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Around Town — 3/8/13

FRIDAY
School play
North Lincoln High School will present Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma at 7:30 p.m.

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
Church breakfast
Marvin UMC on Startown Rd. in Lincolnton will host a breakfast buffet 7-10 a.m. Donations will benefit the parsonage fund.

Hot dog sale
Lowe’s Home Improvement in Lincolnton will host a hot dog sale 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Fire and police officials will be on-hand along with a hay maze activity. For more information, call (704) 748-9335.

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.

Fellowship meal
Laboratory UMC, 1850 Bill Lynch Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a fellowship meal at 6 p.m. For more information, call (704) 735-6605.

Church concert
Bethel Baptist Church, 200 Bethel Ch. Rd. in Lincolnton, will host bluegrass Gospel group, Heartstrings of Fairview, in concert at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call (980) 241-0982.

River Oaks Band
Bud Long’s River Oaks Band will perform 7 p.m. at 2910 Killian Rd. in Lincolnton. Doors will open at 6 p.m. The event will be a tribute to Mr. Bud Long, who established the group/concerts and has since passed. Children must be at least 12 years old to attend the show due to insurance liabilities. For more information, call (704) 735-1389.

School play
North Lincoln High School will present Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma at 7:30 p.m.

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.

School play
North Lincoln High School will present Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma at 3:30 p.m.

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.

MONDAY
Basketball registration
Today is the deadline for teams to register for the Denver Nuggets basketball organization’s Spring Tip-Off Classic, which will be Friday through March 17. To register, visit www.eteamz.com/denvernuggets1.

College class
Gaston College will host a four-day Basic Skills New Student Orientation class 9 a.m. to noon and 5:30-8:30 p.m. today (March 11) through March 14 and March 25-28 at the Lincoln Campus for students interested in obtaining a GED or Adult High School diploma. GED changes will occur in 2014 including method of testing and rise in cost. Also, partial test scores will expire. For more information, call (704) 748-5226.

Senior Bingo
Gaston County Senior Center, 1303 Dallas-Cherryville Hwy. in Dallas, will host Senior Bingo at 6 p.m. For more information, call (704) 922-2170.

Play auditions
Audition today for the Cherryville Little Theatre’s May production of Disney’s Cinderella Kids. For more information, email Page Thompson at thompson_page@yahoo.com or visit the theatre’s Facebook page. Children must be between 7 and 18 to audition.

TUESDAY
NARFE
Chapter 1983 of The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE) will meet noon at the Lincoln House restaurant in Lincolnton. Area II V.P. Sue Hawkins will visit the chapter. For more information call (704) 748-6498.

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. For more information, call (704) 972-4700.

Basketball tryouts
The Denver Nuggets basketball organization will hold tryouts 5-6:30 p.m. at Lucia Baptist Church, 15434 Lucia Riverbend Hwy. in Stanley, for 8th-11th grade boys interested in playing spring/summer AAU basketball. Additional tryouts will be 6-7:30 p.m. March 14.

Play auditions
Audition today for the Cherryville Little Theatre’s May production of Disney’s Cinderella Kids. For more information, email Page Thompson at thompson_page@yahoo.com or visit the theatre’s Facebook page. Children must be between 7 and 18 to audition.

THURSDAY
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. Danny Bolick will be the guest speaker. For more information, call (704) 472-7980.

UPCOMING
Child screening clinic
Register now for the Child Find screening clinic 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. March 15 at the Exceptional Children’s Resource Center at Kiser Intermediate School, 301 Jeb Seagle Dr. in Lincolnton. To register, contact Ethel Sigmon at (704) 736-1017 ext. 24913.

Spring Break Camp
Register by March 15 for Spring Break Camp with Lincoln County Parks & Rec., which will be 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily April 1-5 at East Lincoln Community Center and Howards Creek Community Center, for rising 1st-6th graders. For more information or to apply, call Lindsay at (704) 483-8980.

WWII Appreciation
The American Legion Post 30 is looking for World War II veterans to register for their WWII Apreciation Day set for April 6 at 1120 N. Aspen St. in Lincolnton. RSVP by contacting Dale Punch at (704) 477-8829 or dalepunch@charter.net or Jamie Vernon at (704) 736-8506.

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