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Around Town — 11-2-12

FRIDAY

Extension workshop
Reservations are payable by today for Lincoln County Cooperative Extension’s upcoming workshop “Who Gets Grandma’s Yellow Pie Plate?” The class will be 9-11 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday at the Extension office, 115 W. Main St. in Lincolnton, and again 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the Shanklin Library, 7837 Fairfield Forest Dr. in Denver. The class will focus on how to transfer non-titled property while keeping family relationships in mind. For more information, call (704) 736-8461.

Craft/bake sale
Salem Baptist Church, 1982 Salem Ch. Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a craft and bake sale with hot dogs 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the fellowship hall.

SATURDAY

Country breakfast
Bethel Baptist Church, 200 Bethel Ch. Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a country breakfast buffet 7-10 a.m. For more information, call (980) 241-0982.

Craft/bake sale
Salem Baptist Church will host the second day of their craft and bake sale with hot dogs 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the fellowship hall.

Fall craft show
St. Luke’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 4051 King Wilkinson Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a fall craft show 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
For more information, call (704) 735-2968.

Senior craft show
The Lincoln County Senior Center and N.C. Cooperative Extension will host a senior citizen’s fall craft show and sale 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Boger City UMC in Lincolnton with needlework, wood work, baked goods, jewelry, pottery and more. For more information, cal the Extension Office at (704) 736-8461.

Blood drive
Community Blood Center of the Carolinas will host a blood drive 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Covenant Bible Church, 2168 Gastonia Hwy. in Lincolnton.

“Coats for Canines”
The Humane Society of Lincoln County will sponsor “Coats for Canines” 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 2422 Country Club Rd. in Lincolnton. Coats, sweaters, purses and toys will be available in exchange for a $2-$5 donation. Proceeds will benefit Lincoln County spay and neuter programs.

Computer Users
The Computer Users Group of Lincolnton will meet 10 a.m. at the Charles R. Jonas Library in Lincolnton. For more information, call (704) 735-6433.

Holiday craft fair
Ladder-Up Tutorial Services Inc., 208 S. Academy St. in Lincolnton, will host a holiday craft fair 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. followed by a Thanksgiving grocery raffle drawing. Raffle tickets are currently available for $1. For more information, call (704) 576-9542.

Book sale
The Charles R. Jonas Library in Lincolnton will host a book sale 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the James W. Warren Citizens Center in Lincolnton.

BBQ sale
Fairfield UMC, 7860 Fairfield-Forest Rd. in Denver, will offer chicken and pork BBQ plates starting 11 a.m. For more information, call (704) 483-6407.

Hot dog/bake sale
Springs East Church of God, 687 Springs East Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a hot dog and bake sale 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Business Affair
“A Business Affair” will take place 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Buffalo Shoals Community Building in Lincolnton. A number of local small businesses and charities/non-profits will be on-hand at the event. Admission is $5. Individuals wearing pink, orange, yellow or red will be admitted for $3. For more information, call Nicole Bazzle at (704) 530-7164.

Children’s Fair
Lincoln County DSS, 1136 E. Main St. in Lincolnton, will host their 7th Annual Children’s Fair 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in their parking lot in honor of Adoption Awareness Month. Activities will include games, face and hair painting and free car seat checks, among others. For more information, call (704) 736-8404.

Special Olympics
Special Olympics Lincoln County will hold an informational session 3 p.m. at Pin Station Bowling Center in Newton for those interested in participating in the Dec. 2 SONC Bowling Tournament. For more information, contact Melinda Evans at (980) 241-6734 or Lisa Frazier at (704) 736-1860 ext. 25109.

BBQ sale
Bethlehem UMC, 6753 N.C. 182 in Cherryville, will host their annual BBQ fundraiser 4-8 p.m.

Ham dinner
Hill’s Chapel UMC, 988 S. N.C. 16 in Lowesville, will host a country ham dinner at 5 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the sanctuary fund.

LHS reunion
Lincolnton High School will host a reunion 7 p.m. to 12 a.m. at Lake Hickory Country Club, 430 17th Ave. NW in Hickory, for graduating classes 1969-1971 . Individual group class photos will be 7-8 p.m. Attire is casual. For more information, call (704) 301-4086.

