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Around Town — 8-7-13

TODAY
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.

Youth revival
Greater Works Full Gospel Ministries, 2543-A E. Main St. in Lincolnton, will host a youth revival 7 p.m. daily today through Friday. For more information, call (704) 240-9498.

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
Hiring event
Staff Masters will host a hiring event for various company positions 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Gaston College-Lincoln campus, 511 S. Aspen St. in Lincolnton.

Federation of the Blind
The Lincoln County Federation of the Blind will meet 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Lincoln county Senior Center, 514 S. Academy St. in Lincolnton on the Gaston College-Lincoln campus. For more information, call Joy Scott at (828) 428-3239 or Billy Milburn at (704) 483-2387.

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.

Church lunch
Greater Moore’s Chapel AME Zion Church, 1009 E. Main St. in Lincolnton, will host a chicken casserole lunch at 11 a.m. Cost is $7.

Band concert
North Lincoln High School, 2737 Lee Lawing Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a Band of Knights preview performance at 7 p.m.

American Legion
American Legion Post 30 will meet 7 p.m. at the American Legion building, 1120 N. Aspen St. in Lincolnton.

Soil & Water awards
Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District will host their annual awards banquet 7 p.m. at the Citizens Center in Lincolnton. For more information, call (704) 736-8501.

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
Amity Baptist Church, 881 Amity Church Rd. in Ironton, will host a large yard sale rain or shine 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. with hot dogs for sale 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Proceeds will benefit local mission projects.

Yard sale
Real Life Community Church, 5477 E. N.C. 27 in Iron Station, will host a hot dog and yard sale 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Hot dogs will be sold starting 9 a.m. Rain date will be Aug. 17.

Church breakfast
Marvin UMC, 2731 Startown Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a breakfast buffet and pancake station 7-10 a.m. Cost is $6. For more information, call (704) 735-3516.

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.

Ivey reunion
Descendants of Rev. George Washington Ivey will meet in Asheville. For more information, contact Eleanor Ivey Campbell at (828) 279-4132 or eivey@mindspring.com.

Fish fry
Greater Moore’s Chapel AME Zion Church, 1009 E. Main St. in Lincolnton, will host a fish fry starting 11 a.m. Cost is $7 for whiting plates and $8 for croaker plates. To pre-order, call Arthur Burch at (704) 674-6757.

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.

River Oaks Band
Bud Long’s River Oaks Band will perform 7 p.m. at 2910 Killian Rd. in Lincolnton. Due to insurance liabilities, children must be 12 and up to attend. Doors will open at 6 p.m. For more information, call (704) 735-1389.

Bluegrass/Gospel concert
A free Bluegrass Gospel concert will be 7 p.m. at Rock Springs Campground as part of the 183rd Rock Springs Methodist Camp Meeting in Denver. King James 1611 Boys, Black Creek, The Gospel Plowboys and Lee Jones and The Log Cabin Boys with special guest Dave Leatherman will perform. For more information, call (704) 483-2710.

SUNDAY
BBQ lunch
The Men’s Brotherhood of St. Matthews United Church of Christ, 4575 Maiden Hwy. in Lincolnton, will host a BBQ lunch starting at 12 p.m. Proceeds will benefit mission projects.

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.

Basketball camp
East Lincoln Mustang Boys and Girls Basketball Camp will be 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. today through Aug. 15 at East Lincoln High School, 6471 N.C. 73 in Denver, for rising 2nd-8th graders. Preregistration cost is $85 and $95 the day of camp. For more information, contact Coach Chip Ashley at (704) 718-5136 or cashley@lincoln.k12.nc.us.

MONDAY
Apple pie sale
The Lincoln County Extension and Community Association will sell fried apple pies today through Aug. 16 for $2 apiece in the demonstration kitchen on the first floor of the Citizens Center in Lincolnton. Pies will be available starting 1 p.m. today and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Aug. 16. Walk-ins will be limited to 5 pies or less.  For large orders, call (704) 736-8464 starting 9 a.m. today.

Golf practice
East Lincoln High School will host a women’s golf practice 2-4 p.m. today through Aug. 15 at Cowan’s Ford Country Club, 761 Club Dr. in Stanley.

Church event
Davis Chapel AME Zion Church, 5494 Hope Rd. in Vale, will host “The Spirits of Hope” worship event at 3:30 p.m.

Church event
El Shaddai Church, 4953 E. N.C. 27 in Iron Station, will host a 4 p.m. worship service with guest speaker Evangelist Glady Woodward.

VBS
Middle Cross Baptist Church, 3474 Crouse Sch. Rd. in Crouse, will host “Investigation Destination” VBS 6:30 p.m. nightly today through Aug. 16 for ages 5 and up. A light meal will be served each night. For more information, call (704) 745-6307.

 TUESDAY
Crouse community project
The Crouse Community History and Photo Project will host Daniel W. Barefoot, local historian and author and magician, at the group’s meeting 4 p.m. at Crouse UMC, 3311 Crouse School Rd. in Crouse.

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.

Wine & Art Fest
Organizers of the Lovable Lincolnton Wine & Art Fest are seeking artisans and food vendors for festival Oct. 12 in downtown Lincolnton. A limited number of slots are still available for wineries. For more information and to complete a vendor application, visit www.LLwineweekend.org.

 Holiday singing
Old Towne Carolers of Lincolnton is looking for a cappella singers filled with holiday spirit to play professional gigs from Thanksgiving through Christmas Eve. Individuals must be mobile enough to stroll city streets, shopping malls and private parties in Victorian costume. The group will meet eight weeks starting in October in Lincolnton. For more information, call Sandy Eldridge at (704) 408-1418.

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