Fire dept. meeting
Howards Creek VFD will hold its annual meeting 7 p.m. at 3117 W. N.C. 27 in Lincolnton.
The Sons of the Confederate Veterans Camp 1616 Gen. Robert F. Hoke/ Col. William J. Hoke will meet 7 p.m. at the Lincoln Cultural Center, 403 E. Main St. in Lincolnton. For more information, call Harmon Lackey at (704) 472-7980.
Fun Run/Change War
Students at Pumpkin Center Elementary School are hosting their 8th Annual Fun Run and Change War 8:30-10:45 a.m. Each grade will parade their class banner around the track. Donations for the Change War will be accepted through noon Thursday. Mailing address is 3980
King Wilkinson Rd. in Lincolnton.
For more information, visit lincoln.k12.nc.us/schools/intermediate/PCIS.
Tabernacle Christian Academy, 2128 Dallas-Cherryville Hwy. in Dallas, will host a fall festival 6-9 p.m. with music by The Melody Men. For more information, call (704) 922-9143 or visit tcadallas.com.
St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 4051 King Wilkinson Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a consignment sale 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Senior Health Fair
Lincoln County Senior Services will host a Senior Fall Health Fair 9-11 a.m. at the Senior Center, 511 S. Aspen St. on the Gaston College Lincoln Campus in Lincolnton. For more information, call (704) 732-9053.
Bess Chapel Church, 6073 Flay Rd. in Cherryville, will host a community sale 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. with crafts, home business items and more. Breakfast and lunch food will be available.
Marvin United Methodist Church, Startown Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a gently-used purse sale 7-11 a.m. and country breakfast 7-10 a.m. Proceeds will benefit missions.
For more information, call (704) 735-4327.
Crouse United Methodist Women’s group of Crouse UMC, 3311 Crouse School Rd. in Crouse, will hold a Rummage Sale 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. with breakfast biscuits, hot dogs and other home-baked goods.
“Ride for Reading”
Sally’s YMCA in Denver will host a “Ride for Reading” event with on-site registration and check-in starting 7:30 a.m. followed by the race at 8:30 a.m. Individuals may register now at SportOften.com (search Sally’s YMCA) or in person at the facility. For more information, visit ymcacharlotte.org/sallys or call (704) 716-7300.
St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 4051 King Wilkinson Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a consignment sale 8 a.m. to noon.
Toys for Tots will host a yard sale 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at World Wide Imports, N. Generals Blvd. in Lincolnton. To donate items to the sale, contact Sherry Trevino at (704) 747-8557.
BPW “Shine” event
Lincolnton Business and Professional Women’s Association will host “Get Your Shine On” starting 8:30 a.m. at the Lincoln Cultural Center, 403 E. Main St. in Lincolnton. Lunch will be provided. Nicole Greer, PPCC will be the guest speaker.
For more information, visit bpw-lincolnton.org or contact Gigi Sampson at firstname.lastname@example.org to have a registration form emailed to you. A “Sip-N-Shop” will follow 4:30-7 p.m. with featured winery Southern Charm. Drawings, prizes and a variety of vendors will be on-hand at the event.
Burger/hot dog sale
McKendree UMC’s men’s group will host a hamburger and hot dog sale starting 10 a.m. at the church, 3537 Maiden Hwy. in Lincolnton, with all proceeds benefiting local projects.
Driven By Grace Biker Ministry, of Lincolnton Church of God, will host Britt’s 6th Annual Bike Show & Auction 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 1435 Riverview Rd. in Lincolnton. Bike judging will be at 1 p.m. Activities will include food, a live band, prizes, vendors and more. For more information, call (704) 732-0012. Rain date will be Oct. 20.
Tabernacle Of Blessing Apostolic Ministries will host a free giveaway event with school supplies, clothing and hot dogs, among other items, starting 3 p.m. at Oaklawn School, 410 Linden St. in Lincolnton.
Gospel Stage Play
The Gospel Stage Play will be performed 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the James W. Warren Citizens Center to support In My Father’s House Community Support Services Network Inc. Contact Ivey Robinson at (704) 419-3298 or Maynard Jones at (704) 308-8015 for more information.
West Lincoln High School’s Class of 1972 will hold its 40th reunion at the Lincoln Cultural Center, 403 E. Main St. in Lincolnton. To register or for more information, call (704) 732-1509.
Amity Baptist Church, 881 Amity Ch. Rd. in Denver, will host a fish fry starting 5 p.m. Donations will be accepted for the church piano fund. For more information, call (704) 735-4340.
Laboratory UMC, 1850 Bill Lynch Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a fellowship meal at 6 p.m. For more information, call (704)735-6605.
Lincolnton High School’s Class of 1982 will hold their 30th reunion with live music from the Extraordinaries band at the Lincoln Country Club, 2052 Country Club Rd. in Lincolnton. For more information, checkout the group’s Facebook page or contact James Baxter at (704) 736-1920, (704) 868-5093 or email@example.com. All LHS classes are invited to attend.
River Oaks Band
Bud Long’s River Oaks Band will perform 7 p.m. at 2910 Killian Rd. in Lincolnton. Doors will open at 6 p.m. For more information, call (704) 735-1389.
Davis Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church in Vale will host “A Gathering of Friends and Family” 3 p.m. with Rev. Michael Hill. Providence Baptist Church members will be in attendance at the evening service. For more information, call (828) 994-1149.
Bethel Baptist Church, 200 Bethel Ch. Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a revival 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. and will continue 6:30 p.m. nightly Monday through Oct. 17.
The Anthony Family Reunion will be 1 p.m. at Bethlehem United Methodist Church, 6753 N.C. 182 W. in Cherryville. For more information, call (704) 435-3195.
Pleasant Grove United Methodist Women’s group of Pleasant Grove UMC, 2069 N.C. 182 in Lincolnton, will host a spaghetti lunch fundraiser 12-1 p.m.
The John Abraham Franklin Aderholdt Family Reunion will be 1 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Cherryville. Individuals are asked to bring pictures, memorabilia, and picnic basket or covered dish. For more information, call (704) 922-3355 or (704) 616-6368.
The Cooperative Extension will host Lincolnton Bead Group 9:30 a.m. at the James W. Warren Citizens Center in Lincolnton for a jewelry-making class. For more information, call (704) 736-8461.
Computer skills class
Lincoln County Senior Services, 514 S. Academy St. in Lincolnton, will host a basic computer class for seniors 10-11 a.m. bi-weekly starting today through Nov. 21. For more information or to register, call (704) 732-9053.
CMC-Lincoln will host a Breast Cancer Survivor Walk 2-3 p.m. on the walking trail around the hospital.
Union VFD meeting
Union VFD, 4588 Reepsville Rd. in Vale, will host their 49th annual community/business meeting at 7:30 p.m.