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HICKORY Hickory Crawdads Fireworks Extravaganza on July 4th. Fireworks start after the game against Hagerstown, around 10pm. LP Frans Stadium, 2500 Clement Blvd., NW, Hickory. MORGANTON Red, White and Bluegrass Festival, fireworks scheduled to start at at 10 pm on July 4th, after the Ricky Scaggs & Kentucky Thunder performance. Catawba Meadows Park, 701 Sanford Drive, Morganton. CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING
On July 13-15, 2011 the Western Piedmont Council of Governments is offering free Certified Green Professional classes for anyone who works in Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, or Catawba counties. The class will be held at the Hickory & Catawba Valley Home Builders Association. The class is limited to the first 30 who register. If you can’t make it to this class, another one will be offered in the fall. CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING
RugBug Theatre at the Hickory Community Theatre is an opportunity for young people to perform for our youngest audiences. RugBug actors’ ages range from 6-15 years old. Actors rehearse, learn lines and blocking, wear costumes and perform on our RugBug stage. There is no cost to the actor. All actors must be at all performances. Auditions are open to everyone! Ethnic diversity is strongly encouraged. CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING
The Catawba Science Center’s Preschool Science Program will be presenting Nature Makes Sense on July 12, 2011 from 3:30 until 4:15 Use your four senses (no tasting) to explore the natural world. Listen to the birds, touch trees and dirt, smell flowers and leaves, and look for living things all around us. Record and share all of the wonderful things your senses explored. Program will be held at Glenn Hilton Park. CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING
The Pink Heals Tour-Hickory is a collaborative community initiative to assist the “Cares Enough to Wear Pink” campaign in the effort to raise awareness and money for cancer patients through local non-profit organization. 100% of the profit raised through The Pink Heals Tour-Hickory will go to Through Healing Eyes. So your generous purchase or donation stays in the community to help those in need. With the support of those that protect and serve our community The Pink Heals Tour-Hickory is striving to help women of all ages with cancer and by promoting community awareness. CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING
The Green Room Summer Shakespeare Theatre Institute is a week-long day camp the week of July 18-23, 2011. Students in all grades explore the exciting world of William Shakespeare and his times, and then they participate in a production of one of his plays. Using the Bard (Shakespeare) as a guide, participants learn more about acting, auditioning skills, costumes, scenery, how to memorize, mask making, lights, make-up, becoming a character on the stage, and working as an ensemble. CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING
102 Brandywine Drive NE R5 Conover NC 28613 $74,900 ~ MLS # 9559820 Move right in to this beautiful two story townhouse in Conover. This home features 2 large bedrooms, 1.5 baths, newer appliances, premium laminate/wood floors on the main level, patio area, and lots of upgrades. The Brandywine community has a pool, CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING
Saturday, August 13, 2011 at 11am at Wahoo’s in Boone NC Jaycees: $10 per tube Non-Jaycees: $15 per tube Cooler Tubes: $8 per tube The Jaycees will be providing snacks and non-alcoholic beverages for the tubing adventure. Additional cooler tubes must be purchased by individual participants. Alcohol is permitted on the river. This is a relaxing way to enjoy the beauty of our mountains. CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING
The Newton Parks and Recreation Department will offer “Water Aerobics” on Monday and Wednesday evenings beginning July 11 through August 3, 2011 for those ages 16 and older. The class will be held at the Newton Recreation Swimming Pool from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The class will offer non-weight-bearing exercises to improve muscular endurance, core strength, endurance, flexibility, and cardiovascular conditioning.
The Hickory Community Theatre is holding an audition workshop on Thursday July 11, 2011 at 7pm to aid newcomers who want to come out for plays and musicals in the coming season. Headed by Hickory Community Theatre’s Artistic Director Pamela Livingstone, the three hour session leads actors through vocal, choreography and reading audition techniques. The session is for beginners and anyone wanting to polish their skills. CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING
The Newton Parks & Recreation Department and the Catawba County Hornets are sponsoring a Football Skills Clinic for boys and girls ages 4–12. The clinic will be held on Saturday July 30, 2011 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Westside/Jaycee Park. Kids will learn football fundamentals and coordination skills at several stations according to ages. CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING
The Hickory Crawdads are the Single A affiliate of the Texas Rangers. They play a 140-game regular season; 70 of these games are played under the big lights at L.P. Frans Stadium. The Crawdads’ games are great to watch but they have so much more to offer with awesome entertainment throughout each game and each season. The stadium offers great food and beverages. Almost every game offers a different theme night with related games and activities. CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING
31 Candlewick Cove Drive Taylorsville NC 28681 $169,000 ~ MLS #9559802 Picturesque home with 3 bedrooms and 2 baths in a lake access neighborhood of Candlewick Cove in Alexander County. This home is clean and well-maintained. It also features a wet bar in living room as well as a remote controlled gas log fireplace, rocking chair front porch, and extra sitting room. It has a working security system with two control pads. CLICK HERE to Continue Reading
1050 S Brady Avenue Newton NC 28658 $209,900 MLS # 9559791 Beautiful classic brick home on a wonderful tree lined street in Newton. This home has a lot to offer featuring a large kitchen, living room, dining room and den. Master bedroom with a huge closet on the main level. The second level features three bedrooms and a full bath with an open area at the top of the stairs. The basement would make a great in-law suite with two rooms, a full bath with tile floors, and a full kitchen.
