Town Crier

Published 12:00 am Sunday, October 30, 2011

Halloween, trick or treat.
Protected Teacher Workday in Rowan-Salisbury Schools.
Halloween Carnival, 5-7:30 p.m., J.F. Hurley Family YMCA, Jake Alexander Boulevard, includes costume contest.
Last chance sale of mums, pumpkins and other decorations, Christ United Methodist Church, 3401 Mooresville Road, 1-6 p.m.
All Saints Day.
Last day to apply for absentee ballot in Nov. 8 municipal elections; deadline is 5 p.m.
Master Gardeners Holiday Greenery Workshop with Pat Wayne, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Rowan County Agriculture Center, $15 for non-members. Bring pruners or clippers and greenery. Other materials provided Call 704-216-8970 to register.
Dr. Sharon D. Raynor speaks at Waterworks, 123 E. Liberty St., 7 p.m., in partnership with Rowan Public Library oral history project ěBreaking the Silence: The Unspoken Brotherhood of Vietnam Veterans.î Free.
Salisbury City Council, 4 p.m., City Hall, 217 S. Main St.
China Grove Board of Aldermen, 7 p.m., 308 E. Centerview St., China Grove.
AARP Local Chapter Meeting. Rufty-Holmes Senior Center, 1120 S. Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave., 1 p.m. Speaker: Deborah Lineberger of the American Red Cross. Senior citizens age 50 and older are encouraged to attend. 704-216-7714.
Rowan County Chamber of Commerce Annual Membership Meeting, 6 p.m., Holiday Inn. $30 includes reception. RSVP 704-633-4221.
Elliot Engel presents ěThe Genius of Mark Twain,î 4 and 7 p.m., Davie County Public Library, Mocksville. Free and open to public.
A Night of Improv Comedy, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 3-5, Lee Street Theatre, 405 N. Lee St. Admission $10.
On Golden Pond, presented by the Hot Flash Players of Lexington, at Triciaís Catering, 408 Piedmont Dr., Lexington, Nov. 3,4,5, 10,11,12 at 6:30 p.m.; Nov. 6 at 12:30 p.m. Tickets $25 for dinner and play. Call 336-236-8007 for tickets and reservations.
FRIDAY, Nov. 4
RCCC Student Autumn Exhibition, Nov. 4-19, Rail Walk Gallery, 409-413 N. Lee St., with reception 6-8 p.m. Friday.
Commemorative Classic for Livingstone College and Johnson C. Smith University, pregame symposium, Friday and Saturday, The Park Expo Center in Charlotte.
NAACP Harvest Banquet and Scholarship Celebration, 6 p.m., Holiday Inn of Salisbury. Speaker: James L. Felder, president and CEO, S.C. Voter Education Project, and president of Lee Associates. 704-636-8461.
Livingstone Collegeís Julia B. Duncan Players present ëThe Wobble of Life,í 7:30 p.m., Friday, Saturday: $5 with canned good $7 without; 3 p.m., Sunday: $10 general admission. Ticket sales 704-216-6075. Tubman Little Theatre.
Last day of early voting for municipal elections, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Rowan Public Library, 201 W. Fisher St.
Fundraiser for Rowan Iredell VFD, barbecue chicken and fixinís, 11 a.m. until, at department on Chenault Road, Cleveland. Also sponsoring a Showcase of Spectacular Vehicles.
La Fiesta de Rowan, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Knox Middle School, 1625 W. Park Road.
Big Band Dance at J.F. Hurley Family YMCA, 7-10 p.m., featuring The Hi-Liters, $5 entry fee, bring a snack to share. 828 W Jake Alexander Blvd., 704-636-0111.
Faithful Friends second Holiday Bazaar, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday, Saturday: arts/crafts vendors, pet related vendors, door prizes, holiday raffle. bake sale. $1 adult admission, children free. F&M Trolley Barn, Downtown Salisbury. 336-782-6197, FFVolunteerChair@yahoo. com
SUNDAY, Nov. 6
10th Annual Voices of Hope Music in the Park concert, 1-4 p.m., Library Park, Spencer. Admission $2. Proceeds benefit the Michael Yang Foundation. 704-630-0319.
The FootLoose Project, 6-8 p.m., Trinity Oaks Retirement Community, Klumac Road. The theme of shoes as done by local artists on exhibit with silent auction for the artwork benefits Alzheimerís Association Walk For The Cure. 704-603-2770.
MONDAY, Nov. 7
Through a Soldierís Eyes: Remembering Vietnam, exhibition at Waterworks Visual Art Center, Through Nov. 19.
Rowan County Board of Commissioners, 3 p.m., Rowan County Administration Building, 130 W. Innes St.
Cabarrus County Board of Commissioners, 3:30 p.m., Cabarrus County Governmental Center, 65 Church Street, SE, Concord.
Veteransí Choice Talent Show, 6:30 p.m., social room, Building 6, Hefner VA Medical Center.
SUNDAY, Nov. 13
Piedmont Choral Societyís Old Fashioned Hymn Sing, 3 p.m., bring canned goods for Cooperative Christian Ministry. The program is free, an offering will be taken. Forest Hill United Methodist Church, 265 Union St. N., Concord. Community input requested: If you have a favorite hymn you would like to be considered for this program, contact 788-2000, or
MONDAY, Nov. 14
Through a Soldierís Eyes: Remembering Vietnam, exhibition at Waterworks Visual Art Center, Through Nov. 19.
ěFood Stamped,î Learn and Live Film Series and discussion, 7 p.m., free, events room of the David H. Murdock Core Laboratory building, N.C. Research Campus, Kannapolis.
Chapter 909 of the Vietnam Veterans of America, Concord, NC will have its regular monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Cabarrus Senior Center, 331 Corban Ave SE (NC 73 East). Come at 6:30 PM to enjoy a light meal. All Vietnam Veterans, Vietnam Era Veterans and their spouses are urged to attend. For further information about the meeting contact Nelson Lee at 704-467-2246 or Bob Downer at 980-621-8735. All funds raised are used to help local veterans.
Second Wednesday Lecture Series, 1 p.m., Brian Moffitt on early travel in the state, Bob Julian Roundhouse, NC Transportation Museum, 411 S. Salisbury Ave., Spencer. Museum admission fees apply., 704-636-2889
Chamber of Commerce Women in Business networking, 5-6:30 p.m., Gateway Building, 204 E. Innes St. RSVP 704-633-4221.
Hometown Christmas Parade, 2 p.m., downtown Mocksville. Celebrating the 20th anniversary of Mocksville as a Main Street community.
SUNDAY, Dec. 11
Glory of Christmas concert, Salisbury Ecumenical Choir, 4 p.m., St. Lukeís Episcopal Church, 131 W. Council St.
MONDAY, Dec. 12
Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours, 5-7 p.m., Jack & Gigi Enterprises at Victory Wealth Management, RSVP 704-633-422