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LEGOs and Robots Party

Saturday, April 28, 2018
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Rowan Public Library
Headquarters
201 W Fisher Street
Salisbury, NC

Price: Free

Love Legos? Love Robots? What happens when Legos and robots come together! Rowan Public Library's Headquarters, located at 201 West Fisher Street, Salisbury, NC, invites you to Legos and Robots Party! Hands-on activities with newly acquired Lego We Do 2.0, Dash Robot, Ozo Bit and many more! Recommended for children 3-11 years old, but all children are welcomed! Children, Family.

Contact Info:
Rowan Public Library
Headquarters
704-216-8234


F.A.C.T. FIGHTING AGAINST CANCER TOGETHER Truck Parade

Saturday, April 28, 2018
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Daimler, Cleveland, NC to West End Plaza, Salisbury, NC
210 Bear Poplar Rd.
Cleveland, NC

Note: Pre-registration req.

Donate $200 for a banner in honor or in memory of cancer patients/survivors/victims. Parade will leave Cleveland, NC and travel through towns in Rowan County ending at West End Plaza in Salisbury. Enter your truck in the parade to support Relay For Life of Rowan County and Rowan County Cancer Support Fund. Contact Pat Phifer by call or text 704-267-5686 or email patphifer@gmail.com

Contact Info:
Pat Phifer
Relay For Life of Rowan County
NC and Rowan Co.
Cancer Support Fund
patphifer@gmail.com
704-267-5686 More Info F.A.C.T. FIGHTING AGAINST CANCER TOGETHER Truck Parade


St. Pauls Cruise n Barbecue

SALISBURY  The eighth annual Cruise n Barbecue, which benefits Helping Hands Ministry of St. Pauls Lutheran Church, will be held April 28 at the church.

St. Pauls Lutheran is at 205 St. Pauls Church Road.

The daylong fundraiser features Port-a-Pit Chicken, classic cars, street rods, motorcycles, a morning Poker Cruise, a car show and awards, raffle drawings and door prizes, along with homemade ice cream and cakes.

Cruise n Barbecue will be held rain or shine.

Here is a rundown for the day:
" Poker Cruise, 9-11 a.m. At each of five stops, participants draw a card that determines their hands. Best and worst hands receive a cash prize. The Poker Cruise takes a scenic route through the Rowan County countryside. Registration at the church begins at 9 a.m.

" Cruise-in Car Show, raffles, door prizes, music and chicken, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Judging in the car show will be from 1 to 2 p.m., with trophies for first, second and third place. Participants vote for Cruisers Favorites Awards. Raffle drawings and Poker Run and Car Show award presentations start at 3 p.m. Door prizes will be given throughout the afternoon.

" Commemorative T-shirts. A limited number of Cruise n Barbecue T-shirts will be available at $10 each.

" Super Tickets. A $40 Super Ticket covers a Poker Cruise entry, a car show registration for one vehicle and two barbecue tickets. Otherwise, the Poker Cruise costs $15 a vehicle; the car show, $15 a vehicle; and barbecue chicken tickets, $10 each.

For more information, go to www.facebook.com/stpaulscruisenbarbecue.


Special Interest Groups

RUFTY - HOLMES CLUBS
- HOLMES CLUBS Ambassador Club
 1st Monday at noon Busy Bees Crafts Club
 1st Thursdays at 9:30am Carolina Artists
 3rd Thursdays at 6:30pm Creative Needles Group
- Wednesdays at 9:30am Duke Energy Retirees
- 3rd Fridays at 11:00am (Mar, June, Sept, Dec.) Evergreen Bridge Club
- Fridays at 1:00pm Garden Club
- 2nd Mondays at 2:00 pm Military Officers Association (MOAA)
- 2nd Mondays at noon (Jan, Mar, May, July, Sept, and Nov) NARFE
- 3rd Mondays at 1:00pm Rowan Doll Society
- off site during tax season Seniors Morning Out
- 1st Thursdays at 10:00am Seniors Without Partners
- 2nd Thursdays 9:00am S
- R Retired School Personnel
- 3rd Wednesdays at 10:30am (Jan, Mar, May Sept, Nov) Starry Night Quilters
 2nd Thursdays at 6:30 pm Sunny Days Quilters Meeting
- 3rd Thursdays at 1 pm Young at Heart
- 4th Wednesdays at 11:30 am Woodcarvers Group
- Thursdays at 1:30 pm


COFFEE CONVERSATIONS
Spend Monday mornings with us! Rowan County Professionals lead discussion on current topics; come with questions!

