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Freedom Church 'Bikes or Bust'

Here are the things you need to know before starting the day on Nov. 16.

Freedom Church 'Bikes or Bust'

1. Weather. Occasional showers and possibly a thunderstorm are in for the day, with a high near 73, according to the National Weather Service. Wind is between 5 and 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent. Expect showers tonight as well, with a low around 47, and chance of precipitation is 70 percent.

2. In case you missed it. : The gap between in-person and online checkouts is still large, but the number of those using the latter method is growing.

3. Happening. From 5 p.m., Dec. 8 through 5 p.m., Dec. 10, staff members of in Acworth will live in a 50-feet scissor lift for 48 hours in an effort to raise hundreds of bikes for less-fortunate children at 14 Elementary schools within the Acworth and Kennesaw communities. King BMX Bikes Stunt Show will be performing six times during the course of the event. In addition, Santa will make an appearance for families.

The event is free to attend, and you can purchase a bike, make a donation, register your child to receive a free bike for Christmas, or just bring you family to enjoy the festivities. “Bikes or Bust” is a non-profit event facilitated as a Bless Back Project of Freedom Church and will take place at .

4. Ahead on Acworth Patch. How does a normal mother make for the perfect holiday gathering? Find out what one Acworth mom has to say in this weeks , coming up at 10 a.m.

5. What about Nov. 16. On Nov. 16, 1907, Oklahoma became the 46th state.

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