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Neighborhood Calendar Oct 19, 2017

Community Wide Yard Sale, Waco
A Community Yard Sale will be held Saturday, October 21, 2017, 8:00am - 2:00pm at the Waco Community Building, S. Main St., Waco, NC. Hamburgers and Hotdog sales 11-2 with proceeds from the food sales going to local charities. The event is sponsored by the Town of Waco. For information on reserving a yard sale spot or on helping with the food sales call John Barrett at 704-769-4147 or Judy Thompson at 704-435-3900 or e-mail townofwaco@gmail.com.
Lost Playwrights, Hendersonville
Lost Playwrights will meet Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm in Kapplan Auditorium of Henderson County Library, 301 North Washington Street, Hendersonville, NC. All persons interested in any aspect of theatre or creative writing are invited. There are no dues.
Apple Butter Festival, Shelby
Aldersgate United Methodist Church will hold their annual Apple Butter Festival from 9am until 3pm on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at the church located at 1207 West Dixon Blvd., Shelby. The event with include live music, food, Schiele Museum and antique car exhibits, artisans, vendors and of course, apple butter for sale. Proceeds from the day will benefit Communities In Schools, Childrens' Homes of Cleveland County, Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, Kinship Care as well as Global Missions and Aldersgate Playschool. For more information check Facebook Apple Butter Festival of Aldersgate or www.aldersgateshelby.com.
Cleveland/Lincoln County Rose Society
The Cleveland/Lincoln County Rose Society will meet Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 2:30pm. The program will be at the Cleveland County Extension Office, 130 South Post Road, Shelby, NC. (Hwy 180 South next to Food Lion). The guest speaker will be Connie Viebicking of Sarasota, FL. She will show slides from the David Austin Rose Test Garden in England which she visited and talk about the beautiful English Roses. Visitors and new members are welcome to come and enjoy the educational and beautiful slide program. Refreshments will be served. For more information, please visit website: clevelandllincolnrose.com and Facebook: Cleveland Lincoln County Rose Society.
Hospice Cleveland Gaston Lincoln Counties
Hospice Cleveland County, Shelby, NC, will hold a Hospice Training Class Monday, October 23, Tuesday, October 24 and Thursday, October 26, 2017, 9:00am - noon or 5:30pm - 8:30pm, at the Hospice Administration Building, 951 Wendover Heights Drive., Shelby, NC. It is open to anyone who is interested in learning more about hospice care and the services provided to our patients in Cleveland, Gaston, and Lincoln Counties. This course is free. To get credit for the entire course, you will need to attend all days at one of the times offered. Hospice Cleveland County exists to provide high quality skilled compassionate care and support for individuals with a life-limiting illness, their families, and the community, regardless of ability to pay. For additional information or to register, please call: Krisa Haynes, Patient/Family Volunteer Coordinator at 704-751-3547.
Hospice will also be holding a Chicken Dinner Friday, October 27, 2017. Two drive-thru pickup locations to choose from: American Red Cross, 1333 Fallston Road, Shelby, NC or Testa Family Hospice House, 321 Kings Mountain Blvd., Kings Mountain, NC. 4:00pm - 7:00pm; $12 a plate; chicken prepared by: Doug Fortenberry. (1/2 Chicken, slaw, pickles, baked beans, roll, homemade dessert). Tickets available at Hospice Administration Building, The Hospice Store, Testa Family Hospice House, Brenda Lovelace (Bank of the Ozarks Kings Mountain), Medical Arts Pharmacy (Shelby), and Professional Pharmacy (Boiling Springs) while supplies last, or online at www.hospicecares.cc. Proceeds support the general operations of Hospice Cleveland County.
Fallston PTA Fall Festival
