Deadline for posters is 5 p.m.
VFW Post 3006 chicken and dumpling meal, 11 a.m. until., Friday; $5 includes chicken and dumplings, slaw, bread, dessert. Will deliver 10 or more orders. The Post is located at 1200 Brenner Ave., Salisbury. For more information call 704-636-2104.
Prevent Child Abuse Rowan TGIF country/bluegrass fundraiser ó Friday: music, meal and motorcycle ride beginning 6 p.m., riders meet at S. Main St. Food Lion, China Grove, ride ends 7 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 110 W. Church St. Complete barbecue dinner served at 7 p.m. followed by raffle, deejay, dancing until 9 p.m. $10 per motorcycle rider or $5 per person. Registration at the door. Sponsored by Prevent Child Abuse Rowan. First United Methodist Church, 110 W. Church St., China Grove. Lori Arntz, volunteer coordinator, 704 639-1700.
Chicken ën dumpling benefit for Shepherd School, 4-7 p.m., Friday, takeout or dine-in, adult plates $6, childrenís plates, $3. Live music, door prizes. Tickets available from church members or at the door. Phone in orders: 704-664-7115 on the day of the dinner. Shepherd School receives 50% of proceeds to assist needy children in the community. Saint James Episcopal Church, 851 Shinnville Road, Mooresville.
The RA Clement Association will meet Saturday, 9 a.m. at Allen Temple Presbyterian Church, Cleveland.