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Around Town — 3-12-14

WEDNESDAY
Pottery showcase
The Lincoln County Senior Pottery Showcase will be on display through March 28 at the Cultural Center in Lincolnton. For more information, call (704) 732-9055(704) 732-9055 or (704) 736-8410(704) 736-8410.

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.

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.

FRIDAY

Fish fry
East Lincoln Relay for Life will host a fish fry 5-8 p.m. at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Denver. For more information, call Terry Garcia at (609) 933-9374(609) 933-9374.

Art Crawl 
The Downtown Development Assocation of Lincolnton, Inc. (DDA), will host its annual Art Crawl event 5:30-9 p.m. in downtown Lincolnton with art, food and music. The even is a collaborative effort among the DDA, the Arts Council of Lincoln County, the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce, Lincoln Cultural Center and the Lincoln County Historical Association.

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.

Senior dance
The Gaston County Senior Center, 1303 Dallas-Cherryville Hwy. in Dallas, will host a senior dance (ages 55+) 7-10 p.m. with musical entertainment from The Country Bucks. Cost is $4. For more information, call (704) 922-2170(704) 922-2170.

SATURDAY
YMCA Health Fair  
The Hickory Foundation YMCA, 701 1st St. NW in Hickory, will host the YMCA 2014 Fitness and Health Fair starting 6:30 a.m. For more information, call (828) 624-1329(828) 624-1329 or visit ymcacv.org.

Rose pruning
The Cleveland-Lincoln Rose Society will host a rose pruning demonstration and spring rose bed preparation 10 a.m. in the Tracy Jenkins Memorial Rose Garden at the Charles R. Jonas Library, 306 W. Main St. in Lincolnton. For more information, call (828) 428-3508(828) 428-3508.

Chicken pie fundraiser 
Meadow Ridge Church, 1173 Zeb Haynes Rd. in Maiden, will host a chicken pie fundraiser 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children. Proceeds will benefit the church building fund. For more information, call (828) 428-1463(828) 428-1463.

Fish fry
Bethlehem UMC, 6753 N.C. 182 in Cherryville, will host a fish fry 4-8 p.m. Proceeds will benefit church missions and building fund. For more information, call (704) 482-4331(704) 482-4331.

Fish Fry
Crouse UMC, Old N.C. 150 in Crouse, will host a fish fry and oyster stew supper with all the trimmings 4-7 p.m. Cost is $10 for ages 11 and up, $5 for ages 6-10 and free for ages 5 and under. Proceeds will benefit the church building fund project. For more information, call (704) 735-2443(704) 735-2443.

Irish Night
The Knights of Columbus, Holy Spirit Council #10389, of Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Denver will host an Irish Night at the church starting 6 p.m. There will be food, Irish dancers, music, and beer. Dancers will perform 8-8:30 p.m. Cost is $15 for adults and $7 for children 10 and under. Tickets may be purchased by contacting Sean Welsh at (704) 763-8196(704) 763-8196 or sean.welsh99@yahoo.com or by calling the church office at (704) 483-6448(704) 483-6448.

Senior dance
The Widowed Group of the Greater Gaston Area will host a senior dance 7-10 p.m. at the Gaston County Resource Center, 1303 Dallas-Cherryville Hwy. in Dallas. Cost is $8. Doors will open at 6 p.m. Crimson Rose will provide music from the 1950s-60s.

Church concert
The Grigg Family will be in concert 7 p.m. at Buffalo Shoals Baptist Church, 1744 Buffalo Shoals Rd. in Lincolnton.

SUNDAY
Church concert
Shellem Cline, a Christian comedian / singer, will be in concert 6 p.m. at Mt. Ruhama Baptist Church, 3273 Mt. Ruhama Ch. Rd. in Maiden. A love offering will be collected. For more information, call (828) 428-8961(828) 428-8961.

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