Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Sep. 30, 2013 @ 05:27 PM

    

TODAY

Community watch — The Carey Chapel Community Watch meets at 7 p.m. at the Aycock Rec. Center; all area residents are encouraged to attend.

Zoning Board — The Henderson Zoning Board of Adjustment meets at 3:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers.

Golf tournament — The Greater Franklin County Chamber of Commerce annual golf tournament begins at 11:15 with registration and lunch; shotgun start at 12:30 p.m.; captain’s choice format; catered by Cook Shack Catering Company; $240 per team or $60 per golfer, includes green fees, cart, lunch, drinks and beer; $100 for hole sponsorships; longest drive and closest to pin awards are $400 for first place and $200 for second place; for more information call (919) 496-3056.

Adult fellowship — An adult fellowship group meets every Tuesday, at 10 a.m., at the Salvation Army, 355 Alexander Ave., Henderson; breakfast served to attendees at 9 a.m. on the last Tuesday of the month; open to the public; for more information, call (252) 438-7107.

Candidate forum — Granville County 2013 municipal election candidate forum begins at 6 p.m. at the Granville County Convention and Expo Center, 4185 U.S. 15 South, Oxford; candidate presentations will begin at 7 p.m.; any remaining time will be devoted to questions; forum is open to the public.

Board of Elections — Vance County Board of Elections meets at 4 p.m. in the Board of Elections Office in the Henry A. Dennis Building, 300 South Garnett Street.

Tuesday

Community forum — Vance County community legislative forum from 5:30 to 7: 30 p.m. at the Perry Memorial Library; forum will cover health care, voting changes, Social Services, education, jobs, guns, public safety and more; RSVP to Karon Hardy at (919) 733-5878 or bryantla@ncleg.net or to Jonathan Bullock at (919) 733-5824 or baskervillela@ncleg.net.


WEDNESDAY

Farmers market — Vance County Farmers Market, located at the Henderson Family YMCA, 380 Ruin Creek Road, is open 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m every Wednesday; contact Wayne Rowland at (252) 438-8188 for more information and to register as a vendor.

Book sale volunteers — Volunteers meet every Monday from 1 to 3 p.m. and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to noon at the City Operations Center on Beckford Drive to unpack and sort books for the Friends of the Perry Memorial Library annual book sale; volunteer work will continue until the sale on Oct. 25-27; those interested in volunteering should report to the Operations Center during volunteer hours; questions should be directed to Pat Newman at (352) 207-5515 or Stevie Saramelli at (252) 430-7271.

Lake Gaston Association — Meets at 9:30 a.m. at Lake Gaston Baptist Church; representatives from Frontier Natural Gas will present; time allotted on the agenda for those interested to present lake related concerns to the LGA board; open to the public; for more information call (252) 586-6577 or (888) 586-6577 or email info@lakegastonassoc.com.


THURSDAY

Shrine Club — The Henderson Shrine Club meets at 6:30 p.m. at the Dick Yancey Building, 210 Industry Drive; dinner will be served; meeting begins at 7:30 p.m.; event is open to members and visiting nobles.

Henderson-Vance Park & Recreation Commission — meets at 12 p.m. at Aycock Recreation Center.

Meet and Greet — Franklin County Arts council Meet and Greet 5 to 9 p.m. at Leslie Martin’s Pottery Studio; there will be refreshments and an art sale.

Senior Democrats — Warren County Senior Democrats meet at 1 p.m. at the Warren County Senior Center; Robin Green will speak on voter registration and changes to the voting laws; the meeting is open to all democrats.

Genealogical Society — The Granville County Genealogical Society meets at 6:30 p.m. at the Richard H. Thornton Library in Oxford; Joey Dickerson will speak on N.C. cemeteries; open to the public.


FRIDAY

Weight loss group — TOWN (Take Off Weight Now), a non-profit 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.

Educational Council — The Educational Council is selling fish plates from 4 to 8 p.m. at Hecks Grove Community Center on U.S. 401; plates are $7; fish, hush puppies, french fries, string beans, cole slaw, cake, sodas and water; eat in or carry out; proceeds to benefit the building fund.


SATURDAY

Music Jam — Music jam and open mic every first Saturday at Common Grounds Coffee House in Bunn; hosted by the Franklin County Arts Council Student Arts Council; open to musicians and poets of all experience levels; contact Linda Wade at (919) 496-6719 or email fcacsac@gmail.com for more information.

Farmers market — Vance County Farmers Market, located at the Henderson City Operations Center, 900 S. Beckford Drive, is open 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday; contact Wayne Rowland at (252) 438-8188 for more information and to register as a vendor.

TRIAD chapter — Meets at 11 a.m. at the Henderson Institute Museum on Rockspring Street; non-perishable food items may be brought to donate to ACTS; final arrangements for the Christmas celebration will be made; meeting is open to new members and friends.


SUNDAY

Photographers Guild — The Franklin County Arts Council Photographers Guild meets at 1:30 p.m. at Common Grounds Coffee House in Bunn; meeting open to new members.


MONDAY

Henderson Planning Board — Meets at 3:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers.

Book sale volunteers — Volunteers meet every Monday from 1 to 3 p.m. and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to noon at the City Operations Center on Beckford Drive to unpack and sort books for the Friends of the Perry Memorial Library annual book sale; volunteer work will continue until the sale on Oct. 25-27; those interested in volunteering should report to the Operations Center during volunteer hours; questions should be directed to Pat Newman at (352) 207-5515 or Stevie Saramelli at (252) 430-7271.

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


OCT. 8

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 Street, Bldg. 4, Room W432, Warrenton; consumers may attend and sign up to discuss issues from 6:15-6:30 p.m; for more information call (252) 430-1330, ext. 3025 or 3050.