April 16 - Where Theres A Way? Abby Wall, Rowan Salisbury Hospice, discusses Advance Directives

April 23 - Rescue Readiness! Eddie Cress, Director of Rowan Rescue, discusses what rescuers need you to have ready when responding to your emergency call

April 30 - Meds Matter! Heather Campbell, COO, Troyer Medical, discusses effects pain meds have on the body as we age.

Rufty-Holmes Senior Center
1120 Martin Luther King Jr S
Salisbury, NC 28144
(704) 216-7714
information@ruftyholmes.org


May Madness!
CAR FIT EVENT

Tuesday, May 1 9 am  12 noon
Have your Car fit to you for safer driving. Schedule your appointment now! Enjoy refreshments and classic cars display. Rufty - Holmes Parking Lot. Partnering with RCC College Occupational Therapy Dept,. Program recognized by AARP and AAA. Rufty-Holmes Senior Center
1120 Martin Luther King Jr S
Salisbury, NC 28144
(704) 216-7714
information@ruftyholmes.org


Rowan Republican Breakfast Club

Saturday, April 07, 2018
8:30 am - 10:00 am

Saturday, May 05, 2018
8:30 am - 10:00 am

Palms Cafe
1609 W. Innes St
Salisbury, NC

Price: order individually

Rowan Republican Breakfast Club meets monthly on the first Saturday, 8:30 AM for breakfast and program at 9:00 AM at The Palms Café, 1609 W. Innes St. As activities vary, contact 704-361-5337 to confirm details.

Contact Info:
Craig Pierce
Rowan Republican Party
hewclem@bellsouth.net
704-361-5337


Annual Book Sale

Tuesday, May 01, 2018
9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Wednesday, May 02, 2018
9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Thursday, May 03, 2018
9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Friday, May 04, 2018
9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Saturday, May 05, 2018
9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Rowan Public Library
Headquarters
201 W Fisher Street
Salisbury, NC


Beginner's Line Dancing

Thursday, April 12, 2018
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Thursday, April 19, 2018
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Thursday, April 26, 2018
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Thursday, May 03, 2018
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Thursday, May 10, 2018
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Rufty-Holmes Senior Center
1120 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave
Salisbury, NC

Price: $4.00 $4.00 per class paid to the instructor. Note: Pre-registration req.Weekly.

Increase your flexibility and balance, reduce stress, and increase energy, while staying mentally fit.

Contact Info:
Rufty-Holmes Senior Center
amber@ruftyholmes.org
704-216-7714


Domestic Violence Support Groups

Thursday, April 12, 2018
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Thursday, April 19, 2018
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Thursday, April 26, 2018
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Thursday, May 03, 2018
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Thursday, May 10, 2018
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Call for details 704-636-4718
press 1
PO BOX 50
Spencer, NC

Price: Free
Contact Info:
Tameka Browan
Family Crisis Council of Rowan
tameka.brown99@yahoo.com
704-636-4718


5K Rhythm & Run

Friday, May 11, 2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Downtown Kannapolis
109 West A Street
Kannapolis, NC

Price: $10.00 to $30.00 5K Run & kids "Half Note" fun run Note: Pre-registration req.SUMMER FUN.

The Rhythm and Run 5K draws hundreds of runners from across the North Carolina Region annually. We have put extraordinary effort towards creating an event that will provide runners with a combination of a great quality race and fun, yet challenging designed for new and experienced runners alike. Our race is based on raising funds for the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame which honors, preserves, and promotes the musical heritage of North Carolina. We appreciate those who helps us to build our race into a great event that everyone enjoys and is one of the largest and fastest growing races in North Carolina.

Contact Info:
Veronica Cordle
North Carolina Music Hall of Fame & Museum
info@northcarolinamusichalloffame.org
704-934-2320


Mother's Day Breakfast

Sunday, May 13, 2018
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
6355 Sherrills Ford Road
Salisbury, NC

Mothers Day Breakfast for all Women of the Church to be provided by the men at 9:00am, Sunday School at 10:00am with Service following at 11:00am. No evening Service.


Rufty-Holmes
Computer/Technology Club

Thursday, April 19, 2018
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Thursday, May 03, 2018
Thursday, May 10, 2018
Thursday, May 17, 2018
Rufty-Holmes Senior Center
1120 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave S
Salisbury, NC

Price: Free

Learn about the newest computers, operating systems (Mac & PC), search engines, social media, photography, genealogy, audio books, internet security, tax return preparation, computer publishing and more!

