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Town Crier community meetings May 23-29

Monday, May 23 

Salisbury-Rowan Board of Education, 4 p.m., 110 S. Long St., East Spencer.

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

DAV Auxiliary no. 96, VA building 6. Meets 5 p.m. for dinner, 6 p.m. for meeting. Call 704-209-4026.

Veterans seminar: Preparing for the Future, 6 p.m., to help with important plans and decisions. Held at Rowan County Cooperative Extension, 2727 Old Concord Road. RSVP to 704-216-8138.

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

 

Tuesday, May 24

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-in 9:30 a.m., 704-938-3634.

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

Joint Planning Cttee (JPC) for Rowan County Board of Commissioners and R-S Board of Education, 4 p.m., Wallace Educational Forum, 500 N. Main St. to continue discussions on comprehensive capital improvement plan.

Time change: The Town of Faith Board of Aldermen budget work session has been changed to 5 p.m. instead of 5:30 p.m. at Faith Town Hall regarding budget for fiscal year 2016/2017.

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

Livengood-Peeler- Wood 448 Auxiliary, fundraiser meal for Legion and Auxiliary members 6:30, Auxiliary meeting at 7 p.m.  Legion Bldg. in Granite Quarry. 704-638-0458.

 

Wednesday, May 25 

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

Salisbury Farmers Market, 4-7 p.m. at Visitor’s Center (next to New Sarum Brewery/across from the bus station)

Rockwell Community Bingo, For age 60+. McDonalds in Rockwell. 9 a.m. breakfast, 10 a.m. Bingo. Info 704-279-7241.

 

Thursday, May 26

PGTToastmasters, 5:45-6:45 p.m., J.F. Hurley YMCA, 828 Jake Alexander Blvd. W., 828-310-8491, gteamsedwards@windstream.net

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

Alzheimer’s’ Support Group, Rufty Holmes Senior Center, facilitated by Trinity at Home. 704-603-2778, 704-603-2779

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

Rowan County Democrats, 7 p.m., 130 W. Innes, commissioners room. 13th District candidate Mazie Ferguson and NC Supreme Court  candidate Daniel Robertson.

Rowan Brain Injury support group, 7 p.m., 108 Dorsett Drive, off Statesville Blvd., 980-622-7732, 704-905-2353, 704-637-1521.

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

 

Friday, May 27

China Grove Farmers Market, 4-6 p.m., China Grove Roller Mill. 308 N. Main St.

 

Saturday, May 28

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

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

Lexington Farmers Market, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., The Depot on Railroad St., 336-731-7317.

R A Clement Assoc., 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.

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

 

Sunday, May 29

Rowan County Veterans Expo, 1-5 p.m., Rowan County Fairgrounds, Julian Road. Free admission. Info 704-640-2326.

 

Monday, May 30 

 Memorial Day

 Rowan County Veterans Council Memorial Day Celebration, 10 a.m., Salisbury VA National Cemetery, 1601 Brenner Ave. Inclement weather venue is in Bldg. 6. Flags will be placed on the gravesites of our fallen veterans by the Boy and Girl Scouts of America, local church youth groups and the ROTC Units.

 

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

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

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

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