Town Crier, community events April 8-14 2013

  • Posted: Monday, April 8, 2013 12:58 a.m.

Today, April 8

Cancelled: 4 p.m. Zoning Board of Adjustment meeting.

Rowan-Salisbury Board of Education work session, 5 p.m., 110 S. Long St., East Spencer.

Kannapolis Board of Education, 5 p.m., KCS Administrative Offices, 100 Denver St.

Alzheimer's Family support group, “Dementia Umbrella,” 5-5:45 p.m. workshop/education; 6-7 p.m. care and share support. 704-603-2756. Trinity Oaks.

Kannapolis City Council, 6 p.m., Train Station, 201 S. Main St.

Multiple Sclerosis self-help support group, 6:30 p.m., J.F. Hurley YMCA, Jake Alexander Blvd. 704-798-3341, scotton1@

Rockwell Board of Aldermen, 7 p.m., Town Hall, 202 E. Main St., Rockwell.

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy support group, 7 p.m., RRMC cafeteria conference room, 704-637-1021.

Chapter 909 of the Vietnam Veterans of America, Concord, 7 p.m., Cabarrus Senior Center, 331 Corban Ave. SE. 704-932-5544, 980-932-5544.

Rowan County Beekeepers, 7 p.m., Rowan County Agricultural Center, Old Concord Road,

Box office opens for Monty Python's 'Spamalot,' show opens April 18, 213 S. Main St., 704-633-5471,

Tuesday, April 9

Outlook Readers of AAUW, 10:30 a.m., Trinity Oaks, 728 Klumac Road.

Salisbury Planning Board, 4 p.m., Council Chambers, City Hall, 217 S. Main St.

Rowan County Board of Health, 6:30 p.m., Rowan County Health Department community room, 1811 E. Innes St.

Rowan Republican meeting 7 p.m., County Administration Building, 130 W. Innes St. Info at 704-637-0775.

Faith Board of Aldermen, 7 p.m., Town Hall, 100 N. Main St., Faith.

Spencer Board of Aldermen, 7 p.m., Municipal Building, 600 S. Salisbury Ave., Spencer.

Rowan History Club, 7 p.m., Messinger Room, 202 N. Main St., rear entrance.

China Grove Town Board, 5 p.m., Town Hall, special one time second Tuesday budget meeting with Town Council meeting to follow at 7 p.m.

Wednesday, April 10

Salisbury Tourism, Cultural Development Commission, 11 a.m., 204 E. Innes St., Gateway Building.

Thursday, April 11

Blood drive, 3-6 p.m. April 11, Connextions Inc., 4601 Corporate Drive, Concord.

Salisbury Historic Preservation Commission, 5:15 p.m., City Council Chambers.

People Growing Together Toastmasters, 5:30 p.m., J.F. Hurley YMCA, 828 Jake Alexander Blvd. West.

Fulton Masonic Lodge Stated Communications, 6 p.m. dinner, 7 p.m. meeting.

American Association of University Women, 6:30 p.m., Trinity Oaks, 728 Klumac Road. Brunetta Franklin, 704-798-2574

VFW 3006 Post and Ladies Auxiliary election, meal 7 p.m., joint meeting 8 p.m.

Circle of Hope support group, 7-8:30 p.m. , 2290 Statesville Boulevard. Lori Yang, 704-630-0319.

Rowan Epilepsy support group, 7 p.m. , FUMC media room, 217 S. Church St., 704-639-0847,

The Embers in concert, 7-9 p.m., Rowan Cabarrus Community College's Literary & Fine Arts 2013 Festival finale, Kannapolis Village Park.

“How Andy Met Opie's Mother,” 7 p.m., Rowan Public Library, 201 W. Fisher St., by Gary Freeze. Stanback Auditorium, use entrance near Henderson Law Office.

Friday, April 12

HSF annual meeting, 7 p.m., no charge prospective members welcome, guest speaker preservation architect Joseph K. Oppermann, FAIA.

HSF Preservation Awards nomination deadline today, nomination forms at

Saturday, April 13

Goldmine Toastmasters, 8:30 a.m., Fairfield Inn, 30330 Cloverleaf Plaza, Kannapolis.

Blood drive, 10 a.m.‑3 p.m., Grace Evangelical Lutheran, 3020 Grace Church Road, Salisbury.

Salisbury Historic Trolley Tour, 11 a.m., tours begin and end at S-R County Visitor's Center, 204 E. Innes St., 704-638-3100.

Blood drive, 3-6:30 p.m., AMC Theatres, Concord Mills 24, 8111 Concord Mills Blvd., free movie ticket to all donors.

Trail Walk at Dunn's Mountain State Park, 11 a.m., meet at restroom building at lower parking lot, weather permitting.

Books Under the Big Top, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., a celebration of reading, festivities on front lawn, street and parking lot across from RPL Headquarters, free.

Reptiles and Amphibians: Up Close and Personal, Center For the Environment at Catawba College, 2300 W Innes St., drop in 2-5 p.m.; at 5:30 p.m. Dr. Amanda Chuncospeaks. 704-637-4727,

Astronomical Society, 7:30 p.m., 1920 Deal Road, Mooresville, 704-855-1591.

Sunday, April 14

Blood drive, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. St. James Lutheran Church Concord, 104 Union St. S.

Blood drive, noon-2:30 p.m., Bethel AME Zion Church, 2219 Dale Earnhardt Blvd., Kannapolis.

Hurley Park Spring Celebration, 2-4 p.m., Lake Drive at Annandale Ave., Matthew Weaver and Friends, Grey Seal Puppets, Carriage rides, more. Free refreshments by Cheerwine and Hurley Park, 704-638-4459.

Salisbury Symphony's “Why Not Play” family concert, 4 p.m., Varick Auditorium, Livingstone College, All-County Fifth Grade Honors Chorus, & After School Strings Students, 704-637-4314,

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