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Neighborhood Calendar October 28th edition




Council On Aging/Neal Senior Center


10/28 – Thursday – Membership Event - Pre-Dinner reception – @ 5:30. Dinner at 6:00 p.m. Play at 6:35 p.m. at Council on Aging/Senior Center, 100 T.R. Harris Dr., Shelby, NC. “The Last Day at W.O.R.K.” will be presented by The Neal Center Players with special persmission by the “ArtsAge Senior Theatre Resource Center. Cost: $50.00 Members Free; $25.00 Members $6.00. Public is invited. Non-members $15.00 individuals and $25.00 for couples. Please note: reservation is not confirmed until tickets are picked up prior to noon on Tuesday, October 26.


10/29 – Friday – Covered Dish Luncheon – 11:30-1:00 at 6:00 p.m. Play at 6:35 p.m. at Council on Aging/Senior Center, 100 T.R. Harris Dr., Shelby, NC. Bring a covered dish and join the fun. We will be celebrating Halloween with a “Monster Halloween Party.”


10/30 – Saturday – Dine Around – 9:00 a.m. at Golden Corral. Please sign up prior to October 28.


11 – Each Monday Night (except holidays) – Bingo – Doors open at 5:30 (no admittance after 7:00 pm) Jackpot up to $500.00 - Public invited 12 years old and up.


11/1 – Monday – Flu Shots and Pneumonia Shots – 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon at Lawrence Patrick Center, 909 East King St., Kings Mountain, NC. Flu Shots for persons without Medicare-B (55 & Older) will require a fee of $30.00. Without Medicare-B the Pneumonia shots will require a fee of $45.00. (Be sure to bring your Social Security Card Numbers). Flu shots are free with Medicare-B card.


11/2 – Tuesday – General Elections 2010 – 6:30 a.m. - 7:30 pm at Council on Aging, 100 T.R. Harris Drive, Shelby. Precinct #8. For more information on the 2010 General Election, please contact the Cleveland County Board of Election.


11/4 – Thursday – Blood Pressure Check – 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 pm at Council On Aging/Senior Center, 100 T.R. Harris Drive, Shelby, NC. 


11/5 – Friday – Holiday Bazaar – 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 pm at Council on Aging, 100 T.R. Harris Drive, Shelby. Senior Center’s mouth watering Ham Biscuit at $2.50, Livermush Biscuit at $2.00, and Plain Biscuit at $1.00. Bulk orders may be placed by calling Mary Hamrick at 704-482-3488 or fax orders to 704-481-0151. Pinto Bean Plates will be available for lunch. Vendors will also be available with lots of homemade crafts and goodies. Anyone interested in being a vendor contact Lisa Abernethy at 704-482-3488.


11/9 – Tuesday – Flu and Pneumonia Shots – 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon at Boiling Springs Baptist Church, 307 S. Main St., Boiling Springs, NC. Flu Shots for persons without Medicare-B (55 & Older) will require a fee of $30.00. Without Medicare-B the Pneumonia shots will require a fee of $45.00. (Be sure to bring your Social Security Card Numbers). Flu shots are free with Medicare-B card.


11/11 – Thursday – Seminar on “Do I Need a Will or Not” – 12:00 p.m. at Council on Aging/Senior Center, 100 T.R. Harris Drive, Shelby – Free coffee and conversation. Program provided by Journey - Partnership for End-of-Life Issues. Please call the Senior Center at 704-482-3488 to register. For further info call Pam Isaacs at 704-487-4677. 


11/12 – Friday – Veterans Celebration – at Council on Aging, 100 T.R. Harris Drive, Shelby. Sponsored by Council on Aging, Healthy at Home and Dover Foundation. Veterans free and guest $7.50. Tickets went on sale October 18th at the COA/Senior Center.


11/15 thru December 31, 2010 – Monday – Open Enrollment for Medicare D – 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 pm - By appointment only at Council on Aging/Senior Center, 100 T.R. Harris Drive, Shelby. SHIIP volunteers will be available to assist you. 


11/16 – Tuesday – National Memory Screening Day – 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 pm at Council on Aging, 100 T.R. Harris Drive, Shelby. Must have an appointment. Call the Senior Center at 704-482-3488 for further information or to make an appointment.


11/18 – Thursday – Blood Pressure – 12:00 noon - 2:00 pm at Council on Aging, 100 T.R. Harris Drive, Shelby.


