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Around Town — 1-4-13


Senior Games
Gaston County Parks and Recreation will kick off the Gaston County Senior Games (for ages 55 and up) 1 p.m. at the Senior Center, 1303 Dallas-Cherryville Hwy. in Dallas. For more information, call (704) 922-2163 or visit gastongov.com. Anyone who needs an accommodation is asked to call the Rec. office at least five days before the event.


Church breakfast
Gainsville Baptist Church, N.C. 182 in Lincolnton, will host an “Outdoorsman For Christ Breakfast” 7-9:30 a.m. For more information, call (704) 472-4872.

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

Church concert
New Covenant from Beckley, WV, will be in concert 6 p.m. at Living Word Ministries of Lake Norman, 1062 S. N.C. 16 in Lowesville. Dinner will be served at 5 p.m. For information on event cost, call (704) 618-9762.

Bluegrass concert
Grace Baptist Church, 495 Horseshoe Lake Rd. in Lincolnton, will host an evening of Bluegrass Gospel music 7 p.m. with Kevin Carter and Full Assurance. For more information, call (704) 735-1390.


Blood drive
Community Blood Center of the Carolinas will host a blood drive 1-4 p.m. at 735 Buffalo Shoals Rd. in Lincolnton.

Church meal
The United Methodist Women of Bess Chapel United Methodist Church, 6073 Flay Rd. in Cherryville, will host a soup and sandwich meal 5-8 p.m. Donations will be accepted for local missions.


Social Club
The Lincoln County Social Club will meet 10 a.m. in the conference room of the James W. Warren Citizens Center in Lincolnton to play card and board games.

Chapter 1983 of The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association will host Kevin Gibson, of Veterans Financial, Inc., at noon at the Lincoln House in Lincolnton. Gibson will speak on financial assistance for veterans’ assisted living costs. Lunch will start 11:30 a.m. For more information, call (704) 748-6498.

Blood drive
The American Red Cross will host a blood drive 3-7 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church, 493 Calvary Ch. Rd. in Lincolnton.

Board of Health
The Lincoln County Board of Health will meet 7 p.m. in the Health Department board room, 151 Sigmon Rd. in Lincolnton.


“Radar on Radon”
The N.C. Cooperative Extension’s “Radar on Radon” class will be 12-1 p.m. at the Extension Office. Another class will be Jan. 24. Participants will receive a voucher for a free radon test kit, learn about radon and what to do if a home has high radon levels. For more information contact Leigh Guth at (704) 736-8461 or leigh_guth@ncsu.edu or visit ncradon.org.


Blood drive
Community Blood Center of the Carolinas will host a blood drive 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Gaston College Lincoln Campus, 511 S. Aspen St. in Lincolnton.
All donors will receive a free T-shirt.

Sons of Confederate
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 (704) 472-7980.


Weight management
Register is now open for the N.C. Cooperation Extension’s (Lincoln County unit) upcoming class “Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less,” which will be 5:15 p.m. each Thursday for 12 weeks starting Feb. 7. For more information or to register, contact Melinda Houser at (704) 736-8461.

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