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Town Crier Nov. 26

Today, Nov. 26
Lake Norman Regional Medical Center diabetes support group, noon-1 p.m., Burlington Room at Charles Mack Citizens Center, Mooresville. 704-660-4859.
Salisbury Community Appearance Commission, noon, City Hall council chamber, 217 South Main St., to discuss the N. Main Neighborhood.
Smart Start Rowan board/executive committee, noon, Trinity Oaks Retirement Center, 728 Klumac Road.
Salisbury-Rowan Board of Education, 5 p.m., 110 S. Long St., East Spencer.
Kannapolis City Council, 6 p.m. at the train station, 201 S. Main St.
Psi Chi Chapter of Chi Eta Phi Sorority, 6:30 p.m., Rowan Public Library headquarters. 704-639-9936.
Olde Rowan Fiber Guild, 6:30 p.m., Rufty-Holmes Senior Center.
Kneeling Gardeners, 7 p.m., Trinity United Methodist Church, 416 East First St., Kannapolis, 7 p.m.
PPT box office opens for holiday comedy ‘Inspecting Carol,’ Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St., adults $15, seniors/students $12. 704-633-5471, PiedmontPlayers.com
Tuesday, Nov. 27
Rowan County Board of Social Services, 5:30 p.m., 1813 E. Innes St.
Uwharrie Chapter Concerned Bikers Association, 6:30 p.m., Corner Pocket Sports Bar and Billiards, Albemarle. kwiken24@yahoo.com, www.uwharriecba.org
Planning Board regular meeting, 4 p.m., City Council Chambers, 217 S. Main St.
‘CONNECT Our Future’ open house, 4-7 p.m., Salisbury Civic Center, 315 S Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., www.connectourfuture.org
Wednesday, Nov. 28
Rowan Museum Board of Trustees, 4 p.m., 202 N. Main St.
Thursday, Nov. 29
Piedmont Farmer’s Market Kannapolis, open year-round Thursdays, Old Cannon Mills Outlet Store, 120 West Ave. in the Village.
People Growing Together Toastmasters, 5:30 p.m., J.F. Hurley YMCA, 828 Jake Alexander Blvd. West.
Dance to live music, 7-10 p.m., Kannapolis Moose Lodge Family Life Center, 990 Old Beatty Ford Road, China Grove. $5 at the door, music by: DC & The Chosen Few.
Blood drive, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Rowan-Cabarrus Business & Technology Center, 660 Concord Parkway N., Concord.
Blood drive, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Rowan-Cabarrus Community College NC Research Campus, 99 Bio Technology Lane, Kannapolis, free t-shirt to donors.
Catawba College’s Service of Lessons and Carols, 7 p.m., Omwake-Dearborn Chapel, free, ticket required, 704-637-4396.
Friday, Nov. 30
Heavenly hotdog sale, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Mt. Olivet UMC, 301 Mt. Olivet Road, 704-782-8846, free delivery over 10.
Bluegrass jam, 7-9 p.m., open to all acoustic musicians. E.H. Montgomery General Store, Gold Hill, admission by donation. Every Friday, 704-267-9439.
Scrooge Christmas Trolley Tour, 6 p.m., $20 adults, $15 children, 800-332-343, www.visitsalisburync.com/scrooge, 800-332-2343.
Arc of Rowan Festival of Trees, 7-9 p.m., The F&M Trolley Barn 127 E. Liberty St.
Opening Reception for Art of Faiths – Religions of the World: Diversity and Tolerance, informal gallery talk 5 p.m., reception 6-8 p.m. Free. Waterworks Visual Arts Center, downtown, www.waterworks.org
Saturday, Dec. 1
Goldmine Toastmasters, 8:30 a.m., Fairfield Inn, 30330 Cloverleaf Plaza, Kannapolis.
Turkey Shoot, last one of 2012, Salisbury Elks Lodge 699 at the end of Long Ferry Road on Lodge Trail.
Scrooge Christmas Trolley Tour, 6 p.m., $20 adults, $15 children, 800-332-343, www.visitsalisburync.com/scrooge, 800-332-2343.
Arc of Rowan Festival of Trees, 11 a.m.-8 p.m., F & M Trolley Barn 127 E. Liberty St.
Rock & Shop in Downtown Mocksville, free concert 1-4 p.m., Main St., Mocksville, 336-909-2263, www.historicdowntownmocksville.com
Community Voices of Praise’s Singing Christmas Tree, 6:30 p.m., Mt. Zion United Church of Christ, 1415 South Main St., China Grove, free.
Open Studio Celebration at Rail Walk Studios, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 409 N. Lee St.
Cookies & Cocoa with Santa at the NC Transportation Museum, Spencer, ticket info at www.nctrans.org
Santa Train at the NC Transportation Museum, Spencer, ticket info at www.nctrans.org
Sunday, Dec. 2
Arc of Rowan Festival of Trees, 1-5 p.m., F & M Trolley Barn 127 E. Liberty St.
Community Voices of Praise’s Singing Christmas Tree, 3:30 p.m., Mt. Zion United Church of Christ, 1415 S. Main St., China Grove, free.
Santa Train at the NC Transportation Museum, Spencer, ticket info at www.nctrans.org
Sidney Blackmer Film Festival, 3 p.m., Rowan Public Library, 201 W. Fisher St., 704-216-8228.
Santa Train at the NC Transportation Museum, Spencer, ticket info at www.nctrans.org
Call for healthcare providers to participate in J.F. Hurley Family YMCA Health Fair, Jan. 9, limited space, call Louise Klaver 704-636-0111, lklaver@rowanymca. com
Volunteers needed for Hospice Trees, Hospice & Palliative Care of Cabarrus County: register at 704-935-9459.

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