Saturday, March 15, 2014

Mar. 14, 2014 @ 05:20 PM

TODAY

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.

Genealogical Society — The Vance County Genealogical Society 1881, Inc., meets at 11:30 a.m. at Ribeye’s; Connie Snow will present the program on Shorts/Clements families; the meeting is open to the public.

 

TUESDAY

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.

West End 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.

Board of Elections — The Vance County Board of Elections meets at 4 p.m. in the Board of Elections Office in the Henry A. Dennis Building, 300 S. Garnett St.

Board of Adjustment — The Granville County Board of Adjustment meets from 9 a.m. to noon in the Commissioner’s Board Room 2700 at the Wake County Justice Center, 301 S. McDowell Street, Raleigh, for training.

 

WEDNESDAY

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.

 

THURSDAY

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.

Crime Prevention — The Vance County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council meets at 8:30 a.m. at the Aycock Recreation Center, 307 Carey Chapel Road, Henderson.

West Hills Watch — The West Hills/West Creek/158 By-Pass Community Watch Group meets at 6:30 p.m. at Westwood Pentecostal Holiness Church; Leonard Hight will speak; refreshments will be served; the meeting is open to the public.

Kittrell Watch — Kittrell Community Watch will not meet; a joint meeting with Cobblestone Community Watch will take place Apr. 10; County Commissioner Dan Brummitt and Assistant District Attorney Cindy Bostic will speak; the meeting is open to the public.

 

FRIDAY

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.

Concert Association — The Henderson Community Concert Association will present AudioBody at 8 p.m. at the Vance-Granville Community College Civic Center; admission by season ticket only; no tickets will be available at the door; for more information, call (252) 492-2954 or go to hcca.cc.

 

MARCH 22

FGV Forum — A Kindergarten Readiness Forum sponsored by Franklin-Granville-Vance Smart Start will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at South Henderson Pentecostal Holiness Church, 905 Americal Road, Henderson; Willa Brigham, Emmy award winning host of the television show “Smart Start Kids,” will be the keynote speaker; lunch will be provided; for more information or to register, contact Elvia Boadi at (252) 433-9110 ext. 237.

Emergency Preparedness — An emergency preparedness fair will be from 9 a.m. to noon at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1617 Graham Ave.; admission is free.

Civitan Club — Stew from the Civitan Club of Henderson’s spring stew sale will be available for pickup from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 414 Dabney Drive, Henderson.

Arts Council — The Vance County Arts Council will hold a celebration for Dr. Seuss at 1 p.m. at Emrose Gallery, 233 South Garnett Street; stories, games and refreshments; the event is open to the public; for more information, go to vancecountyarts.com.

 

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.

Board of Adjustments — The Granville County Board of Adjustments will not meet; no items are on the agenda.

 

MARCH 27

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.

Civitan Club — The Civitan Club of Henderson is hosting an interest meeting at 7 p.m. at the Henderson Country club; will provide information about the club and membership benefits; those interested in attending should contact Kakeasha Richardson at (252) 492-4658 or Cynthia Journigan at (252) 438-2281.

Church Watch — The Church Watch program is holding a session on domestic violence from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at South Henderson Pentecostal Holiness Church; open to all church pastors and other church representatives; refreshments will be served; those interested in attending should contact Jeanine Clopton at (252) 438-3322 or jclopton@shphc.org.

 

MARCH 28

E-911 Advisory Board — The Henderson-Vance E-911 Advisory Board meets at 10 a.m. at the E-911 Operations Center.

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

Beacon Light — Beacon Light Lodge No. 249 and the Prince Hall Free and Accepted Masons are holding their second annual William C. Rogers Scholarship Ball at 7 p.m. At Tiffany Restaurant, 110 Garnett Street, Henderson; attire is semi-formal; tickets are $20 in advance and may be purchased by calling (252) 915-9391.