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Neighborhood Calendar ay 10, 2018

Shelby High School Theatre - "The Crucible"
Shelby High School Theatre, 230 E. Dixon Blvd., Shelby, NC, will be presenting "Arthur Miller's The Crucible" Friday, May 11, 2018, 7:00pm; Saturday, May 12, 2018, 7:00pm; and Sunday, May 13, 2018, at 3:00pm. The year is 1692 in the Puritan New England Town of Salem, Mass. A group of girls go dancing in the forest. Seems innocent enough but the panic, chaos, and terror that ensues shortly after will alter their small town forever! Buy tickets on facebook or at www.shelbyhightheatre.org; $5 online, $8 at the door and ($5 for Students and Seniors). Due to limited seating, presale seats will be held until 15 minutes before show start, after that time, they will be sold.
Community Blood Center of Carolinas
Give blood and help save local lives! Donate blood with Community Blood Center of the Carolinas. Call 1-888-59-BLOOD or visit www.cbcc.us to make an appointment at any location.
• Friday, May 11, 2018 - City of Shelby, 850 W Sumter St., Shelby, NC 28152 - 11:00pm ‑ 2:00pm
• Thursday, May 17, 2018 - Air Force JROTC Crest High School Shelby, 800 Old Boiling Springs Rd., Shelby, NC 28152 - 8:30am ‑ 1:00pm
• Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - Burns High School AFJROTC, 307 E. Stagecoach Trail, Lawndale, NC 28090 - 8:00am ‑ 1:30pm
• Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - Morris Memorial Baptist Church, 421 Moriah Church Rd., Casar, NC 28020 - 4:00pm ‑ 7:00pm
• Sunday, May 27, 2018 - Dairy Queen, Shelby, 814 South Dekalb, Shelby, NC 28150 - 1:30pm ‑ 5:00pm
More public drives can be found at Community Blood Center of the Carolinas' website www.cbcc.us. CBCC has donation centers in Charlotte, Concord, Gastonia, Hickory, and Greensboro (http://www.cbcc.us/about/donor-center-hours.php for center hours).
Crest High School Fundraising Event of MS
Crest High School, Sid Bryson Stadium will be holding a Fundraising Event for Multiple Sclerosis, Saturday, May 12, 2018, 10:00am - 12:00pm. Teaming up for MS - MS Walk and opening ceremony will begin at 10:00am. Gate admission: $3 (age 5 and under are free). Bake sale, carnival games, sno cones, dunking booth, food, face painting, jewelry, arts and crafts, music. All money raised will to the National MS Society to provide research and support services for people battling MS. For additional information, email Kayla at kaylynnpittman1@gmail.com.
Cleveland-Rutherford Kidney Association
Paul Porter Memorial Golf Tournament
The Paul Porter Memorial Golf Tournament will be held Wednesday, May 16, 2018, River Bend YMCA Golf Course, 3005 Longwood Drive, Shelby, NC. Lunch at 12:00 noon. 1:00pm Shotgun Start. Captain's Choice. Team Entry Fee: $240; optional "Gift of Life Package" (One Mulligan and One Red Tee Each) $40. Team Entry Fee and "Gift of Life Package" $280. For more information please contact Phil Wallace, 704-482-4286.
South Mountains State Park, Connelly Springs
South Mountains State Park, 3001 South Mountains Park Avenue, Connelly Springs, NC 28612, (828) 433-4772. South Mountains State Park Environmental Programs:
Saturday, May 12, 19, 26, 2018 - "Streamside Hike" Join a Park Ranger at the Jacob Fork Parking Area at 11:00 am for a streamside hike along the Jacob Fork River.
Sunday, May 13, 20, 27, 2018 - "Fly Fishing 101" Get Hooked! Join a volunteer angler at the Visitor Center at 2:00 pm for an introductory class on fly fishing. Please bring all personal equipment available. Classes may vary based on interest and skill level of the participants. North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission fishing regulations still apply. In the event of bad weather please contact park office for cancellation information.
South Mountains State Park is located south of Morganton off old Highway 18. We welcome the community to join us for our monthly educational interpretive programs. Call the park office at (828) 433-4772 for more information.
Extension Master Gardeners Annual Plant Sale
Extension Master Gardeners Annual Plant Sale will be held Saturday, May 12, 2018, Just in time for Mother's Day! Master Gardeners have been propagating and potting plants for months to ensure you have a selection of perennials, herbs, annuals and interesting house plants. Sale is open to the public. Cash Only. Rain or Shine. 8:00am to 12noon. Come early for the best selection. This not-for-profit group helps support 4-H programs and horticulture education for citizens of Cleveland County.
Hospice Cleveland County, Shelby
Hospice Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights Drive, Shelby, NC - Calendar of Events:
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 our Grief Counselors at 704-487-4677 to reserve your space. Tuesday, May 15, 2018, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, 9:00am - Noon or 4:00pm - 7:00pm, Hospice Administration Building.
