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Town Crier community events March 16-22

Monday, March 16

Griefshare, 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m., Central Baptist Church, Kannapolis., 1810 Moose Road. 704-467-2795.

West Ward III Precinct meeting, 6 p.m., Miller Recreation Center, W. Bank St. Info: Rev. Wm. D. Turner, 704-636-1244 or Clara Corry, 704-637-9860.

Rowan County Commissioners, 6 p.m., 130 W. Innes St.      

Cabarrus County Commissioners, 6:30 p.m., Cabarrus County Gov. Center, 65 Church St., SE, Concord.

Harold B. Jarrett American Legion, dinner 7 p.m., meeting follows meal.

Spencer Historic Preservation Commission, 7 p.m., Town Hall.

 

Tuesday, March 17

Free coffee and doughnuts for veterans, 9-11 a.m., Frontier Coffee Shoppe in Thelma’s Restaurant, West End Plaza.

TOPS NC 437, 10 a.m., Lane St. Baptist Church, 2532 Lane St., Kannapolis. Weigh-ins 9:30 a.m. Information 704-938-3634.

Rowan County Senior Democrats, 1 p.m., RPL Hurley Room, 201 W. Fisher St. Marjorie Brown, attorney specializing in eldercare, on documents seniors may need such as wills and power of attorney.

Salisbury City Council, 4 p.m., City Hall, 217 S. Main St.

Town of East Spencer Aldermen, work session at 5:30 p.m. 
105 S. Long St., 704-636-7111.

VFW Post 9131, 6:30 p.m., 1433 Old Wilkesboro Road, Commander Hercules Shannon, 704-798-2032.

American Legion, Faith Post 327, 7 p.m., Commander Kevin Cauble, 704-279-1430.

 

 

Wednesday, March 18

Rowan Museum Board of Trustees, 4 p.m., 202 N. Main St.

TLC Support Group for widows/widowers, Powles Funeral Home, 913 W. Main St., Rockwell. 704-279-7241.

 

 

Thursday, March 19

People Growing Together Toastmasters, 5:30 p.m., J.F. Hurley YMCA, 828 Jake Alexander Blvd. W., 828-310-8491, gteamsedwards@windstream.net

Technical Review Committee, 9 a.m., Plaza seminar room, 100 W. Innes St.

Human Relations Council, 5:30 p.m., City office bldg., 132 N. Main St., 704-638-5217, www.srhrc.org

Andrew Jackson Masonic Lodge Stated Communications, 6 p.m. dinner, 7 p.m. meeting.

Eureka Lodge #45, 7 p.m., 1433 Old Wilkesboro Road. 704-636-3267 or 7040-798-2032.

VFW Post 8989, 7 p.m., 2500 N. Cannon Blvd., Kannapolis, Commander Mike Golembiowski, 704-933-6186.

 

 

Saturday, March 21

Goldmine Toastmasters, 8:30-10 a.m., 8:30-10 a.m., Connect Christian Church, 3101 Davidson Highway, Concord.

Delta Sigma Theta, Salisbury Alumnae Chapter, 10 a.m., Monica Green, 704-636-4875.

— Astronomical Society of Rowan, 7:30 p.m. monthly meeting plus stargazing, weather permitting. 1920 Deal Road. www.astrowan.org

— AMVETS Post 460 annual BBQ chicken — 5 p.m. , $8/plate, dine in or take out. 285 Lakeside Drive. 704-633-5018.

— Brunswick Stew for Missions, 2-6 p.m. or until sold out. Faith Baptist Church 203 N. Main St. Faith, 704-279-3629. Take-out or eat in , by donation.

 — Alzheimer’s Disease-Free Community Education Program legal and financial planning seminar, 10-11:30 a.m., Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 1920 Shirley Drive.

— Holly Jolly Collector’s Club, first meeting new location. Lunch at noon, meeting after. Hallmark Store, Westridge Shopping Center, Greensboro. Information: Jerri Peeler 704-639-4449 or KitWDavis@gmail.com

— Gray Stone Day School’s ‘Night of Knights’ dinner, auction, Medieval Quest fundraiser, 6 p.m. Go to www.graystoneauction.com for tickets.

— Swing Into Spring event for NHCS families, 4 p.m., North Hills, 2970 W. Innes St., www.northhillschristian.com 

— Crosby Scholars Final 6th Grade Academy, 1-4 p.m. at Catawba College. Register at www.my.crosbyscholars.org or call 704-762-3512.

  
Sunday, March 22

— 1967-1971 NHCS Class Reunion at North Hills, 2970 W. Innes St., www.northhillschristian.com

 
 
 

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