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LOCUST NEWS: Church to host movie night Friday

Sarah White writes the Locust News for the SNAP.

The Locust Farmers Market will be open each Thursday from May through October from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The market is across from Locust Elementary School, on the corner of Vella Drive and East Main Street (N.C. Highway 24-27). Make it your weekly trip for locally grown vegetables, berries, jams and homemade goods.
Locust Town Center Merchants are excited to plan an evening farmers market for Thursday evenings this summer. They will be open from 5-7 p.m. in Town Center (grassy lot across from ACE Hardware).

Locust Presbyterian
Locust Presbyterian Church will host a movie night in the backyard Friday. Join together for this free, fun, family event with food, games and an outdoor movie.
Everything will start at 6:30 p.m. Bring a lawn chair and come join us. The event will be in the field behind the fellowship hall.
Locust Presbyterian Church is at 607 W. Main St., Locust.

West Stanly Senior Center June Schedule
Board games, card games, cornhole toss and puzzles are available every day.
Mondays: Light exercise for seniors 10-11 a.m., Bag Lunch Bunch 12-1 p.m. (BYOL).
Tuesdays: Angie’s Chair Yoga 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. ($3 per), Bag Lunch Bunch 12-1 p.m. (BYOL), Tai Chi Class 2-2:45 p.m.
Wednesdays: Light exercise for seniors 10-11 a.m., Bag Lunch Bunch 12-1(BYOL), crafts, jewelry 1-3 p.m., Scrabble 3-5 p.m.
Thursdays: Angie’s Chair Yoga 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. ($3 per), Bag Lunch Bunch 12-1 p.m. (BYOL), canasta 12-5 p.m.
Fridays: Light exercise for seniors 10-11 a.m., Bag Lunch 12-1 p.m. (BYOL), BINGO 6-10 p.m. – open to the community.

West Stanly Senior Center Special Events
Saturday at 5 p.m.: Narroway Productions, Fort Mill, South Carolina. The presentation will be “The Gospel According to Tennessee” – $32. Check with West Stanly Senior Center for more information.
Reminder: West Stanly Senior Center has Bingo every Friday night from 6-10 p.m. This event is open to the community for anyone that wants to play.

VFW Meeting
Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 6365 Locust, meets the third Tuesday of each month, at 1011 Meadow Creek Church Road. They have a light meal and joint session with the Ladies Auxiliary at 6 p.m.
The veterans and ladies then have individual meetings starting at about 7 p.m. All veterans of foreign conflicts are invited to attend.
Call Bill Smith 704-773-0555 for more information.

June Birthdays
Happy Birthday to: Buren Mullis June 20, Jeanne Eudy June 22, Edna Edge, Gary Tucker, Sondra Barbee and Dustin Hartsell June 23, John Haggerty June 24, John Wallace and Ruby Benge June 26, Jason Honeycutt and Amber Lambert June 27, Raeanna Eudy July 1, Glenn Hatley and Larry Almond July 3 and Susan Cornell July 5.

Locust news is by Sarah White. Call 704-888-5359.