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Around Town — 11-20-13

THURSDAY
AARP meeting
Local AARP 3682 will meet 11 a.m. in the Senior Center’s multi-purpose room at the Gaston College- Lincoln campus, 511 S. Aspen St. in Lincolnton, for a covered dish lunch and program presented by Christie from Home Instead. New members are welcome. For more information, call (704) 276-2153.

Diabetes talk
CMC-Lincoln will host a program on insulin pumps and how they work 3 p.m. in the Dogwood Room with Beth Silvers, RD and CDE.

Fish fry
Bibleway Church #9, Horseshoe Lake Rd. in Lincolnton, will host its weekly fish fry 4-7 p.m.

Widowed Group
Widowed Group of the Greater Gaston Area will host a Gospel music event with Roland King and Southland 7 p.m. at Gaston County Parks and Rec. Center, 1303 Dallas-Cherryville Hwy. in Dallas. A meet and greet with the group will be 6-6:30 p.m. followed by a covered dish dinner at 6:30 p.m.

Singles Club
The New Beginnings Singles Club of Lake Norman, for singles ages 50 and up, will meet 6:30 p.m. at the Captain’s Galley Restaurant in Mooresville.  Visitors are welcome.  For more information, call (704) 528-3864.

School play
The Drama Club at North Lincoln High School, Lee Lawing Rd. in Lincolnton, will present “Almost, Maine” 7 p.m. in the auditorium. Cost is $5. Tickets may be purchased at the door. For more information, call  (704) 736-1969 ext. 61725.

FRIDAY
Stew fundraiser
Eastwind United Pentecostal Church, 3617 E. N.C. 27 in Iron Station, will host its 1st Annual Brunswick Stew fundraiser 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost is $7 per quart. To place an order, call (704) 740-7435.

Art event
The Lincoln Cultural Center in Lincolnton will host various artisans with handmade items for sale 5-9 p.m. Vendors will include potters, jewelry-makers, wood-turners and more. For more information, call (704) 732-9055.

Lincoln Quilters
The Lincoln Quilters will meet 7 p.m. at Rhyne Heights UMC, 520 S. Madison St. in Lincolnton. Visitors are welcome.

School play
The Drama Club at North Lincoln High School will a second performance of “Almost, Maine” 7 p.m. in the auditorium. Cost is $5. For more information, call  (704) 736-1969 ext. 61725.

Church concert
Leonard’s Fork Baptist Church, 1462 Leonard’s Fork Ch. Rd. in Lincolnton, will host Gospel group the Inspirations in concert at 7 p.m.

Singing Convention  
The Lincoln County Singing Convention will meet 7-9 p.m. at Hull’s Grove Baptist Church, 6670 W. N.C. 27 in Vale. For more information, call (704) 276-1529.

Toy consignment sale
Asbury UMC, 3097 Asbury Ch. Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a toy consignment sale 7:30-9:30 p.m. A portion of the proceeds will benefit a church mission trip to Honduras. For more information or to consign, contact Angela Lakey at (704) 460-4755 or awlakey@gmail.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.

Toy consignment sale
Asbury UMC, 3097 Asbury Ch. Rd. in Lincolnton, will host the second day of its toy consignment sale 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. For more information or to consign, contact Angela Lakey at (704) 460-4755 or awlakey@gmail.com.

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 on the group, which meets the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month, call Robbie at (704) 616-2630.

Craft Show
Holy Spirit Catholic Church’s Ladies Sodality group will host its 5th Annual Craft Show 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the church, 537 N. N.C. 16 in Denver.

Special Olympics bowling
Special Olympics of Lincoln County will host its third and final bowling practice for a competition on Dec. 8. Practice will be at Pin Station Bowling Lanes in Newton. For more information, call Lisa Frazier at (704) 308-6398 or Melinda Evans at (980) 241-6734.

Church concert
Living Word Ministries of Lake Norman, 1062 S. N.C. 16 in Lowesville, will present Called Out Quartet and Sara Hughes in concert at 6 p.m. For more information, call (704) 618-9762.

School play
The Drama Club at North Lincoln High School will present its final performance of “Almost, Maine” 7 p.m. in the auditorium. Cost is $5. For more information, call  (704) 736-1969 ext. 61725.

SUNDAY
Friends & Family Day
Tucker’s Grove UMC, 5982 Tucker’s Grove Ch. Rd. in Iron Station, will host a Friends & Family Day starting 11 a.m. Lunch will follow the service.

Thanksgiving service  
Lincoln County Coalition of Churches will host a pre-Thanksgiving service 6 p.m. at Poplar Springs AME Zion Church, 1205 Buffalo Shoals Rd. in Lincolnton. Rev. Daran Johnson will speak; the Coalition Choir will also perform. Attendants are encouraged to bring canned or dry goods to donate to the Lincolnton food bank. The public is invited to attend.

Gospel concert
Crouse UMC, Pleasant Grove UMC, St. Paul’s Lutheran and Bethphage Lutheran Churches invite the community to a free Thanksgiving Gospel concert with Emmaus Road Quartet (emmausroadquartet.com) from Dalton, Ga., 6 p.m. at St. Paul’s, 2826 W. N.C. 150 in Crouse. Attendants are asked to bring a canned or boxed food item for Christian Ministry in Lincolnton.

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