Volunteer meeting: A volunteer orientation meeting will be held 2-3 p.m. March 11 at the Gaston County Museum of Art and History, 131 W. Main St., Dallas. The museum needs volunteers to help with school programs and special event; do administrative work; help with collections, exhibits and archives; greet visitors; work in the gift shop and more. Volunteers receive discounts in the museum shop.
RSVP is required by March 7. To RSVP or for details, contact Elaine Jackson at 704-922-7681 ext. 100 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Celebration of Women’s History: A celebration of women’s history program will be held 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 9 at the Kings Mountain Historical Museum, 100 E. Mountain St., Kings Mountain. The program will feature weaving and spinning demonstrations, a book signing and program by author Shelia Ingle and living history demonstrations by the 49th North Carolina Civil War Re-enactment Group. Ingle is the author of the young reader novels “Courageous Kate: Daughter of the American Revolution” and “Fearless Martha: Daughter of the American Revolution.”
Visitors can view the exhibit “Home Made: Aprons from the Area,” a display of antique aprons belonging to residents of the Kings Mountain area. Admission is free but donations are appreciated. For details visit www.kingsmountainmuseum.org.
Arts on the Square: The sixth annual Arts on the Square outdoor art show will be held 9 a.m.-4 p.m. April 27 on the square in uptown Shelby. Local artists and crafters may submit applications to participate.
Booth spaces are 10 feet-by-10 feet. Booths fees are $70 each. Electricity is an extra $15. Fees are nonrefundable. Extra booth space is available free of charge to artists who will do demonstrations during the show.
Applications and fees are due by April 1. For details and to apply, visit www.buffalocreekgallery.com or contact Tricia Woodland at 704-487-0256.
Preschool Easter egg program: An Easter egg-themed program for preschoolers will be held 10-11 a.m. March 9 at the Gaston County Museum of Art and History, 131 W. Main St., Dallas.
This program is geared towards preschoolers ages 3 and older and will include a tour of the museum’s Edith Poston decorative egg collection, egg crafts and stories about chicks, bunnies and eggs. A snack will be provided after the program.
The program is free to members at the family level and above and $2 per child for others. For details call 704-922-7681.