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Town Crier community meetings July 23-29

Fourth Monday, July 23

— Salisbury Elks Lodge bingo, 508 S. Main St, to raise funds for its charities. Early games 5 pm, regular bingo 7 pm, 704-798-8168.
— Salisbury-Rowan Board of Education, 5 pm, 500 N. Main St.
— Essie Mae Kiser Foxx Charter School board meeting, 6-7:30 pm, EastSquare Artworks, 120 E. Innes St.
— Kannapolis City Council, 6 pm, Laureate Center, Kannapolis City Hall, 401 Laureate Way.
— DAV Auxiliary no. 96, VA building 42, 6 pm, 704-209-4026.
— Psi Chi Chap of Chi Eta Phi Sorority, 6:30 pm, RPL, 201 W. Fisher St, 704-639-9936.

Fourth Tuesday, July 24

— Free coffee and doughnuts for veterans, 9-11 am, Frontier Coffee Shoppe in Thelma’s Restaurant, West End Plaza.
— TOPS NC 437, 10 am, Lakeview Baptist, 2532 Lane St, Kannapolis. Weigh-in 9:30 am, 704-938-3634.
— CANCELLED:  Salisbury Planning Board will not meet.
— Rowan County Board of Social Services (DSS), 5:30 pm, 1813 E. Innes St.

Fourth Wednesday, July 25

— Rockwell Community Bingo, Age 60+. Rockwell McDonalds 9 a.m. breakfast, 10 a.m. Bingo. 704-279-7241.
— Salisbury Lion’s Club, Noon, Harold B. Jarrett Legion Post, 1024 Lincolnton Road. Lunch plus programs. Visitors welcome.

Fourth Thursday, July 26

— Civitan Club of Salisbury, noon-1:30 pm,Country Club of Salisbury, Club Drive. www.salisburycivitan.org
— Kannapolis Farmers Market, 4-7 pm, corner of Vance and Dale Earnhardt.
— Rowan Alzheimer’s Support, 5:30 pm, Trinity Oaks. 728 Klumac Road. Teresa Dakins, Deborah Tillman 704-603-2776.
— People Growing Together Toastmasters, 5:45pm, J.F. Hurley YMCA, 828 Jake Alexander Blvd W., 828-310-8491, gteamsedwards@windstream.net
— Fulton Masonic Lodge member meeting, 6 pm, 401 N. Fulton St.
— Davidson County Democrats, Yarborough’s, 321 Marco Drive, Lexington. Dinner 6 pm, meeting 7 pm, davidsoncountydems@yahoo.com
— Rowan Brain Injury support, 7 pm, 108 Dorsett Drive, off Statesville Blvd, 980-622-7732, 704-905-2353, 704-637-1521.
— Rowan Co Carolina Historical Assoc. for Metal Detecting, 7:30 pm, Club House, 2815 Grace Church Road, 704-310-6321, 336-474-7268

Fourth Friday, July 27

— China Grove Farmers Market, 4-6 pm, China Grove Roller Mill. 308 N. Main St.

Fourth Saturday, July 28

— Salisbury Farmer’s Market, 8 a.m.-noon. 520 S. Main St, www.salisburyfarmersmarket.com/
— Lexington Farmers Market, 8 a.m.-1 pm, Saturdays: 129 S. Railroad St, Lexington.
— Toastmasters, Goldmine: 8:30 am, Connect Christian Church, 3101 Davidson Hwy, Concord. 704-307-8187, www.goldminetoastmasters.com
— R A Clement Association, 9 am, R. A. Clement Rosenwald School old bldg, Cleveland.
— West Rowan Neighborhood Center Advisory Council, 10 am, R. A. Clement Rosenwald School old bldg, Cleveland.
— Price High school alumni, 3 pm, Western Star Lodge no. 9, 912 Concord Road. Carolyn William, pres., 704-633-7162.

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

• See www.salisburypost.com/calendar for more listings.



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