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Neighborhood Calendar August 25, 2016

Cleveland House Assisted Living
This Event has been Canceled: Cleveland House Assisted Living, 950 Hardin Dr., Shelby, NC, was going to be hosting a block party for the city of Shelby held on Saturday, August 27, 2016. It has been canceled. Questions: 704-480-9800.
Lost Playwrights, Henderson
Lost Playwrights will meet Saturday, August 27, 2016, from 2:00-4:00pm in Kapplan Auditorium of Henderson County Library, 301 North Washington Street, Hendersonville, NC. All persons with an interest in theatre or creative writing are invited. There are no dues.
The Cleveland Lincoln County Rose Society
The Cleveland Lincoln County Rose Society will meet on Sunday, August 28, 2016, 2:30pm at the Cleveland County Cooperative Extension Office, 130 South Post Road, Shelby, NC. The program will be a great slide show on the beautiful rose gardens of New Zealand and France. It will be presented by Robert Myers and Jack Page from "The Perfect Rose" in Salisbury, NC that recently visited these gardens. They will be finalizing their plans for the 43rd Annual Rose Show Saturday, September 24, 2016. This year the show will be at the James W. Warren Citizens Center Auditorium, 115 West Main Street, Lincolnton. The show will be open to the public from 2:00-5:00pm with rose arrangements for sale during this time. Please plan to join them.
Kings Mountain Historical Museum
Kings Mountain Historical Museum hosts an annual fundraiser to generate revenue necessary to support our free educational exhibits and events. The 13th Annual Reverse Raffle and Auction will be Saturday, September 10, 2016. The Annual Reverse Raffle and Auctions event has been touted as the "best event of the year in Kings Mountain" that serves as a festive and memorable community get-together that continues to grow. Tickets are $125 each which includes dinner for two and a chance to win the $10,000 Grand Prize, in addition to many other fabulous raffle prizes. The event includes Live, Silent, and Cake Auctions with something special for everyone on your shopping list. Tickets will sell out before the day of the event - so be sure to get yours early!
Hoyle Historic Homestead, Dallas
The 25th Annual Open House of the Hoyle Historic Homestead will be held on Saturday, September 10, 2016, 10:00am - 2:00pm. Located at 1214 Dallas Stanley Highway, Dallas, NC. Admission is free; donations are always appreciated. The Hoyle House is an excellent example of a unique German construction style. The house has corner posts which are joined together entirely with pegs and in-laid with logs. The house, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, dates back to the mid-1700s and is the oldest standing house in Gaston County. At the Open House this year, there will be guided tours of the house, folk and bluegrass music by local band, "Princess & The Cowboys", food will be for sale, and many exhibitors including the Belmont Historical, Mt. Holly Historical Society, Gaston County Museum of Art & History, Broad River Genealogical Society, Greg Payseur: Genealogist, Piedmont Fiber Guild, Al Kirby: WWII Artifacts, Ole Dallas Brewery, Michele Glover: Tatting, BSA Troop 45, and Lincoln County Hearth Cookers (18th Century Style). Artifacts from the archaeological investigations will be on display in the house and the recently repaired log barn is on site. Make plans to come join us for a unique experience at a true historical treasure, The Peter Hoyle House.
Hospice Cleveland County
Hospice Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights Drive, Shelby, NC - Calendar of Events:
Educational Series "Grief 101" What is grief? Why do we feel grief? Learn the basics of grief, and just how far-reaching it can be. Open to all in the community who wish to learn more about this elusive, and sometimes taboo subject. This is the first in a monthly educational series hosted by Hospice Cleveland County. Future topics will include coping with grief during the holidays, funeral and financial planning, and other grief and end-of-life issues. Tuesday, September 13, 2016, 4:00pm-5:00pm, Hospice Cleveland County Administrative Building.
Memory Bear & Pillow Workshop participants will have the opportunity to make a teddy bear or pillow out of a loved one's shirt or other article of clothing. Children are welcome if accompanied by an adult. Space is limited. Please call one of the Grief Counselors at 704-487-4677 to reserve your space. Third Tuesday of each month, alternating locations. Tuesday, September 20, 2016, 9:00am-Noon or 4:00pm-7:00pm at Hospice Cleveland County Administrative Building and Tuesday, October 18, 2016, 9:00am-Noon or 4:00pm-7:00pm at Testa Family Hospice House, Kings Mountain, NC.
