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Community Calendar for March 2014

Every Saturday in March
Quest for the Golden Shoe at Dan Nicholas Park; lucky finder wins a prize. www.dannicholas.net for weekly clues. Grand prize drawing April 1.
March 1
Old English Bantam Club of NC poultry show, Rowan County Fairgrounds, www.poultryshowcentral.com
March 1, 11 a.m.
JR Adventure Club: RPL Headquarters, 201 W. Fisher St., 704-216-8234, www.rowanpubliclibrary.org
March 1
Registration begins for Day Camp/Super Star Camp at Saleeby-Fisher YMCA, 790 Crescent Road, Rockwell, 704-279-1742, www.rowanymca.org
March 1
PPT Youth Theatre’s ‘A Thousand Cranes’ 2:30 and 7:30 p.m., Norvell Theater, 135 E. Fisher St. 704-633 5471. PiedmontPlayers.com
March 1. 7:30 p.m.
Catawba College collaborates with Ballet Pensacola, Keppel Auditorium. 704-637-4481, www.catawba.edu/theatretix
March 1, 8, 22, 29
‘At the Throttle,’ drive the Lehigh Valley #126 steam locomotive at the NC Transportation Museum, Spencer. 704-636-2889 ext. 257.
March 2, 7:30 p.m.
Winter Choral Concert, ‘Let All Creation Sing,’ Omwake-Dearborn Chapel at Catawba College, 704-637-4111.
Ends March 2
History of the Valentine at Rowan Museum, 202 N. Main St., 1 to 4 p.m., www.rowanmuseum.org
Begin March 3
Swim lessons at Saleeby-Fisher YMCA, 790 Crescent Road, Rockwell, 704-279-1742, www.rowanymca.org
March 3, 4:30 p.m.
Dr. Seuss Birthday Party: RPL East, 110 Broad St., Rockwell, 704-216-7842, www.rowanpubliclibrary.org
March 4-April 1, 6:30 p.m.
Partners In Learning ‘Social and Emotional Competence Training for Teachers of Infants and Toddlers,’ 2386 Robin Road, 704-638-9020, epartnersinlearning.org
March 5
Ash Wednesday

March 5-29
Elementary school students’ Young Artists Exhibitions, Waterworks Visual Arts Center, 123 E. Liberty St., 704-636-1882, www.waterworks.org
March 6, 4:15 p.m.
Book Chats: RPL South, 920 Kimball Road, China Grove, grades 3-4, 704-216-7728, www.rowanpubliclibrary.org
March 6, 11 a.m.
Catawba College sponsors the Brady Author’s Symposium: Robertson College Community Center.
March 7
PPT Youth Theatre’s ‘A Thousand Cranes’ 7:30 p.m..  Norvell Theater, 135 E. Fisher St.  704-633 5471.  PiedmontPlayers.com
March 7, 5 p.m.
Author Barrie Kirby, informal wine and cheese book signing. Literary Bookpost/Just the Thing, 110 S. Main St., 704-630-9788.
March 7-14, times vary
Lifeguarding at Saleeby-Fisher YMCA, call for cost and age requirements, 790 Crescent Road, Rockwell, 704-279-1742, www.rowanymca.org
March 8, 2:30 and 7:30 p.m.
Closing night PPT Youth Theatre’s ‘A Thousand Cranes’ Norvell Theater, 135 E. Fisher St., 704-633 5471, PiedmontPlayers.com
March 8, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Community Day at West End Plaza for non-profit organizations. Formerly Salisbury Mall. 704-216-8137.
March 8, 11 a.m.
PAC Club: RPL Headquarters, 201 W. Fisher St., 704-216-8234, www.rowanpubliclibrary.org
March 8, 5:30-8 p.m.
Indian Princess Fun, Spencer Doll & Toy Museum, ages 5-11, 108 Fourth St., Spencer, 704-762-9359, SpencerDollAndToyMuseum.com
March 8, 7 p.m.
Piedmont Prime Time Community Band and 208th US Army Reserve Band ‘Music for British and American Composers,’ McGill Baptist Church, 6300 Poplar Tent Road, Concord.
March 8-16
Spring break, Catawba and Livingstone colleges
Through March 9
Exhibit at The Green Goat Gallery, 516 S. Salisbury Ave., ‘The Magnified Heart, Valentine’s Day Miniature Show’
March 9
Daylight Savings Time begins

March 9-April 9
Photography Contest, all RPL locations. www.rowanpubliclibrary.org or 411CommunityRead.wordpress.com
March 10, 17, 24, 6:30 p.m.
Partners In Learning ‘Keys to Helping Kids Cope with Divorce,’ 2386 Robin Road, 704-638-9020, epartnersinlearning.org
March 9-April 9
Photography Contest, all RPL locations. www.rowanpubliclibrary.org or 411CommunityRead.wordpress.com
March 10-15
Shelf Room Contest, all RPL locations, www.rowanpubliclibrary.org or 411CommunityRead.wordpress.com
March 11, 7 p.m.
Rowan Museum History Club, ‘War Of 1812 and Andrew Jackson,’ Rowan Museum, 202 N. Main St.
March 11, 5:30-7 p.m.
‘Mr. Penumbra’s’ Missing Book Scavenger Hunt, RPL South, 920 Kimball Road, China Grove. 704-216-7728, www.rowanpubliclibrary.org
March 13, 5-6:30 p.m.
Opening reception for elementary school student exhibition, Waterworks Visual Arts Center, 123 E. Liberty Street. www.waterworks.org
March 14-15
Kiwanis Pancake Festival, 5-8:30 p.m. Friday, 7-10:30 a.m. Saturday. J.F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 Jake Alexander Blvd., $5, proceeds support Kiwanis Charities.
March 15, 5 and 7 p.m.
Planetarium Laser Show ‘Laser Vinyl, Classic Rock,’ Margaret C. Woodson Planetarium, 1636 Parkview Circle. 704-639-3004.
March 15, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Quest for the Code, RPL, Cabarrus Arena and Events Center, 4751 U.S. Hwy. 49 N., Concord. 704-216-7728, www.rowanpubliclibrary.org
March 15
Spring Kick Off, NC Transportation Museum, Spencer, www.nctrans.org
March 15-16, 10 a.m-5 p.m.
Set Construction for PPT’s ‘Chicago,’ lunch provided. Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St., 704-633-5471. PiedmontPlayers.com
March 17
St. Patrick’s Day

