Visitors to Crowders Mountain State Park can meet with a ranger on Saturday to ask questions about the park and look at the surrounding countryside through a spotting scope.
Meet the ranger at 2 p.m. at the overlook on top of the Backside Trail. The program will be canceled in case of rain.
For information, call 704-853-5375.
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Lenoir-Rhyne University will hold Southern Fried Fridays, a low-key way to get a sense of the campus and its people.
Included are a campus tour, time to hang out and a picnic on the quad with barbecue chicken, macaroni and cheese, fried green tomatoes, iced tea and chocolate chip cookies.
Students receive lunch at no cost. Family and friends may purchase meal tickets for $7 each at registration.
Southern Fried Fridays will be held July 10, July 17, July 31 and Aug. 7.
To register, visit www.lr.edu.
The Kings Mountain Historical Museum's current exhibit, “Toys and Games That We Loved,” runs through Aug. 22.
Featured are toys and games from the pre-1960 period.
The museum is at 100 E. Mountain St., Kings Mountain. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
For information, call 704-739-1019 or go to www.kingsmountainmuseum. org.
The Caldwell County JobLink Career Center has added a new resource directory, which provides a list of local service agencies and resources, to its Web site.
The directory is located on the JobLink Web site and can be accessed through a link at cccti.edu/joblink.
For details on the Caldwell County Resource Directory or the Caldwell County JobLink Career Center, call 828-759-4680.
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