"Reflections" Sharing Group meets for six weeks. No cost and open to anyone who has lost a loved one. If you plan to attend one of our groups, please make every effort to attend all six sessions. Registration forms are available at Hospice Cleveland County Administrative Office or by calling 704-487-4677. Thursday's: September 22, 29, and October 6, 13, 20, 27, 2016. 5:30pm-7:00pm. Hospice Cleveland County Administrative Building.
"Let's Lunch" for Bereaved Veterans' Spouses. This is a monthly social sharing group for those whose spouse was a Veteran. This group meets the last Friday of the month at 11:30am. To RSVP or for more information, contact Lynn Thomas at 704-487-4677 ext 115. Friday, September 30, 2016, 11:30am, Hospice Cleveland County Administrative Building. Lunch provided by Hospice.
Broad River Greenway
Broad River Greenway will be holding a "Broad River Trail Run" and Birthday Celebration on Saturday, September 17, 2016, 9:00am - 1:00pm. Live music and fun for all beginning at 11:00am. For more information call 704-434-0040 or email kduren@broadrivergreenway.com. Registration at 8:30am. Race at 9:00am. Online registration http://racesonline.com/events/broad-river-trail-run.
The Gateway Festival, Kings Mountain
The Gateway Festival, an annual fall festival honoring the anniversary of the Battle of Kings Mountain, will be celebrated all across Downtown Kings Mountain, NC, on Saturday, October 8, 2016. Award-winning author, storyteller, and Road Scholar Randell Jones will present the program ​"Before They Were Heroes at King's Mountain" at 2:00pm at the museum. This program is made possible with support from the Kings Mountain Tourism Development Authority. Visitors will also get a chance to tour the exhibit "Turning Point: The Battle of Kings Mountain."
Broad River Genealogical Society
Broad River Genealogical Society: Early Release on "Harts Square" Tickets. October 22, 2016, 10:00am - 5:00pm. $40- Kids 5 and under free. Send SASE and check to secure your tickets! Deadline is September 15, 2016. Make checks payable to BRGS, c/o Martha Pelc, 166 Dallas Bess. Hwy., Dallas, NC 28034, 704-905-3069.
Dover Foundation YMCA
Fall group swim lessons will begin the first Tuesday in October! Join them for lessons at their temperature regulated indoor pool. The fee is $30 for members and $55 for non-members. This includes 6, 45 minute lessons! Swimming lasts a lifetime!
Shelby Senior Singles 50 and Over
Join them on the 3rd Thursday of the month at Showmars at 5:00pm and alternate restaurants for dinner the first Friday of the month. See what they are all about as many have found lifelong companions and lasting friendships. For info, please call 704-756- 0551.
Depression Support Group
Depression support group meets every Tuesday at 6:30pm until 8:00pm in the Cleveland Memorial Library small conference room. Peer support group for anyone with mental illness who feels they want support from people who "have been there". Contact Jodi with questions at 704-484-8998.
Kings Mountain Class of 1986
Friday, September 16, 2016: Football Game, 7:30; Saturday, September 17, 2016: Reunion at Deer Brook Golf Club, 5:00pm - 11:00pm. Dinner included with price $40 per person. Cash bar. For more information call Kim Roper Bolin, 704-472-8318 or kmclassof86@bellsouth.net.
Shelby High Class of 1961
The Shelby High School Class of 1961 is planning and will hold its 55 year Class Reunion in Boiling Springs at the Masonic Lodge facilities (same location as our 50th reunion) on Saturday, October 29, 2016, at 6:00pm. For more Information please contact: Claudia Lutz on 704-482-3330, email calutz@carolina.rr.com, Hill Hudson on 704-482-6022 home or 704-473-5067cell, email hillhudsoniii@yahoo.com, Martha Blanton Carpenter on 704-300-4737, email marthabrealtor@bellsouth.net, Jim Toole on 704-473-9879, email JTnME@carolina.rr.com, or David Dobbins on 704-418-2483, email davedobb@aol.com. If you are planning to attend or want more information, please call or email to any one of the above by September 1, 2016.

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