Sarah White: Yard sale will benefit Habitat

Published 2:42 pm Thursday, October 4, 2018

West Stanly Senior Center September Schedule

Volunteers are needed at the front desk Monday through Friday. Check with Judy at 704-781-5470 for times and info.

Sarah White writes the Locust News for the SNAP.

Are you needing a place for a meeting, birthday party or other occasion? Contact Judy for more information.

Board games, card games, cornhole toss and puzzles are available every day.

Mondays: Light exercise for seniors 10-11 a.m., Bridge 1-4 p.m.

Tuesdays: Crochet class 10 a.m., Angie’s Chair Yoga 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. ($3 per), 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: Bag Lunch Bunch 12-1 p.m. (BYOL), canasta 12-5 p.m.

Fridays: Light exercise for seniors 10-11 a.m., BINGO 6-10 p.m. – open to the community.

West Stanly Senior Center Special Events

• Monday and Oct. 22 at 11 a.m. — Art Class with Malia: Pencils & Pastels — Even if you missed the first class during September it is not too late to pick up a pencil and learn to draw. Sign up and join in the fun and fellowship.

• 2-3:30 p.m. Oct. 15:  Seminar – The Cardiovascular System, presented by Moose Pharmacy.

Learn what makes up cardiovascular system, how the heart works, how the blood flows and common cardiovascular problems.

What is blood pressure and how does cholesterol affect the body? How can you improve the HDL and LDH readings? What can you do to take care of your cardiovascular systems?

Attend this seminar and find out.

• noon Oct. 16: Lunch at the River Grill and Buffet, 8219 University Blvd., Charlotte.

• Oct. 20: Mt. Orchard & Flat Rock Playhouse show Day Trip – $89 Get Away Tours NC, prepaid. Depart Locust Town Center at 6:45 a.m. and return approximately 7:30 p.m.

• 3-4:30 p.m. Oct. 23: Flu Clinic – Moose Pharmacy. This clinic will be open to both seniors and non-seniors at least 14 years of age.

Participants need to bring their insurance cards and wear short sleeves. If you have Medicare be sure to also bring your red, white andblue card.

There will be a cost associated if the person’s insurance doesn’t cover the flu shot.

Habitat for Humanity Yard Sale

Locust Presbyterian Church members are excited to be partnered with First Presbyterian of Albemarle and First Presbyterian of Norwood for the next Stanly County Habitat build sometime this fall.

Habitat for Humanity is an international non-profit that fights poverty by helping people in need achieve affordable housing and home-ownership.

The goal is to raise $5,000 for Habitat and this build project.

Please contact Jane Blackman 210-889-7932 or Chris Fish 704-451-5329 to schedule a time for item dropoff or to volunteer to help with the sale.

Working on site on a Habitat build is a very fun and rewarding experience, and a great way to invite people into the life of our church.

If you are interested in joining one of our LPC construction crews please let Evan or Chris know. No experience is needed.

The yard sale benefiting this Habitat build will be 8 a.m. Saturday on the front lawn of Locust Presbyterian Church, 607 W. Main St.


The city of Locust will have another E-Waste Drop Off Event.

It will take place in the parking lot across from the Government Center from 2-5 p.m. Oct. 11.

If you have any questions, contact Tim Flieger, 704-888-5260 ext. 107 or email

Art Display

The Locust Library is happy to show the works of Mrs. Lewis’ Locust and Endy elementary school students.

They are:

1st grade: Laney Tucker, Maksen Sides, Harper Lovin;

2nd grade: Mason Jones, James Woody, Luke Oliver;

4th grade: Everett Ladd, Kelsey Robinson Jenna Brock; and

5th grade: Kelby Bowman, Kelby Hinson, John Owen Tucker.

Friends and family are invited to come by the library and enjoy their creations.

Fall Festival

The Locust Fall Festival Committee is planning the 5th Annual Locust Fall Festival for 6-8 p.m. Oct. 31.

Businesses, churches and organizations are invited to participate in the event and must complete the vendor form and email to Tommy Ross, pastor of First Baptist Church of Locust and chairman of the committee.

The Locust Fall Fest is an annual event on ball field No. 4 at the Locust Athletic Complex.

The event is organized by a committee made up of representatives from local churches and works with the Locust Parks and Recreation Department.

Family Movie Night

City of Locust will have Family Movie Night Oct. 20 in the backyard of Locust City Hall.

The Disney movie “CoCo” will be the movie of the night. And there will be free popcorn. Bring a chair or blanket and the activities get started at 6 p.m.


Happy Birthday to: Lois Cantrell Oct. 5; Joshua Hartsell, Jeff Page, Brad Yow Oct. 9; Tyler Hartsell Oct. 10; Ashlyn Haigler Oct. 12; Kay Baucom Oct. 13; James Baucom Oct. 14; Ragen Barbee Oct. 15; Doug Cleveland Oct. 16.

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