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Town Crier community meetings Sept. 3-9

Community Calendar

First Monday, Sept. 3
Labor Day
— Date change: Rowan County Board of Commissioners meet Tuesday.
— Date change: East Spencer Board of Aldermen meet 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
— Date change: Landis Board of Aldermen, meet 7 p.m. Sept. 10, Town Hall, 312 S. Main St, Landis.

First Tuesday, Sept. 4
— 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.
— Rowan Parkinson’s support group, 1 pm, First Presbyterian education bldg, Fisher St entrance. 704-633-3181.
— Rowan County Board of Commissioners, 3 pm, Rowan County Admin Bldg, 130 W. Innes St.
— Salisbury City Council, 5 pm, City Hall, 217 S. Main St (Shown on Access16 Wednesdays, Fridays, Sundays at 9 am, 3 pm, 8 pm,
— East Spencer Board of Aldermen, 6:30 pm, Town Hall, 105 S. Long St, East Spencer.
— Rowan County Veteran Council, 7 pm, Rebecca Forbes, 704-603-7301.
— China Grove Town Board, 7 pm, Town Hall, 333 N. Main St, China Grove.
— Rockwell Rural Fire Department board of directors, 6 pm, Fire station, 11800 Old Beatty Ford Road, Rockwell.

First Wednesday, Sept. 5
— Salisbury Lion’s Club, Noon, Harold B. Jarrett Legion Post, 1024 Lincolnton Road. Lunch plus programs. Visitors welcome. https://www.facebook.com/SalisburyNCLions/
— Salisbury Rowan Convention & Visitors Bureau master plan cttee, noon, Gateway Bldg, 204 E. Innes St.
— Salisbury Community Appearance Commission, 4 pm, Council Chambers, 217 S. Main St.

First Thursday, Sept. 6
— Salisbury Rowan Convention & Visitors Bureau SRCVB destination marketing cttee, 10 am, Gateway Bldg, 204 E. Innes St.
— AARP, 1 p.m., Rufty-Holmes Sr Center: Super Foods & Healthy Living, annual Salad Bar lunch.
— 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.
— Location change: Housing Advocacy Commission (HAC), 4 p.m., One Water Street.
— People Growing Together Toastmasters, 5:45 pm, J.F. Hurley YMCA, 828 Jake Alexander Blvd W., 828-310-8491, gteamsedwards@windstream.net
— Andrew Jackson Masonic Lodge Stated Communications, 6 pm dinner, 7 pm meeting.
— Kennedy Hall American Legion Post 106 Cleveland, 6 pm dinner, 7 pm meeting.
— NAACP general meeting, 7 pm, Location TBA.
— Eureka Lodge 45, 7 pm, 1433 Old Wilkesboro Road. 704-636-3267 or 7040-798-2032.

First Friday, Sept. 7
— China Grove Farmers Market, 4-6 pm, China Grove Roller Mill. 308 N. Main St.

Second Saturday, Sept. 8
— Open Horse Show benefit for Midnight’s Promise Equine Rescue, gates 7:30 a.m. Ellis Equestrian Center, 2054 E. Ridge Road. 704-798-6641, www.midnightspromise.org
— Rowan Republican Breakfast Club, 8:30 a.m. Thelma’s Down Home Cooking, West End Plaza, 704-361-5337.
— Rowan County Democrat Breakfast, 8:30 a.m., with Anita Earls, info@rowancodems.com
— Salisbury Farmer’s Market, 9 a.m.-noon. 520 S. Main St, www.salisburyfarmersmarket.com
— Toastmasters, Goldmine, 8:30 a.m., Connect Christian Church, 3101 Davidson Hwy, Concord. 704-307-8187, www.goldminetoastmasters.com
— Lexington Farmers Market, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturdays: 129 S. Railroad St., Lexington.
— Mooresville Farmers Market, 8 a.m.-noon, 255 E. Iredell Ave, www.racecityusa.org
— NHCS senior class car wash fundraiser, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., northhillschristian.com
— Dukeville/Trading Ford reunion, Oakdale Baptist Church. noon, 336-853-6102.
— Rowan Republican Golf Tournament, noon, Corbin Hills Golf Course, 704-361-5337.
— 33rd Misenheimer Reunion, 3:30 p.m., St. John’s Lutheran Community building, 6200 Mt. Olive Church Road, Mt. Pleasant.
— 6th annual Faith Fire Department Oyster Roast & Fish Fry, 6-8 p.m. Faith American Legion Park, 115 Gantt St. Tickets at 704-202-3123.
— Astronomical Society of Rowan, 7:30 p.m., Roger Overcash on Dark Matter. Horizons Unlimited, 1636 Parkview Circle, 704-664-6939, 704-855-1591, www.astrowan.org

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

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

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