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Around Town — 5-12-14

MONDAY
Garden club
East Lincoln Garden Club will meet 9:30 a.m. at Webbs Chapel Church in Denver for snacks and social time followed by a presentation at 10 a.m. For more information, call Paula Mitchell at (704) 483-5405.

GED registration
Gaston College will offer a Basic Skills Orientation Class 5:30-8:30 p.m. nightly today through May 15 in room 118 of the Lincoln campus, 511 S. Aspen St. in Lincolnton. New and returning students interested in completing the Adult High School or GED Programs must take the class in order to be eligible for a free scholarship to pay for the GED test. For more information or to register, call (704) 748-5226.

Reunion committee
The reunion committee for the second annual LHS reunion for graduating classes from 1960-70 will meet 6 p.m. at Citizens Sprinkler Inc., 405 N. Poplar St. in Lincolnton.

TUESDAY
NARFE meeting
Chapter 1983 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association will meet 12 p.m. Lincoln House restaurant in Lincolnton. Sonia Richards will discuss the NARFE N.C.State Federation Convention, held earlier this month. Visitors are welcome. For more information, call (704) 748-6498.

McDonalds night
Pumpkin Center Primary School will have their last fundraising night of the school year 5-8 p.m. at the McDonalds location in Boger City. Each child will receive a free tasty surprise. Attendants are asked to bring dollars to purchase raffle tickets. All monies raised will be used to purchase technology and basic school supplies for PCP classrooms.

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

Mentoring Moms
Mentoring Moms Psychoeducational Outreach, Inc., will meet 6-8 p.m. at the Resource Center on Deaton Ave. in Lincolnton. New mentees are now being accepted. The group works with single moms ages 18-40. For more information, call Gwendolyn Cobb at (704) 477-8360.

Guitar Program
Sign-up from 6-6:30 p.m. at the Cultural Center in Lincolnton for the summer guitar program, “Retirees Gone Wild Guitar Program,” taught by Michael Christian. Programs are also available for children, teens and young adults (sign-ups 6:30-7 p.m.) For more information, call (828) 897-1407.

Board of Education
The Lincoln County Board of Education will meet 6:30 p.m. for a closed session at LCS headquarters, N. Generals Blvd. in Lincolnton. An open session will follow at 7 p.m.

Church revival
Greater Works Full Gospel Ministries, 2543-A E. Main St. in Lincolnton, will host a revival 7 p.m. nightly through Friday. Pastor Lottie Howell, of Bread of Life Deliverance in Charlotte, will preach Tuesday and Wednesday. Bishop Roy L. Tucker, senior pastor of The Praising Place Church of God in Charlotte, will preach the final two nights. For more information, call (704) 240-9498.

WEDNESDAY
Seniors group
The Iron Station seniors will meet 12 p.m. at Ironton Presbyterian Church for a covered dish lunch.

Spay/neuter registration
Registration will be 1-4 p.m. at the Humane Society of Lincoln County, 2422 Country Club Rd. in Lincolnton, for a low-cost spay & neuter clinic May 27 for dogs and cats. Cost range is $38-$55. There is no additional cost for animals or females in heat. The clinic will be May 27. Payment in the form of cash or check is due at registration. For more information, visit hslcnc.org, email hslcspayneuter@gmail.com or call (704) 732-9022 (voicemail only).

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

THURSDAY
Golf tournament
The Western Piedmont Association of Health Underwriters (WPAHU) will hold its annual charity golf tournament at Glen Oaks Golf Club in Maiden. Registration and lunch will start at 11:30 a.m. A shotgun start will follow at 12:30 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the Western N.C. Epilepsy Assocation’s HOPE (Help Our People Eat) Garden Project. For more information, contact Dwyane Wilson at (828) 428-0800 or dwayne@dwaynewilsoninsurance.net

Spay/neuter registration
Registration will be 4-6 p.m. at the Humane Society of Lincoln County, 2422 Country Club Rd. in Lincolnton, for a low-cost spay & neuter clinic May 27 for dogs and cats. Cost range is $38-$55. There is no additional cost for animals or females in heat. Payment in the form of cash or check is due at registration. For more information, visit hslcnc.org, email hslcspayneuter@gmail.com or call (704) 732-9022 (voicemail only).

Historical lecture
The Cherryville Historical Museum, 109 E. Main St. in Cherryville, will host a program on Gaston County and the Early Textile Mills with lecturer Jason Luker. For more information, call (704) 435-8011.

Singles group
The New Beginnings Singles Club of Lake Norman, a social group for singles over 50, will meet 6:30 p.m. at Captain Galley’s Restaurant in Mooresville. The group meets weekly. Visitors are welcome. For more information, call (704) 528-3864.

Church concert
Grammy-Award winning Gospel artist Jason Crabb will perform 7 p.m. at Daystar Family Worship Center, 115 Industrial Park Rd. in Lincolnton. Cost is $10, seating is limited. To reserve tickets, call Paula McSwain at (336) 469-3919 or Pastor Joey Williams at (704) 507-1643. For more information, visit daystarnc.com.

Lincoln Quilters
The Lincoln Quilters will meet 7 p.m. at the Citizens Center in Lincolnton. Brenda Arrowood, owner of School House Quilts, will present a program on quilt borders, adding borders and more.

FRIDAY
School festival
Battleground Elementary School’s PTO will sponsor a Spring Festival 5-7 p.m. at the school, 201 Jeb Seagle Dr. in Lincolnton, with activities such as a dunking booth, bounce house, cake walk, face painting, photo booth and more. Most tickets cost $0.25 each. Concessions will also be available. For more information, call (704) 735-3146.

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