Town Crier Community Events, April 29-May 5

  • Posted: Monday, April 29, 2013 12:48 a.m.

Today, April 29

Blood drive, 7 a.m.-1 p.m., CMC NorthEast, 920 Church St., Concord.

Tuesday, April 30

Salisbury Tourism and Cultural Development Commission, TDA Executive Committee, TDA Organizational Committee, noon, Gateway Bldg, to discuss Convention & Visitors Bureau’s 501 (c)(6) status.

Blood drive, 1-7 p.m., CMC NorthEast, 920 Church St., Concord.

Salisbury Planning Board Committee One , 3:30 p.m., 132 N. Main St., to discuss proposed text amendment recommendations TA-03-2013: Building Materials.

Scrabble Scramble, 5:30 p.m., Holiday Inn Salisbury. Sponsored by Rowan County Literacy Council.

• Spencer budget workshop, 6 p.m., Town Hall.

Book Bites Book Club, 6:30 p.m.,South Rowan Public Library, 920 Kimball Road, China Grove.

Wednesday, May 1

Salisbury Farmers Market, 8 a.m.-noon, at West Fisher and South Jackson streets.

Committee established by Salisbury City Council to discuss Land Development Ordinance Text Amndmnt TA-04-2013, Chap. 8, Landscaping, 8 a.m., One Stop Shop Conference Room, City Office Building, 132 N. Main St.

Cancelled: Master Plan Implementation Committee, no meeting due to Marriott ribbon cutting.   

Official Ribbon Cutting at Courtyard by Marriott, 2 p.m., 120 Marriott Circle, public welcome.  

Salisbury Community Appearance Commission, 4 p.m., 217 S. Main St., Council Chamber.

Thursday, May 2

National Day of Prayer

Rowan Southern Baptist Association observes National Day of Prayer at the Bell Tower downtown Salisbury. 704-637-3407,

First Baptist Church of Spencer observes National Day of Prayer on the front steps of the church at 12:45 p.m. Music, message, prayer. 215 Fifth St., Spencer, 704-633-9412.

‘Calling All Youth’ observes National Day of Prayer 6-7 p.m., East Gateway fountain (above Train Depot). Sponsored by Varick International Christian Youth Council Dept. Rain location, Soldier’s Memorial AME Zion Church, 306 N. Church St.

Rowan County Tourism Development Authority and Salisbury Tourism/Cultural Development Commission joint marketing committee, 10 a.m., Gateway Building, 204 E. Innes St.

Surviving Stroke support group, 6:15-7:45, Imaging & Physical Rehab Center, Rowan Regional Julian Road Medical Park. Free. 704-210-6918.

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

Kennedy Hall American Legion Post 106 Cleveland, 6 p.m. dinner, 7 p.m. meeting.

Eureka Lodge #45, 7 p.m., 1433 Old Wilkesboro Road. 704-636-3267 or 7040-798-2032.

Cabarrus Republicans, 7 p.m., on NC Republican National Hispanic Assembly. 9 Union St. N, above Speakeasy Ale House, Concord.

Friday, May 3

China Grove Farmers Market season opening, 4-7 p.m., China Grove Roller Mill. 308 N. Main St., every Friday

Rowan Public Library Annual Book Sale, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Bluegrass jam, 7-9 p.m., E.H. Montgomery General Store, Gold Hill, 704-267-9439.

Norvell box office opens for season ticket holders for PPT’s ‘Treasure Island’ Show dates: May 9-11 and 16-18. 135 E. Fisher St., 704-633-5471.

Piedmont Choral Society, spring concert with orchestra, 7 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 201 Vance Street, Kannapolis, free. 704-699-6053

Franklin Township Fire Department annual stockholders meeting, 7:30 p.m., at Franklin Fire Dept., 4370 US Hwy 601. 704-636-8634.

Saturday, May 4

Salisbury Farmers Market, 8 a.m.-noon, at West Fisher and South Jackson streets.

Simple Living Festival, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Dan Nicholas Park, music, crafts, nature programming, games,

Rowan Public Library Annual Book Sale, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Dog PAWS Dog Parks and Walks, official fundraising kick-off event, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., next to the Civic Center.

Salisbury Historic trolley tour, 11 a.m. Tours begin and end at Visitor’s Center, 204 E. Innes St. $8 adults, children 4-10 $5, under 4 free. 704-638-3100,

RCCA presents “Jaimee Paul & Her Band,” 7:30 p.m., Keppel Auditorium, Catawba College,, 704-636-0181.

• An Evening of Opera and Broadway Choruses, 7:30 p.m., free choral event with Concert Choir, R-S Choral Society, four area high school choirs, full orchestra. Omwake-Dearborn Chapel, 2300 W. Innes St., 336-918-2111.

Daniel Boone Family Festival, downtown Mocksville, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., free all day activities, music. $5 wristband for alcohol at evening performance until 9 p.m.,

Piedmont Prime Time Community Band spring concert “Sounds from Broadway,” 7:30 p.m., Blackwelder Park Baptist Church, 2204 Summit Ave. Kannapolis, admission: canned food items, 704-425-3508,

Sunday, May 5

Piedmont Choral Society, spring concert with orchestra, 3 p.m., Forest Hill UMC, 265 Union St. N, Concord. Free, reception follows. 704-699-6053.

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