Town Crier

Published 12:00 am Sunday, June 19, 2011

Rowan County Board of Commissioners, 6 p.m., 130 W. Innes St.
Cabarrus County Board of Commissioners, 6:30 p.m., Governmental Center, 65 Church St. SE, Concord.
Concord Library teen summer reading program, 2 p.m., ěYou Are What You Eat,î presented by the Science Museum from Discovery Place, open to rising 6th-graders and up. Register for both at Concord Library, 27 Union St., N., 704-920-2054.
Open house for Catawbaís Evening Program in Ketner Hall Catawba Collegeís School of Evening Studies will sponsor an open house on the Catawba campus from 5-7:30 p.m. in Ketner Hall, Room 108.
First day of summer.
Rowan County Tea Party Patriots, featuring a Civil Air Patrol Cadet as speaker, 6 p.m., Blue Bay Restaurant, Statesville Blvd.
Jenny Hubbard at Literary Bookpost, 110 S. Main St., 7 p.m. ěPinocchioís Sisterî author will be at the Literary Bookpost for reception and book signing of her novel ěPaper Covers Rock.î, 704-630-9788, 110 S. Main St.
ěPinocchio’s Sister,î presented by St.Thomas Players, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, Florence Busby Corriher Theater at Catawba College, $10 (students $5 with ID) general seating, ěTalk Backî night Wednesday allows the audience to discuss the play with the author, call Center for Faith & the Arts at 704-647-0999 for details.
Frontiers, Journey Tribute Band, at Brick Street Live! Fisher Street in Downtown Salisbury, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Tickets $5. For information, call 704-637-5363.
Salisbury Summer Ghost Walk, 7, 7:30, 8:30 p.m., adults $10, students $5, reservations/ information: boo@salisburyghostwalk or 704-642-1734.
Free concert and movie, 7:30 p.m. Piedmont Prime Time Community Band presents a pops concert including a childrenís feature. Movie ěJawsî follows concert; bring a blanket or lawn chair, free admission, food concessions available. Village Park Amphitheatre, 700 West ëCí St., Kannapolis.
Oakboro cruise-inís eighth season, 5 p.m. Burnout at 9:30 p.m. Food vendors, souvenir concessions will be set up. Downtown Oakboro, N.C. 205 between Albemarle and Charlotte. Facebook,, 704-467-4992.
CSA Shag Contest, High Rock Boat and Ski Club, Friday and Saturday.
Free film at Davis Theatre, Concord, 9 p.m., ěBeing the Diabloî presented by Modern Film Fest; chronicles Mickey McHaffeyís search for himself. Age suitability: teens and up. Davis Theatre, 65 Union St. S., downtown Concord, 704-920-2787,
Salisbury Symphonyís Festival of Summer Gardens, Saturday and Sunday, tickets $12 in advance, $15 tour days. Perennial tour of eight country gardens and three historic gardens. Music by Salisbury Symphony Childrenís Strings and local musicians. Sunday: Learn the art of planting in container gardens, learn from master gardeners and watch Plein Air artists at work. Lunch at Carolina Lily, $16, must be pre-ordered. Reserved tickets at Visitors Bureau, 704-638-3100, www.salisburysymphony. org, 704-603-4652 or 704-645-8300.
Kids Fishing Derby, Salisbury Community Park Lake, 1-11. a.m., for kids ages 5-15. Hosted by the Salisbury Parks and Recreation. Free. For more information contact the Miller Center, 704-638-5297
Salisbury Historic Trolley, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tours begin and end at the Salisbury-Rowan County Visitor’s Center, 204 E. Innes St. Prices are $8 for adults, children 4 to 10 $5, and under 4 are free. For more info, call 800-332-2343 or 704-638-3100
Open mic night at Looking Glass Artist Collective, 7:30 p.m., in The Black Box Theater. Musicians are invited to bring their instruments along with microphones if desired.
Circus Train, 7:30 p.m. every Saturday through July 30: Puppets, animals, songs, games, free snow cones at Library Park, 3rd Street in Spencer, sponsored by Spencer Central UMC for 13th year. Bring blanket or lawn chair, 704-636-4101.
Open mike night: Looking Glass Artist Collective hosts open mike night in their black box theater; all musicians invited to bring their instruments along with microphones if desired; photographer/musician David Lamanno will perform.No cover charge, beverages available.
Dine-and-Donate fundraiser ó 11a.m.-until, Saturday, June 25: benefits Hugh Harkey. Dine in or take out fish fry, delivery available for 10 or more plates, 704-278-0077. Woodleaf Community Building, 9025 Cool Springs Road, Woodleaf.
Antique Motorcycle Show, Gold Hill Mines Historic Park, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Poker Run at Hideaway Bar and Grill, Mooresville ó Saturday, June 25 to benefit Sallie Unger and the Kidney Foundation. Last bike out at noon, ride ends at River City Bar and Grill, Mooresville. $15 per bike, raffle and 50/50 tickets available. Contact 704-609-9070.
SUNDAY, June 26
Piedmont Choral Societyís 8th annual Patriotic Benefit Concert ó 3 p.m., Sunday, June 26: A concert consisting entirely of patriotic music. Forest Hill United Methodist Church, 265 Union St. N., Concord. 704-699-6053.
Piedmont Choral Societyís 8th annual Patriotic Benefit Concert ó 3 p.m., Sunday, June 26: A concert consisting entirely of patriotic music. Forest Hill United Methodist Church, 265 Union St. N., Concord. 704-699-6053.
MONDAY, June 27
Faith Fourth of July celebratioin begins, dollar night (all rides $1); Food booths and rides open at 6 p.m., The Entertainers perform at 7:30 p.m.
TUESDAY, June 28
RPL and N.C. Humanities present ěStill Cookiní î ó Headquarters, June 28, 7 p.m. Dr. Mary Ellis Gibson will trace the history of Southern foodtalk in cookbooks and in fiction. A reception and a chance to chat with Gibson will follow. This project is made possible by a grant from the North Carolina Humanities Council.
Book Bites Club ó June 28, 6:30 p.m., ěMountain Between Usî by Charles Martin. Book discussion groups for both adults and children are held at South Rowan Regional Library the last Tuesday of each month. The group is open to the public and anyone is free to join at any time. There is a discussion of the book, as well as light refreshments at each meeting. For more information please call 704-216-8229.