Posters Aug. 24
• Free back-to-school program at Soldiers Memorial AME Zion Church, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, 306 N. Church St. “Back to School: Learning Life Skills Through Magic” with magician Glenn Yost, Walmart gift cards for schoolchildren, refreshments. Sponsored by Soldiers Memorial Men’s Boosters Ministry. Reservations: George Washington Sr., 704-536-1386
• Back-to-school bash, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Rockwell Park. Free bounce house and Zorb ball for kids; free school supplies; vendors. Exhibits include the Fire Department’s Smoke House and the 911 Bus. Shaved ice for purchase. Girl Scouts will sell food and drinks. Music by Rick Thomas Band. Hosted by VFW 9134 Auxiliary. 704-232-0010
• Granite Quarry Colored/Shuford Memorial School reunion committee, 5 p.m. Monday, Geneva Oglesby Community Center, Granite Quarry.
• Rowan Tea Party program, “How to Rein in Big Government by the Power Vested in the Constitution,” 6 p.m. Tuesday. Dinner and program. Also, candidates on the November ballot are welcome to introduce themselves.
• Heavenly Hot Dog Sale, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. today, Mount Olivet United Methodist Church, 301 Mount Olivet Road. Homemade desserts. Free delivery over $10; takeout available. No sale Aug. 31 or Sept. 7. 704-782-8846 or www.mtochurch.com.
• Steppin’ Out Club dance at J.C. Price Post, 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Saturday. DJ Peaches. Light refreshments; door prizes. Must be 21 with proper ID.
• J.C. Price Post open 9 p.m.-until Sunday, downstairs. Use rear door. No cover. Must be 21 with proper ID.
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