Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Pinwheel Garden — Franklin-Vance-Warren Opportunity Inc., 180 S. Beckford Dr., will hold its fourth annual pinwheel garden celebration beginning at 10 a.m.
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.
Gillburg Watch — The kickoff meeting of the Gillburg Community Watch begins at 7 p.m. at Gillburg United Methodist Church, 4815 S. N.C. 39.
Genealogical Society — The Granville County Genealogical Society meets at 6:30 p.m. at Thornton Library in Oxford; Sallyann Marable Hobson and Joey Dickerson will present a program on the Marable family and the Cedar Lawn Plantation; the meeting is open to the public.
Farmers Market — The Vance County Cooperative Extension is holding an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. for the new Vance County Regional Farmers Market, 210 Southpark Drive; refreshments will be served.
Warren Democrats — The Warren County Senior Democrats meet at 1 p.m. at the Warren County Senior Center; district attorney candidates Cindy P. Bostic and Michael D. Waters will attend; open to all democrats.
E.O. Young — March Madness Night at E.O. Young Elementary School is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.; games, food, bounce houses and more; free for E.O. Young students, $1 for others ages 10 years and older; for more information, call the school at (252) 438-6423.
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.
Board of Education — The Granville County Board of Education meets at 6 p.m. at the Board of Education Administrative Offices, 101 Delacroix Street, Oxford.
TRIAD Chapter — The TRIAD Chapter meets at 11 a.. at the Henderson Institute Historical Museum on Rock Spring Street; members interested in holding an office should notify the nominating committee at the meeting; elections will take place in June; upcoming reunion plans will be discussed; the meeting is open to Friends of the Museum.
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.
Perry Memorial Library — A Let’s Talk About It session on the book “Of Love and Other Demons” will be from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Farm Bureau Room of Perry Memorial Library.
Time Out Tuesday — Chick-fil-A will host Time Out Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. to raise funds for Franklin-Granville-Vance Smart Start; Mike Rainey, Morris White, Archie Taylor, Jackie Sergeant, Tommy Hester, Boho the Clown, Ruth Hartness and Eddie Ferguson will each be placed in time out for one hour during the event.
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.
HCCA — The Henderson Community Concert Association will present a performance by the New York Theatre Ballet at 7 p.m. at Vance-Granville Community College; admission is by season ticket only.
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.
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.
Vance Charter — The Vance Charter School Board of Directors meets at 7 p.m. in the media center at the school.
Community Watch — The White Oak-Lakeview Community Watch group meets at 6:30 p.m. in the chapel of Flower’s Funeral Home; the speaker will be Henderson Police Chief Marcus Barrow.
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.; open to lodge members and visiting Master Masons.