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Around Town — 3-21-14

TODAY
Scholarship application
High school seniors at WLHS, ELHS, NLHS and Lincolnton are may apply now through April 8 for the Trey Whiteside Memorial Scholarship. One student from each public high school will receive $1,000. Applications are available with each school’s guidance counselor. For more information, call (704) 477-6967(704) 477-6967.

Public Education Foundation
The Lincoln County Public Education Foundation Board of Directors will meet 12 p.m. in the Executive Conference Room at the School Board Offices, N. Generals Blvd. in Lincolnton.

Spring Fling
G.E. Massey Elementary School’s PTA will host a Spring Fling 5-8 p.m. at the school, 130 Newbold St. in Lincolnton. Activities will include face painting, games, crafts, hair coloring, raffles baskets and more. There will also be a variety of carnival foods such as snow cones, pizza and popcorn. Tickets are $5 for 25 or $0.25 apiece. For more information, call (704) 735-2322(704) 735-2322.

Kidz Klub
Hill’s Chapel UMC, 988 S. N.C. 16 in Stanley, will host a Kidz Klub: Outer Space Adventure 6-8 p.m. for children ages 3 through 5th grade. Dinner will be provided. No reservations are required.

Consigner pre-sale
Denver UMC, 3910 N. N.C. 16 in Denver, will host a consigner pre-sale 6-8 p.m. and volunteer pre-sale 2-4 p.m. for children’s consignment items. The sale will be open to the public on Saturday. For more information, visit denvermethodist.org/group/childrens-.

Poetry Lincolnton
Poetry Lincolnton and Main Street Rag Publishing will host March Poetry Night 7 p.m. on the second floor of the Cultural Center in Lincolnton. Open mic will follow the event.

SATURDAY
R.A.R.E. race
Gaston County Parks & Recreation will host a 5K and 10 mile Race for R.A.R.E. 8 a.m. at George Poston Park, 1101 Lowell-Spencer Mountain Road in Gastonia. Proceeds will benefit the Joubert Syndrome and the Related Disorders Foundation. For more information on cost and race details, visit raceforrare.com or call (704) 922-2160(704) 922-2160.

Children’s consignment sale
Denver UMC, 3910 N. N.C. 16 in Denver, will host a children’s consignment sale 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. For more information, visit denvermethodist.org/group/childrens-

Fish fry
The Poston and Cross families will sponsor a fish fry starting 12 p.m. in the field across from Ebony & White’s Funeral Service, 1139 E. Pine St. in Lincolnton. All proceeds will benefit Aleah Cross for the Cleveland County Dream Girl Pageant. Cost is $7 for fish plates, $3 for fish sandwiches, $5 for hot dog plates and $1 for drinks.

BBQ chicken supper
Crouse Fire Department, W. N.C. 150 in Crouse, will host a BBQ chicken supper 4-8 p.m. Cost is $7 per plate and includes 1/2 chicken, chips, dessert, roll, slaw and tea. Orders may be placed by calling (704) 735-2247(704) 735-2247.

Church meal
Faith Baptist Church, 5194 Old Plank Rd. in Iron Station, will host a free community meal at 5 p.m. For more information, call (704) 735-9820(704) 735-9820.

Church concert
Living Word Ministries, 1062 N.C. 16 in Lowesville, will host a concert 6 p.m. with Debra Perry & Jaidyn’s Call, of Dawsonville, Ga., along with the Pearl Baptist Church choir from Iron Station, directed by Rusty Setzer, and Carroll Cooke & Determined. A freewill offering will be collected. For more information, call (704) 618-9762(704) 618-9762.

Sportsman Banquet  
Covenant Bible Church, 2168 Gastonia Hwy. in Lincolnton, will host a Sportsman Banquet with wild-game tasting and a BBQ dinner at 6 p.m. There will also be door prizes for the largest deer and freshwater fish. The group 16 South will provide music, and Gordon Whittington from “North American Whitetail Magazine” will speak. Cost is $10. For more information, call (704) 735-1559(704) 735-1559.

Cancer Casino Night
Relay for Life of Lincolnton will host Casino Night 7-10 p.m. at Homesteads Grill & Taphouse, N. Generals Blvd. in Lincolnton. Doors will open at 6 p.m. The event, for ages 21 and up, is also sponsored by Buddy Stasney’s Buick GMC Truck. Cost is $30. Tickets may be purchased at the door in advance at Homesteads or People’s Bank. To purchase from a Relay Committee member, call (704) 736-5786(704) 736-5786 or email crrpeanut@bellsouth.net.

Church breakfast   
Daniels Lutheran Church, 3170 Reepsville Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a country breakfast, open to the public, 7-10 a.m. A $6 donation is suggested to benefit the church building fund. There will also be a bake sale, sponsored by the Young Women’s Group. Proceeds from the sale will be used to update Sunday School classrooms.

SUNDAY
Church luncheon
Boger City UMC, 2320 E. Main St. in Lincolnton, will host a community luncheon at 11:30 a.m. The menu will be a home style meat and vegetable combination with dessert and a beverage. A donation of $8 is suggested.

Church appreciation event
New Providence Full Gospel Church in Lincolnton will host an appreciation event to celebrate Sister Shirley Sweezy Brooks starting 3 p.m. For more information, call (704) 732-9644(704) 732-9644.

Church event
East Lincoln Missionary Baptist Church, 4769 N.C. 73 in Iron Station, will host Creation Ministries International’s Author and Scientist Dr. Jonathan Sarfati as a guest speaker at 6 p.m. For more information, call Pastor Ed Reese at (704) 472-1428(704) 472-1428.

MONDAY
Diabetes discussion
CMC-Lincoln will host the free discussion “Complimentary and Alternative Medicine and Diabetes” 6 p.m. at the Lincoln Medical Plaza, 441 McAlister Rd. in Lincolnton. Dr. Wissom Nadra will speak; refreshments will be provided. Registration is not required. For more information, call Valerie at (980) 212-6006(980) 212-6006.

TUESDAY
Church revival
First Baptist Church of High Shoals will host a revival “Rivers of Joy Jubilee” 7 p.m. nightly through Thursday. Dr. Dennis Benton will preach a special message; Jordan’s Bridge will provide music on Tues. followed by The Anchormen on Wednesday and Squire Parsons on Thursday.

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