Hickory, NC Real Estate News

By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
  YMCA of Hickory NC and Lyle Creek (Conover NC) are offering an early Summer Camp registration discount. Register at either the YMCA in Hickory or YMCA in Conover/Lyle Creek locations on March 15, 2014 and you can save on Summer Camp fees.   The registration will be FREE.   If you register for 6 weeks, you will be offered the 7th week FREE!   Or, if you pay for 6 weeks or more, you can get 10% off the summer camp rates! The YMCA offers full-day camp for ages Kindergarten through 18 years-old and half-day camp for 3 year-olds through Pre-K.   If you need more information, please contact: Hickory Foundation YMCA   701 1st Street NW | Hickory, NC 28601 P 828.324.2858     Lyle Creek PrYme Time YMCA   1845 Edgewater Dr NW | Conover, NC 28613 P 828.464.6515  
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
  The Catawba Science Center has their 2014 Summer Fun Science Camps schedule completed and ready for registrations. Each summer, starting in June, CSC presents its annual Summer Fun Science Camp, including 10 weeks of hands-on, engaging science classes for youth in grades Pre-k to rising ninth. Summer Fun Science Camp features small classes taught by certified teachers and trained assistants, high-quality programming and interaction with CSC exhibits. They offer morning sessions or all day adventures.  Each morning session has a weekly themed lesson and are based on each student's rising grade level. Are you a Catawba Science Center member?  As a member you can significantly save on weekly summer camp fees, plus get free admission and other discounts all year.   For more information on...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
  Summerscapes is an enrichment program held on the Catawba Valley Community College campus each summer for children ages 6 to 17 years of age.  Over 70 half-day classes are offered in a variety of subjects including arts and crafts, computers, math, science, and reading and writing enrichment. Morning or afternoon classes available. Since the program started in 1991, many artists and teachers from the College and the community have enjoyed this opportunity to share their expertise and enthusiasm with the students. The Summerscapes 2014 schedule will come out mid to late March, 2014. If you have any questions please call at 828-327-7037, or you can e-mail Cheri Toney at ctoney@cvcc.edu.     2550 U.S. 70, Hickory, NC 28658
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
  The 18th Annual Carolina Home and Garden Show is coming to the Hickory Metro Convention center, Friday, March 7, through Sunday, March 9, 2014. In the market for a new home service?  Are you planning a new home project?  Updating your kitchen?  Building on a home patio or sun room? How about starting a new garden? If you need to ask questions or you don’t know where to begin, you will find help at the 2014 Catawba Home and Garden Show.   If you would like to learn more about the Carolina Home and Garden Show, please CLICK HERE.
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
    Hickory Furniture Mart Anniversary Clearance Sale is February 14-17, 2014. It is the first major clearance sale event of the year! Many items will be heavily discounted to make room for Spring inventories. February 14 - 17, 2014     CLICK HERE:  For more information on the Hickory Furniture Mart Anniversary Clearance sale.
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
The Hickory Police Department will hold its Citizen Police Academy again this year with sessions in the spring and fall.  The Citizen Police Academy consists of a series of professionally led sessions designed to teach citizens about the Police Department and the services it provides.     CLICK HERE to learn more about the Hickory Policy Department Citizen Police Academy.    