11/19 – Friday – Thanksgiving Feast – 12:00 noon at Council on Aging, 100 T.R. Harris Drive, Shelby. Come by the Senior Center to register and pick-up your tickets. Cost $7.50 per person.


12/17 – Friday – Christmas Feast – 12:00 noon at Council on Aging, 100 T.R. Harris Drive, Shelby. Come by the Senior Center to register and pick-up ticket. Cost $7.50 per person.


12/31 – Friday – New Year’s Eve Dinner and Dance – 6:00 p.m. - 12:30 am at Council on Aging, 100 T.R. Harris Drive, Shelby. Please call the Senior Center for more information.


 


South Mountains State Park Programs


10/30 – “Leaf Lookers Tree ID Hike” – Saturday – Meet a Park Ranger at the Jacob Fork Parking Area at 11:00 am & 2:00 pm for a short hike to learn about the trees found in South Mountains State Park. Identify 10 common trees and learn why leaves change colors as the trees prepare for all and winter.


10/31 – “Leaf Lookers Tree ID Hike” – Sunday – Meet a Park Ranger at the Jacob Fork Parking Area at 11:00 am & 2:00 pm for a short hike to learn about the trees found in South Mountains State Park. Identify 10 common trees and learn why leaves change colors as the trees prepare for all and winter.


South Mountains State Park, 3001 South Mountains Park Avenue, Connelly Springs, NC  28612. (South Mountains State Park is located south of Morganton off of old Highway 18.) We welcome the community to join us for our monthly educational interpretive programs. Call the park office at (828) 433-4772 or www.ncparks.gov/Visit/parks/somo for more information. 


 


Hospice Cleveland Co. – Upcoming Events


10/27 – Reflections – Wednesdays – 10:30 am - Noon - Please RSVP to ext. 166 if you plan to attend. The classes will be held at Kings Mountain Hospice House, 321 Kings Mountain Boulevard, Kings Mountain.


Oct. 28 – Reflections – Thursdays – 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm - Please RSVP to ext. 166 if you plan to attend. The classes will be held at Hospice Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights Drive, Shelby, NC.


11/21 – Fall Memorial Service – Sunday – 2:00 pm - Family members will be receiving a special invitation. The service will be held at First Baptist Kings Mountain, 605 W. King Street, Kings Mountain, NC.


11/30 – Memory Making with Ornaments – Tuesday – 10:00 am - Noon or 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm - Please RSVP to ext. 166 if you plan to attend. This workshop will be held at Kings Mountain Hospice House, 321 Kings Mountain Boulevard, Kings Mountain, NC.


12/2 – Memory Making with Ornaments – Thursday – 10:00 am - Noon or 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm - Please RSVP to ext. 166 if you plan to attend. This workshop will be held at Hospice Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights Drive, Shelby, NC.


 


Bar H Haunted Hayride


Bar H Haunted Hayride and Maze will be held on October 29-30, dark until at Bar H Arena, Boiling Springs, NC. The event is sponsored by Boiling Springs Lifesaving and Rescue. Concessions are available. For more information call 704-434-3866 or www.barhevents.com


 


GSCT Presents “Deadly Murder”


GSCT presents a thriller - “Deadly Murder” Greater Shelby Community Theatre will present the myster thriller, “Deadly Murder” October 29-31 at Keeter Auditorium, CCC. Performances will be on October 29, 30 at 7:30 p.m. October 31 performance are at 2:30. Camille (Kyrin Packard has the world at her feet. One night she is taken hostage and must use all her wits and cunning to save her life. Full of twists and turns, this play will keep you glued to your seat. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors/students. Presale tickets are available at a discount at CC Arts Council, Neal Senior Center, Arnold’s Jewelers, Maxwell B. Hamrick Insurance, Badcock and more. This play is not recommended for children under 12.


 


Burns High School – BBQ Chicken Dinner


On Friday, October 29th prior to the Burns vs. RS Central football game we will be serving  a delicious BBQ Chicken Dinner. We begin at serving at 5:30 pm until 7:00 pm in the Burns High School Cafeteria. On the menu: 1/2 BBQ chicken, baked beans, slaw, chips, pickles, dessert and tea). You can dine-in or take-out. Tickets available at BHS office, from a Soccer Club Member or limited at the door tickets. The cost is $10.00 for adults, children under 12 - $5.00 (available at the door only). The proceeds benefit Burns High Lady DAWGS Soccer.


 


Lost Playwrights of Western N.C.