March 17. 6 p.m.
Seminar: ‘What is Pelvic Health and Why You Should Talk to Your Doctor,’ Gateway Building, 204 E. Innes St., Free. RSVP 704-403-1042.
March 17, 7-8:30 p.m.
Blogging for Beginners, RPL South, 920 Kimball Road, China Grove. 704-216-8229, www.rowanpubliclibrary.org
March 18
First day Rowan County Board of Elections will accept applications for absentee ballots.
March 18, 7:30 p.m.
Catawba College community forum in the Tom Smith Auditorium, topic TBA.
March 18, 1-2:30 p.m.
Blogging for Beginners, RPL East, 110 Broad St., Rockwell. 704-216-8229, www.rowanpubliclibrary.org
March 18, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Book Discussion, RPL East, 110 Broad St., Rockwell. 704-216-8229, www.rowanpubliclibrary.org
March 19, 7 p.m.
Harlem Globetrotters’ ‘Fan’s Rule Tour’ at Catawba College, Goodman Gym. 704-637-4474 or Ticketweb.com
March 19, 4 p.m.
Rowan Museum Board of Directors, Rowan Museum, 202 N. Main St.
March 20
Spring begins

March 20, 9:30-11 a.m.
Blogging for Beginners, RPL Headquarters, 201 W. Fisher St., 704-216-8229, www.rowanpubliclibrary.org
March 20, 4 p.m.
Lego Mania, RPL South, 920 Kimball Road, China Grove. 704-216-7728, www.rowanpubliclibrary.org
March 22, 10 a.m-5 p.m.
Set Construction for PPT’s ‘Chicago,’ lunch provided. Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St., 704-633-5471. PiedmontPlayers.com
March 22
Catawba College admissions open house.
March 22, 10:30 a.m.-noon
Workshop and photo walk, RPL Headquarters, 201 W. Fisher St. 704-216-8229, www.rowanpubliclibrary.org
March 22, 7:30 p.m.
Carmina Burana, Salisbury Symphony and seven choirs, Keppel Auditorium, Catawba College, 704-637-4314; salisburysymphony.org
March 23
‘Dolls and Dogs’ 5k Hot Dog Challenge at Spencer Doll & Toy Museum, 108 Fourth St., Spencer, 704-762-9359, SpencerDollAndToyMuseum.com
March 24, 5:45-7:15 p.m.
‘Going Green’ Workshop, RPL South, 920 Kimball Road, China Grove. Register at 704-216-7734, www.rowanpubliclibrary.org
March 24, 5:30-7 p.m.
‘Mr. Penumbra’s’ Missing Book Scavenger Hunt, RPL East, 110 Broad St., Rockwell. 704-216-7842, www.rowanpubliclibrary.org
March 24
Public tickets go on sale for ‘Chicago’ April show dates. Adults $18, students/seniors $15. Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St. 704-633-5471, www. Piedmontplayers.com
March 25-26, 4 and 5 p.m.
Youth auditions for ‘Nancy Drew: Girl Detective,’ Piedmont Players, Norvell Theater, 135 E. Fisher St., 704-633-5471, www.PiedmontPlayers.com
March 25, 5:30-7 p.m.
‘Mr. Penumbra’s’ Missing Book Scavenger Hunt, RPL Headquarters, 201 W. Fisher St., 704-216-8234 , www.rowanpubliclibrary.org
March 25-29, 7:30 p.m.
Catawba College presents ‘The Fantasticks’ in the Florence-Busby-Corriher Theatre, www.eventbrite.com/o/catawba-college-theatre-arts
March 25, 6:30-8 p.m.
Book Bites Book Club, RPL South, 920 Kimball Road, China Grove. 704-216-8229, www.rowanpubliclibrary.org
March 27, 12:30-1:15 p.m.
Lunch and Learn book discussion, RPL Headquarters, 201 W. Fisher St., 704-216-8229, www.rowanpubliclibrary.org
March 27, 4:15 p.m.
Book Chats: RPL South, 920 Kimball Road, China Grove, for grades 4-5, 704-216-7728, www.rowanpubliclibrary.org
March 29, 10 a.m.-noon
Altered book and rubber stamp crafts, RPL South, 920 Kimball Road, China Grove. 704-216-7734, www.rowanpubliclibrary.org
March 29, 6-8:30 p.m.
Salisbury-Rowan Symphony Guild’s gluten free cocktail buffet, info at kldavis302@gmail.com or 704-637-4314.
March 29
Last day of ‘Art From the Heart,’ Elizabeth McAdams solo exhibit, Rail Walk Studios and Gallery, 409 N. Lee St. 704-431-8964, www.railwalkgallery.com
March 31, 6:30 p.m.
Book discussion, RPL Headquarters, 201 W. Fisher St., 704-216-8229, www.rowanpubliclibrary.org
March 31, 7 p.m.
Friends of RPL travel information meeting, RPL Headquarters, 201 W. Fisher St., Melody Moxley, 704-216-8230.
March 31
Early application deadline for National Environmental Summit for High School students in July, centerfortheenvironment.org

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