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Around Town — 9-25-13

WEDNESDAY
Conservation Field Day
Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District will host the first day of their annual Conservation Field Day for county sixth graders 9:15-11:25 a.m. and 12-2:10 p.m. at East Lincoln Park, 8160 Optimist Club Rd. in Denver. For more information, call (704) 736-8501.

Hot dog sale
Cardinal Healthcare, 931 N. Aspen St. in Lincolnton, will host a hot dog sale 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is $3 per plate. For more information, call (704) 732-7055.

Fun Day
Salem Industries, 1636 Salem Ch. Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a Fun Day 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. with a bounce house, face painting, cookout, dunking booth, sporting activities, cornhole and more.

Spay/neuter registration
The Humane Society of Lincoln County will host a low-cost spay/neuter clinic Oct. 8 with registration 1-4 p.m. today at 2422 Country Club Rd. in Lincolnton. Payment in the form of check or cash is due at registration.

THURSDAY
Financial class
Today is the last day to register for the series “Money Talk: A Financial Guide for Women,” which the Lincoln County unit of the N.C. Cooperative Extension will host 12-3 p.m. Tuesday afternoons Oct. 1-26 at the Lincoln County Senior Center, 511 S. Aspen St. in Lincolnton. Designed for women of all ages, the series will cover financial basics and terminology, budgeting, insurance, investing and retirement / estate planning. Cost is $33. To register, call (704) 736-8461 or email leigh_guth @ncsu.edu.

Conservation Field Day
Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District will host the first day of their annual Conservation Field Day for county sixth graders 9:15-11:25 a.m. and 12-2:10 p.m. at West Lincoln Park, 369 Hulls Grove Ch. Rd. in Vale. For more information, call (704) 736-8501.

LHS reunion
The Lincolnton High School class of 1943 will meet 11:30 a.m. at The Brickhouse Restaurant, 4821 Maiden Hwy. in Maiden. For more information or to RSVP, call Barbara Blanton at (704) 735-8551.

Spay/neuter registration
The Humane Society of Lincoln County will host a low-cost spay/neuter clinic Oct. 8 with registration 4-6 p.m. today at 2422 Country Club Rd. in Lincolnton. Payment in the form of check or cash is due at registration.

LKN Covekeepers
Lake Norman Covekeepers will meet 7 p.m. at East Lincoln Volunteer Fire Department, 406 S. Pilot Knob Rd. in Stanley, with guest speaker Catawba Riverkeeper Sam Perkins, who will discuss the coal ash lawsuit over Lake Norman’s Marshall Steam Station. For more information, call Ben Benoit at (704) 489-6249.

FRIDAY
Bake sale
Cardinal Healthcare, 931 N. Aspen St. in Lincolnton, will host a bake sale 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, call (704) 732-7055.

Bunco Night
The Episcopal Church of St. Peter by-the-Lake, 8433 Fairfield Rd. in Denver, will host Bunco Night 6 p.m. Attendants are asked to bring a covered dish and beverage. For more information, call Faye Fogle at (704) 483-4865. For reservations, call Barbara Heesch at (704) 489-2437 or Dot Cloninger at (704) 483-1003.

Singing Convention                                                                                                                                               
The Lincoln County Singing Convention will meet 7-9 p.m. at Denver Wesleyan Church, 2391 N. N.C. 16 in Denver. For more information, call (704) 276-1529.

Kids’ consignment sale
St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 4051 King Wilkinson Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a kids’ consignment sale 7-9:30 p.m. with gently-used clothes for maternity to pre-teen age as well as bikes, toys and more. For more information, email slconsign@gmail.com or call Brandie at (704) 732-7529.

SATURDAY
Cancer fundraiser
The Madison Childhood Cancer Foundation Fundraiser will take place at the Lincoln House restaurant in Lincolnton. Activities will include a raffle, door prizes, music, bbq and more. For more information, call (704) 472-0675.

Church breakfast
Daniels Lutheran Church, 3170 Reepsville Rd. in Lincolnton, will sponsor a country breakfast 7-10 a.m. in the church fellowship hall. Cost is $6. Proceeds will benefit the Building Fund.

Kids’ consignment sale
Cornerstone Church, 401 E. Maiden St. in Maiden, will host a kids’ consignment sale 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. With all seasons of clothing items, toys, shoes and more. Many items will be discounted starting 10 a.m.