3640 Wandering Lane NE Hickory NC 28601 $369,900 MLS # 9559781 Bank Owned Foreclosure. Check out the unbelievable value in this beautiful home in Catawba Springs. This house has tons of space and a wonderful layout, featuring hardwood floors, two fireplaces, granite counters, stainless appliances in the kitchen and tons of other high end finishes. The master is very opulent with a large tile shower and a beautiful jetted tub. CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING
Humane Society of Catawba County is holding a special fundraising photo contest, “Furry Faces 2011”, which will launch on June 1st and continue through until July 31st, 2011. Members of the public are encouraged to submit photos of their animal companions and compete for prizes, which include having their pet featured in a special companion pet calendar. Humane Society of Catawba County animals will benefit from 100% of all the calendar sales, as well as proceeds from photo submissions and vote donations. Donations are tax deductible.
Guitar instructor Tony Eltora and drum instructor Rick Cline, will host Hickory’s Fourth Annual Rock Camp. 30 students will form 6 bands and have the opportunity to be part of a week long camp and see what it’s like to be in a rock band. This year they will be accepting existing bands, as well as, kids without existing bands. CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING
Lenoir-Rhyne University presents the first season of the family Summer MovieFest held on the Russell House lawn on campus. The movies are free and offer a great opportunity for families and friends to enjoy some time together under the stars. Bring a blanket or low lawnchair, food, and drink to campus and watch a movie on the large outdoor screen. CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING
Enjoy dinner, drinks and discussion on Our Changing Climate during the next Science Café on June 21, 2011 at 7p.m. at Crescent Moon Café, located at 256 1st Ave. NW in Hickory. Learn about atmospheric aerosols, how they are impacting climate change in Western North Carolina and what the future holds for our region. Admission to the Science Café is free and open to the public. CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING
Starting July 9, 2011 the City of Newton and eCycleSecure have partnered to offer a free electronics collection the second Saturday of each month from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. As of July 1, 2011, televisions and computer equipment will no longer be accepted at landfills in the state of North Carolina due to the adoption of the North Carolina Electronics Recycling Law.
Hickory public library is offering a free yoga class every Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. throughout the summer at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library. The class is open to teens and adults with open enrollment – attend any Wednesday to begin. New participants are always welcome, and no prior experience is necessary. CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING
The popular “Movies in the Park” series is set to begin Friday June 17, 2011 at Southside Park in Newton. The annual series, sponsored by the Newton Festival & Events Committee, runs for five consecutive Friday nights through July 15, 2011.
Hickory NC Parks and Recreation is sponsoring the 2011 Greater Hickory Metro Basketball Elite Academy, July 18—22, 2011 at Highland Recreation Center. It is available for boys and girls going into the 7th grade through rising 12th graders.
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Hudson NC Home For Sale ~ 3496 Raintree Drive Hudson NC 28638 - 06/06/11 04:34 PM
Hudson NC Home For Sale 3496 Raintree Drive Hudson NC 28638 $179,900 MLS # 9559413 Great ranch style home with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, and partially finished basement on over 2 acres in the Raintree neighborhood of Hudson NC. The home has an open floor plan with beautiful wood and porcelain tile floors, gas fireplace & vaulted ceilings with fans. Full basement has finished den that is large enough for a pool table and more. Laundry is on the main floor and the washer and dryer are included. The home has an oversized 2 car garage on the main level (0 comments)
Hickory NC Home for Sale in Viewmont 360 20th Avenue NE Hickory NC 28601 - 06/06/11 04:21 PM
Hickory NC Home for Sale in Viewmont 360 20th Avenue NE Hickory NC 28601 $109,900 MLS # 9559508 Super cute bungalow in Viewmont. This home has been nicely painted and features hardwood and tile floors. The covered porch and large deck overlook the nicely landscaped yard with mature shade trees. The back yard is fenced and has a double detached carport and storage shed. This home is ready for you to move right in. CLICK HERE for more information about this Hickory NC Home for Sale in Viewmont 360 20th Avenue NE Hickory NC 28601 SCHOOLS: Viewmont Elementary School (0 comments)
Newton NC TAKE A KID FISHING DAY Saturday June 18, 2011 - 06/04/11 03:56 PM
Newton NC TAKE A KID FISHING DAY Saturday June 18, 2011 If you and your children love to fish, this event is for you. The 2011 Take-A-Kid Fishing Day is scheduled for Saturday, June 18 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Herman’s Fish Lake in Newton. The event is open to all children ages 3–17. Any child age 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult to be eligible to participate. Participants must bring their own rod and reel. Registration begins Wednesday, June 1 at the Newton Recreation Center or at One-On Bait & Tackle. Participants may also register (0 comments)
Greater Hickory Classic at Rock Barn June 6-12, 2011 - 06/03/11 08:22 AM
Greater Hickory Classic at Rock Barn June 6-12, 2011 The ninth annual Greater Hickory Classic at Rock Barn presented by Kia Motors is June 6-12, 2011 at Rock Barn Golf & Spa in Conover, North Carolina. Tournament tickets are available for purchase through the tournament office or the tournament website below. The event features a week of special events and attractions, including exhibitions, pro-ams and three days of Champions Tour competition among some of the greatest legends in golf. Operated by the Greater Hickory Classic Foundation, a registered nonprofit, the tournament donates all net proceeds to charities throughout the Greater Hickory (0 comments)
Hickory Community Theatre's 25th Annual Vacation Extravaganza - 06/01/11 10:38 AM
Hickory Community Theatre's 25th Annual Vacation Extravaganza June 6th 2011 at 6:30pm The featured entertainers will be Jackie and Allen Finley, the dynamic duo of song and stage . The couple, well known throughout the region, have performed in concert and on stage for two decades. Hickory Community Theatre's Vacation Extravaganza is its annual fund raising event. It features a silent auction, buffet with complimentary beverages, an evening of entertainment and a drawing for a $10,000 Vacation as the grand prize. The $100 admission is for two and includes all events and one chance to win the drawing. Tickets are (0 comments)
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