The Lost Playwrights of Western North Carolina will meet from  3 to 5 PM, Saturday, October 30, in the Kaplan Auditorium of the Henderson County Library at Washington and Third Streets in Hendersonville. The Lost Playwrights is a group of playwrights, directors, independent filmmakers, actors and writers, who meet each month to discuss works-in-progress and production opportunities and share ideas and advice. Anyone interested in any aspect of theatre is invited to attend.


 


Public Announcement – Halloween


This notice is to inform the general public that by consensus of Shelby City Council, Mayor Alexander officially declared trick or treating for Halloween within the City of Shelby will be allowed on Saturday, October 30, instead of the traditional observance of Halloween on October 31.


 


Cleveland Mall Host Mall-O-Ween


Cleveland Mall will host Mall-O-Ween Saturday, October 30 from 6-8 PM. This event features a mall-wide trick-or-treat for children under 13 from 6 – 7 PM, free face painting at Sears, and a costume contest beginning at 7 PM for all ages. Wear a funny, scary, or just plain unique costume and win prizes in the following age groups: birth – 4, 5-10, 11-15, 16 & Up. Prizes include gifts and gift cards to Cleveland Mall merchants. Shelby Camera Video & Photography will be on hand for photos of your favorite ghouls and goblins. Cleveland Mall is a safe, warm, and dry environment for your children’s Halloween Activities. Mall-o-Ween made possible by Forest City Honda. For more information, contact Cleveland Mall or visit online at www.shopclevelandmall.com.


 


Benefit Fish Fry for Seth Strickland


There will be a benefit fish fry for Seth Strickland, a seventh-grader at Crest Middle School, on Saturday, Oct. 30 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Boiling Springs Masonic Lodge. The meal will be prepared by Harry McKee and friends and includes fish, french fires, hush puppies, slaw, dessert, tea and lemonade. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased in advance at Springmore Elementary, Crest Middle School, Shelby High School, Crest High School and Boiling Springs Baptist Church. All donations are tax deductible. Checks should be made to the Seth Strickland Cancer Fund. There will be a corn hole tournament for prizes at the Masonic Lodge during the event. Entry is a $10 donation. Door prizes will be available, and there will be a raffle for an iPod and other gifts. Several musical groups also are scheduled to perform throughout the day.


 


2010 Carolina Crossfire Tryouts


Carolina Crossfire is starting a new 8U travel softball team. We will hold tryouts on November 6th at 1 pm at Crest Middle School softball field. Tryouts are open to any girl that is 8 years old or less on January 1st. For more information call Alex at 704-692-7321. Hope to see you there!


 


Relay for Life Charity Auction


A Charity Auction will be held Saturday, Nov. 6th at Starnes Auditorium. You can preview at 4:30 and the Auction begins at 6:00 pm. The Cherryville Schools are hosting this event. For more information call Tina West at 704-435-6800 or 704-435-0986.


 


Benefit Motorcycle Ride for Bobby Jones


The Red Knights International Firefighters Motorcycle Club Inc. NC Chapter 14 is holding a benefit motorcycle ride for Bobby Jones, retired Captain of the Shelby Fire and Rescue Dept. and former Chief and current member of Boiling Springs Fire and Rescue Dept. on Sunday, November 7th. Mr. Jones is battling throat cancer and all proceeds will go to the Jones family to help with medical expenses. The ride will start at 1:30 pm at Shelby Fire Station III, located on Kings Rd. ext. Bikes and cars are welcome. Registration will begin at 12:00 pm. It will be an escorted ride throughout Cleveland County, passing by several county V.F.D.’s. The ride will end at Boiling Springs Fire and Rescue Department where there will be a Hot Dog Supper for $5.00 a plate. Prices for Ride is $20 per bike or car (includes 2 meal tickets). T-Shirts will also be available at $10.00 each. Make checks payable to Red Knights Chapter 14. 


 


Crowders Mountain State Park


Come join the fun at Crowders Mountain State Park on Saturday, November 13 from 10 am ‘til 2 pm. This is our Annual Fun, Fangs and Feathers Fall Festival and  the event is FREE and open to the public. Free games, local music, Smokey the Bear, S’Mores at the campfire, firetrucks, hiking educational programs, fishing, etc. Enjoy the day outside, take a hike, watch the leaves turn. Located off Sparrow Springs Road, 522 Park Office lane, Kings Mountain, NC.