Gospel singing
Grace Baptist Church, Horseshoe Lake Rd. in Lincolnton, will host Mt. Holly-based Gospel group, The Pathfinders, in concert at 7 p.m. For more information, call (704) 735-1390.

SUNDAY

Old-Fashioned Sunday
Buffalo Shoals Baptist Church, 1744 Buffalo Shoals Rd. in Lincolnton, will host Old-Fashioned Sunday with a 10 a.m. worship service with Rev. Charles Ingle and special singing at 11 a.m. with Charity of Four.

Church concert
Carolina Pro Musica, with sounds likened to Renaissance and Baroque music, will perform 3 p.m. at The Episcopal Church of St. Peter-by-the-Lake, 8433 Fairfield-Forest Rd. in Denver.
To reserve a seat or for more information, call (704) 489-6249.

Special Olympics
Special Olympics Lincoln County will hold basketball practice 3 p.m. at Betty G. Ross Park in Lincolnton for the upcoming season. Individuals must have a current physical to participate. For more information, contact Lewis McLean at (704) 913-6450 or Lisa Frazier at (704) 736-1860 ext. 25109.

MONDAY

College Board meeting
Gaston College Board of Trustees Finance and Facilities Subcommittee will meet 3 p.m. in the Myers Center of the Dallas Campus.

NAACP election
The Lincoln County NAACP chapter will elect officers during poll hours 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Faith Worship Center on Magnolia St. in Lincolnton. For more information on voting, call Rosemary Hubbard at (704) 748-6662.

TUESDAY

“Groceries for Golf”
The Lincoln Country Club will host “Groceries for Golf” weekly starting today. Proceeds will benefit the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Individuals are also asked to bring in at least 10 non-perishable items for Christian Ministry. For more information, contact Hailey Smith at (704) 735-1382 or (828) 234-3385.

Board of Health
The Lincoln County Board of Health will meet 7 p.m. in the Board Room of the Health Department, 151 Sigmon Rd. in Lincolnton. For more information, call (704) 735-3001.

WEDNESDAY

Extension workshop
Lincoln County Cooperative Extension will host the workshop “Who Gets Grandma’s Yellow Pie Plate?” The class will be 9-11 a.m. at the Extension office in Lincolnton and 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the Shanklin Library in Denver. For more information, call (704) 736-8461.

Last Man’s Club
The Last Man’s Club WWII Veterans will meet 11 a.m. at the Lincoln House Restaurant. Veterans interested in riding in the Veteran’s Day Parade on Nov. 11 are asked to meet 10:30 a.m. on E. Water St. in Lincolnton.

College registration
Registration and advising starts today through Nov. 15 for returning Gaston College students. Visit gaston.edu to view the class schedule for spring semester.

THURSDAY

Extension workshop
Lincoln County Cooperative Extension will host the second day of its workshop “Who Gets Grandma’s Yellow Pie Plate?” The class will be 9-11 a.m. at the Extension office in Lincolnton and 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the Shanklin Library in Denver. For more information, call (704) 736-8461.

Confederate Sons
The Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp 1616 Gen. Robert F. Hoke/Col. Wm. J. Hoke will meet 7 p.m. at the Lincoln Cultural Center in Lincolnton. For more information, call Harmon Lackey, (704) 472-7980.

UPCOMING

Coat drive
United Way of Lincoln County is currently collecting new and gently-used coats to be distributed 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 8 at 211 W. Water St. in Lincolnton and 7687 Old Plank Rd. in Stanley. For a list of drop-off locations, call (704) 732-8055.

Gingerbread house
Enter now to participate in the Festival of Trees’ Gingerbread House Competition, sponsored by the Arts Council of Lincoln County. Entries will be received at the former CMC-Lincoln Medical Center, 200 Gamble Dr. in Lincolnton, 10 a.m to 2 p.m. Nov. 24 and 26. For guidelines and entry forms, contact the Arts Council of Lincoln County at (704) 732-9044 or artslincolnnc@gmail.com.

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