Contact Info;
Rufty-Holmes Senior Center
704-216-714


Living Healthy Chronic Disease Self Management Class

Thursdays, April 12-May 17
5:00-7:30 pm
Do you have OR care for someone with ongoing health problems such as:
Cardiovascular Disease Kidney or Bladder Issues Heart or Lung Disease
Parkinson's Disease
Enlarged
Prostate
Osteoporosis Glaucoma
Depression
Diabetes Arthritis Pain

If you answered "YES", then we encourage you to register for this 6 week class. You will learn proper self-care and management of your disease. Please call 704-216-7714

Rufty-Holmes Senior Center
1120 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave,
Salisbury, NC 28144
amber@ruftyholmes.org
704-216-7714


Bridal Tea Bash

Friday, May 18 1 - 3 pm
Celebrate Prince Harry of Wales and Meghan Markels British royal wedding!
Enjoy a bridal shower with a fun afternoon of shower games and prizes. Wear something old, something new, something borrowed, or something blue for your entrance. Hors d oeuvres and tea selections provided. Registration required!

Rufty-Holmes Senior Center
1120 Martin Luther King Jr S
Salisbury, NC 28144
(704) 216-7714
information@ruftyholmes.org


American Children's Home 20th Annual Show-Off Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show

Saturday, May 19, 2018
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
American Children's Home
3844 NC Hwy 8 South
Lexington, NC

Price: Free Free admission & parking for spectators Note: Pre-registration req.

American Children's Home 20th Annual Show-Off Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show on 5/19/2018 from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm. All proceeds benefit the boys and girls who call the campus home. ACH's mission is to provide nurturing care to children who have been removed from their homes due to abuse or neglect.

Registration 8am - noon, $20 entry fee

FREE entry and parking to spectators. Goody bags to first 50 entrants.

Raffle, 50/50 drawing, silent auction, DJ, food, local area vendors and a Kid's Zone including: face painting, Pie Eating Contest, games, Sno Cones, popcorn and 15 ftinflatable water slide !

Silent Auction from 9-1 features memorabilia, furniture, jewelry, gift baskets, and much more!

AWARDS:
Top 50 plus Specialty Awards - over 75 awards and trophies to be given. Awards sponsored by O'Reilly Auto Parts will be given out at approximately 3:00 pm.

FREE SPECTATOR ADMISSION AND PARKING.

Contact Info:
Eryn Crew
American Children's Home
eryncrews@gmail.com
5/20/18 336-357-7126


I - 85 Luncheon ~ Celebrating those 85 yrs + !

Friday, May 25 11:30 - 1:30 pm
In recognition of Older Americans Month, the Center hosts its Annual Luncheon honoring community members age 85 and older. Enjoy entertainment & lunch. Call 704 - 216 - 7714 to reserve your spot.


Book Bites Book Club

Tuesday, March 27, 2018- 6:00 pm

Tuesday, April 24, 2018- 6:00 pm

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 6:00 pm

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 6:00 pm

Rowan Public Library South
920 Kimball Rd
China Grove, NC

Price: Free

Free and open to the public. Do you enjoy good books, fun fellowship, and tasty food? If so, join this free book club where we discuss a different book each month and serve refreshments loosely related to the theme.

Contact Info:
Rowan Public Library
704-216-7731


Notary class

Tuesday, March 13, 2018- 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 -9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 -9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Catawba College
2300 West Innes Street
Salisbury, NC

Price: $70.00

Class Contact Info:
Jan Corriher-Smith
Catawba College
Jecorrih@Catawba.edu
704-637-4421


Rowan Republican Women

Thursday, March 15, 2018- 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday, April 19, 2018 -6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday, May 17, 2018 -6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday, June 21, 2018- 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday, July 19, 2018 -6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Hendrix Barbecue
1624 W. Innes St
Salisbury, NC

Rowan Republican Women gather for dinner, discussion, and involvement. Third Thursdays at 6 PM at Hendrix Barbecue at 1624 W. Innes St. For more info call 704-856-6403.

Contact Info:
Amanda Dodson
Rowan Republican Women
hewclem@bellsouth.net
704-856-6403


Wine Tasting at Mean Mug Coffee

3/14/2017-2/12/19

Mean Mug Coffee Shop:

Every second tuesday of each month at 7:00PM, Mean Mug Coffee offers you the opportunity to try some fabulous wines and take a few bottles of your favorites home to enjoy! RSVP is required; please email: meanmugcoffeecompany@yahoo.com.