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Around Town — 9-5-14

The Little Mermaid
The Hickory Community Theatre presents The Little Mermaid, running until September 21 at the Jeffers Theatre in Hickory. For ticket prices and show times, please call (828) 328 – 2283.

Horseshoe Doubles
Gaston Count Parks and Recreation will host a horseshoe doubles tournament at George Poston Park in Lowell, beginning at 7 p.m. Entry fee is $10 per player. Sign-ins closes at 6:30 p.m. Cash awarded to top team in each division. Open to all ages and skill levels. For more information or to pre-register call (704) 922 – 2160.

Lumberjack Sports
The South Atlantic Woodsman’s Association will have a lumberjack sports competition and exhibition at Saine’s ACE Hardware from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

BBQ Fundraiser
Pisgah United Methodist Church will host their annual BBQ fundraiser from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. Cost is $8 per plate. For more information, please call (704) 732 – 0538.


Gospel Concert
The Griffins of Spartanburg will perform at Living Word Ministries at 6 p.m. The concert is no charge, however a freewill offering will be receive. For more information, call (704) 618 – 9762.

Nutcracker Auditions
Auditions for this year’s production of The Nutcracker – A Children’s Ballet will begin promptly at the Lincoln Cultural Center at 10 a.m. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. All students of dance are encouraged to participate. Dancers need to wear black ballet leotard, pink or white tights. Ballet skirt optional. Hair must be in a neat ballet bun and proper ballet/ pointe shoes are required. Male dancers please wear appropriate black and white dancewear. For more information, please call (704) 732 – 9055.

Spay/ Neuter Clinic
The Humane Society of Lincoln County will hold registration for their spay/ neuter clinic from 12 p.m. – 3 p.m. at 2422 Country Club Road. Cost for all cats and dogs this month only is $30 plus $8 for rabies vaccine. For more information, please visit www.hslcnc.org or email spayneuter@gmail.com .

George/Vera Reunion
The George/Vera reunion will be at Betty Ross Park from 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. Friends and family welcome. Pack a picnic lunch.

Fellowship Meal
Laboratory United Methodist Church at 1850 Bill Lynch Road will host a fellowship meal at 6 p.m. Donation accepted. For more information, please call (704) 735 – 6605.

Toys for Tots Car Wash
The Backyard Boyz Car Club will host a car wash at AutoZone in Lincolnton from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. $5 or a new unwrapped toy valued at $5 or more to benefit Toys for Tots. For more information, please call (704) 308 – 5242.

Cancer Benefit
A benefit for Esophageal Cancer Awareness will be held at Howard’s Creek Volunteer Fire Department from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Hot dogs, bake sale, silent auction, 50/50 ticket sales will be available. All donations welcomed. All money raised will go to help Bill and Sandy Gibbs for medical bills and expenses.


Grace Baptist Church at 1185 Little Road in Newton will hold a revival from Sunday through Wednesday. Evening services begin at 7 p.m. nightly. For more information, please call (828) 464 – 7088.

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