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  1. Calendar Overlay Library (15)
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  6. Calendar Overlay Therapeutic Recreation (1)

Library

  1. Job Readiness on the Go

    April 16, 2020, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ RPL South- Meeting Room

    A Career Connections Specialist from Goodwill will be onsite to provide Job Readiness on the Go, which consists of successfully completing employment applications online and on paper, creating a resume, learning interviewing skills, and completing assessments to help select a career based on your personality and skills. Call 704-216-8259 for more information. Adults.

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  2. Teen: Altered Art

    April 16, 2020, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ RPL East - Meeting Room

    Add your own interesting artistic additions to already-finished paintings to give them a new twist. Supplies are limited; registration is required for this program. This program is designed for teens in 6th-12th grade. For more information or to register, call 704-216-8229. Teens.

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  3. Genealogy Workshop: Immigration Records

    April 18, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ RPL Headquarters - Stanback Auditorium

    Co-hosted by the Genealogical Society of Rowan County and the Edith M. Clark History Room of RPL, this program is free and open to the public. Registration encouraged. To register, call Gretchen at 704-216-8232. Adults.

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  4. Adventures with Mr. Robert: Summer Olympics

    April 18, 2020, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ RPL Headquarters - Children's Area

    Join Mr. Robert as RPL puts on its own summer games in anticipation of the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo! Run relay races, throw a Frisbee “discus,” compete in an obstacle course, and more! At the end, everyone will get a medal to take home in a special closing ceremony. A responsible caretaker (ages 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. For more information, contact Charlene at 704-216-8234.

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  5. Carolina Beach Books

    April 20, 2020, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ RPL Headquarters

    Planning your summer beach vacation? Come by and find out all the hot new titles coming out this summer, and also learn which beach reading classics are set in your destination. Whether you’re headed down to Charleston, or up to Nag’s Head, there are great books for your beach bag! Questions? Call 704-216-8248. Adults.

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  6. Teen: Game Night

    April 21, 2020, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ RPL Headquarters - Stanback Auditorium

    Come play your favorite board and card games, café style. This program is designed for teens in 6th-12th grade. Questions? Call 704-216-8229. Teens.

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  7. Crafty Kids

    April 22, 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ RPL Headquarters - Children's Area

    Children ages 12 and under are invited to explore their crafty side using a variety of materials and techniques to create art! This program will be held in the HQ Children’s Room. A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. For more information, contact Aida at 704-216-8234. Children.

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  8. Teen: Game Night

    April 23, 2020, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ RPL East - Meeting Room

    Come play your favorite board and card games, café style. This program is designed for teens in 6th-12th grade. Questions? Call 704-216-8229. Teens.

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  9. Friends of RPL Free Concert Series: Blazin Blues Bob

    April 23, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ RPL Headquarters - Stanback Auditorium

    The Friends of Rowan Public Library present Blazin’ Blues Bob (Bob Paolino), an accomplished Blues musician specializing in Roots Blues. A dynamic slide player, Bob loves to perform in all styles of blues: Delta, Piedmont & Texas. Doors will open at 6:30 pm. This free concert is open to the public, and all ages are welcome. For more information, call 704-216-8243. Children. Teen. Adult. Family.

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  10. Sensory Storytime

    April 24, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ RPL Headquarters - Children's Area

    Attendees will experience storytime through tactile stimulation as they touch, see, smell, and hear different interactive elements. Low lighting and low music will also be utilized. This 30-minute storytime involves books, songs, and movement and is designed for those with autism and/or sensory challenges. All ages and those of all abilities are welcome. A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. For questions or to make accessibility arrangements, call 704-216-8234. Children. Teen. Adult. Family.

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  11. Statewide Star (Wars) Party

    April 24, 2020, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ RPL South

    Let the Star Wars begin! All ages are invited to this special after-hours program on Friday, April 24, from 6 pm to 9 pm. In collaboration with Horizons Unlimited Planetarium and Science Center, the star party will include STEAM activities, a Star Wars-themed Escape Room, take-home star crafts, face-painting, Jedi-Academy Storytime, and more! Horizons staff will lead the outdoor night sky-watching. In the case of inclement weather, the outdoor activities will move inside for an online exploration of the evening sky. Members of local astronomy groups will also be on hand to guide sky-watching. For more information, call Brooke at 704-216-7841. South’s Star (Wars) Party is part of the 2020 Statewide Star Party, sponsored by the NC Science Festival. The NC Science Festival’s annual Statewide Star Party is made possible with the support of the NC Space Grant and the NC Science Festival. http://www.ncspacegrant.org/

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  12. Photowalk

    April 25, 2020, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

    Join us for a walk at a location to be announced. Bring your digital camera/phone to take photos together. Questions? Contact Paul at 704-216-7737 or Paul.Birkhead@rowancountync.gov. The photowalk will last approximately 90 min.

