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Town Crier – 4-4-11

TODAY
Rowan County Board of Commissioners, 3 p.m., 130 W. Innes St. (Shown on Access16 Thursday, Saturday and Monday at 9 a.m., 3 p.m., 8 p.m.; and on Kannapolis Time Warner Channel 22 Saturday at 8 p.m.)
Cabarrus County Board of Commissioners work session, 3:30 p.m., Cabarrus County Governmental Center, 65 Church Street, SE, Concord.
Landis Board of Aldermen, 7 p.m., Town Hall, 312 S. Main St., Landis.
Cleveland Town Board of Commissioners, 7 p.m., Town Hall, 302 E. Main St.
TUESDAY
Habitat for Humanity of Rowan, barbecue chicken fundraiser, $8, Salisbury Civic Center, Martin Luther King Ave.
Salisbury City Council, 4 p.m., City Hall, 217 S. Main St. (Shown on Access16 Wednesdays, Fridays & Sundays at 9 a.m., 3 p.m., 8 p.m.)
China Grove Board of Aldermen, 7 p.m., Town Hall, 205 Swink St., China Grove.
Diabetes support group, 2 p.m., ěLiving With Arthritis and Diabetes,î Dr. Stacy Kennedy, Rowan Rheumatology and Arthritis. Preregistration not necessary. Rowan Regional Medical Center Education Resource Center fourth floor, tower A, 704-210-5771.
Bariatric support group, 7-8 p.m., RRMC A2A classroom, for those considering or have undergone weight-loss surgery. Free, call to sign up 704-210-5474.
WEDNESDAY
ěHairsprayî presented by Piedmont Players, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, Meroney Theater. 704-633-5471
Shakespeare’s ěThe Merry Wives of Windsor,î Tuesday and Wednesday at 6:55 p.m., Thursday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Hedrick Theatre, Catawba College, presented by Blue Masque. 704-637-4481
THURSDAY
Blinded Veterans Association, Southern Piedmont Chapter, first Thursday each month, Golden Corral, Concord; 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; 704-636-1472 or ellervance@gmail.com.
AARP Local Chapter Meeting, Rufty-Holmes Senior Center, 1120 S. Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave., 1 p.m. Speaker: Mark Loman, magistrate. Senior citizens age 50 and older are encouraged to attend the informative meetings and join the local chapter. Dues are $3 per year. Contact Rufty-Holmes Senior Center, 704-216-7714.
Statesville Evening Farmers Market opens, Pecan Park, open Thursdays April-October, 4 p.m. until.
Ladies Auxiliary Spaghetti Dinner, 11 a,m.-7p.m., VFW Post 1200 Brenner Avenue, $7 per adult, $4 per child 10 or younger. Will deliver 10 or more. Proceeds benefit Cancer Aid and Research and NC Wounded Warriors. Call 704-647-2080 to order.
Waterworks Artist EXPO Preview Dinner and Sale, 6:30-9 p.m., 704-636-1882.
ěWhoís Afraid of Virginia Woolf?î presented by St. Thomas Players, 7:30 p.m., April 7-9 and 13-16. Black Box Theater, 405 N. Lee St.
FRIDAY, April 8
Waterworks Artist EXPO, Friday and Saturday, F&M Trolley Barn, 125 E. Liberty St. Admission, $5.
14th Annual Salisbury Confederate Prison Symposium, April 8-10, sponsored by the Robert F. Hoke Chapter No. 78 of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. Banquet, historical lectures and memorial services. For information, call 704-637-6411 or email southpaws@salisbury.net.
NKUMC BockBock at the Rock barbecue chicken fundraiser, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., half chicken, baked beans, bbq slaw, roll, $8; drinks, homemade desserts available; free delivery 5 or more in 10 mile radius, N. Kannapolis UMC, 1307 N. Main St,. Kannapolis, 704-933-8362.
SATURDAY, April 9
All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast, VFW Post 3006, 1200 Brenner Ave., Salisbury. Adults, $6; children 10 and under, $3. For more details call 704-636-2104.
Colonial Spring Frolic, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Old Stone House. 704-633-5946.
Antique Trucks and Tractors Show, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., N.C. Transportation Museum.
Salisbury Historic Trolley tours, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., beginning and ending at the Salisbury-Rowan County Visitor’s Center, 204 E. Innes St. $8 for adults, children 4 to 10 $5, and under 4 are free. For more info, call 1-800-332-2343 or 704.638.3100
MONDAY, April 11
Master Gardeners Earth Day on the Greenway.
North Hills Christian School American Red Cross blood drive, in the school’s Helen Kelley Smith Gymnasium, 2- 6:30 p.m. Contact the school to schedule an appointment at 704636-3005 ext. 400. Walk-ins welcome.
TUESDAY, April 12
Scrabble Scramble, 5:30 p.m.,Holiday Inn Salisbury. Buffet dinner, three rounds of team Scrabble. $25 per person, $250 table of 10. Sponsored by Rowan County Literacy Council, 704-216-8266.
THURSDAY, April 14
Enviromingle mingling and networking event, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Old Cabarrus Bank Building, Kannapolis. Hosted by the Center for the Environment. RSVP www.CenterForTheEnvironment.org.
SATURDAY, April 16
Salisbury Farmers Market opens, corner of South Main and Bank streets.
Fit Community 10K, also featuring a shorter walking loop and a kids fun run, 8 a.m., City Park Shelter 1, Lake Drive. $25 pre-registration, $30 day of race registration. For more information call 704-638-5291!.
Touch a Truck, 10 a.m.ń1 p.m., First Bank/Wachovia/Salisbury Post parking lots in Downtown Salisbury; no charge. For more information call City Park Center at 704-638-5295!
Project Reassurance Community Baby Shower, noon-1:30 p.m. at the Rowan County Public Library, 201 West Fisher St. Sponsored by the Lambda Epsilon Sigma Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority. www.projectreassurance.org/home
Rolling Thunder Bike/Car Show and Poker Run, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Tilley Harley-Davidson, Statesville. To support POWs, MIAs and veterans. Poker Run entry fee, $20 single, $25 double. Show entry is $15.
Litter Sweep in North Carolina, proclaimed by Gov. Beverly Perdue, April 16-30.
SATURDAY, April 23
Spencer Arbor Day Celebration, 10 a.m.-noon, Eighth Street Ball Park. Entertainment, food, music and plant swap. Sponsored by Spencer Community Appearance Commission.
FRIDAY, April 29
Sleeping Beauty PJ Party to benefit the Family Crisis Council of Rowan County, 6-11 p.m., High Rock Community Church, 708 W. Jake Alexander Blvd. $25. For more information, call 704-636-4718 ext. 1053.
SATURDAY, April 30
Nathan Brown House 5K, Granite Quarry. www.active.com.

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