Community Calendar May 2015
Published 12:00 am Monday, May 4, 2015
Annual RPL Book Sale
May 4, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Large selection of fiction, nonfiction, and children’s books, DVDs, CDs, most items priced $2 or less.
201 West Fisher St.
Salisbury/Rowan Senior Games
May 4, 9:30 a.m.
Corbin Hills Golf Club
Golf – shotgun start 10 a.m., cart, lunch, prizes. www.rowanseniorgames.org
Salisbury Community Appearance Commission
May 4, 3 p.m.
1st floor conference room, City Hall, 217 S. Main St. to review by-laws.
Salisbury/Rowan Senior Games
May 4, 6 p.m.
Salisbury Civic Center; Victory Dinner
May 4, 6, and 7 at 7:30 p.m.
Hedrick Little Theatre
Robertson College-Community Center 704-637-4111 www.catawba.edu
Clueless About Accounting? – Free Seminar
May 4, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, CBTC Campus, 660 Concord Parkway N., Concord, Room 9281 – 704-216-7222
Kannapolis History Assoc.
May 4, 7 p.m.
Mike Legg on the City’s decision to purchase the city from David Murdock.
A. L. Brown High School Social Room, park in the lot east of Trinity Church.
Auto Safety Class
May 5 – May 7,
8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, North Campus, 1333 Jake Alexander Blvd S., , Bldg. 200
Room 230, 704-216-7222
10 Minute Play Festival : Yard Sale.
May 6-9 at 7:30 p.m.
Six brand new themed comedies by local playwrights.
Lee Street Theatre 704.310.5507
Salisbury-Rowan AARP May 7, 1 p.m.
Rufty-Holmes Senior Center, 1120 S. MLK Drive. Jenny Fritts-Waisner, Environmental Education Specialist “Preventing Water Pollution in our Homes.” Seniors 50+, free, refreshments following. 704-216-7714.
Sole Hope Barbecue
May 7, 6:30 p.m.With founder Asher Collie. BBQ, 2 sides, drink, dessert $10. Held at Life Church off Jake Alexander Blvd. All proceeds benefit Sole Hope. Info at email@example.com
Rowan Republican Executive Committee
May 7, 7 p.m.
Gateway Bldg., 204 E.Innes St. All registered members of the Committee are expected. Registered Rowan Republican guests are welcome.
May 7-9 and 14-16 :7:30 p.m., May 10 at 2:30 p.m.
Piedmont Players Norvell Theater, 135 E. Fisher St. 704-633-5471
Basic Forklift Operator Class
May 7 – May 9, RCCC
North Campus, 1333 Jake Alexander Blvd South
704-216-7222, Bldg. 400, Room 4213, www.rccc.edu/events/
Nursing Info Session
May 8, 1- 3 p.m.
RCCC at NCRC,
399 Biotechnology Lane
Kannapolis, Room 115
Movies in the Park
May 8, 7:30 p.m.
Music and entertainment before the movie: ‘Cars’ (PG) about 8:45 p.m. Village Park, 700 W. C St., Kannapolis. Free, 704-920-4343, www.kannapolisnc.gov
May 9, 7:30 p.m.
David Hagy, Music Director, featuring Daniel Skidmore, violin and Anne Sellitti, cello. Catawba College Keppel Auditorium. 704-637-4314 firstname.lastname@example.org/, Salisburysymphony.org
PPT’s Tarzan Youth Audition Workshop
May 9, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. $40. Gwen Matthews on audition techniques geared to PPT’s upcoming youth musical. 25 spots available. 704-633-5471. Norvell Theater, 135 E. Fisher St. www.PiedmontPlayers.com
Gold Rush Days
May 9, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Local artists display and sell their work throughout the village. Shops and bakery, gold panning, live bluegrass music, and food. 840 St. Stephen’s Church Road, Gold Hill. www.goldhillnc.com
Jesse Carson High School Band 4th annual golf tournament
May 9, 8 a.m. registration with 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. Also contests,prizes, giveaways. Proceeds used for band music, flags, gas, equipment, band camp, more. Register to play by May 4. 704-209-1073, email@example.com
Ain’t Misbehavin’ Auditions
May 11 & 12 at 7 p.m.
