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Around Town — 10-24-12


Diabetes meeting
CMC-Lincoln will host a free guided grocery store tour 9 a.m. at Harris Teeter in Denver. The tour will be led by a registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator. Call (980) 212-6006 for more information.

Dementia meeting
The Lincoln County Senior Center in Lincolnton will hold programs on Alzheimer’s and dementia 9:30-10:30 a.m. Thursday and again in December in the facility’s multipurpose room. To register, call (704) 732-9053.

Yarn Addicts
The Charles R. Jonas Library in Lincolnton will host the Yarn Addicts, a new knitting/crocheting club, bi-monthly starting today at 6:30 p.m. Future meetings will be Nov. 6 and Nov. 29. The group will create items to donate to local organizations including Hospice and is open to all ages and skill levels.

Bingo fundraiser
The Lincolnton Sunrise Rotary Club will host a bingo fundraiser 6 p.m. at the Lincoln Cultural Center in Lincolnton. The event will feature a “Zombie Walk” for homemade cakes, a silent auction, costume prizes, crafts, games and other food. Childcare will be provided. Tickets are available at the Lincolnton Sunrise Rotarian or the Cultural Center. For more information, call (704) 530-0850.


Singing Convention
The Lincoln County Singing Convention will 5 p.m. for a covered dish dinner at Hull’s Grove Baptist Church, 6670 W. N.C. 27 in Vale, followed by singing 7-9 p.m. For more information, call (704) 276-1529.


Community breakfast
Daniel Lutheran Church, 3170 Reepsville Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a community breakfast 7-10 a.m. For more information, call Pastor Ted Bost at (704) 735-2388.

Pancake breakfast
The NLHS Knights football team will host a pancake breakfast fundraiser 8-10:30 a.m. at Fatz in Lincolnton. Purchase tickets from a football player or by contacting Nicki Gamble at (704) 530-7907 or nursenicki@bellsouth.net.

BBQ sale
Mt. Pleasant UMC, 4136 Mt. Pleasant Rd. in Sherrills Ford, will host a pit-cooked pork BBQ fundraiser 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Drive-thru / take-out will be available. For more information, call the church office at (704) 483-3087.

“Truth or Treat”
New Destiny Community Church and LakeSide Church will host “Truth or Treat” 5:30 p.m. at 626 S. N.C. 16 in Stanley. For more information, call (980) 241-9210.

Trunk or Treat
Pisgah UMC, 2582 Gastonia Hwy. in Lincolnton, will host Trunk or Treat 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Spaghetti benefit
A baked spaghetti dinner benefiting injured local firefighter Adam Dancoff will be 5-8 p.m. at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 2639 E. N.C. 150 in Lincolnton. For more information, call (704) 732-0251.


Church concert
Long Shoals Wesleyan Church, 3032 Wesleyan Ch. Rd. in Lincolnton, will feature Brandon Williams in concert at 10 a.m.

Biker Sunday
Boger City Wesleyan Church, 2803 E. N.C. 27 in Lincolnton, will host Biker Sunday with Rev. Doug Hardin 10:30 a.m. with worship, testimonies, singing, bike blessing and games, prizes, food and other giveaways.
For more information, call (704) 735-4681 and (980) 241-9897 or email jvallen@charter.net.

Community luncheon
Boger City UMC in Lincolnton will host a community luncheon 11:30 am. in the fellowship hall.

Reformation service
Bethpage Lutheran Church, 3440 N.C. 182 in Lincolnton, will host a community reformation service at 5:30 p.m.

Trunk or Treat
Hill’s Chapel UMC, 988 N.C. 16 South in Stanley, will host Trunk or Treat 5:30 p.m. with hot dogs, pizza, hay rides, games and a carved pumpkin contest. Costumes are encouraged.

Asbury UMC, 3097 Asbury Ch. Rd. in Lincolnton, will host Octoberfest 5:30-7:30 p.m. with a hot dog supper, games, cake walk hay rides and trunk or treat.


Child abuse gala
Lincoln County Coalition Against Child Abuse is seeking sponsorships for their “Casino Royale Charity Gala” Dec. 15 at Vesuvius Vineyards in Denver. The fundraiser event will feature a Texas Hold ‘Em poker tournament, a Black Jack table, door prizes and more.
For more information or for a sponsorship to place a bet against child abuse, contact Event Coordinator Hailey Smith at prettylittleplanner@gmail.com or (828) 234-3385.

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