1) Quilt Guild to Meet June 4 at Grace Lutheran
The Mountain Laurel Quilt Guild will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, June 4 at 11:30 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, 115 King Street (caddy corner to the Daniel Boone Inn). The church provides us with a more comfortable setting for our luncheon and we will have access to their kitchen. If you wish, you can bring a small potluck dish to share with the group. The Guild will provide dishes, glasses, silverware and things to drink. After the luncheon, we will have the installation of our new officers. Don’t forget your quilts for show-and-tell. Call Dolores at 828-294-6148 if you have any questions.
2) Laurel Springs Baptist Church Praise Sing for Relay for Life on May 31
Laurel Springs Baptist Church will host its annual Relay For Life Praise Sing on Sunday, May 31 at 6 p.m. at the church. Different individuals and groups from the church and community will be singing your favorite Christian music. Luminaria in honor and memory of loved ones will be for sale and will be displayed during the service and at Relay for Life on June 19. A love offering will be taken and all proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Watauga County. Everyone is invited to attend.
3) ASU Summer Dance Series Begins June 2 with African Dance
The Summer Dance Series at Appalachian State University begins June 2 with African dance taught by Sherone Price. The series, which runs through June 25, is sponsored by the Department of Theatre and Dance.
Classes meet Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays beginning at 5:30 p.m. in room 208 Varsity Gym. In lieu of a class fee, donations are welcome.
The schedule for the 2015 Summer Dance Series is as follows:
June 2, African Dance with Sherone Price, 5:30-6:45 p.m. *
June 3, Musical Theatre Dance with Ray Miller, 5:30-6:45/7 p.m. ***
June 4, Ballet with Sayward Grindley, 5:30-6:45/7 p.m. **
June 9, Hip Hop with Joshua Carr, 5:30-6:45 p.m. **
June 10, Jazz with Susan Lutz, 5:30-6:45/7 p.m. ***
June 11, Pilates with students from Pilates Teacher Training Program, 5:30-6:45 p.m. **
June 16, Hula Hoop with Barbara Roberts, 5:30-6:45 p.m. *
June 17, Samba with Dave Burchfield, 5:30-6:64 p.m. ***
June 18, Hip Hop with Eric Fajardo, 5:30-6:45 p.m. *
June 23, Swing Dance with Kayla Zimmerman, 5:30-6:45 p.m. *
June 24, Modern Dance with Emily Daughtridge, 5:30-6:45/7 p.m. ***
June 25, Ballet with Regina James, 5:30-6:45 p.m. **
* Children of all ages may attend
** Children ages 10 or older may attend
*** Children with previous experience in any dance technique at intermediate level or higher.
Adults are welcome to all classes.
Additional details are online at http://theatre.appstate.edu/events/series/1439.
4) High Country Kids Triathlon Saturday for Ages 8-18
The 2015 High Country Kids Triathlon will take place Saturday, May 23, at the Watauga County Pool and the Greenway Trails. There will be three age divisions: 8 and under, 9-12 and 13-18. Registration fees are $30. Register online at www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=2126094. For more information, call 828-964-9378.