity Church Rd. in Vale, 6-8:30 p.m. Sunday through Thursday.

Church concert
Coral Park Baptist Church, 295 Springs East Rd. in Lincolnton, will host Gospel group “The Gobers” from Winder, Ga., 6 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call (828) 428-0261.

Men’s softball
Entry fees are due 9 p.m. Monday for High Shoals City Park’s men’s softball tournament June 29-30. For more information, call Parks & Recreation Director Lisa Stamey, at (980) 241-5527.

Worship Change
Crouse United Methodist Church, 3311 Crouse School Rd. in Crouse, has changed their worship service time for July-Sept. Sunday school will be 8:30 a.m. followed by worship at 9:30 a.m. For more information, call (704) 735-2443.

Fireworks Festival
Denver Area Business Association will host its 12th Annual Fireworks Festival June 30 at East Lincoln High School in Denver. Activities will include 5 p.m. Battle of the Bands, a 9 p.m. raffle and 9:30 p.m. fireworks show. Furnace Road will be the event’s featured band. For more information, call Karen Cline at (704) 483-9598 or Tim Orrell at (704) 491-0834.

Last Man’s Club
The Last Man’s Club of Lincolnton and Lincoln County is currently looking for convertibles for this year’s Fourth of July parade since many of the vets are unable to walk. Anyone interested in making their convertible available can contact Tom Hawk at (704) 735-0550 or ThomasRHawk@aol.com.

Rose Society Meeting
The Cleveland and Lincoln counties’ Rose Society is set to meet at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, at Slightly Different Nursery, 2812 Hollis Rd. in Polkville. Members will tour the garden and will follow-up with refreshments and a meeting at Nancy Queen’s home nearby. Call (828) 428-3508.

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