Thursday, February 13, 2014

Feb. 12, 2014 @ 05:37 PM

TODAY

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 noon 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.

Maria Parham — Final day of the uniform and shoe sale hosted by the volunteer services at Maria Parham Medical Center; from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the J.T. Church Classroom at the hospital; the sale will include whites, scrubs, shoes and more.

Relay for Life — Vance County’s annual Relay for Life kickoff event has been rescheduled for next Thursday.


FRIDAY

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 — The Sunrise Forum hosted by Duke Energy has been postponed.

SATURDAY

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

SUNDAY

Thornton Library — Raynah Adams is performing an operatic program featuring music from “Les Miserables” at 2 p.m. at Thornton Library in Oxford.

MONDAY

Genealogical Society — The Vance County Genealogical Society 1881 meets at 11:30 a.m. at Ribeye’s; the program will be presented by Jean Inscoe.

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.; 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.

Granville Chamber — The Granville County Chamber of Commerce’s ambassador’s meeting begins at 8 a.m. in the chamber’s office at 124 Hillsboro Street, Oxford; the chamber will also hold a 1-hour information session for new members at 4 p.m.

Warren Library — The Warren County Memorial Library is hosting a program entitled “Sit-A-Spell” by Ella Joyce Stewart at 5 p.m.


WEDNESDAY

City Council — The Henderson City Council’s Strategic Planning Retreat begins at 6 p.m. at the Henderson Country Club.


FEB. 20

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.

City Council — The Henderson City Council’s Strategic Planning Retreat begins at 8 a.m. at Perry Memorial Library.

Crime Prevention Council — The Vance County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council meets at 8:30 a.m. at the Aycock Recreation Center, 307 Carey Chapel Road, Henderson; the Vance Gang Awareness Partnership will meet immediately after.

Warren Library — An interactive job-hunting presentation by Chad Larkins begins at 2 p.m. at the Warreen County Memorial Library.

FEB. 21

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

FEB. 24

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; the Master Masons and Eastern Stars meet at 6 p.m., open to all Eastern Stars and Master Masons; for more information contact James Fisher at (252) 915-9391.

City Council — The Henderson City Council meets at 6 p.m. in the City Council Chambers with a work session to follow.


FEB. 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.

Parks and Recreation — The Henderson-Vance Parks and Recreation community meeting to discuss a master plan begins at noon at Perry Memorial Library; the meeting is open to the public.

FEB. 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.

Business Roundtable — A Small Business Roundtable with Nancy Wilson begins at noon on Vance-Granville Community College’s main campus in Vance County in building 7 room 7107; the cost of lunch is $8 and will be catered by Chick-fil-A.

Small Business Event — The Small Business and Industry Appreciation Day is from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Granville County Convention Center; free and open to the public; refreshments will be proviced.

Warren library — An African-American play reading performance based on the life of Ida B. Wells begins at 4:30 p.m. at the Warren County Memorial Library; presented by the Warren Artists Market.