Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Mar. 10, 2014 @ 05:15 PM

 

TODAY

Appearance Commission — The Henderson Community Appearance Commission meets at 3 p.m. in the City Council Chambers.

LGWCC — The Lake Gaston Weed Control Council meets at 7 p.m. at Roanoke-Wildwood VFD.

Mental health plan — The Cardinal Innovations/Five County Community Operations Center’s Consumer and Family Advisory Committee meets at 6 p.m., at the Warren County campus of Vance-Granville Community College, 210 Ridgeway St., Bldg. 4, Room W432, Warrenton; consumers may attend and sign up to discuss issues from 6:15 to 6:30 p.m.; for more information, call (252) 430-1330, ext. 3025 or 3050.

Optimist Club — Deadline for applications for the Optimist Oratorical Contest; applications should be sent to Yancey Hines at 268 Dabney Woods Lane, Henderson.

Perry Memorial Library — The Perry Memorial Library’s Let’s Talk About It series continues from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Farm Bureau Room with a discussion with a featured scholar on “Dreaming in Cuban”; copies of the book are available at the library.

Social Services — The Vance County Board of Social Services meets at 8 a.m. at 350 Ruin Creek Road, Henderson, to discuss the budget for the fiscal year 2014-2015.

Cardinal Innovations — The Cardinal Innovations /Five County Community Operations Center’s Consumer and Family Advisory Committee meets at 6 p.m., at the Warren County campus of Vance-Granville Community College, 210 Ridgeway St., Bldg. 4, Room W432, Warrenton; consumers may attend and sign up to discuss issues from 6:15 to 6:30 p.m.; for more information, call (252) 430-1330, ext. 3025 or 3050.

Vance Republicans — The Vance County Republican Party will hold its annual convention beginning at 6 p.m. at Pool Rock Plantation, 1305 Pool Rock Road; free hot dog supper and raffle; the speaker will be Hal Weatherman.

 

WEDNESDAY

Maria Parham — The Volunteer Services of Maria Parham Medical Center is hosting its $5 jewelry and accessories sale today from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. and tomorrow from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the John T. Church Classroom at the hospital.

 

THURSDAY

Parks and Recreation — The Henderson-Vance Parks and Recreation Commission meets at noon at Aycock Recreation Center.

Chess club — Henderson/Vance Chess Club meets at First United Methodist Church 6 to 9:30 p.m.; open to the public; for more information, call Rudy Abate at (252) 438-4459, daytime, or (252) 738-0375, evenings.

Breastfeeding Support Group — the Maria Parham Medical Center Breastfeeding Support Group meets from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. in the Center for Rehabilitation conference room in the Brodie-Waddill Building; group led by a lactation consultant from Maria Parham; free and open only to active breastfeeding mothers and their babies; for questions, call (252) 436-1414.

Maria Parham — The Volunteer Services of Maria Parham Medical Center is hosting its $5 jewelry and accessories sale from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the John T. Church Classroom at the hospital.

 

FRIDAY

Weight loss group — TOWN ( Take Off Weight Now ), a nonprofit weight loss group, meets at 11:30 a.m. at Aycock Recreation Center.

 

SATURDAY

Henderson Institute — The Henderson Institute Class of 1964 meets at 1 p.m. at the Henderson Institute Museum on Rock Spring Street.

 

MONDAY

Knitting club — The knitting club at Perry Memorial Library meets from 1-3 p.m. in the board room; knitting , crocheting and other crafts involving strings and yarn; free program, public welcome to work on their crafts or to come and learn.

Medicine Drop — an Operation Medicine Drop event will take place from 7 to 11 a.m. at the Henderson Family YMCA, 380 Ruin Creek Road, Henderson; free disposal of unwanted medications; biohazard materials will not be accepted.

Vance Charter — The Vance Charter School Board of Directors meets at 7 p.m. in the media center at the school.

 

MARCH 18

Masonic lodge — The Henderson Masonic Lodge No. 229 meets on the third Tuesday of each month at the lodge, 401 Brodie Road, Henderson; meal is served at 6 p.m.; stated communication at 7 p.m.; open to lodge members and visiting Master Masons.

Community Watch — The West End Community Watch group meets at 6:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall of the West End Baptist Church; the speaker will be Frankie Nobles of Vance County Animal Control; the meeting is open to the public.

Medicine Drop — an Operation Medicine Drop event will take place from 7 to 11 a.m. at Maria Parham Medical Center, 566 Ruin Creek Road, Henderson; free disposal of unwanted medications; biohazard materials will not be accepted.

 

MARCH 19

Medicine Drop — an Operation Medicine Drop event will take place from 7 to 11 a.m. at the Henderson Family YMCA, 380 Ruin Creek Road, Henderson, and from 2 to 6 p.m. at Davita Vance County Dialysis, 854 S. Beckford Drive, Henderson; free disposal of unwanted medications; biohazard materials will not be accepted.

 

MARCH 20

Human Relations Commission — The Vance County Human Relations Commission meets at 7 p.m. in the City Council Chambers.

Chess club — Henderson/Vance Chess Club meets at First United Methodist Church 6 to 9:30 p.m.; open to the public; for more information, call Rudy Abate at (252) 438-4459, daytime, or (252) 738-0375, evenings.

Medicine Drop — an Operation Medicine Drop event will take place from 2 to 6 p.m. at Mast Drug, 501 Chestnut St., Henderson; free disposal of unwanted medications; biohazard materials will not be accepted.

 

MARCH 21

Weight loss group — TOWN ( Take Off Weight Now ), a nonprofit weight loss group, meets at 11:30 a.m. at Aycock Recreation Center.

Medicine Drop — an Operation Medicine Drop event will take place from 8 a.m. to noon at Davita Vance County Dialysis, 854 S. Beckford Drive, Henderson; free disposal of unwanted medications; biohazard materials will not be accepted.

 

MARCH 24

City Council — The Henderson City Council meets at 6 p.m. in the City Council Chambers with a work session to follow.

Masonic Lodge — Beacon Light Masonic Lodge No. 249 meets at 7 p.m. at 1204 West Andrews Ave. for regular communication on the fourth Monday of every month; members should dress casual; for more information call (252) 915-9391.

 

MARCH 25

NAACP — The Vance County NAACP regular monthly meeting is at 7 p.m. at the Gateway Community Center on Garnett Street; a youth session will meet from 6 to 6:45 p.m.