The Lincoln County Senior Center, 514 S. Academy St. in Lincolnton, will host a nutrition meeting for Eye Health Month 10-11 a.m. in the multi-room. The program will provide information on how to protect one’s eyes and UV safety. Additional meetings this month will be Jan. 21 in Lincolnton and Denver. For more information, call (704) 732-9053 or (704) 736-8811.
CMC-Lincoln will host a free diabetes-friendly cooking and recipe swap class 3 p.m. at Lincoln Medical Plaza, 441 McAlister Rd. in Lincolnton. For more information, call (980) 212-6006.
Community Blood Center of the Carolinas will host a blood drive 3-7 p.m. at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church, 1156 N. Brook 3 Sch. Rd. in Vale. To setup an appointment at this location, call (704) 972-4700 or visit carolinadonor.org.
Valentine’s Dance registration
Registration begins at 9 a.m. for seniors interested in attending the Lincoln County Senior Center’s Valentine’s Dance 6:30-9:30 p.m. Feb. 14. Cost is $5 and due Feb. 10. For reservation call (704) 732-9053.
Fish n’ chips
Carillon Assisted Living, 440 Salem Ch. Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a free fish, chips and slaw meal 4-6 p.m. To RSVP to the event, call (704) 732-0029.
The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office will host its first unwanted medicine drop of the year 9-11 a.m. at 700 John Howell Memorial Dr. in Lincolnton. The following items may be dropped off: over-the-counter medications, vitamins and supplements, prescription medications, liquid medications in leak-proof containers and ointments/creams. Aerosol cans will not be accepted. Individuals may remain anonymous. For questions or additional information, call (704) 732-9050.
Overeaters Anonymous will meet 10:30 a.m. to noon at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 2639 E. N.C. 150 (white building in back) in Lincolnton. The group meets each Saturday. For more information, call Robbie at (704) 616-2630.
Bess Chapel UMC, 6073 Flay Rd. in Cherryville, will host a soup and sandwich supper 4-7 p.m. Donations will be used for church missions.
Crouse UMC, 3311 Crouse Sch. Rd. in Crouse, will host a luncheon 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. An $8 donation is suggested to support the church building, renovation and maintenance fund.