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Around Town — 8-5-13

TODAY
Camp meeting
Rock Spring Campground in Denver will host its annual camp meeting today through Sunday with twice a day preaching and singing. For more information or to participate, call Van Barker Jr., at (704) 483-2710 or visit rockspringscampmeeting.com.

VBS
Fairview Baptist Church, 3614 Wolfong Rd. in Newton, will host “Jungle Jaunt: Responding to the One True God” VBS 6-8 p.m. daily today (Aug. 5) through Aug. 9. Activities will include music, Bible stories, puppets, arts & crafts and more.

Commissioners meeting
Lincoln County Board of Commissioners will meet 6:30 p.m. at the Citizens Center in Lincolnton.

TUESDAY
Widowed Group
Widowed Group of the Greater Gaston Area will host a night out 5:30 p.m. at Jackson’s Cafeteria in Gastonia. For more information, call (704) 865-5663.

Lions Club
The Lincolnton Lions Club will meet 7 p.m. in the Elm Classroom at CMC-Lincoln’s Medical Plaza in Lincolnton. Past District Governor Aaron McAllister, District 31-A’s Global  Membership Team Chair, will speak. Members and guests planning to eat in CMC-Lincoln’s cafeteria should arrive 30 minutes early. A Board of Directors meeting will follow with a discussion on the 2013-14 budget, committee assignments, membership growth and retention, service projects and club fundraisers.

Mentoring Moms
Mentoring Moms Psycho-educational Nonprofit Community Outreach Program, Inc., will host the first meeting of its new group session at 6-8 p.m. The group is for women who need to increase their self-esteem or are victims of domestic violence. Through the nonprofit program, women also learn how to budget finances along with cooking, parenting and computer skills. For more information, call Mrs. Gwendolyn Cobb at (704) 477-8360.

WEDNESDAY
Quilt Guild
The Piecemakers Quilt Guild will meet 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Lincoln County Senior Center on the Gaston College-Lincoln Campus, 511 S. Aspen St. in Lincolnton. For more information, call Tony Darr at (704) 992-2871 or ldarrnc@aol.com.

Last Man’s Club
The Last Man’s Club will meet 11 a.m. at Lincoln House Restaurant, 604 Clark Dr. in Lincolnton.

RV Tour
The 2013 Got to be N.C. RV Tour will stop 4-6 p.m. at Wal-Mart, 306 N. General Blvd. in Lincolnton. The purpose of the tour is to showcase N.C. agricultural products. Products will be on hand to sample along with free materials. For more information, call (919) 707-3001.

VBS
Lakeside Church of God, 6636 Pine Ridge Rd. in Denver, will host “Bugging Out for Jesus” VBS 6:30 p.m. daily today (Aug. 7) through Aug. 9. A family day will be 2 p.m. Aug. 10. For more information, call Rhonda at (980) 241-9210. For transportation, call Tamara at (704) 441-6536.

Revival
New Providence Full Gospel Church, 947 George Brown Rd. in Crouse, will host a three-day revival with teaching 7 p.m. daily. For more information, call (704) 732-9644.

THURSDAY
Quilt Guild
Piecemakers Quilt Guild will meet 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in room 319 of the Lincoln County Senior Center on the Gaston College-Lincoln Campus, 511 S. Aspen St. in Lincolnton. The class will be for beginning quilters. For more information, call Linda at (704) 483-2778.

Sons of Confederate
The Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp 1616 Gen. Robert F. Hoke/ Col. Wm. J. Hoke will meet 7 p.m. at the Lincoln Cultural Center in Lincolnton. For more information, call Harmon Lackey at (704) 472-7980.

GRACE Singles
GRACE Singles group will meet 7 p.m. in the family life center dining room of First Baptist Church, 201 Robin Rd. in Lincolnton. Guest speaker Dr. Keith Brown will present “Making Magical Moments.” For more information, call (704) 735-0541.

FRIDAY
Bingo
Kindred Healthcare Lincoln will host Bingo 10 a.m. with prizes and light snacks. For more information, call June Loftin or Janice Beckham at (704) 732-1138.

