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Town Crier community meetings, Sept. 12-18

Monday, Sept. 12 

Circle of Parents (COP) 10-11:30 a.m., Parent support group for families with children birth-age 5. Childcare, transportation at no cost to parents. New Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 2785 Dunns Mountain Road, Quyona Rawley 704-603-3351.

Celebration of Life for breast cancer survivors, 1 p.m., Palms Cafe, 1609 W. Innes St. Mary maryknappnc@gmail.com or 980-234-4479.

Rowan-Salisbury Board of Education work session, 1 p.m., 110 S. Long St., East Spencer.

Kannapolis Board of Education, 5 p.m., KCS administrative offices, 100 Denver St.

Kannapolis City Council, 6 p.m., Train Station, 201 S. Main St.

GriefShare recovery: Mondays, 6-8 p.m., Sept. 12-Dec. 12. Central Baptist Church,1810 Moose Road, Kannapolis. 704-467-2795, .

Ro Co Foster/Adoptive Parent Assoc., 6:30 p.m., Partners In Learning Center. Info: Jennifer, 704-245-8055.

 Multiple Sclerosis support group, 6:30 p.m. J.F. Hurley YMCA, Jake Alexander Blvd. 704-798-3341, cascotton@carolina.rr.com

 Landis Board of Aldermen, 7 p.m., Town Hall, 312 S. Main St., Landis.

Rockwell Board of Aldermen, 7 p.m., Town Hall, 202 E. Main St., Rockwell.

Cleveland Town Board of Commissioners, 7 p.m., Town Hall, 302 E. Main St.

Chapter 909 of Vietnam Vets of America, Concord, 7 p.m., Cabarrus Senior Center, 331 Corban Ave. SE. 704-932-5544.

Rowan County Beekeepers, 7 p.m., Rowan County Ag. Center, Old Concord Road, Rowan beekeepersassociation @gmail.com

 

Tuesday, Sept. 13

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.,Lakeview Baptist, 2532 Lane St., Kannapolis. Weigh-in 9:30 a.m., 704-938-3634.

Outlook Readers book discussion group of AAUW, 10:30 a.m. Trinity Oaks Card Room, 728 Klumac Road, http://salisbury-nc.aauw.net

Salisbury Planning Board Cttee. 3, 3 p.m., 217 S. Main St., first floor conference room, City Hall.

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

Epilepsy support of Rowan/Cabarrus, 6-7:30 p.m., NorthEast Medical Center, Concord. Sarah 704-403-1986.

Rowan County Board of Health, 6:30 p.m., Rowan County Health Dept. community room, 1811 E. Innes St.

Faith Board of Aldermen, 7 p.m., Town Hall, 100 N. Main St., Faith.

Spencer Board of Aldermen, 7 p.m., Spencer Municipal Bldg., 600 S. Salisbury Ave., Spencer.

Rowan History Club, 7 p.m., Messinger Room, 202 N. Main St., rear entrance.

 

 

Wednesday, Sept. 14

SRCVB destination development cttee., 11:30 a.m., Gateway Bldg., 204 E. Innes St.

SRCVB board of directors, noon, Gateway Bldg., 204 E. Innes St.

J.C. Price Post regular meeting, 6:30 p.m., 1433 Old Wilkesboro Road, 704-636-2950.

 

 

Thursday, Sept. 15

PGT Toastmasters, 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 and Dale Earnhardt.

Technical Review Cttee. for City of Salisbury, 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.

Downtown Kannapolis general business meeting, 6:30 p.m., Rotary Hall, 211 West Ave. email downtown kannapolis@gmail.com

 Carolina Artist Guild, 6:30-8 p.m. 1120 South Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave., 704-633-2852.

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.

 

Friday, Sept. 16

China Grove Farmers Market, 4-6 p.m., China Grove Roller Mill. 308 N. Main St. Also “Third Fridays at the Mill,” music and food 6-8 p.m.

 

Saturday, Sept. 17

Gzldmine Toastmasters, 8:30-10 a.m., Connect Christian Church, 3101 Davidson Highway, Concord. Matthew Charity, 704-307-8187, uspsmc@hotmail.com, www. goldminetoastmasters.com

Salisbury Rowan Farmers Market, 9 a.m.-noon, West Fisher at South Jackson Street.

Lexington Farmers Market — 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturdays: 129 S. Railroad St., Lexington. through October.

AmVets 460 turkey shoot, 10 a.m. at the lake, 285 Lakeside Drive.

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

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