The Cleveland County Post-Polio Support Group will meet 6 p.m. at Mayflower Restaurant in Shelby. For more information, call Janet Walker at (704) 692-6249.
Gospel Way Baptist Church, 3904 Tryon Courthouse Rd. in Cherryville, will host summer Bible courses 6:30-9:10 p.m. today and Tuesday with Dr. C. David Jones. Next class sessions will start Sept. 16. For more information, call (704) 466-8774 or visit gospelwayonline.org. College credits will be available through Macedonia Baptist College.
New Grace Baptist Church, 3462 N.C. 73 in Iron Station, will host “Let the Sonshine” Vacation Bible School 6:30-8:30 p.m. daily today (July 15) through July 19. For more information, call Pastor Jerry Taylor at (828) 478-2846 or (704) 747-6434.
Middle Cross Baptist Church, 3474 Crouse Sch. Rd. in Crouse, will host revival services 7 p.m. daily today (July 15) through Wednesday with Bro. Johnathon Foster and special singing. For more information, call (704) 745-6307.
Services for service men/women
The Gaston College Cosmetology Department in collaboration with the student Cosmetic Art and Science Association will host “Serving Those in Service” fundraiser for service men and women with discounted hair cuts, manicures, pedicures, facials and more 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily today through Friday and 5-7 p.m. today through Thursday at the Lincoln Campus, 511 S. Aspen St. in Lincolnton. For more information, call BreAnne Walker at (704) 748-5255 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Catawba Valley Community College will host a free new student orientation and registration 5:30-9 p.m. Register at cvcc.edu/NSO. Anyone who has a disability and need accommodations, contact Wanda Horvath at least 72 hours beforehand at (828) 327-7000, ext. 4222.
Board of Education
The Lincoln County Board of Education will meet 6 p.m. at the administrative office building on N. Generals Blvd. in Lincolnton.
Widowed Group of the Greater Gaston Area will host a motivational class “Building Healthy Relationships Part I” with Marcia T. Thompson 6:30 p.m. at the Senior Center, 1303 Dallas-Cherryville Hwy. in Dallas. Refreshments will follow the program. Doors will open at 6 p.m.
Lincolnton RACES/ARES will meet 7 p.m. at Shalom Baptist Church, 210 N. Aspen St. in Lincolnton. Topic of discussion will be upcoming McGuire Nuclear Station drill.
GRACE Singles Fellowship will meet 7 p.m. in the family life center dining room at First Baptist Church, 201 Robin Rd. in Lincolnton. For meal reservations or more information, call (704) 735-0541.
First Baptist Church of High Shoals, 600 Lincoln St. in High Shoals, will host “Squire Parsons” in concert at 7 p.m. A love offering will be collected at the event.
Cancer poker run
East Lincoln Relay for Life team Vacation for a Cure will host a lake/land poker run fundraiser today (July 20). For more information, call Anne Willis at (704) 609-9953.
Bethel Baptist Church, 200 Bethel Ch. Rd. in Lincolnton, will host “Spencer Mountain Quintet” in concert at 7 p.m. For more information, call (980) 241-0982.
Widowed Group of the Greater Gaston Area will host “The Delmonicas” in concert 7-10 p.m. at the Senior Park & Rec. Center, 1303 Dallas-Cherryville Hwy. in Dallas. Doors will open at 6 p.m., and beverages will be provided. Cost is $8. For more information, call (704) 865-5663.
Kid’s church event
Asbury UMC, 3097 Asbury Church Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a kid’s summer event “Kingdom Rock” 5:30-8 p.m. daily today (July 21) through July 25 for ages 4 through 5th grade. Activities will include songs, teamwork-building games, science-related gizmos and more. For more information, call (704) 735-6448.
Pisgah UMC, 2582 Gastonia Hwy. in Lincolnton, will host a Vacation Bible School 6 p.m. daily today (July 21) through July 25 for ages 3 through 6th grade. Activities will include supper, crafts, music, Bible stories, games and more. For more information, call (704) 732-0538 or email Rev. Judy Eurey at Jeurey@charter.net.
Family caregiver workshop
The Lincoln County chapter of the N.C. Cooperative Extension will host the workshop “What Every Adult Child Should Know: Protecting Your Retirement and Other Financial Information for Family Caregivers” 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 27 at the Lincoln County Senior Center on the Gaston College-Lincoln campus, 511 S. Aspen St. in Lincolnton. Reserve a seat by July 22 by calling (704) 732-0953. For more information, call Leigh Guth at (704) 736-8461.
The Lincoln County 4-H Club will host two different after-school clubs this coming school year including “Cha-Ching,” a nine-week monthly program for students who love reading and money, and “Junior Science Geeks” (ages 6-11), an eight-week monthly program for students who want to experiment with recipes, acids/bases, density, etc.. Each club will be at the Citizens Center in Lincolnton. For more information, call (704) 736-8458 or email Fran Senters at Fran_Senters@ncsu.edu.