Piedmont Players Theatre
Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St. 704-633-5471
Breast Cancer Mammogram
May 11, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Combating for Cure, Town Hall, 105 S. Long St., East Spencer
AHA Basic Life Support CPR Class
May 12- 14, 6- 10 p.m.
RCCC North Campus
1333 Jake Alexander Blvd S. , Bldg. 400
Room 4204. 704-216-7222
VIP for a VIP Program
West Rowan High School Vehicle Injury Prevention for a Very Important Person. All sophomores, juniors, and seniors can be involved in the program. www.vipforavip.com/
MS Excel 2010/2013 Intermediate Course
May 13-20, Wednesdays
5- 9 p.m. RCCC South Campus, 1531 Trinity Church Road, Concord, Bldng 1000
Room 103A – 704-216-7222
Wake Up with Waterworks Visionary Breakfast
3rd Annual Live artists’ demonstrations. A hot, full-service breakfast buffet will be served.There is no charge to attend, but reservations are required. Cathi Brandt 704-636-1882
Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Graduation
May 15, 4- 6:30 p.m.
Cabarrus Arena and Events Center, 4751 NC-49
Concord – 704-920-3976, www.rccc.edu/events/
May 16, 8 a.m.
Silent auction, rock wall, bounce house, book sale, and food. Salisbury Academy, 2210 Jake Alexander Blvd., N. 704-636-3002 – firstname.lastname@example.org, www.salisburyacademy.org
Eighth District Democratic County Convention
May 16, 10:30 a.m.
At the new Rockingham Courthouse, 105 W. Franklin St. Rockingham. Registration 9:30-10:30 a.m.
5K and Fun Run
May 16, 10 a.m. – Noon
Salisbury Academy, 2210 Jake Alexander Blvd., N., 704-636-3002, www.salisburyacademy.org
Armed Forces Day Celebration
May 16, 10 a.m.
Flag changing ceremony Patriots Flag Concourse Memorial, N. Jackson and W. Miller St.s. Refreshments follow program. Sponsored by Rowan County Veterans Council and Military Officers Association of America. Bring a chair.
5th annual golf tournament to benefit Rowan Helping Ministries
May 16, 8 a.m. registration. Corbin Hills Golf Course. In memory of Ted Luther. 704-213-1986 or 704-682-2910.
Phalangies vs. Cancer
May 16, 3-7 p.m.
Kickball game to raise money for Kick-it, in partnership with the Jeff Gordon Children’s Foundation. All proceeds go to Levine’s Children’s Hospital in Charlotte. Ellis Park, 3541 Old Mocksville Road . Kimberly Reavis, email@example.com 704-639-5680
Blues and Jazz Festival
Rail Walk Arts District, Lee and Kerr St.s. 16th year. www.rowanbluesandjazz.org, firstname.lastname@example.org
High Cotton Family Crisis Council of Rowan County
May 16, 6:30 p.m.
Front Lawn of the Donaldson House, 200 Confederate Avenue 704-636-4718 Ext 1050. email@example.com, Familycrisiscouncil.org
Summer Reading Registration begins
All RPLs 704-216-8234
Register for Summer Reading 2015 Registered participants may log reading hours through August 8 to earn prizes, complete weekly book reviews to enter weekly program raffles, and attend special weekly reading programs for their age group between June 15 and July 30. Registration is free and can be at any library.
Taking Your Business Online: E-Commerce – Free Seminar
May 18, 6:30- 8:30 p.m.
RCCC Cabarrus Business and Technology Center, 660 Concord Parkway North
Concord. Bldg. CBTC
Room 9281 – 704-216-7222
Tarzan Youth Auditions
May 18-19 at 4 p.m. & 5 p.m.
Piedmont Players Theatre
Norvell Theater, 135 E. Fisher St. 704-633-5471
Community Wide Crusade
6 p.m. workshops. 7 p.m. services at Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church of Salisbury, 1920 Shirley Ave.
