Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Feb. 04, 2014 @ 04:18 PM

THURSDAY

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.

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.

Genealogy Society — The Granville County Genealogical Society meets at 6:30 p.m. in the large conference room at Thornton Library in Oxford; Rebecca Ryan, executive director of the Historic Hillsborough Commission, will speak on Elizabeth Keckley’s journey from slavery to making dresses in the white house; the meeting is open to the public.

Parenting series — The Incredible Years Parenting Series meets at 5 to 7:30 p.m. every Thursday at L.B. Yancey Elementary School, 311 Hawkins Drive, Henderson; free childcare, free meal, weekly drawing for prize and weekly parent package; for more information or to register, call Vickie Jones or Jean Bell at Vance County Cooperative Extension at (252) 438-8188.

Warren Democrats — The Warren County Senior Democrats meet at 1 p.m. at the Senior Center in Warrenton; open to all democrats.

 

FRIDAY

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

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

Open Mic — An open-mic poetry reading begins at 7 p.m. on 201 South Main Street, Warrenton; free and open to the public; sponsored by the Warren Artists Market and The Healthy You; Mauri Bardales will perform a violin solo.

 

SATURDAY

Cancellation — The Granville County Humane Society’s microchip clinic scheduled for today has been canceled.

 

MONDAY

Beekeepers Association — The Kerr-Tar Beekeepers Association meets at 7 p.m. at the Vance County Cooperative Extension Office, 305 Young Street, Henderson; the speaker will be Will Hicks of the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, who is a regional apiary inspector; the presentation will address issues with pest management for beekeepers; 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, contact James Fisher at (252) 915-9391.

DAV — The Vance County Chapter 97 of the DAV meets at 6 p.m. at the Vance County Senior Center, 126 S. Garnett Street.

KLRW — The KLRW Advisory Board meets at 9:30 a.m. in the City Hall large conference room.

Cancellation — The Henderson City Council meeting has been canceled.

Community Watch — The Lakeview / White Oak Drive Community Watch meets at 6:30 p.m. in the chapel of Flowers Funeral Home on Oxford Road; the speaker will be Capt. Bryant Williams of Vance County Emergency Services.

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 meets at 6:30 p.m. in the Farm Bureau room of Perry Memorial Library; John Wilson will present a program on his book of short stories, “Worth Begging for and Bragging About”; the meeting is open to the public.

 

TUESDAY

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.

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

Board of Education — The Vance County Board of Education meets at 7 p.m. in the board room of the Administrative Services Center on Graham Ave. in Henderson.

 

FEB. 12

Oxford Prep — Oxford Preparatory High School Student Shadow Day from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; for more information, contact Kate Reetz at (919) 690-0360 or reetzk@oxfordprephs.org.

 

FEB. 13

Southern Vance — Southern Vance High School is holding a financial aid night starting at 6 p.m. at the school; Amyt Denton, CFNC regional representative, will be the guest speaker; for questions, contact Tannis Jenkins at (252) 430-6000.

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.

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.

Parks and Recreation — The Henderson-Vance Parks and Recreation Commission meets at 12 p.m. at Aycock Recreation Center.

Parenting series — The Incredible Years Parenting Series meets at 5 to 7:30 p.m. every Thursday at L.B. Yancey Elementary School, 311 Hawkins Drive, Henderson; free childcare, free meal, weekly drawing for prize and weekly parent package; for more information call Vickie Jones or Jean Bell at Vance County Cooperative Extension at (252) 438-8188.

 

FEB. 14

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

Sunrise Forum — A Sunrise Forum hosted by Duke Energy begins at 8 a.m. in the parish hall of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Oxford; there will be a continental breakfast catered by Simply Delicious Catering; for more information, contact the Granville County Chamber of Commerce.

 

FEB. 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.; all lodge members and visiting Master Masons are invited to attend.

Community Watch — The Carey Chapel Community Watch meets at 7 p.m. at Aycock Recreation Center; open to all area residents.