• Rowan-Salisbury Board of Education work session, 5 p.m., 110 S. Long St., East Spencer,
• Rockwell Board of Aldermen, 7 p.m., Town Hall, 202 E. Main St., Rockwell.
• Kannapolis City Council, 6 p.m., Train Station, 201 S. Main St.
• ‘Food Stamped,’ Learn and Live Film Series and discussion, 7 p.m., free, events room of the David H. Murdock Core Laboratory building, N.C. Research Campus, Kannapolis.
• Meeting postponed: Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 909,Concord will not meet as scheduled due to other activities in celebration of Veterans Day. Next meeting: Monday Dec. 12, the chapter Christmas Party. Nelson Lee 704-932-5544, Bob Downer 704-782-6793.
• Rowan-Cabarrus Community College (RCCC) Board of Trustees meeting, 4 p.m., RCCC North Campus, Paradowski Board Room of Building 200.
• ‘The Exorcism of Emily Rose,’ 7 p.m.: This acclaimed film is NOT a horror movie; based on a real event, an intelligent study of two different ways of understanding human beings. Presented by the Religion and Philosophy Department at Catawba and Center for Faith & the Arts. Free. Tom Smith Auditorium, Ralph W. Ketner Hall, Catawba College.
TUESDAY, Nov. 15
• Salisbury City Council, 4 p.m., City Hall, 217 S. Main St.
• ‘Why Are Humans Selfish?.’ 7:30 p.m.: Presenters from the areas of systematic theology, philosophy, psychology, and evolutionary biology speak. Free. Tom Smith Auditorium, Ralph W. Ketner Hall, Catawba College, 2300 W. Innes St.,704-637-4393.
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 16
• Second Wednesday lecture series, 1 p.m., Brian Moffitt on early travel in the state, Bob Julian Roundhouse, NC Transportation Museum, 411 S. Salisbury Ave., Spencer. Museum admission fees apply. www.nctrans.org
• Davidson College presents Lillian Hellman’s ‘The Little Foxes’ — 7:30 p.m. through Nov. 20, 2 p.m.Sunday matinee. Barber Theatre. General admission $8, recommended for ages 12 and up. 704-894-2135, www.davidson.edu/tickets
THURSDAY, Nov. 17
• ‘Semper Fi: Always Faithful,’ 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Kannapolis Rotary Hall, 211 West St., award-winning documentary about how water pollution was ignored at Camp Lejeune, creating lasting harm for Marines and their families, followed by audience discussion. Free, courtesy registration requested, www.TheOptimisticFuturist.org. Refreshments available. No charge, donations accepted. 704-934-2081.
• Free clothing distribution every Thursday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Forest Hill United Methodist Church, basement of The Ministry Center, 251 N. Union St., Concord.
• ‘Songs by Request’ at Lee Street Theatre, 7:30 p.m., Thursday-Saturday: “candle-lit nightclub from the 1940s,” doors open 6:45 p.m., no reservations. Black box theater, Looking Glass Artists Collective, 405 N. Lee St. Admission $10.
FRIDAY, Nov. 18
• Weekly spoken word poetry and live jazz, 8 p.m.-until. Live jazz with the house band, spoken word poetry featuring house poet Toni Brown. A Little Sumthin’ Sumthin’ 117 West Innes St., 704-245-6461.
SATURDAY, Nov. 19
• ‘Earth: The Planet of Life’ planetarium show, 5 p.m.: Experience the beauty of Earth with images taken from space. Adults $3, 12 and under $2. Margaret C. Woodson Planetarium at Horizons Unlimited, park on Lilly Ave., 704-639-3004.
• Salisbury Symphony performs Vivaldi, Dvorák — 7:30 p.m.: “Picture Books,” Varick Auditorium, Livingstone College, $20 adults, $6 students, $4 children 8 years and younger. 704-637-4314, www.salisburysymphony.org
• Last day: Through a Soldier’s Eyes: Remembering Vietnam, exhibition at Waterworks Visual Art Center, 123 E. Liberty St.