Adult fellowship — An adult fellowship group meets every Tuesday, at 10 a.m., at the Salvation Army, 355 Alexander Ave., Henderson; breakfast served at 9 a.m. on the last Tuesday of the month; meeting is open to the public; for more information call (252) 438-7107.

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

Community forum — Community forum to discuss a proposed free K-8 charter school in Warren County at 5:45 p.m. at the Warren County Library, 119 Font Street, Warrenton; event is free and open to the public; refreshments will be available; for more information call (919) 725-8468.

OCT. 9

Farmers market — Vance County Farmers Market, located at the Henderson Family YMCA, 380 Ruin Creek Road, is open 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m every Wednesday; contact Wayne Rowland at (252) 438-8188 for more information and to register as a vendor.

Book sale volunteers — Volunteers meet every Monday from 1 to 3 p.m. and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to noon at the City Operations Center on Beckford Drive to unpack and sort books for the Friends of the Perry Memorial Library annual book sale; volunteer work will continue until the sale on Oct. 25-27; those interested in volunteering should report to the Operations Center during volunteer hours; questions should be directed to Pat Newman at (352) 207-5515 or Stevie Saramelli at (252) 430-7271.


OCT. 10

Breastfeeding Support Group — the Maria Parham Medical Center Breastfeeding Support Group meets from 1:30-2:30 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, contact Ginny or Jackie at 252-436-1414.

Lion’s Club — The Henderson Lion’s Club meets at 6:30 p.m. at the Henderson Country Club; for more information, contact Darlynn Oxendine at (252) 438-8034.

Fire prevention — The Henderson Fire Department’s Fire Prevention Open House is from 5 to 8 p.m. at Station 1, at 211 Dabney Drive; free pizza and drinks; agencies and businesses can set up information at a table; if you would like to set up a table contact Jon Juntenen at (252) 430-1877 or jonjunen@ci.henderson.nc.us.

Business after Hours — Greater Franklin County Chamber of Commerce Business after hours from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at 512 South Bickett Boulevard, Louisburg; refreshments provided; door prizes will be presented; RSVP to (919) 340-1884 or jcochran@unionbanknc.com by Tuesday, Oct. 8.

Meal and More — South Granville Meal and More from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at meeting room 133 of the south campus of Vance Granville Community College, 1457 South Campus Drive; free dinner served at 5:45 p.m.; Dr. Richard Pacca to present on blood thinners; event is free and open to the public; reserve a seat by calling (919) 690-3447, emailing sgmealandmore@granvillemedical.com or visiting ghsHospital.org/sgmm.


OCT. 11

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

Cluck ’N Shuck — Granville County Chamber of Commerce Cluck ’N Shuck from 6 to 9 p.m. at The Red Barn off Lake Devon Road in Oxford; there will be steamed oysters, steamed shrimp, fried oysters, fried chicken, boiled potatoes, slaw, hushpuppies, tea and beverages; tickets are $40 per person or $75 per couple; to reserve tickets call (919) 693-6125 or (919) 528-4994.


OCT. 12

Cruise in — Tar River Cruizers’ monthly gathering, Lowe’s/Staples parking lot, 5:30-8:30 p.m.; old cars, oldies music, good food, door prizes, 50/50 tickets, fun and fellowship.

Farmers market — Vance County Farmers Market, located at the Henderson City Operations Center, 900 S. Beckford Drive, is open 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday; contact Wayne Rowland at (252) 438-8188 for more information and to register as a vendor.

Charity Event — Bosom Buddies wine tasting and silent auction charity event at 7 p.m. at 120 East Main Street, Youngsville; wine tasting, art, jewelry, gift baskets, dining and more; entertainment by Crystal Dawn Baker; presented by Friends of Franklin County Cancer Center and Youngsville Wine and Beer; tickets available at Youngsvile Wine and Beer and Franklin County Cancer Center.

OCT. 14

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

Advisory Board — The KLWR Advisory Board meets at 9:30 a.m. in the city hall large conference room.

Knitting club — Perry Memorial Library, every other Monday, from 1-3 p.m.; knitting, crocheting and other crafts involving strings and yarn; free program, public welcome to work on their crafts or to come and learn.

Book sale volunteers — Volunteers meet every Monday from 1 to 3 p.m. and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to noon at the City Operations Center on Beckford Drive to unpack and sort books for the Friends of the Perry Memorial Library annual book sale; volunteer work will continue until the sale on Oct. 25-27; those interested in volunteering should report to the Operations Center during volunteer hours; questions should be directed to Pat Newman at (352) 207-5515 or Stevie Saramelli at (252) 430-7271.

Community Watch — The White Oak-Lakeview-Westlake Community Watch Group meets at 6:30 p.m. in the Flowers Funeral Home Chapel; Henderson Fire Chief Danny Wilkerson will speak.

Seafood Fundraiser — Fundraiser dinner for Helping Hands Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Program from 4 to 7 p.m. at 220 Seafood Restaurant; plates are $7 and include trout, french fries, slaw and hushpuppies; eat in or take out; tickets can be purchased at 136 South Main Street, Warrenton, or by sending a check or money order to Helping Hands, PO Box 938, Warrenton, NC 27589.


OCT. 15

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 6 p.m.; stated communication at 7 p.m.; all lodge members and visiting Master Masons are invited to attend.

Adult fellowship — An adult fellowship group meets every Tuesday, at 10 a.m., at the Salvation Army, 355 Alexander Ave., Henderson; breakfast served at 9 a.m. on the last Tuesday of the month; meeting is open to the public; for more information call (252) 438-7107.