Friday, July 18, 2014

Jul. 17, 2014 @ 04:32 PM

TODAY

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

Lunch and Learn — Maria Parham will host a lunch and learn program starting at 11:30 a.m. in the hospital classroom; Dr. Scott Buckel will discuss shoulder problems and shoulder replacements; RSVP by 2 p.m. July 17 to (252) 436-1401.

 

SATURDAY

Cantaloupe Festival — The Ridgeway Cantaloupe Festival is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Ridgeway; there will be cantaloupes, stew, hot dogs, historical displays, kiddie rides, horseback rides, local entertainment and crafts.

Farmers Market — The Vance County Regional Farmers Market, located off Beckford Drive behind the Kidney Dialysis Center, will be 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.

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.

Genealogical Society — The Vance County Genealogical Society 1881 meets at 11:30 a.m. at Ribeye’s in Henderson; the meeting will include a workshop with hints and ideas to help with genealogy research; the meeting is open to the public.

 

WEDNESDAY

Farmers Market — The Vance County Regional Farmers Market, located off Beckford Drive behind the Kidney Dialysis Center, will be 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 Senior Center — The Warren County Senior Center is hosting a lunch and learn program at 11 a.m. for veterans in Vance, Warren and Franklin counties; Claudia F. Vaughn of the Rural Health Educators for The Durham Veterans Administration Medical Center will discuss disease promotion and health; RSVP for lunch by July 22 at (252) 257-3111; the cost of lunch is $5.75.

 

THURDAY

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.

 

JULY 25

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

 

JULY 26

Farmers Market — The Vance County Regional Farmers Market, located off Beckford Drive behind the Kidney Dialysis Center, will be 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.

 

JULY 28

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.

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

 

JULY 29

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.

 

JULY 30

Farmers Market — The Vance County Regional Farmers Market, located off Beckford Drive behind the Kidney Dialysis Center, will be 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.

 

JULY 31

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.

 

AUG. 1

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.