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Around Town — 7-27-12

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) 276-1529.

Comedy group
Chasing Parked Cars Improv Comedy Group will perform 8 p.m. Friday at the Lincoln Cultural Center in Lincolnton. For more information on ticket prices, call (704) 732-9055.

Purse sale
Calvary Baptist Church, 493 Calvary Church Rd. in Lincolnton, will hold a purse sale 7 a.m. to noon Saturday. Proceeds will benefit a mission trip to Uganda.

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

Yard sale/fish fry
Without Walls Freedom Center in Lincolnton will host a fish fry and yard sale starting 7 a.m. Saturday at the Lincoln County Department of Social Services, 1136 E. Main St. in Lincolnton.
Fish fry will begin at 10 a.m. For more information, call (704) 240-4411.

Medicine drop
The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office will hold a medicine drop 9-11 a.m. Saturday in their lobby for unwanted prescription and over-the-counter medications. For more information, call the Sheriff’s Office at (704) 732-8050.

Church kids event
Landmark Church, 4321 Reepsville Rd. in Vale, will hold a “Gold Rush Gathering” for children 12 and under 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Activities, prizes and food will be on-hand. For more information, call Teresa Toler at (828) 874-2755.

Summer reading
The Lincoln County Public Library will hold a summer reading blowout, featuring a drop-in picnic and games, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Highland Drive Park in Lincolnton.

Summer concert
Local bluegrass band Kevin Richardson & Cuttin’ Edge, with talent Scott Burgess, will hold a CD release celebration and performance 7 p.m. Saturday at the Lincoln Cultural Center, 5403 E. Main St. in Lincolnton. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call (704) 732-9055.

Movie event
Shalom Baptist Church, 119 Dave Warlick Rd. in Lincolnton, will show the movie “Courageous” 5 p.m. Sunday followed by fellowship.

Church musical
Boger City Baptist Church, 2201 E. Main St. in Lincolnton, will present their adult choir in a special patriotic, musical encore presentation of “Homeland” 6 p.m. Sunday.

Church concert
Bluegrass Gospel group Heartstrings of Fairview will perform 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Bethel Baptist Church, 200 Bethel Ch. Rd. in Lincolnton. For more information, call (704) 483-5692.

Emmanuel Lutheran Church, address, will host “Splash in God’s Word” vacation Bible school 6:15 p.m. nightly Sunday through Thursday. Supper will be served 5:30 p.m. nightly. No advance sign-up is required.

Asbury United Methodist Church, 3097 Asbury Ch. Rd. in Lincolnton, will host vacation Bible school (ages 4 through 5th grade) 6-8:30 p.m. nightly Sunday through Wednesday. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. For more information, call (704) 735-6448.

Fire dept. meeting
Crouse Volunteer Fire Department, 2764 W. Hwy. 150 in Crouse, will hold their annual community board meeting 7:30 p.m. Monday.

Assisted Living meeting
Carillon Assisted Living of Lincolnton will host a public meeting on veterans benefits and assisted living costs 6 p.m. Tuesday. Refreshments will be served. Call (704) 732-0029 to RSVP.

Quilt Guild
The Piecemakers Quilt Guild will meet 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the Gaston College Lincoln Campus’s Senior Center, 511 S. Aspen St. in Lincolnton. For more information, call Tony Darr at (704) 439-6532 or email him at tonydarr@aol.com.

Last Man’s Club
The Last Man’s Club will meet 11a.m. Wednesday at Lincoln House Restaurant in Lincolnton.

Federation of the Blind
The Lincoln County Federation of the Blind will meet 10 a.m. to noon Thursday at the Lincoln County Senior Center, 514 S. Academy St. in Lincolnton. For more information, call Joy Scott
At (828) 428-3239 or Billy Milburn at (704) 483-2387.

Pisgah United Methodist Church, 2582 Gastonia Hwy. in Lincolnton, will host a Zumba class 7:15 p.m. Thursday in the fellowship hall. For more information, call (704) 732-0538 or visit pisgah-umc.org.

Food pantry
Without Walls Freedom Center, 118 Colonial Village Dr. in Lincolnton, will sponsor their Two Fish & Five Loaves Food Pantry 9-11 a.m. Aug. 4 and 18. Applicants must bring identification and one bill in their name. For more information, call (704) 240-4411.

Basketball Camp
The East Lincoln Basketball Association will host a Back to School Co-Ed Camp 8:30 a.m. to noon Aug. 6-9 at East Lincoln High School for grades 2-8. Forms may be picked up at ELHS 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday or by emailing Coach Chip Ashley at ashley@lincoln.k12.nc.us.

Parkinson’s support
A new Parkinson’s Disease Support Group for patients and caregivers will be 6:30 p.m. Aug. 9 at First Presbyterian Church in Cherryville. For more information, call Dan Harvey at (704) 297-0865.

Fall bus tour
Reservations are required by Aug. 10 for a five-day bus city tour of Washington, D.C., and New York City Sept. 18-22. The Lincolnton Extension and Community Association (ECA) is sponsoring the trip. To register or receive more details, call (704) 736-8461.

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