Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Aug. 05, 2014 @ 12:09 PM

Today

Farmers Market — The Vance County Regional Farmers Market, located off Beckford Drive behind the Kidney Dialysis Center, is open every Wednesday and Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; for more information and to register as a vendor, contact Tracy Madigan at (252) 438-8188.

Warrenton Lions — The Warrenton Lions Club will hold a barbecue chicken plate sale from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Warrenton Lions Den; plates are $8 eat in or take out and include chicken, string beans, buttered potatoes, bread and barbecue sauce; proceeds from the event will be used for the club’s community projects.

Movie night — The Lego Movie will be shown at South Branch Library, 1550 S. Campus Drive, Creedmoor; show time is at 1:30p.m.; free popcorn, but bring your own beverage.

THURSDAY

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.

Shrine Club — The Henderson Shrine Club meets at 6:30 p.m. at the Dick Yancey Building, 210 Industry Drive, Henderson; this is a joint meeting with the Granville County Shrine Club; dinner will be served; the meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m.; the event is open to members and visiting nobles.

Genealogical Society — The Granville County Genealogical Society meets at 6:30 p.m. in the large conference room at Thornton Library in Oxford; Raleigh attorney Gene Boyce will discuss his experiences in Washington, D.C., as an assistant majority counsel for the U.S. Senate Watergate Committee during its television hearings in 1973; the meeting is open to the public.

Southern Vance — Southern Vance High School will have orientation sessions at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.; for questions, contact Tannis Jenkins at (252) 430-6000.

Art stroll — Franklin County Arts Council will hold its Art Stroll from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in downtown Franklinton; featuring the annual photography show with awards to color and black and white divisions and best in show) plus music; quilt trail and Student Arts Council on the patio at Johnny’s on Main.

African safari — A program on African safari will be held at 6:30 p.m. at South Branch Library, 1550 S. Campus Drive, Creedmoor; come spend the evening on safari with Mary Ann and Don Moore Jr. as seen through the eyes of their camera; free and 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.

Imagination Library — Children will be enrolled n the Dolly Parton Imagination Library from noon to 5 p.m. at Perry Memorial Library; children can be enrolled up to age 5; through the program children will receive one free book per month.

SATURDAY

Farmers Market — The Vance County Regional Farmers Market, located off Beckford Drive behind the Kidney Dialysis Center, is open every Wednesday and Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; for more information and to register as a vendor, contact Tracy Madigan at (252) 438-8188.

Plate Sale — The Hawtree Volunteer Fire Department in Wise will have chicken plates for sale from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; plates are $7 each.

MONDAY

DAV — Chapter 97 of Disabled American Veterans, consisting of Vance, Granville, Warren and Franklin counties, meets at 6 p.m. on the second Monday of every month at the Vance County Senior Center, 126 S. Garnett Street; all members are encouraged to attend.

Beekeepers Association — The Kerr-Tar Beekeepers Association meets at 7 p.m. at the Vance County Cooperative Extension Office, 305 Young Street, Henderson; the meeting is open to the public.

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

Community Watch — The White Oak-Lakeview Community Watch group meets at 6:30 p.m. at Flowers Funeral Home on Oxford Road in Henderson; the speaker will be Dr. Ralphel Holloman of Vance County Schools.

Quilting — Vance Quilts R’ Us will meet at 6 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of the Presbyterian Church in Henderson; the meeting is open to the public.

AUG. 12

Diabetes Support Group — An interest meeting for a diabetes support group will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. in the meeting room at Perry Memorial Library; the meeting is open to those with the disease, as well as those who would like to learn more about it; for more information, call (252) 598-0048.

AUG. 13

Farmers Market — The Vance County Regional Farmers Market, located off Beckford Drive behind the Kidney Dialysis Center, is open every Wednesday and Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; for more information and to register as a vendor, contact Tracy Madigan at (252) 438-8188.

AUG. 14

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.

Democratic Party ­— The Vance County Democratic Party will hold a meeting at 6 p.m. at Perry Memorial Library to discuss voter registration efforts, voter ID efforts, have a presentation about judges, and explanation of ballots and no more straight-ticket voting; all Democrats are invited and urged to attend; for more information, contact Rick Brand at (252) 432-0777.

“Godspell” — The Henderson Rec Players present “Godspell” at 8 p.m. Aug. 14 to Aug. 16 and at 2:30 p.m. Aug. 17 at Vance-Granville Community College’s Small Auditorium; tickets will be $10 at the door; call (252) 431-6091 with any questions.

AUG. 15

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

Vance Sr. High — The Vance Senior High Class of 1986 will sponsor a back-to-school donation drive from 8 p.m. to midnight at Mahogany’s Restaurant and Pub in Henderson; all donations will go toward ACTS of Henderson; for more information, contact Sheri Walters at (252) 425-3741.

“Godspell” — The Henderson Rec Players present “Godspell” at 8 p.m. Aug. 15 to Aug. 16 and at 2:30 p.m. Aug. 17 at Vance-Granville Community College’s Small Auditorium; tickets will be $10 at the door; call (252) 431-6091 with any questions.

AUG. 16

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

Farmers Market — The Vance County Regional Farmers Market, located off Beckford Drive behind the Kidney Dialysis Center, is open every Wednesday and Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; for more information and to register as a vendor, contact Tracy Madigan at (252) 438-8188.

Thornton Library — Raynah Adams will give a romantic vocal recital at 7:30 p.m. at Thornton Library; for more information, contact Mary Darden at (919) 693-1121.

“Godspell” — The Henderson Rec Players present “Godspell” at 8 p.m. Aug. 16 and at 2:30 p.m. Aug. 17 at Vance-Granville Community College’s Small Auditorium; tickets will be $10 at the door; call (252) 431-6091 with any questions.

AUG. 17

“Godspell” — The Henderson Rec Players present “Godspell” at 2:30 p.m. at Vance-Granville Community College’s Small Auditorium; tickets will be $10 at the door; call (252) 431-6091 with any questions.

AUG. 18

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.

AUG. 19

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.