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.
Fire Dept. meeting
Crouse Volunteer Fire Department, 2764 W. N.C.150 in Crouse, will hold their annual meeting at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call (704) 735-2247.
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.
Registration for the Humane Society of Lincoln County’s low-cost spay/neuter clinic on Aug. 13 will be 1-4 p.m. today at 2422 Country Club Rd. in Lincolnton. Payment in the form of cash or check is due at registration.
Registration for the Humane Society of Lincoln County’s low-cost spay/neuter clinic on Aug. 13 will be 4-6 p.m. today at 2422 Country Club Rd. in Lincolnton. Payment in the form of cash or check is due at registration.
West Lincoln High School, 172 Shoal Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a yard sale starting 7 a.m. followed by a cruise-in at 10 a.m. Cost is $10 to reserve a space. Activities will include music, food and a 50/50 drawing. Rain date is Aug. 17. For more information, call Eddie or Crystal Dean at (980) 429-8314 or (980) 429-8311.
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.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 2710 Redbud Dr. in Gastonia, will host a free “Emergency Preparedness Fair” 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Participants will include the American Red Cross, Gastonia Fire Department and Greensboro Home Storage Center. Displays and demonstrations will include alternative fuels, cooking without power, alternative communications, food storage and more.
St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 4051 King Wilkinson Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a chicken pie, dumplings and beef stew supper starting 11 a.m. with live Bluegrass and Gospel music from “The Clontzs” 5-7 p.m. Dine-in or carry-out options will be available. Proceeds benefit the church building fund.
Lincoln County natives the WBT Briarhoppers will perform 2 p.m. at the Gaston County Public Library, 1555 E. Garrison Blvd. in Gastonia. For more information, call (704) 868-2164 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Apple Queen pageant
The Business & Professional Women’s Club of Lincolnton will host the 2013 Miss Lincoln County Apple Queen Scholarship Pageant 7 p.m. at the Citizens Center in Lincolnton. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for seniors 60+ and children 12 and under. Tickets are available at the Lincoln Cultural Center in Lincolnton and will also be available at the door.
Grace Baptist Church, 495 Horseshoe Lake Rd. in Lincolnton, will host Lenoir-based musical group “The Wideners” in concert at 7 p.m.
Grace Baptist Church, 495 Horseshoe Lake Rd. in Lincolnton, will host Georgia-based musical group “The Gobers” in concert at the 11 a.m. service.
Landmark Church, 4321 Reepsville Rd. in Vale, will host Brenda Braswell in concert at the 11 a.m. service.