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TODAY
Walmart Blood Drive, 1:30-6 p.m., 323 S. Arlington St. For an appointment, please contact Jan Harwood at Walmart 704-639-9718 or call the Red Cross at 704-633-3854. Walk-ins welcome.
Old Courthouse Theatre hosts ěPaying Tribute,î 8 p.m., today and Saturday; 2:30 p.m., March 20. Call 704-788-2405 to reserve a seat. 49 Spring Street NW.
SATURDAY
American Girl Club: Headquarters, 11 a.m., a book discussion group about the life and times of the American Girls characters.
The RED Show, Rail Walk Studios and Gallery, 409 N. Lee St., through March 26. Open to the public Saturdays 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 704-431-8964. www.railwalkgallery.com.
Zumbathon for Relay for Life, hosted by the F&M Bank Dream Team, F&M Trolley Barn;, three 50-minute sessions at 9, 10 and 11 a.m. Suggested donation of $10 per person. For more information, vkeene@fmbnc.com.
Fishers of Men National Team Trail Piedmont Division, at Lake Norman, McCrary Creek Ramp on N.C. 150 .
Family Laser Show, ěLaser Country,î at 5 p.m.; and Rock Laser Show, ěHypnotica,î at 7 p.m. Horizons Unlimited
2nd Annual WinterBloom, Boxwood Lodge, benefiting Salisbury Academy. 704-636-3002
ěSpring Fest Step Show,î 6 p.m., Salisbury High School Auditorium, 500 Lincolnton Road. Admission, $5. Sponsored by the Salisbury High School Step Team. For information call 919-616-8694.
Mid-Atlantic Steel Guitar Association annual meeting, Kannapolis Moose Lodge, 990 Old Beatty Ford Road. Members, $5; nonmembers, $10 for attendance. www.masga.org.
SUNDAY
First Day of Spring.
Union Lutheran Church Blood Drive, 1-5:30 p.m., 4770 Bringle Ferry Road. For an appointment, please call the Red Cross at 704-633-3854. Walk-ins welcome.
MONDAY, March 21
Rowan County Board of Commissioners, 6 p.m., 130 W. Innes St. (Shown in Salisbury area Access16 Thursday, Saturday and Monday, 9 a.m., 3 p.m., 8 p.m.; shown in southern Rowan on TimeWarner Channel 2 on Saturday at 8 p.m.)
Cabarrus County Board of Commissioners, 6:30 p.m., Governmental Center, 65 Church St. SE, Concord.
Into the Rose Garden, memoir-writing workshop, led by Jenny Hubbard, writer-in-residence at Center for Faith & the Arts, 5-7 p.m. at the Center for Faith & the Arts, 207 W. Harrison St., in the lower level of Haven Lutheran Church. 704-647-0999
In the Footsteps of Daniel Boone, presentation by author and storyteller Randell Jones, 6:30 p.m. at Rockwell Community Building, sponsored by Rockwell Community Association.
TUESDAY, March 22
AARP TAX AIDE PROGRAM: Each Tuesday in March and early April, at the Senior Center with a previous appointment. Free one-to-one assistance to moderate or low income persons (with priority for seniors aged 60+) in completing simple federal and state income tax returns. For appointment, call 704-216-7714.
THURSDAY, March 24
Annual Doctorís Day Blood Drive, 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Rowan Regional Medical Center, 612 Mocksville Ave. For an appointment, please call the Red Cross office at 704-633-3854. Walk-ins welcome.
Third Annual Girls Night Out, Stitchiní Post Gifts, 104 S. Main St., 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. A percentage of the eveningís proceeds will benefit Relay For Life.
Pregnancy Support Center 25th Anniversary Annual Fundraising Banquet, 6:30 p.m.-8:45 p.m., Holiday Inn. 704- 633-7695
FRIDAY, March 25
Rowan County USDA Agencies Blood Drive, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Rowan County Agriculture Center, 2727 Old Concord Road. For an appointment, please call Kathy Dudley at 704-637-1602. Appointments preferred, walk-ins welcome.
Annual Dogwood Sectional Bridge Tournament, March 25-27, Rufty-Holmes Senior Center, beginning March 25 at 1 p.m.
SATURDAY, March 26
Genesis Baptist Church Blood Drive, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m., 9710 Old Concord Salisbury Road, China Grove. For an appointment, please call Suzanne Irvin at 704-956-5217. Walk-ins welcome.
Walgreenís Blood Drive, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Walgreenís, 1906 W. Innes St. For an appointment, please call the store at 704-636-7479 or call the Red Cross office at 704-633-3854. Walk-ins welcome.
One-day Hunter Safety Course, 8 a.m., Rowan County Rescue Squad at 1140 Julian Road. Bring your own lunch.
Spring Craft Show, Salisbury Civic Center, 315 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. 704-638-5275.
MONDAY, March 28
China Grove Community Blood Drive, 2-6:30 p.m., . Location to be announced. Call the American Red Cross office at 704-633-3854.
Salisbury/Rowan Senior Games Duplicate Bridge tournament, Oak Park Retirement. 704-216-7780
Kannapolis City Council, 6 p.m. Train Station, 201 S. Main St.
Salisbury-Rowan Board of Education, 5 p.m., 110 S. Long St., East Spencer.
Rowan County Planning Board, 7 p.m., 130 W. Innes St.
WEDNESDAY, March 30
Rufty-Holmes Senior Center Movie of the Month, 2 p.m., ěREDî with Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman and Louise Parker. Free.
THURSDAY, March 31
ěHairspray,î The Meroney Theater, 7:30 p.m. March 31-April 2; 2:30 p.m. April 3. www.piedmontplayers.com, 704-633-5471

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