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Around Town – 5-14-14

 

WEDNESDAY

 

 

Drama camp registration

 

The Lincoln Theatre Guild is currently accepting applications for drama camps July 14-18 in Denver and July 21-25 in Lincolnton. To register or for more information, visit lincolntheatreguild.com.

Bus trip

The Newbold Alumni Association will host a bus trip to Atlantic City, N.J., Aug. 4-7. Registration is now available and will end June 26. For more information or to register, call Frank Phelps at (704) 813-3075.

Seniors group

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

Cooking class registration

Registration is available for individuals interested in attending the N.C. Cooperative Extension’s “Cook Smart, Eat Smart” class 5:30 p.m. May 21, June 4 and 16 at the Citizens Center in Lincolnton. Cost is $22 for all three sessions. For more information or to register, call (704) 736-8461.

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 Association’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, and 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. Visitors are welcome.

 

FRIDAY

 

Church BBQ

Bethel Lutheran Church, 509 Long Shoals Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a BBQ fundraiser 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. catered by Hillbillies. Cost is $7. Customers may dine-in or take-out. Delivery of 10 or more orders will be free. Call (704) 460-3593 or (704) 718-3158 for more information or to purchase a ticket.

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 to participate in the activities. Concessions will also be available. For more information, call (704) 735-3146.

Poetry event

Poetry Lincolnton will host Poetry Night 7 p.m. at the Cultural Center in Lincolnton. Open mic will follow the event.

Movie in the Park

Gaston County Parks & Recreation will host a free “Movie in the Park” night 8 p.m. at Dallas Park, 1303 Dallas-Cherryville Hwy. in Dallas, with a showing of “Man of Steel (Superman).” For more information, call (704) 922-2163.

 

SATURDAY

 

Yard sale

Boger City UMC’s Men’s Group will host a yard sale 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church, 2320 E. Main St. in Lincolnton. There will also be hamburgers and hot dog for sale 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Items available for purchase will include household goods, clothes and more.

Church breakfast

Crowell Memorial UMC, 4018 Killian Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a breakfast fundraiser 7-10 a.m. Cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children and free for children under 5. Proceeds will benefit the Crowell Samaritan Fund. For more information, call (704) 735-8889.

5K race

Lincolnton Middle School, 2361 Startown Rd. in Lincolnton, will host the “Wildcat Prowl 5K” starting 8 a.m. To register or for more information, visit racingtoes.com.

Handgun class

A concealed-carry handgun class will be 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at South Fork Fire Department, 2736 Long Shoals Rd. in Lincolnton. Lunch will be provided. Proceeds will benefit the A.N.D.Y. Foundation, established in memory of local teen Andy Hovis, who died in a car crash. For more information, call (704) 460-4604. For more information on the foundation, visit andyhovis.org.

Ramsour’s Mill

re-enactment

The two-day annual Battle of Ramsour’s Mill celebration and re-enactment will be 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 301 Jeb Seagle Rd. in Lincolnton, near the Lincolnton High School’s practice football field. For more information, visit ramseursmill.org.

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous will meet 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 2639 E. N.C. 150 in Lincolnton (white building in back). The group meets every Saturday. For more information, call Robbie at (704) 616-2630.

BBQ benefit

Crouse Fire Department, 2764 W. N.C. 150 in Crouse, will host a BBQ benefit starting 11 a.m. with BBQ bologna sandwiches. Proceeds will benefit Trent & Kesha Huss’s new baby who was born premature and is currently in hospital care. Deliveries will be available for orders of five or more. Cost is $5 for a plate and $3 for a sandwich. For more information or to place an order, call Cynthia Caskey at (704) 240-6927 or Derek Smith at (704) 689-1970.

Senior dance

The Widowed Group of the Greater Gaston Area will host a candlelit dinner and dance for seniors starting 6 p.m. at the Gaston County Resource Center, 1303 Dallas-Cherryville Hwy. in Dallas. Cost is $8. Crimson Rose will perform music from the ‘50s & ‘60s.

 

SUNDAY

 

Yard sale

The Westport Community in Denver will host a yard sale 7-11 a.m. in the neighborhood. The Episcopal Church at St. Peter-by-the-Lake will have multiple spaces available to vendors. For more information, call (704) 516-2312.

Ramsour’s Mill

re-enactment

The second day of the Battle of Ramsour’s Mill celebration and re-enactment will be 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 301 Jeb Seagle Rd. in Lincolnton, near the Lincolnton High School’s practice football field. For more information, visit ramseursmill.org.

Church event

Rev. Ed Kilbourne, director of Christian education, will speak 10:30 a.m. at Friendly Chapel Baptist Church, N.C. 150 East in Maiden. Kilbourne is a motivational storyteller, folk-theologian and musician. The event is free. For more information, call Regina Pate at (704) 483-0353.

Revival

Maranatha Baptist Church, Dallas-Cherryville Hwy. in Dallas, will host “All-Day Revival” 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. with Evangelist Cody Zorn from Lyons, Ga., and guest singer James Robertson from Greenville, S.C., Music will also be provided by the Maranatha church choir and other local church groups.

A “dinner on the grounds” will follow the morning service. For more information, call (704) 922-3992 or visit mbcdallas.com.

Revival

Southside Baptist Church, 1726 Southside Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a four-day revival, “A Time of Spiritual Renewal,” 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. with a message from Rev. Barry Devine and music from Mike McCarn at the morning service and Adam Beard during the evening service.

The revival will be daily through May 21. For more information, call (704) 735-2418.

Revival

Bethel Baptist Church, 200 Bethel Ch. Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a four-day revival 6 p.m. nightly Sunday through May 21. For more information, call (704) 735-8357.

Revival

Meadow Ridge Church, 1173 Zeb Haynes Farm Rd. in Maiden, will host a revival with Rev. Mark Dula at 6 p.m. Additional services will be 7 p.m. Monday through May 21. For questions or directions, call (828) 428-1463.

Church concert

Salem Baptist Church, 1982 Salem Ch. Rd. in Lincolnton, will host music and dancing from Ugandan Thunder, a nationally-acclaimed group of 22 orphans ages 8 to 16 from two orphanages in Uganda, East Africa. For more information on the ministry, visit penniesforposho.org.

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