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Around Town — 9-6-13

FRIDAY
Yard sale
Christ Caring, Christ Sharing Independent Church will host a yard sale 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 1940 N.C. 27 West in Lincolnton. The sale takes place the same time each day and raises money for mission-related items.

Dental bus
A dental bus will be at Hesed House, 100 Anne Gaither Ct. in Lincolnton, 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Anyone interested in volunteering is asked to arrive at 7:45 a.m. Lunch will be provided.

Music Revival
Grammy-nominated “The Grascals” will perform at the Catawba Valley Music Revival in Cherryville.

LHS 2003 reunion
Today is the deadline to register for the Lincolnton High School Class of 2003 reunion, which will be Sept. 14 at The Laboratory Mill, 848 Southfork Rd. in Lincolnton. For more information and payment instructions, visit “2003 LHS Class Reunion Planning” page on Facebook.

BBQ fundraiser
Pisgah UMC’s Methodist Men’s group will host a Perkins-Huffman annual BBQ fundraiser 11 a.m. at 2582 Gastonia Hwy. in Lincolnton. Cost is $7 per plate. Dine-in or take-out options will be available.

Senior Center open house
Lincoln County Senior Center, 514 S. Academy St. in Lincolnton, will host a free open house 1-4 p.m. for National Senior Center Month. For more information, call (704) 732-9053.

SATURDAY
Church breakfast
Bethel Baptist Church, 200 Bethel Baptist Ch. Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a country style breakfast buffet 7-10 a.m. Cost is $6.

Golf tournament
Lincoln County Country Club and local nonprofit “Do Gooders” will host a golf tournament benefiting Lincoln County Crisis Pregnancy Center at 2 p.m. Registration is open to individuals ($60) and teams of four ($200). To register, call (704) 735-1382. To make a donation, call (704) 748-3330.

Music event
A free “Music in the Park” event will be 4-7 p.m. at Gaston County Park, 1303 Dallas-Cherryville Hwy. in Dallas. Featured performers will be His Band, First Time Around, The Phillips Family, Patricia Franklin Murphy and more. Free hot dogs will also be available. Donations will help accepted to send 10,000+ meals to marginalized people in the Kashatagh Province of the impoverished Nagomo-Karabakh Republic. The event is sponsored by local churches. For more information, visit facebook.com/missionalnetworkno5. Rain location will be First UMC, 601 N. Pink St. in Cherryville.

Church concert
Living Word Ministries, 1062 N.C. 16 in Lowesville, will host “The Griffins,” of Spartanburg, “The Childers Family,” Carroll Cooke and “Determined” in concert at 6 p.m. A free dinner will be served at 4:30 p.m. Cost is $10 for teens and up. For more information, call (704) 618-9762 or visit livingwordatlkn.com and click on the “Events/Music” link.

SUNDAY
Cancer fundraiser
“The Rack Pack,” a local team raising money for next month’s AVON Walk for Breast Cancer in Charlotte, will host a fundraiser today (Sept. 8) through Tuesday at the Wal-Mart in Lincolnton. Proceeds will benefit women who do not have insurance and need cancer screenings, treatments and counseling.

Homecoming
St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 4051 King Wilkinson Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a homecoming with worship 11 a.m. with guest speaker Rev. Milbert Kurtz. A covered dish lunch will follow the service.

Homecoming
Boger City Wesleyan Church, 2803 Charlotte Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a homecoming for family and friends. The Adoration Quartet will perform. For more information, call (980) 241-9897 or (704) 483-3250.

Church revival
New Hope Baptist Church, 532 N. Little Egypt Rd. in Denver, will host a revival Sun.-Tues. For more information on service times and events, call (704) 276-1529.

Friday reunion
The Friday family reunion will meet 12:30 p.m. at Philadelphia Lutheran Church’s Fellowship Hall in Dallas. Attendants are asked to bring a picnic basket with a dish or two as well as pictures or other memorabilia. For more information, call (704) 922-3355.

Fulbright/Warlick reunion
The Charlie Lester & Emma Fulbright Warlick Family Reunion will be 1 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 6319 Reepsville Rd. in Vale. A covered dish lunch will follow at 1 p.m.

Auton reunion
The J. H. Auton reunion will be 1 p.m. at McKendree UMC, 3537 Maiden Hwy. in Lincolnton. Attendants are asked to bring old family photos to share. For more information, call Chucky Auton at (704) 735-3556 or Chris Beal at (704) 732-3139.

