Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Aug. 26, 2014 @ 05:09 PM

TODAY

Vance 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.

Perry Memorial Library — A presentation entitled “Banned Books of the 1920s” will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Farm Bureau Room of Perry Memorial Library.

 

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.

Perry Memorial Library — Perry Memorial Library will celebrate its 90th anniversary from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the original library on Young Street.

Church Watch — A Church Watch session on child abuse will take place from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at South Henderson Pentecostal Holiness Church, 905 Americal Road; several presentations will be made; for more information, contact Jeanine Clopton at (252) 438-3322 or jclopton@shphc.org, the Rev. Frank Sossamon at sossamon@nc.rr.com or Irvin Robinson at (252) 430-3140 or irobinson@kwik@ncol.net.

Community Watch — The Henderson-Vance Community Watch Association’s general membership meeting is at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of Maria Parham Medical Center; Vance County Sheriff Peter White and Henderson Police Chief Marcus Barrow will be the guest speakers; the meeting is open too the public.

Networking Seminar — The Vance-Granville Community College Small Business Center will hold a networking seminar for small business owners from 6 to 9 p.m. at the college’s main campus in Vance County; Anita Hicks, president of AHU Business Training Solutions, will speak; for more information or to reserve a seat, contact Tanya Weary at (252) 738-3240 or smallbusiness@vgcc.edu.

 

FRIDAY

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

Lake Gaston Festival — The 30th annual Littleton/Lake Gaston Festival begins with street dancing from 7 to 10 p.m. in Littleton; the festival will continue Aug. 30; for more information, go to littletonlionsclubnc.com.

 

SATURDAY

Vance 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.

Lake Gaston Festival — The 30th annual Littleton/Lake Gaston Festival will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Littleton; there will be food, live entertainment, arts and crafts vendors, carnival rides and a Stray Cats Rod and Custom Show; for more information, go to littletonlionsclubnc.com.

Warren Farmers Market — The Warren County Farmers Market is open from 8 a.m. to noon in the BB&T parking lot at the corner of East Macon and Bragg streets in Warrenton.

 

MONDAY

Knitting club — The knitting club at Perry Memorial Library will hold its regular meeting in observance of Labor Day.

 

SEPT. 3

Vance 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.

LGA — The Lake Gaston Association meets at 9:30 a.m. at Lake Gaston Baptist Church; Northampton County Sheriff Jack Smith will address public safety and gun safety; a question-and-answer session will follow; the meeting is open to the public; for more information, call (252) 586-6577 or email info@lakegastonassoc.com.

 

SEPT. 4

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 Henderson Masonic Lodge No. 229, 401 Brodie Road; dinner will be served; meeting begins at 7:30 p.m.; event is open to members and visiting nobles.

 

SEPT. 5

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

American Legion — The American Legion Post No. 60 meets at 6:30 p.m. in the Legion Hut; all members requested to attend.

Social Services — The Vance County Department of Social Services is closed from noon to 5 p.m. for staff development and training.

Plate Sale — Beacon Light Lodge No. 249 and Goodwill Baxter Chapter No. 562 will hold a fish plate sale from noon to 7 p.m. at 1204 W. Andrews Ave.; plates are $7 eat in or take out; orders of five plates or more may be delivered; for more information, contact James Vann at (252) 425-1556.

 

SEPT. 6

Vance 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.

Warren Farmers Market — The Warren County Farmers Market is open from 8 a.m. to noon in the BB&T parking lot at the corner of East Macon and Bragg streets in Warrenton.

Middleburg Fun Day — The 10th annual Middleburg Fun Day will take place at Rowland Park in Middleburg; there will be food, entertainment for children, music and games.

Reunion — There will be a family and friends reunion for the Weaver, Robinson, Owen and Gupton families at 11 a.m. at the home of Elizabeth Ellis, 1375 Bearpond Road, Henderson; attendees should bring a favorite dish and a lawn chair.

 

SEPT. 8

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 Hick’s Club Community Watch meets at 6:30 p.m. at Seventh Day Adventist Church, 1101 Roanoke Ave.; guests will attend from the Henderson Police Department; the meeting is open to area residents.

 

SEPT. 9

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.

 

SEPT. 10

Vance 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.