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Around Town — 4-29-13

 TODAY
Board of Education
The Lincoln County Board of Education will meet 6 p.m. in the administrative offices on North Generals Blvd. in Lincolnton. The purpose of the meeting is to conduct School Board Attorney interviews and to approve the 2013-2014 local budget request.

Revival
Emmanuel Independent Baptist Church, 102 Iron Station Rd. in Dallas, will host a the second day of their revival at 7 p.m. For more information, call Pastor Franklin Herndon Jr., at (704) 718-8239.

Tent revival
A tent revival will be 7 p.m. nightly through May 11 on Cat Square Rd. in Vale. For more information, call (704) 732-4702 or (704) 685-1712.

TUESDAY
CAC open house
The Lincoln County Child Advocacy Center, 161 Policarp St. in Lincolnton, will host its annual open house 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.  Call (704) 736-1155 for more information.

Revival
Emmanuel Independent Baptist Church, 102 Iron Station Rd. in Dallas, will host their third and final day of revival at 7 p.m.

WEDNESDAY
Adopt-A-Cop
The 22nd Annual Adopt-A-Cop event will be 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for county second-graders at Betty G. Ross Park in Lincolnton.

Medicare meeting
The Lincoln County unit of the N.C. Cooperative Extension will host a meeting on how to read a medicare summery 9:30 a.m. at the Senior Center, 514 S. Academy St. in Lincolnton (at the Gaston College-Lincoln campus). Another class will be May 8 in Denver. For more information or to register, call Melinda Houser at (704) 736-8461.

THURSDAY
Golden Opportunity Day
The Lincoln County unit of the N.C. Cooperative Extension will host Golden Opportunity Day, an annual event to showcase services available to the county’s older adults, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Citizens Center in Lincolnton. Breakfast and lunch items will be on hand to purchase. For more information, call (704) 736-8461.

Diabetes discussion
CMC-Lincoln will host another session in their Thursday’s Treats Cooking and Recipe Swap series. The event, called “Pizza Outside the Box,” will be 3 p.m. at Lincoln Medical Plaza,

RACES/ARES meeting
Lincolnton RACES/ARES will meet 7 p.m. at Shalom Baptist Church, 210 N. Aspen St. in Lincolnton. For more information, contact Clifford H. Brommer at wd4pic@infionline.net or Randy Henderson at ki4grn@bellsouth.net.

 FRIDAY
Hot dog sale
South River Baptist Church, 2036 Southside Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a hot dog sale 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the church’s parking lot expansion project. Dine in and carry out options will be available.

BBQ sandwich sale
Crouse VFD, 2764 W. N.C. 150 in  Crouse, will host a BBQ bologna sandwich sale 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is $5 per bag. Deliveries will be available for five or more orders. For more information, call (704) 735-2247.

Spaghetti dinner
Tucker’s Grove UMC’s Women’s Group will host a spaghetti fundraiser 5-9 p.m. in the fellowship hall, 5982 Tucker’s Grove Ch. Rd. in Iron Station. Cost is $7 per plate.

SATURDAY
 Church breakfast
Bethel Baptist Church, 200 Bethel Ch. Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a breakfast buffet 7-10 a.m. Cost is $6. For more information, call (980) 241-0982.

5K race
Register now to participate in the Sally’s YMCA Mission Miles 5K Trail Run & Fun Run starting 8 a.m. at the Carolina Thread Trail marker at the facility. Activities will include hair painting, music and kid-friendly warm-up relays. Register in person at the YMCA’s Member Services desk in Denver, online at racingtoes.com or by mail by visiting ymcacharlotte.org/5ktrailrun.

Plant sale
The East Lincoln Garden Club will host a plant sale 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Webb’s Chapel UMC, 4640 Webbs Chapel Ch. Rd. in Denver. Items for purchase will include perennials, annuals, roses, orchids, trees, shrubs and herbs along with garden accessories, bird houses, pottery and baked goods. For more information contact Denita Sample at (704) 483-2916 or ddsample@charter.net.

Hot dog sale
South River Baptist Church, 2036 Southside Rd. in Lincolnton, will host the second day of their hot dog sale 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

BBQ sandwich sale
Crouse VFD, 2764 W. N.C. 150 in Crouse, will host the second day of its BBQ bologna sandwich sale 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Church singing
Grace Baptist Church, 495 Horseshoe Lake Rd. in Lincolnton, will host The Heritage Quartet, from Lancaster, S.C., at 7 p.m.

 SUNDAY
Homecoming
Westport Baptist Church, 2372 Lake Shore Rd. South in Denver, will host a homecoming service 10:30 a.m. with guest pastor Dr. Randal Helms. A covered dish meal will follow the service in the family life center. For more information, call (704) 483-5851.

Abernathy/Abernethy reunion
The Daniel Abernathy/Abernethy Family Reunion will start 1 p.m. at Mt. Ruhama Baptist Church’s Fellowship Hall in Maiden. Attendants are asked to bring a well-filled picnic basket. For more information or directions, call Pamela Wilkinson at (828) 464-5906.

Cruise-In
A “Cruise-In” will be 1-5 p.m. in downtown Lincolnton with cars and trucks from 1979 and earlier. No vehicles are allowed before 12:30 p.m. due to limited church parking. Proceeds will benefit two city workers, one who suffered a horse injury, and another who’s undergoing leukemia treatment. For more information, call (704) 458-9542 or email jpro5@hotmail.com.

UPCOMING
Lifeguard training
Register by 5 p.m. May 13 for lifeguard training with the City of Lincolnton Parks and Recreation. Training classes will be May 14-June 3 at the W. M. Lentz Recreation Center at Betty G. Ross Park in Lincolnton. Cost is $150. For more information, call (704) 735-2671 or stop by the Rec. Office to register.

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