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Third Monday
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
MLK Jr. breakfast and program, 7:30 a.m., J.F. Hurley YMCA, 828 Jake Alexander Blvd., $8. Followed by procession to Freedman Cemetery at 9:30 a.m. for a brief ceremony.
‘Kids for King – Biking for a Change,’ MLK Jr. program, noon- 2 p.m., bikes or motorize vehicle march from Southern City Tabernacle AME Zion Church, 904 S. Long St. to Fire Annex, 205 S. Long St.
Free health seminar, 6 p.m., All About Weight Management, Gateway Building 2nd floor, 204 E. Innes St., free, light refreshment, RSVP to CMC-NE 704-403-1042.
Harold B. Jarrett American Legion, dinner 7 p.m., meeting follows meal.
Rowan County Board of Commissioners meeting moved to Tuesday, Jan. 21.
Cabarrus County Board of Commissioners moved to Tuesday, Jan. 21.
Third Tuesday
Senior Democrats of Rowan County, 1 p.m., RPL Hurley Room, 201 W. Fisher St., Kyna Grubb, Exec. Dir. Rowan Helping Ministries on “Meeting Basic Community Needs.” Attendees may bring items for food pantry.
Salisbury City Council, 4 p.m., City Hall, 217 S. Main St.
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 St., SE, Concord.
VFW Post 9131, 6:30 p.m., 1433 Old Wilksboro Road, Commander Hercules Shannon 704-798-2032.
American Legion, Faith Post 327, 7 p.m. Commander Kevin Cauble, 704-279-1430.

Fourth Wednesday
Rowan Museum closes Wednesday, Jan. 22 and reopens Sunday Feb. 2 for annual Black History Exhibit.
Fourth Thursday
Rowan Redbuds Garden Club, 1 p.m., Rowan Public Library Hurley Room. Affiliated with Garden Clubs of NC. Visitors welcome, 704-637-0928, calexander572@carolina.rr.com or Anganetta Dover, 704-638-0575, anganettadover@fibrant.com
Alzheimer’s Support Group event, 5:30 p.m., light meal provided, Rufty Holmes Senior Center, RSVP 704-788-3399,. Speaker Julie Jones R.N. with NC Baptist Hospital.
Fulton Masonic Lodge Stated Communications, 6 p.m. dinner, 7 p.m. meeting.
The English Speaking Union Salisbury Branch, presents An evening of Opera & Musical Theatre, 6:30 p.m., held at Country Club of Salisbury. Contact G. Wood 704-216-2660 for reservations.
Rowan Brain Injury support group, 7 p.m. , at Arc of Rowan, 1918 W. Innes St., Nadine Cherry 980-622-7732, Mary Sechler 704-905-2353, The Arc of Rowan 704-637-1521.
Historical Association for Metal Detecting, 7:30 p.m., Grace Ridge Club House, 2815 Grace Church Road, 704-310-6321, 336-474-7268

Fourth Friday
Antiques Appraisal Fair (Roadshow Style), 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., $5 per item, limit 2 items. Spencer Doll & Toy Museum, 704-762-9359, www.spencerdollandtoymuseum.com
Bluegrass jam, 7-9 p.m., open to acoustic musicians, E H Montgomery General Store, Gold Hill, 704-267-9439.
Fourth Saturday
Goldmine Toastmasters, 8:30-10 a.m., Rotary Hall Kannapolis, 211 West Ave.
Autism awareness bake sale & craft bazaar, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday Jan. 25: Local vendors with crafts, baked goods. Proceeds benefit Autism Society of NC. Sponsored by EllaRae House & Garden, held at Faith Legion Club.
PPT’s Youth Theatre set design & stage management workshops , 9-11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., 25 spots per time slot, $25 each or both for $40. 704-633-5471. Norvell Theater, 135 E. Fisher St. www.PiedmontPlayers.com
Antiques Appraisal Fair (Roadshow Style), 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., $5 per item, limit 2 items. Spencer Doll & Toy Museum, 704-762-9359, www.spencerdollandtoymuseum.com
R A Clement Association, 9 a.m., Allen Temple Presbyterian Church, Cleveland.
West Rowan Neighborhood Center Advisory Council, R.A. Clement Old Building/Allen Temple Church. 704-278-9116 or 704-278-0096.
Astronomical Society of Rowan, 7:30 p.m., 1920 Deal Road, Mooresville. Stargazing, weather permitting (as in no snow, sleet, freezing rain). Ralph and Alice Deal 704-855-1591 or 704-857-2788.
Deadline to RSVP for Miss Rowan County Scholarship Pageant Sunday Feb. 9, $20, rsand11806@aol.com or 704-853-3781.

• Listings based on last best information received. Double check before attending.

• Listings for local arts & entertainment events can be found in the Jan. 9 Time Out on page 4D or online at www.salisburypost.com [choose entertainment>time out>roundabout what’s happening, Jan. 16 ]

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