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BADIN NEWS: Library continues ‘Rocks!’ series

Badin Library

“Music Rocks” is today’s theme for Summer Story and Craft time at 3:30 p.m. Children can be

Jo Grey writes the Badin News for the SNAP.

inspired to read all summer long. On July 5 the afternoon program will focus on how “Nature Rocks.”All of the libraries in the county offer the same programs on different days of the week, so patrons can go to the location and time most convenient. A summer calendar is available at any library location.

Badin Library hours are Monday, 3-7 p.m., Tuesday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., and Thursday, 3-7 p.m. Stop by and discover new books rocking with reading adventures.

Limb and Brush

Because of the July 4 holiday, Badin’s Public Works Department may be picking up limbs and brush starting Monday, so please place debris curbside by 8 a.m.

Other Town Business

Town Hall will be closed Wednesday.

Town Council will hold the regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. July 10 in Town Hall. Visitors are always welcome.

Badin UMC

The church will host vacation Bible school July 28 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at 18 Hickory St.

Families are invited for Bible study, arts and crafts, prizes, a free lunch and lots of fun getting to know neighbors.

Morrow Mountain
Movie Night is July 6 at 7 p.m. at the Morrow Mountain Lodge. Disney’s “Moana” will be shown and popcorn furnished. Please bring lawn chairs or blankets, water and arrive before the 7 p.m. start time.

Kids in Parks Day is July 7 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and offers games, a rain stick craft,and an opportunity to learn about the park’s Native American history. Participants will also hike the

Morrow Mountain loop (0.8 mile) and enjoy lunch together. Bring a bag lunch, water, bug spray and meet at Shelter A.

The monthly Read-With-a-Ranger program is July 21 beginning at 9 a.m. at the Boathouse. The featured book is “The Raft” by Jim LaMarche.

Following the reading, participants will be able to try out a canoe and learn about the Yadkin-Pee Dee River system, but each child must be accompanied by an adult.

Please call ahead for reservations at 704-982-4402. The first hour of canoeing is free.

Better Badin

Come join a lively group of Badin neighbors who want to work for the good of the town. The monthly meeting is July 9 at 6:30 p.m. in Town Hall.

Newcomers are warmly welcomed. Plans are getting underway for the 2nd annual Evening of Jazz scheduled for September. The group is also looking ahead to next year’s Celtic Festival. Volunteers are needed.

First Baptist of Badin

This active congregation hosts a bi-weekly Bible study and other community activities.
Anthony Neal is the pastor of the church at 201 Wayne St.

Sunshine Club

Everyone is invited to join this friendly group July 24 at 10:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall of Badin Baptist Church.

Pastor Beau Linker of Badin United Methodist Church and his family will provide a special program.

The gathering includes a covered-dish lunch so everyone is asked to contribute a favorite dish and $1. Beverages are provided.

Badin UMC

Get ready to come to vacation Bible school July 28 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the church at 18 Hickory St. Pastor Beau Linker and his team are preparing Bible lessons, arts and crafts, prizes, a free lunch and lots of fun for children and families.

Badin UMC is also looking ahead to serving a community meal on Aug. 27 at 6 p.m. at Tabernacle UMC, 132 Church St., Albemarle.

Everyone is invited to enjoy the music, a message and a meal. Church members will provide soup, sandwiches and dessert.

Badin News is by Jo Grey. Contact her at Jo.greync@gmail.com at 704-995-2475.