Town Crier community events May 25-31

Published 12:00 am Monday, May 25, 2015

Today, May 25

— Memorial Day

— Memorial Day Celebration, Rowan County Veterans Council, 10 a.m. at Salisbury VA Medical Center National Cemetery, 1601 Brenner Ave. Info 704-232-0021. Bring a chair.

— Memorial Day Ceremony, 11:30 a.m.,  Veterans Park downtown Kannapolis with Parade of Veterans.

— Landis American Legion Post 146 Family Day, 1-to 3 p.m. with  National Moment of Remembrance at 3 p.m.

— Moved to May 26: Salisbury-Rowan Board of Education, 110 S. Long St., East Spencer.

Tuesday, May 26

— 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, 2532 Lane St., Kannapolis. Weigh-ins 9:30 a.m. Linda Ramsey, 704-938-3634.

— Planning Board, 4 p.m., City Council Chambers, 217 S. Main St.

— S-R Board of Education, 5 p.m., 110 S. Long St., East Spencer.

— Rowan County DSS, 5:30 p.m., 1813 E. Innes St.

— Uwharrie Concerned Bikers, 6:30 p.m., Corner Pocket Sports Bar, Albemarle. 704-463-0111,,

— Carson HS Spring Band Concert, 7 p.m.: Jesse C. Carson High School bands’ end of year band concert with the Carson High School Symphonic Band, Percussion Ensemble, Jazz Band. Free.


Wednesday, May 27 

— Salisbury Farmers Market, 8 a.m.-noon, also 4-7 p.m. at W. Fisher and S. Jackson streets.

— Lexington Farmers Market, 8 a.m.-noon, The Depot on Railroad St.

—  National Senior Health and Fitness Day, noon–4 pm. Rufty-Holmes Senior Center 1120 S. MLK Jr. Ave. Call 704-216-7714.


Thursday, May 28

— Rowan Redbuds Garden Club, 2:30 p.m. Stanback Room, Rowan Public Library, Headquarters, 201 W. Fisher St.   Kim Fahs, President 704-754-8905.

— Kannapolis Farmers Market, 4-7 p.m., corner of Vance Street and Dale Earnhardt Blvd.

— Caring for the Caregiver, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Alzheimer’s support group, Rufty Holmes Senior Center, 1120 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. Sara Maloney, 704-637-3940.

— PGT Toastmasters, 5:30 p.m., J.F. Hurley YMCA, 828 Jake Alexander Blvd. W., Glenda Edwards 828-310-8491,

— Fulton Masonic Lodge member meeting, 6 p.m., 401 N. Fulton St.

— Rowan Democratic Party, 6:30 p.m. County Building, 130 W. Innes St.  with  Chris Fitzsimon of NC Policy Watch.

— Rowan Brain Injury support group, 7 p.m., 108 Dorsett Drive, off Statesville Blvd., Nadine Cherry 980-622-7732, Mary Sechler 704-905-2353, The Arc of Rowan 704-637-1521.

— Carolina Historical Association for Metal Detecting, 7:30 p.m., Grace Ridge Club House, 2815 Grace Church Road, 704-310-6321, 336-474-7268


Friday, May 29

— China Grove Farmers Market, 4-7 p.m., China Grove Roller Mill. 308 N. Main St.


Saturday, May 30

— Salisbury Farmers Market, 8 a.m.-noon, at W. Fisher and S. Jackson streets.

— Lexington Farmers Market, 8 a.m.-noon, The Depot on Railroad St.

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

— Mocksville horse show, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.,  proceeds benefit HERO Horse Education and Rescue Organization. Held at Thoroughbred Training Center.

—  Park Ave. Neighborhood Association neighborhood clean up, 10 a.m. May 30. Meet at  Park Avenue Community Center, 634 Park Ave. Cleanup followed by BBQ and social, around 12:30 p.m. All are invited to participate.

— Altrusa Club’s Reading Festival Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Patterson Farm,  Mount Ulla.  704-636-6925

— purHERty interest meeting. May 30 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Rowan Public Library, 201 W. Fisher St., Hurley Room. 980-643-0213.

— Price High school alumni, 3 p.m., Western Star Lodge number 9, 912 Concord Road. Carolyn William, pres., 704-633-7162.

—  Jobs for Life mini-workshop, Saturday, May 30 9:45 a.m.-noon at First Baptist Ministry Center, 220 N. Fulton St.,  information Rod Kerr at 704-633-0431.

—  Deadline to order Port-a-Pit chicken or rib dinner fundraiser for Emily Hain, sponsored by Spencer Jaycees. To order: 704-637-6080 or 704-433-6101.


Sunday, May 31

J.C. Price Post’s Everlasting Services, 11 a.m., held at  Mt. Tabor Presbyterian Church, Cleveland.

—  Lyme Disease Support Group, 3 p.m., Ron Weber, M.A.,on Holistic Health & Wellness. Lyerly Building, 523 S. Main St., 704-639-9973.

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