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Around Town — 1-29-14



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.

Bee School

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 curriculum materials and a field day lunch. For more information, call (704) 736-8461.


Cheesecake event

Carillon Assisted Living, will host “Slice of Cheesecake Heaven” 4-6 p.m. An assortment of cheesecakes will be available (i.e. vanilla, raspberry swirl, vanilla/chocolate and chocolate chip). Admission is free. For more information, call (704) 732-0029.

Common Core presentation
An information and discussion on the new LCS cirriculum and the future of education will be 7 p.m. at the Charles R. Jonas Library, W. Main St. in Lincolnton. All parents are welcome. For more information, call Scott at (704) 488-2180.


Sexual abuse support

AVID’s Sexual Assault Crisis Program will offer a support group for survivors of sexual abuse (women only) 5 p.m. at 105 W. Court Square in Lincolnton. For more information, call (704) 240-4447 or (704) 864-7704.

Art auction
The “Be a Hero Art Auction” benefiting Communities in Schools (CIS) of Lincoln County will be 7 p.m. at the Cultural Center in Lincolnton.
Carolina Trust Bank is also sponsoring the event. Cost is $10; tickets will be available at the CIS office and the Cultural Center. The event will showcase the work of a professional comic book artist, local artisans and CIS students. For more information, call (704) 736-0303.


YMCA camp kick-off
The Sally’s YMCA in Denver will host a camp kick-off event 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. for individuals to meet leadership staff and register for camp. A similar event will be 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Lincoln County YMCA in Lincolnton. For more information, call Ryan Swengros (Sally’s YMCA) at (704) 716-7309 or Jenny Drennen (Lincoln Co. Family YMCA) at (704) 716-4595.

Medicine Drop

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office will host an unwanted medicine drop 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

Church concert

Baptist Church, 495 Horseshoe Lake Rd. in Lincolnton, will host The Staffsman Quartet in concert at 7 p.m.


Church luncheon
CrouseUMC, 2376 Pleasant Grove Ch. Rd. in Crouse, will host a fried chicken luncheon to benefit the Church Building, Renovation and Maintenance Fund 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. An $8 donation per plate is suggested.


Nutrition meeting
Lincoln County Senior Services, 514 S. Academy St. on the Gaston College-Lincoln campus in Lincolnton, will host a nutrition meeting 10-11 a.m.
in the multi-purpose room 10-11 a.m. Healthy at Home will present a program on heart health. For more information, call (704) 732-9053 or (704) 736-8811.




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