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Town Crier community meetings, Feb. 22-28

Monday, Feb. 22 

GriefShare recovery seminar/support group.  6-8 p.m. through April 18. First Baptist Church, China Grove,302 Patterson St., 704-857-5415.

GriefShare recovery seminar/support group. 6-8 p.m., March 7-June 6. Central Baptist Church, 1810 Moose Road, Kannapolis. 704-467-2795.

Salisbury-Rowan Board of Education, 5 p.m., 110 S. Long St., East Spencer.

Kannapolis City Council, 6 p.m. at the train station, 201 S. Main St.

DAV Chapter 96, 6 p.m., Salisbury VA Bldg. 6. Fellowship meal at 5 p.m. obordens2009@gmail.com  or 704-819-1960

Psi Chi Chap of Chi Eta Phi Sorority, 6:30 p.m., RPL, 201 W. Fisher St., 704-639-9936.


Tuesday, Feb. 23

Free coffee and doughnuts for veterans, 9-11 a.m., Frontier Coffee Shoppe in Thelma’s Restaurant, West End Plaza. Q&A with Patricia Banda, congresswoman Virginia Foxx’s representative.

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

Cancelled: Salisbury Planning Board will not meet.

Sign Committee meeting, 2:30 p.m., City Hall first floor conference room

Rowan County Board of Social Services (DSS), 5:30 p.m., 1813 E. Innes St.


Wednesday, Feb. 24 

Rockwell Community Bingo, 9 a.m. breakfast, 10 a.m. bingo for age 60+. McDonalds in Rockwell. Sponsored by Powles Staton Funeral Home. 704-279-7241


Thursday, Feb. 25

Rowan Redbuds Garden Club, 1 p.m., Stanback Room, Rowan Public Library, 201 W. Fisher St.  Guests always welcome. 704-754-8905.

Workshop for Housing Advocacy Commission Community Involvement Cttee. and Code Services Cttee., 2-4 p.m., 217 S. Main St.,Discussing proposed Chap. 14 amendment, Article VI Entitled Residential Rental Property Remedial Action Program.

People Growing Together Toastmasters, 5:45-6:45 p.m., J.F. Hurley YMCA, 828 Jake Alexander Blvd. W., Glenda Edwards 828-310-8491, gteamsedwards@windstream.net

Alzheimer’s’ Support Group (affiliated with Western NC Chapter of Alzheimer’s Assoc.) 5:30-6:30 p.m., Rufty Holmes Senior Center, by Home Instead Senior Care and Trinity at Home.  704-788-3399 or 704-603-2779.

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

Home ownership seminar, 6-7 p.m. Business Center, 1400 W. Bank St. Robbie Stevens of  Salisbury Community Develpment Corportation. info for first time home owners. Free. Sponsored by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority.

Rowan County Democratic Party, 7 p.m. with Judge Linda Stephens, candidate for re-election to NC Court of Appeals. County Bldg, 130 W. Innes St.

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, Feb. 26

Rowan County Humane Society spaghetti lunch and dinner. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 5-8 p.m. VFW Post 3006, 1200 Brenner Ave., 704-636-5700, www.HumaneSociety OfRowanCountyNC.org

24th annual Civil War two-day show, 5-8 p.m., Buy, sell, trade pre-Civil War through WWI. Admission $5 adults. Cornerstone Church Event Center, 315 Webb Road. 704-850-4278.


Saturday, Feb. 27

Goldmine Toastmasters, 8:30-10 a.m., 8:30-10 a.m., Connect Christian Church, 3101 Davidson Highway, Concord.  Joyce Preston, 704-305-1040, www.goldminetoastmasters.com

24th annual Civil War Show, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Buy, sell, trade pre-Civil War through WWI. Admission $5 adults. Cornerstone Church Event Center, 315 Webb Road. 704-850-4278.

R A Clement Association, 9 a.m., R. A. Clement Rosenwald School (Old) Building, Cleveland.

West Rowan Neighborhood Center Advisory Council, 10 a.m., R. A. Clement Rosenwald School (Old) Building, Cleveland.

Third annual Polar Plunge, noon-3 p.m. Elk’s River Park off of Long Ferry Road. Music, food, giveaways, costumes and The Plunge. 704-654-6892. Proceeds benefit Special Olympics of Rowan County.

Price High school alumni, 3 p.m., Western Star Lodge no. 9, 912 Concord Road. Carolyn William, pres., 704-633-7162.


Sunday. Feb. 28

Lyme Disease Support Group, 3 p.m., Lyerly Building, 523 S. Main St. Facebook: Celebration of Hope Piedmont NC. Contact  Patti Lyerly, 704-639-9973, lyerlycounseling@bellsouth.net


• Listings based on last best information received. Confirm before attending.

• Arts & entertainment in Thursday’s Time Out or  www.salisburypost.com > lifestyle > entertainment.

• Church events in Saturday’s online at www.salisburypost.com > lifestyle > faith.



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