“Christ Caring, Christ Sharing” yard sale will be 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 1940 N.C. 27 West in Lincolnton. Funds raised will benefit local missions. The event takes place daily.
Community Full Gospel Church, 2782 Gastonia Hwy. in Lincolnton, will host a revival 7 p.m. today and Saturday with guest speaker Evangelist Jerry Grogan from Lenoir. For more information, call Pastor Jim Cape at (704) 735-1673.
Country Club dinner
Cherryville Golf & Country Club, 200 Club Dr. in Cherryville, will host a dinner special 6-9 p.m. for a Classic Car and Motorcycle Cruise. For more information, call (704) 435-6597.
Poetry Lincolnton will celebrate the book release of The Best of Poetry Lincolnton, an anthology published by Main Street Rag, 7 p.m. at the Lincoln Cultural Center in Lincolnton. Book sales will benefit the Cultural Center, Poetry Lincolnton and local poets.
Daniels Lutheran Church, 3170 Reepsville Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a country breakfast 7-10 a.m. in the fellowship hall. Cost is $6. For more information, call Pastor Ted Bost at (704) 735-8034 ext. 2388.
The Lincolnton Lions Club will host a broom sale starting 7 a.m. in the parking lot of the Cherryville Wal-Mart, 2505 Lincolnton Hwy. Also for sale will be children’s brooms and mops, patriotic badges, kazoos and more. Proceeds will benefit sight conservation in the area by providing funds for various club charities and for people to attend Camp Dogwood For the Blind and Visually Impaired.
Middle Cross Baptist Church, 3474 Crouse Sch. Rd. in Crouse, will host a large-scale merchandising fundraiser with comforters, throws, pillows, coffee makers, craft and office supplies and more 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the church’s Land Fund.
Messiah UMC, 4102 W. N.C. 27 in Lincolnton, will host a car wash fundraiser 9 a.m. to noon to raise money for an upcoming mission trip.
Benefit for sick child
A benefit for local couple Elizabeth and Maurice Moore’s nephew Kaleb, who has stage four brain cancer, will start 9 a.m. at Lincoln Charter School, 133 Eagle Nest Rd. in Lincolnton. The event will include raffles, a martial arts tournament, food, entertainment and much more. A special award will also be handed out in memory of Ralph Rudisill, former owner of Zippers Restaurant. For more information call (704) 732-1588, (704) 308-1421 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ladder-Up Tutorial Services will offer “Portraits of Love” professional photography 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 208 S. Academy St. in Lincolnton. For more information on prices, call (704) 576-9542.
The 15th Annual Holyfest will be 1-7 p.m. today in the 800 block of East Pine St. in Lincolnton. All area groups and choirs are invited to participate. There will be food, games and fun for everyone. The tent revival will continue 7 p.m. daily Sunday through Tuesday. For more information, call (828) 962-6373.
RACES Field Day
Volunteer Communications ARES/RACES will host their annual field day 2 p.m. today through 2 p.m. Sunday at Boger City Fire Department, 410 McAlister Rd. in Lincolnton. For more information, on the event, email Cliff Brommer at email@example.com. For more information on RACES, visit www.qsl.net/nc4lc/.
Cherryville Golf & Country Club, 200 Club Dr. in Cherryville, will host a couples golf tournament at 4 p.m. For more information, call (704) 435-6597.
Community Full Gospel Church, 2782 Gastonia Hwy. in Lincolnton, will host a revival 7 p.m. today. For more information, call Pastor Jim Cape at (704) 735-1673.
North Brook Baptist Church, 7421 Flay Rd., Cherryville will host a Vacation Bible School student retreat 5-10 p.m. in the Student Ministry Center for grades 7 and up.
Sharon Baptist Church, N.C. 73 in Denver, will host its annual homecoming starting 10:45 a.m. with Carolina Family Quartet and guest speaker Jeff Scronce. A meal will follow the service in the fellowship hall.
The 60th Annual Reunion of the L.W. Lightfoot and Rebecca Boggs Hoyle clan will be 1 p.m. at Bethlehem UMC in Cherryville. Relatives are encouraged to bring a well-filled picnic basket. A business session and memorial service for deceased members will follow lunch.