New Wilderness Adventures


Fall Adventure


New Wilderness Adventures Ministry will sponsor a Fall Hunt (Fall Adventure) to Brent, Alabama, on November 10-14. This event is open to men and father/son pairs (12 and up). 10 spots open for hunters and 5 spots for non hunters for this event. Base price is $375 or $600 for father/son pairs (12 & up). This includes: 9 meals (2 out at your expense), lodging and guide fees, materials, NWA Fall Adventure T-Shirt, and you can take a doe every day. To add a hot it is $50.00 per day. Processing not included, more fees may apply. Please go to www.newwildernessadventures.com or www.facebook.com/newwilderness for more info, to register and to enter our contest to win this trip on Facebook. Only 5 spots are left. This event will focus on Godly initiation.


 


Kings Mtn. Historical Museum Exhibit


The Kings Mountain Historical Museum is proud to announce the opening of the annual Honor Our Veterans Exhibit on Now – November 13. This year we are featuring World War II with uniforms, weapons, equipment, photos, and memorabilia. The exhibit also includes other US Military campaigns and World War I. The Museum is located at 100 East Mountain Street, Kings Mountain, NC  28086.  Our hours are Tuesday through Saturday 10:00 – 4:00.  For more information please call 704-739-1019 or check out our web site www.kingsmountainmuseum.org


 


Southern Christmas Show

With Shelby City Park


A trip to the Southern Christmas show will be sponsored by the Shelby City Park on Monday, November 15 (located at The Park, formerly Charlotte Merchandise Mart). The group will be leaving from the parking lot at Rutherfordton Senior Center at 8:00 a.m. and from Shelby City Park at 8:30 a.m. They will leave Charlotte to return around 3:30 p.m. and be back to the park around 5 p.m. The cost is $15.00 per person, which is due when signing up. This includes transportation (by Travel Lynx) and the cost of the ticket. Tickets will be given out that morning on the bus. Please sign up at Shelby City Park (704-484-6811) or at Rutherfordton Senior Center (828-287-6413). Deadline will be Friday, November 5, 2010. They will be taking the first 50 people to sign up. Visit www.cityofshelby.com/parks.


“Wills & Trusts” –


What Do You Really Need?


Partnership for End-of-Life Issues invites you to Coffee & Conversation with Pete Gilbert. On Thursday, Nov. 11, Noon to 1:00 pm at the Neal Senior Center, 100 T.R. Harris Drive, Shelby; and Thursday, Nov. 18, Noon to 1:00 pm at Patrick Senior Center, 909 East King Street, Kings Mountain. Free and open to the public. Light refreshments sponsored by: Sterling House Shelby and Carillon Assisted Living. for more information call Len Byers at 980-487-3855.


 


DAVA Fundraiser


Looking for vendors to rent table space at $10 a table. DAVA (Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary) Chapter 18 is having a Craft/Flea market, bake sale and hot dogs/refreshment sales on Saturday, Nov. 20 from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm at the DAV, located at 1138 E. Marion St., Shelby. Raffle tickets for sale for nice prizes. Donations would be appreciated. Please call Cindy at 704-297-3481 or Jerry at 704-445-8126 for more details.


 


Kings Mountain Woman’s Club


On Saturday, November 20th we will have Breakfast with Santa at 7:30 am until 10:30 am, and Pictures and shopping from 8:30 am until 12 noon. The Elf closet is for children only. All items will be $1.00. Call Ann Bennett at 704-739-7789 for ticket information. Tickets are $5.00. The Woman’s Club is located at 107 East Mountain Street, Kings Mountain, NC.


 


Boiling Springs Christmas Parade


The Boiling Springs Christmas Parade will be held on Sunday, November 28 at 3:00 pm. Parade entry forms are available online at www.boilingspringsnc.net. For additional information please contact the Boiling Springs Town Hall at 704-434-2357.


 


Breathe 4 Brycee 5K


Breathe for Brycee 5K is on Saturday, December 18th at Shelby Fitness. We are having the 5K in honor of a very special little boy........Bryce Barbee. Bryce is a sweet boy suffering from 7 heart defects within his one little heart. WANT TO BE A PART????????? 1. Go to www.active.com and register to walk/run 2. Go to www.active.com and register your child 12 and under for the FUN RUN! *Registration is $25 up until November 25th then increases to $30. *Fun Run is $15 *You can also register the morning of the event at 8am. *The run will begin at 9am and the FUN RUN will begin around 10:30 am. We will have live entertainment, music, breakfast and much much more! Please join us for this wonderful cause! *But those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on the wings like eagles, they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint. -Isaiah 40:31


 




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