CMC-Lincoln will host another discussion in their Thursday’s Treats series on how to shop for groceries that are diabetes friendly. The talk will be 9 a.m. at Harris Teeter in Boger City.
For more information or to register, call (980) 212-6006.
Tai Chi class
The Cooperative Extension-Lincoln County unit will host a Tai Chi class 5-6 p.m. at the James W. Warren Citizens Center, 115 W. Main St. in Lincolnton. The class will continue weekly for six weeks. Call (704) 736-8461 to register.
Alive After Five
Alive After Five musical event with group The Fantastic Shakers will be 6-9 p.m. on W. Main St. in downtown Lincolnton, at Court Square.
Lake Norman Covekeepers will meet 7 p.m. at the East VFD, 406 S. Pilot Knob Rd. in Stanley. Guest speaker will be Sam Perkins, director of technical programs for the Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation. For more information, call Ben Benoit at (704) 489-6249.
Salem Baptist Church, 1982 Salem Ch. Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a free Gospel concert 7 p.m. with The Littles from Monroe, N.C., and Declaration Trio from Nashville, Tenn.
Hill’s Chapel United Methodist Church, 988 S. N.C. 16 in Stanley, will host Kidz Club (ages 3 yrs. through 5th grade) 6-8 p.m. with food, crafts and fun. For more information, call (704) 827-9511 or visit hcumc.com.
The Lincoln County Singing Convention will meet 7-9 p.m. at Denver Wesleyan Church, N.C. 16 North in Denver. For more information, call (704) 276-1529.
Steele Rubber Products, 6180 E. N.C. 150 in Denver, will host its annual open house and car show 10 a.m. to 2 p.m with more than 250 vehicles on display. The event will also feature door prizes, music and food vendors. For more information, call (704) 483-9343 or visit springrubber.com.
The 4th Annual Carolina Freight Reunion will be 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church Christian Outreach Center, 301 E. First St. in Cherryville. Employees and former employees of Carolina Freight are encouraged to attend with their families. A welcome reception will be at the C. Grier Beam Truck Museum, 111 N. Mountain St. in Cherryville. For more information, call (704) 435-3072.
The 39th Annual Rose Show, sponsored by the Cleveland/Lincoln County Rose Society, will be 1-4 p.m. at the Cleveland County Mall, 2001 E. Dixon Blvd. in Shelby. For more information, call (828) 428-3508.
Unity Presbyterian Church, 8210 Unity Ch. Rd. in Denver, will host a spaghetti fundraiser lunch and dinner with proceeds benefiting the Avon Foundation’s fight against breast cancer.
The Miss Lincoln County Marine Corps League Scholarship Pageant will be 6 p.m. For more information, contact Sherry Trevino at (704) 735-6936 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The pageant also supports Lincoln County Toys for Tots.
The Hayes Family will be perform 6 p.m at Living Word Ministries of Lake Norman, 1062 N.C. 16 South in Lowesville. For more information, call (704) 618-9762.
The Eaker family reunion will be 1 p.m. at Bethlehem United Methodist Church, 6753 N.C. 182 in Cherryville. For more information, call Lynn at (704) 435-9123.
Dave Ramsey class
Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University will hold its first session at Gainsville Baptist Church, N.C. 182 in Lincolnton. Meetings will be weekly through Nov. 5. For more information, call Brad Freeman at (704) 472-4872 or Mike Rice at (704) 689-7410.
The 22nd annual McMurry Reunion will be 1 p.m. at McKendree United Methodist Church, 3537 Maiden Hwy. in Lincolnton. For more information, call Martha Armstrong at (704) 735-6770 or (828) 461-2961.
Blessing of the Animals
St. Lukes’ Episcopal Church, 315 N. Cedar St. in Lincolnton, will host a Blessing of the Animals 2 p.m. in the church graveyard. There will be prayers and blessings offered to honor pets and memorialize those who have died. For more information, call (704) 732-9179.
UMC District Launch
Local United Methodist churches will celebrate their Catawba Valley Distrist Launch 4 p.m. at First UMC in Lincolnton.
The N.C. Cooperative Extension-Lincoln County unit will host a six-week Living Healthy Program (a.k.a. The Diabetes Self-Management Program) starting today at the James W. Warren Citizens Center, 115 W. Main St. in Lincolnton. Lunch will be provided. Seating is limited so register or find out more information by calling (704) 736-8461.
Catawba Regional Hospice in Newton will host “Ask the Experts,” an informational session about caregiving services, 5:30-7 p.m. at Hampton Inn, 129 Roper Dr. in Lincolnton. To register, call Evelyn Fox Ross at (828) 466-0466 ext. 2357.
The seminar series “Money Talks– A Financial Guide for Women,” which will be 2-5 p.m. Tuesdays Oct. 2-30 at the Cooperative Extension office at the James W. Warren Citizen Center, 115 West Main St. in Lincolnton. The program will repeat 2-5 p.m. Wednesdays Oct. 3-31 at the Shanklin Library in Denver. For more information, call (704) 736-8461.
4-H Science Fair
Registration is now open for the 4-H Science Fair Jan. 12 at the Catawba Science Center. Application packets and other materials can be obtained through the county 4-H agent. For more information, contact April Dillon at (704) 736-8458 or April_Dillon@ncsu.edu.