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Around Town — 9-27-13

TODAY
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.

Yard/bake sale
Toys for Tots will host a yard and bake sale 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at World Wide Imports, 224 N. Generals Blvd. in Lincolnton.

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 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. 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.

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.

Church concert
Brothers Redeemed Quartet will perform 6 p.m. at Reeps Grove UMC in Vale. A love offering will be collected.

Fall revival
First Baptist Church High Shoals will host a fall revival starting 6 p.m. today and running 7 p.m. daily Monday through Wednesday. Reverend Arlie Rolen will speak with special music each evening.

MONDAY
Pottery benefit
Rising Sun Pottery, 209 S. Academy St. in Lincolnton, will host its 16th Annual Empty Bowl Benefit for Hospice Palliative Care Lincoln County 5-7 p.m. The homemade soup bowls will be $10 apiece. Face bowls are limited to one per person and will cost $20.   Sixty percent of proceeds will go to Hospice. For more information, call (704) 735-5820 or e-mail RisingSunPottery@BellSouth.net. Individuals may lineup at the store as early as 4 p.m.

TUESDAY
Blood drive
Community Blood Center of the Carolinas will host a blood drive 2-4 p.m. at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 537 N. N.C. 16 in Denver.

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.

Widowed Group
Widowed Group of the Greater Gaston Area will meet 5:30 p.m. at Jackson’s Cafeteria in Gastonia for a dutch treat. New members are welcome. For more information, call (704) 865-5663.

Mentoring Moms
Mentoring Moms will start a new eight-week session 6-8 p.m. today. The group is for young, single mothers who need encouragement, parenting or holistic empowerment. To register or obtain referral forms, call Gwendolyn Cobb at (704) 477-8360.

Origami class
The Arts Council of Lincoln County will host Origami Bookmaking with Sigrid Hice 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Cultural Center in Lincolnton. For more information, call (704) 732-9044 or visit artslincolnnc.org.

WEDNESDAY
Art competition
Entries will be accepted 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4-6 p.m. for the Paul C. Rhyne Art Competition. Judging will be Oct. 4 and an awards ceremony Oct. 11. For more information, call (704) 732-9044 or visit artslincolnnc.org.

UPCOMING
Scholarship Pageant
The Miss Gastonia Scholarship Association will host the Little Miss Gastonia Pageant 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Gaston School of the Arts in Gastonia. Registration is currently open to ages 0-19 in Gaston, Lincoln, Cleveland, Catawba, Mecklenburg and York Counties. For more information or to receive an application, call (704) 827-7277 or visit missgastoniapageant.com.

Scholarship pageant
Miss Lincoln County Marine Corps League Scholarship Pageant will be 6 p.m. Oct. 12 at Covenant Bible Church, 2168 Gastonia Hwy. in Lincolnton. Ages 17 to 24 are eligible to compete. For more information or to register, contact Sherry Trevino at (704) 735-6936 or sherrytrevino@hotmail.com or Pageant Director Teresa Schick at teresaschick@hotmail.com.

Diabetes course
Register now to attend the six-week course “Living Healthy with Diabetes” at Crouse UMC, 3311 Crouse Sch. Rd. in Crouse. The class will be 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. weekly starting Oct. 7 and is co-sponsored and taught by the Lincoln County Cooperative Extension and Senior Services. To register or for more information, call (704) 736-8461.

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