Lincoln County Public Works will start work today on replacing a piece of equipment at the Water Treatment Plant, which will limit the amount of water available to the community for several days. The following restrictions will be in place today through Sunday: no lawn irrigation, no filling of pools or topping off pools, no car washing or pressure washing at homes, no use of water from fire hydrants for any purpose other than firefighting or public emergency. For more information, call (704) 736-8497.
National Pie Day
The N.C. Cooperative Extension Office in Lincoln County will celebrate National Pie Day 12-2 p.m. at the James W. Warren Citizens Center. A variety of baked pie samples will be available.
Zaxby’s restaurant in Lincolnton will donate 10 percent of all proceeds received from 5-9 p.m. to the Lincoln County Crisis Pregnancy Center.
Daystar Family Worship Center, 115 Industrial Park Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a four-day Kidz Krusade (ages 3-11) 6:30-8:30 p.m. nightly. with registration at 6 p.m. Activities will include music, puppets, clowns, prizes and more. For more information, visit daystarcog.com or call (704) 732-1636.
Radar on Radon class
The N.C. Cooperative Extension Office in Lincoln County will host a “Radar on Radon” class 12-1 p.m. For more information, contact Leigh Guth at firstname.lastname@example.org or (704) 736-8461. For more information on radon, visit ncradon.org.
The PTA of G.E. Massey Elementary School, 130 Newbold St. in Lincolnton, will host a Winterfest event 5-8 p.m. with raffle tickets, games, crafts, nail painting, concessions and more. For more information, call the school at (704) 735-2322.
Without Walls Deliverance Center, 118 Colonial Village Dr. in Lincolnton, will host its Two Fish & Five Loaves food pantry 10-11 a.m. For more information, call (704) 240-4411.
Heritage Day Service
Gold Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 7447 Old Plank Road in Stanley, will host a Heritage Day Service at 3 p.m. with guest speaker Rev. Michael Glenn of Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church in Mt. Holly. For directions or more information, call (704) 827-7966.
Anthony Grove Baptist Church, 100 Anthony Grove Ch. Rd.in Crouse, will host The Whisnants in concert at 6 p.m. For more information on the group, visit whisnants.com.
Community Blood Center of the Carolinas will host blood drives 9-11 a.m. and 5-7 p.m. at the Lincoln County YMCA in Lincolnton and 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Sally’s YMCA in Denver. Call (704) 972-4700 or visit carolinadonor.org to make an appointment at any location.
Centralina open house
Centralina Council of Governments will host an open house 4-7 p.m. at the Lincoln County Senior Center, located at the Gaston College Lincoln Campus, 511 S. Aspen St. in Lincolnton. For more information, visit centralina.org.
CMC-Lincoln will host the presentation “Diabetes and Dental Disease” 6 p.m. in the Dogwood Room of the Lincoln Medical Plaza, 441 McAlister Rd. in Lincolnton. Prissy Helms, RDH, BS, public health dental hygienist will be the guest speaker. For more information, call (980) 212-6037.
The Lincoln Photography Club will meet 7 p.m. in the Community Room of the Lincoln Cultural Center, 403 E. Main St. in Lincolnton. The topic will be portrait photography. Individuals are asked to bring camera equipment for hands-on practice.
Register now for Gaston College’s four-day Basic Skills New Student Orientation class for students interested in obtaining a GED or Adult High School diploma. Classes are offered 9 a.m. to noon and 5:30-8:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday at the Gaston College Lincoln Campus. The next orientation will be Jan. 28-31 in Room 118. Individuals must attend the class before taking the test. Also, in 2014, the cost of the GED will go up, the method of testing will be changed, and previous partial test scores will expire. For more information, call (704) 748-5226.