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Around Town — 2-5-14

TODAY
Reunion registration                         
Alumni from Lincolnton High School’s Class of 1964 are encouraged to register to attend their 50th reunion Sept. 6 at the Lincoln Country Club. For more information, contact Bradley Beal at (262) 960-3938 or LHS1964grad@aol.com.

Extension’s 100th Anniv.   
The Cooperative Extension will celebrate its 100th Anniversary with a kick-off event. Breakfast will be 7:30 a.m. at the Citizens Center in Lincolnton. Cost is $10. Fausto Coffee will host a coffee and book event at 9 a.m. followed by a free workshop with Bryce Lane at 10 a.m. To register, call (704) 736-8452. Tickets are available at the Coop. Ext. office.

Quilt Guild                                                                                                                       
Piecemakers Quilt Guild will meet 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in room 319 at the Lincoln County Senior Center, 511 S. Aspen St. on the Gaston College-Lincoln campus in Lincolnton. Visitors are welcome. For more information, contact Tony Darr at (704) 992-2871 or ldarrnc@aol.com.

Church revival
Bess Chapel UMC, 6073 Flay Rd. in Cherryville, will host the final revival day at 7 p.m. with Rev. Randi Godfrey and music by “First Time Around” and Ev & Kate Smith. For more information, call (704) 435-7969.

FRIDAY
Apron workshop   
The Lincoln County Senior Center will host another fidget apron workshop at 514 S. Academy St. in Lincolnton. Aprons will be handed out to area residents with memory loss. Lunch will be provided at the workshop. Individuals are needed who can hand stitch and sew and can bring a sewing machine. For more information, call (704) 736-8410.

SATURDAY
Church breakfast     
Marvin UMC, Startown Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a breakfast buffet 7-10 a.m. Cost is $6. Proceeds will benefit the parsonage fund. The Methodist Women’s group will also be selling baked goods and candy.

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 (white building in back). For more information, call Robbie at (704) 616-2630. The group meets each Saturday.

Church dinner
Meadow Ridge Church, 1173 Zeb Haynes Rd. in Maiden, will host a spaghetti dinner 4-7 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the church building fund.Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children. Take-out or dine-in options will be available. For more information, call Kathy at (828) 428-1463.

CAC fundraiser
Lincoln County Coalition Against Child Abuse and the Child Advocacy Center will host its annual “Price is Right” fundraiser 6 p.m. at the Citizens Center in Lincolnton. Doors open at 5 p.m. A number of prizes will be available. Activities will also include a silent auction, cafe and pre-show entertainment. Cost is $10. Tickets may be purchased at the door or in advance at any First Federal Bank location or by calling (704) 736-1155. For more information on the event or the CAC, visit cac-lincolncounty.org or email sreinhardt@cac-lincolncounty.org.

Spaghetti dinner
Crowell Memorial UMC, 4018 Killian Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a Valentine’s spaghetti dinner and cake auction at 6 p.m. Proceeds will benefit Amy’s House, the local battered women’s shelter. For more information, call (704) 735-8889.

Church concert  
Mountain Faith Bluegrass Band, of Sylva, N.C., will perform 6 p.m. at Living Word Ministries in Lowesville. The recently celebrated having No. 1 bluegrass song in the nation. For more information, call (704) 618-9762.

River Oaks Band                                                                                                                      
The River Oaks Band will perform 7 p.m. at 2910 Killian Rd. in Lincolnton. The performance will in memory of Bud Long. Children under 12 will not be admitted.

SUNDAY
Boy Scout Sunday                                                                                                                 
Crouse UMC, 2376 Pleasant Grove Ch. Rd. in Crouse, will host a bbq fundraiser at 11 a.m. to benefit area Boy Scouts.

Church meal                                                                                                                      
Macedonia UMC, Macedonia Ch. Rd. in Vale, will host a soup and sandwich supper 12:30-2 p.m.

Volleyball league                                                                                                                     
Lincoln County Parks & Rec. is offering a women’s volleyball league every Sunday through March 9 at the East Lincoln Coummunity Center in Denver. Games start 2:30 p.m. and continue throughout the afternoon. For more information, call Lindsay at (704) 483-8980.

Church fundraiser                                                                                                              
Bethlehem UMC, 6753 N.C. 182 in Cherryville, will host a soup & sandwich supper 5-7:30 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the church building and missions fund.

MONDAY
College orientation                                                                                                                  
Gaston College will hold a four-day Basic Skills New Student Orientation class 5:30-8:30 p.m. in room 118 of the Lincoln Campus, 511 S. Aspen St. in Lincolnton. Additional classes will be Feb 11-13 and 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Feb. 24-27. Classes are for students interested in obtaining a GED or Adult High School diploma. For more information, call 704-748-5226.

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