Town Crier Community Events May 20-26

  • Posted: Monday, May 20, 2013 1:06 a.m.

Today, May 20

PPT Youth Auditions ‘The Little Mermaid,’ 4 and 5 p.m. by appointment at 704-633-5471. Norvell Theater, 135 E. Fisher St. PiedmontPlayers.com

Rowan County Board of Commissioners, 6 p.m., 130 W. Innes St.


Cabarrus County Board of Commissioners, 6:30 p.m., Cabarrus County Governmental Center, 65 Church St., SE, Concord.

Harold B. Jarrett American Legion, dinner 7 p.m., meeting follows meal.

Spencer Historic Preservation Commission, 7 p.m., Town Hall.

Knox Middle School Pride of Troy Bands — 7:30 p.m., at Knox M iddle School.

Blue Waters Pool is open, Faith Road, Faith, www.bluewaterspool.com

Tuesday, May 21

Home Instead Alzheimer’s support group, 12:15-1:15 p.m., Home Instead Senior Care 1839 Jake Alexander Blvd. W, Suite A., Robin Scharding, 704-636-2010, www.homeinstead.com

Salisbury Planning Board Committee ONE to meet, 1 p.m., 132 N. Main St., in One Stop Shop, to discuss proposed text amendment recommendations.

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

Concert by the After-School Strings, 4:30 p.m., Isenberg Elementary School Gym.

PPT Youth Auditions ‘The Little Mermaid,’ 4 and 5 p.m. by appointment at 704-633-5471. Norvell Theater, 135 E. Fisher St. PiedmontPlayers.com

VFW Post 9131, 6:30 p.m., 1433 Old Wilksboro Road, Commander Hercules Shannon 704-798-2032.

American Legion, Faith Post 327, 7 p.m., Commander Kevin Cauble, 704-279-1430.

Bob Hall, executive director of Democracy NC, on “Voter Laws plus Raleigh Updates,” RPL Hurley Room, 201 W. Fisher St., sponsored by Rowan County Senior Democrats.


Wednesday, May 22

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

Salisbury WordPress Meetup, 6:30 p.m., RPLStanback Room. Speaker will present on Content, Social Media, & SEO.

Spencer Presbyterian Faith Community Health Ministry, 7 p.m., “Understanding Children,”April Lamanno, PhD, Salisbury Pediatric Associates. Homemade desserts. 704-636-9352.

Thursday, May 23

Rowan Redbuds Garden Club , 1 p.m., RPL Hurley Room, visitors welcome. Details 704-637-0928 or 704-638-0575.

Concert by the After-School Strings, 5:30 p.m., Landis Elementary School Gymtorium.

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.

Wayne Henderson free concert , 7 p.m., Rowan Public Library, W Fisher St.

Rowan Brain Injury support group, 7 p.m., Easter Seals/ UCP office, 620 W. Innes St. Details 980-622-7732 or 704-637-1521.

Carolina Historical Assoc. for Metal Detecting, 7:30 p.m., Grace Ridge Club House, 2815 Grace Church Road, 704-310-6321, 336-474-7268

Friday, May 24

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

Heavenly hotdog sale, Mt. Olivet UMC, 704-782-8846.

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

Kannapolis Movies in the Park, 700 West C St., approx 8:45 p.m., “Wreck It Ralph (PG)” www.cityofkannapolis.com

Memorial week celebration at JCPrice American Legion Post 107, 9 p.m., kick-off dance, 1433 Old Wilkesboro Road, through June 2. 704-636-2950.

Saturday, May 25

Gold Hill Bike Ride — Registration 7:30 a.m., 9 a.m. rides begin. Info darriushedrick@yahoo.com or arlenekk@gmail.com

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

Lexington Farmers Market, 8 a.m.-noon, Historic Southern Rail and Freight Depot, 129 Railroad St., Lexington.

JCPrice Memorial week celebration, 8 a.m., service to place flags on graves at National cemetery. Breakfast follows. 704-636-2950 for schedule.

D-Day Remembrance event at Price of Freedom Museum, Old Patterson School building, China Grove, 9 a.m-3 p.m., Military ceremony 10 a.m. 704-857-7474, www.priceoffreedom.us

R A Clement Association, 9 a.m., Allen Temple Presbyterian.

West Rowan Neighborhood Center Advisory Council, R.A. Clement Old Building. 704-278-9116 or 704-278-0096.

Trail walk at Eagle Point Nature Preserve, 11 a.m., meet in the parking lot, weather permitting. 866-767-2757, www.dannicholspark.org

Gold Hill’s Country Fresh Market, 1-5 p.m., at File Antique Store in the Village.

Annual Rowan Rose Show opens, 1-7 p.m., free, Salisbury Mall, 1935 Jake Alexander Blvd. Rose growers enter roses 6:30-10 a.m. today. Info Clyde Harriss, 704-633-7024.

Kaleidoscope Cultural Arts Festival and Art Walk, 1-5 p.m., family-friendly event in Cannon Village, free. 828-231-5037.

Tri-City Singles dance/party, 8 p.m., Elk’s Lodge, 2201 W. Cornwallis Dr., Greensboro, deejay, $12, dress to impress.Peggy15311@yahoo.com

Sunday, May 26

Rowan Rose Show concludes, 1-5 p.m., free, Salisbury Mall, 1935 Jake Alexander Blvd. Info Clyde Harriss, 704-633-7024.

Rowan Museum, 202 N. Main St.. 1 p.m., new exhibit opens, The Korean War: Remembering Rowan’s Veterans, public reception to honor veterans and sponsors. 704-633-5946, www.rowanmuseum.org. Closed Memorial Day.

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