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Around Town 2-27-14

FRIDAY

Senior dance

The Gaston County Senior Center, 1303 Dallas-Cherryville Hwy., will host its monthly senior dance at 7 p.m. with entertainment by The Country Bucks. Light refreshments will be served. Cost is $4. For more information, call (704) 922-2170.

Kids’ Consignment Sale

St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, King Wilkinson Rd. in Lincolnton, will host the first day of a two-day a Kids’ Consignment Sale 7-9:30 p.m. with furniture, baby items, games, toys and more. Anyone interested in consigning can call Brandie at (704) 732-7529.

Consignment sale

Covenant Bible Church, 2168 Gastonia Hwy. in Lincolnton, will host a two-day spring/summer children, teen and maternity consignment sale fundraiser 7-10 p.m.

Women’s event

Unity Presbyterian Church in Denver will host An Evening of Music and Inspiration for Women 7 p.m. with Christian recording artist, speaker and author Jennifer Shaw. Childcare and transportation are available by request by calling (704) 483-5266. Cost is $10. For more information, visit unitypres.org. A catered reception will follow the event.

SATURDAY

Seedling sale

The Lincoln County Soil & Water Conservation District will host its annual seedling sale 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. (or until sold out) in the Citizens Center parking lot in Lincolnton. Available seedlings will include baldcypress, crape myrtle, dogwood, redbud and more. Cost is $1.50 each. For more information and additional pricing, call (704) 736-8501.

Medicine Drop

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office will hold an unwanted and unused medicine drop 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at 1889 N. N.C. 16 in Denver. Acceptable items include over-the-counter medications, prescriptions, liquid medication in leak-proof containers, syringes and more. Aerosol cans will not be accepted. Individuals may remain anonymous when dropping off items. For more information, call (704) 732-9050. A permanent drop-off location is in the lobby of the LCSO headquarters, 700 John Howell Memorial Dr. in Lincolnton.

Consignment sale

Covenant Bible Church, 2168 Gastonia Hwy. in Lincolnton, will host the final day of its spring/summer children, teen and maternity consignment sale fundraiser 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Kids’ Consignment Sale

St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, King Wilkinson Rd. in Lincolnton, will host the final day of its Kids’ Consignment Sale 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Anyone interested in consigning can call Brandie at (704) 732-7529. A number of items will be discounted by 50 percent.

Hot dog sale

Long Shoals Wesleyan Church’s youth group will host a hot dog sale 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 3032 Wesleyan Ch. Rd. in Lincolnton. Dine-in and carry-out options will be available. Funds will benefit youth camp.

BBQ fundraiser

Sharon Baptist Church, N.C. 73 in Iron Station, will host a bbq fundraiser starting 11 a.m. to raise money for the pastor’s son, Kenneth Horne, who recently lost him home to fire. Cost is $8. For more information, call (704) 735-3246.

BBQ benefit

Denver Fire Department, 3956 N. N.C. 16 in Denver, will host a bbq benefit starting 11 a.m. to support firefighter Jason Van Norman and his battle with multiple sclerosis. Cost is $8 per plate and $8 per pound. To pre-order, email darbyprice@traditions-bbq.com. For more information, call (704) 483-5115.

Youth fundraiser

East Lincoln Missionary Baptist Church, 4769 N.C. 73 in Iron Station, will host a youth fundraiser 4 p.m. with a chili and pinto bean meal. Cost is $5 per plate and also includes a dessert and drink.

Bass tournament

The American Bass Angler Tournament organization will host a couples tournament Saturday on Lake Norman. For more information, call (704) 740-5813 or email leerking010@wildblue.net. Tournaments take place weekends throughout the area and also including Lake Hickory and High Rock Lake.

Church dinner

First UMC in Maiden’s United Methodist Women will host a chicken pie and dumpling supper 4-7 pm. at 303 N. Main Ave. Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children. For more information, call (828) 428-8739 or email firstmethodistchurchmaiden.org.

Church concert

The Hurleys will perform 6 p.m. at Meadow Ridge Church, 1173 Zeb Haynes Rd. in Maiden. A love offering will be collected at the end of the concert. For directions or more information, call (828) 428-1463.

Jazz concert

The Lincoln County Concert Association (LCCA) will present Jesse Lynch Jazz 101 in concert 7:30 p.m. at the Cultural Center in Lincolnton. Tickets may be purchased at the door starting 6:30 p.m. Cost is $20 for adults and $5 for students. For more information, call LCCA President Allen Hubbard at (704) 748-6662 or email roseanddal@gmail.com.

SUNDAY

Church concert

Antioch Baptist Church, 3413 E. N.C. 150 in Lincolnton, will host The LeBeaus in concert at 11 a.m. For more information, call (704) 732-1351.

Cancelled concert

The Episcopal Church of St. Peter-by-the-Lake in Denver has cancelled the performance of Tryon Street String Quartet due to a musician’s injury. A new date has yet to be determined. For questions, call (704) 489-6249.

MONDAY

Nutrition meeting

The Lincoln County Senior Center will host a nutrition meeting 10-11 a.m. in the multi-purpose room 514 S. Academy St. on the Gaston College-Lincoln campus in Lincolnton. For more information, call (704) 732-9053 or (704) 736-8811.

Commissioners meeting

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners will meet 6:30 p.m. at the Citizens Center in Lincolnton.

TUESDAY

Building and Site Committee

The Lincoln County Board of Education will hold a special called Building and Site Committee meeting 4:30 p.m. at the Board of Education Administrative Offices, 353 N. Generals Blvd. in Lincolnton, to discuss and prepare interview questions for the Design-Build firms for the new Asbury School and East Lincoln High School Field House renovation. A Finance and Budget meeting will follow at 7:30 p.m.

Board of Health

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

WEDNESDAY

Senior Pottery Showcase

The Lincoln County Senior Center will host a Senior Pottery Showcase reception 10 a.m. at the Cultural Center in Lincolnton. Pottery from the 2013-14 pottery workshops at Fat Cat Pottery and Rising Sun Pottery will be on display.

Quilt Guild

The Piecemakers Quilt Guild will meet 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Senior Center, 514 S. Academy St. on the Gaston College-Lincoln campus in Lincolnton in room 319. For more information, call Tony Darr at (704) 992-2871 or email ldarrnc@aol.com. Visitors are welcome.

Last Man’s Club

The Last Man’s Club will meet 11 a.m. at Lincoln House Restaurant in Lincolnton.

 

 

 

 

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