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Around Town — 3-4-13

MONDAY
County meeting
Lincoln County Board of Commissioners will meet 6:30 p.m. at the James W. Warren Citizens Center in Lincolnton.

Revival
Gospel Way Baptist Church, 3904 N.C. 274 South in Cherryville, will host a revival 7 p.m. nightly through March 7 with speaker Bro. David Jones and special singers. For more information, call (704) 445-8420 or visit gospelwayonline.org.

TUESDAY
Senior Showcase
CMC-Lincoln’s Healthy at Home program, in conjunction with the Arts Council of Lincoln County and Lincoln County Senior Services, will present the first day of the Senior Showcase Exhibit, on display 10-11 a.m. in the Lincoln Cultural Center’s solarium on E. Main St. in Lincolnton. The artwork will be available to the public through March 23. For more information, contact Laurie Bostian with the ACLC at (704) 732-9044 or artslincolnNC@gmail.com or visit artslincolnNC.org.

Widowed Group
Widowed Group of the Greater Gaston Area will hold a “Night Out” 5:30 p.m. at Jackson’s Cafeteria in Gastonia. For more information, call Shirley Barlow at (704) 865-5663.

Board of Education
The Lincoln County Board of Education will meet 6:30 p.m. in the conference room of the Lincoln County School headquarters facility on N. Generals Blvd. in Lincolnton, for committee sessions, beginning with the Curriculum Committee followed by the Budget and Finance Committee and Building and Site Committee. The meeting will be open to the public.

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

Lions Club
The Lincolnton Lions Club will meet 7 p.m. in the Elm Classroom of CMC-Lincoln’s Medical Plaza, 411 McAlister Rd. in Lincolnton, followed by a Board of Directors meeting. Members and guests planning to eat in the hospital cafeteria should arrive 30 minutes beforehand. Guest speakers will be District 31A Governor-Elect Will Hicks and Vice District Governor II-Elect Debbie Hicks, from the Etowah Lions Club. For more information, call (704) 735-8154.

WEDNESDAY
Last Man’s Club
The Last Man’s Club will meet 11 a.m. at the Lincoln House restaurant in Lincolnton.

Tool for Caregivers
The Lincoln County Cooperative Extension will host a six-week long educational program called “Powerful Tools for Caregivers” starting 1-2:30 p.m. today at the James. W. Warren Citizens Center in Lincolnton. The program will be each Wednesday through April 10. To register or for more information, call Becky Putnam at Lincoln County Senior Services at (704) 736-8410.

THURSDAY
School play
North Lincoln High School will present Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma 7:30 p.m. nightly through March 9 and 3 p.m. March 10. Tickets can be purchased at the door, 2737 Lee Lawing Rd. in Lincolnton, or by calling (704) 736-1969 ext. 61725.

FRIDAY
Chicken pie sale
Today is the last day to order homemade chicken pies through Webbs Chapel UMC. To order, call Gaynell Beacham at (704) 201-4910 or Crystal Sherrill at (980) 522-6886. All proceeds will benefit Relay for Life.

BBQ/chicken benefit
Living Word Ministries, 1062 N.C. 16 S. in Lowesville, will host a BBQ/chicken benefit for Dariel Dellinger starting 11 a.m. For more information, call Kevin Dellinger at (704) 913-0375.

Theatre Guild show
The Lincoln Theatre Guild will again perform Cotton Patch Gospel at the Lincoln Cultural Center. Buy tickets at the venue or online at lincolntheatreguild.com. Additional performances will be Saturday and Sunday.

Consignment sale
Messiah UMC, 4102 N.C. 27 in Lincolnton, will host a kids and teens consignment sale 6-9 p.m. For more information, contact Brandi Parrott at (704) 530-5520 or btparrott@hotmail.com.

Senior Dance
The Gaston County Senior Center, 1303 Dallas-Cherryville Hwy. in Dallas, will host a Senior Dance (ages 55+) 7-10 p.m. For more information, call (704) 922-2170.

SATURDAY
Consignment sale
Messiah UMC will host their second day of the kids and teens consignment sale 8 a.m. to noon with half-priced items. For more information, contact Brandi Parrott at (704) 530-5520 or btparrott@hotmail.com.

Kids Krafts
Boger City UMC, 2321 E. Main St. in Lincolnton, will host a St. Patrick’s Day Kids Krafts Corner 9-10 a.m. For more information, call (704) 740-7795.

Church concert
The Cockman Family will perform at Living Word Ministries, 1062 N.C. 16 S. in Lowesville. Cost will be $10, including supper, which will start being served at 4:45 p.m.

Church concert
Ivan Parker will perform 6 p.m. at Reepsville Baptist Church, 1513 Alf Hoover Rd. in Vale, with doors set to open at 5 p.m. For more information, call (704) 276-1152.

SUNDAY
Church service
The Executive Board of the Lincoln County Branch of the NAACP will join in the 11 a.m. service at Greater Works Full Gospel Ministry, 2543-A E. Main St. in Lincolnton. For more information, email naacpinlincolncounty@gmail.com.

Church concert
Ricky Atkinson will perform 6 p.m. at Antioch Baptist Church, 3387 E. N.C. 150 in Lincolnton. For more information, call (704) 732-0932.

UPCOMING
Pageant
Registration is now open for contestants interested in participating in The Miss Gastonia Scholarship Association’s Outstanding Little Miss Cleveland County-Lincoln County Pageant March 16 at the Cleveland County Office Building Auditorium, 130 South Post Rd. in Shelby. Girls from Cleveland, Lincoln, Gaston and surrounding counties are eligible to enter. The competition for contestants ages 0-6 will be 11:30 a.m.; the competition for contestants ages 7-19 will be 2 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the Miss Gastonia scholarship fund. For more information and to receive an application, call (704) 827-7277 or visit missgastoniapageant.com.

Coalition fundraiser
Lincoln County Coalition Against Child Abuse & Child Advocacy Center will host their annual fundraiser “The Price is Right for Fighting Child Abuse” 7 p.m. March 23 at the James W. Warren Citizens Center in Lincolnton. Pre-show entertainment will start at 6 p.m. For more information, visit cac-lincolncounty.org. Tickets may be purchased at the door or by calling (704) 736-1155. Businesses who would like to be a sponsor or donate a prize for the event can call and ask for Sue or Debbie.

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