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  13. Char's Stars: Slime Time!

    April 25, 2020, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ RPL Headquarters - Children's Area

    Help turn the children’s room into a mad scientist’s lab! Create your very own slime and then add all kinds of extra ingredients to change its color and texture. A responsible caretaker (ages 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. For more information, contact Charlene at 704-216-8234. Children.

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  14. PJ Storytime

    April 27, 2020, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ RPL Headquarters - Children's Area

    Children ages 12 and under are invited to wear their pajamas, bring their favorite stuffed animal, and listen to bedtime stories with Ms. Char. A variety of bedtime stories will be read. A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. Questions? Call 704-216-8234. Children.

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  15. Book Bites

    April 28, 2020, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ RPL South- Meeting Room

    Refreshments will be served, and new members are welcome. This month’s selection is Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison. Contact Paulette at 704-216-7731 or at Paulette.Stiles@rowancountync.gov for details. Adults.

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Meetings

  1. Board of Commissioners Meeting

    April 6, 2020, 3:00 PM @ J. Newton Cohen, Sr. Room

    The Rowan County Board of Commissioners meet on the third Monday of every month at 3 PM in the J. Newton Cohen Sr. Room on the 2nd floor of the County Administration Building. #BOC

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  2. Holiday Schedule

    April 10, 2020, 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

    All Solid Waste Convenience Centers, Administrative Office, Recycling Processing Center and the Rowan County Landfill Facility located at 789 Campbell Road will be CLOSED on Friday, April 10 in observance of the Holiday. We will reopen beginning Saturday, April 11 operating on our regular schedules.

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  3. Soil and Water District Board Meetings

    April 16, 2020, 7:00 PM

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  4. Board of Commissioners Meeting

    April 20, 2020, 6:00 PM @ J. Newton Cohen, Sr. Room

    The Rowan County Board of Commissioners meet on the third Monday of every month at 6 PM in the J. Newton Cohen Sr. Room on the 2nd floor of the County Administration Building. #BOC

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Parks & Recreation

  1. Easter Egg Hunt - Dan Nicholas Park

    April 11, 2020, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Dan Nicholas Park

    Join us for our annual Easter Egg Hunt at Dan Nicholas Park!

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  2. Easter Egg Hunt - Ellis Park

    April 11, 2020, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Ellis Park

    Join us for our annual Easter Egg Hunt at Ellis Park!

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  3. Easter Egg Hunt - Sloan Park

    April 11, 2020, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Sloan Park

    Join us for our annual Easter Egg Hunt at Sloan Park!

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Planning & Development

  1. Historic Landmarks Commission Monthly Meeting

    April 14, 2020, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    The Historic Landmarks Commission's monthly meeting is held at 4:00 PM on the second Tuesday of each month. The meeting is held in the Rowan County Planning Department Conference room, 402 N. Main St. Salisbury, NC 28144, Room 204. A link to the HLC page can be found in the sidebar.

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  2. Planning Board Monthly Meeting

    April 27, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ J. Newton Cohen, Sr. Room

    The monthly Planning Board meeting starts at 7:00 PM on the fourth Monday of every month. The meeting takes place at 130 W Innes St. Salisbury, NC 28144. The case files for the meeting can be found on the Planning Board webpage located in the side bar. Cass file are added within ten days of the meeting. For more information please contact the Planning Department at 704-216-8588.

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Social Services

  1. Department of Social Services Board Meeting

    April 28, 2020, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Large Conference Room at the Department of Social Services

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Therapeutic Recreation

  1. Shakers Dance

    April 17, 2020, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Salisbury City Park

    This dance is for adults 18 years of age and older with a developmental disability. Light refreshments served by sponsors and partnering agencies. The Shakers Dance is a partnership of the Arc of Rowan County, Rowan County Parks and Recreation- TR Division, and Salisbury Parks and Recreation.

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