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Around Town — 10-21-13

TODAY
LCS meeting  
Lincoln Charter School will hold its monthly board meeting 6:30 p.m. at the Denver campus, 7834 Galway Ln.

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

Fire dept. meeting                                                                                                                      
Union VFD, 4588 Reepsville Rd. in Vale, will host its annual community business meeting at 7:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend.

TUESDAY
GriefShare     
Pisgah United Methodist Church will host a GriefShare support group for people grieving the death of a loved one. The group will meet each Tuesday starting today for 13 weeks. For more information, call (704) 732-0538 or visit pisgah-umc.org.

WEDNESDAY
Cooking class      
The Lincoln County unit of the N.C. Cooperative Extension will host “The Cook Smart, Eat Smart Cooking School” 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. today through Oct. 31 at the Citizens Center in Lincolnton. To register, call Melinda Houser at (704) 736-8461.

Blood drive                                                                                                                       
Community Blood Center of the Carolinas will host a blood drive 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at NCDOT, 115 W. Main St. in Lincolnton.

Spay/neuter clinic                                                                                                            
Registration for the Humane Society of Lincoln County’s upcoming low-cost spay and neuter clinic will be 1-4 p.m. at 2422 Country Club Rd. in Lincolnton. The clinic will be Nov. 5. Payment in the form of cash or check is due at registration.

Missions revival                                                                                                                       
Gospel Way Baptist Church, 3904 Tryon Courthouse Rd. in Cherryville, will host a Missions Revival 7 p.m. nightly today through Oct. 25. with Bro. Jack Price and Bro. Don Sessions. For more information, call Pastor Kyeth Lindsay at (704) 466-8774 or visit gospelwayonline.org.

THURSDAY
Library board             
The Lincoln County Public Library Board of Trustees will meet 4 p.m. at the Charles R. Jonas Library, W. Main St. in Lincolnton. For more information, call (704) 732-0548 or visit mylincolnlibrary.org.

Spay/neuter clinic                                                                                                             
Registration for the Humane Society of Lincoln County’s upcoming low-cost spay and neuter clinic will be 4-6 p.m. at 2422 Country Club Rd. in Lincolnton. The clinic will be Nov. 5. Payment in the form of cash or check is due at registration.

LKN Covekeepers                                                                                                                    
Lake Norman Covekeepers will meet 5:45 p.m. at the Shanklin Library, 7837 Fairfield Forest Rd. in Denver, to discuss a community rain garden and low-impact designs for handling stormwater run-off. For more information, call Ben Benoit at (704) 489-6249.

NAACP                                                                                                                                          
The Lincoln County NAACP will hold its community meeting, initially scheduled for Oct. 22, 7 p.m. at the Cultural Center in Lincolnton.

FRIDAY
Adult health fair     
Personal Care of North Carolina will host an adult health fair 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Adult Recreation Center, 519 W. Franklin Blvd. in Gastonia. Admission is free. A variety of vendors will be on hand including Kindred Healthcare in Lincolnton. Cost is $10. Proceeds will benefit the Lincolnton Sunrise Rotary Club’s projects.

Raffle tickets                                                                                                                     
The Lincolnton Lions Club will sell raffle tickets 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in front of Ride-A-Bike Bicycle Shop, 116 Court Square in downtown Lincolnton. Proceeds will benefit the club’s Christmas party/luncheon for the blind and summer program for blind children. A drawing will be Nov. 25.

Theatre Guild play                                                                                                                          
The Lincoln Theatre Guild will present “Southern Fried Murder” at 7 p.m. Tickets are available at the door or online at lincolntheatreguild.com.

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

Handgun class                                                                                                               
Lincoln County Board of Realtors will host a concealed-carry handgun training class 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with Instructor Terry Burgin at Lincolnton Sportsman Lodge, Horseshore Lake Rd. Cost is $60. To register, visit lincolnncrealtors.com and click on “CW Fundraiser.” For more information, call (704) 473-4061 or (704) 477-0277.

Raffle tickets                                                                                                                     
The Lincolnton Lions Club will sell raffle tickets 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in front of Ride-A-Bike Bicycle Shop in Lincolnton. Proceeds will benefit the club’s Christmas party/luncheon for the blind and summer program for blind children.

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 (704) 616-2630.

Spooktacular                                                                                                                            
The Partnership for Children of Lincoln & Gaston Counties will host “Family Spooktacular” 12-4 p.m. at Woodmill Festival grounds, 1350 Woodmill Winery Ln. in Vale. Activities will include games, trunk-or-treat, a bounce house, fitness trail, hot dogs and more.

Octoberfest                                                                                                                          
Asbury UMC, 3097 Asbury Ch. Rd. in Lincolnton, will host Octoberfest 5-7 p.m. with hot dogs, a cake walk, bounce house, trunk-or-treat, games and more.

Trunk-or-treat                                                                                                                        
Hill’s Chapel UMC, 988 S. N.C. 16 in Lowesville, will host a trunk-or-treat 6 p.m. with hot dogs and pizza at 5:30 p.m. Costumes are encouraged. For more information, call (704) 827-9511.

Boogers & Bingo                                                                                                                    
The Cultural Center in Lincolnton will host “Boogers & Bingo” 6 p.m. with costume prizes, bingo, pizza, a “zombie walk” and silent auction.

Theatre Guild play                                                                                                                          
The Lincoln Theatre Guild will present “Southern Fried Murder” at 7 p.m. Tickets are available at the door or online at lincolntheatreguild.com.

Halloween dance                                                                                                                       
VFW Post 1706 will host a Halloween dance 8-12 p.m. with beach, top 40 and country music, performed by Randy Davis (aka “The Doctor). Prizes will be awarded for best and original costume. Cost is $10. Must be 21 to enter. Doors will open at 7 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the Post Hospital Transportation Fund for Lincoln County veterans.

SUNDAY
Church centennial      
Emmanuel Reformed Church of Lincolnton, 329 E. Main St., will host a centennial celebration 10:30 a.m. in the 1913 church building. Open house will start at 9:30 a.m. A covered dish lunch will follow the service in the fellowship hall. For more information, call Pastor Keith Brown at (704) 654-6297, Bobbie Grant at (704) 732-2651 or Jane Perkins at (704) 735-9997.

Propst reunion 
The annual John Marcus Propst Family Reunion will be 1 p.m. at Reeps Grove UMC, 7401 Reeps Grove Church Rd. in Vale. Attendants are asked to bring a basket of food. Paper goods and drinks will be provided. For more information, call Lynn Yount at (828)234-2729.

Art class             
The Arts Council of Lincoln County will host a stained glass class with Kim Hefner 2-5 p.m. at the Cultural Center in Lincolnton.

Harvest Roundup                                                                                                                     
Blazin’ Trails Cowboy Church, Startown Rd. at the Ponderosa in Lincolnton, will host a Wranglers Harvest Roundup 2-4 p.m. with food, games, fun and fellowship. A trunk-or-treat event will follow the event.

Theatre Guild play  
The Lincoln Theatre Guild will present “Southern Fried Murder” at 3 p.m. Tickets are available at the door or online at lincolntheatreguild.com.

UPCOMING
USMC Birthday Ball     
Registration is now open to attend the 238th USMC Birthday Ball Nov. 9 at the Cherryville Country Club. Cost is $35. The event is sponsored by the Capt. Jeb F. Seagle Marine Corps League Det. #1265. Tickets must be reserved by Nov. 1 and will not be sold at the door. For more information, call Monica Lockwood at (704) 802-4090.

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