The Fallston PTA will hold their Fall Festival Saturday, October 28, 2017, 2:00pm - 6:00pm. Admission $5; 2 and under free. Turn The Beat performs at 2:00pm; Cake Walk at 3:00pm; Elite Dance performs at 4:00pm; Cheertastic Allstars performs at 4:30pm; K-9 Unit Showing at 5:00pm. Car Show open to all, $25 Entry fee. Kid's Choice Award Trophy. Vendors. Raffle Ticket Giveaway. Bounce house, train ride, rock wall, lots of fun for all at Fallston Elementary School. Contact Laura Martin, 704-297-8581.
Cleveland County Astronomical Society & Kings Mtn. Gateway Trails
Cleveland County Astronomical Society & Kings Mtn. Gateway Trails will be sponsoring a "Solar & Night Gazing Family Event" Saturday, October 28, 2017, 1:00pm til 10:00pm, at Gateway Trails in Kings Mountain. Free family fun and educational.
The Norsemen Motorcycle Club Partners with The Salvation Army to help Kids
The Norsemen Motorcycle Club Partners with The Salvation Army to help local kids Saturday, November 4, 2017, at 4:00pm, at 119 Lynch St., Forest City, NC. The Army's Angel Tree program serves children up to age 12 to insure that each child has something for Christmas. New, unwrapped toys and clothing can be dropped off at boxes around the county or at Norsemen MC Club House, where the dinner will be held. Spaghetti dinner plates include garlic bread and salad for $5. All proceeds will benefit the kids. For additional information, please call Moses, at 828-829-6904, or TubTub at 828-748-2154.
Murphey's 23rd Annual Toy Run
Murphey's 23rd Annual Toy Run to benefit Shriner's Burn Center and Oxford Orphanage Masonic Home for Children and Kings Mountain Police Department Shop with a Cop will be held Saturday, November 18, 2017. Rain date is Sunday, November 19, 2017. Meet at 11:00, leave Scooter Shed at 12:00. Police escorted, 114 Camelot Court, Kings Mountain, NC, 704-739-4707. $5 plus new toy per person. Free barbecue after the ride. Backroad Band! Directions from Shelby: 74 east, turn right on Bethlehem Road. Go about 5 miles. You will pass the Fire Department on left. Turn left on Phifer Road. First road to the left is Camelot Court. This is where Murphey's is. Directions from Gastonia: I-85 to Exit 5. Take right. Go to 2nd stop light. Take left on Phifer Road. Murphey's will be on the right.
Ruby C. Hunt YMCA - Turkey Trot
Cleveland County's largest 5K, 20th Annual Ruby C. Hunt YMCA Walk, Run and Kids Fun Run will be held on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 23, 2017. 5K - 8:30am or 1/2 Mile - Kids Fun Run, 9:30am. Benefits the "We Build People Scholarship Fund". Held at Gardner-Webb University at the Lutz-Yelton Convocation Center. Great family event featuring The USATF Certified Course, Child Care, Refreshments and Sensational Swag. Early registration deadline is Sunday, November 12, 2017. $25 Member and $30 nonmember. For more information visit: www.RubyCHuntYMCA.org, facebook.com/RubyCHuntYMCA or call 704-434-0441.

Yard Sale and BBQ Sale Benefit
There will be a Yard Sale and BBQ Sale held to benefit cancer patient, Sherry Gantt, Saturday, October 28, 2017, 8:00am - 6:00pm at Cherryville Community Building. Dine-in or carry out!.

Burns High School Class of 1967 Reunion
Burns at Fallston High School Class of 1967 will be holding their 50th Class Reunion Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 6:00pm. The event will be held at Fallston Elementary School cafeteria. The price is $20 per person for the catered meal. Please make checks payable to Joie Lovelace at 260 Ankle Road, Lawndale, NC 28090 or call 828-429-9240.
Shelby High Class of 1961 Birthday Celebration
The Shelby High graduating class of 1961 is holding a 75th birthday celebration for their members on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at Golden Corral. The gathering is informal and will probably last from 10:00am to 2:00pm or so in the Golden Corral Meeting rooms. Enjoy visiting with classmates at Shelby High from 1957 to 1961. For more information contact David Dobbins at davedobb@aol.com or call via phone at 704-418-2483 or Van Morrow at 864-587-0186 or email vanmorrow@hotmail.com.

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