Published 12:00 am Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Deadline for posters is 5 p.m.
AARP annual membership picnic, noon, Thursday, June 2, followed by regular meeting at 1 p.m., Rufty-Holmes Senior Center, 1120 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., for Rowan County residents 50+ years old. Speaker: Patricia Cowan, Centralina Council of Governments. The local AARP chapter offers members community service, education, advocacy, leadership and fellowship opportunities. Dues $3 per year. Members do not have to be retired. Visitors welcome. Contact Rufty-Holmes, 704-216-7714.
NAACP will meet Thursday, June 2, 7 p.m. at Soldiers Memorial AME Zion Church.
National Kidney Foundation fundraiser and silent auction, Saturday, June 4, noon-4 p.m., featuring artist Tamiko Patterson (2008 transplant recipient) and Mikoz Designs, A Little Sumthin’ Sumthin’, 117 W. Innes St.