AUG 21: THE FOOTHILLS POST-POLIO SUPPORT GROUP will meet at 6pm in the conference room of the Life Enrichment Center of Shelby. Program will be given by Todd Putnam. Feel free to bring a caregiver with you. For more information 704-482-8807 or 704-434-4928.

AUG 26: 2017 BEACH BLAST. Patriot's Park, Kings Mountain. 10am to 10pm. Don’t forget your dancing shoes. Beach music fans can shag the day into the summer night with music at the amphitheater featuring Cindy and Randy Floyd “Electric” Duo with Gene Pharr, Too Much Sylvia, Blackwater Rhythm & Blues Band, and Band of Oz. Water features include the Rotary Splash Pad and continuous rounds of Water Wars. This free event includes the Tiny Tots and Teenie Bikinis Contest, a watermelon eatin’ contest, a Woodie car show, inflatables and so much more. A variety of food vendor and over 30 craft vendors will be set up at Patriots Park with their unique art, crafts and collectibles for sale. www.cityofkm.com or call 704-734-0333.

SEP 9: Tickets are now on sale for Kings Mountain Historical Museum’s 14th Annual Reverse Raffle & Auctions, which will be held Saturday, September 9 at the Patrick Senior Center. The grand prize is $10,000! (704) 739-1019 to purchase tickets.

SEP 13: The Shelby Lions Club will be distributing USDA Commodities at the Cleveland County Fair Ground. You must live in Cleveland County. Those unable to come in person, they may send a note stating the number in the family, their address and their whole family income, signed by them. The distribution is based on the number in the family and the income of the household. In accordance with Federal Law and U. S. Department of Agriculture Policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.

SEP. 13, 20, 27, and Oct. 4, 11, 18, 2017: “Reflections” Sharing Group. This grief sharing group meets for six weeks. No cost and open to anyone who has lost a loved one. Please make every effort to attend all six sessions. Registration forms are available at HCC Administrative Office or by calling 704-487-4677.

OCT 27: CHICKEN DINNER. At AMERICAN RED CROSS, 1333 Fallston road and Testa Family Hospice House , 3321 Kings Mountain Blvd. Kings Mountain. 4 to 7pm. $12 plate. Drive-Thru only. Proceeds to Hospice of Cleveland County. 704-751-3573 for more information.

The Salvation Army of Shelby needs clean plastic bags to use for packing groceries for clients. Drop off your donation in the rear of 305 N. Lafayette St., Shelby, beside Enloe's Mortuary. For more information, call 704-482-0375. YOU CAN HELP. Mail checks to P.O. Box 1764, Shelby, NC 28151.
The exhibit Great Gatsby: Cleveland County in the Roaring Twenties will be on display at Kings Mountain Historical Museum through October 21, 2017, open Tues. – Sat. 10am – 4pm. Admission to the exhibit is free.


AUG 19 & 26: FALL YOUTH SOCCER REGISTRATION. Lincolnton Recreation Pool at Betty G. Ross Park from 10am - 5pm & Sunday Aug, 20 & 27 from 1pm -5pm. Registration will also be accepted Monday – Friday between 9:00am – 5:00pm during regular business hours at the Lentz Recreation Center. The league is for boys and girls ages 4 - 15 years old. Registration for the league is $35.00 per child (city residents); $50.00 per child (non-city residents), and will be accepted through 5:00pm Tuesday, September 5th.

AUG 27: Cleveland Lincoln County Rose Society will meet at 2:30 Sunday afternoon at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Faith Building, corner of West Church Street & South Government Street in Lincolnton.


AUG 19: OPEN HOUSE & ORIENTATION AT Charity Christian School, 113 Charity Church Road in Fallston. 2pm. 704-419-4574 for more information.

AUG 19: SINGING at Harvest Baptist Church, 144 Ware Road, Kings Mountain NC. 7:00 pm. The featured group will be Southland form Gastonia, NC A truly blessed and anointed Group. Refreshments served after the service. For more information contact Toney King 703-739-7051. Come out for an evening of praise and worship.

AUG 26: ST. LUKES CHICKEN PIE, CHICKEN DUMPLING, STEW BEEF SUPPER. St. Luke’s Lutheran Church Family Life Center 4051 King Wilkinson Rd. Lincolnton, NC 28092 off of Highway 150 near Pumpkin Center Elementary School. 11a-until. Live Bluegrass & Gospel music 5-7p. For Eat-In only $10. Seniors $9. Children (5-10 years) $5. Children (under 5 Eat Free), All Take-Out plates $10. Whole Chicken Pies (9x13 Pan) $18. each. Contact: To pre-order on or before August 25th please call Jesse or Brandie Summey at 704-732-7529. ***(please note All Whole Chicken Pies must be ordered prior to the day of the event)*** To order day of the event please call the church at 704-735-2968.

AUG 26: JOURNEY HOME BLUEGRASS BAND from Sweetwater TN and two southern gospel groups, The Troy Burns Family and The Childers Family will be in concert at Lowesville Gospel Concerts/Living Word Ministries, 1062 Hwy 16 South, Stanley (Lowesville) NC. 5:30 PM. This is a free concert and everyone is welcome. Contact Carroll Cooke 704-618-9762

AUG 27: PINE RIDGE BOYS QUARTET performing at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 112 Mt. Zion Church Road, Cherryville. 10:30am. 704-435-9639 for more information.

AUG 27: COMMUNITY LUNCHEON AT Boger City United Methodist 2320 East Main Street, Lincolnton. 11:30am to 1:30pm. Everyone Welcome. $8 donation is requested per person. Dine in or carry out. 704-735-7513 for more information.

AUG 27: 111TH HOMECOMING CELEBRATION AND ANNUAL FALL REVIVAL. homecoming Celebration will commence on August 27, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Fall revival will be August 28-30, 2017 at 7:00pm nightly. The guest revivalist will be Dr. Benjamin Hinton, Pastor of Tabernacle Baptist Church in Gastonia, North Carolina. We will be having a Pastor’s Luncheon on August 29, 2017 at 12:00 noon. Please rsvp by Wednesday, August 23, 2017 via email or phone so that we may have an accurate number to prepare for. For more information, please contact the church office at (704) 435-8842 or email us at macedoniamissionarybaptist@yahoo.com.

SEP 3: THE GREAT LABOR DAY JUBILEE at Zion Baptist Church, 2437 Propst Street, Gastonia. 7pm to 11pm. For more information call 704-867-2550. Everyone welcome.

OPEN ENROLLMENT at Charity Christian School, 113 Charity Church Road, Lawndale. 704-419-4574 or 222.charitychristianschool.org

IF YOUR CHURCH IS HAVING AN EVENT, WE WANT TO KNOW ABOUT IT! Please send in your information to the What’s Up Shopper by Phone: 704-435-2844, Fax: 704-435-2845 or E-mail your event to info@whatsupshopper.com.