The Gaston County Senior Center, 1303 Dallas-Cherryville Hwy. in Dallas, will host an Open Mic Night at 6 p.m. for seniors 55 and up. For more information, call (704) 922-2170.
Hill’s Chapel UMC, 988 S. N.C. 16 in Stanley, will host a Kidz Klub event 6-8 p.m. with a pajama movie night and dinner for children ages 3 through 5th grade. For more information, call (704) 827-9511.
The Lincoln County Singing Convention will meet 7-9 p.m. at Hull’s Grove Baptist Church, 6670 W. N.C. 27 in Vale. Visitors are welcome. For more information, call (704) 276-1529.
In My Father’s House Community Support Services Network, Inc., will host “Walking in My Kingdom Authority” Winter Conference 7 p.m. today and 4 p.m. Saturday at 7225 W. N.C. 27 in Vale. Dress attire is “winter white.” For more information on speakers and events, call (704) 419-3298.
Family Fun Night
Gaston County Parks & Rec. will host a Family Fun Night 7 p.m at the Citizen Resource Building at the Dallas Park Horse Arena in Dallas. “Iron Man 3” will be the feature. There will also be concessions. For more information, call (704) 922-2163.
Open Mic Night
Gallery 27, 808 W. N.C. 27 in Lincolnton, will host an Open Mic Night 7-10pm. with local poets, musicians and comedians. Light refreshments will be served.
Asbury UMC, 3097 Asbury Ch. Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a yard sale 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. Proceeds will benefit an upcoming Honduras mission trip. Items for sale will be toys, seasonal decor, clothing, housewares and more.
Daniels Lutheran Church, 3170 Reepsville Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a country breakfast 7-10 a.m. Cost is $6. Proceeds will benefit the church building fund.
The Winter Vendor Fair will be 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Harvest Cove Community Church, 3618 N.C. 16 in Denver. Vendors will include local artists, crafters, direct sales reps and businesses. Since January is Human Trafficking Month, proceeds will benefit OEW Hope House of Charlotte, which assists human trafficking survivors. For more information, visit oewm.net.
In My Father’s House Community Support Services Network, Inc., will host “Walking in My Kingdom Authority” Winter Conference 4 p.m. at 7225 W. N.C. 27 in Vale. Dress attire is “winter white.” For more information on speakers and events, call (704) 419-3298.
Living Word Ministries, 1062 N.C. 16 in Lowesville, will host The Montgomery Family, Carroll Cooke & Determined and the Pearl Baptist Church choir at 6 p.m. Admission is free. A love offering will be collected. For more information. call (704) 618-9762.
The Littles will perform 6 p.m. at Bethel Baptist Church, 200 Bethel Ch. Rd. in Lincolnton. For more information, call (980) 241-0982. A love offering will be collected.
The Lincoln County Concert Association will host Grammy award-winning artist David Holt and his band the Lightning Bolts in concert 7:30 p.m. at the Citizens Center in Lincolnton. The show will incorporate humor, stories and music with a folk/bluegrass style. Cost is $20 for seniors and adults and $5 for children 18 and under. Tickets may be purchased at the door. For more information, call (828) 428-6285.
Praise & worship
Bethel Lutheran Church (NALC), 509 Long Shoals Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a special praise and worship service 8:30 a.m. led by Chris Murphy, currently in Gardener Webb University’s Divinity School. Josh Poole will assist. Both men graduated from Lenoir-Rhyne University. For more information, call Pastor Steven King at (704) 922-5487.
First Wesleyan Church, 800 N. Pink St. in Cherryville, will host Karen Peck & New River in concert at 10:45 a.m. For more information, call (704) 435-6069 or email email@example.com.
Boger City UMC, 2320 E. Main St. in Lincolnton, will host a community luncheon at 11:30 a.m. For more information, call (704) 735-7513.
Anthony Grove Baptist Church, 100 Anthony Grove Rd. in Crouse, will host the Whisnants in concert at 6 p.m. A love offering will be collected. For more information on the group, visit whisnants.com or call the church at (704) 435-6001.
Gaston College will hold a four-day Basic Skills New Student Orientation class 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in room 118 of the Lincoln Campus, 511 S. Aspen St. in Lincolnton. Additional classes will be 5:30-8:30 p.m. Jan. 27-30. Classes are for students interested in obtaining a GED or Adult High School diploma. For more information or future class dates, call 704-748-5226.
CMC-Lincoln will host another discussion as part of its “Keeping on Track with Diabetes” series, focusing on the flu season with speaker Sheila Tomlin, an infection preventionist, 6 p.m. at the Lincoln Medical Plaza, 441 McAlister Rd. in Lincolnton. Homemade tomato soup will be served.
Lincoln Charter School will hold its monthly board meeting 6:30 p.m. at the Denver campus, 7834 Galway Ln.
Lakeshore Church PCA, 8083 Hope Dr. in Denver, will host a Divorce Care class at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call (704) 483-3265 or visit divorcecare.org.
The Lincoln County chapter of the NAACP will meet 6:30 p.m. at the Cultural Center in Lincolnton to plan Black History Month events. For more information, call (704) 268-9419 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Senior legal aid
Lincoln County Senior Services will offer legal aid (assistance with wills and health care documents) for residents ages 60 and up. For more information or to make an appointment, call the Legal Aid helpline at 1-(877)-579-7562.
Lincoln County Beekeepers Bee School 2014 will have its first class 7 p.m. in the demonstration kitchen on the first floor of the Citizens Center in Lincolnton. The class will run Wednesdays through March 18. Cost is $45 and includes membership with the Beekeepers Assocation for the county and state along with cirriculum materials and a field day lunch. For more information, call (704) 736-8461.