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Local arts & entertainment news July 25-31

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Opens Tonight: PPT presents ‘The Wiz’ — July 25-Aug. 3: $17.-$20. Meroney Theater, 213 S Main St, 704-633-5471, piedmontplayers.com

 

Final weekend: LSt presents ‘Blithe Spirit’ — July 25-27 • 7:30 pm: Lee Street theatre, 329 N. Lee St www.leestreet.org or 704-310-5507.

 

Annual Back To School bash at Rockwell Park 

11 a.m.-4 p.m. July 27: Free bounce obstacle course, ZorbBall, face painting, school supplies. Exhibits, vendors, food for purchase. Live music by the Rick Thomas Band. Sponsored by Rockwell VFW Auxiliary.

 

Free summer movies

Salisbury City Park — 9 p.m. July 26: The Greatest Showman. City Park, 316 Lake Drive. www.salisburync.gov/play
Kannapolis Village Park — 8:45 p.m. July 26: Hotel Transylvania III. 700 West C St. www.kannapolisnc.gov
Rowan Public Library — 10 a.m. July27: How to Train Your Dragon 3. South Branch. www.rowanpubliclibrary.org
Rowan Public Library — 4 p.m. July 31: Happy Birthday Harry. East Branch. Come dressed as your favorite character. See a showing of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. www.rowanpubliclibrary.org
Rufty-Holmes Senior Center — 2 p.m. July 25: Mary Stuart’s attempt to overthrow her cousin Elizabeth I, Queen of England. 1120 S. MLK Jr. Ave. 704-216-7714, www.ruftyholmes.org

 

School Justice Kickoff: Keep Kids in School & Out of Court

Save The Date: 1-2:30 p.m. Aug. 3
A community wide event kicks off Rowan County’s NC School Justice Partnership. Attend to support collaboration with the NC Courts to keep students in school and out of court.
Held at Salisbury Civic Center, 315 S. MLK Jr. Ave.
School justice partnerships:
• Establish equity in schools and courts
• Involve diverse community leaders and stakeholders
• Reduce suspensions and court referrals
• Keep students on track and accountable
• Increase achievement and graduation rates
Keynote speakers are Adam Sotak, NC Child Public Engagement director; and Rocky Cabagnot, executive director of Salisbury-Rowan Community Action Agency.
Entertainment includes the Jubilee Choir, Salisbury Kings & Queens and Triple Threat Dance.
Grassroots community groups, elected officials, local leaders and agencies will be recognized for their actions to eliminate disparity and improve life for all citizens in Rowan County.
Sponsored by Actions in Faith & Justice. Free and open to the public.

 

Are you having a Neighborhood Night Out event on Aug. 6?

Send your info to towncrier@salisburypost.com

 

Carmela E. Head, author & speaker, book signing event

July 27 • 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Editions Bookstore & Coffee Shop, 217 S Main St , Kannapolis www.eventbrite.com

 

Call for artists

Enter the Carolina Artists Expo 2019
Enter your artwork in this annual art show, held at the Salisbury Civic Center, 315 MLK Jr. Ave. The show is open to the public and art work is judged.
Find registration forms at www.thecarolinaartists.org or pick up at the Civic Center or at ufty Holmes Senior Center, Rufty Holmes Center, 1120 S. MLK Jr. Ave. The reception and presenting of awards will be Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.

 

Rufty’s Chrismon Shop’s annual Open House

Saturday, July 27 • 10 am-2 pm. Our Four New Booklet Kits and 34 New single patterns for 2019 on display, available for purchase. Giveaways and light refreshments will be served. Info at 704-636-7790. 280 Furniture Drive. https://www.chrismons.com/

 

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