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Around Town 2-10-14

Valentine’s Dance registration
Registration ends today for the Lincoln County Senior Center’s Valentine’s Dance, set for 6:30-9:30 p.m. on Friday. Cost is $5. Refreshments will be served. For more information or to register, call (704) 732-9054 or (704) 736-8410.

Pageant registration
The Miss Gastonia Scholarship Association is looking for girls ages 0-19 to register to participate in the Miss Valentine Queen Pageant 11 a.m. Fegb. 15 at the Cherryville Community Building, 106 South Jacob Street. Girls from Gaston, Cleveland, Lincoln and surrounding counties may enter. Proceeds benefit the Miss Gastonia Scholarship Fund. For more information or to receive an application, call (704) 827-7277 or visit missgastoniapageant.com.

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.

Coalition of Churches
Lincoln County Coalition of Churches will meet 7 p.m. at Oaklawn School in Lincolnton. Plans for the Black History Program and other issues will be discussed. The public is invited to attend.


NARFE meeting
Chapter 1983 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE) will meet 12 p.m. at The Lincoln House Restaurant in Lincolnton. For more information, call (704) 748-6498.

Soil & Water Conservation meeting
The Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District Board will meet 5 p.m. at the Citizens Center in Lincolnton. For more information, call (704) 736-8501.

Line dancing
Johnny and Vickie Colvard will lead a line dance class 7-8:30 p.m. at the Citizens Center in Lincolnton. This is the third class in the 8-week series. Cost is $50. For more information, call (704) 689-0132 or visit djjohnnyc.com

Board of Health
The Lincoln County Board of Health will meet 7 p.m. at the Health Department, 151 Sigmon Rd. in Lincolnton. For more information, call (704) 735-3001.

EL Relay captain meeting
East Lincoln Relay for Life will hold a team captain meeting 7:30 p.m. at Sports Page Food & Spirits in Denver. Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information on EL Relay for Life, visit relay.acsevents.org, email elrelayforlife@gmail.com or call (704) 609-9953.

Children’s artwork display
A Place to Grow in Lincolnton will display artwork from children involved in the organization’s program during a special gallery exhibit through Feb. 28 in the Carolina Mills and Cochrane Galleries at the Cultural Center. An opening reception will be at 9:30 a.m. including a silent auction for students’ collaborative paintings. For more information, call the Arts Council of Lincoln County at (704) 732-9044 or visit artslincolnnc.org.

BPW meeting
Lincolnton Police Captain Cynthia Monday will speak at the Business Professional Women’s meeting 12 p.m. at Homesteads Grille & Taphouse, N. Generals Blvd. in Lincolnton. In honor of Black History Month, Monday will discuss her role as the first African-American female captain for the department.

Senior meeting
Iron Station senior citizens will meet 12 p.m. at Ironton Presbyterian Church.

S.A.F.E. seminar
Carillon Assisted Living, 440 Salem Ch. Rd. in Lincolnton, and the Lincoln County Senior Center will host a S.A.F.E. seminar 1-3 p.m. to provide help for caregivers and support for families of loved ones with Alzheimer’s and Dementia. For more information or to RSVP, call (704) 732-0029 or visit carillonassistedliving.com.

Environmental Review Board
The Environmental Review Board will meet 3 p.m. at the Citizens Center in Lincolnton. For more information, call (704) 736-8501.

Widowed group
The Widowed Group of the Greater Gaston Area will host a covered dish dinner 6:30-7 p.m. at the Gaston County Senior Center, 1303 Dallas-Cherryville Hwy. in Dallas, followed by the program “Life is Like a Box of Chocolates 7-8 p.m. with Pastors Jack and Linda McHenry. For more information, call (704) 865-5663.

Sons of Confederate
The Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp 1616 Gen. R. F. Hoke/Col. Wm. J. Hoke will meet 7 p.m. at the Cultural Center in Lincolnton. New members are welcome. For more information, call Harmon Lackey at (704) 472-7980.

Singles group
GRACE Singles will meet 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church’s Family Life Center, 201 Robin Rd. in Lincolnton, for food, laughter and fun. For more information, call (704) 735-0541.

Valentine’s luncheon
The Cooperative Extension’s Senior Citizens Council will host an educational program and luncheon 10 a.m. in the Citizens Center. Registration will start at 9:30 a.m. For more information, call (704) 736-8461.


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