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Around Town — 6-27-14

Cline Family Reunion

Descendants of Johann Sebastian Kelin (Cline) and his wife Maria Elizabeth Bieber (Beaver) will gather in Catawba County on June 27 – 29. The weekend will begin with a Friday evening dessert social at a Cline descendants homes in Hickory, to be followed by 2 days of activities including a full day at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Conover on Saturday. Sunday begins with a service at the historic Old St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Newton. Those interested in receiving more information may call (828) 396-1520, (828) 294-3846 or (828) 326-8772

Local Theatre
The Lincoln Theatre Guild presents “Footloose”, directed by Anna Lisa Johannessen at the Lincoln Cultural Center at 7 p.m. The show will run again Saturday June 28 at 7 p.m. and Sunday June 29 at 3 p.m. Tickets are $11 for adults, and $8 for students and Seniors. Tickets are available online at www.lincolntheatreguild.com or at the door. For more information, call (704) 452-7830

Singing Convention
The Lincoln County Singing Convention will meet Friday night, June 27th, 7-9 p.m. at Reeps Grove Methodist Church on 7401 Reeps Grove Church Road, Vale, NC. Everyone is invited. For information, call (704) 276-1529.

Run the Rail 5K

Hospice and Palliative Care of Lincoln County will host the 5th annual Run the Rail 5k at Betty Ross Park in Lincolnton. Registration opens at 7:30 a.m and closes at 8:30 a.m. The race will begin at 9 a.m. and take place entirely on the Rail Trail. A memorial walk will start at 9:05. Participants may register online at www.runtherail.org or in peson at the HPCLC office in Lincolnton at 900 Donita Drive until Friday, June 27. Cost of the memorial walk is $17 dollars until June 27. The cost will be $30 starting June 28. For more information, visit www.hpccr.org or contact Nancy Cole at (704) 355-4312

Benefit Breakfast
Daniels Lutheran Church on 3170 Reepsville Road in Lincolnton will be hosting a country breakfast from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. to benefit the church building fund. This event is open to the public and a $6 donation is suggested. The Young Womens group will also be holding a bake sale to benefit the Sunday school classrooms.

Church Concert
Living Word Ministries at 1062 South Highway 16 in Lowesville will host a concert at 6 p.m. Gospel singers “Called Out” from Gibsonville will perform. The event is free of charge but offerings will be collected.

Fireworks Festival
The DABA presents Denver’s annual Fireworks Festival at East Lincoln High School at 6471 Hwy 73 in Denver with gates opening for free concerts at 4 p.m. Food and beverage vendors will be on site, as well musical guests Nashville recording artists Chris Janson, Bruce Hedrick and local performer Dylan Riddle. Admission is free and fireworks begin at dark. No coolers, please.

Church Concert

Westside House of Prayer at at 4260 Flay Road in Lincolnton will host the Spirit Led Gospel Singers at 11:00 a.m. For more information, contact Michael Cook at (980) 241-8017
Music Ministry
Sunset Baptist Church at 903 Hickory Grove Road in Gastonia will host the music ministry “We R Forgiven” at 6 p.m. Admission is free but offerings will be accepted. For more information visit www.werforgiven.com

Amateur Radio Event
Lincoln County RACES and the Carolina Amateur Radio Club will host a field day event at Denver Masonic Lodge on 3333 St. James Church Road in Denver. The event is open to the public and will begin at 2 p.m For mor information, visit www.arrl.org/field or contact Cliff Brommer at wd4pic@infionline.net

Vacation Bible School
Crowell Memorial UMC at 4018 Killian Road in Lincolnton will have Vacation Bible School from June 29 to July 2nd from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. All ages welcome and dinner will be served nightly beginning at 6 p.m. FOr more information, call (704) 735-8889

Patriotic Service and
Gospel Concert

Mt. Zion Baptist Church at 112 Mt. Zion Church Road in Cherryville will host a patriotice service and gospel concert featuring the “Carolian Quartet” at 6 p.m. A cake and ice cream social will follow the concert.

All Day Service
Mt. Vernon Baptist Church in Iron Station will celebrate their 72nd annual All Day Service, beginning at 11 a.m. Guest speaker will be Reverend Oliver Tomes, Jr. Lunch and music will follow. For more information, call (704) 732-3226

BBQ Lunch
Marvin United Methodist Church on Startown Road will have a BBQ lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Carry-outs will be available. A donation of $9 will benefit local mission projects.

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