Crowell Memorial UMC, 4018 Killian Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a “Everyone Fun Fair” Vacation Bible School 6:30-8:30 p.m. daily today through Tuesday. Dinner will also be served 6 p.m. daily. All ages are welcome to attend. For more information, call (704) 735-8889.
North Brook Baptist Church, 7421 Flay Rd., Cherryville, will host a Vacation Bible School, “Colossal Coastal World,” for ages 3-6th grade 6-9 p.m. daily today through June 27 in the fellowship hall. Supper will be served daily at 6 p.m. followed by classes for adults, too, at 7 p.m.
Unity Baptist Church, 326 N. Aspen St. in Lincolnton, will host a Vacation Bible School, “Feel the Rush,” 6-8:30 p.m. daily today through June 27. A kickoff event will be 4 p.m. today. Food will be provided.
Hill’s Chapel UMC, 988 S. N.C. 16 in Stanley, will host “Everyone Fun Fair” Vacation Bible School entitled 6-8 p.m. daily today through June 25. Dinner will also be served 5:30 p.m. daily. To register, call (704) 827-9511.
Friendly Chapel Baptist Church, N.C. 150 in Maiden, will host a Vacation Bible School 6:15-8 p.m. daily Monday through Thursday. There will be food, games and fellowship. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call (704) 732-8500.
Grace Baptist Church, 495 Horseshoe Lake Rd. in Lincolnton, will host revival services 7 p.m. daily today through June 26. Guest speaker will be Dr. Bobby Sizemore of Newton, a missionary with Rock of Ages Prison Ministry. For more information or directions, call (704) 240-1482.
“Snakes Alive” library event
The Charles R. Jonas Library in Lincolnton will present “Snakes Alive” Summer Reading performance 10:30 a.m. at the Citizens Center in Lincolnton and 2:30 p.m. at Rock Springs Elementary School, 3633 N.C. 16 in Denver. Herpetology specialist Ron Cromer will provide a hands-on encounter with snakes and reptiles and will offer children an opportunity to hold the creatures and debunk myths and teach fun facts. For more information, call (704) 732-0548.
The Lincoln County unit of the N.C. Cooperative Extension will present a hands-on canning class 4-7 p.m. in the demonstration kitchen of the Citizens Center in Lincolnton. Participants will learn the basics of pickling. Cost is $10 and includes information sheets and a jar of canned food. Registration is required. For more information, call (704) 736-8461.
The Lincolnton Lions Club will host their 2013-14 installation of officers and awards banquet 6 p.m. at Homesteads Grill & Taphouse, 357 N. Generals Blvd. in Lincolnton. A new member will also be inducted. Official officer for the installation will be the Lions’ former District Governor Wayne Webb of the Forest City Lions Club.
Tickets are now available for St. Luke’s Episcopal Church’s progressive dinner “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” on June 29. The Shakespearean evening will start 6:30 p.m. with appetizers followed by dinner and a horse-drawn carriage ride to the Wright House, 201 N. Cedar St. for dessert and coffee. Cost is $15 per person or $25 per couple. Tickets can be purchased at Fausto Coffee in Lincolnton or at the church parish house. For more information, call (704) 732-9179.
Parade entries needed
The City of Lincolnton is currently looking for parade entries for its upcoming July 4th Celebration starting 8 p.m. July 4 in the downtown area. Lineup will be 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Fifth Third Bank on E. Main St. To obtain an entry form, individuals may stop by City Hall, W. Sycamore St., or call (704) 736-8980. Deadline for submission is June 28.
Remnant Ministries will host a seminar on the book of Daniel 6-7:30 p.m. weekly starting July 9 at American Legion Post 30 headquarters, 1120 N. Aspen St. in Lincolnton. For more information or to register, call Pastor Surby at (704) 460-7998 or (704) 736-9474.
Registration deadline is 12 p.m. July 13 to attend a Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium course 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Cooksville VFD, 6942 Old Shelby Rd. in Vale. To register, contact Peter Weinrich at CooksvilleVFD@yahoo.com or (828) 244-5133.
Apple Festival applications
Organizers with The Lincoln County Apple Festival are currently looking for food vendors and individuals interested in participating in an antique car show during the festival. Food vendors must be non-profit organizations located within the county. For more information or to apply, call Joyce Dorsey at (704)736-8452.