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Around Town — 8-19-13

Soccer registration
Fall soccer registration is currently taking place 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays through Aug. 27 at the Lentz Recreation Center at Betty G. Ross Park in Lincolnton. Volunteer coaches are needed. For more information or additional registration times, call (704) 735-2671.

Hair services
Gaston College’s Cosmetic Art and Sciences Club will offer free or discounted full-service hair care for children receiving services from Christian Ministry and Amy’s House 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday and Tuesday-Thursday at the Lincoln Campus, 511 S. Aspen St. in Lincolnton. Services will be free for ages 5-12 and $5 apiece for ages 13-17. For more information, call (704) 748-5252 or email Breanne.walker@gaston.edu.

Post-Polio group
The Cleveland County Post-Polio Support Group will meet 6 p.m. at Mayflower Restaurant in Shelby. Cathy Marshall will share her story of surviving polio. For more information, call (704) 692-6249.

School board
Lincoln Charter School will hold their monthly school board meeting Monday 6:30 p.m. at the LCS Denver campus, 7834 Galway Ln. in Denver.

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

Liberty Apostolic Tabernacle of Lincolnton,161 Shell St., will host “The Heart-Holy Ghost Revival” 7 p.m. nightly today through Aug. 24 with guest speakers Bro. Jacob Sronce, Sis. Louise Evans and Bro. Kenny Gehrig. For more information, call (704) 268-9459.

Lions Club
The Lincolnton Lions Club will meet 7 p.m. in the Elm Classroom of the Lincoln Medical Plaza beside CMC-Lincoln,441 McAlister Rd. in Lincolnton. Members and guests planning to eat in the hospital cafeteria should arrive 30 minutes early. Topics for discussion will include committee assignments, future service projects, fundraisers and budget items. For more information, call (704) 735-8154.

Church open house
St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 4057 King Wilkinson Rd. in Lincolnton, will host an open house for an after school camp 5:30-6:30 p.m. for ages 5-12.

“Paint & Sip”
Gallery 27, 808 W. N.C. 27 in Lincolnton, will host a “Paint & Sip” event 7-9 p.m. with owner Stacey Pilkington-Smith. All skill levels are welcome. Cost is $20 for gallery members and $25 for non-members. Attendants must be 21 and up and are asked to bring their own wine bottle. Canvas, paints, paintbrushes and easels will be provided. To register, visit ncgallery27.com. For more information, call (704) 240-9060.

Church breakfast
Daniels Lutheran Church, 3170 Reepsville Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a breakfast 7-10 a.m. in the fellowship hall. The event will be Pastor Ted Bost’s last church breakfast. For more information, call him at (704) 735-8034 ext. 2388.

Soccer registration
Alexis Baptist Church, 118 Alexis Church Rd. in Alexis, will host a soccer sign-up for boys and girls ages 4-12 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Cost is $35.

Shred event
Federal Credit Union and Habitat for Humanity of Lincolnton’s Re-Store will host a free shed event 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Re-Store, 809 E. Sycamore St. in Lincolnton. For more information, call (704) 736-9490.

Church carnival
Hull’s Grove Baptist Church-North, 270 Car Farm Rd. in Lincolnton, will host its community outreach C.A.R.E. carnival 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with games, face painting, water slides, food, music and more. For more information, call (704) 640-6675 or (704) 732-1191.

School supply giveaway
Grace Baptist Church, 495 Horseshoe Lake Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a school supply giveaway 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for struggling families. Supplies and refreshments will be in the fellowship hall. The outreach event is sponsored by the church and Offering Hope Ministries of Mooresville.

Grape Stomp Festival
WoodMill Winery, 1506 John Beam Rd. in Vale, will host their annual Grape Stomp Festival 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with food, more than 80 vendors, complimentary wine tasting, winery tours, children’s activities, grape stomp contest and more. Admission is free. Event will take place rain or shine. For more information, call (704) 276-9911 or visit woodmillwinery.com.

Summer bash
Crouse Fire Department’s Ladies Auxiliary will host an “End of Summer Bash” 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the department, 2764 W. N.C. 150 in Crouse. Activities will include music, a dunking booth to dunk a fireman, food, corn hole, water games cornhole and more. To register, call (704) 735-2247 or (980) 241-8934, and leave a message.

BBQ/Chicken benefit
A BBQ pork and chicken benefit dinner will be 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Hebron UMC, N.C. 27 in Vale. Proceeds will benefit local residents John and Laura Davis, whose home was destroyed by recent flooding.

Animal shelter meeting
An informational meeting about making Lincoln County Animal Shelter a no-kill shelter will be 3:30-5 p.m. at the Charles R. Jonas Library, 306 W. Main St. in Lincolnton.

Cruisin’ for a Cause
Cruisin’ for a Cause will take place 5-10 p.m. in downtown Lincolnton to raise funds for various area non-profits including Amy’s House, Coalition Against Child Abuse, Relay for Life and Hesed House of Hope. For more information, email crusinforacause@yahoo.com.

Music event
Road Connections Music Agency will present, in connection with House of Favor Ministries, The Big 20th Anniversary Weekend Celebration with The Voices of Grace of Newton 6 p.m. at 7225 W. NC. 10 in Vale. Doors will open at 5 p.m. Additional music groups will perform. For more information, call (704) 831-5165.

Church concert
“The Littles,” of Monroe, will perform 7 p.m. at Living Word Ministries, 1062 N.C. 16 in Lowesville. Cost is $10 for teens and up. Free hot dogs will be served at 4:30 p.m. For more information, call (704) 618-9762 or visit livingwordatlkn.com.

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