Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Apr. 29, 2014 @ 05:16 PM

TODAY

Class of 1979 — There will be an impact meeting for members of the Vance Senior High School class of 1979 at 7 p.m. at KO’s Sports Grille, 200 S. Garnett St.; for more information, call Mike at 252-767-3672.

 

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

Warren Democrats — The Warren County Senior Democrats meet at 1 p.m. at the Warren County Senior Center; the meeting is open to democrats of all ages.

Genealogical Society — The Granville County Genealogical Society meets at 6:30 p.m. in the small conference room at Thornton Library in Oxford; John Caknipe will discuss his latest book, “Southside Virginia Chronicles,” which focuses on the early settlers of the Piedmont area; the meeting is open to the public.

Dinner theater — Vance-Granville Community College is staging a dinner theater in the VGCC Civic Center; the VGCC Drama Department is presenting the mystery theater classic “An Inspector Calls” by J.B. Priestley, and the VGCC Culinary Arts Department is preparing the meal; dinner will start at 6 p.m., and the drama at 7:30 p.m.; buy tickets and get more information online at vgcc.edu/dinnertheater; tickets cost $25.

 

FRIDAY

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.

Plate Sale — Watkins Volunteer Fire Department will have a barbecue plate sale beginning at 11 a.m. at the fire department; the cost is $8 for barbecue or chicken and $12 for a combo; for more information call (252) 492-0600.

Dinner theater — Vance-Granville Community College is staging a dinner theater in the VGCC Civic Center; the VGCC Drama Department is presenting the mystery theater classic “An Inspector Calls” by J.B. Priestley, and the VGCC Culinary Arts Department is preparing the meal; dinner will start at 6 p.m., and the drama at 7:30 p.m.; buy tickets and get more information online at vgcc.edu/dinnertheater; tickets cost $25.

Beacon Light Plate Sale — Beacon Light Lodge No. 249 and Goodwill Baxter Chapter 562 will hold a plate sale from noon t 7 p.m. at 1204 W. Andrews Ave.; plates are 7$, eat in or take out; for more information, call (22) 915-9391.

 

SATURDAY

Boy Scouts — The Boy Scout Troop 605 is holding a yard-sale fundraiser from 6 to 11 a.m. at EZ Car Car on Dabney Drive; funds raised will support the Scouts in attending summer camp.

Tea Society — The Old North State Tea Society is hosting a boutique sale to benefit Area Christians Together in Service from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 305 S. Cameron St., Henderson.

 

MONDAY

Board of Education — The Granville County Board of Education meets in regular session at 6 p.m. in the Board of Education Administrative Offices, 101 Delacroix St., Oxford.

 

TUESDAY

Golf tournament — Vance-Granville Community College will hold its 30th annual endowment fund golf tournament at the Henderson Country Club; there will be morning and afternoon rounds, and meals will be furnished for players; tournament sponsorship opportunities are available; for more information, call Kay Currin at (252) 738-3409.

 

MAY 7

LGA — The Lake Gaston Association meets at 9:30 a.m. at the Lake Gaston Baptist Church; Macon Robertson, the public utilities director for Warren County, will discuss extending Warren County’s water line to residents on the northern side of Lake Gaston; the meeting is open to the public; for more information, call (252) 586-6577 or email info@lakegastonassoc.com.

 

MAY 8

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.

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.

Alive After Five — The first Alive After Five event of 2014 will be from 5 to 9 p.m. in downtown Oxford; those wishing to volunteer should contact Toni Anne Wheeler at (919) 528-4994 or tawheeler@granville-chamber.com; first-time volunteers will receive a free T-shirt.

 

MAY 10

Girls on the Run — The Girls on The Run of Northern North Carolina Spring 5k begins at 9 a.m. in downtown Oxford in front of the D.N. Hix gymnasium on Spring Street; for registration fees and payment information, call (252) 438-2144.

 

MAY 12

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.

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 St.; 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.

 

MAY 13

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.

 

MAY 15

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.