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Around Town — 8-28-13

TODAY
Spay/neuter registration
The Humane Society of Lincoln County will host registration 1-4 p.m. at 2422 Country Club Rd. in Lincolnton for a low-cost spay/neuter clinic Sept. 10. Payment in the form of cash or check is due at registration. An additional registration will be Thursday.

Rally
The Lincolnton Branch of the NAACP will hold Taking the Dream Home to Lincolnton Rally 5:30 p.m. at the courthouse steps in order to bring awareness to recent action taken by the N.C. General Assembly.

THURSDAY
Spay/neuter registration
The Humane Society of Lincoln County will host registration 4-6 p.m. at 2422 Country Club Rd. in Lincolnton for a low-cost spay/neuter clinic Sept. 10. Payment in the form of cash or check is due at registration.

Alive After Five
K.R.A.C.E. (Kevin Richardson and Cuttin’ Edge) will perform at Lincoln County’s Alive After Five free concert series 6-9 p.m. outside the courthouse. Lawn chairs are encouraged, but no coolers are allowed. Volunteers with the Downtown Development Association will serve beer on tap for $4 per cup (cash only). Sweet Fire BBQ will also be available.

FRIDAY
Lions Club
The Lincolnton Lions Club will collect school supplies for K-5 students starting 9 a.m. today and Saturday in the parking lot of Big Lots, 1555 N. Aspen St. in Lincolnton. Supplies will be  delivered to local elementary schools. Items needed include book bags, crayons, Band-Aids, blunt scissors, colored pencils and more.

SATURDAY
Lions Club
The Lincolnton Lions Club will collect school supplies for K-5 students starting 9 a.m. today and Saturday at Big Lots in Lincolnton.

Free clothes giveaway
North Brook Baptist Church, 7421 Flay Rd. in Cherryville, will host a free clothes giveaway 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. with lots of summer clothes. The items need to go in order to make room for winter clothes. For more information, call (704) 435-4471.

Music festival
The Catawba Valley Music Revival, Inc., will host its first annual God of Second Chances Music Festival starting 11 a.m. at 5799 Coot Williams Rd. in Cherryville. A total of 10 different bands and artists will perform. Advanced tickets are $10 and $15 the day of the show. Children 12 and under are free. For more information, call (704) 447-5090 or visit catawbavalleymusicrevival.com.

Concert
The WBT Briarhoppers will be in concert 6:30 p.m. in the Timken Performance Hall of the Lincoln Cultural Center in Lincolnton. Cost is $10 for adults and $7 for seniors & students. For more information, call (704) 732-9055.

SUNDAY
Pastor appreciation
Greater Works Full Gospel Church, 2543-A E. Main St. in Lincolnton, will host a pastoral appreciation service 4 p.m. to honor Apostle Preston Dean Smith Sr., and Pastor Sherry A. Smith. Guest speaker will be Apsotle Tommy Evans, of Dominion Worship Center in Charlotte. For more information, call Elder James at (980) 241-5224 or Sis. Stover at (704) 732-0054.

Homecoming
St. Matthew’s United Church of Christ, 4575 Maiden Hwy. in Maiden, will host its annual Homecoming Under the Arbor 11 a.m. with guest speaker Rev. John David Barnette, the church’s former youth pastor. For more information, call (828) 428-9651.

UPCOMING
Caregiver forum
The Lincoln County Senior Center, 514 S. Academy St. in Lincolnton, will host a free caregiver education forum 4:30-7 p.m. Sept. 12. To register, call (704) 732-9053.

Walk for Life
The East Lincoln Pregnancy Center in Denver will host a Walk for Life Sept. 14 rain or shine at Denver Baptist Church’s West Campus, 3545 N. N.C. 16 in Denver. Registration will be 8 a.m. with the walk following at 8:30 a.m. To donate and/or register, visit www.ministrysync.com/event/?e=5362.

Cruz-in
St. Luke’s Lutheran Church and North Lincoln High School’s Chorus & Drama Club will sponsor the 8th Annual Super Cruz-in & Show for Pumpkin Center Sept. 14 at 2737 Lee Lawing Rd. in Lincolnton. Vehicles received by Sept. 1 will be $12 and $15 the day of the show. Cars and trucks only from 1989 and earlier will be allowed in the show. Admission is free. Parking is $2 per vehicle. Concessions will be available. To pre-register, mail payment to St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 4051 King Wilkinson Rd. in Lincolnton, Attn: Super Cruz-in. For more information, call (704) 483-3412 between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m.

Porker Run
Stanley Masonic Lodge will present “Ride & Dine Charity Porker Run” Sept. 28 starting with an 11 a.m. social hour and registration at The Woodshed Restaurant, 210 S. Main St. in Stanley. For more information on activities and event stops, call Bill Withers Jr., at (704) 922-7941 or visit Stanley Masonic Lodge’s Facebook page. Cost is $20. Proceeds will benefit state masonic charities.

LHS reunion
A class reunion for Lincolnton High School graduates from 1960-70 will be Oct. 10-13 at North Myrtle Beach, S.C. For more information or to RSVP, call (980) 429-0776.

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