Poetry Lincolnton will meet 7 p.m. at the Lincoln Cultural Center, 403 E. Main St. in Lincolnton. Open mic will follow the show.
Spirit Life Church of God, 1424 Wilma Sigmon Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a yard sale and hot dog sale along with breakfast 7 a.m. to noon. For more information, call Vivian Kirkpatrick at (704) 735-8135. Come and be blessed.
Daniels Lutheran Church, 3170 Reespville Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a country breakfast 7-10 a.m. Call Pastor Ted Bost at (704) 735-2388 ext. 8034 for more information.
Cornerstone Church, 411 E. Main St. in Maiden, will host a kid’s consignment sale 8 a.m. to noon. For more information or to consign, visit cornerstonelink.com or email email@example.com.
The group TOPS (Take Off Pounds Seriously) will sponsor a walk along the walking trail in Lincolnton starting 8 a.m. at the old train station. For more information, call Lois Ward at (704) 735-5201.
Without Walls Freedom Center, 118 Colonial Village Dr. in Lincolnton, will host their Two Fish & Five Loaves Food Pantry 9-11 a.m. For more information, call (704) 240-4411.
Overeaters Anonymous will meet 10:30 a.m. to noon in the back building of Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 2639 E. N.C. 150 in Lincolnton. Call Robbie for more information at (704) 616-2620.
Davis Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church and House of God Tabernacle will host a fish sandwich and chicken wing sale starting 11 a.m. at the home of Louise McClain, 318 S. Government St. in Lincolnton. For more information, call (704) 732-0112.
Community Blood Center of the Carolinas will host a blood drive 4-7 p.m. at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 537 N.C. 16 in Denver.
The Cooperative Extension-Lincoln County unit and Senior Citizen Council’s six-week long, living healthy program on diabetes self-management starting 11 a.m at the James W. Warren Citizens Center, 115 W. Main St. in Lincolnton. To register, call (704) 736-8461.
The Charles R. Jonas Library, 306 West Main St. in Lincolnton, will host musical entertainment 6:30 p.m. by Victoria Johansson with her “clawhammer” banjo. Additional activities will include storytelling, singing and an old time hand-weaving demonstration. For more information, call (704) 735-8044.
CMC-Lincoln will host a seminar on hip and knee replacements at 11 a.m. in Oak Classroom I & II of the CMC-Lincoln Medical Plaza in Lincolnton. The seminar is every second and fourth Tuesday of the month. To RSVP or for more information, call (980) 212-6055 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
CMC-Lincoln will host another discussion in their Thursday’s Treats series on how to shop for groceries that are diabetes friendly. The talk will be 9 a.m. at Harris Teeter in Boger City.
For more information or to register, call (980) 212-6006.
Alive After Five
Alive After Five musical event with group The Fantastic Shakers will be 6-9 p.m. on W. Main St. in downtown Lincolnton, at Court Square.
Lake Norman Covekeepers will meet 7 p.m. at the East VFD, 406 S. Pilot Knob Rd. in Stanley. Guest speaker will be Sam Perkins, director of technical programs for the Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation. For more information, call Ben Benoit at (704) 489-6249.
Dave Ramsey class
Registration is now open for Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University class at Gainsville Baptist Church, N.C. 182 in Lincolnton. Meetings will be weekly Sept. 30-Nov. 5. For more information, call Brad Freeman at (704) 472-4872 or Mike Rice at (704) 689-7410.
The Arts Council of Lincoln County is holding their annual Paul C. Rhyne Art Competition with an art show that will run Oct. 1-28 at the Lincoln Cultural Center. For more information, call (704) 732-9044.
The seminar series “Money Talks– A Financial Guide for Women,” which will be 2-5 p.m. Tuesdays Oct. 2-30 at the Cooperative Extension office at the James W. Warren Citizen Center, 115 West Main St. in Lincolnton. The program will repeat 2-5 p.m. Wednesdays Oct. 3-31 at the Shanklin Library in Denver. For more information, call (704) 736-8461.
Union VFD meeting
Residents of the Union VFD (Vale) district can now view copies of the agency’s updated bylaws at Hampton’s Grocery and Service Station, Cat Square Superette and Union VFD. Residents will be able to vote on the laws at an annual meeting on Oct. 15 at the department. For more information, call (704) 276-2944.
4-H Science Fair
Registration is now open for the 4-H Science Fair Jan. 12 at the Catawba Science Center. Application packets and other materials can be obtained through the county 4-H agent. For more information, contact April Dillon at (704) 736-8458 or April_Dillon@ncsu.edu.
Tai Chi class
Registration is now open for The Cooperative Extension-Lincoln County unit’s Sept. 27 Tai Chi class, which will run 5-6 p.m. weekly for six weeks at the James W. Warren Citizens Center, 115 W. Main St. in Lincolnton. Call (704) 736-8461 to register.