The Denver Fire Department has teamed up with Toys For Tots for their annual toy distribution drive and are asking individuals to drop of new or unwrapped toys to 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, 5-8 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Call (704) 483-5115 for additional drop-off dates, times and station locations. Families who wish to receive toys must fill out a form found at any one of the three department stations. Forms may also be downloaded from denverfd.com. Toys will be distributed Dec. 24.
Cherryville city council
The City of Cherryville will hold a city council work session at 3 p.m. in the Cherryville Fire Department training room.
CMC-Lincoln will host “Surviving the Holidays with Diabetes” 6 p.m. at the Lincoln Medical Plaza, 441 McAlister Rd. in Lincolnton. For more information, call (980) 212-6006.
New Hope Baptist Church in Denver will host a revival 7 p.m. nightly through Wed. (Nov. 28). For more information, call (704) 483-8610.
Lupus support group
Catawba County Lupus Support Group will meet 6:30-8 p.m. at Buffalo Wild Wings, 2410 N.C. 70 SE in Hickory. For more information, contact Angela Berasa at (828) 855-0498 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Howards Creek Community Center, 508 Howards Creek Sch. Rd. in Lincolnton, will host an “Everything is $1” sale 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily through Friday (Nov. 30). Items up for grabs will include women’s and children’s clothing.
In honor of National Hospice Month, Hospice & Palliative Care Charlotte Region will host “Dining Out for Hospice” at Fatz Cafe in Lincolnton. Fatz will donate 10-15% of their sales to either Hospice & Palliative Care Charlotte Region, Hospice & Palliative Care Lake Norman, Hospice & Palliative Care Lincoln County or Levine & Dickson Hospice House.
The Lincoln Theatre Guild and First Federal Savings Bank will present Mr. Scrooge 7 p.m. at the Lincoln Cultural Center in Lincolnton. To purchase tickets, visit lincolntheatreguild.com, stop by the Cultural Center or call (704) 452-7830. The show will also run Dec. 7-9.
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.
Yard & craft sale
Lincoln Charter School’s women’s soccer program will sponsor a yard & craft sale 8 a.m. to noon in the school parking lot, 7834 Galway Ln. in Denver. To reserve a spot for $20, call SportsBoosters@lincolncharter.org by Wed. (Nov. 28).
Zion Hill Baptist Church, 8173 Old N.C. 18 in Lincolnton, will host a Christmas Bazaar 8 a.m. to noon with breakfast, crafts and baked/canned goods. For more information, call Joie Lovelace at (704) 538-9224.
Craft & bake sale
Crouse UMC, 3311 Crouse School Rd. in Crouse, will host a local artisan craft and bake sale 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sausage biscuits and hot dogs will be available along with a free children’s bread activity 9-11 a.m. followed by a soap-making demonstration. Portions of the proceeds will benefit church missions.
Christmas craft show
G. E. Massey Elementary School, 130 Newbold St. in Lincolnton, will host a Christmas craft show 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. with various vendors, food and activities for kids.
Northbook Baptist Church, 7421 Flay Rd. in Cherryville, will host a “Free Clothes Giveaway” 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call (704) 435-4471 for more information.
Daniels Lutheran Church, 3170 Reepsville Rd. in Lincolnton, will host its third Bread of Life Food Giveaway 9-11 a.m. Recipients may line up starting 7 a.m. in the church parking lot. Call Pastor Ted Bost at (704) 735-8034 ext. 2388 to see if your family qualifies.
Chicken pie supper
St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 4051 King Wilkinson Blvd. in Lincolnton, will host a chicken pie/dumplings and beef stew supper 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. For to-go orders, call the church at (704) 735-2968.
Christmas lights tour
Laboratory UMC, 2896 Laboratory Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a motorcoach tour to Tanglewood Christmas Lights in Winston-Salem. The group will leave at 11:30 a.m. and return at 9 p.m.
The trip will also include shopping and dinner. For details, call (704) 735-8762.
The Denver Christmas parade will be 2:30 p.m. and start at the corner of N. Pilot Knob Rd. and N.C. 16. The one-mile route will finish at Triangle Circle. Line-up will be 12:30 p.m. For more information, call (704) 519-7288.
Debra and Company, from Dawsonville, Ga., will perform 6 p.m. Saturday at Living Word Ministries, 1062 S. N.C. 16 in Lowesville. For more information, call Carroll Cooke at (704) 618-9762.
The Lincoln Theatre Guild and First Federal Savings Bank will present Mr. Scrooge 7 p.m. at the Cultural Center in Lincolnton. To purchase tickets, visit lincolntheatreguild.com, stop by the Cultural Center or call (704) 452-7830.
The Lincoln Theatre Guild and First Federal Savings Bank will present Mr. Scrooge 3 p.m. at the Cultural Center. To purchase tickets, visit lincolntheatreguild.com, stop by the Cultural Center or call (704) 452-7830.
Lumber River Quartet will perform a Christmas concert 6 p.m. at Shalom Baptist Church, 210 N. Aspen St. in Lincolnton. For more information, call (980) 429-5937.
Register now for Gaston College’s Basic Skills New Student Orientation class 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 3-6 at the Lincoln Campus for students interested in obtaining a GED or Adult High School diploma. The class is held bi-weekly Monday-Thursday. For more information, call (704) 748-5226 or email Vicky Graves at email@example.com.
Fill in the Gap
Drop off items now through Dec. 18 at local dentist offices in and around Lincolnton. Items will be donated to Lincoln County Coalition Against Child Abuse & Child Advocacy Center. The nonprofit is in need of everyday items such as toilet paper, trash bags, coffee and more.