Gallery event
Gallery 27, 808 W. N.C. 27 in Lincolnton, will host a grand opening reception and celebration 6:30-10 p.m. For more information on the gallery, visit ncgallery27.com.

Senior dance
Gaston County Parks & Rec. will host a senior dance 7-10 p.m. for ages 55 and up at the Senior Center, 1303 Dallas-Cherryville Hwy. in Dallas. Cost is $4. For more information, call (704) 922-2170. Anyone needing an accommodation is asked to call at least 5 days before the event.

Cherryville play
Cherryville Little Theater, 301 W. Academy St. in Cherryville, will present “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr.” 7 p.m. today. Additional show times will be Saturday and Sunday. Cost is $8 for adults and $6 for students and seniors. Doors will open 45 minutes before show time.

SATURDAY
Yard sale
Lincoln County Senior Services, 514 S. Academy St. in Lincolnton, will host a senior yard sale 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. For more information, call (704) 732-9053.

Back-2-School Bash
Pleasant Grove UMC, 2069 N.C. 182 in Lincolnton, will host a Back-2-School Bash starting 10 a.m. with hay rides, Bible stories, bounce houses, corn hole, bingo, water games and more. A free hot dog lunch and pizza supper will able be served. For more information, call (704) 735-7511.

Overeaters Anonymous
Overeaters Anonymous will meet 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 2639 E. N.C. 150 in Lincolnton. The group meets the second and fourth Saturday of each month. For more information, call Robbie at (704) 616-2630.

Cherryville play
Cherryville Little Theater will present “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr.” at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Church supper/singing
Living Word Ministries of Lake Norman, 1062 N.C. 16 in Lowesville, will host supper at 4:30 p.m. and singing at 6 p.m. with Driven Quartet from Indian Trail, N.C. Concert cost is $10 for ages 13 and up. Food is free. Additional concerts will be various Saturdays through December. For more information, call Pastor Derrick Dellinger at (704) 506-9789.

Senior dance
Widowed Group of the Greater Gaston Area will host a senior dance with Marty Vanderlip 7-10 p.m. at the Senior Park & Rec. Center, 1303 Dallas-Cherryville Hwy. in Dallas. Doors will open at 6 p.m. Cost is $8. Beverages will be provided. For more information, call (704) 865-5663.

SUNDAY
Neill reunion
Descendants, family and friends of James Andrew and Mary Jane Eaker Neill are invited to attend a family reunion 1 p.m. at Shady Grove Baptist Church, 3240 Tryon Courthouse RD. in Cherryville. Attendants are asked to bring a well-filled picnic basket. For more information, call Bonnie at (704) 435-9885 or Joan at (864) 235-0262.

Cherryville play
Cherryville Little Theater will present “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr.” at 3 p.m.

Revival
Mt. Pisgah UMC, 273 Tryon School Loop Rd. in Bessemer City, will host a revival today and Monday, which will feature Rev. Michael Hill, of Providence Missionary Baptist Church in Lincolnton. Services will be 7 p.m. daily. For more information, call (704) 435-9967.

UPCOMING
Theatre Guild play
The Lincoln Theatre Guild and Gale S. Elmore, CPA, will present “Steel Magnolias” Aug. 16-18 and 23-25 at the Lincoln Cultural Center in Lincolnton. To purchase tickets, visit the Cultural Center or lincolntheatreguild.com.

Jet ski charity
The Denver Lake Norman Rotary Club will host its 2nd Annual DAM2DAM Jet Ski Charity Ride Aug. 24 at Lake Norman. Jet Ski enthusiasts from around Lake Norman are invited to participate in the event. Proceeds will benefit Denver Rotary’s local charities with 50 percent of the money benefiting East Lincoln Rescue Park. To register, visit www.mylkn.com/DAM2DAM.

Dental clinic
Hesed House of Hope, a homeless shelter at 100 Ann Gaither Ct. in Lincolnton, will host a mobile dental clinic 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 6 for homeless and low income residents. Volunteers and supplies are still in great need. For a list of volunteer opportunities or more information, call (704) 732-0175.

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