Licensed to Grill Workshop
May 18, 5:45 p.m. – 7 p.m.
S. Rowan Library, 920 Kimball Road, China Grove, 704-216-7734 Joan.Cress@rowancountync.gov rowanpubliclibrary.org
Tickets may be obtained by visiting at least one other Learn.Act.Grow. workshop. Tips on how to grill healthy alternatives to traditional cookout fair. This workshop concludes the 2015 Learn.Act.Grow. series.
Patriotic Program and Bestowal Service
May 19, 1 p.m.
Robert F. Hoke Chapter 78 United Daughters of the Confederacy, at the Stanback Auditorium, Rowan Public Library. 704-637-6411 firstname.lastname@example.org
How do I Market My Small Business? – Free Seminar
May 20, 6:30- 8:30 p.m.
RCCC North Campus
1333 Jake Alexander Blvd S., . Bldg. 400
Room 4133 – 704-216-7222
May 22, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
RCCC North Campus
1333 Jake Alexander Blvd S. . Bldg. 400
Room 4133 – 704-216-7222
May 23, 8-10 a.m.
Omicron Psi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha:
Oneeka Lockhart 336-471-6663, Applebee’s 71 Plaza Parkway Lexington. Pancakes, sausage, milk, juice and coffee will be served $7. Proceeds will go to the sorority’s educational enrichment programs.
May 23, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
RCCC South Campus
1531 Trinity Church Road
Concord, Bldg. 1000
Room 308 – 704-216-7222
Bee Yard Day
May 23, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
2nd annual Bee Yard Day. Observation Hive, Educational displays and Beekeepers. Bring a picnic lunch or order one by calling 336-956-7781. Bring the kids—fun for the whole family, SandyCreek Farm between of Reeds & Tyro at 3160 South NC Hwy 150, Lexington.
Spring Gospel Jubilee Concert
May 23, 4 p.m.
J.C. Price Post 107 1433 Old Wilkesboro Road. $10 in advance and $12 at the door
Gospel concert featuring The New Voices of Faith, the Bright Stars, and the all Male Choir of Statesville.
Gold Hill Bike Ride
Gold Hill Preservation Society 704-724-4998
Memorial Day Celebration, Rowan County Veterans Council
May 23, 10 a.m. at Salisbury VA Medical Center National Cemetery, 1601 Brenner Ave. 704-232-0021. Bring a chair.
Memorial Week Celebration at JCPrice American Legion Post 107
May 27-June 6
1433 Old Wilkesboro Road. 96th American Legion Anniversary event includes memorial services, gospel singing, rides and entertainment on the midway, music events, more. Dedicated in memory of Comrade Roy Leazer. Info and schedule at 704-636-2950.
Beginning Gentle Yoga
May 27- July 1, Wednesdays 5:30- 6:45 p.m.
RCCC North Campus, 1333 Jake Alexander Blvd S. , Bldg. 400, Room 4124 – 704-216-7222, www.rccc.edu/enrichment
Windows 8 Class
May 28, 5 9 p.m.
RCCC Cabarrus Business and Technology Center 660 Concord Parkway North
Concord, Bldg. CBTC, Room 9286 – 704-216-7222, www.rccc.edu/events/
RCCC Friends & Family Golf Tournament
May 29, 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Corbin Hills Golf Course, 431 Wildwood Drive, 704-216-7222, www.rccc.edu/events/
Dental Assisting Information Session
May 29, 1- 3 p.m.
RCCC North Carolina Research Campus, 399 Biotechnology Lane, Kannapolis, Room 115, 704-216-7222, www.rccc.edu/events/
LIVE at Lee Street
Lee Street Theatre 704.310.5507, www.leestreet.org
PPT’s Night On The Stage Fundraiser
May 29-30, at 6:30 p.m.
Piedmont Players Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St. Starring Broadway Star- Katie Rose Clarke Very limited seating for this exclusive event. To reserve seats: 704-633-5471, email@example.com
Movies in the Park
May 29, 7:30 p.m.
