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Town crier, week of April 16

Today, April 16
• Spring spruce-up week and appliance and tire collection, through Friday. City of Salisbury picks up appliances, tires without rims, extra bagged trash; no building materials, residents inside city limits only. 704-638-5260.
• Rowan County Board of Commissioners, 6 p.m., 130 W. Innes St.
• Cabarrus County Board of Commissioners, 6:30 p.m., Cabarrus County Governmental Center, 65 Church Street, SE, Concord.
• Harold B. Jarrett American Legion meeting, dinner 7 p.m., meeting following the meal.
• Cauble Creek Vineyard Photography Invitational continues through Sunday. Cauble Creek Vineyard, 700 Cauble Farm Road.
• NCDOT 2012 Spring Litter Sweep statewide volunteer roadside cleanup through April 28. See www.ncdot.gov/~litterbug> for information.
TUESDAY, April 17
• Salisbury City Council, 4 p.m., City Hall, 217 S. Main St.
• 5th, 8th, 12th District congressional candidates speak at Rowan Tea Party Patriots meeting, Blue Bay Seafood Restaurant, 2050 Statesville Blvd. Dinner 6 p.m., meeting 7 p.m.
• Cannon Memorial Lodge No. 626 A.F.&A.M. Stated Communication at 7 p.m., dinner 6 p.m. Kannapolis Masonic Center, 704 S. Main St., Kannapolis.
• VFW Post 9131 meets 6:30 p.m., 1433 Old Wilksboro Road.
• American Legion, Faith Post 327, 7 p.m.
WEDNESDAY, April 18
• Salisbury Farmers Market, 7 a.m.-noon, corner of South Main and Bank streets.
• Salisbury Tourism and Cultural Development, 9 a.m., Gateway Building, second floor.
• Salisbury Lupus support group, 1:30 p.m., J.F. Hurley YMCA, 704-638-0401.
• Rowan Museum Board of Trustees, 4 p.m., 202 N. Main St.
THURSDAY, April 19
• Technical Review Committee for the City of Salisbury, 9 a.m., Seminar Room, The Plaza Building, 100 West Innes St.
• Salisbury Rowan Human Relations Council (SRHRC), 5:30 p.m., City Council Chambers 217 S. Main St.
• Us Too! International Prostate support group, 5:30 p.m., Clay classroom, 4th floor Rowan Regional patient tower. 704-642-2471.
• Andrew Jackson Masonic Lodge Stated Communications, 7 p.m. dinner 6 p.m.
• Eureka Lodge #45, 7 p.m., 1433 Old Wilkesboro Road. 704-636-3267 or 7040-798-2032.
• PPT’s ‘Company’ opens, 7:30 p.m., Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St.
• Catawba College’s ‘Huck Finn’ opens, 7:30 p.m., Keppel Auditorium, Catawba College.
• English Speaking Union dinner program with Graham Anthony from Cambridge, UK, on Titanic’s 100th anniversary, $28, reservations: 704-637-1532
• Last day of Rowan Salisbury’s Middle School Exhibition, Waterworks Visual Arts Center, 123 E. Liberty St.
FRIDAY, April 20
• American Red Cross Food Lion Golf Classic, Country Club of Salisbury, proceeds benefit local Red Cross chapter, www.redcross.org
• Earth Night Out, 5-9 p.m., downtown Salisbury, downtown businesses stay open late, live music, free trolley rides, activities for kids, www.downtownsalisburync.com
• Black and Blue Gala fundraiser, 8:30-midnight, Salisbury National Guard Armory, $25, 704-633-1323.
SATURDAY, April 21
• Salisbury Farmers Market, 7 a.m.-noon, corner of South Main and Bank streets.
• Flapjack Fundraiser for St. Mark’s Lutheran LifeSavers Relay For Life Team, 8 a.m., Applebee’s, 205 Faith Road, $7.
• Goldmine Toastmasters, 8:30 a.m., Fairfield Inn, 30330 Cloverleaf Plaza, Kannapolis.
• Clothing give-away, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Yadkin Baptist Church, Hwy 29 N. Spencer, on left just before Yadkin Bridge.
• Joint yard giveaway, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 410 Hawkinstown Road, Hallie Hawkins missionaries and St. Luke Baptist Church.
• Touch-A-Truck, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., corner of S. Church and W. Fisher Streets, free. 704-216-2708.
• NC Transportation Museum, Spencer: Volunteer open house, Membership Day, annual Studebaker Car Show. www.nctrans.org
• Salisbury Historic trolley tour, 11 a.m. Saturdays through October, tours begin and end at Visitor’s Center, 204 E. Innes St. $8 adults, children 4 to 10 $5, under 4 free. 704-638-3100.
• Zucchini 500, 1-5 p.m., Stewart-Haas Racing, 6001 Haas Way, Kannapolis.
• Spring Cruise In and Gold Hill Men’s Oyster Roast, 2 p.m.-dark, 740 St. Stephens Church Rd. Gold Hill. www.HistoricGoldHill.com
• First day of Rowan Salisbury’s High School Exhibition, Waterworks Visual Arts Center, 123 E. Liberty St.
SUNDAY, April 22
• Spring Clean-Up Week through April 28, community volunteers pick up trash in parks, greenways, trash bags available at City Park, Civic Center, Miller Center, Hall Gym. 704-216-2708.
• Last performance ‘Huck Finn…The Musical!’ 2:30 p.m., Keppel Auditorium, Catawba College, 2300 W, Innes St.
• Last day of RiverRun International Film Festival, downtown Winston-Salem. www. riverrunfilm.com

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