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Around Town — 7/24/13

TODAY
“Teacher Day”
King’s Office Supply, 227 E. Main St. in Lincolnton, will host their annual “Teacher Day” 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. today with a silent art auction benefiting Christian Ministry of Lincolnton’s soup kitchen. For more information (704) 735-7415.

“Evening at Ingleside”
Ingleside Plantation, 214 S. Ingleside Farm Rd. in Iron Station, will host “Evening at Ingleside” fundraiser for Sally’s YMCA in Denver 6-9 p.m. with tours, food, music, dancing and more. Cost is $35. To purchase tickets, visit eventbrite.com and search “Ingleside.” The event will take place rain or shine.

AL-ANON
Abby Park AFG will meet 8 p.m. at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 2639 E. N.C. 150 in Lincolnton. For more information, call (704) 408-1418. The group meets weekly at the church.

THURSDAY
AL-ANON
Abby Park AFG will meet 12 p.m. at  First Presbyterian Chuch, 114 W. Main St. in Lincolnton. For more information, call (704) 408-1418. The group meets weekly at the church.

Dance registration
Xtreme EDGE Dance Studio, 128 E. Main St. in Lincolnton, will host registration 5-7 p.m. today and July 30. Registration will also take place in August. Individuals may also register by contacting xtremeedgedance@gmail.com or (704) 735-8200.

FRIDAY
BBQ fundraiser
Fairview Baptist Church, 3614 Wilfong Rd. in Newton, will host a BBQ fundraiser starting 10 a.m. Delivery options will be available. Cost is $7. For more information or to place an order, call (828) 781-6262 or (828) 244-0560.

Singing Convention
The Lincoln County Singing Convention will meet 7-9 p.m. at Reeps Grove UMC, 7401 Reeps Grove Church Rd. in Vale. Visitors are welcome. For more information, call (704) 276-1529.

SATURDAY
Church breakfast
Daniels Lutheran Church, 3710 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.

Clothes giveaway
El Shaddai Baptist Church, 4953 E. N.C. 27 in Iron Station, will host a free clothes giveaway and hot dog sale at 12 p.m.

Rose Society
Cleveland/Lincoln County Rose Society will meet for a garden tour and ice cream social 5:30 p.. at the home of Jerry and Jo Ann Ostrander, 3900 Siesta Ln. in Maiden. Visitors are welcome. For more information, call (828) 428-3508.

Church fundraiser
Bethlehem UMC,  6753 N.C. 182 in Cherryville, will host a hot dog and ice cream supper 5-7 p.m. Proceeds will benefit medical expenses for Dot Smith.

Violin concert
The Lincoln Cultural Center in Lincolnton will host “Synergy Violins” with Stephen and Jeff Neal 7 p.m. in the Timken Performance Hall. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $10. Seniors and students are $7. For more information, call (704) 732-9055 or email lincolncultural@bellsouth.net.

SUNDAY
Homecoming
Roseland Baptist Church, 1172 Rosehill Dr. in Lincolnton, will host their annual homecoming event 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. with guest speaker Rev. Britt Willis and musical group “The Willis Brothers.” Lunch will follow the event at 12:30 p.m.

Church luncheon
Boger City UMC, 2320 E. Main St. in Lincolnton, will host a community luncheon 11:30 a.m. in the fellowship hall. An $8 donation is suggested.

Pottery & ice cream benefit
Salem Lutheran and United Church of Christ, 3410 Startown Rd. in Lincolnton, will host their annual pottery bowl/ice cream benefit at 3 p.m. For a $10 donation, individuals will receive a handmade bowl and ice cream. Attendants will also vote on their favorite ice cream flavor. Proceeds will benefit Christian Ministry of Lincolnton.

Youth program
El Shaddai Baptist Church, 4953 E. N.C. 27 in Iron Station, will host a youth program at 5 p.m.

VBS
McKendree UMC, 3537 Maiden Hwy. in Lincolnton, will host “Mission Possible” Vacation Bible School 5:30-8 p.m. today through July 31. Free food will be handed out each night.

VBS
Daniels Lutheran Church, 3170 Reepsville Rd. in Lincolnton, will host “Splash into God’s Word” Vacation Bible School 6 -8 p.m. daily today through Aug. 1. Supper will be served 6 p.m. daily, too. For more information, call Pastor Ted Bost at (704) 735-8034 ext. 2388.

MONDAY
VBS
Boger City UMC, 2320 E. Main St. in Lincolnton, will host “Kingdom Rock” Vacation Bible School today with dinner at 5:30 p.m. To pre-register, call (704) 735-7691.

TUESDAY
Blood drive
Community Blood Center of the Carolinas will host a blood drive 4-7 p.m. at Denver Fire Department, 3956 N. N.C. 16 in Denver. Sign-up at carolinadonor.org or call (704) 972-4700 to make an appointment for the drive.

UPCOMING
Christian concert
Dena Palmer-Brice and husband and guitarist Eric Brice and the “Experience Crew” will perform 7 p.m. at the Cultural Center on Aug. 2. Cost is $10. To purchase tickets, call (704) 732-9055, fax (704) 732-9057 or email lincolncultural@bellsouth.net. Tickets are also available at Vee’s House of Hair, Technique Styling Salon and Ebony and White’s Funeral Services. Gold Hill Baptist Church is sponsoring the event. For more information, contact Bishop Franklin E. Lowery at (704) 735-6359 or (980) 429-0331 or felowery57@gmail.com.

Cancer concert
Safari Miles restaurant and Relay for Life team “Betting on a Cure” will host a concert benefit for the American Cancer Society 7-10 p.m. in the restaurant parking lot, 390 N. N.C. 16 in Denver. Big Blast and The Party Masters will perform. The event is being held in memory of Adam and Sam Dixon. In lieu of tickets, wristbands will be provided for a $10 minimum donation. The following locations have wristbands for sale: Safari Miles, Raymond James (Denver), Westlake Restaurant, Cabbella’s Coffee Shop and Nails 4 U. Team members are also selling them.

“Cruisin’ for a Cause”
Four area nonprofits will host their annual “Crusin’ for a Cause” event 5-10 p.m. Aug. 24 in downtown Lincolnton. Proceeds will benefit Hesed House of Hope, Amy’s House, Lincoln County Coalition Against Child Abuse & Child Advocacy Center and Relay for Life. To reserve a parking space for a classic car, call Tracy Barger at (704) 735-9190. Any business who wishes to be a sponsor can contact Shasta Steele at (704) 447-5115, and bakers wishing to enter the event’s “cupcake wars” contest can contact Emily Laforce at (704) 736-1155.

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