Music and entertainment before the movie: Big Hero 6 (PG) about 8:45 p.m. Village Park, 700 W. C St., Kannapolis. Free, 704-920-4343, www.kannapolisnc.gov
Hilltop Community Carnival
May 30, 4 p.m.
Free family event with games, prizes, face painting, snow cones, popcorn and treats. Special guest speaker at 6:30 p.m.: Buck Buchanan, two time Highland Games World Champion. Stallings Memorial Baptist Church, 817 S. Main St.
purHERty Interest Meeting
May 30, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Personal enrichment and community service program for girls ages of 11-18. Rowan Public Library, 201 W. Fisher St., , Hurley Room. Ticora Davis firstname.lastname@example.org 980-643-0213
Lyme Disease Support Group
3 p.m., Sunday, May 31.
Ron Weber, M.A.,on Holistic Health & Wellness – Finding the Center of It All. Lyerly Building, 523 S. Main St., 704-639-9973, email@example.com
Kannpolis Farmers Market
Thursdays, 4-7 p.m. Corner of Vance Ave. and Dale Earnhardt Blvd.
Salisbury-Rowan Farmers Market
Wednesdays and Saturdays 8 a.m.-noon
Wednesdays 4-7 p.m.
Corner of W. Fisher and S. Jackson St.
Lexington Farmers Market
Saturdays 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
The Depot on Railroad St.
China Grove Farmers Market
Fridays, 4-7 p.m.
China Grove Roller Mill.
11:30 Mon. and Wed. Lunch at 12:30 on Mon., Wed., and Fri. with Bible Study and programs at Concordia Lutheran Church in China Grove. Call 704-857-2163
Nia Technique Classes
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6-7p.m. Taught by Elizabeth Cole, First-Degree Black Belt Master Teacher. Center for Faith & the Arts, 207 W. Harrison St. 704 647-0999 firstname.lastname@example.org www.faithart.org
Belly Dance Classes
Wednesdays, 6:30-8 p.m. American Tribal Style Belly Dance Taught by Nancy Gaines. Center for Faith & the Arts, 207 W. Harrison St. 704 647-0999 email@example.com
Thursdays at 7:15 p.m. Led by Claudia Galup, Chopra Center Certified Meditation Teacher. Attendance every week not necessary, fit to your schedule. Bring pillows and blankets if you need them to be comfortable. Center for Faith & the Arts, 207 W Harrision St., . 704-647-0999 www.faithart.org
Heavenly Hot Dog Sale
Mount Olivet UMC, 301 Mt. Olivet Rd. Concord, 704-782-8846, www.mtochurch.com, Normally Fridays 10 -2. Free Delivery over 10, take out available.
Real Estate Pre-Licensing Course
May 11 – August 17
Mondays and Wednesdays, 6- 9 p.m. RCCC Cabarrus Business and Technology Center Campus, 660 Concord Parkway N., Concord, Bldg. CBTC
Room 9286. 704-216-7222, www.rccc.edu/events/
Alzheimer’s Support Group 4th Thursday of the month at 5:30 p.m. at Rufty Holmes Senior Center 1120 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. 704-633-7862. Education and sharing time. Light meal before meeting. 704-788-3399 Teresa Dakins.
Lake Norman Regional Medical Center, Mooresville, first Wednesday of each month, 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., Community Rooms A and B. 704-660-4022
Leigh.Whitfield@lnrmc.com To register, call 1-888-99LNRMC (56762). www.seniorcircle.com
Olde Rowan Fiber Guild 3rd Monday of the month 6:30-9 p.m. Center For Faith & the Arts, rear entrance of Haven Lutheran Church, 207 W. Harrison St. 704-647-0999
Rowan Co. Senior Democrats third Tuesdays; 1 p.m. in the Hurley Room, Rowan Library, 201 W. Fisher St. 704-870-8380
City Planning Board, 2nd & 4th Tuesdays, 4 p.m., Council Chambers, 217 S. Main St.
June 5, Downtown Salisbury
Pops at the Post
June 6, 8 p.m.
Salisbury Symphony concert in Downtown Salisbury on the Salisbury Post loading dock.
704-637-4314, firstname.lastname@example.org or www.salisburysymphony.org