Kids’ consignment sale
St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 4051 King Wilkinson Rd. in Lincolnton, will host the second day of its kids’ consignment sale 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. with items half price. For more information, email slconsign@gmail.com or call Brandie at (704) 732-7529.

Church benefit
Fairview Baptist Church will host a benefit yard sale 8 a.m. at the Nation Wide Insurance building in downtown Maiden. Proceeds will benefit Teresa Artis’s medical bills for her husband’s hospital stay. Food will be sold starting 10:30 a.m.

Open House
Steele Rubber Products in Denver will host Open House 2013 starting 10 a.m. with more than 200 classic cars, trucks and street rods. For more information, visit steelerubber.com/openhouse.

Overeaters Anonymouse
Overeaters Anonymous will meet 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 2639 E. N.C. 150 in Lincolnton. For more information, call Robbie at (704) 616-2630.

Rose Society
The Cleveland/Lincoln County Rose Society will host its 40th Annual Rose Show with judging 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Entries will be accepted 7-10 a.m. The show will be open to the public 1-4 p.m. For more information, call (828) 428-3508.

Porker Run
Stanley Masonic Lodge will host a Ride & Dine Charity Porker Run starting 11 a.m. at The Woodshed Restaurant, 210 S. Main St. in Stanley. Cost is $20. For more information, call Bill Withers Jr., at (704) 922-7941 or visit the Stanley Masonic Lodge on Facebook.

Alpaca Farm Day
Good Karma Ranch Alpacas, 1041 Brevard Pl. Rd. in Iron Station, will open the farm to the public 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. for National Alpaca Farm Day. For more information, email goodkarmaranch@gmail.com or call (704) 649-5849.

Krewe Fun Fest 
The 11th Annual Krewe Fun Fest will be 4-9 p.m. at The Historic Woodside Plantation, N.C. 182 in Lincolnton. Cost is $15. Activities will include an antique car show, hay rides, tours, a magic show, beach music and more. Proceeds will benefit the YMCA Community Support Campaign through programs and scholarships. For more information, call the Lincoln County Family YMCA at (704) 748-9311.

Spaghetti dinner 
Long Shoals Baptist Church, 2988 Long Shoals Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a spaghetti dinner fundraiser 5-7 p.m. to cover funeral expenses for the Caldwell Family. Cost is $7 per adult plate, $5 for ages 4-11 and free for children three and under.

Benefit supper
Crouse UMC, 3311 Crouse Sch. Rd. in Crouse, will host an spaghetti supper benefit for Sheila Rutledge 5-7 p.m. in the fellowship hall. All proceeds will benefit Rutledge’s medical expense fund. For more information, call (704) 735-2443.

BBQ/yard sale
Maiden Church of God, 107 N. 3rd Maiden Ave. in Maiden, will host its annual  yard sale 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. and BBQ sale 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

SUNDAY
McMurry reunion
The annual McMurry reunion will be 1 p.m. at McKendree UMC. Attendants are asked to bring their favorite food dishes.

Relay kick-off
Relay for Life Lincolnton will host a kick-off event 3-5 p.m. at the Lincolnton High School stadium.  For more information, call Cheryl at (704) 736-5786.

Block party
Rock Springs Shopping Center, 3618 N. N.C. 16 in Denver, will host Rock the Block block party 6 p.m. with live music from Jerry’s Bones, corn hole tournament, free hot dogs and an iPad giveaway. For more information, call Jordan Green at (803) 628-8056.

Church concert
Boger City Baptist Church, 2201 E. Main St. in Lincolnton, will host The Reggie Sadler Family in concert at 6 p.m.

MONDAY
Pottery fundraiser
Hospice & Palliative Care Lincoln County will host its annual Empy Bowl Event 5-7 p.m.  at Rising Sun Pottery, 209 S. Academy St. In Lincolnton. Cost is $10. For more information, contact Alisa Larkin at larkina@hpccr.org or (704) 732-6146.

TUESDAY
Career Expo
The Advanced Manufacturing Industry Partners and Gaston County Schools will host Career Expo: Discover the New Face of Manufacturing 2:30-6 p.m. For the public at the Gastonia Conference Center, 145 S. Marietta St. in Gastonia. The event will be open 12-2:15 p.m. for Lincoln and Gaston County students only.  For more information, contact Alison Cookson at (704) 864-2621 or alison@gastonchamber.com.

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