Blood center
Community Blood Center of the Carolinas will host a blood drive 4-7 p.m. at the Sally’s YMCA, 1601 Forney Creek Pkwy. in Denver.

MONDAY
EL Garden Club
The East Lincoln Community Garden Club will meet 10 a.m. at Webbs Chapel Church, 4640 Webbs Chapel Ch. Rd. in Denver. Alisa Eaker of Eaker’s Nursery will present a program on shade gardening. Snacks and social time will begin at 9:45 a.m. For more information, call Paula Mitchell at (704) 483-5405.

Blood drive
The American Red Cross will sponsor a blood drive 2:30-7 p.m. at Bethphage Lutheran Church, 3440 N.C. 182 in Lincolnton. To make an appointment, call 1-800-RED-CROSS. All donors will automatically enter a drawing to win one of five $1,000 American Express gift cards. For more information, visit redcrossblood.org.

Coalition of Churches
Lincoln County Coalition of Churches will meet 7 p.m. at Oaklawn School in Lincolnton. The public is invited to attend.

TUESDAY
NARFE
Chapter 1983 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association will meet 12 p.m at the Lincoln House Restaurant in Lincolnton. Link Kiser from the Farm Bureau will discuss upcoming health care changes and open season on Blue Cross/Blue Shield health care.

Entrepreneur event
The Lincoln Economic Development Association (LEDA) will host a “Kick-Start” event 5-7 p.m. at the LEDA Office, 502 E. Main St. in Lincolnton, for entrepreneurs and business owners in Lincoln County ready to take their businesses to the next level. For more information, contact Rhonda Hunter at (704) 732-1511 ext. 1 or Rhonda@lincolneda.org.

School fundraiser
Pumpkin Center Primary School, 3970 King Wilkinson Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a fundraising night 5-8 p.m. at the city’s new McDonalds, 2530 E. Main St. in Lincolnton. All monies raised will go towards the purchase of technology and basic school supplies for classrooms.

Health Department
The Lincoln County Health Department will meet 7 p.m. in the Conference Room of the Health Department, 151 Sigmon Rd. in Lincolnton. For more information, call (704) 735-3001.

Democratic Women
The Democratic Women of Lincoln County will meet 7 p.m. at Democratic Headquarters, 129 W. Water St. in Lincolnton. All registered democratic women and guests are invited to attend. Guest speakers will be Dr. Martin Eaddy adn Mary Frances White, Democratic candidates for Lincolnton City Council. For more information, call Linda Dedmon at (704) 732-1893.

WEDNESDAY
9/11 service
The Cherryville Fire Department, 411 E. Church St. in Cherryville, will host a 9/11 ceremony starting 8:45 a.m. For more information, call (704) 435-1730.

Senior citizens group                                                                                                        
The Iron Station Senior Citizens will meet 12 p.m. at Ironton Presbyterian Church.

9/11 service
Two “Remembering 9/11” services will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at the east lawn of the county courthouse in Lincolnton. For more information, email info@wakeupcall.at.

THURSDAY
Quilt Guild    
Piecemakers Quilt Guild will host a class 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for beginning quilters at the Senior Center, located on the Gaston College-Lincoln campus, 511 S. Aspen St. in Lincolnton. For more information, call Linda at (704) 483-2778.

Blood drive   
Community Blood Center of the Carolinas will host a blood drive 1:30-4:30 p.m. at Cataler North American, 2002 Cataler Dr. in Lincolnton.

Library meeting    
The Lincoln County Public Library will hold a board meeting 4 p.m. at the Charles R. Jonas Library in Lincolnton. The board will review library policies and discuss updates to the by-laws.

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

Singles group                                                                                                            
GRACE Singles Fellowship will meet 7 p.m. in the family life center dining room at First Baptist Church, 201 Robin Rd. in Lincolnton. Pastor and guitarist Mike Collins will speak. Bring a snack item to share. For more information, call (704) 735-0541.

First-responder lunch                                                                                                       
Heath House, 919 Wilma Sigmon Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a hot dog or hamburger meal to all county emergency service workers for National Assisted Living week. For more information, call (704)732-1113.

UPCOMING
Kid’s Consignment
Register now to sell kid’s items at Cornerstone Church’s kid’s consignment sale set for 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Sept. 28 at 401, E. Main St. in Maiden. For questions or to register, email cornerstoneconsign@yahoo.com

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