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Around Town — 3-10-14

TODAY
LHS reunion meeting     
The reunion committee for the second annual LHS reunion classes of 1960-70 will meet 6 p.m. for a covered dish event in the old high school cafeteria at the Gaston College-Lincoln campus, 511 S. Aspen St. in Lincolnton.

TUESDAY
Blood drive     
Community Blood Center of the Carolinas will host a blood drive 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Gaston College-Lincoln campus, 511 S. Aspen St. in Lincolnton. Each donor will receive a free T-shirt. For more information or to setup an appointment, visit carolinadonor.org or call (704) 972-4700(704) 972-4700.

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

Ilasik seminar                                                                                                                            
Graystone Eye’s Hickory office will host a free iLasik refractive surgery seminar at 6 p.m. Everyone who attends will receive an $800 certificate towards the surgery procedure and enter to win a $1,500 gift certificate toward iLasik or lens replacement. For more information, call (828) 304-6611(828) 304-6611 or visit graystonelasik.com

Board of Education                                                                            
The Lincoln County Board of Education will hold its monthly board meeting 6:30 p.m. in the administrative offices on N. Generals Blvd. in Lincolnton. For more information, call (704) 736-1017(704) 736-1017.

SF Baptist Association                                                                                                                
First Baptist Church of High Shoals will host the South Fork Baptist Association’s quarterly meeting at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend. For more information, call (704) 735-5652(704) 735-5652.

Relay for Life                                                                                                                              
East Lincoln Relay for Life will hold a team captain meeting 7:30 p.m. at Sports Page Food & Spirits in Denver. For more information, visit “Relay-For-Life-of-East-Lincoln-County” on Facebook or relayforlife.org and search “East Lincoln.”

WEDNESDAY
Line dancing 
The Lincoln County Senior Center, 514 S. Academy St. on the Gaston College-Lincoln campus in Lincolnton, will host weekly line dance classes 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. throughout March. Cost is $2 per class. For more information or to register, call (704) 732-9053(704) 732-9053.

Living Healthy Workshop                                                                              
Lincoln County Senior Services and the N.C. Cooperative Extension will host a free, six-week Living Healthy Workshop 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Coop. Ext. Office, 115 W. Main St. in Lincolnton. The workshop will discuss health conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease and how to manage pain and eat healthier. To register or for more information, call (704) 736-8461(704) 736-8461.

Iron Station Seniors                                                                                                                       
The Iron Station Seniors group will meet 12 p.m. at Ironton Presbyterian Church, weather permitting.

Egg hatching project                                                                           
The N.C. Cooperative Extension will host a 4-H Hatching Classroom Project 3:30-5 p.m. at the Citizens Center in Lincolnton for students in grades 2-5. For more information, call (704) 736-8458(704) 736-8458 or email April Dillon at april_dillon@ncsu.edu.

THURSDAY
Quilt Guild  
Piecemakers Quilt Guild will meet 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for a beginner’s class at the Lincoln County Senior Center, 514 S. Academy St. on the Gaston College-Lincoln campus in Lincolnton. For more information, call Linda at (704) 483-2778(704) 483-2778.

AARP meeting                                                                      
Local AARP 3682 will meet 11 a.m. in the multi-purpose room of the Lincoln County Senior Center, 514 S. Academy St. on the Gaston College-Lincoln campus in Lincolnton. Topic for discussion will be how to gain extra help with seniors’ prescriptions. For more information, call (704) 276-2153(704) 276-2153.

Blood drive                                                                             
Community Blood Center of the Carolinas will host a blood drive 12-4 p.m. at CMC-Lincoln, 433 McAlister Rd. in Lincolnton. For more information or to setup an appointment, call (704) 972-4700(704) 972-4700 or visit carolinadonor.org.

Widowed Group                                                                           
Widowed Group of the Greater Gaston Area will meet 6 p.m. at the Gaston County Resource Center, 1303 Dallas-Cherryville Hwy. in Dallas, for a covered dish dinner and entertainment by MARTY.

Singles group                                                                               
GRACE Singles Fellowship will meet 7 p.m. in the Family Life Center of First Baptist Church, 201 Robin Rd. in Lincolnton, with guest speaker and magician Rick Ramseur. All adult singles and singles again are welcome. For more information, call (704) 735-0541(704) 735-0541.

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