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
    Lenior Rhyne University Concert Series presents the U.S. Navy Concert Band on Friday, February 28, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in P.E. Monroe Auditorium.     Click HERE for more information about the U.S. Navy Concert Band at LR University  
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
  Long View Lions Club present a Chili Cook-Off and Silent Auction Fundraiser. The event will feature musical guests The Gospel Tones on Saturday, February 22, 2014 from 4:00pm to 7:00 pm.     CLICK HERE:  For more information on the Hickory NC Chili Cook Off      
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
  The Catawba Valley Feathers is hosting an Exotic Bird and Reptile show on Saturday, February 22, 2014 from 9am - 5pm at the Hickory Metro Convention Center located at 1960 13th Ave. Dr SE, Hickory.   They will have a wide variety of exotic birds to view. Plus if you have...  Click HERe to view more information about the Catawba Valley Feathers Bird & Reptile Show 2014
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
  Humane Society of Catawba County and Foothills Spay/Neuter Clinic is offering a “Valentine Couples” discount on the price of all spay or neuter services paid from February 1st – February 22, 2014. Do your pets need to be spayed or neutered?  Do you have 2 pets or have a friend with a pet that needs to be spayed or neutered?     Click HERE to learn more about this February 2014 Spay & Neuter Special at the Humane Society of Catawba County  
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
  Humane Society of Catawba County is offering Low Cost Pet Services, February 15 & 28, 2014 Foothills Wellness Clinic at HSCC offers low cost vaccines, heartworm tests, and pest solutions for pets.       Click HERE:  For more information on this Catawba County Humane Society event.  
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
  Enjoy musical variety shows at Catawba Valley Community College on February 14 and February 15, 2014.  The Shows will be presented by the Catawba Valley Community College Singular Sensation Show Choir. The Choir will feature a variety of Broadway and Pop Musical Selections.       CLICK HERE: For more information on this Valentine Musical Variety Show at CVCC      
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
  The 9th annual Hickory Police Department Polar Plunge to benefit Special Olympics North Carolina will take place at the Wittenburg Wildlife Access on Saturday February 22,  2014. For more information on this 2014 Polar Plunge event, CLICK HERE.           The fund raiser is intended to be a fun filled family eventto raise awareness and money for Special Olympics.      
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
  Have you ever wanted to learn more about your family ancestry?   Curious about your ancestors-who they were? What were they like? What experiences have they lived through? Many of us want to know more about our family history, but not sure how to start or where to look?  The Genealogy series workshop at the Patrick Beaver Memorial Library from January 9 through May 1, 2014 can show you how.   Click here to learn more about Genealogy Thursdays at Patrick Beaver Library
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
  The Hickory Downtown Development Association is seeking artists interested in participating in the Downtown Hickory Art Crawl  by Tuesday, April 1, 2014. Artists selected to participate in the The Downtown Hickory Art Crawl will have no participation fee.  The artists' work will be selected by a committee. . There will be room for up to 30 artists.   Click HERE to learn more about the Downtown Hickory Art Crawl 2014
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
  Hickory Rotary Club has announced dates for its musical fundraiser, “ROTARIAN IDOL”. The event will be held Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 7 pm in PE Monroe Auditorium on the campus of Lenoir-Rhyne University. Auditions will be held at The SALT Block Auditorium February 6, 2013 from 5:30-7pm and February 8, 2014 from 2-3:30 pm.   For additional information about the Rotarian Idol, CLICK HERE:
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
    Hickory Wine Shoppe will be holding a wine tasting Thursday, January 16, 2014 from 5:30-8:00 pm. The tasting will feature great wines under $15.   To learn more about this Wine Tasting event, CLICK HERE
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
    Catawba Science Center is offering an opportunity for visitors to obtain knowledge about holiday plants and orchids on Saturday, November 30, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. CSC will host the Season’s Greenings Family Day, in conjunction with Wicked Plants: The Exhibit. A variety of hands-on activities will keep children young and old busy (and quite possibly dirty) continuously throughout the day.   CLICK HERE: To learn more about this Catawa Science Center event on November 30th.  
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
    Comedian James Gregory is returning for the fourth year to Hickory Community Theatre. This year he’s doing a New Year’s Eve show on December 31, 2013 at 8pm.   CLICK HERE:  For more information about the New Year's Eve show at The Hickory Community Theatre. 
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
    The Hickory Music Factory would like to invite you to their annual Christmas Jam Fundraiser at The Warehouse (18 2nd St SE, Hickory 28602) on Sunday December 1, 2013 from 6-9pm.   To learn more about the Christmas Jam Fundraiser, CLICK HERE:
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