Educational Series: "Returning to Life After Caregiving Ends". After the death of someone that you have cared for, caregivers often experience "A New Beginning," "A New Normal," & "New Life Discoveries." Join Hospice Cleveland County Grief Counselors and other caregivers who have experienced grief and loss for a video and discussion about "The Transforming Power of Caregiving." Please RSVP to Ext. 114 if you wish to attend as lunch will be provided. Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 11:30am, Hospice Administration Building
Hospice Volunteer Training Class. Hospice training is open to anyone who is interested in learning more about hospice care and the services provided to the community. To get credit for the entire course, you will need to attend all days at one of the times offered or call to schedule a time to complete the training. Online training is also available by calling 704-751-3547. Monday, May 21, Tuesday, May 22 and Thursday, May 24, 2018, 9:00am - Noon or 5:30pm - 8:30pm, Hospice Administration Building.
Dinner & BINGO Fundraiser, sponsored by Brookdale Senior Living,
Tuesday, May 22, 2018, Landmark Baptist Family Life Center, 1724 E. Dixon Blvd., Shelby, NC. (Prizes are worth a minimum of $50. Raffle tickets can be purchased at the event). Dinner starts at 5:30pm. BINGO games start promptly at 6:30pm. Tickets are $20 donation in advance ($25 at door). Tickets are tax deductible and can be purchased at: Brookdale Shelby, Hospice Cleveland County Administration Building, and online at Eventbrite.com. Proceeds support the general operations of Hospice Cleveland County. For more information please call Kimberly Melton at 704-974-0094.
"Reflections" Sharing Group - This grief sharing group meets for five 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 five sessions. Registration forms are available at HCC Administrative Office or by calling 704-487-4677. Thursdays: May 31, June 7, 14, 21, 28, 2018, 5:30pm - 7:00pm, Hospice Administration Building.
Burns High School Lady Dawgs Soccer Team Fundraisers
BHS Lady Dawgs Soccer Team Hosts: BBQ Chicken Dinner Saturday, May 19, 2018, 4:30-7:30pm, at Zion Baptist Church Family Life Center, 525 West Zion Church Rd., Shelby, NC. Dine in or Carryout. Plates include: fresh off the grill BBQ Chicken, homemade sides of baked beans and slaw, fresh dinner roll, homemade dessert of choice, and drink. Tickets are presale only. For tickets, see a player or coach, email casey.snellings@gmail.com, or call BHS.
The 1st Annual Burns High School Bulldog Soccer Bash will be held Friday, May 25, 2018 at Burns High School. Featuring: 6:00 Alumni Game. All BHS Alumni Soccer players, women and men, will be playing to reconnect with the field. Game will be shortened; 6:45 Give it a Shot. All attending can "Give it a Shot" at a cash prize! Make it in the doghouse and win; 7:00 BHS Mens vs. Ladies. Current men and women soccer players at BHS will battle it out to see who can dominate the field. At the door: $2 students, $5 adults, all players - free, this includes alumni who are playing. Also available: The concession stand
will be open and the grill will be firing up hot dogs and hamburgers. There will be homemade ice cream and drinks to cool it down! BHS Soccer Apparel will be for sale in the concession stand. Benefiting The BHS Ladies and Men's soccer teams. All proceeds will go directly towards building the teams and the soccer program at Burns High School.
Post Polio Support Group Meeting
At this month's Post Polio Support Group meeting on Monday, May 21, 2018, at 6:00pm. Ms. Dianne Garner will give a program about healthy living and fighting inflammation in our bodies. Everyone attending should bring their own meal. Coffee, and water will be provided. The location is at the rear of the Life Enrichment Center off of Hwy. 18N. on Life Enrichment Drive, Shelby. Feel free to bring a caregiver with you. For more information call Wanda-Greg Horne at 704-482-8807 or Dianne Garner 704-434-4928.
City of Shelby Upcoming Holiday Closings
All city offices will be closed Monday, May 28, 2018 observing Memorial Day Holiday. Garbage and Recycling schedule for Monday collection will occur a day late on Tuesday, 29, 2018. Please view the Holiday Closings for the Sanitation/Recycling Schedules on your calendars or at www.cityofshelby.com. For additional information call the automated line at 704-484-6837 or contact Public Works at 704-484-6846.
Cleveland County NAACP
Cleveland County NAACP will be holding an Image Award Banquet "Rise Up, Stand Up, Speak Up" Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 5:00pm, at Shiloh Baptist Church Family Life Center, 914 Frederick St., Shelby, NC. Tickets are $25. Bishop Sharon Martin, President.
Habitat for Humanity Cleveland County
Habitat is taking initial applications for its 2018/2019 Home Build now through June 30, 2018. The applicant must be able to make no interest house payments of $475 to $550 a month, must have a real need for better housing, must live in Cleveland County, and must be willing to partner with Habitat by completing "sweat equity" on the home and by attending Homeowner Workshops. The typical Habitat home has 3 bedrooms, 2 baths and is approximately 1100 square feet. Applications may be picked up at the Habitat ReStore, 323 W. Grover St., Shelby or to receive an application by mail, call the Habitat office at 704-482-6200. In order to be considered, completed initial applications must be received by the Habitat office no later than June 30, 2018. Habitat is an Equal Housing Opportunity organization.

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